Question Paper: Basic Computer Engg. : Question Paper May 2014 - First Year Engineering (Set B) (Semester 1) | Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya (RGPV)

Basic Computer Engg. - May 2014

First Year Engineering (Set B) (Semester 1)

(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.
1 (a) Which is the fastest accessible memory? What it is made-up of.(2 marks) 1 (b) Distinguish between remote sensing and GIS. (2 marks) 1 (c) Explain 16-bit instruction format.(3 marks)

Answer any one question from Q1.(d) & Q1.(e)

1 (d) What is operating system? Explain the functions of operating system as resource manager.(7 marks) 1 (e) Distinguish between toolkit and software package. Explain the four most important components of MS-Office.(7 marks) 2 (a) Define an Algorithm. Distinguish between algorithm and flowchart.(2 marks) 2 (b) Distinguish between procedural programming and object oriented programming.(2 marks) 2 (c) Explain and illustrate function overloading.(3 marks)

Answer any one question from Q2.(d) & Q2.(e)

2 (d) Explain classification of programming languages with special emphasis of High Level Programming Languages(7 marks) 2 (e) Explain various data types in C++.(7 marks) 3 (a) Distinguish between type casting and automatic type conversion.(2 marks) 3 (b) Explain the concept of function prototyping.(2 marks) 3 (c) What are friend functions? Explain their characteristics with suitable example.(3 marks) 3 (c) What is data structure? Why these structures are required. Explain and illustrate four basic data structures.(7 marks)

Answer any one question from Q3.(d) & Q3.(e)

3 (d) What is inheritance? Explain and illustrate various types of inheritance. (7 marks) 4 (a) What is protocol? How it differs from program.(2 marks) 4 (b) Distinguish between DOS (Denial Of Service) and spoofing(2 marks) 4 (c) What is firewall? Explain with the help of block diagram.(3 marks)

Answer any one question from Q4.(d) & Q4.(e)

4 (d) Explain TCP / IP protocol suite with the help of suitable block diagram.(7 marks) 4 (e) What is the function of Network layer? Explain various routing protocols. Distinguish between hub, switch and bridge.(7 marks) 5 (a) What is database? How it differs from data file. (2 marks) 5 (b) Distinguish between primary key and candidate key with the help of an example.(2 marks) 5 (c) What is cloud computing? Explain the pros and cons of cloud computing.(3 marks)

Answer any one question from Q5.(d) & Q5.(e)

5 (d) What are the functions of DBA? Explain the architecture of Database system.(7 marks) 5 (e) Explain cloud infrastructure. Give various cloud deployment models.(7 marks)

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