Term 2 FA(B) Model Exam

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. ____________was the Roman Governor responsible for the crucifixion of Jesus.

    (a)

    Innocent I

    (b)

    Hildebrand

    (c)

    Leo I

    (d)

    Pontius Pilate

  2. The Arab General who conquered Spain was_________

    (a)

    Tariq

    (b)

    Alaric

    (c)

    Saladin

    (d)

    Mohammad the Conqueror

  3. ________was the second stronghold of Ala-ud-din Khalji's expanding Kingdom

    (a)

    Dauladabad

    (b)

    Delhi

    (c)

    Madurai

    (d)

    Bidar

  4. ____________-was the headquarters of the Portuguese possession in the East.

    (a)

    Manila

    (b)

    Bombay

    (c)

    Pondicherry

    (d)

    Goa

  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. Which one of the following rights has increased the inOuence of the people over bureaucracy?

    (a)

    Right to equality

    (b)

    Right to information

    (c)

    Right to education

    (d)

    Right to freedom

  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)

      Along the coast of Japan

    3. Great Barrier Reef

    4. (2)

      85%

    5. Sargasso sea

    6. (3)

      Substitute of money

    7. Kuroshio current

    8. (4)

      Automatic Teller Machine

    9. US Dollar

    10. (5)

      Deepest point in the Pacific

    11. Currency in circulation

    12. (6)

      North Atlantic Ocean

    13. ATM

    14. (7)

      Australia

    15. Salt

    16. (8)

      Universally accepted currency

  10. III. Answer any 12 questions :
    12 x 2 = 24
  11. Mention the various terrestrial biomes.

  12. Why do children need special attention?

  13. Differentiate: Fundamental Rights and Human Rights.

  14. What is natural money?

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

  16. Salinity of Bay of Bengal is greater than the Arabian sea

  17. Biosphere provides a stable ecosystem.

  18. (i) Silk road was closed during the Han dynasty.
    (ii) Peasant uprisings posed threats to Athenian democracy
    (iii) Virgil's Aeneid glorified Roman imperialism.
    (iv) Spartacus killed Julius Caesar
    (a) (i) is correct
    (b) (ii) is correct
    (c) (ii) and (iv) are correct
    (d) (iii) is correct.

  19. i) Mythical geneologies were collected by Col. Mackenzie.
    ii) Indigo was the most important beverage crop in India.
    iii) Mahmud Gawan was the minister in Alauddin Khalji's kingdom.
    iv) The Portuguese built their first fort in Goa.

  20. Abyssal plains and Ocean deeps.

  21. Savannas and Tundra

  22. Attempt an account of slavery in Rome

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

  24. How was Feudalism organized in the Middle Ages?

  25. Outline the differences of Martin Luther with the Catholic Church.

  26. What is hydrological cycle?

  27. Write about the military expeditions of Malik Kafur.

  28. IV. Answer any four questions 
    4 x 5 = 20
  29. Highlight the contributions of Rome to World Civilization

  30. What will happen if the seas and oceans contain only fresh water?

  31. How do you enjoy the fundamental rights in your life?

  32. Write in detail about the various functions of money.

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

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