Social Science Past Year Paper SA-1(Set -15) - 2014, Class 10, CBSE Class 10 Notes | EduRev

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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 Multiple Choice 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. Who wrote ‘Jungle Book’? 
Or 
Name the first historical novel written in Bengali. 
2. What are Endemic species? 
3. In which city is the Head-quarters of the European Union located? 
4. What did Peter Norman do, during the award ceremony of Mexico Olympics, to support the 
protesting American athletes? 
5. Name the system that values men more and gives them power over women? 
6. State the meaning of underemployment? 
7. According to the World Bank (2004) which country would be classified as a low income 
country? 
8. Name any two among the following are things that money cannot buy. 
9. “19
th
 century indenture had been described as a new system of slavery”. Explain the 
statement briefly. 
Or 
Describe the contributions of Dwarakanath Tagore as an entrepreneur of Bengal. 
    Or 
When and why was the Rent Act passed in Bombay during the British days? What was its 
outcome? 
10. “Food offers many examples of long-distance cultural exchange”. Support your answer with 
three examples. 
11. Explain the reasons favouring shift from hand printing to mechanical printing in China. 
Or 
How did the historical novels in India try to create a sense of Pan – Indian belonging? 
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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 Multiple Choice 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. Who wrote ‘Jungle Book’? 
Or 
Name the first historical novel written in Bengali. 
2. What are Endemic species? 
3. In which city is the Head-quarters of the European Union located? 
4. What did Peter Norman do, during the award ceremony of Mexico Olympics, to support the 
protesting American athletes? 
5. Name the system that values men more and gives them power over women? 
6. State the meaning of underemployment? 
7. According to the World Bank (2004) which country would be classified as a low income 
country? 
8. Name any two among the following are things that money cannot buy. 
9. “19
th
 century indenture had been described as a new system of slavery”. Explain the 
statement briefly. 
Or 
Describe the contributions of Dwarakanath Tagore as an entrepreneur of Bengal. 
    Or 
When and why was the Rent Act passed in Bombay during the British days? What was its 
outcome? 
10. “Food offers many examples of long-distance cultural exchange”. Support your answer with 
three examples. 
11. Explain the reasons favouring shift from hand printing to mechanical printing in China. 
Or 
How did the historical novels in India try to create a sense of Pan – Indian belonging? 
 
 
 
 
12. Explain any three reasons which created a large number of new readers in the 19
th
 century. 
Or 
In what ways did novels help to give the people of vision of being ideal characters? 
13. How is primitive subsistence agriculture different from commercial agriculture? Give three 
points of distinction. 
14. Describe any three methods of “Rain water harvesting”. 
15. Explain any three factors responsible for the formation of soil. 
16. What lessons are learnt from the majoritarianism practiced in Sri Lanka? Explain. 
17. Describe the three-fold distribution of legislative powers between the Union Government 
and State Governments of India. 
18. Evaluate three main features of Indian democracy which make it a federal country. 
19. Apart from income, which other six things people look for growth and development? 
20. “Sustainability of development is a new area of knowledge”. Share your opinion statement. 
21. Differentiate between final goods and intermediate goods with the help of examples. 
22. Explain the ‘Corn laws’. Why did the British Government decide to abolish Corn Laws? 
Or 
Explain the impact of the First World War on industrial production in India. 
    Or 
Explain any five sources of entertainment which came up in the 19
th
 century in England to 
provide leisure activities. 
23. How did print encourage the reading of religious texts among the Hindus? Explain. 
Or 
Name the first novel writing by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyaya. Assess his contribution to 
the Bengali novel. 
24. Explain moral reasons to explain that Power sharing is desirable. 
25. In which three ways the political system in Belgium is different and innovative from other 
countries? 
26. Explain the constitutional amendments of 1992 that empower local government in India. 
27. Differentiate between ‘Coming Together Federation’ and Holding Together Federation’, with 
examples. 
28. What is development? Why do different persons have different developmental goals? Explain 
with four examples. 
29. Describe any five conditions or aspects that you would consider before accepting a job? 
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 to correct name on the line marked on the map. 
a) Type of forests 
B) On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following items with 
appropriate symbols 
b) Periyar Tiger Reserve 
c) Hirakud Dam 
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