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Summative Assessment Answer Key

  1. Which of the following is the best explanation for the use of the [Wait] blocks in this project?
    To easily view the behavior of the arm as each [Joint move] block is run.
  2. What creates the magnetic field for the V5 Electromagnet?
    An electric current.
  3. Which of these is the best description of a User Interface (UI)?
    A method to allow a user to interact with a computer system (or machine) to provide input or observe outputs.
  4. What is the behavior of the V5 Electromagnet when the [Energize electromagnet] block is set to 'drop?'
    The electromagnet becomes de-magnetized and repels disks.
  5. Which of the following is the best explanation for why the arm is coded to return to Point 1 after picking up the disk?
    To ensure that the arm clears the standoffs of the pick up location before moving to the drop off location.