Test yourself what you have learned during the HBP Curriculum online course on ICT for non-specialists!
The exam consists of 27 multiple choice questions. There can be one or more correct answers/statements for each question.
Question 1: Which endeavours and principles are currently pursued in an attempt to further optimise state-of-the-art microchip performance:
Question 2: What are the "golden rules" for the ideal OP-Amp with negative feedback?
Question 3: The halting problem describes the issue of determining whether a computer program that is executed on its inputs, ever halts (finishes running) or continues to run forever. It holds that:
Question 4: What are key features of NoSQL databases:
Question 5: Interactive 3D exploration spatial modelling generally entails:
Question 6: Which of the following points is not a goal of software development project management
Question 7: Computer hardware provides integer and floating-point type numbers to facilitate the expression of natural, rational and real numbers. Using integer and floating-point numbers, computers can express:
Question 8: What are the terminals of a MOS-FET?
Question 9: Scalable Data Processing Systems such as MapReduce offer:
Question 10: A search algorithm to obtain a phone number from a telephone directory (alphabetically ordered list) performs at O(log n) and Ω (log n). Hence, we can observe:
Question 11: What limitations of traditional relational databases led to the development of Not only SQL (NoSQL) databases?
Question 12 In 60 years of computer chip development since 1950, these are the main milestones:
Question 13: A computers language is machine code which is virtually unusable by humans. Modern programming therefore uses:
Question 14: What are the key elements in reducing the energy consumption of a chip without jeopardising its computational efficiency:
Question 15: Software development methodologies include:
Question 16: Indexing using a B-Tree enables:
Question 17: The so called "wrap-around" effect or integer overflow represents a common bug in computer programs and occurs when:
Question 18: Features of traditional relational databases are:
Question 19: The agile manifesto entails the following guidelines:
Question 20: Scalable Relational Systems (NewSQL) offer the following features:
Question 21: Static 3D exploration spatial modelling using R-trees has the following features:
Question 22: Which modes of operation of the MOSFET have been covered?
Question 23: The spatial index FLAT features the following properties:
Question 24: The notation O(n) describes:
Question 25: A complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor (CMOS) represents a technology for implementing integrated circuits in modern microchips. In a CMOS logic circuit, the switching operation occurs because:
Question 26: What are the properties of an ideal Operational Amplifier (Op-Amp)?
Question 27: Scientific data grows super-linear in recent years. In simulation sciences (e.g. brain simulation), data growth occurs in the following dimensions: