Sample Paper for class 10 Foundation of IT

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Sample Paper for class 10 Foundation of IT
Session 2017-2018

Time: 2½ Hrs, M.M.:40

General Instructions:

  • The sample question paper consists of 16 questions.
  • All questions are compulsory; however internal choice has been given in few questions.

1. Multiple Choice Questions: 5
a. Which one of the following is an e-Shopping website: [1] i) Flipkart
ii) Amazon
iii) Snapdeal
iv) All of above
Ans. (iv)
b. Background is an attribute of: [1] i) <BODY> tag
ii) <FONT> tag
iii) <IMG> tag
iv) <A> tag
Ans. (i)
c. A link used to navigate or open other web pages on a website on internet is called: [1] i) Higherlink
ii) Hyperlink
iii) Heterolink
iv) None of above
Ans. (ii)
d. A total of how many headings are there in html: [1] i) 4
ii) 6
iii) 7
iv) 8
Ans. (ii)
e. Which one of the following is not an attribute of <A> tag: [1] i) NAME
ii) HREF
iii) Source
iv) Both (i) & (ii)
Ans. (iii)
2. What is Blog? [1] Ans. Blog is an alternative word for weblog. People often write about their opinion or thought on a particular topic just like they write in their diary or journal. People who write on blogs are called bloggers.
3. Discuss the purpose of HTTP briefly. [1] Ans. Full form of HTTP is Hypertext Transfer Protocol. It is the foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web.
4. Tamanna needs to store and transport the data. She should use HTML or XML? [1] Ans. She should use XML.
5. Name the protocol which is used for uploading & downloading data from remote site. [1] Ans. FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
6. What is the full form of URL? [1] Ans. Full form of URL is Uniform Resource Locator.
7. What is the purpose of a web browser? Give name of any two popular web browsers. [2] Ans. A web browser is an application program used for exploring the information resources available on the World Wide Web to retrieve the required information.
Two popular web browsers are Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
8. Explain the term Digital Divide. [2] Ans. It is an economic and social inequality with regard to access to, use of, or impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
9. Define cell padding and cell spacing with respect to tables in HTML.
Define container & empty tags in HTML. [2] Ans. CELLSPACING controls the space between table cells and CELLPADDING sets the amount of space between the contents of the cell and the cell wall.
Container tags are tags which have both opening as well as closing tag like <B>…..</B> whereas empty tags are tags which have only opening tag like <HR>, <BR>.
10. What is a primary key in a table?
What is the need of a database? Discuss briefly. [2] Ans. A primary key is a special relational database table column (or combination of columns) designated to uniquely identify each & every table record. It does not contain NULL & duplicate values.
A database is usually a large collection of data which is organized in a very effective and efficient manner. It allows the user for rapid search and retrieval of required information.
11. Differentiate between <OL> and <UL> tag with suitable example. [3] Ans. <OL> stands for Ordered List which can be either numerical or alphabetical while <UL> stands for Unordered List which can be either disc, square or circle.
Code examples containing <OL>and<UL> is given below with their respective outputs:

1. Games
2. Programming
3. Dramatics

  • Games
  • Programming
  • Dramatics

12. What is the purpose of <IMG> tag? Mention it’s any two attributes along with their purpose.
Ans. <IMG> tag is used to insert images in any webpage.
Its two main attributes are as follows:
SRC: It specifies the URL of the image.
ALT: It specifies an alternate text for an image.
13. What is e-Learning? Mention any two main benefits of e -learning with respect to the use of Information Technology.
Ans. Learning with the help of electronic resources like computers, tablets, smart phone, internet etc. is known as E-learning.
Advantages of eLearning are:

  • It is time saving as well as removes the distance barrier between learner & teacher.
  • It has quicker delivery cycle times than traditional classroom-based instruction.
  • It is less expensive to set-up an e-learning environment.

14. Differentiate between Crackers & Hackers.
Ishan, a trainee in a multinational bank has just got his first official computer with internet facility in his office. Explain him about Malware, its types and any two precautionary measure he should be taken for information security.
Ans. In computing, a hacker is any skilled computer expert who uses their technical knowledge to overcome a problem or otherwise gains remote access to a protected computer system mainly to get thrill out of it.
A cracker is also a skilled computer expert but he/she breaks into or otherwise violates the system integrity of remote machines with malicious intent. Having gained unauthorized access, crackers destroy vital data, deny legitimate users service, or cause problems for their targets.
Malware is a computer software which is specifically designed with malicious intention generally to disrupt, damage, or gain authorized access to a computer system. It can be of various types like Virus, Worms, Trojan Horses etc.
Any two precautionary measures to be taken against malware are as follows:

  • Install quality Antivirus software
  • Regular update of Antivirus software and regular PC scan
  • Do not click on unknown or suspicious links
  • Avoid pirated software

15. Write the HTML code to generate the following web page with the given below specifications:
(a) Bordered table should have background color in pink.
(b) Table’s header row with a heading “INCOME TAX SLABS 2017-18” should spread over four cells.
(c) After heading row, first cell of next row should spread over five rows with an image named “it.jpg” stored in d: drive.
(d) Set the space between the cell wall and the cell content to 10 pixels and set the space between the cells to 10 pixels.
(e) At the bottom of the page, a link to next page is there which is linked to another webpage named “next.html”
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Marking Scheme for Class 10 Board exam

SubjectAnnual ExamInternal AssessmentTotal Marks
English80 Marks20 Marks100 Marks
Hindi80 Marks20 Marks100 Marks
Mathematics80 Marks20 Marks100 Marks
Science80 Marks20 Marks100 Marks
Social Science80 Marks20 Marks100 Marks
Sanskrit80 Marks20 Marks100 Marks
Foundation of IT40 Marks60 Marks100 Marks

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