If you're so smart, why would you need a smart home? The answer is for a variety of reasons, including saving energy costs, personal safety, even greater comfort. Take this quiz and see the smartest things in homes.
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When you're at work, how does a smart home relieve your concern about whether you left the TV on?
Question 2 of 20
What is another term for a smart home?
Question 3 of 20
Which appliances can be connected to the home automation system?
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How can you connect to your smart home and give commands?
Question 5 of 20
What was the prototype smart home developed in 1975 in Scotland called?
Question 6 of 20
Under the home automation system, appliances and devices are called _____, whereas the controlling mechanisms are called:
Question 7 of 20
A transmitted message will be in numerical code. What will it contain?
Question 8 of 20
Why is communicating via electrical wires not always reliable?
Question 9 of 20
The two prominent radio networks that operate home automation systems, ZigBee and Z-Wave, are what is called:
Question 10 of 20
How do smart home door handles usually admit entry?
Question 11 of 20
If you wanted to join an X10 system with a Z-Wave product, what would you need?
Question 12 of 20
Why is appropriate placement of the wireless network nodes important?
Question 13 of 20
Why does the cost to install a smart home vary widely?
Question 14 of 20
What can a fire alarm system in a smart home do?
Question 15 of 20
Suppose you're lying in bed in your upstairs bedroom and you want a hot cup of coffee from the kitchen downstairs. With a smart home, can you boil the water on command?
Question 16 of 20
How would your energy bill be reduced in a smart home?
Question 17 of 20
What might a smart dog house do?
Question 18 of 20
When choosing a home automation system, what question should you ask?
Question 19 of 20
What security concerns are there with a smart home?
Question 20 of 20