Physical Education CBSE class-12 Sample Papers for board examination to be held in March 2015 has been issued by CBSE as per newly introduced marking scheme and question paper pattern. You can download all the necessary study materials related to it at myCBSEguide.com
What is Physical Education?
It is an educational course related to the physique of the human body. It is taken during primary and secondary level to develop physical fitness and the ability to perform and enjoy day-to-day physical activities with ease. For example, elementary and middle school curriculum includes activities such as running, catching, throwing, and striking, applicable to sports such as baseball, Football, volleyball, Basketball, karate, dance or gymnastics. It requires trained PE teachers, adequate instructional period and development of interest towards sports and athletics. Also, schools must ensure that sport and physical activity is safe and enjoyable for all under proper guidance.
Need of inclusion of physical Education in courses
Research says that 70 percent of the school-going children do not get any exposure to any focused and planned physical education. And there is an increase in chronic and lifestyle diseases. To tackle this CBSE introduces this subject to counter all these issues.
Going through the benefits of Physical Education we find following points to be useful:
Physical activity makes you stronger and healthy
Regular physical education classes prepare kids to be physically and mentally active and it is effective in keeping them fit, and healthy.
Activities in PE help children develop healthful social interaction
Activities in PE help children develop healthful social interactions. From a young age, children learn cooperation through group activities and form a positive sense of identity as part of a team. Such group activities are continually important as children grow older.
Physical activity is a natural stress reliever
Apart from physical fitness, mental health is equally important to keep balance of your body. It provides you confidence and thinking ability to perform better in academics.
Let’s understand the marking structure with a sample question.
This 3 hours question paper will have 26 questions for 70 marks. There will be 11 one mark questions, 8 three mark questions and 7 five mark questions. You will get one value base question for 3 marks in this question paper.
This year, the question paper is not divided in Sections. There are total 26 questions in without any division of sections.
Here is the value based question asked in this sample paper :
Once upon a time, during an athletic meet in stadium, 8 girls were on starting line ready for the race. With the sound of pistol, all 08 girls started running. Hardly they had covered 10 to 15 metres, when accidently one girl slipped and fell. Due to pain the girl started crying. As soon as the other 07 girls heard her cry; all of them stopped running, stood for while, turned back, and ran towards her. Suddenly, the girls returned, pacified her, joined their hands together, lifted her, walked together and reached the finishing line. The officials were shocked to see such scene and unity. Quite a many eyes were filled with tears.
Based on the passage above, answer the following questions:
- What values do they teach?
- What quality girls have shown by walking together?
- What was so special about the race?
You are suggested to download the complete question paper and practice similar questions.