Subject

Home Science

Class

CBSE Class 12

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 Multiple Choice QuestionsShort Answer Type

1.

State two reasons to justify the price of a costly fabric.


Price of a fabric depends on the -

  1. The width of the fabric, more width more expensive.
  2. Quality of fabric, more the better quality more expensive.

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2.

Write the difference between growth and development?


Growth Development
Growth shows quantitative change i.e. change in height weight etc. In development, we observe qualitative and quantitative changes.
Growth is due to cell division in a living organism. Development is observed by behavioural changes.
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3.

Analyse any four conditions on the basis of which an entire lot of apple jam can declare as adulterated by food safety and standard Association of India (FSSAI).


Conditions are:

  1. Apples used to prepare jam are rotten.
  2. Jam Prepared under unhygienic conditions.
  3. Too much-permitted colour/preservative used.
  4. An unpermitted preservative or unpermitted colours are used.
  5. Jam not prepared according to prescribed. Standards of FSSAI.

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4.

Identify any four physical changes in adolescent girls and list.


During adolescence following physical changes occur in girls - 

  1. Increase in height and weight
  2. Menstruation i.e. onset of monthly periods.
  3. Underarm and pubic hair
  4. Increase in breast
  5. Rounding of hips

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5.

You are in class XII. Write four tasks you will be required to perform to adjust better in the next stage ( Early/young adulthood)


To adjust better to life after XII one should - 

  1. Achieve autonomy
  2. Develop emotional stability.
  3. Find intimacy
  4. Establish a career
  5. Adjustment a career
  6. Adjustment to marriage.

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6.

Give two reasons to maintain the household account by a family.


Maintaining household accounts -

  1. Helps the money to last the entire month.
  2. It can help to reduce wasteful expenditure.

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7.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has recently revised the recommended daily allowances (RDA) for certain nutrients. What is the revised calcium requirement for a normal and pregnant woman?


Recommended daily dietary allowance of calcium for a normal adult lady is 600 mg/day. For a pregnant woman 1200 mg/day.

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8.

Ramesh lives in a village. Write the two advantages that you will tell him about the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).


MGNREGA provides at least 100 days guaranteed wage employment in each financial year.

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9.

Sudha has studied Home Science in Class XII as one of the subjects. She wants to pursue further education in the same field. Suggest her any two options for the same.


Sudha can do -

  1. B.Sc Home Science
  2. Hons. Degree in  Home science
  3. Diploma in bakery or Confectionery

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10.

Culture, media, food practices and food availability have a strong influence on the meal planning of a family. Support this statement with the help of one example each.


(i) Culture - Traditions and festival e.g Gujiya is made on Holi, during Navratras Kuttu ka atta is used.

(ii) Media hype created by media/ advertisement youngsters want to order that which is the latest trends.

(iii) Food Practices - Traditional foods practice of adding jaggery in all food in Gujarat.

(iv) Food availability depends on region. For example, coconut used in all meals in coastal areas.

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