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CBSE Sample Paper of Typewriting for Class X


Class X

Part I (I Term)

Summative Assessment I for the first term (April – September, 2010) One Theory Paper                           2 hours                 20 marks One practical paper                        1 hour                   60 marks
  1. Design of the question paper for the Theoretical examination.
    1. The question paper will include questions from the following topics –
a)      Functions of important parts of typewriter. b)      Elementary knowledge about display of letters and tabulation – Margin setting. c)       Knowledge of cutting stencils and use of correcting fluid.
  1. Weightage to different forms of questions.
Forms of questions Marks for each question No. of questions Total Marks
Very short answer 1 05 05
Short answer 2 05 10
Long answer 5 01 05
Total 11 20
Note : Internal choice is provided in the long answer question only. B.            Practical Examination – Accuracy Test (A passage of approx. 200 words to be typed in 20 min.)  20 marks Simple letter of approx. 150 words to be typed in 40 min.                                            40 marks 60 marks SAMPLE QUESTION PAPER TYPEWRITING (ENGLISH/ HINDI) CODE NO.354 THEORY PAPER CLASS X SUMMATIVE 1 FIRST TERM Time: 2 hrs.                                                                                                   Max. Marks : 20
  1. 1. This question paper has 11 questions in all.  All questions are compulsory.
  2. 2. Marks are indicated against each question.
  3. 3. Questions from serial numbers 1 to 5 are of 1 mark each.  Answer of these questions may be from one word to one sentence.
  4. 4. Questions from serial numbers 6 to 10 are of 2 marks each.  Answer of these questions should not exceed 60 words each.
  5. 5. Question No.11 is a long answer question.  Answer of this question should not exceed 120 words.
Questions Q.1.        Which key is used to type beyond the right set margin? Q.2.        Which part of the typewriter is used to release the paper? Q.3.        Where the tabulator is located on the keyboard? Q.4.        How many lines are left after typing the date in a letter? Q.5.        How many horizontal lines are left in a tabulation? Q.6.        What is the function of paper bail? Q.7.        What do you mean by tabulator set key? Q.8.        What are the two ways of typing the subject heading in a letter? Q.9.        Enlist the different parts of tabulation. Q.10.     Explain the function of shift keys and shift lock. Q.11.     Explain any five parts of a letter. OR Write short notes on any two – a)      Carriage b)      Portable Typewriter c)       Cylinder/ Platen d)      Card Holders SAMPLE QUESTION PAPER TYPWRITING (ENGLISH/ HIND) THOERY PAPER CLASS X Time : 2 HRS.                                                                                                                      Max. Marks : 20 Marking Scheme
  1. Margin release key
  2. Paper release lever
  3. At the top of the keyboard.
  4. Two single lines.
  5. Three
  6. a)            It holds the paper.
b)            It helps in reducing noise while typing. c)            It is used to leave top margin. 7.       Tabulator set key is used to set points for typewriting the tabular work. 8.       a)  Typed in capital letters without underscoring. b)  Typed in initial capitals with underscoring. 9.       a)            Main heading b)            Columnar headings c)            Body of the tabulation 10.     Shift keys are used for typewriting initial alphabet of the word in capital letters.  Shift lock is used for typing in capital letters. 11.     a)  Date b)  Inside Address c)  Opening salutation d)  Subject e)  Body of the letter g)  Name and designation of the person signing the letter. OR Short notes : a)      Carriage – It is located at the tope of the typewriter.  It moves from left to right and vice versa.  The following parts are located on the carriage – i)                    Carriage return lever ii)                  Paper release lever iii)                Paper bail iv)                Margin stops v)                  Paper table b)      Portable Typewriter – Easily carried from one place to another – less noise, light – weight. c)       Cylinder – The black rubber roller in the carriage is called as cylinder or platen.  It helps in rotating the paper.  It keeps the paper safe.  The typed bass strike on it while typing. d)      Card holders – It keeps the thick paper/ card pressed to cylinder/platen.  It helps in drawing vertical and horizontal lines with the help of pen or pencil