Chapter 6 Quiz

1. The progress model involves which of the following elements?
a. Exploring
b. Refining
c. Platforms
d. Uncertainty
e. All of the above

2. Which of the following represents progress via platform shifting?

a. The different Mercury missions
b. The move from the Mercury Space capsule to the Gemini Spacecraft
c. Both of the above
3. “Dynamic stability” means
a. Refining existing platforms
b. Successive jumps to new platforms
c. Rolling with the up’s and down’s of life
d. a and b
4. Exploring new platforms usually requires less imagination than refining existing platforms.
a. True
b. False
5. A singular focus on platform refining or platform jumping undermines progress.
a. True
b. False