Class XI Computer Science Assignment-1

Lesson1 1. What is a computer? What are its strengths and weakness? 2. Briefly explain IPO Cycle. 3. What do you understand by memory cells? 4. What is CPU? Explain its components in detail. 5. Give FULL form of a. KB b.GB. c. TB d.PB e. CPU f. ALU g CU h. MICR I OMR j OCR K.HLL . 6. Define the following terms: a. Hardware b. Software c. Firmware d. Live ware e. Peripherals 7. Explain briefly the major innovations of: a. First Generation Computer b. Second Generation Computer c. Third Generation Computer d. Fourth Generation Computer 3 Describe the stored program concept and explain how it changed computing processing. 4 Name the first counting machine 5 Why Charles Babbage is known as ‘Father of Modern Computing’? 6 Why analytical engine is often called the pioneer computer? 7 Briefly explain difference between General purpose computer and special purpose computer. 8 What do you understand by language processor? Explain briefly its type 9 Name super computer developed by India 10 What are the types of computer? How they are different from each other? 11 What is bit? What is binary code? 12 Describe Store program concept and explain how it changed computer processing. 13 Compare microcomputer, minicomputer, mainframe computer and supercomputer in terms of cost, size, performance and capabilities 14 What is Von Neumann architecture? Did it influence making of computer? How? 15 Differentiated the following:a. 1st generation computer and 2nd generation computer b. 2nd Generation and 3rd generation computer c. System software and application software d. Babbage difference engine and analytical engine 16 Fill in the blanks:a. 1 Byte = ___________ bits b. 1 nibble= ________ bits c. 1 KB= _____bytes d. 1 MB= ________ KB=_______bytes e. 1GB = ________ MB=______KB=_______bytes f. 1 TB=_________GB=_______MB=________KB=________Bytes g. 1PB=_______TB=_______GB=_______MB=_________KB=______bytes h. PB stands for ____________

Class XI Computer Science Assignment-2
Lesson2 1. What is an operating system? What are its functions? 2. What is shortcut? What is its significance? 3. what is the significance of a. Recycle bin b. Window explorer c. Task bar d. Shortcut menu 4. What do you understand by booting? Explain booting process in detail 5. Define loading 6. What is the difference between Copying, Moving and deleting a file? 7. Give some advance features of Windows XP. 8. What do you understand by wildcard characters? Give examples. Lesson4 1. Define the following: a. Input device b. Output device c. USB port 2. What is the function of memory? 3. Explain briefly types of input device 4. What is a printer? Explain briefly types of printer? 5. Explain functioning of a VDU. 6. What do you understand by ports? Explain briefly types of ports. 7. What do you understand by Blue-ray disk and how it is different from CD-ROM and DVDs? 8. What is ROM and what is the function of ROM? Explain briefly types of ROM. 9. Define RAM and what is the function of RAM? Explain briefly types of RAM. 10. What is cache memory and what is the function of cache memory? Explain briefly types of cache memory. 11. Differentiate between: a. Impact and non impact printer b. RAM and ROM c. Internal and external memory d. DVD-ROM and DVD-Recordable e. Floppy disk and hard disk f. RAM and Cache memory g. CRT and TFT monitors 12. Name 2 magnetic storage media and 2 optical storage media 13. Explain working of HDD 14. Why is primary memory termed as ‘destructive write’ memory but ‘non-destructive read’ memory? 15. Suggest appropriate printer in the following situations:a. High quality printing b. Quiet printing c. Economical printing.

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