Honeywell Placement Paper

1.What is a Real-Time System ?

2.What is the difference between Hard and Soft real-time systems ?

3.What is a mission critical system ?

4.What is the important aspect of a real-time system ?

5.Explain the difference between microkernel and macro kernel.

6.Give an example of microkernel.

7.Why paging is used ?

8.Which is the best page replacement algo and Why ?

9. What is software life cycle ?

10. How much time is spent usually in each phases and why ?

11. What is testing ?

12. Which are the different types of testing ?

13. What is a distributed system ?

14. What are the differences between Pascal and C.

15. what is typing and its advantages ?

16. Which are the different computer architectures ?

17. What is the requirement in MIMD ?

18. What is the difference between RISC and CISC processors ?

19. Difference between loosely coupled and tightly coupled systems ?

20. What is an open system ?

21. Which are the different phases in Software life cycle (asked again)

22. Why is analysis and testing phases very important ?

23. Which methodologies are U familiar with ?

24. Have U worked in windows ?

25. what do U mean by event driven ?

26. How do WinMain look like ?

27. How the messages are processed in Windows ?

28. (Queue of events)

29. What are parameters needed to distinguish an event ?

30. Have U done any network programming ?

31. Why networks are layered ?

32. What is the advantage of layers?

33. How many layers are there in OSI ?

34. WHy is it called OSI model ?

35. Are U familiar with network topologies ?

36. Which are the different network toplogies ?

37. example of bus type network.

38. What is the Bandwidth of ethernet ?

39. Explain the advantage and disadvantage of ethernet ?

40. Which is the protocol used in ethernet. (CSMA/CD)

41. Why is it called so ?

42. If all stations tries to communicate at same time, what will happen.

43. What is binary exponential backoff algo ?

44. What is the advantage of Ring network ?

45. Compare it with ethernet.

46. In a real-time system which one do U prefer and why ?

47. What is the basic requirement of a real-time network ?

48. Which one is costly - ethernet of ring networks ?

49. Some questions form OOSD and Digital signal processing.

50. What is inheritance, encapsulation etc