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02 - Robotics Introduction

 1. A real robot can be a very simple machine built to perform a task. It does not need to look humanoid.
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  FALSE

  TRUE

 2. A robot is just a computer that can perform a series of complex tasks _________.

  slowly

  automatically

  immediately

  manually

 3. Robots use a central computer to process information, as well as __________________ to react and to carry out tasks.

  metallic blood

  human flesh and blood

  water or liquid

  input and output devices

 4. A robot vacuum cleaner that moves around your home avoiding __________ and cleaning the floor.

  itself

  air

  obstacles

  commands

 5. A toy robot that responds to the _______ that you give it. Toy robots can be programmed to move around and avoid obstacles.

  air

  food

  water

  commands

 6. A _______ (an unmanned aircraft) can have cameras attached so it can be used to observe places that are difficult to get to. It will respond to commands given to it.
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  drone

  bot

  drib

  duck

 7. Some robots are programmed to be ________ which means that they can function independently. They will follow their program and do not need humans to keep telling them what to do.

  semi-autonomous

  autonomous

  alive

  remote controlled

 8. Some robots are ___________ which means that while they can do a lot independently, they still need to be given instructions by humans from time to time.

  autonomous

  alive

  semi-autonomous

  remote controlled

 9. _________ robots are programmed to respond to inputs. But the robot is not making decisions, it is just doing what it's told. Some will have controllers like a remote-controlled car or helicopter.

  remote controlled

  autonomous

  semi-autonomous

  alive

 10. Physical systems include robotics, motors and ________. Many examples are shown, including street lights coming on at night, remote controls, traffic lights, security systems, and automatic doors

  water

  sensors

  matrixes

  air