Fundamentals of Information Technology – November 2009

Part – A

    1. What is secondary memory ?
    2. What is virtual memory ?
    3. Give the steps in a machine cycle.
    4. Define system bus.
    5. What is main difference between Arithmetic and logic unit ?
    6. What is assembly language ?
    7. What is translator ?
    8. What is the purpose of pseudo code ?
    9. What is high-level language ?
    10. What is File?
    11. The smallest unit of data in a data base is a __________.
    12. To locate information in a database we can use __________.
    13. What is primary key ?
    14. What is an Entity ?
    15. Define DML
    16. What is circuit switching ?
    17. What are the different Topologies ?
    18. Define “Synchronous Transmission”
    19. Define MODEM
    20. Groups of people can interact over the internet using What is virtual reality ?
    21. Give some specialized Database.
    22. What is DNS ?
    23. What is the purpose of Email?
    24. What is EDI ?

Part – B

Unit -I

  1. Explain how the CPU works.
    1. Explain the main frame computer.
    2. Describe about Instruction execution.

Unit -II

    1. Write short notes on following UNIX operating system
    2. What is security and protection ?
  1. Write short notes on following:
    1. Application Program Libraries
    2. Wizards and Agents

Unit -III

    1. What are the advantages of DBMS ?
    2. Write short note on DDL, DML.
  1. Discuss the following:
    1. Table Design
    2. Form Design
    3. Sorting and filtering

Unit -IV

  1. What are the differences between circuit switching and packet switching?
  2. Explain following terms:
    1. Router
    2. Node
    3. Protocol converters
    4. Work station
    5. Client

Unit -V

  1. Discuss the IT applications to:
    1. Home
    2. Business and Industry
  2. Write short notes on the following:
    1. internet
    2. Multimedia

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