IGCSE Computer Science Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 1 - 3 of 164

Question number: 1

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List some important benefits/Applications of Data Structure.

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Data structure allows a simple mathematical way to organize data.

i) It helps in Data Protection and Management.

ii) It helps in designing efficient algorithms.

iii) Stack: While taking a dish from the pile of dishes in a restaurant. The topmost dish was the last entered and is therefore an example of LIFO (Last In First Out).

iv) Searching: We search a word from dictionary where the words are alphabetically sorted.

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List three advantages of buying a software package.

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Buying a software package is less expensive as compared to purchasing the applications separately.

Data can be more easily transported from one application to another because of the similar interface.

The overall cost is also less combining employee training, product knowledge etc together.

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What are the real world applications of Data Structures?

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Data Structures have many real world applications:

i) The Connections/relations in social networking sites, Routing, networks of communication, data organization etc.

ii) Stacks find application in Java virtual machine, expression evaluation.

iii) B-Trees are used to build Database Design.

iv) The Binary Space Partitioning helps in building Database Design.

v) In railways people sit in the coaches as per the linked list connection.

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