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DESIGN OF QUESTION PAPER SAMPLE QUESTION PAPER X - Social Science (THEORY)

 

Subject : Social Science Max. Marks : 80 Class : X Time : 3 Hours

  1. Weightages to form of Questions:
  2. Weightages to content:
Form of Question Marks Number of Serial number Total
      each type Questions of Questions marks
Very Short Answer (VSA) 1 10 1 - 10 10
Short Answer (SA) 3 8 11 - 18 24
Long Answer (LA) 4 10 19 - 28 40
Map Question (MQ) 2 and 4 2 (29) to (30) 6
Total - 30 1 to 30 80

(Chapter numbers of N.C.E.R.T. & C.B.S.E. Textbooks related to each unit are given within brackets against each of themes)

UNIT I : India and the contemporary world II (History) 20 marks

1.1 Events and Process

Theme 1. Nationalism in Europe (Ch.1) } Any one 4 marks Theme 2. National Movement in Indo - China (Ch.2)

Theme 3. Nationalism in India (Ch.3) (compulsory) 4 marks

1.2 Economies and Livelihood

Theme Theme Theme 4. Industrialization 1850 s - 1950s (Ch.5) 5. Urbanization and Urban lives (Ch.6) 6. Trade and Globalization (Ch.4) } Any Two 6marks
1.3 Culture, Identity and Society                  
Theme Theme 7. Print culture and nationalism (Ch.7) 8. History of Novel (Ch.8) } ( Any one) 4marks

1.4. Map Work (Based on Sub Units 1.1 to 1.3) 2marks

UNIT II India - Resources and their Development (Geography) 18 marks

  1. Resources (ch.1)
  2. Natural Resources (ch.1)
  3. Agriculture (ch.4)
  4. Water Resources (ch.3)
  5. Mineral Resources (ch.5)
  6. Power Resources (ch.5)
  7. Manufacturing Industries (ch.6)
  8. Transport, Communication and Trade (ch.7)
  9. Map work (Based on sub units 2.1 to 2.8)

5 marks

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6 marks

3 marks 4 marks

UNIT III : Democratic Politics II (Political Science) 18 marks

  1. Working of Democracy (ch.3 &4) 6 marks
  2. Power Sharing Mechanism in Democracy (ch.1&2) 4 marks
  3. Competition and Contestations in Democracy (ch .5 & 6) 4 marks
  4. Outcomes of Democracy (ch.7)

4 marks

3.5 Challenges to Democracy (ch.8)

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UNIT IV : Understanding Economics II 16 marks

  1. The Story of Development (ch.1) 1 mark
  2. Money and Financial System (ch.3) 4 marks
  3. The Role of Service Sector in Indian Economy (ch.2) 4 marks
  4. Globalisation (ch.4) 4 marks
  5. Consumer Awareness (ch.5) 3 marks

UNIT V : Disaster Management 8 marks

5.1 Tsunami (ch.2)

3 marks

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5.2 Safe Construction Practices (ch.5)

5.3 Survival Skills (ch.3)
5.4 Alternative Communication SystemsDuring Disaster (ch.4) } 3 marks
5.5 Sharing Responsibility (ch.6)       2 marks
3. Unit-wise Division of Questions            
Unit no. and Title/subject Marks 1 Mark Q. Number of Question Serial no. 3marks Q. Number of QuestionSerial no. 4marks Q. Number of QuestionSerial no. Map Question Number of Question Serial no. Total
1. India and the Contemporary world II (History) 20 1 1 3 11-13 2 19-20 1 29 (2marks) 20(7)
2. India Resources and their Development (Geog) 18 3 2-4 1 14 2 21-22 1 30 (4marks) 18 (7)
3. Democratic Politics II (Civics) 18 3 5-7 1 15 3 23-25 - - 18 (7)
4. Understanding Economics 16 1 8 1 16 3 26-28 - - 16(5)
5. Disaster Management 8 2 9-10 2 17-18 - -- - - 8(4)
Total 80 10 1-10 8 11-18 10 19-28 2 29-30 80(30).

4. Weightage to difficulty level

Estimated Difficulty Level Percentage Unit -wise Marks I II III IV V Total
Difficult (A) 20% 4 4 4 2 2 16
Average (B) 50% 10 10 8 8 4 40
Easy (C) 30% 6 4 6 6 2 24
Total 100% 20 18 18 16 8 80
  1. Scheme of Options: Internal choice to be provided in unit I only as specified under weightage to content.
    1. Word and time limit for answers: Total time
      1. 1 mark questions : one word / one sentence each and time 2 mts.10x2 =20mts
      2. 3 marks questions : 60-80 words each and time 6 mts.8x6 = 48mts

(iii) 4 marks questions : 80-100 words each and time 8 mts.10x8 = 80mts

(iv)
Map questions : Time 15 mts. 2 = 15mts Revision = 17mts 180 Mts / 3 Hrs.
7. List of Map Items for Class X Examination.
A.
History Outline Political Map of Europe (For identification only) Page.6: Europe after the Congress of Vienna 1815
  1. Sardinia 2. Kingdom of the two sicilies 3. Austrian Empire-Austria,Hungary and Galicia 4. Portugal, 5. France 6. Spain 7. Ottoman Empire
  2. Kingdom of papal state -Rome.

Outline Political Map of Asia (For identification only) Page 47. Four states in Indo-China before the formation of Republic of Vietnam

1. Laos, 2. Cambodia, 3. North and South Vietnam, and 4. Thailand

Outline Political Map of Africa

(For identification only)

Page 85. Map of Colonial Africa at the end of the 19th Century Colonies in Africa of the two powerful countries of Europe (i). British colonies :- 1 Egypt, 2. Anglo Egyptian Sudan, 3. Gold Coast,

  1. Nigeria 5. British East Africa, 6. Northern Rhodesia and
  2. Southern Rhodesia

(ii) French colonies :- 1. Morocco, 2. Algeria, 3.French West Africa, 4. French Equatorial Africa, 5. Middle Congo and 6. Madagascar

Outline Political Map of India

Page 53, Nationalism in India - (1918 - 1930).

(i) For locating and labelling only

  1. Indian National Corgress Sessions :- Calcutta 1920, Madras,(1927) and Lahore (1929)
    1. Important Centres of Indian National Movement (Non-cooperation and Civil Disobedience Movement)
      1. Chauri Chaura (U.P.) calling off the NCM.
      2. Bardoli (Gujarat) no tax campaign

(iii) Dandi (Gujarat ) Civil Disobidience Movement.

(iv)
Champaran (Bihar) Movement of Indigo Planters
(v)
Amritsar (Punjab) Jallianwala Bagh Incident.

(ii) For identification only

  1. Main Centres of overseas trade in the Western coast and Eastern coast of India (Page91): Goa, Surat, Madras, and Masulipatam
  2. Large - scale industrial regions in India, 1931 (Page 123) : Bangal, Bombay, Madras, etc.
B. GEOGRAPHY
Outline Political Map of India
Chapter 1 : Resources and Development
Identification only : Major soil Types.
Chapter 3 : Water Resources
Locating and Labelling - Dams: (1) Salal; (2) Bhakra Nangal; (3) Tehri; (4) Rana Pratap
Sagar; (5) Gandhi Sagar; (6) Sardar Sarovar; (7) Rihand; (8) Hirakud;
(9) Ramagundam; (10) Nagarjuna Sagar; (11) Tungabhadra; (12) Koyna and
(13) Periyar Dam
Chapter : 5 Mineral and Energy Resources.
Minerals : (Identification only)
(I) Iron ore mines : Mayurbhanj, Durg, Bailadila, Bellary and Kudremukh
(II) Bauxite mines : Koraput, Katni, Amarkantak and Bilaspur.
(III) Manganese mines: Sundergarh, Balaghat, Shimoga and Nagpur
(IV) Mica mines: Ajmer, Beawar, Nellore, Gaya and Hazaribagh.
(V) Coal mines : Raniganj, Jharia, Bokaro, Talcher, Korba, Singrauli, Singareni and Neyvali.
(VI) Oil Fields : Digboi, Naharkatia, Mumbai High, Bassian, Kalol and Ankaleshwar.
      Power Plants:-(Locating and Lebelling only)
(a) Thermal : Namrup, Loktak, Bongaigaon, Barauni,Harduaganj, Chandrapura, Korba, Delhi,
      Satpura, Bhusawal, Uran, Ramagundam, Vijaywada and Tuticorin.
(b) Nuclear: Narora, Rawat Bhata, Kakrapara, Tarapur, Kaiga and Kalpakkam.
      Chapter 6 Manufacturing Industries
      Locating and Lebelling Only
(1) Cotton Textile Industries : Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, Indore, Ahmedabad, Surat, Agra,
      Kanpur, Moradabad, Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai.
(2) Woollen Industry : Srinagar, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Panipat, Bikaner, Kanpur, Mirzapur and
      Jamnagar.
(3) Silk Industry : Baramula, Anatnag, Srinagar, Murshidabad, Bankura, Kolar, Mysore and
      Bangalore.
(4)
Iron and Steel Plants : Burnpur, Durgapur, Bokaro, Jamshedpur, Raurkela, Bhilai, Vijaynagar, Bhadravati, Vishakhapatnam and Salem.
(5)
Software Technology Parks: Srinagar, Mohali, Noida, Jaipur, Gandhinagar, Indore, Mumbai, Pune, Guwahati, Kolkata, Bhubaneshwar, Vishakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mysore, Chennai and Tiruvanantapuram.

Chapter 7 Lifelines of National Economy.

Identification Only : Golden Quadrilateral, North-South Corridor and East-West Corridor. National Highways : NH-1, NH-2, NH-3, NH-5, NH-7, NH-8, NH-15 and NH-17

Locating and Labelling : Major Ports - Kandla, Mumbai, Jawahar Lal Nehru, Marmagao, New Mangalore, Kochi, Tuticorin, Chennai, Vishakhapatnam, Paradip, Haldia and Kolkata. International Airports : Amritsar (Raja Sansi); Delhi (Indira Gandhi International); Mumbai (Chhatrapati Shivaji); Tiruvanantapuram (Nedimbachery); Chennai (Meenam Bakkam); Kolkata (Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose) and Hyderabad Note : Items of locating and labelling may also be given for identification.

Highlights of the Question Paper
    1. There are 5 folllowing prescribed textbooks in Social Science for class X. Unit (1) : India and the Contemporary World - II (History) Published by N.C.E.R.T. (T.B.1) Unit (2) : Contemporary India II (Geography) Published by N.C.E.R.T. (T.B. 2) Unit (3) : Democratic Politics II (Pol.Sc) - Published by N.C.E.R.T. (T.B. 3) Unit (4) : Understanding Economic Development II - Published by N.C.E.R.T. (T.B. 4) Unit (5) : Together Towards A Safer India - Part III, a text book on Disaster Management for
    2. class - X - Published by CBSE (T.B. 5)
  1. There will be 30 questions including 1 map question from Unit 1 and 1map question from unit 2.
    1. (a) Question no 29 will be the map question from unit 1 for 2 marks.
      1. Question no 30 will be the map question from unit 2 for 4 marks.
      2. For map question, list of map items is already given after the design at Sl. No. 7.
  2. Question papers are to be set according to the design of the question paper.
    1. The following topics have been deleted in Contemporary India (Geography) Part II:
      1. Chapter 2 - Forest and Wild life Resources
      2. In Chapter 4 - Food security (page 44) and impact of Globalization on Agriculture. (page 46)
  3. Disaster Management is included in Unit 5 for 8 marks. Chapter 1 - Introduction and Chapter 7 - Planning ahead of the CBSE ‘s Text book on Disaster Management are not to be tested.
  4. Content of question papers and their marking schemes (Including outline of answers) should adhere to the textbooks stated above.
  5. A new type of question has been introduced in Social Science. for Class X. This may include source based questions from extracts ( Yellow box in the Text Book), and interpretation of any illustration/pictures given in the text book.

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