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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