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 Program
► Analytical engine
Question No: 2 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Charles Babbage was a/an
► Computer Scientist
Question No: 3 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Detailed plan, specifying the required resources and expected deliverables, is done in ________ phase.
► User Requirements I s pe dout hai.
► 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
► 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.
► Cray Research
Question No: 7 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Using COLSPAN, number of rows of the current cell should extend itself
► 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.
► System Files
► Operating System
► Application Software
Question No: 10 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Speakers fall into the hardware category.
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?
► None of the above
Question No: 13 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
_______ is known as the best feature in word processing.
Question No: 14 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
In java script objects may have Single properties.
► 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 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.
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>
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?
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
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
Question No: 23 ( Marks: 5 )
What are the key features of a word processor?