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Hughes Software systems Placement Paper

Company: Hughes Software systems

It consist of two section part A and B or C For CSE student part A & B is better.
Here I am writing some Questions from part A and B for CSE student
Questions are not in order.

1. f(char *p)
p[0]? f(++p):1;

if call that function with f(Aabcd) what is the output?? Ans: dcbaA (Just reversing the string)

2. f(char *p)
p=(char *)malloc(sizeof(6));
char *p=”BYE”;

what is the Output?

3. To sorting array of 10 elements which sorting is best
a) Selection
b) Bubble
c) Tree sort
d) ….
Ans: A

4. To saving space point of view which sort is best
a) selection
b) Insertion
c) both a & b
check it once. you can easily Answer this question(UCA)

5. Which statement is wrong on heap
a) Any two child’s should not same
b) ..
c) ..
d) …
Ans: a

6. one more question on heap UCA

7. Read about cyclometric complexity..

8. How many null pointer are there in N number binary tree?
Ans: N+1

9. Two sorted list of size n what are the maximum comparison in merge

10. converting 41.685 to binary

11. pc is incremented while executing ———- instruction
Ans: fetch instruction

12. This is gates (NAND) problem It means some gate figure has given with all NAND gate we have write equivalent gate
Ans: OR gate

13. x:validating :Are we producing product right
y:verification:Are we producing right right

a) X is wrong statement
b) y is ”
c) x and Y ”
d)x & y is right statement

14. NFS some queston in NSF. see distributed operation System book by Tenaun bamab

15. IP & IPX is implemented in transport layer…….

16. Comparison between hash table and binary tree
Ans: a

17. Client server is working in asyn mode then how communication will take place bt client and server.

18. once context switching occurs then ————will take place

a)saving register
b)saving stack

19. If precondition is failed what u say about postcondition?
Note:Read about precondition and postcondition

20 whiling download java applet then web browser do the folling
a)checking the class structure..
b).. .

Read about this

21 Strings in Java
b)variable length string

22 in Internet Transport layer which is not a protocol

23 Which is not specified in CODD’s rules

It is from DBMS question

Refer NAVATHI BOOK chapter -9 appendx topic is CODDE’s rules

24 what is the use of Normalization
a)… .
b)… .
c).. .

25 Functional dependency x->y is shows that
a)if x1=x2 then y1=y2

26 one question on IP address some thing
d )…

27 If A sends a message to B with encryption then key is
a)A public key
b)B public key
c)A private key
d)B private key ans:b

28 In a class only declaration of the function is there but definition is not there then what is that function
ans:virtual function

29 what is not necessary condition in dead lock

30 One question from multiple inheritance…

31) ICV protocol

32) one question from catches like write-through protocol etc

33) catche access time is 100ns ,memory access time is 1000ns and hit ratio is 0.9 then what is average memory access time


SECTION C: lead compensator zero is at Z=Zc, pole is at P=Pc then the following is correct

a.Pc >Zc,pc<0,zcy in a relation R, x1 and x2 are in x, y1 and y2 are in y (question not cleared), about functional dependancy
a.x1=x2 and y1=y2

43. in a down loading from website ,which one is correct?
ans: check the byte code and indicate the error, if any.

44. about UDP one Address is given but that is not the state table what will it do the packet
a. packet is discarded
b. packet is sent to Ethernet server
c. packet is sent to other address

45. in associated memory for fast accessing which one is used
a. single linked list
b. double ”
c. hash table

*******Hughes paper in DCE******

All ques. had four options.

1- What is max. no. of hops in hypercube n/w with n (=2 ^ p) to go from one node to another ?
a. p
b. log p
c. n ^ 2

2- What is Kerberos ?
ans. Authentication Protocol.

3-In completely connected multiprocessor system with n processors, links will be of the order of
a. O(n ^ 2)
b. O(2 ^ n)
c. O(n/2)

4-When quick sort gives worst performance ?
ans. When elements are in order.

5- o/p of each sorting step of 8 elements was given and had to recognise which sorting algo.?
Ans. Bubble sort (Not Sure , Check it out )

6-In worst case ,which sort is best out of following sorts?
c.quick (ans.)
d. insertion

7-Three very simple gate circuits each having inputs A,B,C,D were given and had to tell ,which two give same result ? (DeMorgan’s Law was used in solving )
Ans was (a) &(c) (o/p of a & c was coming to be AB +CD)

8-K-map given,had to tell simplified function Ans was perhaps AB+AD +AC+BCD K-Map was CD` AB 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1

9-What is Function Point ?
Ans. S/W estimation technique

10-p points to an integer. We don’t want p to change value. In C, what declarations will we use?
A const int *p *p const *p e. int* const p (perhaps ans.)

11-Diff between 2NF &3NF ?
Ans. D (last option)

12.Which does not use client server model ?
a. Email
b. Web access
c. C. Telephone call
d. N/w file system

13-In a pipeline having 3 stages, each having reliability of 0.9 ,what is overall reliability of pipeline? a. 0.9
b. 0.729
c. 0.81

14-2level cacheis there first level cache’s access time is 100ns,second level cache’s access time is 33ns & memory access time is 1000 ns. What is total memory access time ?
ans. 140 ns

15-In public key cryptography,Awillsend message to B
ans. Using B’s public key

16-What does projection of a relation give? vertical partition of relation corresponding to specified columns.

17-For disk or direct access storage, which is best ?
a. AVL
b. B-tree
c. Red tape …

18-There is a tree with inorder threading Node B is inserted as left child of node A. Node A already has right child . Where will the null ptr of B point ?
ans. Parent of A (perhaps)
19-There is a disk less workstation. Which will be the first protocol it will use ?
a. FTP
b. ARP

20-Compiler keeps which of following ?
ans. Symbol table

21- ‘ping’ command uses which protocol ?
ans. ICMP

22-Merge sort uses which technique?
Ans. Divide and Conquer 23-Program counter is incremented in
a. fetch (ans)
b. decode
c. execute

24-what does the following program do? f(int n) { int c; while(n) { n&=n-1; c++; } print c; }
ans. Program prints the no. of set bits in no.

25-What is this called (char *) (*(*(*A[X]) ( ) )) ( )
ans. Array of X pointers to a function returning pointer to functions that are returning pointer to char (not sure )

26- For synchronisation in distributed computing, what should not be there ?
a. all machines are synchronised by a global clock
b. all systems should have their own clock (perhaps ans)

27-Java applet of a moving /waving file is running on one machine then it means
a.Java’s executable code is downloaded and running on the m/c
b.A virtual X server is running on that m/c while the actual program is running on the web server.

28-What is in RSA algo. ?
a. First the session key is encrypted & then whole message is encrypted using RSA Algo.
b. Message is encrypted using RsA algo.
c. First Rsa algo is used &then encrypted with the session key.

29-What is dirty read?
a. Transaction re executes and gives diff. Results from the original execution
b. Read is done when the transaction is not yet committed

30-What is coupling ?
a. It tells the strength of interconnection between two program units.
b. It tells the strength of interconnection between twtrength of interconnection between two program units.
b. It tells the strength of interconnection between twotrength of interconnection between two program units.
b. It tells the strength of interconnection between two program units and one program unit

31-Any n/w on the computer can have only
a. one domain &one IP
b. more than one domain & more than one Ip
c. one domain and more than one IP
d. more than one domain & one IP

32-Which one does not have file descriptor ?
a. process
b. keyboard
c. pipe
d. socket

33-What does CONNECT BY means
a. connect to a different database for retrieval
b. arrange in tree ordered structure

34-In two phase commit protocol, why log is used during transmission &reception ?
a. To retrieve the status in case of crash

35-In which algo. Waiting time is minimum?
Ans, SJF

36-How many address bits are there in Ipv6
ans. 128 bits

37-During run time heap is managed by
a. a user process in kernel mode
b. A system process manages heap for all the processes
c. A system process for each process
d. A user process in user mode

38-In which of following search is efficient?
a. height balanced tree
b. Weight balanced tree
c. Binary tree

39.A questions. on resource relocation, sharing ( I don’t remember more than this regarding this questions.)

40-some questions. options were sth like
a. transparency control
b. Migration control
c. Concurrency control

41-X:In DFD, input is converted into output by passing through various functional units Y:DFD cannot be used in object oriented design
a. both X& y are correct
b. both X & Y are incorrect
c. X correct, Y incorrect
d.X incorrect, Y correct

42-Where regression testing is used ?
a. Dynamic analysers
b. Loaders

43-For Java interfaces , what is true ?
a. Functions declarations are not given’
b. Variables are not declared
c. Instance variables are not used

44-In a linked list, we can delete a node in order of
a. 1
b. n
c. n ^ 2

45-If there are N people and we have to do symmetric & asymmetric cryptography, how many keys would be used in these cases respectively?
a. N & N ^ 2 (probably ans)
b. N ^ 2 & N
c. N & N
d. N ^ 2 & N ^2

46-The protected element of a class can’t be accessed by
a. member functions of the same class
b. member functions of the derived class
c. member functions of any other class in the same program (Ans.)

47-NFS uses same file structure as Unix

48-To solve an expression which of following trees will you use?
a. postfix
b. infix

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