Arts and Crafts: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - Design and Planning (Questions)

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When making products, design and planning are key. Arts and crafts is all about designing and making. Whatever product you are making, whether its a healthy sandwich or a high tech computer, it must be designed first. Planning beforehand what you want your product to achieve can lead to a successful outcome.

Do you know how important planning and design are to products? Improve your own planning by playing this quiz.

1. Before designing a product what is the most important thing to consider?
[ ] How long it will take
[ ] The purpose of the product
[ ] Who will help us make it
[ ] Which materials to make it with
2. What is the first type of drawing you should do when designing?
[ ] A rough sketch
[ ] A detailed drawing with labels
[ ] A map
[ ] We never draw when designing
3. In arts and crafts, what is modeling?
[ ] Showing off new clothes
[ ] Taking a product apart to see how it is made
[ ] Making a model of your design
[ ] Copying your friend’s actions
4. Which is NOT important when choosing the material for your product?
[ ] Is the material available?
[ ] Do I have the tools to cut/shape the material?
[ ] Is my friend using this material?
[ ] Is the material right for the purpose of the product?
5. When designing a product, whose needs must we try to satisfy?
[ ] Your friend
[ ] The user
[ ] Your mom
[ ] The teacher
6. Why do we make a test product?
[ ] To take home
[ ] To show our friends
[ ] It’s fun
[ ] To make sure our design will work
7. On the final design what do we use to show more details?
[ ] Color the design is in
[ ] Labels
[ ] Stars
[ ] We don’t show details
8. You’ve designed your product, you have the materials and equipment, what else must you have before making it?
[ ] An ice cream
[ ] Money
[ ] Time
[ ] A friend
9. When your product is complete, what do we call the process of thinking about how good the product is?
[ ] Evolution
[ ] Revolution
[ ] Evaluation
[ ] Creation
10. What is the main question you ask when evaluating your product?
[ ] How long did it take to make?
[ ] What is it?
[ ] How could I improve it?
[ ] Will the teacher like it?
Arts and Crafts: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - Design and Planning (Answers)
1. Before designing a product what is the most important thing to consider?
[ ] How long it will take
[x] The purpose of the product
[ ] Who will help us make it
[ ] Which materials to make it with
Your product needs to be suitable for what it is to be used for
2. What is the first type of drawing you should do when designing?
[x] A rough sketch
[ ] A detailed drawing with labels
[ ] A map
[ ] We never draw when designing
A rough sketch will help you to get your main ideas down
3. In arts and crafts, what is modeling?
[ ] Showing off new clothes
[ ] Taking a product apart to see how it is made
[x] Making a model of your design
[ ] Copying your friend’s actions
Models are great ways of seeing how a finished design might look
4. Which is NOT important when choosing the material for your product?
[ ] Is the material available?
[ ] Do I have the tools to cut/shape the material?
[x] Is my friend using this material?
[ ] Is the material right for the purpose of the product?
Your friend might be using a material which is no good for your design
5. When designing a product, whose needs must we try to satisfy?
[ ] Your friend
[x] The user
[ ] Your mom
[ ] The teacher
The user will be the person using the product so it must satisfy their needs
6. Why do we make a test product?
[ ] To take home
[ ] To show our friends
[ ] It’s fun
[x] To make sure our design will work
Test products help us to find mistakes with our design so that we can fix them
7. On the final design what do we use to show more details?
[ ] Color the design is in
[x] Labels
[ ] Stars
[ ] We don’t show details
Labels allow use to give detailed descriptions
8. You’ve designed your product, you have the materials and equipment, what else must you have before making it?
[ ] An ice cream
[ ] Money
[x] Time
[ ] A friend
If you don't have enough time to complete your product it might not be a very good product
9. When your product is complete, what do we call the process of thinking about how good the product is?
[ ] Evolution
[ ] Revolution
[x] Evaluation
[ ] Creation
In an evaluation we can decide how well the product does the job it's meant to
10. What is the main question you ask when evaluating your product?
[ ] How long did it take to make?
[ ] What is it?
[x] How could I improve it?
[ ] Will the teacher like it?
You should always look at ways to improve your product