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Board Paper of Class 10 2017 Social Science (SET 1) - Solutions

General Instructions :
(i) The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.
(ii) Marks are indicated against each question.
(iii) Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short answer questions. Each question carries 1 mark.
(iv) Questions from serial number 9 to 20 are 3 mark questions. Answer of these questions should not exceed 80 words each.
(v) Questions from serial number 21 to 28 are 5 mark questions. Answer of these questions should not exceed 100 words each.
(vi) Question number 29 to 30 are map questions of 3 marks each from History and Geography both. After completion attach the map inside your answer-book.

  • Question 1
    Who wrote the song 'Vande Mataram'?   (1) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 2
    Name the State related to National Waterways No. 3.   (1) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 3
    Explain the meaning of 'sectional interest group'.   (1) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 4
    Explain the meaning of political reforms.   (1) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 5
    Examine the reason to accept multi-party system in India.   (1) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 6
    How is money beneficial in transactions?   (1) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 7
    Give an example of a catchy advertisement to attract consumers.   (1) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 8
    In what condition is the 'Right to Seek Redressal' exercised? Give an example.   (1) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 9
    Describe any three conditions that led to the formation of the British Nation State.   (3)

    Describe any three efforts made by the French to suppress the movement inspired by Huynh Phu So.  (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 10
    Why did Gandhiji relaunch the Civil Disobedience Movement after the Second Round Table Conference? Explain any three reasons.   (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 11
    Evaluate the 'Satyagraha Movement' of Gandhiji against the proposed Rowlatt Act, 1919.   (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 12
    Describe any three characteristics of Bellary-Chitradurga, Chikmaglur-Tumkur iron-ore belt in India.   (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 13
    "Manufacturing sector is considered as the backbone of economic development of a country." Support the statement with examples.   (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 14
    "Dense and efficient network of transport is a prerequisite for trade." Examine the statement.   (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 15
    Explain with appropriate examples the relevance of 'popular struggle' of both Nepal and Bolivia for democracy.   (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 16
    "A democracy must look after the interests of all, not just one section." Support the statement with arguments.   (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 17
    Which values make democracy better than any other form of government? Explain   (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 18
    Illustrate with examples the role of 'loan' in 'business'.   (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 19
    How is foreign trade interlinking markets of different countries? Explain with example.   (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 20
    Give any three examples of different types of exploitation in the market.   (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 21
    Examine the 'Nation State Building' process in Germany after 1848.   (5)

    Examine the impact of the 'Great Depression' of 1930s on Vietnam. (5) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 22
    Explain the importance of the 'Salt March' of Gandhiji as a symbol to unite the nation.   (5) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 23
    Why should we use renewable energy resources? Explain with arguments.   (5) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 24
    Explain the contribution of textile industry in the Indian economy.   (5) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 25
    Describe any five features of democracy.   (5) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 26
    Analyse any five ways by which 'pressure groups' can exert influence on politics.   (5) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 27
    Review any three merits and any two demerits of 'formal sector of credit' in India.   (5) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 28
    Define 'globalisation'. Describe any four benefits of globalisation to the Indian economy.   (5) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 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 names on the lines marked in the map:   (3 × 1 = 3)

    A. The place from where the Civil Disobedience Movement was started.

    B. The place from where the Movement of Indigo Planters was started.

    C. The place where the Indian National Congress Session was held. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 30
    On the given political outline map of India locate and label the following with appropriate symbols :   (3 × 1 = 3)

    A. Ajmer : Mica Mines

    B. Kochi : Major Sea Port

    C. Bhadravati :  Iron and Steel Plant VIEW SOLUTION
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