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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. A mode where navigation is set up with a spinner widget.






2. Perform background tasks without providing a user interface






3. This behaves similarly to a SQLite table - but reads and writes to an object in memory via callbacks - instead of to a database file.






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






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






6. 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 ___ .






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






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






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






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






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






12. Callback method: The activity has become visible.






13. An open source stand alone database






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






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






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






17. Your activity should perform setup of "global" state (such as defining layout) in ____ and release all remaining resources in _____






18. Each time a new activity starts - the previous activity is stopped - but the system preserves the activity in a _____ (the ______).






19. This class exposes a number of methods for applications to receive location updates.






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






21. Android is __________.






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






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






24. Conversion of an object to XML






25. Sharing of data in Android is done via________






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






27. Shows the actual amount of memory the application uses






28. Android request its permission using its ________






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






30. Conversion of XML back to an object






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






32. Callback method: The activity is being created.






33. This is the most common input event in the Android system.






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






35. 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.






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






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






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






39. For example - if your activity has a thread running in the background to download data from the network - it might create that thread in _____ and then stop the thread in _____






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






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






42. Converts XML Document to XML DOM






43. In order to get a list of accounts on the device - your app needs this permission.






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






45. An open source group led by Google






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






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






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






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






50. Direct component call in Android