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History and Political Science Set 1 2018-2019 SSC (English Medium) 10th Standard Board Exam Question Paper Solution

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History and Political Science [Set 1]
Marks: 60Academic Year: 2018-2019
Date & Time: 20th March 2019, 11:00 am
Duration: 2h30m

1) All the activities/questions are compulsory.
2) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
3) Question Nos. 1 to 5 are based on History and Question Nos. 6 to 9 are based on Political
Science.
4) It is mandatory to write a complete statement as answer in Question No. 1(A.)
5) In Question No. 2(A) and 8(B) the appropriate answer is expected to be written by pen only
in the concept map.
6) In Question No. 1(B) correction is expected in the second part.


[8]1
[4]1.A | Choose the correct option from the given options and complete the sentences :
[1]1.A.1

‘Primitive Communication to Slavery’ represents the ________ historiography.

Colonial

Orientalist

Nationalistic

Marxist

Concept: Indian Historiography : Various Ideological Frameworks - Marxist Histroy
Chapter: [0.012] Historiography : Indian Tradition
[1]1.A.2

The National Archives of India is in _________.

Delhi

Kolkata

Mumbai

Chennai

Concept: Libraries and Archives
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[1]1.A.3

The first English newpaper in India was started by _________.

James Augustus Hickey

Sir John Marshall

Allen Hume

Balshastri Jambhekar

Concept: Written Sources of History
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[1]1.A.4

The ancient event of Olympic competitions used to be held at _________.

Greece

Rome

India

China

Concept: Types of Sports - Sports Competitions
Chapter: [0.017] Sports and History
[4]1.B
[1]1.B.1

Identify the wrong pair in the following, correct it and rewrite :

(1) Georg Wilhelm        - Reason in History
(2) Leopold von Ranke - The Theory and Practice of History
(3) Herodotus               - The Histories
(4) Karl Marx                 - Discourse on the Method

Concept: Indian Historiography : Various Ideological Frameworks - Marxist Histroy
Chapter: [0.012] Historiography : Indian Tradition
[1]1.B.2

Identify the wrong pair in the following, correct it and rewrite :

(1) Qutb Minar - Mehrauli
(2) Gol Gumbaz - Bijapur
(3) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Railway Terminus - Delhi
(4) Taj Mahal - Agra

Concept: Indian Traditions of Visual Arts (Drik Kala) - Architecture and Sculpture
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] History of Indian Arts
[1]1.B.3

Identify the wrong pair in the following, correct it and rewrite : 
(1) Keechakvadh - Krishnaji Prabhakar Khadilkar
(2) Ekach Pyala - Ram Ganesh Gadkari
(3) Ithe Oshalala Mrutyu - Vasant Kanerkar
(4) Natasamrat - Vijay Tendulkar

Concept: Tradition of Indian Historiography
Chapter: [0.012] Historiography : Indian Tradition
[1]1.B.4

Identify the wrong pair in the following, correct it and rewrite : 
(1) Gharapuri (Elephanta) - Cave
(2) Pandharpur - Pilgrim centre
(3) Sagareshwar - Dam
(4) Panchagani - Hill station

Concept: Tradition of Indian Historiography - Historiography in the Ancient Period
Chapter: [0.012] Historiography : Indian Tradition
[8]2
[4]2.A | Attempt any two:
[2]2.A.1

Complete the following concept chart

Concept: Libraries and Archives
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[2]2.A.2

Complete the concept map :

Concept: Folk Theatre - Puppetry - Wooden Puppets (Kathputali)
Chapter: [0.016] Entertainment and History
[2]2.A.3

Complete the concept map :

Concept: Entertainment and Professional Opportunities
Chapter: [0.016] Entertainment and History
[4]2.B | Attempt any two:
[2]2.B.1

Write short note on Bhartiya Samskruti Kosh.

Concept: Encyclopaedias - Bharaitya Samskruti Kosh
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[2]2.B.2

Write short note on Need of Mass Media.

Concept: Introduction to Mass Media
Chapter: [0.015] Mass Media and History
[2]2.B.3

Write short note on Toys and Festival.

Concept: Toys and History
Chapter: [0.017] Sports and History
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[12]3
[6]3.A | Attempt any two
[3]3.A.1

Explain the statement with reason.

Television is the most popular medium.

Concept: History of Mass Media - Television
Chapter: [0.015] Mass Media and History
[3]3.A.2

Explain the statement with reason.
Writing of the regional history received a momentum.

Concept: Indian Historiography : Various Ideological Frameworks - Nationalistic Historiography
Chapter: [0.012] Historiography : Indian Tradition
[3]3.A.3

Explain the following statement with reasons
The list of world Heritage sites is announced by UNESCO.

Concept: Indian Traditions of Visual Arts (Drik Kala) - Architecture and Sculpture
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] History of Indian Arts
[3]3.A.4

Explain the following statement with reasons:
The number of people travelling back and forth from India has increased considerably.

Concept: Types of Tourism
Chapter: [0.018000000000000002] Tourism and History
[3]3.A.5

Explain the following statement with reasons:
Bharuds composed by Saint Eknath the are popular in Maharashtra.

Concept: Bharud
Chapter: [0.016] Entertainment and History
[6]3.B | Answer the following in short (Attempt any two):
[3]3.B.1

Why is Voltaire said to be the founder of modern Historiography?

Concept: Modern Historiography
Chapter: [0.011000000000000001] Historiography : Development in the West
[3]3.B.2

Write about folk traditions of sculptural art.

Concept: Indian Traditions of Visual Arts (Drik Kala) - Folk Styles of Paintings
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] History of Indian Arts
[3]3.B.3

Which features of cricket commentary by Bal J. Pandit can be mentioned?

Concept: Types of Sports - Outdoor Games
Chapter: [0.017] Sports and History
[4]4

Read the following passage and answer the questions based on it:

‘Bharat Ek Khoj’

'Bharat Ek Khoj', a serial telecasted by Doordarshan has a special place in the history of Indian television serials. It was based on'Discovery of India', a book written by Pandith Jawaharlal Nehru. It was directed by Shyam Benegal. This serial presented the history of India from the ancient to the modern period, throwing light on social, cultural and political history of respective periods.
It effectively portrayed many aspects of Indian history like Harappan Civilisation, Vedic history, interpretation of Ramayana and Mahabharata. Mauryan period, Turk-Afghan invasions, Mughal period and the contributions of Mughal emperors Bhakti movement, Role of Chhatrapti shivaji Maharaja, Movements of social reform and Indian struggle for independence, etc.
Roshan Seth, the actor who played Pandit Nehru's role in this serial also appeared as a narrator, introducing and explaining various parts of the story by dramatising them, using folklore and informative speeches. The serial was admired in all parts of India because of the comprehensive historical perspective of Pandit Nehru and its equally comprehensive visual presentation.

(1) On which book is a series ‘Bharat Ek Khoj’ based on?
(2) Who directed the serial ‘Bharat Ek Khoj’?
(3) Which factors/aspects, according to you, made the serial ‘Bharat Ek Khoj’ popular?

Concept: History of Mass Media
Chapter: [0.015] Mass Media and History
[8]5 | Write elaborate answers (Attempt any two) :
[4]5.A

What objectives can be fulfilled through the heritage projects?

Concept: Management of Cultural and Natural Heritage
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] Applied History
[4]5.B

Why is library management important?

Concept: Libraries and Archives
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[4]5.C

Tourism can generate career and employment opportunities. Give your opinion.

Concept: Development of Tourism
Chapter: [0.018000000000000002] Tourism and History
[4]5.D

Explain Karl Marx’s ‘Class Theory’.

Concept: Notable Scholars
Chapter: [0.011000000000000001] Historiography : Development in the West
[4]6
[1]6.A

Choose the correct alternative and write the complete statement .

The essence of democracy is ....................

 

(a) universal adult franchise

(b) decentralisation of power

(c) policy of reservation of seats

(d) judicial decisions 

Concept: Decentralisation of Democracy
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
[1]6.B

Choose the correct alternative and write the complete statement.

............................ is the main demand of farmer’s movement.

(a) Right to cultivate on the forest land

(b) To get the right price for agricultural product

(c) Protection of consumers

(d) Building of dams

Concept: Important Movements in India - Farmers Movement in India
Chapter: [0.024] Social and Political Movements
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[1]6.C

Choose the correct option from the given options and complete the sentence

Justice party – a non-Brahmin movement was transformed into ____________ Political party.

Assam Gan Parishad

Shiv Sena

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference

Concept: Changing Nature of Political Party System in India
Chapter: [0.023] Political Parties
[1]6.D

Choose the correct option from the given options and complete the sentence:
The major challenge faced by all democratic nations in the world is ___________.

Religious conflicts

Naxal activities

Deepening the roots of democracy

Importance to muscle power

Concept: Decentralisation of Democracy
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
[4]7 | Attempt ant two:
[2]7.A

Explain whether the statements is true of false with reasons

The nature of the Constitution is seen as a living document

Concept: Role of Judiciary - The Basic Framework of the Constitution
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
[2]7.B

State whether the following statement is true or false. Give reasons for your answer.
The state government decides as to when and in how may stages the election would be held in a particular state.

True

False

Concept: Process of Elections
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] The Electoral Process
[2]7.C

State whether the following statement is true or false. Give reasons for your answer.
People may lose confidence in the democratic process due to corruption during elections.

True

False

Concept: Challenges before Indian Democracy - Corruption
Chapter: [0.025] Challenges Faced by Indian Democracy
[8]8
[4]8.A | Attempt any two:
[2]8.A.1

Write short note on Regionalism.

Concept: Regional Parties
Chapter: [0.023] Political Parties
[2]8.A.2

Write short note on Water Revolution.

Concept: Important Movements in India - Environment Movements
Chapter: [0.024] Social and Political Movements
[2]8.A.3

Write short note on Right to information.

Concept: Important Movements in India - Environment Movements
Chapter: [0.024] Social and Political Movements
[4]8.B | Attempt any two:
[2]8.B.1

Complete the following picture
Process of elections :

Concept: Process of Elections
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] The Electoral Process
[2]8.B.2

Complete the following timeline showing the political parties and their year of establishment :

Concept: National Parties
Chapter: [0.023] Political Parties
[2]8.B.3

Complete the concept map :

Concept: Challenges before Indian Democracy
Chapter: [0.025] Challenges Faced by Indian Democracy
[4]9 | Attempt any two
[2]9.A

For which reforms were the women’s movement in the pre-independance period fighting?

Concept: Important Movements in India - Women’s Movement
Chapter: [0.024] Social and Political Movements
[2]9.B

What efforts are undertaken to bring transparency in political process?

Concept: Role of Judiciary - Significant Judicial Decisions
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
[2]9.C

Explain the features of procedure of voting during the first Lok Sabha election.

Concept: Process of Elections
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] The Electoral Process
[2]9.D

Which particular Laws/Acts created a favourable environment for protection of freedom of women and secure their development?

Concept: Important Movements in India - Women’s Movement
Chapter: [0.024] Social and Political Movements
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