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CBSE Sample Papers for Class English Communicative Paper 16
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Students who are going to appear for CBSE Class 10 Examinations are advised to practice the CBSE sample papers given here which is designed as per the latest Syllabus and marking scheme as prescribed by the CBSE is given here. Paper 16 of Solved CBSE Sample Paper for Class 10 English Communicative is given below with free pdf download solutions.
Time Allowed: 3 hours
Max. Marks: 80
(i) This paper is divided into three Sections: A, B and C. All the sections are compulsory.
(ii) Separate instructions are given with each section and question, wherever necessary. Read these instructions very carefully and follow them faithfully.
(iii) Do not exceed the prescribed word limit while answering the questions.
SECTION – WISE WEIGHT-AGE IN ENGLISH COMMUNICATIVE
Note: The Board examination will be of 80 marks, with a duration of three hours.
SECTION A: READING 20 Marks 50 Periods
This section will have two unseen passages of a total of 700-750 words as per the details below:
Q.1: A Factual passage 300-350 words with eight Very Short Answer Type (VSA) Questions. 8 marks
Q. 2: A Discursive passage of 350-400 words with four Short Answer Type Questions of eight marks to test inference, evaluation and analysis and four VSA to test vocabulary and comprehension (two VSA for vocabulary and two for comprehension) 12 marks
SECTION B: WRITING AND GRAMMAR 30 Marks 60 Periods
Q. 3: Formal Letter (Complaints/Inquiry / Placing order / letter to the editor) in about 100¬120 words. The questions will be thematically based on the Main Course Book. 8 marks
Q. 4: Writing a short story based on a given outline or cue/s in about 200-250 words. 10 marks
The Grammar syllabus will include the following areas in class X.
3. Use of passive voice
4. Subject-verb concord
(i) Commands and requests
(i) Noun clauses
(ii) Adverb clauses
(iii) Relative clauses
The above items may be tested through test types as given below:
Q. 5: Gap filling with one or two words to test Prepositions, Articles, Conjunctions and Tenses. 4 marks
Q. 6: Editing or Omission 4 marks
Q. 7: Sentences Reordering or Sentence Transformation in context. 4 marks
SECTION C: LITERATURE TEXTBOOK AND EXTENDED READING TEXT 30 Marks 60 Periods
Q. 8. One out of two extracts from prose /poetry /play for reference to context. Four Very Short Answer Questions: Two questions of one mark each for global comprehension and two questions of one mark each on interpretation. 4 marks
Q. 9. Four Short Answer type Questions from the Literature Reader to test local and global comprehension of theme and ideas (30-40 words each) 2×4 = 8 Marks
Q.10. One out of two long answer type questions to assess how the values inherent in the text have been brought out. Creativity, imagination and extrapolation beyond the text and across the texts will be assessed. (100-120 words). 8 marks
Q.11. One out of two Very Long Answer Questions on theme or plot involving interpretation, inference and character, in about 200-250 words based on prescribed novel text for extended reading. 10 Marks
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