Social Science Previous Year Question paper SA-II 2015| Class 10th

Previous Year Question Paper of Social Science Class 10th Summative Assessment II 2015

SET - 3

Time allowed: 3 Hours
Maximum marks: 90

1. How can you say that democracies are based on political equality?   (1)

2. Why was the Haldia sea-port set up?  (1)

3. What is meant by 'transparency'?  (1)

4. What was the main aim of French revolutionaries?   (1)
OR
What is the meaning of concentration camps?

5. Suppose your parents want to purchase Gold jewellery along with you; then which logo will you look for on the jewellery?   (1)

6. Why was the Consumer Protection Act enacted by the Indian Parliament?   (1)

7. How does money act as a medium of exchange?    (1)

8. Why do political parties involve partisanship?    (1)

9. How is democracy accountable and responsive to the needs and expectations of the citizens? Analyse.    (3)

10. Describe any three major problems faced by the peasants of Awadh in the days of Non-Cooperation movement.    (3×1=3)

11. How can solar energy solve the energy problem to some extent in India? Give your opinion.  (3)

12. Describe the significance of tourism as trade in India?   (3)

13. How did 'Salt March' become an effective tool of resistance against colonialism? Explain.   (3)

14. Why has the 'Chotanagpur Plateau Region' the maximum concentration of iron and steel industries?    (3×1=3)

15. "There is an overwhelming support for the idea of democracy all over the world." Support the statement.   (3)

16. "A challenge is an opportunity for progress." Support the statement with your arguments.   (3)

17. Why is modern currency accepted as a medium of exchange without any use if its own? Find out the reason.   (3)

18. "Foreign trade integrates the markets in different countries." Support the statements with arguments.    (3)

19. Explain with examples how can you use the right to seek redressal.   (3)

20. How did nationalism develop through culture in Europe? Explain.   (3)
OR
How did Paul Bernard argue in favour of economic development of Vietnam? Explain.

21. How do banks an important role in the economy of India? Explain.   (5)

22. How did the 'Non-Cooperation Movement' spread in cities across the country? Explain its effects on the economic front.   (5)

23.  Explain the pro-active approach adopted by the National Thermal Power Cooperation (NTPC) for preserving he natural environment and resources.  (2+3=5)

24. "Globalisation and greater competition among producers has been advantageous consumers? Support the statement with examples.   (5)

25. Describe any five steps taken by the French Revolutionaries to create a sense of collective identity among the French people.    (5)
OR
Describe any five steps taken by the French for the development of the 'Mekong Delta Region."

26. Why do we feel that democracy is a better form of government than any other form? Explain.

27. Which is the most abundantly available fossil fuel in India? Assess the importance of its different forms.   (1+4=5)

28. What is meant by a political party? Describe the three components of a political party.   (2+3=5)

29. Three features A, B and C are marked on the given political outline map of India (on page 9). Identify these features with the help of the following information and write their correct names marked in the map.    (3×1=3)
A. The place where the Indian National Congress Session was held.
B. The place associated with Peasant's Satyagraha.
C. The place related to calling off the Non-Cooperation Movement.

30. (30.1) Two features A and B are marked on the given political outline map of India (on page 11). Identify these features with the help of the following information and write their correct names on the lines marked on the map:    (2×1=2)
A. Iron-ore mines
B. Terminal Station of East-West Corridor

(30.2) On the same political outline map of India, locate and label of the following:   (1)
Vishakhapatnam - Software Technology Park.

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