Computer Fundamentals 2018 – BSc Computer Science Part 1

Paper code: 13504
1504
B.Sc. (Computer Science) (Part 1)
Examination, 2018
Paper No. 2.1
COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS

Time: Three Hours] [Maximum Marks: 33

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

Section-A 7 each

1. (a) What is Algorithm? Explain. Discuss various characteristics of Algorithm.

     (b) Draw and explain computer with a neat diagram.

2. Convert the following:

  1. (11101)2 = (?)2
  2. (258)10 = (?)16
  3. (25.2)10 = (?)2
  4. (48)10 = (?)BCD

Section-B7 each

3. (a) Explain memory cell.

    (b) Differentiate RAM and ROM.

    (c) Explain magnetic Hard disk and Floppy disk.

4. (a) Draw and explain computer memory hierarchy with a neat diagram.

    (b) What serial access memory ? Explain.

Section-C7 each

5. (a) What are Registers ? Explain their role in processing.

    (b) Convert the following in reverse polish notation :

          (i) A+B*C

          (ii) (A+B) * (C+D)

          (iii) \frac{(A+B)}{(C+D)}

6. Write the following mathematical expression using :

     (i) Three address instructions

     (ii) Two address instructions

     (iii) One address instructions

     (iv) Zero address instructions

Section-D7 each

7. (a) Compare between the following :

         (i) Multiprogramming OS and Multitasking OS

         (ii) System software and application software

    (b) What are parallel computers ? Explain.

8. What are various generation of Computer ? Explain briefly.

Section-E

9. Write short notes on any two of the following :5

    (i) Application of computers

    (ii) Flow charts

    (iii) Instruction formats

    (iv) ASCII codes

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