(Download) CBSE Class-12 Marking Scheme (Home Science)
i)Provides atleast 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in
each financial year
ii) Otherwise will get unemployment allowance
iii)Builds infrastructure ( any two) [ ½ x2=1]
Growth: quantitative changes in the body
Development: changes are quantitative as well as qualitative. [1/2x2=1]
i) 600mg for normal
ii) 1200 mg for pregnant woman. [½ x2=1]
i) Helps the money to last the entire month
ii) Can reduce wasteful expenditure
iii) Prevents getting cheated
iv)Any other (any two) [½ x2=1]
i) Width of fabric- more width more expensive.
ii) Hand embroidery is more expensive than machine embroidery.
iii) finish- mercerised more expensive
iv) Weave – twill more expensive than plain (any two) [½ x2=1]
(a) B.Sc. Home Science
(b) Hons. Degree in any of the five areas
(c) Diploma in :
(i) Bakery / confectionary
(ii) Early childhood care and education
(iii)Cutting and tailoring. 
i) increase in height/ weight
ii) underarms and pubic hair
iii) increase in breast
iv) rounding of hips
vi) any other ( any four ) [ ½ x4=2]
i) Achieving autonomy
ii) Developing Emotional Stability
iii) Establishing a Career
iv) Finding Intimacy
v) Adjustment to Marriage
vi) Establishing Residence
vii) Becoming a Parent ( any four) [1/2x4=2]
i) Culture: traditions and festivals, e.g.gujiya is made on
holi, kuutukaatta used during navratras.
ii) Media: hype created by media / advertisement - youngsters want to order that
which is the latest trend
iii) Food practices: traditional foods / practice of adding jaggery in all foods
iv) Food availability: region- coconut used in all meals in coastal areas
i) Apples used to prepare jam are rotten
ii) Jam prepared under unhygienic conditions
iii) Too much permitted colour/ preservative used
iv) Unpermitted preservative or unpermitted colours are used.
v) Not prepared according to prescribed standards of FSSAI.
vi) Any other (Any 4) [½ x 4=2]
Recurring saving scheme (Bank):
i) It is a good saving instrument for ordinary middle class,
which has a fixed amount of revenue as its monthly income.
ii)It is also suitable for small time businessmen, Traders etc, as they do not
have to block a large sum, which is a requirement for other types of saving
iii) Students can open recurring deposit accounts with their pocket money they
get from the parents.
iv) Minimum amount of Deposit is Rs.10. No maximum limit.
v) Once started and once one gets habituated for a couple of months, then it is
taken as a fixed monthly expenditure.
vi) It is a very liquid form of investment. That is, whenever an unexpected
urgent need for additional cash arises, money could be used and again continued.
vii) Recurring Deposits can be created up to 120 Months i.e. for 10 Years,
starting from 6 months onwards. ( any two)
i) Ideal investment option for both salaried as well as self
ii) Investment up to INR. 1, 00,000 per annum qualifies for IT Rebate under
section 80 C of IT Act.
iii)The rate of interest is high (8.70% per annum).
iv) Loan facility available from 3rd financial year up to 5th financial year.
v) Withdrawal permitted from 6th financial year.
vi) Free from court attachment. (Any two) [1/2x4=2]
i) Use any absorbent like paper/chalk/powder to absorb oil.
ii) Lay the garment flat so the stain is facing up. Cover the stain with baking
soda, cornstarch or baby powder. The powder will help to absorb some of the oil
from the clothing. Leave the powder on the stain for at least an hour to allow
it time to work.
iii) Brush away the powder into the trash.
iv) Cover the stain with a liquid laundry detergent and soak for at least 15
v) Wash it with hot water.
i) The minimum number of women members of the informal group
for which the scheme is applicable is 5;
ii) Each group is entitle to a revolving fund amount on prorate basis at Rs.
1000 per member, subject to a maximum of Rs. 15,000 per group; and
iii) The group is also entitled to a subsidy of 50% under IRDP, subject to a
monetary ceiling prescribed from time to time.
iv) For improving the living condition of women and, thereby, children through
the provision of opportunities for self employment and access to basic social
i) One tablet (4 mg) is dissolved in 1 litre of water.
ii) Shaken , left for 10 minutes before consuming. 
i) kills coliform
ii) easy to use
iii) hassle free ( any two) 
i) keep in dry place
ii) should not be expired
iii) if water more dirty use 2 tablets and wait for 20 minutes before using (
any two)  [1x3=3]
Reason: suffering from bulimia nervosa- a serious eating
disorder, [ ½ mark)
i) Irritation of throat and food pipe
ii) Swollen salivary glands
iii) Rectal bleeding (caused by overuse of laxatives)
iv) Dehydration and electrolyte imbalance
v) Ruptures in the upper gastrointestinal tract
vi) Kidney disorders (any 2) ( ½ mark each)
Ways to help:
i) Improve self image
ii) Assess and monitorthe adolescent's nutritional status.
iii) Correct all misconceptions about nutrition.
iv) Help them to modify their eating habit
v) Educating them about healthy foods and importance of exercise in maintaining
a healthy life style. (Any 3) [½ + 1 + 1 ½ =3]
i) Temporary needs to be renewed each year
ii) Gets tax rebate of 15000 per years and 20,000 for parents’ medical
iii) Medical bills taken care of
iv) Free medical check up once a year
v) Cashless hospitalisation
vii) Peace of mind
viii) Certain illness may not be covered in first 2-4 years [ ½ x8=4]
i) Studying hard and not taking tuitions
ii) Taking home made Tiffin instead of buying food from outside.
iii) Getting books from library instead of buying them.
iv) Not buying branded clothes
v) Not indulging in impulsive buying
vi) Use public transport (any four)
Use of skills to increase real income:
i) Ironing own clothes instead of getting them ironed from a
ii) Repairing any leaking tap instead of calling plumber
iii) Repairing any switch etc instead of giving money to electrician
iv) Bargaining prices
v) Any other [ ½ x8=4]
i) Use stones/ hollow weights instead of standard weights
ii) Put magnet beneath balance/ iron rings on one side
iii) Soak vegetables in water and sell
iv) Put rotten/inferior/stale vegetables and charge the price of fresh/good
v) Sells adulterated vegetables( any four)