Kerala Plus One Economics Previous Year Question Paper 2017
|Sample Paper Set||2017|
|Category||Plus One Previous Year Question Papers|
Time Allowed: 2 hours
Cool off time: 15 Minutes
Maximum Marks: 60
General Instructions to Candidates
- There is a ‘cool off time’ of 15 minutes in addition to the writing time of 2 hrs.
- Your are not allowed to write your answers nor to discuss anything with others during the ‘cool off time’.
- Use the ‘cool off time’ to get familiar with the questions and to plan your answers.
- Read questions carefully before you answering.
- All questions are compulsory and only internal choice is allowed.
- When you select a question, all the sub-questions must be answered from the same question itself.
- Calculations, figures and graphs should be shown in the answer sheet itself.
- Malayalam version of the questions is also provided.
- Give equations wherever necessary.
- Electronic devices except non programmable calculators are not allowed in the Examination Hall.
Worker population ratio is……………
a. Population / Worker
b. Worker / Population
c. Population / Worker X 100
d. Worker/Population X 100
List any four effects which ‘the miracle seeds’ created in Indian agriculture.
For a classroom discussion Ashna collected the following information about present India.
a. Infant, mortality rate – 45
b. Life expenctancy-66.4
c. Overall literacy level 74.04
d. Compare them with the British period and comments.
Demographic data on birth and death rates in India, a collected and published by………………
d. Labour Bureau
Distinguish between bar diagram and histogram. (Hint: Not to draw diagrams)
The various ranks secured by Merin and Kanchana in four medical entrance examinations are
Calculate the rank correlation and interpret the result.
Find the one which is NOT measured for improving agricultural market system.
a. Adoption of green revolution
b. Assurance of minimum support price
c. Maintenance of buffer stock
d. Public distribution system
a. Name the system of farming that restores, maintain and enhance Ecological balance,
b. Point out any three merits of it.
Prepare an essay on various policies and programs towards poverty alleviation in India. Do you find any faults in the implementation of these programs? Substantiate.
A value of correlation coefficient (r) =+1.2 indicates
a. Perfect+ve correlation
b. High degree of +ve correlation
c. Low degree of +ve correlation
d. Error in calculation
Identify the names of the steps in a project to which you can include the following statistical tools you have studied.
State the two senses in which the word ‘statistics’ is used. Elucidate.
An import substitution policy.
a. Increase in the tax on imported goods
b. Fixing of quotas
c. Enlarge domestic production
d. All of these
a. Name the outcome of the two policy strategies of liberalization and privatization,
b. Do you think that Indian agriculture sector was adversely affected by the reform process? Justify.
State to which country the following demographic features belong to.
(Hint: India, China, or Pakistan)
a. Highest annual growth of population
b. Lowest population density.
c. Less urbanization
d. High fertility rate
Observe the graph. It is……..
a. Uni-modal data
b. Bi-model data
c. Multi-modal data
d. None of these
Calculate the Consumer Price Index (CPI)
“Most of the surveys conducted in India are sample surveys”.
Prepare any three reasons to support the above statement.”
Which is NOT a pair?
a. Tapas Majumdar Committee’ – Education
b. Brundtland Commission – Sustainable development
c. Karve Committee-Agriculture
d. VKRVRao-National income estimation
a. Name the relative measure of standard deviation.
b. Define SD.
c. Calculate the standard deviation from the following data:
Do India faces challenges in the power sector? Elucidate.
For conducting a survey among 200 households, Anumitha has written the names of all 200 households on pieces of paper, mixed well and 20 names are selected one by one. It is
a. Census method
b. Random sampling
c. Nonrandom sampling
d. None of these
While preparing a frequency distribution from the raw data, name the questions we have to address. Briefly, explain in 1 % pages. (Hint: Four steps in the construction of a frequency distribution)
The heights (in cm) of 11 plants in a garden are
a. Choose the mode.
b.Calculate the mean and median height of the plants, by using the equations.
Which one of the following statements is NOT TRUE about the employment sector in India?
a. 93% workers are in the informal sector.
b. 50% of the workers are self-employed.
c. Disguised and seasonal unemployment exist in the Indian farm sector.
d. During 1972-2010 there was a movement of workers from casual wage to self-employment.
Define the term, ‘Sustainable development’. Suggest various strategies for attaining it in two pages.
Express your view in the following aspects with reference to the present human capital formation in India.
a. Education for all
b. Gender equity
c. Higher education
The current and base year prices of a group of commodities are Rs. 180 and Rs. 135 respectively. It shows
a. price is said to have risen by 38.33%
b. price is decreased by 33.33%
c. price is increased by 133.33%
d. none of these