CBSE 2010 Class Xll Physics Sample Papers


Physics in one of the most important subjects along with mathematics and chemistry which are equally important. For all those aspiring to become engineers and architects or those who want to be DU graduates need to have a very good PCM aggregate. Out of my personal experience there are many students who find physics tough but it should not be the case as physics is a subject which will be used in some or other way throughout your life. So get all your basics clear right from the beginning and crack this more of conceptual examination.

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CBSE Syllabus Class 12 for 2010 : Physics

Physics : CBSE syllabus class 12 for March 2010 examinations.


Class XII (Theory) PHYSICS

One Paper Time: 3 Hours 70 Marks

Unit - Marks

Unit I Electrostatics - 08

Unit II Current Electricity - 07

Unit III Magnetic effect of current & Magnetism - 08

Unit IV Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating current - 08

Unit V Electromagnetic Waves - 03

Unit VI Optics - 14

Unit VII Dual Nature of Matter - 04

Unit VIII Atoms and Nuclei - 06

Unit IX Electronic Devices - 07

Unit X Communication Systems - 05

TOTAL  - 70

Unit I: Electrostatics (Periods 25)

Electric Charges; Conservation of charge, Coulomb’s law-force between two point charges, forces between multiple charges; superposition principle and continuous charge distribution. Electric field, electric field due to a point charge, electric field lines; electric dipole, electric field due to a dipole; torque on a dipole in uniform electric field.

Electric flux, statement of Gauss’s theorem and its applications to find field due to infinitely long straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell (field inside and outside).

Electric potential, potential difference, electric potential due to a point charge, a dipole and system of charges; equipotential surfaces, electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges and of electric dipole in an electrostatic field.

Conductors and insulators, free charges and bound charges inside a conductor. Dielectrics and electric polarisation, capacitors and capacitance, combination of capacitors in series and in parallel, capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium between the plates, energy stored in a capacitor. Van de Graaff generator.

Unit II: Current Electricity (Periods 22)

Electric current, flow of electric charges in a metallic conductor, drift velocity, mobility and their relation with electric current; Ohm’s law, electrical resistance, V-I characteristics (linear and non-linear), electrical energy and power, electrical resistivity and conductivity.

Carbon resistors, colour code for carbon resistors; series and parallel combinations of resistors; temperature dependence of resistance.

Internal resistance of a cell, potential difference and emf of a cell, combination of cells in series and in parallel.

Kirchhoff’s laws and simple applications. Wheatstone bridge, metre bridge.

Potentiometer - principle and its applications to measure potential difference and for comparing emf of two cells; measurement of internal resistance of a cell.

Unit III: Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism (Periods 25)

Concept of magnetic field, Oersted’s experiment.

Biot - Savart law and its application to current carrying circular loop.

Ampere’s law and its applications to infinitely long straight wire, straight and toroidal solenoids.

Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields. Cyclotron. Force on a current-carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field. Force between two parallel current-carrying conductors-definition of ampere. Torque experienced by a current loop in uniform magnetic field; moving coil galvanometer-its current sensitivity and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter.

Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment. Magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron. Magnetic field intensity due to a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) along its axis and perpendicular to its axis. Torque on a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) in a uniform magnetic field; bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid, magnetic field lines; Earth’s magnetic field and magnetic elements. Para-, dia- and ferro - magnetic substances, with examples. Electromagnets and factors affecting their strengths. Permanent magnets.

Unit IV: Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents (Periods 20)

Electromagnetic induction; Faraday’s law, induced emf and current; Lenz’s Law, Eddy currents. Self and mutual inductance. Need for displacement current. Alternating currents, peak and rms value of alternating current/voltage; reactance and impedance; LC oscillations (qualitative treatment only), LCR series circuit, resonance; power in AC circuits, wattless current. AC generator and transformer.

Unit V: Electromagnetic waves (Periods 4)

Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics (qualitative ideas only). Transverse nature of electromagnetic waves.

Electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, Xrays, gamma rays) including elementary facts about their uses.

Unit VI: Optics (Periods 30)

Reflection of light, spherical mirrors, mirror formula. Refraction of light, total internal reflection and its applications, optical fibres, refraction at spherical surfaces, lenses, thin lens formula, lens-maker’s formula. Magnification, power of a lens, combination of thin lenses in contact. Refraction and dispersion of light through a prism.

Scattering of light - blue colour of the sky and reddish appearance of the sun at sunrise and sunset.

Optical instruments: Human eye, image formation and accommodation, correction of eye defects (myopia, hypermetropia, presbyopia and astigmatism) using lenses. Microscopes and astronomical telescopes (reflecting and refracting) and their magnifying powers. Wave optics: wave front and Huygens’ principle, reflection and refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wave fronts. Proof of laws of reflection and refraction using Huygens’ principle. Interference, Young’s double slit experiment and expression for fringe width, coherent sources and sustained interference of light. Diffraction due to a single slit, width of central maximum. Resolving power of microscopes and astronomical telescopes. Polarisation, plane polarised light; Brewster’s law, uses of plane polarised light and Polaroids.

Unit VII: Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation (Periods 8)

Dual nature of radiation. Photoelectric effect, Hertz and Lenard’s observations; Einstein’s photoelectric equation-particle nature of light.

Matter waves-wave nature of particles, de Broglie relation. Davisson-Germer experiment.

Unit VIII: Atoms & Nuclei (Periods 18)

Alpha-particle scattering experiment; Rutherford’s model of atom; Bohr model, energy levels, hydrogen spectrum.

Composition and size of nucleus, atomic masses, isotopes, isobars; isotones. Radioactivityalpha, beta and gamma particles/rays and their properties; radioactive decay law.

Mass-energy relation, mass defect; binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number; nuclear fission and fusion.

Unit IX: Electronic Devices (Periods 18)

Semiconductors; semiconductor diode – I-V characteristics in forward and reverse bias, diode as a rectifier; I-V characteristics of LED, photodiode, solar cell, and Zener diode; Zener diode as a voltage regulator. Junction transistor, transistor action, characteristics of a transistor; transistor as an amplifier (common emitter configuration) and oscillator. Logic gates (OR, AND, NOT, NAND and NOR). Transistor as a switch.

Unit X:
Communication Systems (Periods 10)

Elements of a communication system (block diagram only); bandwidth of signals (speech, TV and digital data); bandwidth of transmission medium. Propagation of electromagnetic waves in the atmosphere, sky and space wave propagation. Need for modulation. Production and detection of an amplitude-modulated wave.



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  1. 225
    debolina shil:

    what is colour coding???????

  2. 224

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  4. 222

    Einstien’s eqution

  5. 221
    deepak surase:

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  6. 220

    What will be preparation is important for NEET exam of 12th std.

  7. 219

    if a permanent magnet has 2 same poles?

  8. 218
    Pratiksha pandey:

    The electric field at a point at distance r from the centre of a shell with a uniform surface charge density sigma and radius (r>R) .

  9. 217

    cn u tell me abt sm important concepts for sm important chapters???

  10. 216

    am weak in numerical.. bt i like to do it. i want to score gud mark in phy.. I know without numerical it very diificult to score.. can u send me some solved numerical from which i can do the else numerical.. please sir..

  11. 215
    Need notes of unit communication system of class 12th in cbse syllabus:

    Need notes of unit communication system of class 12th in cbse syllabus

  12. 214

    gouse law maginatisom

  13. 213

    can u tell me some imp. Questions of some chapters so that i can appear in phy. Examination??

  14. 212

    can u tell me some imp. Questions of some chapters so that i can appear in phy. Examination????

  15. 211
    abhishek mishra:

    write the principle and construction of transformer

  16. 210
    ayad sohi:

    explain the working of moving coil galvanometer

  17. 209
    ayad sohi:

    explain moving coil galvanometer.

  18. 208
    radhika sood:

    i wnt u to snd al d important solved question paper to my id. i wil b thknful 2 u if u do dis favour to me

  19. 207

    sir, i have done the syllabus.every time i do the entire syllabus but do not get the marks i want.i get around 44 to 50.
    hw do i improve and what are the techniques i should follow to get good marks

  20. 206

    what is the best way of studying physics ?help me with some tips for not forgetting derivatives & formulas?

  21. 205
    mayank tyagi:

    please tell me where i can find cbse sample papers 2011 class-12 with solution?

  22. 204
    mayank tyagi:

    please tell me where i can find cbse sample papers 2011 class-12 with solution

  23. 203
    komal roy:

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  24. 202

    I want cbse physics, maths, and chemistry sample papers 4 practice pls send them to my id

  25. 201
    pratik tayal:

    will the physics paper this year have high ordered thinking skill questions ?

    there is a lot of confusion regarding this…….

  26. 200

    I want cbse physics, maths, and chemistry sample papers 4 practice pls send them to my id

  27. 199
    pinder boparai:

    how to prepare for physics exam of class+2

  28. 198

    please tell me where i can find cbse sample papers 2011 class-12 with solutions?

  29. 197

    sir, is it possible to score above 95 in phy and chem provided i know the theory well, but for some reason i’ve been performing badly in my school exams(38/70).
    is there a way to improve my performance drastically?
    is it even possible?

  30. 196

    i wana know what type of question paper will come in 2011 board exam of physics

  31. 195
    Sumit kumar:

    Sir please me the important questions of modern physics.

  32. 194
    Gurvinder singh:

    how can i get above 60 marks out of 70 in physics in 12,where do i prepare for conceptuals.

  33. 193
    gurpreet kaur:

    respected sir/mam,,
    i want important questions (along with answers)of physics, biology& chemistry for the preparation of exams 2011 . PLEASE SEND THESE AS EARLIER AS YOU CAN..

  34. 192
    Angshumi Sharma:

    Can u plz snd me latest solved sample paper of physics of class 12

  35. 191
    Dechen Dolker:

    will you pls send me the solved papares of physics 2008, 2009
    and 2010 cbse…thanx

  36. 190

    I m very confused how to prepare for upcoming exam of physics?? If anyone have paper of last year of all subjects and also sample papers of this year then plzzzz….send it to me in my id [email protected]

  37. 189
    sanu sinha:

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  38. 188

    pls tel hw can i help my seif for preparation of 12 cbse board as few days are left n pls giv some imp for pcm

  39. 187

    during beta emission the new element formed should have +ve charge because electrons outside revolving are same?

  40. 186

    Respected Sir,
    plz tell me the important questions with their solution of physics,biology,computer science,chemistry n english for cbse class 12th examination, 2011
    pls send to me on my id n i would be very thankful to u.
    and also tell me how to prepare imp. question in just remaining days

  41. 185
    priya jain:

    what is the ozone layer….???

  42. 184

    what the hell are these papers

  43. 183
    rajni kaul:

    i have got problem in the chapter magnetic effects of current and magnetism. its huge derivations and diagrams makes my mind go out of order. so, kindly let me know that how can i study that chapter????????

  44. 182

    need solutions of cbse sample papers 2011

  45. 181

    sir, is it possible to score above 95 in phy and chem provided i know the theory well, but for some reason i’ve been performing badly in my school exams(38/70).
    is there a way to improve my performance drastically?
    is it even possible?

  46. 180
    mukta agarwal:

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  47. 179

    Will the chemistry paper of dehradun region is hard in session 2010-11?

  48. 178

    i want to know all important questions of maths

  49. 177
    suhasini krishnamurthy:

    Sir please suggest some tips to score more then 80 in physics…m very tensed …its a request kindly let me know..

  50. 176
    chinky mutreja:

    sir plz tell me hoow to learn formulas

  51. 175
    Saurabh Dolas:

    sir i was scoring good in physics science the beginning of class 12 but i m not able to get good marks now i am doing the same amount of hard work even now what shall i do? How should i prepare to get 60+ in theory in just 2 months time. will solving of previous year’s papers of cbse help??

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  53. 173

    How can i obtain maximum marks in physics and chemistry?
    What are the key factors to have a clear concept over it?

  54. 172
    amrit singh:

    from where i can start my chemistry portion…..?
    its too long…..
    mere ko esa koi topic bata dijiye jiske chances jada hon exam main ane ke….
    please help me..

  55. 171
    satish kumar:


  56. 170
    hiya singhal:

    sir i am very weak in physics… plzzzzzz help me by telling me the way to study physics and plzzz tell me the important parts i need to grab properly…. plzz help me…. i am nt being able to score well even after spaqring my maximum time to physics…. most probably my waqy of studying is not appropriate.. so plzzzz guide me in that…

  57. 169


  58. 168

    sir, please suggest me a way to score above 80
    + marks in physics

  59. 167

    Sir, i m a 12th class student i want to get maximum marks in physics.
    Suggest me some selected topics

  60. 166

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  61. 165

    plz tell me important questions of unit 1,3,6 of XIIth physics

  62. 164

    i need the answers of physics sample paper4&3

  63. 163
    ankit gupta:

    sir!!!!!!!!!!!!i want cbse 2010 board compartment paper of physics for class 12

  64. 162

    important question with their solutions physics,chemistry,CS
    SEND date sheet class12

  65. 161

    wat is vacus junction

  66. 160

    how prepare exam in 2 months pcm 12th

  67. 159

    important question with answer of chemistry and physics.

  68. 158

    i want to get some cbse model question papers physics, chemistry along with its answers , please help me in finding it .

  69. 157

    hiiiiiiiiiiiiii plz you send me tha imp qustion of magnetic effect fo current and magnetism.

  70. 156

    Whether thd physics exam is easy?which guide is most preferable?

  71. 155

    Please send the datesheet on my id.

  72. 154

    sir , plz suggest how to study witin 2 months to obtain 80+ in physics

  73. 153

    Sir, i m a 12th class student i want to get maximum marks in physics.
    Suggest me some selected topics

  74. 152
    mohit rana:

    i want to ask u about how tougher will be the c.b.s.e -2011 exams because previous year exams r soo tough……………………. & sir date sheet plz sir send to my id sir
    yours thankful
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  75. 151
    Upesh Sharma:

    sir i am confused about my studies plz suggest how to study in this short time

  76. 150

    why npn transistor is more preferred than pnp?

  77. 149
    megha pawar:

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  78. 148

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  79. 147

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  80. 146
    freddy thomas:

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  81. 145
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  82. 144

    sir kindly guide me that light is made up of photon and photons are colourless so how colours are made in light?

  83. 143

    send me imp qsns. about magnetism and matter.

  84. 142

    I need some impotant questions and numericals of phy of class 12th..

  85. 141
    deepak kumar:

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  86. 140
    total marks of numerical occur in board exam and numerical from which chapter.:

    this site is very usefull for student

  87. 139

    Please send me 12+2 CBSE Math, Physics, Chemistry papers of 2010 with solution at [email protected]
    I will be thankful to you.

  88. 138

    i’m unable to prepare for the board exam of class 12th.
    And my question is that, in which way and what should i prepare for the board exam ?
    Plz say me …

  89. 137

    how i will get the solutins of the sample papers

  90. 136

    thank you for putting up the sample sure it will be of great use to us..
    i am an above avg student and like phy as a subject…bt recently i hv started finding it vry difficult to solve numericals as the level of questions is 2 high….this is affecting my marks….please help!!!
    also i hv a problem in the 1st chapter-electrostatics-to determine the direction of electric field and its vector,dipole moment vector,force due to point charge n stuff…pls help!!

  91. 135

    thank you very much for putting up the sample papers..dey will be of great help to us..
    i am an avg student and like phy as a subject…bt i duno how 2 solve numericals…pls help me…i hv my exams in a few days…
    also i get comfused in d 1st chap-electrostatics-in finding the direction of electric field,dipole moment vector,force due 2 point charge n stuff…
    pls help me sir…

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  93. 133

    i need cbse 2008 paper solved

  94. 132
    suman verma:

    sir what is the weightage of numerical & theoritical question in exam?

  95. 131
    rahul mishra:

    can NCERT is sufficient to attain marks in 90+

  96. 130

    sir please send me syllabus and blueprint of 12th board exam 2010-11 of physics as well as chemistry

  97. 129

    hi help me to score not good but great marks in physics 2011 boards. give me advice and ur suggestions to score great.

  98. 128
    suz tiwari:

    sir i m gud studnt of my class i want to score 90+………just coz of ur help i can score this………so plz suggest wch book is bst 4 me…….or wch sample papers are bst for me in this short time……………………….I WILL BE VERY THANKFUL TO U,,,,,IF U HELP ME…………..THANKING…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………URS OBEDIENTLY SUJATA

  99. 127

    Unit VIII: Atoms & Nuclei (Periods 18)


  100. 126

    Sir,iam a average student i want to score 70+ is it possible & i am week in numerical part plzzzzzzz……. Help me…..!

  101. 125

    Sir please send me syllabus and blueprint of 12th board exam 2010-11 of physics

  102. 124

    sir plz help me plz send m previovs board paper of physics im very dull in physics plz help me

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  104. 122

    hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii;i want conservation lenz of rules.

  105. 121

    will ncert will be sufficient for my board’s preparation
    because some topics are not sufficiently explain but it has questions in that exercise…..
    which i m facing on solving it……..
    can send me important questions of Physics with solution

  106. 120
    priya bhadoria:

    please send me 10 year model paper

  107. 119
    ankita chauhan:

    sir plz plzzzzzzzzz send me the most imt quts from unit 1to5 plz sir plz ……..i wll be waitg

  108. 118

    please send me previous board paper

  109. 117

    pls send me solved last 12th exam of physics paper 1&2

  110. 116

    please send physics 10years cbse board question with solution

  111. 115

    What is GAUSS law? Explane
    What is KIRCHOFF’s law?

  112. 114
    Aparna Singh:

    I wanna know which book we should study 4 physics

  113. 113
    1/4pi apsilonnot why this is interduced instead of K:

    1/4pi absilon not why we interduce it instead of K

  114. 112

    plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz………… tell me how 2 score better marks…………..

  115. 111

    in chapter 1st i.e. electrostatics i have a problem in determining the direction of force due to point charge.Plzzzzzzzz explain me the concept of direction of force due to +ve point charge & -ve point charge.i’m very confused in this concept. plzzzzz rply soon.

  116. 110
    ankush patil:

    lalsar logng form

  117. 109
    sachin goyal:

    sir,plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz send me all the impotant qestions for 1st 5 chaplers

  118. 108
    pradeep chauhan:

    please sent me board earlier 10 years paper

  119. 107
    jay kaushik:

    Halow sir give me most most importanta question of optics

  120. 106
    NAVNEET singh:

    sir ur great,,,,,,,,,i m very very thankful to u.
    its because of u i m geeting good marks in my physics paper.
    plezz sir send me more ur advice and suggestion to perpare for physics in the last month of board exams.
    my e-mail id is :- [email protected]

  121. 105

    how magnetic flux is ckanged around coil when we move the bar magnet axially

  122. 104

    sir plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz send me all the important qestions for paper wid ans.

  123. 103

    sir plz plz plz plz send me solution of your sample papers

  124. 102
    priya bhadoria:

    Pls tell me when i learn ncert book so i get 70 to 80% markk in 12th class

  125. 101
    priya bhadoria:

    pls tell me when i learn ncert book so i get 70 to 80%mark in 12th class

  126. 100

    please sent me board earlier 10 years paper

  127. 99

    plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz tell me which topics should be prepared most during board nd which which type numerical

  128. 98

    Please send me the most important questions with solution in physics

  129. 97
    Abhishake upadhay:

    Sir, can u tell me from where physics question will be asked?

  130. 96

    plese sent ma cbse sample paper of class12

  131. 95

    send me all important solved question for session 2010-11

  132. 94

    What is ohm’s law?

  133. 93
    deepankar joshi:

    respected sir, please tel me some important numericals and theory parts which i may prepare throughly for boards…………
    our teachers dont tel inportant parts to prepare for boards…………

  134. 92

    solution of a hockey ball of mass 200 g traveling at 10m/s is struck by a hockey stick so as to return its original path with a velocity of 5m/s.calculate the change of momentum occured in motion of hockey ball by force applied by hockey stick

  135. 91

    i need lesson plan for 12th physics for every chaprter individually, how can i get that?

  136. 90
    kajal verma:

    sir i wanted to know that what kind of questions with answer would come in compartment test of physics this year?plzz send some compartment papers of previous years

  137. 89

    Sir,pls send me march 2010 physics paper solution

  138. 88

    Please send me the most important questions with solution in physics……

  139. 87

    i am a xii cbse student.i am an average student .is it possible for me to score above 90% in xii exam.what are tips that you can give to me? how to prepare to score high marks ?
    at earlier as possible please give me your valuable suggestions .

  140. 86

    sir i wanted to know that what kind of questions would come in compartment test of physics this year?

  141. 85

    Sir i want to know is this a better way to solve numericals first and then theory questionS

  142. 84
    akhila mishra:

    respected sir i had a request that please tell me the best way to prepare physics theory and numericals and send me the imp questions of 2011 board exams and marks disturbution of theortical part and numerical part

  143. 83

    what type of numerical will come compartment give detail

  144. 82
    gopi krishna:

    i need lesson plan for 12th physics for every chaprter individually, how can i get that?

  145. 81
    siddhanta pradhan:

    sir please send me 2011 important 10 marks question with answer,plzz,plzz,plzz,plzzsir

  146. 80

    i want physics solved question &answers of march 2010 paper

  147. 79
    Iti agarwal:

    tell me the way to study physic to get easy and good marks

  148. 78

    sir i want physics question paper of 2010 with solution plzz send it to me and also send me some compartment papers of previous years

  149. 77
    Mahender gignow:

    Sir pls send me important Que. in physics

  150. 76

    tell me d way how to study physics to get good marks.

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