CBSE class 10 Social Science question paper |CBSE X Social Science Exam paper

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1. Name the agency which works for our safety at district level. 1
2. Mention the leading States of India in the production each of Jowar and Bajara.
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3. Mention any two important aspects of our lives other than income.
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2 2
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4. Define the term ‘migrant’. 1
5. What are the two social divisions of U.S. Society?
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6. Name the marketing body through which all public-sector undertaking market
their steel. 1
7. What is a interest group? 1
8. Define the term ‘Mineral Ore’. 1
9. Name the two main ‘Satyagrah’ movements orgainsed by Mahatma Gandhi successfully in
favour of peasants in 1916 and 1917.
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10. What is the main function of ‘Indian Armed Forces’? 1
11. Mention three main proposals with reference to Non-cooperation Movement, as suggested
by Mahatma Gandhi. 3
12. “There is a need for rules and regulations to ensure protection for consumers.” Give two
arguments in support of the statement.
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2 2
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13. How has multi-party system strengthened democracy in India? Explain. 3
14. Study the map given below carefully and answer the questions that follow: 1 + 2 = 3
14.1 Name the two States of the western coast which have major sea ports as well as
international airports.
14.2 Name the major seaports and international airports of these two States.
Note: The following question is for BLIND CANDIDATES only in lieu of Q.NO. 14.
14.1 Name the northern most and southern most international airports of India.
14.2 Write the names of a eastern most and western most major seaports of India with names of
their States. 1 + 2 = 3.

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GROUP – A
15. Explain any three major problems faced by new European merchants in seting up their
industries in towns before the Industrial Revolution. 3 x 1 = 3
16. How did silk routes link the world? Explain with three suitable examples. 3 x 1 = 3
GROUP – B
15. Explain any three reasons for which the population of London City expanded over the
nineteenth century. 3 x 1 = 3
16.How did the British manufactures attempt to take over the Indian market with the help of
advertisements? Explain with three examples. 3 x 1 = 3
GROUP – C
15. How far was underground railway able to solve transport problems as well as housing crisis
in London in nineteenth century?
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2 2
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16. How did the First World War change the economic life of the people in Britain?
Explain. 3 x 1 = 3
17. Suppose you are the resident of a coastal area. There is a risk from Tsunami. Suggest any
three measures which you would like to take for your protection. 3.
18. Describe any three points regarding the importance of alternative communication system
during disaster. 3 x 1 =3.
19. How did culture play an important role in creating the idea of the nations in Europe?
Explain with four examples. 4 x 1 =4
Or
How did the battle against French colonial education become a part of the battle against
colonialism and for independence in Vietnam? Explain. 4
20. Study the diagram given below and answer the questions that follow: 1 + 1 + 2 = 4

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20.1 Which was the largest producing sector in 1973? Give one reason.
20.2 Which was the largest producing sector in 2003? What was it s contribution to total
G.D.P.?
20.3 What was the main reason for the highest increase in G.D.P. in this sector in comparison to
other sectors?
Note: The following question is for the BLIND CANDIDATES only, in lieu of Q. No. 20.
20. Explain four reason which are responsible for increasing importance of tertiary sector in India.
4 x 1 = 4
21. How women in India discrimination and oppression in various ways? Explain with four
examples. 4 x 1 = 4
22. Why is it necessary to conserve water resources in India? Explain four reasons. 4 x 1 = 4
23. Why the exact balance of power between the Centre and the State Governments varies from one
Federation to another? Explain with two examples. 2 x 2 = 4
24. What is resource planning? Why is resource planning essential? Explain with three reasons.
1 + 3 = 4
25. How are complaints treated as testimony to the success of democracy? Explain with four facts.
4x 1= 4
26. Read the following passage and answer the questions given below it: 1 + 2 + 1= 4
‘Dear children, don’t read these novels, don’t even touch them. Your life will be ruined. You
will suffer disease and ailments. Why did the good Lord make you – to wither away at a tender
age? To suffer in disease? To be despised by your brothers, relatives and those around you? No.
No. You must become mothers; you must lead happy live; this is the divine purpose. You who
were born to fulfill this sublime goal, should you ruin your life by going crazy after despicable
novels?’
26.1 Mention the source of the above given paragraph.
26.2 Analyse the message given by the writer to children.
26.3 Name the woman social reformer of Calcutta (Kolkata), 1880 – 1932.
OR
Read the following passage and answer the questions given below it: 1 + 1 + 2 = 4
‘Anyone who had seen me reading would have compared me to a man dying of thirst who
was gulping down some fresh, pure water … Lighting my lamp with extraordinary caution,
I threw myself hungrily into the reading. An easy eloquence, effortless and animated,
carried me from one page to the next without my noticing it. A clock struck off the hours in
the silence of the shadows, and I heard nothing. My lamp began to run out of oil and
produced only a pale light, but still I read on. I could not even take out time to raise the
wick for fear of interrupting my pleasure. How those new ideas rushed into my brain! How
my intelligence adopted them!’

26.1 Name the writer of this paragraph.
26.2 How one finds the writer when he is reading?
26.3 Analyse the message given by the writer to the readers.
27.What are the various sources of credit in rural areas? Which one of them is most convenient
sources of credit? Why is it most convenient? Give two reasons. 1 + 1 + 2 = 4
28. Explain any four ways in which multinational corporations have spread their production and
interaction with local producers in various countries across the globe. 4 x 1 = 4
29. (i) On the given political outline map of India, the place is shown by no. 1, where Indian
National Congress Session was held in 1920. Identify the place and name it on the line
draw. 1
(ii) On the same map shade and name the State where the ‘No Tax Campaign’ was
started. 1
30. On the given political outline map of India, four geographical features A, B, C and D are marked.
Identify these features with the help of the map key and write their correct names on the line marked
against each of it in the map. 4 x 1 = 4
OR
On the given political outline map of Indian locate and label the following: 4 x 1 = 4
(i) Salal – Dam
(ii) Barauni – Thermal Power Station
(iii)Bhadravati – Iron and Steel Plant
(iv)Kakrapara – Nuclear Power Station
Note: The following questions are for BLIND CANDIDATES only in lieu of Q. Nos. 29 and 30.
2 + 4 = 6
29.1 Name the place where the Indian National Congress Session was held in 1920.
29.2 Name the State where the ‘No Tax Campaign’ was started.
30.1 Name the State where the Salal Dam is constructed.
30.2 In which State Barauni Thermal Power Station is located?
30.3 Name the State where Bhadravati Iron and Steel Plant is located?
30.4 In which State is Kakrapara Nuclear Power Plant is located?

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