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EXAMINATION QUESTIONS - 1

V. Ryan 2008-2017

 

A wood based folding picnic table (A) and a plastic based folding picnic chair (B) are seen opposite.

 

1. Name a suitable material for table (A) and Chair (B)

MATERIAL FOR A:

 
MATERIAL FOR B:
 
2. Choose one of the materials you named in question 1. One property your material must possess is described below:

Describe three more properties that the material must have and why the properties are important.

 

PROPERTY: TOUGHNESS WHY: The material must be tough so that it can withstand knocks and blows. If it is knocked off the table it must not break or shatter.

 
A. Property 1:
WHY:
 
B. Property 2:
WHY:
 
C. Property 3:
WHY:
 
3. Being able to fold the table and chair easily so that it can be stored is very important. describe one safety issue with this type of furniture. Explain your answer.
   
 
 
 
 
4. If a thousand folding chairs are to be manufactured, this is called BATCH manufacturing.
 
4a. If only one unit is to be manufactured , this is called :__________________________
 
4a. If the furniture is to be manufactured twenty four hours a day and 365 days a year, this is called:_____________________
 
5. The two identically shaped folding chairs shown on this page are manufactured in different ways. Product A is plastic based and product B is manufactured by hand using an expensive wood.

 

 

 
5a. In your opinion, which product - A or B is the most suitable for outside use ? Explain your answer.
 
Which is the most suitable product?
 
Why is it the most suitable?
 
 
 
5b. Name a plastic that could be used to manufacture product A.
 
Name of plastic:
 
Why have you chosen the material named above?
 
 
 
5c. Name a material that could be used to manufacture product B.
 
Material Name:
 
Why have you chosen the material named above?
 
 
 
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