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Cse Computer Science Engineering

Subjects : engineering, it-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. A personal computer you can carry from place to place






2. Device with a monitor - keyboard - and memory






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






4. A window that provides info - presents availabe options - or requests a response.






5. Business transaction that occurs over Internet business - consumer consumer- consumer business - business






6. 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






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






8. Rambus inline memory module house RDRAM chips






9. Device that connects to the system unit and is controlled by the processor in the computer. (modem - disk drives - printers)






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






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






12. Extends the capabilites of a browser.






13. A rectangular opeining that typically holds disk drives.






14. Holds one or more disk drives






15. Written by virus author that can damage computer by infecting a computer negatively by altering the way computer works without the users knowledge knowledge or permission.






16. Used to gain competitive advantage






17. On the motherboard hold memory modules






18. Moving pictures experts group is a popular video compression standard






19. Can connect multiple types of devices that require faster data transmission speeds.






20. 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.






21. Arithmetic logic unit- a component of the processor - performs arithmetric - comparison - and operations.






22. Wireless network that provides internet connections to mobile comouters and devices WiFi - WiMAX - Bluetooth






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






24. Allows users to keep typing without using enter at the end of each line






25. Communications device that connects multiple computers or other routers together and transmits data to its correct destination on a network






26. Instant messaging - Mobile to mobile - mobile to personal computer - web to mobile






27. Users prefer to download or transfer a copy of the images from the digital camera to the computers hard disk






28. Enahnces the sound generating capabilites of a personal computer






29. The point at which a peripheral attahes to or communicates with a system unit so that the peripheral can send data or recive info from the computer






30. The number of bytes a storage medium can hold






31. Internet teephony- enables users to speak to other users over the internet






32. Allows the various devices both inside and attached to the system unit to communicate with each other. Bits travel on a bus from input to memory to processor to output. Data Bus. Address Bus.






33. Software that helps groups of people work together on projects and share info over a network






34. Smaller than heat sink cools processors in notebook comps






35. Faster - higher quality than ink jet. Uses toner that sticks to the page from a combo of pressure and heat.






36. A socket in the motherboard that can hold an adapter card






37. An electrical disturbance that can degrade communications






38. The core of the operating system that manages memory and devices - maintains the computer clock - starts programs - and assigns the computers resources such as devices and data. Memory resident






39. Programs that control or maintian the operations of the computer and its devices. Interface between user - application software - and computers software






40. A set of programs that coordinates all of the activies among computer hardware devices.






41. The original article and all subsequent related replies






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






43. ...






44. They can execute more than one instruction per clock cycle






45. 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






46. 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






47. Redundant array of independant disks which is a group of to or more inegrated hard disks. An ideal storage system for users who must have data available when the access it






48. A utility that reorgnizes the files and unused space on a computers hard disk so that the operating system accesses data quickly and programs run faster






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






50. Operating system on mobile devices that generally resides on ROM