UP Board Exam 2018 Class 12th Chemistry Paper First Analysis

Get an analysis of UP Board class 12th Chemistry Paper First 2018 which has been conducted on 21st February 2018. It began at 02:00 pm and ended at 05:15 pm. UP Board class 12 science stream students who appeared for paper code 374(GB) will get proper analysis of the paper as well as some example questions.

Created On: Mar 5, 2018 16:03 IST
Chemistry Paper First Analysis
Chemistry Paper First Analysis

UP Board Class 12th Chemistry paper first was conducted on February 21, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 5:15 pm. UP Board class 12 science stream students who appeared for paper code 374(GB) will get proper analysis of the paper as well as some example questions.

Key features of UP Board class 12th chemistry first paper:

  • Students were required to cross-verify the complete test paper in 15 minutes before starting writing answers. The total exam duration for UP Board Class 12th Chemistry paper was of 3 hours 15 minutes.
  • There were only 7 questions in the test paper, however, the questions were further divided into parts and the total marks allotted to all questions were 35
  • It was compulsory for students to attempt all questions.
  • The marks allotted to each question were mentioned before them.
  • Students were required to solve numerical based questions in step-by-step format and they had to mention each step of calculation.
  • Also, students had to write chemical equations wherever required in the answers.

About the paper :

The chemistry paper was attemptable and scoring. Even there was some winding question but through patience and calm mind, we could say, they were also attemptable.

There was few tricky questions. At the first sight the question paper seemed very difficult but on a thorough reading most of the questions were attemptable.

The numerical based questions were easy which saved lot of time of students. The questions were direct and take less time to solve.

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Example questions from UP Board class 12th chemistry paper first 2018 :

Question: Differentiate between physical adsorption and chemical adsorption with suitable example

Question: How does VBT explain the formation of octahedral complexes?

Question: Describe in brief the method used in the concentration of ores having magnetic properties.

Question: Write the electronic configuration of lanthanide elements.

Question: Write Nernst’s equation for the electrode potential and name the symbols use therein.

Question: Drive an expression for the time required for completion of one third of a first order reaction.

Question: What are enzymes? Name four of them and also mention the reactions they catalyse.

Question: Describe with diagram the laboratory preparation of ozone gas. Also write oxidizing properties of ozone.

Marking Scheme for UP Board class 12th Chemistry paper first :

Type of questions

Number of questions*marks allotted


Multiple Choice Questions



Very short answer types



Short answer types



Long answer types






Multiple Choice Questions and Very short answer types - They were easy and the students found these 11 questions attemptable.

Short answer types - These questions consumed the maximum time but the questions could easily be tackled.

Long answer types - All the questions had choices but was slightly surprising for few students.

Overall chemistry first question paper 2018 was easy and attemptable.

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