The CBSE has introduced the Problem Solving Assessment (PSA) for the students of class 11. The test will assess creative-thinking, decision-making, critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills among children.
The test is designed to assess student's ability to process, interpret and use information rather than assessing student's prior subject matter knowledge.
The book "Crack CBSE-PSA 2014 Class 11 (Study Material + Fully Solved Exercises + 5 Model Papers)" is a perfect guide that will help the students to achieve a good score in the test.
The book provides deep insight into the critical elements of the test - Qualitative Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and Language Conventions (English).
The study material provides theoretical inputs/ preparatory material along with fully solved practice exercises as per the CBSE-PSA 2013 Question paper (held in February 2013) and the Sample Paper issued by the CBSE Board.
The material provides strategies to crack each type of question as per the exam format. There is a wide range of well discussed Solved Examples which help in bringing conceptual clarity to the students.
Language Conventions (English) – This section provides Quick Review of Grammar Rules and Vocabulary. It also covers 160+ Cloze Test MCQ’s, 120+ Passage Completion MCQ’s and 200+ Contextual Passage Usage in MCQ’s.
Qualitative Reasoning – Covers Strategies to Crack this section along with 180+ Comprehension based MCQ’s based on Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences; 200+ Qualitative Reasoning questions.
Quantitative Reasoning - Covers Strategies to Crack this section along with 300+ Problem Solving MCQ’s; 120+ Scientific Reasoning MCQ’s.
The 5 Mock Tests have been designed as per the CBSE-PSA 2013 Question paper. These tests will help the students in developing the right temperament to crack this exam.
The Mock Papers follow the exact pattern as suggested by CBSE (90 minutes for 60 questions). The detailed solutions to each test are provided at the end of the book.
Bonus Section on OTBA (Open Text Based Assessment) to be held as a part of SA-2. The book contains 3 Textual Materials based on OTBA as described by CBSE Board.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CBSE Solved Paper held in Feb 2013
CBSE Solved Sample Paper issued in December 2012
SECTION A - LANGUAGE CONVENTION
1. Grammar – A Quick Review
Articles, Noun, Pronoun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb, Preposition, Tenses, Degree of Comparison, Subject-Verb Agreement
Synonyms, Antonyms, Fill in the Blanks, Spellings, Contextual Meaning
3. Strategies to Crack Contextual Usage in Passages with Practice Exercises
4. Strategies to Crack Cloze Test with Practice Exercises
5. Strategies to Crack Passage Completion with Practice Exercises
SECTION B - QUALITATIVE REASONING
1. Analogy & Relationships
2. Logical Sequence of Words
3. Idioms & Phrases
4. Critical Thinking
5. Comprehending Passage based on arts, humanities & Social Sciences
SECTION C - QUANTITATIVE REASONING
1. Numbers and their Relations
4. Mathematical Reasoning
6. Permutation, Combination & Probability
7. Charts & Graphs
9. Scientific Reasoning
Model Paper 1
Model Paper 2
Model Paper 3
Model Paper 4
Model Paper 5
Solutions Model Papers 1 to 5
BONUS SECTION: OTBA (Open Text Based Assessment)
Case Study in English
Concept/ Mind Map in Science
Problem/Situation in Mathematics
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