10th cbse slowbloomer history important question paper
Class-X Social Science
(i) The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.
(ii) Questions from serial number 1 to 9 are Multiple Choice Questions. Each question carries 1 mark.
(iii) Questions from serial number 10 to 21 are 3 marks Questions. Answers of these questions should not exceed 80 words.
(iv) Questions from serial number 22 to 29 are 5 marks Questions. Answers of these questions should not exceed 120 words each.
(v) Question number 30 is a map question of 5 marks from History and Geography. After completion, attach the map inside your answer book.
1. Which one of the following statement does explain the Rowlatt Act?
(a) It was an act which controlled the movement of plantation workers
(b) It was the act through which government got enormous powers to repress political activities and allowed detention of political prisoners without trial for two years.
(c) The act through which wages of workers were reduced.
(d) None of the above
2. The bomb that was used during Vietnam War was
(a) Atom bomb (b) Napalm bomb (c) Nuclear bomb (d) Hydrogen bomb
Frederic Sorrieu was a
(a) Philosopher (b) Writer (c) Painter (d) A revolutionary
3. Electricity obtained by burning fossil fuels is known as:
(a) Thermal (b) Hydel electricity (c) Geo-thermal (d) Nuclear Power
4. Which of the following statements is the guiding principle of CPI(M)?
(a) Believes in Marxism – Leninism.
(b) Believes in communalism and dictatorship.
(c) Seeks to represent minorities.
(d) Believes in integral humanism.
5. Which of the following statement defines a political party?
(a) A group of people who come together to influence government.
(b) A group of people who come together to contest election.
(c) A group of people who come together to win power through physical strength.
(d) A group of people who come together to coin the trust of the people.
6. The spirit of democracy is:
(a) Power sharing
(b) Fundamental Rights
(c) Directive principles of state policies
(d) Fundamental duties
7. What do small producers in India need to compete better in the market?
(a) Improvements and modernization of technology
(b) Opposition to globalization
(c) Enhance Trade
(d) Increase production
8. Enactment of Consumer Protection Act took place in which one of the following year?
(a) 1984 (b) 1985 (c) 1986 (d) 1987
9. With whom do large MNC’s in developed countries place orders?
(a) Big Consumers (b) Small Consumers
(c) Big producers (d) Small Producers
10. How has empowerment brought a drastic change in the present scenario in India? Relate it to the women participation in the Civil Disobedience of 1930 and explain.
11. Describe the condition of the plantation workers during the colonial rule in three points.
12. How did the large modern sewers installed in the French Hanoi became a major cause for the outbreak of bubonic plague? What effort was made to check the menace of arts?
Where and when did the industrial revolution begin in Europe? State its result.
13. ‘India is fortunate to have fairly rich and varied mineral resources, though unevenly distributed’. Explain the statement.
14. Give three reasons for the expansion of sugar industry in the southern states of India.
15. What is balance of trade? In which situations is it favorable and unfavorable?
16. “Legal constitutional changes by themselves cannot overcome challenges in democracy.” Analyze the statement.
17. Differentiate between the two types of interest groups. Give an example of each (Any 3 points)
18. How do pressure groups and movements exert influence on politics?
19. Explain the loan activities of banks.
20. What is meant by Consumer Redressal? Explain.
21. Mention any three major problems a borrower faces when he/she borrows loan from a money lender.
22. What was the reaction of the people against the Rowlatt Act? Explain
23. Examine the various stages of the growth of nationalism in Vietnam.
Which act formed the United Kingdom of Britain? How did the growth of a British identity suppress Scotland’s cultural identity? Explain any four reasons.
24. Which five methods can promote or bring about energy conservation? Explain.
25. Why is solar energy becoming popular in rural and remote areas of India?
26. Why is democratic government said to be a legitimate government? Explain.
27. “Communalism is a serious problem of Indian democracy”. Justify the statement.
28. Explain the liberalization policy in India.
29. How have our markets been transformed in a matter of years? Explain in five points.
30. Three items A, B and C are show in the given political outline map of India. Identity these items with the help of following information and write their correct names on the lines, marked on the map.
(A) Iron ore mines
(B) The terminal station of a Super Highway
(C) The place where Indian National Congress session was held in December 1920?
(ii) On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following items with appropriate symbols:
(D) Murshidabad Silk Industry
Note: The following questions are for the visually impaired candidates only in lieu of Q. No. 30.
(30.1) In which state of India is Bailadila Iron ore mines located?
(30.2) Name the southern terminal station of North-South corridor.
(30.3) Where did Indian National Congress Session was held in December 1920?
(30.4) In which state is Mysore silk industrial centre located?
(30.5) To whom Mahatma Gandhi started the movement in Champaran?