FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTING AND PROGRAMMING|FOC QUESTION PAPER JUNE 2011 - Anna University Internal marks 2018
B.E./B.Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION, JUNE 2011.
Common to all B.E./B.Tech.
First Semester
185102 — FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTING AND PROGRAMMING
(Regulation 2010)

Time : Three hours                                                                Maximum : 100 marks

PART A — (10 ´ 2 = 20 marks)

1. List any two humans perform better than computers.

2. Convert the hexadecimal number A53 into its equivalent in decimal system.
4. What is a web browser?
5. Define an algorithm.
6. List the application packages included in Microsoft Office suite.
7. Define iteration.
8. How does the break statement provide a better control of loops?
9. What is an array?
10. What is a structure?

PART B — (5 ´ 16 = 80 marks)

11. (a) Diagrammatically illustrate and discuss the basic computer organization.
(16)
Or

(b) (i) List and discuss the characteristics of computers. (6)
(ii) Classify computers on the basis of size and capabilities and discuss
the same. (10)

12. (a) Diagrammatically illustrate and discuss the steps involved in software
development. (16)
Or
(b) (i) Explain the terms Network, LAN, MAN and WAN. (8)
(ii) With an example explain an URL. (3)
(iii) What is HTTP? (2)
(iv) With an example explain DNS. (3)

13. (a) (i) Write an algorithm to compute and print the quotient and
remainder of two numbers A and B. (5)
(ii) Write an algorithm to print whether a given number A is even or
odd. (5)
(iii) Write an algorithm to print the factorial of a given number
A(A > 1) . (6)
Or
(b) Present a tutorial on the application packages included in Microsoft
Office suite. (16)

14. (a) With relevant examples discuss the different operators in ‘C’ language.
(16)
Or
(b) ‘‘C language provides three constructs for performing loop operations’’.
With relevant examples discuss the same. (16)
15. (a) Develop a ‘C’ program to sort ‘N’ names alphabetically. (16)
Or
(b) Develop a ‘C’ program to sort ‘N’ numbers in ascending order. (16)
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