GCSE Computer Science (AQA)

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AQA Computer science questions
Wolfie Ruth
Quiz by Wolfie Ruth, updated more than 1 year ago
Wolfie Ruth
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Question 1

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What does the diamond represent in flowcharts?
Answer
  • Process
  • Desision
  • Start/End

Question 2

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A variable can be changed/adapted
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 3

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CPU stands for.....
Answer
  • Cyclic Programming Unit
  • Centeral Programming Unit
  • Centeral Processing Unit

Question 4

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ROM is 'Read Only Memory'
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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What is RAM?
Answer
  • Random Access Memory
  • Random Axel Memory
  • Real Access Memory

Question 6

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What is the speed of a CPU measured in?
Answer
  • Joules (J)
  • Newtons (N)
  • Hertz (Hz)

Question 7

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Virtual memory is a memory management capability of an OS that uses hardware and software to allow a computer to compensate for [blank_start]physical memory[blank_end] shortages by temporarily transferring data from [blank_start]random access memory (RAM)[blank_end] to disk storage.
Answer
  • Physical memory
  • Virtual memory
  • Computer memory
  • random access memory (RAM)
  • read only memory (ROM)

Question 8

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Magnetic storage is a type of secondry storage. List all the advantages to Magnetic storage
Answer
  • Cheap per MB compared to other storage media
  • Has moving parts
  • Easily stored and upgraded
  • Uses a lot of power
  • Very large data storage capacity

Question 9

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A nibble is 8 bits.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 10

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Which is the 3 typeologies.
Answer
  • Bus, Star, Ring
  • Spiral, Waterfall, Circle
  • Cirlce, Car, Moon
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