0
Programming in C and Data Structures : Question Paper Dec 2013 - First Year Engineering (C Cycle) (Semester 2) | Visveswaraya Technological University (VTU)

Programming in C and Data Structures - Dec 2013

First Year Engineering (C Cycle) (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.


Choose the correct answer for the following :-

1 (a) (i) Which of the following is not type of keyboard connector?
(A) 5-pin connector
(B) 6-pin connector
(C) 8-pin connector
(D) USB-connector
(1 marks)
1 (a) (ii) Which of the following is not an output device of a computer?
(A) Printer
(B) Keyboard
(C) VDU
(D) CRT screen
(1 marks)
1 (a) (iii) Who is called the father of the computer ?
(A) Balise Pascal
(B) Charles Babbage
(C) Joseph Jacquard
(D) Dr. Hewrman Hollcrith
(1 marks)
1 (a) (iv) Which generation of computers is covered by the period 1964-1971 ?
(A) First
(B) Second
(C) Third
(D) Fourth
(1 marks)
1 (c) With a neat figure, explain how instruction are processed by the CPU.(5 marks) 1 (d) Describe briefly about the various keys present on a standard keyboard.(5 marks) 1 b) Briefly explain about the various generation of computers.(6 marks)


Choose the correct answer for the following :-

2 (a) (i) Which is second memory device ?
(A) CPU
(B) ALU
(C) Floppy Disk
(D) Mouse
(1 marks)
2 (a) (ii) If you want to execute more than one program at a time, the system software that you must be capable of
(A) word processing
(B) virtual memory
(C) compiling
(D) multitasking
(1 marks)
2 (a) (iii) A translator which reads an entire program written in a high level language and converts it into machine language code is
(A) Assembler
(B) Translator
(C) Compiler
(D) System Software
(1 marks)
2 (a) (iv) Which of the following is not an Applicatio Software?
(A) Word processing
(B) Spreadsheet
(C) UNIX
(D) Desktop publishing
(1 marks)
2 (b) Explain in detail about the construction and operation of the hard disk drive.(5 marks) 2 (c) Briefly write about various computer processing techniques to process data.(7 marks) 2 (d) List the different network components with examples.(4 marks)


Choose the correct answer for the following :-

3 (a) (i) The flowcharting symbol Diamond Shaped Box indicates
(A) Start
(B) Process step
(C) Decision
(D) End
(1 marks)
3 (a) (ii) Which of the following is not a keyword in C?
(A) char
(B) break
(C) triangle
(D) long
(1 marks)
3 (a) (iii) Which of the following is an input function?
(A) scanf
(B) printf
(C) puts()
(D) putchar()
(1 marks)
3 (a) (iv) Which of the following is a valid integers ?
(A) -250
(B) 4,442
(C) -31.89
(D) +3,728.2
(1 marks)
3 (b) What are the different built-in data types available with C?(6 marks) 3 (c) With an example, explain the structure of typical C program?(6 marks) 3 (d) Briefly write what do you mean by the C tokens.(4 marks)


Choose the correct answer for the following :-

4 (a) (i) Which of the following is not a realational operator in C language?
(A) <
(B) >=
(C) !=
(D) &
(1 marks)
4 (a) (ii) Which of the following is a special operator in C language?
(A) sizeof ()
(B) log (x)
(C) exp (x)
(D) sin (x)
(1 marks)
4 (a) (iii) The unary operator in C are used to act upon only _____ operand.
(A) one
(B) two
(C) three
(D) four
(1 marks)
4 (a) (iv) If b=10 and d=3, what is the result for b%d operation?
(A) one
(B) two
(C) three
(D) 3.33
(1 marks)
4 (b) Explain relational operators in C, with examples.(6 marks) 4 (c) With an example, explain the Unary operator in C language.(4 marks) 4 (d) Explain in detail about Bitwise operators in C language.(6 marks)


Choose the correct answer for the following :-

5 (a) (i) The function that calls itself is called as _____
(A) forwarding function
(B) conditional function
(C) recursive function
(D) backward function
(1 marks)
5 (a) (ii) The main() function work is defined in _____ library.
(A) stdio.h
(B) conio.h
(C) string.h
(D) math.h
(1 marks)
5 (a) (iii) Parameters passed as argument to the function call are called as _____
(A) actual parametes
(B) formal parameters
(C) no parameters
(D) none of these
(1 marks)
5 (a) (iv) Which of the following return statement in a function has error ?
(A) return
(B) return(0)
(C) return(expression)
(D) none of these
(1 marks)
5 (b) What is a function? Describe with declaration syntax.(4 marks) 5 (c) Describe the two ways of passing parameters to function with examples.(8 marks) 5 (d) Write a program to test whether or not given integer number is prime with function.(4 marks)


Choose the correct answer for the following :-

6 (a) (i) Which of the following looping construct is an entry controlled loop?
(A) while
(B) do-while
(C) for
(D) none of these
(1 marks)
6 (a) (ii) Which of the following is a conditional statement that tests a value against different values ?
(A) while
(B) for
(C) switch
(D) if
(1 marks)
6 (a) (iii) Which of the following is not a jump statement ?
(A) break
(B) continue
(C) go to
(D) for
(1 marks)
6 (a) (iv) Which of the following is an exit controlled loop?
(A) if
(B) do-while
(C) while
(D) if-else
(1 marks)
6 (b) Write and explain the declaration syntax for while and do? while loop.(4 marks) 6 (c) Write a program to compute the sum of N number using the for loop.(6 marks) 6 (d) Write a program to check whether the given alphabet is a vowel or not using switch statement.(6 marks)


Choose the correct answer for the following :-

7 (a) (i) In an array a[5]={10, 20, 30, 40, 50}; the element 40 is designated as
(A) a[0]
(B) a[1]
(C) a[3]
(D) a[4]
(1 marks)
7 (a) (ii) In an array int a[2][3]-{10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60}; the a[0][1] element is
(A) 10
(B) 40
(C) 60
(D) 20
(1 marks)
7 (a) (iii) Which of the following string handling function is used to add two strings?
(A) strcat ()
(B) strncat()
(C) strcmp()
(D) strlwr()
(1 marks)
7 (a) (iv) Which of the following string handling function is used to compare two strings?
(A) strlen()
(B) strcmp()
(C) strcpy()
(D) strrev()
(1 marks)
7 (b) Define an array. How are they declared in C language?(4 marks) 7 (c) Write a program to read two matrices from keyboard and print the sum of two matrices.(7 marks) 7 (d) Write a program to test whether the given string is a Palindrome or not.(5 marks)


Choose the correct answer for the following :-

8 (a) (i) Thread is defined as _____ stream of control flow in a program code.
(A) zero
(B) single
(C) control
(D) none of these
(1 marks)
8 (a) (ii) Open MP programming model offers parallel directives for
(A) Shared Memory Access
(B) Zero Memory Access
(C) Multiple Memory Access
(D) None of these
(1 marks)
8 (a) (iii) _____ Execution of instruction in a computer system is referred to as parallel computing.
(A) Serial
(B) Sequential
(C) Accurate
(D) Simultaneous
(1 marks)
8 (a) (iv) Open Mp stands for _____
(A) Open multi-parallelism
(B) Organized multi-programming
(C) Open multi-processing
(D) Organized multi-parallelism
(1 marks)
8 (b) What are threads? Give the advatages and disadvantages of multiple threads.(6 marks) 8 (c) Bring out the scope for Parallel computing.(6 marks) 8 (d) Explain "Parallel computing" in detail.(4 marks)

0  upvotes

Next up

Read More Questions

If you are looking for answer to specific questions, you can search them here. We'll find the best answer for you.

Search

Study Full Subject

If you are looking for good study material, you can checkout our subjects. Hundreds of important topics are covered in them.

Know More