Foundations Of Technology Sem Exam Practice

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Foundations of technology semester 1 practice quiz


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  • 1. 
    Technology is humans using objects to change the natural and human-made world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a basic feature of technology?
    • A. 

      Technology is human knowledge.

    • B. 

      Technology is a complex, space age phenomenon.

    • C. 

      Tech uses tools, materials, and systems.

    • D. 

      Tech is developed by people to modify or control the environment.

  • 3. 
    Tech is a dynamic process because it _____.
    • A. 

      Is changing

    • B. 

      Causes change

    • C. 

      Improves on existing tech.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a downside of tech?
    • A. 

      Increases productivity

    • B. 

      Can cause workers to lose jobs

    • C. 

      Tech advancement weakens the economy.

    • D. 

      Increases product costs.

  • 5. 
    Technology extends human abilities or potential to do work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    _______ is knowledge of the natural world.
    • A. 

      Technology

    • B. 

      Science

    • C. 

      Both A and B.

    • D. 

      Neither A or B.

  • 7. 
    The Middle Ages immediately followed the Renaissance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not true of the Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      It started in England.

    • B. 

      The steam engine was developed during this period.

    • C. 

      Few changes in technology occurred during this period.

    • D. 

      Employees were divided into production workers and managers.

  • 9. 
    The printing press technological development that occurred during the ________.
    • A. 

      Renaissance

    • B. 

      Middle Ages

    • C. 

      Industrial Revolution

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    The Information Age places emphasis on _______.
    • A. 

      Information processing

    • B. 

      Cooperative working relations between production workers and managers.

    • C. 

      Material processing

    • D. 

      Both A and B.

  • 11. 
    Every tech has parts that work together in a predictable way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Inputs to technological system include:
    • A. 

      Information

    • B. 

      Energy

    • C. 

      Finances

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is consumed or processed by a technological system?
    • A. 

      Goals

    • B. 

      Feedback

    • C. 

      Inputs

    • D. 

      Outputs

  • 14. 
    Tools are the most important input in a technological system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The second step in the problem-solving/design process is ________.
    • A. 

      Developing solutions to the problem.

    • B. 

      Modeling and evaluating the solution.

    • C. 

      Identifying the problem.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 16. 
    Production processes are used to _______.
    • A. 

      Grow and harvest crops

    • B. 

      Transform info into media images

    • C. 

      Convert a form of energy

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not a function of management processes?
    • A. 

      Planning

    • B. 

      Controlling

    • C. 

      Designing

    • D. 

      Organizing

  • 18. 
    Noise is a positive technological output.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Feedback and control involve using info about the outputs of a process or system to regulate that system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The problem-solving/design process includes evaluating the plan for solving a problem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A technological opportunity involves solving a problem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The first step in solving tech problems involves:
    • A. 

      Developing possible solutions

    • B. 

      Defining the problem

    • C. 

      Modeling the best solution

    • D. 

      Interpreting the solution

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