Data Logging 2
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Data Logging 2

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A data logger is an electronic device that records data over time or in relation to location either with a built in instrument or sensor, or via external instruments and sensors.

Try our second quiz to get you up to speed on Data Logging.

1.
Data logging takes place over a length of time called a .......
logging interval
logging period
logging slot
time slot
2.
The logging period should be ....... to collect enough data.
a time determined by what is being monitored
no more than five seconds
very long to collect all possible data
very short to get as much data as possible
The time period has to be appropriate in the situation
3.
The time gap between measurements is called the .......
data period
logging interval
measurement period
time interval
Also called the sampling interval
4.
The logging interval of a clinical thermometer might be .......
one day
one hour
one month
one year
It depends upon what is sensible in the circumstances
5.
The logging interval of a car braking system might be .......
0.01 seconds
1 second
1 minute
10 minutes
Car brakes are usually applied for just a few seconds
6.
Data logging is useful in locations .......
where few people live
where it is difficult for people to work or live
where it is hot and dry
where it is humid
7.
Data logging is useful because .......
it can take place without people being present
it is reliable and does not break down
it requires a means of storing data
it uses sensors to measure the environment
Automatic data loggers mean people can do other jobs
8.
Automatic data loggers are more accurate than people .......
when recording data where the logging interval is short
when recording data where the logging interval is long
when the logging period is very long
None of these
9.
Which is not an advantage of data logging?
Data can be collected at very short intervals
Data can be collected over very long time periods
Data is recorded accurately
Data loggers must always be connected to a computer
10.
Which is the best description of data logging?
Collection and storing of bytes
Collection and storing of data
Collection and storing of information
Collection and storing of logs
Author:  Duncan Daish

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