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CBSE class 10 Science board exam paper analysis 2016

Mar 16, 2017 13:23 IST

class 10 science paper analysis, class 10 science board paper 2016Though the CBSE Class 10 SA 2/ Board exams 2017 have already begun from 9th March, but the real challenge is still to be faced by the students. Actually, till now the exams that have taken place were of vocational subjects along with Hindi subject. But now the students need to prepare themselves for the big exam which is of Science and will be conducted on 22nd March, 2017. Along with the intense preparations, students must get aware of each and everything about the exam, be it the exam format, marking trends or the type of questions. To give students a helping hand, Jagranjosh has prepared an overall analysis of the CBSE Class 10 Science board paper 2016. This analysis will surely help you to acquaint with the exam pattern along with the chapter wise weightage.

Last 5 Years’ CBSE Class 10th Science Solved Question Papers - eBook

Last year, CBSE Summative Assesment-II/ Board exams for class 10th started with the Science paper that was conducted on March 2, 2016. After taking the exam most of the students seemed to be quite happy as the paper was much easier beyond their expectations. This got them some relief from the pressure and nervousness of giving the board examination for the first time in their lives. The students reported that though the questions in the section A, which is the theoretical part of the examination, were a little tough and lengthy but all were from the syllabus. Students also told that the Section B, which carries Multiple Choice Questions, was reportedly the easiest in the examination.

CBSE Class 10 Science SA-II, 2016 exam comprised of two sections A & B with total of 36 questions with the maximum marks being 90 and 3 hour duration.

CBSE Class 10 Science Question Paper SA‒II: 2016

Section wise marks distribution of CBSE Class 10 Science Question Paper, 2016:

Section

Types of Questions

Number of Questions

Marks of Each Question

Total Marks

A

Very Short Answer Type Questions

(To be answered in One word/one sentence)

 

3

1

3

Short Answer Type Questions-I

(To be answered in 30 words)

 

3

2

6

Short Answer Type Questions-II

(To be answered in 50 words)

 

12

3

36

Long Answer Type Questions

(To be answered in 70 words)

 

6

5

30

B.

Multiple Choice Questions

9

1

9

Practical Skill Based Questions

(To be answered in brief)

 

3

2

6

 

 

Total = 36

 

Total = 90

Unit wise  weightage of CBSE Class 10 Science Question Paper, 2016:

Unit I

Chemical Substances-Nature and Behaviour

23 Marks

 

Chapter-4: Carbon and its Compounds

 

 

Chapter-5: Periodic Classification of Elements

 

Unit-II

World of living

30 Marks

 

Chapter-8: How Do Organisms Reproduce

 

 

Chapter-9: Heridity and Evolution

 

Unit-III

Natural Phenomena

29 Marks

 

Chapter-10: Light – Reflection and Refraction

 

 

Chapter-11: Human Eye and Colourful World

 

Unit-IV

Natural Resources

08 Marks

 

Chapter-15: Our Environment

 

 

Chapter-16: Management of Natural Resources

 

 

Total Marks

90

Chapter wise weightage for CBSE Class 10 Science Question Paper, 2016:

The paper analysis also shows that there will not be any overall choices present in the question paper.

All the given data and analysis have been prepared only after studying the previous year CBSE board papers carefully. This will surely help the students to prepare for the finals more effectively and score the optimum marks. Considering the easy nature of the 2016 paper, the difficulty level of CBSE Class 10 Science SA-2/ Board Exam 2017 is expected to be normal.

To brush up your preparation and learnings, click on the links given below and download the articles all free of cost:

CBSE Class 10 Science Sample Paper SA-II 2017

CBSE Class 10 Science Sample Paper SA–II 2016

CBSE Class 10 Science Practice Paper SA–II: Set–I

CBSE Class 10 Science Model Paper SA-II 2017

CBSE Class 10 Online Test (useful for 1 mark questions)

CBSE Class 10th Guess Papers SA-II

CBSE Class 10 Science Board Exam 2017: Preparation Tips for Summative Assessment 2

CBSE Class 10th Science Last Minute Tips & Strategy


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