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Model Question Paper Part - III

10th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 02:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 100

    Part I

    Answer all the questions.

    Choose the most suitable answer from the given four alternatives and write the option code with the corresponding answer.

    14 x 1 = 14
  1. Which country was expelled from the League of Nations for attacking Finland

    (a)

    Germany

    (b)

    Russia

    (c)

    Italy

    (d)

    France

  2. At the dawn of the 20th Century__________ had occupied Cuba and Puerto Rico

    (a)

    The United Kingdom

    (b)

    The United States

    (c)

    Germany

    (d)

    Italy

  3. When was the Charter of the UN signed?

    (a)

    June 26, 1942

    (b)

    June 26, 1945

    (c)

    January 1, 1942

    (d)

    January 1, 1945

  4. _______________ was a self-governing Palestinian territory.

    (a)

    Gaza Strip

    (b)

    Hebron

    (c)

    Beit Jala

    (d)

    Jeniu

  5. Whose voice was Rast Goftar?

    (a)

    Parsi Movement

    (b)

    Aligarh Movement

    (c)

    Ramakrishna Mission

    (d)

    Dravida Mahajana Sabha

  6. Deccan Plateau covers an area of about __________ sq.km.

    (a)

    8 lakh

    (b)

    6 lakh

    (c)

    5 lakh

    (d)

    7 lakh

  7. _________ is a line joining the places of equal rainfall.

    (a)

    Isohyets

    (b)

    Isobar

    (c)

    Isotherm

    (d)

    Latitudes

  8. The state which leads in the production of coffee is

    (a)

    West Bengal

    (b)

    Karnataka

    (c)

    Odisha

    (d)

    Punjab

  9. There are ·___________ cities in India with metro rail connectivity.

    (a)

    7

    (b)

    6

    (c)

    8

    (d)

    9

  10. Indian economy is

    (a)

    Developing Economy

    (b)

    Emerging Economy

    (c)

    Dual Economy

    (d)

    All the above

  11. When did the Partition of Bengal come into effect?

    (a)

    19 June 1905

    (b)

    18 July 1906

    (c)

    19 August 1907

    (d)

    16 October 1905

  12. Second staple food of the people of Tamil Nadu is

    (a)

    Pulses

    (b)

    Millets

    (c)

    Oilseeds

    (d)

    Rice

  13. Which Minister plays a vital role in molding foreign policy of our country?

    (a)

    Defense Minister

    (b)

    Prime Minister

    (c)

    External Affairs Minister

    (d)

    Home Minister

  14. Pumpsets and motors are produced mostly in

    (a)

    Salem

    (b)

    Coimbatore

    (c)

    Chennai

    (d)

    Dharampuri

  15. Part II

    Answer any 10 questions. Question no. 28 is compulsory.

    10 x 2 = 20
  16. What is a Trust?

  17. What was the result of Mussolini’s march on Rome?

  18. Mention the important clauses of the Treaty of Versailles relating to Germany.

  19. Explain how in 1928 Kuomintung and Chiang-Kai Shek established Central Government in China.

  20. Write a short note on the contribution of Dr. Annie Besant.

  21. What are biosphere reserves?

  22. When can the President declare a State Emergency?

  23. Write a short note on Speaker of the Lok Sabha?

  24. How can the speaker of the legislative assembly by removed from office?

  25. What is an economic indicator?

  26. Write the positive impact of Globalization.

  27. What were the duties of the Palayakkarars?

  28. Write a note on the Tirunelveli Uprising

  29. Why is Coimbatore called the Manchester of Tamil Nadu?

  30. Part III

    Answer any 10 questions. Question no. 42 is compulsory.

    10 x 5 = 50
  31. Write a note on the fall out of the First World war.

  32. Describe the rise and growth of nationalist politics in South Africa.

  33. Attempt an essay on the rise and fall of Adolf Hitler.

  34. Explain in detail about the Vietnam War.

  35. Discuss the circumstances that led to the Reform movements of 19th century.

  36. Describe peninsular plateau.

  37. Describe the forests of India.

  38. Write briefly on the Right to Constitutional Remedies.

  39. Explain the limitations of GDP

  40. Discuss the causes and consequences of the Revolt of 1857?

  41. Discuss the response to Swadeshi Movement in Tamil Nadu

  42. Highlight India and International organisation with special reference to any three India’s global groupings.

  43. Trace the reason for the formation of BRICS and write its objectives.

  44. Mention OPEC missions and how does it help other countries?

  45. Part IV

    Answer all the questions.

    2 x 8 = 16
    1. Outbreak of World War II.
      (a) When did Britain and France Declare war on Germany.
      (b) Name the' countries in the Axis powers in 1940.
      (c) How were the first years of the war.
      (d) Name the tactic followed by German army to storm other countries.

    2. Fall of Berlin Wall and End of Cold War Era.
      (a) How did West Germany's economy become prosperous?
      (b) Why did people in East Berlin try to move to West Berlin?
      (c) Why did East Germany begin to construct a wall in 1961?
      (d) What was the significance of the Berlin Wall?

    3. Iyothee Thassar
      (a) What languages was Iyothee Thassar fluent in?
      (b) What were the movement and magazine started by Iyothee Thassar and John Rathinam called?
      (c) What according to him would liberate the people?
      (d) How did he consider the 'Untouchables'?

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