CBSE Social Science class 10 Design of Question Paper

Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi has made some changes to the class 10 Social Science Question Paper for March 2010 examination. The Latest Design of Question Paper along with the unit wise distribution of marks and number of questions have been given here. There will be total 29 questions in the paper from 2010 onwards. Students are advised to go through the sample papers and marking scheme for details. The changes made in the question paper may also be accessed at CBSE official site.

SOCIAL SCIENCE
Design of Question Paper

Subject : Social Science

Max. Marks : 80

Class : X

Time : 3 Hours

1. Weightages to form of Questions:

Form of Question Marks

each type

Number of

Questions

Serial number

of Questions

Total

marks

Very Short Answer (VSA) 1 10 1-10 10
Short Answer (SA) 3 8 11-18 24
Long Answer (LA) 4 10 19-28 40
Map Question (MQ) 6 1 29 6
Total - 29 1-29 80

2. Weightages to content:

(Chapter numbers of N.C.E.R.T. Textbooks related to each unit are given within brackets against each of themes)

UNIT I : India and the Contemporary World II (History) 20 marks

1.1 Events and Processes

Theme 1. Nationalism in Europe (Ch.1) Any one 4 marks
Theme 2. Nationalist Movement in Indo – China (Ch.2)
Theme 3. Nationalism in India (Ch.3) (compulsory) 6 marks

1.2 Economies and Livelihoods

Theme 4. Industrialization 1850 s – 1950s (Ch.5) Any one 4 marks
Theme 5. Urbanization and Urban lives (Ch.6)
Theme 6. Trade and Globalization (Ch.4)

1.3 Culture, Identity and Society

Theme 7. Print culture and nationalism (Ch.7) Any one

4 marks

Theme 8. History of the Novel (Ch.8)

1.4. Map Work (Based on Sub Unit 1.1 : Theme 3) 2marks

UNIT II India – Resources and their Development (Geography) 20 marks

2.1 Resources (ch.1) 6 marks
2.2 Natural Resources (ch.1)
2.3 Forest and Wildlife Resources (ch. 2)
2.4 Agriculture (ch.4)
2.5 Water Resources (ch.3) 6 marks
2.6 Mineral Resources (ch.5)
2.7 Power Resources (ch.5)
2.8 Manufacturing Industries (ch.6)
2.9 Transport, Communication and Trade (ch.7) 4 marks
2.10 Map work (Based on sub units 2.1 to 2.9, except sub unit 2.3) 4 marks

UNIT III : Democratic Politics II (Political Science) 20 marks

3.1 Power Sharing Mechanism in Democracy (ch.1&2) 6 marks
3.2 Working of Democracy (ch.3 &4) 6 marks
3.3 Competition and Contestations in Democracy (ch .5 & 6) 4 marks
3.4 Outcomes of Democracy (ch.7) 4 marks
3.5 Challenges to Democracy (ch.8)

UNIT IV : Understanding Economic Development II (Economics) 20 marks

4.1 The Story of Development (ch.1) 4 marks
4.2 The Role of Service Sector in Indian Economy (ch.2) 4 marks
4.3 Money and Financial System (ch.3) 4 marks
4.4 Globalisation (ch.4) 4 marks
4.5 Consumer Awareness (ch.5)

3. Unit-wise Division of Questions

Unit-1 India and Contemporary World II (History) will have total 20 Marks.

There will be 2 questions of 1 mark each at serial number 1-2 of the question paper.

There will be 4 questions of 3 marks each at serial number 11-14 of the question paper.

There will be 1 question of 4 marks at serial number 19 of the question paper.

There will be 1 Map question of 2 marks at serial number 29 of the question paper.
Unit-2 India –Resources and their Development (Geography) will have total 20 Marks.

There will be 4 questions of 1 mark each at serial number 3-6 of the question paper.

There will be 3 question of 4 marks each at serial number 20-22 of the question paper.

There will be 1 Map question of 4 marks at serial number 29 of the question paper.
Unit-3 Democratic Politics II (Political Science) will have total 20 Marks.

There will be 2 questions of 1 mark each at serial number 7-8 of the question paper.

There will be 2 questions of 3 marks each at serial number 15-16 of the question paper.

There will be 3 questions of 4 marks each at serial number 23-25 of the question paper.
Unit-4 Understanding Economic Development (Economics) will have total 20 Marks.

There will be 2 questions of 1 mark each at serial number 9-10 of the question paper.

There will be 2 questions of 3 marks each at serial number 17-18 of the question paper.

There will be 3 questions of 4 marks each at serial number 26-28 of the question paper.

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144 Responses to “CBSE Social Science class 10 Design of Question Paper”

  1. JHANKAR says:

    plz send me solved papers for X of all subjects & also the mcq’s…
    send as many as u can.. :-)

  2. akhila says:

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  3. shubham agarwal says:

    please send me the blueprint of all subjects & of i.t. also.
    send all questions paper & some most important topics of s.st.
    send 1marks ques. in s.st also.
    please.

  4. mathivanan says:

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  5. mathivanan says:

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  6. manpreet kaur says:

    please send me blue print of social science 10 chapter wise??????????????????????????????????????????/

  7. nandini says:

    please send me the blue print of social science of class 1oth…chapter wise of karnataka state syllabus..??

  8. manu says:

    please send me the important questions with solutions of 1 chapter of history nationalism in Europe

  9. savy says:

    please send me the important questions an mcqs with solutions of geography ch- resources and development,water resources

  10. Amol says:

    please send me important question of social studies of class 10th in SA1

  11. FISH says:

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  12. FISH says:

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  13. kunika says:

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  14. komal sharma says:

    wht abt remaining 20 marks???????????????

  15. kader says:

    pls send class 10 important question frm economics 1 and 2 chapter pls. . . .

  16. akshay jain says:

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  17. neha says:

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  18. AKBEER KAUR says:

    please sent me all subject ques paper 4 class x thanks

  19. sangeetha says:

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  20. please show me the latest social studies question papers for 10th CBSE

  21. plz show me the model question papers for social studies

  22. sravya says:

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    plz send it 
    i am poor in political science

  23. kavya says:

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  24. akash rajendran says:

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  25. akashi says:

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  26. akashi says:

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  27. ishank says:

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  28. PRINCE says:

    pls give me sst samle paper

  29. Naushil says:

    Please send me sample papers and notes of sst and science .. Best of luck to all the board going students……!have a great future

  30. Vijay Shah says:

    how many question in sst board paper..??????
    i think, there are 36 ques instead of 29…???????

  31. Aseem Jain says:

    plz.. send me S.S.T chapter wise question papers..

  32. Aniket Nikam12 says:

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  33. Anipawar73 says:

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  34. nee abba says:

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  35. Abhilov says:

    Please send a new blue print of 10 sst

  36. Aditi Khandelwal says:

    It is previous year blueprint
    now our s.st marks is of 90 marks

  37. deepika says:

    pls give me question paper of class 10 and with answers of that questions

  38. Vivek says:

    please send me new sst chapterwise blue print

  39. chinmay says:

    previous year blue print

    paper is of 90 marks now

  40. chinmay says:

    pls give a quick rply

  41. aradhana says:

    this is wrong..the totl mrks of questions is 90 not 80…….

  42. Oshiv Sharma says:

    32 question +1 question excluding of map

  43. khushboo says:

    its 30 Questions

  44. sandra sebastian says:

    i too need it

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