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CBSE Last Year Papers for Class 11 History

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CBSE Class 11 History Question Paper 2012

CBSE Previous Year Question Papers Class 11 History

CBSE Previous Year Question Papers Class 11 History

CBSE History questions papers

CBSE last year papers for class 11 History and Last Year Question Paper & Solutions of 10+1 History are made available by CBSE every year just after the annual exams are over. CBSE marking scheme and blue print is provided along with the previous year question paper. This helps students find answer the most frequently asked question, How to prepare for CBSE exams. The best way to prepare for annual exams is to understand the questions pattern and practice them as given in previous year question papers.

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Question papers of class 11 History

CBSE class 11 Question Paper for History science for the year 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 with solutions in PDF format for free download. The previous year question papers last 10 year for all – NCERT books and based on CBSE latest syllabus must be downloaded and practiced by students. These old 5 to 10 year question papers are the best source to understand question paper pattern and chapter wise weightage in class 11th History question paper.

Chapter-wise Marks distribution for class 11 History

  VSA (2 Marks) SA (4 Marks) Passage Based Long Answer Map Questions Total
Section A: Early Societies 2(1) 4(1)   8(1)   14 marks
Section B: Empires 2(1) 4(1) 5(1) 8(1)   19 marks
Section C: Changing Traditions 2(1) 4(1) 5(1) 8(1)   19 marks
Section D: Paths to Modernization 2(1)

4(1)

4

(1)(value based from any section)

5(1) 8(1)   19 Marks
+4 marks value question=23
Map Work Unit 1- 16         5(1) 5 marks
Project work -           20 marks
  4x2=8 5x4=20 5x3=15 8x4=32 5x1=5 (80+20=100)

Class 11 Marking scheme

Typologies of Questions

Remembering- (Knowledge based simple recall questions, to know specific facts, terms, concepts, principles, or theories; Identify, define, or recite,information)
Very Short Answer -(2 Marks) : 1
Short Answer -(4 Marks) : 1
Passage Based (5 Marks) : 0
Long Answer (8 Marks) : 1
Map Skill (5 Marks) : 0
Total Marks : 14
% Weightage : 17%

Understanding-(Comprehension –to be familiar with meaning and to understand conceptually, interpret, compare, contrast, explain, paraphrase information)
Very Short Answer -(2 Marks) : 1
Short Answer -(4 Marks) : 1
Passage Based (5 Marks) : 1
Long Answer (8 Marks) : 1
Map Skill (5 Marks) : 0
Total Marks : 19
% Weightage : 24%

Application- (Use abstract information in concrete situation, to apply knowledge to new situations; Use given content to interpret a situation, provide an example, or solve a problem) (Map skill based questions- Identification, location, significance.)
Very Short Answer -(2 Marks) : 1
Short Answer -(4 Marks) : 1 (Value Based)
Passage Based (5 Marks) : 1
Long Answer (8 Marks) : 1
Map Skill (5 Marks) : 1
Total Marks : 24
% Weightage : 30%

High Order Thinking Skills- (Analysis & Synthesis- Classify, compare, contrast, or differentiate between different pieces of information; Organize and/or integrate unique pieces of information from a variety of sources)
Very Short Answer -(2 Marks) : 1
Short Answer -(4 Marks) : 1
Passage Based (5 Marks) : 1
Long Answer (8 Marks) : 1
Map Skill (5 Marks) : 0
Total Marks : 19
% Weightage : 24%

Evaluation- (Appraise, judge, and/or justify the value or worth of a decision or outcome, or to predict outcomes based on values)
Very Short Answer -(2 Marks) : 0
Short Answer -(4 Marks) : 1
Passage Based (5 Marks) : 0
Long Answer (8 Marks) : 0
Map Skill (5 Marks) : 0
Total Marks : 4
% Weightage : 5%

Total Marks
Very Short Answer -(2 Marks) : 4 x 2 = 8
Short Answer -(4 Marks) : 5 x 4 =20
Passage Based (5 Marks) : 3 x 5 =15
Long Answer (8 Marks) :  4 x 8 = 32
Map Skill (5 Marks) :  1 x 5 = 5
Total Marks : 80
% Weightage : 100%

I.Weightage to content

Section A: Early Societies 15 marks
Section B: Empires 20 marks
Section C: Changing Traditions 20 marks
Section D: Paths of Modernization 20 marks
Map work Unit 1-16 5 marks
Project work 20 marks
Note:- Value Based Question can be taken from any of the above Section- A , B, C, D--- 04 Marks  
Accordingly teacher can reduce weightage of the corresponding sections  
TOTAL 100 marks

II.Weightage to Difficulty level

Estimated Difficulty level Percentage
i) Easy (E) 30% 30%
ii) Average(av) 50%
iii) Difficult (D) 20 %
Scheme of Option : No Internal choice except for blind students  

CBSE 10 Year Papers class 11 History

Old question papers of last 10 years for class 11 History download as PDF from myCBSEguide, the best app for CBSE students. CBSE class 11 annual papers of last 5 years solved for History 10+1 exams download free. CBSE question papers for class 11th History with answers 2018 and 2019 are conducted by central board of secondary education, New Delhi in the month of March and April. Plus Two CBSE History Question Papers of CBSE annual exams with latest marking scheme and revised blue print is something each and every child should go through and practice regularly for better results in annual exams.

CBSE previous year question papers class 11 solved

CBSE annual exam question papers class 11 with answers and complete solution for the year 2005 to 2018 are available for free download.

Year Question Paper Download as PDF
2005 History Question Paper Download
2006 History annual Paper Download
2007 CBSE History Paper Download
2008 11 History Paper Download
2009 History class 11 question Download
2010 History Paper 2010 Download
2011 Question Paper for History Download
2012 2012 History Question Paper Download
2013 CBSE History 2013 Paper Download
2014 Question paper 2014 of History Download
2015 +1 History annual Paper Download
2016 10+1 History Question Paper Download
2017 History solved question paper Download
2018 Annual exam paper 2018 Download
2019 History question paper 2019 Download
2020 Question paper History Download

Class 11 History Question Papers and syllabus

CBSE class 11 History have following chapters. Questions are asked from these chapters. CBSE schools are advised to follow NCERT text books. Here is the list of chapters in class 11th History.

Class 11 History List of Chapters NCERT Book

  • Ch 01 From the Beginning of Time
  • Ch 02 Writing and City Life
  • Ch 03 An Empire Across Three Continents
  • Ch 04 The Central Islamic Lands
  • Ch 05 Nomadic Empires
  • Ch 06 The Three Orders
  • Ch 07 Changing Cultural Traditions
  • Ch 08 Confrontation of Cultures
  • Ch 09 The Industrial Revolution
  • Ch 10 Displacing Indigenous Peoples
  • Ch 11 Paths to Modernization

CBSE History Question Paper General Instructions

Time allowed: 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 100 marks

General Instructions:

  • Answer all the questions. Some questions have choice. Marks are indicated against each question.
  • Answer to questions no. 1 to 3 carrying 2 marks should not exceed 30 words each.
  • Answer to questions no. 4 to 9 carrying 4 marks should not exceed 100 words. Students should attempt only 5 questions in this section.
  • Question 10 (for 4 marks) is a value based question and compulsory question.
  • Answer to questions 11 to 13 carrying 8 marks should not exceed 350 words.
  • Questions 14 -16 are sources based questions and have no internal choice.
  • Question 17 is a Map question includes ‘identification’ and ‘location’ test items. Attach the map with the answer sheet.

CBSE Question Papers for Class 11

CBSE question papers 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 and so on for all the subjects are available under this download link. Practicing real question paper certainly helps students to get confidence and improve performance in weak areas.

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