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Mention the differences between computer hardware and software.

Subject Introduction to Computer System
NU Year 2009
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            Write short notes on:-
            (i)   editor
            (ii)  assembler 
            (iii) compiler
            (iv) interpreter







            Subject Introduction to Computer System
            Question

                      Write short notes on:-
                      (i)   editor
                      (ii)  assembler 
                      (iii) compiler
                      (iv) interpreter





                      Subject Introduction to Computer System
                      Question

                                Write short notes on:-
                                (i)editor
                                (ii)assembler 
                                (iii)compiler
                                (iv)interpreter





                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2009
                                Question

                                Draw a flowchart for finding the maximum of three inputted integers

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2009
                                Question

                                Write the steps to solve a problem using computer

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2009
                                Question

                                what do you mean by computer? Describe the basic organisation of a computer system?

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
                                Question

                                Differentiate between analog and digital computer.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
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                                Briefly discuss about different type of input hardware with examples.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
                                Question

                                What is the difference between binary BCD code?

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
                                Question

                                Convert the followings:-
                                (i) (ABC.2F)16 =(?)10
                                (ii) (435.15)10 =(?)8

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
                                Question

                                Write short. notes on ASCII, Unicode and Parity bit.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
                                Question

                                What do you mean by scanning devices? Write write down the function of POS machine.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
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                                What do you mean by Operating System(OS)?Write down the basic functions of OS?


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
                                Question

                                Describe multiprocessing and Real time operating system with their applications


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
                                Question

                                Differentiate between Text based operating system and GUI based operating system

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010 2014
                                Question

                                Write down usage of MS-word and MS-excel software packages

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
                                Question

                                What is Cache memory?Differentiate between primary and secondary memory

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
                                Question

                                Write short notes on ROM, RAM, EPROM, OMR

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
                                Question

                                List the different types of printers.Explain advantages and disadvantages of laser and thermal printers


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
                                Question

                                How does a hard disk drive work?

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
                                Question

                                Give a comparative study among twisted pair wire, coaxial cable and Optical fiber

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
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                                Describe the basic elements of communication network

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
                                Question

                                Briefly explain different types of LAN topologies.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
                                Question

                                Define Internet. What are the applications. of internet in modern life?

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
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                                What do you mean by programming language? Briefly explain the advantages and disadvantages of machine language, assembly language and high-level language.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
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                                What do you mean by database management system? Write down the advantages of database system are traditional file processing system.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2010
                                Question

                                What is computer? Briefly discuss the influence of computers on : (i) education (ii) communication (iii) commerce and iv) industry.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                Why have computers been designed to use the binary number system? 

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                Draw a block diagram to illustrate the basic organisation of a computer system and explain the functions of the various units.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
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                                What is meant by ‘generation’ in computer terminology? List out some of the advantages of IC technology over transistor technology.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
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                                What is BCD code? Why was BCD code extended to EBCDIC?

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
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                                What is hardware? Briefly explain the common categories of hardware.


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                List the main functions of a text editor.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                What is the integrated package? Discuss its features and advantages.


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                Mention two differences between compiler and interpreter.



                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                Differentiate between volatile and non-volatile memory.


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                Write short notes on :- 
                                (i)Digtal camera (ii) Scanner (iii) Touch screen; (iv) Magnetic
                                Ink Character Recognition (MICR)


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                Write down the advantages of LCD monitor over CRT monitor.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                Distinguish between printer and plotter.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                What is secondary storage? How does it differ from a primary storage? 

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                State and explain the evolution criteria of a storage device? 

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                What is operating system? List the main factors that are involved for the efficiency of an operating system? 

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                What are system calls and system programs? Discuss the categories of system programs

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                What is network topology? Briefly explain the different
                                computer network topologies with their diagram

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                What is OSl model? Explain different layer of this model.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                Draw the simplified data communication model and identify its components.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                Define function & procedure. Write a short note about
                                printer its typing and working procedure.


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                 Differentiate between Hardware and Software

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                What do you mean by database management system?Write down the advantages of database system over traditional file processing system

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                Distinguish between algorithm and flow chart

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2012
                                Question

                                Define analog and digital computer. List the important characteristics of the computer.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                Draw the functional block diagram of CPU and describe its function.


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                What are the features of fourth generation computer?


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                How a binary number can be converted into decimal number?Explain with example.


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                What is system software? Why operating system is called a system software?


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                Why compiler is important?


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                What are the functions of Mouse?


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                Describe the working principle of Monitor.


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                What do you mean by primary storage device? How it differentiate with secondary storage device?


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                How storage device communicate with processing unit of a computer?


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                What is Cache memory? Why it is important?


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                What is the limitation of RAM?

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                What is an operating system? List the major tasks of an operating system.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013 2014
                                Question

                                Discuss about by batch processing. multiprocessing and time sharing system with examples.


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                What do you mean by backup? Why it is important?


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                What is computer virus? Discuss some measures to prevent the computer system from virus attack

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013 2014
                                Question

                                What is machine language, assembly language and high level language?

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                What do you mean by algorithm? Explain the different stages of problem solving technique.


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013 2014
                                Question

                                Define package software. Briefly explain the various features of word processing soflware.


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                Make a comparison between DOS, Windows and Linux operating system.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                What is computer network? Discuss about LAN, MAN and

                                WAN.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                What is the function of Assembler?


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                List the seven layers of OS reference model and explain the
                                function of transport and network layers.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                Discuss about WiFi, GPRS, EDGE and 3G communication technology.


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                What are the components of a computer system? Write the
                                differences between Analog and Digital Computer.



                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                What is data and information? How data are processed in a
                                computer system?

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                Discuss the basic organization of computer.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2013
                                Question

                                What is ASCII. BCD. Unicode and Parity bit?

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                Convert (6F.F)16 into decimal.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                What is monitor? Write down the working principles of CRT monitor.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                Primary memory is very fast comparing to secondary. Then why do we need to use secondary memory, describe.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                What do you mean by scanning devices? What are the functions of Bar-Code reader?

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                What is Cache memory? Describe in details.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                Discuss the working principle of laser printer.


                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                What is E-mail? Describe importance of E-mail in modern communication system?

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                What is data communication? Describe basic elements of data
                                communications

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                Differentiate between MAN and WAN.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                Explain different types of transmission mode in communication with suitable examples.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                What is optical fiber? Describe about optical fiber.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                What is social networking? Write few social networking sites and also discuss the impacts social networking in modern communications

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                What is e-commerce? Briefly describe different categories of e-commerce.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                Differentiate between guided media and unguided media.

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                Write short notes:

                                (i)Super computer

                                (ii)Flash memory

                                (iii)WiFi

                                (iv)FTP

                                Subject Introduction to Computer System
                                NU Year 2014
                                Question

                                Illustrate a communication model in simplified form.



                                Subject Data Communication
                                NU Year 2008
                                Question

                                Briefly describe major communication tasks that involved in data communication.

                                Subject Data Communication
                                NU Year 2008
                                Question

                                Distinguish between LAN and WAN.


                                Subject Data Communication
                                NU Year 2008
                                Question

                                What do you mean by network protocol? Compare TCP/IP protocol, suite and OSI reference model

                                Subject Data Communication
                                Question

                                Define the terms frequency, spectrum and bandwidth of a signal 


                                Subject Data Communication
                                NU Year 2008 2014
                                Question

                                What are major transmission impairments? Explain. Write down about thermal noise. 

                                Subject Data Communication
                                NU Year 2008
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