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Sample Paper for Class 9 SA 1

The surest way to succeed at any examination is to practice from its sample papers or previous year papers. Practicing from sample papers not only gives you an assessment of your level of exam preparedness but also gives you a feel of the paper pattern, the types of questions asked, the marking scheme, the time required to complete different sections of the paper, etc. This article is on Sample Paper for Class 9 SA 1.

In this article, today, we’re focusing on the Sample Paper for Class 9 SA 1 (Summative Assessment). The class 9 first summative assessment (SA 1) is conducted in the month of September and the Second summative assessment (SA 2) is conducted in the month of March.

On this page you can find the exam-pattern, marking scheme, general instructions about the sample papers for Class 9 SA 1, and much more.

Let’s start with the Sample Paper for Class 9 SA 1 for Mathematics.

Sample Paper for Class 9 SA 1- Mathematics

The Mathematics sample paper for Class 9 SA 1 has 30 questions from the six chapters. The question paper is of 80 marks for Theory and 20 marks for the Practical. The exam duration is 3 hours.

Given below is the chapter-wise distribution for Class 9 Mathematics examination.

Chapter-wise distribution for the Class 9 Mathematics examination

Units Unit Name Marks
I Number Systems 08
II Algebra 17
III Coordinate Geometry 04
IV Geometry 28
V Mensuration 13
VI Statistics & Probability 10
Total 80

Class 9 Mathematics Paper Marking Scheme

Given below are the section-wise marking scheme, types of questions, total marks, and the weightage given to each section of the Class 9 Mathematics paper.

Remembering:  (Knowledge-based Simple recall questions to know specific facts, terms, concepts, principles, or theories; Identify, define, or recite the information).
VSA Question (1 mark) =2
SA Question I (2 marks) = 2
SA Question II (3 marks) = 2
LA Question (4 marks) = 2
Total Marks = 20
Weightage = 25%

Understanding: (Comprehension – to be familiar with the meaning and to understand conceptually, interpret, compare, contrast, explain, paraphrase, or interpret information).
VSA Question (1 mark) =2
SA Question I (2 mark) = 1
SA Question II (3 mark) = 1
LA Question (4 mark) = 4
Total Marks = 23
Weightage = 29%

Application:  (Use the abstract information in a concrete situation, to apply knowledge to new situations; Use given content to interpret a situation, provide an example, or solve a problem).
VSA Question (1 mark) =2
SA Question I (2 mark) = 2
SA Question II (3 mark) = 3
LA Question (4 mark) = 1
Total Marks = 19
Weightage = 24%

Higher Order  Thinking  Skills (Analysis & Synthesis- Classify, compare, contrast, or differentiate between different pieces of information; Organize and/or integrate unique pieces of information from a variety of sources).
VSA Question (1 mark) =0
SA Question I (2 mark) = 1
SA Question II (3 mark) = 4
LA Question (4 mark) = 0
Total Marks = 14
Weightage = 17%

Evaluation: (Generating new ideas, product or ways of viewing things Appraise, judge, and/or justify the value or worth of a decision or outcome, or to predict the outcomes based on values).
VSA Question (1 mark) =0
SA Question I (2 mark) = 0
SA Question II (3 mark) = 0
LA Question (4 mark) = 1
Total Marks = 4
Weightage = 5%
Note: One of the LA will be to assess the values inherent in the texts.

TOTAL
VSA Question (1 mark) =6×1=6
SA Question I (2 mark) = 6×2=12
SA Question II (3 mark) = 10×3=30
LA Question (4 mark) = 8×4=32
Total Marks = 80

Weightage= 100%

Link to practice the Class 9 SA 1 Mathematics Sample Paper

Now, let’s move on to the Sample Paper for Class 9 SA 1 for Science.

Sample Paper for Class 9 SA 1- Science

The Class 9 Science subject has 5 units and a total of 15 chapters. The annual exam sample paper for Science will contain questions from all the chapters given in the CBSE class 9 textbooks. Given below is the paper pattern of the class 9 science paper.

Total Marks:  80 marks are dedicated to theory and 20 are for internal assessment.

Exam Duration: 3 hours.

Number of Sections: The question paper is of two sections viz. A & B.

Number of Questions: 27 questions.

1 Mark Questions: 3 questions.

2 Marks Questions: 3 questions.

3 Marks Questions: 12 questions.

5 Marks Question: 7 questions.

Note: The above information is subject to change from time to time.

General Instructions for Class 9 Science Question Paper

  • The question paper consists of two Sections namely, A and B. You have to attempt both the sections.
  • All the questions in the question paper are compulsory.
  • All questions of Section– A and Section–B are to be attempted separately.
  • Question number 1 to 3 in Section–A are one-mark questions. These are to be answered in one word or in a single sentence.
  • Question number 4 to 6 in Section–A are two-mark questions. These are to be answered in around 30 words each.
  • Question number 7 to 18 in Section – A are three-mark questions. These are to be answered in around 50 words each
  • Question number 19 to 24 in Section – A are five-mark questions. These are to be answered in around 70 words each
  • Question numbers 25 to 33 in Section – B are multiple choice questions based on practical skills. Each question is a one-mark question. You have to select one most appropriate response out of the four provided in the paper.
  • Question numbers 34 to 36 in Section – B are questions based on practical skills. Each question is of two marks.

Unit-wise distribution for the Class 9 Science examination

Unit No. Unit Name Marks
I Matter- It’s nature and behavior 23
II Organization in the living world 20
III Motion, Force, and work 27
IV Our environment 06
V Food; food production 04
Total 80
Internal Assessment 20
Grand Total 100

Chapters in Class 9 Science

Given below is the list of the 15 chapters in Class 9 Science.

  • Matters in our surroundings
  • Is the matter around us pure
  • Atoms and Molecules
  • Structure of the Atom
  • The fundamental unit of life
  • Tissues
  • Diversity in living organisms
  • Motion
  • Force and Laws of Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Work and Energy
  • Sound
  • Why do we fall ill
  • Natural Resources
  • Improvement in food resources

Class 9 Science Paper Marking Scheme

Given below are the section-wise marking scheme, types of questions, total marks, and the weightage given to each section of the Class 9 Science paper.

Remembering: (Knowledge based simple recall questions, to know specific facts, terms, concepts, principles, or theories, Identify, define or recite, information)
VSA (1 Mark) = 2
SA-I (2 Marks) = 0
SA-II (3 Marks) = 1
LA (5 Marks) = 1
Total Marks = 10
Weightage = 15{tex} \%{/tex}

Understanding (Comprehension – to be familiar with meaning and to understand conceptually, interpret, compare, contrast, explain, paraphrase, or interpret information)
VSA (1 Mark) = 0
SA-I (2 Marks) =1
SA-II (3 Marks) =4
LA (5 Marks) =2
Total Marks = 24
 Weightage = 35{tex} \%{/tex}

Application: (Use abstract information in concrete situation, to apply knowledge to new situations, use given content to interpret a situation, provide an example, or solve a problem
VSA (1 Mark) = 0
SA-I (2 Marks) =1
SA-II (3 Marks) =2
LA (5 Marks) =2
Total Marks = 18
Weightage = 26{tex} \%{/tex}

High Order Thinking Skills: (Analysis & Synthesis – Classify, compare, contrast, or differentiate between different pieces of information, Organize and/or integrate unique pieces of information from a variety of sources)
VSA (1 Mark) = 0
SA-I (2 Marks) =0
SA-II (3 Marks) =1
LA (5 Marks) =1
Total Marks = 8
Weightage = 12{tex} \%{/tex}

Inferential and Evaluative: (Appraise, judge, and/or justify the value or worth of a decision or outcome, or to predict outcomes based on values)
VSA (1 Mark) = 0
SA-I (2 Marks) =1
SA-II (3 Marks) =1+1*
LA (5 Marks) =0
Total Marks = 8
 Weightage = 12{tex} \%{/tex}

Total (Theory Based Questions)
VSA (1 Mark) = 2{tex} \times{/tex}1=3
SA-I (2 Marks) = 3{tex} \times{/tex}2=6
SA-II (3 Marks) = 10{tex} \times{/tex}3=30
LA (5 Marks) = 6{tex} \times{/tex}5=30
Total Marks = 68(21)
Weightage = 90{tex} \% {/tex}

Practical Based Questions (PBQs)
SA-I (2 Marks) = 6{tex} \times{/tex}2=12
Total Marks = 12(6)

Total 
VSA (1 Mark) = 2{tex} \times{/tex}1=2
SA-I (2 Marks) = 9{tex} \times{/tex}2=18
SA-II (3 Marks) = 10{tex} \times{/tex}3=30
LA (5 Marks) = 6{tex} \times{/tex}5=30
Total Marks = 80(27)

Important Note:

  • The question paper will consist of 27 questions.
  • All questions would be compulsory. However, an internal choice will be provided in two
    questions of 3 marks each and one question of five marks.
  • One question of 3 marks will be included to assess the values inherent in the texts.

Link to practice the Sample Paper for Class 9 SA 1- Science

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