SECOND SUMMATIVE EXAM MODEL 2018

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 02:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 60

    I. Choose the best answer 

    8 x 1 = 8
  1. The other name for Greeks was_________

    (a)

    Hellenists

    (b)

    Hellenes

    (c)

    Phoenicians

    (d)

    Spartans

  2. Feudalism centred around__________

    (a)

    vassalage

    (b)

    slavery

    (c)

    serfdom

    (d)

    land

  3. The establishment of __________ empire changed the administrative and institutional structures of South India.

    (a)

    Bahmani

    (b)

    Vijayanagar

    (c)

    Mughal

    (d)

    Nayak

  4. The continent of America was named after________-

    (a)

    Amerigo Vespucci

    (b)

    Christopher Columbus

    (c)

    Vasco da Gama

    (d)

    Hernando Cortez

  5. The Sunda Trench lies in the____________ ocean.

    (a)

    Atlantic

    (b)

    Pacific

    (c)

    Indian

    (d)

    Antarctic

  6. Nutrients are recycled in the atmosphere with the help of certain micro organisms, referred to as

    (a)

    Producers

    (b)

    Decomposers

    (c)

    Consumers

    (d)

    None of the above

  7. A 10 year old boy is working in a shop. Which right can you use to recover him?

    (a)

    Right to equality

    (b)

    Right to freedom

    (c)

    Right against exploitation

    (d)

    Right to freedom of Religion

  8. The Head Quarters of the RBI is at_________

    (a)

    Chennai

    (b)

    Mumbai

  9. II. Match the following  

    8 x 1 = 8
    1. Mariana trench

    2. (1)

      Substitute of money

    3. Sargasso sea

    4. (2)

      Universally accepted currency

    5. Spring tides

    6. (3)

      Deepest point in the Pacific

    7. Continental slope

    8. (4)

      85%

    9. US Dollar

    10. (5)

      On full and new moon days

    11. Currency in circulation

    12. (6)

      North Atlantic Ocean

    13. Salt

    14. (7)

      Second order landform

    15. Riyal

    16. (8)

      Saudi Arabia

  10. III. Answer any 12 questions :

    12 x 2 = 24
  11. What is an ecosystem?

  12. What are the fundamental rights?

  13. Define: POCSO

  14. What were the items used as barter during olden days?

  15. The northern hemisphere and the southern hemisphere are called land and water hemispheres respectively.

  16. The ocean waters are saline in nature

  17. Biosphere provides a stable ecosystem.

  18. (i) First Persian attack on Greece failed.
    (ii) The downfall of Roman Empire is attributed to Julius Caesar.
    (iii) The Barbarians who invaded Rome were considered to be culturally advanced.
    (iv) Buddhism weakened the Roman Empire.
    (a) (i) is correct
    (b) (ii) is correct
    (c) (ii) and (iii) are correct
    (d) (iv) is correct

  19. i) The establishment of the Vijayanagar Kingdom witnessed the most momentous development in the history of South India.
    ii) The Saluva dynasty ruled for a longer period.
    iii) The rulers of Vijayanagara had smooth relations with the Bahmani Sultanate.
    iv) Rajput kingdoms attracted migrants from Persia and Arabia.

  20. Abyssal plains and Ocean deeps.

  21. Producers and Decomposers

  22. What do you know of the Carthaginian leader Hannibal?

  23. Write about St. Sophia Cathedral

  24. Impact of Crusades

  25. What is sericulture?

  26. Write a brief note on Counter Reformation.

  27. What are the factors that generate the ocean currents?

  28. IV. Answer any four questions 

    4 x 5 = 20
  29. Highlight the contributions of Rome to World Civilization

  30. 71% of the earth is covered by water, but very little can be used by humans. Why?

  31. How does the National Human Rights Commission protect our rights?

  32. Explain in detail about the role of RBI in the country.

  33. Locate the following on the world outline map.
    1. Priairies
    2. Downs
    3. Tundra Biomes
    4. Equatorial Biomes

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