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The Curious Robot Questions & Answers
Question 1: Read and answer the questions:
‘You see it is stupid. I think you are wrong…’
(a) Who says these lines and to whom?
Answer: R-62, small yellow robot says to T-59 blue robot.
(b) Who is the speaker referring to as ‘stupid’?
Answer: The speaker is referring to human as stupid.
(c) Why does the speaker think ‘it is stupid’?
Answer: The speaker thinks humans are stupid because humans don’t even know why they exist.
Question 2: What are the three main classes of robots?
Answer: The three main classes of robots are – construction, transport and repair robot.
Question 3: What reason does T-59 give for saying that humans are superior to robots?
Answer: T-59 was saying that humans are superior to robots because humans created robots and humans control them. Humans can perform even those actions which robots cannot perform.
Question 4: What would a human do if a robot harmed them?
Answer: If a robot harmed a human, human would blow up the circuits of robot.
Question 5: Why is the human annoyed by R-62’s question? Give two reasons.
Answer: The human is annoyed by R-62’s question because:
i) The human was both surprised and irritated.
ii) He was annoyed for not getting the mandatory ‘Sir’.
Question 6: How many humans are left on the planet? Why has their number reduced?
Answer: There are less than 1000 humans on the planet and they are still contracting as the humans are still destroying themselves for various reasons.
Question 7: Read these points of comparison between robots and humans. Write ‘R’ for those related to robots and ‘H’ for those related to humans.
1. Work on circuits – R
2. Cannot be controlled – H
3. Have to follow orders – R
4. Have accidents often – H
5. Can perform any action – H
6. Have low physical force – H
7. Are dangerous and harmful – H
8. Work on radio and communication – R
9. Have low memory bank capacity – H
10. Can perform routine actions for a number of years – R
Question 8: Do you agree that R-62 underestimated humans? Give reasons for your answer.
Answer: Yes, I agree that R-62 underestimated humans because it called human a strange creature and silly thing.
Question 9: Do you agree withR-62’s reasons for saying that humans are dangerous and stupid? Give reasons for your answer.
Answer: Yes, the two reasons are:
i) They can give orders to robots, destroy them or construct new ones.
ii) They can even destroy other human beings.
Question 10: Do you think this story can be called science fiction? Give reasons for your answer.
Answer: Yes, because it is based on imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology i.e robot.
So, these were The Curious Robot Questions & Answers.