Personal Computing Software - Question Paper of BCA 1st Year April 2012 - Panjab University

Panjab University Chandigarh
Personal Computing Software

Paper : BCA 1st Year
Time : 3 Hrs.
M.Marks : 90

Note : Attempt five questions in all. select one question each from Sections A-D. section E is compulsory.

Section - A

1. (a) Discuss the characteristics of computers.
(b) What are the functions of an Operating System ?

2. What is the difference between internal and external Dos Commands ? Discuss any five internal commands.

Section - B

3. (a) What is a batch file ? What is the purpose of an Autoexe.bat file ? Discuss the commands that can v=be used in a batch file.
(b) What is the use of Config.sys file ? What are the entries in a Config.sys file ?

4. Discuss the various file management operations provided by Windows .

Section - C

5. Discuss in detail the various formatting features available in MS Word.

6. Explain the steps in creating a Power Point presentation.

Section - D

7. What are the various types of formulas used in Excel ? Briefly discuss each. How conditional calculations are carried out ? How we can used AND and OR in conditional calculations ? Explain giving examples.

8. (a) Briefly discuss the evolution of Internet and WWW.
(b) What are the components of FrontPage ?

Section - E

9. Write short notes on the following:
(a) Network topologies
(b) Disk organization
(c) Creating websites.

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