CBSE Class-12 Exam 2019 : Marking Scheme, English Elective (C&N)

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CBSE Class-12 Exam 2019 : Marking Scheme

Question Paper, English Elective


CBSE Class-12 Exam 2019 : English Elective (C) (101)

Series SGN – Set - 4

CODE NO. 212

ALL INDIA SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (CLASS XII)

May 2019

MARKING SCHEME ENGLISH ELECTIVE (C) (101)

 

SECTION A (READING)

TOTAL MARKS 20

1

COMPREHENSION PASSAGE

10  MARKS

 

The   question   has   been   designed   to   test   a   student’s understanding of the passage and his / her ability to interpret, evaluate and respond to the given passage. As such, content assumes more importance than expression in the answers to these questions.

Please do not hesitate to award full marks if the answer deserves it.

 

 

Objective: To identify and understand main parts of the text.

Note:

-No penalty for spelling and grammatical errors

-Full  marks  to  be  awarded  if  a  student  has  been  able  to identify the core ideas.

-If a student literally lifts a portion of a given passage as an answer to a question, no mark(s) to be deducted for this as long as it is relevant.

-Accept  any  other  answer  equivalent  in  meaning  to  the answers given below.

 

1.1 (a)

Space travel for recreational or leisure purposes

1 mark

(b)

hotels would be built on the moon by the year 2000/families would go for a holiday on the moon in the 21st century

1 mark

(c)

Space Adventures

1 mark

(d)

American businessman, Dennis Tito

1 mark

(e)

-space ports are being constructed

-to make it more affordable, suborbital space travel is being considered

1 mark

(f)

can speed up the process of global warming / ozone layerwould be damaged further and the polar regions would suffer /only a possibility for the super-rich  (any two)

½ + ½ =1 mark

1.2 (a)

(ii) relaxation

1 mark

(b)

(i) reasoned

1 mark

(c)

(iv) assist

1 mark

(d)

(iii) course

1 mark

2 (a)

NOTE MAKING

Objective:  1. To develop the skill of taking down notes.

2. To develop the extracted ideas into a sustained piece of writing.

10 marks

(a)

Distribution of Marks

Title

Abbreviations /Symbols (with / without key) – minimumfour  Content (minimum 3 headings and subheadings, with proper indentation and notes)

1 mark

1 mark

 

4 marks

 

 

 

 

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS

The notes provided below are only guidelines. Any other title, main points and sub points should be accepted if they are indicative of students’ understanding of the given passage and the notes include the main points with suitable and recognisable abbreviations.

Complete sentences should not be accepted as notes. Numbering of points can be indicated in different ways and these should be accepted as long as they follow a consistent pattern.

 

 

Note:

·    If a student has attempted only the summary or the notes, due credit should be given.

·    1 mark allotted for the title to be given if the student has written the title either in Q.2(a) or Q.2(b)

 

 

Title: HYPERTENSION / HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

 

 

1.   Causes of High Blood Pressure and its effects

1.1 unhealthy increase in BP

1.2 narrow arteries increase resistance to flow of blood

1.2.1    high BP can cause heart disease

2.    Symptoms of hypertension-silent condition

2.1 headache

2.2 shortness of breath

2.3 nose bleed

2.4  dizziness

2.5 chest pain

2.5.1 could be fatal

3.    Types of hypertension

3.1 primary hypertension

3.1.1   no particular cause

3.1.2   factors-genes/physical changes/environ’t

3.2 secondary hypertension

3.2.1. caused by side effects of medication /

3.2.2   consumption of alcohol / drugs

3.2.3 adrenal gland prob.

3.3 more severe than prim. hypertension

4.    Diagnosis of hypertension

4.1 through blood pressure read’g.

4.2 urine / blood test / cholesterol screen / ECG / ultrasound

4.3 helps in identifying secondary issues

4.4 to assess the impact on other organs

4.5 early treatment reduces lasting damage

4.6 avoids complications of hypertension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 marks

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CBSE Class-12 Exam 2019 : English Elective (N)

SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION

May 2019

MARKING SCHEME ENGLISH (ELECTIVE) (N) CLASS XII CODE NO. 28

 

SUGGESTED VALUE POINTS

 

 

SECTION A: READING

20 marks

1(A)

OBJECTIVE: Testing comprehension of an unseen passage

 

 

COMPREHENSION PASSAGE

NOTE: No mark(s) should be deducted for mistakes in usage and grammar, spelling,or word limit. Full marks may be awarded if a student has been able to identify the core ideas. If a student literally lifts a portion of the given passage as an answer to a question, no mark(s) to be deducted for this as long as it is relevant.

10 marks

 

(a)

-    the home of money lender/ Lala Ram Lal

-    sikh temple

-    mosque

(any two)

½ + ½ =1 mark

(b)

at the western end of the village

1 mark

(c)

goods trains/ slow passenger trains

1 mark

(d)

the local deity, the ‘deo’

1 mark

(e)

rivers change their moods with seasons/ change their course without warning

1 mark

(f)

food, betel leaves, cigarrete, tea, biscuits and sweetmeats

1 mark

(g)

waves a green flag, lights the lamps in the evening and brings them back in the morning

½ + ½ =1 mark

(h)

the whistle of and puffing of engines, the banging of buffers, the clanking of iron couplings

½ + ½=1 mark

(i)

narrow

1 mark

(j)

sluggishly

1 mark

1(B)

OBJECTIVE: Interpretation and appreciation of an unseen poem

 

 

COMPREHENSION PASSAGE

NOTE: No mark(s) should be deducted for mistakes in usage and grammar, spelling,or word limit. Full marks may be awarded if a student has been able to identify the core ideas. If a student literally lifts a portion of the given passage as an answer to a question, no mark(s) to be deducted for this as long as it is relevant.

 

10 marks

(a)

change is constant and inevitable; the old is replaced by the ‘new’the world is moving

1 +1=2 marks

(b)

pray for his soul to rest in peace remember his behaviour and good deeds etc

1 +1=2 marks

(c)

Simile

2 marks

(d)

humans have brains/ wisdom they can pray

1 +1=2 marks

(e)

yielding friend

2 marks

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