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Cursor (computers): Quiz


Question 1: This cursor shape was first used for hyperlinks in Apple Computer's ________.
HyperCardSafari (web browser)QuickTimeMac OS X

Question 2: Interfaces driven by a ________ or other pointing device add a second cursor to show the current position of the mouse pointer.
Keyboard (computing)Mouse (computing)Floppy diskMacintosh

Question 3: ________'s On-Line System originally referred to the cursor as a "bug" or "tracking spot".
Ivan SutherlandVint CerfDouglas EngelbartAlan Kay

Question 4: In computing, a cursor is an indicator used to show the position on a ________ or other display device that will respond to input from a text input or pointing device.
Universal Serial BusVideo cardComputer monitorFloppy disk

Question 5: When the cursor hovers over a ________, it changes into a hand with an outstretched index finger.
URI schemeHypermediaUniform Resource LocatorHyperlink

Question 6: On ________ and word processors of modern design on bitmapped displays, the vertical bar is typically used instead.
Text editorEmacsVim (text editor)

Question 7: In the old days of ________ displays, it was not possible to show a vertical bar between characters to show where the new text would be inserted, so an underscore or block cursor was used instead.
Text modeVGA compatible text modeCode page 437Text user interface

Question 8: The tooltips revealed in the box depend on the implementation of the ________; many web browsers will display the "title" of the element, the "alt" attribute, or the non-standard "tooltips" attribute.
Internet ExplorerWeb browserInternet Explorer 3Opera (web browser)

Question 9: In most ________ or text editors, the cursor is an underscore, a solid rectangle, or a vertical line, which may be flashing or steady, indicating where text will be placed when entered (the insertion point).
Command-line interpreterWindows PowerShellCommand-line interfaceUnix

Question 10: In situations where a block was used the block was usually created by inverting the pixels of the character using the boolean math ________ function[4].
Propositional calculusExclusive orTruth tableLogical disjunction


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