Social Science is considered one of the scoring subjects for class 10 board examinees. It comprises of History, Civics, Geography, and Economics.
The question paper will have a total of 27 questions and all questions will be compulsory. Some questions might have an internal choice to select from.
There will be 7 very short answer type questions, each carrying one mark. Then there will be 11 questions which will carry 3 marks each. Questions carrying 3 marks must be answered shortly within the word limit of 80 words.
There will be 7 questions carrying 5 marks each. These questions are to be answered in 100 words each. There would also be 5 map based questions carrying one mark each. Two map based questions will be from history part of the syllabus and three from the geography part of the syllabus.
While attempting the question paper, keep the word limit in mind as exceeding word limit may cause penalty marks. In attempting map based questions, be careful and mark the maps in a clear handwriting.
Students can go through social science sample paper to get a better understanding of the exam pattern and marking scheme. Check sample paper below:
CBSE 2018 10th Social Science Sample Paper
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