Today was the Social Science paper of the Class 10th students of CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education). The paper was organized according to CBSE timing at 10:30 AM in the morning and question papers were distributed to students 15 minutes in advance for reading.
The Social Science paper of CBSE Class 10 ended at 1:30 PM. If we talk about the first reaction of students after the exam then most of the students were of the opinion that the paper was easy but the five mark questions were a bit difficult to write.
Overall, it was an easy paper. This time CBSE has set a bit lengthy paper, especially when it comes to Political Science questions.
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Format of Question Paper
1. The question paper consisted of total 26 questions divided into four sections; A, B, C and D.
2. Section A: Question number 1 to 7 were very short answer type questions (1 mark each).
3. Section B: Question number 8 to 18 were short answer type questions (3 marks each).
4. Section C: Question number 19 to 25 were long answer type questions (5 marks each).
5. Section D: Question number 26 was a map question with two parts 26 A from History (2 marks) and 26 B from Geography (3 marks).
Was there anything out of syllabus?
We got mixed reactions when asked about the syllabus.
There were some questions which were out of the syllabus, but mostly the questions were from NCERT syllabus, said a student.
Was the paper tough?
It was an easy paper, but I found section B a bit tough as the questions were a little tricky and lengthy. Mainly, political science questions were tricky, said Kunal, a student.
What about map based questions?
Map based questions were very easy and it was an easy paper, said Anviksha, a student.
Easiest section questions?
I found economics questions very easy; all the questions were direct and from NCERT only, Anviksha added.
All in all, it was an easy and balanced paper, but with some tricky questions.