Web Usability Quiz

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Test your knowledge of basic Web usability principles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An important first step in designing a Web site is to:
    • A. 

      Choose site colors

    • B. 

      Identify target user groups

    • C. 

      Prototype the home page

    • D. 

      Develop form filling requirements

    • E. 

      Determine widgets/controls

  • 2. 
    Usability testing for a Web site can be performed with:
    • A. 

      Hand-drawn designs

    • B. 

      Illustrations of navigational controls

    • C. 

      Final graphical representations

    • D. 

      Detailed screen designs

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    An expert review is:
    • A. 

      Difficult to perform

    • B. 

      Relatively quick to do

    • C. 

      Based on one standard set of guidelines

    • D. 

      Representative of real users

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Multimedia should be used:
    • A. 

      As much as possible to impress users

    • B. 

      Never because of download times

    • C. 

      Sparingly to support the intent of the site

    • D. 

      Only for audio and not video

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    To improve the time it takes to scan a Web page in Portuguese, text should be:
    • A. 

      Centered

    • B. 

      Left aligned

    • C. 

      Right aligned

    • D. 

      Staggered

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    To organize information on a Web page, grouping can be used to differentiate related and unrelated information by:
    • A. 

      Inserting a blank line between groups

    • B. 

      Indenting to show a sub-grouping

    • C. 

      Putting a panel or box around related information

    • D. 

      Leaving white space between groups

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Items on a Web page can be sequenced based on each of the following except:
    • A. 

      Alphabetical, when names of items are not known to users

    • B. 

      Frequency of use by typical users

    • C. 

      Logic or task flow of typical users

    • D. 

      Importance

    • E. 

      Alphabetical, when names of items are known to users

  • 8. 
    In general, when writing for the Web one should do all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Avoid lengthy paragraphs

    • B. 

      Write in active voice

    • C. 

      Use computer terminology

    • D. 

      Use correct tone

    • E. 

      Use words consistently

  • 9. 
    Guidelines for good color usage include all of these points except:
    • A. 

      Use colors to show relationships

    • B. 

      Use colors as codes (e.g., green=go)

    • C. 

      Use colors to aid scanning

    • D. 

      Use up to 5 colors for highlighting objects

    • E. 

      Use colors to draw attention

  • 10. 
    Red text should not be used on a blue background because:
    • A. 

      It has patriotic meaning for those in the U.S.

    • B. 

      They are not aesthetic together

    • C. 

      It will be fuzzy to read

    • D. 

      These are not browser safe colors

    • E. 

      All of the above

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