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Social Science Class - X  (CBSE)
You are on questions of Set I

SECTION `A' - HISTORY

Q1. What is referred to as `paper partition' in the colonisation of Africa? (2)


Q2. Name the political parties of Russia that represented the industrial workers. How did they differ in their policies? (2)


Q3. Which were the countries that signed the Anti-comintern pact? Why was this pact signed? (2)


Q4. Mention any two aims of the Wood's Despatch? (2)


Q5. Describe how the Moroccan Crises led to the First World War ? (4)


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Q5. Describe the effects of the First World War on Austria - Hungary? (4)


Q6. Why was the Spanish Civil War fought ? Why did it assume international significance? (4)


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Q6. Trace the events after the end of the Second World War that led to the Cold War? (4)


Q7. Explain the ills of Indian society in the eighteenth century? (4)


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Q7. Explain the contribution of Swami Vivekananda to the Indian reform movement? (4)


Q8. Trace the main changes that have taken place in Germany after the Second World War? (6)


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Q8. Trace the many changes of historical importance that have taken place in the Soviet Union in recent years? (6)



Q9. Evaluate the influence of socialist ideas on the Indian National Movement ? (6)


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Q9. Assess the importance of the Civil Disobedience Movement in the Indian Freedom struggle? (6)


Q10. On the given outline map of India, mark the following : (3)
(i) The place where Prathana Samaj was founded ?
(ii) The headquarters of the Theosophical Society?
(iii)The place where the Mohammedan Anglo-Orienal College was established?


OR

Q10. On the outline map of the world, mark any the countries that were responsible for starting the Non-aligned Movement? (3)

SECTION `B' - CIVICS



Q11. Giving two examples of minorities, mention why minorities should be protected in a democracy? (2)


Q12. Mention any two features of a nation? (2)


Q13.Describe in brief the problems faced by Indian villagers? (3)


Q14.How is democracy based on majority rule and minority rights? (3)

Q15.Analyse India's relations with U.S.A. ? (4)

Q16.Why is the Prime Minister called `First among equals'? What his/her functions? (6)

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Q16.Explain a Money Bill. How is it passed in the Indian parliament? (6)


SECTION `C' - GEOGRAPHY

Q17. In the given outline map of India, locate the following carefully with appropriate symbols and write the name of each item near its location? (5x1=5)


Q18. Study the data given below carefully and answer the following questions : (2x1-2)
Temperature : Mean monthly in Celsius degrees.
Rainfall : Average rain in millimetres.

Months

Jan.

Feb.

March

April

May

June

July

Aug.

Sept.

Oct.

Nov.

Dec.

Annual
Rainfall

Temp.

20.5

22.7

25.2

27.1

26.7

24.2

23.0

23.0

23.1

22.9

18.9

20.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainfall

7

9

11

45

107

71

111

137

164

153

61

13

889

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q18.1 Name the rainiest and driest months.
Q18.2 Find out the annual range of temperatures. Show calculations also.

FOR BLIND STUDENTS

Q18.1 Why do flood and drought occur? Write one reason for each?
Q18.2 Mention one common measure to control flood and drought . Write one worst effect of famine on human life.


Q19. Study the diagram given below carefully and answer the following questions ? (2 x 1=2)


Q19.1 Name the hottest month. Write its temperature also?
Q19.2 Name the rainiest month. Write the amounts of rainfall for the month of December?


FOR BLIND CANDIDATES

Q19.1 Name two states where `Mango showers' are a common phenomena.
Q19.2 Why are `Mango showers' locally known by this name?


Q 20.Name the major vegetation regions to which ebony and sundari trees belong. Name 2 states where elephants are found? Give two characteristics of old alluvium (bangar) (1+1+1=3)


Q 21. Write briefly two merits of `Water as a source of water power' . Name two main factors which effect distribution of population .( 2 +1=3)

Q 22. Explain three measures to increase marine fish catch in India ? (3 x 1 =3)


Q 23. Name the two major physiographic divisions of India. Write one feature each of all the three Himalayan ranges ? (1 + 3 = 4)


Q 24. Explain the role of handloom, powerloom, composite textile mills and spinning mills in Indian cotton textile industry. Write one point each of the above. ( 4 x 1 =4 )


Q 25.Explain four measures to reduce growing pressure on Indian railways? (4 x 1= 4)


Q 26.Describe in detail `Coal' under the following heads : (3+1+1= 5)

Q 26 (a) Distribution of coal (excluding lignite) in India.


Q26 (b) Demerits of Indian Coal (any two) :


Q26 (c) Need of conservation of coal (two points) :

SECTION `D' - ECONOMICS


Q27. The problem of fragmentation of holdings remains serious in India's rural economy. Briefly write two disadvantages of it and one measure to solve this problem. (2+1=3)


Q28. Explain how important are `non-factory manufacturing units', `FERA companies' , `MRTP companies' , and `private enterprises' in India's present industrial structure. Give four points ? (4 x 1 =4)

Q29. Scarcity of essential goods, so far as market supply is concerned, arises from three sources in our economy. Write about these three sources briefly. ( 3x1=3)

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