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- Q) 1sample question papersocial scienceclass-xsummative assessment-1october 2010design of question papertime : 3 hrs mm : 801. weightage to form of questionsform of questions marks of number of total markseach question question1. multiple choicequestion (m.c.qs) 1 16 162. short answer (s.a.) 3 15 453. long answer (l.a.) 4 4 164. map question 3 1 3total - 36 802. unit-wise division of questionsunit no. subject marks no. of no. of no. of map total1 mark 3 marks 4 marks questionquestion question question1. india and thecontemporaryworld ii (history) 20 4 4 1 - 20 (9)2. contemporaryindia ii (geography) 20 4 3 1 1 20 (9)3. democraticpolitics ii(geography) 20 4 4 1 - 20 (9)4. understandingeconomicdevelopment(economics) 20 4 4 1 - 20 (9)total 80 16 15 4 1 80(36)2blue print - april - september 2010social science (class x)term-is. topics mcq sa la map totalno. marks marks marks mark1. (1) the making of aglobal world ch. (4) 2 (2) 3(1) 4(1) - 9(4)or or or orthe age of industrialisationch. (5) 2(2) 3(1) 4(1)or or or orwork, life and leisure 2(2) 3(1) 4(1)ch. (6)(2) print culture and themodern world ch. (7) 2(2) 9(3) - - 11(5)or or or ornovels, society andhistory ch. (8) 2(2) 9(3) 4(1)2. (1) resources and 1(1) 3(1) - 1* 4development ch. (1) (2+1 map)(2) forest and wildliferesources ch. (2) 1(1) 3(1) - 1* 4(2)(3) water resourcesch. (3) 1(1) 3(1) - 1* 4(2)(4) agriculture ch. (4) 1(1) - 4(1) - 5(2)3. (1) power sharingch. (1) 2(2) 3(1) - - 5(3)(2) federalism ch. 2) 1(1) - 4(1) - 5(2)(3) democracy anddiversity ch. (3) - 6(2) - - 6(2)(4) gender, religion andcast ch. (4) 1(1) 3(1) - - 4(2)4. (1) developmentch. (1) 2(2) 6(2) - - 8(4)(2) sectors ofthe indian economych. (2) 2(2) 6(2) 4(1) - 12(5)total 16(16) 45(15) 16(4) 3(1) 80(36)* for map question, marks have been combined to form one question.3social science syllabusclass xtime : 3 hours maximum marks : 80term-i (1st april 2010 - 30th september 2010)unit 1 - history : india and the contemporary world iisub-unit 1.2 economies and livelihood(any one of the following)4 industrialization 1850s-1950s (chapter 4)5 urbanization and urban lives (chapter 5)6 trade and globalization (chapter 6)sub-unit 1.3 culture, identity and society(any one of the followig )7 print culture and nationalization (chapter 7)8 history of the novel (chapter 8)unit 2 - geography : india-land and people1 resources (chapter 1)2 natural resources (chapter 1)3 forest and wildife resources (chapter 2)4 water resources (chapter 3)5 agriculture (chapter 4)unit 3 - political science : democratic politics ii1 power sharing mechanism in democracy(chapter 1 and 2)2 working of democracy (chapter 3 and 4)unit 4 - economics : understanding economic development - ii1 the story of development (chapter 1)2 the role of service sector in indian economy (chapter 2)4list of map items for examinationgeographyfor identification/location and labelling on the outline political map of indiachapter 1 : resources and developmentidentification only : major soil types.chapter 2 : forest and wildlife resources(i) identification only : major areas of permanent, reserved and protected forests.(ii) locating and labelling only : corbett national park (uttaranchal); sunderban nationalpark (n.p.)(w. bengal); bandhavgarh n.p. (m.p.); sariska wildlife sanctuary (rajasthan);manas tiger reserve (assam) and periyar tiger reserve (kerala)chapter 3 : water resourceslocating and labelling ; dams: (1) salal; (2) bhakra nangal; (3) tehri; (4) rana pratapsagar; (5) sardar sarovar; (6) hirakud; (7) nagarjuna sagar; (8) tungabhadra.chapter 4: agricultureidentification and also for locating and labelling :(a) major areas of rice and wheat.(b) major producer states of sugarcane; tea; coffee; rubber; cotton jute; millets and maize.5social sciencesample question papersummative assessment i(october-2010)class xtime: 3hours m.m.: 80instructions :1. the question paper has 36 questions in all. all questions are compulsory.2. marks are indicated against each question.3. this question paper consist of two parts i.e. part i and part ii. part i of the question papercontains multiple choice questions (mcqs) from serial number 1 to 16 of 1 mark each.these sixteen questions of part i are to be answered on a separate sheet provided. this parthas to be completed in first 30 minutes only and the answer sheet must be handed over to theinvigilator before starting part ii.4. in part ii, there are twenty questions from serial no. 17 to 36 which are to be attempted in 2hours and 30 minutes. this part should be attempted the stipulated only after time given forpart i.5. questions from serial number 17 to 31 are 3 marks questions. answer of these questionsshould not exceed 80 words each6. questions from serial number 32 to 35 are 4 marks questions. answer of these questionsshould not exceed 100 words each7. question number 36 is a map question of 4 marks from geography only. after completion,attach the map inside your answer book.part i1. in which one of the following years great depression occurred in the world?(a) 1929-30 (b) 1935-36(c) 1939-40 (d) 1941-42orwho, among the following, improved the steam engine produced by new common?(a) mathew boulton (b) james walt(c) henry ford (d) grahm bell 1orwhich one of the following is correct about the annual london season?(a) it was meant for wealthy britishers only.6(b) organised for an elite group of 300-400 families.(c) several cultural events were organised.(d) all the above 12. which one of the following groups of the countries was known as the 'central powers' ineurope?(a) germany, russia france(b) russia, germany britain(c) germany, austria-hungary and ottoman-turkey(d) none of the aboveorwhich of the following group of industries was the dynamic industries of england during itsearliest phase of industrialization?(a) cotton and metals(b) cotton and silk(c) silk and footwears(d) footwear and glass 1orafter reclamation how many islands were joined together to develop the city of bombay(mumbai)?(a) seven (b) five(c) three (d) ten3. who among the following developed the first known printing press in the 1430s?(a) johann gutenburg (b) james watt(c) new common (d) marconiorwho among the following is the author of the novel 'hard times'?(a) leo tolstoy (b) thomas hardy(c) charles dickens (d) samuel richardson 14. the first printing press came to india with which one of the following?(a) portuguese missionaries (b) catholic priests(c) dutch protestants (d) east india company 1or7who among the following is the author of the novel 'pariksha guru'?(a) prem chand(b) srinivas das(c) devki nandan khatri(d) chandu menon 15. which one of the following soil types is the most widely spread and important soil in india.(a) laterite soils (b) black soils(c) alluvial soils (d) red and yellow soils 16. in which one of the following states, corbett national park is located?(a) assam (b) madhya pradesh(c) rajasthan (d) uttarakhand 17. on which one of the following rivers sardar sarovar dam is built?(a) river kaveri (b) river krishna(c) river narmada (d) river satluj 18. in which one of the following crops, india is the leading producer and exporter in the world?(a) jute (b) tea(c) coffee(d) rubber 19. which of the following minority communities is relatively rich and powerful in belgium?(a) french (b) dutch(c) german (d) english 110. what is the %age of sinhala speaking in srilanka? choose the correct option from thefollowing:(a) 58 (b) 74(c) 65 (d) 82 111. which one of the following countries fall in the category of 'coming together federation'?(a) india (b) us(c) spain (d) belgium 112. which one of the following does not come under the purview of 'family laws'?(a) matters related to marriage(b) matters related to divorce(c) matters related to adoption(d) matters related to robbery 1813. among the following criteria which one is the basis to measure the development of a countryaccording to the world bank(a) per capita income(b) literacy rate(c) gross enrolment ratio(d) life expectancy 114. which one among the following is a development goal common to all?(a) freedom(b) equal opportunities(c) security and respect(d) high levels of income and better quality of life 115. which one of the following occupation is not associated with primary sector(a) basket weaver(b) gardener(c) potter(d) priest 116. which one among the following is the most appropriate meaning of underemployment?(a) workers are not paid for their work(b) workers are working less than what they are capable of doing(c) workers are working in a lazy manner(d) workders do not want to work 117. explain the impact of great depression of 1929 on the indian economy giving threepoints. 3x1=3orexplain any three problems faced by the cotton weavers in india during mid 19thcentury. 3x1=3orexplain any three reasons for the expansion of bombay's (mumbai's) population inmid 18th century. 3x1=318. "access to books created a new culture of reading." support the statement givingthree examples". 3x1=3orexplain the contribution of women writers on the writing of novels in india.3x1=319. explain how martin luther spoke in praise of print. 3x1=39orexplain the contribution of prem chand in the field of novel writing. 3x1=320. explain giving three points how did the print culture develop in india? 3x1=3orexplain the contribution of rokeya hossein in the field of education and literature.3x1=321. what is resource planning? why is the planning of resource essential? explain any tworeasons. 1+2=322. why do we need to conserve our forests and wildlife resources? explain any three reasons.3x1=323. why is the scarcity of water increasing day by day in india? explain any three reasons.3x1=324. mention any three provisions of the act which was passed in sri lanka in 1950 to establishsinhala supermacy 3x1=325. explain overlapping and cross cutting social differences. 1½+1½=326. explain any three factors that determine the outcome of politics of social division. 327. state any three facts to show that the women face disadvantage and discrimination in ourpatriarch society. 328. explain any three different bases of comparison of economic development of different nations/ states. 3x1=329. describe any three public facilities needed for development. 3x1=330. explain any three types of unemployment found in india. 3x1=331. "workers are exploited in unorganized sectors in india". support the statement with suitableexamples. 3x1=332. explain the effects of coming of rinderpest to africa during the close of 19th century.4x1=4orexplain giving four reasons why did the industrialists of europe prefer hand labour overmachines during the 19th century. 4x1=4orwhy did well off londoners support the need for building houses for the poor in 19th century?explain in four points. 4x1=433. what is the main contribution of agriculture to the national economy? explain any three stepstaken by the government of india to modernize agriculture. 1+3=434. explain any four features of federalism. 4x1=41035. how can more employment be created in rural areas? explain with the help of four suitableexamples. 4x1=436. three features with serial number 1 to 3 are marked on the given political outline map ofindia. identify these features with the help of the following information and their correct nameson the lines marked in the map. 3x1=31. soil type2. tiger reserve3. the leading coffee producing stateorlocate and label the following items with appropriate symbols on the same map.1. hirakud dam2. sunderbans national park3. the largest producing state of bajranote : the following question is for the visual impaired candidates only, in lieu of q.no. 3636.1 what is the colour of the arid soils36.2 name the tiger reserve of kerala.36.3 in which state 'bhairodev dakar sonchuri' is developed for protecting the wildlife?3x1=311123question 36.12social sciencemarking schemeclass xpart i1. (a) or (b) or (d)2. (c) or (a) or (a)3. (a) or (c)4. (a) or (b)5. (c) 6. (d)7. (c) 8. (b)9. (a) 10. (b)11. (b) 12. (d)13. (a) 14. (d)15. (d) 16. (b)part ii17. i. the depression affected indian trade.ii. indian imports as well as exports almost halved between 1928 and 1934.iii. as international prices crashed, prices in india also plunged.iv. wheat prices fell by 50%v. although agricultural prices fell sharply yet the colonial govt. refused to reduce revenuedemands.vi. the prices of raw jute also crashed to about 60%.vii. the peasants were under heavy indebtedness.viii. any other relevant point.any three points to be explained. 3x1=3ori. the export market collapsed and the local market shrunk.ii. imported cotton goods were cheaper and indian weavers could not compete withthem.iii. procuring raw cotton of good quality was very difficult because the prices were veryhigh.iv. the market was flooded with machine made goods.13v. any other relevant point.any three points. 3x1=3ori. bombay (mumbai) developed into the biggest sea port along the arabian sea coast.ii. it became the capital of bombay presidency.iii. large number of cotton textile industries sprang up which attracted lot of labour.iv. it became the centre of film industry.v. it provided direct sea link with europe.vi. any other relevant point.(any three points to be explained which attracted population to the city) 3x1=318. i. before the printing press the reading of books was restricted to the elites only.ii. with the printing press a new reading public emerged.iii. books reached to the wider section of the public.iv. with the print the hearing public changed into a reading public.v. any other relevant point.any three points to be explained. 3x1=3ori. in the earlier stages women began writing stories, poems etc.ii. in early 20th century, women in south india began writing novels.iii. their writings allowed for a new conception of womanhood.iv. stories of love showed women who could choose or refuse, their partners andrelationships.v. some women authors wrote about the women who changed the world of both menand women.vi. any other relevant point.any three points to be explained. 3x1=319. i. martin luther wrote 95 theses criticizing many of the practices and ritual of the romancatholic church.ii. luther's writings were immediately reproduced in vast numbers and read widely.iii. this led to a division within the church and to the beginning of the protestant reformationiv. luther's translation of the new testament sold 5000 copies within a few weeks.v. deeply grateful to print, luther said, "printing is the ultimate gift of god and the greatestone."vi. any other relevant point.14any three points to be explained. 3x1=3ori. prem chand's novels are filled with all kinds of powerful characters drawn from alllevels of society.ii. the women characters are also strong individuals.iii. prem chand's characters create a community based on democratic values.iv. prem chand's best known work is 'godan'.v. it is an epic of indian peasantry.vi. any other relevant point.any three points to be explained. 3x1=320. i. the printing press first came to goa with portuguese missionaries in the mid 16thcentury.ii. by 1674 about 50 books had been printed in konkani and kanara languages.iii. catholic priests first printed tamil books in 1579 at cochin.iv. in 1713 first malayalam book was printed.v. english writing developed much after the coming of english east india company.vi. then indians began publishing indian newspapers.vii. any other relevant point.any three points to be explained. 3x1=3ori. rokeya hossein was a social reformer.ii. she started a school for girls in calcutta (kolkata).iii. she wrote satiric fantasy in english.iv. it shows the world in which women will take the place of men.v. her novel 'padamarag' shows the need for women to reform their conditionsthemselves.vi. any other relevant point.any three points to be explained. 3x1=321. resource planning is the widely accepted strategy for judicious use of resources. 1reasons1. resources are unevenly distributed over the country.2. some regions are rich in certain types of r