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Exam : AISSE Home Science
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CBSE Home Science Sample Paper

General instructions :
All questions are compulsory

1. Resources like skill and time are classified as
a) human resources b) material resources

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c) psychological resources d) shared resources
2. Real income means flow of
a) satisfaction b) goods and services c) money d) goods
3. Money income can be increased by
a. Living in own house b. putting money in piggy bank
c. renting renting your house d. borrowing books from library.
4. Income of a family is influenced by
a) size of the family b) status of the family c) locality in which the family lives
5. Community resources are
a) skills and money b) knowledge and skills c) transport and material goods

6. One should not buy from a roadside vendor as he may
a. not give you a bill b. sell expensive goods c. bargain prices d. all the above
7.Cotton can get damaged by
a) perspiration and carpet beetles. b) silver fish and perspiration
8. On a care label of a garment, a circle underlined with a horizontal
a) dry flat b) tumble dry c dry clean with special care d) machine wash only.
9. Grease stains are removed by using
a) methylated spirit b) borax c) lemon d) oxalic acid
10. Hot water is used to remove stains of
a) blood b) tea c) ball point d) ink
11. Kneading and squeezing method is used to wash garments made of all but
a. Rayon b. Cottonc. Silk d. wool
12. List any four characteristics of energy as a resource.
13. Why is it important to keep some money aside each month?
14. Suggest two ways each to increase your family’s indirect and psychic income.
15. List any four problems faced by consumers in context to prices.
16. Identify four ways in which labels can mislead the consumers.
17. Write four points you will keep in mind while soaking clothes ?
18. list any two things each which can damage silk and cotton when stored
19. What four instructions would you give your sister for applying blue
20. Describe suction method of washing clothes .How is it differen
21. Your mother washes clothes once a week. On what basis
22. Draw symbols to indicate the size, washing, ironing
23. Rita is not satisfied with the hem of her new skirt .
24. Suggest a suitable fabric to be worn in summers.
25. suggest any six ways your mother can save
26. Recall any six factors which can affect the expenditure of y
28. What are six common malpractices a chemist generally adopts

Home Science Syllabus :
Unit I: Concept of Home Science and its Scope 05 Periods
(i) Evolution of the discipline of Home Science
(ii) Five major areas
(iii) Relevance in improving the quality of life

Unit II : Human development: life span approach (Part I) 40 Periods
(i) Introduction to different stages infancy, early childhood, childhood, adolescence, adulthood and old age
(a) Infancy (birth to 2 years): Physical – height, weight and body proportions; motor development Social and Emotional development; expression of emotions, socialization; Cognitive and Language development during 0-3 months, 3-6 months , 6-9 months, 9-12 months and 1-2 years (milestones only);
(b) Early childhood (3-6 years): characteristics
(c) Childhood (7-11 years): behavioural problems of children and suggestive measures
(ii) Protection from preventable disease:
(a) Immunization –
(i) concept and types (natural and acquired),
(ii) breast feeding (one of the ways to develop natural immunity);
(iii) immunization chart;
(b) Symptoms, prevention, after care and incubation period of childhood diseases: Tuberculosis, Diphtheria, Pertussis (whooping cough), Tetanus, Polio, Measles, Cholera, Diarrhoea and Chicken Pox.

(iii) Substitute care at home and outside:
(a) by Grandparents, crèche/day care centres
(b) integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) – objectives and functions

(iv) Special needs and care of disadvantaged and differently abled children: Socially Disadvantaged, Visually Impaired (partial and complete), Hearing Impaired, Orthopedically Impaired (affected/missing limb)
(v) Managing Emergencies First aid to cuts, burns, fractures, bites (snake, dog and insects), poisoning, fainting, asthma, heart attack, drowing.

Unit III: Food, Nutrition, Health and Fitness 45 Periods (i) Definition of food, nutrition, health (WHO) and fitness. (ii) Functions of food:
Physiological (body building, energy giving, protective, regulatory)

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