Computer Science Interview Questions Part-1

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ANTIVIRUS PROGRAM:

Programs that are used to detect and remove computer viruses from a computer.

APPLICATION SOFTWARE: Group of programs used for specific tasks such as accounting, presentation, word processing, virus scanning, drawing etc.

ASSEMBLER: A software that translates instructions of an assembly language program to machine language to enable the computer to execute them.

ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE: Programming language that uses letters and symbols known as mnemonics.

CABLE: A collection of wires separated by insulation, use to carry electrical signal between devices.

COMPUTER VIRUS: –

Program that is specially written to cause damage is to computer data and program. Infects other computer by replicating itself and attaching to files and memory.

DATABASE: – A computer database is a collection of related information contain in records and fields.

DBMS: – abbreviation for database management system. Software that can add and manage large quantities of data.

FORMATE: – process by which a disc is divided into sector and tracks for storing data on it.

FORMULAES IN SPREADSHEET: –

Mathematical expression used for performing calculation involving mathematical operation on specified cells.

FTP: – abbreviation for file transfer protocol use for transferring file from FTP server to FTP client and vice-versa.

FUNCTION: – in excel, a function is a pre-defined formula that perform calculation by using arguments entered by a user.

GIF: – abbreviation for graphical interchange format. It is the most common image file format use on internet.

HIGH LEVEL LANGUAGE: –

A computer language that is easy to learn and Use.it uses recognisable English word, mathematical symbols and numbers.

HTML: – Hyper Text Markup Language. A standard hyper text language used for creating world wide web (www) pages and other hyper text documents: –

HUB: – hardware device use for a computer network to connect several compute, printers etc. with one another by means of NIC and cables. As compared to a switch, HUB is slower in transmission of data.

HYPER TEXT: – text that contain link to text, sound, video, images and animation. The mouse pointer changes it shape when taken over hyper text.

INTERPRETER: –

A programming software that converts the instructions written, using interpreter into machine language, one line at a time. It is slower than the compiler.


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