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Input: Quiz

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1. The most commonly used input device is the _____.

keyboard

mouse

joystick

scanner


2.  An advantage to a touch screen is that _____.

it is natural to touch things

it is not as tiring as keyboard input

it uses little screen space for each choice

none of the above


3. GIGO stands for _____.

Garbage Input, Garbage Output

Gigabytes in, Gigabytes out

Garbage In, Garbage Out

none of the above


4. The raw facts are called _____.

data

programs

commands

user responses


5. VDT refers to _____.

vital data transfer

virtual data transfer

video desk terminal

video display terminal


6. The keys on the keyboard which may be programmed to do special tasks are the _____.

arrow keys

numeric keypad

function keys

navigation keys


7. A mouse, trackball, and joystick are examples of _____.

pointing devices

pen input devices

data collection devices

multimedia devices


8. Which is an example of a transcription error?

3456 instead of 3465

Simth instead of Smith

3455 instead of 3456

none of the above


9.The term multimedia refers to _____.

combination of sound and images with text and graphics

the combination of sound and images only

music only

movies with sound only


10.  The computer message reads "Do you really want to delete the selected file(s)?" The user clicks on the button labeled "Yes". This is an example of _____.

data input

a program

a command

user response