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Board Paper of Class 10 2011 Social Science All India(SET 3) - Solutions

General Instructions:
(i) The question paper has 36 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.
(ii) Marks for each indicated against each question.
(iii) Questions from serial number 1- 16 are multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 1 mark each. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct alternatives in your answer book.
(iv) Questions from serial number 17 to 29 are 3 mark questions. Answer of these questions should not exceed 80 words each.
(v) Questions from serial number 30 to 34 are 4 mark questions. Answer of these questions should not exceed 100 words each.
(vi) Question number 35 is a map question of 2 marks from History and Question number 36 is a map question of 3 marks from Geography.
(vi) Attach the filled-up maps inside the answer-book.
  • Question 1

    Which one of the following statements is not related to the Gandhi-Irwin Pact?

    A. Gandhiji agreed not to launch any further mass agitation against the British.

    B. Gandhiji agreed to participate in the Round Table Conference.

    C. Gandhiji decided to call off the Civil Disobedience Movement.

    D. The British agreed to release the political prisoners.

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  • Question 2

    Which one of the following is not true about the female allegory of France?

    A. She was named Marianne.

    B. She took part in the French Revolution.

    C. She was a symbol of national unity.

    D. Her characteristics were drawn from those of Liberty and the Republic.

    OR

    Which one of the following was an impact of the Great Depression of 1930s on Vietnam?

    A. Japan defeated and occupied Vietnam.

    B. Price of rice and rubber increased.

    C. There was decrease in unemployment.

    D. There were uprisings in rural areas.

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  • Question 3

    Which one of the following states was ruled by an Italian princely house before unification of Italy?

    A. Kingdom of Two Sicilies

    B. Lombardy

    C. Venetia

    D. Sardinia −Piedmont

    OR

    Which one of the following statements is not true about the Trung sisters of Vietnam?

    A. The Trung sisters fought against French domination.

    B. They fought against Chinese domination.

    C. Phan Boi Chau wrote a play on the lives of the Trung sisters.

    D. They chose death over surrender to enemies.

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  • Question 4

    Orissa is the leading producer of which one of the following minerals?

    A. Copper

    B. Iron ore

    C. Manganese ore

    D. Mica

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  • Question 5

    Why did Nationalists in India tour villages to gather folk songs and legends? Choose the most appropriate reason from the following:

    A. Nationalists wanted to study their own culture.

    B. Nationalists wanted to publish it and earn money.

    C. Nationalists did it because it gave a true picture of traditional culture.

    D. Nationalists wanted to keep folk culture intact.

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  • Question 6

    Which one of the following minerals is a fossil fuel?

    A. Barium

    B. Coal

    C. Zircon

    D. Uranium

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  • Question 7

    National Alliance for People’s Movements (NAPM) is

    A. an organisation of organisations.

    B. an environmental movement.

    C. a political party.

    D. a public interest group.

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  • Question 8

    Which one of the following has been the major source of foreign exchange for IT industry?

    A. BHEL

    B. SAIL

    C. BPO

    D. OIL

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  • Question 9

    Which one of the following major ports has been developed to decongest Kolkata port?

    A. Kandla

    B. Haldia

    C. Paradip

    D. Marmagao

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  • Question 10

    Which one of the following is not a feature of money?

    A. Medium of exchange

    B. Lack of divisibility

    C. A store of value

    D. A unit of account

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  • Question 11

    The struggle in Bolivia in 2000 was

    A. to establish democracy.

    B. due to increase in price of water.

    C. to have a re-election.

    D. due to racial discrimination.

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  • Question 12

    Which one of the following is not a feature of a Multi-National Company?

    A. It owns/controls production in more than one nation.

    B. It sets up factories where it is close to the markets.

    C. It organises production in complex ways.

    D. It employs labour only from its own country.

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  • Question 13

    The political party which believes in Marxism − Leninism is

    A. Nationalist Congress Party.

    B. Communist Party of India.

    C. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).

    D. Bahujan Samaj Party.

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  • Question 14

    When did the United Nations adopt the guidelines for consumer protection?

    A. 1983

    B. 1984

    C. 1985

    D. 1986

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  • Question 15

    The Seven Party Alliance (SPA) in Nepal has succeeded in removing monarchy, holding elections and forming a government. This comes under which one of the following challenges?

    A. Foundational challenge

    B. Challenge of expansion of democracy

    C. Challenge of deepening of democracy

    D. All the above

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  • Question 16

    Professor Muhammad Yunus is the founder of which one of the following banks?

    A. Co-operative Bank

    B. Commercial Bank

    C. Grameen Bank

    D. Land Development Bank

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  • Question 17

    Explain the contribution of Giuseppe Mazzini in spreading revolutionary ideas in Europe.

    OR

    Explain the role of women as warriors in Vietnam during the 1960s.

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  • Question 18

    How did the plantation workers understand the idea of ‘Swaraj’? Explain.

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  • Question 19

    Explain any three steps to be taken to conserve the energy resources.

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  • Question 20

    Examine the contribution of manufacturing industry to national economy.

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  • Question 21

    “A consumer has the right to get compensation depending on the degree of the damage.”

    Support this statement with an example.

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  • Question 22

    Explain with examples the two types of political movements.

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  • Question 23

    Explain the role of democratic governments in reducing economic disparities.

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  • Question 24

    What is a trade barrier? Why did the Indian Government put up trade barriers after independence? Explain.

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  • Question 25

    Describe any three factors that control industrial location.

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  • Question 26

    What are the harmful effects of MNCs to a host country? Give three examples.

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  • Question 27

    How do democracies accommodate social diversity? Explain.

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  • Question 28

    Why are rules and regulations required in the market-place? Give three reasons.

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  • Question 29

    Explain ‘the challenge of deepening of democracy’ by stating three points.

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  • Question 30

    Explain four points about Gandhiji’s idea of ‘satyagraha’.

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  • Question 31

    Explain any four ideas of Liberal Nationalists in the economic sphere.

    OR

    Explain any four ways in which teachers and students organised resistance against the French in Vietnam.

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  • Question 32

    Explain how dynastic succession is a major challenge for political parties in India.

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  • Question 33

    Mention any two inland waterways of India. Write three characteristics of each.

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  • Question 34

    Explain any four terms of credit with examples.

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  • Question 35

    Two features (1) and (2) are marked in the given political outline map of India (on page 17). Identify these features with the help of the following information and write their correct names on the lines marked in the map:

    (1) The place, where the Indian National Congress Session of September 1920 was held.

    (2) The place, where the movement of Indigo Planters took place.

    OR

    Locate and label the following features with appropriate symbols on the same political

    outline map of India (on page 17).

    (i) Amritsar − The place of Jallianwala Bagh incident.

    (ii) Bardoli − The place were no tax campaign was held.

    Note: The following questions are for the BLIND CANDIDATES only, in lieu of Question No. 35.

    (35.1) Name the place where the Indian National Congress session of September 1920 was held.

    (35.2) Name the place where movement of Indigo planters took place.

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  • Question 36

    Three features (a), (b) and (c) are marked in the given political outline map of India (on page 19). Identify these features with the help of the following information and write their correct names on the lines marked in the map.

    a. Coal mine

    b. Silk Industry

    c. International airport

    OR

    Locate and label the following items on the same political outline map of India (on page 19) with appropriate symbols.

    (i) Kanpur − Cotton Textile Industry

    (ii) Bhadravati − Iron and Steel Plant

    (iii) Kandla − Sea Port

    Note: The following questions are for the BLIND CANDIDATES only, in lieu of Question No. 36.

    (36.1) Name the state where Bhadravati Iron and Steel plant is located.

    (36.2) In which state is the Kandla Sea Port located?

    (36.3) Name the international airport in Tamil Nadu?

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