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Question Paper Solutions - History and Political Science 2015 - 2016 SSC (English Medium) Board Exam

SubjectHistory and Political Science
Year2015 - 2016 (March)

Note:
All questions are compulsory.
Figures to the right indicate full marks.
Questions 1 to 5 are based on History and Questions 6 to 9 are based on Political Science.


Marks: 40
[6]1
[3]1.1 | Fill in the blanks by choosing the correct alternative from those given in the brackets, complete the sentences and write the statements in the answer sheet (three out of three):
[1]1.1.1

It is considered that __________________ is the origin of Industrial Revolution.

(France, England, Germany)

Chapter: [1.01] Geographical discoveries and colonization
Concept: Concept for Geographical Discoveries and Colonization
[1]1.1.2

__________________, a nation is called the ‘Land of Rising Sun’.

Chapter: [1.02] Asia: India, China, Japan
Concept: Concept for Asia: India, China, Japan
[1]1.1.3

An axe in the bunch of sticks is a symbol of the _________________.

(Fascist, Japan, Janata)

Chapter: [2.04] Dictatorships in Europe, Second World War and world
Concept: Concept on Dictatorships in Europe
[3]1.2 | Match the correct pairs:
  Column ‘A’   Column ‘B’
1 Nelson Mandela a Father of Indian Atomic Age
2 Walter Lipman b Africa
3 Dr. Homi Bhabha c Mirage War
    d Father of Computer
Chapter: [4.01] Cold war
Concept: Formation of the Cold War
[4]2 | Answer each of the following questions in 25 to 30 words (Any two):
[2]2.1

What do you mean by Economic Imperalism?

Chapter: [1.01] Geographical discoveries and colonization
Concept: Concept for Geographical Discoveries and Colonization
[2]2.2

Why was Japan called the hermit (recluse) nation?

Chapter: [1.02] Asia: India, China, Japan
Concept: Concept for Asia: India, China, Japan
[2]2.3

Describe Weimer Republic.

Chapter: [2.03] The League of Nations
Concept: Concept for the League of Nations
[4]3 | Give reasons for the following statements in 25 to 30 words each (Any two):
[2]3.1

Explosive situation was created in Europe.

Chapter: [2.01] First world war
Concept: Concept on First World War
[2]3.2

The Security Council is the heart of UNO.

Chapter: [2.05] United Nations Organization
Concept: Concept for United Nations Organization
[2]3.3

Computers have increased the speed of work.

Chapter: [4.02] Scientific and Technological Progress
Concept: Scientific and Technological Progress After World War II
[6]4 | Answer the following questions in 30 to 40 words each (Any two):
[3]4.1

Write any three constructive effects of Imperialism.

Chapter: [1.01] Geographical discoveries and colonization
Concept: Concept for Geographical Discoveries and Colonization
[3]4.2

Write about Lenin’s New Economic Policy.

Chapter: [2.02] Russian Revolution
Concept: Concept for Russian Revolution
[3]4.3

Write the objectives of United Nations Organisation

Chapter: [2.05] United Nations Organization
Concept: Concept for United Nations Organization
[8]5 | Answer the following questions in 60 to 80 words each (Any two):
[4]5.1

Describe the effects of Second World War.

Chapter: [2.04] Dictatorships in Europe, Second World War and world
Concept: Concept for Second World War and World
[4]5.2

Explain the effects of Cold War.

Chapter: [4.01] Cold war
Concept: Formation of the Cold War
[4]5.3

Write the information about Gandhian era with the help of the following points:
a. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
b. Non-co-operation Movement

Chapter: [3.01] Asia
Concept: Emancipation of Asia
[3]6 | Fill in the blanks with a suitable word from those given in the brackets:
[1]6.1

In democracy, all citizens have ______________ right to vote.
(equal, unequal, limited, indirect)

Chapter: [5.01] Democracy
Concept: Democracy - Meaning, Types and Characteristics
[1]6.2

To maintain and capture _____________ is the main aim of the political parties.
(Publicity, Power, Minority, Information)

Chapter: [5.02] Political Parties and Types
Concept: Political Parties - Need
[1]6.3

______________ wrote a book called ‘Stree-Purush Tulana’ (comparison of women
and men).
(Savitribai Phule, Madam Cama, Tarabai Shinde)

Chapter: [5.03] Social Diversity and Democracy
Concept: Concept for Gender and Democracy
[3]7 | Answer the following questions in one sentence each (Any three):
[1]7.1

What is direct democracy?

Chapter: [5.01] Democracy
Concept: Democracy - Meaning, Types and Characteristics
[1]7.2

What is ‘ruling party’?

Chapter: [5.02] Political Parties and Types
Concept: Major National and Regional Parties in India/ Types of Political Parties
[1]7.3

Which form of government is adopted by Independent India?

Chapter: [3.01] Asia
Concept: Emancipation of Asia
[1]7.4

What is the biggest challenge for democracy?

Chapter: [5.01] Democracy
Concept: Democracy - Meaning, Types and Characteristics
[1]7.5

What do you mean by regional inequality?

Chapter: [5.04] Challenges to Democracy Remedial Measures to the Challenges
Concept: Concept for Challenges to Democracy Remedial Measures to the Challenges
[4]8 | State whether the following statements are True or False with reasons (Any two): [4]
[2]8.1

In India, there is Parliamentary Democracy.

Chapter: [5.01] Democracy
Concept: Democracy - Meaning, Types and Characteristics
[2]8.2

Nationalist Congress Party has great influence in Karnataka.

Chapter: [5.02] Political Parties and Types
Concept: Major National and Regional Parties in India/ Types of Political Parties
[2]8.3

Higher the initiative, weaker the democracy will be.

Chapter: [5.04] Challenges to Democracy Remedial Measures to the Challenges
Concept: Concept for Challenges to Democracy Remedial Measures to the Challenges
[2]9 | Answer any one of the following questions in 25 to 30 words:
[2]9.1

Write the challenges related to personal liberty.

Chapter: [5.04] Challenges to Democracy Remedial Measures to the Challenges
Concept: Concept for Challenges to Democracy Remedial Measures to the Challenges
[2]9.2

Write a note on the Federal system in India

Chapter: [5.03] Social Diversity and Democracy
Concept: Concept for Democracy and Diversity
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