IGCSE Computer Science Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 76 - 78 of 164

Question 76

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Differentiate between Cohesion and Coupling.

Explanation

Cohesion may be defined as the indication of the relationship within module. Whereas Coupling represents the relationships between modules.

Cohesion follows Intra – Module Concept Whereas Coupling follows Inter -Module Concept.

Cohesion is the property of an individual module. Whereas Coupling is the property of the collection of modules.

The Collection of Modules

Question 77

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Explain Demand Paging and Kernel.

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Demand Paging is method which doesn՚t require the entire processes or pages to be in memory before actually the program execution begins.

  • It is a type of swapping done in Virtual memory systems.
  • They can be loaded off the disk when required.

Kernel is responsible for connecting applications to the actual processing of data.

  • A Kernel is the core of every operating system.
  • It is also responsible for managing communication between software and hardware components so as to ensure usability and reliability.
The Demand Paging in Operating System
The Application

Question 78

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State one advantage and one disadvantage of displaying information in analogue form.

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Displaying information in analogue form is free from distortion and also allows easier integration to personal computers and software applications.

The displaying of information in analogue form involves noise issue leading to unwanted disturbances.

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