Here you get the CBSE Class 10 English (Language and Literature) Board Exam 2017 (Delhi): Marking Scheme that released by the board itself. This marking scheme has key answers (or values point) along with mark wise break up of every answer which gives better idea about the division of marks inside a question.
Importance of CBSE Class 10 English (Language and Literature) Board Examination Marking Scheme:
Every year CBSE Board releases the marking scheme which was used while checking the answer booklets of CBSE Board Examinations. CBSE does this with a purpose of helping its students get an idea to frame a perfect answer that contains every important key point.
The word limit while answering questions of CBSE board examination is the most crucial factor. With the help of key answers in marking scheme, students will easily understand the criteria of word limit of answers to be written in CBSE Board Exams.
A few questions and their answers from CBSE Class 10 English (Language and Literature) Board Exam 2017 (Delhi): Marking Scheme, are given below:
Q. There is a busy road in front of your school. A large number of students have to cross the road while going back home. They run a great risk. Write a letter in 100-120 words to the Editor, Navjiwan Times, Agra drawing attention of the concerned authorities to the problem. Make a request to mark a zebra crossing and to put traffic lights in front of your school. You are Amit/Anita, Class X, New Age Public School, Ram Nagar, Agra.
Letter Writing (5)
Objective: - To use an appropriate style and format to write a formal/an informal letter.
Note: - No marks are to be awarded if only the format is given. Credit should be given for the candidate’s creativity in presenting his/her own ideas.
Format - 1 mark
i. Sender’s address
iii. Receiver’s address
Content - 2 marks
Expression – 2 marks
- Coherence and relevance of ideas and style – 1 mark
- grammatical accuracy, appropriate words and spelling – 1 mark
Value points : Individual writing the letter - problem –its consequence – solution
(as given in the question)
Q. Complete the paragraph given below by filling in the blanks with the help of options that follow :
I met a smart young person (a) _____________ wanted a ‘selfie’(b) ____________ me. So we (c) ___________ on top of a boundary wall.
(a) (i) which (ii) who (iii) whose (iv) whom
(b) (i) with (ii) on (iii) for (iv) to
(c) (i) sit (ii) sits (iii) sat (iv) sitting
Objective: To use grammatical items accurately and appropriately.
Marking : 1 mark for each correct answer. (3)
(a) (ii) who
(b) (i) with
(c) (iii) sat
Q. Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow :
“Please don’t shout! You can shout yourself hoarse in your own house but here I must ask you to restrain yourself !”
(a) Who is speaking and to whom ?
(b) What is the dispute over ?
(c) What does the word, ‘restrain’ mean ?
Objective: To test local and global understanding of the literary extract. (3)
Marking : 1 mark for each value point.
(a)Natalya to Lomov
(b)over the ownership of Oxen Meadows.
(c)check / control
Q. Answer the following question in 80-100 words :
Whenever we want to achieve something difficulties always come in our way. What did Valli have to do to go and ride in a bus? Education is always a great asset in the life of a woman. How did Bholi, an educated girl, face the challenge posed by Bishambar’s greed ?
Value based Question (4)
Objective: To test local and global comprehension, themes and ideas of the text.
Marking : Content : 2 marks; Expression : 2 Marks
Move from general to specific .
One must be ambitious in life – Valli was so – a simple desire , to ride a bus- watched
the bus, its schedule, listened to people’s conversation about their journey - fare -
collected 30 paise (any other relevant points)
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