BCS-011 Important Question


    1. Explain Von Neumann’s architecture with the help of a diagram.
    2. Explain the concept of memory hierarchy with the help of a diagram.
    3. Parallel port and. Serial port
    4. What is the main memory?
    5. List the features of generations of computers.
    6. What is an integrated circuit? Is a microprocessor an integrated circuit
    7. What is open-source software?
    8. What is an Operating System? List and explain any four services/functions of an operating system.
    9. What is a spreadsheet?
    10. What is a compiler? Draw a diagram showing the different stages of the program.
    11. Memory Management in an Operating System?
    12. Compare Word processing and Spreadsheet software.
    13. What is the role of the compiler in a computer system?
    14. What is cloud computing? Discuss key features of cloud computing.
    15. What is application software? How is application software different from system software?

  1. What is Object Oriented Language?
  2. What are the features of browser software?
  3. What is E-mail? Describe its advantages and the facilities it provides. Explain?
  4. What is a search engine ?
  5. What is data communication? Explain the data communication process with the help of a Diagram.
  6. What is a DNS?
  7. Define the Devices: Network Interface Card, Modem, Hub, Router
  8. What is e-Learning? What are its advantages and disadvantages?
  9. What are Guided Media and Unguided Media?
  10. Explain, with the help of a diagram, the 7-layer OSI networking model.
  11. Describe the layers of the TCP/IP reference model.
  12. Characteristics of Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)?
  13.  LAN and WAN
  14. Disk Management
  15. Memory Management in an Operating System
  16. Analogue and Digital Signals
  17. ROM
  18. Cookies in the context of Browser Software
  19. Network Interface Card
  20. Computer virus
  21. Characteristics of Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)
  22. The video card of a Personal Computer
  23. Parallel port and. Serial port

Basic  Information & questions

    1. Introduction to Computers: Understand the basic components of a computer system, types of computers, computer generations, computer software, and the role of computers in various fields.
    2. Computer Hardware: Learn about the various hardware components of a computer, including the CPU, memory (RAM and ROM), storage devices (hard disk drive, optical drive, USB drives), input devices (keyboard, mouse, etc.), output devices (monitor, printer, etc.), and peripheral devices.
    3. Operating Systems: Understand the concept and functions of operating systems, types of operating systems (Windows, Linux, macOS), file management, user management, and basic system operations.
    4. Computer Software: Learn about different types of software, including system software (operating systems, device drivers) and application software (word processors, spreadsheets, presentation software, etc.). Understand the installation, updating, and uninstallation of software.

  1. Computer Networks: Get an overview of computer networks, network topologies, types of networks (LAN, WAN), network protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, FTP), network security, and internet basics.
  2. Internet and Web Browsers: Understand the basics of the internet, web browsers, search engines, email communication, online security, and internet services.
  3. Microsoft Office Suite: Learn about the commonly used applications in the Microsoft Office suite, including MS Word (word processing), MS Excel (spreadsheets), MS PowerPoint (presentations), and MS Access (databases). Understand the basic features and functionalities of these applications.
  4. Data Representation and Computer Number Systems: Understand the concepts of binary, decimal, and hexadecimal number systems, conversion between number systems, and the representation of data (characters, numbers) in computers.
  5. Computer Security and Privacy: Learn about common security threats, security measures, password management, data backup, malware protection, and privacy concerns related to computer usage.
  6. Ethical and Legal Aspects of Computing: Understand ethical issues related to computer usage, intellectual property rights, copyright infringement, plagiarism, and legal responsibilities associated with computer usage.

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