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41 terms
Scottish Advanced Higher Computing Science
Sequence
Selection
Iteration
Modularity
One command is executed followed by another
If a condition is true then one command is executed, else if…
A command is executed a set number of times
Combining commands into a single block of self-contained code
Sequence
One command is executed followed by another
Selection
If a condition is true then one command is executed, else if…
Advanced Higher Computing Evaluation ISDD
Explain Intuitive Design
Explain Ease of learning
Explain Efficiency of Use
Explain Memorability
Intuitive design is a nearly effortless understanding of the…
Ease of learning is how fast a user who has never seen the us…
Efficiency of Use is how fast an experienced user can accompl…
Memorability is after visiting the site, if a user can rememb…
Explain Intuitive Design
Intuitive design is a nearly effortless understanding of the…
Explain Ease of learning
Ease of learning is how fast a user who has never seen the us…
55 terms
Advanced Higher Music concepts
Time changes
Pavan
Galliard
Motet
Groupings of notes change but the underlying pulse remains co…
A Renaissance court dance linked with the galliard. It is slo…
A Renaissance court dance which follows the pavan. It is quic…
In the Renaissance era this was a sacred choral work with Lat…
Time changes
Groupings of notes change but the underlying pulse remains co…
Pavan
A Renaissance court dance linked with the galliard. It is slo…
19 terms
Advanced Higher
ORD - what it is
Critical Path
Case Tool advantages
Programming Tools
A formal contact between the clientand the developer. It form…
The path through a... project plan which takes the longest... time…
• Sharing of data flow modelling, structure... charts and other…
Breakpoints: Setting to stop program execution... and to then al…
ORD - what it is
A formal contact between the clientand the developer. It form…
Critical Path
The path through a... project plan which takes the longest... time…
All Advanced Higher Music Concepts
Answer
Anthem
Antiphonal
Appoggiatura
In a fugue, after the subject is played, the same tune appear…
Short sacred choral piece sung in English - sometimes sung by…
Dialogue between voices or instruments - one group of voices…
An ornament which sounds like a leaning note, takes half the…
Answer
In a fugue, after the subject is played, the same tune appear…
Anthem
Short sacred choral piece sung in English - sometimes sung by…
Advanced Higher Music concepts
3 against 2
time changes
irregular metres
augmentation
The effect of three notes played against two.
Groupings of notes change but the underlying pulse remains co…
The time signatures change or there are an unusual number of…
An increase in the length of notes.
3 against 2
The effect of three notes played against two.
time changes
Groupings of notes change but the underlying pulse remains co…
56 terms
Higher Computing
FPR Accuracy
Address bus
Addressability
Advantage of Unicode
Mantissa
Carries addresses from address register to main memory
The available locations in RAM
Represents a wider range of characters
FPR Accuracy
Mantissa
Address bus
Carries addresses from address register to main memory
40 terms
Politique - Advanced higher
un/une adversaire
un/une candidat(e)
un/une citoyen(ne)
un député
an opponent
a candidate
a citizen
representative
un/une adversaire
an opponent
un/une candidat(e)
a candidate
23 terms
Cfe Advanced Higher Chemistry - Synthesis
Nucleophilic substitution
Nucleophilic substitution - Alcohols
Ethers
Nitriles
Type of reaction undergone by monohaloakanes
Heated under reflux - Monohaloalkanes + aqueous alkalis --> ?
Monohaloalkenes + alcoholic alkoxides --> ?
Monohaloakenes + ethanolic potassium cyanide --> ?
Nucleophilic substitution
Type of reaction undergone by monohaloakanes
Nucleophilic substitution - Alcohols
Heated under reflux - Monohaloalkanes + aqueous alkalis --> ?
25 terms
Advanced Higher Graphic Communication
Orphan
Text runaround
Camera ready copy
Bleed
A word or line belonging to a following paragraph left on it'…
Technique of setting text to follow the contour of an image o…
Any artwork or finished work which is ready to be put to a pr…
A part of an image which deliberately extends over the edge o…
Orphan
A word or line belonging to a following paragraph left on it'…
Text runaround
Technique of setting text to follow the contour of an image o…
Advanced higher biology - parasitism
What is transmission?
What is virulence?
What are some factors that increase th…
What do parasites do to hosts to incre…
The spread of parasites to a host
The harm caused to a host species by a parasite
-The overcrowding of hosts at high density ... -Mechanisms that…
Host behaviour is exploited and modified by parasites to maxi…
What is transmission?
The spread of parasites to a host
What is virulence?
The harm caused to a host species by a parasite
Higher Computing
Describe multi-core/parallel processing
Describe the implications of having mu…
Describe and give 3 examples of an inp…
Describe and give 3 examples of an out…
Replicates the same features as single core processors. The m…
Increases the speed without increasing the clock speed... Shutti…
Devices that are used to control a computer system or used to…
Devices that the computer system uses to send out or display…
Describe multi-core/parallel processing
Replicates the same features as single core processors. The m…
Describe the implications of having mu…
Increases the speed without increasing the clock speed... Shutti…
25 terms
Higher Computing
IaaS
PaaS
SaaS
Public Cloud
Infrastructure as a Service - Users are loaned equipment to use
Platform as a Service - Users use provided tools to create so…
Software as a Service - Users access software through the int…
Users pay for applications and storage from a provider
IaaS
Infrastructure as a Service - Users are loaned equipment to use
PaaS
Platform as a Service - Users use provided tools to create so…
Advanced higher biology - Proteins
What is the proteome?
What information does the proteome give?
What characteristics does the proteome…
What is larger the proteome or the gen…
The proteome is the entire set of proteins expressed by a gen…
The proteome tells us what is functionally present
The proteome is not fixed and varies depending on cell type a…
The proteome is larger due to post translational modification…
What is the proteome?
The proteome is the entire set of proteins expressed by a gen…
What information does the proteome give?
The proteome tells us what is functionally present
Higher Computing
Two's compliment
ASCII
Unicode
ASCII advantages
The left most significant bit is treated as a negative place…
8-bit representation.
16-bit representation.
Only 8 bits required to store.
Two's compliment
The left most significant bit is treated as a negative place…
ASCII
8-bit representation.
Advanced higher biology - Meiosis
What are the two terms that describe m…
What are homologous chromosomes?
What are the two ways in which homolog…
What do the two stages of meiosis invo…
-Meiosis is the process that forms variable gametes... -Meiosis…
Homologous chromosomes are pairs of chromosomes that have the…
-They may have a different origin (maternal or paternal)... -The…
1) - pairing of homologous chromosomes ... -Crossing over at chi…
What are the two terms that describe m…
-Meiosis is the process that forms variable gametes... -Meiosis…
What are homologous chromosomes?
Homologous chromosomes are pairs of chromosomes that have the…
Higher Computing Science
Accessible
Actual parameter
Address bus
Algorithm
an interface is said to be accessible if its design does not…
the parameters which are used when a procedure or function is…
the address bus is used by the processor to identify a memory…
a detailed sequence of steps which, when followed, will accom…
Accessible
an interface is said to be accessible if its design does not…
Actual parameter
the parameters which are used when a procedure or function is…
30 terms
Advanced Computing
A LAN is a...
A PAN is a
A WAN is a
Wireless networks transmit data as...
Local area network
Personal Area network
Wide Area Network
Radio waves in free space
A LAN is a...
Local area network
A PAN is a
Personal Area network
Computer Software - Higher Computing
Functions of the operating system
Command language Interpreter
Types of interface
File management
- interpreting user commands... - file management... - memory manag…
- Interprets the commands of the user... - Receives input comman…
- command driven... - menu driven... - graphical user interface
- maintains a record of the use of backing storage... - creates…
Functions of the operating system
- interpreting user commands... - file management... - memory manag…
Command language Interpreter
- Interprets the commands of the user... - Receives input comman…
Advanced Higher Enzymes
hydrolases
phosphatases
proteases
nucleases
these enzymes catalyse a hydrolytic cleavage reaction.
remove a phosphate from a molecule by a hydrolytic cleavage
hydrolyses peptide bonds to break down proteins into amino ac…
hydrolyse phosphodiester bonds to break down nucleic acids in…
hydrolases
these enzymes catalyse a hydrolytic cleavage reaction.
phosphatases
remove a phosphate from a molecule by a hydrolytic cleavage
20 terms
Advanced Higher - 1st October
Pavan
Galliard
Motet
Ayre
Slow court dance with 2 beats in the bar
Lively court dance with 3 beats in the bar
Sacred choral work with Latin text. Usually polyphonic and A…
Simple song or melody
Pavan
Slow court dance with 2 beats in the bar
Galliard
Lively court dance with 3 beats in the bar
30 terms
Advanced Higher (Renaissance and Baroque)
Pavan
Galliard
Motet
Ballett
A Renaissance court dance which is slow with 2 beats in the b…
A Renaissance court dance which is lively with 3 beats in the…
A sacred choral work with latin text and polyphonic texture.
A type of madrigal in strophic form with a fa-la-la refrain.
Pavan
A Renaissance court dance which is slow with 2 beats in the b…
Galliard
A Renaissance court dance which is lively with 3 beats in the…
37 terms
Higher Computing :)
Spyware
DOS attack
Bandwidth consumption
Crashing network software
Program that once installed is used to capture info on the ac…
When a network is flooded with so many processing requests it…
Flooding the network with useless traffic
Taking advantage of bugs in firewalls
Spyware
Program that once installed is used to capture info on the ac…
DOS attack
When a network is flooded with so many processing requests it…
98 terms
Computing Higher
Accuracy of FPR number
adress bus
adressability
advantages of ascii
size of mantissa
carries data from MAR to RAM
number of available memory locations
smaller size
Accuracy of FPR number
size of mantissa
adress bus
carries data from MAR to RAM
Higher Computing
Accuracy of a FPR number
Address bus
Addressability
Advantages of Unicode
Mantissa
Carries the addresses from the MAR to RAM
The available locations in RAM
Represent a wider range of characters
Accuracy of a FPR number
Mantissa
Address bus
Carries the addresses from the MAR to RAM
40 terms
Higher Computing Science - SDP
Stages of SDP
Project Proposal
Analysis
Analysis Techniques
Analysis, Design, Maintenance, Implementation, Testing, Docum…
The document produced at the start of the Analysis stage whic…
The stage which identifies the needs of the client.
Interviewing staff, taking observation notes, inspecting exis…
Stages of SDP
Analysis, Design, Maintenance, Implementation, Testing, Docum…
Project Proposal
The document produced at the start of the Analysis stage whic…
13 terms
2011 Listening Advanced Higher vocab
barrera
sostener
adecuado
impresionante
barrier
to hold/ to affirm/to confirm
suitable
impressive
barrera
barrier
sostener
to hold/ to affirm/to confirm
82 terms
Advanced Higher Modern Studies
Percentage of burglaries attributed to…
Most common weapon after a knife
Percentage of men in Scotland that cla…
Percentage of women in Scotland that c…
17
bottle
10
14
Percentage of burglaries attributed to…
17
Most common weapon after a knife
bottle
35 terms
Advanced Higher Music
Answer
Anthem
Antiphonal
Appoggiatura
A reply to a musical question
Short sacred choral piece sung in English. Sometimes sung by…
Dialogue between voices or instruments - one group of voices…
An ornament which sounds like a leaning note. It takes half t…
Answer
A reply to a musical question
Anthem
Short sacred choral piece sung in English. Sometimes sung by…
18 terms
Data Representation - Higher Computing
bit depth
bit
bit map
ASCII
The number of bits used to represent each pixel.
a single binary digit
a representation of image data where each bit, or collection…
an 8 bit code used to represent a maximum of 256 characters
bit depth
The number of bits used to represent each pixel.
bit
a single binary digit
Advanced Higher N7, Typography
Typography
Typeface
Type families
Serif typefaces
the study of type
Group of characters, such as letters, numbers, and punctuatio…
The different options available within a typeface make up a t…
Recognizable by the small lines at the ends of the various st…
Typography
the study of type
Typeface
Group of characters, such as letters, numbers, and punctuatio…
20 terms
IB Higher Spanish - Advanced phrases
sea como sea
pase lo que pase
que yo sepa
para que sea
be that as it may
whatever happens
as far as I know
so that it is
sea como sea
be that as it may
pase lo que pase
whatever happens
5 terms
Higher computing
ASCII
Bit depth
True colour
Bitmapped graphics
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
The bit depth of an image determines how many colours can be…
24 bits
Stored using pixels
ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
Bit depth
The bit depth of an image determines how many colours can be…
Advanced Higher German Vocabulary
Ausgeben
Geben
Aus +dat
ausdrücken
To spend money
To give; to deal
Out of; from
to express
Ausgeben
To spend money
Geben
To give; to deal
Higher Computing Science - SDD - Testing
Syntax Error
Logic Error
Execution Error
Testing
- An error in spelling or grammar within the program's code i…
- An error in the logical function within a program's code. T…
- An error that occurs while a program is running. The progra…
- The process of trying to identify errors in code by running…
Syntax Error
- An error in spelling or grammar within the program's code i…
Logic Error
- An error in the logical function within a program's code. T…
Advanced Higher Music Concepts
mass
motet
anthem
Plainchant
-5 parts... -latin... -unaccompanied... -hear kyrie eleison, gloria, c…
- a short composition... -latin/sacred/church use... -not as larg…
- sacred... - written to perform in reformed/protestant church…
- unison... - unaccompanied... - model
mass
-5 parts... -latin... -unaccompanied... -hear kyrie eleison, gloria, c…
motet
- a short composition... -latin/sacred/church use... -not as larg…
106 terms
SQA Advanced Higher Biology
PCR Stage 1
PCR Stage 2
PCR Stage 3
Physical Mapping
Denaturation at 95 degrees
Annealing of primers at 55 degrees
DNA extension at 72 degrees
Used to determine the order of the genes on the chromosome an…
PCR Stage 1
Denaturation at 95 degrees
PCR Stage 2
Annealing of primers at 55 degrees
10 terms
Advanced Higher - Styles
Renaissance
Pavan
Galliard
Motet
Rebirth of interest in classical times of the distant past. I…
A Renaissance court dance linked with the galliard. It is slo…
A Renaissance court dance which follows the pavan. It is quic…
In the Renaissance era this was a sacred choral work with Lat…
Renaissance
Rebirth of interest in classical times of the distant past. I…
Pavan
A Renaissance court dance linked with the galliard. It is slo…
71 terms
Advanced Computers - Vocabulary
Input Device
Output Device
CPU
Mother Board
A device used to enter information into a computer.
A device used to output data from a computer. Includes printe…
Central Processing Unit; the brain of the computer.
The main circuit board in a computer that contains the centra…
Input Device
A device used to enter information into a computer.
Output Device
A device used to output data from a computer. Includes printe…
Advanced higher chemistry - Equilibrium
When does a reversible reaction reach…
What does the equilibrium constant K s…
What are the properties of the equilib…
If an equilibrium is:... aA + bB = cC + d…
When the rate of the forward reaction = the rate of the rever…
The equilibrium constant K shows the composition of the equil…
-It is dependant on the temperature of the system... -It is inde…
K = [A]a[B]b/[C]c[D]d
When does a reversible reaction reach…
When the rate of the forward reaction = the rate of the rever…
What does the equilibrium constant K s…
The equilibrium constant K shows the composition of the equil…
37 terms
Advanced Computer
File Format
JPEG
GIF
PNG
The structure or organization of data in a file. It is usuall…
A file format used for images. It is best used for photograph…
A file format for images. It can be used for small animations…
A file format used for images. Was designed to replace GIF on…
File Format
The structure or organization of data in a file. It is usuall…
JPEG
A file format used for images. It is best used for photograph…
Advanced higher physics: Electromagnetism
Electrical field strength (E)
Electrical potential energy (V)
Magnetic induction (T)
Ferromagnetic ism
Force experienced by a unit positive charge at a point. (N/C)
The work done by external forces in bringing a unit positive…
The strength of a magnetic field at a point.
A property of some metals that causes the individual atoms to…
Electrical field strength (E)
Force experienced by a unit positive charge at a point. (N/C)
Electrical potential energy (V)
The work done by external forces in bringing a unit positive…
Advanced Higher Maths Formulae
cos²A + sin²A =
cos²x =
sin²x =
sin(2A) =
1
½(1+cos2x)
½(1-cos2x)
2sinAcosA
cos²A + sin²A =
1
cos²x =
½(1+cos2x)
Higher Computing Science - SDD - Programming
Low Level Languages
Assembly Language
Machine Code (Binary)
Two's Complement
- Writing instructions in a low level language means writing…
- A low level language that is not as low as binary, and is c…
- A low level language that consists of 1s and 0s.... - This is…
- A technique used to represent negative numbers in binary. T…
Low Level Languages
- Writing instructions in a low level language means writing…
Assembly Language
- A low level language that is not as low as binary, and is c…
Advance higher biology - Evolution
What is evolution?
What causes evolution to occur?
What is genetic drift?
What processes can genetic drift invol…
Evolution is the changes over time of the proportion of indiv…
Evolution occurs due to random processes such as genetic drif…
The random change in frequency of a DNA sequence over generat…
Processes such as the founder effect and the bottleneck effec…
What is evolution?
Evolution is the changes over time of the proportion of indiv…
What causes evolution to occur?
Evolution occurs due to random processes such as genetic drif…
Advanced Higher Music
Answer
Anthem
Antiphonal
Appoggiatura
In a fugue, after the subject is played, the same tune appear…
Short sacred choral piece sung in English. Polyphonic, 4 or 5…
Dialogue between voices or instruments - one group of voices…
An ornament which sound like a leaning note, takes half the v…
Answer
In a fugue, after the subject is played, the same tune appear…
Anthem
Short sacred choral piece sung in English. Polyphonic, 4 or 5…
Computer Structure - Higher Computing
Control Unit
Arithmetic and Logic Unit
Registers
Cache memory
The control unit ensures that all instructions are carried ou…
Performs all arithmetic calculations and logical operations
These are small temporary storage locations that hold data, i…
high speed, small capacity memory on or here the processor th…
Control Unit
The control unit ensures that all instructions are carried ou…
Arithmetic and Logic Unit
Performs all arithmetic calculations and logical operations
Advanced Higher Maths Formulae
N!
The binomial coefficient (n r)
Binomial theorem
(n r) + (n r+1)
n(n-1)(n-2)...3,2,1
n! / r!(n-r!)
X^(n-r) Y^r
(n+1 r)
N!
n(n-1)(n-2)...3,2,1
The binomial coefficient (n r)
n! / r!(n-r!)
Advanced higher chemistry - Stereoisomerism
What is an isomer?
What is a structural isomer?
What are stereoisomers?
What are the two types of stereoisomers?
An isomer are molecules with the same molecular formula but d…
Molecules with different orders of bonded atoms
Molecules with the same order of bonded atoms but different 3…
-Geometric isomers... -Optical isomers
What is an isomer?
An isomer are molecules with the same molecular formula but d…
What is a structural isomer?
Molecules with different orders of bonded atoms
Advanced higher chemistry - Equilibria
What is the equilibrium constant K?
If the constant K is great this means?
At the same temperature, the value K i…
The enthalpy change for exothermic rea…
Defines the composition of a mixture at equilibrium
The greater the proportion of products compared to reactants…
The same for a reaction once the equilibrium has been reached
Negative
What is the equilibrium constant K?
Defines the composition of a mixture at equilibrium
If the constant K is great this means?
The greater the proportion of products compared to reactants…
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