# SMU MBA ASSIGNMENTS

## SEM 1 MCA FALL 2014-2015 ASSIGNMENTS

SEM 1 MCA FALL 2014 ASSIGNMENTS

MCA1010- FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER AND IT

1 Write short notes on any five Input devices. 2*5 10

2 Differentiate combinational circuit and Sequential circuits. 5+5 10

3 What is computer memory? Explain its types. 4+6 10

4 Explain the features of a mouse and a track ball 5+5 10

5 What is data communication? Explain different Data Transmission methods.

6 What is an IP address? Describe the classes of IP addresses.

MCA1020- PROGRAMMING IN C

1 Define operators. Briefly explain about any four Operators in C.

2 Differentiate between while and do-while statements. 5+5 10

3 Describe about static and external variables. 5+5 10

4 Define structure. What is the syntax for defining a structure? Write a simple program using structure.

5 Define macro. How we can declare a macro statement? Explain with an example.

6 What is the use of fopen () and fclose () function? List and explain different modes for opening a file.

MCA1030- FOUNDATION OF MATHEMATICS

1 (i)State Cauchy’s Theorem.

(ii)Verify Cauchy’s Theorem for the following function SIN X, COS X in [0,2]

2 Define Tautology and contradiction. Show that

a) (p q)  (~ p) is a tautology.

b) (p q)  (~ p) is a contradiction

3 State Lagrange’s Theorem. Verify Lagrange’s mean value theorem for the function f(x) = 3 x2 – 5x + 1 defined in interval [2, 5]

4 Define Negation. Write the negation of each of the following conjunctions:

a) Paris is in France and London is in England.

b) 2 + 3 = 5 and 8 < 10.

5 Find the asymptote parallel to the coordinate axis of the following curves

(i) (x2+y2)x-ay2=0

(ii) x2y2-a2(x2+y2)=0

6 Define (i) Set (ii)Null Set(iii) Subset(iv)Power set (v)Union set

MCA1040- SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN

1 Differentiate Real time systems and Distributed systems.

2 What do you mean by system’s state of equilibrium? Also illustrate the process of stabilizing system.

3 What is structured design? Illustrate the process of modularisation. Also discuss modular design technique.

4 Write short notes on:

a. Data Dictionary

b. Data Element

c. Data Structure

d. Data Store

e. Data Flow

5 What are the different types of methods used for the training of operators and users? Discuss.

6 Explain the concept of inheritance and polymorphism with example.

SMU MCA SEM 3 FALL 2014 ASSIGNMENTS

MCA3010- FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND ACCOUNTING

1 Explain the process involved in accounting. What are the objectives of accounting?

2 Briefly explain the role of management accounting. Also describe the functions of management accounting.

3 What is fund flow analysis? What are the objectives of analysing flow of fund?

4 What is cash flow statement and how is the cash flow statement subdivided?

5 What are the merits of budgets?

6 Describe the essential features of budgetary control.

1 Differentiate between DBMS and RDBMS

2 Differentiate between 3NF and BCNF

3 Explain Buffer Management in detail. What are the roles of a buffer manager

4 Describe five different lock modes.

5 Differentiate between homogeneous and heterogeneous Database.

6 Write short notes on ODMG standards. What are the various components of ODMG-93?

MCA3030-LINUX OS

2 Describe about Run levels. Explain different run levels.

3 Describe the following:

a) GNOME desktop

b) X Window system

MCA3040- TECHNICAL WRITING

1 What’s Audience Analysis? Explain its significance in Technical Communication

2 Explain the role of a technical editor. Differentiate between Micro and Macro editing.

3 Explain the various phases involved in System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

1 Describe OSI Model. List and explain its seven layers.

2 Explain briefly Broadband ISDN (B – ISDN). Describe B – ISDN services.

3 Differentiate between Constant bit rate (CBR) and Real-Time Variable Bit Rate (rt-VBR)

4 Describe the following:

a) Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) protocol

b) Broader Gateway Routing Protocol (BGP)

5 Write short notes on:

a) Cryptography

b) Encryption

c) Decryption

d) Cryptanalysis

e) Cryptology

6 Differentiate between Single server queue and Multi-server queue