Engineering Design Steps Practice Question Preview (ID: 38966)


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An emergency-equipment company makes warning-signal flares. The company wants to redesign a flare so that it produces light for a longer period of time. After the company thinks of ideas, what is the next step in the design process?
a) Build a prototype
b) Define the problem
c) Test and evaluate
d) Decide on the best solution

What is the step in the Engineering Design Process where you identify a problem or need that exists?
a) Ask
b) Imagine
c) Plan
d) Create

During which step of the Engineering Design Process do you experiment with the prototype under controlled conditions and collect /record data?
a) Imagine
b) Test and Evaluate
c) Share results
d) Ask

During which step of the Engineering Design Process would the specific constraints or requirements of the challenge be identified?
a) Ask
b) Plan
c) Create
d) Improve

What is the purpose of building a prototype?
a) There is no need for a prototype
b) To determine the design constraints for the product
c) To make sure that the product is in compliance with government regulation.
d) To test the product and make sure that it is the best solution to the problem.

Where do engineers store all their ideas?
a) On a napkin
b) In their heads
c) In their Engineering Notebooks
d) On a computer

When finding a solution to the design problem there is/are usually
a) Only one possible solution
b) Many possible solutions
c) Very few possible solutions
d) No solutions at all

Choose the correct order for the steps of the Engineering Design Process.
a) Define the Problem, Brainstorm Possible Solutions, Explore Solutions, Test and Evaluate
b) Define the Problem, Brainstorm Possible Solutions, Test and Evaluate, Explore Solutions
c) Test and Evaluate, Define the Problem, Brainstorm Possible Solutions, Explore Solutions
d) Explore Solutions, Define the Problem, Brainstorm Possible Solutions, Test and Evaluate

Engineers plan on developing a new drill for use on oil rigs. What should the engineers do first in order to develop the new drill?
a) Determine the materials needed to build the new drill
b) Conduct research on features for a new drill
c) Build a prototype of the new drill
d)

Which of the following is a benefit of teamwork?
a) More minds, more idea
b) Strengths help eliminate weaknesses
c) Divide and conquer to save time
d) All of the above

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