CBSE Class 10 Mathematics-Basic Sample Question Paper 2020 with Solution

CBSE Class 10 Maths Basic Sample Paper

CBSE has released sample question papers and marking schemes as per the changed pattern for board exam 2020. These sample papers and marking schemes give a preview of the question paper design, format of questions and allotment of marks in board question papers. Here, we are providing the latest CBSE sample paper and marking scheme for Class 10 Maths (Basic) Exam 2020. Maths (Basic) will be the easier version of Maths question paper which is being implemented first time from board exam 2020. Students who don’t want to take up Maths in higher studies don’t have to sit for the tougher edition of the test. They can, instead, write the easier version of Maths paper and enhance their overall grade in CBSE Class 10 Board Exam.

Read the CBSE Class 10 Maths (Basic) Sample Paper to get an idea of the type and nature of questions to be asked in 2020 exams. Also check CBSE Marking Scheme to understand the break-up of marks across the paper.

Structure of CBSE Class 10 Mathematics – Basic Sample Question Paper 2020:

The question paper consists of 40 questions divided into 4 sections A, B, C, and D.

Section Number of Questions Marks per question
A: Objective Type Quetsions 20 (1-20) 1
B: Very Short Answer Type Questions 6 (21-26) 2
C: Short Answer Type Questions 8 (27-34) 3
D: Long Answer Type Questions 6 (35-40) 4

There is no overall choice. However, internal choices are provided in some questions as mentioned below:

Internal choices are provided for:

  • 2 questions in Section-A
  • 2 questions in Section-B
  • 3 questions in Section-C
  • 3 questions in Section-D

Check CBSE Class 10 Mathematics – Basic Sample Paper 2020:


Q 1- 10 are multiple choice questions. Select the most appropriate answer from the given options.

  1. HCF of 168 and 126 is

(a) 21

(b) 42

(c) 14

(d) 18

  1. Empirical relationship between the three measures of central tendency is 12

(a) 2 Mean = 3 Median – Mode

(b) 2 Mode = 3 Median – Mean

(c) Mode = 2 Mean – 3 Median

(d) 3 Median = 2Mode + Mean

3. In the given figure, if TP and TQ are tangents to a circle with centre O, so that ∠POQ = 110°, then ∠PTQ is

cbse maths sample papers

(a) 110°

(b) 90°

(c) 80°

(d) 70°

  1. 325 can be expressed as a product of its primes as

(a) 52×7

(b) 52×13

(c) 5×132

(d) 2×32×52