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Cse Computer Science Engineering

Subjects : engineering, it-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Smallest element in an electronic image






2. 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






3. Characteristics include capacity - platters - read/write heads - cylinders - sectors and tracks - rpm - transfer rate - and access time






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






5. A computer that delivers requested web pages to your computer






6. Mad ef aluminum - glass - or ceramic and is coated with an alloy material that allows material to be recorded magnetically






7. Faster growing operating system that includes free programming languages and utility programs - multipurpose operating system






8. Hides within or looks like a legitimate program such as a screen saver






9. Sends digital data and info from a comp to a DSL line






10. Links in text based documents






11. The time it takes a signal to trvale from one location to another on a network Neg effect- distance - type of transmission media - and number of nodes data must travel through - bandwith high latency low for best performance






12. Automatically analyzes all network traffic and notifies network administrators of suspicious behavior pattermsor system breaches






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






14. A legal agreement that permits users to install the software on multiple computers.






15. Donated for public use has no copyright restrictions






16. A case that contains electronic components of the computer used to process data.






17. Consists of programs designed to make users more productive and assist them with personal tasks - makes business activites more efficient - to assist with graphics - to support home - personal - and educational tasks - to facilitate communications






18. The operating system interrupts a program that is executing and passes control to another program waiting to be executed. Operating system regains control if one program stops operating properly






19. Records in a file both successful and unsuccessful attempts.






20. Small ceramic or metal component with fins on its surface that absorbs and disperses heat produced by electrical components such as the processor






21. Rambus inline memory module house RDRAM chips






22. Virtual reality is the use of computers to simulate a real or imagines environment that appears in a 3d space.






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






24. (laptop computer) portable personal computer often able to fit in your lap






25. Text version of an IP address






26. The process of dividing the disk into tracks and sectors






27. Consumer consumer e commerce.






28. Allows a user to plan schedule and track costs of a project






29. Mathematical formula that generates a code from the contents of the message






30. Transmits data via infared light waves.. Both computer and device must have the port for it to work






31. Builds and maintains lists of words found on websites. Useful for search engines






32. Simple mail transfer protocol is a communications protocol used by some outgoing mail servers.






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






34. Dynamic ram- chips must be re energized constantly or they lose their contents.






35. Dozens or hundreds of thin strands of glass or plastic that use light to transmit signal. Carries more signals - faster - less noise - better security - smaller size






36. Program that euns only on a specific type or make of computer






37. The number of bytes a storage medium can hold






38. A special purpose computer that functions as a component in a larger product. Small with limited hardware






39. Electronic funds transfer allows users connected to a network to transfer money from one bank account to another via transmission media






40. Fetching - decoding - executing - storing






41. A stationary pointing devoce with a ball on its top or side with one or two buttons like a mouse.






42. Msot retail stores use POS to record purchases - process cards - and update inventory






43. Encrypted data






44. A business that gathers and organizes web content and then distributs the content to subscribers for free or a fee






45. A program that displays an online advertisement in a pop up. spyware can be hidden in adware






46. Small- high speed storage locations that temporarily hold data and instructions. A part of the processor not memory






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






48. 8 bits grouped together. basic storage unit in memory. Each byte has an address






49. Magentic ink character recognition devices read text printed with magnetized ink. Readers read numbers at the bottom of the checks






50. Some viruses are hidden in it - which are instructions saved in software such as word processing or spreadsheet program