# (Paper) Hughes Placement Paper-2006 (Technical)

**Paper:
Hughes Placement
Paper-2006 (Technical)
**

**1)**find the probability of getting a number with 7 between 100 and 999 (both inclusive).

**2)**There are 10 items in a box, out of which 3 are defective. 2 balls are taken one after the other. what is the probability that both of them are defective?

Ans: 1/15 or 6/90

**3)**Context free grammar is accepted by

a) finite automata

b push down automata

c) two way bounded automata

d) both b and c

**4)**which is not a memory management scheme?

a) buddy system

b) swapping

c) monitors

d) paging Ans : c

**5)**qn. on karnaugh map for simplifying Boolean expressions

- 1 1 -

1 - - 1

1 - - 1

- 1 1 -

karnaugh map

**6)** Question. on
nand gates .

**7) **context
sensitive grammar

**8)** An identifier
can start with a letter followed by any number of letter or digits .

ans: L.(LUD)*

**9)** 8MB total memory, 256 k cache ,
4k is block size. direct mapping how
many different physical memory blocks can be mapped on to the cache.

a) 64 b) 256 c) 128

**10)** CSMA/CD is used in

a) token ring

b) FDDI

d) Ethernet

Ans : d

**11)** In TCP/IP header , checksum
contains

a) sum of all the words

b) ones complement of the data

c) ones complement of the sum of all the
words

d) ones complement of the sum in ones
complement

Ans : d

**12)** Max no of Acknowledgements for
a 4 bit sequence number in a

sliding window protocol.

**13)** which is a good way of
representing variables in recursion

a) local variables

b) static variables

c) global variables

**14)** c programs

func() {

static int i = 10;

printf("%d",i);

i++;

}

what is the value of i if the function is
called twice ?

Ans : 11

**15)** Question on pointers .

**16)** given page table, page
size and offset find the corresponding physical
address ?

Ans : a (3*1024+576) (pageno*pagesize+offset)

**17) **In a memory
chip 4k size and 16bit words to be stored. No of address
and data lines required.

Ans) 16 data and 12 address

**18)** identify in
which pass of the 2 pass compiler

1) literals

2) address resolution

3) listing

4)paging

**19)** object code
not requires

a) relocation bits

b) external names and place where they are
located

c) absolute address

d) all the object codes

**20) **ARP

a) MAC to IP

b) IP to MAC

c)

Ans : b

**21) **Question on
Balanced tree ? A balanced tree is given and a node is added at
the leaf and asked to find the no of unbalanced nodes?

**22)** order of
Hashing time

a) 0(1)

b) 0(n2)

**23.**find the no
of parse trees for a+a*a+a

a) 4

b) 5

c) 6

Ans: 5

**24) **order of
deleting an node from a linked list. (pointer is to an arbitrary
node)

a)0(1)

b)0(n)

**25) **A chocolate
of size nXn is given and is to be made into pieces of size
1x1. At a time both horizontal and a
vertical cut is done. Find the order
of complexity

a) 0(n2)

b) o(nlogn)

c) o(logn)

Ans : a

**26) **A directed
graph is represented by adjacency list. To find the complexity
of in degree of the node. e - edge n- vertices

**27) **No of leaf
nodes given. find the no of nodes with degree 2.

**28)** AX = B . A
is mXn and B is mX1 and several options given like

a) there is a unique solution if rank of A
is same as rank of augumented
matrix [A b]

b) there are multiple solutions

**29****)**
LXI sp,2099h

LXI b, 2012h

push b

**30)** Which of the
following are false (on complexities)

**31)** A,B are
sets. A's cardinality is m and B's is n where m < n how
many one to one mappings can be obtained.

a) n ^ m

b) npm

c) mpn

d) mcn

**32)** In scheduling algorithms which
are logically executed but suspended

a) preemptive

b) SJF

c) non preemptive

d) all the above

Ans : a

**33)** I/O
redirection is

a) copying programs files through a pipe

b) input files are created

c) input file taken from existing ones

d) none

**34)** symmetric
multiprocessing can be done in

a) snoopy protocols

b) cache coherence

**35)** dining philosophers
problems to avoid dead lock

a) 1 person will take left one and all
other will take right one

b) adjacent persons should not eat
concurrently

**36)** process
states ? which is the correct order

a) timeout: ready - running

b) blocked : ready - running

**37)** for converting infix expression
to postfix what do we require

a) operand stack

b) operator stack

**38)** 0 is represented as both and
negative and positive

a) ones complement

b) twos complement

c) two's complement has extra negative
number

**39)** Difference between c and c++?

a) In c++ we can define variables in the
middle

b) dynamic scooping

**40)** Which of the
following is correct

a) Synchronous transmission needs more bandwidth
than Asynchronous.

b) asynchronous transmission , the time is
associated with data itself