Computer Science GK-Set 9

226. A repair for a known software bug, usually available at no charge on the internet, is called a (n)

Answer: Patch

227. In the URL The portion labelled http is the

Answer:  Protocol

228. In the database, a field is a

Answer:  Group of related records

229. The number of pixels displayed on a screen is known as the screen

Answer: Resolution

230. Word processing, spreadsheet, and photo editing are examples of

Answer: Application software

231. Computers gather data, which means that they allow users to ________ data.

Answer: Input

232. If you wish to extend the length of the network without having the signal degrade, you would use a

Answer: Repeater

233. The time it takes a device to locate data and instructions and make them available to the CPU is known as

Answer: Access time

234.________ controls the way in which the computer system functions and provides a means by which we can interact with the computer.

Answer: The operating system

235.________ means that the data contained in a database is accurate and reliable.

Answer: Data integrity

236. A (n) ________ is a private corporate network used exclusively by company employees.

Answer: Intranet

237. Which of the following terms is just the connection of networks that can be joined together?

Answer: Internet

238. An area of a computer that temporarily holds data waiting to be processed is

Answer: Memory

239. A ________ is a microprocessor-based computing device.

Answer: Personal computer

240. You use a (n) ________, such as a keyboard or mouse, to input information.

Answer: Input device

241. If a user needs information instantly available to the CPU, it should be stored

Answer: In secondary storage

242.To what temporary area can you store text and other data, and later paste them to another location

Answer: The Clipboard

243. The operating system called UNIX is typically used for

Answer: All of these

244. Press — to move the insertion point to the address box, or to highlight the URL in the address box

Answer: Alt + D

245. Computer systems are comprised of

Answer: Hardware, Software, Procedures, Networks, and People

246. A collection of unprocessed items is —

Answer: Data

247. The portion of the CPU that coordinates the activities of all the other computer components is the

Answer:  Control unit

248. A — is approximately one billion bytes

Answer: Gigabyte

249. The — directory is mandatory for every disk

Answer: Root

250.WWW stands for

Answer: World Wide Web

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