UGC NET/JRF Computer Science Paper III June 2013 Solved Mcqs - Part 2

11.       The golden ratio ϕ and its conjugate ϕ’ both satisfy the equation
(A) x3 – x – 1 = 0
(B) x3 + x – 1 = 0
(C) x2 – x – 1 = 0
(D) x2 + x – 1 = 0
Answer: C
The golden ratio (Greek letter ϕ (phi)) is a special number approximately equal to 1.618. The Golden Ratio is found when we divide a line into two parts so that the longer part divided by the smaller part is also equal to the whole length divided by the longer part.
a/b = (a+b)/a = 1.618...= ϕ
It is exactly equal to (1+√5)/2
12.       The solution of recurrence relation, T(n) = 2T(floor (√n)) + logn is
(A) O(n log log logn)
(B) O(n log logn)
(C) O(log logn)
(D) O(logn log logn)
Answer: D
13.       In any n-element heap, the number of nodes of height h is
(A) less than equal to [n/2h]
(B) greater than [n/2h]
(C) greater than [n/2h+1]
(D) less than equal to [n/2h+1]
Answer: D
14.       A data file of 1,00,000 characters contains only the characters g-l, with the frequencies as indicated in table:
using the variable-length code by Huffman codes, the file can be encoded with
(A) 2,52,000 bits
(B) 2,64,000 bits
(C) 2,46,000 bits
(D) 2,24,000 bits
Answer: D
A binary code encodes each character as a binary string or codeword. We would like to find a binary code that encodes the file using as few bits as possible, ie., compresses it as much as possible.
In a fixed-length code each codeword has the same length. In a variable-length code codewords may have different lengths. Here are examples of fixed and variable legth codes for our problem (note that a fixedlength code must have at least 3 bits per codeword).
The fixed length-code requires 3,00,000 bits to store the file.
The variable-length code uses only
(45x1+13x3+12x3+16x3+9x4+5x4)x1000=2,24,000 bits.
15.       A vertex cover of an undirected graph G(V, E) is a subset V1 V vertices such that
(A) Each pair of vertices in V1 is connected by an edge
(B) If (u, v) E then u V1 and v V1
(C) If (u, v) E then u V1 or v V1
(D) All pairs of vertices in V1 are not connected by an edge
Answer: C
16.       In a fully connected mesh network with n devices, there are ................ physical channels to link all devices.
(A) n(n–1)/2
(B) n(n+1)/2
(C) 2n
(D) 2n+1
Answer: A
17.       The baud rate of a signal is 600 baud/second. If each signal unit carries 6 bits, then the bit rate of a signal is .................
(A) 3600           
(B) 100
(C) 6/600
(D) None of the above
Answer: A
Bit rate=baud rate X bit
18.       Match the following:
List - I
a. Data link layer
b. Network layer
c. Transport layer
d. Application layer
List - II
i. Flow control
ii. Node to node delivery
iii. Mail services
iv. Routing
      a   b    c   d
(A) ii    i    iv   iii
(B) ii   iv    i    iii
(C) ii    i    iii   iv
(D) ii   iv   iii    i
Answer: B
19.       An image is 1024800 pixels with 3 bytes/pixel. Assume the image is uncompressed. How long does it take to transmit it over a 10-Mbps Ethernet?
(A) 196.6 seconds
(B) 19.66 seconds
(C) 1.966 seconds
(D) 0.1966 seconds
Answer: C
Time taken to transmit=(1024x800x3x8)/(10x1000x1000)=1.966 seconds
20.    The .............. measures the relative strengths of two signals or a signal at two different points.
(A) frequency
(B) attenuation
(C) throughput
(D) decibel
Answer: D

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