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History and Political Science Shaalaa.com Model Set 3 2019-2020 SSC (English Medium) Class 10th Board Exam Question Paper Solution

History and Political Science [ Shaalaa.com Model Set 3]
Marks: 40Academic Year: 2019-2020
Date: March 2020
Duration: 2h

(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(A) 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.


[6]1
[3]1.A
[1]1.A.i

Complete the sentence by choosing the correct option. The National Archives of India is in _________

Delhi 

Kolkata 

Mumbai 

Chennai

Concept: Affiliated Professional Fields
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] Applied History
[1]1.A.ii

Complete the sentence by choosing the correct option. 
The first English newspaper in India was started by _______

James Augustus Hickey   

John Marshall

Allen Hume

Concept: History of Mass Media - Newspapers
Chapter: [0.015] Mass Media and History
[1]1.A.iii

Complete the sentence by choosing the correct option.

The wooden dolls made in Maharashtra are known as _______

Thaki 

Kalichandika 

Gangavati 

Champavati 

Concept: Game Materials and Toys
Chapter: [0.017] Sports and History
[3]1.B
[1]1.B.i

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

(1) Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - ‘Reason in History’
(2) Leopold von Ranké - ‘The theory and Practice of History’
(3) Herodotus - ‘The Histories’
(4) Karl Marx - ‘Discourse on the Method’

Concept: Tradition of Historiography
Chapter: [0.011000000000000001] Historiography : Development in the West
[1]1.B.ii

(i) Kootiyattam - Sanskrit Theatre, Kerala
(ii) Ramman - Dance of West Bengal
(iii) Ramlila - Traditional performance of North India
(iv) Kalbelia - Folk songs and dances of Rajasthan

Concept: Management of Cultural and Natural Heritage
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] Applied History
[1]1.B.iii

Identify the wrong pair in the following, correct it and rewrite.
Kutub Minar – Mehrauli
Gol Gumbaz  – Vijapur
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Railway Terminus –  Delhi
Taj Mahal – Agra   

Concept: Indian Traditions of Visual Arts (Drik Kala) - Architecture and Sculpture
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] History of Indian Arts
[8]2
[4]2.A | Attempt Any Two
[2]2.A.i

Complete the following chart.

James Mill  ‘The History of British India’ 
James Grant Duff _____________
_______________ ‘The History of India’ 
S.A. Dange  _____________
_______________ ‘Who were the Shudras’
Concept: Indian Historiography : Various Ideological Frameworks - Historiography in the Post- Independence Era
Chapter: [0.012] Historiography : Indian Tradition
[2]2.A.ii

Complete the following Concept chart.

Concept: Encyclopaedias - Types of Encyclopaedia
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[2]2.A.iii

Complete the following Concept chart :

Concept: Conservation and Preservation of Heritage
Chapter: [0.018000000000000002] Tourism and History
[4]2.B | Attempt Any Two
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[2]2.B.i

Write short note.
Feminist historiography

Concept: Indian Historiography : Various Ideological Frameworks - Feminist History
Chapter: [0.012] Historiography : Indian Tradition
[2]2.B.ii

Explain the following concept. 
Art 

Concept: What is ‘Art’?
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] History of Indian Arts
[2]2.B.iii

Write note : 

Entertainment and professional opportunities 

Concept: Entertainment and Professional Opportunities - Cinema
Chapter: [0.016] Entertainment and History
[4]3 | Attempt Any Two
[2]3.A

Explain the following concept.
Dialectics 

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

Explain the following concept. 
Annales School

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

Explain the following sentence with its reason. 

An expert with deep understanding of art history is required in the art market. 

Concept: What is ‘Art’?
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] History of Indian Arts
[2]3.D

Explain the following statement with reason. 
Expertise in history is important in the film industry. 

Concept: Why Do We Need Entertainment ?
Chapter: [0.016] Entertainment and History
[4]4

Read the following extract and answer the questions.

Radio :  ‘Indian Broadcasting Company’ (IBC), a private radio company was the first one to broadcast daily programmes. Later the same company was taken over by the British Government and named as, ‘Indian State Broadcasting Service (ISBS). On 8th June 1936 it was renamed, as ‘All India Radio (AIR)’. After Independence, AIR became an integral part of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (India). Initially, it broadcasted Governmental programmes and schemes. It was named as ‘Akashvani’ on the suggestion of the famous poet Pandit Narendra Sharma. Akashvani broadcasts various entertainment, awareness creating and literary programmes. It also broadcasts special programmes for farmers, workers, the youth and women. The ‘Vividh Bharati’ programmes are broadcasted in 24 regional languages as well as 146 dialects of Indian languages. Lately, various new channels like ‘Radio Mirchi’ are providing radio services. 

(1) Akashavani (AIR) is an integral part of which ministry ?
(2) What was the new name of IBC ?
(3) In how many regional languages and local dialects are ‘Vividh Bharati’ programmes broadcasted ?
(4) How AIR was named ‘Akashavani’ ?

Concept: History of Mass Media - Radio
Chapter: [0.015] Mass Media and History
[6]5 | Attempt Any Two
[3]5.A

Write elaborate answer :
How can we correlate applied history with our present?

Concept: What is Applied History
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] Applied History
[3]5.B

Give elaborate answer to the following. 
Which tasks are important in archives management? 

Concept: Libraries and Archives
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[3]5.C

Write detailed answer to the following question.

Explain the difference between indoor and outdoor games.  

Concept: Types of Sports - Outdoor Games
Chapter: [0.017] Sports and History
[3]5.D

Give elaborate answer to the following. 
Describe any three types of tourism. 

Concept: Tourism
Chapter: [0.018000000000000002] Tourism and History
[2]6
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[1]6.A

Choose the correct option from the given options and complete the sentence. 
Which of the following laws created a favorable environment for women to secure freedom and self-development? 

Right to Information Act 

Dowry Prohibition Act 

Food Security Act 

 None of the above 

Concept: Political Maturity
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
[1]6.B

Choose the correct alternative and write the complete statement.
Increased participation of__________ in political process is serious problem for democratic system.

women

people

youngsters

criminals

Concept: What Steps Should Be Taken to Make Indian Democracy Successful?
Chapter: [0.025] Challenges Faced by Indian Democracy
[4]7 | Attempt Any Two
[2]7.A

State whether following statement is true or false. Give reason for your answer.
The nature of Constitution is seen as a living document.

Concept: Political Maturity
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
[2]7.B

State whether the following statement are true or false. Give reason for your answer. 
The Elections Commission lays down the code of conduct during elections. 

Concept: Functions of Election Commission - To Resolve Any Disputes Relating to Elections
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] The Electoral Process
[2]7.C

State whether following statement are true or false. Give reason for your answer.

Importance of the problems of farmers and tribals has increased in the left extremist movement.

Concept: Challenges before Indian Democracy - Social Challenges
Chapter: [0.025] Challenges Faced by Indian Democracy
[4]8
[2]8.A | Attempt Any One
[2]8.A.i

Complete the concept map.

Concept: Changing Nature of Political Party System in India
Chapter: [0.023] Political Parties
[2]8.A.ii

Do as directed/instructed.
Complete following concept map.

Concept: Important Movements in India - Tribal Movement
Chapter: [0.024] Social and Political Movements
[2]8.B | Attempt Any One
[2]8.B.i

Explain the following concept. 
National Parties.

Concept: National Parties - Trinamool Congress
Chapter: [0.023] Political Parties
[2]8.B.ii

Explain the following statement by giving reason. 
Movements are important in a democracy. 

Concept: What is a Movement?
Chapter: [0.024] Social and Political Movements
[2]9 | Attempt Any One
[2]9.A

Answer the following question. 
What are the effects of reducing the voting age from 21 years to 18 years ? 

Concept: Right to Vote
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
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[2]9.B

Answer in brief. 
Write some additional information about post of the Election Commissioner. 

Concept: Functions of Election Commission - Decide the Timetable and the Programme of Elections
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] The Electoral Process
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