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TMA Solutions: SED413 - Science Technology And Society

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1 Energy from the sun comes to the earth in form of which of the following?

Electromagnetic r adiation


2 Which of the following represent the mathematical equation that describes the relationship between energy released and the matter from which the energy is released as in the case of splitting the atomic nuclei?

E = MC2

3 The splitting of an atom into two new atoms accompanied by release of tremendous amount of energy is called:

fission


4 In nuclear energy technology, the mathematical relationship between matter and energy derived from it was proposed by which of the following eminent scientists?

Albert Einstein


5 When two nuclei join together to form a bigger nucleus or particle in an attempt to generate energy; the process is called:

fusion


6 Electrons in motion along a given medium is scientifically and technologically described as:

electricity


7 Which of the following is a definition of mechanical energy?

Energy possessed by a body by virtue of its motion


8 Which of the following play significant roles in the sustenance of the world􀳦??s energy cycle?

Producers
Consumer s
Decompose rs
***All of the abo ve


9 Which of the following is the Earth􀳦??s primary source of energy?

Sun


10 Which of the following is a disadvantage of natural domestic gas?

It is highly flammable


11 Which of the following is usually added to natural domestic gas (coking gas) to enable users detect if there is leakage?

Odorant


12 Planting of tress is advocated as a means of environmental sustainability. This is because plants utilize one of the greenhouse gases as raw materials. Which one of the following is it?

Carbon dioxide



13 Which of the following may not be considered as one of the worlds largest source of energy?

Hyd roelectric power


14 It is often emphasized that contemporary economic development of nations is knowledge-driven. Essentially, this means that:

economic growth of nations largely depend on the scientific a nd technological level of the citizens


15 The following represent inherent characteristics of scientific enterprise except;

confidentia lity


16 In doing science, stated hypotheses are meant to be:

tested


17 Which of the following is not an aspect of science process skills?

Subjective argumentation


18 There is a contemporary emphasis on the use of renewable energy. Which of the following represent a source of renewable energy?

Sunlight
Wind
Rainf all
***All of th e above


19 Which of the following does not represent a characteristic of science, technology and society-based school curriculum?

It lays emphasis on the subject-matter.


20 The average increase in temperature generally caused by activity of man on the environment is scientifically called:

global warming


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21 The process of photosynthesis represents which of the following energy conversions?

Radiant energy to chemical energy


22 Which of the following does not represent a source of chemical energy?

Water


23 Which of the following questions is not primarily relevant in the process of deciding an appropriate energy source?

Can it be converted to another kind of energy source?


24 In electricity-production technology which of the following is used to convert wind energy into electrical energy?

Wind turbine


25 A major advantage in the use of hydroelectric power to for producing electricity is that it is;

relatively inexpensive


26 Coal represents which kind of energy source?

Physical energy


27 Energy, which technological development often depend upon can be simply defined as:

ability to do work


28 A school curriculum that is built on technological philosophy should be found to be rich in which of the following?

Mind-on and hands-on activities


29 Science and Technology are related and mutually interact in the sense that:

Scientific knowledge and principles are used as basis for deriving technology


30 Which of the following theoretical models do scientists tend to adopt for use in their scientific enquiry?

Hypothetico-ded uctive model


31 Water pollutants that derive from organic sources include the following except:

algae


32 Which of the following is a disadvantage of Health Information Technology Medical Health Delivery?

Possibility of over-reliance on machines (e.g. computer) for diagnoses
Malfunctioning of machines which may lead to wrong diagnosis
Electric power functions and outage which may paralyse the pati ent management process
***All of the above


33 Communicable diseases can be transmitted via the following channels except:

Life style of the individual


34 Which of the following is used in food industries for preservation of food in modern technology?

Pasteur isation


35 In metallurgical industries, metals usually needed and used for manufacturing purposes are produced from their ores through the process of:

Smelting


36 Petrochemicals refer to a wide range of organic chemicals that are important ingredients in the pharmaceutical industries. The main source of petrochemical is:

petroleum


37 In automobile industries, motor fuel (petrol) that have low quality are potential sources of causing damage to the engine of vehicles that use them for combustion to provide energy needed to drive such vehicles. Such kind of damages are technically referred to as:

knocking


38 The industrial technology of separating the various components of petroleum in the refineries is based on the scientific principle of:

fractional di stillation


39 Which of the following scientists is linked to the discovery of penicilin?

Albert Eistein


40 Which of the following contributes most significantly to influence the scope and direction of technological innovations?

The dynamics of societa l needs



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41 The technology of generating electricity by the process of hydroelectric power is generally considered environmentally-friendly because it:

does not contribute to production o f greenhouse gases.


42 The technology of hydroelectric power used for generation of large amount of electric power for distribution is based on the principle of:

increasing the fall or flow of water through gravitational force


43 Joule is a famous scientist whose name (Joule) has been adopted as a unit measure of which one of the following?

Energy


44 Newton as a unit is used to measure which of the following?

Force


45 In science, Newton is a unit of measurement. It is named after which of the following scientists?

Sir Isaac Newton


46 A major principle on which modern technological operation depend comprise in the realization that:

energy stored in matter can be released for useful purposes


47 The technology of the appliances used in the cities and commercial settings rely mostly on which of the following forms of energy?

Electrical energy


48 Which of the following forms of energy is principally used by Artisans such as welders, tailors and hair dressers to power their respective equipment?

Electrical energy


49 Which one of the following forms of energy help to power our cars when we move from one place to another in them?

Chemical en ergy


50 The technology of hydroelectric dams use the principles of energy dissipation in which:

energy dissipated is transformed to s ome other form


51 Which of the following can be considered as a most practical approach to solving the serious problem of deforestation?

Replacement of trees that have been cut by planting fresh one s immediately


52 The hardware that become available as a result of technological innovations and inventions can best be described as:

products of technology


53 The method or technique of preservation of food items using the processes of drying, addition of salt, storage in air-tight bags etc. represent examples of:

under-developed technology


54 The techniques or scientific methods used, for example, in preservation, refrigeration, mechanized farming etc can be described as:

process of technology


55 In communication technology, the use of telephones, internet, radio messages etc are typical examples of:

developed technology


56 Deforestation increases the risk of global warming by:

increasing the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere


57 A major assumption of science, technology and society is that achievements in science and technology should impact on the society in a way that:

help individuals in the society to be self-reliant and contribute positively to societal growth.


58 The discovery in 1831 by Michael Faraday that an electric current has an associated magnetic field found a profound use in technology, which of the following household equipment most essentially use this principle?

Electric fans


59 The use of pressing stones (irons for pressing clothes) in homes represents a typical instance of transformation of which form of energy to which form?

Electrical energy to heat energy


60 Considering the technological technique that birds use to communicate, which one of the following forms of energy do they mostly use?

Sound energy




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61 In rural areas where electricity is not readily available, which of the following forms of energy will technological hardware most likely adopt for use?


Solar energy


62 Which of the following gases contribute most (in percentage terms) to greenhouse effect?

Water va pour


63 Which of the following does not constitute a greenhouse gas?

Nitrogen


64 Greenhouse effect is caused by which of the following agencies?

Burning fossil fuels.


65 Greenhouse effect can be defined as:

a process in which the planetary surface is warned by its atmosphere thereby incre asing the average temperature.


66 Which of the following is a major advantage of renewable energy resources?

They have low carbon dioxide emission and thus are considered to be environm entally-friendly.


67 Non-renewable energy resources are often referred to as:

finite resources


68 The Scientific principle of evaporation which consequently produces a cooling effect is applied in the workings of which of the following?

Refrigerator


69 Global warming is a term used to describe:

a gradual increase in the average temperature of the Earth􀳦??s atmospher e and its oceans􀳦??.



70 Typical examples of pollutants produced as a consequence of human activity include the following except:

nitro gen oxide


71 Which of the following is not a typical example of environmental pollution?

Noise pollution


72 Which of the following is likely to occur in an individual who takes too much table salt in his/he diet?


Hypertension


73 Science, Technology and society represents:

an integrated and interdisciplinary study that focus on human ad vancement.



74 Science as a human enterprise derive its greater essence and focus from which of the following?

Societal influence


75 Which of the following is not an advantage of Health Information Technology?

Increased cost associated with improved service delivery.


76 All the following are communicable diseases except:

canc er


77 Which of the following is not a definition of technology?

Using Scientific knowledge and discoveries to invent machine ry for advancement of human kind.


78 Technological determinism postulates which of the following?

A society􀳦??s technology drives the development of its social structure an d cultural values.


79 Technological determinism is a:

Reductionist theory


80 Which of the following is not a definition of science?

A process of arriving at knowledge using the ideas of superstition.





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