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XII - STANDARD QUESTION PAPER DESIGN BOTANY

Subject : Botany Time allowed : 3.00 Hrs 1. Weightage to learning outcome S.No. 1 2 3 4 Categories Knowledge Understanding Application Skill Total Marks 69 92 58 11 230 Percent 30 40 25 05 100 Maximum Marks : 150

Note : 1. Total mark is 230 inclusive of choice. 2. While preparing question paper, there may be variation in weightage of categories from 2 to 5 percent. 2. Weightage to various types of questions Marks for each question 1 3 5 10 Total number of questions 30 20 12 08 70 No. of questions to be answered 30 15 07 04 56

Sl.No. 1. 2. 3. 4.

Type of Questions Section A (MCQ) Section B (VSA) Section C (SA) Section D (LA) Total

Total marks 30 45 35 40 150

MCQ Multiple Choice Question, VSA Very Short Answer, SA Short Answer and LA Long Answer Note : 1. While preparing multiple choice questions, the question paper setter should not give options like none of the above and both A and B. 2. The options to be given are selected only from the text contents. Avoid unfamiliar, irrelevant and non-textual matter. 3. There should not be any ambiguous options and there must be only one appropriate answer among the four alternatives. 4. Questions are to be framed in such a manner that the candidates should write the VSA within 3 minutes, SA within 6 minutes and LA within 15 minutes.

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Weightage to units Marks MCQ 7 5 4 3 8 3 30 VSA 12 03 09 06 24 06 60 SA 10 15 10 10 10 5 60 LA 20 10 10 10 20 10 80 Total marks 49 33 33 29 62 24 230

Units Taxonomy of Angiosperms Anatomy Cell Biology and Genetics Biotechnology Plant Physiology Biology in Human Welfare Total

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Levels of questions S.No. 1 2 3 Level of questions Easy type Average level Difficult level Percent 50 40 10

Note : 1. The level of difficulty varies from individual to individual. The question paper should be a balanced one on the basis of general expectations from the group as a whole. 2. The question paper setter is strictly instructed to follow this design of question and there should not be any deviation.

XII STANDARD QUESTION PAPER DESIGN BOTANY


Time allowed : 03.00 Hrs
Unit No. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Knowledge VSA SA 3 5 (1) (1) 3 5 (1) (1) 3 (1) 3 (1) 3 (4) 69 5 (1) 5 (3)

Total marks including options : 230 Total marks for actual number of questions to be answered 150
MCQ 1 (4) 1 (1) 1 (2) 1 (2) 1 (2) 1 (1) 1 (12) LA 10 (2) 10 (1) 10 (3) MCQ 1 (2) 1 (4) 1 (1) 1 (5) 1 (2) 1 (14) Understanding VSA SA 3 (1) 3 (1) 3 (3) 3 (1) 3 (6) 92 5 (1) 5 (1) 5 (1) 5 (1) 5 (4) LA 10 (1) 10 (1) 10 (1) 10 (1) 10 (4) MCQ 1 (1) 1 (2) 1 (3) Application VSA SA 3 5 (2) (1) 5 (1) 3 (2) 3 5 (1) (1) 3 (4) 3 (1) 3 5 (10) (3) 58 LA 10 (1) 10 (1) MCQ 1 (1) 1 (1) Skill VSA SA 11 5 (1) 5 (1) 5 (2) LA Total Marks 49 33 33 29 62 24 230 (70) 230

Content Taxonomy of Angiosperms Anatomy Cell Biology and Genetics Biotechnology Plant Physiology Biology in Human Welfare Total Total

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1. MCQ Multiple Choice Question, VAS Very Short Answer, SA Short Answer and LA Long Answer. 2. As the scope for framing questions under the categories such as understanding and application in this subjects is meager, the question paper setter has to choose additional questions from other categories. 3. Figures within the brackets represent the number of questions and the figures outside the brackets represent marks. 4. (i) Number of one mark MCQs is 30 and to be answered is all. There is no choice. (ii) Number of three marks questions to be answered is 15 out of 20. (iii) Number of five marks questions to be answered is 7 out of 12. Answer to one five mark question is compulsory. The compulsory question is the choice of question paper setter. (iv) Number of ten marks questions to be answered is 4 out of 8 open choice. 5. The ten marks question may be a straight single question or it may be split up into two five marks questions.