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Social Science All India Set 1 2015-2016 CBSE (English Medium) Class 10 Question Paper Solution

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Social Science [All India Set 1]
Marks: 90 Academic Year: 2015-2016
Date & Time: 10th March 2016, 10:30 am
Duration: 3h
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[1] 1 | Attempt Any One
[1] 1.1

Who remarked “when France sneezes the rest of Europe catches cold”.

Concept: Rise of Nationalism in Europe - Growth of Nationalism in Europe After the 1830s.
Chapter: [1.02] Events and Processes
[1] 1.2

Who were called colons in Vietnam?

Concept: Nationalist Movement in Indo- China - French Colonialism in Indo-china
Chapter: [1.02] Events and Processes
[1] 2

Why should the use of cattle cake as fuel be discouraged?

Concept: Natural Resources
Chapter: [0.01] Resources and Development
[1] 3

Distinguish between pressure groups and political parties by stating any one point of distinction.

Concept: Role Do Political Parties Play in Competition and Contestation
Chapter: [0.06] Political Parties
[1] 4

Why did India adopt multi-party system?

Concept: Divisions Inherent to the Working of Democracy
Chapter: [0.03] Democracy and Diversity
[1] 5

Name any two sectional interest groups?

Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
Chapter: [0.05] Popular Struggles and Movements
[1] 6

Why do MNCs set up their offices and factories in those regions where they get cheap labour and other resources?

Concept: Concept of Globalization and Factors
Chapter: [0.04] Globalisation and the Indian Economy
[1] 7

If any damage is done to a consumer by a trader, under which consumer right one can move to consumer court to get compensation.

Concept: Rise of Consumer Awareness
Chapter: [0.05] Consumer Rights
[1] 8

Why is the supervision of the functioning of formal sources of loans necessary?

Concept: Informal Institutions - Local Money Lenders, Landlords, Self Help Groups, Chit Funds and Private Finance Companies
Chapter: [0.03] Money and Credit
[3] 9 | Attempt Any One
[3] 9.1

“The decade of 1830 had bought great economic hardship in Europe”. Support the statement with arguments.

Concept: Age of Industrialization - Industrialization in the Colonies
Chapter: [1.01] Livelihoods, Economies and Societies
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[3] 9.2

"The Ho Chi Minh Trail became advantageous to Vietnamese in the war against U.S." . Support the statement with arguments.

Concept: Nationalist Movement in Indo- China - French Colonialism in Indo-china
Chapter: [1.02] Events and Processes
[3] 10

What type of flag was designed during the ‘Swadeshi Movement’ in Bengal? Explain its features.

Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
Chapter: [0.05] Popular Struggles and Movements
[3] 11

“The plantation workers in Assam had their own understanding of Mahatma Gandhi and the notion of Swaraj”. Support the statement with arguments.

Concept: Nationalism in India - Impact of First World War, Khilafat, Non- Cooperation
Chapter: [1.02] Events and Processes
[3] 12

Classify industries on the basis of source of raw material. How are they different from each other?

Concept: Types of Manufacturing Industries
Chapter: [0.06] Manufacturing Industries
[3] 13

Consumption of energy in all forms has been rising all over the country. There is an urgent need to develop a sustainable path of energy development and energy saving’. Suggest and explain any three measures to solve this burning problem.

Concept: Types of Power Resources - Non-conventional Sources
Chapter: [0.05] Minerals and Energy Resources
[3] 14

Suggest three steps to minimize the environmental degradation caused by the industrial development in India.

Concept: Industrial Pollution and Environmental Degradation
Chapter: [0.06] Manufacturing Industries [0.06] Manufacturing Industries
[3] 15

What is meant by regional political party?

Concept: Major National and Regional Parties in India/ Types of Political Parties
Chapter: [0.06] Political Parties

State the conditions required to be recognised as a ‘regional political party’.

Concept: Major National and Regional Parties in India/ Types of Political Parties
Chapter: [0.06] Political Parties
[3] 16

What are public interest pressure groups

Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
Chapter: [0.05] Popular Struggles and Movements

Describe their public interest pressure groups functioning

Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
Chapter: [0.05] Popular Struggles and Movements
[3] 17

Which three challenges do you feel are being faced by political parties in India? Give your opinion.

Concept: Role Do Political Parties Play in Competition and Contestation
Chapter: [0.06] Political Parties
[3] 18

"Deposits with the banks are beneficial to the depositors as well as to the nation." Explain the statement

Concept: Informal Institutions - Local Money Lenders, Landlords, Self Help Groups, Chit Funds and Private Finance Companies
Chapter: [0.03] Money and Credit
[3] 19

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

Concept: Foreign Trade and Integration of Markets
Chapter: [0.04] Globalisation and the Indian Economy [0.04] Globalisation and the Indian Economy
[3] 20

“Rules and regulations are required for the protection of the consumers in the market place”. Justify the statement with arguments.

Concept: How a Consumer Should Be in a Market
Chapter: [0.05] Consumer Rights
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[5] 21 | Attempt Any One
[5] 21.1

“Napoleon had destroyed democracy in France but in the administrative field he had incorporated revolutionary principles in order to make the whole system more rational and efficient.” Analyse the statement with agreements.

Concept: Age of Industrialization - Life of Workers
Chapter: [1.01] Livelihoods, Economies and Societies
[5] 21.2

“The peace negotiations in Geneva followed the division of Vietnam that set in motion a series of events that turned Vietnam into a battle field.” Analyse the statement with agreements.

Concept: Nationalist Movement in Indo- China - The Ideas Phan Boi Chau, Ho Chi Minh
Chapter: [1.02] Events and Processes
[5] 22

Why did Mahatma Gandhi decide to call off the Civil Disobedience Movement? Explain.

Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
Chapter: [0.05] Popular Struggles and Movements
[5] 23

Explain the importance of conservation of minerals

Concept: Conservation of Minerals
Chapter: [0.05] Minerals and Energy Resources [0.05] Minerals and Energy Resources

Highlight any three measures to conserve them.

Concept: Conservation of Minerals
Chapter: [0.05] Minerals and Energy Resources [0.05] Minerals and Energy Resources
[5] 24

“Roadways still have an edge over railways in India.” Support the statement with arguments.

Concept: Concept for Trade and Tourism
Chapter: [0.07] Life Lines of National Economy
[5] 25

Describe the popular struggle of Bolvia.

Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
Chapter: [0.05] Popular Struggles and Movements
[5] 26

“Political parties are a necessary condition for a democracy”. Analyse the statement with examples.

Concept: Role Do Political Parties Play in Competition and Contestation
Chapter: [0.06] Political Parties
[5] 27

How can the formal sector loans be made beneficial for poor farmers and workers? Suggest any five measures.

Concept: Informal Institutions - Local Money Lenders, Landlords, Self Help Groups, Chit Funds and Private Finance Companies
Chapter: [0.03] Money and Credit
[5] 28

Describe the impact of globalization on Indian economy with examples.

Concept: Concept of Globalization and Factors
Chapter: [0.04] Globalisation and the Indian Economy
[3] 29

Three Features A, B and C 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 in the map:

A. The place where the cotton mill workers organized Satyagraha.

B. The place related to the calling off the Non – Cooperation Movement.

C. The place where the Indian National Congress Session was held.

Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
Chapter: [0.05] Popular Struggles and Movements
[3] 30

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

A. Oil Field - Digboi

B. Iron and Steel Plant – Bhilai

C. Major Sea Port - Kochi

Concept: Distribution of Minerals and Energy Resources
Chapter: [0.05] Minerals and Energy Resources
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