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Tamilnadu Samacheer Kalvi 6th Science Solutions Term 1 Chapter 7 Computer – An Introduction

Samacheer Kalvi 6th Science Computer – An Introduction Textual Evaluation

I. Choose the Correct answer.

6th Computer Science Guide Question 1.
Who is the father of Computer?
(a) Martin Luther King
(b) Graham Bell
(c) Charlie Chaplin
(d) Charles Babbage
(d) Charles Babbage

6th Standard Computer Science Guide Question 2.
Which of the following is another form of computer?
a. Blackboard
b. Mobile
c. Radio
d. Book
b. Mobile

Samacheer Kalvi 6th Computer Book Question 3.
When was the first computer introduced?
(a) 1980
(b) 1947
(c) 1946
(d) 1985
(c) 1946

6th Computer Guide Question 4.
Who is the computer’s first programmer?
a. Lady Wellington
b. Augusta ado Lovelace
c. Mary Curie
d. Mary Comb
b. Augusta ado Lovelace

Samacheer Kalvi 6th Computer Science Guide Question 5.
Pick out the odd one.
(a) Calculator
(b) Abacus
(c) Flash card
(d) Laptop
(c) Flash card

II. Fill in the blanks.

  1. Data is ______ information.
  2. World’s first general purpose computer is ______
  3. Information is ______ data.
  4. Fifth generation computer had ______ intelligence.
  5. ______ is the device that uses Index number.


  1. unprocessed
  2. Abacus
  3. Processed
  4. artificial
  5. Analog Computer

III. State True or False.

Samacheer Kalvi 6th Computer Guide Question 1.
Computer is an Electronic device.

6th Standard Computer Guide Question 2.
Sir Isaac Newton invented Computer.
False. Charles Babbage invented Computer.

6th Computer Guide Samacheer Kalvi Question 3.
Computer can do calculations fast.

IV. Match the following.

1. First generation Computer a. Artificial Intelligence
2. Second generation Computer b. Integrated Circuit
3. Third generation Computer c. Vacuum tubes
4. Fourth generation Computer d. Transistor
5. Fifth generation computer e. Micro processor


  1. c
  2. d
  3. b
  4. e
  5. a

V. Answer the following.

6th Std Computer Science Guide Question 1.
What is a computer?
Computer is an electronic device that process the data and information according to our needs.

Computer Science 6th Guide Question 2.
Who are the pioneers/forerunners of a computer?
Charles Babbage and Augusta Ada Lovelace are the pioneers/forerunners of the computer.

Samacheer Kalvi 6th Computer Science Book Question 3.
Write a short note on Data.

  1. Data is the information that has to be processed.
  2. They are in the form of numbers, alphabets and images.

Samacheer Kalvi 6th Books Computer Science Question 4.
Name any four input devices.
Keyboard, Mouse, Scanner and Web camera, etc.

Samacheer Kalvi 6th Computer Book Back Answers Question 5.
Differentiate Hardware and Software
Hardware :
The parts that are available in the computer that helps the software to work.

Software :
The commands or programs that are used in a computer.

VI. Answer in detail.

6th Computer Book Answers Question 1.
Explain in detail the Applications of computer.

  1. Computer is used in textile shops for billing purpose.
  2. It is used in railway station for issuing tickets.
  3. It is used in the banks for multi purpose.
  4. It is used in the ATMs.
  5. It is used in Post office.

Samacheer Kalvi 6th Science Computer – An Introduction Additional Questions

I. Fill in the blanks.

  1. ______ is also a computer.
  2. Computers are available in ______
  3. ______ and ______ are different types of computers.


  1. Smart phone
  2. different shapes
  3. Laptops and tablets

II. Short Answers.

6th Computer Science Guide Samacheer Kalvi Question 1.
Mention the two types of softwares.

  1. Operating software
  2. Application software

6th Standard Computer Book Back Answers Question 2.
Give any two examples of operating software.
Windows and Linux are operating software.

6 Std Computer Science Guide Question 3.
Mention any two output devices.
Printers and Monitors are output devices.