CBSE Class 10 Maths Paper under the ongoing board exams will be conducted tomorrow - 12th March, 2020. This year board will conduct two papers – Mathematics Standard and Mathematics Basic. On one side, where the students with basic Maths will solve the easy paper, the paper will be a bit tough for the students with standard Maths. In fact, the level of the standard Maths paper will be the same as of previous years' board examinations. So, here the students with standard Maths will be more anxious about their preparations as they have to score good marks in the paper so that they may continue with Mathematics in the higher classes as well.
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In this article, we are providing the in-depth analysis of the latest CBSE sample paper of Class 10 Standard Maths. With this analysis we are providing here the chapter-wise weightage distribution for the upcoming Maths Exam. This will help students to know the chapters which are important for the exam and need to be prepared carefully.
In CBSE Class 10 Maths Paper 2020, there will be 40 questions divided into four sections – A, B, C and D.
- Section A (1-20) – Objective type questions carrying 1 mark each
- Section B (21-26) – Short answer type questions (Type I) carrying 2 marks each
- Section A (27-34) – Short answer type questions (Type II) carrying 3 marks each
- Section A (35-40) – Long answer type questions carrying 4 marks each
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You can check below the number of questions from each chapter asked in all the four sections of Standard Maths Sample Paper:
Chapter Number |
Section A |
Section B |
Section C |
Section D |
Total Marks |
Chapter 1 |
2 |
1 |
1 |
- |
07 |
Chapter 2 |
1 |
- |
1 |
- |
04 |
Chapter 3 |
1 |
- |
1 |
1 |
08 |
Chapter 4 |
1 |
- |
- |
- |
01 |
Chapter 5 |
2 |
- |
1 |
- |
05 |
Chapter 6 |
3 |
1 |
- |
1 |
09 |
Chapter 7 |
3 |
- |
1 |
- |
06 |
Chapter 8 |
3 |
- |
1 |
- |
06 |
Chapter 9 |
- |
1 |
- |
1 |
06 |
Chapter 10 |
1 |
1 |
- |
- |
03 |
Chapter 11 |
- |
- |
- |
1 |
04 |
Chapter 12 |
- |
- |
1 |
- |
03 |
Chapter 13 |
1 |
1 |
- |
1 |
07 |
Chapter 14 |
1 |
- |
1 |
1 |
08 |
Chapter 15 |
1 |
1 |
- |
- |
03 |
Total no. of questions |
20 |
6 |
8 |
6 |
80 |
According to the weightage mentioned above, we can now pick out the chapters which carry high weightage for the annual board examination.
Important Chapters with High Weightage for CBSE Class 10 Maths Board Exam 2020
- Chapter 3 - Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables = 8 Marks
- Chapter 5 – Arithmetic Progression = 5 Marks
- Chapter 6 – Triangles = 9 Marks
- Chapter 7 – Coordinate Geometry = 6 Marks
- Chapter 8 – Introduction to Trigonometry = 6 Marks
- Chapter 9 – Some Applications of Trigonometry = 6 Marks
- Chapter 13 – Surface Areas and Volumes = 7 Marks
- Chapter 14 – Statistics = 8 Marks
Thus students must focus on these important chapters to prepare them thoroughly so that they may secure high marks in their Maths paper.
Important thing to note here is that this analysis is completely based on the CBSE Class 10 Maths Sample Paper. Board, generally follows the same pattern as of sample papers, in the questions papers of board examinations. So, we can expect the questions in the Maths Paper 2020 arranged according to the distribution discussed here.
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