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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
    Name the writer of the novel 'Anandamath.'  (1) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 2
    Name the river which is related to 'National Waterways' No. 1.  (1) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 4
    Explain the meaning of 'challenge.'  (1) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 5
    Give an example of any 'pressure group' of India which functions as a branch of 'political party.'   (1) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 6
    Highlight the inherent problem in double coincidence of wants.   (1) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 7
    Give any one example of consumer's 'right to choose.'  (1) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 8
    If you want to extract information about the functions of any government department, which right would you exercise?     (1) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 9
    Describe any three steps taken by the French revolutionaries to create a sense of collective identity amongst the French people.   (3 × 1 = 3)

    Describe any three changes that came  in the life of Vietnamese after the colonisation of Vietnam by the French. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 10
    Why did Gandhiji decide to launch a nationwide Satyagraha against the proposed Rowlatt Act 1919? Explain any three reasons.   (3 × 1 = 3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 11
    Evaluate the contribution of folklore, songs popolar points etc., in shaping the nationalism during freedom struggle.  (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 12
    Describe any three characteristics of 'Odisha-Jharkhand belt' of iron one in India.   (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 13
    Explain with examples the interdependence of agriculture and industries. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 14
    Why do the movement of goods and services from one place to another require fast and efficient means of transport. Explain with examples.   (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 15
    Differentiate between Nepal's movement and Bolivia's popular struggle.   (3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 16
    How do the pressure groups and movements influence polities? Explain with examples.        (3 × 1 = 3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 17
    Analyse any three values that make democracy better.       (3 × 1 = 3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 18
    "Banks are efficient medium of exchange." Support the statement with arguments.        (3 × 1 = 3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 19
    Examine any three conditions which should be taken care of by multinational companies to set up their production units.      (3 × 1 = 3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 20
    Analyse any three reasons for the beginning of the consumer movement in India.    (3 × 1 = 3) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 21
    Who hosted 'Vienna Congress' in 1815? Analyse the main changes brought by the 'Vienna Treaty?  (1 + 4 = 5)

    Analyse the role of 'Hoa-Hao' movement to arouse anti-imperialist sentiments in Vietnam. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 22
    "Plantation workers had their own understanding of Mahatma Gandhi's ideas and the notion of 'Swaraj'." Support the statement.  (5) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 23
    'Energy saved is energy produced.' Assess the statement.  (5) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 24
    Explain any two main challenges faced by the jute industry in India. Explain any three objectives of National Jute Policy.  (2 + 3 = 5) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 25
    "Democracy is very important for promoting dignity and freedom of the citizens." Support the statement with arguments.    (5 × 1 = 5) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 26
    Describe any five efforts made to reform political parties in India.    (5 × 1 = 5) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 27
    " 'Self Help Groups' help borrowers to overcome the problem of lack of collateral." Examine the statement.     (5) VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 28
    Describe the contribution of technology in promoting the process of globalisation.     (5 × 1 = 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 correct names on the lines marked on the map :  (3 × 1 = 3)

    A. The place related to the calling off the 'Non-Cooperation Movement.'

    B. The place where the 'Peasant's Satyagraha' was started.

    C. Name the place where '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)
    A.  Salem -  Iron and Steel Centre
    B.  Kandla -  Major Sea Port
    C.  Hyderabad -  Software Technology Park
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