Which of the following examples does not make use of a wedge?

Using a lever to lift a load


The other examples use the mechanical advantage of a wedge. A chisel splits wood by exerting a force on the wood in two directions. The "sand wedge" golf club applies a force against the ground and another in the direction of the golf ball. Wood axes are wedge shaped so as to accomplish the same task as the chisel, to apply force in two directions within the wood.

Visit our website for other ASVAB topics now!