8th Grade Design And Modeling Post-test

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8th Grade Design And Modeling Post-test - Quiz

Engineering Is a very interesting occupation. Some marvels of great engineers are bridges and amazing machineries. Are you planning on being an engineer in the future? Take up this quiz and see just how much you know about your future occupation. All the best of luck as you aim high!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is it important to follow the design process when creating a solution to a problem?
  • 2. 
    Why would engineers use three-dimensional (3D) modeling when solving technological problems?
  • 3. 
    A portfolio for a student or engineer contains _______________.
    • A. 

      Ideas

    • B. 

      Best work

    • C. 

      Sketches

    • D. 

      Warm-up assignments

  • 4. 
    In order for an engineering notebook to serve as a legal document the engineer must _______________.
    • A. 

      Record all ideas, and actions taken

    • B. 

      Record sketches, pictures, and examples

    • C. 

      Sign and date every page

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What is one reason for engineers to document their work into an engineering notebook?
    • A. 

      To make their company happy

    • B. 

      Record of work to explain to others steps taken in solving a problem

    • C. 

      A requirement by the engineering qualifications department of documentation

    • D. 

      If they do not do it they lose half of their salary.

  • 6. 
    Engineering is _______________.  
    • A. 

      Using technological and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems

    • B. 

      An improvement of an existing technological product, system, or method of doing something

    • C. 

      The science and technology of building devices, such as electronic circuits, from single atoms and molecules

    • D. 

      A human-made object

  • 7. 
     _______________ is a new product, system, or process that has never existed before, created by study and experimentation.  
    • A. 

      Invention

    • B. 

      Innovation

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Engineering

  • 8. 
     _______________ is an improvement of an existing technological product, system, or method of doing something.  
    • A. 

      Invention

    • B. 

      Innovation

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Engineering

  • 9. 
    What is the design process?  
    • A. 

      A written plan that identifies a problem to be solved. It lays out who the engineer will be working for and criteria’s and constraints they must follow.

    • B. 

      An inventive decision-making process that produces plans by which resources are converted into products or systems that meet human needs and wants or solve problems.

    • C. 

      An act, process, that is made by engineers to make building or constructing projects take much longer so they can receive more money in the long run.

    • D. 

      A systematic problem-solving strategy, with criteria and constraints, used to develop many possible solutions to a problem or to satisfy human needs and wants and narrow down the possible solutions to one final choice.

  • 10. 
    The purpose of the design process is to _______________.  
    • A. 

      Make a problem more complicated

    • B. 

      Make sure an engineer is using their notebook correctly.

    • C. 

      Make an appropriate strategy for solving a problem

    • D. 

      Slow down an engineer’s work

  • 11. 
    Why is brainstorming important when modifying or improving a product?  
    • A. 

      The more ideas generated the better, every idea even the silly ones are important to bring up and record.

    • B. 

      When you brainstorm you are using your brain.

    • C. 

      A group can meet the required amount of ideas that must be generated by the engineers or teachers rules.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 12. 
    Why do engineers work in teams when solving design problems?  
    • A. 

      To reduce the work load of an individual.

    • B. 

      Provide an opportunity for leadership.

    • C. 

      To generate more ideas and greater creativity.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 13. 
    _______________ are a limit to the design process. They may be such things as appearance, funding, space, materials, and human capabilities.  
    • A. 

      Criteria

    • B. 

      Constraints

    • C. 

      Clients

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 14. 
     _______________ is a desired specification (elements or features) of a product or system.
    • A. 

      Criteria

    • B. 

      Constraint

    • C. 

      Client

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 15. 
    Which step in the design process uses a design brief? Why?  
    • A. 

      Define the Problem, because the problem is given to you by a client.

    • B. 

      Develop Ideas, because it is what students do when they first see a design brief.

    • C. 

      Research, because a design brief gives criteria to research.

    • D. 

      Communicate Results, because design briefs deal with clients.

  • 16. 
    Which step in the design process uses a decision matrix? Why?  
    • A. 

      Develop Ideas, because many ideas go into a decision making matrix.

    • B. 

      Design Brief, because that’s where you find a criteria to judge an idea.

    • C. 

      Choose the Best Idea, because a decision matrix helps you make educated decisions.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 17. 
    What are pictorial drawings and how are they used by engineers?  
    • A. 

      Digital pictures taken of engineers work to document.

    • B. 

      Sketches that look like a 3D image to help describe an idea.

    • C. 

      Inventor drawings made to show exact dimensions.

    • D. 

      A quick sketch to get an idea out of one’s head and onto paper.

  • 18. 
    The front view of a drawing shows an objects _______________.
    • A. 

      Height and Depth

    • B. 

      Height and Width

    • C. 

      Width and Depth

    • D. 

      Depth and Width

  • 19. 
    The right side view of a drawing shows an objects _______________.
    • A. 

      Height and Depth

    • B. 

      Height and Width

    • C. 

      Width and Depth

    • D. 

      Depth and Width

  • 20. 
    Why is it important to follow the “rules” of sketching and dimensioning?  
    • A. 

      If rules are followed engineers, designers, and manufacturers, can see the size, and location of all features.

    • B. 

      If rules are followed engineers, designers, and manufacturers, understand the working drawing because all working drawings follow the same rules and language.

    • C. 

      If rules are followed engineers, designers, and manufacturers, can see the size, and location of all features.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 21. 
    What is NOT an example of a geometric constraint?
    • A. 

      Parallel lines

    • B. 

      Horizontal and vertical lines

    • C. 

      Isometric shapes

    • D. 

      Perpendicular lines

  • 22. 
    Which is the correct order of steps for completing a final product?
    • A. 

      Hand-drawn sketch, 3D Model, Working Drawing, Prototype

    • B. 

      Hand-drawn sketch, Working drawing, Prototype, 3D Model

    • C. 

      Hand-drawn sketch, Working drawing, 3D Model, Prototype

    • D. 

      Prototype, Working drawing, Hand-drawn sketch, 3D Model

  • 23. 
    What is the purpose of a working drawing?
    • A. 

      A working drawing is a drawing you make before you complete your work.

    • B. 

      A working drawing is a drawing you make when you begin your work.

    • C. 

      A working drawing is a drawing that shows others how to complete, fabricate, or assemble a part.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 24. 
    In Inventor Standard.ipt stands for a _______________ file.
    • A. 

      Assembly

    • B. 

      Part

    • C. 

      Working Drawing

    • D. 

      Presentation

  • 25. 
    In Inventor Standard.iam stands for a _______________ file.
    • A. 

      Assembly

    • B. 

      Part

    • C. 

      Working Drawing

    • D. 

      Presentation

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