Practice Quiz For Nanoscience

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Final Assessment Quizzes & Trivia

Take this quiz to see how comfortable you are with the course material before taking the final assessment.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nanoscience has to do with objects that are:
    • A. 

      1-100 nanometer

    • B. 

      0.01 to 0.001 meters

    • C. 

      0.000 1 to 0.000 001

    • D. 

      Smaller than a nanometer

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Bottom up fabrication

    • B. 

      Nanolithography

    • C. 

      Top down fabrication

    • D. 

      Self assembly

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not an example of nanoscience in nature?
    • A. 

      Hydrophobic surface of a lotus plant

    • B. 

      Hydrophylic surface of a pitcher plant

    • C. 

      Sticky pads on the bottom of an ant's foot

    • D. 

      Gold that can stretch to form flexibile electronics

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are currently or might soon be possible with nanotechnology?
    • A. 

      Location and destruction of cancerous cells

    • B. 

      Antibacterial food containers

    • C. 

      Rigid, lightweight building materials

    • D. 

      All of the above are possible

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is used to observe the unseen?
    • A. 

      Hydrophobocity Microscopes

    • B. 

      Magnetos

    • C. 

      Atomic Force Tunnelers

    • D. 

      Scanning Tunneling Microscopes

  • 6. 
    What might be a concern about the use of nanotechnology?
    • A. 

      Nanobased materials could be toxic.

    • B. 

      Nanoparticles may build up in the brain or liver.

    • C. 

      Nanoparticles may not break down in the environment.

    • D. 

      All of the above are legitimate concerns about nanotechnology.

  • 7. 
    Nanotools, like the Atomic Force Microscope, allow us to build atom by atom.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What does hydrophobic mean?
    • A. 

      Attracted to water, causing it to spread out.

    • B. 

      Repels water, causing it to bead up.

  • 9. 
    We know that nanomachines can exist because:
    • A. 

      They already exist. For example, a virus in your body.

    • B. 

      Scientists have created a nanobot that travels through your bloodstream "zapping" cancerous cells

    • C. 

      Scientists have created a small vehicle with a door and tires that can drive around inside your bloodstream.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following represent objects on the nanoscale?
    • A. 

      Virus

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      A red blood cell

    • D. 

      Width of a DNA molecule

    • E. 

      Thickness of a cell membrane

    • F. 

      A water molecule