Robotics and Artificial Intelligence – MCQs in Electronics

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Multiple choice questions in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

This is the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Chapter 34: Robotics and Artificial Intelligence from the book Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, 5th edition by Stan Gibilisco. If you are looking for a reviewer in Electronics Engineering this will definitely help you before taking the Board Exam.

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1. An android takes the form of:

  • A. An insect.
  • B. A human body.
  • C. A simple robot arm.
  • D. Binocular vision.

2. According to Asimov’s three laws, under what circumstances is it all right for a robot to injure a human being?

  • A. Never.
  • B. When the human being specifically requests it.
  • C. In case of an accident.
  • D. In case the robot controller is infected with a computer virus.

3. Second-generation robots first were used around the year:

  • A. 1950.
  • B. 1960.
  • C. 1970.
  • D. 1980.

4. The extent to which a machine vision system can differentiate between two objects is called the:

  • A. Magnification.
  • B. Sensitivity.
  • C. Selectivity.
  • D. Resolution.

5. An automotive robot might best keep itself traveling down a specific lane of traffic by using:

  • A. Binaural hearing.
  • B. Epipolar navigation.
  • C. Edge detection.
  • D. A second-generation end effector.

6. A rule-based system is also known as:

  • A. Artificial intelligence.
  • B. An expert system.
  • C. An analytical engine.
  • D. An automated guided vehicle.

7. A robot that has its own computer, and can work independently of other robots or computers, is called an:

  • A. Android.
  • B. Insect robot.
  • C. Automated guided vehicle.
  • D. Autonomous robot.

8. A manipulator is also known as a:

  • A. Track drive.
  • B. Robot arm.
  • C. Vision system.
  • D. Robot controller.

9. An android is well suited for operation in:

  • A. Extreme weather conditions.
  • B. Total darkness.
  • C. An assembly line.
  • D. An environment with children.

10. Proximity sensing is most closely akin to:

  • A. Direction measurement.
  • B. Epipolar navigation.
  • C. Distance measurement.
  • D. Machine vision.

11. A telechir is used in conjunction with:

  • A. An automated guided vehicle.
  • B. Telepresence.
  • C. An insect robot.
  • D. An autonomous robot.

12. An absolute limit to the distance over which teleoperation is practical is imposed by:

  • A. The speed of light.
  • B. The image resolution of the vision system.
  • C. The ability of a robot to determine texture.
  • D. All of the above.

13. Rodney Brooks is best known for his work with:

  • A. Epipolar navigation.
  • B. Binocular vision.
  • C. Range sensing and plotting.
  • D. Insect robots.

14. An asset of epipolar navigation is the fact that it:

  • A. Does not require binaural hearing.
  • B. Does not require a computer.
  • C. Can be done from a single observation frame.
  • D. Requires no reference points at all.

15. Spherical coordinates can uniquely define the position of a point in up to:

  • A. One dimension.
  • B. Two dimensions.
  • C. Three dimensions.
  • D. Four dimensions.

16. The number of ways in which a robot arm can move is known as:

  • A. Degrees of rotation.
  • B. Degrees of freedom.
  • C. Degrees of arc.
  • D. Coordinate geometry.

17. The region throughout which a robot arm can accomplish tasks is called its:

  • A. Coordinate geometry.
  • B. Reference axis.
  • C. Reference frame.
  • D. Work envelope.

18. A robot arm that moves along three independent axes, each of which is straight and perpendicular to the other two, employs:

  • A. Revolute geometry.
  • B. Spherical coordinate geometry.
  • C. Cartesian coordinate geometry.
  • D. Cylindrical coordinate geometry.

19. A color vision system can use three gray-scale cameras, equipped with filters that allow which three colors of light to pass?

  • A. Blue, red, and yellow.
  • B. Blue, red, and green.
  • C. Cyan, magenta, and yellow.
  • D. Orange, green, and violet.

20. A robot can determine the steepness of a slope using a(n):

  • A. Epipolar navigation system.
  • B. Clinometer.
  • C. End effector.
  • D. Manipulator.

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