CBSE 10th Social Science Exam 2020 : Important Questions & Preparation Tips

CBSE Class 10 Social Science paper will be held on 18th March, 2020. Before the exam students have almost five days to revise their whole syllabus for the paper. To help students make the best use of this preparation gap and revise the vast syllabus of Social Science effectively, we have mentioned below some important tips and resources. These tips and resources will guide you to make effective preparations, making you able to score high marks in the CBSE Class 10 Social Science Exam 2020.

1. Check the Latest Syllabus to know relevant chapters for Board Exam 2020

Knowing your syllabus is the first most important thing while you are preparing for the annual board exams. You must know what all you studied throughout the year and confirm that you are not missing any important topic or chapter for the final preparations.

This year, CBSE has excluded a few chapters of Class 10 Social Science from assessing in the final board examination. These chapters are:

  • Unit 2 - Chapter ‘Forest and Wildlife’ 
  • Unit 2 - Chapter ‘Water Resources’
  • Unit 3 - Chapter ‘Democracy and Diversity’ 
  • Unit 3 - Chapter ‘Popular Struggles and Movements’ 
  • Unit 3 - Chapter ‘Challenges to Democracy’

2. Check the latest marking scheme and pattern of question paper

CBSE Class 10 10 Social Science Paper in Board Exam 2020 will be set according to the pattern different than previous years. This year, question paper will include more number of objective type questions. For the first time students will solve match the column, fill in the blanks, MCQs and picture based questions in the paper. Expected format of the question paper is as follows:

Section Questions Total Marks
A: Objective Type Questions 20 20
B: Short Answer Type Questions 8 24
C: Long Answer Type Questions 6 30
C: Map Based Question 1 06
Total 35 Questions 80 Marks

Students should plan their preparations according to the latest paper pattern, so that they do not have to face any problem at the time of examination. To check the detailed paper pattern and marking scheme for CBSE Class 10 Social Science Exam 2020.

3. Solve the latest sample paper to acquaint yourself with the expected level of questions

Question papers in the CBSE board exams are almost set according to the pattern and format followed in the latest sample papers. So, CBSE sample paper is the only sources to know the expected weightage and typology of questions for CBSE Class 10 Social Science Exam 2020. The latest sample paper also gives an idea about the number of questions from each chapter that might be asked in the board exam paper.

Important Questions Download
Civics Click Here
History Click Here
Geography Click Here
Economics Click Here
Important Map Questions Click Here

4. Practice the Important Questions for quick and active revision

At the last moment before the exam, it is not possible for students to read everything prescribed in the syllabus. In fact, students should pay more attention towards revising the important topics. We make it easier for you by providing you the chapter-wise important questions for CBSE Class 10 Social Science Exam 2020. These questions have been prepared by the subject experts and cover all important topics and concepts involved in the NCERT Class 10 Social Science. All the questions are provided with accurate and detailed solutions.

5. Practice previous year question papers to improve speed and know important topics

Previous year question papers are always considered the best source to cover a significant part of the syllabus in a short time. With the previous year question papers, you also get to know the questions, topics and concepts which are repeated year after year. Such important questions and topics should be prepared thoroughly. Solving the previous year question papers is the best way to improve your writing speed and learn the time management for completing your paper in three hours.

6. Practice important topics of map work

In CBSE Class 10 Social Science paper, there will be a map based questions of 6 marks. There are certain topics which must be prepared for the map work. We have collated such important topics and map question to help you prepare easily and score full marks in this question.

 

14 March, 2020, 2:42 pm

CBSE 10th Maths Exam 2020 : Analysis, Review, Question Paper

CBSE Class 10 students appeared for their Maths paper today. Different question papers were given to the students who had chosen Basic or Standard Maths. This is for the first time that board organised the Maths exam with two options, one being the easy paper and other with current difficulty level. Exam was conducted from 10:30 AM to 01:30 PM.

We are providing you the complete analysis and review of today’s CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Paper. A team was present outside a CBSE designated examination centre to collect the students’ feedback and discuss the difficulty level of the paper. You can also watch the video available here to know students’ reaction on their Maths Paper 2020.

Mathematics Standard and Basic question papers of today's class 10 board exam can also be checked from the following link: 

Mathematics (Basic) Question Paper 2020 : Click Here

Mathematics (Standard) Question Paper 2020 : Click Here

Check the Format of CBSE Class 10 Maths Question Paper 2020:

Format of the question papers of both Standard Maths and Basic Maths was the same for today’s board exam. Question paper consisted of 40 questions for total 80 marks. All these questions were arranged into four sections according to the following pattern:

Section Total Number of Questions Marks per Question Total Marks
Section A: Objective Type Questions 20 1 20 × 1 = 20
Section B: Short Answer Type Questions - I 6 2 6 × 2= 12
Section C: Short Answer Type Questions - II 8 3 8 × 3 = 24
Section D: Long Answer Type Questions 6 4 6 × 4 = 24
Total 80 Marks

The format used in today’s Maths papers was almost similar to that followed in the CBSE Class 10 Maths Sample Paper 2020.

CBSE Class 10 Standard Maths Paper 2020: Students' reaction after the exam

We asked students a few general queries about their today’s Maths papers. Students’ response to our questions is mentioned below:

  • Difficulty level of the paper: Most of the students said the paper was easy whereas a few others called it moderately difficult. We also found few students of standard Mathematics who said that their paper was of basic level as they found it very easy.
  • Toughest section in the paper: Students found the Section-C a little difficult with 1-2 tricky questions included in it.
  • Most time-consuming section: Questions in Section C and D took more time to solve. Calculations involved in the questions were a bit lengthy. But students were able to complete the paper on time
  • Any questions repeated from previous years’ question papers: Some students said that 3-4 questions were asked from previous year papers. Students also said that many important concepts were also repeated this year.
  • Any out of syllabus question in the paper: According to class 10 students, nothing in the paper was asked beyond the CBSE Class 10 Maths Latest Syllabus.
  • Expected marks in today’s paper: On an average students are expecting 70 marks out of 80.

CBSE Class 10 Basic Maths Paper 2020: Students' reaction after the exam

Students with Basic Maths looked quite happy with their paper. Most of the students said the paper was very easy and was entirely based on the Class 10 Maths NCERT Book. They were also happy with the Board’s decision to introduce the concept of easy paper as it will help them to increase their overall percentage in their CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2020.

Expert Analysis of CBSE Class 10 Maths Paper 2020

When analysed the complete paper, the examination experts found the CBSE Class 10 Maths Standard paper easy. There was no question in the paper with which students would not be familiar. Paper was completely based on NCERT. No question was found to be tricky or complex. Experts even called it the easiest paper till now for class 10 students in their CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2020.

Important modification in CBSE Class 10 Maths Exam 2020

  • The major modification made to the Mathematics in Class 10 was introduction of two options for students. CBSE eased the students by allowing them to choose the option of writing the easy or standard paper in their Maths Board Exam. Students who do not want to study Mathematics in the higher classes were allowed to choose Basic Mathematics while those who want to pursue this subject in their further studies were allowed to take the Standard Mathematics.
  • Next change introduced by the board is in the pattern of Maths Paper with inclusion of more number of objective type questions than were asked in the previous years. This year, 25% of the questions in the paper were objective type. These questions included MCQs, Fill in the Blanks and Very Short Answer Type questions.
  • Another change in the format of question paper is the increased number of questions. The total number of questions for the CBSE Class 10 Maths Paper 2020 has been increased from 30 to 40.
  • Likewise the previous year, question paper had more internal choices between questions of all sections.

 

12 March, 2020, 4:23 pm

CBSE Class 10 Maths 2020 : Quick Revision Tips By Experts with Important Topics to Help You Ace The Exam

We bring here the tips shared by experienced teachers to prepare for CBSE Class 10 Maths exam easily and effectively in last few days. Check these preparation tips to score maximum marks in the exam.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the Class 10th Mathematics Exam tomorrow, i.e., on 12th March, 2020. Before exam, it's the crucial time to revise all what you have prepared throughout the year in Maths. Most of the students consider Maths to be the toughest subject, but if prepared thoroughly, this paper can help you improve your overall grade by scoring full marks.

Last minute revision can be very effective to perform outstanding in the Maths paper as it will help to recall all your learning and retain the important information till the exam day. To help all class 10 students shed off their exam stress and revise their Maths syllabus effectively, we bring here some important tips shared by the experienced teachers. These tips by the experts of the subject will help you polish your preparations in the last moment before the exam.

Check out the following revision tips suggested by the experts to score maximum marks in CBSE Class 10 Maths Exam 2020:

  • Check the latest CBSE Class 10 Maths Sample Paper to acquaint with the question paper structure. Practice sample papers in stipulated time to work on your speed and accuracy.
  • Check the CBSE Class 10 Maths Blue Print 2020 to understand the topics with maximum weightage and the marking scheme according to which questions will be asked in Maths Exam 2020.

CBSE Class 10 Maths Blue Print 2020:

For all those students who find preparing for Maths exam the toughest job, CBSE blue print comes as the saviour as it will help them to concise the huge syllabus of Maths and make preparations easy for them.

CBSE Class 10 Maths Unitwise Weightage
Unit Title Weightage
1 Number System 06
2 Algebra 20
3 Co-ordinate Geometry 06
4 Geometry 15
5 Trigonometry 12
6 Mensuration 10
7 Statistics And Probability 11
Total Marks 80
Internal Assessment 20
Grand Total 100

CBSE Class 10 Maths Marking Scheme: Check the breakup of marks in CBSE Class 10 Maths question paper to formulate the right strategy for writing the exam perfectly.

CBSE Class 10 Maths Marking Scheme 2019
Marks No. of Questions Marks
1 Mark 20 20 × 1 = 20
2 Marks 6 6 × 2 = 12
3 Marks 8 8 × 3 = 24
4 Marks 6 6 × 4 = 24
Total 40 80
  • Keep on practicing with the previous year CBSE class 10 Maths question papers as it will make you more efficient in decoding the problems asked in the Maths paper.
  • Revise the  important formulae and theorems frequently whenever you get time.
  • NCERT is the most important book to ace the examination. Students should focus on completing all the examples and questions from the Class 10 Maths NCERT book.
  • Practice the NCERT Exemplar Problems thoroughly as the questions of high complexity in exams are generally picked prom the Class 10 Maths NCERT Exemplar book.
  • Avoid picking any new topic which you have not studied yet.
  • A day before the exam, carefully go through all important formulas, theorems and identities.
  • Take light food and adequate rest to keep you calm and stress free.
  • Avoid late night study just the day before the exam as it will only exhaust your brain making you anxious and nervous.

Topics to revise on last day before the CBSE Class 10 Maths Exam 2020:

  • Prepare questions of Trigonometry, Mensuration and Statistics first as questions of high weightage will be asked from these units.
  • Practice questions on Arithmetic Progressions as the paper will have two/three questions from this chapter.
  • Revise important theorems like Pythagoras theorem, Basic Proportionality theorem and areas of similar triangles. The question paper will surely have two/three questions based on these topics.
  • Practice the questions based on construction of a triangle similar to a given triangle. One question will surely be asked for three to four marks in Class 10 Maths paper.
  • Practice the problems based on trigonometric identities as the Maths paper will contain Questions of 7 to 8 marks from this topic.

For example:

  • One question on Probability will also be there in two/three marks questions.
  • Question on Statistics will be there in both three and four marks questions, which is considered to be the easy and scoring part of the exam.
  • Questions based on Mensuration will be there in all sections and asked for the maximum weightage. Keep all the formulas related to surface areas and volumes of solids (mentioned in the syllabus) affirmed in your brain.

For example:

  • One question on ‘Angle of elevation, Angle of Depression’ will surely be asked for four marks in section D of Maths paper.
  • Questions on Linear Equation, like unique solution, infinitely many solutions, no solution and questions like find the value of 'k' will be asked under one/two marks type questions.

Things to Consider During the Examination

  • In the first 15 minute before the exam, read all 30 questions in the paper properly and mark them into categories viz easy, manageable and tough. Then make a rough plan to attempt them starting with the easy questions first.
  • Write the step-wise answer to each question as in CBSE Exams, separate marks are given for each step.
  • In addition to having a correct answer, you will also be assessed by the methods and principles applied in a solution.
  • Feel free to think out your answers on rough paper where you feel struck or confused. It will help you to understand the question quicker and write a proper solution for it. 
  • Draw graphs and figures wherever required as it can help you to score more marks if you make them with concentration and neatness.
  • Maintain speed and accuracy hand in hand.
  • Spare at least 15 minutes in last to recheck your answers and numbering of questions to avoid any silly mistakes that might take away your important marks.

Analysing the trends followed in the previous year CBSE Class 10 Maths papers and the latest examination pattern, experts are expecting the CBSE Class 10 Maths Paper 2020 to be easy, direct and straight from the NCERT textbook. However, two to three questions may be tricky, but with a clear conceptual understanding one can easily solve them. So, don't get worried and stressed about your Maths Exam. Rather, make it a fun experience. Stay prepared and alert to crack the exam with flyong colours.

 

11 March, 2020, 12:52 pm

CBSE 10th Maths Exam 2020 : Important Chapter-wise MCQs with Detailed Solutions

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the Class 10 Mathematics Exam on 12th March, 2020. So, now is the time when should focus on more on revisions than starting with any new thing. To score good marks in the Maths exam, it is quite essential that students practice with a lot of questions of different types and formats. For this they should have a good question bank so that they do not have to waste their time in searching for various questions which are important from the exam point of view and will help students revise all the key concepts involved in Class 10 Maths.

In this article, we are providing the Multiple Choice Type Questions (MCQs) which students should practice to prepare the objective type questions for Class 10 Maths CBSE Exam 2020. You will get here the chapter-wise MCQs based on the important concepts and topics given in Maths NCERT book. Answers of all the MCQ questions are also provided here with detailed solutions so that you can easily understand the logic behind each answer. 

Chapter Download Link
1. Real Numbers Click Here
2. Polynomials Click Here
3. Pair of linear Equations in Two Variables Click Here
4. Quadratic Equations Click Here
5. Arithmetic Progression Click Here
6. Triangles Click Here
7. Coordinate Geometry Click Here
8. Introduction to Trigonometry Click Here
9. Some Applications of Trigonometry Click Here
10. Circles Click Here
11. Constructions Click Here
12. Areas Related to Circles Click Here
13. Surface Areas and Volumes Click Here
14. Statistics Click Here
15. Probability Click Here

 

6 March, 2020, 5:16 pm

CBSE 10th Science Exam 2020 : Analysis, Review, Question Paper

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the Class 10 Science papers today from 10:30 AM to 01:30 PM. Question papers were distributed at 10:15 AM and students were asked to read the paper thoroughly in this reading time before the exam. Science is considered the most important and one of the toughest subjects in class 10.

Download 10th Science Question Paper 2020 : Click Here

Format followed in CBSE Class 10 Science Paper 2020

For CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2020, the pattern of the Science question paper is revised with inclusion of many objective type questions and an increase in the total number of questions from 27 to 30.

The structure of the CBSE Class 10 Science Question Paper was as follows:

  • The question paper had a total of thirty questions divided into three sections; A, B, and C.
  • Section A had 14 objective type questions consisting of MCQs, short answer type questions and assertion-reason type questions. Each question will be of 1 mark.
  • Section B had 10 very short answer type questions with each carrying 3 marks.
  • Section C had 6 long answer type questions with each carrying 5 marks.

Question paper carried a total of 80 marks.

What was students' reaction after the exam?

Check the feedback shared by Class 10 students below:

Difficulty level of question paper: Some students said easy while some others called it a difficult paper.

Toughest section: Most of the students found the Section B of 3 markers to be the toughest of all.

Most time-consuming section: Students said Sections B & C were more time taking.

Questions repeated from previous year papers (if any): Students claimed 4-5 questions were repeated from last years.

Any question out of syllabus: No question in the paper was out of syllabus.

Expected marks (out of 80): Average range of expected marks by students is 60-70 Marks.

This year, CBSE has made some prominent changes in the pattern of Class 10 Science question papers. These changes as observed in today’s paper are as follows:

More number of objective type questions in paper: Number of objective type questions in CBSE Class 10 Science paper was increased in comparison to the previous years. Thus, students were required to write less subjective type questions which could be a plus point in time management during the paper.  

Different format used for one mark questions: The one mark questions in section a of Science paper included some assertion-reason type questions or question base on visual observation, etc. This was to test students’ analytical and comprehensive skills.

Number of questions increased in paper: Total questions in CBSE Class 10 Science paper were increased from 27 to 30. However, the total number of 3 mark and 5 mark questions remained the same.

Expert Review on CBSE Class 10 Science Paper 2020:

Overall, CBSE Class 10 Science Paper 2020 was of moderate difficulty level with few twisted questions. Nothing came out of syllabus. Only problem we could find is that questions were put in a little confusing language for students of 10th standard. However, students who had revised the complete study material well would be able to complete the paper in time and can expect high score.

 

4 March, 2020, 4:32 pm

CBSE 10th Science Exam 2020 : Important Chapter-wise MCQs with Answers

In CBSE Class 10 Science Exam 2020, MCQs will be asked in Section-A of question paper. In this section, students will have to answer objective type questions of 20 marks. These questions will be asked in different formats like Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), Vey Short Answer Type Questions (VSAQs), Assertion-Reason Type Questions, etc. Most part will be of MCQs only. To answer all the one mark questions, students must be aware of all fundamental concepts. For this, they should practice the chapter-wise MCQs provided in this article. Working with the MCQs will help them understand the concepts thoroughly. They will improve their speed and accuracy at the same time.

Important Chapter-Wise MCQs

Chapter Download Link
1. Chemical Reactions & Equations Click Here
2. Acids, Bases & Salts Click Here
3. Metals & Non-Metals Click Here
4. Carbon & Its Compounds Click Here
5. Periodic Classification of Elements Click Here
6. Life Processes Click Here
7. Control & Coordination Click Here
8. How Do Organisms Reproduce Click Here
9. Heredity & Evolution Click Here
10. Light - Reflection & Refraction Click Here
11. The Human Eye & the Colourful World Click Here
12. Electricity Click Here
13. Magnetic Effects of Electric Current Click Here
14. Sources of Energy Click Here
15. Our Environment Click Here
16. Management of Natural Resources Click Here

 

29 February, 2020, 2:45 pm

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