Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad B.A / B.SC. Part 1 Past Paper Of Computer Studies Annual Examinations-2013
Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad B.A / B.SC. Part 1 Past Paper of Computer Studies Annual Examinations-2013
B.A/B.Sc. Annual Examinations–2013
SUBJECT: Computer Studies PAPER: A (Theory)
Time Allowed: 3 Hours July 03, 2013 Max Marks: 70
Note: Attempt total TWELVE questions selecting SIX from Part-I and SIX from Part-II.
Q.No.1 of Part -I and Q.NO. 9 of Part -II are compulsory.
Part -I (Introduction to IT)
Q. No.1 Write the correct option on answer sheet with question number and option letter only. Do not write the whole question. Cutting, overwriting and re-writing for this question is not allowed. (10)
i. The most common type of operating system for PC is:
(a) DOS (b) Microsoft Windows (c) Unix (d) Linux
(a) The computer can move data and instruction between storage and memory as needed in a process Volatility (b) Pipelining (c) Swapping (d) Exchanging
ii. Software enables professional designers to design and produce sophisticated documents that contain text, graphics and brilliant colors is:
(a) Paint (b) Word Processing (c) Desktop publishing (d) Spread Sheets
iii. When formatting a disk, the disk drive creates a set of magnetic concentric circles called _____ on each side of the disk.
(a) Sector (b) Track (c) Cylinder (d) Cluster.
iv. Smart phones allow you to:
(a) Send and receive phone calls (b) Send and receive email messages
(c) Surf the web (d) All of these.
v. FAT stands for:
(a) File Address Table (b) File Allocation Table
(c) File Automatic Table (d) File Animation Table.
vi. Companies that use networks can save time and money because networks allow users to share:
(a) Hardware Devices (b) Software (c) Information (d) All of these.
vii. A device used to connect similar network is:
(a) Bridge (b) Gateway (c) Hub (d) Router.
viii. Which of the following is a top-level domain?
(a) HTTP (b) HTML (c) .com (d) URL
ix. Pixel is short for:
(a) Page Edit (b) Place Edit (c) Picture Enter (d) Picture Elements.
Q.No.2 Explain Machine Cycle. Mention role of each register to complete one cycle? (5)
Q.No.3 What is an application software? Define any five (05) forms of application software? (5)
Q.No.4 What is transmission media? Explain the role of any three (03) transmission Medias? (5)
Q.No.5 What are some facilities provided by Internet? (5)
Q.No.6 Explain any five (05) characteristics of a computer. (5)
Q.No.7 Explain the role of Computers in education. (5)
Q.No.8 Differentiate between the printing technology used in impact and non-impact printers.
Also give their different examples? (5)
Roll No: _________
*Do not Mark Options of Question No.1 & 9 on the Question paper. It will lead to offence (Cheating Case).
Part -II (Computer Programming)
Q. No.9 Write the correct option on answer sheet with question number and option letter only. Do not write the whole question. Cutting, overwriting and re-writing for this question is not allowed. (10)
i. Which one is not true about machine language?
(a) Binary form (b) Directly understandable by the computer
(c) Fast execution (d) Machine independent language.
ii. In Visual Basic, a form as another word for a (n):
(a) Object (b) Window (c) Property (d) Label
iii. Executes one or more statements while the given condition is false.
(a) While…wend (b) if… Then… Else (c) Do…While (d) Do…Until
iv. How many modes of visual basic operations are there?
(a) 3 (b) 7 (c) 1 (d) 12
v. Which of the following is NOT a valid variable data type?
(a) Integer (b) Real (c) Currency (d) Boolean
vi. Group of consecutive memory locations are called:
(a) Loops (b) Sub Procedure (c) Arrays (d) Library Functions.
vii. What will be the result of following statement?