(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper And Marking Scheme 2017-18 : Agriculture

(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper And Marking Scheme 2017-18 : Agriculture

General instructions: 1) All questions are compulsory.

2) Marks of each question is indicated against it.

 

Q. No.

Question

Marks

1

What is luxury consumption?

1

2

Traditionally potato chips are stored after drying. Justify the reason behind removal of moisture during its preparation.

1

3

What is vermicomposting?

1

4

Neem is a very good bio pesticide. The insecticidal property of neem is due to

presence of which active principle ingredient?

 

1

5

Write down the name of two species of honey bees which can be used in

commercial bee keeping.

 

1

6

What is kitchen gardening?

 

1

7

Where is National Centre for Mushroom located in India?

 

1

8

When was Plant Nursery Registration Act was enforced in India?

 

1

9

How presence of a lawn around the place of living or work is beneficial to the

people?

 

1

10

How can organic farming improve soil productivity?

Or

Write two objectives of National Project on Organic Farming(NPOF).

 

 

2

11

Discuss the advantages of using sulfur dioxide as preservative.

2

12

Define food additive. How is it different from ‘food preservative’.

2

13

Define Field Capacity.

2

14

Enlist four value added products that can be made from cereals.

2

15

What are the principles of food preservation?

3

16

Gulkhand  and  rose  water  are  two  important  processed  flower  products.

Describe the process of their preparation.

3

17

Explain the process of preparation of mango pickle.

3

18

Various  methods  are  employed  to  dry  flowers  and  foliage.  Describe  any  three

methods

 

3

19

Justify  the  reason  behind  pre  cooling  in  harvested  fruits  and  vegetables

before their storage?

 

3

20

Mention the common methods of packaging adopted in food preservation.

3

21

Describe drip irrigation system.

Or

Write advantages and limitation of sprinkler irrigation system.

 

3

22

Explain the functions and deficiency symptoms of nitrogen and phosphorus.

2.5+2.5=5

23

Draw the layout plan for a kitchen garden with an area of 40 m2. What are

the advantages of kitchen garden?

Or

What are the important Government Schemes for the promotion of organic farming in our country?

 

2+2=5

24

Define flush in respect of mushroom cultivation. Write the names of most

commonly cultivated mushrooms in India.

2+2 = 5

25

Explain the concept and components of Integrated Nutrient Management?

Or

Explain the constraints in bio fertilizer technology.

5

26

Enumerate the importance of plant nurseries in India.

5

27

Describe various methods of  sowing/transplanting of grasses during lawn

making.

Or

Describe the nutritional status of mushroom.

5

 

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