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SOCIAL SCIENCE (CODE 087) 
CLASS X – SESSION 2019-20 
MARKING SCHEME 
 
S. 
No.  
VALUE POINTS M 
 SECTION – A    
1 Match the following items given in column A with those in column B. Choose  the correct 
answer from the options given below: 
 
                                       COLUMN A                   COLUMN B 
A. Rashsundari Debi 1. Chhote Aur Bade Ka 
Sawal 
B. Sudarshan Chakr 2. Kesari 
C. Kashibaba 3. Amar Jiban 
D. Bal Gangadhar Tilak 4. Sacchi Kavitayen 
 
1 
A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2 
History – Print Culture, page-126 
   
2 Identify the appropriate reason for the formation of the party from the options given below: 
A. Wanted members of Congress to return to Council Politics 
B. Wanted members of Congress to ask for  Poorna Swaraj  for Indians 
C. Wanted members of Congress to ask Dominion State for India 
D. Wanted members of Congress to oppose Simon Commission 
1 
A. Wanted members of Congress to return to Council Politics 
History, Chapter- 2; The nationalism in India -Pg No-38 
   
3 Study the picture and answer the question that follows 
 
 
 
Which of the following aspect best signifies this image of ‘Germania’? 
A. Heroism  and Justice  
1 
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SOCIAL SCIENCE (CODE 087) 
CLASS X – SESSION 2019-20 
MARKING SCHEME 
 
S. 
No.  
VALUE POINTS M 
 SECTION – A    
1 Match the following items given in column A with those in column B. Choose  the correct 
answer from the options given below: 
 
                                       COLUMN A                   COLUMN B 
A. Rashsundari Debi 1. Chhote Aur Bade Ka 
Sawal 
B. Sudarshan Chakr 2. Kesari 
C. Kashibaba 3. Amar Jiban 
D. Bal Gangadhar Tilak 4. Sacchi Kavitayen 
 
1 
A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2 
History – Print Culture, page-126 
   
2 Identify the appropriate reason for the formation of the party from the options given below: 
A. Wanted members of Congress to return to Council Politics 
B. Wanted members of Congress to ask for  Poorna Swaraj  for Indians 
C. Wanted members of Congress to ask Dominion State for India 
D. Wanted members of Congress to oppose Simon Commission 
1 
A. Wanted members of Congress to return to Council Politics 
History, Chapter- 2; The nationalism in India -Pg No-38 
   
3 Study the picture and answer the question that follows 
 
 
 
Which of the following aspect best signifies this image of ‘Germania’? 
A. Heroism  and Justice  
1 
B. Folk  and Cultural Tradition 
C. Austerity and  Asceticism 
D. Revenge  and Vengeance 
A. Heroism  and Justice  
History – Nationalism in Europe, Page -23 
Note: This question is in lieu of Q3 for Visually Impaired Candidates. 
Q-3- What does the crown on allegory of ‘Germania’ signify? 
Heroism 
                                                               History – Nationalism in Europe, Page-9 
   
4 Who was called as the architect of Germany’s unification? 
 
1 
Otto Von Bismarck  
                                                     History Pg-19 The Rise of Nationalism in Europe 
   
5 Which one of the following is an example of Cultivable Wasteland? 
A. Gross cropped Area 
B. Uncultivable Land 
C. Barren Wasteland  
D. Current fallow Land 
1 
B-Uncultivable Land 
 
Contemporary India-II 
                                       Chapter- 1; Resources and Development,pg-5 
   
6 Complete the following table with correct information with regard to the cultivation of rice: 
 
Rice Annual rain fall 
required 
Cropping season Temperature 
required for its 
growth (in degrees) 
100 cm 
 
(A) - ?  (B) - ? 
 
1 
(A) Kharif  Cropping Season           (B) 16°C – 27°C 
                                                                                                      Contemporary India-II 
                                                                                                      Chapter-3; Agriculture pg-32 
   
7 Being a tropical country, India has enormous possibilities of tapping solar energy. Suggest any 
one way to popularize its maximum use. 
OR 
A concerted effort has to be made for sustainable development. Suggest any one step in 
conserving our mineral resources for the future. 
1 
Making people aware about renewable energy resources/use of rooftop solar panels/solar 
street lighting system/any other relevant point 
Contemporary India-II 
Chapter- 5; Minerals and Energy Resources,pg-62 
Page 3


SOCIAL SCIENCE (CODE 087) 
CLASS X – SESSION 2019-20 
MARKING SCHEME 
 
S. 
No.  
VALUE POINTS M 
 SECTION – A    
1 Match the following items given in column A with those in column B. Choose  the correct 
answer from the options given below: 
 
                                       COLUMN A                   COLUMN B 
A. Rashsundari Debi 1. Chhote Aur Bade Ka 
Sawal 
B. Sudarshan Chakr 2. Kesari 
C. Kashibaba 3. Amar Jiban 
D. Bal Gangadhar Tilak 4. Sacchi Kavitayen 
 
1 
A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2 
History – Print Culture, page-126 
   
2 Identify the appropriate reason for the formation of the party from the options given below: 
A. Wanted members of Congress to return to Council Politics 
B. Wanted members of Congress to ask for  Poorna Swaraj  for Indians 
C. Wanted members of Congress to ask Dominion State for India 
D. Wanted members of Congress to oppose Simon Commission 
1 
A. Wanted members of Congress to return to Council Politics 
History, Chapter- 2; The nationalism in India -Pg No-38 
   
3 Study the picture and answer the question that follows 
 
 
 
Which of the following aspect best signifies this image of ‘Germania’? 
A. Heroism  and Justice  
1 
B. Folk  and Cultural Tradition 
C. Austerity and  Asceticism 
D. Revenge  and Vengeance 
A. Heroism  and Justice  
History – Nationalism in Europe, Page -23 
Note: This question is in lieu of Q3 for Visually Impaired Candidates. 
Q-3- What does the crown on allegory of ‘Germania’ signify? 
Heroism 
                                                               History – Nationalism in Europe, Page-9 
   
4 Who was called as the architect of Germany’s unification? 
 
1 
Otto Von Bismarck  
                                                     History Pg-19 The Rise of Nationalism in Europe 
   
5 Which one of the following is an example of Cultivable Wasteland? 
A. Gross cropped Area 
B. Uncultivable Land 
C. Barren Wasteland  
D. Current fallow Land 
1 
B-Uncultivable Land 
 
Contemporary India-II 
                                       Chapter- 1; Resources and Development,pg-5 
   
6 Complete the following table with correct information with regard to the cultivation of rice: 
 
Rice Annual rain fall 
required 
Cropping season Temperature 
required for its 
growth (in degrees) 
100 cm 
 
(A) - ?  (B) - ? 
 
1 
(A) Kharif  Cropping Season           (B) 16°C – 27°C 
                                                                                                      Contemporary India-II 
                                                                                                      Chapter-3; Agriculture pg-32 
   
7 Being a tropical country, India has enormous possibilities of tapping solar energy. Suggest any 
one way to popularize its maximum use. 
OR 
A concerted effort has to be made for sustainable development. Suggest any one step in 
conserving our mineral resources for the future. 
1 
Making people aware about renewable energy resources/use of rooftop solar panels/solar 
street lighting system/any other relevant point 
Contemporary India-II 
Chapter- 5; Minerals and Energy Resources,pg-62 
OR 
Improved technologies/ Recycling of metals/ Using scrap metals and other substitutes / 
Any other relevant point 
Contemporary India-II 
                Chapter- 5; Minerals and Energy Resources,pg-58	
   
8 Correct the following statement and rewrite: 
 
In Srilanka, an Act was passed in 1956 to recognise Tamil as the only official language, 
disregarding Sinhala. 
Or 
Correct the following statement and rewrite: 
Belgium is a small country in Europe and share  borders with France, Italy, Germany and 
Luxembourg                                                           
1 
In Srilanka, an Act was passed in 1956 to recognise Sinhala as the only official language, 
disregardingTamil. 
Democratic Politics-II 
Chapter- 1; Power Sharing .Pg3 
Or 
Belgium is a small country in Europe and share borders with France, the Netherlands, 
Germany and Luxembourg. 
Democratic	Politics-II	
				Chapter-	1;	Power	Sharing	.Pg2	
   
9  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
. Which of the following option best signifies this cartoon? 
A. Demand for separate state from Democratic Government 
B. Democratic Government is facing territorial issues with the bordering states 
C. Democratic Government is coping with multiple pressures through accommodation  
D. Democratic Government accepts demands based on separate state 
1 
Democratic Government is coping with multiple pressures through accommodation  
 
Note: This question is in lieu of Q9 for visually impaired candidates 
Q9. Give any one example of Social Democracy. 
      Dignity of individual (gender, caste, religion)/ any other relevant point 
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SOCIAL SCIENCE (CODE 087) 
CLASS X – SESSION 2019-20 
MARKING SCHEME 
 
S. 
No.  
VALUE POINTS M 
 SECTION – A    
1 Match the following items given in column A with those in column B. Choose  the correct 
answer from the options given below: 
 
                                       COLUMN A                   COLUMN B 
A. Rashsundari Debi 1. Chhote Aur Bade Ka 
Sawal 
B. Sudarshan Chakr 2. Kesari 
C. Kashibaba 3. Amar Jiban 
D. Bal Gangadhar Tilak 4. Sacchi Kavitayen 
 
1 
A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2 
History – Print Culture, page-126 
   
2 Identify the appropriate reason for the formation of the party from the options given below: 
A. Wanted members of Congress to return to Council Politics 
B. Wanted members of Congress to ask for  Poorna Swaraj  for Indians 
C. Wanted members of Congress to ask Dominion State for India 
D. Wanted members of Congress to oppose Simon Commission 
1 
A. Wanted members of Congress to return to Council Politics 
History, Chapter- 2; The nationalism in India -Pg No-38 
   
3 Study the picture and answer the question that follows 
 
 
 
Which of the following aspect best signifies this image of ‘Germania’? 
A. Heroism  and Justice  
1 
B. Folk  and Cultural Tradition 
C. Austerity and  Asceticism 
D. Revenge  and Vengeance 
A. Heroism  and Justice  
History – Nationalism in Europe, Page -23 
Note: This question is in lieu of Q3 for Visually Impaired Candidates. 
Q-3- What does the crown on allegory of ‘Germania’ signify? 
Heroism 
                                                               History – Nationalism in Europe, Page-9 
   
4 Who was called as the architect of Germany’s unification? 
 
1 
Otto Von Bismarck  
                                                     History Pg-19 The Rise of Nationalism in Europe 
   
5 Which one of the following is an example of Cultivable Wasteland? 
A. Gross cropped Area 
B. Uncultivable Land 
C. Barren Wasteland  
D. Current fallow Land 
1 
B-Uncultivable Land 
 
Contemporary India-II 
                                       Chapter- 1; Resources and Development,pg-5 
   
6 Complete the following table with correct information with regard to the cultivation of rice: 
 
Rice Annual rain fall 
required 
Cropping season Temperature 
required for its 
growth (in degrees) 
100 cm 
 
(A) - ?  (B) - ? 
 
1 
(A) Kharif  Cropping Season           (B) 16°C – 27°C 
                                                                                                      Contemporary India-II 
                                                                                                      Chapter-3; Agriculture pg-32 
   
7 Being a tropical country, India has enormous possibilities of tapping solar energy. Suggest any 
one way to popularize its maximum use. 
OR 
A concerted effort has to be made for sustainable development. Suggest any one step in 
conserving our mineral resources for the future. 
1 
Making people aware about renewable energy resources/use of rooftop solar panels/solar 
street lighting system/any other relevant point 
Contemporary India-II 
Chapter- 5; Minerals and Energy Resources,pg-62 
OR 
Improved technologies/ Recycling of metals/ Using scrap metals and other substitutes / 
Any other relevant point 
Contemporary India-II 
                Chapter- 5; Minerals and Energy Resources,pg-58	
   
8 Correct the following statement and rewrite: 
 
In Srilanka, an Act was passed in 1956 to recognise Tamil as the only official language, 
disregarding Sinhala. 
Or 
Correct the following statement and rewrite: 
Belgium is a small country in Europe and share  borders with France, Italy, Germany and 
Luxembourg                                                           
1 
In Srilanka, an Act was passed in 1956 to recognise Sinhala as the only official language, 
disregardingTamil. 
Democratic Politics-II 
Chapter- 1; Power Sharing .Pg3 
Or 
Belgium is a small country in Europe and share borders with France, the Netherlands, 
Germany and Luxembourg. 
Democratic	Politics-II	
				Chapter-	1;	Power	Sharing	.Pg2	
   
9  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
. Which of the following option best signifies this cartoon? 
A. Demand for separate state from Democratic Government 
B. Democratic Government is facing territorial issues with the bordering states 
C. Democratic Government is coping with multiple pressures through accommodation  
D. Democratic Government accepts demands based on separate state 
1 
Democratic Government is coping with multiple pressures through accommodation  
 
Note: This question is in lieu of Q9 for visually impaired candidates 
Q9. Give any one example of Social Democracy. 
      Dignity of individual (gender, caste, religion)/ any other relevant point 
                                                                                                            Democratic Politics-II 
                                                                       Chapter- 7; Outcomes of Democracy / Pg. No. 98 
   
10 The representation of women in Indian Parliament is still low as compared to European 
countries because _________________. 
OR 
The Constitution of India provides to all individuals and communities freedom to profess, 
practice and propagate any religion because ______________________. 
 
1 
Lack of legally imposed quotas or reservation policy at central level / Any other relevant 
point 
Democratic Politics-II 
Chapter- 4; Gender, Caste and Religion pg-44 
OR 
 India is a secular country/ any other relevant answer 
Democratic Politics-II 
                                                                            Chapter- 4; Gender, Caste and Religion pg-47 
   
11 Who presides over the meeting of the Municipal Corporation? 
OR 
Which government	has	the	power	to	legislate	on	‘Residuary’	subjects	in	India? 
1 
The Mayor/Municipal Commissioner/Alderman  
Democratic Politics-II,Chapter- 2 Federalismpg-25 
OR 
Union	Government	
																																		Democratic	Politics-II,	Chapter-	2	Federalismpg-17	
   
12 Mention the formula to calculate the   BMI ( Body Mass Index) 1 
BMI- (BODY MASS INDEX) 
Weight of person in kg and height in metres is taken. Divide the weight by the square of 
the height. 
Economics, Ch-1 Development, Page – 13 
   
13 Which of the following statement defines Sustainable Development? 
 
A. Sustainable use of natural resources without considering the need of the future 
generation. 
B. Present generation fulfils its needs while considering the needs of the future generation 
as well. 
C. It means utilization of natural resources by the past, present and forthcoming future 
generation.  
D. To meets the needs of the future generations even if the needs of the present generation 
go unmet 
1 
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SOCIAL SCIENCE (CODE 087) 
CLASS X – SESSION 2019-20 
MARKING SCHEME 
 
S. 
No.  
VALUE POINTS M 
 SECTION – A    
1 Match the following items given in column A with those in column B. Choose  the correct 
answer from the options given below: 
 
                                       COLUMN A                   COLUMN B 
A. Rashsundari Debi 1. Chhote Aur Bade Ka 
Sawal 
B. Sudarshan Chakr 2. Kesari 
C. Kashibaba 3. Amar Jiban 
D. Bal Gangadhar Tilak 4. Sacchi Kavitayen 
 
1 
A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2 
History – Print Culture, page-126 
   
2 Identify the appropriate reason for the formation of the party from the options given below: 
A. Wanted members of Congress to return to Council Politics 
B. Wanted members of Congress to ask for  Poorna Swaraj  for Indians 
C. Wanted members of Congress to ask Dominion State for India 
D. Wanted members of Congress to oppose Simon Commission 
1 
A. Wanted members of Congress to return to Council Politics 
History, Chapter- 2; The nationalism in India -Pg No-38 
   
3 Study the picture and answer the question that follows 
 
 
 
Which of the following aspect best signifies this image of ‘Germania’? 
A. Heroism  and Justice  
1 
B. Folk  and Cultural Tradition 
C. Austerity and  Asceticism 
D. Revenge  and Vengeance 
A. Heroism  and Justice  
History – Nationalism in Europe, Page -23 
Note: This question is in lieu of Q3 for Visually Impaired Candidates. 
Q-3- What does the crown on allegory of ‘Germania’ signify? 
Heroism 
                                                               History – Nationalism in Europe, Page-9 
   
4 Who was called as the architect of Germany’s unification? 
 
1 
Otto Von Bismarck  
                                                     History Pg-19 The Rise of Nationalism in Europe 
   
5 Which one of the following is an example of Cultivable Wasteland? 
A. Gross cropped Area 
B. Uncultivable Land 
C. Barren Wasteland  
D. Current fallow Land 
1 
B-Uncultivable Land 
 
Contemporary India-II 
                                       Chapter- 1; Resources and Development,pg-5 
   
6 Complete the following table with correct information with regard to the cultivation of rice: 
 
Rice Annual rain fall 
required 
Cropping season Temperature 
required for its 
growth (in degrees) 
100 cm 
 
(A) - ?  (B) - ? 
 
1 
(A) Kharif  Cropping Season           (B) 16°C – 27°C 
                                                                                                      Contemporary India-II 
                                                                                                      Chapter-3; Agriculture pg-32 
   
7 Being a tropical country, India has enormous possibilities of tapping solar energy. Suggest any 
one way to popularize its maximum use. 
OR 
A concerted effort has to be made for sustainable development. Suggest any one step in 
conserving our mineral resources for the future. 
1 
Making people aware about renewable energy resources/use of rooftop solar panels/solar 
street lighting system/any other relevant point 
Contemporary India-II 
Chapter- 5; Minerals and Energy Resources,pg-62 
OR 
Improved technologies/ Recycling of metals/ Using scrap metals and other substitutes / 
Any other relevant point 
Contemporary India-II 
                Chapter- 5; Minerals and Energy Resources,pg-58	
   
8 Correct the following statement and rewrite: 
 
In Srilanka, an Act was passed in 1956 to recognise Tamil as the only official language, 
disregarding Sinhala. 
Or 
Correct the following statement and rewrite: 
Belgium is a small country in Europe and share  borders with France, Italy, Germany and 
Luxembourg                                                           
1 
In Srilanka, an Act was passed in 1956 to recognise Sinhala as the only official language, 
disregardingTamil. 
Democratic Politics-II 
Chapter- 1; Power Sharing .Pg3 
Or 
Belgium is a small country in Europe and share borders with France, the Netherlands, 
Germany and Luxembourg. 
Democratic	Politics-II	
				Chapter-	1;	Power	Sharing	.Pg2	
   
9  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
. Which of the following option best signifies this cartoon? 
A. Demand for separate state from Democratic Government 
B. Democratic Government is facing territorial issues with the bordering states 
C. Democratic Government is coping with multiple pressures through accommodation  
D. Democratic Government accepts demands based on separate state 
1 
Democratic Government is coping with multiple pressures through accommodation  
 
Note: This question is in lieu of Q9 for visually impaired candidates 
Q9. Give any one example of Social Democracy. 
      Dignity of individual (gender, caste, religion)/ any other relevant point 
                                                                                                            Democratic Politics-II 
                                                                       Chapter- 7; Outcomes of Democracy / Pg. No. 98 
   
10 The representation of women in Indian Parliament is still low as compared to European 
countries because _________________. 
OR 
The Constitution of India provides to all individuals and communities freedom to profess, 
practice and propagate any religion because ______________________. 
 
1 
Lack of legally imposed quotas or reservation policy at central level / Any other relevant 
point 
Democratic Politics-II 
Chapter- 4; Gender, Caste and Religion pg-44 
OR 
 India is a secular country/ any other relevant answer 
Democratic Politics-II 
                                                                            Chapter- 4; Gender, Caste and Religion pg-47 
   
11 Who presides over the meeting of the Municipal Corporation? 
OR 
Which government	has	the	power	to	legislate	on	‘Residuary’	subjects	in	India? 
1 
The Mayor/Municipal Commissioner/Alderman  
Democratic Politics-II,Chapter- 2 Federalismpg-25 
OR 
Union	Government	
																																		Democratic	Politics-II,	Chapter-	2	Federalismpg-17	
   
12 Mention the formula to calculate the   BMI ( Body Mass Index) 1 
BMI- (BODY MASS INDEX) 
Weight of person in kg and height in metres is taken. Divide the weight by the square of 
the height. 
Economics, Ch-1 Development, Page – 13 
   
13 Which of the following statement defines Sustainable Development? 
 
A. Sustainable use of natural resources without considering the need of the future 
generation. 
B. Present generation fulfils its needs while considering the needs of the future generation 
as well. 
C. It means utilization of natural resources by the past, present and forthcoming future 
generation.  
D. To meets the needs of the future generations even if the needs of the present generation 
go unmet 
1 
B.  Present generation fulfils its needs while considering the needs of the future 
generation as well. 
Economics, Ch- Development, Page – 13 
   
14 One of the best ways to reduce over usage of ground water is _________________________. 1 
 
Implementation of stringent policies to control misuse of water 
(Or Any other valid point)  
Economics Ch- Development, Page – 14 
   
15 Which of the following profession belongs to the Tertiary Sector of economy? 
 
A. Fisherman 
B. Farmer 
C. Factory worker  
D. Teacher 
1 
D- Teacher 
Economics, Ch- Sectors of Economy, Page - 20 
   
16 The number of deaths of children less than one year of age per 1000 live births is referred as 
______________. 
OR 
The total number of children of age group 14 and 15 years attending school as a percentage of 
total number of children in the same age group is referred as __________________. 
1 
Infant mortality rate (IMR) 
OR 
Net	Attendance	Ratio	 
  Economics Ch- Development, Page – 14 
   
17 Find the Incorrect option 
 
A. Demand  deposit share the essential features of money 
B. With demand deposit payments can be made without cash 
C.  Demand deposits are safe way of money transformation 
D. Demand deposit facility  is like cheque 
1 
D Demand deposit facility  is like cheque 
Economics, Ch- money and credit Pg-41 
   
18 Arrange the following in the correct sequence –  
 
i. Transporting cloth to the workshops  
ii. Sale in shops and showrooms  
iii. Spinning the yarn  
iv. Weaving of the fabric  
 
 
 
Options –   
 
1 
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