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Android Programming

Subject : it-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. The industry standard way to deal with authentication to third-party services.






2. This broadcasts an action whenever the device is connected or disconnected from power.






3. This is a readable source of bytes.






4. You can reacquire the necessary resources and resume actions that were interrupted. These state transitions are all part of the _________






5. The most common way to define a layout using views is with an XML layout file saved in your ______






6. It inform the system what intents an application component is willing to accept.






7. When an activity is stopped because a new activity starts - it is notified of this change in state through the activity's _______ .






8. Perform background tasks without providing a user interface






9. This is set up to animate for the duration of the fling.






10. It is available starting with API Level 14 and higher.






11. This is a lightweight view with no dimension and doesn't draw anything or participate in the layout.






12. For example - a ____ might be a button that initiates an action when the user touches it.






13. An Activity is an application ______ that provides a _______ with which users can interact in order to do something - such as dial the phone - take a photo - send an email - or view a map






14. Direct component call in Android






15. It is a subclass of PreferenceActivity.






16. This is a base class supplied by Android framework - which you can extend to create your own custom authenticator.






17. When a new activity starts - it is pushed onto the ____ and takes user focus.






18. Evaluation of registered components






19. It is called to invoke the search dialog on older devices.






20. On a rooted device - the credentials would be readable by anyone with this access to the device.






21. The minimal energy state during which no network connection is active or required.






22. It is an HTTP client that is used for applications targeted at Gingerbread and higher.






23. The entire lifetime of an activity happens between the call to _____ and the call to _____






24. These helpers are specialized classes for backing up certain kinds of data.






25. It includes a Detailed Network Usage tab that makes it possible to track when your application is making network requests.






26. Android provides this handy method to direct volume key presses to the audio stream the user specify.






27. This widget as an item in the action bar is the preferred way to provide search in your app.






28. Whenever the device is docked or undocked - this action is broadcast.






29. This callback method of the audio focus change listener you registered when requesting audio focus receives a parameter that describes the focus change event.






30. This broadcasts all battery and charging details in a sticky Intent that includes the charging status.






31. Answers queries about the state of network connectivity. It also notifies applications when network connectivity changes.






32. If permissions are missing - the application will get this at runtime.






33. Amode where the action bar is set up with tabs for navigation.






34. Callback method: The activity is being created.






35. If you want your APK to be visible on TVs which are non-touchscreen devices you should add this to your manifest.






36. Represents the visual representation of an Android application






37. In most cases this will offer greater bandwidth at a significantly lower battery cost.






38. Once a connection has been established - the app uses this method to retrieve the data as an InputStream.






39. Sharing of data in Android is done via________






40. To respond to media button clicks - you need to register this in your manifest that listens for this action broadcast.






41. Callback method: The activity is no longer visible.






42. The back stack abides to the basic "last in - first out" stack mechanism - so - when the user is done with the current activity and presses the Back button - it is popped from the stack (and ____) and the ____ activity resumes






43. Converts XML Document to XML DOM






44. This handles cases like flaky mobile networks - airplane mode - and restricted background data.






45. The visible lifetime of an activity happens between the call to ____ and the call to ______






46. It is used to load images in a background thread - then apply them to the UI once finished.






47. An _______ is an application component that provides a screen with which users can interact in order to do something - such as dial the phone - take a photo - send an email - or view a map.






48. The Android framework has a large set of these classes for interacting with the user and displaying various types of data.






49. Android system uses a special virtual machine to run java based applicatons






50. It provides a single value - called an auth token that represents both the user's identity and the application's authorization to act on the user's behalf.