Sample Papers for Class 10 CBSE SA1 Social Science 2016-17 Solved Set 5


1. Who was the well-known pioneer of mass production ?
Which was the pre-colonial port of India ?
Who was the architect and planner of London ?
2. Who developed the first printing press ?
Who wrote the novel ‘Oliver Twist’ ?
3. In which country principle of majoritarianism led to the Civil War ?
4. Which state has a special status in India ?
5. Name the movement led by Martin Luther.
6. How is the average income of a country calculated ? [HOTS] 1
7. Name the sector which continued to be the largest employer even in the year 2000, [HOTS| 1
8. Give full form of NREGA. 1
9. State three reasons of Europeans fled to America in 19<h century ? 3
“The typical worker in the mid 19th century was not a machine operator but the traditional crafts person and labourer.” Support the statement with examples.
Who are Philanthropists ? Explain any two steps taken to control crime in London in the 1870s.
10. What was an “Accordion Book” ? Describe any two features of hand printing in China. 3
How did Jane Austen portray the women of the 1911′ century in her novels ?
11. “Indiscriminate use of resources had led to numerous problems.” Justify this statement. (HOTS) 3
12. Describe any three measures of controlling land degradation. 3
13. How have human activities affected the depletion of flora and fauna ? Explain. 3
14. Highlight any three hydraulic structures as the part of water management programmes initiated in ancient India along with the period when they were built. 3
15. Give an account of oilseeds in India. State the importance of groundnut and name the states where it is grown. 3
16. “Both Belgium and Sri Lanka are democratics but they follow different systems of power sharing.” Support the statement by giving three points of differences. 3
17. Distinguish between the Civil Rights Movement (1954-1968) and the Black Power (1966-1975) Movement in the USA. 3
18. How does caste get politicised ? Give three points. 3
19. Why Kerala has a better human development ranking than Punjab in spite of lower per capita income ? 3
20. Explain the terms:
(a) Net Attendance Ratio
(b) Literacy Rate 3
21. Why is NREGA also called the Right to Work ? Explain. 3
22. What is the G-77 ? What did the G-77 countries want to gain from New International Economic Order? Describe. 5
“The First World War had created the favourable conditions for the development of industries in India.”Support the statement with suitable examples.
What do you mean by “Land Reclamation” ? Explain the history of Land Reclamation in Mumbai.
23. How did print culture affect the life of poor people and women in nineteenth century in India ? Explain. 5
Who was Vaikkom Muhammad Basheer ? Explain, how most of his works were based on his own rich personal experiences.
24. “Printing press played a major role in shaping the Indian society of the 191*1 century.”Support the statement by giving example. 5
Describe the appearing of novels in south India during the period of colonial rule.
25. Define plantation agriculture. Explain any four characteristics of plantation agriculture. 5
26. Explain any five advantages of decentralisation of power. 5
27. How can the relationship between politics and religion be beneficial and problematic at the same time ? Explain. 5
28. “The earth has enough resources to meet the needs of all but not enough to satisfy the greed of even
one person.” How is this statment relevant to the discussion of development ? [HOTS] 5
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