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CLASS-XII
EXAMINATION 2012

SAMPLE QUESTION PAPERS
in ECONOMICS, BUSINESS STUDIES ACCOUNTANCY, MATHEMATICS

Central Board of Secondary Education
Preet Vihar, Delhi

ECONOMICS

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DESIGN OF QUESTION PAPER ECONOMICS Class – XII
Marks – 100 1. Weightage by type of questions Type Number of questions Long answer questions Short answer questions I Short answer questions II 6 6 10 6 4 3 1 36 24 30 10 Mark Total Estimated time a candidate is expected to take to answer 60 minutes 36 minutes 50 minutes 15 minutes Duration – 3 hrs.

Very short answer questions 10

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Weightage by content Unit No 1 2 3 4 6 7 8 9 10 Unit Sub-Units Introduction Consumer Equilibrium and Demand Producer Behaviour and Supply Forms of Market and Price determination National income and related aggregates Money and Banking Determination of Income and employment Government Budget and the economy Balance of Payment Total Marks 4 18 18 10 15 8 12 8 7 100

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Difficulty level of the question paper Level A. Easy (Can be attempted satisfactorily by students who have gone through the study material) Marks 30 % age of the total marks 30

B. Average (Can be attempted by students who have regularly studied the study material but may not have given sufficient time to writing.

50

50

C. Difficult (Can be attempted by top students)

20

20

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Scheme of Options There is no overall choice. However, there is an internal choice in one question of 6 marks, one question of 4 marks and one question of 3 marks in each section. Thus there will be internal choice to 6 questions.

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SAMPLE QUESTION PAPER 1 ECONOMICS Class XII
Maximum Marks: 100 BLUE PRINT Time: 3 hours

Sl. No. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9

Forms of Questions Content Unit Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4 Unit 6 Unit 7 Unit 8 Unit 9 Unit 10 Sub-Total

Very Short (1 Mark) 1 (1) 1 (2) 1 (1) 1 (1) 1 (2) 1 (2) 1 (1) 10 (10)

Short Answer (3,4 Marks) 3 (1) 3 (2) 4 (1) 3 (1) 4 (2) 3 (1) 3 (3) 4 (1) 4 (2) 3 (2) 30 (10) 24 (6)

Long Answer (6 Marks) 6(1) 6 (1) 6 (1) 6 (1) 6 (1) 6 (1) 36 (6) 4 (2) 18 (6) 18 (5) 10 (3) 15 (4) 8 (3) 12 (4) 8 (2) 7 (3) 100 (32) Total

Notes: Figures within brackets indicate the number of questions and figures outside the brackets indicate Marks for each question.

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Sample Question Paper – I Economics Class – XII
Time – 3 Hours. Maximum Marks – 100

Instructions

1. All questions in both the sections are compulsory. 2. Marks for questions are indicated against each. 3. Question Nos. 1-5 and 17-21 are very short-answer questions carrying 1 mark each. They are required to be answered in one sentence each. 4. Question Nos. 6-10 and 22-26 are short-answer questions carrying 3 marks each. Answer to them should not normally exceed 60 words each. 5. Question Nos. 11-13 and 27-29 are also short-answer questions carrying 4 marks each. Answer to them should not normally exceed 70 words each. 6. Question Nos. 14-16 and 30-32 are long-answer questions carrying 6 marks each. Answer to them should not normally exceed 100 words each. 7. Answer should be brief and to the point and the above word limit be adhered to as far as possible.

Section A
1. 2. State two features of resources that give rise to an economic problem. What happens to total expenditure on a commodity when its price falls and its demand is price elastic? What happens to equilibrium price of a commodity if there is an ‘increase’ in its demand and ‘decrease’ in its supply? Give the meaning of equilibrium price. What is meant by cost in economics? State any three factors that cause an ‘increase’ in demand of a commodity. What will be the price elasticity of supply at a point on a positively sloped, straight line supply curve? Explain the shape of a production possibility frontier. 8. OR (3) (1) (1)

3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

(1) (1) (1) (3) (3)

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Explain the Central problem “how to produce.” 9. 10. How does the nature of a commodity influence its price elasticity of...
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