CBSE Class 10 English (Language and Literature) Exam 2018: Marking Scheme

CBSE Marking Scheme for Class 10 English (Language and Literature) paper 2018, is available in this article that can be downloaded in pdf format. This marking scheme will help learn how to frame answers involving key points in board exams so as to get best marks.

CBSE Class 10 English (Language and Literature) Exam 2018: Marking Scheme
CBSE Class 10 English (Language and Literature) Exam 2018: Marking Scheme

CBSE Marking Scheme/ Answer Key helps students to understand the criteria about framing perfect answers in board exams. It also helps to know the criteria of word limit to be followed while writing the answers in CBSE Board Exams.

We at Jagranjosh present here the CBSE marking scheme for class 10 English (Language and Literature) question paper 2018. This marking scheme is released by the board itself. This marking scheme has key answers (or values point) along with mark wise break up for every answer.

Find below the CBSE Class 10 English (Language and Literature) Marking Scheme 2018:

1. Attempt any eight of the following questions on the basis of the passage you have read :

(i) What is the location of the Floating Post Office in Srinagar?

(ii) What is special about the seal used in the post office?

(iii) How is the post office helpful in promoting tourism?

(iv) Who renamed the post office as ‘Floating Post Office’?

(v) What are the two rooms of the post office used for?

(vi) How is the post office beneficial to the locals?

(vii) What is the greatest fear that the post office has?

(viii) How is the post office a big boon to the people?

(ix) Find the word from the passage which means the same as ‘attraction’. (para 5)

CBSE Class 10 English Previous Years' Question Papers (2011-2018)


(i) Dal Lake / Dal Lake in Srinagar / Houseboat on the western edge of Dal Lake;

(ii) It bears the design of a boatman rowing a shikara on the Dal Lake/ It carries date and address

 (iii) Pictures on stamps attract tourists/ Pictures on stamps promote Kashmir/ tourism.

 (iv) John Samuel

 (v) One as office, the other a museum that traces the philatelic history of the state postal department / shop that sells postage stamps and other products

(vi) Helps them deposit / save money/ helps them as a bank.

 (vii) Floods / recurrence of floods

 (viii) No fan at any time of the year needed / tourist attraction / source of income 

(ix) Fascination

2.1. On the basis of your reading of the passage, answer any four of the following questions in 30-40 words each:

(i) How are smart phones helpful in communication?

(ii) What are the benefits of mobile phones for the young generation?

(iii) How can mobile phones be considered ‘lifesavers’?

(iv) Mention any two demerits of mobile phones.

(v) How is a prepaid card useful to mobile phone users?

CBSE Class 10 English (Language and Literature) Solved Sample Paper 2019


(i) communication has become effective / instant message all around the globe without spending hefty sums


  • able to broaden their minds and improve their skills by doing research on the internet
  • help in  online learning, 
  • help look up new word they come across
  • help complete assignments on time
  • provide online teaching            

(iii) Can help in any emergency/ prevent crimes by providing information to security

(iv) Adverse impacts / affects academic performance / can lead to addiction / waste of time/ misuse.

get involved in undesirable activities                       

(any two)

(v) Allows subscribers to load text / airtime credits to their handsets/it doesn't commit a particular customer to a contract

one can opt to subscribe using the  pay by monthly plan  




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CBSE Class 10 English (Language and Literature) Question Paper 2018

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