Positive Feedback Loop: Examples & Definition


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A bouncing super ball coming to rest is a good representation of a _____ feedback loop.

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1. Which of the following is NOT one of the positive returns that resulted from the human creation of the spear?

2. The creation of the VCR created a positive feedback loop by creating a market for _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test yourself on how well you understand positive feedback loops and what they do with this quiz/worksheet combo. Topics to concentrate on to pass the quiz include consequences from positive feedback loops and the conditions for one to exist.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed on how well you understand:

  • What causes positive feedback loops
  • What examples of positive feedback loops are
  • Possible results from positive feedback loops

Skills Practiced

These assessment tools also let you practice:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding positive feedback loops in the lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the results of positive feedback loops
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what causes positive feedback and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more by referring to the lesson Positive Feedback Loop: Examples & Definition. This lesson covers these objectives:

  • Understand the concept of a positive feedback loop
  • Use examples from the lesson to identify what characteristics are present in positive feedback loops
  • Recall details from examples in the lesson