Please refer to Introduction to PowerPoint Class 8 Computer Science notes and questions with solutions below. These revision notes and important examination questions have been prepared based on the latest Computer Science books for Class 8. You can go through the questions and solutions below which will help you to get better marks in your examinations.
Class 8 Computer Science Introduction to PowerPoint Notes and Questions
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Question 1 ____________ is a presentation program.
a. PowerPoint b. Excel c. Word d. Paint
Question 2 PowerPoint has ________________ views.
a. 3 b. 4 c. 5 d. 6
Question 3 In _______________ view, we cannot add the slide material.
a. Slide Show b. Normal c. Slide Sorter d. None of these
Question 4 Presentation can be made by ________ methods.
a. 5 b. 6 c. 7 d. 8
Question 5 There are ____________ categories of Smart Art.
a. 5 b. 6 c. 7 d. 8
Very Short Answer Type Questions
Question 1 Which function key is used to play the Slide Show?
Question 2 Which key is used to exit from the Slide Show?
Question 3 What is the shortcut key to close PowerPoint?
Question 4 What is the shortcut key to insert a new slide in PowerPoint?
Question 5 What is used to write text in different styles?
Question 6 What is used to represent text data in graphical way?
Question 7 What is the shortcut key to make a blank presentation?
Question 8 What is the shortcut key to save a presentation?
Question 9 What is the shortcut key to open existing file in PowerPoint?
Question 10 What is the old name of PowerPoint?
Question 12 Who develops first PowerPoint? (Dennis Austin and Thomas
Question 13 ____________ is a picture gallery which contains the different types of clips?
Short Answer Type Questions
Question 1 What is PowerPoint?
Ans: PowerPoint is an Application Software. It is product of Microsoft and it is a part of the Microsoft Office.
PowerPoint is used to prepare effective presentation. Old name of PowerPoint is Presenter which was developed by
Dennis Austin and Thomas Rudkin. It was named PowerPoint in 1987.
Question 2 Write a note on Presentation.
Ans: Normally Presentation is a collection of slides. It may have one or more slides. PowerPoint is used to represent
a particular topic in an effective way. Pictures, Text, Graphs, Charts, Animation, and Transitions etc. are used to
make a presentation. To make a presentation, we can use PowerPoint.
Question 3 Write the name of different methods of preparing presentation.
Ans: Following are the name of different methods of preparing presentation:
• Blank Presentation
• Recent Templates
• Sample Templates
• My Template
• New From Existing
Question 4 What is Animation?
Ans: Animation is the predefined Visual Effects. It is used to make presentation effective. We can apply animation
on any object in PowerPoint. When we apply it on objects, it produces motion effects on them. To apply animation
on objects, we use Animations Tab in PowerPoint.
Q:5 Write a note on the Slide.
Ans: As film is made of many smaller clips, the same way presentation is made of many slides. A slide is a single page
of presentation. To make a presentation, we have to put different types of objects on the slide. To make a
presentation in PowerPoint, we can use one or more slides in it.
Long Answer Type Questions
Q:1 Write about different views available in PowerPoint.
Ans: There are many different ways to see slides in PowerPoint, which are called Views. PowerPoint has following 5
1. Normal View: It is the default and main view. We can make and edit slides in this view.
2. Slide Sorter View: We can see the slide Thumbnails in this view. We cannot edit slides in this view.
3. Notes View: This view is used to write information about the slide.
4. Reading View: This view is used for Proof Reading.
5. Master View: These are the main slides which stores the information about the presentation.
Question 2 Write Short Notes on:
1. Animation 2. Layout 3. Slide Transition
Ans: 1. Animation: Animation is the predefined Visual Effects. It is used to make presentation effective. We can apply
animation on any object in PowerPoint. When we apply it on objects, it produces motion effects on them. To apply
animation on objects, we use Animations Tab in PowerPoint.
2. Layout: It is a simple design. It shows the placement of objects on the slides. PowerPoint provides many different
types of layouts for making presentations easily. A Slide Layout may have Title, Table, Chart, ClipArt, SmartArt,
Picture etc. on it.
3. Slide Transition: The visual effect that appears when a slide comes after the other slide during Slide-Show, is
called Slide Transition. PowerPoint provides many types of visual effects for Slide Transitions. To apply slide
transitions, we use Transitions tab in PowerPoint.
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