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Gauhati University Question Papers:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS (May-June’ 2017)

Gauhati University Question Papers
Full Marks: 80
Time Allowed: 3 hours
Answer either in English or Assamese
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
1. Choose the correct answer for the following questions:                                            1x5=5

a)      What was the basis of the second generation computers?
1)      Vacuum tube.
2)      Transistor.
3)      Integrated circuit.
4)      VLSIC.
b)      What is the function used to add the range from cell A1 to A10 in MS-Excel?
1)      = ADD (A1, A10)
2)      = ADD (A1 : A10)
3)      = SUM (A1, A10)
4)      = SUM (A1 : A10)
c)       The operating system that manages more than one CPU is called _____.
1)      Multiprocessing operating system.
2)      Multitasking operating system.
3)      Multiuser operating system.
4)      Multithreading operating system.
d)      The program that is used to view a webpage as known as _____.
1)      Search web.
2)      Search engine.
3)      Web browser.
4)      HTTP.
e)      The computer network which is confined within a small geographical area is known as _____.
1)      LAN.
2)      MAN.
3)      WAN.
4)      Internet.
2. State whether the following sentences are true or false:                                          1x5=5
a)                  ‘High Level Languages’ are machine dependent language.
b)                  ISO-OSI model has seven layers.
c)                   ROM is also referred as volatile memory.
d)                  Clip Art pictures cannot be inserted in a slide of MS PowerPoint.
e)                  A hub is a common connection point for devices in a network.
3. Answer the following questions:                                          2x5=10
a)                  What is the usage of secondary memory in a computer?
b)                  What do you mean by IP Address?
c)                   What is deadlock?
d)                  Mention two basic features of fourth generation computers.
e)                  What is a worksheet?
4. Answer any four of the following questions:                                  5x4=20
a)      Explain the functions of RAM and ROM.
b)      Differentiate between ‘single user’ and multiuser’ operating system with a suitable example.
c)       Mention the basic features of MP PowerPoint.
d)      What do you mean by WWW? Discuss briefly.
e)      Write the differences between complier and interpreter.
f)       What is communication channel? Briefly discuss about any two communication channels.
5. (a) Mention four basic features of digital computers. Briefly discuss the functions of the basic components of a computer.                                           4+6=10
(b) What is software? Discuss about different categories software. Explain the basic functions of an operating system. 1+4+5=10
6. (a) What is network topology? Briefly discuss about different network topologies. Name the layers of the OSI model. 1+6+3=10
(b) Briefly discuss the role of Information Technology is Banking Insurance sectors.                    10
7. (a) What is Word Processing? Mention the steps required to create a table in MS Word. How do you perform the following in MS Word?                                  2+2+6=10
1)      Insert a new row in a table.
2)      Delete a column from a table.
3)      Merge two cells in a table.
(b) Mention the main features of MS Excel. Explain the usage of the following functions in MS Excel.                4+6=10
1)      AVERAGE.
2)      COUNTIF.
3)      MAX.
8. Write short notes on any two of the following:                              5x2=10
a)      Micro and mini computers.
b)      E-mail.
c)       File System.
d)      Machine language.


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