Design of Question PaperMathematics - Class X
Time : Three hoursMax. Marks : 80
Weightage and distribution of marks over different dimensions of the question paper shall be as follows:
A.Weightage to content unitsS.No.Content UnitsMarks
1.Number systems042.Algebra203.Trigonometry124.Coordinate Geometry085.Geometry166.Mensuration107.Statistics & Probability10
Total80BWeightage to forms of questionsS.No.Forms of QuestionsMarks of eachNo. ofTotal
1.Very Short answer questions011010(VSA)2.Short answer questions-I (SAI)0205103.Short answer questions-II (SAII)0310304.Long answer questions (LA)060530
Total3080C.Scheme of Options
All questions are compulsory. There is no overall choice in the question paper. However,internal choice has been providedin one question of two marks each, three questions of threemarks each and two questions of six marks each.
D.Weightage to diffculty level of Questions
S.No.Estimated difficulty level of questionsPercentage of marks1.Easy152.Average703.Difficult15Based on the above design, separate Sample papers along with their blue print and markingscheme have been included in this document for Board’s examination. The design of the questionpaper will remain the same whereas the blue print based on this design may change.