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V ENGINEERING COLLEGE VINAYAKA MISSIONS UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IV YEAR (BATCH – 2006-2010) MOBILE COMPUTING
QUESTION BANK
UNIT – I PART – A (2 Marks) 1. List out the different characteristics of communication device. 2. List out the different types of location dependent services. 3. Give any four examples for mobile and wireless devices. 4. List out the types of layers used in reference model. 5. What is the main function of network layer? 6. What is the main function of application layer? 7. List out the parameters of the signal. 8. What are the different ranges of signal propagation? 9. What do you mean by LOS? 10. What do you mean by Blocking and Scattering? 11. Define multiplexing. 12. List out the types of multiplexing. 13. Define modulation. 14. List out the different types of modulation? 15. What do you mean by multicarrier modulation? 16. What are the two types of spread spectrum? 17. What do you mean by hopping sequence? 18. Define dwell time. 19. What is the difference between slow hopping & fast hopping? 20. List out the advantages of cellular system. 21. State the difference between SDMA and FDMA. 22. What is uplink and downlink? 23. What is PRMA? 24. Define polling. 25. What is the difference between classical aloha and slotted aloha? PART – B (12 Marks) 1. (i) Write in detail about the various types of mobile and wireless devices. (ii) Explain in detail about applications of wireless communication. 2. Discuss in detail about the basic reference model used for mobile communication system. 3. Discuss the following. a. Frequency spectrum b. Signals c. Antennas.

4. Explain in detail about the concept of signal propagation. 5. Discuss in detail about the different types of multiplexing. 6. Explain in detail about different types of modulation. 7. Illustrate the concept of spread spectrum in detail. 8. Explain about the cellular system in detail. 9. Discuss in detail about TDMA with neat sketch. 10. Describe in detail about CDMA with neat sketch. UNIT – II PART – A (2 Marks) 1. Name some types of mobile services. 2. Illustrate PLMN and PSTN? 3. Define FEC. 4. State the use of SMS service. 5. Give the role of BSS. 6. Write short notes on BTS. 7. Mention the use of Equipment identity register? 8. State the difference between VLR and HLR. 9. Define VLR. 10. Draw the protocol architecture for signaling. 11. Mention the special function of GSM? 12. What do you mean by handover procedure? 13. List out the four handovers in GSM. 14. Define Anonymity. 15. List out the two types of transport protocols? 16. Give the definition for DECT. 17. Define TETRA. 18. State the role of UMTS? 19. List out the areas were satellite have been used. 20. Give four different types of satellite orbits. 21. Write down the advantage and disadvantage of MEO system. 22. What is broadcasting? 23. Give the role of broadcast disk? 24. Mention two mechanisms of DAB? 25. State the role of is MOT? PART – B (12 Marks) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Explain the GSM architecture with a neat diagram. Discuss in detail about the concept of GPRS. Briefly explain about Localization and calling. Explain in detail about handover in GSM technology. Describe in detail about Security in GSM. Discuss in detail about the DECT system architecture.

7. Briefly explain about UMTS and IMT-2000 in detail. 8. Discuss in detail about the concept of satellite systems. 9. Describe in detail about digital audio broadcasting. 10. Illustrate the concept of digital video broadcasting. UNIT – III PART – A (2 Marks) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Write down the advantage of wireless LAN. State the disadvantage of wireless LAN. Give the goals of WLAN. Mention the two technologies used in the WLAN? Differentiate between Infrastructure network and adhoc network. State the advantage and disadvantage of Infrared technology? Write about the advantage and disadvantage of radio waves for data transmission? 8. Define frequency hopping spread spectrum. 9. Give the definition for direct sequence spread spectrum. 10. Differentiate between RTS and CTS. 11. Write down the packet structure of IEEE802.11 standard. 12. What is beacon transmission? 13. State the role of roaming. 14. What is HIPERLAN? 15. What are the phases of HIPERLAN? 16. Draw the protocol architecture of HIPERLAN. 17. What is prioritization phase? 18. Give the us e of Elimination phase? 19. What is yield phase? 20. List out the states of Bluetooth device. 21. What are the types of services provided by Bluetooth? 22. Write down the format for Bluetooth packet header? 23. Mention the role of Scatternet? 24. List out the security features offered by Bluetooth. 25. Give the role of LMP? PART – B (12 Marks) 1. Briefly explain in detail about Infrastructure network and adhoc network. 2. Explain in detail about IEEE802.11 standard System Architecture. 3. Illustrate in detail about the IEEE802.11 standard Protocol Architecture. 4. Discuss in detail about physical layer of IEEE 802.11 standard. 5. Explain about CSMA/CA access method in IEEE 802.11 standard. 6. Briefly explain about the IEEE 802.11 packet structure and addressing. 7. Describe about the MAC management in detail with the neat sketch. 8. Explain briefly about the protocol architecture of the HIPERLAN. 9. Describe in detail about the different states of Bluetooth technology. 10. Briefly explain about the concept of Bluetooth technology in detail.

UNIT – IV PART – A (2 Marks) 1. Define mobile IP? 2. Give the role of compatibility? 3. Define Transparency. 4. Write down the needs for security. 5. List out the entities needed for mobile IP. 6. What do you mean by home network? 7. Define foreign agent. 8. Differentiate between the home agent and foreign agent. 9. Give an example for mobile IP network. 10. How does the IP packet delivery made. 11. Expand the term COA and define it. 12. State the role of registration request? 13. Define lifetime. 14. Write down the need for encapsulation. 15. State the difference between encapsulation and decapsulation. 16. What is minimal encapsulation? 17. Give the purpose of tunnel? 18. Write down the different types of encapsulation. 19. Mention the messages needed for optimized mobile IP protocol? 20. What is called triangular routing? 21. Define firewall. 22. Expand the term DHCP and define it. 23. What is Asymmetric link? 24. Give the definition for redundant link? 25. Write down the two steps of dynamic source routing. PART – B (12 Marks) 1. Discuss about IP packet delivery in detail. 2. Briefly explain the following (i) Agent advertisement and discovery. (6) (ii) Registration process. (6) 3. Describe in detail about the process of IP-in-IP Encapsulation. 4. Write in detail about the concept of generic routing. 5. Discuss the following (i) Optimization. (6) (ii) Reverse Tunneling. (6) 6. Briefly discuss about the dynamic host configuration protocol in detail. 7. Briefly explain in detail about ad-hoc network and its applications. 8. Explain about DSDV routing algorithm with example. 9. Discuss indetail about DSR routing algorithm with neat diagram. 10. Explain in detail about the hierarchical algorithm with proper explanation.

UNIT – V PART – A (2 Marks) 1. Name some functions of transport layer? 2. State the role of TCP? 3. State the role of UDP? 4. Distinguish between TCP and UDP? 5. List out the advantages of I-TCP. 6. Write short notes on I-TCP? 7. Mention the disadvantages of I-TCP? 8. Define Snooping. 9. Specify the advantages of snooping TCP? 10. What is timeout freezing? 11. State the use of selective retransmission? 12. Write down the disadvantages of selective transmission? 13. List the goal of file system? 14. Specify the use of HTTP? 15. Expand the term WAP? 16. List out the forum solution of WAP? 17. Define WDP. 18. Expand the term WTA. 19. What are the services of WDP? 20. What do you mean by WSP? 21. List out the features of WSP. 22. Write down the standard libraries for WML script? 23. What do you mean by scripting? 24. List out the application of WTA. 25. Define WML. PART – B (12 Marks) 1. 2. 3. 4. Discuss briefly about the process Snooping TCP in detail. Explain in detail about the process Mobile TCP in detail. Describe about the process Indirect TCP in detail with proper justification. Explain in detail about the system architecture of WWW – client/server system. 5. Briefly explain about the WAP architecture in detail. 6. Discuss in detail about WTP process in detail. 7. Illustrate the concept of WTLS in detail. 8. Explain the concept of WSP elaborately with needed diagram. 9. Write about the process of WTA in detail. 10. Write short notes on i) Fast retransmit/fast recovery (4) ii) Time-out freezing (4) iii) Selective retransmission. (4)

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