CBSE Sample for Class 11 Economics (Solved) – Set C

Economics Question Paper will include a section on Open Case Studies based-questions on two case studies, each from Part A and Part B of 5 marks, a total of 10 marks. These case studies will be supplied to students in advance. These case studies are designed to test the analytical and higher order thinking skills of student. All the questions in the paper are compulsory. Please note that the paper given here is only a sample. Set C of Solved CBSE Sample Paper for Class 11 Economics is given below with its solutions.

Sample Question Paper

1. Who defined Economics as, “the study of man in the ordinary business of life” .

(a) Alfred Marshall
(b) Karl Pearson
(c) Robbins
(d) Fredrision.

2. Which of the following are basic ways of collecting data? Give the answer from codes given below: [HOTS]

(i) Personal Interviews
(ii) Mailing surveys (questionnaire)
(iii) Telephone Interviews.


(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) 1 and 2 only
(d) All of these.

3. Which of the following statements is incorrect ?

(a) Variation is the square of deviation
(b) Root mean square deviation is also called quartile deviation
(c) Coefficient of variation is σ/x * 100
(d) The formula of Inter-quartile range is Q3 – Ql.

4. When was National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) introduced?

(a) In the financial year 2005-06
(b) In the financial year 2006-07
(c) In the financial year 2007-08
(d) In the financial year 2008-09.

5. Which percentage has the dense forests in total geographical area according to 2005 ?

(a) 10,82%
(b) 11•82%
(c) 13•82%
(d) 16•82%.

6. What are the major factors responsible for the high growth of the service sector.

7. The government and policy makers use statistical data to formulate suitable policies of economic development. Illustrate with two examples.

8. Give two examples of sample population and variable.

9. What is oral investigation ?

10. Calculate the index number by weighted relatives method from the following data for the year 2005 with 2000 as the base year.

Commodity Quantity in2000 Price in2000 Price in 2005
A 80 5 8
B 65 8 14
C 42 12 18
D 37 4 5
E 31 4 5
F 15 2 4

11. Discuss the role of World Trade Organisation in the globalisation of the world Economics?

12. “Inter-related & inter-dependent are the policies ofIndustry and Trade”. Explain the value involved, being shown by inter-relatedness and interdependence. [Value Based]

13. “ColonialGovernment adopted the restrictive policiesof commodityproduction, trade & tariffwhich had an adverse effect on the volume and compositionofIndia’s foreign trade.” What does the essence of this statement? [HOTS)

14. What objectives did the British intend to achieve through polices of infrastructure development in India.

15. What do you mean by transmission and distribution losses? How can they be reduced ?

16. India has abundant natural resources. Substantiate the statement.

17. Describe the meaning of publichealth. Discuss the major public health measures undertaken by the state in recent years to control diseases.

18. What is organic farming and how does it promote sustainable development?

19. Unemployment and poverty are extremely inter-related and inter-dependent in the context ofIndian economy.Identify the values involved. [ValueBased)

20. Explain the relative share of different sectors in national income at the time of Independence.

21. Comment on the three dimensional attack on poverty adopted by the government has not succeeded in poverty celleviation in India. And why are employment generation programmes important in poverty alleviation in India? [HOTS]

22. Average daily wage of 50 workers of a factory was ₹ 200 with a standard deviation of ₹ 40. Each worker is given a raise of ₹ 20. What is the new average daily wage and standard deviation? Have the wages become more or less uniform ?

23. Construct index number of prices of 2004 for the followingdata by

(i) Laspeyre’s method, and
(ii) Paasche’s method.

24. Explain the steps for the development of a project.

25. Why were reforms introduced in India? Illustrate your answer with some of the reasons.  [HOTS]

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