# CBSE Board Economics Sample Papers for Class 11

Sample Paper
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.Write note on:
a)SENSEX
b)NIFTY

10.Calculate median from the following data set.         3
Mark in Hindi           No of students
0-10                            5
10-20                          15
20-30                          18
30-40                          12
40-50                          20
50-60                          15
60-70                           7
70-80                           3

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

12.Describe structure of project report.        4

13.Discuss the kinds and degrees of correlation?

14.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.

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

INDIAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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

17.What do you mean by privatization?        1

18.What is 'poverty line’?          1

19.What do you mean by under employment?       1

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

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

22.Discuss the green revolution and its consequences.      3

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

24.Discuss the importance of non- farming employment?

25.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 Gandhi ji.   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

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