Class 9 Computer Application | Chapter 1 – Computer System
Assignments Exercise – Solution
Type A: Theoretical Questions – Answer
Que 1. Which of the following is not a characteristic of a computer system?
(a) Performs fast
(b) Pertorms mathematical calculations accurately
(c) Apply judgments on its own in unknown/unexpected situations
(d) Safer in dangerous places like mines.
Answer: (c) Apply judgments on its own in unknown/unexpected situations
Que 2. Which of the following correctly defines a Computer System?
(c) Hardware + Software + Data
(d) Hardware Software +Data +Human Being
Answer: (d) Hardware Software +Data +Human Being
Que 3. Unprocessed raw facts and figures are known as
(d) All of the above
Answer: (c) Data
Que 4. In computer science, by the information we mean
(a) Any output coming out from a computer
(b) Processed data put in an intelligent form in a computer system
(c) A report printed by the computer
(d) Plural of data
Answer: (b) Processed data put in an intelligent form in a computer system
5. Which of the following activities can a computer system perform with Airlines?
(a) Display Arrival and Departure times of
(b) Display important messages
(c) Check seat availability and flight times
(d) None of the above
(e) All the above
Answer: (e) All of the above
Que 6. What is a computer? How is it a useful device?
Answer: A computer is an electronic device that can perform a variety of operations according to a set of instructions.
A Computer is an electronic device, which can takes data and instructions as input, store it in memory, process on data as per instructions and give the output as result or information.
A computer is useful in many ways:
- Helps in doing calculations, Online shopping, Online ordering, Education, Presentation, etc.
Que 7. What are the strengths and weaknesses of a computer system?
Answer: The strength of computers are:
- High storage capacity
Weakness of computers are:
- Lack of decision-making power
- Zero IQ
Que 8. What do you understand by IPO cycle?
Answer: IPO Cycle means Input-Process-Output cycle.
Every task follows the Input-Process-Output cycle. A computer is also following the IPO cycle i.e. it takes an input, processes it, and gives the output.
Que 9. What are the four basic components of a computer system?
Answer: Four basic components of computer systems are :
- Input Unit
- Processing Unit
- Storage/Memory Unit
- Output Unit
Que 10. How can Computers be classified?
Answer: Computers can be classified on the basis of Purpose and Principle of operation.
Purpose Wise – Category of computer
- Special-purpose Computers
- General-purpose computers
Principle of Operation wise: Category of computer
- Analog computers
- Digital Computers
- Hybrid Computers
Types of Digital Computers:
- Embedded Computers
- Microcomputers /Personal Computers
- Mainframe Computers
- Super Computers