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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