Board Paper of Class 10 2014 Social Science (SET 2) - Solutions
- Question 1
Removing barriers or restrictions set by government is known as
(D) Liberalisation VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 2
Which one of the following is the newer way of providing loans to the rural poor, particularly women?
(A) Cooperative Banks
(B) Gramin Banks
(C) Self Help Groups
(D) Moneylenders VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 3
The largest solar energy plant of India is located in which one of the following states?
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(D) Tamil Nadu VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 4
Which one of the following is a foundational challenge of democracy?
(A) Empowering women
(B) Keeping military away from controlling government
(C) Ensuring greater power to local government
(D) Empowering minority groups VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 5
Which one of the following treaties recognised Greece as an independent nation?
(A) Treaty of Vienna
(B) Treaty of Constantinople
(C) Treaty of Versailles
(D) treaty of St. Germain
Who among the following wrote the ' History of the Loss of Vietnam'?
(A) Phan Boi Chau
(B) Liang Qichao
(C) Phan Chu Trinh
(D) Prince Cuong De VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 6
Who among the following is associated with the formation of 'Swaraj Party' within the Congress?
(A) Subhas Chandra Bose
(B) Motilal Nehru
(C) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(D) Dadabhai Naoroji VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 7
Which one of the following statements is correct regarding the loans taken by urban households in 2003?
(A) 85% poor households took the loans from informal sector.
(B) 90% rich households took the loans from informal sector.
(C) 28% well off households took the loans from formal sector.
(D) 53% households with few assets took the loans from the formal sector. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 8
What was the main reason of Bolivia's water war? Choose the most appropriate answer from the following
(A) Privatisation of water supply
(B) Irregular water supply
(C) Supply of poor quality water
(D) An increase in water price by four times VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 9
Who among the following recognises 'Political Parties' in India?
(A) Election Commission
(B) President of India
(C) Speaker of Lok Sabha
(D) Supreme Court VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 10
Why do lenders ask for collateral while lending? Give any three reasons. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 11
Why is democratic government known as legitimate government?Explain. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 12
What are pressure groups? How are they formed? Explain. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 13
Why is solar energy fast becoming popular in rural and remote areas of India? Explain. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 14
Describe any three major problems faced by cotton textile industry in India. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 15
What are Jacobin Clubs? How did their activities and campaigns help to spread the idea of nationalism abroad? Explain.
Explain the ideas of Phan Chu Trinh to establish a democratic republic in Vietnam? VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 16
Name the 'Regional Political Parties' predominant in Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Orissa respectively with their symbols. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 17
Why did the Non-Cooperation Movement gradually slow down in the cities? Explain. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 18
Describe the role of merchants and industrialists in the Civil Disobedience Movement. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 19
Explain with an example how one can exercise the 'Right to Choose'. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 20
How does foreign trade connect the markets of different countries? Explain with example. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 21
Explain any three values which inspire us to conserve our energy resources. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 22
"Consumer movement can be effective only with the consumer's active involvement". Analyse the statement. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 23
How did different social groups participate in the Civil Disobedience Movement? Explain with examples. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 24
Why is it necessary for banks and cooperatives to increase their lending in rural areas? Explain. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 25
"A democratic government is efficient and effective" Analyse the statement. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 26
"Indian Railways binds the economic life of the country as well as accelerates the development of industry and agriculture" Justify the statement. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 27
Explain any five functions of political parties. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 28
"Culture played an important role in creating the idea of the nation in Europe". Support the statement with suitable examples.
"Women were represented not only as warriors but also as workers in Vietnam". Support the statement with examples. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 29
"Production and Consumption of steel is often regarded as the index of a country's development" Examine the statement. VIEW SOLUTION
- Question 30
(30.1)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:
A. The place where the Indian National Congress Session was held in December 1920.
B. The place where Non-Cooperation Movement was called off.
(30.2)On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following with appropriate symbols:
(i) Namrup- Thermal Power Plant
(ii)Srinagar- Woollen Industrial Centre
(iii)New Mangalore- Major Sea Port VIEW SOLUTION
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