Computer Fundamental Previous Year Question Paper 2011 | HNBGU BCA First semester

Fundamental of computers

HNBGU BCA Previous Question Paper 2011-12

    1. Define a computer. Draw its von Neumann architecture, briefly explaining its various components.

    2. write any five characteristics of computer.

    1. What is volatile and non volatile memory? Give example of both type.

    2. Differentiate between files and folders in Windows? write steps for creating files and folders and controlling access to them?

    1. Define flowchart. List the symbols used for flowchart.

    2. Draw a flowchart to calculate the factorial of a number.

    1. What is Operating System? Explain the various operating systems.

    2. Explain the generations of computers.

    1. What do you mean by Algorithm? Give the algorithm of addition of first ten numbers starting from 1.

    2. Explain and list any three input and three output devices.

    1. Explain the following terms:
      • Compiler and Assembler
      • Top down and Bottom up approach of programming

    2. Why do we need to test a program? What are different testing techniques?

    1. Compare and contrast the following:

    2. Direct access versus random access
    3. Assembly language versus High level language
    4. DOS versus windows
    5. Laser Printer versus Inkjet Printer