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ICT Question Bank (SA 1)

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True & False
Application based questions
One word or very short or full
form
Short answer
Differences
Long answer questions
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Questions
SECTION-A
10
10
3
8

Marks

5
2
2
40

5x2=10
4x2=8
5+6=11
74

10x1=10
10x1=10
3x3=9
8x2=16

SECTION-B
MCQs
Grand Total

16
56

16x1=16
90

For objective type questions:


Learn exercises given on page number 52, 53, 54, 86, 87,110, 111, 137, 138
Remember given on page number 50, 51, 85, 109, 136
Answer the following questions:
1. What is Internet?
The Internet is from two words- Inter, and
net. It means that the internet is a network
of many computers around the world. Many
small networks have joined together to form
a worldwide network. That is why it is also
called Network of Networks.
2. What is ISP?
An ISP is an internet service provider. They
provide internet access to customers. They
are connected to the Internets backbone
with a fibre optic cable, a copper wire, or
satellite connections.
3. What is Newsgroups?
A Newsgroup is a structured place where
people can ask questions and get answers or
post their view on a particular topic. It is
commonly called a forum. To read a
newsgroup article, you need a newsreader,
which is usually inbuilt in main browsers.
When you post to a newsgroup, anyone on
the internet can read and respond to your
messages.

4. What is Web server?


A web server refers to the mainframe
computer that stores webpages. When it
receives a request for a webpage from a
client, it sends that webpage through the
network to the client, governed by TCP/IP
protocol.
Common web servers: Apache, IIS (Internet
Information server, Microsoft), Fast Track
(Netscape), Intra Netware (Novell)
5. What is Usenet?
Usenet, or the Users network, is a collection
of user-submitted notes or messages on
various subjects that are posted to the
servers on a worldwide network. It is also
referred to as the newsgroups.
6. What is FTP?
FTP, or the File Transfer Protocol, governs the
transfer of files from one computer to
another.

7. What is Internet Explorer?


Microsoft Internet Explorer is a very popular
web browser.

in batch mode or interactively. Data


processing can be done using batch
programs.
Most large DBMSs have both program and
command mode capabilities.

8. What is Bookmark?
A Bookmark is a link to a webpage to have
quick and easy access to it later.

13.
What is primary key?
A field that uniquely identifies records

9. Explain how to manage History in


MSIE.
In MSIE, we can manage history by:
Looking at the History List (View Menu >
Explorer Bar > History) and visiting past
websites. We can sort the list in many ways
(frequency of visits, etc). We can change the
history days by going to Tools > Internet
Options > General Tab > History option.
Generally, MSIE stores history of websites for
20 days.
10.
What is a Web browser?
Name 3 browsers.
Web browsers are client softwares that act as
an interface between the user and the innerworking of the internet, especially the WWW.
3 browsers are Netscape Navigator, MSIE,
and Google Chrome.
11.
What is default value in MS
Access?
Default value lets you set a predefined value
that is automatically entered in a field when
a new record is created.
12.
Which three operational
modes are possible in DBMS?
Command-driven: Users give commands to
the DBMS. It is usually difficult to handle, and
time consuming.
Menu-driven: Instructions are displayed, so
it is easier to use the database. It has limited
capabilities.
Program-driven: Some programs assist in
completing user requirements. They can run

14.
What is Data Validation?
Data validation allows you to check data
whilst it is being entered by the user and will
enable you to not save the data if it breaks
any validation rules.
15.
What are components of
MSIE window?
An MSIE window contains:
(i)
The Title Bar
(ii)
The Menu Bar
(iii)
Standard Button Toolbar
(navigation)
(iv)
Address Bar
(v)
Status Bar
(vi)
Access Indicator icon
16.
Explain three different parts
of an e-mail address.
Typically, an email address contains the
users name, the (at) @ (symbol, the domain
name/ organization/ Institution name, and
the type of organization/country.
Example: raunak@abc.com
Here, raunak is the users name, abc is the
domain name/organization name, and com
refers to the type of organization
commercial.
17.
What is ATM?
An ATM, or Automated Teller Machine, is
designed to perform the most important
functions of the bank. It is operated with a
plastic card, which replaces cheques,
personal customer attendance, restrictions
on banking hours, and paper based
verification. It can provide information about
customers, and can be used for transactions.

Differences:
1. Website & Webpage
A webpage is one page which you can see in your monitor at once, while a website is
composed of a number of web pages linked together. Thus, a website could refer to the
entire capabilities of the site, while a web page could be referring to a single unit of one
subject on the site.
2. Downloading & Uploading
Downloading Transfer of information/data from the server to a client computer or smaller
unit
Uploading Transfer of information/data from the client computer to a server
3. Web Browser & Web Server
A web browser is a client-software that acts as an interface between the user and the
inner-working of the internet.
A web server is where web pages reside. Browsers access web servers to get pages to
display for the user.
4. Field & Record
A field is a column that contains categories of information, like name, phone no, serial no.
A record is a row in the table that contains information like name, address, phone no, etc.
Long answer questions:
1. What is data type? What are different types of data types? (Given on pg. 125 in text book)
2. Explain Client/ Server Architecture.
3. How does a Modem work? Write about the modulator- demodulator process.
4. What do you understand by video conferencing? (pg. 75)
5. What do you understand by Social Networking? (pg. 83)
6. Explain Data validation, Field size, Default value, and Required property with examples.
Application based questions:
1

Shravan Joshi is a student of Political Science and is a keen researcher of political issues related to
various countries and states. He wants to share his research and his own opinion on these issues on
day-to-day basis with everyone on World Wide Web. He is also interested in collecting views of others
to enhance his research and knowledge related to his area of interest. He belongs to a poor family and
cannot afford his own website. Also being a non-technical person he cannot create a dynamic website
to deal with day-to-day inputs.
a. Suggest an easy way for Shravan to achieve the same.
b. Name two popularly used free services that can help Shravan in this regard.
Answer:

a.
b.

Shravan should develop a blog.


Twitter and Google Blogger

As life gets busier, it becomes difficult for everyone to keep track with school and college friends, old
colleagues, old neighbours and favourite teachers. It is important to keep in touch with all your near
and dear ones. At times, people sitting miles away doing similar kind of activity or solving similar kind
of problem can help you achieve goals faster by sharing their experiences. Similarly, people belonging
to different socio-economic background can change your perspective and enhance your understanding
of various cultures.
a. Suggest the real time tools that are suitable for the above mentioned activities.
b. What is the generic name used for such tools?
Answer: a. Facebook and twitter.
c. Social networking

Laleema Chakradhar wants to learn how to create simple web pages. For this purpose which language
should she learn? Which softwares will she need to learn and practice this language?
Answer: She should learn HTML
Any text editor (WYSIWYG) and any web browser.

Identify domain name(s),URL(s), e mail address and IP address from the following list:
a. yoga@yoga.com
b. DoYogaEveryday.com
c. www.doYogaEveryday.com/old/Index.html
d. www.PerformingArts_schools.org/backlink.htm
e. 192.168.0.1
f. http://cbse.nic.in
Answer: (a) is an e-mail address (b) and (f) are domain names.
(c) and (d) are URLs (e) is IP address

Suggest any two benefits of having computerized employee payroll system.


Answer: (a) Any relevant information is available instantly.
(b) Calculation mistakes are avoided.

Ms. Poonam is the class teacher of III-C in a school. She is computer savvy and wants to keep
information about her students in a database. She needs this information for the following purposes:
She has to contact the parents frequently through phone calls or email.
She has to keep comments about the students. These comments help her during PTMs.
Suggest any six fields and their data types to keep the relevant information.
Answer:
S. No.
Field
Data Type
1.
Adm_Number
Number
2.
Name
Text
3.
F_Name
Text
4.
Phone
Text
5.
E_mail
Text
6.
Comments
Memo

Look at the following fields which are used to keep voters ID card data in a table:
CardNo, VoterName, Address, FatherName, DOB
a. Suggest the data type for each of these columns.
b. Suggest the column name(s) which can be used as its primary key.
Answer:
S.No.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Field
CardNo
VoterName
Address
FatherName
DOB

DataType
Text
Text
Text
Text
Date

Primary Key