Friday, October 31, 2014

Dibrugarh University - IT and ITs Application in Business (Nov' 2013)

2013 (November)
Commerce (General/Speciality)
Course: 304
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 Hours

1. (a) Write true or False:                              1x4=4
(i) Keyboard is an input device.
(ii) CPU stands for Central Processing Unit.
(iii) CDROM is a magnetic stage device
(iv) TCP stands for Transmission Control Protocol.

(b) Fill in the blanks:                                        1x4=4
(i) The smallest unit of memory is ___
(ii) EDI stands for ______
(iii) A terabyte comprises _____ gigabytes.
(iv) DBMS stands for ______.

2. (a) What is ROM? Difference between EPROM and EAROM.

(b) Explain how data read/write operation is performed in an optical disk.

(c)Explain difference between hardware and software

(d) What is word processing? Write the steps involved in inserting a picture into a world document.        4x4=16

3. (a) “Today’s business s dependent on Information Technology” Discuss the statement with examples.                             11


(b) Discuss the features and advantages of Information Technology.                       5+6=11

4. (a) What is software? What are the different types? Discuss the functions of operating system.            1+2+8=11


(b) Discuss the working principle and advantages of EDI.                               4+7=11

5. (a) Write the steps to performing in MS-Word                                               3x4=12

(i) Finding and replacing text

(ii) Checking spelling and grammar in a portion of text.

(iii) Inserting header and footer

(iv) Inserting a table in a document  


(b) (i) What id database system? What are its components?                        1+2=3

(ii) Write briefly on:                         3x3=9
1.       Record
2.       Sorting of records
3.       Indexing of records

6. (a) What are the different types of charts available in MS-Excel? What are their utilities?

(b) Difference between formula and function in MS-Excel.

(c) What are the steps involved in creating a chart in Ms-Excel.

(d) Explain the Autosum feature of MS-Excel with an example.                  3+3+2+3=11

7. (a) (i) Discuss the history and growth of Internet.                         6

(ii) Explain the following terms.                 2.5+2.5=5
1.       Downloading and Uploading
2.       Uniform Resource Locator


(b) What is ‘computer accounting’? what are the various ledger accounts supported by Tally? Explain the essential steps in creating a company using Tally.                             3+2+6=11