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CBSE Sample Paper of Home Science for Class IX


Class-IX (SA -1) (2010 – 2011)

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TIME : 3 Hrs MM : 80

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Blue Print – Sample Question Paper HOME SCIENCE (code – 064) Class-IX (SA -1) (2010 – 2011)
S.No.Topic/unitMCQ(1)SA-I (2)SA-II (3)LA (4)Total
1.Concept & scope of Hsc.1(1)1(2)1(3)3(6)
2.Family-unit of society2(2)3(6)2(6)1(4)8(18)
3.Food,its relation to health2(2)3(6)2(6)1(4)8(18)
4.Methods of cooking3(3)4(8)3(9)-10(20)
5.Functions of home2(2)3(6)2(6)1(4)8(18)
SAMPLE QUESTION PAPER HOME SCIENCE (code – 064) Class-IX (SA -1) (2010 – 2011)Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 80General Instructions:All questions are compulsory*                     There are 37 questions in all. Question nos 1 to 10 carry one mark each (MCQ) where one correct option is to be marked, question nos. 11 to 24 carry 2 marks each and have to be answered in 10 to 20 words, question nos 25 to 34 carry 3 marks each and have to be answered in 20-30 words and question nos. 35 to 37 carry 4 marks each and have to be answered in 30-50 words.*                     Support your answer with suitable examples wherever requiredFollowing are incomplete statements. Four alternatives are given at the end of each state­ment.Choose the correct alternative to complete the respective statement.1.            After specializing in Food and Nutrition one can become aa)            designerb)            dieticianc)            interior decoratord)            counselor2.            Reasons for break in joint family is nota.        Industrializationb.        Globalizationc.        Urbanizationd.        Education3.            When a family insists on having a common dinner time for every body it is only trying to fulfilla)            social function of foodb)            psychological function of foodc)            physiological function of foodd)            protective function of food4.            The most important reason for an old couple living alone, in a cottage to a cooperative flat isa)            larger space and securityb)            security and easy managementc)           lot of facilities and friendly neighborhoodd)           friendly neighborhood and larger space5.            Crisp texture in food is achieved when it isa)           fried or bakedb)           boiled or friedc)           steamed or boiledd)           baked or steamed6.            While roasting a food see that heat is applied to food froma)            top and bottomb)            bottom and sidesc)            sides and topd)            all sides7.            The method used for preparing chappatis isa)            bakingb)            roastingc)            grillingd)            toasting8.            The best way to cook rajmah is toa)            add soda while boilingb)            soak overnight and then add soda while boilingc)            soak overnight and then boil in a pand)            soak overnight and then boil in a pressure cooker9.            A good way to provide ventilation in a room is to place the windowsa.        diagonally on opposite wallb.        opposite each otherc.        at adjoining walld.        on same wall10.         Open drains are a health hazard as theya)            are breeding place for mosquitoesb)            look uglyc)            emit foul smelld)            do not let the water flow easily
  1. Suggest two wage and two self employment opportunities for your sister who wants to specialize in food and nutrition.
  2. What are four reasons for our government to promote small family norm?
  3. Compare the needs of a family at the first and third stage of their lives.
  4. Argue two ways in which a joint family system inculcates dependence in its members.
    1. Name two important components which are necessary to explain the meaning of ‘balanced diet’.
    2. Give two examples of non-food items and justify why you consider them to be non-food items.
    3. What are four physiological functions of ‘food’.
    4. Differentiate between the process of roasting peanuts and a brinjal.
    5. Give two reasons for shallow frying and name two food items which can be shallow fried.
    6. What are two important requirements of baking and why?
    7. Develop a set of instructions for deep frying a food.
    8. How does your house help you to perform any four social functions.
    9. Make a checklist of four points which can help ensure good lighting and ventilation in a house.
    10. Mention four requirements in a house which are necessary for its protective functions.
    11. Justify with three arguments as to why home science is relevant for both boys and girls.
    12. Write three disadvantages of living in a large nuclear family.
      1. Identify the second stage of life cycle and mention four typical needs of a family, during this stage of its life.
      2. Suggest three indicators each on the basis of which you would evaluate the physical and mental health of your classmates.
      3. Explain the impact of intake of food on health.
        1. Identify the method of cooking used for preparing idlis and state two advantages and two disadvantages of this method.
        2. Explain three changes that occur in food when it is boiled and roasted.
        3. Compare boiling of food under pressure and in a covered pan.
          1. Suggest categories for classifying your kitchen waste and mention two typical characteristics of each type
          2. Examine the similarities of human waste disposal through a pit latrine and sulabh shauchalaya.
            1. Mention some positive qualities children develop due to living in a nuclear family. Support your answer with appropriate reasons.
            2. Explain the social and emotional functions of food.
            3. Identify four ways in which water is wasted in your house. Suggest adequate remedies.
MARKING SCHEME HOME SCIENCE (code – 064)Class IX Term-I (2010-2011)Time: 3hours M.M.: 80
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  11. Wage employment-
i.       chef,ii.      food analyst,iii.     any other (any two) Self employment-i.       cater food,ii.      run cookery classes.iii.     Any other (any two)                                                                                                                                             [Y2 x4=2]12.     i.   Helps to maintain better standard of livingii.      Save on resourcesiii.     Leads to longevityiv.    More educationv.      Prevents pollutionvi.    Any other (any four)                                                                                                                                            [1/2 x4=2]13.     i.   First stage– need accommodation, Furniture, Utensils, etc., to set up the house: needopportunities for entertainment- eating out, meeting friends and go to movies; any other (any two)ii. Third stage- medicines, things for comfort, spectacles, finances for major treatment, house on ground floor/lift, need company and help to do daily chores in and outside the house, any other (any two)                                                                                                                            [!4 x4=2]14.     i.   Somebody is always available to take over when something serious happensii.     There are deep emotional bonds even in cousins who are willing to provide support Hence one never needs to do anything aloneiii.    Any other (any two)                                                                                                                                               [1×2=2]15.     i.   include all food groups/nutrientsii.  in adequate amounts                                                                                                                                               [1×2=2]16.   Non-food-i.      mud,ii.     glass,iii.    wood,iv.    blade, any other, (any two) Reasons-i.       cannot be digested,ii.      cannot be assimilatediii.     does not keep the body well (any two)                                                                                                    [1/4×4=2]17.     i.     Bodybuildingii.      Protective foodsiii.     Regulatory
iv.    Energy giving                                                                                                                                                      [14×4=2]
i.   Roasted on a tava/pan- indirect heati.    roasted directly over fire
ii. No nutrient loss.ii.    More nutrient loss
iii. Food becomes more crisp and digestibleiii.   Food becomes soft.
(Any two differences)                                                                                                                                              [ !4 x4=2]19.     Reasons for shallow frying :i.       food appetizingii.      easy handlingiii.     needs very little oiliv.    any other (any two)Food items which can be shallow fried:i.       alootikkis,ii.      paranthas,iii.     any other (any two)                                                                                                                                             [!4×4=2]20.     i.     Need to put in an insulated boxii.      Reason-to prevent escape of heatiii.     To keep constant temperatureiv.    Reason- gives undesirable effect with uneven temperature                                                     [ V2 x4=2]21.     i.     Use a skillet and perforated ladle to turn food overii.      Fill the skillet with enough oiliii.     Heat it to smoking pointiv.    Add enough food for frying so that temperature falls and fry to golden brown    [ Vz x4=2]22.     i.     Entertain guests/friends/social interactionii.      Live and interact with familyiii.     Learn social mannerismiv.    Learn cooperation, communication, negotiation, getting along, etc.v.      Any other (Any four)                                                                                                                                         [14×4=2]23.     i.     Lighting- is there enough natural light/sun coming from outside/ are there enoughwindows?ii.      Are the rooms well lit/ enough bulbs and tubes/ CFL bulbs and tubesiii.     Light not too strong/fall directly in eyes/light from left side for studying Ventilation-iv.    Keep windows openv.      Cross ventilation/windows on opposite wallsvi.    Enough windows ventilators/ exhaust fans provided (any four)                                              [ V2 x4=2]24.     For protection from theft, fire, rain, sun, flood, etc.i.       Grills on windows/doorsii.      Strong locks iii.     Roof not leakingiv.    Shades for sunlight protectionv.      Sound electric wiring/ change worn out wires periodicallyvi.    Built on raised plotvii.   Any other (any four)                                                                                                                              [1/2x4=2] (2)25.  Familiarizes with following areas which are equally relevant for both the sexesi.       Helps independence to prepare nutritious mealsii.      Trains for minor repairs and washing and ironing skillsiii.     Helps in managing resourcesiv.    Familiarizes with first aid and nursingv.      any other (any three)                                                                                                                                            [1 x3=3]26.no privacyi.      shortage of resourcesii.     since there is always somebody available independence and self confidence are rare v. jealousy and conflict show upv.   Any other (any three)                                                                                                                                            [ 1 x3=3]
expanding stage Needs                                                                                                                                 (1/4 mark)ii.      requirements of babies- milk bottles, bath tub, toys, crib, etc.iii.     children education- school fees,iv.    transport,v.      hobby classesvi.    clothes – keep getting shortvii.   any other (Any five)                                                                                                                                          ( 1/2×6=3)28.  Physical health-i.       activeii.      energeticiii.     good postureiv.    bright eyesv.      clean breathvi.    shiny hair,vii.   good appetiteviii.  sound sleepix.    not fall sickx.      any other (any three) Mental healthi.       alertii.      freedom from tensionsiii.     able to comprehend/understandiv.    relaxedv.      any other (any three)                                                                                                                                       ( 1/4×6=3)29.     i.   nutritious food helps to remain healthy/ not fall sick, and have proper growth anddevelopmentii.      if / miss meals/ dieting- fall sick, suffer from deficiency diseasesiii.     if eat junk food-become obeseiv.    any other (any three)Elaborate these points                                                                                                                                                  [1 x3=3]30.     i.   Method-steaming                                                                                                                                                                 [1] Advantages-(i)     Food light and digestible(ii)    No loss of nutrients(iii)   Any other (any two)                                                                                                                                                 [1/4×2] Disadvantages-(i)     Slow(ii)    Bland/unappetizing(iii)   Any other (any two)                                                                                                                                                 [1/4×2]31.     Boiling:i.       Softii.      Chewableiii.     Changes colour Roastingiv.    Appetisng/good flavourv.      Appealing colourvi.    Crisp from outside and soft from inside                                                                                                   [1/4 x6=3]
i.    Fast/save fueli.     Slow/ wastes fuel
ii.   Temperature-120 degree Cii.    100 degree C
iii.  May break shape of foodiii.   Retain shape
iv.   Save nutrientsiv.    May loose nutrients
3334.(Any three differences)                                                                                                                                            [ 1/4 x6=3]ReasonsKitchen wastes can bei.       non-biodegradable, like plastic bags, glassii.      Biodegradable like vegetable peels, egg shells,                                                                                      [1/4×2] CharacteristicsNon-biodegradablethese do not disintegrate hence difficult to dispose off; look ugly if left aroundi.       need either recycling or reused by dissolvingii.      any other (any two)                                                                                                                                                 [%x2] Biodegradableit decomposes quickly; produce bad smell if not disposed offi.     can be used to produce manureii.    any other (any two)                                                                                                                                                  [1/4×2]Both are low costi.      Both are safe for disposal of wasteii.     Both need little or no water for disposal v. Both can be constructed in small space /   Any other (any three)(Elaborate these points)[1×3=3]35.  i.   more personal attention given to each member and given chance to prove oneself hence positive self concept develops.ii.      focus on family and children hence children get individual attentioniii.     children learn to take responsibility and become independentiv.    children learn to manage within meansv.      any other(Elaborate these with adequate reasoning) (any four)                                                                           [ Vz x8=4]36.    Social functioni.            Enables people to sit together and eat. This gives satisfaction.ii.           At gatherings such as weddings, birthdays parties, food serves as an instrument for developing social relationships.iii.          Depending upon the degree of formality of relationships, the menu planned would be more elaborate if the guests are formal.iv.          Sharing of food is a token of friendship;v.           Serving of favourite dishes is an expression of attention and recognitionvi.         A person’s social status is known through the food served.vii.        Any other (any four)Emotional function Food satisfies certain emotional needs of the human beingi.            Food which is nutritionally adequate may not always give a sense of satisfaction to the consumer..ii.           Food provides an outlet for stress. A difficult examination in school may cause a child to eat less or not at all.iii.          An adolescent with no friends may try to compensate by eating more, thereby satisfying needs.iv.          children who are and lonely, may make demands for food , just to gain attention.v.           Mood of a person is elevated by the type of food served. An outing for special treat lifts up the spirit of a person.vi.         Any other (any four)                                                                                                                                      [ 14 x8=4]37.    i.      Taps open to the full capacity while washing dishes/clothes/brushing teeth/shavingii.           Water pipe is used to wash cars/floorsiii.          Using shower for bathingiv.         Taps leakv.           In case of intermittent supply water stored is thrown away to fill fresh watervi.         Any other (any four) Suggestions:i.            Use bucket and mug for bathingii.           If leaking immediately get taps repairediii.          Open taps to half capacity while washing dishesiv.         Take water in a bucket to wash cars.v.           Take water in a mug while brushing and keep taps closedvi.         Use electronic taps.vii.        Use stored water to finish jobs like washing clothes and utensil orforwatering plantsviii.       Any other (any four)                                                                                                                                      [ 14 x8=4]12