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  • 1. 

    A painful, inflammatory condition that affects the wrist portion of the median nerve and is often associated with repetitive actions such as typing is:

    • A.

      Carpal tunnel syndrome

    • B.

      Tennis elbow

    • C.

      Tendonitis

    • D.

      Wrist wrap

    Correct Answer
    A. Carpal tunnel syndrome
    Explanation
    Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful and inflammatory condition that commonly affects the wrist portion of the median nerve. It is often associated with repetitive actions such as typing, which can cause compression and irritation of the nerve. Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome include pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and fingers. Treatment options may include wearing a wrist splint, making ergonomic adjustments, and in severe cases, surgery may be required to relieve the pressure on the nerve. Tennis elbow, tendonitis, and wrist wrap are not specifically related to the symptoms and causes of carpal tunnel syndrome.

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  • 2. 

    What is the fastest speech of words per minute that speech recognition systems can recognize speech?

    • A.

      75

    • B.

      100

    • C.

      150

    • D.

      200

    Correct Answer
    D. 200
    Explanation
    Speech recognition systems have advanced over the years, allowing them to process and recognize speech at a faster rate. The given answer of 200 words per minute suggests that the fastest speech recognition systems can accurately transcribe speech at this speed. This indicates that the technology has improved to the point where it can keep up with rapid and fluent speech, making it highly efficient for various applications such as transcription services or voice assistants.

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  • 3. 

    When starting the training wizard for voice recognition software, what is the FIRST step in the training process?

    • A.

      Adjusting the position and volume of the microphone

    • B.

      Creating a profile

    • C.

      Reading a passage to the program

    • D.

      Selecting a reading passage

    Correct Answer
    A. Adjusting the position and volume of the microphone
    Explanation
    The first step in the training process for voice recognition software is adjusting the position and volume of the microphone. This is important as it ensures that the microphone is properly positioned and the volume levels are set correctly for accurate voice recognition. By doing this step first, the software will be able to capture the user's voice clearly and minimize any potential errors in recognition.

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  • 4. 

    Commands that make speaking ot a speech recognition system almost as natural as talking to a person are known as NLT, an acronyn for:

    • A.

      Natural Lab Technology

    • B.

      Natural Language Technology

    • C.

      Neuron Language Technology

    • D.

      Neutral Language Technology

    Correct Answer
    B. Natural Language Technology
    Explanation
    Natural Language Technology refers to commands that make speaking to a speech recognition system almost as natural as talking to a person. This technology aims to understand and interpret human language in a way that is similar to how humans do, allowing for more intuitive and natural interactions with speech recognition systems.

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  • 5. 

    These are currently how different software brands that provide speech recognition abilities to computers?

    • A.

      Only one

    • B.

      One or two

    • C.

      Two or three

    • D.

      Three or more

    Correct Answer
    D. Three or more
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Three or more". This suggests that there are at least three software brands that provide speech recognition abilities to computers. It implies that there is a variety of options available in the market for users to choose from when it comes to speech recognition software.

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  • 6. 

    A way of speaking that is a characteristic of a geographic region is called a (n)

    • A.

      Accent

    • B.

      Draw

    • C.

      Inflection

    • D.

      Slur

    Correct Answer
    A. Accent
    Explanation
    An accent refers to the way of speaking that is specific to a particular geographic region. It involves the pronunciation, intonation, and speech patterns that are distinct to a group of people from a certain area. Accents can vary widely, even within the same language, and they can provide insights into a person's cultural background and upbringing. Accents can also be influenced by factors such as social class, education, and exposure to other languages.

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  • 7. 

    Which is necessary for the speech recognition system requires the user to pause momentarily between each word?

    • A.

      Continous

    • B.

      Discrete

    • C.

      Speaker dependent

    • D.

      Speaker independent

    Correct Answer
    B. Discrete
    Explanation
    A speech recognition system that requires the user to pause momentarily between each word is referred to as a discrete speech recognition system. In this system, the pauses between words act as boundaries that help the system accurately identify and differentiate individual words. This type of system is different from a continuous speech recognition system, which can recognize and transcribe speech without the need for pauses between words. Speaker dependence and independence are not directly related to the requirement for pausing between words in a speech recognition system.

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  • 8. 

    A mode for having the software interpret and execute formatting commands in SOME speech recognition programs is known as:

    • A.

      Command

    • B.

      Control

    • C.

      Dialog

    • D.

      Dictation

    Correct Answer
    D. Dictation
    Explanation
    In speech recognition programs, the mode that allows the software to interpret and execute formatting commands is known as dictation. This mode enables users to verbally dictate their text while also giving them the ability to control formatting elements such as punctuation, capitalization, and formatting styles. This feature is especially useful for individuals who have difficulty typing or need to create documents quickly and efficiently.

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  • 9. 

    A special file that collects data about a user's speech patterns is called a:

    • A.

      Cache

    • B.

      Database

    • C.

      Disk file

    • D.

      Profile

    Correct Answer
    D. Profile
    Explanation
    A special file that collects data about a user's speech patterns is called a profile. This file is specifically designed to gather and store information related to an individual's speech patterns, which can be used for various purposes such as voice recognition or analysis. It helps in understanding and recognizing the unique characteristics of a user's speech, allowing for personalized and accurate speech-related interactions and applications.

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  • 10. 

    The first step when using the speech recognition software is to:

    • A.

      Complete the initial enrollment

    • B.

      Properly adjust the microphone volume level

    • C.

      Save the document

    • D.

      Say your name

    Correct Answer
    A. Complete the initial enrollment
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Complete the initial enrollment" because before using speech recognition software, it is necessary to go through the initial enrollment process. This process involves setting up the software, training it to recognize your voice, and customizing it to your preferences. Once the initial enrollment is completed, the software will be ready to accurately transcribe your speech. Adjusting the microphone volume level, saving the document, and saying your name are not the first steps in using the speech recognition software.

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  • 11. 

    What command initializes an action that allows one to delete the last utterance spoken by the user?

    • A.

      New line

    • B.

      Scratch that

    • C.

      Select that

    • D.

      Spell that

    Correct Answer
    B. Scratch that
    Explanation
    The command "Scratch that" initializes an action that allows one to delete the last utterance spoken by the user. This command is commonly used in various applications and platforms to undo or remove the previous input. By using "Scratch that," the user can easily correct any mistakes or retract their previous statement.

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  • 12. 

    To put a question make at the end of the sentence whe dictating say?

    • A.

      Question

    • B.

      Question mark

    • C.

      Insert question

    • D.

      Insert question mark

    Correct Answer
    B. Question mark
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Question mark" because it is a punctuation mark used at the end of a sentence to indicate a direct question. It is placed after a sentence or phrase that is asking for information or seeking clarification. The presence of a question mark signals to the reader that the sentence is interrogative in nature and requires a response or further discussion.

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  • 13. 

    To put a colon at the end of the sentence when dictating say:

    • A.

      Colon

    • B.

      Colon here

    • C.

      Insert colon

    • D.

      Insert colon

    Correct Answer
    A. Colon
    Explanation
    A colon is used to introduce a list, explanation, or example. It is placed at the end of a sentence when the following information is directly related to and expands upon the preceding statement. The colon helps to signal to the reader that more information is coming.

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  • 14. 

    A group of words that express an idea is called a:

    • A.

      Clause

    • B.

      Paragraph

    • C.

      Phrase

    • D.

      Sentence

    Correct Answer
    C. Phrase
    Explanation
    A group of words that express an idea is called a phrase. A phrase is a collection of words that does not contain a subject and a predicate, therefore it does not form a complete sentence. It functions as a unit within a sentence, often acting as a noun, verb, or adjective. Unlike a clause, a phrase does not express a complete thought on its own. A paragraph, on the other hand, is a collection of related sentences that develop a main idea. Therefore, the correct answer is phrase.

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  • 15. 

    Using the profile of another user will:

    • A.

      Automatically update the user's profile

    • B.

      Cause the user to have to shout for accuracy.

    • C.

      Increase the other user's vocabulary

    • D.

      Make accuracy drastically decline

    Correct Answer
    D. Make accuracy drastically decline
    Explanation
    Using the profile of another user will make accuracy drastically decline because it involves impersonating someone else and presenting their views or information as your own. This can lead to misinformation, misunderstanding, and confusion among users. It is important to maintain the integrity of one's own profile and provide accurate and reliable information to ensure a trustworthy and credible online environment.

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  • 16. 

    Training will create a/an

    • A.

      Database

    • B.

      Profile

    • C.

      Program

    • D.

      Screen name

    Correct Answer
    B. Profile
    Explanation
    Training will create a profile. During training, individuals are often required to provide personal information and complete various assessments or evaluations. This information is then used to create a profile that highlights their skills, qualifications, and progress. This profile can be used for various purposes such as job applications, professional networking, or personal development.

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  • 17. 

    To go to a new line when dictating say:

    • A.

      New line

    • B.

      Next line

    • C.

      Go to next line

    • D.

      Insert New line

    Correct Answer
    A. New line
    Explanation
    The given correct answer suggests that to go to a new line when dictating, one can use phrases like "New line", "Next line", "Go to next line", or "Insert New line". These phrases can be spoken to indicate the desire for a new line in the dictated text.

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  • 18. 

    To put a space into the text when dictating say:

    • A.

      Insert a space

    • B.

      Insert space

    • C.

      Space bar

    • D.

      Space here

    Correct Answer
    C. Space bar
    Explanation
    The space bar is a key on a keyboard that is used to insert a space between words or characters when typing. It is a commonly used key that allows for proper formatting and readability in written text.

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  • 19. 

    What type of microphone is MOST preferred when using a speech recognition system?

    • A.

      Boom

    • B.

      Headset without controls

    • C.

      Headset with a volume control

    • D.

      Headset with vlume control and on/off switch

    Correct Answer
    D. Headset with vlume control and on/off switch
    Explanation
    A headset with volume control and an on/off switch is the most preferred type of microphone when using a speech recognition system. This is because it allows the user to easily adjust the volume of their voice input and also have control over turning the microphone on or off. These features are important for ensuring clear and accurate speech recognition, as the user can adjust the volume to an optimal level and easily pause or mute the microphone when needed.

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  • 20. 

    The process in which a user reads a sample script aloud, enabling the speech recognition system to record an individuals unique speech patterns is:

    • A.

      Audio inputting

    • B.

      Listening

    • C.

      Training

    • D.

      Sychronizing

    Correct Answer
    D. Sychronizing
    Explanation
    The process described in the question is known as synchronizing. It involves a user reading a sample script aloud, which allows the speech recognition system to record and analyze the individual's unique speech patterns. This synchronization process helps the system to better understand and recognize the user's speech in future interactions.

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