CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications 2024 PYQ

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CBSE Class 10 Computer
Applications Question
Papers 2024
(Marking Scheme)
53- Computer Application (Set 1) Solution

CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Exam Format 

The CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications question paper contains five sections, the computer applications exam of both theory and practical have an equal weightage of marks, and both papers are of 50 marks.  

  1. Section A has 12 questions with 1 mark each; most of which are multiple-choice. They are usually simple and require selecting the correct option from the given choices.

Example: Which one of the following is not a Search?

a. Google

b. Bing

c. AltaVista

d. Firefox

  1. Section B has seven short-answer (SA-I)-type questions carrying two marks each. These questions require concise answers and test students' understanding and ability to express their knowledge clearly and briefly.

Example: Explain the term Remote login. Name the protocol used for Remote Login.

  1. Section C has 4 short answers (SA-II) type questions carrying 3 marks each. 

Example: What are the three ways of inserting or linking a style sheet?

  1. Section D has 1 Long Answer (LA) type question carrying 4 marks. These questions demand detailed answers and often involve explaining concepts, solving problems, or discussing topics at length.

Example: Write the suitable HTML Code for the design given in the paper.

  1. Section E has 2 source-based, case-based and passage-based questions carrying 4 marks each.
Part Types of Questions No. of Questions
(marks per question)
Section A Multiple Choice Questions 12Q (1m)
Section B Very Short Answer-type Questions 7Q (2m)
Section C Short Answer-type Questions 4Q (3m)
Section D Long Answer-type Questions II 1Q (4m)
Section E Source-based, Case-based,
Passage-based Questions
2Q (4m)

Insights of Class 10 Computer Applications Syllabus

The computer applications syllabus includes three units, and each unit carries different marks weightage for the exams. 

Unit No. Unit Name Marks Periods
Theory Practical
1 Networking 15 17 05
2 HTML 25 30 50
3 Cyber Ethics 10 08 10
4 Practicals 50 - -
Total 100 55 65

Unit 1: Networking (15 marks)

Unit 1 includes very important topics such as Internet protocols (TCP/IP, SMTP, POP3, HTTP, and HTTPS), services on the Internet, the World Wide Web, and mobile technologies (SMS, 3G, and 4G).

Unit 2: HTML (25 marks)

Unit 2 includes an introduction to web page design using HTML, font tags, HTML forms, and creating a table using the tags table, tr, th, td, row span, and colspan. This unit carries half the marks from the question paper and is very important for both theory and practical exams. 

Unit 3: Cyber Ethics (10 marks)

Cyber ethics includes software licenses and the open source software movement; e-commerce: privacy, fraud, and secure data transmission; freedom of information; and the digital divide.

4. Practical Exam (50 marks)

Practical marks are distributed based on:

  • Lab Test: 20 Marks
  • Lab Manual: 15 Marks
  • Viva Voce: 5 Marks
  • Project File: 10 Marks

Some common lab tests are creating static web pages and creating a website using several web pages. Students may use any open-source or proprietary tool and decorate web pages using graphical elements.

Understanding the question pattern, marking scheme, and syllabus is essential for computer application exams. This knowledge of computer fundamentals, programming concepts, and applications is beneficial for both board exams and future studies. 


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