Product Design Basics

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  • 1. 
    What is Ergonomics?
    • A. 

      The study of people and their interaction with products and the environment

    • B. 

      The study of costs in design and retailing

    • C. 

      The study of recycling and reusing products

  • 2. 
    What does the term 'Technology Push' mean?
    • A. 

      Products are pushed onto the shelf by the retailer

    • B. 

      New technologies mean new products are pushed forward to consumers

    • C. 

      Manufacturers are pushed to use new technology

  • 3. 
    What is continuous production?
    • A. 

      The production of identical products from hundreds of thousands to millions

    • B. 

      The ongoing production of identical products

    • C. 

      The production of identical products from hundreds to thousands

  • 4. 
    What is batch production?
    • A. 

      The production of identical products from hundreds of thousands to millions

    • B. 

      The ongoing production of identical products

    • C. 

      The production of identical products from hundreds to thousands

  • 5. 
    What does CAM stand for in design?
    • A. 

      Computer Aided Modelling

    • B. 

      Computer Aided Manufacturing

    • C. 

      Computer Analysis Manufacturing

  • 6. 
    What is Empirical Design?
    • A. 

      Designing with previous knowledge

    • B. 

      Trial and error designing

    • C. 

      Copying someone else's design

  • 7. 
    Why is Tolerance used during the manufacture of parts?
    • A. 

      Parts can be made with less accuracy

    • B. 

      To allow the parts to be made cheaply

    • C. 

      It provides an allowable limit in size or shape before the product fails

  • 8. 
    What is the BSI Kite Mark?
    • A. 

      A mark placed on products to inform the customer that it has been thoroughly tested and it is safe

    • B. 

      A mark placed on a product to tell the consumer that it has been made in the UK

    • C. 

      A mark to tell the customer that it can be recycled

  • 9. 
    What is Intuitive design?
    • A. 

      Designing with previous knowledge

    • B. 

      Following a series of design stages

    • C. 

      Copying someone else's design

  • 10. 
    What is Quality control?
    • A. 

      A set of standards developed by a manufacturer

    • B. 

      A instruction for workers to ensure products are made well

    • C. 

      A series of checks during production to ensure that it meets the standards