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Cse Computer Science Engineering

Subjects : engineering, it-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. On the motherboard hold memory modules






2. Provides the user with a physcial response from the device






3. Amercian Standad code for information interchange - is the most widely used coding scheme to represent data






4. Special software to listen to audio






5. Dish shaped antenna for internet connection






6. Contains many microscopic pathways capable of carrying an electrical current






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






8. Obtains data directly at the location where the transaction or event takes place.






9. Circuit boards tjay provide connections and functions not built into the motherboard






10. Used to gain competitive advantage






11. Joins a cable and a port






12. Saves any open documents and programs to RAM and places computer into a low power state






13. Continues to operate when one of its components fails - ensuring that no data is lost






14. A server outside the organizations network that controls which communications pass into the organizations network. Screens incoming and outgoing messages






15. 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






16. The process of using the operating system to restart a computer. Properly closes programs but doesnt save work






17. 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






18. Control unit- part of the processor that directs and coordinates most of the operations on the computer.






19. Reorganizing it so that the files are store in continous sectors






20. Hardware componenet that enables a computer to transmit and recieve data - instructions - and info to and from computers.






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






22. A type of storage media that consists of flat disc and is written and read by a laser






23. A computer that can perform all of its input - processing - output - and storage activities by itself (PC - Apple)






24. Random access memory- memory chips that can be read from and written to by the processor and other devices






25. When businesses use the internet to sell products






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






27. A colection of individual programs available together as a unit. lower cost and ease of use






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






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






30. The study of workplace equipment design or how to arrange and design devices - machines - or workspace so that people and things interact safely and most efficiently.






31. Provide Wi Fi to mobile computers or devices






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






33. Errors that can be recognized by automatic update






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






35. A web application that combines services from two or more sources creating a new application.






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






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






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






39. Web site that allows users to access and interact with software from any computer or device that is connected to the Internet






40. An expansion card - a circuit board that enhances functions of a component of the system unit or provides connections to peripherals.






41. Is an online area in which isers have wrtten discussions about a particular subject.






42. Central processing unit- processor- interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate the computer.






43. Application software that assists oeioke in becoming more effective and efficient while performing their daily business activities.






44. A communications device that sends and recieves data and info to and from digital line






45. Smallest unit of data the computer can process






46. Is a security measure that defines who can access it and what actions they can take while acessing the computer






47. Most computers (on and off)






48. 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.






49. 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






50. Popular for LAN. single central cable.