Question Paper: Fundamentals of Data Structures : Question Paper May 2015 - Information Technology Engineering (Semester 3) | Pune University (PU)
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Fundamentals of Data Structures - May 2015

Information Technology Engineering (Semester 3)

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 and Q2

1 (a) Explain various bitwise operators in C. Give example of each operator.(4 marks) 1 (b) Illustrate the difference between Union and Structure with suitable example.(4 marks) 1 (c) Write a C program to swap two numbers using call by reference.(4 marks) 2 (a) What is pointer variable ? Explain declaration, initialization and accessing a pointer variable with an example.(4 marks) 2 (b) Explain arrays with example.(4 marks) 2 (c) Explain if and switch-case decision control statement.(4 marks)


Answer any one question from Q3 and Q4

3 (a) Define the following terms with example:
(i) Data object
(ii) Data structure
(iii) Data type
(6 marks)
3 (b) Sort the following and show the status of every pass using selection sort 34, 9, 78, 65, 12, -5.(6 marks) 4 (a) Compare linear and non-linear, static and dynamic, primitive and non-primitive data structure.(6 marks) 4 (b) Sort the following data to ascending order using quick sort. Show all passes with pivot : 17, 8, -9, 2, 0, -5, 7, 20, 11, 15.(6 marks)


Answer any one question from Q5 and Q6

5 (a) Define polynomial. Represent the following polynomial using array:
i) x3+x2+x+16
ii) x5y4+x3y3+x2+y2+10
(7 marks)
5 (b) Explain simple and fast transpose of a spare matrix with example.(6 marks) 6 (a) Explain sequential memory organization with example.(6 marks) 6 (b) Explain the two-dimensional array in detail with column and row major representation and address calculation in both the cases.(7 marks)


Answer any one question from Q7 and Q8

7 (a) What are the advantages of linked list over array ? Describe different types of linked list.(7 marks) 7 (b) Write a C function to perform the following operation on SLL:
i) Insert element at any position
(ii) Reverse the list without using any DS.
(6 marks)
8 (a) Write C function to delete any node in case of DLL.(6 marks) 8 (b) Explain the concept of GLL and represent the following GLL:
(i) ((a, b), (c, d), e)
(ii) (a, (b, c), d)
(7 marks)

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