(Download) CBSE Class-12 2016-17 Sample Paper And Marking
Time: 3 Hours
There are 22 general questions.
Questions No. 1 – 7 are very short-answer questions
carrying 1 mark each. Answer to each of these questions should not exceed 40
Questions No. 8 – 13 are short-answer questions carrying
3 marks each. Answer to each of these questions should not exceed 80 – 100
Questions No. 14 – 20 are long-answer questions carrying
5 marks each. Answer to each of these questions should not exceed 150 words.
Questions No. 21 – 22 are related to identification or
locating and labelling of geographical features on maps, carrying 5 marks
Outline maps of the World and India provided to you must
be attached within your answer-book.
Use of templates or stencils for drawing outline maps is
All questions are compulsory.
1 How is density of population of a region calculated? 1
2 How has India emerged as a leading country in medical
3 Maharashtra has emerged as the leading sugar producer in
India. Give two reasons.
4 Who are called red collar workers? 1
5 Mention any two characteristics of sub-urbanisation. ½+½=1
6 Which port is situated on the mouth of Zuari estuary? 1
7 Name any two areas of high latitudes where hunting and food
gathering is practiced.
8 “The knowledge about nature is extremely important to
develop technology”. Support this statement by giving three examples.
9 Urban waste disposal in major metropolitan cities of India
has become a major cause of concern in recent years. How can we overcome this
10 Explain any three characteristics of clustered rural
settlements of India. 3x1=3
11 Study the diagram given below and answer the questions: