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Cse Computer Science Engineering

Subjects : engineering, it-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. The process of using the operating system to restart a computer. Properly closes programs but doesnt save work






2. Retains existing application software and data files even if you can change computer models or vendors






3. Smaller than heat sink cools processors in notebook comps






4. Protective case for optical discs






5. The delivery of education via some electronic method such as the internet - networks - or optical disks.






6. Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart.






7. Graphics processing unit controls the manipulation and display of graphics on the display device.






8. Wide area network is a network that covers a large geographic area such as a city - country - or world. The internet is the biggest






9. A collection of networked computers that have been compromised by malware operating in a collected cohesive fashion - (coordinated by a controller computer). Can leverage the combined computing power of their botnets to launch targeted denial of serv






10. A storage device that typically uses flash memory to store data instructions and information. Faster - use less power - last more than 5 years - higher failure rate - cost much more






11. Short for key generator creats software registration numbers and sometimes activation codes.






12. Basic input/output systemis firmware that contains the computers startup instructions






13. A digital code attached to an electronic message or document - which is unique and which can be used to authenticate the sender or owner. Most often used in electronic commerce.






14. The number of bits in an area on a storage medium - Higher density means more storage capacity






15. Really simple syndication is a specification that many content aggregatorsuse to distribute content to subscribers






16. Impact printer that uses tiny wire pins on a print head mechanism to stike an inked ribbon






17. The process if a computer or device recieveing info info from the server on the internet






18. zombie






19. When turning on a computer that has been turned off completly






20. Integrates the functions of a processor - memory and a video card on a single chip.






21. Measures the amount of time it takes a storage device to locate an item on a storage medium and the time required to deliver an item from memory to the processor






22. A communications device that enables a computer or device that does not have a built in networking capability to access a network






23. PGP an encryption program






24. Someone who uses internet to destroy or damage computers for political reasons.






25. A metropolitan area network is a high speed netwrok that connects local area networks. contains LANs






26. A collection of computers and devices connected together - via communications devices and transmissions media.






27. Other computers and mobile devices on the networ that rely on the server for its resources






28. Computer is usually connected to the internet the entire time it is turned on (cable - DSL - fiber - radio signals - satellite)






29. Can be peropheral or chip - creates sound from digital instructions.






30. A web site that evaluates your comouter to check for internet and e mail vulnerabilities






31. Serves as the interface between the user - the app software - and the computers hardware






32. Errors that can be recognized by automatic update






33. The use of computer or network with out permission






34. Consists of electronic components that store instrcuctions waiting to be executed by the processor - data needed by those instructions - and the results of processing data. Consist of one or more chips on the motherboard or some other circuit board o






35. Links in text based documents






36. A device that plugs in a USB port on the system unit and contains multiple USB ports in which you plus cables from USB devices. Self- powered






37. Copyrighted software provided at no cost by company that retains all rights to software






38. Program is one that runs the same on multiple operating systems






39. Copies itself repeatedly in memory using up system resources and possibly shutting down the system






40. A series of related instructions that tells a computer what tasks to perform and how to perform them. They respond to commands






41. Uses a continous flow of fluids in a process that transfers the heated fluid away from the processor






42. Electrical supply drops.can cause data loss but generally not cause equipment damage






43. The standard that outlines characteristics of how two network devices communicate






44. Donated for public use has no copyright restrictions






45. A real time internet communications service where you can talk to people online.






46. Determines the number of bits that can be transmitted at one time






47. Digital video intefaceenables digital signals to translate directly to the LCD monitor.






48. Consumer consumer e commerce.






49. Saves any open docs or programs to hardisk before removing power






50. Optical mark recognition reads hand drawn marks such as circles or rectangles.