Resources And Types Of Technology

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This is a Quiz that will help students to understanding types of technology and be able to identify examples for the seven basic resources of technology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A coping saw is an example of this resource

    • A.

      Information

    • B.

      Energy

    • C.

      Tool/Machine

    • D.

      Capital

    Correct Answer
    C. Tool/Machine
    Explanation
    A coping saw is an example of a tool/machine because it is a handheld cutting tool that is used for making intricate cuts in various materials such as wood, plastic, or metal. It typically consists of a thin, narrow blade attached to a handle, allowing for precise and controlled cutting. As a tool/machine, it serves a specific purpose and is designed to assist in completing tasks efficiently and effectively.

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  • 2. 

    Cars are an example of what type of technology?

    • A.

      Biotechnology

    • B.

      Energy and power

    • C.

      Communication

    • D.

      Transportation

    Correct Answer
    D. Transportation
    Explanation
    Cars are an example of transportation technology because they are designed and built to transport people and goods from one place to another. They are specifically designed with features like engines, wheels, and seats to enable movement and provide convenience for transportation purposes. Cars have revolutionized the way people travel and have become an integral part of modern transportation systems.

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  • 3. 

    Houses are an example of what type of technology?

    • A.

      Biotechnology

    • B.

      Construction

    • C.

      Communication

    • D.

      Energy / Power

    Correct Answer
    B. Construction
    Explanation
    Houses are an example of construction technology because they are built using various materials and techniques to create a structure that provides shelter and living space. Construction technology involves the design, planning, and construction of buildings and infrastructure, and houses fall under this category as they are specifically designed and built for residential purposes.

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  • 4. 

    This resource is used to inform us about technology

    • A.

      Energy

    • B.

      People

    • C.

      Capital

    • D.

      Materials

    Correct Answer
    B. People
    Explanation
    This resource is used to inform us about technology. People are the ones who create, develop, and use technology. They are the ones who research, innovate, and implement new technologies, and they are also the ones who use technology in their daily lives. People are the driving force behind technological advancements and are essential in understanding and utilizing technology effectively.

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  • 5. 

    Money, credit, or property is considered to be this resource

    • A.

      Materials

    • B.

      Capital

    • C.

      Tools/Machines

    • D.

      Energy

    Correct Answer
    B. Capital
    Explanation
    Capital refers to money, credit, or property that is used in the production of goods or services. It includes financial resources such as funds, investments, and assets that are used to generate income or increase wealth. In the context of the given question, capital is considered as the resource because it represents the financial assets and resources that are utilized in the production process.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is NOT a technology resource?

    • A.

      Material

    • B.

      Power

    • C.

      Information

    • D.

      Energy

    Correct Answer
    B. Power
    Explanation
    Power is not considered a technology resource because it refers to the ability to do work or produce energy, rather than being a resource itself. Technology resources typically refer to tangible or intangible assets that are used in the development or operation of technology, such as materials, information, and energy. Power, on the other hand, is a form of energy that is used to operate technology but is not inherently a resource in itself.

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  • 7. 

    The words in a book are known as this resource

    • A.

      People

    • B.

      Information

    • C.

      Energy

    • D.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    B. Information
    Explanation
    The words in a book are known as information because they convey knowledge, facts, and ideas to the reader. Books are a valuable resource of information as they provide a wealth of knowledge on various subjects. The words written in a book serve as a medium to transfer information from the author to the reader, enabling them to learn, gain insights, and expand their understanding of the world.

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  • 8. 

    Medicine is a resource of what type of technology?

    • A.

      Biotechnology

    • B.

      Construction

    • C.

      Communication

    • D.

      Energy

    Correct Answer
    A. Biotechnology
    Explanation
    Medicine is a resource of biotechnology because biotechnology involves the use of living organisms or their products to develop or create useful products or processes for various fields, including medicine. Medicine, which includes pharmaceutical drugs, vaccines, and medical devices, is a prime example of the application of biotechnology in improving human health and treating diseases. Therefore, biotechnology is the correct type of technology associated with medicine.

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  • 9. 

    A wind mill helps us to use this resource

    • A.

      Materials

    • B.

      Energy

    • C.

      Capital

    • D.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    B. Energy
    Explanation
    A windmill helps us to use the resource of energy. Wind energy is converted into mechanical energy by the windmill, which can then be used to perform various tasks such as grinding grain, pumping water, or generating electricity. Wind is a renewable and clean source of energy, making windmills an environmentally friendly option. By harnessing the power of wind, windmills contribute to reducing dependence on fossil fuels and mitigating climate change.

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  • 10. 

    One class period or two weeks is an example of this resource

    • A.

      Material

    • B.

      Energy

    • C.

      Capital

    • D.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    D. Time
    Explanation
    The given answer, "Time," is the correct choice because the question asks for an example of a resource that can be measured in one class period or two weeks. Time is a valuable resource that can be divided into smaller units such as minutes, hours, or days, making it suitable for measuring a class period or a longer duration like two weeks. Additionally, time is a finite resource that needs to be managed effectively, just like other resources such as material, energy, and capital.

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