CBSE Board Class 11 Economics Previous Year Question Papers 2009


CBSE Board Previous Year Question Papers 2009 for Class 11 Economics

Previous Paper – 2009
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.

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

10.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

11.What are the qualities of a good questionnaire?        4

12.Describe structure of project report.        4

13.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? 

14.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

15.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

16.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

17.What are the three pillars of economic reforms?       1

18.What do you mean by privatization?        1

19.What is 'poverty line’?          1

20.What do you mean by under employment?       1

21.What is the present growth rate of Indian economy?      1

22.Discuss the important features of India’s demography during the British period?   3

23.Discuss the green revolution and its consequences.      3

24.What are the causes of poverty in India?        3

25.Discuss the importance of non- farming employment?
             OR
      Identify some major challenges of power sector in India?   3

26.How do you explain seasonal unemployment in agricultural?     3

27.What are the common goals of Indian five year plans?      4

28.Which are the important sources of human capital formation?
            OR
       What are the similarities and dissimilarities between physical capital and human capital?  4

29.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

30.“Earth provides everything for every man’s but not for every man’s greed” interpret this famous statement of Gandhiji.          6

31.“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

32.Discuss the gains and pains of globalization.       6