Form One Computer Studies Revision Questions

Review questions 1-1

  1. Explain at least five areas where computers used.
  2. State the advantages of using electronic point-of sale terminals as opposed to manual entry at a supermarket checkout counter.
  3. Discuss how a computer is used in
  4. A) Reservation systems.


C)Law enforcement.

  1. Explain how computers have made it possible for most organisations or institutions to have a paperless office


Review questions 1-2

  1. Identify at least two areas where expert systems are used.
  2. Differentiate between
  3. A) Computer aided instruction and computer aided learning.
  4. B) Computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing. C) Simulation and virtual reality.
  5. Explain the role of robots in a motor vehicle assembling plant.
  6. Explain the term virtual reality giving examples of devices used.
  7. Discuss the devices required in order conduct a video conference.


Revision questions

  1. Differentiate between an electronic point of sale and a cash register.
  2. Explain how computers are used in accounting systems.
  3. Define the following terms:
  4. Differentiate between computer aided design and computer aided manufacture.
  5. Explain why computer have become important library management tools.
  6. List some of the interactive sensory devices used in virtual reality.



Review questions 1

  1. Explain at least three effects of introduction of ICT in workplaces.
  2. List three advantages and two disadvantages of automated production.
  3. Describe some of the effects of ICT on human health.
  4. Why is there concern on the disposal of Nickel-cadmium batteries?


Revision questions

  1. Explain the effects of ICT on employment.
  2. Explain how the use of ICT may affect health and the environment.
  3. Explain the role of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
  4. Define the term flaming.
  5. Why should a parent be concerned when a child requests oftenly to be given some money to go and browse Internet in a cyber cafe?
  6. ( ) is an electronic device designed to emulate the human nervous system.
  7. Explain the four main areas of artificial intelligence.
  8. Give a reason why success in natural language processing is important.
  9. Define the term robot.
  10. Describe the features and capabilities of an intelligent robot
  11. Briefly explain the possible features of microcomputer and information technology in a few years to come.
  12. Briefly explain the concept “information superhighway”, its services and potential growth.









Review questions

  1. Explain the role of the following ICT specialists:
  2. A) Database administrator.
  3. B) Software engineer.
  4. C) System analyst.
  5. D) Computer technician.
  6. E) Information systems manager.
  7. Differentiate between a system analyst and a programmer.
  8. Outline the roles of a network administrator.
  9. Differentiate between a software engineer and a computer engineer.
  10. List three types of job opportunities that are available in the field of computer hardware.


Revision questions

  1. Give at least six examples of public and accredited private universities that offer computer related courses in Kenya.
  2. Identify at least three ICT related courses offered at
  3. University level
  4. Polytechnic level
  5. College level


  1. Define the term accreditation as used in education.
  2. Identify ICT courses you would enrol in at the postgraduate university level.
  3. Identify three national polytechnics that offer ICT courses in Kenya.
  4. Identify at least three colleges that offer computer science as a subject at diploma level.
  5. State and explain some of the factors you would consider before enrolling for an ICT course in a college.
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