Robotics Gears And Design Quiz

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Do you understand robotics well? Take this robotics gear and design quiz to test your knowledge. Your understanding of the use of gears in Robotics is tested here. What gear arrangement would you use to climb a steep incline? What would you use to win a race? How would the design of your Lego Mindstorms Robot differ in each case? Give this quiz a try, and check out your scores. If you find the quiz informative, do share it with other computer science engineers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Type of wheel when designing a robot is irrelevant for the rear axle. However, the front wheels should be lightweight.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    By looking at the gear arrangement of this robot, you can tell that it is designed to
    • A. 

      Go fast

    • B. 

      Pull a heavy weight

    • C. 

      Climb a steep incline

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    To get maximum power at low speed, you need to have
    • A. 

      A large gear on the motor and a small gear on the wheel axle

    • B. 

      A small gear on the wheel axle and a large gear on the motor

    • C. 

      A large gear on the wheel axle and a small gear on the motor

    • D. 

      The same size gears on both the motor and wheel axles

  • 4. 
    To achieve a higher speed, you need to have
    • A. 

      A large gear on the motor and a smaller gear on the wheel axle

    • B. 

      A small gear on the motor and a larger gear on the wheel axle

    • C. 

      A large gear on the motor and a large gear on the wheel axle

    • D. 

      A small gear on the motor and a small gear on the wheel axle

  • 5. 
    To stop a hill climbing robot from flipping when climbing a steep incline, the following idea has the greatest chance of helping
    • A. 

      Putting more weight on the back of the robot

    • B. 

      Making sure the robot is nice and lightweight

    • C. 

      Placing weight forward of centre

    • D. 

      Placing weight on the centre of the robot

  • 6. 
    It is important for which type of robot to be lightweight.
    • A. 

      Hillclimberbot

    • B. 

      Tug-Of-Warbot

    • C. 

      Sprintbot

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    In which kind of robot is the weight of most advantage?
    • A. 

      Hillclimberbot

    • B. 

      Dragbot

    • C. 

      Tug-Of-Warbot

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    A robot that is able to make decisions with its own intelligence.
    • A. 

      Semi-controlled

    • B. 

      Autonomous

    • C. 

      Sensor-related

    • D. 

      Human-machine interface

  • 9. 
    Converting a measurable physical quantity into a usable electronic signal.
    • A. 

      Interpretation

    • B. 

      Action

    • C. 

      Sensing

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    The "brain" of the robot is the
    • A. 

      Controller

    • B. 

      Input sensors

    • C. 

      Internal sensors

    • D. 

      Internal information locators

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