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University College of Engineering, Kanchipuram

(A Constituent College of Anna University, Chennai) Bakthavatsalam Polytechnic Campus, Kanchipuram

INTERNAL ASSESSMENT TEST-1


GE2112- FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTING AND PROGRAMMING
Date: 17.10.12 Duration: 90Minutes Dept: ECE+MECH(Section B) PART A (Answer any 5) 1. Distinguish between Analog and Digital computer. 2. Distinguish between compiler and interpreters. 3. List any four characteristics of computer 4. What is the purpose of using cache memory? 5. Convert hexadecimal number 1BD(16 ) to decimal number. 6. List any four types of operating system. PART B 7. Explain with a neat block diagram, the basic organization of a computer and list out the functions performed by each unit. (12) 8. Briefly explain the various generations of computers. 9. Explain briefly about software development cycle with a neat sketch. (8) (8)

Sem: I Maximum Marks: 50 5x2=10

10. a) Define hard disk? How the disk is divided and data are stored, retrieved from disk. (or) (8) b) How the computer understand machine language 0s and 1s? explain with an example 11. a) Define i) Protocol ii) Cookie iii) VoIP

(or)

(12)

b) How will you find the IP Address for (DNS) www.annauniv.edu using command prompt? iii) Firewall iv) Trojan
*** ALL THE BEST ***

University College of Engineering, Kanchipuram


(A Constituent College of Anna University, Chennai) Bakthavatsalam Polytechnic Campus, Kanchipuram

INTERNAL ASSESSMENT TEST-1


GE2112- FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTING AND PROGRAMMING
Date: 17.10.12 Duration: 90Minutes Dept: ECE+MECH(Section B) PART A (Answer any 5) 1. Distinguish between Analog and Digital computer. 2. Distinguish between compiler and interpreters. 3. List any four characteristics of computer 4. What is the purpose of using cache memory? 5. Convert hexadecimal number 1BD(16 ) to decimal number. 6. List any four types of operating system. PART B 7. Explain with a neat block diagram, the basic organization of a computer and list out the functions performed by each unit. (12) 8. Briefly explain the various generations of computers. 9. Explain briefly about software development cycle with a neat sketch. (8) (8)

Sem: I Maximum Marks: 50 5x2=10

10. a) Define hard disk? How the disk is divided and data are stored, retrieved from disk. (or) (8) b) How the computer understand machine language 0s and 1s? explain with an example 11. a) Define i) Protocol ii) Cookie iii) VoIP

(or)

(12)

b) How will you find the IP Address for (DNS) www.annauniv.edu using command prompt? iii) Firewall iv) Trojan
*** ALL THE BEST ***