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Question Paper Solutions - Social Science 2014 - 2015 CBSE Class 10

SubjectSocial Science
Year2014 - 2015 (March)

Alternate Sets

     

Marks: 90
[1]1

Suppose your parents want to purchase Gold jewellery along with you; then which logo will look for on the jewellery?

Chapter: [4.05] Consumer Rights
Concept: Rise of Consumer Awareness
[1]2

Why has the ‘National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council’ been set up?

Chapter: [2.05] Manufacturing Industries
Concept: Contribution of Industries to the National Economy
[1]3

What is the guiding philosophy of Bharatiya Janata Party?

Chapter: [3.04] Political Parties
Concept: Role Do Political Parties Play in Competition and Contestation
[1]4

How does money act as a medium of exchange?

Chapter: [4.03] Money and Credit: Role of Money in an Economy
Concept: Role of Money in an Economy
[1]5

How can you say that democracies are based on political equality?

Chapter: [3.05] Outcomes of Democracy
Concept: Concep for Democracy Led to Development, Security and Dignity for the People
[1]6

What is meant by trade barrier?

Chapter: [4.04] Globalisation and the Indian Economy
Concept: Foreign Trade and Interaction of Markets
[1]7

Why do parties involve partisanship?

Chapter: [3.04] Political Parties
Concept: Role Do Political Parties Play in Competition and Contestation
[1]8 | Attempt any one of the following
[1]8.1

What was the main aim of the French revolutionaries?

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalist Movement in Indo- China - Phases of Struggle Against the French
[1]8.2

What is the meaning of concentration camps?

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Rise of Nationalism in Europe - Characteristics of the Movements in Poland, Hungary,Italy, Germany and Greece
[3]9

Explain with the example how you can use the right to seek redressal.

Chapter: [4.05] Consumer Rights
Concept: Rise of Consumer Awareness
[3]10

Describe the spread of Non-Cooperation Movement in the countryside.

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalism in India - Impact of First World War, Khilafat, Non- Cooperation
[3]11

“Foreign trade integrates the markets in different countries”. Support the statement with arguments

Chapter: [4.04] Globalisation and the Indian Economy
Concept: Foreign Trade and Interaction of Markets
[3]12

Describe any three features of waterways in India.

Chapter: [2.02] Water Resources
Concept: Multi-purpose Projects of Water
[3]13

Why is modern currency accepted as a medium of exchange without any use of its own? Find out the reason.

Chapter: [4.03] Money and Credit: Role of Money in an Economy
Concept: Role of Money in an Economy
[3]14

“A challenge is an opportunity for progress”. Support the statement with your arguments

Chapter: [3.06] Challenges to Democracy
Concept: Major Challenges to Democracy in India
[3]15

How do money and muscle power play an important role in elections? Explain.

Chapter: [4.03] Money and Credit: Role of Money in an Economy
Concept: Role of Money in an Economy
[3]16 | Attempt any one of the following
[3]16.1

How did nationalism develop through culture in Europe? Explain.

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Rise of Nationalism in Europe - Growth of Nationalism in Europe After the 1830s.
[3]16.2

How did Paul Bernard argue in favour of economic development of Vietnam? Explain.

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalist Movement in Indo- China - America and the Vietnam War
[3]17

How did ‘Salt March’ become an effective tool of resistance against colonialism? Explain

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalism in India - Salt Satyagraha
[3]18

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

Chapter: [8] Mineral and Energy Resources
Concept: Distribution of Minerals and Energy Resources
[3]19

How can solar energy solve the energy problem to some extent in India? Give your opinion

Chapter: [8] Mineral and Energy Resources
Concept: Types of Power Resources - Non-conventional Sources
[3]20

How is democracy accountable and responsive to the needs and expectations of the citizens? Analyze.

Chapter: [3.05] Outcomes of Democracy
Concept: Concept for Outcomes Reasonably Expect of Democracies
[5]21

“Globalisation and greater competition among producers has been advantageous to consumers.” Support the statement with examples.

Chapter: [4.05] Consumer Rights
Concept: Concept for Consumer Should Be in a Market
[5]22

Explain any five major problems posed by the First World War in India.

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalism in India - Impact of First World War, Khilafat, Non- Cooperation
[5]23

Why was the cotton textile industry concentrated in the cotton growing belt in the early years? Explain.

Chapter: [1.02] Livelihoods, Economies and Societies
Concept: Age of Industrialization - Peculiarities of Industrial Growth
[5]24

How do banks play an important role in the economy of India? Explain.

Chapter: [4.03] Money and Credit: Role of Money in an Economy
Concept: Formal Institution - Nationalized Commercial Bank
[5]25

Which is the most abundantly available fossil fuel in India? Assess the importance of its different forms.

Chapter: [2.04] Minerals and Energy Resources
Concept: Types of Power Resources -conventional
[5]26

“The democracy has been evolved through struggles and movements all over the world.” Support with statement with examples.

Chapter: [3.03] Popular Struggles and Movements
Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
[5]27

Describe the three components of a political party.

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

What is meant by a political party?

Chapter: [3.04] Political Parties
Concept: Role Do Political Parties Play in Competition and Contestation
[5]28 | Attempt any one of the following
[5]28.1
[5]28.2

Describe any five steps taken by the French for the development of the ‘Mekong Delta Region’.

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalist Movement in Indo- China - French Colonialism in Indo-china
[3]29
[3]29.1

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 Indian National Congress Session was held.
B. The place associated with the Peasant’s Satyagraha.
C. The place related to calling off the Non–Cooperation Movement.

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalism in India - Movements of Peasants, Workers, Tribals.
[3]29.2 | Note: The following questions are for the Visually Impaired Candidates only, in lieu of Q. No. 29:

(29.1) Name the place where the Indian National Congress Session was held in December 1920.
(29.2) Name the place associated with the movement of Indigo Planters.
(29.3) Name the place related to the Satyagraha of peasants in Gujarat

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalism in India - Movements of Peasants, Workers, Tribals.
[3]30
[3]30.1

(30.1) Two features A and B 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. Iron – ore mines
B. Terminal station of East – West corridor

(30.2) On the same political map of India, locate and label the following:
Vishakhapatnam – Software Technology Park

Chapter: [8] Mineral and Energy Resources
Concept: Distribution of Minerals and Energy Resources
[3]30.2 | Note: The following questions are for the Visually Impaired Candidates only in lieu of Q. No. 30:

(30.1) In which state are Bailadila Iron-ore mines located?
(30.2) Name the Western Terminal Station of East–West Corridor.
(30.3) Name the well–known Software Technology Park located in Karnataka State.

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