Thursday, 23 March 2017
Q1. Which of the following hardware components is the most important to the operation of a database management system?
(a) High-resolution video display
(c) High speed, large-capacity disk
Q2. Database management systems are intended to:
(a) eliminate data redundancy
(b) establish relationships among different records in different files
(c) manage file access
(d) maintain data integrity
(e) all of the above
Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Eight friends A, B, C, D, P, Q, R and S are sitting in two circles in such a manner that each member of the inner circle sits exactly opposite the member of the outer circle. The members sitting in the outer circle are P, Q, R and S and all of them are facing towards the centre while the members of the inner circle are A, B, C and D and they are facing away from the centre. Each of them likes a different color, viz Red, Yellow, Blue, Green, White, Black, Orange and Purple, but not necessarily in the same order. D likes neither Yellow nor White and faces R, who likes neither Black nor Purple. The person who likes Orange faces the person who likes Red. A, who likes Green, faces the immediate neighbor of the person who likes Blue. R sits second to the left of S. The person who like White and Red are in separate circles. The person who likes Black sits on the immediate left of S. Q, who does not like Blue, does not face A. The persons who like Black and Purple are immediate neighbors, and one of them faces B, who likes Yellow. The persons who like Orange and Green sit in the same circle but they are not immediate neighbors.
Directions (1-10): For each of the words below, a contextual usage is provided. Pick the word/phrase from the alternatives that is most the appropriate substitute in the given context and mark its number as your answer.
Q1. Propitious: During recession, conditions are not propitious to the development of business.
Q2. Ephemeral: We often long to hold on to the ephemeral joy of childhood.