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CBSE Sample Papers for Class 10 Computer Applications Set 2 with Solutions

Time: 3 Hours
Maximum Marks: 50

General Instructions

  1. This question paper contains two parts A and B. Each part is compulsory.
  2. Part A carries 20 marks while Part B carries 30 marks.
  3. Part A consists very short answer and case based MCQ Questions and Part B is Descriptive Paper.
  4. Both Part A and Part B have choices.


  1. It consists two sections-Iand II.
  2. Section I has 13 questions of Very Short Answer Type. An examinee is to attempt any 10 out of 13 questions.
  3. Section II has two Case Studies. Each Case Study has 7 case-based sub-parts. An examinee is to attempt any
    5 out of 7 sub-parts. –


  1. Question numbers 16 to 20 are Short Answer Type (SA-I) Questions of 2 marks each, Question numbers 21 to 25 are Short Answer Type (SA-II) questions of 3 marks each and Question numbers 26 is Long Answer Type Question of 5 marks.
  2. Internal choice is provided in 1 question of 2 marks, 1 question of 3 marks and 1 question of 5 marks.

Section I

This section consists of 13 questions of very short answer type. Question numbers 4 to 8 are of ‘fill in the blank’ type. Fill the blank with the most appropriate answer. Attempt any 10 questions from Question numbers 1 to 13.

Question 1.
Copying a file from a host system to your computer is known as what?

Question 2.
What is the full form of SSH protocol?
Secure Shell

Question 3.
Write a short note on <P> tag.
<P> tag is used to make the paragraph. By default, alignment of paragraph text is left.

Question 4.
The is used to make the text bold.

You are advised to attempt this sample paper without referring the answers given here. However, cross check your answers once you complete the paper.

Question 5.
<LI > tag is an/a tag.

Question 6
_______ attribute is used to give border to an image.

Question 7.
There are total values for rules attribute in <TABLE> tag.

Question 8.
______ gives the ability to select only one item from the list.
Combo box

Question 9.
Explain the term mobile technology.
Mobile technology is a form of technology that is mostly used in cellular communication and other related aspects. It includes General Packet Radio Service (GPRS), Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS), bluetooth, 3G, Wi-Fi etc.

Question 10.
Which term describes the uneven distribution of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)?
Digital divide

Question 11.
Rahul wants to buy something over Internet for which his friend suggest him that E-commerce is the process of buying and selling goods over Internet. But Rahul is concern about privacy in E-commerce. What is the mean of privacy in E-commerce?
The privacy in E-commerce means the protection, of privacy of the parties involved in trading through E-commerce.

Question 12.
Which attribute is used to specify the location of an image file?
src attribute

Question 13.
Which attribute of <TD > tag is used to merge two or more columns to form a single column?
colspan attribute


Both the case study based questions are compulsory. Attempt any 5 questions (out of 7 questions) from each case study. Each question carries 1 mark.

Question 14.
It is the online textual or multimedia conversation. It is a real-time communication between two users via computer. It is widely interactive text-based communication process that takes place over the Internet.
Chatting is a virtual means of communication that involves the sending and receiving of messages, share audios and videos between users located in any part of the world.
In chatting, you type a message in your chat box, which is immediately received by the recipient, then the recipient types a message in response to your message, which is instantly received by you.
(i) Which of the following is/are popular chat application(s)?
(a) WhatsApp
(b) WeChat
(c) Tango
(d) All of these
(d) All of these

(ii) It enables communication through sending and receiving text messages.
(a) Text based chat
(b) Multimedia chat
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these
(a) Text based chat

(iii) A/An ______ is the hub of Internet chatting.
(a) chat space
(b) chat place
(c) chat room
(d) chat group
(c) Chat room

(iv) Chat rooms are also known as
(a) talking rooms
(b) virtual rooms
(c) special rooms
(d) gossip rooms
(b) Virtual rooms

(v) Chat is the online ______ conversation.
(a) Textual
(b) Multimedia
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these
(c) Both (a) and (b)

(vi) You can share ______ using chat.
(a) Messages
(b) Audio
(c) Video
(d) All of these
(d) All of these

(vii) Chatting is defined as
(a) web service
(b) browser service
(c) server service
(d) E-mail service
(a) web service

Question 15.
It is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation of a document written in a markup language. CSS is designed primarily to enable the separation of document content from document presentation, including aspects such as the layout, colors and fonts.

This separation can improve content accessibility, provide more flexibility and control in the specification of presentation characteristics, enable multiple HTML pages to share formatting by specifying the relevant CSS in a separate css file, and reduce complexity and repetition in the structural content such as semantically insignificance tables that were widely used to format pages before consistent CSS rendering was available in all major browsers. CSS makes it possible to separate presentation instructions from the HTML content in a separate file or style section of the HTML file. For each matching HTML element, it provides , a list of formatting instructions.
(i) The full form of CSS is
(a) Cascading Style Sheet
(b) Cascading Sheet Style
(c) Cascade Style Sheet
(d) Cascadation Style Sheet
(a) Cascading Style Sheet

(ii) CSS rule set consists of
(a) selector
(b) declaration
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these
(c) Both (a) and (b)

(iii) The full form of HTML is
(a) Hyper Transfer Markup Language
(b) Hyper Text Markup Language
(c) Hyper Text Makeup Language
(d) Hyper Transmission Markup Language
(b) Hyper Text Markup Language

(iv) _______ points to the HTML element that you want to style.
(a) Selector
(b) Declaration
(c) ID
(d) None of these
(a) Selector

(v) A CSS declaration always ends with a
(a) dot
(b) colon
(c) semicolon
(d) hash
(c) Semicolon

(vi) A CSS declaration blocks are surrounded by
(a) small braces
(b) curly braces
(c) big braces
(d) angular braces
(b) Curly braces

(vii) Which of the following is/are property value of CSS?
(a) Color
(b) Margin
(c) Height
(d) All of these
(d) All of these


All questions are compulsory. In case of internal choices, attempt any one.

Question 16.
Karan uses a search engine to get detail regarding India struggle for freedom. (2)
(i) Define the word “search engine”.
(ii) Name any five common search engines.
(i) Search engine is a bottom-up approach for finding your way around the web. You give to a search engine, a list of keywords or phrase (called a query) and it returns to you a list of web pages that contain those words or phrases.
(ii) Google, AltaVista, Excite, Web Crawler and Lycos.

Question 17.
Write the advantages of E-banking. (2)
Advantages of E-banking are as follows:

  1. There are no geographical barriers and the services that can be offered at a minimum cost.
  2. Through Internet banking, you can check your transactions at any time and as many times as you want to.
  3. If the fund transfer has to be made outstation, where the bank does not have a branch, the bank would demand outstation charges, whereas with the help of online banking, it will be absolutely free for you.
  4. Internet banking deploys the Internet as a medium for financial transaction.

Question 18.
Explain the challenges and barriers to the digital divide. (2)
There are various challenges and barriers to the digital divide:

  1. High Cost Due to higher cost of Internet connection and modern technology, most of the people of developing country unable to use computer and Internet connection.
  2. Language Barriers Today a large percentage of information content on the Internet is in English, which is a barrier for the people whose primary language is not English.
  3. Technology Barrier People who live in village cannot get the touch of modern technology. So it is also a barrier of the digital divide.

Question 19.
What do you mean by digital property rights? (2)
Digital property includes data, Internet accounts, and other rights in the digital world, including contractual rights and intellectual property rights. Data are the files and information stored and used by computers (such as E-mails, Word processing documents, spreadsheets, pictures, audio files and movies). This data may be stored locally on a computer’s hard drive or on removable media or data may be stored remotely and accessed over the Internet.
Digital property rights disputes arise when some form of counterfeiting or piracy occurs between companies.

Question 20.
Find the error(s) in the following code and underline those errors. (2)
<TITLE> Example
<B0DY>………. </HTML>
</BODY >
Why rowspan and colspan attributes are used?
</BODY> should be placed before </HTML>
The correct code is
<TITLE> Example </TITLE>
<B0DY> ………..</B0DY>
Sometimes, a table cell is bigger than other. Its span is spread to more rows or columns. Such cells can be created with the help of rowspan and colspan attributes.

Question 21.
Observe the following table and write the HTML code to generate it: (3)







Available Paintings
Oil Painting 4 3000
Glass Painting 2 5000
Canvas 2 1000

<TABLE border=”3″ align=”center” bordercolor=”blue”>
<CAPTI0N color=”red”> Available Paintings </CAPTI0N>
<TD rowspan=”5″> I <BR> N <BR> D <BR> I <BR> A <BR> N </TD>
<TD colspan=”3″> PAINTING </TD>
<TH> QTY </TH>
<TH> PRIZE </TH> .
<TD>Oil Painting </TD>
<TD> 4 </TD>
<TR>Glass Painting</TD>
</ BODY>

Question 22.
Explain the <VIDEO> element in HTML. (3)
The <VIDEO > element allows us to embed video files into an HTML document, very similar to the way images are embedded. The HTML does not specify which video formats browser should support in the <VIDEO> tag, but most commonly used video formats are ogg, mpeg4.
Attributes of <VIDEO> tag are as follows :

Attributes Descriptions
autoplay This boolean attribute if specified, the video will automatically begin to play back as soon as it can do so without stopping to finish loading the data.
autobuffer This boolean attribute if specified, the video automatically begin buffering even if it’s not set to automatically play.
controls If this attribute is present, it will allow the user to control video playback, including volume, seeking and pause/resume playback.
height This attribute specifies the height of the video display area in pixels.
width This attribute specifies the width of the video display area in pixels.
src The URL of the video to embed. This is optional, you may instead use the <SOURCE> element within the video block to specify the video to embed.
type This attribute specifies the video file standard type.

Question 23.
Give any three effects of digital divide. (3)
There are various effects of digital divide as given below:

  1. Economic Inequality Digital divide create economic inequality, because those who have access to modern technology can easily collect valuable economical information.
  2. Effect on Education It has an impact on education. Because student who have Internet access and computer, can acquire more valuable knowledge from Internet.
  3. Economic Growth It is effected by digital divide because productivity improvements tend to be associated with the use of information technologies and companies.

Question 24.
Define the following fraud (3)
(i) Refund fraud
(ii) Merchant fraud
(iii) Fraud via identity theft
(i) Refund Fraud In this case, fraudster using a stolen credit card makes an overpayment on
purpose. He will ask to refund of the excess amount, claiming his credit card is closed so they need to send the money using an alternative method. This means that the original charge of the credit card is not refunded.

(ii) Merchant Fraud It is another method, which must be mentioned. It is very simple; goods are offered as cheap prices, but are never shipped of course, the payments are kept. This method of fraud also exists in wholesale.

(iii) Fraud via Identity Theft In this case, the fraudsters assumes another person’s identity, creates credit cards in the victim’s name and goes on a shopping. This type of fraud is increasing rapidly as the number and scope of data breaches increase. It is also the most difficult to identity as the fraudsters behind identity theft are quite sophisticated.

Question 25.
What is domain name? Also, write about domain abbreviation. (3)
Define the term web client. (3)
Domain name is the text name corresponding to the numeric IP address of a computer on the Internet. Internet users access your Website using your domain name. It is a way to identify and locate computers connected to the Internet. It must be unique. Domain name always have two or more parts, separated by periods (dots).
e.g., etc

Domain Abbreviation Domain are organised by the type of organisation and by the country. A three letter abbreviation indicating the organisation and usually two letter abbreviation indicating the country name.
Web client is a computing term which describes a special program designed as a user interface, through which messages are sent to a ‘web server’. Web clients usually operate within a web browser window, although some are installed to a mobile or computer as downloadable software.

A web client contains two parts: dynamic Web pages and the Web browser. Dynamic Web pages are produced by components that run in the Web tier, and a Web browser delivers Web pages received from the server.
Web client is also known as a thin client because it does not execute heavy-duty operations such as querying databases, performing complex business tasks or connecting legacy applications.

Question 26.
Write the code to generate the following web page : (5)
Educational Psychology
It is the branch of psychology concerned with die scientific study of human learning. It can in part be understood through its relationship with other disciplines.
The field of educational psychology involves the study of memory, conceptual processes, and individual differences (via cognitive psychology) in conceptualizing new strategies for learning processes in human.

List of Technological Resources a Educational Psychology
Intelligent Tutoring System
Educational Technology
Cooperative Learning
Applications of Educational Psychology

Teaching Counseling
Training Employment Outlook
Research on classroom is conducted to guide teaching practice and Ram a foundation for education programs. Educational psychologists works as consultant in designing and creating materials, programs and online courses. Employment for psychologists in the US is expected to grow fester with anticipated growth of 18-26%.

Note The following points while generating the web page:

  1. Title of the page is “Educational Psychology”.
  2. Link color is green.
  3. Font face for the page is “antiqua”.
  4. Heading of the page should be right align.
  5. Image used as eppic.jpg.
  6. Table border is 2px and border color is purple.
  7. Use link as

For Intelligent Tutoring System as Psychol.htm
For Educational Technology as Psycho2.htm
For Cooperative Learning as Psycho3.htm
(viii) E-mail id for bottom message as
Answer the following: (5)
(i) Mention the suitable HTML tag and attribute to insert an image named globe.jpg in the background of a web page.
(ii) Name the attribute that are used to merge two or more rows.
(iii) Name the attribute to change the background color of the cells in a table.
(iv) What is the use of id selector in CSS?
(v) Give any two attributes used with <BASEFONT> tag.
<HEAD><TITLE> Educational Psychology </TITLE></HEAD>
<BODY link=”green”>
<IMG src=”eppic.jpg” alfgn=”left” height=”120″ width=”150”>
<FONT face=”antiqua” color=”blue”>
<H1 align=”right”> Educational Psychology </H1>
<HR align=”right” width=”60%” color=”blue”> </HR>
<FONT size=”4″ face=”antiqua”>
It is the branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study of human learning.
It can in part be understood through its relationship with other disciplines.
<BR>The field of educational psychology involves the study of memory, conceptual processes, and individual differences (<I>via</I> cognitive psychology) in conceptualizing new strategies for learning processes in humans .
<BR><B> List of Technological Resources in Educational Psychology </B>
<BR><A href=”Psychol.htm”> Intelligent Tutoring System </A>
<BR><A href=”Psycho2.htmn> Educational Technology </A>
<BR><A href=”Psycho3.htm”> Cooperative Learning </A>
<TABLE border=”2″ borderedor=”purple” cellpadding=”3” align=”center”>
<CAPTION><B> Applications of Educational Psychology </B></CAPTION>
<TH rowspan=”2″> Teaching </TH>
<TH colspan=”2″> Counseling </TH>
<TH> Training </TH>
<TH> Employment Outlook </TH>
<TD> Research on classroom is conducted to guide teaching practice and form a foundation for education programs.</TD> <TD> Educational psychologists works as consultant in designing and creating materials, programs and online courses.</TD>
<TD> Employment for psychologists in the US is expected to grow faster with anticipated growth of 18-26%.</TD>
<BR><FONT color=”blue” size=”2″> For more details contact us:
<A href=””>
(i) <BODY background = “globe.jpg”>
(ii) rowspan
(iii) bgcolor
(iv) id selector is used to apply the style to an element based on the id of an element.
(v) color, face