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Chapter 5 Exercise


  1. A(n) _____ has a design that reduces the chance of wrist
    and hand injuries. (262)
    a. gaming keyboard
    b. cordless keyboard
    c. ergonomic keyboard
    d. function key

  2. Some phones use _____, where you press one key on
    the keypad for each letter in a word and software on the
    phone predicts the word you want. (262)
    a. predictive text input
    b. text messaging
    c. ergonomics
    d. optical character recognition (OCR)

  3. Touch screens that recognize multiple points of contact at
    the same time are known as _____. (266)
    a. touch-sensitive pads
    b. multi-touch
    c. graphics tablets
    d. digitizers

  4. Architects, mapmakers, designers, artists, and home
    users create drawings and sketches on a _____. (268)
    a. trackball b. terminal
    c. graphics tablet d. touchpad

  5. _____ is the computer’s capability of distinguishing
    spoken words. (274)
    a. Voice input
    b. VoIP
    c. MIDI
    d. Voice recognition

  6. _____ allows users to record, compose, mix, and edit
    music and sounds. (274)
    a. Kiosks
    b. Voice input
    c. Music production software
    d. Voice recognition

  7. RFID is a technology that uses _____ to communicate
    with a tag placed in or attached to an object, an animal,
    or a person. (280)
    a. a thin wire b. pixels
    c. radio signals d. light waves

  8. With _____, the computer will detect human
    motions. (286)
    a. a head-mounted pointer
    b. an on-screen keyboard
    c. gesture recognition
    d. a computerized implant

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