Impact of the Internet of SCADA Systems


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Why is the combination of SCADA and IoT sometimes referred to as Industry 4.0?

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1. How do programmable logic controllers figure into SCADA systems?

2. What is the primary function of a SCADA system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Access this short quiz and worksheet to see how much you know about SCADA systems and the ways in which the Internet of Things (IoT) have impacted these computer and network-based systems. These self-assessments contain multiple-choice questions about the combination between SCADA and IoT, as well as SCADA system functions, programmable logic controllers and more.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will ask you several questions about:

  • The reason why the term Industry 4.0 is used to refer to the combination of SCADA and IoT
  • Programmable logic controllers
  • The primary function of a SCADA system
  • Things that SCADA systems allow for in industrial settings
  • Possibilities that are and are not allowed through the merging of SCADA systems with IoT capabilities

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding SCADA system functions
  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Internet of Thing's impact on SCADA systems
  • Knowledge application - apply your understanding of SCADA and IoT systems to determine why their combination is referred to as Industry 4.0

Additional Learning

To learn more information about these systems, check out our related lesson called Impact of the Internet of SCADA Systems. Studying the lesson can help you:

  • Explain what 'SCADA' is short for
  • Determine how a SCADA system works at a high level
  • Understand why the IoT is a great addition to SCADA and why it's not a replacement