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Motive power: Quiz


Question 1: In ________, motive power is an agency, as water or steam, used to impart motion.
EntropyThermodynamic equationsStatistical mechanicsThermodynamics

Question 2: The term may also define something, as a ________ or a motor, which provides motive power to a system.
TrainSteam locomotiveRail transportLocomotive

Question 3: In 1698, based on Papin’s designs, mechanical designer ________ built the first engine.
Newcomen steam engineThomas SaveryDenis PapinEngland

Question 4: Generally, motive power is defined as a natural agent, as water, steam, wind, ________, etc., used to impart motion to machinery; a motor; a mover.
Electric currentElectricityElectromagnetismElectric charge


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