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Gauhati University QuestioAn Papers:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS (May-June’ 2014)

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. Fill in the blanks with appropriate word/words:                             1x10=10

a)         _____ is a program which acts as a mediator between the user and the hardware.
b)         A printed form of output is referred as _____.
c)          A formula in MS-Excel always starts with _____ symbol.
d)         MS Access is a _____ package.
e)         The device used to convert digital signal to analog is known as _____.
2. Answer the following questions:                                          1x5=5
a)      What was the technology used in first generation computers?
b)      Give an example of multiuser operating system.
c)       What is a spread sheet?
d)      What is a hyperlink?
e)      What do you mean by information?
3. Answer the following questions:                          2x5=10
a)      What do you mean by a process?
b)      Mention the functions of A.L.U.
c)       What is cell address in MS-Excel?
d)      What do you mean by a web browser? Give example.
e)      Define the term ‘URL’.
4. Answer any three of the following questions:                                5x3=15
a)      Briefly discuss about the different types of operating systems.
b)      What do you mean by word processing? How do you create a new document in MS Word?
c)       What are the different programming languages? Discuss briefly.
d)      Define the term ‘Information Technology’ (IT). Mention the different fields of application of IT.
e)      What do you mean by file system? Discuss briefly.
5. (a) Briefly discuss the functions of the basic components of a computer by giving a block diagram.       10
(b) What do you mean by computer memory? Briefly discuss about the usage of different types of memories.                 2+8=10
6. (a) What do you mean by computer network? Mention three basic advantages of using networking. Briefly discuss about LAN and WAN.                 2+3+5=10
(b) What do you mean by network topology? Briefly discuss about different network topologies.                         2+8=10
7. (a) Mention the basic features of MS-Excel. Write the usage of the following functions in MS-Excel citing suitable examples.                                           4+6=10
1)      SUM.
2)      MAX.
3)      AVERAGE.
(b) What is MS PowerPoint? Mention basic features of MS PowerPoint. Write down the steps to create and save a new slide in MS PowerPoint.                                                2+4+4=10
8. Write short notes o of the following:                  5x3=15
a)      Deadlock.
b)      Mail Merge.
c)       Use of IT in banking.
d)      www and Internet.
e)      Types of computers.


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