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16
 SOCIAL - SCIENCE
 Sample Question Paper
Marking Scheme
Class - IX
PART - I
TIME : 30 Minutes: MM : 16
Q. No. Answer Marks
1 (b) or (c) 1
2 (c) or (c) 1
3 (c) 1
4 (a) 1
5 (c) 1
6 (b) 1
7 (d) 1
8 (b) 1
9 (b) 1
10 (b) 1
11 (c) 1
12 (a) 1
13 (a) 1
14 (a) 1
15 (c) 1
16 (d) 1
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16
 SOCIAL - SCIENCE
 Sample Question Paper
Marking Scheme
Class - IX
PART - I
TIME : 30 Minutes: MM : 16
Q. No. Answer Marks
1 (b) or (c) 1
2 (c) or (c) 1
3 (c) 1
4 (a) 1
5 (c) 1
6 (b) 1
7 (d) 1
8 (b) 1
9 (b) 1
10 (b) 1
11 (c) 1
12 (a) 1
13 (a) 1
14 (a) 1
15 (c) 1
16 (d) 1
17
Part-II
17 (a) The French society was divided into sections called ‘estates’ namely 1st estate
consisting of the clergy, 2nd estate comprising the nobility and the 3rd estate
comprising all commoners including big businessmen, traders, merchants, court
officials, lawyers of peasants and artisans, labourers and small peasants. The
members of the 3rd estate enjoyed all the privileges and were exempted from
taxation.
(b) The entire burden of taxation fell on the 3rd estate. All economic functions were
performed by them. Peasants and farmers grew food, merchants and businessmen
managed trade, workers produced goods, but they could not improve their position.
2+1 = 3
OR
(a) On 22nd February following a lock out in a factory, workers from 50 factories
called a strike.  Women played an important role in this strike.
(b) Curfew was imposed to drive away the demonstrators, but they came back with
renewed  energy on 24th and 25th.
(c) On Sunday 25
th
 Feb the government suspended the Deema. On 27
th
 police
headquarters were attacked. The people thronged the street raising slogans about
bread and better wages. By evening striking workers had gathered to form a soviet
council known as Petrograd Soviet.
(d) On 2nd March soviet leaders and Deema leaders formed the provisional
government to run the country. They took some important decisions for future.
This is referred as the February  Revolution which brought down the monarchy in
Feb 1917. The Tsar abdicated without  protest. (Any 3 points) 2+1 = 3
OR
(i) In the First world war Germany was defeated. By the Treaty of Versailles the entire
war guilt was placed on Germany and treaty that followed penalised Germany in
every way.
(ii) Germany lost its overseas colonies and also much of its territories in Europe.
(iii) Lost 75% of its iron and 26% of its coal to France and other countries.
(iv) Allied  powers demilitarised Germany to weaken its power.
(v) Since Germany was made responsible for the war, a huge amount was demanded
as compensation.
No. Answers Marks
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16
 SOCIAL - SCIENCE
 Sample Question Paper
Marking Scheme
Class - IX
PART - I
TIME : 30 Minutes: MM : 16
Q. No. Answer Marks
1 (b) or (c) 1
2 (c) or (c) 1
3 (c) 1
4 (a) 1
5 (c) 1
6 (b) 1
7 (d) 1
8 (b) 1
9 (b) 1
10 (b) 1
11 (c) 1
12 (a) 1
13 (a) 1
14 (a) 1
15 (c) 1
16 (d) 1
17
Part-II
17 (a) The French society was divided into sections called ‘estates’ namely 1st estate
consisting of the clergy, 2nd estate comprising the nobility and the 3rd estate
comprising all commoners including big businessmen, traders, merchants, court
officials, lawyers of peasants and artisans, labourers and small peasants. The
members of the 3rd estate enjoyed all the privileges and were exempted from
taxation.
(b) The entire burden of taxation fell on the 3rd estate. All economic functions were
performed by them. Peasants and farmers grew food, merchants and businessmen
managed trade, workers produced goods, but they could not improve their position.
2+1 = 3
OR
(a) On 22nd February following a lock out in a factory, workers from 50 factories
called a strike.  Women played an important role in this strike.
(b) Curfew was imposed to drive away the demonstrators, but they came back with
renewed  energy on 24th and 25th.
(c) On Sunday 25
th
 Feb the government suspended the Deema. On 27
th
 police
headquarters were attacked. The people thronged the street raising slogans about
bread and better wages. By evening striking workers had gathered to form a soviet
council known as Petrograd Soviet.
(d) On 2nd March soviet leaders and Deema leaders formed the provisional
government to run the country. They took some important decisions for future.
This is referred as the February  Revolution which brought down the monarchy in
Feb 1917. The Tsar abdicated without  protest. (Any 3 points) 2+1 = 3
OR
(i) In the First world war Germany was defeated. By the Treaty of Versailles the entire
war guilt was placed on Germany and treaty that followed penalised Germany in
every way.
(ii) Germany lost its overseas colonies and also much of its territories in Europe.
(iii) Lost 75% of its iron and 26% of its coal to France and other countries.
(iv) Allied  powers demilitarised Germany to weaken its power.
(v) Since Germany was made responsible for the war, a huge amount was demanded
as compensation.
No. Answers Marks
18
No. Answers Marks
(vi) The resource rich area of Rhineland was placed under the control of Allied army
(Any three points) 3x1= 3
 18. (a) Robespierre ruled France from 1793 to 1794.
 (b) 1. His rule is referred as the Reign of Terror because he followed a policy of severe
control and punishment.
2. All those who were considered enemies by him or who did not agree with him or
with his methods - were arrested, imprisoned and then tried by a revolutionary
tribunal. If found guilty they were guillotined (executed). 3x1 = 3
3. Robespierre pursued his policies so relentlessly  that his period was referred as
 the Reign of terror. (Any two points)
OR
1. In April 1917, the Bolshevik leader lenin returned to Russia from exile. He de clared
that war should be  brought to a close, land should be transferred to the peasants
and banks should be nationalised. He also argued that the Bolshevik should be
known as the communist party.
2. A conflict between the provisional Government and the Bolshevik grew In Sept.
1917. Lenin started planning an uprising against the Government and began to
organize his supporters from army, segrets and factories. A military revolutionary
committee under Leon Trotski planned to seize power.
3. Uprising began  on 24th October 1917. The Prime Minister Kerenisky, with  pro
Government troops tried to  subdue  the Bolshevik but failed.
4. Under the guidance of Lenin the military Revolutionary Committee responded
quickly and by nightfall the city  was under the commitee’s control. At a meeting of
All Russian Congress of soviet  in  Petrograd, the majority approved the Bolshevik
action and Bolshevik under Lenin, Russian Revolution brought Russia under
communist party. (Any 3 Points) 3 x 1 = 3
OR
1. On 30
th 
January 1933 Hitler become the chancellor of Germany and established
dictatorship.
2. Right from the beginning he followed a policy of aggression and war towards
other countries.
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16
 SOCIAL - SCIENCE
 Sample Question Paper
Marking Scheme
Class - IX
PART - I
TIME : 30 Minutes: MM : 16
Q. No. Answer Marks
1 (b) or (c) 1
2 (c) or (c) 1
3 (c) 1
4 (a) 1
5 (c) 1
6 (b) 1
7 (d) 1
8 (b) 1
9 (b) 1
10 (b) 1
11 (c) 1
12 (a) 1
13 (a) 1
14 (a) 1
15 (c) 1
16 (d) 1
17
Part-II
17 (a) The French society was divided into sections called ‘estates’ namely 1st estate
consisting of the clergy, 2nd estate comprising the nobility and the 3rd estate
comprising all commoners including big businessmen, traders, merchants, court
officials, lawyers of peasants and artisans, labourers and small peasants. The
members of the 3rd estate enjoyed all the privileges and were exempted from
taxation.
(b) The entire burden of taxation fell on the 3rd estate. All economic functions were
performed by them. Peasants and farmers grew food, merchants and businessmen
managed trade, workers produced goods, but they could not improve their position.
2+1 = 3
OR
(a) On 22nd February following a lock out in a factory, workers from 50 factories
called a strike.  Women played an important role in this strike.
(b) Curfew was imposed to drive away the demonstrators, but they came back with
renewed  energy on 24th and 25th.
(c) On Sunday 25
th
 Feb the government suspended the Deema. On 27
th
 police
headquarters were attacked. The people thronged the street raising slogans about
bread and better wages. By evening striking workers had gathered to form a soviet
council known as Petrograd Soviet.
(d) On 2nd March soviet leaders and Deema leaders formed the provisional
government to run the country. They took some important decisions for future.
This is referred as the February  Revolution which brought down the monarchy in
Feb 1917. The Tsar abdicated without  protest. (Any 3 points) 2+1 = 3
OR
(i) In the First world war Germany was defeated. By the Treaty of Versailles the entire
war guilt was placed on Germany and treaty that followed penalised Germany in
every way.
(ii) Germany lost its overseas colonies and also much of its territories in Europe.
(iii) Lost 75% of its iron and 26% of its coal to France and other countries.
(iv) Allied  powers demilitarised Germany to weaken its power.
(v) Since Germany was made responsible for the war, a huge amount was demanded
as compensation.
No. Answers Marks
18
No. Answers Marks
(vi) The resource rich area of Rhineland was placed under the control of Allied army
(Any three points) 3x1= 3
 18. (a) Robespierre ruled France from 1793 to 1794.
 (b) 1. His rule is referred as the Reign of Terror because he followed a policy of severe
control and punishment.
2. All those who were considered enemies by him or who did not agree with him or
with his methods - were arrested, imprisoned and then tried by a revolutionary
tribunal. If found guilty they were guillotined (executed). 3x1 = 3
3. Robespierre pursued his policies so relentlessly  that his period was referred as
 the Reign of terror. (Any two points)
OR
1. In April 1917, the Bolshevik leader lenin returned to Russia from exile. He de clared
that war should be  brought to a close, land should be transferred to the peasants
and banks should be nationalised. He also argued that the Bolshevik should be
known as the communist party.
2. A conflict between the provisional Government and the Bolshevik grew In Sept.
1917. Lenin started planning an uprising against the Government and began to
organize his supporters from army, segrets and factories. A military revolutionary
committee under Leon Trotski planned to seize power.
3. Uprising began  on 24th October 1917. The Prime Minister Kerenisky, with  pro
Government troops tried to  subdue  the Bolshevik but failed.
4. Under the guidance of Lenin the military Revolutionary Committee responded
quickly and by nightfall the city  was under the commitee’s control. At a meeting of
All Russian Congress of soviet  in  Petrograd, the majority approved the Bolshevik
action and Bolshevik under Lenin, Russian Revolution brought Russia under
communist party. (Any 3 Points) 3 x 1 = 3
OR
1. On 30
th 
January 1933 Hitler become the chancellor of Germany and established
dictatorship.
2. Right from the beginning he followed a policy of aggression and war towards
other countries.
19
No. Answers Marks
3. He pulled out of the League of Nations in 1933, reoccupied Rhineland in 1936,
Austria Hungary in 1938 under the slogan one people, one empire, one leader. He
conquered Sudetanland a German speaking area of Czecho slovakia and later
grabbed up the whole country.
4. He saw the dream of world empire, ignored the Treaty of Versailles and started a
policy of militarization of Germany. In 1939 he invaded Poland. In 1940, he signed
Rome, Berlin, Tokyo, Axis or Tripartite Pact to form alliance  with Italy and Japan
to fight against allied powers in 2nd world war and strengthened Hitler’s claim to
international power. (Any 3 points) 3 x 1 = 3
 A.19 In forest areas the people use all parts of a tree for some purpose or other. Roots,
leaves, fruits and tubers are used for many things. Fruits and tubers are used in
food as nutrient Herbs are used in medicines. Hard wood is used to make agricultural.
Implements such as plough, yokes etc.
Bamboos make excellent for fences and also for making baskets and umbrella. A
dried scooped out gourd can be used for making portable water bottle Leaves like
salleaves are stiched together for making disposable plates and cups.
Some creepers are used to make ropes from the fruit of the mahua tree. Oil can be
extracted by pressing its fruits
OR
(a) Gujjars were the pastorials who lived in Kangra, Garhwal and Kumaon region. 1
(b) 1. Usually the Gujjars are herders. They come down to the dry forests of bhabar in 2
winter and moved up to high meadows - the bugyals in summer.
2. Gujjar’s are exclusively pastoral tribe.
3. They hardly take to any cultivation.
4. Gujjars wealth consists of buffaloes.
5. They also keep flock of sheep and goat.
6. They live in the skirts of the forest and earn by selling milk, ghee and other
produce of their herd. The women go to the market everyday with pots of milk
and other products in baskets. (Any 4 points) 1+2= 3
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16
 SOCIAL - SCIENCE
 Sample Question Paper
Marking Scheme
Class - IX
PART - I
TIME : 30 Minutes: MM : 16
Q. No. Answer Marks
1 (b) or (c) 1
2 (c) or (c) 1
3 (c) 1
4 (a) 1
5 (c) 1
6 (b) 1
7 (d) 1
8 (b) 1
9 (b) 1
10 (b) 1
11 (c) 1
12 (a) 1
13 (a) 1
14 (a) 1
15 (c) 1
16 (d) 1
17
Part-II
17 (a) The French society was divided into sections called ‘estates’ namely 1st estate
consisting of the clergy, 2nd estate comprising the nobility and the 3rd estate
comprising all commoners including big businessmen, traders, merchants, court
officials, lawyers of peasants and artisans, labourers and small peasants. The
members of the 3rd estate enjoyed all the privileges and were exempted from
taxation.
(b) The entire burden of taxation fell on the 3rd estate. All economic functions were
performed by them. Peasants and farmers grew food, merchants and businessmen
managed trade, workers produced goods, but they could not improve their position.
2+1 = 3
OR
(a) On 22nd February following a lock out in a factory, workers from 50 factories
called a strike.  Women played an important role in this strike.
(b) Curfew was imposed to drive away the demonstrators, but they came back with
renewed  energy on 24th and 25th.
(c) On Sunday 25
th
 Feb the government suspended the Deema. On 27
th
 police
headquarters were attacked. The people thronged the street raising slogans about
bread and better wages. By evening striking workers had gathered to form a soviet
council known as Petrograd Soviet.
(d) On 2nd March soviet leaders and Deema leaders formed the provisional
government to run the country. They took some important decisions for future.
This is referred as the February  Revolution which brought down the monarchy in
Feb 1917. The Tsar abdicated without  protest. (Any 3 points) 2+1 = 3
OR
(i) In the First world war Germany was defeated. By the Treaty of Versailles the entire
war guilt was placed on Germany and treaty that followed penalised Germany in
every way.
(ii) Germany lost its overseas colonies and also much of its territories in Europe.
(iii) Lost 75% of its iron and 26% of its coal to France and other countries.
(iv) Allied  powers demilitarised Germany to weaken its power.
(v) Since Germany was made responsible for the war, a huge amount was demanded
as compensation.
No. Answers Marks
18
No. Answers Marks
(vi) The resource rich area of Rhineland was placed under the control of Allied army
(Any three points) 3x1= 3
 18. (a) Robespierre ruled France from 1793 to 1794.
 (b) 1. His rule is referred as the Reign of Terror because he followed a policy of severe
control and punishment.
2. All those who were considered enemies by him or who did not agree with him or
with his methods - were arrested, imprisoned and then tried by a revolutionary
tribunal. If found guilty they were guillotined (executed). 3x1 = 3
3. Robespierre pursued his policies so relentlessly  that his period was referred as
 the Reign of terror. (Any two points)
OR
1. In April 1917, the Bolshevik leader lenin returned to Russia from exile. He de clared
that war should be  brought to a close, land should be transferred to the peasants
and banks should be nationalised. He also argued that the Bolshevik should be
known as the communist party.
2. A conflict between the provisional Government and the Bolshevik grew In Sept.
1917. Lenin started planning an uprising against the Government and began to
organize his supporters from army, segrets and factories. A military revolutionary
committee under Leon Trotski planned to seize power.
3. Uprising began  on 24th October 1917. The Prime Minister Kerenisky, with  pro
Government troops tried to  subdue  the Bolshevik but failed.
4. Under the guidance of Lenin the military Revolutionary Committee responded
quickly and by nightfall the city  was under the commitee’s control. At a meeting of
All Russian Congress of soviet  in  Petrograd, the majority approved the Bolshevik
action and Bolshevik under Lenin, Russian Revolution brought Russia under
communist party. (Any 3 Points) 3 x 1 = 3
OR
1. On 30
th 
January 1933 Hitler become the chancellor of Germany and established
dictatorship.
2. Right from the beginning he followed a policy of aggression and war towards
other countries.
19
No. Answers Marks
3. He pulled out of the League of Nations in 1933, reoccupied Rhineland in 1936,
Austria Hungary in 1938 under the slogan one people, one empire, one leader. He
conquered Sudetanland a German speaking area of Czecho slovakia and later
grabbed up the whole country.
4. He saw the dream of world empire, ignored the Treaty of Versailles and started a
policy of militarization of Germany. In 1939 he invaded Poland. In 1940, he signed
Rome, Berlin, Tokyo, Axis or Tripartite Pact to form alliance  with Italy and Japan
to fight against allied powers in 2nd world war and strengthened Hitler’s claim to
international power. (Any 3 points) 3 x 1 = 3
 A.19 In forest areas the people use all parts of a tree for some purpose or other. Roots,
leaves, fruits and tubers are used for many things. Fruits and tubers are used in
food as nutrient Herbs are used in medicines. Hard wood is used to make agricultural.
Implements such as plough, yokes etc.
Bamboos make excellent for fences and also for making baskets and umbrella. A
dried scooped out gourd can be used for making portable water bottle Leaves like
salleaves are stiched together for making disposable plates and cups.
Some creepers are used to make ropes from the fruit of the mahua tree. Oil can be
extracted by pressing its fruits
OR
(a) Gujjars were the pastorials who lived in Kangra, Garhwal and Kumaon region. 1
(b) 1. Usually the Gujjars are herders. They come down to the dry forests of bhabar in 2
winter and moved up to high meadows - the bugyals in summer.
2. Gujjar’s are exclusively pastoral tribe.
3. They hardly take to any cultivation.
4. Gujjars wealth consists of buffaloes.
5. They also keep flock of sheep and goat.
6. They live in the skirts of the forest and earn by selling milk, ghee and other
produce of their herd. The women go to the market everyday with pots of milk
and other products in baskets. (Any 4 points) 1+2= 3
20
No. Answers Marks
OR
(a) The poppy crop had to be grown on the best land which lay near the village and
were well manured. Usually these lands were used for growing pulses. If pulses
are grown in inferior land, the crops are below the required quality.
(b) Most of the cultivators did not own land. They had to pay high rent to the landlords to
acquire good quality land on lease. This impoverished the peasants.
(c) Cultivation of poppy was a difficult process. The cultivators had to spend long hours
for nurturing poppy plants. They were left with no time to care for other crops.
(d) The price the Government paid to the cultivators for growing poppy was extremely
low and unprofitable. (Any three points)
3 x 1 = 3
Q.20 (a) Forest Act was enacted in 1865 and was amended in 1878.
1. It divided the forests into three categories. The forests were known as the reserved
forests Villagers were not allowed to take anything from these forests, even for their
own use.
2. This caused great hardships to the villagers. All their daily practices such as cutting
wood for their houses, grazing cattle, collecting fruits and roots, hunting and fishing,
became illegal.
3. People were now forced to steal wood from forests. If caught by forest guard, they were
punished. Women could not collect fire wood from the forests - forest guards and
constables harassed them (Any 2 points)
1+2 = 3
OR
1. The landlords and farmers were alarmed because they were recieving threatening
letters from a mysterious person called Swing.
2. Basically people were angry because the landlords began to use threshing machine
leading to the unemployment of labourers and loss of livelihood.
3. In 1830 a threshing machine was destroyed. There were riots which also alarmed
the farmers.
3 x 1 = 3
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