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VU CS101 -Introducing computer MIDTERM Solved/Unsolved Papers Spring 2007

VU CS101 -Introducing Computer MIDTERM Solved/Unsolved Papers Spring 2007


Question No: 1    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Ada, Countess of Lovelace developed first:

► Computer

► Website

► Computer Program

       ► Analytical engine


Question No: 2    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Charles Babbage was a/an


► Computer Scientist

► Physician

► Analyst


Question No: 3    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Detailed plan, specifying the required resources and expected deliverables, is done in ________ phase.


► Planning

► User Requirements I s pe dout hai.

► Design

► Developer Specification


Question No: 4    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 A computer program that facilitates the communication between the computer and a peripheral device is called___________________


► Operating system

► Utilities

► Language Translator

► Device Drives


Question No: 5    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 To start an ordered list from 20 instead of 1, we will write


► <OL begin = “20″>

► <OL initiate = “20″>


► <OL start = “20″>

► <OL from = “20″>


Question No: 6    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 _________ is the best known builder for supercomputers.

► Sun

► Cray Research

► Microsoft

► Apple


Question No: 7    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Using COLSPAN, number of rows of the current cell should extend itself

► Upward

► Downward

► Both Upward and Downward

► None of the given choices


Question No: 8    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Interactive forms are always placed between ___ tag-set






Question No: 9    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 _________ manages the HW and SW resources ( memory, disk drives etc) of the computer system, often invisibly.

► Explorer.exe

► System Files

► Operating System

► Application Software


Question No: 10    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Speakers fall into the hardware category.

► True

► False


Question No: 11    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 ______________ software directly interacts with the hardware.


► Application software


► System software


► Dynamic software


► Distributed software



Question No: 12    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 In spreadsheet, which of the following function is used to solve the equation?


► =GoalSeek

None of the above

► =Sum


Question No: 13    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 _______  is known as the best feature in word processing.

► Cut

► Copy

► Paste

► Undo


Question No: 14    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 In java script objects may have Single  properties.

► Single


► Several


► Multiple

► All of the given options



Question No: 15    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 _________ are great for showing parts of a whole that are generally expressed in percentages.


► Line Charts


► Pie Charts


► Bar Charts


► None of the options described



Question No: 16    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Small Computer System Interface is

► Slower and harder to configure then serial and parallel ports


► Faster then USB


► Both first choices


► Slower then USB but Faster then serial and parallel



Question No: 17    ( Marks: 2 )

 Write the major types of softwares with examples?



System SW

System software is responsible for controlling, integrating, and managing the individual

hardware components of a computer system.

System software performs tasks like transferring data from memory to disk, or rendering

text onto a display Specific kinds of system software include loading programs, operating

systems, device drivers, compilers, assemblers, linkers, and utilities.

Software libraries that perform generic functions also tend to be regarded as system

software. System software stored on non-volatile storage on integrated circuits is usually

termed firmware. These generally perform the background tasks in a computer. These

programs, many times, talk directly to the HW.

Application SW

Programs that generally interact with the user to perform work that is useful to the user.

These programs generally talk to the HW through the assistance of system SW.



Question No: 18    ( Marks: 2 )

 What is the major difference between paragraph <p> and Line Break <BR> tags?

<P> … </P>



Line break


Question No: 19    ( Marks: 2 )

 Why PASCAL was designed and what is the problem with PASCAL?



Pascal is very good for writing well-structured and readable programs, but it is not as

flexible as the C programming language

C++ embodies powerful object-oriented features, but it is complex and difficult to learn

What changes in the field of computer languages can we expect in the near future


Question No: 20    ( Marks: 3 )

 What are the key requirements of E-commerce Software?


E-Commerce Software

Key requirements:



Ability to handle 1000’s of transactions, simultaneously


Question No: 21    ( Marks: 3 )

 Write down the pseudo code for the following flow chart.


Answer…. Pseudo code


Actual code

Pseudo Code

Language that is typically used for writing algorithms

Similar to a programming language, but not as rigid

The method of expression most suitable for a gi



Question No: 22    ( Marks: 5 )

 (a) Write down two positive features of client-side scripting.



Reduced server load as it does not have to send messages to the user’s browser about

missing or incorrect data

Reduced network traffic as the form’s data is sent only once instead of many to’s and



(b) Discuss two deficiencies of JavaScript.



Question No: 23    ( Marks: 5 )

  What are the key features of a word processor?

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