UP Board class 12 Biology second question paper 2018

In this article you will get UP Board Class 12 Biology (Botany) Second Question Paper conducted by UP Board on 7th March 2018. The paper started at 02.00 pm and ended at 05.15 pm.

UP Board Class 12 biology subject carries 100 marks with 35 marks in Zoology, 35 marks in Botany and 30 marks in practical. Students, who have worked hard the entire year and have properly attended the class tests, had performed well in the exam.

Students can view and download the exact copy of the UP Board Class 12 Biology (Botany) Second Question Paper 2018 from the link given below. This question paper will be very helpful to analyze the examination pattern and the level of questions asked in the UP Board Class 12 Biology second paper board exam.

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Key features of UP Board class 12th Biology second paper:

  • Students were required to cross-verify the complete question paper in 15 minutes before starting writing answers. The total exam duration for UP Board Class 12th Biology paper was of 3 hours 15 minutes.
  • There were only 16 questions in the question 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.

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 were few questions, at the first sight the question paper seemed very difficult but on a thorough reading most of the questions were attemptable.

There was 2 questions of 5 marks each, 8 questions of 2 marks each, 9 questions of 1 marks each in the overall paper.

Marks allotted in the paper:

Type of questions

Number of questions*marks allotted


Multiple Choice Questions



Very short answer types



Short answer types



Long answer types






Some of the sample questions from the UP Board Class 12 Biology (Botany) Question Paper are:

Ques: Write short notes on the following:

a) Polyembryony

b) Apomixis.

Ques:  Write a short note on Keystone species.


Ques:  Write a short note on Bhopal Gas Tragedy.

Ques:   Write the significance of Plant breeding.

Ques:  Write short notes on the following:

a) B.T. Kapas

b) Green Revolution

Ques:  Differentiate between the following pairs:

a) Transpiration and Guttation

b) Diffusion and Osmosis.


Ques:  Differentiate between hormone and enzyme. Give one example of each of them.

8. Discuss the role of iron and manganese in plants.

Ques:   Differentiate between C3 & C4 plants.

Ques:  Differentiate between the following:

a) Passive and active water absorption

b) Embryo sac and endosperm.

Ques:  Oxygen evolved during photosynthesis is obtained from the molecules of which material?

Ques:  Draw a sketch of T.S. of mature pollen sac.

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