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Social Science Class - X (CBSE)
You are on Set no I questions 1 to 17

Section A - HISTORY

Q1) Mention two positive effects of imperialism on the colonies of Asia. (Marks 2)

Q2) Why was Czar Nicholas II of Russia unpopular? Give two reasons. (Marks 2)

Q3) Who was Sun-Yat-Sen? What was his major contribution? (Marks 2)

Q4) Mention two major contributions of Surenderanath Banerjea. (Marks 2)

Q5) What was the effect of the First World War on Turkey? (Marks 2)

Q6) When was the UN Conference held? Mention the main aims, organs & two specialised agencies of the UN.


List the main aims of the Non Aligned Movement. What is the relevance of the movement in the present world? (Marks 4)

Q7) Explain four major contributions of Swami Vivekananda in the improvement of national life.


What was the impact of social reform movements on the emancipation of Indian women? (Marks 4)

Q8) How did the developments in Europe between 1922-39 which created conditions for the second world War.


Discuss the steps taken by the Soviet Union to emerge as a major economic power, after the First world War. (Marks 6)

Q9) Assess the role of Mahatama Gandhi in Indian National Movement, with special reference to the methods adopted by him.


What was the significance of the Lahore Session of Indian National Congress of 1929? What were its immediate effects? (Marks 6)

Q10) On the given outline map of Africa locate & name three countries which became independent between 1960-1965.


On the given outline map of India locate & name the places & the respective years of the following Congress sessions-
(a) The first inaugural session of the Congress.
(b) The session where the moderates & Extremists split over application of swadeshi & Boycott.
(c) The session where Hindus-Muslims, moderates & Extremists, united & presented a joint pact
(Marks 3)

Note:- The following question is for Blind Candidates only in lien of Q10

Q10) Mention 3 main features of Non-Cooperation movement.


Why did the imperial nations colonize the countries of Asia & Africa? Give any 3 reasons (Marks 3)

Section B - CIVICS

Q11) What is meant by National Integration? (Marks 2)

Q12) Give two reasons for the existing economic inequality in India. (Marks 2)

Q13) Why is it necessary to have well-informed & socially responsible citizens to make democracy meaningful? (Marks 3)

Q14) Describe three major challenges that Indian democracy faces. (Marks 3)

Q15) "India has been playing a significant role in promoting world peace through United Nations." Explain. (Marks 4)

Q16) Under what conditions can a state of emergency be declared in India? What is the role of the President during emergency?

Describe briefly the powers & functions of the supreme court of India. What steps can it take to protect the Fundamental Rights of the citizens? (Marks 6)


Q17) In the given outline map of India, locate the following with appropriate symbols & write the name of each item near its location. (Marks 5x1=5)
17.1) Western Ghats
17.2) River Krishna
17.3) Coffee Producing Area
17.4) Bombay High
17.5) Calcutta Port

Note- The following question is for Blind Candidates only in lieu of Q17

Q17.1) Which side of the Western Ghats has steep slope?
Q17.2) Name the bay in which river krishna drains its water.
Q17.3) Name the state which produces the most coffee.
Q17.4) Where is 'Bombay High ' located?
Q17.5) How far is Calcutta Port from the sea coast?