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Question Paper Solutions - Social Science 2015 - 2016 CBSE Class 10

SubjectSocial Science
Year2015 - 2016 (March)

Alternate Sets

     

Marks: 90
[1]1 | Attempt Any One
[1]1.1

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

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Rise of Nationalism in Europe - Growth of Nationalism in Europe After the 1830s.
[1]1.2

Who were called colons in Vietnam?

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalist Movement in Indo- China - French Colonialism in Indo-china
[1]2

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

Chapter: [2.01] Resources and Development
Concept: Concept of Natural Resources
[1]3

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

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

Why did India adopt multi-party system?

Chapter: [3.02] Democracy and Diversity
Concept: Divisions Inherent to the Working of Democracy
[1]5

Name any two sectional interest groups?

Chapter: [3.03] Popular Struggles and Movements
Concept: Concept of 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?

Chapter: [4.04] Globalisation and the Indian Economy
Concept: Concept of Globalization and Factors
[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.

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

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

Chapter: [4.03] Money and Credit: Role of Money in an Economy
Concept: Informal Institutions - Local Money Lenders, Landlords, Chit Funds and Private Finance Companies
[3]9 | Attempt Any One
[3]9.1

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

Chapter: [1.02] Livelihoods, Economies and Societies
Concept: Age of Industrialization - Industrialization in the Colonies
[3]9.2

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

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalist Movement in Indo- China - French Colonialism in Indo-china
[3]10

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

Chapter: [3.03] Popular Struggles and Movements
Concept: Concept of 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.

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalism in India - Impact of First World War, Khilafat, Non- Cooperation
[3]12

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

Chapter: [2.05] Manufacturing Industries
Concept: Types of 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.

Chapter: [8] Mineral and Energy Resources
Concept: Types of Power Resources - Non-conventional Sources
[3]14

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

Chapter: [2.05] Manufacturing Industries
Concept: Concept for Industrial Pollution - Degradation of Environment
[3]15

What is meant by regional political party?

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

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

Chapter: [5.02] Political Parties and Types
Concept: Major National and Regional Parties in India/ Types of Political Parties
[3]16

What are public interest pressure groups

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

Describe their public interest pressure groups functioning

Chapter: [3.03] Popular Struggles and Movements
Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
[3]17

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

Chapter: [3.04] Political Parties
Concept: Role Do Political Parties Play in Competition and Contestation
[3]18

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

Chapter: [4.03] Money and Credit: Role of Money in an Economy
Concept: Informal Institutions - Local Money Lenders, Landlords, Chit Funds and Private Finance Companies
[3]19

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

Chapter: [4.04] Globalisation and the Indian Economy
Concept: Foreign Trade and Interaction of Markets
[3]20

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

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

Chapter: [1.02] Livelihoods, Economies and Societies
Concept: Age of Industrialization - Life of Workers
[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.

Chapter: [1.01] Events and Processes
Concept: Nationalist Movement in Indo- China - The Ideas Phan Boi Chau, Ho Chi Minh
[5]22

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

Chapter: [3.03] Popular Struggles and Movements
Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
[5]23

Explain the importance of conservation of minerals

Chapter: [2.04] Minerals and Energy Resources
Concept: Conservation of Minerals and Energy Resources

Highlight any three measures to conserve them.

Chapter: [2.04] Minerals and Energy Resources
Concept: Conservation of Minerals and Energy Resources
[5]24

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

Chapter: [2.06] Life Lines of National Economy
Concept: Concept for Trade and Tourism
[5]25

Describe the popular struggle of Bolvia.

Chapter: [3.03] Popular Struggles and Movements
Concept: Concept of Popular Struggles and Movements
[5]26

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

Chapter: [3.04] Political Parties
Concept: Role Do Political Parties Play in Competition and Contestation
[5]27

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

Chapter: [4.03] Money and Credit: Role of Money in an Economy
Concept: Informal Institutions - Local Money Lenders, Landlords, Chit Funds and Private Finance Companies
[5]28

Describe the impact of globalization on Indian economy with examples.

Chapter: [4.04] Globalisation and the Indian Economy
Concept: Concept of Globalization and Factors
[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.

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

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