CBSE Class 10 English (Language and Literature) Sample Paper 2019: Marking Scheme

CBSE’s latest sample papers and marking schemes are quite helpful resources to get a preview of the board examination 2019. Check the CBSE Marking scheme for Class 10 English (Language and Literature) sample paper 2019 to know the marks’ allotment to various answers.

Created On: Dec 19, 2018 10:26 IST
Modified On: Dec 19, 2018 10:34 IST
CBSE Class 10 English (Language & Literature) Sample Paper Marking Scheme
CBSE Class 10 English (Language & Literature) Sample Paper Marking Scheme

CBSE released the sample papers along with their marking schemes for all important subjects of class 10 for which the board examination will be conducted in the month of March. In this article, we are providing, the marking scheme for CBSE Class 10 English (Language and Literature) sample paper 2019. Students may download the CBSE sample paper marking scheme in PDF format and refer the same while practicing for the CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2019.

Some prominent significances of the marking scheme released by CBSE for Class 10 English (Language and Literature)Sample Paper 2019 are as follows:

  • It gives an idea to frame the perfect answers in board exams which contain every important key point so as to fetch maximum scores.
  • It also helps students to understand the criteria of marks allotment to various points explained in an answer.
  • It helps students to understand the word limit to be followed while answering the questions asked in CBSE Board Exams as word limit is considered to be the most crucial factor while answering questions asked in CBSE board question papers.

A few questions from CBSE Class 10 English (Language and Literature) Sample Paper 2019 and their answers from the respective marking scheme, are given below which gives a clear idea about the allotment of marks to different steps involved on an answer.

Q. India is a highly populated country. People lack in maintaining proper sanitation and hygiene as a result they suffer from various diseases. India has a serious sanitation challenge; around 60 percent of the world’s open defecation takes place in India. Poor sanitation causes health hazards including diarrhea, particularly in children under 5 years of age, malnutrition and deficiencies in physical development and cognitive ability. You are Nitish /Nikita, head boy/girl of Anand Public School, Jaipur. Write a letter to the editor of a national daily, highlighting the problem and suggesting practical ways to ensure public sanitation and the right to dignity and privacy. (100-120 words)

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FORMAT               1 Mark

CONTENT            4 Marks

ACCURACY          1.5 Marks

FLUENCY              1.5 Marks

CBSE Class 10 Syllabus 2018-2019: All Subjects

Q. Rearrange any four of the following word or phrases to make meaningful sentences.

i. enters / millions tons / the/ every year / of / ocean /plastic

ii. are / waters/ sightings / junk – filled /of /common

iii. population / middle-class / increasing / is / coastlines / along

iv. trash/ increase/ has led / waste management/lack/of/in / to

v. close/like/ others/ helping/my/friends



• Millions tons of plastic enters the ocean every year.

• Sightings of junk filled waters are common.

• Middle –class population is increasing along coastlines.

• Lack of waste management has led to increase in trash.

• My close friends like helping others.

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Q. At about the age of twenty five, the Prince, thereof shielded from the sufferings of the world, while hunting out glanced upon a sick man, then an aged man, then a funeral procession, and finally a monk begging for alms. These sights so moved him that he at once became a beggar and went out into the world to seek enlightenment concerning the sorrows he hadwitnessed.

Questions :

i. Whose age has been referred here?

ii. What was the effect of sights on the prince?

iii. How did witnessing sorrow change him?

iv. What does “glance” imply in the given lines?


(i) Gautam Buddha/ The Prince

(ii) All the sights moved him.

(iii) He left his palace and went in search of enlightenment

(iv) Looked at

Download the complete CBSE Class 10 Sample Paper and its Marking Scheme for English (Language and Literature)from the links given below:

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

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

Students should also solve the previous years’ question papers of CBSE Class 10 English (Communicative), as these papers will offer a variety of questions to solve and give you the practice to code and know what kind of questions might be asked in the board exam 2019.

Download the CBSE Class 10 English (Language and Literature) Previous Years Solved Question Papers

To get more of such useful articles to make your CBSE Class 10 Board Exam Preparations easy and effective, click here.

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