MCIS Old Question – Visual Programming (VP)

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MCIS Old Question – Visual Programming (VP)


Level: Master

Programme: MCIS

Course: Visual Programming (VP)

MCIS Old Question – Visual Programming (VP) Year:2019


1. What do you mean by software design? How it is differs from 10 user interface design. Explain the various software disciplines along with examples.  10

2. “Treating the file system in the same way that OS shell does is a bad approach” Enright the statement in your own words. 10

3. What are the techniques of issuing the instruction to a program? List out the features of toolbars. Explain how a toolbar differs from menu with examples. 10

4. How does the software design differ from Visual User Interface design? Explain the issues rose if software is designed by a programmer rather than a designer.  10

5. What is software Branding? Explain the various techniques of storage and retrieval mechanism. 10

6. Why do we need hinting in software? Explain the various direct manipulation techniques with example. 10

7. Define Gizmo in Visual User interface design? List out and explain various types of gizmo with suitable examples. 10

8. What is the reason for using dialog boxes in visual programming? Explain the features of modal and modeless dialog boxes. 10

9. How does the software can be designed with a proper model? Explain the standard design that manage document according to user’s mental model. 10

10. Write short notes on (Any Two): 2×5

a) Type of goals

b) Software Overheads

c) Canonical vocabulary

MCIS Old Question – Visual Programming (VP) Year:2018


1. Why most of the software have critical failure although it has superb e for a business diligence? Explain, the demerits of software ocusing of technology rather than User’s goal. Also explain the various types of goals. 10

2. With the reference of windows pollution and uses justify that, “A Best designer only creates.a.separate space (room) iffy all the work can’t be done by the existing space”. 10

3. What are the pedagogic vectors? List out the features of toolbars. Explain how does a toolbar differs from menu with examples. 10

4. How does the software design differ from Visual User Interface design? Explain the design process of Visual user Interface. 10

5. Why do we need storage and retrieval mechanisım in a file system? Explain the various techniques of-storage and retrieval mechanism. 10

6. Why do we need hinting in software? Explain the various techniques of software hinting with example. 10

7. What is the importance of Gizmo in Visual User interface design? List out and explain various types of gizmo with suitable examples. 10

8. What is the reason for using dialog boxes in visual programming? Explain the features of modal and modeless dialog boxes. 10

9. How does the software can be designed with a proper model? Explain the standard design that manage document according to user’s mental model. 10

10. Write short notes on any two 2×5

a) Software discipline-Munalre

b) Paradigm of Visual User Interface Design

c) Spinner and Sun Gizmo

There is the some internal MCIS Old Question of Visual Programming (VP)


1. What are the essences of user interface design? Explain why software have been developed by and software designer rather than an software developer. 10

2. Explain various paradigms for developing a visual user interfaces? What are the pros and cons of using a metaphor and idiom? 10

3. What do you mean by flow? Explain the Technique of maintaining flow. 10

4. “A Best designer only creates a separate space (room) iffy all the work can’t be done by the existing space”, do you agree with the statement or not explain with the proper reason. 10

5. What is the view of implementation model and user’s mental model for a file system? Explain the techniques of storage and retrieval system? 10

6. Short Notes (Any Two)(5*2-10)

a) SDI VS MDI

b) Software Branding

c)Task Coherence

MCIS Old Question of Visual Programming (VP) Year: 2015


1. What are the interface paradigms for the user interface design? Explain cooper’s model. 10

2. What are the various problems raised due to choosing the simultaneous platform development. What could be its proper solution? 10

3. “A Best designer only creates a separate space (room) if all the work can’t be done by the existing space” Do you agree with the statement or not explain with the proper reason. 10

4. Define goal. Describe various goals of users with example. 10

5. What do you mean by task coherence and overheads. Explain the  various methods to maintain task coherence and overheads. 10

6. What is the reason for using dialog boxes in visual programming? Explain the features of modal and modeless dialog boxes. 10

7. Define cast? Explain the various type and variants of Menu with example. 10

8. Define selection. Explain the various methods of selection. 10

9. What is Entry and display gizmo? Explain about the various types of selection gizmo. 10

10. Write Short notes any two:

a) Software Branding

b) Visual hinting

c) The spinners

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