BCSL-013 is a lab course for the Computer Basics and PC Software course of IGNOU BCA First Semester. This assignment is designed to test the students’ understanding of computer basics and their ability to apply PC software in practical scenarios.
Assignments are an important part of the IGNOU BCA programme. It tests the students’ practical knowledge of the course. It is essential for students to submit the assignment on time and in the required format to ensure a good grade.
The assignment number for BCSL-013 is BCA(I)/L-013/Assignment/2023-24. It carries a maximum of 100 marks and has a weightage of 25% in the overall evaluation. The last date of submission for the July session is 31st October 2023, and for the January session, it is 30th April 2024.
Q1. Answer the following in the context of the Linux Operating System.
(a) Run the following (Linux commands and write the output) (10)
(b) Create a text file consisting of 30 lines and display the first 5 and last 5 lines of this file. Count the number of times the word “has” appeared in this file. Display the file permissions of the file created by you and change its permissions to rwx——. (6)
Q2. Create a presentation using any Presentation software on the important features of the Linux Operating System (minimum 10 slides) having the following features: (16)
(i) All slides should use a common design template.
(ii) Add one audio and one video to at least one slide each. The video file should run on a full screen option.
(iii) All the slides should have a timer-based transition.
(iv) All the slides should have proper headings and slide notes.
(v) Each slide should have one image related to the Linux operating system.
(a) Use a Word Processor to create information about BCA. It should include a multi-level list highlighting the courses that a student should study (with subtopics) in the first semester; a detailed table about courses, blocks, and units of BCS011; and a few paragraphs about the 2ndsemester courses. (6)
(b) Design a flyer for “The Sustainable Development of India”. Use different styles, sizes, fonts, colours and effects.
Q4. Create a worksheet containing the billing information of a company as given in the following table: (16)
|Item Name||Unit Sold (S)||Price Per Unit (P)||Sale Amount (SA)||Discount (D)||Discount Amount (DA)||Amount to be Paid (FP)|
You must enter all the labels and amounts as stated. For the Sale Amount (SA), Discount Amount (D) and Amount to be Paid (FP), you may use the following formulae:
SA = S * P
DA= D * SA
FP = SA – DA
The total amount to be paid is the sum of all the FPs.
Q5. Use MS Outlook or any other email software to perform the following tasks: (16)
a) Make a weekly meeting schedule for a group meeting with four of your friends about the agenda – “Importance of Practical in BCA”. This weekly meeting should be scheduled for 4 consecutive weeks.
b) Write an email to your friends (at least 5) inviting them to a prayer meeting. Make your Signature and add it to the e-mail message.
c) Create a vacation/ holiday message that should be sent to all the emails received by you in a vacation week (say 20th September to 27th September).
d) Suppose a person is sending across many e-mails which you want to delete automatically. Configure your mail account to achieve this functionality in your mailbox.