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Fundamentals of Computer



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                     ALLMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY 

Level Bachelor               Code : 3400            Semester spring 2008
Note: ATTEMPT ANY FIVE QUESTIONS .ALL CARRY 
            EQUAL MARKS
Question# 1                                                                        (10+10) 
(a) Explain Application Software and their use. 
(b) Brietlv describe features of CPU. 
Question# 2                                                                        (10+10)
(a) What is secondary storage?  What are its main advantages? 
(b) Explain data and address buses controlled by CPU. 
Question# 3                                                                          (10+10) (a)  Explain working of mouse to get input from user. 
(b) What is graphics adapter? How size and resolution matters for 
       the quality of display? 
Question# 4                                                                           (10+10) (a)   Explain working of dot-matrix printer. What is difference 
        between RAM and ROM? 
Question# 5                                                                            (10+10) 
       Briefly explain two types of windows out of following? 
(i) Application 
(ii) Document 
(iii) Dialog 
 Question# 6 
(a)  What are advantages of using Mjcrosofter?
(b)   Explain difference between copy-paste and cut-paste 
Question# 7                                                                              (20) 
     Explain the use of formula to compute the value based on 
      multiple cells.How the resultant sheet can be printed.
Question# 8                                                                          (10+10)
(a) Differentiate between world wide web and websites       
     Websites.
(b) Specify advantages of e-mail.

Fundamentals of Computer



AIOU










            

                     ALLMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY 

Level Bachelor               Code : 3400            Semester spring 2008
Note: ATTEMPT ANY FIVE QUESTIONS .ALL CARRY 
            EQUAL MARKS
Question# 1                                                                        (10+10)
(a)  Describe the history of computer
(b)  What is the difference between mainframe computer and 
       application software

Question # 2                                                                        (10+10)
(a)  What is software ? Differentiate between system software and 
      application software ?
(b) What is plateform
Question # 3                                                                        (10+10)
(a) Differentiate between data  and information .How computer 
     stores data and information?
(b) What is data processing in computer ? Explain the 
      different processing techniques.

Question # 4                                                                        (10+10)
(a)  What is port? why ports are used to connect different periphrels 
      with the computer?
(b) What is the role of buses in computer systems.Describe the 
      functionality of data bus and control bus.
Question # 5                                                                        (10+10)
(a) Differentiate betweem input and output devices ? Describe the  
     different types of keyboard.     
(b) Describe the characteristics of inkjet and laserjet printers
Question # 6                                                                        (10+10)
(a) What is troubleshooting ? How windows help can be utilized
      troubleshooting?
(b) Describe the different kinds of windows.Write down the 
     elements of  an application window.
Question# 7                                                                        (10+10)
(a)  What is word processing ? What type of software (application or 
      system) is required for word processing?
(b) write down the basic features of microsoft words
Question# 8                                                                        (10+10)
(a)  write down the basic features of microsoft excel.
(b) what is world wide web? How e-mail service  can be used on the 
     internet

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