FINALTERM EXAMINATION
Spring 2009
CS408- Human Computer Interaction


Time: 120 min
Marks: 75


Question No: 1 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
_____________ is like the building name for a website.

► Site ID
► Navigation
► Section
► None of the given

Question No: 2 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
____________ is particularly useful early in design. It is excellent technique to use with the prototype, because it provides a wealth of diagnostic information.


► Co-discovery
► Active intervention
► Splendid research
► None of the given

Question No: 3 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
__________ is the extra work that satisfies the needs to achieve our objective.


► Evaluation
► Excise
► Testing
► None of the given

Question No: 4 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Panes, frames and other containers on screen is a kind of _____________

► Functional and data elements
► View
► Input method
► None of the given

Question No: 5 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following is least likely to be revealed by a paper prototype?


► Your users don’t know the term algorithm
► Toolbar buttons are too small to press.
► The Help menu isn’t in the right place.
► None of the given

Question No: 6 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
_____________is the least technical way of collecting data, but it can be difficult and tiring to write and observe at the same time.


► Audio recording.
► Taking notes.
► Observation
► Video

Question No: 7 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Every page within a site should contain a brief _________ that accurately describes the content of the page.


► Site ID.
► Header
► Local Navigation.
► Search button


Question No: 8 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
______________ applications are great platforms for creating an environment rich, in visual feedback for the user.


► Sovereign
► Transient
► Auxiliary
► Daemonic

Question No: 9 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
What is the fifth step in defining the requirements with respect to persona-based design?


► Brainstorming.
► Identifying persona expectations.
► Constructing the context scenario.
► Identifying needs


Question No: 10 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
You can load a VCR tape the right way because of _____________.

► Physical constraints
► Logical constraints
► Cultural constraints
► None of these

Question No: 11 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
____________ are unintentional while _____________ occur through conscious deliberation.


► Slips, mistakes
► Errors, slips
► Mistakes, errors
► Mistakes, slips

Question No: 12 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
What is the main strength of the Problem Space Framework as a model of human problem solving?


► It operates within the constraints of the human processing system
► It explains what is involved in insight
► It allows ill-defined problems to be solved
► None of these

Question No: 13 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
___________ is the process of selecting things to concentrate on, at a point in time, from the range of possibilities available.


► Perception and recognition
► Attention
► Learning
► None of these

Question No: 14 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Over a short period of time, we find it easier to remember the string of numbers "404 894 6743" because


► Numbers are easier to remember than arbitrary characters.
► The grouping of the numbers is significant
► Ten numbers is not that many to have to remember from working memory.
► None of these

Question No: 15 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
___________environments are environments that are user and context aware.


► Attentive
► Non-attentive
► Visual
► Sensing

Question No: 16 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
___________ involves watching and listening to users.


► Observation
► Evaluation
► Qualitative research
► Interaction


Question No: 17 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
The name of the document should be shown on the application's__________.

A. Menu bar
B. Title bar
C. Title bar and menu bar
D. Not Title bar and not menu bar


► Only B
► Only D
► A and B
► A and D


Question No: 18 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
The established standard suite of _________ for most applications consists of the Save As dialog, the Save Changes dialog, and the Open File dialog.


► OS management
► File management
► Data management
► Application management


Question No: 19 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
_________ is the remarkable facility that lets us reverse a previous action.


► Redo
► Undo
► Repeat
► Delete


Question No: 20 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Explanatory undo is, generally, a much more pleasant feature than ___________.


► Single Undo
► Multiple undo
► Blind undo
► Incremental Undo


Question No: 21 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Browser Title always contains the word ‘_______’.


► Home
► Default
► Error
► Browser


Question No: 22 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Interpretation inquiry, according to Beyer and Holtzblatt, is based on a master-apprentice model of learning.


► True
► False

Question No: 23 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Roughly _____________ percent of the male population has some degree of color blindness.


► 10
► 20
► 30
► 40

Question No: 24 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
The _____________ is a concrete expression of the more abstract structure of the site.


► Skeleton
► Scope
► Strategy
► Structure


Question No: 25 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
____________ are the street signs of the web.

► Site IDs
► Home pages
► Page Names
► Sections


Question No: 26 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
______________ is not like other pages; it has different burdens to bear, different promises to keep.


Sponsored Links


► Homepage
► Form
► Navigation bar
► Sections

Question No: 27 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
The ___________ suggests identifying goals and questions first before selecting techniques for the study

► RVM model
► DECIDE framework
► Usability testing
► Field study


Question No: 28 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Number of keystrokes is ____________ work.

► Logical
► Mnemonic
► Physical
► Structural


Question No: 29 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Recalling password is ____________ work.

► Logical
► Mnemonic
► Physical
► Structural


Question No: 30 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
The persona is not an actual user of the product, but is indirectly affected by it and its use refers to _______ persona


► Primary

► Secondary

► Served

► Negative


Question No: 31 ( Marks: 1 )
Define reliability in term of evaluation technique. [1]


Question No: 32 ( Marks: 1 )
What is the first step which describes the process of defining the interaction framework? [1]


Question No: 33 ( Marks: 2 )
What is meant by term “Color shows relationships” with respect to misuse of colors in visual interface? [2]


Question No: 34 ( Marks: 2 )
Explain any four disadvantages of Low-fidelity prototyping.

Question No: 35 ( Marks: 3 )
Explain any two necessary conditions regarding “Page Names”?


Question No: 36 ( Marks: 3 )
How can we make computers "see" and "feel"?


Question No: 37 ( Marks: 3 )
What are the steps which describes the process of defining the interaction framework?

Question No: 38 ( Marks: 5 )
Describe quantitative data analysis.


Question No: 39 ( Marks: 5 )
Explain the following in context of problems with the web experience:

a) No sense of scale.
b) No sense of location.


Question No: 40 ( Marks: 10 )
Explain the following planes of Conceptual Framework for developing an interactive product.

a) The Structure Plane
b) The Scope Plane
c) The Surface Plane
d) The Strategy Plane


Question No: 41 ( Marks: 10 )
Explain the term “Accessibility” with respect to Emerging Paradigms.