About Telematics

Telematics is the study of transmission of information between vehicles and road infrastructure. It's a relatively new field that is expanding rapidly, and there are many different aspects to it.

Benefits of Telematics

Telematics can provide many benefits to both individuals and organizations. Some of the most significant benefits include: 

  • Improved safety: Telematics can help improve safety by providing information about road conditions, traffic congestion, and weather conditions. It can also help drivers avoid accidents by providing alerts about potential hazards. 
  • Reduced costs: Telematics can help reduce costs by providing information that can help optimize routes, avoid traffic congestion, and improve fuel efficiency.

Applications of Telematics 

Telematics has a wide range of applications in both the public and private sectors. Some of the most common applications include:

Vehicle tracking: Telematics can be used to track the location of vehicles, as well as their speed and mileage. This information can be used to improve route planning and optimize fleet operations.

Wrapping Up

Telematics is a rapidly growing field with many potential applications. It has the potential to improve safety, reduce costs, and improve customer service. If you're interested in learning more about telematics, be sure to check out our Telematics MCQ: Test your Knowledge!

Following are some of the multiple choice questions on the Telematics with answers that will help the students in developing their knowledge.

Telematics MCQ

1. Which of the following is not a ceramic material?

  • Boron Carbide
  • Zirconia
  • Kevlar
  • Cubic Boron Nitride

2. Which of the following manufacturing processes involves the joining of two pieces of metal by application of heat?

  • Welding
  • Milling
  • Casting
  • Drilling

3. Which Engineering Sector is least likely involved in the manufacture of Cars?

  • Mechanical
  • Biomedical
  • Automotive
  • Electrical/Electronic

4. Optical Fibres are most commonly used in which Engineering sector?

  • Communications
  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • Mechanical

5. Surface Mount Technology is most closely linked to which development in Engineering

  • Minimising the size of Electronic Devices
  • Improving safety on Production Lines
  • Development of new smart materials
  • Increase in sustainable manufacturing

6. LCA in relation to sustainable Engineering is short for

  • Lead Copper Alloy
  • Lead Computer Animator
  • Loss Control Awareness
  • Life Cycle Analysis

7. How many pre-loaded Themes available on the MBUX ?

  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

8. Which of these interior options are available with 20MY Jaguar XE 'SE' derivative?

  • Ecru
  • Ebony
  • Latte
  • Both A & B

9. Which of these features are exclusive to SE derivative of 20MY Jaguar XE?

  • Interactive Driver Display
  • 360 Parking Aid with Park Assist
  • Adaptive LED Headlights
  • Both A & B

10. What colour is the alloy wheel on the 20MY Jaguar XE 'SE' derivative?

  • Satin Dark Grey finish
  • Satin finish
  • Gloss Black finish
  • none of the above

11. The new F-Type derived gear selector on the 20MY Jaguar XE is termed as?

  • Sport Shift Selector
  • Command Shift
  • Rotary Drive Selector
  • none of the above

12. New sweeping turn indicators on the 20MY Jaguar XE are termed as?

  • Animated Directional Indicators
  • Dynamic Directional Indicators
  • Signature Directional Indicators
  • All of above

13. Which of these telematics features are available on 20MY Jaguar XE?

  • InControl Protect & Remote App
  • InControl Secure & Remote App
  • Only Remote App
  • InControl Protect, InControl Secure & Remote App

14. Which of these functions are adjusted by Smart Settings with AI?

  • Driver Seat & ORVMs
  • Media
  • Climate
  • All of the options

15. Adaptive LED Headlights are now standard across all derivatives of 20MY Jaguar XE?

  • True
  • False

16. Telematics is a technology which involves....

  • Automatically turning off devices when not in use
  • Air pressure to control movement
  • Transmission of computer data over long distances
  • Watching moving images on a screen

17. Which of the following modern materials is commonly used in manufacturing olympic bicycles?

  • Shape Memory Alloys
  • Titanium
  • Electrochromic Materials
  • Carbon Fibre

18. Which of the following is an advantage of using Robots on an Assembly line?

  • Easy to program
  • Never need maintenance
  • Can operate without breaks
  • Create many more jobs

19. 'JIT' manufacturing stands for

  • Jam it together
  • Join in today
  • Jury is testing
  • Just in time

20. Which of the following is not a stage in Life Cycle Analysis

  • Raw Materials Extraction
  • Assembly
  • Storage
  • Disposal/Recycling

21. Producing small runs of a product (10s-100s) is called...?

  • One off production
  • Batch Production
  • Mass Production
  • Continuous Production

22. Which of the following is not a machining process?

  • Forging
  • Drilling
  • Milling
  • Turning

23. Poka-Yoke can be approximately translated as...

  • Push Pull
  • Gotta Catch Em All
  • Mistake Proofing
  • Sing along 

24. Which of the following is not one of the 4 'R's of minimising waste in the production process

  • Repair
  • Reuse
  • Reduce
  • Recycle

25. Which of the following is a renewable form of energy?

  • Nuclear
  • Geothermal
  • Coal
  • Gas

26. Photovoltaic cells are used for...

  • Storing electricity
  • Converting light energy to Electricty
  • Measuring electricity
  • Preventing Electric Shocks

27. Which of the following is a disadvantage of wind energy?

  • It is a renewable source of energy?
  • It produces no pollution
  • It can be installed in remote locations
  • It is unpredictable

28. Which of the following products is most likely to be the result of one-off/jobbing production

  • Mobile Phones
  • Prosthetics
  • Hand Tools
  • Laptops

29. Name the process used to automate machine tools?

  • PCB
  • ABS
  • CNC
  • CAD

30. How many colour schemes are there in the Ambient Light with 3 colour zones feature?

  • 3
  • 7
  • 10
  • 12

31. Which of the following device will be required to operate the COMAND Touch function?

  • Laptop
  • STAR Diagnosis
  • Smartphone
  • iPad

32. The Burmester® surround sound system has a total output of…

  • 590 watts
  • 600 watts
  • 610 watts
  • 620 watts

33. The following are the locations of the Burmester® surround sound system’s speakers in a Mercedes-Benz sedan except…

  • side doors
  • rear shelf
  • rear luggage compartment
  • front footwell

34. Up to … mobile phones can be authorised via Bluetooth® on the multimedia system.

  • 5
  • 10
  • 15
  • 20

35. How many languages are available in MBUX ?

  • 22
  • 25
  • 30
  • 10

36. What is the central display size on new A Class (W177)?

  • 10.23"
  • 10.25"
  • 12.3"
  • 12.7"

37. How many FAVOURITES FM station can be saved on the MBUX?

  • 10
  • 15
  • 20
  • 30

38. What are the ways of using the MBUX?

  • COMAND Controller
  • Voice Command
  • Touchpad
  • All Of above

39. What does COMAND stand for?

  • Connect Mercedes Data
  • Connect and Manage Data
  • Control and Management Data System
  • Cockpit Management and Data System

40. How many speakers are fitted into the new A-Class W177 model (Malaysian market)?

  • 6 Speakers
  • 7 Speakers
  • 8 Speakers
  • 9 Speakers

41. What are the display options available in the instrument cluster of the new A-Class W177 model?

  • Classic, Sport, Progressive and Understated
  • Classic, Sport and Supersport
  • Classic, Sport and Sport Plus
  • Classic, Sport and Understated

42. The Smartphone Integration Package (14U) consist of..

  • Two USB slots
  • Android Auto + Two USB slots
  • Apple CarPlay + Two USB slots
  • Android Auto + Apple CarPlay

43. What does ‘MBUX’ stand for?

  • Mercedes-Benz User Exceptional
  • Mercedes-Benz User Executive
  • Mercedes-Benz User Equipment
  • Mercedes-Benz User Experience

44. Which of the following are the highlights of the rear-entertainment system of the Facelifted S-Class?

  • High-resolution 10.2 inch HD displays (1280 X 720 pixels)
  • Integrated Blu-ray drive
  • 2 USB ports and one HDMI port
  • All of above

45. How can the smartphone’s voice recognition be very easily activated in the NTG 5.5? Requirement: Smartphone is connected by Bluetooth to the head unit.

  • By pressing a touch control button on the steering wheel.
  • By pressing a touch control button on the steering wheel for a longer time.
  • By making a 2-finger gesture from the bottom upwards on the touchpad.
  • By pressing the LINGUATRONIC button on the steering wheel for a longer time

46. What is the NTG version of the telematics system in the Pre-Facelifted C-Class (W205), GLC-Class and Pre-Facelifted S-Class?

  • NTG 5 STAR 1
  • NTG 5 STAR 2
  • NTG 5.5
  • NTG 6

47. Voice control can be used to control the following except…

  • Ambient Light
  • Radio and Navigation
  • Power windows
  • Air conditioning system

48. What does ‘NTG’ stand for?

  • New Telematics Generation
  • Network Telematics Generation
  • New Transmission Generation
  • Network Transmission Generation

49. In NTG 4.5, the image from head unit transferred to central display via?

  • LVDS
  • HDMI
  • CVBS
  • RGB

50. To have Digital car Key function, the vehicle must come with...

  • basic telephony feature
  • car telephony feature
  • smartphone integration package
  • multifunction telephony package

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