Basic Computer Engg. - May 2013
First Year Engineering (Set A) (Semester 2)
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.
Answer any one question from Q1 & Q2
1 (a) Discuss classification of computers.(7 marks)
1 (b) Distinguish between :
i) Input unit and output unit ii) CPU and ALU iii) Data and information(7 marks) 10 (a) Give the TCP/IP protocol architecture structure. Also give the functions of each layer.(7 marks) 10 (b) Write short notes on the following :-
i) World wide web ii) Network security(7 marks) 2 (a) What is a register? How are registers used in the arithmetic logic and supervisory-control units of a CPU?(7 marks) 2 (b) Discuss the major ethical issues in the field of computing?(7 marks)
Answer any one question from Q3 & Q4
3 (a) Define operating system. Explain briefly the functions performed by an operating system.(7 marks)
3 (b) Explain the following terms:
i) Process ii) Process state iii) Process control block.(7 marks) 4 (a) Compare procedure oriented programming and object oriented programming.(7 marks) 4 (b) Write and explain the features of object oriented programming language.(7 marks)
Answer any one question from Q5 & Q6
5 (a) What do you understand by precedence and associativity of operators. Give hierarchy and precedence of operators available in C++ in tabular form.(7 marks)
5 (b) Compare the following :
i) Structures and unions ii) Objects and classes iii) Base class and derived class(7 marks) 6 (a) What are constructors? How many types of constructors are there in C++? Give examples of each type.(7 marks) 6 (b) Explain function over loading with the help of a program.(7 marks)
Answer any one question from Q7 & Q8
7 (a) Compare file oriented approach and data base approach.(7 marks)
7 (b) Define the following terms:
i) Data Independence ii) Network data model(7 marks) 8 (a) Compare the following :
i) Structures and unions ii) Objects and classes iii) Base class and derived class(7 marks) 8 (b) What is meant by Data definition language? Give any four DDL commands.(7 marks)
Answer any one question from Q9 & Q10
9 (a) Discuss OSI model of Networking.(7 marks)
9 (b) Briefly discuss about the following devices:-
i) Router ii) Repeater iii) Bridge(7 marks)