Week 1 – Introducing user experience design – Shuffle Q/A 1

18. What is a generalist UX designer?

  • Generalist designers specialize in one kind of UX design and have a breadth of knowledge in other areas.
  • Generalist designers have a deep understanding of one kind of UX design and lack knowledge in other areas.
  • Generalist designers are comfortable working in a lot of areas of UX design.
  • Generalist designers have knowledge in many areas but lack specialization.

19. Which type of UX designer dives deep into one particular role?

  • Specialist
  • Y-shaped
  • Generalist
  • T-shaped

20. Which UX design role focuses on designing the experience and functionality of a product?

  • Motion designer
  • Visual designer
  • Production designer
  • Interaction designer

21. Alex is starting a job as an entry level UX designer. Which of the following is a type of communication they are unlikely to use day-to-day?

  • Proposals
  • Press releases
  • Emails
  • Client pitches

22. Which type of business is most likely to hire a specialist designer?

  • Large companies
  • Small business
  • Startups
  • Design agencies

23. What are some of the benefits a beginner UX designer might find working at a startup?

  • Startup companies allow employees to pick the projects they want to work on and manage their own schedule.
  • Startup companies allow employees to make large contributions and guide the company towards growth.
  • Startup companies allow employees to specialize in one specific skill and learn from expert colleagues.
  • Startup companies allow generalist UX designers to work with a wide range of clients.

24. Which of the following team members does a UX designer collaborate with to understand how people use a product?

  • UX researcher
  • UX writer
  • Visual designer
  • Motion designer

25. What is a benefit of starting your career with an apprenticeship?

  • Apprenticeships are paid.
  • Apprenticeships allow you to work for yourself.
  • Apprenticeships are short-term, lasting a few months.
  • Apprenticeships allow you to work primarily for a recommendation.

26. In UX design, what makes a product enjoyable?

  • The design is difficult to learn at first, but easy to understand as time goes on.
  • The design is designed to function the same for everyone.
  • The designs foster a positive connection by taking a user’s thoughts and feelings into account.
  • The designs are useful and marketable to people with diverse abilities and backgrounds.

27. Which of the following terms describes the process used to take a product from idea to reality?

  • Product development timeline
  • Product development life cycle
  • Design and development life cycle
  • Product creation life cycle

28. Which of the following terms is how a person, the user, feels about interacting with or experiencing a product?

  • User interface design
  • Interaction design
  • Experience design
  • User experience

29. Which type of designer maintains a wide breadth of knowledge and responsibilities?

  • T-shaped
  • Y-shaped
  • Specialist
  • Generalist

30. What design role focuses on how a product looks?

  • Motion designer
  • Production designer
  • Visual designer
  • UX engineer

31. Imagine a user needs to get directions to a destination while driving. They are able to use the voice command feature on their phone to open a maps app for voice-guided directions. Is this an example of a good user experience?

  • Maybe
  • No
  • Yes

32. Choose the environment that best suits a generalist. Select all that apply.

  • Design agencies
  • Startup businesses
  • Large corporations
  • Small companies

Shuffle Q/A 2

33. What is the product development life cycle?

  • The time that a designer is learning product development.
  • The amount of time a product takes to be coded after it’s been designed.
  • The process used to take a product from an idea to reality.
  • How long a product exists before it needs to be retired.

34. What is the third stage in the product development life cycle?

  • Brainstorm
  • Define
  • Launch
  • Design
  • Test

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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