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(डाउनलोड) सीबीएसई कक्षा-12 नमूना पेपर (हिन्दी) 2014-15

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अध्कितम अंक - 100

(डाउनलोड) सीबीएसई कक्षा-12 नमूना पेपर (हिन्दी कोर) 2014-15

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अध्कितम अंक - 100

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1. The landmark 1973 Supreme Court case of KeshavandaBharathi v. State of Kerala discussed the question about……….

a) collegium model of appointment of judges in India
b) scope of separation of powers in India
c) the basic structure or feature of the constitution
d) Power of judicial review

2. What does the Latin phrase audialterampartem mean?

a) 'listen to the other side'
b) ‘one cannot be forced to be a witness against himself’
c) ‘justice delayed is justice denied’
d) ‘ignorance of law is no excuse’

3. A sells his garden as well as his house through one instrument to B.
Whereas; B wants to retain only the house and wants to cancel the transfer regarding the garden. Can B have the right to partial selection?

a) Yes, B has the right to selection.
b) Yes, B can have partial selection only if ratified by A.
c) No, B has to accept or reject the transfer in totality.
d) No, because House and garden are inseparable.


4. “You must not use a steam hammer to crack a nut if a nut cracker would do.”
This statement refers to which doctrine of Administrative Law.

a) Doctrine of Legitimate expectation
b) Doctrine of proportionality
c) Doctrine of Governmental liability
d) Doctrine of Separation of powers.

5. Rahul is facilitating an alternative dispute resolution in which parties appoints a neutral third party who facilitates the parties in achieving an acceptable, voluntary agreement, which is more formal than negotiation.

What is Rahul facilitating?

a) Arbitration
b) Mediation
c) Conciliation
d) Administrative Tribunal

(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper (Human Rights And Genderstudies) 2014-15

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(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper (Human Rights And Genderstudies) 2014-15

Class: XII

Marks: 70

Duration: 3hrs.

General Instructions

1. All questions are compulsory.
2. Question Nos. 1-6 are of 1 mark each. The answers to these questions should not exceed 20 words each.
3. Question Nos. 7-11 are of 2 marks each. The answers to these questions should not exceed 40 words each.
4. Question Nos. 12-17 are of 4 marks each. The answers to these questions should not exceed 100 words each.
5. Question Nos. 18-22 are of 6 marks each. The answers to these questions should not exceed 150 words each.


1.How does the Indian Constitution protect Human Rights? (1)

2. State any two types of inequalities prevalent among human beings and give relevant examples. (1)

3. List the recommendations made by the Rio declaration on environment? (1)

4. Describe a gender responsive budget. (1)

5. Explain the influence of feminism on Gender Studies. (1)

6. Outline the significance of Dowri Prohibition Act. (1)

7. What is equality? Can it be related to sameness? (2)

8. Distinguish between Penal remedies and Compensatory remedies. (2)

9. How would you define ‘empowerment’? (2)

10. Enumerate and comment on any two key principles of Gender Mainstreaming. (2)

11. Legal Aid Cells are positive development towards raising legal awarenessamongst women –Justify. (2)

12. Examine the contributions made by the Enlightenment Thinkers in the development of human rights. (4)

13.Human beings are definitely an integral part of the environment and the environment plays a great part in all aspects of human life including the realization of human rights. The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in 1972, acknowledged that the environment plays a big role for the well-being of human beings and for the realisation of rights.

How are human rights and environment related? Environmental rights are a kind of collective rights- Justify. (4)

14. Explain the interdisciplinary nature of Gender Studies and highlight the contributions made by the University Grants Commissionto promote Gender Studies. (4)

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1.

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]

2.

Growth: quantitative changes in the body
Development: changes are quantitative as well as qualitative. [1/2x2=1]

3.

i) 600mg for normal
ii) 1200 mg for pregnant woman. [½ x2=1]

4.

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]

5.

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]

6.

(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. [1]

7.

i) increase in height/ weight
ii) underarms and pubic hair
iii) increase in breast
iv) rounding of hips
v) menstruation
vi) any other ( any four ) [ ½ x4=2]

8.

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]

9.

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 in Gujarat,
iv) Food availability: region- coconut used in all meals in coastal areas [1/2x4=2]

10.

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]

11.

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 instruments.
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)

PPF Scheme

i) Ideal investment option for both salaried as well as self employed classes.
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]

12.

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 minutes.
v) Wash it with hot water.

13.

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 service.

14.

Method:

i) One tablet (4 mg) is dissolved in 1 litre of water.
ii) Shaken , left for 10 minutes before consuming. [1]

Reasons:

i) kills coliform
ii) easy to use
iii) hassle free ( any two) [1]

Precautions:

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) [1] [1x3=3]

15.

Reason: suffering from bulimia nervosa- a serious eating disorder, [ ½ mark)

Repercussions:

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]

16.

i) Temporary needs to be renewed each year
ii) Gets tax rebate of 15000 per years and 20,000 for parents’ medical insurance.
iii) Medical bills taken care of
iv) Free medical check up once a year
v) Cashless hospitalisation
vi) Safe
vii) Peace of mind
viii) Certain illness may not be covered in first 2-4 years [ ½ x8=4]

7.

Reduce expense:

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 dhobi.
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]

18.

Malpractices:

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 quality.
v) Sells adulterated vegetables( any four)

Responsibilities:

(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper (Home Science) 2014-15

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TIME: 3 HRS

MM: 70

General Instructions:

  • There are 25 general questions.

  • Question nos. 1-6 are very short answer questions carrying 1 mark each. Answer to these questions shouldin one or two lines.

  • Question nos. 7-13 are short answer-I questions carrying 2 marks each. Answer to these questions should not exceed 10 - 20 words.

  • Question nos. 14 and 15 are case study based and picture based questions carrying 3 marks each .Answer to these questions should not exceed 20 - 30 words.\

  • Question nos. 16-21 are long answer questions carrying 4 marks each.Answer to these questions should not exceed 30 - 40 words.

  • Question nos. 22- 25are long answer questions carrying 5 marks each.Answer to these questions should not exceed 40 - 50 words.

  • Support your answer with suitable examples wherever required.

  • All questions are compulsory.

1. Bahadur lives in a village. Write the two advantages that you will tell him about the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). [1]

2. Write the difference between growth and development. [1]

3. Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has recently revised the recommended daily allowances (RDA) for certain nutrients. What is the revised calcium requirement for a normal and apregnant woman? [1]

4. Give two reasons to maintain the household account by a family. [1]

5. State two reasons to justify the price of a costly fabric. [1]

6. Sudha has studied Home Science in class XII as one of the subjects. She wants to pursue further education in the same field. Suggest her any two options for the same. [1]

7. Identify any four physical changes in adolescent girls and list. [2]

8. You are in class XII. Write four tasks you will be required to perform to adjust better in  the next stage (early/young adulthood). [2]

9. Culture, media, food practices and food availability have a strong influence on the meal planning of a family. Support this statement with the help of one example each. [2]

10. Analyse any four conditions on the basis of which the entire lot of apple jam can be declared as adulterated by Food Safety and Standard Association of India (FSSAI). [2]

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Maximum Marks 70

General Instructions:

  • The question paper consists of three sections A, B and C.

  • All sections are compulsory.

  • Separate instructions are given with each section and question wherever necessary. Read these instructions carefully and follow them.

  • Do not exceed the prescribed word limit while answering the questions.

  • Section A is theory part based on the textbook which has 13 questions having a weightage of 40 marks.

  • Question 1-5 are multiple choice questions of 1 mark each, students will have to attempt all.

  • Question 6-9 are of 3 marks each, students will have to attempt all.

  • Question 10-12 are of 5 marks each, students will have to attempt all

  • Question 13 is of 8 marks and carries a choice.

  • Section B is based on field work. There are 2 questions in this section. Section B has a weightage of 20 marks.

  • Question 14 and 15 carry choice and carry 10 marks each.

  • Section C is based on application and innovation in design and processes.

  • Question 16 carries choice and is of 10 marks, students will have to attempt any one question.

  • As per the instructions given above, students will have to attempt all the questions.

Section A

40 Marks

Choose the correct option in the following – (1 x 5 = 5)

1. Which was the movement started by Gandhiji to promote Indian product?

a) Swadeshi movement
b) Non-cooperation movement
c) Quit India movement
d) Dandi March

2. Women play a major role in the making of Indian craft by -

a) Following the rituals of the family
b) Bringing the children
c) Helping in the process of craft making by being involved from the beginning till the end
d) Cooking in the house

3. The Trade Development Authority (TDA) and Trade Fair Authority of India (TFAI) were established by the

a) Government of India
b) British Government
c) West Europe
d) Middle East

4. Mingling tradition with innovations help craft persons in

a) Up lifting the sales
b) Looking aesthetical and modern at the same time
c) Creating a confused state
d) Making space for traditional craft in upcoming modern market

5. One of the major advantages of organizing Craft Mela or Crafts Bazar in a place like Delhi is to _________________

a) Promote Craft and reaching to the masses
b) Give an opportunity to the crafts men to visit Delhi
c) Provide employment to the people
d) Create awareness about Delhi

Answer the following in not more than 80-100 words each (3 x 4 = 12)

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Time Allowed: 3hrs

M.M: 80

General Instructions:

1. Answer all the questions. Some questions have choice. Marks are indicated against each question.
2. Answers to questions 1 to 3, carrying 2 marks should not exceed 30 words each.
3. Answer to questions 4 – 9, carrying 4 marks, should not exceed 100 words each.
Students should attempt any 5 questions in this section.
4. Question 10 (for 4 marks) is a value based question and compulsory.
5. Answer to questions 11 to 14, carrying 8 marks each should not exceed 350 words
each. Students should attempt any 3 questions in this section.
6. Questions 15, 16 and 17 are based on sources and have no internal choice.
7. Map Question 18 includes ‘identification’ and ‘significance’ test items. Students should attach the map within the answer scripts.

Part – A

Answer all the questions given below:

2x3=6

1. Point out a shortcoming and an advantage of using inscriptions to reconstruct history.2
2. Mention two steps taken by Akbar to promote harmony in his empire. 2
3. What purpose did mapping serve to the colonial government? 2

Part – B

Section – I

Answer any five of the following questions.

4x5= 20

4. Describe the strategies used by archaeologists to track social differences in the Harappan society. 4
5. Examine the contribution of the Begums of Bhopal towards the preservation of Sanchi. 4
6. How were the water requirements of the people of Vijayanagara met? 4
7. Assess the role played by women of the imperial household in the Mughal empire. 4
8. Describe the life style of the Paharias. 4
9. ‘A major cause of the revolt of 1857 was Dalhousie’s occupation of Awadh.’ Give reasons to justify the statement. 4

Section – II

Value Based Question. (Compulsory) 4

Read the following passage and answer the question that follows:

‘God is called by many names:
Names like Allah, Ram, Karim, Keshav, Hari and Hazrat
Gold may be shaped into rings and bangles
Isn’t it gold all the same?
Distinctions are only words we invent.’

10. ‘The teachings of Kabir helped in strengthening values of peaceful coexistence in the society’. Explain giving examples from his ideas and state in what ways are his teachings relevant in the contemporary times to resolve conflict.

Part – C

Answer any three of the following questions.

 3x8=24

11. Critically examine the sources that have helped in reconstructing the history of the Mauryas. 8
12. Examine the lifestyle of the forest dwellers and analyse the economic and political changes that came about in the forest societies in the medieval period. 8

13. Illustrate, giving examples, the ways in which oral accounts helped in understanding the Partition better? 8
14 In what ways did Mahatma Gandhi transform the nature of the national movement? 8

Part – D

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Subject: Records of Library

Year: October 2009

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Subject: Radio and Tape Recorder Repairing

Year: October 2009

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Subject: Radiation Physics

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Subject: Principles and Processes

Year: October 2009

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Subject: Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables

Year: October 2009

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Subject: Plant Protection

Year: October 2009

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Subject: Oyster Mushroom Production

Year: October 2009

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Subject: Orientation to x-ray department

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