Computer Science: GUI Elements
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Computer Science: GUI Elements

Test your knowledge of graphical user interface components, including pointers, application windows, and dialogue boxes. Learn about the different elements that make up a GUI and how they interact with users.

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What is the primary function of a Pointer in a Graphical User Interface?

To select objects on the screen

What type of GUI component is used to request user input for actions such as deleting a file?

Dialogue Box

What GUI component allows multiple options to be selected?

Check-box

What is the purpose of an Application Window in a GUI?

<p>To contain the contents of an application</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of GUI component is used to display a list of available items for selection?

<p>List-Box</p> Signup and view all the answers

What GUI component is used to select one option from a list of available options?

<p>Radio-button</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary objective of achieving consistency in GUI design?

<p>To ensure identical terminology throughout the interface</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary advantage of using GUI implementation tools?

<p>To provide a powerful array of GUI controls</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to Shneiderman and Plaisant, what is the primary benefit of enabling frequent users to use shortcuts?

<p>To reduce the number of interactions for frequent users</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary purpose of in-house inspection in GUI design?

<p>To inspect the GUI before releasing it to users</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary advantage of using GUI implementation tools in an IDE?

<p>To provide a powerful array of GUI controls</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary purpose of a command in a system?

<p>To execute an instruction with optional parameters</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a characteristic of a Graphical User Interface (GUI) compared to a Command Line Interface (CLI)?

<p>It is more resource consuming</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary function of a window in a GUI?

<p>To provide a way to interact with the system</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for a window that is contained within another window of the same application?

<p>Child window</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary purpose of tabs in a GUI?

<p>To display multiple instances of an application</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the interface that provides a way to interact with the system using graphical components?

<p>Graphical User Interface</p> Signup and view all the answers

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