Social Science Past Year Paper SA-1(Set -8) - 2016, Class 10, CBSE Class 10 Notes | EduRev

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Class 10 : Social Science Past Year Paper SA-1(Set -8) - 2016, Class 10, CBSE Class 10 Notes | EduRev

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M 
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?-1 : 2016-17 
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT-1 : 2016-17 
??????? ???? / SOCIAL SCIENCE 
?
?-X / Class-X 
Time Allowed : 3 Hours        Maximum Marks: 90 
?????? ??? : 3 ??          ?????? ???:90 
 
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1. ??  ? ? ? ? ? 30  ?
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2. ??  ? ? ????? ??? ? ??? ???? ? ?
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3.  ???? 1 ?? 8 ?? ? ?  ??-?? ??? ? ? ?
? ??? ? ?? ?? ? ???? ?? 
?? ? ?? 
4.  ???? 9 ?? 21 ?? ??  3 ??? ?? ??? ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 80 ?? ???? 
???? ???? ?????? 
5.  ???? 22 ?? 29 ?? ??  5 ??? ?? ??? ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 120 ??? 
?? ???? ???? ???? ?????? 
6.  ???? 30, ????? ?? ????? ?)*?, 3 ??? ??  ??? ?? ????? ? ? ??? ????? 
?? ???? ?? ??,-?? ? ? ?.? ???? ???? ?????? 
 
General Instructions 
1. The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory. 
2. Marks are indicated against each question. 
3. Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short answer type questions. Each question 
carries one mark. 
4. Questions from serial number 9 to 12 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 80 words each. 
5. Questions from serial number 22 to 29 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 120 Words each. 
6. Question number 30 is map question of 3 marks from Geography. After completion, attach 
the map inside your answer book. 
 
1. ????1??2 ?? 3??? ???4? ???? ??-? ?? ??? ??,??? 
Name the first book printed by Gutenberg press. 
???? / OR 
?????? ???6? ? ????????? ?8? ? ? ?????9? ?: ?? ????? ???? ??;???? ? 
???2??? 
Who showed the negative side of colonial occupation in his novels in the 20th century? 
 
2. ???-?? ???? ???? ????, ? ? ,>???, ??? ???? ?? ???? ?? ?AB ??? 
Which millet is rich in iron, calcium, other micronutrients and roughage? 
 
3. ???? ? ? ????2 ? ?? ? ? :???? ????? ?? ?? ?????? ?????? 
Give one example to explain horizontal distribution of power in the Indian context. 
 
4. ?????? ??????? ? ????? ?????? ?? ???????? ???? ?? ???2 ???? ??? ??? 
How many languages are recognised as Scheduled Language by the Indian Constitution? 
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M 
?????? ???
?-1 : 2016-17 
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT-1 : 2016-17 
??????? ???? / SOCIAL SCIENCE 
?
?-X / Class-X 
Time Allowed : 3 Hours        Maximum Marks: 90 
?????? ??? : 3 ??          ?????? ???:90 
 
???? ???? 
1. ??  ? ? ? ? ? 30  ?
? ??  ?????? ??? 
2. ??  ? ? ????? ??? ? ??? ???? ? ?
? 
3.  ???? 1 ?? 8 ?? ? ?  ??-?? ??? ? ? ?
? ??? ? ?? ?? ? ???? ?? 
?? ? ?? 
4.  ???? 9 ?? 21 ?? ??  3 ??? ?? ??? ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 80 ?? ???? 
???? ???? ?????? 
5.  ???? 22 ?? 29 ?? ??  5 ??? ?? ??? ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 120 ??? 
?? ???? ???? ???? ?????? 
6.  ???? 30, ????? ?? ????? ?)*?, 3 ??? ??  ??? ?? ????? ? ? ??? ????? 
?? ???? ?? ??,-?? ? ? ?.? ???? ???? ?????? 
 
General Instructions 
1. The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory. 
2. Marks are indicated against each question. 
3. Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short answer type questions. Each question 
carries one mark. 
4. Questions from serial number 9 to 12 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 80 words each. 
5. Questions from serial number 22 to 29 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 120 Words each. 
6. Question number 30 is map question of 3 marks from Geography. After completion, attach 
the map inside your answer book. 
 
1. ????1??2 ?? 3??? ???4? ???? ??-? ?? ??? ??,??? 
Name the first book printed by Gutenberg press. 
???? / OR 
?????? ???6? ? ????????? ?8? ? ? ?????9? ?: ?? ????? ???? ??;???? ? 
???2??? 
Who showed the negative side of colonial occupation in his novels in the 20th century? 
 
2. ???-?? ???? ???? ????, ? ? ,>???, ??? ???? ?? ???? ?? ?AB ??? 
Which millet is rich in iron, calcium, other micronutrients and roughage? 
 
3. ???? ? ? ????2 ? ?? ? ? :???? ????? ?? ?? ?????? ?????? 
Give one example to explain horizontal distribution of power in the Indian context. 
 
4. ?????? ??????? ? ????? ?????? ?? ???????? ???? ?? ???2 ???? ??? ??? 
How many languages are recognised as Scheduled Language by the Indian Constitution? 
 
 
 
 
 
5. ??????? ???-??? ?EB ???? ???? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??,??? 
State any one factor that creates social differences. 
 
6. ????? ? ? ???? ? ? F? ? ?? G,H ?? ?? ?? ???? ?? ?J?? ?????? 
Mention any one limitation of Per Capita Income as an indicator of development. 
 
7. ?3???? :?? ?? ?K?????? ?????? 
Define secondary sector. 
 
8. “?? ? ? ??? ?? ????? ?? ?? ? ? ??? ? ? ??? ????????? ?? ?? ???? ?? |” ??? ?? 
???L ???? ?? ?????? ????? | 
“Development for one may be the destruction for the other.” Give one example to 
support the statement. 
 
9. ?? ?N??2L
O ?? ???2? ???? (NIEO) ?? ??????? ?? PF? ?????? 
Explain the concept of New International Economic Order (NIEO). 
???? / OR 
?? ???4? ???Q ? ? ??? ??,?? ??R???? ???? ?? ????? ? ? ????? ?? ????? 
Name the sea routes that connected India with Asian countries. 
???? / OR 
19??? ??? ? ?)? ?? ?? ???? ???? ????? ?? ??R?? ??? ??? ??T??? ?? G?U? 
?????? 
Explain any three major problems faced by people who migrated to Bombay during the 
nineteenth century. 
 
10. PL ????? ?? ??V ????Q ?? ??? ??? ?)? ? ? ?? ? ? ???W ? ??? ????-??? ?? 
??????? ?? ???? ??? ????? 
In what ways did food items offer scope for long distance cultural exchange? Explain. 
???? / OR 
?Y??? ? ?????? ????? ???? ???? ??? ??? ??? ??????? ??? PL ?????? 
How did job-seekers sped their nights in Britain? Explain. 
???? / OR 
???? ?????? ????? ? ? ????? ?? ??????9? ???:? ?????? 
Critically examine the impacts of London Underground Railway. 
 
11. ???? ??Z ???? 768–770 ?. ?? ??-??? ???? ?? ????? ?? ??? ??? 
????? ????? PL ????? | 
How did the Buddhist missionaries from China introduce printing technology into Japan 
around A.D. 768-770? Explain. 
???? / OR 
‘??\????????’ ???? ??;?? ????? ????? ?? ??;?? 3??? ????? ?? ??? ?? 
??R?? ?? ??????? ?? ????? ?????? 
Who wrote the novel ‘Saraswativijayam’? Highlight any two messages given to the 
people through the novel. 
 
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M 
?????? ???
?-1 : 2016-17 
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT-1 : 2016-17 
??????? ???? / SOCIAL SCIENCE 
?
?-X / Class-X 
Time Allowed : 3 Hours        Maximum Marks: 90 
?????? ??? : 3 ??          ?????? ???:90 
 
???? ???? 
1. ??  ? ? ? ? ? 30  ?
? ??  ?????? ??? 
2. ??  ? ? ????? ??? ? ??? ???? ? ?
? 
3.  ???? 1 ?? 8 ?? ? ?  ??-?? ??? ? ? ?
? ??? ? ?? ?? ? ???? ?? 
?? ? ?? 
4.  ???? 9 ?? 21 ?? ??  3 ??? ?? ??? ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 80 ?? ???? 
???? ???? ?????? 
5.  ???? 22 ?? 29 ?? ??  5 ??? ?? ??? ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 120 ??? 
?? ???? ???? ???? ?????? 
6.  ???? 30, ????? ?? ????? ?)*?, 3 ??? ??  ??? ?? ????? ? ? ??? ????? 
?? ???? ?? ??,-?? ? ? ?.? ???? ???? ?????? 
 
General Instructions 
1. The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory. 
2. Marks are indicated against each question. 
3. Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short answer type questions. Each question 
carries one mark. 
4. Questions from serial number 9 to 12 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 80 words each. 
5. Questions from serial number 22 to 29 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 120 Words each. 
6. Question number 30 is map question of 3 marks from Geography. After completion, attach 
the map inside your answer book. 
 
1. ????1??2 ?? 3??? ???4? ???? ??-? ?? ??? ??,??? 
Name the first book printed by Gutenberg press. 
???? / OR 
?????? ???6? ? ????????? ?8? ? ? ?????9? ?: ?? ????? ???? ??;???? ? 
???2??? 
Who showed the negative side of colonial occupation in his novels in the 20th century? 
 
2. ???-?? ???? ???? ????, ? ? ,>???, ??? ???? ?? ???? ?? ?AB ??? 
Which millet is rich in iron, calcium, other micronutrients and roughage? 
 
3. ???? ? ? ????2 ? ?? ? ? :???? ????? ?? ?? ?????? ?????? 
Give one example to explain horizontal distribution of power in the Indian context. 
 
4. ?????? ??????? ? ????? ?????? ?? ???????? ???? ?? ???2 ???? ??? ??? 
How many languages are recognised as Scheduled Language by the Indian Constitution? 
 
 
 
 
 
5. ??????? ???-??? ?EB ???? ???? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??,??? 
State any one factor that creates social differences. 
 
6. ????? ? ? ???? ? ? F? ? ?? G,H ?? ?? ?? ???? ?? ?J?? ?????? 
Mention any one limitation of Per Capita Income as an indicator of development. 
 
7. ?3???? :?? ?? ?K?????? ?????? 
Define secondary sector. 
 
8. “?? ? ? ??? ?? ????? ?? ?? ? ? ??? ? ? ??? ????????? ?? ?? ???? ?? |” ??? ?? 
???L ???? ?? ?????? ????? | 
“Development for one may be the destruction for the other.” Give one example to 
support the statement. 
 
9. ?? ?N??2L
O ?? ???2? ???? (NIEO) ?? ??????? ?? PF? ?????? 
Explain the concept of New International Economic Order (NIEO). 
???? / OR 
?? ???4? ???Q ? ? ??? ??,?? ??R???? ???? ?? ????? ? ? ????? ?? ????? 
Name the sea routes that connected India with Asian countries. 
???? / OR 
19??? ??? ? ?)? ?? ?? ???? ???? ????? ?? ??R?? ??? ??? ??T??? ?? G?U? 
?????? 
Explain any three major problems faced by people who migrated to Bombay during the 
nineteenth century. 
 
10. PL ????? ?? ??V ????Q ?? ??? ??? ?)? ? ? ?? ? ? ???W ? ??? ????-??? ?? 
??????? ?? ???? ??? ????? 
In what ways did food items offer scope for long distance cultural exchange? Explain. 
???? / OR 
?Y??? ? ?????? ????? ???? ???? ??? ??? ??? ??????? ??? PL ?????? 
How did job-seekers sped their nights in Britain? Explain. 
???? / OR 
???? ?????? ????? ? ? ????? ?? ??????9? ???:? ?????? 
Critically examine the impacts of London Underground Railway. 
 
11. ???? ??Z ???? 768–770 ?. ?? ??-??? ???? ?? ????? ?? ??? ??? 
????? ????? PL ????? | 
How did the Buddhist missionaries from China introduce printing technology into Japan 
around A.D. 768-770? Explain. 
???? / OR 
‘??\????????’ ???? ??;?? ????? ????? ?? ??;?? 3??? ????? ?? ??? ?? 
??R?? ?? ??????? ?? ????? ?????? 
Who wrote the novel ‘Saraswativijayam’? Highlight any two messages given to the 
people through the novel. 
 
 
 
 
\ 
12. ???? ?? ????? _? ??? ?`? ??? ??????? ?? ???? _? ??? ??? 
What was “Reading Mania”? What was its impact on children and women? 
???? / OR 
?????. ?a???b?? 3??? ???? ???? ??;?? ?? ??? ??,??? ????? ??;?? ? ? :? 
? ??? ? ???????? ?? ???:? ????? ? 
Name the first novel written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyaya. Examine his 
contribution to the Bengali novel. 
 
13.  ???? ? ? ???? ? ? ??? ?????? ??R?? ??? ?????? ?? G?U? ?????? 
Explain any three factors responsible for the formation of soil. 
 
14. ???? ???? ?? ??R?? ??? ???? ? ? ????? ?? ?J?? ????? | 
Mention any three hydraulic structures of ancient India. 
 
15. ????????? ??????? ?? ??P?? ??? ??? ??? ??? ?? c?? ?? ??? ??? ????? 
????? 
How did colonial policies affect the depletion of flora and fauna? 
 
16. ?? ??d?? ?? G?U? ????? ??R???? ??????? ? ? ??????? ??? ???????? ???? ? 
?K???2? ???? ? ??e???2 ?????? ???? ??? 
Explain the values that contributed immensely in transforming political and social life 
of woman. 
 
17. ??R?? ??? ?:??? ?? G?U? ?????, ?? ???? ?? ?? ????? ??? ????? ?
? 
Explain any three features which make India a federal country. 
 
18. 1956 ? ??K?? ?g ? ? ?????? h????? 3??? ????? ?? ??? ????? ?? G?U? ?????? 
Explain the three measures taken by Sri Lanka, as per the Act passed in 1956. 
 
19. ???? ????? ??????? ? ? ????? ?????? ?? G?U? ?????? 
Explain the three components of Human Development Index. 
 
20. iB ????????? _? ??? ?? ?????? ?? ?????? ?? PL ?????? 
What is disguised unemployment? Explain with the help of an example. 
 
21. ??????? :?? ?? ???:? ?? ?????? ?? ??k??? _?? ??? PL ?????? 
Why protection and support to the unorganized sector is necessary? Explain. 
 
22. ?B?\? ???6? ? ???????? h????? ?? ??l ???? ? ? ??? ??? ???? ?? ?????? ?? 
????? ?????? 
Highlight the methods used for the recruitment of the Indentured labour in the 19th 
century. 
???? / OR 
??? ?V?????? _? ??? ??? ?V?????? ? ? ??e ?? G?U? ?????? 
What was ‘proto-industrialization’? Explain the importance of proto-industrialization. 
???? / OR 
19??? ??? ? ?Y??? ? ??????? ?? ,n??? ?? G?U? ?????? 
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M 
?????? ???
?-1 : 2016-17 
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT-1 : 2016-17 
??????? ???? / SOCIAL SCIENCE 
?
?-X / Class-X 
Time Allowed : 3 Hours        Maximum Marks: 90 
?????? ??? : 3 ??          ?????? ???:90 
 
???? ???? 
1. ??  ? ? ? ? ? 30  ?
? ??  ?????? ??? 
2. ??  ? ? ????? ??? ? ??? ???? ? ?
? 
3.  ???? 1 ?? 8 ?? ? ?  ??-?? ??? ? ? ?
? ??? ? ?? ?? ? ???? ?? 
?? ? ?? 
4.  ???? 9 ?? 21 ?? ??  3 ??? ?? ??? ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 80 ?? ???? 
???? ???? ?????? 
5.  ???? 22 ?? 29 ?? ??  5 ??? ?? ??? ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 120 ??? 
?? ???? ???? ???? ?????? 
6.  ???? 30, ????? ?? ????? ?)*?, 3 ??? ??  ??? ?? ????? ? ? ??? ????? 
?? ???? ?? ??,-?? ? ? ?.? ???? ???? ?????? 
 
General Instructions 
1. The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory. 
2. Marks are indicated against each question. 
3. Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short answer type questions. Each question 
carries one mark. 
4. Questions from serial number 9 to 12 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 80 words each. 
5. Questions from serial number 22 to 29 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 120 Words each. 
6. Question number 30 is map question of 3 marks from Geography. After completion, attach 
the map inside your answer book. 
 
1. ????1??2 ?? 3??? ???4? ???? ??-? ?? ??? ??,??? 
Name the first book printed by Gutenberg press. 
???? / OR 
?????? ???6? ? ????????? ?8? ? ? ?????9? ?: ?? ????? ???? ??;???? ? 
???2??? 
Who showed the negative side of colonial occupation in his novels in the 20th century? 
 
2. ???-?? ???? ???? ????, ? ? ,>???, ??? ???? ?? ???? ?? ?AB ??? 
Which millet is rich in iron, calcium, other micronutrients and roughage? 
 
3. ???? ? ? ????2 ? ?? ? ? :???? ????? ?? ?? ?????? ?????? 
Give one example to explain horizontal distribution of power in the Indian context. 
 
4. ?????? ??????? ? ????? ?????? ?? ???????? ???? ?? ???2 ???? ??? ??? 
How many languages are recognised as Scheduled Language by the Indian Constitution? 
 
 
 
 
 
5. ??????? ???-??? ?EB ???? ???? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??,??? 
State any one factor that creates social differences. 
 
6. ????? ? ? ???? ? ? F? ? ?? G,H ?? ?? ?? ???? ?? ?J?? ?????? 
Mention any one limitation of Per Capita Income as an indicator of development. 
 
7. ?3???? :?? ?? ?K?????? ?????? 
Define secondary sector. 
 
8. “?? ? ? ??? ?? ????? ?? ?? ? ? ??? ? ? ??? ????????? ?? ?? ???? ?? |” ??? ?? 
???L ???? ?? ?????? ????? | 
“Development for one may be the destruction for the other.” Give one example to 
support the statement. 
 
9. ?? ?N??2L
O ?? ???2? ???? (NIEO) ?? ??????? ?? PF? ?????? 
Explain the concept of New International Economic Order (NIEO). 
???? / OR 
?? ???4? ???Q ? ? ??? ??,?? ??R???? ???? ?? ????? ? ? ????? ?? ????? 
Name the sea routes that connected India with Asian countries. 
???? / OR 
19??? ??? ? ?)? ?? ?? ???? ???? ????? ?? ??R?? ??? ??? ??T??? ?? G?U? 
?????? 
Explain any three major problems faced by people who migrated to Bombay during the 
nineteenth century. 
 
10. PL ????? ?? ??V ????Q ?? ??? ??? ?)? ? ? ?? ? ? ???W ? ??? ????-??? ?? 
??????? ?? ???? ??? ????? 
In what ways did food items offer scope for long distance cultural exchange? Explain. 
???? / OR 
?Y??? ? ?????? ????? ???? ???? ??? ??? ??? ??????? ??? PL ?????? 
How did job-seekers sped their nights in Britain? Explain. 
???? / OR 
???? ?????? ????? ? ? ????? ?? ??????9? ???:? ?????? 
Critically examine the impacts of London Underground Railway. 
 
11. ???? ??Z ???? 768–770 ?. ?? ??-??? ???? ?? ????? ?? ??? ??? 
????? ????? PL ????? | 
How did the Buddhist missionaries from China introduce printing technology into Japan 
around A.D. 768-770? Explain. 
???? / OR 
‘??\????????’ ???? ??;?? ????? ????? ?? ??;?? 3??? ????? ?? ??? ?? 
??R?? ?? ??????? ?? ????? ?????? 
Who wrote the novel ‘Saraswativijayam’? Highlight any two messages given to the 
people through the novel. 
 
 
 
 
\ 
12. ???? ?? ????? _? ??? ?`? ??? ??????? ?? ???? _? ??? ??? 
What was “Reading Mania”? What was its impact on children and women? 
???? / OR 
?????. ?a???b?? 3??? ???? ???? ??;?? ?? ??? ??,??? ????? ??;?? ? ? :? 
? ??? ? ???????? ?? ???:? ????? ? 
Name the first novel written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyaya. Examine his 
contribution to the Bengali novel. 
 
13.  ???? ? ? ???? ? ? ??? ?????? ??R?? ??? ?????? ?? G?U? ?????? 
Explain any three factors responsible for the formation of soil. 
 
14. ???? ???? ?? ??R?? ??? ???? ? ? ????? ?? ?J?? ????? | 
Mention any three hydraulic structures of ancient India. 
 
15. ????????? ??????? ?? ??P?? ??? ??? ??? ??? ?? c?? ?? ??? ??? ????? 
????? 
How did colonial policies affect the depletion of flora and fauna? 
 
16. ?? ??d?? ?? G?U? ????? ??R???? ??????? ? ? ??????? ??? ???????? ???? ? 
?K???2? ???? ? ??e???2 ?????? ???? ??? 
Explain the values that contributed immensely in transforming political and social life 
of woman. 
 
17. ??R?? ??? ?:??? ?? G?U? ?????, ?? ???? ?? ?? ????? ??? ????? ?
? 
Explain any three features which make India a federal country. 
 
18. 1956 ? ??K?? ?g ? ? ?????? h????? 3??? ????? ?? ??? ????? ?? G?U? ?????? 
Explain the three measures taken by Sri Lanka, as per the Act passed in 1956. 
 
19. ???? ????? ??????? ? ? ????? ?????? ?? G?U? ?????? 
Explain the three components of Human Development Index. 
 
20. iB ????????? _? ??? ?? ?????? ?? ?????? ?? PL ?????? 
What is disguised unemployment? Explain with the help of an example. 
 
21. ??????? :?? ?? ???:? ?? ?????? ?? ??k??? _?? ??? PL ?????? 
Why protection and support to the unorganized sector is necessary? Explain. 
 
22. ?B?\? ???6? ? ???????? h????? ?? ??l ???? ? ? ??? ??? ???? ?? ?????? ?? 
????? ?????? 
Highlight the methods used for the recruitment of the Indentured labour in the 19th 
century. 
???? / OR 
??? ?V?????? _? ??? ??? ?V?????? ? ? ??e ?? G?U? ?????? 
What was ‘proto-industrialization’? Explain the importance of proto-industrialization. 
???? / OR 
19??? ??? ? ?Y??? ? ??????? ?? ,n??? ?? G?U? ?????? 
 
 
 
 
Explain the position of women in Briain in the 19th century. 
 
 
23. ???????? ??? ? ? ?o??? ????? ? ??4? ????? ? ? ??R?? ???? ?? ??????? ?? 
G?U? ?????? 
Explain any five innovations in print technology in Europe that took place after the 18
th
 
century? 
???? / OR 
???? ? ??;???? ? ? ??R?? ???? ????? ?? G?U? ?????? 
Explain any five uses that the novels served in India. 
 
24. ‘??? ???’ _? ?
? ???? ? ?? ??? ??2 ?? ??? ???? ? ??? ??? ???? ???? ?
? 
??R?? ??? ??r?? ?? ?J?? ?????, ???? ?? ??? ??U?: ???? ???? ?
? 
What are ‘Rabi Crops’? In which period of the year are they sown and harvested in 
India? Mention any four states where these crops are grown mainly. 
 
25. ???? ? ??P????? ?? ?????? ? ? c?? ? ? ??? ?????? ??R?? ???? ?????? ?? 
G?U? ?????? 
Explain any five reasons responsible for depletion of flora and fauna in India. 
 
26. ????-G?n?? ? ?K???2? ???? ? ? ??? ?????? ?? ?K?,n?????? ?? ???? ????? 
?? ??????? ???? ? ???? ?
? 
Assess the circumstances prevalen in contemporary India which are responsible for 
bringing about a change in the caste system. 
 
27. ??????, ,s? ??? ???2? ? ? ?????? 3??? ?? ??? ?? ??u??? ????? ?? ??????? 
???????? ? ??? ??? ?? ???? ????? ?? ??????? ???? ?
 ??? ? ? ??? ?? ????B 
????? ?? ?? ??? ?? ???? ?
 |  
Taking example of  Carlos, Smith and Peter Norman, analyse how do social differences 
divide similar people from one another, but also unite very different people. 
 
28. “???2??? ??v???? ? ? ?K???? ??L
O ?? ?? ??r ?? ?????? ?? ????? ???? ????”? 
?????? ???? ??? ?? ???2? ?????? 
“Consequences of environmental degradation are not bound by national or state 
boundaries". Support the statement with examples. 
 
29. ??? ???? ?????????? ?? ??2? ????? ???? ????? ?? ??????? :?? ? ??? ???? 
???? ??? ? ??? ?? ???? ? ? ??? ??2 ???? ?????? 
Describe any five activities where the government must spend for the welfare of the 
worker of unorganized sector. 
 
30. (a) ??? ? ???? ? ? ???????? ???????? ? A ?? ?? ?:? ??,R? ???? ???  
 ??? ???? ?? ??? ??????? ? ? ???? ?? ?? ?:? ?? ????? ?? ????? ? ??  
 ??,R? ???? ?? ???? ??? ??,??? 
(A) ???? ?? ??? 
(b) ??? ????? ?? ??v??,?? ?? ????H ??? ? ??? 3??? ???2?? ??? ??? ? ???  ??,??? 
(B) ??? ??? ?E??? ??r 
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M 
?????? ???
?-1 : 2016-17 
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT-1 : 2016-17 
??????? ???? / SOCIAL SCIENCE 
?
?-X / Class-X 
Time Allowed : 3 Hours        Maximum Marks: 90 
?????? ??? : 3 ??          ?????? ???:90 
 
???? ???? 
1. ??  ? ? ? ? ? 30  ?
? ??  ?????? ??? 
2. ??  ? ? ????? ??? ? ??? ???? ? ?
? 
3.  ???? 1 ?? 8 ?? ? ?  ??-?? ??? ? ? ?
? ??? ? ?? ?? ? ???? ?? 
?? ? ?? 
4.  ???? 9 ?? 21 ?? ??  3 ??? ?? ??? ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 80 ?? ???? 
???? ???? ?????? 
5.  ???? 22 ?? 29 ?? ??  5 ??? ?? ??? ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 120 ??? 
?? ???? ???? ???? ?????? 
6.  ???? 30, ????? ?? ????? ?)*?, 3 ??? ??  ??? ?? ????? ? ? ??? ????? 
?? ???? ?? ??,-?? ? ? ?.? ???? ???? ?????? 
 
General Instructions 
1. The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory. 
2. Marks are indicated against each question. 
3. Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short answer type questions. Each question 
carries one mark. 
4. Questions from serial number 9 to 12 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 80 words each. 
5. Questions from serial number 22 to 29 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 120 Words each. 
6. Question number 30 is map question of 3 marks from Geography. After completion, attach 
the map inside your answer book. 
 
1. ????1??2 ?? 3??? ???4? ???? ??-? ?? ??? ??,??? 
Name the first book printed by Gutenberg press. 
???? / OR 
?????? ???6? ? ????????? ?8? ? ? ?????9? ?: ?? ????? ???? ??;???? ? 
???2??? 
Who showed the negative side of colonial occupation in his novels in the 20th century? 
 
2. ???-?? ???? ???? ????, ? ? ,>???, ??? ???? ?? ???? ?? ?AB ??? 
Which millet is rich in iron, calcium, other micronutrients and roughage? 
 
3. ???? ? ? ????2 ? ?? ? ? :???? ????? ?? ?? ?????? ?????? 
Give one example to explain horizontal distribution of power in the Indian context. 
 
4. ?????? ??????? ? ????? ?????? ?? ???????? ???? ?? ???2 ???? ??? ??? 
How many languages are recognised as Scheduled Language by the Indian Constitution? 
 
 
 
 
 
5. ??????? ???-??? ?EB ???? ???? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??,??? 
State any one factor that creates social differences. 
 
6. ????? ? ? ???? ? ? F? ? ?? G,H ?? ?? ?? ???? ?? ?J?? ?????? 
Mention any one limitation of Per Capita Income as an indicator of development. 
 
7. ?3???? :?? ?? ?K?????? ?????? 
Define secondary sector. 
 
8. “?? ? ? ??? ?? ????? ?? ?? ? ? ??? ? ? ??? ????????? ?? ?? ???? ?? |” ??? ?? 
???L ???? ?? ?????? ????? | 
“Development for one may be the destruction for the other.” Give one example to 
support the statement. 
 
9. ?? ?N??2L
O ?? ???2? ???? (NIEO) ?? ??????? ?? PF? ?????? 
Explain the concept of New International Economic Order (NIEO). 
???? / OR 
?? ???4? ???Q ? ? ??? ??,?? ??R???? ???? ?? ????? ? ? ????? ?? ????? 
Name the sea routes that connected India with Asian countries. 
???? / OR 
19??? ??? ? ?)? ?? ?? ???? ???? ????? ?? ??R?? ??? ??? ??T??? ?? G?U? 
?????? 
Explain any three major problems faced by people who migrated to Bombay during the 
nineteenth century. 
 
10. PL ????? ?? ??V ????Q ?? ??? ??? ?)? ? ? ?? ? ? ???W ? ??? ????-??? ?? 
??????? ?? ???? ??? ????? 
In what ways did food items offer scope for long distance cultural exchange? Explain. 
???? / OR 
?Y??? ? ?????? ????? ???? ???? ??? ??? ??? ??????? ??? PL ?????? 
How did job-seekers sped their nights in Britain? Explain. 
???? / OR 
???? ?????? ????? ? ? ????? ?? ??????9? ???:? ?????? 
Critically examine the impacts of London Underground Railway. 
 
11. ???? ??Z ???? 768–770 ?. ?? ??-??? ???? ?? ????? ?? ??? ??? 
????? ????? PL ????? | 
How did the Buddhist missionaries from China introduce printing technology into Japan 
around A.D. 768-770? Explain. 
???? / OR 
‘??\????????’ ???? ??;?? ????? ????? ?? ??;?? 3??? ????? ?? ??? ?? 
??R?? ?? ??????? ?? ????? ?????? 
Who wrote the novel ‘Saraswativijayam’? Highlight any two messages given to the 
people through the novel. 
 
 
 
 
\ 
12. ???? ?? ????? _? ??? ?`? ??? ??????? ?? ???? _? ??? ??? 
What was “Reading Mania”? What was its impact on children and women? 
???? / OR 
?????. ?a???b?? 3??? ???? ???? ??;?? ?? ??? ??,??? ????? ??;?? ? ? :? 
? ??? ? ???????? ?? ???:? ????? ? 
Name the first novel written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyaya. Examine his 
contribution to the Bengali novel. 
 
13.  ???? ? ? ???? ? ? ??? ?????? ??R?? ??? ?????? ?? G?U? ?????? 
Explain any three factors responsible for the formation of soil. 
 
14. ???? ???? ?? ??R?? ??? ???? ? ? ????? ?? ?J?? ????? | 
Mention any three hydraulic structures of ancient India. 
 
15. ????????? ??????? ?? ??P?? ??? ??? ??? ??? ?? c?? ?? ??? ??? ????? 
????? 
How did colonial policies affect the depletion of flora and fauna? 
 
16. ?? ??d?? ?? G?U? ????? ??R???? ??????? ? ? ??????? ??? ???????? ???? ? 
?K???2? ???? ? ??e???2 ?????? ???? ??? 
Explain the values that contributed immensely in transforming political and social life 
of woman. 
 
17. ??R?? ??? ?:??? ?? G?U? ?????, ?? ???? ?? ?? ????? ??? ????? ?
? 
Explain any three features which make India a federal country. 
 
18. 1956 ? ??K?? ?g ? ? ?????? h????? 3??? ????? ?? ??? ????? ?? G?U? ?????? 
Explain the three measures taken by Sri Lanka, as per the Act passed in 1956. 
 
19. ???? ????? ??????? ? ? ????? ?????? ?? G?U? ?????? 
Explain the three components of Human Development Index. 
 
20. iB ????????? _? ??? ?? ?????? ?? ?????? ?? PL ?????? 
What is disguised unemployment? Explain with the help of an example. 
 
21. ??????? :?? ?? ???:? ?? ?????? ?? ??k??? _?? ??? PL ?????? 
Why protection and support to the unorganized sector is necessary? Explain. 
 
22. ?B?\? ???6? ? ???????? h????? ?? ??l ???? ? ? ??? ??? ???? ?? ?????? ?? 
????? ?????? 
Highlight the methods used for the recruitment of the Indentured labour in the 19th 
century. 
???? / OR 
??? ?V?????? _? ??? ??? ?V?????? ? ? ??e ?? G?U? ?????? 
What was ‘proto-industrialization’? Explain the importance of proto-industrialization. 
???? / OR 
19??? ??? ? ?Y??? ? ??????? ?? ,n??? ?? G?U? ?????? 
 
 
 
 
Explain the position of women in Briain in the 19th century. 
 
 
23. ???????? ??? ? ? ?o??? ????? ? ??4? ????? ? ? ??R?? ???? ?? ??????? ?? 
G?U? ?????? 
Explain any five innovations in print technology in Europe that took place after the 18
th
 
century? 
???? / OR 
???? ? ??;???? ? ? ??R?? ???? ????? ?? G?U? ?????? 
Explain any five uses that the novels served in India. 
 
24. ‘??? ???’ _? ?
? ???? ? ?? ??? ??2 ?? ??? ???? ? ??? ??? ???? ???? ?
? 
??R?? ??? ??r?? ?? ?J?? ?????, ???? ?? ??? ??U?: ???? ???? ?
? 
What are ‘Rabi Crops’? In which period of the year are they sown and harvested in 
India? Mention any four states where these crops are grown mainly. 
 
25. ???? ? ??P????? ?? ?????? ? ? c?? ? ? ??? ?????? ??R?? ???? ?????? ?? 
G?U? ?????? 
Explain any five reasons responsible for depletion of flora and fauna in India. 
 
26. ????-G?n?? ? ?K???2? ???? ? ? ??? ?????? ?? ?K?,n?????? ?? ???? ????? 
?? ??????? ???? ? ???? ?
? 
Assess the circumstances prevalen in contemporary India which are responsible for 
bringing about a change in the caste system. 
 
27. ??????, ,s? ??? ???2? ? ? ?????? 3??? ?? ??? ?? ??u??? ????? ?? ??????? 
???????? ? ??? ??? ?? ???? ????? ?? ??????? ???? ?
 ??? ? ? ??? ?? ????B 
????? ?? ?? ??? ?? ???? ?
 |  
Taking example of  Carlos, Smith and Peter Norman, analyse how do social differences 
divide similar people from one another, but also unite very different people. 
 
28. “???2??? ??v???? ? ? ?K???? ??L
O ?? ?? ??r ?? ?????? ?? ????? ???? ????”? 
?????? ???? ??? ?? ???2? ?????? 
“Consequences of environmental degradation are not bound by national or state 
boundaries". Support the statement with examples. 
 
29. ??? ???? ?????????? ?? ??2? ????? ???? ????? ?? ??????? :?? ? ??? ???? 
???? ??? ? ??? ?? ???? ? ? ??? ??2 ???? ?????? 
Describe any five activities where the government must spend for the welfare of the 
worker of unorganized sector. 
 
30. (a) ??? ? ???? ? ? ???????? ???????? ? A ?? ?? ?:? ??,R? ???? ???  
 ??? ???? ?? ??? ??????? ? ? ???? ?? ?? ?:? ?? ????? ?? ????? ? ??  
 ??,R? ???? ?? ???? ??? ??,??? 
(A) ???? ?? ??? 
(b) ??? ????? ?? ??v??,?? ?? ????H ??? ? ??? 3??? ???2?? ??? ??? ? ???  ??,??? 
(B) ??? ??? ?E??? ??r 
 
 
 
 
(C) ???? ???? 
??? : ??#??$?? &' ? ? ?? (?)????? ???
?????? ? ? ??? ?,? 
(30.1) ?x? ??? ?y?? ? ??? ??? ?? ???? ???? ???? ??? 
(30.2) ??? ??? ?E??? ??r ?? ??? ??,??? 
(30.3) ???? ???? ??? ??r ? ??,n?? ??? 
(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 on the line   
 marked on the map. 
(A) Type of soil 
(b) On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following items  with 
appropriate symbols. 
(B) Major Rubber producing state 
(C) Salal Dam 
Note: The following questions are for the visually impaired Candidates only. 
(30.1) What type of soil is found in Jammu & Kashmir? 
(30.2). Name of Major Rubber producing state. 
(30.3) In which state Salal Dam located. 
 
 
 
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