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2012 HSC IPT

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  • Q1
    Which protocol would be most appropriate to send a client ID and password to an online banking system?
    Portable Document Format (PDF)
    Hypertext Transfer Protocol (http)
    Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
    File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of the following diagrams best represents digital to analogue conversion?
    Question Image
    D
    A
    B
    C
    30s
  • Q3
    In which of the following documents will potential costs associated with a new system be included?
    Feasibility report
    Gantt chart
    Process diary
    User manual
    30s
  • Q4
    Which of the following describes the organisation of hypermedia?
    Online and offline storage
    Direct and sequential access to data
    Nodes and links
    Files and records
    30s
  • Q5
    Which of the following best describes handshaking between two communication devices?
    Establishment of an agreed protocol
    Modulation of a signal
    Detection and correction of transmission errors
    Process to encrypt a message
    30s
  • Q6
    Which of the following transmission media only allows transmission if the sender and the receiver are in line of sight?
    Twisted pair
    Microwave
    Coaxial cable
    Optic fibre
    30s
  • Q7
    Four network topologies are shown. Which row in the table correctly identifies the types of network topologies shown?
    Question Image
    A
    B
    C
    D
    30s
  • Q8
    The following 8-bit ASCII character and a parity bit were transmitted without error. Which of the following would result in an error message if sent using the same parity?
    Question Image
    B
    A
    D
    C
    30s
  • Q9
    A new database system for the management of records has been implemented in a doctors’ surgery. Paper records will continue to be used until all staff are trained and confident in using the new system. Which conversion method is being used?
    Phased
    Parallel
    Direct
    Pilot
    30s
  • Q10
    The table shows a partial data dictionary from a database. What is the approximate amount of memory needed to store 10 000 records in this database?
    Question Image
    6000 Kb
    60 000 Kb
    600 Kb
    60 Kb
    30s
  • Q11
    Users have recognised that there are problems with an existing information system. Which of the following would help in finding the cause of the problem?
    Producing a new Gantt chart
    Identifying participants
    Analysing the system
    Retraining participants to use the system
    30s
  • Q12
    Within a school database, which of the following describes the relationship between data in a student table and data in a subject table?
    Many to one
    One to many
    Many to many
    One to one
    30s
  • Q13
    In free text search, the * symbol can be used to replace 0 to 7 characters in a word, not including white space. Which of the following searches would locate all three words ‘hypermedia’, ‘multimedia’ and ‘hypertext’?
    multi* OR hyper*
    *media AND *hyper
    media* OR hyper*
    *multi AND *text
    30s
  • Q14
    Which issue needs to be considered when many organisations store data with one common identifier, such as a tax file number?
    Ownership of data
    Data matching
    Acknowledgement of data sources
    Freedom of information
    30s
  • Q15
    A multinational company has its database located in Sydney. The database is accessed from offices in various countries. What type of database is being used?
    Redundant
    Centralised
    Distributed
    Schematic
    30s

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