Class 9 – Social Science – Sample Papers – Paper 4

(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. Name the pamphlet written by Abbe Sieyes. [1]

2. When did Napoleon become the emperor of France? [1]

3. Which state has the highest density of population? [as per Census 2011]     [1]

4. Which is the largest state according to area? [as per Census 2011]     [1]

5. Which state has the highest sex ratio? [as per Census 2011]       [1]

6. How long did Nelson Mandela remain in Jail? Name the prison. [1]

7. Define human resource. Name the prison. [1]

8. State the verdict of the Naremberg Tribunal. Why did the Allies not favour harsh punishment on Germany?   [3]

9. Explain three main features of the Nazi cult of motherhood. [3]

10. In which hemisphere does India lie? Name the latitudinal and longitudinal extent of Indian mainland.   [3]

11. What is a lake? Explain the importance of lakes. [3]

12. Classify lakes into three categories. Also, give examples for each category. [3]

13. Define democracy and explain its main features. [3]

14. Mention three main features of Apartheid as practised in South Africa. [3]

15. What is a constitution? Explain the role of constitution in a country. [3]

16. Describe the infrastructural development in Palampur. How does it support the various occupations?     [3]

17. During the 1980s, 80% of Indian population was dependent on agriculture sector but gradually it decreased. Analyse the reasons.   [3]

18. Why does educated unemployment become so widespread in urban areas? [3]

19A. What were the provisions of “The Indian Forest Act of 1878”? What were their consequences on the forest dwellers?   [5]


19B. Describe the seasonal movement of the Gaddi shepherds.


19C. Whom did the Enclosure Movement benefit? How?

20A. “In the colonial period, cultivation expanded rapidly for a variety of reasons.”Explain three reasons.       [5]


20B. Who were the Raikas? How and why did they combine cultivation with pastoralism?


20C. “The history of opium production in India was linked up with the story of British trade with China.”How? Explain.

21. Name the region where Sundari tree is found. What are various uses of Sundari trees? To which type of forest does it belong?     [5]

22. When and how were the recommendations of the Mandal Commission implemented? Mention various recommendations of the Mandal Commission.   [5]

23. Distinguish between the permanent executive and political executive. Mention any three functions of the permanent executive.     [5]

24. Write a short note on the following : [5]
(b) Prime Minister Rozgar Yozana

25. “The cooperatives and NGOs are playing an important rule in ensuring food security in India.”Justify the statement giving appropriate examples.   [5]

26. Locate and label the following on the given outline map of France.                 [1]
(i) Marseilles
(ii) Nantes

27. Locate and label the following on the given outline map of the world.   [1]
(i) Ottoman Empire. (Major Central Power during First World War).
(ii) America (Major Allied Power during First World War).

28. Locate and label the following on the given outline political map of India. [3]
(i) Chennai
(ii) Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary
(iii) State having lowest sex ratio (as per 2011 Census)
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 famous for slave trade in France.
(28.2) Name an Allied Power during First World War.
(28.3) Chennai is the capital of which state of India?
(28.4) Where is Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary located?
(28.5) Name the state having the lowest sex ratio.