Position Senors MCQ’s

Electronics & Communication Engineering Mechatronics

This set of Mechatronics Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Position Senors”.

1. What is the principle of operation of Potentiometric position sensor?
a) Resistive Effect
b) Hall Effect
c) Mutual Inductance
d) Eddy current effect

2. How the capacitance in a capacitive position sensor is altered?
a) By changing dielectric constant
b) By changing overlapping area of plates
c) By changing both dielectric constant and overlapping area
d) By adding a resistance in parallel

3. Which type of position can be determined by a position sensor?
a) Mechanical position
b) Lateral position
c) Prone position
d) Lithotomy position

4. Which type of materials can be detected by Eddy current position sensor?
a) Conducting materials
b) Insulating materials
c) Semi-Insulating Materials
d) Amorphous Materials

5. LVDT position sensor is a capacitive type of position sensor.
a) True
b) False

6. OptoNCDT 1420 in an example of which type of position sensor?
a) Infrared type position sensor
b) Proximity type position sensor
c) Ultrasonic type position sensor
d) Laser triangulation type position sensor

7. LIDAR stands for ________
a) Light Detection and Radiation
b) Light Detection and Ranging
c) Lithium Detector and Radiator
d) Lithium Detection and Ranging

8. Proximity sensor is a ____ type of position sensor.
a) contact
b) non-contact
c) eddy current
d) resistive

9. Inductive proximity sensor works on the principle of ________
a) Mutual Inductance
b) Faraday’s law of Induction
c) Variable Resistance Transduction
d) Hall Effect

10. Which laser sensor is used for measuring very long distances?
a) OptoNCDT ILR 1030
b) OptoNCDT1420
c) EddyNCDT 3300
d) EddyNCDT 3301

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