IGCSE Computer Science Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 20 - 21 of 164

Question 20

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Explain the terms handshaking, technical documentation and simulation with examples.

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Handshaking: It can be simply defined as the steps of verifying the connection, the speed, or the authorization of a computer connection. For example when a modem connects to another modem and the corresponding tones heard after the dialing are called handshake.

Technical Documentation: It simply indicates the way a particular product or service operates. For example Software Code Documentation, User guides, White-papers etc. It also describes handling, functionality and architecture of a technical product or a product under development or use.

Simulation: It is the use of a computer to represent the dynamic responses of one system based on the behaviour of another system. It also uses a mathematical description, or model, of a real system in the form of a computer program.

Question 21

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What is software testing and suggest few reasons for software testing.

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Software Testing is a process to test the quality of the programme under certain conditions.

i) It checks whether the software provides a good user experience or not.

ii) Proper Working.

iii) The testing fulfills the requirement of the user.

iv) The testing also satisfies the quality.

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