Quiz: Test Your Knowledge In Nanotechnology

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Quiz: Test Your Knowledge In Nanotechnology

Test your knowledge in Nanotechnology


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nanoscience is the study of
    • A. 

      Phenomena on the scale of 1-100 nm

    • B. 

      Phenomena on the scale of single atoms

    • C. 

      Phenomena on the scale of electrons

  • 2. 
    Which of the following examples are in the nanometre scale (more than one answer apply):
    • A. 

      A red blood cell

    • B. 

      Carbon nanotube

    • C. 

      DNA molecule

    • D. 

      Human hair

    • E. 

      Virus

    • F. 

      A pollen grain

    • G. 

      An atom

  • 3. 
    Using nanotechnology, can we make new structures that nature doesn’t have?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      I don't know

  • 4. 
    At the nanoscale a material can have different properties compared to its bulk form
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A ring of gold is yellow
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Depends on its size

  • 6. 
    Nanomaterials are not only human-made materials; can you remember  some examples of “non-intentionally made” nanomaterials, i.e. a nanomaterial that you can find in nature? More than one answer apply.
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Nano-transistor

    • C. 

      Nanoparticles produced during volcanic eruptions

    • D. 

      Gold nanoparticles

    • E. 

      Viruses

    • F. 

      Carbon nanotubes

    • G. 

      A bacteria

  • 7. 
    Materials we currently use have some limitations, e.g. they can easily break. Using nanotechnology, can we create more flexible materials?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      I don’t know

  • 8. 
    Nanoparticles are being now used in some commercial products
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      I don't know

  • 9. 
    Nanomaterials are:
    • A. 

      Very promising in many applications and toxicology studies are now underway to Very promising in many applications and toxicology studies are now underway to assess their safety

    • B. 

      Have same properties than normal materials and do not require toxicology studies

    • C. 

      Totally new materials with unique properties so we cannot test their safety

    • D. 

      I don’t know

  • 10. 
    There are some questions regarding the ethical and social implications of nanotechnologies. What do you think?
    • A. 

      Technology development should not be influenced by ethical and ethical questions

    • B. 

      Technology development should take into consideration social and ethical questions

    • C. 

      I don’t know