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CBSE Class 10 Science Question Paper 2020: Download in PDF

Get here the CBSE question paper for Class 10 Science Exam 2020 in PDF format. Also check paper analysis and student feedback in live video.

Aug 17, 2020 13:10 IST
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CBSE Class 10 Science Question Paper 2020
CBSE Class 10 Science Question Paper 2020

CBSE Class 10 Science Exam 2020 was held on 04th March. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the Class 10th Science paper from 10:30 AM to 01:30 PM. The paper carried a total of 80 marks and students were allotted 3 hours’ time to complete their paper. Here we provide the CBSE question paper for Class 10 Science Exam 2020 in PDF format which can be downloaded from the link provided below in this article.

Also Check: CBSE Class 10 Science Paper 2020  Analysis, Review and students feedback - Watch Video

Structure of CBSE Class 10 Science Question Paper 2020:

  • The question paper consisted of 30 questions divided into three sections A, B and C.

Section

Number of Questions

Marks

A – Objective Type Questions

14 (1-14)

20

B – Short Answer Type Questions

10(15-24)

3 × 10 = 30

C – Long Answer Type Questions

6 (25-30)

5 × 6 = 30

Total

30

80

All the questions in paper were compulsory. Some questions in each section were also provided with internal choices.

Internal choices were provided for:

  • 3 questions in Section-A
  • 3 questions in Section-B
  • 3 questions in Section-C

A screenshot of CBSE Class 10 Science Question Paper 2020 is shown below:

Check CBSE Class 10 Science Question Paper 2020 below:

General Instructions:

Read the following instruction very carefully and strictly follow them:

(i) Question paper comprises three sections – A, B and C.

There are 30 questions in the question paper. All questions are compulsory.

(ii) Section A – question no. 1 to 14 – all questions or part thereof are of one mark each. These questions comprises multiple choice question (MCQ), very short answer type questions (VSA), and Assertion-Reason type questions. Answer to these questions should be given in one word or one sentence.

(iii) Section B – question no. 15 to 24 are short answer type questions, carrying 3 marks each. Answer to these questions should not exceed 50 to 60 words.

(iv) Section C – question no. 25 to 30 are long answer type questions, carrying 5 marks each. Answer to these questions should not exceed 80 to 90 words.

(v) Answer should be brief and to the point. Also the above mentioned word limit be adhered to as far as possible.

(vi) There is no overall choice in the quiestin paper. However, an internal choice has been provided in some quetsions in each section. Only one of the choices in such questions have to be attempted.

(vii) In addition to this, separate instructions are given with each section and question, wherever necessary.

Section – A

1. Name a cyclic unsaturated carbon compound.

2. The change in magnetic field lines in a coil is the cause of induced electric current in it. Name the underlying phenomenon.

Answer question numbers 3(a) to 3(d)  and 4(a) to 4(d) on the basis of your understanding of the following paragraphs and the related studied concepts.

3. The growing size of the human population is a cause of concern for all people. The rate of birth in a given population will determine its size. Reproduction is the process by which organisms increase their population. The process of sexual maturation for reproduction is gradual and takes place while general body is still going on. Some degree of sexual maturation does not necessarily mean that mind or body is ready for sexual acts or for having and bringing up children. Various contraceptive devices are being used by human beings to control the size of population.

(a) List two common signs of sexual maturation in boys and girls.

(b) What is the result of reckless female foeticide?

(c) Which contraceptive method changes the hormonal balance of the body?

(d) Write two factors that determine the size of a population.

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Download the CBSE Class 10 Science Question Paper of Board Exam 2020

You can also check the correct answers to all questions given in the Science paper by going through its marking scheme that is released by the CBSE board itself. This marking scheme also mentions the criteria of allotment of marks across different questions and different steps included in each answer. Examiners followed the same marking scheme while checking the answer sheets in Board Exam 2020. So, by going through the Class 10 Science Marking Scheme, you can understand how to frame appropriate answers and obtain the best scores. Check the marking scheme below:

CBSE Marking Scheme for Class 10 Science Question Paper 2020

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