CBSE Class10 Social Science Sample Paper, Marking Scheme 2019

CBSE Class10 Social Science Sample Paper 2019 is available here. Solving the CBSE sample paper is the best way to familiarise with board question paper format. Also the marking scheme helps to understand the criteria to write answers correctly in exams.

CBSE Class10 Social Science Sample Paper 2019
CBSE Class10 Social Science Sample Paper 2019

CBSE class 10 students will appear for their Social Science exam tomorrow, March 29, 2019. Social Science is one of the major subjects in class 10. Students must be preparing hard to do well in this exam. While doing with the last minute preparations, students must refer CBSE sample paper to understand the pattern of question paper and marking scheme. CBSE sample papers are released with an aim to give students a preview of the real question paper so that they don’t have to struggle for understanding the question paper format while writing the exam. Students should practice the CBSE sample paper provided here to strategies the board exam preparations and draw a plan to write the exam correctly.

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Sample Paper 2019 will help to

  • understand the format of questions to be asked in board exam.
  • know the division of marks for different sections.
  • get an idea about the important questions and topics to be prepared for board exam.

Also the Marking schemes released for CBSE Social Science sample paper is quite helpful to know the perfect way to include the key points in your answers and write the perfect exam to score optimum marks.

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Students may download the sample paper and marking scheme in PDF format from the links given in this article.

A few questions from the CBSE Class 10 Social Science sample paper 2019 are given below:

Q. Why did Slavic nationalist struggle in the 19th century? Give one reason.

Q. Why did France take up the idea of civilizing mission during mid- nineteenth century? Give one reason.

Q. Why did Charles Dickens write about the terrible effects of industrialisation on people’s lives and characters'? Give one reason.

CBSE Class 10 Syllabus 2018-2019: All Subjects

Q. Interpret  any one  fear  in  the  minds  of  religious  authorities  and  monarchs about the  printed texts during 16th century in Europe.

Q. “Conservation of resource is vital for development.” Give one example regarding the statement.

Q. The MNC’s of a country sets up a production jointly with the local company of other country. State any one benefit of this joint production to the local company.

Q. “Print culture created the conditions within which French Revolution occurred.” Support the statement with suitable arguments.

Q. “Multi- purpose projects and large dams have come under great scrutiny.” Identify the problems caused by the setting up of these projects and dams.

Q. Why are formal sources of credit preferred over the informal source of credit? Give three reasons.

Download CBSE Class 10 Topper’s Answer Sheet for Social Science Paper 2018 to learn the criteria followed by CBSE toppers in writing their Board Exam.

Q. “Consumer movement can be effective only with the consumer’s active involvement.” Keeping the statement in mind highlight the ways through which consumers can express their solidarity.

Q. Mention any three forms in which communalism is expressed in politics. Describe the solution provided by the Constitution framers of India to meet this challenge?     

Q. Locate and label any three of the following with appropriate symbols on the same given outline political map of India.

i. Rawat Bhata Nuclear power plant

ii. Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport

iii. Bhadravati - Iron and Steel plant   

iv. Noida Software Technology Park

v. Vijaynagar Iron and Steel Industry

To download the complete CBSE Class 10 Social Science sample paper and its marking scheme, click on the following links:

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Sample Paper 2019

Marking Scheme

After going through the CBSE sample paper, you will easily understand the change in the examination structure that was introduced from last session, i.e., 2017-2018. This sample paper will give you an overview of the question paper which you will see in the Board Exam 2019.

Check below the CBSE Class 10 Social Science Blue Print 2019:

CBSE blueprint for Class 10 Social Science is quite helpful for categorising the important topics which will help to concise the huge syllabus of social science and prepare effectively in less time before the exam.  

Social Science UnitWise Weightage CBSE 10th


Unit Name



India and The Contemporary World-II



Contemporary India-II



Democratic Politics-II



Understanding Economic Development




Internal Assessment


Grand Total


CBSE Class 10 Social Science Marking Scheme: Check below the marking scheme to be followed in the CBSE Class 10 Social Science Paper 2019.

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Question Paper 2019 Marks Breakup

Type of Questions

Question Weightage

Total Number of Questions

Total Marks

Very Short Answer Type Questions



7×1 = 7

Short Answer Type Questions



11×3 = 33

Long Answer Type Question



7×5 = 35

Map Based Questions

2 + 3


1×5 = 5




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