A wheelbarrow is an example of a _________ class lever. (A) 1st (B) 2nd (C) 3rd (D) 4th

2nd class lever

In this, the fulcrum is at one end and the force applied is on the other end. The weight is situated in the middle of these two. The order of this would be fulcrum-weight-force. The application of force at one end will result in some work done on the other end.

Examples:

  • Wheelbarrow
  • Staplers
  • Doors or gates
  • Bottle openers
  • Nutcracker
  • Nail clippers

Therefore, the correct option is (B)

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