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David Ashton
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Friday Quiz
David Ashton   7/18/2014 7:50:31 AM
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Thanks Martin, did not get them all right but (as always) learned something in the process.

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Re: Friday Quiz
Measurement.Blues   7/18/2014 8:47:46 AM
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@David,

Thanks for taking the quiz. I can talk more aout the question on page 4 but not yet for it would give away the answer on the comments. Maybe next week. I have enough questions in store for about two weeks. Questions are relatively easy to get. there are plenty of technical articles fromt eh old EE Times on the site and even more on EDN.

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antedeluvian   7/21/2014 9:54:33 AM
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Martin

Questions are relatively easy to get. there are plenty of technical articles fromt eh old EE Times on the site and even more on EDN.

 I am relieved to see that I got 100% since I did write a series of articles on Temperature Measurement on Planet Analog (Part 5 is the link since you can get to the first 4 from there).

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MeasurementBlues   7/21/2014 10:04:42 AM
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Antedeluvian,

I'm also relieved that I got the questions right. Sometimes I run them by people to make sure that the wrong answers are really wrong. Some can be open to interpretation.

Of course, you are now qualified to submit your own quiz questions.

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KB6NU   7/18/2014 1:17:46 PM
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Hey, what do you know? I got 100% :)

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Re: 100%
Measurement.Blues   7/18/2014 1:30:58 PM
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Congratulations KB6NU, you now qualify to submit your own quiz questions.

martin.rowe@ubm.com

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Thanx!
DrFPGA   7/19/2014 9:03:09 PM
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These are excellent posts. Please keep them coming. How about an extra creidt question at the end that involves math...

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Re: Thanx!
MeasurementBlues   7/20/2014 11:32:00 PM
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Congratulations DrFPGA, you now qualify to submit your own quiz questions.

These are excellent posts. Please keep them coming. How about an extra creidt question at the end that involves math...

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Re: Thanx!
Measurement.Blues   7/22/2014 4:59:14 PM
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@DrFPGA asks:

How about an extra credit question at the end that involves math...

I'm assembling this week's quiz. Be careful what you ask for.

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Re: Thanx!
DrFPGA   7/22/2014 11:08:58 PM
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How about a question on the size of a reflection on a 1micron trace of 1cm length over a perfect insulator without termination. Driven by a perfect step function of 1V. What voltage level will the 3rd reflection be at the driven end? Extra credit- when will it happen...

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Re: Thanx!
Measurement.Blues   7/22/2014 11:21:50 PM
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Tough question. If you ssned me 4-6 answers with one being right and a link to a source, I'll post it in a future quiz <martin.rowe@ubm.com>. This week's quiz is already loaded into the system and will appear at 0500 GMT on Friday. .

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Good refresher!
Sanjib.A   7/20/2014 12:55:53 PM
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@Martin: This is a lovely series of questions helping in refreshing the basics!! Please consider this as a suggestion...why don't you keep the answers secret till the next post? 😊

 

 

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Re: Good refresher!
MeasurementBlues   7/20/2014 11:33:57 PM
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@Sanjib.A: thanks for for the kind words. I'll consider your suggestion about holding answers to the next week. In the meantime, if you'd like to submit a question, feel free. martin.rowe@ubm.com

@Martin: This is a lovely series of questions helping in refreshing the basics!! Please consider this as a suggestion...why don't you keep the answers secret till the next post?

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Withhold the answers for a week?
MeasurementBlues   7/21/2014 10:01:48 AM
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Would you prefer that I hold the answers for the following week or do you need the instant gratification from knowing your results right away?

The problem with holding back is that you may forget your answers a a week later. Are you more likely to come back the next week to see the answers?

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Re: Withhold the answers for a week?
antedeluvian   7/21/2014 10:08:36 AM
Martin

The problem with holding back is that you may forget your answers a a week later. Are you more likely to come back the next week to see the answers


By the next week I willl have forgotten all about the quiz. I think postponing the answers will reduce the number of comments.  

In this day and age of instant gratification, I think the format should stay just as it is.

 

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Re: Withhold the answers for a week?
Measurement.Blues   7/21/2014 10:24:03 AM
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I've started adding links to my source material. I hope you find that helpful.

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Re: Withhold the answers for a week?
Measurement.Blues   7/22/2014 5:01:00 PM
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antedeluvian writes:

In this day and age of instant gratification, I think the format should stay just as it is.

Agreed. Answers will remain on the last page.

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Re: Withhold the answers for a week?
David Ashton   7/22/2014 7:58:13 PM
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I'd go along with Antedeluvian, getting the answers on the last page is fine for this quiz.

Zeeglen a couple of weeks ago gave us a schematic to puzzle over and let us stew for a few days, during which there were lots of comments about what it might be - but this is a different kettle of fish.



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