Computing A2 Cards

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What is meant by standardised computer languages?
Undo/Back button are an example of a stack use in computers. name two others.
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Why is disaster planning important?
Describe the disadvanatge of compiling a whole program in one operation
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Explain the Token Ring Network including how machines communicate with one another.
What is meant by the term CLASS and METHOD in object oriented languages?
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Describe one advantage of storing numbers in floating point form
Describe 2 advantages of storing numbers in integer form
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What is the purpose of Hexdecimal?
What is meant by Character representation and why is it needed?
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What should a disaster plan include to aid organisations to recover from a disaster?
What is archiving?
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Explain the Shift functions
Why is archiving necessary?
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Describe a situation where Direct Random Access Method would be suitable to use
Describe a situation where Indexed Sequential Access Method would be suitable to use
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Describe how Encryption and Decryption works
Why are critical systems a highly specilised field?
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Explain what is meant by a Distributed Database and include one advantage of this approach
Describe how design validation should be carried out
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Name the 3 Algorithm Design Methods
Explain how multiprogramming systems work
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Describe the functions of a router
By using an example explain why protocols are neccessary in computer networks
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Why is disaster planning important?

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Describe the disadvanatge of compiling a whole program in one operation

Card 3

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Explain the Token Ring Network including how machines communicate with one another.

Back

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Card 4

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Describe one advantage of storing numbers in floating point form

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Card 5

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What is the purpose of Hexdecimal?

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