ICSE Class 10 Home Science Sample Question Paper 3 with Answers

ICSE Class 10 Home Science Sample Question Paper 3 with Answers

Maximum Marks: 50
Time: 1 1/2 Hours

Section-A [10 Marks]
(Attempt all questions from this Section)

Question 1.
Choose the correct answers to the questions from the given options. (Do not copy the question, write the correct answer only.)
(i) This scheme is a component of BBBP programme:
(a) Aapki Beti Humari Beti
(b) Sukanya Samridhi Yojana
(c) Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao
(d) None of these
(b) Sukanya Samridhi Yojana
This scheme aims to ensure the equitable share of the girl child in family savings and is a component of BBBP programme.

(ii) This agent is used for stiffening fabrics such as silks, georgette, and chiffon.
(a) Arrowroot powder
(b) Indigo blue
(c) Gum water
(d) Optical brightening agent.
(c) Gum water
Gum Arabic is soaked overnight to make gum water and is used to stiffen fabrics like chiffon, georgette, silk, etc.

ICSE Class 10 Home Science Sample Question Paper 3 with Answers

(iii) ________ is the first step in launderine bv wet method.
(a) Soaking
(b) Sorting
(c) Bleaching
(d) Washing
(b) Sorting
Sorting helps in differentiating the clothes according to texture, size, colour, degree of dirt and is to be done first while laundering.

(iv) Which one of the following is not a perishable food?
(a) Avocado
(b) Milk
(c) Nuts
(d) Banana
(c) Nuts
Nuts are grouped under semi-perishable food.

(v) Human trafficking involves:
(a) use of force to obtain some kind of labour
(b) processing of trapping people through violence
(c) grooming of girls and forcing into sexual exploitation
(d) all of the above
(d) all of the above

(vi) The most important precaution while ironing is:
(a) To remove wrinkles
(b) To remove stains
(c) To maintain appropriate temperature
(d) To reduce moisture
(c) To maintain appropriate temperature
If clothes are ironed at higher temperature, they turn yellow. If clothes are ironed at lower temperature, the crease is not removed. Thus, maintaining an appropriate temperature is very important.

(vii) The optimum temperature for drying is:
(a) 38°C and 40°C
(b) 51.6°C and 60°C
(c) 65°C and 68°C
(d) 41.2°C and 45°C
(b) 51.6°C and 60°C .
The optimum temperature for drying is 125°F and 140°F (51.6°C and 60°C).

ICSE Class 10 Home Science Sample Question Paper 3 with Answers

(viii) Flyers are effective because:
(a) they are affordable forms of communication
(b) they are convenient for handling and sharing
(c) a wide range of audience can be targeted using flyers
(d) all of the above
(d) All of the above

(ix) Fabric conditioners are chemical compounds that:
(a) provide freshness to the clothes
(b) remove stains from the clothes
(c) makes the cloth appear whiter
(d) provide stiffness to the clothes
(a) Provide freshness to the clothes
Fabric conditioners give shine and fragrance to the clothes, make the clothes extra soft and smooth. They also provide freshness to the clothes.

(x) Convenience food does NOT include which of the following?
(a) Jams and jellies
(b) Rice and grains
(c) Juices
(d) Pickles
(b) Rice and grains
Rice and grains are non-perishable items and can be stored for a longer time for months to years.

Section – B[40 Marks]
(Answer any four questions from this Section)

Question 2.
(i) Mention any two factors on which durability of fabric is dependent. [2]
(ii) Mention two points on how illusion can be created while designing. [2]
(iii) Mention three advantages of soaking the fabric while laundering. [3]
(iv) Mention any three precautions to be taken while using bleaching agents. [3]
(i) The durability of a fabric depends on:
1. The kind and quality of the fibre, yam.
Weaves used in the preparation of Fabric.

(ii) Horizontal lines give an illusion of increase in the width and vertical lines increase in the height. A short lady can wear a saree with narrow border. These illusions can be created easily while designing.

(iii) Three advantages of soaking the fabric while laundering are :
1. The clothes are able to get thoroughly wet which helps in the easy removal of fixed dirt.
2. Stains and starch that are soluble in water are removed.
3. Loose and soluble dirt are removed by the action and impact of water molecules.

(iv) Precautions to be taken while using bleaching agents are:
1. The bleach should always be added in dilute form and then slowly added more.
2. The strength of the bleach should be known before using it.
3. After the bleaching process is complete the fabric should be thoroughly rinsed.

ICSE Class 10 Home Science Sample Question Paper 3 with Answers

Question 3.
(i) Mention any two precautions while blueing the fabric. [2]
(ii) Mention any two differences between wet cleaning and dry cleaning. [2]
(iii) Mention three points to be kept in point while selecting readymade garments. [3]
(iv) How are detergents different from soaps? [3]
(i) Precautions while blueing the fabric are :
1. Preferably coloured fabric should not the blued.
2. The fabric should not be kept in blue water for a longer time.

(ii) The difference between wet cleaning and dry cleaning are :
1. The wet method of cleaning uses water whereas, in dry cleaning solvents are used.
2. In wet cleaning the clothes are soaked in water with various cleaning agents like soap, detergents, borax etc. Whereas in dry cleaning the dirt and the grease get removed directly by solvents.

(iii) Points to be kept in mind while selecting the readymade garments are :
1. The readymade garments should be bought from reliable shop.
2. Labels of the readymade garments should be read carefully for the instructions.
3. The readymade garment should be bought according to the climate, need and occasion.

(iv) Detergents are easily soluble in cold water and are efficient in hard water too. They have lower surface tension and thus are more efficient than soaps.

Question 4.
(i) Enlist two points to be kept in mind while storing fruits. [2]
(ii) Mention two disadvantages of convenience food. [2]
(iii) What is Pasteurization? [3]
(iv) Enlist three precautions to be kept in mind while home preservation. [3]
(i) Points to be kept in mind while storing fruits are :
1. Fruits should not be washed before storing as they get spoilt faster.
2. Papayas, avocadoes, bananas and pineapples should not be stored in refrigerator as these undergo undesirable changes in texture and flavour.

(ii) Two disadvantages of convenience food are :
1. Convenience food are heavily processed and have lost much of their nutritive value in process.
2. The convenience food is laden with saturated fats, sodium and sugar which are unhealthy and have no nutritive value.

(iii) Pasteurization is the process to preserve milk by holding or flash process. In the holding process, the milk is heated to 65°C and kept at this temperature for 30 minutes and then cooled down. In the flash process, the milk is heated to 75°C for 15 seconds only.

(iv) Three precautions to be kept in mind while home preservation are :
1. The refrigerator should be frequently defrosted and cleaned.
2. Only fresh and wholesome food should be kept in refrigerator.
3. Food kept in refrigerator should be consumed as early as possible.

ICSE Class 10 Home Science Sample Question Paper 3 with Answers

Question 5.
(i) Mention two points of storing potatoes. [2]
(ii) Enlist two advantages of Sun drying. [2]
(iii) How salt helps in food preservation? [3]
(iv) Mention three points to be kept in mind while purchasing food. [3]
(i) Two points of storing potatoes are:
1. Potatoes should be hung up from the ceiling in a wire or plastic-mesh basket.
2. The temperature of potatoes should be maintained at about 3.6°C to keep sprouting to a minimum.

(ii) 1. Drying helps in evaporating the moisture from the food items and hence reduces the growth of micro-organisms.
2. Drying in Sun is cheap and effective method.

(iii) Salt is hygroscopic in nature and thus absorbs excess water or moisture from food. The hypotonic nature of salt inactivates the fungal and bacterial growth in the food. Thus in this salt helps in food preservation.

(iv) Points to be kept in mind while purchasing food are :
1. Ensure that the fruits and vegetables are fresh and in good colour and flavour.
2. The appearance of the meat product is important.
3. There should not be any sign of infestation in fruits and vegetables.

Question 6.
(i) What is sex ratio? [2]
(ii) Mention two rights to children provided by the constitution of India. [2]
(iii) Mention three objectives of DWCRA program. [3]
(iv) Enlist three points to be kept in mind while designing a brochure. [3]
(i) The sex ratio is the ratio of males to females in a population. In most sexually reproducing species, the ratio tends to be 1:1. For various reasons, however many species deviate from an even sex ratio either periodically or permanently.

(ii) 1. No child below 14 years should be employed in factories or mine.
2. The children should be given opportunities and facilities to develop in a healthy manner.

(iii) Three objectives of DWCRA program are :
1. Improving the status and quality of poor women and children in rural areas.
2. Enabling women to improve their learning capacity.
3. Improving the impact of the on-going development programs by stimulating, supplementing, strengthening, and integrating them.

(iv) Points to be kept in mind while designing a brochure are :
1. The idea should be collected for understanding the composition, style, graphics, and feel of the brochure.
2. A proper content should be made to fit the brochure.
3. The content should meet the purpose and goal very clearly.

ICSE Class 10 Home Science Sample Question Paper 3 with Answers

Question 7.
(i) What are the eligibility criteria for PMJDY? [2]
(ii) What is the aim of MNREGA? [2]
(iii) Define human capital. What are the advantages of Human capital? [3]
(iv) What are the Objectives of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)? [3]
(i) Anyone from weaker section can open an account under PMJDY. The scheme can be availed by the minors below 10 years and the guardian should maintain the account.

(ii) The aim of MNREGA is to improve the livelihood and security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of wage employment.

(iii) The knowledge, skills, competencies and other attributes embodied in individuals and groups of individuals acquired during their life and used to produce goods, services or ideas in market circumstances.

Advantages of the Human Capital are:
1. Improved employee retention rates.
2. Improved returns on all employee-related
3. More accurate workforce data tracking.
4. Better employee prospecting.

(iv) PMJDY is a National Mission on Financial Inclusion encompassing an integrated approach to bring about comprehensive financial inclusion of all the households in the country. The plan envisages universal access to banking facilities with at least one basic banking account for every household, financial literacy, access to credit, insurance and pension facility.

Objective of “Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)” are:
1. To ensure access to various financial services like availability of basic savings bank account, access to need based credit, remittances facility, insurance and pension to the excluded sections i.e. weaker sections and low income groups.

2. The deep penetration at affordable cost is possible only with effective use of technology. The plan also envisages channelling all Government benefits (from Centre / State / Local Body) to the beneficiaries accounts and pushing the Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) scheme of the Union Government.

3. Mobile transactions through telecom operators and their established centres as Cash Out Points are also planned to be used for Financial Inclusion under the Scheme.

ICSE Class 10 Home Science Question Papers with Answers

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