Quiz On HCI: Trivia Questions!

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Quiz On HCI: Trivia Questions!

Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) looks at the manner in which human beings interact with computers, in an effort to research the design and use of computer technology. In the following quiz, we’ll look at the topic of HCI and see how much you can tell us about it. What’s a good reason to take care in designing a good computer-human interface, for example? You tell us about the quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does HCI stand for?
    • A. 

      Human Computer Interface

    • B. 

      Human Computer Interaction

    • C. 

      Human Computer Implementation

    • D. 

      Human Computer Industry

  • 2. 
    Which one of these would NOT be found in a good HCI?
    • A. 

      Common short cuts, like CTRL+Z for undo.

    • B. 

      Icons that can have specific meanings.

    • C. 

      A long command line to achieve a function

    • D. 

      Sounds that convey meanings.

  • 3. 
    Which one of these is a good reason for taking care to design a good computer-human interface?
    • A. 

      Not every user is a computer expert

    • B. 

      Well designed HCIs allow the software to be sold at a better price.

    • C. 

      Well designed HCIs use less computer resources.

    • D. 

      Well designed HCIs allow the computer to run faster

  • 4. 
    In virtual reality which of the senses cannot currently be portrayed?
    • A. 

      Touch

    • B. 

      Hearing

    • C. 

      Sight

    • D. 

      Smell

  • 5. 
    HCI is based on psychological factors of humans?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of these is not an interface style?
    • A. 

      Command line/command prompt

    • B. 

      Menus

    • C. 

      Natural Language

    • D. 

      Voice Recognition

  • 7. 
    Which one of these is a good reason to include sounds in an HCI?
    • A. 

      Users react more quickly to sounds than to visual signals

    • B. 

      Users react more slowly to sounds than to visual signals

    • C. 

      There is no preference. People just like sounds

    • D. 

      The computer reacts to sounds in the same way as a human

  • 8. 
    All countries read from left to right?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A computer expert produces a solution with HCI which is very efficient in computer resources, based on command-lines. Which one of the following is most likely to be the result when the system is implemented?                                  
    • A. 

      It will be welcomed by all staff.

    • B. 

      All staff will enjoy using it after mastering the skills of command lines.

    • C. 

      Most staff will want to become computer experts to use it.

    • D. 

      Most staff will feel demoralised and will not want to use the system.

  • 10. 
    Which of these films uses futuristic HCI?
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Minority Report

    • C. 

      Terminator

    • D. 

      Bambi

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