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Summative Assessment-I 2014-2015 
Social Science 
Class – X 
 
 Time allowed: 3 hours                                Maximum Marks: 90 
 
 General Instructions: 
a) The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory. 
b) Marks are indicated against each question. 
c) Questions 1 to 8 are very short answer type questions of 1 mark each. 
d) Questions 9 to 21 are three marks each. Answer of these questions should not exceed 80 
words each. 
e) Questions 22 to 29 carry five marks each. Answer of these questions should not exceed 
100 words each. 
f) Questions number 30 is map question of 3 marks from Geography. After completion, 
attach the map inside your answer book. 
 
 
1. How did Governor General William Bentinck react to the petition filed by editors of English 
and vernacular newspapers? 
Or 
Which novel has explained the depletion of English traditional agrarian society? 
2. Which state is known as the harbinger of ‘Green Revolution’ in India? 
3. Why is power sharing desirable? 
4. Why have the participation of women in the legislative bodies been very low? 
5. Name the representation body formed by a few Gram Panchayats. 
6. Mention the share of tertiary sector in terms of GDP in 2003? 
7. COMPARATIVE DATA 
STATE IMR (per 1,000) 
2003 
LITERACY RATE 
(%) 2001 
Not attendance 
ration – 1995-96 
Punjab 49 70 81 
Kerala 11 91 91 
Bihar 60 47 41 
Which state appears the most developed? 
8. What does GDP stand for? 
9. “Food offers many examples of long-distance cultural exchange”. Support your answer with 
three examples. 
Or 
Assess the impact of the American Civil War on the plight of weavers in India during second 
half of the 18
th
 century. 
    Or 
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Summative Assessment-I 2014-2015 
Social Science 
Class – X 
 
 Time allowed: 3 hours                                Maximum Marks: 90 
 
 General Instructions: 
a) The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory. 
b) Marks are indicated against each question. 
c) Questions 1 to 8 are very short answer type questions of 1 mark each. 
d) Questions 9 to 21 are three marks each. Answer of these questions should not exceed 80 
words each. 
e) Questions 22 to 29 carry five marks each. Answer of these questions should not exceed 
100 words each. 
f) Questions number 30 is map question of 3 marks from Geography. After completion, 
attach the map inside your answer book. 
 
 
1. How did Governor General William Bentinck react to the petition filed by editors of English 
and vernacular newspapers? 
Or 
Which novel has explained the depletion of English traditional agrarian society? 
2. Which state is known as the harbinger of ‘Green Revolution’ in India? 
3. Why is power sharing desirable? 
4. Why have the participation of women in the legislative bodies been very low? 
5. Name the representation body formed by a few Gram Panchayats. 
6. Mention the share of tertiary sector in terms of GDP in 2003? 
7. COMPARATIVE DATA 
STATE IMR (per 1,000) 
2003 
LITERACY RATE 
(%) 2001 
Not attendance 
ration – 1995-96 
Punjab 49 70 81 
Kerala 11 91 91 
Bihar 60 47 41 
Which state appears the most developed? 
8. What does GDP stand for? 
9. “Food offers many examples of long-distance cultural exchange”. Support your answer with 
three examples. 
Or 
Assess the impact of the American Civil War on the plight of weavers in India during second 
half of the 18
th
 century. 
    Or 
 
 
 
 
Who are Philanthropists? Explain any two steps taken to control crime in London in the 
1870s. 
10. What led to the birth of Group of 77(G-77) in 1960s? What was their main demand? 
Or 
Why did industrial production in India increase during the First World War? Give any three 
reasons? 
    Or 
‘The Chawls of Bombay were a small cosmopolitan community in themselves’. Explain the 
statement. 
11. How did the hearing public and the reading public become intermingled? Explain. 
Or 
What are the main features of novel ‘Sevesadan’ written by Munshi Premchand? Explain any 
three. 
12. How did new forms of popular literature appear in print targeting new audience in the 
Eighteenth century? Explain with examples. 
Or 
Who was Rokeya Hossien? What message did she convey through her writings? 
13. Classify resources on the basis of ownership by giving examples. 
14. Explain any three causes of depletion of forests in India. 
15. Explain any three ill-effects of industrialization and urbanization on water resources in India. 
16. Is caste system coming to the end? Write your views. 
17. When and how do social differences lead to social divisions? What are the social 
circumstances when it becomes easier to accommodate them? 
18. Justify the statement that basic idea behind decentralization is power sharing. 
19. In what respect is the criterion used by the UNDP for measuring development different from 
the one used by the World Bank? Explain. 
20. On what basis are the developmental goals determined by different people? Give one 
example to power the development for some may cause harm to others. 
21. What is GDP? Explain with example the method of calculating Gross Domestic Product. 
22. Assess the role of technology in shaping the world economy of 19
th
 century. 
Or 
How did the First World War create a dramatically new situation in Indian industries? 
Explains. 
    Or 
Explain any five social changes that took place in the family life on the 18
th
 century in 
London. 
23. Describe the history of print revolution in India. 
Or 
Explain the aspects of Premchand’s writing that make them special. 
24. State any five points to distinguish between red soils and laterite soils. 
25. Distinguish between primitive subsistence farming and intensive substance farming. 
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Summative Assessment-I 2014-2015 
Social Science 
Class – X 
 
 Time allowed: 3 hours                                Maximum Marks: 90 
 
 General Instructions: 
a) The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory. 
b) Marks are indicated against each question. 
c) Questions 1 to 8 are very short answer type questions of 1 mark each. 
d) Questions 9 to 21 are three marks each. Answer of these questions should not exceed 80 
words each. 
e) Questions 22 to 29 carry five marks each. Answer of these questions should not exceed 
100 words each. 
f) Questions number 30 is map question of 3 marks from Geography. After completion, 
attach the map inside your answer book. 
 
 
1. How did Governor General William Bentinck react to the petition filed by editors of English 
and vernacular newspapers? 
Or 
Which novel has explained the depletion of English traditional agrarian society? 
2. Which state is known as the harbinger of ‘Green Revolution’ in India? 
3. Why is power sharing desirable? 
4. Why have the participation of women in the legislative bodies been very low? 
5. Name the representation body formed by a few Gram Panchayats. 
6. Mention the share of tertiary sector in terms of GDP in 2003? 
7. COMPARATIVE DATA 
STATE IMR (per 1,000) 
2003 
LITERACY RATE 
(%) 2001 
Not attendance 
ration – 1995-96 
Punjab 49 70 81 
Kerala 11 91 91 
Bihar 60 47 41 
Which state appears the most developed? 
8. What does GDP stand for? 
9. “Food offers many examples of long-distance cultural exchange”. Support your answer with 
three examples. 
Or 
Assess the impact of the American Civil War on the plight of weavers in India during second 
half of the 18
th
 century. 
    Or 
 
 
 
 
Who are Philanthropists? Explain any two steps taken to control crime in London in the 
1870s. 
10. What led to the birth of Group of 77(G-77) in 1960s? What was their main demand? 
Or 
Why did industrial production in India increase during the First World War? Give any three 
reasons? 
    Or 
‘The Chawls of Bombay were a small cosmopolitan community in themselves’. Explain the 
statement. 
11. How did the hearing public and the reading public become intermingled? Explain. 
Or 
What are the main features of novel ‘Sevesadan’ written by Munshi Premchand? Explain any 
three. 
12. How did new forms of popular literature appear in print targeting new audience in the 
Eighteenth century? Explain with examples. 
Or 
Who was Rokeya Hossien? What message did she convey through her writings? 
13. Classify resources on the basis of ownership by giving examples. 
14. Explain any three causes of depletion of forests in India. 
15. Explain any three ill-effects of industrialization and urbanization on water resources in India. 
16. Is caste system coming to the end? Write your views. 
17. When and how do social differences lead to social divisions? What are the social 
circumstances when it becomes easier to accommodate them? 
18. Justify the statement that basic idea behind decentralization is power sharing. 
19. In what respect is the criterion used by the UNDP for measuring development different from 
the one used by the World Bank? Explain. 
20. On what basis are the developmental goals determined by different people? Give one 
example to power the development for some may cause harm to others. 
21. What is GDP? Explain with example the method of calculating Gross Domestic Product. 
22. Assess the role of technology in shaping the world economy of 19
th
 century. 
Or 
How did the First World War create a dramatically new situation in Indian industries? 
Explains. 
    Or 
Explain any five social changes that took place in the family life on the 18
th
 century in 
London. 
23. Describe the history of print revolution in India. 
Or 
Explain the aspects of Premchand’s writing that make them special. 
24. State any five points to distinguish between red soils and laterite soils. 
25. Distinguish between primitive subsistence farming and intensive substance farming. 
 
 
 
 
26. Highlight the steps taken by Government of India towards making it a successful federation. 
27. Describe the positive and negative aspects of relationship between caste and politics. 
28. How has the World Development Report 2006 classified countries? What are the limitations 
of the report? 
29. ‘Money cannot buy all the goods and services that a person may need to live well’. Explain the 
statement with suitable example. 
30. a) One item A is shown in the given political outline map of India. Identify this item with 
the help of following information and write its Correct name so the line marked on the map. 
1. Type of soil 
b) One the map political outline map of India, locate and lined the following items with 
appropriate symbols 
 2. Bandhavgarh National park 
 3. Rama Pratap Sagar dam 
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