What is an Input Device for a Computer? - Definition & Examples Video


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What type of inputs do computer input devices record?

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1. A typical webcam only records video, not audio.

2. Which of the following is true when playing computer-based games?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

An input device for a computer allows you to enter information, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of these tools. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of different forms of internet access and transmission media.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Computer hardware
  • Types of input devices
  • Functions of input devices

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on computer input devices
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as trackpad and web cam
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding input devices
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about computer hardware

Additional Learning

To learn more about computer science, review the accompanying lesson titled What is an Input Device for a Computer? - Definition, Examples & Quiz. This lesson will help you meet the following objectives:

  • Learn how input devices work
  • Understand the functions of different input devices
  • Differentiate input devices