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Touchscreen Technology: Definition & Concept

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Which technology allows for multi-touch gestures?

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1. Which types of device is touchscreen technology used on?

2. Which multi-touch gesture is used on a touchscreen device to enlarge something on the screen?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Touchscreen technology has changed the way we use computers and other devices, and this quiz/worksheet duo will help you test your understanding of its uses and gestures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Multi-touch gesture used on a touchscreen to enlarge something
  • True/false statements about the devices in which touchscreen technology is used
  • Way in which touchscreen devices changed the computer industry
  • Technology that allows for multi-touch gestures

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related touchscreen technology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding multi-touch gestures
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the devices that use touchscreen technology

Additional Learning

To learn more about the uses and gestures of touchscreen technology, review the corresponding lesson on Touchscreen Technology. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines touchscreen technology
  • Describes resistive touchscreen technology, capacitive sensing, and multi-touch technology
  • Explains the downside of resistive touchscreen technology
  • Provides the multi-touch gestures
  • Discusses the idea that touchscreens are intuitive for children and other people who are new to computers
  • Explores how touchscreen technology affects software and data storage
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