Exercises

14.6Fill in the blanks in each of the following statements:
  1. Computers store large amounts of data on secondary storage devices as _____.

  2. A(n) _____ is composed of several fields.

  3. To facilitate the retrieval of specific records from a file, one field in each record is chosen as a(n) _____.

  4. Files that are created using byte-based streams are referred to as files, while files created using character-based streams are referred to as _____ files.

  5. The standard stream objects are_____, _____ and _____.

14.7Determine which of the following statements are true and which are false. If false, explain why.
  1. The impressive functions performed by computers essentially involve the manipulation of zeros and ones.

  2. People specify programs and data items as ...

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