Manual And Automatic Input Devices

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Manual Handling Quizzes & Trivia

This is a little mini-test to check you know your ICT manual and automatic input devices! Enjoy. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Which is the most common and widely used input device?
    • A. 

      Touchscreen

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Touch Pad

    • D. 

      Joystick

  • 2. 
    2. Most keyboards are called 'QWERTY' keyboards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    3. If you use a keyboard for too long, you can get which of the following health problems?
    • A. 

      Headache

    • B. 

      Backache

    • C. 

      Stress

    • D. 

      Repetitive Strain Injury

  • 4. 
    4. A type of keyboard which is supposed to allow you to have your hands in a more natural position is called an _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ keyboard.
  • 5. 
    5. A mouse is also known as a 'pointing' device.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    6. A mouse is ideal for entering large amounts of text into your computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    7. A touchpad is an input device which is usually found on a.........
    • A. 

      Laptop computer

    • B. 

      Graphics tablet

    • C. 

      Digital camera

    • D. 

      Desktop computer

  • 8. 
    8. Touchpads can take people a while to get used to using. They are not as simple to control as a mouse.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    9. Which of the following situations would a joystick be the most appropriate input device?
    • A. 

      Improving a digital photograph

    • B. 

      Writing an essay

    • C. 

      Playing a computer game

    • D. 

      Working out your finances

  • 10. 
    10. Which of the following situations would a concept keyboard be the most appropriate input device.
    • A. 

      A teacher taking the register

    • B. 

      A librarian checking which books are overdue

    • C. 

      At the till in a fast food restaurant

    • D. 

      An accountant calculating the payroll

  • 11. 
    11. A touch screen would be an ideal input device for a cash point machine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    12. Touch screens are useful for entering large amounts of text.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    13. There are two types of scanner. One is a flatbed scanner, the other is a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ scanner.
  • 14. 
    14. Scanners produce a digital image from the original paper document.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    15. A digital camera needs film to store the images it takes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    16. The higher the number of Megapixels, the better quality and the clearer the photograph will be.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    17. Photographs taken with a digital camera can be altered by using a graphics package such as Photoshop.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    18. Which of the following people is most likely to use a graphics tablet?
    • A. 

      Librarian

    • B. 

      Graphics designer

    • C. 

      Teacher

    • D. 

      Accountant

  • 19. 
    19. Voice Recognition Systems along with a microphone can be used to capture sound and then change it into text on the computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    20. MICR is useful for reading data from....
    • A. 

      Credit cards

    • B. 

      Barcodes

    • C. 

      Cheques

    • D. 

      Test papers

  • 21. 
    21. If you tried to alter the numbers at the bottom of a cheque using a normal pen, the magnetic reader would ignore your alteration. True or false?
  • 22. 
    22. Which of the following automatic input devices would be used to read the pencil marks made on a multiple choice test paper?
    • A. 

      MICR

    • B. 

      OMR

    • C. 

      OCR

    • D. 

      MIR

  • 23. 
    23. You can use any pencil, pen, felt-tip or highlighter pen to colour in the marks for an OMR. True or false?
  • 24. 
    24. OMRs are an excellent way of inputting data because the Reader can deal with thousands of forms an hour. True or false?
  • 25. 
    25. Barcodes contain the price details of the product. True or false?