CBSE Sample Papers for Final Board Exams Class 9 Social Science – Paper 2

(For Annual Examination to be held in and after March 2018 and onwards) Based on the latest syllabi and Design of the Question Paper released by the C.B.S.E New Delhi

Strictly based on the Latest Scheme Of Assessement, the latest Syllabus and Design of the Question paper released by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi effective from academic year 2017-18.


1. Who was the king of France when the French Revolution took place? [1]

2. Who was the Tsar of Russia when the Russian Revolution took place? [1]

3. Which type of drainage pattern is made by Narmada river? [1]

4. Name the Standard Meridian of India for Indian Standard Time? [1]

5. Which is the oldest landmass of India? [1]

6. When did Zimbabwe attain independence from the white minority rule? [1]

7. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan is a significant step towards education of children of which age group?     [1]

8. Explain any three features of the constitution of France drafted in 1791. [3]

9. Who were Soviets? Describe their role in the revolution. [3]

10. Describe any three important features of the Kaveri Basin. [3]

11. Distinguish between population growth and population change. [3]

12. How do rapid urbanisation and industrialisation cause river pollution? [3]

13. “Values that inspired and guided the freedom struggle and in turn were nurtured by     it, formed the foundation of India’s democracy.”Examine any three values that you learn from the freedom struggle.   [3]

14. Which party was ruling in China in 2002? Mention its two features. [3]

15. What distinguishes democracy from other forms of government? Explain by giving three points.     [3]

16. “Development of population into human resource leads to development of nation.”Explain with three examples.     [3]

17. Explain the concept of multiple cropping with example. [3]

18. Explain any three causes of poverty in India. [3]

19A. Which Indian forest communities rebelled against the forest rules and under whom? Why? [5]


19B. Why did the poor in England oppose the threshing machines? Who was captain Swing?


19C. How does the interaction of pastoralists with other communities benefit both? Explain with an example.

20A. How did the Forest Act cause severe hardships for villagers across the country?         [5]


20B. How did the life of pastoralists change under colonial rule?


20C. Describe the major features of the ‘open field system’ prevailing in the villages in England in England in the eighteenth and early nineteenth century.

21. Why does temperature in India vary from one place to another? Explain         [5]

22. Suggest any five ways to make a state secular. [5]

23. Describe the different institutions involved in the decision making process in Indian democracy.   [5]

24. Explain the planks on which the current anti-poverty strategy of the government is based. [5]

25. Describe global poverty trends. [5]

26. Locate and label the following on the given outline map of France. [1]
(i) Bordeaux
(ii) Nantes
27. Two features A and B are given on the outline map of the world. Identify these features with the help of the given information and write their names on the map. [1]
(A) A major Allied Power during the First World War.
(B) A major Axis Power during the Second World War.
28. Three items A, B and C are marked on the given outline political map of the world. Identify these items with the help t>f the given information and write their names on the map. [3]
(A)   — A lake
(B)   — An area receiving over 400 cm rainfall
(C)   — A type of natural vegetation
Note : The following questions are for the Blind Candidates only, in lieu of Q. No. 26, 27, & 28. [5]
(28.1) Name a port city in France famous for slave trade.
(28.2) Name a major Axis Power in Asia during the Second World War.
(28.3) In which state is Vembanad Lake found?
(28.4)  Name an area receiving more than 400 cm rainfall.
(28.5) Name an area of Thom forests in India.

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