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## CBSE Sample Papers for Class 10 Computer Applications Term 2 Set 3 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.
Explain SFTP. Define FTPS. (2)
SFTP also called SSH File Transfer Protocol, is a network protocol for accessing, transferring and managing files on remote systems. SFTP uses SSH to transfer files and requires that the client be authenticated by the server.
OR
File Transfer Protocol with SSL Security (FTPS) is an extension to the FTP protocol that adds Secure Socket Layer (SSL). It mainly enables performing or delivering standard FTP communication on top of an SSL-based security connection.

Question 2.
Write the HTML code to create a link for
“https:\\Wwww.britannica.com”. (2)
Code is as follows:
<html>
<body>
<a href = “https:\\www.britannica. com “>Encyclopedia</a>
</body>
</html>

Question 3.
Tables in HTML can be created using <TABLE> tag. Discuss the significance of tables in a webpage. (2)
A table is a grid of rows and columns. Tables are useful for laying out text and images on a Web page. A table allows you to quickly and easily read the values that indicate some kind of connection between different types of data, Tables can be used to restrict the output so that the display remains constant, or fixed.

Question 4.
Smriti is creating a web page that displays notes of Python. The paragraphs of the webpage are to be displayed in font Times New Roman, the colour of the text will be blue and size will be 11 pixels. Help her by writing a CSS code for the paragraph element. (2)
p {font-family : times new roman ; color: blue; font-size: 11px;}

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

Question 5.
Describe protocol and explain any two common protocols. (3)
Protocol is a set of rules that needs to be followed by the devices like computer and mobile phones in order to have successful and reliable data communication. It is a standardized method for transmitting or establishing communication between different devices,

There are various types of protocols used for communicating with devices on network. The most commonly used protocols are as follows:
1. HTTP: HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) is the set of rules for transferring hypertext (i.e. text, graphic, image sound, video etc.) on World Wide Web. It defines how messages are formatted and transmitted and what actions should web servers and browsers take in response to various commands.

2. TCP/IP: TCP/IP is the set of protocols used over the Internet. It defines rules computer must follow to communicate with each other over the internet. The TCP is responsible for breaking the data into packets before sending over a network. It also assembles the packets again at the destination. IP is responsible for addressing and sending these data packets over the Internet so that it reaches the correct destination.

Question 6.
Shradha is making a working model for her physics project. She is searching some content to create the model. Suggest her any three tips for effective searching. (3)
Tips for effective searching are as follows:

• Use quotation marks to find exact topic matching your keyword.
• Use +(plus symbol) to match options.
• Use a hyphen (or minus symbol) to exculde a word from search result.

Related Theory:
Search queries should not be framed as questions because the search engine searches for each word in the query separately.

Question 7.
There are many things you should keep in mind when preparing your email. One of them is maximum size of file attachments. Give reason.
OR
Discuss any six disadvantages of video conferencing (3)
Many email servers do not allow email attachments over a certain size. The reasons behind the size restriction are as follows:

• Over the Internet, a message will often pass through several mail transfer agents to reach the recipients. Each of these has to store the message before forwarding it on and many servers therefore, need to impose size limits.
• Large attachments may internally be sent within an organisation, they are unreliable when sending across Internet.
• In general, 10 MB is considered safe for the maximum size of an E-mail but, Google’s gmail service increased its limit to 25 MB.

OR
Following are some of the disadvantages of
video conferencing:

• Special hardware and software are required to meet the needs of video conferencing which will be an additional expense.
• A fast Internet connection is required.
• Delay in responses due to remote locations or slow internet connection may lead to lack of communication.
• Personal interaction like handshake and eye contact is missing which is required for some meetings.
• It requires special training to work with the hardware and software.
• All the participants have to be online at same time.
• People in different time zones might face problem in attending the meeting at same time.
• Chaos in the background is also the most common problem. This may include poor lighting and background noises.
Note: Write any six points.

Section – C (8 Marks)
(This section has 2 questions of Long Answer Type-ll (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.

Kaushik works for a Multinational company. The company is starting its new branch in California. They are transferring some of their Sample Paper best workers to that branch. Kaushik also got the opportunity. He has to apply for a passport (4)
(A) Kaushik can online apply for the passport. Give the URL of the site where he can apply.
http://passport.gov.in
Related Theory:
This URL offers online passport applications and other passport and VISA related services.

(B) Kaushik also wants to update some of his documents, such as Aadhar card, Pan card etc. Name The URL that provides services by the various government entities on one platform.
www.india.gov.in

Explanation: india.gov.in is the Indian government’s web portal for citizens. It provides information resources and online services from government sources, accessible from a single point. It is also known as the National Portal of India.

(C) Using ……………… unified mobile application Kaushik can get access to central and state government e-services.
UMANG

Explanation: UMANG or Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance is an app launched by the Government of India to provide access to various government services at one place. This app is a common platform for various government services such as gas booking, Aadhaar, crop insurance, EPF and National Pension System.

(D) Kaushik’s son wants to download and keep all his marksheets and Identity proofs in digital format …………………., an e-government service provides this facility.
DigiLocker.

Related Theory:
DigiLocker helps citizens to download and store a soft copy of important documents tike PAN, Aadhar , mark sheets, certificates, driving licence etc. This reduces the risk of missing physical documents and is easy to share with anyone.

(E) Kaushik is benefitted by government services that fall under G2C category. What does G2C stand for?
Government to Citizens </tr>

Explanation: G2C (Government to Citizens) is the e-commerce between government and the public (citizens). It covers the products and the services provided by the government to citizens online.

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

Specification 1: Table Border should be 1. Specification 2: The data in cells should be center aligned.
Specification: Attribute colspan should be used wherever required.
Specification 3: Attribute rowspan and coLspan should be used wherever required. Specification 4: The table should exactly contain same number of rows and columns as shown above.
Specification 5: The data in each cell should be as shown in the above table. (4)

<html>
<body>
<table border="1">
<tr align = "center">
<td rowspan=''2">Name</td>
<td colspan="2">Region</td>
</tr>
<tr align = "center">
<td>city</td>
<td>State</td>
</tr>
<tr align = "center">
<td>Arun Sharma</td>
<td>lndore</td>
</tr>
<tr align = "center">
<td>Jasmine</td>
<td>Jaipur</td>
<td>Rajasthan</td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>