CBSE Class 10 Sample Paper for 2018 Boards

Class 10
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Let us discuss CBSE Sample Paper 2017-18 of Mathematics Class 10

## There are 4 sections

 Section How many marks? Number of Questions Total Marks Section A 1 marks each 6 1 × 6 = 6 Section B 2 marks each 6 2 × 6 = 12 Section C 3 marks each 10 3 × 10 = 30 Section D 4 marks each 8 4 × 8 = 32 Total 80

## Marks per Chapter

According to CBSE Syllabus, the marks per unit is like this

 Units Chapters of NCERT Marks I. Number System Chapter 1 6 II. Algebra Chapter 2, 3, 4, 5 20 III. Coordinate Geometry Chapter 7 6 IV. Geometry Chapter 6, 10, 11 15 V. Trigonometry Chapter 8, 9 12 VI. Mensuration Chapter 12, 13 10 VII. Statistics & Probability Chapter 14, 15 11 Total 80

In this sample paper, lets see how many questions of which chapter are asked

 Chapter 1 Mark Questions 2 Mark Questions 3 Mark Questions 4 Mark Questions Total Marks Chapter 1 1 1 1 6 Chapter 2 1 3 Chapter 3 1 1 5 Chapter 4 1 1 5 Chapter 5 1 1 1 7 Chapter 6 1 1 1 8 Chapter 7 1 1 1 6 Chapter 8 1 1 1 8 Chapter 9 1 4 Chapter 10 1 3 Chapter 11 1 4 Chapter 12 1 3 Chapter 13 1 1 7 Chapter 14 1 1 7 Chapter 15 2 4 Total 80

## Points to be noted about marking

• 1 mark question has no step marking. If the answer is wrong, 1 mark is cut.

• Writing units is important or half marks is cut, eg: x =3 is wrong, x = 3 metre is right.

• Formula of all chapters has 1/2 marks

• Formula of Statistics (Chapter 14) has 1 mark

• In Chapter 9 Heights and Distances, 1 mark is given for correct figure

• 1 Question of Theorem will come. (Of Chapter 6 or 10)

• 1 4-Marks question of Construction will come

• In Construction Question - Writing steps has no marks, just make the figure

• NCERT Questions are very important  - 6 Questions out of 30 have come straight from NCERT. 3 Questions are similar to NCERT

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