Economics (2016) | Class 11 (First Year) | AHSEC | Assam Higher Secondary – Previous Year Question Paper

Economics (2016) | Class 11 (First Year) | AHSEC | Assam Higher Secondary – Previous Year Question Paper

Full Marks: 100
Time: Three hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions.


1. Answer the following questions:
a) Statistics deals with only quantitative data. (True/False) 1
b) What do you mean by statistical enquiry? 1
c) What is primary data? 1
d) Find out mode from the following data: 1
2, 3, 5, 2, 2, 7, 5, 2
e) What do you mean by zero correlation? 1
f) What is a project? 1
2. Write two importance of the study of statistics in economics. 2

What do you mean by economic and non-economic activities? 2
3. State two advantages of classification of data. 2
4. Mention two sources of secondary data. 2
5. What is arithmetic mean? Write its one advantage. 2
6. What is range? Calculation range from the following data: 46 57 28 65 85 61 58 2
7. What do you mean by consumer price index number? 2
8. State four characteristics of a good average. 4
9. Find out mean deviation from the following data: 25 20 18 15 23 17 24 2+2=4
State two merits and two demerits of standard deviation.
10. What do you mean by positive and negative correlation? Write two characteristics of co-efficient of correlation. 2+2=4
11. State two uses and two limitations of index number. 2+2=4
Calculate price relatives from the following data taking 2010 as the base year:
Year: 2010 2011 2012 2013
Price: 70 85 35 20
12. Mention the steps in preparing a project.
13. State an advantage of a diagram. Point out a difference between diagram and graph. Expenditure of a family in different heads in a year is as follows: 1+1+4=6

Heads of ExpenditureExpenditure (in Rs.)
House rent150

Represent the above data with the help of a pie-diagram.
What is sampling? Discuss sampling and non-sampling errors.
14. Calculate quartile deviation from the following data: 1+5=6
Roll No.: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Marks: 20 28 40 12 30 15 50
What is index number? Discuss the steps in constructing index number.

15. (a) Define Planning. 1
(b) What was the main source of livelihood in India at the pre-independence period? 1
(c) What do you mean by seasonal unemployment? 1
(d) Name a financial institution that supplies industrial finance in India. 1
(e) What is environment? 1
(f) When was the First Five year plan commenced in India? 1
16. What is mixed economy? Do you think that it is fruitful to an under-developed country? 2
17. Name two employment generation programmes adopted by the Government of India. 2
18. Give two arguments for new economic reforms. 2
19. Give two arguments against privatisation. 2
20. Write two causes of rapid growth of population in India. 2
21. Give two examples of non-renewable resource. 2
22. State four problems of human capital formation in India. 4
Discuss the role of education in economic development of a community.
23. State two advantages and two disadvantages of liberalisation. 2+2=4
24. What do you mean by rural development? Mention two subjects related to rural development. 2+2=4
Mention four causes of environmental pollution.
25. Write two causes of poverty in India. Suggest two measures to remove poverty in India. 2+2=4
26. Point out four indicators of human development of a country. 4
27. Discuss the role of agriculture in economic development of India. 6
Discuss the common objectives of five-year planning of India.
28. Discuss the non-institutional sources which supply rural credit in India. 6
Discuss the relevance of infrastructure in developing the socio-economic aspects of a country.

Follow our Socials:

Tap to Download


We are happy you are here


Oh No!

It seems like you have forgotten your password. Don’t worry tell us your email id or username and we’ll try to help
error: Alert: Content is protected !!
Secured By miniOrangeSecured By miniOrange