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09 - Data Capture Methods

 1. Data Capture is simply a title for gathering data

  FALSE

  TRUE

 2. Data capture can be either manual or ___________

  automatic

  fixed

  finalised

  validated

 3. Manual data capture: This is done via data capture forms, these can be _____ (like a questionnaire) or online

  corrected

  validated

  automated

  printed

 4. Examples of automatic data capture methods include:

  All of the listed answers are valid

  RFID tags

  Sensors

  Barcode scanners

 5. NFC (Near field communication) -short range radio links are used by some smartphones to link to another device such as a payment system. (an example of quick data capture)

  FALSE

  TRUE

 6. Also called QR codes - they provide more information about the product/device and can link to websites

  Sensors

  Barcode scanners

  RFID tags

  Matrix Barcodes

 7. These are used in shops and warehouses to automatically get information about the product's price or quantity in stock

  Barcode scanners

  Matrix Barcodes

  Sensors

  RFID tags

 8. These are used to measure all sorts of things such as temperature, light level. Movement, pressure, etc

  Barcode scanners

  RFID tags

  Matrix Barcodes

  Sensors

 9. These are small electronic chips attached to packages. They use radio waves to tell a receiver where they are and what is in the package

  Barcode scanners

  Matrix Barcodes

  Sensors

  RFID tags

 10. Keyboards and touch sensitive screens could be used for manual data collection

  FALSE

  TRUE

 11. You will find ______terminals at the till in certain shops. An _______ terminal electronically prints out details of a plastic card transaction

  OMR (Optical Mark Reading)

  OCR (Optical Character Recognition)

  MICR (Magnetic ink Character Recognition)

  EFTPOS (Electronic Funds Transfer Point of Sale)

 12. This uses paper based forms which users simply mark (using a dash) to answer a question. OMR needs no special equipment to mark a form other than a pen/pencil.

  OMR (Optical Mark Reading)

  MICR (Magnetic ink Character Recognition)

  OCR (Optical Character Recognition)

  EFTPOS (Electronic Funds Transfer Point of Sale)

 13. This involves recognition of printed or written characters by software that processes information obtained by a scanner.
Additional note: Each page of text is converted to a digital using a scanner and OCR is then applied to this image to produce a text file

  OCR (Optical Character Recognition)

  MICR (Magnetic ink Character Recognition)

  OMR (Optical Mark Reading)

  EFTPOS (Electronic Funds Transfer Point of Sale)

 14. This involves the recognition by a mchine of specially-formatted characters printed in magnetic ink. This is an expensive method to set up and use - but it is accurate and fast.
A good example is the use of magnetic ink characters on the bottom of each cheque in a cheque book

  EFTPOS (Electronic Funds Transfer Point of Sale)

  OCR (Optical Character Recognition)

  MICR (Magnetic ink Character Recognition)

  OMR (Optical Mark Reading)

 15. A data collection technology that converts speech into text or interprets it as a sequence of computer commands. ___________ is most common in data entry and word processing environments

  OCR (Optical Character Recognition)

  Smart Cards

  Magnetic stripe cards

  Voce Recognition