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Social Science
Delhi Set 2
2013-2014 March
Marks: 90

[1]1

Which one of the following organisations lays stress on liberalisation of foreign trade and foreign investment?

(A) International Monetary Fund

(B) International Labour Organisation

(C) World Health Organisation

(D) World Trade Organisation

Concept: Concept for WTO
Chapter: [4.05] Globalisation and the Indian Economy
[1]2

Which one of the following was the main reason for Mahatma Gandhi to call off the Non-Cooperation movement in 1922?

(A) The Jallianwala Bagh incident

(B) Khilafat movement

(C) The passing of the Rowlatt Act

(D) The Chauri-Chaura incident

Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
Chapter: [3.05] Popular Struggles and Movements
[1]3

In which one of the following states is the largest wind farm cluster located?

(A) Rajasthan

(B) Gujarat

(C) Andhra Pradesh

(D) Tamil Nadu

Concept: Types of Power Resources - Non-conventional Sources
Chapter: [2.02] Minerals and Energy Resources
[1]4

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

(A) It is the sum total of money borrowed from banks

(B) The amount borrowed from friends

(C) It is an asset of the borrower used as guarantee to a lender

(D) The amount invested in a business

Concept: Role of Money in an Economy
Chapter: [4.04] Money and Credit: Role of Money in an Economy
[1]5

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

(A) Traders

(B) Cooperative societies

(C) Money-lenders

(D) Friends and relatives

Concept: Formal and Informal Financial Institutions for Savings and Credit
Chapter: [4.04] Money and Credit: Role of Money in an Economy
[1]6

Which one of the following statements is correct regarding 'sectional interest groups'?

(A) They promote collective rather than selective good.

(B) Their principal concern is 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 particular section or group of society.

Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
Chapter: [3.05] Popular Struggles and Movements
[1]7

Which one of the following facilities is offered by the 'Election Commission' to a recognised political party?

(A) Party name

(B) Election Funds

(C) Election symbol

(D) Manifesto

Concept: Major National and Regional Parties in India/ Types of Political Parties
Chapter: [3.04] Political Parties
[1]8

Which one of the following is an example of outcomes of a democracy that produces an accountable government?

(A) Open to public debates on major policies and legislation

(B) Open in promoting economic development

(C) Open in reducing economic inequalities

(D) Open to rulers elected by the people

Concept: Communal Divisions Affect Democracy
Chapter: [3.06] Democracy and Diversity
[1]9 | Attempt Any One
[1]9.1

Which among the following was the main reason for the weavers to revolt against contractors in Silesia, in 1845?

(A) Contractors reduced their payments drastically

(B) They stopped the supply of raw materials to them

(C) They refused to place orders for finished textiles

(D) Condition of weavers was very pitiable

Concept: Rise of Nationalism in Europe - Growth of Nationalism in Europe After the 1830s.
Chapter: [1.02] Events and Processes
[1]9.2

Which among the following was the main reason to start the 'Tonkin Free School' in Vietnam?

(A) To provide 'Western Style Education'

(B) To provide 'Modern Education'

(C) To provide 'Science Education'

(D) To popularise the 'French Language'

Concept: Nationalist Movement in Indo- China - America and the Vietnam War
Chapter: [1.02] Events and Processes
[3]10

How are popular struggles integral to the working democracy? Explain with an example of Bolivia's struggle against privatisation of water.

Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
Chapter: [3.05] Popular Struggles and Movements
[3]11

How is democratic government known as responsive government? Explain with examples.

Concept: Concep for Democracy Led to Development, Security and Dignity for the People
Chapter: [3.08] Outcomes of Democracy
[3]12

How has a three-tier quasi-judicial machinery been set up for redressal of consumer disputes? Explain.

Concept: Rise of Consumer Awareness
Chapter: [4.01] Consumer Rights
[3]13

Why has the ‘Chhotanagpur Plateau Region’ the maximum concentration of iron and steel industries? Analyse the reasons.

Concept: Distribution of Minerals and Energy Resources
Chapter: [2.02] Minerals and Energy Resources
[3]14

Mention the six mail channels introduced recently to facilitate quick delivery of mails.

Concept: Importance of Means of Communication and Transportation
Chapter: [2.06] Life Lines of National Economy
[3]15 | Attempt Any One
[3]15.1

How did the local people in the areas conquered by the Napoleon react to French rule? Explain.

Concept: Rise of Nationalism in Europe - Characteristics of the Movements in Poland, Hungary,Italy, Germany and Greece
Chapter: [1.02] Events and Processes
[3]15.2

Why did a major protest erupt in 1926 in the Saigon Native Girls School in Vietnam? Explain.

Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
Chapter: [3.05] Popular Struggles and Movements
[3]16

Describe the three components of a political party.

Concept: Major National and Regional Parties in India/ Types of Political Parties
Chapter: [3.04] Political Parties
[3]17

Explain the idea of Satyagraha according to Gandhiji.

Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
Chapter: [3.05] Popular Struggles and Movements
[3]18

Describe any three suppressive measures taken by the British administration to clampdown on nationalists.

Concept: Nationalism in India - Impact of First World War, Khilafat, Non- Cooperation
Chapter: [1.02] Events and Processes
[3]19

How is money used in everyday life? Explain with examples.

Concept: Role of Money in an Economy
Chapter: [4.04] Money and Credit: Role of Money in an Economy
[3]20

Why did the Indian Government put barriers to foreign trade and foreign investments after independence? Analyse the reasons.

Concept: Foreign Trade and Interaction of Markets
Chapter: [4.05] Globalisation and the Indian Economy
[3]21
[5]22

How are the consumers exploited in the market place? Explain.

Concept: Consumer is Exploitation
Chapter: [4.01] Consumer Rights
[5]23

How did different social groups participate in Civil Disobedience Movement? Explain with examples.

Concept: Nationalism in India - Limits of Civil Disobedience
Chapter: [1.02] Events and Processes
[5]24

Describe the role of Multinational Corporations (MNCs) in promoting globalisation process.

Concept: Concept of Globalization and Factors
Chapter: [4.05] Globalisation and the Indian Economy
[5]25

"The struggle of the Nepali people is a source of inspiration to democrats all over the world." Support the statement.

Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
Chapter: [3.05] Popular Struggles and Movements
[5]26 | Attempt Any One
[5]26.1

Explain any five social and administrative reforms introduced by Napoleon in the regions under his control.

Concept: Rise of Nationalism in Europe - Characteristics of the Movements in Poland, Hungary,Italy, Germany and Greece
Chapter: [1.02] Events and Processes
[5]26.2

"The measures taken by the French to control the spread of bubonic plague in Hanoi created a serious problem." Explain the statement.

Concept: Nationalist Movement in Indo- China - French Colonialism in Indo-china
Chapter: [1.02] Events and Processes
[5]27

How are the democratic governments better than the other forms of governments? Compare.

Concept: Divisions Inherent to the Working of Democracy
Chapter: [3.06] Democracy and Diversity
[5]28

Why is conservation of minerals essential? Explain any four measures to conserve minerals.

Concept: Distribution and Utilization and Conservation of Power Resources
Chapter: [2.02] Minerals and Energy Resources
[5]29

"Agriculture' and 'industry' are complementary to each other." Explain with five examples

Concept: Technological and Institutional Reforms for Agriculture
Chapter: [2.03] Agriculture
[5]30
[2]30.1

Two features A and B are marked in the 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:

(A) The place where the Indian National Congress Session was held in September 1920

(B) The place where the cotton mill workers Satyagraha was organised in 1918

Concept: Nationalism in India - Impact of First World War, Khilafat, Non- Cooperation
Chapter: [1.02] Events and Processes
[3]30.2

On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following with appropriate symbols:

(i) Bhilai - iron and steel plant

(ii) Coimbatore - cotton textile centre

(iii) Raja Sansi - international airport

Concept: Types of Manufacturing Industries
Chapter: [2.05] Manufacturing Industries

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