Fundamentals of Information Technology
Q1: What is Computer and its functional components?
Q2: Define Types of Memory
Q3: Define types of printer and plotter
Q4: Define OMR, MICR, digital camera and Bar code Reader.
Q5: What is a Virtual Memory ? Explain its advantages and how it can be implemented.
Q6: Explain the file system used in UNIX. Also explain how do we mount the file system in UNIX O/S.
Q7: What is X-Windows system ? Explain the X-Windows library and X-Toolkit in detail.
Q8: Define Hardware and Software. What are the different types of hardware?
Q9: Define Open Source Software. Explain briefly the UNIX / LINUX operating System.
Q10: Explain the working of CD-ROM and DVD-ROM with the help of block diagram.
Q11: Define the basic characteristics of the following I/O devices:
(a) LCD Monitors
(b) Laser Printer
Q12: What are the advantages of using SRAM ? Why do we use L1 and L2 cache memories ? How is a main memory address mapped to a cache address ?
Assume the main memory size of 1 K words,
1 cache block size = 32 bits,
number of cache slots = 16 and
cache mapping = 2 way set associative.
Q13: What is the difference between floating point and fixed point number formats ?
Q14: Write full forms of - EPROM, EBCDIC
Q15: Write the definition of Algorithm
Q16: What is Word Processor?
Q17: What is Booting ? State types of Booting
Q18: Draw a flowchart to find the largest of three numbers.
Q19: State any four features of a word processor.
Q20: Differentiate Impact Printer and Non-impact Printer.
Q21: What is Mail-merge ? Explain its features.
Q22: Which of the following statements are true or false. Rewrite the False statements with correct explanation.
(a) A computer is a motorized device that processes output into input.
(b) An output device is any hardware component that allows you to enter data and instructions into
(c) Three commonly used input devices are a printer, a monitor, and speakers.
(d) Computer literacy involves having a current knowledge and understanding of computers and
Q23: What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages That Users Experience When Working with Computers?
Q24: What Are the Differences between System Software and Application Software?
Q25: What Are the Various Broadband Internet Connections?
Q26: What Is the User Interface of Application Software?
Q27: Write a short note on fifth generation computers.
Q28: What arc thc Digital, Analog and Hybrid computers? Explain in brief.
Q29: Differentiate between the Parallel port and Serial port.
Q30: Explain in short
a) Real-timc processing.
b) Batch processing.
Q31: How are the Internet, Intranet and Extranet similar to and different from each other? Explain each with example.
Q32: Why 2 's complement is used in computers for representation of negative numbers?
Q33: What are the applications of Computers in Railways.
Q34: Explain multiprogramming and multiprocessing.