CBSE Board Class 12 Home Science Previous Year Question Papers 2010

CBSE Board Previous Year Question Papers 2010 for Class 12 Home Science

Time : 2½ Hours] [Maximum Marks : 85
Note : 1. All  questions are compulsory.
2. The marks are indicated against each question.
3. Multiple choice questions carry  one  mark each.

1. Cuts at the corner of the mouth are typical symptom of deficiency
of : 1
(A) Vitamin A (B) Vitamin B
(C) Vitamin C (D) Vitamin D

2. The first step in laundering is : 1
(A) Soaking (B) Rinsing
(C) Brushing (D) Sorting

3. Non-stick pans have a coating of : 1
(A) Steel (B) Copper
(C) Teflon (D) Brass

4. Which of the following is the strongest weave ? 1
(A) Plain weave (B) Basket weave
(C) Twill weave (D) Satin weave

5. Agmark is the standard mark given to : 1
(A) Tinned fruits and vegetables
(B) Packed cereals and pulses
(C) Packed edible oils
(D) Biscuits

6. Carrying out activities according to plans is called : 1
(A) Organising (B) Implementing
(C) Checking (D) Evaluation

7. The basis for making choices in our decisions, actions and behaviour
is due to our : 1
(A) Personality (B) Independent thinking
(C) Goals (D) Values

8. Give any  two types of dyes and the type of fabrics on which they
can be used. 2

9. Mention  four changes that take place in a pregnant woman’s body
in the second trimester of pregnancy. 2

10. Explain the method of removing old tea stains from coloured cotton
garment and white cotton garment. 2

11. How can you do ‘Water Harvesting’ in your home ? 2

12. There are so many incidences of disrespect and disobedience in
our society. What kind of education is needed to improve this
situation ? 2

13. Suggest to Rita  four avenues of employment available after getting
education in the field of Dress-designing. 2

14. Suggest  four ways by which we can control soil pollution in our
surroundings. 2

15. Mention  four malpractices used by shopkeepers while measuring
fabrics. 2

16. Explain the principle on which Sulabh Shauchalaya works. Also
mention  two advantages of Sulabh Shauchalaya. 3

17. Who  i s  a  ‘Consumer ’   ?  State  the  four  r e s p o n s i b i l i t i e s   o f   a
consumer. 3

18. Give reasons for the following : 3
(a) Parboiled rice is better than ordinary rice.
(b) Curd has more nutrition than cheese.
(c) Idli is more nutritious than boiled rice.

19. Name the cleaning agents you will use for :
(i) Kitchen tiles;
(ii) Plastic mug; and
(iii) Metal garden chairs. 3

20. How will you educate your friend about the ways by which AIDS
virus spreads ? 3

21. “Principles of development are the same for all children, yet all
children are different.” Do you agree with this statement ? Give
reasons. 3

22. “Electricity can be our friend, but only if used carefully.” Mention
six ways by which we can ensure this. 3

23. Suggest  six ways by which your friend can make her small hostel
room more spacious. 3

24. Explain with examples how colour and flavour of certain foods
changes on cooking. Name  two foods that will last longer after
cooking. 3

25. Sugges t   ten ways by which we can prevent communicable
diseases. 5

26. List down at least  eight  community resources available where you
live. Discuss any  one with examples. 5

27. Point out what is wrong with the following diet :
“Chapati and Cauliflower Potato Vegetable.”
Suggest at least  four corrections that can be made in this menu
with reasons. 5

28. Differentiate between Dipping and Sponging as methods of stainremoval. 5

29. State the various types of development. Explain any  one in detail. 5

30. List down all the activities involved in the management process
for a family’s plan to go for a picnic. 5

31. Nikita, a 17-year old girl, prefers to take advice from her friends (peers) than from her parents. Why do you think it
happens ? Explain with examples. 5