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## CBSE Sample Papers for Class 10 Computer Applications Term 2 Set 1 with Solutions

Time allowed: 2 hours
Maximum Marks: 25

General Instructions:

• The Question Paper contains three sections A, B and C. Each section is compulsory.
• Section A has 4 questions of short answer type. Each question is of 2 marks. Internal choice is provided in 1 question.
• Section B has 3 questions of Long Answer Type-I (LA-I). Each question is of 3 marks. Internal choice is provided in 1 question.
• Section C has 2 questions of Long Answer Type-II (LA-II). Each question is of 4 marks.

Section – A (8 Marks)
(This section has 4 questions of short answer type. Each question is of 2 marks. Internal choice is provided in 1 question)

Question 1.
Garvit is creating a website far a writer to showcase his stories and articles. He wants to show complete text in italics and indent the first line of all the paragraphs by 10 pixels. Write the CSS property for him. (2)
p {font-style : italic; text-indent: 10 px;}
Explanation: Font-style property is used to make the text italic/ oblique/ normaL Text- indent property is used to indent the first line.

Question 2.
‘Happy Journey’ is a travel agency. The website of the agency displays tour packages in a table. The website developer has used COLSPAN and ROWSPAN attributes in his code. What is the difference between both the attributes? (2)
The differences between COLSPAN and ROWSPAN are as follows:

 COLSPAN ROWSPAN 1. It merges two or more Cells in a row same column as a single Cell vertically. 1. It merges two or more Cells in the into a single Cell horizontally. 2. COLSPAN attribute defines the num¬ber of columns a cell should span or merge. 2. ROWSPAN attribute specifies the number of rows a cell should span.

Related Theory:
CELL SPACING attribute is used to specify the space between ceils in a table i.e., the distance between two cells. Cell padding defines spcae between cell walls.

Question 3.
Sagar wants to add a link clicking upon which it redirects to send mail to an email address instead of web page. Help him with explaining the code. (2)
The [mailto: email address] along with href attribute in <a> tag creates a link that redirects to email address. It opens the default email client to send an email to the specified email address. The general format for creating an email link is as follows:
<a href = “mailto: abc@xyz.com”>Send Email</a>

Question 4.
The inbox of email account is cluttered very often with spam and junk mails. Differentiate between spam and junk mail.
OR
Hardik noticed that some web addresses use HTTP protocol while others are using HTTPS. State differences between HTTP and HTTPS. (2)

 Spam mail Junk mail 1. Spam emails are un­solicited messages sent to a large num­ber of people. 1. Junk emails are also unwanted mail. 2. These mail can be malware, viruses, phishing links or other malicious content 2. These are genuine messages for mar­keting, promotional, sales purposes etc.

Related Theory:
You can mark the mail in inbox as Spam. This will move the marked unwanted mail to Spam folder.
OR

 HTTP HTTPS 1. HTTP refers to the protocol that allows transferring of data on World Wide Web. 1. HTTPS is a protocol that allows trans­ferring of data in en­crypted form using SSL certificate. 2. It is used for sending information which is not very sensitive. 2. It is used to transfer sensitive information such as login details etc.

Explanation:
HTTP stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol. HTTPS stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure. The HTTP protocol does not provide the security of the data, while HTTPS ensures the security of the data. Therefore, HTTPS is a secure version of the HTTP protocol. It allows transferring the data in an encrypted form. The use of HTTPS protocol is mainly required where we need to enter the bank account details, login credentials etc.

Section – B (9 Marks)
(This section has 3 questions of Long Answer Type-I (LA-I). Each question is of 3 marks. Internal choice is provided in 1 question.)

Question 5.
A web browser plays an important role in net surfing. What is a web browser? Discuss the types of web browsers.
OR
What do you mean by E-shopping? Give three advantages of it. (3)
A web browser is a software program that allows a user to locate, access, and display web pages. A web browser or simply browser is used mainly for displaying and accessing websites on the internet. A typical web browser fetches the data from a web server and then displays the webpage on the user’s screen. In addition it is also used to display content created using languages such as HTML and XML.

Web browsers are of two types:

1. Text Web Browser: A Web browser that displays only text-based information and ignores graphic content is known as text Web browser, e.g. Lynx. Under slower internet connections, usually, they render pages faster than graphical web browsers.
2. Graphical Web Browser: A Web browser that supports both text and graphic information is known as graphical Web browser, e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Netscape, Safari, Google Chrome, Opera.

OR
E-shopping or Online Shopping is the process of buying goods and services from merchants who sell their products on Internet.

• Finding a product online is much more easier than looking for it in the local store.
• Now-a-days online shopping is very reliable.
• Most of the stores provide money back guarantee.
• You have infinite options to choose a product from.

Question 6.
SMS and MMS are the most popular means of communication. Differentiate between the two of them. (3)

 SMS MMS 1. SMS stands for Short Message Service. 1. MMS stands for Multi­media Message Service. 2. It is a text messaging service. Images in SMS appear as links. 2. MMS consists of mul­timedia contents such as image, audio and video files. 3. The maximum limit is 160 characters. 3. It can be 1600 charac­ters long.

Question 7.
‘Differentiate between absolute URL and relative URL (3)
A URL is the web address to the site and its subpages or web pages. URL are of two types:
Absolute URL and Relative URL.

The difference between these two is as follows:

 Absolute URL Relative URL An absolute URL contains the entire address of the website or webpage. The relative URL does not use the full web address and only contains the location following the domain. It begins with the protocol (HTTP or HTTPS) to the do­main name (e.g. www.abc.com) and includes the location of the webpage in the folder system. It assumes that the link you add is on the same site and is 1 part of the same root domain. The relative path starts with the forward-slash and leads the browser to stay within the cur­rent site. An example of an absolute URL is: http://www.abc.com/ xyz.html An example of a relative URL is: /xyz.html

Section – C (8 Marks)
(This section has 2 questions of Long Answer Type-II (LA-II). Each question is of 4 marks. Question-8 is of case-based type.)

Question 8.
Read the case study given below and attempt any 4 sub-questions (out of 5). Each sub-question carries 1 mark. (4)
Lakshya wants to search some content on internet for his geography project. He typed a URL in the web browser to open the web site.
(A) The URL he typed is also called ________ of the web site.

Related Theory:
A URL i.e. Uniform Resource Locator is a unique location or address of a web site on a web server.

Downloading is the process of saving web pages, images and files from a web server on users local host computer using internet.

(C) Lakshya uses web browser to work on internet. Define web browser.
A web browser or a browser is an application or software used to access and view websites.

Related Theory:
Opera, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge are examples of web browser.

(D) Which type of software Lakshya will use to find information on internet?
Search Engine.
Explanation: The websites used to search any type of information on internet are called search engines.

(E) Lakhya wants to search information on rivers of India excluding Ganga. The query for this search will be
India + River – Ganga Explanation: In a search query + (plus symbol) is used to match options and a hyphen (or minus symbol) is used to exclude a word from search result.

Question 9.
Write the HTML code to design the web page as shown below, considering the given specifications. Students can write code for any 4 specifications out of the given 5 specifications. (4)

Specification 1: The caption of the table should be ‘Number of students’.
Specification 2: The value of the border attribute should be 2.
Specification 3: The distance between cells should be 3 and the space between data and cell walls should be 5.
Specification 4: The data should be in the center of the cell.
Specification 5: The web page should contain text exactly as shown in the above image.

<html>
<body>
<caption>Number of Students</caption> <tr>
<th> Class </th>
<th> Students</th>
</tr>
<tr align= center>
<td>X A</td>
<td> 56</td>
</tr>
<tr align= center>
<td> X B </td>
<td> 58 </td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>