Social Science Past Year Paper SA-1(Set -9) - 2016, Class 10, CBSE Class 10 Notes | EduRev

Past Year Papers For Class 10

Created by: Ck Academy

Class 10 : Social Science Past Year Paper SA-1(Set -9) - 2016, Class 10, CBSE Class 10 Notes | EduRev

 Page 1


 
 
 
 
SET-A                YATJZM0 
?????? ???
? – I (2016-17) 
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT – I, 2016 – 17 
??????? ????/SOCIAL SCIENCE 
?
? – X/CLASS – X 
?????? ???? 3 ??           ?????? ???:90 
Time allowed : 3 hours              Maximum Marks : 90 
 
???? ???? : 
(i) ??  ? ? ? ? ? 30  ?? | ??  ?????? ?? | 
(ii) ??  ? ? ????? ??? ? ??? ???? ? ?? | 
(iii)  ???? 1 ?? 8 ?? ? ? ??-?? ??? ? ?  ?? | ??? ? ?? ?? ? ???? 
?? ??  ? ? | 
(iv)  ???? 9 ?? 21 ?? ??  3 ??? ?? ?? | ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 80 
??? ?? ???? ??? ???? ????? | 
(v)  ???? 22 ?? 29 ?? ??  5 ??? ?? ?? | ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 120 
??? ?? ???? ??? ???? ????? | 
(vi)  ???? 30, ????? ?? ????? ??????, 3 ??? ??  ?? | ?? ????? ? ? ??? 
????? ?? ???? ?? ??()?? ? ? ?*? ???? ???? ????? |  
 
General Instructions: 
(i) The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory. 
(ii) Marks are indicated against each question. 
(iii) Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short answer type questions. Each question 
carries one mark. 
(iv) Questions from serial number 9 to 21 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these question 
should not exceed 80 words each. 
(v) Questions from serial number 22 to 29 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 120 words each. 
(vi) Question number 30 is map question of 3 marks from Geography. After completion, attach 
the map inside your answer book. 
 
1a. ???? ? ???????????? ? ? ???.? ?? ????? ?? ?0?? ????? | 
Mention the technique of preserving the manuscript in India. 
????/OR 
1b. 1?????? ??? ??(?? ??? ????? ? ?? ?????? ??3?? ?? ??? ??(?? | 
Name the first proper modern novel written by Srinivas Das. 
 
2. ?????- 4????? ?*??? ????? ??6 ???? ??? 
Who initiated Bhoodan – Gramdan movement? 
 
Page 2


 
 
 
 
SET-A                YATJZM0 
?????? ???
? – I (2016-17) 
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT – I, 2016 – 17 
??????? ????/SOCIAL SCIENCE 
?
? – X/CLASS – X 
?????? ???? 3 ??           ?????? ???:90 
Time allowed : 3 hours              Maximum Marks : 90 
 
???? ???? : 
(i) ??  ? ? ? ? ? 30  ?? | ??  ?????? ?? | 
(ii) ??  ? ? ????? ??? ? ??? ???? ? ?? | 
(iii)  ???? 1 ?? 8 ?? ? ? ??-?? ??? ? ?  ?? | ??? ? ?? ?? ? ???? 
?? ??  ? ? | 
(iv)  ???? 9 ?? 21 ?? ??  3 ??? ?? ?? | ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 80 
??? ?? ???? ??? ???? ????? | 
(v)  ???? 22 ?? 29 ?? ??  5 ??? ?? ?? | ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 120 
??? ?? ???? ??? ???? ????? | 
(vi)  ???? 30, ????? ?? ????? ??????, 3 ??? ??  ?? | ?? ????? ? ? ??? 
????? ?? ???? ?? ??()?? ? ? ?*? ???? ???? ????? |  
 
General Instructions: 
(i) The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory. 
(ii) Marks are indicated against each question. 
(iii) Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short answer type questions. Each question 
carries one mark. 
(iv) Questions from serial number 9 to 21 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these question 
should not exceed 80 words each. 
(v) Questions from serial number 22 to 29 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 120 words each. 
(vi) Question number 30 is map question of 3 marks from Geography. After completion, attach 
the map inside your answer book. 
 
1a. ???? ? ???????????? ? ? ???.? ?? ????? ?? ?0?? ????? | 
Mention the technique of preserving the manuscript in India. 
????/OR 
1b. 1?????? ??? ??(?? ??? ????? ? ?? ?????? ??3?? ?? ??? ??(?? | 
Name the first proper modern novel written by Srinivas Das. 
 
2. ?????- 4????? ?*??? ????? ??6 ???? ??? 
Who initiated Bhoodan – Gramdan movement? 
 
 
 
 
 
3. ???? (9? ?? ??? ???? ??? ???? ???? ? ? ???? ???? ;?? ????? ??? 
Why did Tommie Smith receive his medal wearing blacks socks and no shoes? 
 
4. ??? =????? ???? ?? ??=?? ?? ?>. ‘??????’ (????) ???? ??? 
Which local body has a ‘Mayor’ as its head? 
 
5. ??(@?? ? ? ?? ???A? ????? ?????? ???-?? ?B? 
Which two ethnic groups are in majority in Belgium? 
 
6. ????? ? ? ??? ?? ????3 ?D ?? ??(?? | 
Give any two common developmental goals of the people. 
 
7. ??????? .?? ? ? 1????? ? ? ???.? ?? ??F??? ;?? ??? ?? ???? ????? | 
Why is there an urgent need to protect workers in the unorganized sector? Give one 
reason. 
 
8. ??????? .?? ?? ???? ?? ??????? ?? ?0?? ????? | 
Mentions any one features of unorganized sector? Give one reason. 
 
9a. “19 ??? ??? 20 ??? ??? ? ?????? ????? ? ? ??? ??? ?? ???H? =??? ?? ??? |” 
??? ? ? ??? 3?????? ?? H ????? | 
“China becomes attractive destination for investment by foreign MNCs in the 19
th
 and 
20
th
 centuries’. Justify the statement. 
????/OR 
9b. ?I??? ? ‘J???? ????’ ?? ??????? ?? ???? ;?? ????? ??? ??? ???? JK ????? 
| 
Why did the worker in Britain attack the spinning Jenny? Explain three reasons. 
????/OR 
9c. ?L????? ??? ?????? ??? ? ?*? ? ? ??? ?M???? ?? ?0?? ????? | 
Mention the major industries of London in the 19
th
 century and 20
th
 century. 
 
10a. ?? ??N??O ? ? ?I??? ??HP?=?? ?? ??? ??? ?? P?A? ????? | 
Explain the impact of the First World War on the British Economy? 
????/OR 
10b. ‘????R?’ ??? ??? ?? ??? ??? ?I??? ?S P?=?? ? ? ?T? ??????? ?? ??? 
Who were ‘gomasthas?’ How did they become good partners of the British management 
system? 
????/OR 
10c. ???? ? ? ???, ?????? ????? ?? ‘??? ??’ ? ? ??? ?? ;?? ??????? ??? ??? ??? 
???? ????? | 
Why did people of London call underground railway ‘the iron monster’. Give any three 
reasons. 
Page 3


 
 
 
 
SET-A                YATJZM0 
?????? ???
? – I (2016-17) 
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT – I, 2016 – 17 
??????? ????/SOCIAL SCIENCE 
?
? – X/CLASS – X 
?????? ???? 3 ??           ?????? ???:90 
Time allowed : 3 hours              Maximum Marks : 90 
 
???? ???? : 
(i) ??  ? ? ? ? ? 30  ?? | ??  ?????? ?? | 
(ii) ??  ? ? ????? ??? ? ??? ???? ? ?? | 
(iii)  ???? 1 ?? 8 ?? ? ? ??-?? ??? ? ?  ?? | ??? ? ?? ?? ? ???? 
?? ??  ? ? | 
(iv)  ???? 9 ?? 21 ?? ??  3 ??? ?? ?? | ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 80 
??? ?? ???? ??? ???? ????? | 
(v)  ???? 22 ?? 29 ?? ??  5 ??? ?? ?? | ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 120 
??? ?? ???? ??? ???? ????? | 
(vi)  ???? 30, ????? ?? ????? ??????, 3 ??? ??  ?? | ?? ????? ? ? ??? 
????? ?? ???? ?? ??()?? ? ? ?*? ???? ???? ????? |  
 
General Instructions: 
(i) The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory. 
(ii) Marks are indicated against each question. 
(iii) Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short answer type questions. Each question 
carries one mark. 
(iv) Questions from serial number 9 to 21 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these question 
should not exceed 80 words each. 
(v) Questions from serial number 22 to 29 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 120 words each. 
(vi) Question number 30 is map question of 3 marks from Geography. After completion, attach 
the map inside your answer book. 
 
1a. ???? ? ???????????? ? ? ???.? ?? ????? ?? ?0?? ????? | 
Mention the technique of preserving the manuscript in India. 
????/OR 
1b. 1?????? ??? ??(?? ??? ????? ? ?? ?????? ??3?? ?? ??? ??(?? | 
Name the first proper modern novel written by Srinivas Das. 
 
2. ?????- 4????? ?*??? ????? ??6 ???? ??? 
Who initiated Bhoodan – Gramdan movement? 
 
 
 
 
 
3. ???? (9? ?? ??? ???? ??? ???? ???? ? ? ???? ???? ;?? ????? ??? 
Why did Tommie Smith receive his medal wearing blacks socks and no shoes? 
 
4. ??? =????? ???? ?? ??=?? ?? ?>. ‘??????’ (????) ???? ??? 
Which local body has a ‘Mayor’ as its head? 
 
5. ??(@?? ? ? ?? ???A? ????? ?????? ???-?? ?B? 
Which two ethnic groups are in majority in Belgium? 
 
6. ????? ? ? ??? ?? ????3 ?D ?? ??(?? | 
Give any two common developmental goals of the people. 
 
7. ??????? .?? ? ? 1????? ? ? ???.? ?? ??F??? ;?? ??? ?? ???? ????? | 
Why is there an urgent need to protect workers in the unorganized sector? Give one 
reason. 
 
8. ??????? .?? ?? ???? ?? ??????? ?? ?0?? ????? | 
Mentions any one features of unorganized sector? Give one reason. 
 
9a. “19 ??? ??? 20 ??? ??? ? ?????? ????? ? ? ??? ??? ?? ???H? =??? ?? ??? |” 
??? ? ? ??? 3?????? ?? H ????? | 
“China becomes attractive destination for investment by foreign MNCs in the 19
th
 and 
20
th
 centuries’. Justify the statement. 
????/OR 
9b. ?I??? ? ‘J???? ????’ ?? ??????? ?? ???? ;?? ????? ??? ??? ???? JK ????? 
| 
Why did the worker in Britain attack the spinning Jenny? Explain three reasons. 
????/OR 
9c. ?L????? ??? ?????? ??? ? ?*? ? ? ??? ?M???? ?? ?0?? ????? | 
Mention the major industries of London in the 19
th
 century and 20
th
 century. 
 
10a. ?? ??N??O ? ? ?I??? ??HP?=?? ?? ??? ??? ?? P?A? ????? | 
Explain the impact of the First World War on the British Economy? 
????/OR 
10b. ‘????R?’ ??? ??? ?? ??? ??? ?I??? ?S P?=?? ? ? ?T? ??????? ?? ??? 
Who were ‘gomasthas?’ How did they become good partners of the British management 
system? 
????/OR 
10c. ???? ? ? ???, ?????? ????? ?? ‘??? ??’ ? ? ??? ?? ;?? ??????? ??? ??? ??? 
???? ????? | 
Why did people of London call underground railway ‘the iron monster’. Give any three 
reasons. 
 
 
 
 
 
11a. “??V? ??W ? ?? ?? Y?????? ???? ? ? ??? ???? ? ? ?Z?(=?????? ???? |” ?? ??? ? ? 
???H? ? ??? ??? ?? H ????? | 
“Print culture created conditions within which the French Revolution occurred”. Give 
three arguments to support this statement. 
????/OR 
11b. “????? ? ? ??3???? ? ???? ? ? ?? )? ?? ?? ??????? ?([???? ?Z? ?B |” 
??? ?? 3?????? ??????? ????? | 
“Premchand’s novels are filled with powerful character form all levels of society”. Justify 
the statement statement. 
 
12a. “???? ? ?)-??(?? ???????????? ?? ?????? ?? ???O ?????? ?? |” ??? ?? 
?????? ???? JK ????? | 
“India had a very rich and old tradition of handwritten manuscripts” Explain the 
statement with examples. 
????/OR 
12b. ‘???.? ??]’ ??3?? ? ? ??>? ??, 1?????? ??? ^??? ??*? ? ? ??3???? ?? ??? 
??W ? ?? ?? ????? ? ??? ?????? ?? P?A? ????? | 
Explain the contribution of Srinivas Das in popularizing novel reading in Hindi through his 
novel “Pariksha Guru.” 
 
13. ???????? ? ? ???.? ?? ??F??? ?? ????? ????? | 
Highlight the necessity of the conversation of resources. 
 
14. ???? ? ‘?????? ?3??? ???.? ???????’ ??? ??H ???? ???? ???? ?? ???H? ? ? 
??A ??????? ?? ??H? ????? | 
In which year was the ‘Indian Wildlife Protection Act’ implemented in India? Describe the 
main thrust area of the programme. 
 
15. ?????? ?? ??`???? ?Z???????? ? ? 6? ? ;?? ???? ???? ??? ??? ??? ???? JK 
????? | 
Why are dams referred to as multi-purpose projects? Explain any three reasons. 
 
16. ??????? ??? P?=?? ??? ??? ??? ???? ? ????? ?? ????? ? ? ?Z?????? ?? ??H? 
????? | 
How has the Panchayati Raj strengthened the democracy in India? Express your views. 
 
17. ?????? ?? ???? ? ? ??]O (9? ??? ???b? ?? ????? ? ? ?Z?????? ?? ??H? ?????| 
Describe the consequences of Smith and Carlos reaction to the racial discrimination. 
 
18. ????? ? ? ????L ????? ?? ??? ?? ?? ??????? ??? ??? ???? ??? JK ????? | 
Page 4


 
 
 
 
SET-A                YATJZM0 
?????? ???
? – I (2016-17) 
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT – I, 2016 – 17 
??????? ????/SOCIAL SCIENCE 
?
? – X/CLASS – X 
?????? ???? 3 ??           ?????? ???:90 
Time allowed : 3 hours              Maximum Marks : 90 
 
???? ???? : 
(i) ??  ? ? ? ? ? 30  ?? | ??  ?????? ?? | 
(ii) ??  ? ? ????? ??? ? ??? ???? ? ?? | 
(iii)  ???? 1 ?? 8 ?? ? ? ??-?? ??? ? ?  ?? | ??? ? ?? ?? ? ???? 
?? ??  ? ? | 
(iv)  ???? 9 ?? 21 ?? ??  3 ??? ?? ?? | ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 80 
??? ?? ???? ??? ???? ????? | 
(v)  ???? 22 ?? 29 ?? ??  5 ??? ?? ?? | ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 120 
??? ?? ???? ??? ???? ????? | 
(vi)  ???? 30, ????? ?? ????? ??????, 3 ??? ??  ?? | ?? ????? ? ? ??? 
????? ?? ???? ?? ??()?? ? ? ?*? ???? ???? ????? |  
 
General Instructions: 
(i) The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory. 
(ii) Marks are indicated against each question. 
(iii) Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short answer type questions. Each question 
carries one mark. 
(iv) Questions from serial number 9 to 21 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these question 
should not exceed 80 words each. 
(v) Questions from serial number 22 to 29 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 120 words each. 
(vi) Question number 30 is map question of 3 marks from Geography. After completion, attach 
the map inside your answer book. 
 
1a. ???? ? ???????????? ? ? ???.? ?? ????? ?? ?0?? ????? | 
Mention the technique of preserving the manuscript in India. 
????/OR 
1b. 1?????? ??? ??(?? ??? ????? ? ?? ?????? ??3?? ?? ??? ??(?? | 
Name the first proper modern novel written by Srinivas Das. 
 
2. ?????- 4????? ?*??? ????? ??6 ???? ??? 
Who initiated Bhoodan – Gramdan movement? 
 
 
 
 
 
3. ???? (9? ?? ??? ???? ??? ???? ???? ? ? ???? ???? ;?? ????? ??? 
Why did Tommie Smith receive his medal wearing blacks socks and no shoes? 
 
4. ??? =????? ???? ?? ??=?? ?? ?>. ‘??????’ (????) ???? ??? 
Which local body has a ‘Mayor’ as its head? 
 
5. ??(@?? ? ? ?? ???A? ????? ?????? ???-?? ?B? 
Which two ethnic groups are in majority in Belgium? 
 
6. ????? ? ? ??? ?? ????3 ?D ?? ??(?? | 
Give any two common developmental goals of the people. 
 
7. ??????? .?? ? ? 1????? ? ? ???.? ?? ??F??? ;?? ??? ?? ???? ????? | 
Why is there an urgent need to protect workers in the unorganized sector? Give one 
reason. 
 
8. ??????? .?? ?? ???? ?? ??????? ?? ?0?? ????? | 
Mentions any one features of unorganized sector? Give one reason. 
 
9a. “19 ??? ??? 20 ??? ??? ? ?????? ????? ? ? ??? ??? ?? ???H? =??? ?? ??? |” 
??? ? ? ??? 3?????? ?? H ????? | 
“China becomes attractive destination for investment by foreign MNCs in the 19
th
 and 
20
th
 centuries’. Justify the statement. 
????/OR 
9b. ?I??? ? ‘J???? ????’ ?? ??????? ?? ???? ;?? ????? ??? ??? ???? JK ????? 
| 
Why did the worker in Britain attack the spinning Jenny? Explain three reasons. 
????/OR 
9c. ?L????? ??? ?????? ??? ? ?*? ? ? ??? ?M???? ?? ?0?? ????? | 
Mention the major industries of London in the 19
th
 century and 20
th
 century. 
 
10a. ?? ??N??O ? ? ?I??? ??HP?=?? ?? ??? ??? ?? P?A? ????? | 
Explain the impact of the First World War on the British Economy? 
????/OR 
10b. ‘????R?’ ??? ??? ?? ??? ??? ?I??? ?S P?=?? ? ? ?T? ??????? ?? ??? 
Who were ‘gomasthas?’ How did they become good partners of the British management 
system? 
????/OR 
10c. ???? ? ? ???, ?????? ????? ?? ‘??? ??’ ? ? ??? ?? ;?? ??????? ??? ??? ??? 
???? ????? | 
Why did people of London call underground railway ‘the iron monster’. Give any three 
reasons. 
 
 
 
 
 
11a. “??V? ??W ? ?? ?? Y?????? ???? ? ? ??? ???? ? ? ?Z?(=?????? ???? |” ?? ??? ? ? 
???H? ? ??? ??? ?? H ????? | 
“Print culture created conditions within which the French Revolution occurred”. Give 
three arguments to support this statement. 
????/OR 
11b. “????? ? ? ??3???? ? ???? ? ? ?? )? ?? ?? ??????? ?([???? ?Z? ?B |” 
??? ?? 3?????? ??????? ????? | 
“Premchand’s novels are filled with powerful character form all levels of society”. Justify 
the statement statement. 
 
12a. “???? ? ?)-??(?? ???????????? ?? ?????? ?? ???O ?????? ?? |” ??? ?? 
?????? ???? JK ????? | 
“India had a very rich and old tradition of handwritten manuscripts” Explain the 
statement with examples. 
????/OR 
12b. ‘???.? ??]’ ??3?? ? ? ??>? ??, 1?????? ??? ^??? ??*? ? ? ??3???? ?? ??? 
??W ? ?? ?? ????? ? ??? ?????? ?? P?A? ????? | 
Explain the contribution of Srinivas Das in popularizing novel reading in Hindi through his 
novel “Pariksha Guru.” 
 
13. ???????? ? ? ???.? ?? ??F??? ?? ????? ????? | 
Highlight the necessity of the conversation of resources. 
 
14. ???? ? ‘?????? ?3??? ???.? ???????’ ??? ??H ???? ???? ???? ?? ???H? ? ? 
??A ??????? ?? ??H? ????? | 
In which year was the ‘Indian Wildlife Protection Act’ implemented in India? Describe the 
main thrust area of the programme. 
 
15. ?????? ?? ??`???? ?Z???????? ? ? 6? ? ;?? ???? ???? ??? ??? ??? ???? JK 
????? | 
Why are dams referred to as multi-purpose projects? Explain any three reasons. 
 
16. ??????? ??? P?=?? ??? ??? ??? ???? ? ????? ?? ????? ? ? ?Z?????? ?? ??H? 
????? | 
How has the Panchayati Raj strengthened the democracy in India? Express your views. 
 
17. ?????? ?? ???? ? ? ??]O (9? ??? ???b? ?? ????? ? ? ?Z?????? ?? ??H? ?????| 
Describe the consequences of Smith and Carlos reaction to the racial discrimination. 
 
18. ????? ? ? ????L ????? ?? ??? ?? ?? ??????? ??? ??? ???? ??? JK ????? | 
 
 
 
 
How is power shared among different organs of Government? Explain. 
 
19. “???? ???? ? ? ??? ??H??? ???? ?? ????? ? ???Hc ???? ???? ?? ????” | ????[ 
?????? ???? ??? ?? ???K ????? | 
“The future generation may not have sufficient resources as compared to the present 
generation.” Explain the statement by giving suitable examples. 
 
20. 4???? ?? ?OH 4???? .??? ? ?????? ????? ? ? ??d?? ??? ?????? ?? P?A? ?????| 
Explain any three ways to income and employment in the rural and semi-rural areas. 
 
21. ?????? .?? ?? ???H (=?????? ?? ??????? .?? ?? ????? ????? | 
Compare the employment conditions of organized sector with unorganized sector. 
 
22a. 1929 ? ? ??H ?? ??????? ? ? ??? ?? ;?? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ? ? ??? ?????? ??d?? 
??? ?????? ?? P?A? ????? | 
Why is the year of 1929 known as the Great Depression? Explain any three factors 
responsible for the Great Depression. 
????/OR 
22b. ???? ??? ??? ???? ? ? ??d?? ??? ???e ?? P?A? ????? | 
Who were jobbers? Explain any four functions of the jobbers. 
 
23a. ?????? ??? ? ? ??f ? ?g? ? ???? ???? ????? ? ? ??????? ???? ?? ??H? ????? 
| 
How did print create the possibility of wide circulation of ideas and discussion? Explain. 
????/OR 
23b. ??V? ?? ??? ??? ??????? ??? ???H?? ? ? P??? ??? ?? ?f???? ?? ?h ????? 
JK ????? | 
Describe any five steps taken to clean up London in the 19
th
 century. 
 
24. ?L? ?? ??? ? ? ??? ??F? ??d?? ??? ??????? ????? ?? ??H? ????? | ?? 
???? ?? ??d?? ?? ??? ?? ?i??? ??j?? ? ? ??? ??(?? | 
Describe any four geographical conditions required for the growth of sugarcane. Name any 
two major sugarcane producing states of north India. 
 
25. ???? ? ?3??? ? ? ???.? ? ? ??? ???? ?? ??d?? ???? ????? ?? ??H? ????? | 
Describe any five steps that have been taken to protect the wildlife in India. 
 
26. ????? ? ? ????? )? ?? ????? ???? ? ? ??? ???  V???? ?? ???? ? ???? ?? 
??k???H ????? ?? P?A? ????? | 
Explain the major steps taken towards decentralization for making the third-tier of 
government more powerful. 
 
Page 5


 
 
 
 
SET-A                YATJZM0 
?????? ???
? – I (2016-17) 
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT – I, 2016 – 17 
??????? ????/SOCIAL SCIENCE 
?
? – X/CLASS – X 
?????? ???? 3 ??           ?????? ???:90 
Time allowed : 3 hours              Maximum Marks : 90 
 
???? ???? : 
(i) ??  ? ? ? ? ? 30  ?? | ??  ?????? ?? | 
(ii) ??  ? ? ????? ??? ? ??? ???? ? ?? | 
(iii)  ???? 1 ?? 8 ?? ? ? ??-?? ??? ? ?  ?? | ??? ? ?? ?? ? ???? 
?? ??  ? ? | 
(iv)  ???? 9 ?? 21 ?? ??  3 ??? ?? ?? | ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 80 
??? ?? ???? ??? ???? ????? | 
(v)  ???? 22 ?? 29 ?? ??  5 ??? ?? ?? | ??? ?? ??  ?? ?? 120 
??? ?? ???? ??? ???? ????? | 
(vi)  ???? 30, ????? ?? ????? ??????, 3 ??? ??  ?? | ?? ????? ? ? ??? 
????? ?? ???? ?? ??()?? ? ? ?*? ???? ???? ????? |  
 
General Instructions: 
(i) The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory. 
(ii) Marks are indicated against each question. 
(iii) Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short answer type questions. Each question 
carries one mark. 
(iv) Questions from serial number 9 to 21 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these question 
should not exceed 80 words each. 
(v) Questions from serial number 22 to 29 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 120 words each. 
(vi) Question number 30 is map question of 3 marks from Geography. After completion, attach 
the map inside your answer book. 
 
1a. ???? ? ???????????? ? ? ???.? ?? ????? ?? ?0?? ????? | 
Mention the technique of preserving the manuscript in India. 
????/OR 
1b. 1?????? ??? ??(?? ??? ????? ? ?? ?????? ??3?? ?? ??? ??(?? | 
Name the first proper modern novel written by Srinivas Das. 
 
2. ?????- 4????? ?*??? ????? ??6 ???? ??? 
Who initiated Bhoodan – Gramdan movement? 
 
 
 
 
 
3. ???? (9? ?? ??? ???? ??? ???? ???? ? ? ???? ???? ;?? ????? ??? 
Why did Tommie Smith receive his medal wearing blacks socks and no shoes? 
 
4. ??? =????? ???? ?? ??=?? ?? ?>. ‘??????’ (????) ???? ??? 
Which local body has a ‘Mayor’ as its head? 
 
5. ??(@?? ? ? ?? ???A? ????? ?????? ???-?? ?B? 
Which two ethnic groups are in majority in Belgium? 
 
6. ????? ? ? ??? ?? ????3 ?D ?? ??(?? | 
Give any two common developmental goals of the people. 
 
7. ??????? .?? ? ? 1????? ? ? ???.? ?? ??F??? ;?? ??? ?? ???? ????? | 
Why is there an urgent need to protect workers in the unorganized sector? Give one 
reason. 
 
8. ??????? .?? ?? ???? ?? ??????? ?? ?0?? ????? | 
Mentions any one features of unorganized sector? Give one reason. 
 
9a. “19 ??? ??? 20 ??? ??? ? ?????? ????? ? ? ??? ??? ?? ???H? =??? ?? ??? |” 
??? ? ? ??? 3?????? ?? H ????? | 
“China becomes attractive destination for investment by foreign MNCs in the 19
th
 and 
20
th
 centuries’. Justify the statement. 
????/OR 
9b. ?I??? ? ‘J???? ????’ ?? ??????? ?? ???? ;?? ????? ??? ??? ???? JK ????? 
| 
Why did the worker in Britain attack the spinning Jenny? Explain three reasons. 
????/OR 
9c. ?L????? ??? ?????? ??? ? ?*? ? ? ??? ?M???? ?? ?0?? ????? | 
Mention the major industries of London in the 19
th
 century and 20
th
 century. 
 
10a. ?? ??N??O ? ? ?I??? ??HP?=?? ?? ??? ??? ?? P?A? ????? | 
Explain the impact of the First World War on the British Economy? 
????/OR 
10b. ‘????R?’ ??? ??? ?? ??? ??? ?I??? ?S P?=?? ? ? ?T? ??????? ?? ??? 
Who were ‘gomasthas?’ How did they become good partners of the British management 
system? 
????/OR 
10c. ???? ? ? ???, ?????? ????? ?? ‘??? ??’ ? ? ??? ?? ;?? ??????? ??? ??? ??? 
???? ????? | 
Why did people of London call underground railway ‘the iron monster’. Give any three 
reasons. 
 
 
 
 
 
11a. “??V? ??W ? ?? ?? Y?????? ???? ? ? ??? ???? ? ? ?Z?(=?????? ???? |” ?? ??? ? ? 
???H? ? ??? ??? ?? H ????? | 
“Print culture created conditions within which the French Revolution occurred”. Give 
three arguments to support this statement. 
????/OR 
11b. “????? ? ? ??3???? ? ???? ? ? ?? )? ?? ?? ??????? ?([???? ?Z? ?B |” 
??? ?? 3?????? ??????? ????? | 
“Premchand’s novels are filled with powerful character form all levels of society”. Justify 
the statement statement. 
 
12a. “???? ? ?)-??(?? ???????????? ?? ?????? ?? ???O ?????? ?? |” ??? ?? 
?????? ???? JK ????? | 
“India had a very rich and old tradition of handwritten manuscripts” Explain the 
statement with examples. 
????/OR 
12b. ‘???.? ??]’ ??3?? ? ? ??>? ??, 1?????? ??? ^??? ??*? ? ? ??3???? ?? ??? 
??W ? ?? ?? ????? ? ??? ?????? ?? P?A? ????? | 
Explain the contribution of Srinivas Das in popularizing novel reading in Hindi through his 
novel “Pariksha Guru.” 
 
13. ???????? ? ? ???.? ?? ??F??? ?? ????? ????? | 
Highlight the necessity of the conversation of resources. 
 
14. ???? ? ‘?????? ?3??? ???.? ???????’ ??? ??H ???? ???? ???? ?? ???H? ? ? 
??A ??????? ?? ??H? ????? | 
In which year was the ‘Indian Wildlife Protection Act’ implemented in India? Describe the 
main thrust area of the programme. 
 
15. ?????? ?? ??`???? ?Z???????? ? ? 6? ? ;?? ???? ???? ??? ??? ??? ???? JK 
????? | 
Why are dams referred to as multi-purpose projects? Explain any three reasons. 
 
16. ??????? ??? P?=?? ??? ??? ??? ???? ? ????? ?? ????? ? ? ?Z?????? ?? ??H? 
????? | 
How has the Panchayati Raj strengthened the democracy in India? Express your views. 
 
17. ?????? ?? ???? ? ? ??]O (9? ??? ???b? ?? ????? ? ? ?Z?????? ?? ??H? ?????| 
Describe the consequences of Smith and Carlos reaction to the racial discrimination. 
 
18. ????? ? ? ????L ????? ?? ??? ?? ?? ??????? ??? ??? ???? ??? JK ????? | 
 
 
 
 
How is power shared among different organs of Government? Explain. 
 
19. “???? ???? ? ? ??? ??H??? ???? ?? ????? ? ???Hc ???? ???? ?? ????” | ????[ 
?????? ???? ??? ?? ???K ????? | 
“The future generation may not have sufficient resources as compared to the present 
generation.” Explain the statement by giving suitable examples. 
 
20. 4???? ?? ?OH 4???? .??? ? ?????? ????? ? ? ??d?? ??? ?????? ?? P?A? ?????| 
Explain any three ways to income and employment in the rural and semi-rural areas. 
 
21. ?????? .?? ?? ???H (=?????? ?? ??????? .?? ?? ????? ????? | 
Compare the employment conditions of organized sector with unorganized sector. 
 
22a. 1929 ? ? ??H ?? ??????? ? ? ??? ?? ;?? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ? ? ??? ?????? ??d?? 
??? ?????? ?? P?A? ????? | 
Why is the year of 1929 known as the Great Depression? Explain any three factors 
responsible for the Great Depression. 
????/OR 
22b. ???? ??? ??? ???? ? ? ??d?? ??? ???e ?? P?A? ????? | 
Who were jobbers? Explain any four functions of the jobbers. 
 
23a. ?????? ??? ? ? ??f ? ?g? ? ???? ???? ????? ? ? ??????? ???? ?? ??H? ????? 
| 
How did print create the possibility of wide circulation of ideas and discussion? Explain. 
????/OR 
23b. ??V? ?? ??? ??? ??????? ??? ???H?? ? ? P??? ??? ?? ?f???? ?? ?h ????? 
JK ????? | 
Describe any five steps taken to clean up London in the 19
th
 century. 
 
24. ?L? ?? ??? ? ? ??? ??F? ??d?? ??? ??????? ????? ?? ??H? ????? | ?? 
???? ?? ??d?? ?? ??? ?? ?i??? ??j?? ? ? ??? ??(?? | 
Describe any four geographical conditions required for the growth of sugarcane. Name any 
two major sugarcane producing states of north India. 
 
25. ???? ? ?3??? ? ? ???.? ? ? ??? ???? ?? ??d?? ???? ????? ?? ??H? ????? | 
Describe any five steps that have been taken to protect the wildlife in India. 
 
26. ????? ? ? ????? )? ?? ????? ???? ? ? ??? ???  V???? ?? ???? ? ???? ?? 
??k???H ????? ?? P?A? ????? | 
Explain the major steps taken towards decentralization for making the third-tier of 
government more powerful. 
 
 
 
 
 
27. ??????? ??? ??H ? ? ??? ????? ?? ?? ??? ?? ???? ??? ??l? ???? ???? ???? 
????? ? ? ?? ?? ???? ?B? 
How can the relationship between politics and religion be beneficial and problematic at the 
same time? Explain. 
 
28. ????? ;? ??? ????? ?? ????? ? ? ??? ??.??.??.??. ^??? ??([ ?????? ?? P?A? 
????? | 
What is development? Explain the indicator used by UNDP for measuring development. 
 
29. ??m??(?? ?? ???H? ?????????? ?? ?????, ?^???? ?? ?????? ?????????? ? 
??n? ? ? ????? | 
?????, ?>???, ???????, ?? ????, ????p? ????, ? ? rs? ? ??? ????, ?B?? ? ?, 
? ? Z???, ???? ?????, ???? ????? | 
Classify the following ten economic activities under primary, secondary and tertiary 
activities. Tailoring, teaching, flower cultivation, moneylending, Bee-keeping, working in a 
factory, banking, courier, fishing, cloth making. 
 
30. (a) ??? ? ???? ? ? ???????? ????????? ? A ?.? ???u? ???? ??? ?? | ????  
?? ??? ??????? ? ? ???? ?? ?? ?.? ?? ??????? ????? ? ?? ???u? ???? ?? 
???? ??? ??(?? | 
(A) ???? ???? ?i??? ?? ??? ??j 
(b) ??? ????? ?? ??m??(?? ?? ????[ ??? ? ??? ^??? ???H??? ??? ??? ? ??? ??(??: 
(B) ??v?? ?? ?? ???????? ???? ???? .? 
(C) ??????H? ???? ???? 
???: ??$??%?? '( ???? )?*????? ???
?????? ?? ??? ?- : 
(30.1) ??? ??? ?i??? ??j ?? ??? ??(?? | 
(30.2) ??????H? ???? ???? ??? ??? ?? ??? ??? 
(30.3) ?????? ??? ? ??? ??? ?? ???? ??? ???? ??? 
(a) One feature A is shown in the given political outline map of India. Identify this features 
of with the help of following information and write its correct name on the line marked on 
the map: 
(A) A major Rice producing state 
(b) On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following features with 
appropriate symbols: 
(B) Area of Laterite soil west Coast. 
(C) Nagarjuna Sagar Dam 
Note: The following questions are for the visually impaired candidates only: 
(30.1) Name the Major Rubber production state. 
(30.2) On which river Nagarjun Sagar Dam is located. 
(30.3) What type of soil is found in Himanchal Pradesh? 
Read More
Offer running on EduRev: Apply code STAYHOME200 to get INR 200 off on our premium plan EduRev Infinity!

Complete Syllabus of Class 10

Dynamic Test

Content Category

Related Searches

video lectures

,

Extra Questions

,

Viva Questions

,

shortcuts and tricks

,

pdf

,

Previous Year Questions with Solutions

,

Important questions

,

MCQs

,

practice quizzes

,

Social Science Past Year Paper SA-1(Set -9) - 2016

,

Social Science Past Year Paper SA-1(Set -9) - 2016

,

CBSE Class 10 Notes | EduRev

,

CBSE Class 10 Notes | EduRev

,

Summary

,

Free

,

CBSE Class 10 Notes | EduRev

,

Objective type Questions

,

mock tests for examination

,

Semester Notes

,

Class 10

,

Class 10

,

ppt

,

past year papers

,

Exam

,

study material

,

Class 10

,

Social Science Past Year Paper SA-1(Set -9) - 2016

,

Sample Paper

;