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Computer Application: Class 10

Class 10 : Internet & Web services: Short Answer Type Questions Notes | EduRev

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Q.1. Write two important features of e-Business. Give two most commonly used e-business sites.  (2 Marks)
Ans:

  • Offers opportunity to access new markets across the globe.
  • Allows 24 x 7 access to firm’s products and services.
  • Improves speed of response.
  • Reduce inventory two most commonly used e-business sites are Amazon and Flipkart.

Q.2. What is a search engine?  (2 Marks)
Ans:
A search engine is a tool designed to search the web for information according to the given keywords. Search engines enable the users to find information and websites of specific interest or use to them.
Example: www.google.com, www.yahoo.com, www. bing.com

Q.3. Identify e-Governance and e-Learning applica- tions from the following:  (2 Marks)  
(i) On-line experiments in a virtual laboratory of a college.
(ii) On-line application submission for Change of address in the passport.  
(iii) On-line bill payment of water charges to Jal Board of any state.  
(iv) On-line tutorials for physics.
Ans: e-Governance:
 
(ii) On-line application submission for change of address in the passport.
(iii) Online bill payment of water charges to Jal Board of any state.
e-Learning: 
(i) On-line experiments in a virtual laboratory of a college.
(iv) On-line tutorials for physics.

Q.4. What is voice-mail?  (2 Marks)
Ans:
Voicemail is a voice message that the caller leaves when the person called is busy in another conversation or not available to pick the call. It is similar to email except that instead of text message, it is voice a message.

Q.5. What precaution must be taken with regard to making payments while shopping online?  (2 Marks)
Ans:

  • Share payment information only with known or reputable vendors.
  • Before entering any personal or payment information, make sure that the URL should start with https.
  • Look for a small lock icon in web browser.
  • Avoid storing information.
  • Make use of popular and trusted payment portals only.

Q.6. Write one advantage and one disadvantage of e-learning to students.  (2 Marks)
Ans: Advantage:

  • Learn at their own pace
  • Study from anywhere
  • Learn at any age 

Disadvantage:

  • Slow internet connections may make accessing e-learning course material difficult. 
  • Personal interaction is absent so motivation may be difficult.

Q.7. What is the impact of e-Learning sites on students learning process?  (2 Marks)
Ans:

  • Students can learn at their own pace.
  • A lesson can be revised any number of times at students’ convenience.
  • Students can learn lessons at their homes at their convenient time.
  • 24×7 pace learning.
  • Health problems normally occurs when an individual is always on their computer or tablet; it brings about straining problems, poor vision and the like.

Q.8. Write the application of e-Governance and e-Commerce.  (2 Marks)
Ans. e-Governance:

  • Filing of online application forms for Aadhar card, passport.
  • Filing of IT returns online
  • Registering and online complaint for any grievance related to government. 

e-Commerce:

  • Able to do online transactions.
  • No need to go to bank for updating the passbook depositing the money.
  • Online Shopping.

Q.9. Write four advantages of e-Business sites.  (2 Marks)
Ans:

  • Goods sold through e-business are generally cheaper as cost incurred in e-business is less as compared to setting up a traditional business.
  • Customers can receive highly customisable service.
  • Even remote area customers are reached in e-business.
  • Sellers have better understanding of their customers’ needs as customers communicate through e-mails.

Q.10. What are the problems associated with social networking?  (2 Marks)
Ans: (i)
Virus attacks
(ii) Cyber blackmailing, cyber bullying
(iii) Online predators
(iv) Illusion of security

Q.11. Write three important features of e-Governance? Give URL of one of the commonly used e-Governance portal.  (2 Marks)  
Ans:

  • Provides citizens access to information about the processes and services.
  • Facilitates a speedy, transparent, accountable and efficient process for performing government administrative activities.
  • Uses modern information and telecommunica- tion technologies such as internet and local area networks to enhance efficiency. One commonly used e-governance portal is mygov.in

Q.12. What is social networking? What are its benefits?  (2 Marks)
Ans:
Social networking is the grouping of individuals into specific groups via online means through social sites.
Its benefits are: 
(i) People sharing common interests can connect and form a group.
(ii) Individuals from all around the world can connect and thereby know about different cultures.

Q.13. How the following types of applications are useful?  (2 Marks)
(a) e-Governance
(b) e-Business
(c) e-Learning
Ans: (a) e-Governance
involves applications which are used by government agencies/organisations to provide better governance.
(b) e-Business applications use technology to effectively access and deliver business related services and perform various kinds of business transactions.
(c) e-Learning applications use technology to effectively deliver and monitor learning and teaching processes. They help the trainer to organise and manage his/her lesson plans, present them to students/learners, evaluate and take the feedback to enhance & fine-tune this process in future.

Q.14. Discuss the structure of an email message in brief.  (2 Marks)
Ans:
e-mail message comprises of different components: e-mail Header, Greeting, Text, and Signature.

Q.15. Define e-learning. Give one popularly used website of e-learning.  (2 Marks)
Ans: 
e-Learning applications use technology to effectively deliver and monitor learning and teaching processes. They help the trainer to organise and manage his/her lesson plans, present them to students/learners, evaluate and take the feedback to enhance & fine-tune this process in future.
Examples: www.khanacademy.com, www.codeacademy.com

Q.16. What is social media?  (2 Marks)
Ans:
Any forum used to share information, news or opinions that is accessible by many users.
Example: Group websites, Blogs, Forums, Social Networking sites.

Q.17. Mention the services which are provided by transactional category of an e-banking.  (2 Marks)
Ans:

  • There are no geographical barriers and the services that can be offered at a minimum cost.
  • Through Internet banking, you can check your transactions at any time and as many times as you want to.
  • If the fund transfer has to be made outstation, where the bank does not have a branch, the bank would demand outstation charges, whereas with the help of online banking, it will be absolutely free for you.
  • Internet banking deploys the Internet as a medium for financial transaction. e.g. a customer login to his or her bank account by accessing the bank Website

Q.18. What are the types of video conferencing?  (2 Marks)
Ans:
There are two main types of video conferencing:

  • Point to Point Video Conferencing involves real-time communication between multiple people in two different locations.
  • Multipoint Video Conferencing involves real-time communication between various people in three or more different locations.
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