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Welcome Bergen Makers

Makers, hackers, designers, and all-around tinkerers: take the 2015 Maker Movement Quiz and discover how your skills rank against fellow Makers! Plus a few lucky winners will be randomly selected to win one (1) Printrbot 3D Printer, ten (10) $100 Maker Shed Gift Certificates and have your voice be heard by leaders in the maker community.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When I got a toy as a child I _____________ (select one)
    • A. 

      Played with it for hours

    • B. 

      Usually made something with the box

    • C. 

      Broke it and put it back together, often making it cooler

  • 2. 
    I got my first computer because I  _____________ (select one)
    • A. 

      Needed it for school

    • B. 

      Built it myself

    • C. 

      Wanted to learn coding and how computers operate under the hood

  • 3. 
    I get inspired to make something from __________ (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Designs I see online

    • B. 

      Maker kits

    • C. 

      Random ideas or trying to improve upon the things around me

  • 4. 
    My maker projects tend to be   _____________ (select one)
    • A. 

      Practical and easy to build

    • B. 

      Ambitious, and maybe a bit optimistic

    • C. 

      Highly innovative, creating something that hasn’t been done before

  • 5. 
    When I create, I tend to be _____________ (select one)
    • A. 

      Trying to solve a specific problem

    • B. 

      Experimenting for fun

    • C. 

      Following instructions

  • 6. 
    Where do you usually create?​(select all that apply)
    • A. 

      At home

    • B. 

      School lab

    • C. 

      Other makers space

  • 7. 
    How do you share what you build? ​(select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Not really into sharing

    • B. 

      I share mostly pictures on Instagram

    • C. 

      YouTube: I make videos of my creations and share them on YouTube or Vine

    • D. 

      I share on social networks (Facebook, Twitter, GooglePlus)

    • E. 

      I share in a focused design community (Dribbble, MakerSpace, Core77)

  • 8. 
    What type of maker are you? Are you a student?(select one) 
    • A. 

      I am a high school student

    • B. 

      I am a college student. Making is part of my academic program

    • C. 

      I am a college student. Making is NOT part of my academic program

    • D. 

      I am a PHD/Masters student. Making is part of my academic program

    • E. 

      I am a PHD/Masters student. Making is NOT part of my academic program. I do it for fun!

    • F. 

      I am a college graduate. Making is what I do for work (design, build, create)

    • G. 

      I am a college graduate. Making is my hobby

    • H. 

      Self-taught. Making is in my job description

    • I. 

      Self-taught. Making is my hobby

  • 9. 
    What is your field of study/line of work? (select all that apply) 
    • A. 

      I am in high school! No declared major yet

    • B. 

      Industrial design

    • C. 

      Automotive design

    • D. 

      Creative tech (animation/illustration/design)

    • E. 

      Mechanical Engineering

    • F. 

      Manufacturing Engineering

    • G. 

      Architecture

    • H. 

      Product design

    • I. 

      Computer programming

    • J. 

      Other

  • 10. 
    Which of the following tools have you utilized to make things _____(select all that apply)
    • A. 

      3D-Printing

    • B. 

      Laser cutter

    • C. 

      Raspberry Pi

    • D. 

      Drones

    • E. 

      Electronics

    • F. 

      Microcontrollers

    • G. 

      Animation

    • H. 

      CNC

    • I. 

      Arduino

    • J. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following design tools have you heard of?(select all that apply)
    • A. 

      SolidWorks

    • B. 

      PTC

    • C. 

      OnShape

    • D. 

      Fusion 360

    • E. 

      Rhino

    • F. 

      Sketchup

    • G. 

      Other type of design software

    • H. 

      Never used any design software

    • I. 

      Never even heard of design software

  • 12. 
    Which of the following design tools have you used?(select all that apply) 
    • A. 

      SolidWorks

    • B. 

      PTC

    • C. 

      OnShape

    • D. 

      Fusion 360

    • E. 

      Rhino

    • F. 

      Sketchup

    • G. 

      Other type of design software

    • H. 

      Never used any design software

    • I. 

      Never even heard of design software

  • 13. 
    To build a model of an energy efficient, yet fierce dream car, which software tool(s) would you choose for ideation, combining industrial and mechanical design, collaboration with makers and machining for production? (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      PTC

    • B. 

      OnShape

    • C. 

      SolidWorks

    • D. 

      Fusion 360

    • E. 

      Sketchup

    • F. 

      Rhino

    • G. 

      Other CAD software

    • H. 

      Not sure, never have used any design software

  • 14. 
    Share your email to be entered to win prizes worthy of a maker! (optional)Prizes: (1) Printrbot 3D Printer and (10) $100 Maker Shed Gift Certificates 
  • 15. 
    Participate in our leaderboard! Your State: (optional)
  • 16. 
    Participate in our leaderboard! Your Twitter Handle: (optional)
  • 17. 
    Participate in our leaderboard! Your Instagram Account: (optional)