Automation System CS Questions Answers - Set 02 - ObjectiveBooks

Automation System CS Questions Answers - Set 02

Practice Test: Question Set - 02

1. Time proportioning control:
    (A) Can be used on a PM550 programmable process controller
    (B) Is less efficient than normal PID control
    (C) Cannot use a TM990 microcomputer
    (D) Both (a) and (b) above

2. FORTRAN is:
    (A) Machine dependent
    (B) A medium-level language
    (C) A mathematically oriented language
    (D) All of the above

3. What two disciplines are usually tied by a common data base?
    (A) Documentation and geometric modeling
    (B) Computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing
    (C) Testing and analysis
    (D) Drafting and documentation

4. A common way to take x, y coordinates off a drawing is to use a
    (A) Light pen
    (B) Digitiser
    (C) Direct view storage tube (DVST)
    (D) Tablet

5. One of the major benefits of using CAD in tool design is that:
    (A) Product design represents approximately one-half the engineering costs
    (B) Tool motions can be checked to see if there is interference between the tool and the object
    (C) There is better coordination in the materials-handling area
    (D) It simplifies the trial-and-error method

6. Which of the following are kinds of instructions?
    (A) Input
    (B) Arithmetic
    (C) Conditional branching
    (D) All of the above

7. A process controller:
    (A) Can interface to digital and analog I/O
    (B) Is useful in a continuous process control application
    (C) Can solve a PID process control equation easily
    (D) All of the above

8. How is the integral mode implemented on a digital controller?
    (A) The digital controller cannot handle integral mode
    (B) The error is divided into discrete amounts
    (C) The error signal is summed over a discrete time interval and accumulated by the controller
    (D) All of the above

9. Standard computer control products:
    (A) Are available off the shelf
    (B) Are very expensive and not cost effective
    (C) Do not exist yet
    (D) All of the above

10. What is proportional control?
    (A) It has a discrete output for each error value
    (B) The controller output varies continuously over a range
    (C) The gain is independent of offset error
    (D) None of the above

11. In order to combat foreign competition, U.S. companies are:
    (A) Automating
    (B) Ignoring the situation
    (C) Seeking import tariffs
    (D) Decreasing the salaries

12. Most data transmission in the future will be:
    (A) Digital bit stream encoded data
    (B) Analog in nature
    (C) Carried over metallic telephone lines
    (D) All of the above

13. Light sensors:
    (A) Cannot be used a s limit switches
    (B) Come in a wide variety of mounting styles
    (C) Work in direct sunlight
    (D) Never use infrared light as light source

14. One of the following is not considered a method of input control in a CAD system.
    (A) Joystick
    (B) Programmable function box
    (C) Plotter
    (D) Touch terminal

15. The insect type robot Attila is a more competent version of the robot Genghis an weights 1.7 kg. What is the number of microprocessors carried by its body?
    (A) 10
    (B) 15
    (C) 25
    (D) 33

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