General Paper 1: ICT

 Information and Communication Technology

Telephone model of communication was first developed in the area of Information Theory
Acronym FTP stands for - File Transfer Protocol
Complier is software which converts high level language to machine language
Informal communication – known as Grapevine
Encoding data for transmission across a network is known as: Encryption
Prasar Bharti Launched in 1997
Press council of India located in Delhi
DTH started in 2006
Virtual Memory an illusion of extremely large main memory
Programming language – PASCAL, BASIC, COBOL
TRP – Television Rating Point
SITE – Satellite Instructional Television Experiment
TCP – Transmission Control Protocol
SQL – Structured Query Language
HTML – Hyper Text Markup Language
HTML language is basically used to design Web-page
ISP – Internet Service Provider
IP – Internet Protocol – numerical address
PDIAL – Public Dial up Internet Access List
SLIP – Serial Line Internet Protocol
PPP – Point to Point Protocol
The aspect ratio of TV Screen is 4:3
Random Access Memory (RAM) is main memory in computer
1 bit = a 1 or 0 (b)
4 bits = 1 nybble (?)
8 bits = 1 byte (B)
1024 bytes = 1 Kilobyte (KB
1024 Kilobytes =
1 Megabyte (MB)
1024 Megabytes = 1 Gigabyte (GB)
1024 Gigabytes = 1 Terabyte (TB)
One Kilobyte = One Thousand Byte
One Mega Byte = One Million Byte
One Giga Byte = One Billion Bytes
One Terabyte = One Trillion Bytes.

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