(Download) CBSE Class-12 2016-17 Sample Paper And Marking
1 State the Liebig’s law of minimum. 1
2 What is post-harvest technology? 1
3 What is swarming in honey bee? 1
4 Why landscaping is beneficial in urban area? 1
5 Name one fungal disease of honey bee.
6 What are the differences between macronutrients and
7 Write any two criteria regarding an element as essential plant
8 Justify the reason behind the use of thermal processing during
food processing and preservation. 2
9 Packaging is an important consideration in food processing and
value addition. Justify. 2
10 What is vermicomposting? Why is it recommended to be used in
the fields? 2
11 a. What are the components of Insect Pest Management?
b. Explain mechanical method of pest control.
c. Explain biological pest control with two examples.
12 Summarize the function and deficiency symptoms of boron and
13 Pre cooling of the produce soon after their harvest is one of
the important components of the cool chain, which ultimately affect the shelf
life of the produce. List the various methods of pre-cooling and describe any
14 Explain the zero energy cool chamber. Explain its importance
in rural areas. 5
15 a. Develop a plan to set up a nursery with an area of 0.2 ha.
b. Identify the major problem associated with the packing, handling and
marketing of plant sapling.
16 a. What is organic farming?
b. What is organic certification?
c. What are the Government policies promoting organic farming in India?
d. Explain the important characteristics of organic farming
17 a. Define cut flower
b. Explain the factors which influence the longevity of cut flowers.
c. Discuss the various ways to improve the post-harvest life and quality of cut
18. How can you plan button mushroom production taking into account the
a. Agro-climatic requirement
b. Varieties/ strains
d. Harvesting and yield
e. Important pest and diseases