CBSE Class 10 Social Science Paper Analysis

SSC and HSC Exam 2021

Highlights of CBSE Class 10 Social Science Paper:

  • There were 4 sections totalling to 80 marks
  • The difficulty level of the exam was easy to moderate
  • This year’s paper was relatively lengthy

The CBSE Class 10 Social Science paper was held last week. Teachers, experts and students in general are deeming it’s difficulty level as average. It was the last paper of the CBSE Class 10 exams. It was conducted between 10:30 AM to 1:30 AM. It had a total of 35 questions totalling to 80 marks.

There were internal choices in all the sections for the students to have flexibility and choice. The paper was relatively quite lengthy. The last question was based on a map and had the highest marks assigned to it. Although students are saying that the map question was very easy to solve. The trickier section of the exam paper seems to be the MCQs. The question paper was devised exactly as the CBSE guidelines suggest. All the questions were from the NCERT syllabus.

CBSE Class 10 Social Science in-depth analysis:

  • There were 4 sections in the Social Science paper: Section A, B, C, and D totalling to 80 marks
  • Difficulty level of the paper was: easy to moderate
  • Section A had 20 questions of 1 mark each, Section B had 8 questions of 3 marks, Section C had 6 questions of 5 marks each. The last question in Section D was actually a map question of 6 marks
  • There were internal choice questions, not overall choice questions. There were internal choice questions between 5 questions in section A, 4 questions in section B, and 2 questions in section C
  • All the questions were based on the syllabus prescribed in the NCERT books
  • It was seemingly a lengthy paper
  • The trickiest portion of the exam paper was it’s multiple choice questions and match the column. The map question was supposedly very easy
  • All the questions were from the CBSE Class 10 Social Science syllabus
  • Average marks expected by students so far are 67+ marks

Due to the general lengthiness of the paper, students seemingly felt like they were running short on time. All the questions were from the CBSE syllabus from the NCERT books, so students who had prepared from the NCERT books well enough could perform well in the exam. 
If this was useful, check out our CBSE Class 10 Math paper analysis.

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