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Saturday, February 21, 2015

10th class social science question paper based on new marking scheme for 2015

SOCIAL SCIENCE CLASS X       BLUE PRINT OF QUESTION PAPER 2015


V.S.A
S.A
L.A
TOTAL
HISTORY
1.   NATIONALISM IN EUROPE
                   OR
INDO-CHINA MOVEMENT
1(1)
1(3)
1(5)
09
2.   NATIONALISM IN INDIA
1(1)
2(6)
(1 MAP)
1(5)
12
GEOGRAPHY
1.   MINERALS & ENERGY RESOURCES
1(1)
2(6)
(1 MAP)
1(5)
12
2.   MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES

2(6)

1(5)
11
3.   LIFELINES OF NATIONAL ECONOMY
1(1)

1(5)
06
POLITICAL SCIENCE
1.   POPULAR STRUGGLES & MOVEMENTS
1(1)
1(3)
1(5)
09
2.   POLITICAL PARTIES


1(5)
05
3.   OUTCOMES OF DEMOCRACY
1(1)
1(3)

04
4.   CHALLENGES TO DEMOCRACY

2(6)


06
ECONOMICS
1.   MONEY & CREDIT
1(1)

1(5)
06
2.   GLOBALISATION AND INDIAN ECONOMY
1(1)
1(3)

04
3.   CONSUMER RIGHTS

2(6)

06

TOTAL
08
12+2 (MAP)
08
90


TOTAL QUESTION : 30
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT – II
2014-15
CLASS – X

TIME: 03 Hrs                                                                SUB – SOCIAL SCIENCE                                                                  M.M.- 90
Instructions:
  1. The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.
  2. Marks are indicated against each question.
  3. Question from serial 1 to 8 are very short answer questions carrying 1 marks.
  4. Questions from serial 9 to 20 are short answer questions carrying 3 marks.
  5. Question from serial 21 to 28 are long answer questions carrying 5 marks.
  6. Question 29 & 30 are map questions from History & Geography carrying (3+3) 06 marks.
  7. An additional 15 minutes have been allotted to read this question paper only.
1x8=8
1. What was the significance of the treaty of Constantinople in Greek history? 1
Or
What was the most visible form of French control area Vietnam? 1

2. Name the types of coal found in India? 1

3. Why are metalled roads called all weather roads? 1

4. What are sectional Interest Groups? Give example. 1

5. What do you mean by an accountable government? 1

6. Give the reason why transactions are made in money? 1

7. For which purpose does the government use trade barriers? 1

8. Why was Khilafat Committee formed in Bombay? 1

9. What are Marianne & Germania? What was the importance of in which they are portrayed?1

Or
What do you know about Vietnamese indentured labours?

10. What wer the effects of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre? 3

11. As a conserved citizen, what are our duties to conserve energy resources? 3

12. How is the information technology industry able to generate more employment? 3

13. Classify industries on the basis of its ownership? 3

14. What was the result of the popular struggle movement of Nepal? 3

15. Do we have to blame democracy for socio-economic and political problems? 3

16. How does democracy produce an accountable and responsive government? 3

17. Is democracy attentive to the needs of people and is free from corruption? 3

18. Under what conditions do MNC’s set up production? 3

19. How did consumer movement materialize in India? Explain. 3

20. How should a consumer become a well informed consumer? 3

21. What is Zollverin? Why was it formed? 5

Or

How was Scholar’s Revolt of 1868 materialised?

22. What is meant by the idea of Satyagraha? How was it materialized? 5

23. What are the various means of man communication used in India? 5

24. What are the main functions of political parties? 5

25. With increasing population and increasing number of vehicles, what problems are we facing with roadways in India? 5

26. Compare India’s steel production with that of China. What efforts should be made to improve steel production? 5

27. What are the major drawbacks for the cotton textile industries? 5

28. Explain with examples the role of banks in the economic development of country? 5

29. Three features A,B & C are marked in the given outline political map of India. Identify this features with the help of the following information and write their correct names on the lines marked in the map.
A. Iron – ore field       B.Automobile industry  C. Silk-textile centre     3 

30. On the same map of India locate the following:

a. Congress Session of September 1920         b. Dandi Coast          c. Champaran

MARKING SCHEME 

1. The Treaty of Constantinople recognized Greece as an independent nation.
Or
The most visible form of French control area Vietnam was military and economic derivation.

2. Anthricite, Bituminus, Lignite & Peat

3. Metaled roads are made of cement, concrete or even bitumen of coal. They do not go out of use in rainy season.

4. The interest groups which worked for a particular section. Eg.- SC,ST group

5. Accountable government means government gives account of their works in parliament & people.

6. A person having currency can easily exchange it for commodity or service that he might want.

7. Government put barriers to control production, trade & taxes.

8. It was formed to defend the Khalifa’s temporal power in Turkey which were snatched away by the Britishers.

9. Marianne & Germannia were both female allegers invented by artists in the 19th century to represent the nation.

IMPORTANCE:

i. Remind the public of the national symbol of unity

ii. Germania convered to symbolize the liberal revolution.

OR
i. A form of labour widely used in the plantation from the mid 19th century.

ii. Labourers worked on the basis of contract


iii. Immense power of employers

10.
i. After Jalianwala Bagh Massacre violent movement started.

ii. Gandhiji stopped their movement.

iii. People started to oppose all government activities. 

11. As a conserved citizen our duties are:

i. To prevent extra use of energy resources.

ii. To invent new sources of energy

iii. Protect traditional energy like coal, petroleum etc.

12.
i. the IT industry employed over one million persons.

ii. This number is expected to increase sharply in coming year

iii. 30% of people employed in this sector are women.

13.On the basis of ownership Joint venture 
Public Sector
Private sector
Co-operative sector

14. The result of famous movement of Nepal:


i. Democracy established in Nepal


ii. Seven party alliance formed (SPA)


iii. A combined government of these parties lead the government.

15.
i. if someone expectations not met, we start blaming democracy

ii. democracy is just a form of government

iii. the citizens have to take advantage of democratic conditions and achieve the goals.

16.
i. A democracy make sure that people will have the right to choose the rulers.

ii. Citizens should participate in the decision making process

iii. This is known for its transparency
iv. Democratic government is a legitimate government. 

17. Yes, democracy fulfill the needs of democracy but some drawbacks:
It is not free from corruption
People not feel so free & fair decisions
People gives their best efforts to strengthen the democracy
18.
i. MNC’s take license from government.

ii. MNC’s arrange land to set up the unit

iii. MNC’s arrange raw material, fuel and other requirements

iv. MNC’s arrange markets for their products 

19.

i. Due to exploitation of consumers, consumers must know their rights

ii. Consumers started to agitate against their exploitation

iii. Media help to revoke consumers

iv. Our government & judiciary also help to consumer rights.

20.

i. When we as consumer become conscious of our rights, while purchasing various goods & services, we will be able to discriminate and make informed choices

ii. The calls for acquiring the knowledge skill to become a well informed consumer

iii. We should become conscious to our rights.
21. In 1834 a customs of union of Zollverin was formed at the initiative of Persia & was joined by most of the German states.
i. The union abolished tariff barriers and reduced the numver of currencies from over thirty to two.

ii. The criterion of a network of railways further stimulated mobility

iii. A wave of economic nationalism strengthened the wider nationalist sentiments growing at the time.

OR
From the 18th century many religious movements were hosted the western presence. An early movement against French control and spread of Christianity was the scholars revolt in 1868.

This revolt was led by officials at the emperial court angered by spread of Catholicism & French power. They led a general uprising in Ngu An and Ha Tien provinces where over a thousand catholics were killed.

22.

i. Gandhiji started their movements in India by Satyagraha
ii. Satyagraha means geneiune demands put before government

iii. Government pressurized to fulfill these demands

iv. In this movement, the main aim is to non use of violence and other activities
v. Satyagraha was a successful event of Mahatma Gandhi

23. The medium used in mass communication are: 
                                   Mass media
a. Print media--------------- Newspaper, Books, Magazines etc

b.  Electronic media-------------- TV, Radio, Internet, phones etc

24. Main works of political parties:

i. To participate in electoral process

ii. To make government

iii. To make the opposition

iv. To fulfill the needs of people

v. To mediate between people & government
25.With increasing population and number of vehicles, following problems in road transport:

i. Over crowd on roads

ii. Excess use of petroleum

iii. Traffic problem on roads

iv. Less use of public transport

v. Maximum number of road accidents 

26. In 1950’s China and India produced almost the same quantity of steel. In 2004 India was the largest exporter of steel which is 2.25% of global trade. Today China is the largest producer:

i. Liberalization and foreign trade investment have given a boost to the industry with the efforts of private entrepreneurs

ii. There is a need to allocate resources for research and development to produce steel more competitively

iii. We need to regularize the supply of energy and improve the structure for better production.

27. Major drawbacks of cotton textile industry:

Non proper modernization of this industry

Dependency on foreign textile industry

Non proper case on cotton farming

Very few numbers of cotton textile mills

Trade barriers in cotton textile industry

More use of polyster, terrycott etc other types of textiles.

28. Banks having role of development of country by:

Banks control the indian economy

Reserve Bank control all banks

Banks provide loans to all needs like agriculture, industry

Banks fulfill the needs of employment

Banks gives all benefits to the government agencies.

29. A. Iron-ore field – Bailadile         B. Silk textile Centre - Mysore
       C. Automobile Industry – Gurgaon


Monday, February 16, 2015

social science sample paper class9 based on new marking Scheme 2015

Summative Assessment – II (2014-15)
SOCIAL SCIENCE             Class – IX
Time: 3hrs                            MM: 100 marks

General Instructions:
1. The question paper has 31 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.
2. Marks are indicated against each question.
3. Questions from Serial No. 1 to 8 are very short answer type questions. Each question carries 1 Mark.
4. Questions from Serial No. 9 to 20 are 3 Marks questions. Answer of these questions should not exceed 80 words each.
5. Question from Serial No. 21 to 28 are of 5 Marks Questions. Answer of these questions should not exceed 100 words each.
6. Question No. 29 and 30 are Map Questions of 3 Marks each, from History and Geography respectively. After completion, attach the map inside your answer book.
7. Question No. 31 is from Open Text Themes and it is of 10 marks.

 1
Name any one pastoral nomad group of Jammu and Kashmir.
1

2
Which state of India has the lowest density of population?
1

3
What are reserved constituencies?
1

4
Mention a number of years the member of parliament is elected for?
1

5
Why are slogans used by political parties?
1

6
Give one advantage of economic growth.
1

7
Name any two causes of poverty.
1

8
In countries like ours, the parliament is supreme, what is this system known as ?
1

9
What is meant by shifting cultivation?
3

10
What changes came to cricket in 1760s and 70s and how did it affect the game?
3

11
Highlight the most curious features of the sport of cricket with examples.
3

12
Explain how forests play a major role to enhance the quality of our environment.
3

13
Name the natural habitat of the following animal species.
i) Elephants ii) One-horned Rhinoceros iii) Camels iv) India Lion v) Tigers vi) Yak
3

14
Explain three characteristics/features of Indian Monsoon.
3

15
What is the model code of conduct for election campaign which is accepted by all the political parties in our country?
3

16
What is the minimum age to be a candidate in elections and what is the minimum age of voters in India?
3

17
What is council of ministers ? How council of ministers are appointed?
3

18
Describe any three causes of poverty.
3

19
How is Socio-Cultural and Economic factors responsible for poverty in India?
3

20
How is food security ensured in a country?
3
21
Why were Kalangs of Java considered an important community? What compelled them to rebel against the Dutch and to what result?
5
22
How did the satellite TV technology help in creating a global market for cricket? Explain
5
23
Define the following terms: i) Census ii) Sex Ratio iii) Birth rate iv) Death rate v) Density of population.
5
24
Describe five characteristics/features of hot weather season in India.
5
25
Compare the situation of India and Saudi Arabia in terms of Right to Freedom in both the courtiers.
5
26
“The Prime Minister is the Head of the Government” Justify the statement.
5
27
Explain the factor of that have led to the decline of PDS in recent years.
5
28
State how social exclusion can be used in understanding poverty in India?
5
29
(a)
Two items A and B are shown in the given political outline map. Identify these items with the help of following information and write their correct names of the lines marked on the map.
A . Area related to Baiga tribes
B. State related to Allure Sitaram Raju
3
             (b)
On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following item with appropriate symbol:
C. Dehradun, where Imperial Forest institute was established.
30
(a)
Two items A and B are shown in the given political outline map. Identify these items with the help of following information and write their correct names of the lines marked on the map.
A. A meteorological station
B. The least populated state
3
(b)
On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following item with appropriate symbol:
                     C. Rajaji National Park
31
Theme-II (Migration) (5+5) OTBA
10
(a)
How does migration within India promote unity in diversity? Explain with the help of examples.
(b)
Explain any two political factors which work as push factors for a person to leave a place and three political factors which work as pull factors for a person to live in a place?


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