Basic Parts of a Personal Computer | Chapter 2 | Notes | Class 4

Basic Parts of a Personal Computer Chapter 2 Computer Science Notes of Class 4. Check Class 4 Notes of Computer Science, Chapter Two (2) – “Basic Parts of A Personal Computer”.

EXERCISE:

1. Read the clues and answer the question “who am I?”

a. I am bigger and heavier than a laptop computer. – Desktop Computer

b. I am a small size computer and I can run on batteries. – Laptop Computer

c. I show the processed result of the computer. – Monitor

d. I supply electricity into the computer. – Power cord

e. I give commands to the computer. – Keyboard

Also Check:

Introduction to Computer | Chapter Two (2) | Class 4 Notes of Computer Science.

Input Devices | Chapter Three (3) | Class 4 Notes of Computer Science.

Basic Parts of a Personal Computer | Chapter Three (3) | Class 4 Notes of Computer Science.

2. Put a tick (✓) in the correct option.

a. What is a laptop computer?

i. A personal computer designed to fit on desktop.

ii. A personal computer designed for mobile use. (✓)

b. What is the function of the touchpad?

i. Same as mouse. (✓)

ii. Same as keyboard.

c. What is the function of AC Adapter?

i. To supply power to the laptop. (✓)

ii. To charge the battery.

d. How to select objects using touchpad?

i. By pressing left button once. (✓)

ii. By pressing right button once.

3. Answer the following questions:

a. What is a personal computer or PC?

Answer: A computer designed for one person to work at home or office is called personal computer or PC.

b. What are two common types of personal computer?

Answer: The two common types of personal computer are:-

i. Desktop Computer and

ii. Laptop Computer.

c. What is a desktop computer?

Answer: A computer designed to fit on a desktop is called a desktop computer.

d. What is a laptop computer?

Answer: A computer designed for mobile use is called a laptop computer.

e. Write any two differences between the desktop computer and laptop computer.

Answer: The two differences between the desktop computer and laptop computer are:-

Desktop ComputerLaptop Computer
1. It can’t be easily carried from one place to another.1. It can be easily carried from one place to another.
2. Desktop computers are less expensive than laptop computers.2. Laptop computers are expensive than desktop computers.

f. What are the basic parts of laptop computers?

Answer: The basic parts of laptop computers are:-

  1. Monitor
  2. Keyboard
  3. Speaker
  4. Touchpad
  5. Laptop Battery
  6. AC Adaptor
  7. Casing

4. Write the following fullforms of:

a. PC, b. VDU, c. RAM

a. PC = Personal Computer

b. VDU = Visual Display Unit

c. RAM = Random Access Memory

5. Match the following:

Group AGroup B
a. Desktop Computera. Interface between power supply and devices
b. Laptop computerb. Computer Casing
c. System Unitc. Lighter and Expensive
d. Power Cordd. Heavier and cheaper

Answer:

a. Desktop computer = Heavier and cheaper

b. Laptop computer = lighter and expensive

c. System Unit = Computer casing

d. Power cord = Interface between power supply and devices

6. Complete the following cross word:

CTC
OL
STU
C
NR
GEPM
ELAP
NU
E

Answer:

CTC
AOL
SYSTEMUNIT
ICCC
NRHK
GEPM
ELAPTOP
NDU
S
E

1. CASING

2. SYSTEM UNIT

3. SCREEN

4. TOUCHPAD

5. CLICK

6. LAPTOP

7. MOUSE

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