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Model Question Paper Part - IV

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. Who said “imperialism is the highest stage of capitalism”?

    (a)

    Lenin

    (b)

    Marx

    (c)

    Sun Yat-sen

    (d)

    Mao Tsetung

  2. After the I World war, the situation was made worse by the political complication caused by the ________

    (a)

    Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

    (b)

    Treaty of Bucharest

    (c)

    Treaty of Versailles

    (d)

    Treaty of London

  3. Where was the Japanese Navy defeated by the US Navy?

    (a)

    Battle of Guadalcanal

    (b)

    Battle of Midway

    (c)

    Battle of Leningrad

    (d)

    Battle of El Alamein

  4. _______________ is an umbrella political organization representing the World's Palestinians.

    (a)

    PLO

    (b)

    UAE

    (c)

    Negev

    (d)

    Arab League

  5. Who was Swami Shradhananda?

    (a)

    a disciple of Swami Vivekananda

    (b)

    one who caused a split in the Brahmo Samaj of India

    (c)

    one who caused a split in the Arya Samaj

    (d)

    founder of Samathuva Samajam.

  6. A landmass bounded by sea on three sides is referred to as _________.

    (a)

    Coast

    (b)

    Island

    (c)

    Peninsula

    (d)

    Strait

  7. Climate of India is labelled as _________.

    (a)

    Tropical humid

    (b)

    Equatorial Climate

    (c)

    Tropical Monsoon Climate

    (d)

    Temperate Climate

  8. Which of the following organization has divided the Indian soils into 8 major groups?

    (a)

    Indian Council of Agricultural Research

    (b)

    Indian Meteorological Department

    (c)

    Soil Survey of India

    (d)

    Indian Institute of Soil Science

  9. In India the first census was carried out in the year_______

    (a)

    1870

    (b)

    187l

    (c)

    1872

    (d)

    1874

  10. National Income is a measure of

    (a)

    Total value of money

    (b)

    Total value of producer goods

    (c)

    Total value of consumption goods

    (d)

    Total value of goods and services

  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. The delta which is known as Granary of South India is

    (a)

    Cauvery delta

    (b)

    Mahanadi delta

    (c)

    Godavari delta

    (d)

    Krishna delta

  13. The Agreement signed by India and China in 1954 related to

    (a)

    Trade and Commerce

    (b)

    Restoration of normal relations

    (c)

    Cultural exchange programmes

    (d)

    The Five Principles of Co existence

  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 were the objectives of the League of Nations?

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

  18. Describe the Pearl Harbour incident.

  19. Write a note on Third World Countries.

  20. What did Vaikunda Swamikal Criticise?

  21. What are biosphere reserves?

  22. Write a short note on the 86th Amendment Act of 2002

  23. What is the qualification of Judges of the Supreme Court?

  24. Name the seven north eastern states which have a common high court at Guwahati

  25. Write a note on Service sector.

  26. Write short note on Multinational corporation.

  27. What was the significance of the Battle of Kalakadu?

  28. What is the contribution of Annie Besant to India's freedom struggle?

  29. Explain the cropping seasons of Tamil Nadu

  30. Part III

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

    10 x 5 = 50
  31. Explain the structure and composition of the League of Nations

  32. Trace the circumstances that led to the rise of Hitler in Germany.

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

  34. Given an account of the communist Victory over China.

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

  36. Write the importance of Himalayas.

  37. Write about South West Monsoon.

  38. Write briefly on the Right to Constitutional Remedies.

  39. Explain the limitations of GDP

  40. Attempt a narrative account of how Tilak and Annie Besant by launching Home Rule Movement sustained the Indian freedom struggle after 1916?

  41. Examine the origin and growth of Non-Brahmin 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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