CBSE X Submitted Assessment II: 2011
Subject – Social Science
Time: – 3 hours
Instructions : In this question paper there are 36 questions and all
questions are compulsory.
1. What is the name given to the customs union formed in
Prussia in 1834 to remove tariff barriers on trade and bind the Germans
(a) La patrie
The French colonization in Vietnam was based on economic exploitation and a
civilizing mission which aimed at
(a) Promoting local cultures in Vietnam.
(b) Preserving local traditions.
(c) Offering protection to different religious groups.
(d) Destroying local culture, religion and tradition in Vietnam.
2. How was ‘Germania’, the female allegory of the German nation visually
(a) Wearing a red cap
(b) Wearing a crown of oak leaves
(c) Wearing the tricolor
(d) With a cockade
In which area of Vietnam was Hoa Hao Movement more popular?
(b) Mekong Delta
3. Who was the Writer of the book ‘Hind Swaraj’?
(a) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(b) Rabidranath Tagore
(c) Mahatma Ganchi
(d) B.R. Ambedkar
4. Baba Ramchandra, a sanrasi, was the leader of which of the
(a) Khilafat Movement
(b) Peasants’ movement of Awadh
(c) Militant Guerrilla movement of Andhra Pradesh
(d) Plantattion workers’ movement in Assam
5. Which one of the following states is the largest producer of
Bauxite in India?
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Andhra Pradesh
6. Koderma in Jharkhand, is the leading producer of which one of the
(c) Iron ore
7. Which one of the following states is a major centre of woollen
textiles in North India?
8. Which of the following is the oldest artificial port of India?
9. Pressure groups and movements have deepened democracy y
(a) countering undue influence of the government.
(b) putting pressure on the public.
(c) controlling and sharing political power.
(d) non-accomodation of conflicting interests.
10. Who among the following is the founder of the Bahujan Samaj Party?
(a) B.R. Ambedkar
(c) Knshi Ram
(d) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
11. Consider the following statements. Which of these do not hold true for
(a) These do not have to bother about public opinion.
(b) Principle of individual dignity has legal force.
(c) These often suppress internal social differences.
(d) These regimes take less time in arriving at a decision.
12. All suggestions or proposals about overcoming challenges to democracy
(a) Social reforms
(b) Political reforms
(c) Government reforms
(d) Challenge reforms
13. An asset that the borrower owns and uses as a guarantee to a lender until
the loan is repaid is called
(a) demand deposit
14. In which year did the Indian government decide to remove barriers on
foreign trade and foreign investment?
15. What is the main source of income of a bank?
(a) Bank charges that the depositors pay for keeping their money safe.
(b) The difference between what is charged from the borrowers and paid to the
(c) Banks earn huge amounts of money by investing the money of the depositors in
various company shares.
(d) The Government of India gives huge amounts of money to the banks to help
their smooth functioning.
16. When was the Consumer Protection Act passed in India?
(a) In 1968
(b) In 1986
(C) In 1984
(d) In 1976
17. ‘Culture played an important role in creating the idea of a
nation in Europe.’ Support the statement with three examples.
The schools became an important place for political and cultural battles in
Vietnam against French colonialism.’ Support the statement with examples.
18. Explain the circumstances in which Non-cooperation Movement
gradually slowed down in the cities.
19. Explain the merits of pipeline transport in India.
20. ‘Agriculture and industry are complementary to each other.’
Justify the statement.
21. Name the most important ore from which aluminium is obtained.
Write the properties of aluminium which make it an important metal.
22. Explain two features each of sectional interest groups and public
23. Explain any three features that are common in all democratic
set-ups of government.
24. What are the various challenges faced by political parties?
25. Explain the three major challenges before the countries of the world
26. Mention any three points of distinction between formal sector loans
and informal sector loans.
27. How is the consumer redressal process becoming cumbersome?
28. How is foreign trade inter-connecting the markets in different
countries? Explain with examples.
29. Describe some of your duties as a consumer when you visit a
shopping complex in your locality.
30. How was the formation of the nation-state the result of a long
drawn out process in Britain? Explain.
Explain any two contributions each of ‘Scholars’ Revolt’ 1868 and ‘Hoa Hao
Movement’ 1939 against religious and social evils respectively.
31. Critically examine the different ways suggested by different leaders
for uplifting the status of dalits in Indian society.
32. What are border roads? What is their significance?
33. Explain which four guidelines should be kept in mind while
devising ways and means for political reforms in India.
34. Explain with examples any for ways by which the MNCs are spreading
their production and interacting with local producers in various countries.
35. Two features A and B are marked in the given outline political map
of India. Identify these features with the help of the following information and
write their correct names on the lines marked in the map.
A. Civil Disobedience Movement – 1930.
B. Indian National Congress Session – 1927.
Locate and label the following items on the same map.
A. No Tax Campaign – Bardoli.
B. Session of Indian National Congresss – Sept. 1920.
36. Three features A, B and C are marked on the given outline
political map of India. Identify these features with the help of the following
information and write their correct names on the lines marked in the map:
A. Major iron-ore mine.
B. Terminal station of NH-1.
C. Important coal mine.
Locate and label the following on an outline political map of India.
1. Uran – Thermal Power Station.
2. Jaipur – Software Technology Park.
3. Vishakhapatnam – Seapot.