IGCSE Computer Science Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 33 - 35 of 164

Question number: 33

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Show through a diagram how transaction takes place through a POS machine.

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The diagram show POS machine

The Diagram Show POS Machine

Question number: 34

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What is the meaning of Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)?

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PGP or Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) is a king of an encryption program. This protocol is used for signing, encrypting, and decrypting texts, e-mails, files, directories, and whole disk partitions and to increase the security of e-mail communications.

Using an efficient algorithm PGP generates a hash from the user’s including other signature information during sending digital signatures. This hash code gets encrypted using sender’s private key. The sender’s public key is being used by the receiver to decrypt the hash code.

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Image of the Pretty Good Privacy

Question number: 35

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Explain the purpose behind the use of Modem and ISP by the Tourist Information Centre

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Information related to the specific areas of attraction, maps and lodgings etc are being provided to the tourists for which the use of a Modem or ISP is a must.

The tourists are able to get information such as travel guidelines, brochure, hotels/rooms availability, prices, number of days to be stayed along with the availability of tickets is also possible with the sue of Modem and ISP.

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