ISC Physical Education 2015 Class-12 Previous Year Question Paper Solved

(iii) Duration of a Hockey Match : 4
Quarters of 15 minutes each.


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Question 12:

(i) List the technical equipment used by the table officials. [5] (ii) Give the measurements of the following: [3]
(1) Width of the lines on the court.
(2) Diameter of centre circle.
(3) Length and width of the board.
(iii) What is legal guarding position ? [2]


(i) What are the conditions to be fulfilled for scoring in the game of basketball ? [5] (ii) When is a ball considered to be dead ?[3] (iii) Briefly explain the term time out. [2]


(i) What is the duration of the game ?
How is this time divided ? [5] (ii) State any three duties of the referee. [3] (iii) Explain the following : [2]
(1) Rebound
(2) Lay-up shot.
Answer 12:

(i) Technical equipment used by the table officials :

  • Game clock and stop watch.
  • 30 second devices
  • Score sheet
  • Whistles
  • Score board
  • Player foul marker
  • Team foul marker.


  • Width of the lines on the court 5 cm.
  • Diameter of centre circle — 1-80 m.
  • Length and width of the board — 1-80 m and 1-05 m.

(iii) Legal guarding position is when the , defender merely must have both feet on the floor and be facing the opponent.


  1. If a player of attacking team puts the live ball into the basket without any foul from outside the 3 point area or in side the three point by any way such as a lay-up shot, a Dunk shot or keeping his on the court or in air, these conditions are said to fulfil for scoring in the game of Basketball.
  2. In basketball game when the game is stopped due to any reason (side line cross, after basket or foul etc.) ball is considered a dead ball.
  3. Time-out: Time out is a halt in the play. This allows the coaches of either team to communicate with the team.
    Time out is generally used by team to stop the clock and/or reassess the team’s strategy.


  1. Duration of Game : Four quarters of 10 minutes each with an interval of 2 min. after every quarter.
    1. Rebound : A rebound in basketball is the act of successfully gaining possession of the basketball after a missing field goal or free throw.
    2. Lay up Shot : A shot in which a player reaches the ring by taking one and half step.


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Question 13:

(i) Write any five fundamental skills required by a player in the game of volleyball. [5] (ii) Name any three of the national tournaments. [3] (iii) Explain the following terms : [2]
(1) Under hand service
(2) Round arm service.

(i) Explain the procedure to be followed for a substitution during the play. [5] (ii) Mention any three acts of breach which are punishable. [3] (iii) Give the specification of the net used in the game of volleyball. [2] (c) (i) List the officials required for conducting a match. [5] (ii) State any three duties of a coach during the match. [3] (iii) What is the role of a setter in the game ? [2] Answer 13:

(i) Five fundamental skills required by a player:

  • The service.
  • The Net Recovery.
  • The Block
  • The Set-up
  • The Attack (smash)

(ii) Three national tournaments :

  • Youth National Championship
  • Federation Cup
  • National Club Volleyball Championship


  1. Under Hand Service : The ball is held on the extended hand at waist height in front of right shoulder. The serving arm is swung down well behind the body, tosses the ball a few inches into air when the ball contacted with heel of the hand, the wrist or the inside of the clenched fist.
  2. Round arm service : The ball is tossed above the head. The body weight shifts towards the right leg. The ball is hit at the highest point with the complete straight arm and straight legs.


  1. Substitution request is made only when a substitute enters the substitute zone. A substitution is the act by which a player after being recorded by the scorer enters the game for another player. One or more players are permitted at the same time.
    • 3 Acts of Breach : To talk again and again to the officials concerning their decision.
    • To make uncivil remarks to the officials or players of the opposing team.
    • To act in an uncivil manner so as to influence the decisions of officials.
  2. Length of Net — 9-50 m.
    Breadth of Net — 1 m.
    Height of Net (men)—2-43 m.
    Height of Net (women)—2-24 m.


  1. Officials required for conducting a match:
    • Referee — 2 (First and Second)
    • Scorer—2
    • Lineman—2
  2. Duties of a Coach :
    • Encourage the player while playing.
    • To guide the player at the time out.
    • Tell them about the attacker team play.
    • Make substitution if required.
  3. Setter : A person raising the ball for spike/smash.


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Question 14:

(i) Explain clearly, the pattern of winning : [5]
(1) a game
(2) a set
(ii) Expand the following : [3]
(1) ATP
(2) AITA
(3) ITF
(iii) Name any two strokes used by the players in the game. [2]


(i) Give measurements of the following : [5]
(1) Height of the net at the centre of the court.
(2) Diameter of the posts.
(3) Weight of the ball.
(4) Width of the strap of the net.
(5) Length of the racket.
(ii) Explain the following : [3]
(1) Overhead smash.
(2) Ground shot.
(iii) What is the difference between a volley and a lob ? [2]


(i) Explain the rule of a tie-break in doubles. [5] (ii) When do the players change ends in the game ? [3] (iii) When is a ball considered to be out of play ? [2] Answer 14:


  1. Game : Unit of set completed by winning four points before opponent wins three, or by winning two consecutive points after deuce. If a player wins first point score called 15, on winning second point score called 30, on winning his third point the score is called 40 for that player and the fourth point won by a player and scored game for that player.
  2. Set: Player winning four points before his opponent wins. Three points takes the game and player winning six game wins a set.

(ii) Expand the following :

  • ATP—Association of Tennis Professionals
  • AITA—All India Tennis Association
  • ITF—International Tennis Federation

(iii) Two stroke used by a player :

  • Backhand stroke.
  • Forehand stroke.


(i) Measurement:

  • Height of the net at the centre of the court—3 feet
  • Diameter of the posts—6 inch
  • Weight of the ball — 56-7 gm – 58-5 gm
  • Width of the strap of the net—5 cm
  • Length of the racket—81-28 cm (32 inch)


  1. Overhead Smash : In this, still swing the arm more fully back and bend it more and push the heel of the hand upward and hit the ball with power. It takes place when ball is high in the air.
  2. Ground Shot : A ground shot in tennis is a forehand or backhand shot, that is executed after the ball bounces once on the court. It is usually hit from the back of the tennis court, around the baseline.

(iii) Difference between a volley and a lob : A volley : When a player strikes the ball without allowing it to touch the ground.
A lob : Hitting the ball high into the air to drive the opponent back from the net.


(i) Rule of a tie-break in doubles :

  • 66 in a set result in a 7 points tie- break game played.
  • 7 points earned combined with a 2 points advantage wins the game.
  • The 1st point is served from the right service court.
  • Service rotates after the 1st point is played.
  • Every 6-points the tennis competitors change the court.

(ii) Change of Ends : The player shall change sides at the end of the first third and every subsequent alternate game of each set.

(iii) When the ball crosses the side line and back line and then touches the ground, the ball is considered out of play.


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Question 15:
(a) (i) What are the duties of the umpire before the match and during the match ? [5] (ii) Explain any two types of grips used to hold the racket. [3] (iii) Define the following : [2]
(1) Slice drop
(2) Net drop.

(i) State any five duties of a service umpire. [5] (ii) Name any three national badminton players. [3] (iii) Explain the procedure to be followed for selecting a court for the game. [2] (c)

(i) Mention any five fundamental skills required by a player in the game of badminton. [5] (ii) What is rally? [3] (iii) Explain the following : [2]
(1) Alley
(2) Backhand shot
Answer 15:

(i) Duties of umpire before and during match:


  • Uphold and enforce the laws of game.
  • Give a decision on any appeal.
  • Appoint or remove line judges.
  • Record and report to the reieree all matters.


  • Check all the equipments are according law.
  • Check all measurements of court.
  • See all officials are on their places.

(ii) Two types of Grips :

  • Basic Grip : Which can be used for all strokes.
  • Frying Pan : Which is solely for lob shots at near the net.


  1. Slice Drop : The opponent is deceived in believing that he will get a smash or straight clear, but get a drop shot which comes down more steeply as it clears the net.
  2. Net Drop : A shot hit from the fore . court that just clears the net and drops sharply.


(i) Five duties of service umpire :

  • He will see that the server delivers a correct service.
  • He may arrange with the service Judge any extra duties to be undertaken, provided that the players are also advised.
  • He approves hand signals for each low.
  • To see undue delay to the delivery of the service.
  • To see feet not in the service court.

(ii) National Players :

  • Prakash Padukone.
  • SyedModi.
  • Pullela Gopi Chand.
  • ApamaPopat.
  • S.M.Sarif.

(iii) Before commencing play the opposing side shall toss, the winner is free to change side or service.


(i) Fundamental skills required by a player:

  • Correct footwork,
  • Service
  • Lob
  • Drop
  • Smash
  • Back hand
  • Net Play

(ii) Rally : A sequence of one or more strokes starting with the service, until the shuttle ceases to be in play.


  1. Alley : The term ‘alley’ is used in doubles and is T5 foot extension of both sides of the court. There is also the back alley which is the area between the back boundary line and the long service line also used for doubles.
  2. Backhand Shot : The action of hitting a shuttle approaching to the side of inactive arm. In this stroke it is essential that the right foot is taken across and slightly in front of the body.


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Question 16:

(i) Explain synchronized swimming. [5] (ii) Give specifications for the starting platform: [3]
(1) Height of starting platform
(2) Area of the platform.
(3) Maximum slope of the platform.
(iii) What is meant by relay ? [2] (b) (i) Mention five duties of the starter. [5] (ii) State any three types of strokes used in swimming. [3] (iii) What is meant by dolphin kick ? [2] (c) (i) Explain the correct procedure of doing butterfly stroke. [5] (ii) What should be the minimum temperature and the maximum temperature of the pool during a competition ? [3] (iii) What is the full form of FINA ? [2] Answer 16:

(i) Synchronized Swimming: Synchronized swimming is a hybrid of swimming performing a synchronized routine of elaborate move in the water accompanied by music. It demands advanced water skills and required great strength,- endurance etc. Synchronized swimming is both an individual and team sport.


  • Height of starting platform = 0-5 m to 0-75 m
  • Area of the platform = 0-5 m x 0-5 m
  • Maximum slope of the platform = Not more than 10°.

(iii) Relay : A swimming relay is when four swimmers perform to complete the race is (4 x 100 m) in the distance divided in four each swimmer completes equal number of distances.


(i) Five duties of starter :

  • Call-up the competition approxi-mately 10 minutes before the race.
  • On receiving full clearance from the referee, the starter assumes full control of the swimmers until a fair start has been achieved.
  • Check clothing and numbers.
  • To assure a fair start.
  • Act as relay take-off judge when assigned.

(ii) Three types of strokes :

  • Breast stroke.
  • Back stroke.
  • Butterfly stroke.

(iii) Dolphin kick : A swimming kick used mainly in butterfly stroke in which the legs are extended straight back and moving up and down in unison with a slight bend in the knees on the upward movement.


  1. Butterfly Stroke : The arms are at shoulders width apart and pulled back together under the body elbow slightly bent in almost a double free style arm action. The arms leave the water at hip level and are thrown side ways forward through the air in a flying action to the entry position. The first is like the ordinary breast stroke leg kick but is not so wide after the hands entered the water. The head can be either forward or turned side ways to breathe.
  2. Temperature of pool during competition min. 24°C max. 26°C.
  3. FINA : Federation International de Nation Amateur.


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Question 17:

(i) Mention the standard weight of the following equipment used in athletics field events : [5]
(1) Javelin for men
(2) Discus for men
(3) Shot put for men
(4) Hammer for men
(5) Hammer for women,
(ii) Explain the term block clearance in the sprint events. [3] (iii) State any two commands used for a sprint start. [2] (b)

(i) What is a crouch start ? Name the events for which it is used. [5] (ii) Explain the following : [3]
(1) False start
(2) Triple jump
(iii) What is relay? [2] (c)

(i) Explain any two types of starts in short distance races. [5] (ii) Mention any three skills a long jump athlete should possess. [3] (iii) What do AF1 and IAAF stand for ? [2] Answer 17:


  • Javelin for men = weight – 800 gm
  • Hammer for men = weight – 7-260 kg
  • Hammer for women = weight – 4-00 kg
  • Discus for men = weight – 2-00 kg
  • Shot put for men = weight – 7-260 kg
  • Diameter 110 mm – 130 mm

(ii) Block Clearance : As the athlete drives from the blocks the rear leg is pulled through fast the front leg fully extends the arms drive vigorously in a short arm action while the head remains in a natural line with the trunk.

(iii) Commands for sprint start:

  • On your marks
  • Set
  • Go or Pistol fire.


(i) Crouch Start : As per rules of competition in the sprint race the crouch start with starting blocks is compulsory while taking start sprinter drives against the starting block, the block push back against the feet. Jo avoid the risk of slippage the starting blocks must be fixed firmly. Crouch start is of three

types :

  • Bunch start.
  • Medium start.
  • Elongated start.


(1) False start:
(a) A false start occurs if any movement is made before firing of the Pistol.
(b) If any movement occurs in the “set” position.
(2) Triple Jump : Triple jump is also called Hop step and Jump on the hop the jumper lands on the same foot after hop take off on the left foot upon which he landed and last phase of the event with jump. The jump is a normal long jump action, in which the jumper takes off from , the foot he had landed on the step.

(iii) Relay : Relay requires four sprinters together running a complete lap of the track, passing on a baton which has to arrive at the finish lines with the runner of the east leg.


(i) Two types of starts in short distance races :
(1) Bunch Start: In bunch start the feet are spaced close together so close that the toe of the back foot is placed opposite the heel of the front foot while the runner is in standing position.
(2) Elongated start : The knee of the rear leg is placed opposite the heel of the front foot, while kneeling on the mark. This is generally for the tall sprinters.
(ii) Three skills a long jump athlete should posses :
(1) Approach run
(2) Take-off
(3) The flight.
(iii) AIT—Athletics Federation of India.
I AAF—International Association of Athletics Federation.

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