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087/X/SA2/22/A1

Class - X
SOCIAL SCIENCE
Time : 3 hours
3 U

Maximum Marks : 80
80
Total No. of Pages : 13

Instructions :
1.

The question paper has 36 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.

2.

Marks are indicated against each question.

3.

Questions from serial number 1 - 16 are multiple choice Questions (MCQs) of 1 mark each.
Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct alternative in your answer
book.

4.

Questions from serial number 17 to 29 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions
should not exceed 80 words each.

5.

Questions from serial number 30 to 34 are 4 marks questions. Answer of these questions
should not exceed 100 words each.

6.

Question number 35 is a map question of 2 marks from History and Question number 36 is a
map question of 3 marks from Geography. Attach both the maps in your answer book.

1.

36

2.

3.

1 16 - U
U S U

4.

17 29 - U 80

5.

30

34

U-U U 100

6.

35 2

U 36 3

U-S

1.

Who among the following once remarked When France sneezes, the rest of Europe
catches cold ?
(a)

Louis Philippe

(b)

Bismarck

(c)

Victor Emmanuel II

(d)

Metternich

OR
Who among the following was the author, of the most influential book The History of
the Loss of Vietnam ?

2.

(a)

Phan Boi Chau

(b)

Liang Qichao

(c)

Phan Chu Trinh

(d)

Huynh Phu So

Which one of the following is not true regarding the civil code of 1804 ?
(a)

Abolition of all privileges based on birth.

(b)

Destruction of democracy in France.

(c)

Establishment of equality before law.

(d)

Securing right to property.

OR
Which one of the following is not true regarding Ho Chi Minh Trail ?

3.

4.

5.

(a)

The trail had support bases and hospitals.

(b)

The trail was used to transport men and materials from the north to the south.

(c)

Most parts of the trail was inside Vietnam.

(d)

In some parts supplies were transported in trucks.

Which one of the following is Not true regarding the Gandhi Irwin Pact of 1931 ?
(a)

Mahatma Gandhi decided to call off the Civil Disobedience Movement.

(b)

Gandhiji consented to participate in a Round Table Conference.

(c)

The British government agreed to release the political prisoners.

(d)

The British government agreed to grant independence.

Who among the following was the author, of the famous novel Anandmath ?
(a)

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

(b)

Abanindranath Tagore

(c)

Natesa Sastri

(d)

Rabindranath Tagore

Which one of the following minerals is largely derived from Ocean Waters ?
(a)

6.

Bromine

(b)

Silver

(c)

Platinum

In which state of India are the Khetri Copper mines situated ?


(a)

Punjab

(b)

Jharkhand

(c)

Rajasthan

(d)

Madhya Pradesh

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(d)

Bauxite
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7.

8.

Which one of the following is Not true regarding the National Jute Policy of 2005 ?
(a)

Creating awareness about the use of biodegradable materials

(b)

Ensuring good prices to the jute farmers

(c)

Increasing productivity

(d)

Improving quality of Jute

In which year was the air transport nationalised in India ?


(a)

9.

10.

11.

12.

13.

14.

1951

(b)

1952

(c)

1953

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(d)

1963

Which one of the following is true regarding sectional interest groups ?


(a)

They promote collective rather than selective good.

(b)

Their principal concern is the betterment and well being of their members, not
society in general.

(c)

They aim to help groups other than their own members.

(d)

They do not seek to promote the interest of a perticular sector or group of society.

Which one of the following is true regarding the extraordinary popular movement that
emerged in Nepal in 2006 ?
(a)

Consolidation of monarchy

(b)

Abolition of democracy

(c)

Restoration of democracy

(d)

Establishment of dictatorship

Who among the following gives recognition to political parties in India ?


(a)

Speaker of Lok Sabha

(b)

President of India

(c)

Supreme Court

(d)

Election Commission

Which one of the following features is not true regarding the definition of a democratic
government ?
(a)

Rulers are elected by people

(b)

Elected rulers take all the major decisions

(c)

Elections offer a choice to change the current rulers

(d)

Government is not limited by basic rules of the constitution and citizens rights.

Which one of the following is a formal source of credit ?


(a)

Money lenders

(b)

Co-operatives

(c)

Friends and relatives

(d)

Traders

Which one of the following is the appropriate meaning of collateral ?


(a)

It is the total sum of money borrowed from banks.

(b)

It is the amount of money borrowed from friends.

(c)

It is an asset of the borrower used as guarantee to a lender.

(d)

It is the total amount of money invested in a business.

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16.

17.

Which of the following organisations lays stress on Liberalisation of foreign trade and
foreign investment ?
(a)

International Labour Organisation

(b)

World Health Organisation

(c)

International Monetary Fund

(d)

World Trade Organisation


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Which of the following day is being observed as National Consumers Day in India ?
(a)

10 December

(b)

21 December

(c)

24 December

(d)

25 December

Italy had a long history of political fragmentation. Support the statement by giving
3x1=3
any three points.
OR
The battle against French colonial education became part of the larger battle against
colonialism and for the independence in Vietnams. Justify the statement.

18.

Explain the idea of Satyagraha.

19.

Mineral resources in India are unevenly distributed. Support the statement with
3x1=3
three suitable examples.

20.

Explain any three factors which influence industrial locations.

3x1=3

21.

Explain three major challenges faced by sugar industry in India.

3x1=3

22.

Mention three points of difference between pressure groups and political parties.

3x1=3

23.

Democracy stands much superior to any other form of government in promoting


dignity and freedom of the individual. Support the statement giving three suitable
3x1=3
points.

24.

Democracies lead to peaceful and harmonious life among citizens. Support your
3x1=3
answer with three appropriate arguments.

25.

Explain three challenges faced by modern democracies.

3x1=3

26.

Define liberalisation. Mention two features of Liberalisation.

1+2=3

27.

Mention any three ways which the multinational corporations use to spread their
3x1=3
production.

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28.

Explain three factors that gave rise to consumer movement in India.

3x1=3

29.

Describe the three-tire quasi-judicial set-up redressal of consumer disputes.

3x1=3

30.

What was the main objective of the Treaty of Vienna of 1815 ? Mention any three
1+3=4
important features of the treaty.
OR
Explain the circumstances that led to division of Vietnam into North and South Vietnam.
4x1=4

31

Ideas of nationalism also developed through a movement to revive Indian folklore.


Support the statement with four examples.
4x1=4

32.

Explain four advantages of road transport in India.

33.

Describe any four functions of a political party.

34.

Describe four features of Self Help Group (SHG).

35.

Two features A and B are marked in 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 in the map :
2x1=2
(a) The place where Indian National Congress session was held in December 1920.
(b)

4x1=4
4x1=4
4x1=4

The place from where No tax campaign was started.


OR

Locate and label the following items with appropriate symbols on the same political
outline map of India :
2x1=2
(i)
Amritsar - The place of Jallianwala Bagh incident.
(ii)
Note :

36.

Ahmedabad - The place where Cotton Mill Workers satyagraha was started.
The following questions are for the BLIND CANDIDATES only. In lieu of Q. No. 35.
2x1=2
Answer the following questions.

(1)

Name the place where Indian National Congress Session was held in
September 1920.

(2)

At which place peasant Satyagraha was started ?

Three features (A), (B) and (C) are marked in the given political outline map of India.
Identify these features with the help of the following information and write their correct
3x1=3
names on the lines marked in the map.
(A)

Oil Field

(B)

Coal Mine

(C)

South Terminal station of North - South Corridor


OR

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Locate and label the following items on the same political outline map of India with
3x1=3
appropriate symbols.
(i)

Kandla - Sea port

(ii)

Noida - software technology park

(iii)

Bhadravati - Iron and Steel Plant

Note : The following questions are for the BLIND CANDIDATES ONLY, in lieu of Q. No. 36.
3x1=3
(1) Name the southern most terminal station of North - South Corridor.
(2)

In which state of India Talcher Coal Mines are situated.

(3)

Name the in which Kandla Sea port is located.


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Question No. 35

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Question No. 36

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