Mechatronics MCQs

Mechatronics MCQs

Answer these 100 Mechatronics MCQs and assess your grip on the subject of Mechatronics.
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1: What is an example of a device that measures acceleration?

A.   Magnetometer

B.   Gyroscope

C.   Accelerometer

2: What are accelerometers usually based on?

A.   Microelectromechanical systems

B.   Magnetism

C.   Piezoelectric crystals

D.   Microfluidic systems

E.   Piezoelectric materials

3: What is the term for applying a force or displacement to a system?

A.   Actuator Mechanism

B.   System

C.   Load

D.   Mechanism

E.   Torque

4: What can an actuator do to a system?

A.   Applying a force or displacement

B.   Causing a change in the system's state

C.   Generating power

D.   Controlling a valve

E.   Regulating a system's output

5: What type of control could be used as an actuator?

A.   Human control

B.   Animal control

C.   Hydraulic control

D.   Electric motor control

E.   Computer control

6: What type of current is alternating?

A.   Steam

B.   Acoustic

C.   Magnetic

D.   Electric

7: What type of current oscillates?

A.   Direct current

B.   Wireless power

C.   True RMS

D.   Alternating current

8: What does D/A Converter convert the digital signal to?

A.   Control-signal-level voltage or amperage

B.   Amplitude-modulated digital signal

C.   Continuously variable DC power

D.   Carrier frequency

E.   Control-signal-level current or power

9: What is the term used to describe a device that takes a digital signal and converts it?

A.   Analog-to-Digital converter

B.   Digital Audio Converter

C.   Digital-Analog converter

D.   Digital-to-Analog converter

10: Ampere is the unit of measurement for electric current how many coulombs?

A.   1 ampere

B.   5

C.   3

D.   1 million

E.   1

11: What is another name for an Ampere?

A.   The SI unit for electric potential energy

B.   The unit of electric capacitance

C.   A unit of electric power

D.   The metric unit of measurement for an electric current

E.   A unit of electrical capacity

12: When studying a path in an analog continuous, one would study a path that involved what device?

A.   A graphing calculator

B.   The 'Real World'

C.   A calculator

D.   A digital display

E.   A computer

13: What does the term 'Analog Continuous' mean?

A.   Using analog signals to transmit information

B.   A specific type of electrical signal

C.   Creating numbers that are precise, but don't change over time

D.   Having a continuous record of events

E.   Having to do with the 'Real World'

14: In what type of connection is the computer 'stand and wait'?

A.   Parallel

B.   Asynchronous

C.   Serial

15: What type of connection is an Asynchronous?

A.   A type of security system

B.   Used to describe a network connection

C.   A type of electrical outlet

D.   Used to describe a computer connection

E.   Used to describe a telephone connection

16: What does the combination of two or more cells joined to produce an electrical potential difference constitute?

A.   Radio

B.   Battery

C.   Generator

D.   Solar panel

17: Calibration is the comparison of what against a reference standard?

A.   Sensor measurements

B.   Instrument readings

C.   Calibrating sensors

D.   Transducer outputs

E.   Sampling frequency

18: Calibration is the comparison of transducer outputs to what?

A.   The transducer's response to a reference input

B.   The transducer's response to the environment

C.   The manufacturer's published displacement value

D.   The sensor's nominal range

E.   The outputs of a reference standard

19: What is an electric charge storage device?

A.   Capacitor

B.   Battery

C.   Superconductor

D.   Magnet

20: What does the capacitor store?

A.   Acid

B.   Electrical charge

C.   Air

D.   Gasoline

21: Which law describes the attractive or repulsive electric force between two charged objects?

A.   Faraday’s law

B.   Law of Gauss

C.   Law of Electric Potential

D.   Coulomb’s law

E.   Ohm’s law

22: What does Coulomb's law describe?

A.   The tendency of charged particles to avoid each other

B.   The attractive or repulsive electric force between two charged objects

C.   The force that causes an object to accelerate

D.   The force that holds an object together

E.   The mathematical relationship between electric potential and electric current

23: What is the name of the device that reverses the direction of current?

A.   Rotor

B.   Magnet

C.   Relay

D.   Commutator

24: What does a commutator do?

A.   Generating electricity

B.   Reversing the direction of current

C.   Converting energy from one form to another

D.   Moving charges around

E.   Producing electricity

25: What will only allow current to pass through in one direction?

A.   Resistor

B.   Capacitor

C.   Fuse

D.   Diode

26: What can easily move through electrical conductor?

A.   A metal object

B.   A rubber band

C.   A magnet

D.   An electric current

E.   A metal conductor

27: A medium through which an electric current can easily move is called?

A.   Liquid

B.   Electrical conductor

C.   A liquid

D.   A solid

E.   Gas

28: What type of material is an electric insulator?

A.   A material that can easily become a conductor when an electric current is applied; a semiconductor

B.   A material that conducts electricity very well; an electrically conductive material

C.   A material that carries an electric current but not a lot of it; a conductor

D.   A material that won’t ordinarily carry an electric current; a nonconductor

29: What is it called when a material won't ordinarily carry an electric current?

A.   Conductor

B.   A nonconductor

C.   A conductor

D.   Insulator

E.   A metal

30: What is the flow of charges between two points caused by?

A.   A flow of electrons

B.   A difference in electric conductivity

C.   A current flow

D.   A difference in electric potential

E.   A difference in electric charge

31: What is a conducting path for electrons?

A.   Electrical circuit

B.   Atomic nucleus

C.   Magnetic field

D.   Metal

E.   Gas

32: What is a device that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy?

A.   Gasoline engine

B.   Electric motor

C.   Steam engine

33: Motor convert electrical energy into?

A.   Heat

B.   Kinetic energy

C.   Nuclear energy

D.   Mechanical energy

E.   Chemical energy

34: What does the term "medical facility" refer to?

A.   Facility C a nursing home

B.   A doctor's office

C.   Facility B a hospital

D.   Facility A structure designed and constructed for a particular purpose, such as a medical facility

E.   A hospital

35: What is a Facility designed for?

A.   A mass storage system

B.   A particular purpose

C.   A broadcast waveform

D.   A place to sleep

E.   Storage

36: What kind of charge is used for a conducting path?

A.   Liquid

B.   Magnetic

C.   Gas

D.   Radio Frequency

E.   Electric

37: What is provided to the ground by a conductor?

A.   Electric field

B.   Electrical current

C.   Magnetic field

D.   Conducting path

E.   Electromagnetic radiation

38: What does the term "hydraulics" mean?

A.   The science of fluids in motion

B.   A machine used to move goods by water or air power

C.   Systems that use the displacement of fluids to create mechanical work

D.   The study of fluids and their behavior in a mechanical system

E.   A natural science that studies fluids and their characteristics

39: What term describes fluid being moved from one place to another?

A.   Hydroelectric

B.   Hydraulics

C.   Pump

D.   Fluid dynamics

E.   Liquefaction

40: How many Hertz are in a second?

A.   3

B.   2

C.   1

41: What is a unit of frequency?

A.   Km

B.   Hertz

C.   Second

D.   Kelvin

42: What is the name for the amount of power that a single Horsepower equals?

A.   746 watts

B.   1 horsepower

C.   1,500 watts

D.   1,000 watts

43: What is Horsepower?

A.   Ability to travel a certain distance in a set time

B.   Power that can be extracted from an engine

C.   How much work a horse can do in one minute

D.   Unit to measure the amount of power produced

E.   A tool used to measure acceleration or speed

44: What does an inductor resist?

A.   Change in current

B.   Noise

C.   Electrical interference

D.   Electrical noise

E.   Electromagnetic radiation

45: What opposes changes in the current?

A.   Resistor

B.   Filter

C.   Resonator

D.   Inductor

E.   Capacitor

46: In what kind of equipment can multiple signals be transmitted?

A.   Transmitter

B.   Amplifier

C.   Receiver

D.   Multiplexer

47: What does multiplexer allow?

A.   Changing the output signal

B.   Switching between multiple input signals

C.   Transmission of multiple signals on the same line

D.   Separation of different audio channels

E.   Selection of input signals

48: What is the most common type of electrical circuit?

A.   Parallel circuit

B.   Series circuit

49: What type of circuit is a parallel circuit?

A.   Radio

B.   Mechanical

C.   Computer

D.   Chemical

E.   Electrical

50: What is the name of the device that measures electrical potential by comparison with a known voltage?

A.   Potentiometer

B.   Ohmmeter

C.   Voltmeter

D.   Multimeter