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Question Paper Solutions - Social Science 2013 - 2014 CBSE Class 10

SubjectSocial Science
Year2013 - 2014 (March)

Alternate Sets

     

Marks: 90
[1]1 | Attempt any one
[1]1.1

What type of conservative regimes were set up in 1815 in Europe? Choose the appropriate answer for the following :
(A) Autocratic
(B) Democratic
(C) Aristocratic
(D) Dictatorial

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Rise of Nationalism in Europe - Ideas of Giuseppe Mazzini
[1]1.2

Who, among the following, was the head of the Revolutionary Society formed by Phan Boi Chau?
(A) Prince Cuong De
(B) Phan Boi Chau
(C) Phan Chu Trinh
(D) Liang Qichao

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalist Movement in Indo- China - The Ideas Phan Boi Chau, Ho Chi Minh
[1]2

In which one of the following Indian National Congress Sessions was the demand of "Purna Swaraj" formalised in December 1929 ?
(A) Madras Session
(B) Lahore Session
(C) Calcutta Session
(D) Nagpur Session

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalism in India - Limits of Civil Disobedience
[1]3

National Waterway No. 1 is navigable between which of the following places?
(A) Sadiya and Dhubri
(B) Allahabad and Haldia
(C) Udyogamandal and Champakkara
(D) Kottapuram and Komman

Chapter: [2.06] Life Lines of National Economy
Concept: Concept for Trade and Tourism
[1]4

Which one of the following political parties came to power in Bolivia in 2006?
(A) The Communist Party
(B) The Republican Party
(C) The Socialist Party
(D) The Conservative Party

Chapter: [3.03] Popular Struggles and Movements
Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
[1]5

Which one of the following is the most popular form of government in the contemporary world?

(A) Dictatorship
(B) Monarchy
(C) Military Rule
(D) Democracy

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalist Movement in Indo- China - French Colonialism in Indo-china
[1]6

Which one of the following is a 'National Political Party'?

(A) Samajwadi Party
(B) Rashtriya Janata Dal
(C) Rashtriya Lok Dal
(D) Bahujan Samaj Party

Chapter: [5.02] Political Parties and Types
Concept: Major National and Regional Parties in India/ Types of Political Parties
[1]7

Which one of the following days is being observed as "National Consumer's Day" in India?
(A) 24 December
(B) 25 December
(C) 10 December
(D) 31 December

Chapter: [4.05] Consumer Rights
Concept: Rise of Consumer Awareness
[1]8

Which one of the following laws was enacted by the Government of India in October 2005?

(A) The Right to Property Act

(B) The Right to Education Act

(C) The Consumer Protection Act

(D) The Right to Information Act

Chapter: [4.05] Consumer Rights
Concept: Rise of Consumer Awareness
[1]9

Which one of the following refers to investment?

(A) The money spent on religious ceremonies

(B) The money spent on social customs

(C) The money spent to buy assets such as land

(D) The money spent on household goods

Chapter: [4.03] Money and Credit: Role of Money in an Economy
Concept: Role of Money in an Economy
[3]10 | Attempt any one
[3]10.1

Explain the conditions that were viewed as obstacles to the economic exchange and growth by the new commercial classes during the nineteenth century in Europe.

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Rise of Nationalism in Europe - Growth of Nationalism in Europe After the 1830s.
[3]10.2
[3]11

Why did Gandhiji decide to launch a nationwide Satyagraha against the proposed Rowlatt Act, 1919? Explain.

Chapter: [3.03] Popular Struggles and Movements
Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
[3]12

Describe the main features of the 'Salt March'.

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalism in India - Salt Satyagraha
[3]13

What are the two main ways of generating electricity? How are they different from each other? Explain.

Chapter: [4.04] Globalisation and the Indian Economy
Concept: Concept of Globalization and Factors
[3]14
[3]15

Why are efficient means of transport pre-requisites for the fast development of the country? Explain

Chapter: [2.06] Life Lines of National Economy
Concept: Importance of Means of Communication and Transportation
[3]16

Name the six 'National Political Parties' in India in a chronological order.

Chapter: [5.02] Political Parties and Types
Concept: Major National and Regional Parties in India/ Types of Political Parties
[3]17
[3]18

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

Chapter: [3.05] Outcomes of Democracy
Concept: Concep for Democracy Led to Development, Security and Dignity for the People
[3]19

How have markets been transformed in recent years? Explain with examples.

Chapter: [4.05] Consumer Rights
Concept: Concept for Consumer Should Be in a Market
[3]20

Explain any three factors which gave birth to the 'Consumer Movement' in India.

Chapter: [4.05] Consumer Rights
Concept: Role of Government in Consumer Protection
[3]21

Explain with an example, how credit plays a vital and positive role for development.

Chapter: [4.03] Money and Credit: Role of Money in an Economy
Concept: Formal and Informal Financial Institutions for Savings and Credit
[5]22 | Attempt any one
[5]22.1

How had revolutionaries spread their ideas in the many European States after 1815? Explain with examples.

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Rise of Nationalism in Europe - Growth of Nationalism in Europe After the 1830s.
[5]22.2
[5]23

How did different social groups conceive the idea of 'Non-Cooperation'? Explain with examples.

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalism in India - Impact of First World War, Khilafat, Non- Cooperation
[5]24

Why is there a pressing need for using renewable energy sources in India? Explain any five reasons.

Chapter: [8] Mineral and Energy Resources
Concept: Distribution of Minerals and Energy Resources
[5]25

"Advancement of international trade of a country is an index to its prosperity." Support the statement with suitable examples

Chapter: [4.04] Globalisation and the Indian Economy
Concept: Foreign Trade and Interaction of Markets
[5]26

"About hundred years ago there were few countries that had hardly any political party. Now there are few countries that do not have political parties." Examine this statement.

Chapter: [5.02] Political Parties and Types
Concept: Major National and Regional Parties in India/ Types of Political Parties
[5]27

Compare the popular struggles of Nepal and Bolivia.

Chapter: [3.03] Popular Struggles and Movements
Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
[5]28

"Globalisation has been advantageous to consumers as well as to producers." Support the statement with suitable examples.

Chapter: [4.04] Globalisation and the Indian Economy
Concept: Concept of Globalization and Factors
[5]29
[5]30 | Attempt any one
[5]30.1

Two features A and B are marked in the political outline map of India given below. 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 1927.

B. The place which is associated with the movement of Indigo Planters.

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalism in India - Impact of First World War, Khilafat, Non- Cooperation
[5]30.2

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

(i) Narora - a nuclear power plant
(ii) Rourkela - an iron and steel plant
(iii) Kandla - a major sea port.

Chapter: [8] Mineral and Energy Resources
Concept: Distribution of Minerals and Energy Resources
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