IGCSE Computer Science Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 91 - 92 of 164

Question 91

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To visit a website often which is the best option we can use rather than typing the website url again and again in the address bar?

Explanation

We can simply bookmark the particular website instead of having to type in the address every time.

i) A bookmark is a saved shortcut or a save link that can be used for directing a browser to a specific webpage.

ii) In case we want to quickly get back to the particular Web site or home page, we can create a bookmark for it. For example Netscape browser use the bookmark idea.

iii) Pressing Ctrl + D can bookmark the page we are viewing.

Image of The bookmarks

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Question 92

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State three advantages for using a graphical user interface (GUI) for loading programs and files.

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A GUI or Graphical User Interface is one that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and audio indicator such as primary notation.

Some of the advantages are:

i) GUI makes computer operation more intuitive and therefore easier to learn and use.

ii) It also provides users with immediate, visual feedback about the effect of each action.

iii) It also allows multiple programs or instances to be displayed simultaneously.

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