7th -



Engineering Design Process


11 questions

  • 1. Multiple Choice
    2 minutes
    1 pt
    A technology company has identified the need for a smaller laptop computer that weighs less, but they do not have enough knowledge about how to build it. 
    What would be the next logical step engineers would take to design and produce this laptop computer?
    Build a new type of laptop battery
    Research current laptop technology
    Build a prototype computer
  • 2. Multiple Choice
    2 minutes
    1 pt
    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?
    Build a prototype
    Define the problem
    Decide on the best solution
  • 3. Multiple Choice
    2 minutes
    1 pt
    A group of engineers designed and constructed a flying car prototype. Their goal is for the car to enable people to safely fly to and from work instead of getting stuck in traffic jams.  
    How will the engineers determine that this prototype meets their design requirements?
    Have a test pilot attempt to fly it from one location to another.
    See if the car can hover one meter above the ground for 20 minutes.
    Drive in the car at highway speeds on an interstate roadway at nighttime.
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