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CBSE 12th Geography Sample Paper

Board Central Board of Secondary Education
Subject  Geography
 Maximum marks 70 
Time allocated 3 hours
 Official website containing CBSE sample papers
Prescribed textbooks 
  • Geography Class-XII, Published by NCERT 
  • Other related books and manuals brought out by NCERT (including multimedia)

CBSE Sample Papers for Class 12th Geography

Geography is a field of science devoted to the study earth and its inhabitants. It involves maps which need special attention. While solving the sample papers, students should consider it as the actual board exam paper. They should also record the time taken for completing the paper. They should also do a self-evaluation and identify the areas where they committed mistakes. Doing so will surely improve performance in class 12 board exam. By solving sample papers, students will be able to identify the frequently asked questions and prepare well on them.

Benefits of Solving CBSE Class 12 Geography Sample Papers

  • Helps manage time: Students should record the time that they consume for solving the sample papers. Then, students must identify the sections where they have taken additional time. Doing this repeatedly will help them acquire speed.
  • Deciding on a plan for the exam: After practising a number of sample papers, students can decide on a plan of action for the final exam. They can decide which section to attempt first etc. This will help them present the final exam paper in a proper manner.
  • Helps measure exam preparedness: Solving sample papers helps students to measure how much they have prepared on each section. 
  • Helps overcome silly mistakes: Students tend to make silly mistakes, in their eagerness to finish the exam on time. Solving sample papers will help them to identify such mistakes. This will help them to avoid such mistakes in the final exam. Even if they repeat it in the final exam, they can find these mistakes easily and correct them.

 Question paper design for Class XII Geography

Typology of questions   Very short answer Short answer  Long answer  Map-based  Total marks   Weightage  
1 mark 3 marks 3 marks 5 marks
Memory - knowledge-based 3 1 1 1 16 23%
Comprehension 1 1 2 - 14 20%
Application - 1 2 - 13 19%
Higher-order thinking skills (Analysis and synthesis) 2 1 2 1 20 28%
Evaluation 1 1 - - 7 10%
Total  7 18 35 10 70 100%

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