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VU CS101- Introduction to Computing (Session – 2) MIDTERM EXAMINATION Fall 2008

.

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.

VU CS101- Introduction to Computing (Session – 2) MIDTERM EXAMINATION Fall 2008

.

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.

VU CS101- Introduction to Computing (Session – 2) MIDTERM EXAMINATION Fall 2008

.

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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