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Information &

Communication
Technology
Revision Paper 01 [A/L 2013]

Jeewantha Tharaka
[B.Sc (Hons) in Information Technology University of Moratuwa]
jtk.jeewantha@gmail.com
Information & Communication Technology

Paper I - Time: 45 minutes


30 multiple choice questions with 5 options. All questions
should be answered. Each question carries 02 marks. Total
60 marks.

Paper II - Time: 01 hours and 15 minutes


This paper consists of two parts as A and B.
Part A - 1 structured essay type questions. All questions
should be answered. 10 marks for each question -
altogether 10 marks.
Part B - 2 essay type questions. All questions should be
answered. Each question carries 15 marks - altogether 30
marks.
Total marks for paper II = 40

Calculation of the final mark : Paper I = 40


Paper II = 60
Final mark = 100

Paper I

1) The brain of any computer system is

a) ALU d) Control unit

b) Memory e) None of the above

c) CPU

2) The binary system uses powers of

a) 2 d) 16

b) 10 e) None of the above

c) 8

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3) Any type of storage that is used for holding information between steps in its
processing is

a) CPU d) Internal storage

b) Primary storage e) None of the above

c) Intermediate storage

4) Which computer has been designed to be as compact as possible?

a) Mini d) Mainframe

b) Super computer e) None of the above

c) Micro computer

5) The 2's compliment of a binary no. is obtained by adding.....to its 1's compliment.

a) 0 d) 12

b) 1 e) None of the above

c) 10

6) Which of the following is still useful for adding numbers?

a) EDSAC d) UNIVAC

b) ENIAC e) None of the above

c) Abacus

7) ASCII stands for

a) American scientific code for information interchange

b) American standard code for information interchange

c) All purpose scientific code for information interchange

d) American security code for information interchange

e) None of the above


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8) An optical input device that interprets pencil marks on paper media is

a) O.M.R d) Magnetic tape

b) Punch card reader e) None of the above

c) Optical scanners

9) Which of the following is the binary representation of 4 5/8?

a) 101.11 d) 100.101

b) 10.011 e) 101.101

c) 110.101

10) Legal issues of created by ICT

a) Privacy and Piracy d) Licensed Software

b) Copyright e) All the above

c) Plagiarism

11) How many different symbols can be encoded using Unicode?

a) 256 d) 65,356

b) 4,096 e) 1,046,476

c) 65,536

12) The input device OCR stands for

a) Operand Clock Recognition

b) Operand Character Recognition

c) Optical Character Recognition

d) Operand Clock Register

e) Opcode Character Register

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13) Multiplication of 1112 by 1012 is

a) 1100112 d) 0001012

b) 1000112 e) None of the above

c) 1111002

14) Which of the following is the expansion of EBCDIC

a) Extended bit comparable to digital interface for computer

b) Extended bootable computerized digital infrared calculator

c) Extended binary coded decimal interchange code

d) Extended binary coded decimal information code

e) None of the above

15) Conversion of an octal number 1428 to binary number is

a) 11000102 d) 11011012

b) 1101102 e) None of the above

c) 11000112

16) Which is used to store firmware?

a) RAM d) EPROM

b) ROM e) None of the above

c) PROM

17) The hexadecimal equivalent of octal number 1478 is

a) 6316 d) 5316

b) 6716 e) 5716

c) 5016

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18) Multiplication of 1012 by 0112 is

a) 10012 d) 11112

b) 11102 e) None of the above

c) 10112

19) Division of 1000112 by 1012 is

a) 1002 d) 1102

b) 1112 e) None of the above

c) 1012

20) Mechanical era is

a) Before 1450 d) 1940 1990

b) 1450 1840 e) After 1990

c) 1840 1940

21) Multiplication of octal numbers 478 and 528 is

a) 31448 d) 41848

b) 41478 e) 31468

c) 31848

22) Control and processing devices are,

a) Control Unit

b) ALU

c) Register Array

d) All the above

e) None of the above

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23) The Binary Equivalent of the decimal no 13.75 is

a) 1101.12 d) 1010.1012

b) 101.0112 e) 1101.1102

c) 1110.1102

24) Which of the following is NOT a primary storage device?

a) Magnetic tape d) All of the above

b) Magnetic disk e) None of the above

c) Optical disk

25) Information is

a) Data d) Computer output

b) Processed Data e) Input of a Computer

c) Manipulated input

26) The binary equivalent of octal no 13.54 is

a) 1011.0112 d) 1110.01102

b) 1101.1112 e) 1001.11002

c) 1011.10112

27) Data processing life cycle is

i. Data Input

ii. Data Validation

iii. Data Processing

iv. Data Verification

v. Data Output

vi. Data Gathering

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vii. Data Storage

a) vi, i, ii, iii. iv vii, v d) vi, ii, i, iv, vii, iii, v

b) vi, ii, i, iv, iii, vii, v e) vi, i, ii, vii, iv, iii, v

c) vi, ii, i, iii, iv, vi, v

28) Types of system software

a) Operation Systems d) All the above

b) Language Translators e) None of the above

c) Utility Software

29) Data by itself is not useful unless

a) It is massive

b) It is processed to obtain information

c) It is collected from diverse sources

d) It is properly stated

e) It is a input to a computer

30) EDVAC invented in,

a) 1846 d) 1948

b) 1946 e) 1950

c) 1848

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Paper II

Part A

1)

a) What is

i) Data

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b) Drawbacks of manual methods of manipulating data and information.

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c) What are the classification of Hardware and Software.

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d) Describe one issue and one benefit created by ICT in the field of Social and
Economical.

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Part B

1)

a) Draw Von Neumann Architecture and Describe the it.

b) Distinguish proprietary software and Open source software

c) What are two types of data and give examples to prove how they change each
other.

d) Briefly describe the activities of data processing life cycle.

2)

a) Convert following

i) 156. 0062510 to Binary

ii) AC9716 to Octal

iii) 10111.10112 to Decimal

b) Convert following IEEE-754 32 bit single precision representation of floating


point number to Decimal

i) C17B000016

c) Convert following Decimal number to IEEE-754 32 bit single precision


representation of floating point number

i) 36.562510

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