Sample Paper CBSE Economics Class XI 2012

 Guess Paper – 2012

Class – XI

Subject – Economics

Time: 3 Hrs                                                                                          Maximum Marks: 100

 

 

General Instruction:

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.

 

 

STATISTICS FOR ECONOMICS

 

  1. What is a random sample?                                                                                                       1
  2. What is a Lorenz curve?                                                                                                                      1
  3. Define statistical series.                                                                                                                       1
  4. What is an index number?                                                                                                       1
  5. What is a first step of a project?                                                                                                          1
  6. “Statistics is both science as well as an art” Discuss The statement?                                        3
  7. Define mode. How is it compute?                                                                                           3
  8. Write down the various measures of dispersion.                                                                                  3
  9. Compute the cost living index number using, aggregate expenditure method of the

Following information                                                                                                              3

Commodities

Q0

P0

P1

Whet

20

10

12

Rise

5

30

35

Ghee

2

20

30

sugar

4

25

40

OR

Write note on:

a)      SENSEX

b)      NIFTY

  1. Calculate median from the following data set.                                                                                     3

Mark in Hindi

0-10

10-20

20-30

30-40

40-50

50-60

60-70

70-80

No. of students

5

15

18

12

20

15

7

3

  1. What are the qualities of a good questionnaire?                                                                                   4
  2. Describe structure of project report.                                                                                        4
  3. Calculate mean and standard deviation from the following series.                                                      4

Mark in Hindi

20-30

30-40

40-50

50-60

60-70

70-80

No. of students

5

15

0

22

11

7

OR

Discuss the kinds and degrees of correlation?

 

  1. Draw a histogram for the following data and also draw the frequency curve on it.                             6

Monthly income

No. of families

0-75

15

75-150

90

150-225

140

225-300

70

300-375

35

 

 

  1. A student subject 40 mark in English,65 in Hindi,53 in maths,49 in economics and 55 in statistics. Calculate weighted mean of the marks if weights are respectively 2, 1, 5, 5, and 3.

Or

Mention merits and demerits of Mean. And list out any three examples of ‘scope of averages in your class room’.                                                                                                                          6

  1. Following are the marks obtained by 10 students in two subjects, statistics and economics, calculate Spearman’s rank correlation.                                                                                                          6

Mark in statistics

20

25

30

45

31

48

21

10

26

34

Mark in Economics

5

19

20

42

21

47

20

10

12

33

 

INDIAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

  1. What are the three pillars of economic reforms?                                                                                 1
  2. What do you mean by privatization?                                                                                       1
  3. What is ‘poverty line’?                                                                                                             1
  4. What do you mean by under employment?                                                                             1
  5. What is the present growth rate of Indian economy?                                                               1
  6. Discuss the important features of India’s demography during the British period?                               3
  7. Discuss the green revolution and its consequences.                                                                 3
  8. What are the causes of poverty in India?                                                                                             3
  9. Discuss the importance of non- farming employment?

OR

Identify some major challenges of power sector in India?                                                       3

  1. How do you explain seasonal unemployment in agricultural?                                                 3
  2. What are the common goals of Indian five year plans?                                                                       4
  3. Which are the important sources of human capital formation?

OR

What are the similarities and dissimilarities between physical capital and human capital?                  4

  1. Distinguish between renewable resources and non renewable resources. Give examples.

Distinguish between commercial energy and non commercial energy. Give examples for both.2+2=4

  1. “Earth provides everything for every man’s but not for every man’s greed” interpret this famous statement of Gandhiji.                                                                                                                      6
  2. “Twenty first century will be the Asian century”-Manmohan Singh.

Comment your opinion about these words.

OR

Compare the demographic features of India, China, and Pakistan                                           6

  1. Discuss the gains and pains of globalization.                                                                           6

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FINAL EXAMINATION (S2)2010-11

STATISTICS FOR ECONOMICS

 

  1. Its each and every unit of population has an equal chance of being selected.                                    1
  2. Lorenz curve is a graphic method of measuring dispersions from the average.                                1
  3. Defined as things or attributes of things arranged according to some logical order.                         1
  4. Index number is a specialized averages designed to measure the changes in group of related variables over period of time.                                                                                                                       1
  5. Identification of problem.                                                                                                                              1
  6. Statistics is the numerical statement of facts—- science
       Statistics evaluating social problems—- arts                                                                             1½ +1½ = 3
  1. The mode is that value in a series of observations which occurs with the greatest frequency.   1

Compute mode

  • Individual series-which occurs maximum number items (repeated)
  • Discrete series- value of greatest frequency
  • Continues series –using the formula
  • Or explain with example give the mark                                                                    2      (1+2=3)
  1. Measures of dispersion.
  • Ø Range
  • Ø Quartile deviation
  • Ø Mean deviation
  • Ø Standard deviation
  • Ø Lorenz curve
  • Ø Any three                                                                                                                      1×3=3

Commodities

Q0

P0

P1

p0qo

p1q0

Whet

20

10

12

200

240

Rise

5

30

35

150

175

Ghee

2

20

30

40

60

sugar

4

25

40

100

160

490

635

Aggregate expenditure method =   x 100

 

= 635 x100

490

 

= 63500

490

 

=129.59

Inflation 29.59%                                                                                    1+1+1 = 3

Or

 

 

SENSEX

  • Ø Index of Bombay stock exchange
  • Ø Total 30 shares
  • Ø Present index above 20000

        

NIFTY

  • Ø Index of national stock exchange
  • Ø Total 50 shares
  • Ø Present index above 5000                                                                                              1½ +1½ = 3

 

Mark in Hindi

No. of students

cf

0-10

5

5

10-20

15

20

20-30

18

38

30-40

12

50

40-50

20

70

50-60

15

85

60-70

7

92

70-80

3

95

95

 

M = L1 + N/2 – cf x c

f

M = 30 + 47.5 – 38 X 10

12

M= 30 + 95/12

M = 30 + 7.91

Median = 37.91                                                                                                             1+1+1 = 3

 

  • Proper order of questions.
  • Proper question number
  • Avoid unnecessary questions.
  • Simple and short questions.
  • Any relevant answers.                                                                                                            1×4=4
  • Introduction
  • Statement of the problem
  • Objectives
  • Methodology
  • Analysis of data
  • Limitation of the study
  • Conclusions.                                                                                                                                     4

Mark in Hindi

No. of students

M

MF

d

fd

fd²

20-30

5

25

125

-37

-185

1369

6845

30-40

15

35

525

-27

-405

729

10935

40-50

0

45

0

-17

0

289

0

50-60

22

55

1210

-7

-154

49

1078

60-70

11

65

715

3

33

9

99

70-80

7

75

525

13

91

169

1183

 60

3100

-620

20140

 

X =      ( Any other methods give the mark )

3100 60

Average mark of 60 students 61.67

 

SD =  - (

SD = √2o14o/60 – (-620/60)

SD = √335.67 – 10.33

SD = √346

SD = 18.6                                                                                                            2+1+1=4

 

Or

 

Kinds of correlation

  • Positive and negative correlation
  • Linier and non-linier correlation
  • Simple, partial and multiple correlation

Degrees of correlation                                                                                                                        2 + 2 = 4

Perfect correlation

                  1                     (+ve  or –ve )

Higher correlation

          99  to  75              (+ve  or –ve )

Moderate correlation

           74  to  25              (+ve  or –ve )

Lower correlation

           25  to  01               (+ve  or –ve )

No correlation

0

 

 

∑wx÷∑w

= 820÷16

= 51.25

 

Or

 

Merit

  1. Simplicity
  2. Stability
  3. Accuracy test
  4. Any relevant answers.(ex)

Demerits

  1. Unsuitability
  2. Misleading conclusions
  3. Effect of extreme items
  4. Any relevant answers.(ex)

Scope of averages in class room

  1. we can find average mark
  2. it help formulation of policies
  3. Find out average age, weight, height..Etc………
  4. Any relevant answers.(ex)     (any three)                                                              2+2+2 = 6

Mark in statistics

Mark in Economics

Rank in statistics

Rank in Economics

D

20

5

9

10

1

1

25

19

7

7

0

0

30

20

5

5.5

0.5

0.25

45

42

2

2

0

0

31

21

4

4

0

0

48

47

1

1

0

0

21

20

8

5.5

2.5

6.25

10

10

10

9

1

1

26

12

6

8

2

4

34

33

3

3

0

0

12.5

 

 


                                                                          ∑D² + (m³ – m)

Spearman’s rank correlation = 1- 6                    12          w

n (n² – 1)

 

 


                                                                      12.5 + (2³ – 2)

= 1- 6                      12          w

10 (10² – 1)

 


                                                      = 1 -6     12.5 + 0.5                                                                   

w                        990

 


                                                      = 1 -6      22                             13     22                                                             

w                      990

 

= 1 –(6    x 0.013)

= 1 – 0.078

= 0.92

Positively high correlation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INDIAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  1. liberalization, privatization and globalization                                                                                             1
  2. Privatization means disinvestment other words it implies giving away ownership of government enterprises to private companies.                                                                                                                1
  3. It is the cut-off point which divides population as poor and non-poor.                                                1
  4. Underemployment refers to people who are working in a lower capacity than they are qualified for, including in a lower-paid job or for less hours than they would like to work.                              1
  5. 8.9% (Give mark around 9%)                                                                                                                         1
  6. Important features of India’s demography during the British period
  • Population 35 core.
  • Literacy  level  less than 16%
  • Poor health facilities
  • Mortality rate very high
  • Life expectancy 32 years.
  • Any relevant answers.                                                                                                1×3=3
  1. It’s based on new agricultural strategy increased agricultural productivity and production.

Consequences

  • Positive
    • Self sufficient in food
    • Reduced dependence on imports
    • Reduce price of foods
    • Any relevant answers.
    • Negative
      • Increase The inequality
      • Adversely effected the health
      • Any relevant answers.                                                                                             1+1+1=3
  • Low income
  • Lack of asset
  • Unemployment
  • Inflation
  • Any relevant answers.                                                                                                             1×3=3
  • Low investment
  • Rural development
  • More employment opportunity
  • Any relevant answers

OR

  • Our installed capacity for power generation is low.
  • Power supply is not stable
  • Electricity boards are very inefficient organization
  • Any relevant answers                                                                                                  1×3=3
  • Agriculture is a seasonal occupation
  • During between the periods are unemployed.
  • (Explanation with example)                                                                                                    1×3=3
  • Modernization
  • Growth
  • Self reliance
  • Equity
  • Employment
  • Any four with explanation                                                                                                       1×4=4
  • Education
  • Health
  • On-the-job training
  • Migration
  • Information
  • Any other relevant answer
  • Any four with explanation.                                                                                                    1×4=4

OR

Similarities

Dissimilarities

Both forms of capital formation

Human

physical

Both can mobile

Social process

Technological process

Both depreciate with time

intangible

tangible

Not Separate from owner

Separate from owner

Any other

Any other

                                                                                                                                                                              2+2 =4

Renewable resources

Non renewable resources

Not exhaustible

exhaustible

Replaceable resources

Non replaceable

May be unlimited supply

Limited supply

Eg: water can be recycled and used again

Eg: oil, iron ore etc

Commercial energy

Non commercial energy

It used for commercial purpose

It used for non commercial activates

Its mainly energy resources

Self purpose

Non renewable resources

renewable resources

Eg: coal, petrol

Eg: fuel wood, agricultural waste.

2+2 =4

 

  • Impotents of environment
  • Environmental problems
  • Gandian ideology and sustainable development
  •  Conclusion                                                                                                                   2+2+2=6

 

  • Present economic growth of asian countries
  • The role of asian economy in the  world economy
  • Major challenges of asian economy
  • Indian, china economical development in past, present and feature.             2+2+2=6.

OR

Explain the following table,

Demographic indicator(2009)

India

China

Pakistan

Population(million)

1155.6

1331.1

169.4

Population growth

1.54%

0.66%

1.95%

Sex ratio

933

937

922

Fertility ratio

2.72

1.79

3.58

Any other relevant answers

2+2+2=6.

  • Ø Economic reforms
  • Ø Meaning of globalization
  • Ø Consequences of globalization
  • Ø Positive and negative things (give marks according to evaluation of globalization policy).                           1×6=6

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Posted in 2012, CBSE Sample Paper, Class XI
2 Comments » for Sample Paper CBSE Economics Class XI 2012
  1. shubhi says:

    nyc paper n important question r there

  2. ann says:

    it is reall helpful

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