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CBSE IX |  Social Science 
Sample Paper -3  
 
  
CBSE 
Class IX  
Social Science 
Sample Paper 3 
Time: 3 hrs  Total Marks: 80 
        
General Instructions: 
a) The question paper is divided into four sections – Section A, Section B, Section C and 
Section D.  
b) The question paper has 26 questions in all.  
c) All questions are compulsory.  
d) Marks are indicated against each question.  
e) Questions from serial number 1 to 7 are very short answer type questions. Each 
question carries one mark.  
f) Questions from serial number 8 to 18 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these 
questions should not exceed 80 words each.  
g) Questions from serial number 19 to 25 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these 
questions should not exceed 100 words each.  
h) Question number 26 is a map question of 5 marks with two parts -26 A from History 
(2 marks) and 26 B from Geography (3 marks). 
 
SECTION A 
 
1. Who were the ‘kulaks’ in Soviet Russia? 
                                                                                   OR   
Name two prominent industrial areas in Russia at the beginning of the twentieth 
century.   (1) 
   
2. What are Sleepers? 
OR 
What rights were given by the government to pastoralist communities in the ‘Protected 
Forests’?   
                                                             OR 
Mention two ways in which the enclosure of lands proved beneficial for rich farmers.  (1) 
 
3. Name one constitutional right of the citizens. 
OR 
Which Right allows citizens to move the Supreme Court in order to enforce the other 
Fundamental Rights conferred on them?   (1) 
 
4. Who are permanent executives in a democracy?  (1) 
    (1)  
5. What is internal migration 
                                                                                 OR   
Define birth rate.   (1) 
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CBSE IX |  Social Science 
Sample Paper -3  
 
  
CBSE 
Class IX  
Social Science 
Sample Paper 3 
Time: 3 hrs  Total Marks: 80 
        
General Instructions: 
a) The question paper is divided into four sections – Section A, Section B, Section C and 
Section D.  
b) The question paper has 26 questions in all.  
c) All questions are compulsory.  
d) Marks are indicated against each question.  
e) Questions from serial number 1 to 7 are very short answer type questions. Each 
question carries one mark.  
f) Questions from serial number 8 to 18 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these 
questions should not exceed 80 words each.  
g) Questions from serial number 19 to 25 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these 
questions should not exceed 100 words each.  
h) Question number 26 is a map question of 5 marks with two parts -26 A from History 
(2 marks) and 26 B from Geography (3 marks). 
 
SECTION A 
 
1. Who were the ‘kulaks’ in Soviet Russia? 
                                                                                   OR   
Name two prominent industrial areas in Russia at the beginning of the twentieth 
century.   (1) 
   
2. What are Sleepers? 
OR 
What rights were given by the government to pastoralist communities in the ‘Protected 
Forests’?   
                                                             OR 
Mention two ways in which the enclosure of lands proved beneficial for rich farmers.  (1) 
 
3. Name one constitutional right of the citizens. 
OR 
Which Right allows citizens to move the Supreme Court in order to enforce the other 
Fundamental Rights conferred on them?   (1) 
 
4. Who are permanent executives in a democracy?  (1) 
    (1)  
5. What is internal migration 
                                                                                 OR   
Define birth rate.   (1) 
  
 
CBSE IX |  Social Science 
Sample Paper -3  
 
  
 
6. Who said, “India would be truly independent only when the poorest of its people 
become free of human suffering”?   (1) 
   
7. Money bills passed by the Lok Sabha can be delayed by the Rajya Sabha up to how many 
days?  (1) 
SECTION B 
 
8.  The French Revolution was inevitable. Give reasons to prove your argument. 
OR 
What led to subsistence crisis in France?   (3) 
 
9. Explain the role of women in Germany during Hitler’s dictatorship. 
OR 
State the Nuremberg Laws of citizenship of September 1935.   (3) 
 
10. "The physiographic divisions of India are complementary to each other." Give reason. 
OR 
Discuss the location, extent, climate and natural vegetation of the Great Indian Desert.   (3) 
   
11. "In democracy the rulers are not free to do what they like". Explain.   (3)  
 
12. According to you, which resource among land, human and capital is the most 
important? Why? 
                                                                                 OR    (3) 
List down three economic and three uneconomic activities.   (3) 
 
13. India is said to enjoy a strategic position with reference to international trade route. 
Give three reasons.   (3) 
 
14. What do you understand by the term ‘Constitutional amendment’? Why did the framers 
of the Indian Constitution make it flexible?   (3)    (3) 
 
15. Why do different countries use different poverty lines?   (3) 
   
16. The Indian judiciary is independent of the legislature and executive. Support the 
statement by giving three arguments.  
                                                                               OR   
Describe briefly the procedure for Impeachment of the President.   (3) 
 
17. List any three methods which should be implemented to make India secure in terms of 
food grains.   
                                                                               OR 
Discuss positive and negative aspects of food security in India.   (3) 
 
18. When and how was the Constitutional Assembly of India formed?  (3) 
 
 
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CBSE IX |  Social Science 
Sample Paper -3  
 
  
CBSE 
Class IX  
Social Science 
Sample Paper 3 
Time: 3 hrs  Total Marks: 80 
        
General Instructions: 
a) The question paper is divided into four sections – Section A, Section B, Section C and 
Section D.  
b) The question paper has 26 questions in all.  
c) All questions are compulsory.  
d) Marks are indicated against each question.  
e) Questions from serial number 1 to 7 are very short answer type questions. Each 
question carries one mark.  
f) Questions from serial number 8 to 18 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these 
questions should not exceed 80 words each.  
g) Questions from serial number 19 to 25 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these 
questions should not exceed 100 words each.  
h) Question number 26 is a map question of 5 marks with two parts -26 A from History 
(2 marks) and 26 B from Geography (3 marks). 
 
SECTION A 
 
1. Who were the ‘kulaks’ in Soviet Russia? 
                                                                                   OR   
Name two prominent industrial areas in Russia at the beginning of the twentieth 
century.   (1) 
   
2. What are Sleepers? 
OR 
What rights were given by the government to pastoralist communities in the ‘Protected 
Forests’?   
                                                             OR 
Mention two ways in which the enclosure of lands proved beneficial for rich farmers.  (1) 
 
3. Name one constitutional right of the citizens. 
OR 
Which Right allows citizens to move the Supreme Court in order to enforce the other 
Fundamental Rights conferred on them?   (1) 
 
4. Who are permanent executives in a democracy?  (1) 
    (1)  
5. What is internal migration 
                                                                                 OR   
Define birth rate.   (1) 
  
 
CBSE IX |  Social Science 
Sample Paper -3  
 
  
 
6. Who said, “India would be truly independent only when the poorest of its people 
become free of human suffering”?   (1) 
   
7. Money bills passed by the Lok Sabha can be delayed by the Rajya Sabha up to how many 
days?  (1) 
SECTION B 
 
8.  The French Revolution was inevitable. Give reasons to prove your argument. 
OR 
What led to subsistence crisis in France?   (3) 
 
9. Explain the role of women in Germany during Hitler’s dictatorship. 
OR 
State the Nuremberg Laws of citizenship of September 1935.   (3) 
 
10. "The physiographic divisions of India are complementary to each other." Give reason. 
OR 
Discuss the location, extent, climate and natural vegetation of the Great Indian Desert.   (3) 
   
11. "In democracy the rulers are not free to do what they like". Explain.   (3)  
 
12. According to you, which resource among land, human and capital is the most 
important? Why? 
                                                                                 OR    (3) 
List down three economic and three uneconomic activities.   (3) 
 
13. India is said to enjoy a strategic position with reference to international trade route. 
Give three reasons.   (3) 
 
14. What do you understand by the term ‘Constitutional amendment’? Why did the framers 
of the Indian Constitution make it flexible?   (3)    (3) 
 
15. Why do different countries use different poverty lines?   (3) 
   
16. The Indian judiciary is independent of the legislature and executive. Support the 
statement by giving three arguments.  
                                                                               OR   
Describe briefly the procedure for Impeachment of the President.   (3) 
 
17. List any three methods which should be implemented to make India secure in terms of 
food grains.   
                                                                               OR 
Discuss positive and negative aspects of food security in India.   (3) 
 
18. When and how was the Constitutional Assembly of India formed?  (3) 
 
 
  
 
CBSE IX |  Social Science 
Sample Paper -3  
 
  
SECTION C 
19. The introduction of railways had an adverse impact on the forests. Justify by giving 
examples.   
                                                        OR 
In what ways the British administer the affairs of the Maasai? What was its impact on 
the community? 
OR 
Discuss the westward movement of white settlers in America.   (5) 
  
20. Explain the rainfall pattern in India.    
                                                                            OR 
Discuss any five climatic conditions that determine the climate of India.   (5) 
 
21. What do you mean by Green Revolution? Why was the initial impact of Green 
Revolution limited only to a few regions?   (5)  
   
22. The colonial rule, to some extent, was responsible for the widespread poverty in India. 
Do you agree? Give reasons to support your answer.  (5)  (5) 
 
23. Discuss the February Revolution in Russia.   (5) 
 
24. What is a constitution? Why do we need it?   
OR 
Elaborate on the philosophy and values that are enshrined in the Indian Constitution.   (5) 
   
25. State five differences between the Himalayan and the Peninsular Rivers.   (5) 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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CBSE IX |  Social Science 
Sample Paper -3  
 
  
CBSE 
Class IX  
Social Science 
Sample Paper 3 
Time: 3 hrs  Total Marks: 80 
        
General Instructions: 
a) The question paper is divided into four sections – Section A, Section B, Section C and 
Section D.  
b) The question paper has 26 questions in all.  
c) All questions are compulsory.  
d) Marks are indicated against each question.  
e) Questions from serial number 1 to 7 are very short answer type questions. Each 
question carries one mark.  
f) Questions from serial number 8 to 18 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these 
questions should not exceed 80 words each.  
g) Questions from serial number 19 to 25 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these 
questions should not exceed 100 words each.  
h) Question number 26 is a map question of 5 marks with two parts -26 A from History 
(2 marks) and 26 B from Geography (3 marks). 
 
SECTION A 
 
1. Who were the ‘kulaks’ in Soviet Russia? 
                                                                                   OR   
Name two prominent industrial areas in Russia at the beginning of the twentieth 
century.   (1) 
   
2. What are Sleepers? 
OR 
What rights were given by the government to pastoralist communities in the ‘Protected 
Forests’?   
                                                             OR 
Mention two ways in which the enclosure of lands proved beneficial for rich farmers.  (1) 
 
3. Name one constitutional right of the citizens. 
OR 
Which Right allows citizens to move the Supreme Court in order to enforce the other 
Fundamental Rights conferred on them?   (1) 
 
4. Who are permanent executives in a democracy?  (1) 
    (1)  
5. What is internal migration 
                                                                                 OR   
Define birth rate.   (1) 
  
 
CBSE IX |  Social Science 
Sample Paper -3  
 
  
 
6. Who said, “India would be truly independent only when the poorest of its people 
become free of human suffering”?   (1) 
   
7. Money bills passed by the Lok Sabha can be delayed by the Rajya Sabha up to how many 
days?  (1) 
SECTION B 
 
8.  The French Revolution was inevitable. Give reasons to prove your argument. 
OR 
What led to subsistence crisis in France?   (3) 
 
9. Explain the role of women in Germany during Hitler’s dictatorship. 
OR 
State the Nuremberg Laws of citizenship of September 1935.   (3) 
 
10. "The physiographic divisions of India are complementary to each other." Give reason. 
OR 
Discuss the location, extent, climate and natural vegetation of the Great Indian Desert.   (3) 
   
11. "In democracy the rulers are not free to do what they like". Explain.   (3)  
 
12. According to you, which resource among land, human and capital is the most 
important? Why? 
                                                                                 OR    (3) 
List down three economic and three uneconomic activities.   (3) 
 
13. India is said to enjoy a strategic position with reference to international trade route. 
Give three reasons.   (3) 
 
14. What do you understand by the term ‘Constitutional amendment’? Why did the framers 
of the Indian Constitution make it flexible?   (3)    (3) 
 
15. Why do different countries use different poverty lines?   (3) 
   
16. The Indian judiciary is independent of the legislature and executive. Support the 
statement by giving three arguments.  
                                                                               OR   
Describe briefly the procedure for Impeachment of the President.   (3) 
 
17. List any three methods which should be implemented to make India secure in terms of 
food grains.   
                                                                               OR 
Discuss positive and negative aspects of food security in India.   (3) 
 
18. When and how was the Constitutional Assembly of India formed?  (3) 
 
 
  
 
CBSE IX |  Social Science 
Sample Paper -3  
 
  
SECTION C 
19. The introduction of railways had an adverse impact on the forests. Justify by giving 
examples.   
                                                        OR 
In what ways the British administer the affairs of the Maasai? What was its impact on 
the community? 
OR 
Discuss the westward movement of white settlers in America.   (5) 
  
20. Explain the rainfall pattern in India.    
                                                                            OR 
Discuss any five climatic conditions that determine the climate of India.   (5) 
 
21. What do you mean by Green Revolution? Why was the initial impact of Green 
Revolution limited only to a few regions?   (5)  
   
22. The colonial rule, to some extent, was responsible for the widespread poverty in India. 
Do you agree? Give reasons to support your answer.  (5)  (5) 
 
23. Discuss the February Revolution in Russia.   (5) 
 
24. What is a constitution? Why do we need it?   
OR 
Elaborate on the philosophy and values that are enshrined in the Indian Constitution.   (5) 
   
25. State five differences between the Himalayan and the Peninsular Rivers.   (5) 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
CBSE IX |  Social Science 
Sample Paper -3  
 
  
 
SECTION D 
26 (A) On an outline map of the world, two nations A and B are marked. These are Allied 
powers that participated in the First World War. Identify these countries and write 
their correct names on the lines marked on the map.  (2)            
 
 
  
26(B) On the given political outline map of India locate the following features with 
appropriate symbols:  (3) 
a. Tropic of Cancer 
b. Malwa Plateau 
c. Wular lake 
d. Chotanagpur Plateau 
e. The state having a high density of population 
 
 
 
 
 
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