# Control theory: Quiz

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Question 1: By ________, control theory was an important part of fire-control systems, guidance systems and electronics.
World War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupations

Question 2: Control theory is an interdisciplinary branch of engineering and mathematics, that deals with the behavior of ________.
Chaos theoryDynamical systemEdward Norton LorenzNonlinear system

Question 3: then the ________ (see this example), is given by
Bilinear transformZ-transformDiscrete Fourier transformDigital signal processing

Question 4: Analysis of the robustness of a SISO control system can be performed in the frequency domain, considering the system's transfer function and using Nyquist and ________.
RC circuitBode plotLow-pass filterButterworth filter

Question 5: Non-linear control systems use specific theories (normally based on ________'s Theory) to ensure stability without regard to the inner dynamics of the system.
Pafnuty ChebyshevAleksandr LyapunovAndrey MarkovSofia Kovalevskaya

Question 6: Richard Bellman (1920–1984), developed ________ since the 1940s.
Bellman equationDynamic programmingLongest common subsequence problemMemoization

Question 7: ________ has been widely used as a tool for generalizing well-known linear control concepts to the non-linear case, as well as showing the subtleties that make it a more challenging problem.
CalculusDifferential topologyDifferentiable manifoldDifferential geometry

Question 8: ________ and observability are main issues in the analysis of a system before deciding the best control strategy to be applied, or whether it is even possible to control or stabilize the system.
Duality (mathematics)ControllabilityControl systemAircraft

Question 9: an interdisciplinary subfield of science, which originated in engineering and mathematics, and evolved into use by the social sciences, like psychology, sociology and ________.
Deviance (sociology)Social disorganization theorySocial control theoryCriminology

Question 10: a theory that deals with influencing the behavior of ________
Chaos theoryControl theoryNonlinear systemDynamical system