Computer and Peripheral Devices 2014 – BSc Computer Science Part 1

Paper Code: 13508
1508 (Computer Science) (Part 1)
Examination, 2014
Paper No. 3.2

Time: Three Hours] [Maximum Marks: 33


Note: Attempt five questions in all section one question from each Section.


1. (a) Draw and explain the block diagram of computer.

(b) How can one solve a decision making problem with the help of computer? Explain.

2. Enumerate and explain three input devices and three output devices.


3. Draw a neat diagram to represent memory hierarchy, also explain each component of it.

4. Differentiate between the following:

  1. Hit ratio and Page fault.
  2. RAM and ROM
  3. Auxiliary memory and Associative memory


5. (a) Explain the function of Operating System.

(b) Define the following:


Partitioning of hard disk

6. Explain the following:

  1. Batch operating system
  2. Multiprocessing operating system
  3. Time sharing operating system


7. (a) Discuss various design issues of Processor.

(b) Discuss the following:

  1. Ultra SPARC-II
  2. Pentium-II

8. Differentiate the following:

  1. Uni processor vs. Multiprocessor
  2. Scalar vs. Vector
  3. Symmetric vs. Asymmetric processor


9. Define and enumerate the characteristics of the following motherboard:

Intel 810 and Intel 815

Discuss various slots of motherboard

10. (a) Compare and contrast between serial and parallel ports.

(b) Write short notes on the following:

  1. SCSI hard disk
  2. DOS


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