Saturday, January 14, 2012

CBSE SST Guess Paper X Subject–Social Science–2012

Guess Paper – 2012 Class – X Subject –Social Science

General Instructions:-

A) The question paper has 36 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.

B) Marks are indicated against each question.

C) Questions from serial number 1-16 are multiple choice questions of 1 mark each. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct alternative in your answer book.

D) Questions from serial number 17 to 29 are 3 marks questions. Answers to these questions should not exceed 80 words.

E) Questions from serial number 30 to 34 are 4 marks questions. Answers to these questions should not exceed 100 words each.

F) Question number 35 is a map question of 2 marks from history and question number 36 is a map question of 3 marks from geography.

Q1) Who founded the Hoa Hao movement, when and where? [1]

A) It was founded by Hoa Hao in 1940 in Saigon

B) Founded by Huynh Phu So in 1939 in Hanoi

C) Founded by Huynh Phu So in 1939 in the fertile Mekong delta area

D) Founded by Mad Monze, 1939 in Hanoi.

Q2) When did the war between Vietnam and the Us officially end? [1]

A) In 1972 after the signing of a peace treaty

B) In January 1974, in Paris, after a peace settlement was signed

C) In Saigon on 30 April, 1975 D) In 1970 at Saigon

Q3) The leader of the peasants in the Guden Hills of Andhra was [1]

A) Baba Ramachandran

B) Venkata Raju

C) Alluri Sitaram Raju

D) None of the above

Q4) When was the Non- Cooperation programme adopted by the Congress? [1]

A) At Surat in December 1920

B) At Nagpur in December 1920

C) At Calcutta in January 1921

D) At Bombay in Decmber 1920

Q5) Which was the best means of transport for travelling through a dense forest? [1]

A) Roadways B) Airways C) RailwaysD) Waterways

Q6) Which of the following public sector Steel Plant of India is located near a port? [1]

A) Durgapur B) Vijaynagar C) Bhadravati D) Vishakhapatnam

Q7) Which of the following is a major mineral obtained from Alluvial Soil Depostis? [1]

A) Tin B) Bauxite C) Bromine D) Potash salt

Q8) India is critically deficient in the reserve and production of which of the following mineral? [1]

A) Iron B) Manganese C) Copper D) Coal

Q9) Which of the following is not a single issue movement? [1]

A) Movement for democracy in Nepal B) Narmada Bachao Andolan

C) Women’s Movement D) None of these

Q10) A group fighting against bonded labour is an example of:-

A) Sectional interest group B) Promotional group

C) Public interest group D) Either (B) or (C)

Q11) Which of these statements is incorrect about CPI (M)? [1]

A) Supports socialism, securalism and democracy B) Opposes imperialism and communalism

C) Wants to secure socio-economic justice in India D) None of the above.

Q12) Democratic reforms are to carried out mainly by _______. [1]

A) Political activists B) Parties and movements

C) Politically conscious citizens D) All the above

Q13) A “debt trap” means: [1]

A) Inability to repay credit amount

B) Ability to pay credit amount

C) Overspending till no money is left

D) None of these

Q14) WTO aims: [1]

A) Establishing rules for domestic trade

B) Restricting trade practices

C) Liberalizing international trade

D) None of these.

Q15) Which one of the following is an example of a trade barrier? [1]

A) Foreign direct investment B) Embargo

C) Tax on export D) None of these.

Q16) For which of these products does it become mandatory for the producers to get certified?

A) Computers B) Telephones C) Cigarettes D) LPG cylinders

Q17) How were the Vietnamese people colonized by the French? [3]

Q18) Why did the Muslims fail to respond to the call of a united struggle during the Civil Disobedience Movement? [3]

Q19) A)In recent years, use of which fuel for transport vehicles is gaining popularity?


B) Explain two methods for conservation of minerals. [1+2=3]

Q20) What is the importance of Manufacturing Industries. [3]

Q21) A) What are the two steps that have resulted in the increase of internal demands of jute in recent years?

B) Why Iron and Steel industry in India is not able to perform to its full potential? (4points) [1+2=3]




Q22) Give a comparative analysis of Sectional Interest Groups and Public Interest Groups. [3]

Q23) Democracy’s ability to generate its own support is itself an outcome that cannot be ignored. Discuss. [3]

Q24) How is dignity of women protected in a democratic government? [3]

Q25) Challenge of expansion is a very common challenge which an established democracy faces. Comment. [3]

Q26) In what ways does the RBI supervise the functions of commercial banks. [3]

Q27) Explain the positive impact of globalization on Indian Economy. [3]

Q28) What do you mean by fair golbalisation? How can government ensure it. [3]

Q29) Differentiate between consumption protection act and consumer protection council. [3]

Q30) What was the role of religious groups in the development of anti-colonial feeling in Vietnam. [4]

Q31) Why did the Indian National Congress change its goal from Swaraj to complete Independence? [4]

Q32) Discuss how Personal Communication is handled in India. [4]

Q33) State any four functions political parties perform in a democracy. [4]

Q34) “In India about 80% of farmers are small farmers who need credit for cultivation.” [4]

A) Why might banks be unwilling to lend to small farmers?


B) What are the other sources from which the small farmers can borrow?


C) Explain with an example how terms of credit can be unfavorable for the small farmers?


D) Suggest some measures by which small farmers can get cheap credit?

Q35) Two features A and B are marked in the given outline map of India. Identify these features with the help of the following information and write their correct names on the lines marked on the map.

A) The place from where the movement of Indigo planters was started. [2]

b) The place where the Indian National Congress session 1920 was held.

OR, Locate and label the following items with appropriate symbols on the same map.

A) Kheda – the place of Peasant Satyagraha

B) Chauri Chaura – the centre of calling off the Non – cooperation Movement.

Q36) Three features – A,B,C are marked in the given outline political map of India. Identify these features with the help of the following information and write their correct names on the lines marked in the map.

A) Oil field B) Silk Industry C) Coal mines OR ,


Locate and label the following items on the same map with appropriate symbols.

A) Rawat Bhata Nuclear Power Plant B) Guwahati Software Technology Parks C) Harduganj Thermal Plant.

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