Cognitive Ergonomics Quiz

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Cognitive Ergonomics Quiz

Cognitive ergonomics are concerned with mental processes like perception, memory, reasoning, and motor response. They include mental workload, decision making skilled performance, human-computer interactions, human reliability, work stress and training. Do you think you can recognize most of the facts linked to that field? Take our quiz and see how you perform.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What's the purpose of cognitive ergonomics?
    • A. 

      To study the cognition purpose involved with well-being of workers.

    • B. 

      To study operational settings involved with well-being of workers.

    • C. 

      To study cognition in work and operational settings in order to optimize human well-being and system performance.

    • D. 

      To study operational settings involved in system performances.

  • 2. 
    What's the other term for cognitive ergonomics?
    • A. 

      Cognitive engineering.

    • B. 

      Industrial engineering.

    • C. 

      Manual engineering.

    • D. 

      Philosophical screening.

  • 3. 
    What are the cognitive processes involved with cognitive ergonomics?
    • A. 

      Diagnosis and workload.

    • B. 

      Diagnosis, workload, situation awareness, decision making, planning.

    • C. 

      Situation awareness.

    • D. 

      Decision making and planning.

  • 4. 
    How many main means of interventions are there in cognitive ergonomics?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 5. 
    When did this field first emerge?
    • A. 

      In the 50's

    • B. 

      In the 60's

    • C. 

      In the 70's

    • D. 

      In the 80's

  • 6. 
    What led to the emergence of this new field?
    • A. 

      The advent of the personal computer.

    • B. 

      Socialism.

    • C. 

      The invention of the apple computer

    • D. 

      Information technology.

  • 7. 
    What's the purpose of neuroergonomics?
    • A. 

      Is to help cure Alzheimer

    • B. 

      It is to help people develop photographic memory.

    • C. 

      It is to enhance human-computer interaction.

    • D. 

      Is to help people keep their focus during a task.

  • 8. 
    What is cognitive task analysis?
    • A. 

      It is a set of methods used to identify the mental demands and cognitive skills needed to complete a task.

    • B. 

      It's a set of techniques that help remember orders.

    • C. 

      It's a set of techniques used during training.

    • D. 

      It's a set of methods used when maneuvering machinery.

  • 9. 
    What does GOMS stand for?
    • A. 

      Goals, set of Operators, a set of Methods for achieving the goals, and methods for goals.

    • B. 

      Goals, organizations, methods and methods for goals

    • C. 

      Goals, organization, manufacturing and methods for manufacturing.

    • D. 

      Goals, options, methods and selection of methods.

  • 10. 
    Where are cognitive ergonomics applied?
    • A. 

      Aviation, transportation, the health care system, mobile devices, appliance interface design, product design, and nuclear power plants.

    • B. 

      Aviation and nuclear power plants.

    • C. 

      Transportation.

    • D. 

      Health care system.

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