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Summative Assessment-1 2014-2015 
Social Science 
Class – IX 
 
 Time allowed: 3:00 hours                                Maximum Marks: 90 
 
 General Instructions: 
a) The question paper has two sections (Section A and Section B) with 30 questions in all. 
All questions are compulsory. 
b) Marks are indicated against each question. 
c) Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short questions. Each question carry 1 
mark. 
d) Questions from serial number 9 to 20 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 80 words each. 
e) Questions from serial number 21 to 26 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 120 words each. 
f) Question number 27 and 28 are map question of 3 marks each, from History and 
Geography respectively. After completion, attach the maps inside your answer book. 
g) Questions number 29 and 30 are Open Text Themes and question is of 5 marks. 
 
 
Section – A 
1. Why were the Massai not allowed to enter the markets in white areas. Give one reason. 
Or 
Which two places in British India were connected by the new railway line called Indus Valley 
Railway? 
 `   Or 
Who introduced opium in to China and when? 
2. Name the state where the Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary is located. 
3. Employing children below 14 years of age in a bidi making factory is a violation of which 
fundamental right? 
4. What is the Model Code of conduct? 
5. Which institution can make changes to an existing law of our country? 
6. Which state was recorded the highest rate in production of wheat in the year 1964-65? 
7. What is the full form of TPDS? 
8. When was PDS launched? 
9. Write any three significance of the movement of the pastoral communities. 
Or 
What is meant by scientific forestry? Why was it introduced in India? 
    Or 
Assess the impact of England’s rising population on the enclosures? 
10. Why is cricket said to have a connection with the rural past? 
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Summative Assessment-1 2014-2015 
Social Science 
Class – IX 
 
 Time allowed: 3:00 hours                                Maximum Marks: 90 
 
 General Instructions: 
a) The question paper has two sections (Section A and Section B) with 30 questions in all. 
All questions are compulsory. 
b) Marks are indicated against each question. 
c) Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short questions. Each question carry 1 
mark. 
d) Questions from serial number 9 to 20 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 80 words each. 
e) Questions from serial number 21 to 26 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 120 words each. 
f) Question number 27 and 28 are map question of 3 marks each, from History and 
Geography respectively. After completion, attach the maps inside your answer book. 
g) Questions number 29 and 30 are Open Text Themes and question is of 5 marks. 
 
 
Section – A 
1. Why were the Massai not allowed to enter the markets in white areas. Give one reason. 
Or 
Which two places in British India were connected by the new railway line called Indus Valley 
Railway? 
 `   Or 
Who introduced opium in to China and when? 
2. Name the state where the Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary is located. 
3. Employing children below 14 years of age in a bidi making factory is a violation of which 
fundamental right? 
4. What is the Model Code of conduct? 
5. Which institution can make changes to an existing law of our country? 
6. Which state was recorded the highest rate in production of wheat in the year 1964-65? 
7. What is the full form of TPDS? 
8. When was PDS launched? 
9. Write any three significance of the movement of the pastoral communities. 
Or 
What is meant by scientific forestry? Why was it introduced in India? 
    Or 
Assess the impact of England’s rising population on the enclosures? 
10. Why is cricket said to have a connection with the rural past? 
 
 
 
 
Or 
How did the people of different classes of society develop their own culture of dress in 
France after the French Revolution of 1789? 
11. “The balance of power in cricket shifted from London to Dubai.” Support the statement with 
any three suitable arguments. 
Or 
What differences in the social strata remained in the europian societies even after the end of 
sumptuary laws? 
12. How is monsoon known for its uncertainties? Explain. 
13. Describe the altitudinal distribution of Montane forests. 
14. What are the three broad categories of division of population on the basis of age? 
15. Which values are inculcated among political leaders through elections and political 
competition? 
16. Why is a minister more powerful than a civil servant? 
17. Explain the contribution made by the Amnesty International to improve the condition of 
prisoners in Guantanamo Bay. 
18. State the efforts made to achieve self-sufficiency in food grain, since independence? 
19. Describe the role of FCI in providing food security in India. 
20. What are the effects of famine on people of the country? 
21. How was the lives of the pastoralists affected by the expansion of agriculture? Explain. 
Or 
How are the various communities living in Bastar united by customs and beliefs? Explain. 
    Or 
From the late nineteenth century why was there a dramatic expansion of wheat production 
in the USA? Explain. 
22. Why did the British imperial officials make little effort to spread cricket in colonial 
territories? Give any five reasons. 
Or 
As nationalist feelings swept across India by the late nineteenth century, how did Indians 
begin devising cultural symbols that would express the unity of the nation? Explain. 
23. Describe any five characteristic features of monsoon. 
24. Why is monsoon considered a unifying bond? Explain. 
25. Describe the need for elections in democracy. 
26. Explain the need of political institutions. 
 
The student has to attempt any one map question from question numbers 27a, 27b and 27c. 
question no. 28 is compulsory. The maps are attached with the question paper. 
27.   
a) Two items A and B are shown in the given political map of India. Identify these items with 
the help of following information and write correct names on the lines marked on the 
map. 
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Summative Assessment-1 2014-2015 
Social Science 
Class – IX 
 
 Time allowed: 3:00 hours                                Maximum Marks: 90 
 
 General Instructions: 
a) The question paper has two sections (Section A and Section B) with 30 questions in all. 
All questions are compulsory. 
b) Marks are indicated against each question. 
c) Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short questions. Each question carry 1 
mark. 
d) Questions from serial number 9 to 20 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 80 words each. 
e) Questions from serial number 21 to 26 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 120 words each. 
f) Question number 27 and 28 are map question of 3 marks each, from History and 
Geography respectively. After completion, attach the maps inside your answer book. 
g) Questions number 29 and 30 are Open Text Themes and question is of 5 marks. 
 
 
Section – A 
1. Why were the Massai not allowed to enter the markets in white areas. Give one reason. 
Or 
Which two places in British India were connected by the new railway line called Indus Valley 
Railway? 
 `   Or 
Who introduced opium in to China and when? 
2. Name the state where the Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary is located. 
3. Employing children below 14 years of age in a bidi making factory is a violation of which 
fundamental right? 
4. What is the Model Code of conduct? 
5. Which institution can make changes to an existing law of our country? 
6. Which state was recorded the highest rate in production of wheat in the year 1964-65? 
7. What is the full form of TPDS? 
8. When was PDS launched? 
9. Write any three significance of the movement of the pastoral communities. 
Or 
What is meant by scientific forestry? Why was it introduced in India? 
    Or 
Assess the impact of England’s rising population on the enclosures? 
10. Why is cricket said to have a connection with the rural past? 
 
 
 
 
Or 
How did the people of different classes of society develop their own culture of dress in 
France after the French Revolution of 1789? 
11. “The balance of power in cricket shifted from London to Dubai.” Support the statement with 
any three suitable arguments. 
Or 
What differences in the social strata remained in the europian societies even after the end of 
sumptuary laws? 
12. How is monsoon known for its uncertainties? Explain. 
13. Describe the altitudinal distribution of Montane forests. 
14. What are the three broad categories of division of population on the basis of age? 
15. Which values are inculcated among political leaders through elections and political 
competition? 
16. Why is a minister more powerful than a civil servant? 
17. Explain the contribution made by the Amnesty International to improve the condition of 
prisoners in Guantanamo Bay. 
18. State the efforts made to achieve self-sufficiency in food grain, since independence? 
19. Describe the role of FCI in providing food security in India. 
20. What are the effects of famine on people of the country? 
21. How was the lives of the pastoralists affected by the expansion of agriculture? Explain. 
Or 
How are the various communities living in Bastar united by customs and beliefs? Explain. 
    Or 
From the late nineteenth century why was there a dramatic expansion of wheat production 
in the USA? Explain. 
22. Why did the British imperial officials make little effort to spread cricket in colonial 
territories? Give any five reasons. 
Or 
As nationalist feelings swept across India by the late nineteenth century, how did Indians 
begin devising cultural symbols that would express the unity of the nation? Explain. 
23. Describe any five characteristic features of monsoon. 
24. Why is monsoon considered a unifying bond? Explain. 
25. Describe the need for elections in democracy. 
26. Explain the need of political institutions. 
 
The student has to attempt any one map question from question numbers 27a, 27b and 27c. 
question no. 28 is compulsory. The maps are attached with the question paper. 
27.   
a) Two items A and B are shown in the given political map of India. Identify these items with 
the help of following information and write correct names on the lines marked on the 
map. 
 
 
 
 
I. State related to the pastoral community of Maldives. 
II. The state to which Bhotiyas belonged 
On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following item with 
appropriation symbol: 
III. States related to famous pastoral community of ‘Kurama’ 
 
Or 
b) Two items A and B are shown in the given political outline map of India. Identify these 
items with the help of following information and write their correct names on the lines 
marked on the map. 
I. State where sacred groves are still protecting the forest. 
II. Place where Imperial Forest Research Institute is located. 
On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following item with 
appropriate symbol. 
III. Jagdalpur 
 
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Summative Assessment-1 2014-2015 
Social Science 
Class – IX 
 
 Time allowed: 3:00 hours                                Maximum Marks: 90 
 
 General Instructions: 
a) The question paper has two sections (Section A and Section B) with 30 questions in all. 
All questions are compulsory. 
b) Marks are indicated against each question. 
c) Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short questions. Each question carry 1 
mark. 
d) Questions from serial number 9 to 20 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 80 words each. 
e) Questions from serial number 21 to 26 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 120 words each. 
f) Question number 27 and 28 are map question of 3 marks each, from History and 
Geography respectively. After completion, attach the maps inside your answer book. 
g) Questions number 29 and 30 are Open Text Themes and question is of 5 marks. 
 
 
Section – A 
1. Why were the Massai not allowed to enter the markets in white areas. Give one reason. 
Or 
Which two places in British India were connected by the new railway line called Indus Valley 
Railway? 
 `   Or 
Who introduced opium in to China and when? 
2. Name the state where the Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary is located. 
3. Employing children below 14 years of age in a bidi making factory is a violation of which 
fundamental right? 
4. What is the Model Code of conduct? 
5. Which institution can make changes to an existing law of our country? 
6. Which state was recorded the highest rate in production of wheat in the year 1964-65? 
7. What is the full form of TPDS? 
8. When was PDS launched? 
9. Write any three significance of the movement of the pastoral communities. 
Or 
What is meant by scientific forestry? Why was it introduced in India? 
    Or 
Assess the impact of England’s rising population on the enclosures? 
10. Why is cricket said to have a connection with the rural past? 
 
 
 
 
Or 
How did the people of different classes of society develop their own culture of dress in 
France after the French Revolution of 1789? 
11. “The balance of power in cricket shifted from London to Dubai.” Support the statement with 
any three suitable arguments. 
Or 
What differences in the social strata remained in the europian societies even after the end of 
sumptuary laws? 
12. How is monsoon known for its uncertainties? Explain. 
13. Describe the altitudinal distribution of Montane forests. 
14. What are the three broad categories of division of population on the basis of age? 
15. Which values are inculcated among political leaders through elections and political 
competition? 
16. Why is a minister more powerful than a civil servant? 
17. Explain the contribution made by the Amnesty International to improve the condition of 
prisoners in Guantanamo Bay. 
18. State the efforts made to achieve self-sufficiency in food grain, since independence? 
19. Describe the role of FCI in providing food security in India. 
20. What are the effects of famine on people of the country? 
21. How was the lives of the pastoralists affected by the expansion of agriculture? Explain. 
Or 
How are the various communities living in Bastar united by customs and beliefs? Explain. 
    Or 
From the late nineteenth century why was there a dramatic expansion of wheat production 
in the USA? Explain. 
22. Why did the British imperial officials make little effort to spread cricket in colonial 
territories? Give any five reasons. 
Or 
As nationalist feelings swept across India by the late nineteenth century, how did Indians 
begin devising cultural symbols that would express the unity of the nation? Explain. 
23. Describe any five characteristic features of monsoon. 
24. Why is monsoon considered a unifying bond? Explain. 
25. Describe the need for elections in democracy. 
26. Explain the need of political institutions. 
 
The student has to attempt any one map question from question numbers 27a, 27b and 27c. 
question no. 28 is compulsory. The maps are attached with the question paper. 
27.   
a) Two items A and B are shown in the given political map of India. Identify these items with 
the help of following information and write correct names on the lines marked on the 
map. 
 
 
 
 
I. State related to the pastoral community of Maldives. 
II. The state to which Bhotiyas belonged 
On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following item with 
appropriation symbol: 
III. States related to famous pastoral community of ‘Kurama’ 
 
Or 
b) Two items A and B are shown in the given political outline map of India. Identify these 
items with the help of following information and write their correct names on the lines 
marked on the map. 
I. State where sacred groves are still protecting the forest. 
II. Place where Imperial Forest Research Institute is located. 
On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following item with 
appropriate symbol. 
III. Jagdalpur 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Or 
c) Two items A and B are shown in the given political outline map of India. Identify these 
items with the help of following information and write their correct names on the lines 
marked on the map. 
I. The place from where large amounts of opium flowed out. 
II. The area where peasants began to give up cultivation of opium due to 
unreasonable policy of advancies. 
On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following item with 
appropriate symbol. 
III. An area not under British control where opium was being produced. 
 
28. Two items A and B are shown in the given political outline map of India. Identify these items 
with the help of following information and write their correct names on the lines marked on  
a) A Meteorological Station 
b) A Wildlife Sanctuary 
On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following item with 
appropriate symbol. 
c) he state having the highest density of population. 
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Summative Assessment-1 2014-2015 
Social Science 
Class – IX 
 
 Time allowed: 3:00 hours                                Maximum Marks: 90 
 
 General Instructions: 
a) The question paper has two sections (Section A and Section B) with 30 questions in all. 
All questions are compulsory. 
b) Marks are indicated against each question. 
c) Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short questions. Each question carry 1 
mark. 
d) Questions from serial number 9 to 20 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 80 words each. 
e) Questions from serial number 21 to 26 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions 
should not exceed 120 words each. 
f) Question number 27 and 28 are map question of 3 marks each, from History and 
Geography respectively. After completion, attach the maps inside your answer book. 
g) Questions number 29 and 30 are Open Text Themes and question is of 5 marks. 
 
 
Section – A 
1. Why were the Massai not allowed to enter the markets in white areas. Give one reason. 
Or 
Which two places in British India were connected by the new railway line called Indus Valley 
Railway? 
 `   Or 
Who introduced opium in to China and when? 
2. Name the state where the Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary is located. 
3. Employing children below 14 years of age in a bidi making factory is a violation of which 
fundamental right? 
4. What is the Model Code of conduct? 
5. Which institution can make changes to an existing law of our country? 
6. Which state was recorded the highest rate in production of wheat in the year 1964-65? 
7. What is the full form of TPDS? 
8. When was PDS launched? 
9. Write any three significance of the movement of the pastoral communities. 
Or 
What is meant by scientific forestry? Why was it introduced in India? 
    Or 
Assess the impact of England’s rising population on the enclosures? 
10. Why is cricket said to have a connection with the rural past? 
 
 
 
 
Or 
How did the people of different classes of society develop their own culture of dress in 
France after the French Revolution of 1789? 
11. “The balance of power in cricket shifted from London to Dubai.” Support the statement with 
any three suitable arguments. 
Or 
What differences in the social strata remained in the europian societies even after the end of 
sumptuary laws? 
12. How is monsoon known for its uncertainties? Explain. 
13. Describe the altitudinal distribution of Montane forests. 
14. What are the three broad categories of division of population on the basis of age? 
15. Which values are inculcated among political leaders through elections and political 
competition? 
16. Why is a minister more powerful than a civil servant? 
17. Explain the contribution made by the Amnesty International to improve the condition of 
prisoners in Guantanamo Bay. 
18. State the efforts made to achieve self-sufficiency in food grain, since independence? 
19. Describe the role of FCI in providing food security in India. 
20. What are the effects of famine on people of the country? 
21. How was the lives of the pastoralists affected by the expansion of agriculture? Explain. 
Or 
How are the various communities living in Bastar united by customs and beliefs? Explain. 
    Or 
From the late nineteenth century why was there a dramatic expansion of wheat production 
in the USA? Explain. 
22. Why did the British imperial officials make little effort to spread cricket in colonial 
territories? Give any five reasons. 
Or 
As nationalist feelings swept across India by the late nineteenth century, how did Indians 
begin devising cultural symbols that would express the unity of the nation? Explain. 
23. Describe any five characteristic features of monsoon. 
24. Why is monsoon considered a unifying bond? Explain. 
25. Describe the need for elections in democracy. 
26. Explain the need of political institutions. 
 
The student has to attempt any one map question from question numbers 27a, 27b and 27c. 
question no. 28 is compulsory. The maps are attached with the question paper. 
27.   
a) Two items A and B are shown in the given political map of India. Identify these items with 
the help of following information and write correct names on the lines marked on the 
map. 
 
 
 
 
I. State related to the pastoral community of Maldives. 
II. The state to which Bhotiyas belonged 
On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following item with 
appropriation symbol: 
III. States related to famous pastoral community of ‘Kurama’ 
 
Or 
b) Two items A and B are shown in the given political outline map of India. Identify these 
items with the help of following information and write their correct names on the lines 
marked on the map. 
I. State where sacred groves are still protecting the forest. 
II. Place where Imperial Forest Research Institute is located. 
On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following item with 
appropriate symbol. 
III. Jagdalpur 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Or 
c) Two items A and B are shown in the given political outline map of India. Identify these 
items with the help of following information and write their correct names on the lines 
marked on the map. 
I. The place from where large amounts of opium flowed out. 
II. The area where peasants began to give up cultivation of opium due to 
unreasonable policy of advancies. 
On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following item with 
appropriate symbol. 
III. An area not under British control where opium was being produced. 
 
28. Two items A and B are shown in the given political outline map of India. Identify these items 
with the help of following information and write their correct names on the lines marked on  
a) A Meteorological Station 
b) A Wildlife Sanctuary 
On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following item with 
appropriate symbol. 
c) he state having the highest density of population. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Section – B 
(OTBA) 
(*Please ensure that open text of the given theme is supplied with this question paper) 
Theme: Living on the Edge 
29. Rural-urban migration is one of the causes attributed to the information and expansion of 
slums. Explain. 
30. Describe the life of slums with the example of Dharavi. 
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