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2012 B.C.A Computer Application (Nov-2012) Madras University, BCA, Third Year, Semester-V, Database Management System, SAZ5A Question paper



Course: B.C.A Computer Application   University/board: Madras University

Are you looking for the old question papers of Madras University B.C.A? Here is the previous year question paper from Madras University. This is the original question paper from the B.C.A Fifth semester exam conducted by Madras University in year 2012. Feel free to download the question paper from here and use it to prepare for your upcoming exams.



University Name : Madras University
Name of the Degree : B.C.A
Title of the Paper : Database Management System
Month & Year of Examination: November & 2012
Subject Code : SAZ5A
Semester : V
Year : Third Year

Time : Three hours
Maximum : 75 marks

PART A - (10 * 2 = 20 marks)
Answer any TEN questions.
All questions carry equal marks.
Each answer should not exceed 50 words.

1. What are the Basic Components of a DBMS?

2. What is meant by First Normal Form?

3. Define: Data Dictionary.

4. What is SQL?

5. What is a subquery and in what situations it is useful?

6. What is the purpose of subforms?

7. What are the main reports types?

8. Define: Procedural Language.

9. What is the purpose of form events?

10. Define: Cluster Analysis.

11. Who is DBA?

12. Distinguish between Physical Security and Logical Security.


PART B - (5 * 5 = 25 marks)
Answer any FIVE questions.
Each answer should not exceed 200 words.
All questions carry equal marks.


13. Write Short Notes on: Data Types.

14. Discuss on Converting Class Diagrams to Normalized Tables, with examples.

15. Write Short Notes on: DDL Statements.

16. Discuss briefly on Form Layouts.

17. Write Short Notes on: Table Operations

18. Discuss in detail, Data Partitioning.

19. Write about Database Tasks by Development Stages.


PART C - (3 * 10 = 30 marks)
Answer any THREE questions.
Each answer should not exceed 500 words.
All questions carry equal marks.

20. What are the Advantages of a DBMS? Explain them.

21. Explain the computation using queries with suitable examples.

22. Explain creating forms with examples.

23. Explain the User Interface Features.

24. Describe in detail, Distributed Databases.





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