User Interfaces

Dean Whittle
Quiz by Dean Whittle, updated more than 1 year ago
Dean Whittle
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A quiz on user interfaces

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Question 1

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Tick two advantages of command line interfaces
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  • A command line interface does not require windows to run
  • Command line interface can be confusing to use
  • Step by step options are available
  • Does not use as much CPU proccessing time as other user interfaces.

Question 2

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A command line interface is used by...
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  • Casual everyday users
  • Novice User
  • Experienced users

Question 3

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Select two disadvantages of command line interfaces
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  • Only limited options presented
  • For someone who has never used a CLI it can be confusing
  • If you mistype an instruction you often have to start from scratch
  • CLIs take up a lot of disk space

Question 4

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A user interface described as "a user interface that allows the user to interact directly with the computer system by typing instructions" is called what?
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  • Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Menu based interface
  • Command line interface

Question 5

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This type of interface lets you interact with the computer by working through a series of screens or menus
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  • Command line interface
  • Graphical user interface (GUI)
  • Menu Interface
  • Natural language interface

Question 6

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Which two of these are advantages of menu based interfaces?
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  • There are no commands to learn or remember
  • Can be spoken menus such as telephone menus
  • Only limited options are presented

Question 7

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Which two of these are disadvantages of menu interfaces?
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  • You get the advantages of WYSIWYG (What you see is what you get)
  • It can be irritating if there are too many screens to work through
  • Takes up a lot of proccessing power
  • You cant go to the exact place you want striaght away, you have to work through options first

Question 8

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What type of user interface is this?
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  • Command Line interface
  • Menu interface
  • Graphical User interface

Question 9

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Graphical user interfaces are also known as a WIMP interface because it makes use of...
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  • Windows, Icons, Mouse, Pointer
  • Windows, Internet, Mouse, Pointers
  • Windows, Icons, Menus, Pointer

Question 10

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One advantages of graphical user interfaces is that it is easy to use for beginners, select two others.
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  • You have to learn complicated commands
  • It is easy to explore and find your way around
  • You get the benefits of WYSIWG (What you see is what you get)
  • Does not take a lot of proccessing power

Question 11

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Graphical user interfaces take up a lot more proccessing power than other types of interface, select two other disadvantages.
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  • Only limited options available
  • Need significantly more disk space than other types of interfaces
  • Have to type specific commands
  • Slow for experienced programmers who find CLI's easier to use
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