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Tuesday, 28 February 2017

1.       The statement (¬p) (¬q) is logically equivalent to which of the statements below?
I. p⇒q
II. q⇒p
III. (¬q) p
IV. (¬p) q
(A) I only
(B) I and IV only
(C) II only
(D) II and III only
Answer: D
2.       Consider the first-order logic sentence F: x(yR(x,y)). Assuming non-empty logical domains, which of the sentences below are implied by F?
I. y(xR(x,y))
II. y(xR(x,y))
III. ∀y(xR(x,y))
IV. ¬∃x(∀y¬R(x,y))
(A) IV only
(B) I and IV only
(C) II only
(D) II and III only
Answer: B
3.       Let c1,...,cn be scalars, not all zero, such that
where ai are column vectors in Rn.
Consider the set of linear equations
where A=[a1,...,an] and
The set of equations has
(A) a unique solution at x=Jn where Jn denotes a n-dimensional vector of all 1
(B) no solution
(C) infinitely many solutions
(D) finitely many solutions
Answer: C
4.       Consider tile following functions from positive integers to real numbers:
10, √n, n, log2n, 100/n
The CORRECT arrangement of the above functions in increasing order of asymptotic complexity is:
(A) log2n, 100/n, 10, √n, n
(B) 100/n, 10, log2n, √n, n
(C) 10, 100/n, √n, log2n, n
(D) 100/n, log2n, 10, √n, n,
Answer: B
5.       Consider the following table:
Match the algorithms to the design paradigms they are based on.
(A) (P)↔(ii), (Q)↔(iii), (R)↔(i)
(B) (P)↔(iii), (Q)↔(i), (R)↔(ii)
(C) (P)↔(ii), (Q)↔(i), (R)↔(iii)
(D) (P)↔(i), (Q)↔(ii), (R)↔(iii)
Answer: C

6.       Let T be a binary search tree with 15 nodes. The minimum and maximum possible heights of T are:
Note: The height of a tree with a single node is 0.
(A) 4 and 15 respectively
(B) 3 and 14 respectively
(C) 4 and 14 respectively
(D) 3 and 15 respectively
Answer: B
7.       The n-bit fixed-point representation of an unsigned real number X uses f bits for the fraction part. Let i = n-f. The range of decimal values for X in this representation is
(A) 2-f to 2i
(B) 2-f to (2i – 2-f)
(C) 0 to 2i
(D) 0 to (2i – 2-f)
Answer: D
8.       Consider the C code fragment given below.
typedef struct node {
int data;
node* next;
} node;
void join(node* m, node* n){
node* p = n;
while(p ->next != NULL) {
p = p->next;
p->next = m;
Assuming that m and n point to valid NULL-terminated linked lists, invocation of join will
(A) append list m to the end of list n for all inputs.
(B) either cause a null pointer dereference or append list m to the end of list n.
(C) cause a null pointer dereference for all inputs.
(D) append list n to the end of list m for all inputs.
Answer: B
9.       When two 8-bit numbers A7...A0 and B7...B0 in 2’s complement representation (with A0 and B0 as the least significant bits) are added using a ripple-carry adder, the sum bits obtained are S7...S0 and the carry bits are C7...C0. An overflow is said to have occurred if
Answer: C
10.    Consider the following context-free grammar over the alphabet ∑ = (a, b, c) with S as the start symbol:
S→abScT | abcT
T→bT | b
Which one of the following represents the language generated by the above grammar?
(A) {(ab)n(cb)n | n≥1)
(B) {(ab)ncbm1cbm2 ... ,cbmn | n, m1, m2, ..., mn ≥ 1)
(C) ((ab)n (cbm)n | m, n ≥ 1 }
(D) {(ab)n(cbn)m | m, n ≥ 1 }
Answer: B

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Monday, 27 February 2017

41.       Which one of the following ISO standard is used for software process?
(A) ISO 9000
(B) ISO 9001
(C) ISO 9003
(D) ISO 9000-3
Answer: D
42.       Which of the following is used for test data generation?
(A) White box
(B) Black box
(C) Boundary-value analysis
(D) All of the above
Answer: C
43.       Reverse engineering is the process which deals with:
(A) Size measurement
(B) Cost measurement
(C) Design recovery
(D) All of the above
Answer: C
44.       The spacing between character pairs is called:
(A) Kerning
(B) x-height
(C) intercap
(D) serif
Answer: A
45.       When compared with analog cellular systems, an advantage of digital TDMA cellular system is that:
(A) it is less complicated
(B) it requires less of computer memory
(C) it conserves spectrum bandwidth
(D) it costs less
Answer: C

46.       E-commerce includes:
(A) B2C
(B) B2B
(C) C2C
(D) All of the above
Answer: D
47.       A clustering technique that permits a convenient graphical display is:
(A) partition based clustering
(B) probabilistic model based clustering
(C) hierarchical clustering
(D) agglomerative clustering
Answer: C
48.       After sending a message, the sender should not be able to, at a later date, deny having sent the message, is referred to as:
(A) Authenticity
(B) Non-Repudiability
(C) Auditability
(D) Repudiability
Answer: B
49.       The device which connects dissimilar LANs of different topologies using different sets of communication protocols so that information can flow from one to another is called:
(A) Router
(B) Bridge
(C) Gateway
(D) Switch
Answer: C
50.    We cannot delete the .................. icon but we can made it invisible.
(A) Recycle
(B) My Computer
(C) Internet explorer
(D) None of the above
Answer: A

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Sunday, 26 February 2017

31.       Usually information security in a network is achieved by:
(A) Layering
(B) Cryptography
(C) Grade of service
(D) None of the above
Answer: B
32.       The linker:
(A) is similar to interpreter
(B) uses source code as its input
(C) is required to create a load module
(D) none of the above
Answer: C
33.       In which addressing mode the operand is given explicitly in the instruction itself?
(A) Absolute mode
(B) Immediate mode
(C) Indirect mode
(D) Index mode
Answer: B
34.       A compiler that runs on one machine and produces code for a different machine is called:
(A) Cross compilation
(B) One pass compilation
(C) Two pass compilation
(D) None of the above
Answer: A
35.       Any syntactic construct that can be described by a regular expression can also be described by a:
(A) Context sensitive grammar
(B) Non context free grammar
(C) Context free grammar
(D) None of the above
Answer: C

36.       Find the odd man out:
(A) tail
(B) cut
(C) wart
(D) sed
Answer: C
37.       Which of the following changes permission to deny write permission to group and others?
(A) Chmod go-w filex
(B) Chmod go w filex
(C) Chmod go=w filex
(D) None of the above
Answer: A
38.       Variable partition memory management technique with compaction results in:
(A) Reduction of fragmentation
(B) Minimal wastage
(C) Segment sharing
(D) None of the above
Answer: A
39.       Capability Maturity Model is meant for:
(A) Product
(B) Process
(C) Product and Process
(D) None of the above
Answer: B
40.     In the light of software engineering software consists of:
(A) Programs
(B) Data
(C) Documentation
(D) All of the above
Answer: D

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Saturday, 25 February 2017

21.       Which construct in SQL is used to test whether a subquery has any tuples in its result?
Answer: B
22.       ORACLE supports:
(A) inner join and outer join only
(B) outer join and semi join only
(C) inner join, outer join , semi join only
(D) inner join, outer join, semi join and anti join
23.       Which two of the following are equivalent for an undirected graph G?
(i) G is a tree
(ii) There is at least one path between any two distinct vertices of G
(iii) G contains no cycles and has (n-1) edges
(iv) G has n edges
(A) (i) and (ii)
(B) (i) and (iii)
(C) (i) and (iv)
(D) (ii) and (iii)
Answer: B
24.       In a B tree of order m with p nodes the average number of splits is at most:
Answer: B
25.       The prepositional formula given by the tree:
(A) ˄˅x2˅x1¬x1¬x1
(B) (x2˅¬x2)˄(x1˅x2)
(C) (¬x1˅x2)˄(¬x1˅x2)
(D) None
Answer: C

26.       Queue is a ............. list.
Answer: D
27.       In a full binary tree of height k, there are ................. internal nodes.
(A) 2k-1
(B) 2k-1
(C) 2k     
(D) 2k+1
Answer: A
28.       A binary tree is said to have heap property if the elements along any path:
(A) from leaf to root are non-increasing
(B) from leaf to root are non-decreasing
(C) from root to leaf are non-decreasing
(D) from root to leaf are non-increasing
Answer: D
29.       X.25 protocol consists of:
(A) Physical and Frame levels
(B) Frame and Packet levels
(C) Physical, Frame and Packet levels
(D) None of the above
Answer: C
30.    GSM/CDMA systems:
(A) are limited to very low speed data
(B) require no local loop wires
(C) are predominantly used for voice
(D) all of the above
Answer: D

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