Kips IT Class 9 Chapter 13 Solutions INTRODUCTION TO E-MAIL Part-A

TextbookKips Information Technology Class 9
UnitUnit-3 Information and Communication Technology Skills
Chapter13 Introduction to E-mail
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A. Multiple Choice Questions:

1. Inbox folder of an e-mail account contains all the received mails.

  • Inbox
  • Drafts
  • Trash
  • Spam

2. An unwanted mail or message sent to a large number of people is called Spam.

  • Worm
  • Spam
  • Virus
  • Trash

3. An E-mail address consists of two parts separated by the ‘@’ symbol, a User Name and a Domain Name.

  • Address
  • Domain ID
  • URL
  • Domain Name

4. Which of the following is not a free web-based e-mail services?


5. In an E-mail message, Cc stands for Carbon copy.

  • Carbon copy
  • Cannot copy
  • Can copy
  • Contains copy

B. State True or False:

1. E-mail is an expensive mode of communication. – FALSE

2. In an E-mail message, Bcc stands for Blind carbon copy. – TRUE

3. All the received mails are automatically stored in the Trash folder. – FALSE

4. No video, music or text file can be attached to an E-mail. – FALSE

5. In the To section of an E-mail message, we can type the e-mail address of the sender. – FALSE

C. Answer the Following Questions:

What are the two parts of an E-mail address? Briefly explain each of them.

The two parts of an E-mail address are the User Name and Domain Name.
User Name: It is the name of a person’s account, which can be an actual name or an alphanumeric string However, Users can use any text in their E-mail account’s User Name excluding some special characters.
Domain Name: It is the location of the person’s account on the Internet separated by a period (It is actually the website name of the e-mail service provider). They have Domain Extensions specified after the Domain Name and it indicates the type of an organization (e.g., com stands for a commercial organization).

Why is E-mail so popular over conventional mails?

Today, in this digital communication era, e-mail (i.e. Electronic Mail) proves to be the biggest asset in sending and receiving messages from one computer to another. It allows us to communicate quickly with people around the world at any time. E-mail is an economical mode of communication. It facilitates you to send the same message to more than 100 people at the cost of a local phone call. It also helps in reducing the wastage of paper. E-mail sends message instantly without reaching wrong destination with different mode of messages like text, images, videos, audios, etc. Other advantages over conventional mails are nominal cost, accessed anywhere at any time with Internet and Computer or mobile devices, and many more.

What are the parts of an E-mail?

Parts of an E-mail are Subject, Sender or From, Recipient or To, Cc (Carbon Copy), Bcc (Blind Carbon Copy). Salutation, Message, Closing, and Signature.

Discuss the procedure to attach a file to an E-mail message.

To attach a file to an E-mail message, follow these steps:
• Click on the Attach a file icon on the toolbar at the bottom of the Compose window.
• The Open dialog box will appear.
• Browse through your files and select the file you would like to attach.
• Click on the Open button. The file gets attached to your mail. Now click on the Send button.

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