CBSE IP Sample Paper Class 12 – The easy and detailed explanation

CBSE has published sample papers for the 2021 board exams. In this post, we are going to explain the CBSE IP Sample Paper class 12.

CBSE IP Sample Paper Class 12

This year the CBSE Informatics practices syllabus has been changed a lot of things. This change raises many questions in teachers’ and students’ mind about the board question paper. These questions are:

  1. What type of questions would come?
  2. How the questions can be framed?
  3. Which potion will be asked in which manner?
  4. How questions can be asked from a series or dataframe or data visualization?
  5. What will be the marking scheme?
  6. What about marks distribution?

We all were excited about the sample paper of CBSE and few days before CBSE published their sample paper on CBSE Official website.

In this article, we will discuss the CBSE IP Sample Paper 2021. Here we go!!!

Highlights of CBSE IP Sample Paper 2021

  • In contains 40 questions in total.
  • Questions 1 to 23 – 1 Mark Questions
  • Questions 24 to 33 – 2 Marks Questions
  • Questions 34 to 36 – 3 Marks Questions
  • Questions 37 to 40 – 5 Marks Questions
  • This question paper contains two parts A and B. Each part is compulsory.
  • Both Part A and Part B have choices.
  • Part-A has 2 sections:
    a. Section – I is short answer questions, to be answered in one word or one line.
    b. Section – II has two case studies questions. Each case study has 4 case-based sub-parts. An examinee is to attempt any 4 out of the 5 subparts.
  • Part – B is the Descriptive Paper.
  • Part- B has three sections
    a. Section-I is short answer questions of 2 marks each in which two questions have internal options.
    b. Section-II is long answer questions of 3 marks each in which two questions have internal options.
    c. Section-III is very long answer questions of 5 marks each in which one question has an internal option.

Part A – Objective Type Questions (1 mark questions)

CBSE IP Sample Paper 2021 - Part A

Part A consists of two sections:

Section I

This section contains Objective Types Questions of 1 mark each. In this section, there are 21 questions given with the choice to attempt any 15 questions.

These questions can be True/False, MCQs, Fill in the blanks or one word answers.

Section II

It is quite different and new for all of us. CBSE has introduced case study based questions in this part.

There are two questions given with internal choices. These questions are question no 22 and 23.

Both questions consists of 5 sub questions and students can attempt any four sub questions.

Watch this video for more understanding and explanation:

Part B (Descriptive Questions)

Part B consists of descriptive types questions of 2 , 3, and 5 marks respectively divided into 3 sections.

Section I – 2 Marks Questions

Section I starting from question no 24 to 33 of 2 marks each. In this part, internal choices are given in question no. 25 (MySQL), 29 (MySQL). Rest are compulsory.

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Section II – 3 Marks Questions

Section III begins with questions number 34 to 37. Internal choice is given in question 35 (Societal Impact) and 36 (Data Visualization) part.

Question 34 is asked from Series based on output. In the CBSE IP sample paper this question is taken with a list and series comparison based on output.

Click here to read notes on data structure series

As you know when you are using * operator with list object it will replicate the values where as in series it will multiply each value with given number and display the result.

Question 35 is taken from societal impacts with internal choice. Question 36 is taken from the data visualization part and provided internal choice with a line and bar graph.

Question 37 is taken from MySQL single row functions.

Section III – 5 Marks Questions

There are three questions given in CBSE sample paper in this section. Question 38 is taken from data handling using pandas – Dataframe data structure to do following tasks:

  1. Add score column
  2. Add two column values from dataframe
  3. Display the highest scores from the column

Read this – Dataframe operations

Question 39 has internal choice and taken from MySQL function queries.

Question 40 is taken from networking and communication part.

Watch this video for more understanding:

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