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Board Paper of Class 10 2013 Social Science Delhi(SET 2) - Solutions

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  • Question 1

    Which one of the following features is common to most of the democracies?

    (A) They have formal constitution

    (B) They hold regular election

    (C) They have political parties

    (D) All the above (1)

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  • Question 2

    Which of the following is the main informal source of credit for rural households in India?

    (A) Friends

    (B) Relatives

    (C) Landlords

    (D) Money lenders (1)

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  • Question 3

    Which of the following is a ‘barrier’ on foreign trade?

    (A) Tax on import

    (B) Quality control

    (C) Sales tax

    (D) Tax on local trade (1)

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  • Question 4

    I.S.I. mark can be seen on which of the following items?

    (A) Jewellery

    (B) Edible oil

    (C) Electrical appliances

    (D) Cereals (1)

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  • Question 5

    Identify the French artist who prepared a series of four prints visualising his dream of a world from the following:

    (A) Kitagewa Utamaro

    (B) Richard M. Hoe

    (C) Voltaire

    (D) Frederic Sorreeu (1)

    OR

    Who, among the following was a member of the French team, who explored Mekong river?

    (A) Paul Burnard

    (B) Liang Qichao

    (C) Nuynh Phu So

    (D) Garnier

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  • Question 6

    The Non-Co-operation Movement began on which one of the following dates?

    (A) January 1921

    (B) November 1921

    (C) December 1921

    (D) May 1921 (1)

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  • Question 7

    Which one of the following ports is the biggest with a spacious natural and well sheltered harbor?

    (A) Kolkata

    (B) Chennai

    (C) Mumbai

    (D) Vishakhapatnam (1)

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  • Question 8

    Which one of the following was the main aim to start movement on April 2006, in Nepal?

    (A) To control over government

    (B) To snatch power from the king

    (C) To restore democracy

    (D) To dethrone the king (1)

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  • Question 9

    Which one of the following countries has one party system?

    (A) China

    (B) Indo-China

    (C) Japan

    (D) Germany (1)

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  • Question 10

    Explain the process of unification of Germany. (3)

    OR

    Explain the contribution of Ho Chi Minh in the freedom movement of Vietnam.

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  • Question 11

    How do Multi-National Companies manage to keep the cost of production of their goods low? Explain with examples. 3×1=3

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  • Question 12

    “Legal-constitutional changes by themselves cannot overcome challenges to democracy”. Justify the statement with an example. (3)

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  • Question 13

    Differentiate between ferrous and non-metallic minerals with examples. (3)

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  • Question 14

    Which state is the largest producer of manganese in India? Mention any four uses of manganese. 1+2=3

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  • Question 15

    How do we participate in the market as producers and consumers? Explain with three examples. 3×1=3

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  • Question 16

    Name the national political party which espouses secularism and welfare of weaker sections and minorities. Mention any four features of that party. 1+2=3

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  • Question 17

    How had the First World War created a new economic situation in India? Explain with three examples. 3×1=3

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  • Question 18

    How was Rowlatt Act opposed by the people in India? Explain with examples. 3×1=3

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  • Question 19

    What are the modern forms of money? Why is the ‘rupee’ widely accepted as a medium of exchange? Explain two reasons. 1+2=3

     

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  • Question 20

    “An ideal government would not only keep itself away from corruption but also make fighting corruption and black money a top priority”. Justify the statement by highlighting the values attached to it. (3)

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  • Question 21

    “Agriculture and industry move hand in hand.” Analyse the statement with three examples. 3×1=3

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  • Question 22

    “Democracy is seen to be good in principle but felt to be not so good in practice.” Justify the statement. (5)

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  • Question 23

    “Some of the Muslim political organisations in India, were lukewarm in their response to the ‘Civil Disobedient Movement’.” Examine the statement. (5)

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  • Question 24

    How do industries pollute environment? Explain with five examples. 5×1=5

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  • Question 25

    How have our markets been transformed in recent years? Explain with examples. 5×1=5

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  • Question 26

    Compare the struggles of Nepal with that of Bolivia. (5)

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  • Question 27

    Why are rules and regulations required for the protection of the consumers, in the market place? Explain with examples. 5×1=5

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  • Question 28

    How did culture play an important role in creating the idea of the ‘nation’ in Europe? Explain with examples. 5×1=5

    OR

    How were Vietnamese nationalists inspired by Japan and China to set up a democratic republic? Explain with examples.

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  • Question 29

    Describe any five major problems faced by road transport in India. 5×1=5

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  • Question 30

    Two features A and B, are marked in the 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: 2×1=2

    A The place, where the Indian National Congress Session was held in December 1920.

    B The place, where the ‘Movement of Indigo Planters’ was started.

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  • Question 31

    On the same given political outline map of India, locate and label the following features with appropriate symbols: 3×1=3

    (i) Kalpakkam − Nuclear power plant

    (ii) Bhadrawati − Iron and steel plant

    (iii) Kochchi − Major sea port

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