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An important measure of LCD monitors is the time in milliseconds (ms) that it takes to turn a pixel on or off. What is this called?

response time

Nonimpact printers are ideal for printing multipart forms because they can print through layers of paper.


If students in your class are taking a standardized test using a form with rectangles that they fill in with a pencil, what technology will be used to grade the test?


Which of the following is a technology that reads hand-drawn marks such as small circles or rectangles?


If your instructor advises you to use the keys at the top of your keyboard that are identified by the letter F and then a number to perform certain activities, what kind of keys is she advising you to use?

function keys

Trackballs are found on all laptops and convertible tablets


Which of the following kinds of keyboard has a design that reduces the chance of wrist and hand injuries?


Many mobile computers and mobile devices use LCD monitors. What does LCD stand for?

liquid crystal display

Which kind of printer forms characters and graphics on a piece of paper without actually striking the paper?


Even keyboards that are not ergonomically designed attempt to offer the user more comfort by including a wrist rest or palm rest.


The quality of an LCD monitor or LCD screen depends on several factors. Which of the following is not true about the factors that affect LCD display quality?

A lower resolution makes screen items appear smaller

When printing a document, laser printers process and store the entire page before they actually print it.


Which of the following is not true about output?

Output types include text, graphics, audio, and display.

What are sophisticated printers that are used in specialized fields such as engineering and drafting called?


Which of the following is a small, flat, rectangular pointing device that is sensitive to pressure and motion?


Over time, which of the following is true of thermal printers?

They are inexpensive, but the print quality is low and the images tend to fade.

The aspect ratio for widescreen monitors is 2:1.


Your roommate is a graphic artist. She buys a large-format printer that creates photo-realistic-quality color prints. What printer technology does her printer use?

ink-jet printer

The printhead mechanism in an ink-jet printer contains ink-filled cartridges.


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