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10 Social Science Periodic Test II (2018-19)

10 Social Science Periodic Test II (2018-19)

School Name: Venkateshwar Global School, Sector 13, Rohini, Delhi 110085 India
Time: 3 hour
M.M. 80 marks
Date: 24/09/2018
Class: X

General Instructions:

  1. The question paper has 26 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.
  2. marks are indicated against each question.
  3. Question from serial number 1 to 7 very short answer type questions. Each question carries 1 mark.
  4. Questions from serial number 8 to 18 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions should not exceed 80 words each.
  5. Questions from serial number 19 to 25 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these should not exceed 120 words each.
  6. Question number 26 is a map question of 3 marks from History and 2 marks from Geography. After completion, attach the maps inside your answer book.

Question: 1. Name the two Bret-ton Woods institutions. (1 marks)
Who are Gomasthas?
Name one factor that change the from of urbanization in the modern world.

Question: 2. What do you understand by “check and balances”? (1 marks)

Question: 3. What is the main source of income for banks? (1 marks)

Question: 4. Why do you think average income is an important criterion for development? (1 marks)

Question: 5. On what basis are the sectors classified into private and public sector? (1 marks)

Question: 6. Which crop is also called referred as ‘Golden fiber’? (1 marks)

Question: 7. Name the movement that was started against Sardar Sarovar Project. (1 marks)

Question: 8. How were Africans affected by the loss of cattle in the 1980’s? (3 marks)
What was the impact of machine-made cloth on the Indian market in the 19th century?
Why was the development of London underground railways criticized? How did it help in solving the housing crisis in London?

Question: 9. Examine the role of women in the course of the Civil Disobedience movement. (3 marks)

Question: 10. Explain the role played by Tommie Smith, John Carlos and Peter Norman in gaining international attention for the civil rights movement. What were its consequences on them? (3 marks)

Question: 11. Describe the three fold distribution of legislative powers between the Union government and the state government. (3 marks)

Question: 12. Explain how power in shared among different political parties in India. Give one example. (3 marks)

Question: 13. Why do we include the value of only final goods and services while calculating GDP? (3 marks)

Question: 14. Discuss any three problems faced by human beings due to indiscriminate use of resources.

Question: 15. Write a short note on Alluvial soil under following heads: (3 marks)

  1. Features
  2. Distribution

Question: 16. Why is that primary sector in the largest contributor to employment but least to GDP? (3 marks)

Question: 17. How does the Reserve Bank of India supervise the function of banks? (3 marks)

Question: 18. What are demand deposits? Why are the considered as money? Explain. (3 marks)

Question: 19. “Nationalism spreads when the people began understand that they are all part of the same nation.” Justify the statement by giving suitable examples. (5 marks)

Question: 20. Explain the process of German unification. (5 marks)
Explain the challenges faced by the new Republic of Vietnam.

Question: 21. “There various aspects of life in which women are disadvantaged and discriminated.” Elucidate the statement. (5 marks)

Question: 22. Given a comparative study of overlapping and cross cutting social differences with examples. (5 marks)

Question: 23. (2+3 marks)

  1. What are the differences between formal and informal sources of credit?
  2. Discuss the idea behind the formation of self-help groups for the poor in rural areas.

Question: 24. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of Multi-Purpose projects. (5 marks)

Question: 25. Explain the geographical conditions required for the growth of rice along with its distribution in India. (3+2 = 5 marks)

Map Work:

Question: 26.1. Locate and label the following places on the given political map of India: (1×3 = 3 marks)

  1. The place of peasant satyagraha in 1917
  2. The place where session of Indian national congress was held in 1927
  3. Chauri Chaura

Question: 26.2. Identify and locate the following on the Political map of India: (1×2 marks)

  1. A dam in Odisha
  2. A leading wheat producing state

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