Updated: December 1, 2021 10:12:45 am
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the term-1 class 10 board exam 2021-22 of Social Studies today. The subject code of the paper is 087. The exam was conducted on November 30, 2021, from 11 am to 12:30 pm. As per students and experts, the paper was of moderate difficulty level with all questions asked from the term-1 syllabus
The question paper carried 40 marks and needed to be attempted in 90 minutes. The question paper had four sections (Section A, B, C and D). There was no negative marking, each question contained 0.8 marks and more details about these sections are given below.
|Section-A||24 questions of 1 mark each (only 20 questions to be answered) on Employability & Identification Skills.|
|Section-B||22 questions of 1 mark each (only 18 questions to be answered) on Subject-Specific Knowledge Skills.|
|Section-C||12 questions of 1 mark each (only 10 questions to be answered) on Competency/ Case-Based Questions|
|Section-D||2 questions of 1 mark each (Both 2 questions to be answered) on map understanding skills.|
“The overall difficulty level of the questions was average. The questions were based only on the topics mentioned in the term-1 CBSE syllabus. Most of the students were able to finish it in time. The question paper had a variety of questions like MCQ, match the following, fill in the blanks, correctly or incorrectly matched pairs, case-based, assertion/reason, true/ false and map identification. The paper was scored and conceptualised,” said Yogesh Chandra Pandey, Senior Educator- Unison World School, Dehradun.
At Amity International School, Noida, a total of 488 students appeared for the class 10 social science paper and majority of the students said that the paper was satisfactory. They found the paper comfortable and were able to complete it on time.
“There were more questions from some topics including Federalism, Sectors of Indian economy. The difficulty level of the paper catered to all the students – below and above average. The length of the paper was as per the CBSE sample papers,” said Renu Singh, Principal Amity International School Noida.
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