Communication Skills - Dec 2012
First Year Engineering (Set A) (Semester 1)
TOTAL MARKS: 100
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS (1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
Solve the any one question from Q1(a) Q1(b) & Q1(c) (1)(d)
1 (a) Transcribe the following words phonetically:
(iv) Proof(4 marks) 1 (b) Discuss the significance of written communication for any organization. What are its advantages and limitations?(10 marks) 1 (c) What is the importance of feedback in the process of communication?(4 marks) 1 (d) Write notes on any two of the following topics:
(iii) socio-psychological barriers
(iv) Semantic barriers(10 marks) 2 (a) Define
(iv) Osmosis(4 marks) 2 (b) Write a note (100-150 words) on any-one of the following topics:
(i) Computer mediated communication
(ii) Role of women in politics
(iii) Company structure
(iv) Corruption(10 marks)
Solve the any one question from Q3(a) Q3(b) & Q3(c) Q3(d)
3 (a) What are the points to be kept in mind while calling quotations?(4 marks) 3 (b) Assume that you are the Chief Engineer in PWD, Bhopal, Prepare a tender notice for the construction of a 20 feet wide road from Airport to New Market (25 Kms). Invent details.(10 marks) 3 (c) Elucidate the relevant details to be covered in a resume.(4 marks) 3 (d) Write a letter of application for the post of an Assistant Professor in a prestigious University. Invent details.(10 marks)
Solve the any one question from Q4(a) Q4(b) & Q4(c) Q4(d)
4 (a) Discuss the characteristics of a good speech.(4 marks) 4 (b) Write the technical description of a Lathe Machine.(10 marks) 4 (c) What do you mean by precis? How can precis writing skill be useful to you?(4 marks) 4 (d) Describe the process of titration.(10 marks)
Solve the any one question from Q5(a) Q5(b) & Q5(c) Q5(d)
5 (a) What do you understand by telephone etiquette?(4 marks)
5 (b) What are the constituents of a technical report? Elaborate.(10 marks)
5 (c) Write the difference between a debate and speech.(4 marks)
5 (d) listening is the most significant aspect of the process of communication. Discuss.(10 marks)
7 (b) Give the logic symbol ad truth table for the following logic gates (any two):
iv) EX-OR(7 marks)