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Unformatted text preview: Student Number: Question 1 (continued) (Q3) Gabriel, a recent Stanford PhD graduate took on a position with the Canadian Cancer Society as a research assistant working at the nation’s top cancer research laboratory. On a dams responsible for overlooking the computationally demanding tasks of working with very large data sets. The lab utilizes scientific applications to examine results of blood work of cancer patients undergoing state— of— the- art treatment programs. Gabriel IS likely working with: O Microcomputers B. Personal digital assistant C. Embedded computers >< D. Supercomputers x (Q4) Which component of a computer stores the following three types of information for very brief periods of time: (1) data to be processed by the CPU, (2) instructions for the CPU as to how to process the data, and (3) operating system programs that manage various aspects of the computer's operation: / @ Primary storage . Secondary storage C. Tertiary storage D. Supplementary storage / (Q5) Ceciliais a self—employed financial consultant. She works 6 months a year and spends the other 6 months sunbathing in the Cayman Islands. She has a home office and uses a service provider who makes computing resources and infrastructure management available to her on an as—needed basis. The provider then charges her for specific usage rather than a flat rate. This type of service is known as. . ‘ Grid computing {8ft 0 @ Utility computing Mfl "y. ~ ——"" . f C. Resource computing D. Distributed computing ' ,. _ _»-‘ g.- V (Q6) Which type of software allows microcomputers to: create and format newsletters, announcements, advertising copies, and other specialized documents? Q Desktop publishing software c r: r B. Presentation graphics software C. Computer-aided design (CAD) software D. Communications software ...
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