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CBSE Question Paper 2017 class 12 Informatics Practices

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CBSE Question Paper 2017 class 12 Informatics Practices conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi in the month of March 2017. CBSE previous year question papers with solution are available in myCBSEguide mobile app and cbse guide website. The Best CBSE App for students and teachers is myCBSEguide which provides complete study material and practice papers to cbse schools in India and abroad.

CBSE Question Paper 2017 class 12 Informatics Practices

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Last Year Question Paper Class 12 Informatics Practices 2017

General Instruction:

  1. All questions are compulsory.
  2. Answer the questions after carefully reading the text.

1. (a) Identify the odd one out of the following : (2)
Optical Fiber/Coaxial Cable/Bluetooth/Twisted Pair Cable Give reason for your answer.
(b) How is it easier to diagnose fault in Star topology than in Bus topology? (2)
(c) What is the purpose of logical address of computer? (2)
(d) Does open source software only mean that the software is free of cost ? Give reason for your answer. (2)
(e) Which of the following are valid IP addresses ? Give reason(s) if invalid. (2)
(iv) 198.-1.1.1
2. (a) Write the value that will be assigned to variable x after executing the following statement : (1)
x = 20 – 5 + 3 * 20/5;
(b) Consider the statement :
choice = ‘Y’;
What is the datatype of variable choice? Write a Java statement to declare the variable ‘choice’.(1)
(c) While working in Netbeans IDE, Amit wants that the text in a Text area should move to the next line without breaking the word. Which properties would help him to do that? (1)
(d) Write a Java statement to (1)
Append a string ‘‘ABC’’ to the text that is already in the text area named jTextArea1.
(e) Write the output of the following HTML code : (2)
<ol start=”4″>
<li>Bake the mixture in oven for an hour</li>
<li>Remove from oven</li>
<li>Allow the mixture to stand for ten minutes</li>
(f) Given below is a code.
<text>Hello, world!</text>
Which language is used to write the above code? (2)
What are <message>, </message>, <text> and </text> ?
(g) Rewrite the following code using if else if statement instead of switch : (2)
switch (success) {
case –1: x1 = “No result” ;
case 0 : x1 = “Final result- Not successful”;
default : x1 = “result NOT known”;
3. (a) How is a database related to a table? (1)
(b) Ariya wants to add another column ‘Gender’ in the already existing table ‘CUSTOMERS’. She has written the following statement. However, it has errors. Rewrite the correct statement. (1)
(c) In a hospital, the patients are allocated towards. A database named ‘Hospital’ is created. One table in this database is Ward with Wardle, WardName, NumOfBeds as columns and WardId as the primary key.
Write another suitable table you could expect to see in the ‘Hospital’ database, with 3 suitable columns identifying Primary key and Foreign key in the table that you expect. (2)
(d) Explain the following statement with the help of example : (2)
‘‘In a transaction either all the SQL statements be committed or all rolled back.’’
(e) Given below is the ‘Department’ table : (2)


INSERT INTO Department VALUES(104,‘HRD’);
SELECT * FROM Department;
What will be the output of the above given SELECT statement ?
(f) How is HAVING clause similar to WHERE clause ? How is HAVING clause different from WHERE clause ? Explain with the help of examples of each. (2)
4. (a) Write the values of r and s after the execution of the following code : (1)
int p = 11;
int q = 21;
int r;
int s;
r = ++q;
s = p++;
(b) What will be displayed in jTextField1 and jTextField2 after the following code is executed:(2)
int ndigits = 0;
int N = 35;
while (N > 12) {
ndigits = ndigits + 1;
N = N–10;
jTextField1.setText(” “+ndigits);
jTextField2.setText(” “+N);
(c) Write the value of C after executing the following code: (2)
int P;
int R = 8;
int oddNum;
int C = 0;
for (P = 1; P < R; P=P+3)
oddNum = P %2;
if (oddNum == 1)
C= C+1;
(d) Write the value that will be stored in the variable t after the execution of the following code. How many times will the loop execute? (2)
int sum = 0;
int score = 0;
double t;
score = score +1;
sum = sum + score;
while (score <=3);
t = sum /3;
(e) The following code has error(s). Rewrite the correct code underlining all the corrections made : (2)
int j;
int i =15;
int flag = 1;
while( j = 2 j < i; j++)
if(i % j = 0)
flag == 0;
(f) Ms. Fauzia works as a programmer in ‘‘TelTel Mobile Company’’ where she has designed a software to compute charges to be paid by the mobile phone user. A screenshot of the same is shown below :
CBSE Question Paper 2017 class 12 Informatics Practices
Each Call is charged at < 1·00.
Each SMS is charged at < 0·50.
Users can also opt for Mobile Data Plan. Charges for Mobile Data Plan are flat < 50·00.
Help Ms. Fauzia in writing the code to do the following :
(i) When the ‘Calculate Charges’ button is clicked, ‘Calls and SMS Charges’, ‘Mobile Data Plan Charges’ and ‘Amount to Pay’ should be calculated and displayed in the respective text fields.
‘Amount to Pay’ is calculated as :
Calls and SMS Charges + Mobile Data Plan Charges (if any) (4)
(ii) When the ‘Clear’ button is clicked, all the text fields and checkbox should be cleared. (1)
(iii) When the ‘Exit’ button is clicked, the application should close. (1)
5. Consider the Table ‘‘Infant’’ shown below :
Table: Infant

item code Item DatePurchase UnitPrice Discount
103Soft Toy2016-06-1780010
104Baby Socks2014-10-161007
105Baby Suit2015-09-205005

Note: Discount column stores discount %.
Write the commands in SQL for (i) to (viii) and output for (ix) and (x).
(i) To display the details about the Cot. (1)
(ii) To list the names of items and their unit price that have unit price less than 800 and discount more than 5%. (1)
(iii) To list the names of items and their date of purchase that were purchased after 31st December 2015. (1)
(iv) To display the number of items that have more than 10% as discount. (1)
(v) To display item code and unit price in decreasing order of unit price. 190 8
(vi) To increase the unit price of each item by 10% of their unit price. (1)
(vii) To display the highest unit price of items. (1)
(viii) To display the names of items that have ‘Baby’ anywhere in their item names. (1)
(ix) SELECT MID (Item,1,2) FROM Infant; 1
(x) SELECT AVG(UnitPrice) FROM Infant WHERE DATE PURCHASED >‘2015–01–01’; (1)
6. (a) ‘‘XYZ’’ Company conducts workshops for employees of organizations. The company requires data of workshops that are organized. Write SQL query to create a table ‘Workshop’ with the following structure : (2)

Field Type Constraint
WorkshopIdIntegerPrimary key
data workshopDate

(b) Consider the tables given below and answer the questions that follow: (2)
Table: Event

EventId Event NumPerformers CelebrityID
102Promotion Party20C103

Table: Celebrity

CelebrityID Name Phone fee charged
C101Faiz Khan99101956200000
C102Sanjay Kumar893466448250000
C103Neera Khan Kapoor981166568300000
C104Reena Bhatia65877756100000

(i) Name the Primary keys in both the tables and Foreign key in ‘Event’ table.
Can Num Performers (Number for performers) be set as the Primary key? Give reason.
(ii) How many rows will be present in the Cartesian join of the above mentioned two tables?
In the table ‘Event’, the Celebrity ID 102 is present twice in the column ‘‘CelebrityId’’. Is there any discrepancy ? Give reason.
(c) With reference to the above-given tables (in Q6 b), write the commands in SQL for (i) to (iii).
(i) To display EventId, Event name, Celebrity Id and Names of celebrities for only those events that have more than 10 performers. (2)
(ii) To display Event name, Celebrity Id and Names of celebrities who have ‘‘Khan’’ anywhere in their names. (2)
(iii) To display Event name, Names of celebrities and Fee charged for those celebrities who charge more than 200000. (2)
7. (a) List two disadvantages of e-governance to a disabled person. (2)
(b) How do online retailers usually offer customers a wider range of products at prices that are lesser than those of traditional stores? (1)
(c) Ms. Cathy is creating a form for Vidya University Sports Council application. Help her to choose the most appropriate controls from ListBox, ComboBox, TextField, TextArea, RadioButton, CheckBox, Label and Command Button for the following entries : (2)

S.No. Function
1To let the user enter NAME
2To let the user enter MOBILE NUMBER
3To let the user choose one PROFESSION out of the
categories: Teaching/Non-Teaching/Research Scholar
4To let the user select facilities out of Gym, Yoga, Table
Tennis, Badminton, and Aerobics. More than one facility
may be chosen.

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