Class-10 Social Science Sample Question Paper 2018- 19 Set-15 & 16 (Unsolved)

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SOCIAL SCIENCE– Set 15

Class — X

Maximum Marks: 80                                                                                                                            Time 3 hours

 Instructions

(I)There are 26 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.

(ii) Marks for each question are indicated against the question.

(iii) Questions from serial number 1 to 7 are very short Answer type Questions. Answer to these questions should not exceed 30 words limit. Each question carries one mark.

(iv) Question from serial number 8 to 18 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions should not exceed 80 words each.

(v)Question from serial number 19 to 25 are 5 marks questions. Answers of these questions should not exceed 100 words each.

 (vi) Question number 26 is a map question. It has two parts 26(A) and 26(B) 26 (A) of 2 marks from History and 26(B) of 3 marks from Geography. After completion attaches the map inside your answer book.

1. Which countries were considered as Axis Powers during the Second World War? (3)

2. By whom was the first printing press set up in Goa? (3)

OR’

When and why was the Vernacular Press Act passed?

3. Which type of resources does iron-ore belong to?

4. Give anyone demerit of the multiparty system?

5. “Poor households are still dependent on informal sources of credit.” Give any one reason.

6. Give one example of an unorganized sector of tertiary activity

7. What is the benefit of joint production between a local company and an MNC?

8. Describe the effect of reading mania.

9. Explain with an example how the early novels in Europe contributed to colonialism?

OR

Explain any three steps taken to dean up London in the 19th century. farming techniques through which soil conservation can take place.

10. Describe the conditions required for cultivation of tea?

OR

11. What is meant by overlapping of social differences? Explain with example.

12. Explain the forms of Asterism in Indian politics.

OR

 What is ‘two-party-system’? Give example with one merit and one demerit.

13. “At least one-fourth of the globe is still not under democratic government”. Explain this chap avenge to democracy. (3)

14. Why are public facilities needed for the development of the country? (3)

15. Why is the tertiary sector becoming so important in India? (3)

OR

“Self-Help-Group (SHG) support has brought a revolutionary change in the rural sector”. Explain.

16. “In recent years, the central and state governments in India are taking special steps to attract foreign companies to invest in India”. Explain with examples. (3)

17. Explain the circumstances under which markets do not work in a fair manner? (3)

18. How had revolutionaries spread their ideas in many European states after 1815? Explain with examples. (5)

19. Why was the Non-Cooperation Movement started in 1920? Why did Gandhi call off the movement in 1922? (5)

OR

“The Ho Chi Minh Trail became advantageous to Vietnamese in the war against the US”. Illustrate with examples.

20. “There is a pressing need for using renewable sources of energy in India”. Justify the statement. (5)

21.”Jute industry is located along the Hooghly river in West Bengal”. Give reasons. (5)

OR

Trace the features of alluvial soil with reference to its formation, area, classification and containing minerals.

22. Suggest some reforms to strengthen parties so that they perform their functions well. (5)

23. How are the legislative powers distributed between the Union Government and the State government by the constitution? Explain with examples. (5)

OR

What were the reasons for the alienation of Sri Lankan Tamils? What was the effect of this on the country?

24.”MNCs are playing an important role in the globalization process”. Justify the statement by giving suitable arguments. (5)

25. Why are informal sources of credit preferred in rural areas? Give reasons.

26. (A) Two features a and b are marked on the given political outline map of India. Identify these * features with the help of the following information and write their correct names on the lines marked near them:

(a) The place where Indian National Congress held its session in Dec. 1920.

(b) The place where Gandhi organized satyagraha for cotton mill workers.

(B) Locate and label the following with appropriate symbols on the same given outline pontifical (2) map of India.

(i) Kochi-sea port.

(ii) Vijay agar iron-steel plant.

 (iii) Software technology park of Gujarat.

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SOCIAL SCIENCE– Set 16

Class — X

Maximum Marks: 80                                                                                                                            Time 3 hours

 Instructions

(I)There are 26 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.

(ii) Marks for each question are indicated against the question.

(iii) Questions from serial number 1 to 7 are very short Answer type Questions. Answer to these questions should not exceed 30 words limit. Each question carries one mark.

(iv) Question from serial number 8 to 18 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions should not exceed 80 words each.

(v)Question from serial number 19 to 25 are 5 marks questions. Answers of these questions should not exceed 100 words each.

 (vi) Question number 26 is a map question. It has two parts 26(A) and 26(B) 26 (A) of 2 marks from History and 26(B) of 3 marks from Geography. After completion attaches the map inside your answer book.

1. Who was known as allied powers in the First World War?

2. Name the countries where ‘Chutney music’ is popular.

OR

What do you understand about orient?

3. Classify the resources on the basis of origin. (1)

4. What are political reforms? (1)

5. Who is considered as a consumer? (1)

6. Give one example to prove the interdependence of three sectors of the economy. (1)

7. Which day in India is observed as National Consumer’s day? (1)

8. Why is Bombay Called ‘Mayapuri’ or ‘City of dreams’? (3)

9. Explain the reasons for the popularity of novels in the 18th century. (3)

OR

Explain the main features of ‘Sewasadan’ written by Mushy Premchand.

10. Distinguish between renewable and non-renewable sources of energy. (3)

11. Describe the conditions required for the cultivation of Jute. (3)

OR

distinguish between ferrous and non-ferrous minerals.

12. In a democracy, the political expression of social division is very normal and can be healthy”. Justify this statement by giving a suitable

13. Besides caste, which other factors do matter in electoral politics? Explain. (3)

OR

What is ‘one-Party-system’? Give example with one-merit and one-demerit of this system?

14. What are the challenges faced by countries making the transition to democracy under foundational (3) challenge? Explain.

15. How is the Tertiary sector different from other sectors of the economy? Illustrate with examples. (3)

16. Suggest any three ways to create more employment opportunities in urban areas. (3)

OR

“The credit activities of the informal sector should be discouraged”. Support the statement with arguments.

17. Analyzes any three positive impacts of globalization in India. (3)

18. What is Consumer International? How did it come into being? (3)

19. Explain any five reforms introduced by Napoleon in the regions under his control. (5)

20. What were the circumstances which led to Jallianwala Bag incident? Describe in brief the reaction of the people immediately after the incident. (5)

OR

Highlight the contribution of Premchand in Hindi novel writing.

21. Explain the major physical and human factors affecting the localization of Industries with suitable examples. (5)

22. Describe the importance of means of mass-communication. (5)

OR

What is soil erosion? Suggest some measures to check soil erosion.

23. Explain different manners that show the political parties are still in the grip of some serious challenges. (5)

24. Explain the main features of federalism. (5)

OR

Explain how law-making powers are shared between centre and states in India? Mention three subjects each of Union list and state list.

25. Analyzes the impacts of globalization on the Indian economy. (5)

OR

Why is it necessary for the banks and cooperative societies to increase their lending facilities in rural areas?

26. (A) Two features a and b are marked on the given political outline map of India. Identify these features with the help of the following information and write their correct names on the lines marked near them: (2)

 (a) The place where Indian National Congress session was held.

(b) The place related to the calling off the non-cooperation movement.

(B) Locate and label the following with appropriate symbols on the same given outline political map of India.

 (i) Ankaleshwar.

(ii) Kudremukh.

(iii)Kakrapara.

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