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CBSE Class 10 English Communicative Question Paper with Solutions

Last updated date: 04th Mar 2024
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CBSE English Communicative Question Paper for Class 10 with Solutions - Free PDF

English Language and Literature Class 10 Previous Year Question Papers Pattern is shown below


Section Name



Reading Skills



Writing Skills With Grammar







Students can download these Class 10  English Language and Literature Class 10 question papers and master their concepts of the English language to fetch good grades in class 10 board examination. They are available for download in PDF format.

Section A is Reading skills and it consists of Passage writing and here, read the passage carefully and understand the main concept of the passage and try attempting the questions in your own words instead of just copying the passages. 

Section B is Writing with grammar and it consists of letter writing, story completion, and rearranging the phrases. Here, read the words or phrases to write grammatically accurate sentences. 

Section C is Literature and it consists of questions from the textbooks and these are long answer-type questions and a word count of a minimum of 200 has to be maintained in this section. 

With a clear understanding of the previous year’s question paper, students can manage their time well in the main examination. They can be well versed with the paper once they know the weightage of the sections beforehand.

Class 10 is a crucial stage in the life of students and English is amongst the most important subjects as it is the language that the students will come across everywhere and in every stream, they will take up. Hence, Vedantu provides its students with the previous year’s question paper for class 10 CBSE to the students to practice well and score good marks in the board exams. Also, English is counted amongst the top subjects and its marks are also considered for admission.

Key Features of Vedantu Previous Years Question Paper Class 10 English 

The previous year’s question paper for CBSE Class 10 English provides the students with a number of benefits as follows:

  1. The CBSE Class 10 English previous question papers are based on the latest CBSE Curriculum.

  2. The elaborate solutions provided by Vedantu help the students to understand the concepts thoroughly.

  3. The free download link of solutions PDF is available on Vedantu website so that students can refer from any location at any time at their ease.

  4. The solutions are available online so that the students can access the same while learning the lessons at home.


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FAQs on CBSE Class 10 English Communicative Question Paper with Solutions

1. Which is the right book for preparing for the Class 10 CBSE English exam?

For the students of Class 10 the CBSE has prescribed two NCERT books for English subjects:

  • First Flight

  • Footprints without Feet

The NCERT books are taught in almost all the CBSE-affiliated schools and some other educational boards as well. The syllabus for the same is created under The National Curriculum Frameworks (NCF). All the topics of English in the NCERT Class 10 English textbook are covered in simple and easy language and will help the students to develop their comprehension and language skills. 

2. What is the best strategy to prepare for the CBSE Class 10 English Language and Literature exam paper?

To prepare well for the CBSE Class 10 English Language and Literature paper the students must understand every chapter properly. For this, they can refer to resources where all the chapters are elaborated in an easy and simple language so that they can grasp for the students. The solutions provided by Vedantu for CBSE Class 10 English question paper include all the answers developed in a comprehensive and simple manner. The solutions are prepared by subject-matter experts at Vedantu who have several years of experience in the same field. Hence, the resources are highly reliable for the students.

3. Is the CBSE Class 10 English previous years question paper PDF free of cost?

Yes, Vedantu provides the students with a free-of-cost pdf download for the previous year’s question paper of Class 10 English. The Students can easily download these quality study materials on the website of Vedantu. The solution for the PDFs and other study materials such as important questions and revision notes can be downloaded from the Vedantu app as well. The solutions are framed by experienced experts who have researched thoroughly to know and understand the CBSE curriculum to bring the best resources for students’ preparation.

4. How can I study for Class 10 CBSE English?

To prepare for the CBSE Class 10 English the students are advised to follow the tips given below-

  1. Practice the previous years question papers properly to understand the exam pattern and the marks distribution.

  2. Students must try to attempt the mock test to know the time taken by them to understand the time management skills. 

  3. The students should also take help from the revision notes and worksheets to efficiently revise the concepts.

  4. For writing the answers that gain marks, students are advised to go through the solutions provided by Vedantu to get an idea of how to frame the answers.

  5. The students can also make use of the practice tests that will help them assess their strengths and weaknesses.

5. How many chapters are there in CBSE Class 10 English Supplementary textbook the Footprints without feet?

For the students of CBSE Class 10, there are essentially two books prescribed by the board. Of the two the supplementary reader is the Footprints without feet. There are 10 chapters in the Class 10 English Supplementary textbook. The chapters are-A Triumph of Surgery, The Thief’s Story, The Midnight Visitor, A Question of Trust, Footprints without Feet, The Making of a Scientist, The Necklace, The Hack Driver, Bholi, The Book That Saved the Earth. The students are advised to read the chapters thoroughly and answer the questions that may come up in the exams.