Linked List: Operations, Types, and Applications

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What is the main advantage of linked lists over arrays?

Linked lists do not require shifting during insertion and deletion operations

How are elements in a linked list connected?

By using pointers

What is the term used for the first node in a linked list?

'Head'

Which statement best describes the disadvantage of arrays mentioned in the text?

Array insertion and deletion operations are slow

What type of data structure is a linked list?

Non-linear data structure

What are the disadvantages of arrays mentioned in the text?

Slow searching in unordered array, slow insertion and deletion operations, fixed size, wastage of memory

How does a linked list solve some of the problems associated with arrays?

Linked list is able to grow in size as needed, does not require shifting when performing insertion and deletion operation, and has no wastage of memory

What is the structure used to store data in a linked list?

Similar to a train

How are elements in a linked list connected?

Using pointers

What is the term used for the first node in a linked list?

'head'

What is the main advantage of linked lists over arrays?

Linked lists do not require shifting when performing insertion and deletion operations

What is the term used for the last node in a linked list?

Tail

Which of the following represents a characteristic of non-linear data structures?

Data elements are not arranged sequentially or linearly

Why is slow searching mentioned as a disadvantage of arrays?

Slow searching occurs in both ordered and unordered arrays

What is the role of 'head' in a linked list?

It identifies the first node in the linked list

Learn about linked lists, why they are needed over arrays, operations, types, and applications of linked lists. Explore the concept of data structure and the linear arrangement of elements in linked lists.

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