10th Class Web Application Short Answer Question [CBSE]

In this page, I will explained short answer type questions of 10th Class Web Application and Security unit. In this, you will learn all types of questions answers related to Web application. These questions are very important for IT(Information Technology) Exam under CBSE. These questions will prove to be very good for your exam.

10th Class Web Application Short Answer Type Questions

Q:-          Explain any three types of impairments that impact computer usage.

Ans:-     The three types of impairments impacting computer usage are :

  • Vision – People who are blind or have low vision or have colour blindness cannot fully access visual material on computer screen.
  • Hearing – People with hearing impairments cannot perceive the audio contents.
  • Mobility – People with mobility impairments find it difficult to operate devices like keyboard and mouse etc.

Q:-          What do you understand by accessibility options ? What is their need ?

Ans:-     Accessibility options are the setting done on computer so that computer OS can take input in different forms other than mouse and keyboard and provide output other than monitor or printed form e.g. input commands with Voice.

Not all computer users are equally abled but ‘computers’ as a tool must be available for despite their usual or hearing or Motor skills impairments. Thus modern day computers come with accessibility options so that all can use computers with equal eage

Q:-          What all accessibility options are available on Windows OS?

Ans:-     Various accessibility options on Windows OS are : Narrator, Audio Descriptions, Magnifier, Speech recognition, sticky keys, Toggle Keys, and Filter Keys.

Q:-          What is magnifier ? How is it useful?

Ans:-     It is a special feature that makes part or the entire computer screen bigger so that the user can see words and images better. It is used for people with vision issues as they can see the screen in bigger size.

Q:-          What is Narrator ? how is it usuful ?

Ans:-     It is a screen reading app which reads out aloud the text on the computer screen. It is useful for people who are blind or have very low vision as they can hear the text on screen in audio form.

Q:-          What features are useful for people with low vision ?

Ans:-     Narrator and Magnifier.

Q:-          What features are useful for people with hearing loss ?

Ans:-     Sound Volume and closed captions.

Q:-          What features are useful for people with speech impairment ?

Ans:-     Presentation tools, messaging tools, text-to-speech feature.

Q:-          What features are useful for people with mobility issues ?

Ans:-     Sticky keys, filter keys and toggle keys.

10th Class Web Application Short Answer Type Questions

Networking Fundamentals

Q:-          What is a Network ?

Ans:-     Network is a group of devices linked to one another e.g. network of trains, telephone network, cable network, and so on.

Q:-          Why is networking needed ?

Ans:-     Networking is needed because :

  • It breaks the barriers of distance, cost and time.
  • It is very cost effective as compared to telephone networks.
  • All types of data viz. text, audio, pictures, graphics etc can be transmitted through it.

Q:-          What are different types of networks ?

Ans:-     Networks vary widely in their size, complexity and geographical spread. On the basis of geographical spread, networks can be classified into three categories :

  • Local Area Networks (LANs) – These are the computer networks confined toa localized area such as an office or a factory.
  • Metropolitan Area Network (MANs) – these are the networks that link computer facilities within a city.
  • Wide Area Networks (WANs) – these are the networks spread over large distances, say across countries or even continents. It can even include a group of LANs connected together.

Q:-          What is Internet ?

Ans:-     Internet is a computer-based world wide information network. The internet is composed of a large number of smaller interconnected networks.

On Internet, each connected individual can communicate with anyone else on the internet, can publish ideas, and can sell products with a minimum overhead cost.

Q:-          In what ways is the World Wide Web different from other severs on the Internet ?

Ans:-     The World Wide Web is an internet system i.e., a set of programs, standards, and protocols that allows the multimedia files to be created, displayed and linked on the internet.

Before WWW, internet was mainly used for obtaining textual information. The other servers on internet : ftp., gopher, mail, news etc cater to textual information but WWW, which used http server, caters to multimedia information. Thus, it enables the users to receive hypertext i.e. multimedia information on their web-browsers.

10th Class Web Application Short Answer Type Questions

Q:-          Explain client-server architecture and Peer-to-peer architecture.

Ans:-     Client-Server Architecture based networks have specially designated server computers (dedicated servers) and client computers. Here, the requests made by the client computers are served by the servers.

Peer-to-Peer Architecture based networks have some linked computers called peers where each peer can act as a client or a server (non-dedicated server).

Q:-          What is instant messaging ?

Ans:-     Instant messaging (IM) allows users to exchange text messages with connected parties in real time.

Q:-          Name some instant message applications.

Ans:-     Google talk, Google Hangouts, Facebook Messenger, Skype, WhatsApp, Telegram.

Q:-          List at least three key features of instant messaging.


  • It is available 24×7.
  • It is available on multiple platforms.
  • It can store unlimited chat history.
  • With IM, it is possible to create groups and chat with a group of people simultaneously.

Q:-          What is a Blog ?

Ans:-     A blog is a frequently updated online personal journal or diary. Blog is a short form for the word weblog and the two words are used interchangeably.

A blog is a place for an author to express itself to the world. It is thought of as an online journal or diary, although blogs are used for much more now, like online journalism.

Q:-          What is blogger ?

Ans:-     A Blogger is someone who blogs, or writes content for a blog and blogging is the act of writing a post for a blog.

Q:-          What is a Post?

Ans:-     The entries or information in the blogs are known as posts.

Q:-          Give  any two websites that offer free blog services.

Ans:-     Two websites that offer free blog services are : Blogspot.com  and blogger.com

Q:-          What is an emergency ?

Ans:-     Emergency is a situation which poses an immediate risk and which requires urgent attention.

Q:-          What is an accident?

Ans:-     An accident is an unexpected event with negative consequences occurring without the intention of the one suffering the consequences.

Q:-          What is a hazard?

Ans:-     A Hazard is any source of potential damage, harm or adverse health effects on something or someone.

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