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Quiz 1

  • Tai Wei Lim
Chapter

Section A: Drawn from Chapter  5 (Conclusion)

1. Historically, one of the manufacturing jobs/functions in the US auto-making industry that was first replaced by robots was the vehicle body-painting assembly line. Is this statement true or false?
  1. A.

    True

     
  2. B.

    False

     
2. No job is considered sacred and many monotonous, standardized, repetitive or/and mechanical tasks can be replaced by machines. Automation will also exert pressure on workers’ salaries, particularly the lower skilled jobs. Is this statement true or false?
  1. A.

    False

     
  2. B.

    True

     
3. Today’s tech giants like Alibaba are even functioning like banks offering microloans. Tencent founded China’s first WeBank on 18 January 2015 while, in the same year, Alibaba launched MYbank which offers financial services for customers in the rural areas. Is this true or false?
  1. A.

    True

     
  2. B.

    False

     
4. The platforms offered by US-based social media companies and other digital tech giants have extended the reach of small and medium sized...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tai Wei Lim
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  1. 1.Singapore University of Social SciencesSingaporeSingapore

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