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Annual Exam Model Question Paper 2019 - 2020 Part-IX

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 02:45:00 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. (i) The period before the introduction of writing is called pre-history.
    (ii) The pre-historic people developed language, made beautiful paintings and artefacts.
    (iii) The pre-historic societies are treated as literate.
    (iv) The pre-historic period is called ancient.

    (a)

    (i) is correct

    (b)

    (i) and (ii) are correct

    (c)

    (i) and (iv) are correct

    (d)

    (ii) and (iii) are correct

  2. The Sri Lankan chronicle composed in the Pali language mentioning about merchants and horse traders from Tamil Nadu

    (a)

    Deepa vamsa

    (b)

    Arthasastra

    (c)

    Mahavamsa

    (d)

    Indica

  3. Assertion (A) : Direct democracy is practised in Switzerland.
    Reason (R) : People directly participates in decision making.

    (a)

    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) explains (A)

    (b)

    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) does not explain (A)

    (c)

    (A) is correct and (R) is false

    (d)

    (A) is false and (R) is true

  4. Assertion (A): Parties shape public opinion.
    Reason (R): They raise and highlight issues of importance.

    (a)

    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) explains (A)

    (b)

    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) does not explain (A)

    (c)

    (A) is correct and (R) is false

    (d)

    (A) is false and (R) is true

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

    (a)

    Innocent I

    (b)

    Hildebrand

    (c)

    Leo I

    (d)

    Pontius Pilate

  6. After conquering Egypt, the Ottomans assumed the title of___________

    (a)

    King

    (b)

    Caliph

    (c)

    Emperor

    (d)

    Raja

  7. The Deccan Sultanates were conquered by___________

    (a)

    Ala-ud-din Khilji

    (b)

    Ala-ud-din Bahman- shah

    (c)

    Aurangzeb

    (d)

    Malik Kafur

  8. The name Cape of Good Hope was given by___________

    (a)

    Bartholomew Diaz

    (b)

    King John II

    (c)

    Henry the Navigator

    (d)

    Vasco da gama

  9. Consider the following statements.
    Assertions (A): Rights and duties are the two sides of the same coin.
    Reason (R): We have a right to freedom of religions. We have to promote harmon and the spirit of the people of other religions.

    (a)

    both A and R are correct and R explains A

    (b)

    both A and R are correct but R does not explain A

    (c)

    A is correct but R is false

    (d)

    A is false but R is correct

  10. Barter system involved exchange of________

    (a)

    Goods

    (b)

    Money

  11. All external influences and factors that affect the growth and development of living organisms is________.

    (a)

     Environment

    (b)

    Ecosystem

    (c)

    Biotic factors

    (d)

    Abiotic factors

  12. The Communlty Development Programme was introduced in the year_________.

    (a)

    1950

    (b)

    1952

    (c)

    1953

    (d)

    1954

  13. The North-East monsoon period in Tamilnadu

    (a)

    August – October

    (b)

    September – November

    (c)

    October – December

    (d)

    November – January

  14. In Tamil Nadu, migrants account for ___________ percent in rural areas.

    (a)

    38

    (b)

    41

    (c)

    28

    (d)

    50

  15. Part II

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

    14 x 2 = 28
  16. Discuss when the earth was formed

  17. The Egyptians excelled in art and architecture. Illustrate.

  18. What is Ptolemy's Geography?

  19. What do the internal processes generate?

  20. Underground water is more common in limestone areas than surface run off. Why?

  21. What is an ecosystem?

  22. What is natural money?

  23. Highlight any two important results of Industrial Revolution.

  24. What is National Increase of population?

  25. Democracy in Nepal

  26. Mention the important functions of the Village Panchayat.

  27. What are the preventive measures for accidents?

  28. Write a note river Cauvery.

  29. What are the major factors responsible for female migrants in India?

  30. Part III

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

    14 x 5 = 70
  31. Domestication of Animals and plants. A milestone in Human History. Explain

  32. What is your opinion about democracy in India?

  33. Give an account of Mobilisation and Democratic Participation.

  34. How did Japan get its name?

  35. Examine the outcome of the geographical discoveries

  36. How is currency printed in India?

  37. Enumerate the causes for the Second Industrialization in the USA.

  38. Explain the classification of Environment.
    (a) Natural Environment
    (b) Human Environment
    (c) Man made Environment

  39. Reason out why should you stay away from buildings with glass panes during an earthquake.

  40. Write about the presidential form of government and what is the difference between presidential and parliamentary forms of government.

  41. Write in details about the salient features of the 73rd & 74th Constitutional Amendment Act (1992).

  42. Mention the rules to ensure Road Safety for children.

  43. Write a note on Micro Irrigation

  44. Elucidate about some of the interesting findings on migration in Tamil Nadu.

  45. Part IV

    Answer all the questions.

    4 x 3 = 12
  46. Write about the military expeditions of Malik Kafur.

  47. What do you mean by the term Hydrosphere?

  48. What do you do if you are indoors during an earthquake?

  49. What are the Federal features of Indian Constitution?

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