Just like their science counterparts, the arts students of Karnataka II PUC too took their cake walk with an easy History paper. Most students reportedly finished the paper well ahead of the given time and walked out of the exam hall. "It was a very very easy paper and it feels good to have given it," said Ananth Raj, a history student.
At an exam centre in Jayanagar, 64 students appeared for the exam that started at 10.30 am. Students were said to be on time for the exam with no late entries or absentees.
Asked a parent on how her daughter had prepared for the exams, she says, "This generation is not like ours. They are cool for the exams and confidently face it."
Section wise analysis of Karnataka II PUC History paper
The paper comprised of six parts from A to F. Time duration given for the students were three hours in total. There was ample time to write all the answers and the paper seems to have had all easy questions
Part A had ten one mark questions with most of them "Wh" questions like who, which and what.
This section comprised 2 marks questions. Out of 12 questions, candidates were given a choice to answer any 10.
This part had eight questions with a choice to answer any six. Some of the frequently asked questions like 'Unity in diversity' and "Indus valley civilisation" were asked.
This section consisted of map. An alternative was also provided for blind students with detailed answer questions. They had a choice of attempting any one out of two.
This part has 10 marks questions. Out of four, two questions were asked to be answered.
This part had two five marks questions, one was match the following and another arranging the order of sentences, both engaging questions to ease the students at the end of the exam.