IGCSE Computer Science Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 138 - 140 of 164

Question number: 138

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State two effects of Computer Hacking.

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Digital Data can be damaged which can result in physical equipment damage as well as a consequence of Computer Hacking.

Sensitive information related to documentation of businesses along with trade secrets and contact information of employees and customers can also be leaked as a consequence of Computer Hacking.

Question number: 139

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What is RDBMS or Relational Database Management System?

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RDBMS is an advanced version of DBMS that is being used for maintaining data records and indices in tables. The data is stored in a structured format, using rows and columns.

i) RDBMS helps in performing different operations such as update, insert, delete, manipulate and administer.

ii) Oracle Database, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and IBM DB2 are some of the examples.

iii) RDBMS also supports client-server architecture.

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Question number: 140

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What are the benefits and applications of using Python Language?

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Python is a programming language that includes modules, objects, threads, exceptions and automatic memory management.

Python syntax can be executed by writing directly in the Command Line.

i) It is simple and easy.

ii) It is portable and extensible.

iii) It is an open source and build-in data structure.

iv) Robotics, Machine Learning, face detection, color detection, audio based applications, video based applications are some of the important applications of Python language.

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