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UP Board class 12th English Second Question Paper 2018

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UP Board Class 12th English paper II was conducted on February 21, 2018. In this article you will get to know about UP Board class 12th English second test paper including the marking scheme, type of questions as well as few example questions for students understanding.

Important note: The students from commerce and trade stream only appeared for second paper which had code 323 (CA) for UP Board class 12th English Exam. Check here all about the question paper as mentioned on this page below –

Key features of UP Board class 12th English Second Paper:

The second paper of UP Board class 12th was of total of 3 hours 15 minutes of which 15 minutes were provided so that students could read and go through the test paper before starting the exam. Read here other important features of the test paper –  

Example questions from UP Board class 12th English First paper:

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Question: (a) Change the following into indirect form of speech:

(i) My mother says to my sister, “I did it myself.”

(ii) Ruchi said to Himanshu, “I visited the World Trade Centre two years ago.”

(b) Combine the following sentences as directed within the brackets:

(i)  He was innocent.  That was the verdict of the jury.

(ii) The sun rose. The fog dispersed.

Question:  Correct four of the following sentences:

(i) The school was closed since yesterday.

(ii) I insisted to have my fee paid.

(iii) If I know this before, I would have surely told you.

(iv)If I knew this before, I would have surely told you.

(v) I cannot walk no further today

(vi)He washed neither his hands nor his face.

Question: Write a summary of the following passage in about 70 words:

The toxicity of anger affects both our body and our mind. One should use humor to deflate the ugly situations. Learn to laugh at yourself and the situations. Things are usually not as serious as they seem. Postpone anger, If you feel your anger intensifying.  It is important that you don’t lose your cool as well.  If you speak gently and softly, it may help defuse the situation.  Forgiveness is the best antidote for anger.

Question: Write an essay on one of the following topics in about 250 words:

(a) Necessity of the World Peace today.

(b) Our attitude towards Nature.

(c) India-China Relationship.

(d) ‘Namami-Gange’ project.

Download here complete second question paper of UP Board Class 12th

Marking Scheme for UP Board class 12th English Paper II:

Students can check here type of questions and marking scheme for each question from the test paper –

Question 1: This question was divided into a, b, c and d. For part (a), the questions were based on speech and students were required to change form of speech. For part (b), the questions were based on sentence completion.  For part (c) the students had to transform the given sentences and for part (d), students needed to identify and correct the errors given in the sentences.

Question 2: In this question, students were provided 3 phrases and they were required to select any of the options and make sentences in their own language (English) so as to interpret the correct meaning of the phrase.

Question 3: The question was also divided into four questions. For question (a) opposite words were to be answered for every word, question (b) was based on synonyms i.e. the same words, for question (c), sentences were provided and students had to write relevant and most suitable word for the sentences and for question (d) students had to make sentences based on the given words.

Question 4: This question was divided into three parts as well and students had to choose one part to write answers. In first part, the questions were to be translated. In Part II, for first question students had to write in their own language after understanding the given poem and in the second question the students had to write the summary of the given sentences. In third question students were provided sentences and they had to make sentences, express its correct meaning as well as correct the errors of the selected sentences. In third part, students were provided 3 questions – for first question students had to write an essay; in the second question, they had to identify the author of the literature and write their name and in the last question three options were given and students were required to write answer in their own language

Question 5: This was a debate writing question.

Question 6: Students had to write letter from the two options provided.

Question 7: This was summary based question and students had to write answers for the relevant questions asked.

UP Board Class 12th English First Question Paper 2018

Marking scheme for UP Board class 12th English second paper

Question number


Q. 1

8 marks

Q. 2

3 marks

Q. 3

4 marks

Q. 4

15 marks

Q. 5

10 marks

Q. 6

5 marks

Q. 7

5 marks


50 marks

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