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1. What is the origin of the word "robot"? A. It comes from the Czech word for forced labour. B.

It comes from the German word for mechanical. C. It comes from the Latin word for help. D. It comes from the Norse words for false and person.

2. How many laws are there in author Isaac Asimov's Laws of Robotics? A. One B. Three C. 20 D. 100

3. General Motors ran an ad during the last Super Bowl featuring a robot. Why did they later change the ad? A. People complained because the robot rampages through the streets B. People complained because the robot commits suicide. C. The type of robot used in the ad was later recalled. D. The company got bad press for using robots instead of people.

4. Before Sony pulled the plug on its highly touted QRIO robot, it was put on Time magazine's coolest invention list in 2003. What did QRIO stand for? A. Q-Robot Intelligent Operator. B. Quality Research In Optics. C. Quest for cuRIOsity. D. Quick Response Instinctive Organism.

5. What was the name of the housekeeping robot on the television series The Jetsons? A. Ruby B. Rosie C. Daisy D. Judy

6. The Day the Earth Stood Still featured one of Hollywood's most famous robots. His rampage was stopped with the words "Klaatu barada nikto." What was the robot's name? A. Mort B. Gort C. Vort D. Lort

7. Transformers may be the summer blockbuster of 2007 but what new robot is the inspiration for a feature film slated to hit theatres in 2009? A. The robotic dog Aibo. B. Smart, programmable toy the Robosapien. C. Interactive plush toy Furby. D. The Paro, a baby seal, intended to be therapeutic.

8. Who wrote I, Robot? A. Isaac Azimov B. Ray Bradbury C. Arthur C. Clarke D. H. G. Wells

9. Leonardo da Vinci designed a robot that looked like a: A. Duck B. Painter C. Knight D. Farmer

10. In 1206, inventor Ibn Ismail Ibn al-Razzaz Al-Jazari created what is credited as the world's first programmable humanoid robot. What was it? A. A set of musicians to entertain royal guests. B. A steam-powered digging machine. C. An automated "butler" to greet people at the door. D. A machine that could smoke and move its head.