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BCA Revised 1st Sem July 2012 – Jan 2013

Course Code : BCS-011
Course Title : Computer Basics and PC Software
Assignment Number : BCA (I)-011/Assignment/2012
Maximum Marks : 100
Last Date of Submission : 15th October, 2012/15th April, 2013

Note: This assignment has three questions of 80 marks (each section of a question carries same marks). Answer all the questions. Rest 20 marks are for viva voce. You may use illustrations and diagrams to enhance explanations. Please go through the guidelines regarding assignments given in the Programme Guide for the format of presentation. Please give precise answers. The word limit for each part is 200 words.

Question 1: (Covers Block 1) (7×4=28 Marks)

a) What is a Microprocessor? In what generation of computer, the first microprocessor was developed. List the features of some of the latest Microprocessors for desktop computers and laptop computers.

b) What are the different functional units in a computer? Explain the purpose of each Unit. Also explain the significance of the von Neumann Architecture.

c) Convert the following numbers as stated

(i) Decimal 36.25 to binary

(ii) Decimal 3999 to hexadecimal

(iii) Octal 567 to hexadecimal

(iv) Octal 667 to decimal

d) What is the role of primary and secondary memory in a computer? Why does a computer have memory hierarchy? Explain the memory hierarchy with the help of a diagram.

e) What are the different secondary storage devices for a computer system? Give their features, advantages and disadvantages. How is the access time defined for Magnetic disks? Explain with the help of an example.

f) List the features of the following:

(i) SCSI port

(ii) Touch Screens

(iii) Bar Code Reader

(iv) LED monitor

g) Explain the features of a Workstation and a tablet PC? What is the purpose of mother board on a computer?

Question 2: (Covers Block 2) (7×4=28 Marks)

a) Explain the concept of 3 tier client server architecture with the help of a diagram. How is this architecture different than that of N-Tier architecture? How can cloud computing be related to client server architecture.

b) List the features of any two programming paradigms. How Object Oriented Programming Languages are different than Procedural Programming Languages?

c) Explain the features of software that are used for programming. Give at least one example for each type.

d) What is the need of Operating System in a Computer? Explain the facilities provided by an operating system to its users. Also explain the services that are offered by the Operating System.

e) What are the different elements of a Programming Language? Explain each with the help of an example.

f) Explain the purpose and facilities provided by the following software:

(i) Project Management Software

(ii) Utility Software

(iii) Database System

(iv) Email Software

g) Explain the following terms in the context of Computer Software:

(i) Batch System

(ii) Time Sharing Systems

(iii) Graphical User Interface

(iv) Computer Virus

Question 3: (Covers Block 3) (6×4=24 Marks)

(a) What are the different types of Guided and Unguided channels? Explain the characteristics of any one channel in each of the category. Also describe any two networking devices.

(b) You are asked to design a network for a Multi-national organization which has multiple offices around the world. Each office has a space of 500 meter square. What are the different types of networks (LAN, MAN, WAN) that you will suggest for the Organization? Give basic characteristics of these proposed networks.

(c) Define the terms URL, DNS, IP address and TCP/IP. Explain how they are related with each other with the help of an example. Also find the IP address and subnet mask for the computer you are using.

(d) What is the role of a Browser? How does a browser communicates with the web server? Explain with the help of an example. Explain the features supported by a good search engine.

(e) What are the features supported by a E-learning system? Explain the features of MOODLE that can be used for learning. Can Wiki be used for learning? Justify your answer.

(f) Explain the following terms in the context of Internet:

(i) Security threats on Internet

(ii) Blog

Course Code : BCS-012
Course Title : Basic Mathematics
Assignment Number : BCA (1)-12/Assignment/ 2012
Maximum Marks : 100
Last Date of Submission : 15th October, 2012/15th April, 2013

Note: This assignment has four questions of 80 marks. Answer all the questions. Rest 20 marks are for viva voce. You may use illustrations and diagrams to enhance explanations. Please go through the guidelines regarding assignments given in the Programme Guide for the format of presentation. Answer to each part of the question should be confined to about 300 words. Pleasenote that in case for a given problem no solution exists then you must state so giving reason.

Question 1: (Marks 2+3+3+3+3+4+2)
(a) Show that

 

Course Code      :  BCSL-013
Course Title      :  Computer Basics and PC Software Lab
Assignment Number   :  BCA (I)-013/Assignment/2012
Maximum Marks    :  100
Last Date of Submission  :  15th
October, 2012/15th April, 2013

Note: This assignment has ten questions of 80 marks. Answer all the questions. Rest 20 marks are for  viva  voce.  You  may  use  illustrations  and  diagrams,  printouts  of  the  solutions  to  enhance explanations.  Please  go  through  the  guidelines  regarding  assignments  given  in  the  Programme Guide for the format of presentation.

Section 1: PowerPoint Assignment

Question 1:

Make a presentation for ‘favorite sports person’ (e.g. Sachin Tendulkar)) which includes  following details:
(a)  Introduction
(b)  Family background
(c)  Achievements
(d)  Current Status
(e)  His/Her inspiration
(f)  Pictures
(g)  Videos (10 Marks)

Question 2: Give presentation on ‘Project’ developed by you to your class. (e.g.) Project on Library System. (10 Marks)

Section II: Outlook

Question 3:

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