GCSE Computing.

Why do people use HEX instead of Binary?
It is easier to remember and is shorter to write.
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Is the World Wide Web the internet?
No. They are separate things.
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Name all three LAN topologies.
Bus, Ring, Star.
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What is a DBMS?
Software that handles the storage, retrieval, and updating of data in a computer system.
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What is Lossy Compression used for?
It is used to send videos, resulting with a smaller file size but at the cost of quality.
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What is Lossless Compression used for?
Sending something that requires the WHOLE file to be in tact, no contents are lost when file is made smaller.
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What is a peripheral?
Something that can be plugged in to a computer.
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Give an example of an OUTPUT device.
Accept one of the following (Monitor/Screen, Speakers, Robot, Projector, Printer)
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What is a computer?
Anything that has a computing chip in.
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What is a difference between RAM and ROM?
ROM is non-volatile and RAM is volatile.
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WHat does the ROM hold?
The BIOS
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What does OS stand for?
Operating System.
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What are professional standards?
Standards used and accepted by everyone so compatability isn't an issue.
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Is the World Wide Web the internet?

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Name all three LAN topologies.

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What is a DBMS?

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What is Lossy Compression used for?

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