Exams

Updated: 2021-09-09

Third Exam, September 10, 2021, 12:00

The rules are the same as for the first two exams, see below. Date: September 10, 2021, 12:00

Conference link:

Second Exam, June 25, 2021, 12:00

General rules and information about the exam

IMPORTANT: Read the general online exam rules and information. They provide vital information about the exam.

The exam will be organized online, and will imply connecting to the conference AND answering the quiz on Campus Virtual.

Conference link:

Specific rules for this exam

  • all general rules apply and are very important. Do read the document at the link above
  • the meeting will start at 12:00 Bucharest time, on 25 June 2021. Please register your real name when connecting, in the form Surname, Name(s).
  • the quiz to be solved is located on the OS page on Campus Virtual, at the top of the main page
  • the quiz has 13 questions
  • the quiz will have to be solved within 26 minutes from starting it, and will be available from 12:10,
  • the quiz will be automatically closed at 12:41, regardless of the starting time. So, make sure you start it in time to get the full 26 minutes!
  • About the grading:
    • The grade you receive for the quiz is at most 130 points, 10 points for each correct question. The exam grade is calculated so that a 10 grade can be received even with 120 points.
    • Questions can have one or more correct answers. Partial answers will receive only part of the points for that question.
    • IMPORTANT: choosing a wrong answer will void the grade for that question (set it to 0 points), even if you have also chosen a correct answer!

Only if the Zoom platform does not work, we will have a backup solution that will be linked from here.

Exam, June 9, 2021, 12:00

General rules and information about the exam

IMPORTANT: Read the general online exam rules and information. They provide vital information about the exam.

The exam will be organized online, and will imply connecting to the conference AND answering the quiz on Campus Virtual.

Conference link:

Specific rules for this exam

  • all general rules apply and are very important. Do read the document at the link above
  • the meeting will start at 12:00 Bucharest time, on 9 June 2021. Please register your real name when connecting, in the form Surname, Name(s).
  • the quiz to be solved is located on the OS page on Campus Virtual, at the top of the main page
  • the quiz has 13 questions
  • the quiz will have to be solved within 26 minutes from starting it, and will be available from 12:10,
  • the quiz will be automatically closed at 12:41, regardless of the starting time. So, make sure you start it in time to get the full 26 minutes!
  • About the grading:
    • The grade you receive for the quiz is at most 130 points, 10 points for each correct question. The exam grade is calculated so that a 10 grade can be received even with 120 points.
    • Questions can have one or more correct answers. Partial answers will receive only part of the points for that question.
    • IMPORTANT: choosing a wrong answer will void the grade for that question (set it to 0 points), even if you have also chosen a correct answer!

Only if the Zoom platform does not work, we will have a backup solution that will be linked from here.

EXAM for students in year 4 and extensions

Students in year 4 (or extensions) that have recontracted the exam and did not pass it should take the exam by answering the following questionaire.

Contact me by e-mail at dan.cosma@cs.upt.ro.

The questionairre can be accessed here. It is available until the end of the week (May 23).

Results

Results are available on Campus Virtual.

Exam schedule:

  • First exam: 09 June 2021, 12:00, online quiz with video conference (details above)
  • Second exam: 25 June 2021, 12:00, online quiz with video conference (details above)

Archive

2nd year, CTI-EN 2018-2019

2nd year, CTI-EN 2017-2018


3rd year, CTI-EN 2017-2018

Questions about the second exam can be sent by e-mail to the course instructor (Dan Cosma) until 2018-03-10, 21:00

Information about the exam

Note. The exam will consist of 13-20 multiple choice with multiple answers questions.

Examples of questions:

Q1. Does a non-smart TV set that can play movies from a USB stick have an operating system?
a) yes, because it is an electronic device; b) yes, because it is a computing system having a CPU and peripheral devices; c) no, because it is driven by a firmware; d) no, because it is a general purpose electronic device; e) no, because it is made of proprietary components.
(correct answers: b)

Q2. bash is:
a) a shell; b) a shell script; c) a system call; d) a command-line interpreter; e) a library function.
(correct answers: a,d)

Q3. Sending the strings in the answers below, each on a separate line, to the command
grep '^[bcdfr]..a.' will have the effect of printing at the standard output:
a) usable; b) coral; c) coats; d) rural; e) educate
(correct answers: b, d)