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Android Programming

Subject : it-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Android is __________.






2. Callback method: Another activity is taking focus






3. This is used to register and de-register your media button event receiver.






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






5. It is the process of lowering your audio stream output volume to make transient audio from another app easier to hear without totally disrupting the audio from your own application.






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






7. It's generally a good idea for one of your APKs to support this texture format as it is supported by all Android-powered devices that support the OpenGL ES 2.0 spec.






8. The dock-state details are included as an extra in a sticky broadcast of this action.






9. When a view is created from an XML layout - all of the attributes in the XML tag are read from the resource bundle and passed into the view's constructor as a what?






10. Allow to combine loosely coupled components to perform certain tasks






11. Are used in activities to create the user interface and to interact with the user.






12. Each activity can then start another activity in order to perform different actions. Each time a new activity starts - the previous activity is stopped - but the system preserves the activity in a ___ .






13. 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.






14. This is used to fetch the account names that the user has stored on their device.






15. is run when running Android on the pc






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






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






18. A service in which programmers can offer their Android application to Android users.






19. It typically consumes more energy than 3G - which is in turn more expensive than 2G.






20. This object contains an account name - which for Google accounts is an email address.






21. This class defines methods for drawing text - lines - bitmaps - and many other graphics primitives.






22. ______ are views derived from ViewGroup that provide a unique layout model for its child views






23. It made implementing an effective and user friendly share action in your ActionBar even easier.






24. Theseclasses simplify the steps required to enhance your app with powerful platform features or effectively optimize your app performance.






25. This search feature was introduced in Android 3.0 and can maintain backward compatibility with older versions of Android by using the default search dialog provided by the system.






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






27. It provides a simple way to perform your work outside the main thread.






28. It is a free service for sending messages to Android devices.






29. Necessary tools to develop Android applications






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






31. It is an efficient and maintainable way to parse XML on Android.






32. A styleable entity that contains these two custom attributes: showText and labelPosition.






33. Most network-connected Android apps use this to send and receive data.






34. This action is used in sending text content from one activity to another.






35. This class provides one of the simplest ways to fire off a new task from the UI thread.






36. It is used to toggle the enabled state on any component defined in the manifest - including whichever broadcast receivers you wish to enable or disable






37. The easiest way to create an authenticator class is to extend this and implement its abstract methods.






38. Used when a connection is active - allowing the device to transfer data at its highest possible rate.






39. This is the simplest way to monitor device state changes.






40. The ____ lifetime of an activity happens between the call to onCreate() and the call to onDestroy().






41. It is a set of rules for encoding documents in machine-readable form.






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






43. Perform background tasks without providing a user interface






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






45. The industry standard way to deal with authentication to third-party services.






46. This class computes scroll positions for you - but it does not automatically apply those positions to your view.






47. Theseare a key part of Android applications that directly affect the user experience.






48. In order for the AccountManager to work with your custom account code - you need this class that implements the interfaces that AccountManager expects.






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






50. Represents the visual representation of an Android application