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MIDTERM  EXAMINATION

Fall 2008

CS101- Introduction to Computing (Session - 2)

    

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

 _______ consists of cells arranged in rows & columns

       ► Spreadsheets Software

       ► Word processor

       ► Presentation Software

       ► Microsoft Paint Software

   

Question No: 2    ( 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: 3    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one

 Forms can be submitted through _______ & _______ methods

       ► INCLUDE, POST

       ► INCLUDE, GET

       ► GET, POST

       ► SEND, POST

   

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

 To display a checkbox on the web page, we use ___ tag

       ► CHECKBOX

       ► CHECK

       ► INPUT

       ► INPUTBOX

   

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

 You can ________ from/to a website containing interactive forms.

       ► Only read

       ► Only write

       ► Read and write

       ► Not read and write

   

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

 There is a battery on the motherboard to:

       ► Give power to the processor

       ► Save information when computer is off

       ► Save information when computer is on

       ► Give power to the motherboard

   

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

 We can change the background color in HTML, using ___ attribute of <body>

 

       ► background

 

       ► bgcolor

 

       ► backcolor

 

       ► backgroundcolor

 

   

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

 ___ contains the name of the protocol required to access the resource, a domain name that identifies a specific computer on the internet and a pathname on the computer

       ► HTML

       ► HTTP

       ► URL

       ► WWW

   

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

 ______ is a client program that uses HTTP to make requests to Web servers throughout the internet on behalf of the user.

       ► Web Application

       ► Web Browser

       ► Internet Application

       ► HTML

   

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

 WWW stands for:

       ► Wide World Web

       ► World Wide Web

       ► World White Web

       ► World Web Wide

   

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

 The weaknesses of the computer are:

       ► Pattern recognition & Storage

       ► Speed & Innovative ideas

       ► Pattern recognition & Innovative ideas

       ► Speed & Storage

   

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

 Floating point unit is also known as _________ unit

 

       ► Real

       ► Integer

       ► Numeric

       ► Fractional

   

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

 Programs that reside on Web servers and receive info that a user enters in a form, are known as:

 

       ► Server-Side Scripts

 

       ► Client-Side Scripts

 

       ► Super Scripts

 

       ► Form Scripts

 

   

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

 ------------ is volatile memory

 

       ► RAM

       ► ROM

       ► Hard Disk

       ► CD ROM

   

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

 What will be the result of the following formula in Spreadsheet application ?

SUM(A2:A3) =_________(Assume that  A2 = 25 A3 = 75)

 

       ► 25

       ► 50

       ► 75

       ► 100

   

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

 VisiCalc was the first popular _______application on PC’s.

 

       ► Spreadsheet

       ► Word processor

       ► Presentation

       ► Database

   

Question No: 17    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one

 ____________ is a system software that converts the source code written in high level language into machine language code.

       ► Utilities

       ► Drivers

       ► Language Translator

       ► None of the these

   

Question No: 18    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one

 What happens if I start a new list without closing the original one?

       ► An error will be generated

       ► A nested list will be created

 

       ► Previous list will end and a new will start.

 

       ► Nothing will happen

 

   

Question No: 19    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one

 __________ is a program that executes instructions line by line written in a high-level language.

 

       ► Interpreter

       ► Compiler

       ► Predictor

       ► Executor

   

Question No: 20    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one

 There are_________________ rules to write the Pseudo Code.

 

       ► Standard

       ► No standard

       ► Strict

       ► Pre-defined

   

Question No: 21    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one

 Which one is not the building block of an algorithm?

       ► Statements

       ► Sequences

       ► Repetitions

       ► Conditionals

   

Question No: 22    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one

 In flow charts, there is only one entry point in conditions while there is/are__________ exit points.

 

       ► 1

       ► 2

       ► 3

       ► 4

   

Question No: 23    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one

 A procedure that usually but not always works or that gives nearly the right answer is called_____________

 

       ► Deterministic Algorithm

       ► Heuristic Algorithm

       ► Greedy Algorithm

       ► Randomized Algorithm

   

Question No: 24    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one

 A Modem is a kind of ___

       ► Input device

       ► Output device

       ► Storage device

       ► Input and Output device

   

Question No: 25    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one

 The memory size of the Altair 8800 was

       ► 128 bytes

       ► 128 Kilo bytes

       ► 256 Kilo bytes

       ► 256 bytes

   

Question No: 26    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one

 ---------- was known as “mill” in Analytical engine.

       ► Memory

       ► Processor

       ► Monitor

       ► Mouse

   

Question No: 27    ( Marks: 1 )

 What is the key feature of object-oriented design?

 

 ANSWER: The key feature of object-oriented design is that it treats every thing as object having properties and methods. These objects are separately treated and designed and once designed it can be used in any other system. So once designed can be used many times.

   

Question No: 28    ( Marks: 1 )

 Write one purpose of using spreadsheets ?

ANSWERS: Purpose of spreadsheets is that it can do calculations on data accurately.

   

Question No: 29    ( Marks: 2 )

 List down two advantages of writing Pseudo Code

Answers: The advantages of pseudo code are:

  • It is quite similar to human language so easy to understand.
  • It is close to real code so easy to write real code from it.

   

Question No: 30    ( Marks: 3 )

 How can we calculate total number of rows in the truth table?

 

ANSWER: The formula for calculating number of rows in truth table is 2n

Where n = number of inputs

   

Question No: 31    ( Marks: 5 )

 Differentiate between Vector graphics and Bit-mapped graphics.

ANSWER:

          VECTOR GRAPHICS

  1. Treat everything as an object
  2. Is resolution independent
  3. Relatively small size
  4. Example: Corel Draw

              BIT MAPPED IMAGES

  1. Treats everything as a bit map.
  2. Resolution dependent
  3. Large files
  4. Example: Microsoft Paint 

 

   

Question No: 32    ( Marks: 5 )

 Write differences between Shareware and trail ware software.

ANSWER:

                  SHAREWARE

  1. These are shared freely.
  2. It is given without payment ahead of time.

                TRIALWARE

  1. Software is offered for a trial period.
  2. When the period is expired it is no more in use.

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