CBSE 2016 Class 10 Science- Download Paper and Complete Analysis


Dear CBSE Class 10 Students,

In this article, we are going to provide you complete analysis of CBSE 2016 Class 10 Science Paper. The paper is also available for download in pdf format.

This is an analysis of CBSE 2016 Class 10 Science exam. According to students, the exam was quite lengthy but they found the MCQ part to be very easy. This got them some relief from the pressure and nervousness of giving the board examination for the first time in their lives. The students could finish the paper on time.

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CBSE 2016 Class 10 Science Paper

This is a complete analysis of Science paper of class 10 under the Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE). In the below data the difficulty parts, the pattern of the paper and the topics have been discussed. Hence go through the below information and help yourself with the necessary information.

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CBSE 2016 Class 10 Science- Difficulty level

Most of the students found the section A of the paper a little lengthy, while section B being MCQ was easy. After taking the exam most of the students seemed to be quite happy as the paper was much easier beyond their expectations. Every question that came in the question paper was from the syllabus itself, nothing was very difficult to understand and did not face any time crunch while writing the test.

The students reported that though the questions in the section A, which is the theoretical part of the examination, were a little tough and lengthy but all were within the syllabus itself. Students also added that the Section B, which carries Multiple Choice Questions, was reportedly the easiest in the examination. So, overall the students found the science paper as an easy one and are hoping to score high marks in the subject.

CBSE Class 10 Science SA-II, 2016 exam comprised of two sections A & B with total of 36 questions with the maximum marks being 90 and 3 hour duration.

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CBSE 2016 Class 10 Science- Pattern


Types of Questions

Number of Questions

Marks of Each Question

Total Marks


Very Short Answer Type Questions

(To be answered in One word/one sentence)


Short Answer Type Questions-I

(To be answered in 30 words)


Short Answer Type Questions-II

(To be answered in 50 words)


Long Answer Type Questions

(To be answered in 70 words)



Multiple Choice Questions


Practical Skill Based Questions

(To be answered in brief)


Total = 36


Total = 90


CBSE 2016 Class 10 Science- Topic Analysis

First Term UnitsMarks
Chemical Substances – Nature & Behaviour33
World of Living21
Effects of Current29
Natural Resources7
Second Term UnitsMarks
Chemical Substances – Nature & Behaviour23
World of Living30
Natural Phenomenon29
Natural Resources8


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