Human Factors And Ergonomics! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Below is a trivia question quiz on human factors and ergonomics. Humans are a major part of every organization, and it is important to ensure that you get the most from them when it comes to the activities assigned to them and their individual abilities. Do take up this quiz and get what you know from the study of humans and their efficiency at the workplace.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Anthropometrics is the study of?
    • A. 

      Ancient cultural artifacts.

    • B. 

      Physical dimensions and abilities of the human body.

    • C. 

      How people behave in social settings.

  • 2. 
    The underlying cause of most aviation accidents is?
    • A. 

      Mechanical failure.

    • B. 

      Human error

    • C. 

      Pilot loss of control

  • 3. 
    The branch of human factors that studies an AMTs ability to quickly solve problems is called?
    • A. 

      Cognitive science

    • B. 

      Safety engineering

    • C. 

      Clinical psychology

  • 4. 
    The concept that a system should continue to function even if one of its components fails describes the practice of?
    • A. 

      Industrial engineering

    • B. 

      Safety engineering

    • C. 

      Anthropometrics

  • 5. 
    The model that incorporates people's actions in relation to their workplace environment, physical abilities, and available resources is the?
    • A. 

      SHEL Model

    • B. 

      Dirty Dozen Model

    • C. 

      PEAR Model

  • 6. 
    The environmental aspect of the PEAR model considers which of the following? Work place design Shared goals Company culture
    • A. 

      2 of the above factors

    • B. 

      3 of the above factors

    • C. 

      All of the above factors

  • 7. 
    Considering an incident in which an AMT fails off a poorly maintained ladder; which would be considered that latent error?
    • A. 

      The AMT was inattentive when climbing the ladder.

    • B. 

      The AMT did not inspect the ladder prior to use

    • C. 

      The broken ladder should have been previously replaced

  • 8. 
    A lack of communication is a contributing cause of accidents/incidents. Which of the following personal actions can you use to improve communication and mitigate or reduce these risks?
    • A. 

      Ensure that the pressure being felt is not self-inducted

    • B. 

      Discuss work to be done or what has been completed

    • C. 

      Stop and look rationally at the problem

  • 9. 
    Which of the following will best ensure you have received and understood a verbal communication?
    • A. 

      Knowing that you are an expert in the topic being discussed

    • B. 

      After hearing the verbal communication repeat it back to the person.

    • C. 

      By interrupting the person and finishing their sentences.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is caused by overconfidence in one's ability to perform a task?
    • A. 

      Distraction

    • B. 

      Fixation

    • C. 

      Complacency

  • 11. 
    Which of the following actions can help you avoid complacency?
    • A. 

      Always expect to find faults or problems

    • B. 

      Documenting your work in greater detail

    • C. 

      Sharing the work with another team member

  • 12. 
    Getting applicable training, keeping your knowledge current, using current manuals, asking questions, and asking someone who knows, are all behaviors of safety nets to reduce errors caused by a?
    • A. 

      Lack of resources

    • B. 

      Lack of knowledge

    • C. 

      Lack of communication

  • 13. 
    A behavior of safety net to reduce errors caused by distractions is to?
    • A. 

      Double inspect your work, either by yourself or someone else

    • B. 

      Use a detailed checklist

    • C. 

      Mark the uncompleted work

  • 14. 
    Teamwork exists when?
    • A. 

      A supervisor inspects your paper work

    • B. 

      A mechanic receives a part from the parts department

    • C. 

      Everyone works together toward a common objective

  • 15. 
    Which behavior or safety net can improve teamwork?
    • A. 

      Performing team tasks without a full team

    • B. 

      Assigning duties amoung team members, regardless of experience level

    • C. 

      Improved communication and coordination amoung team members

  • 16. 
    Which of the following are symptoms of fatigue? 1.) Short-term memory loss 2.) Hot or cold flashes 3.) Tiredness 4.) Failure to maintain situational overview 5.) Hunger 6.) Mood swings
    • A. 

      1, 3, 4, 6

    • B. 

      2, 4, 5, and 6

    • C. 

      2, 3, and 5

  • 17. 
    Of those listed below, which is the best countermeasure to combat fatigue?
    • A. 

      A vacation lasting several days

    • B. 

      Getting extra sleep on days off

    • C. 

      Sleeping at regular intervals

  • 18. 
    If a specified tool or part is not available to complete an assigned task, and no equivalent tools or parts are authorized, you should
    • A. 

      Use the closest type of tool or part available

    • B. 

      Modify the most similar tool or part available to get it as close to specifications as possible 

    • C. 

      Cease work until the actual tool or part can be obtained

  • 19. 
    Which behavior or safety net can help reduce the feelings of pressure?
    • A. 

      Ensure the pressure is not self-induced

    • B. 

      Consider temporary solutions to the problem to expedite completion

    • C. 

      Use a detailed checklist to keep track of actions completed

  • 20. 
    Not alerting others when something does not seem right, not speaking up when the actions of another concern you, or not reporting procedures are poorly written or impractical, are all actions of someone who lacks?
    • A. 

      Awarness

    • B. 

      Assertivness

    • C. 

      Knowledge

  • 21. 
    Which behavior will give you the most credibility and provide the greatest safety net against a Lack of Assertiveness?
    • A. 

      Avoiding complex tasks

    • B. 

      Never compromising your integrity

    • C. 

      Having others check your work

  • 22. 
    Which behavior or safety net can help reduce errors caused by stress?
    • A. 

      Discussing the situation with someone else to get their input and assistance

    • B. 

      Eliminating all sources of stress before starting the job

    • C. 

      Being sure the stress is outside of your control and there is nothing you can do about it

  • 23. 
    Working in high temperature environment can cause? 1.) The body to overheat 2.) An increase in perspiration 3.) An increased heart rate
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      2 and 3

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Which answer is a safety net for Lack of Awareness?
    • A. 

      Check if work conflicts with an existing modification or repair

    • B. 

      Get  a good night's sleep before coming to work

    • C. 

      Ask your spouse to review the work you performed

  • 25. 
    "Lack of Awareness" is defined as
    • A. 

      A failure to recognize all the consequences of an action or lack of foresight

    • B. 

      Not understanding the technical procedures required for your task

    • C. 

      After repeating the same task multiple times, losing awareness of some of the minor details of a task

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