Annual Exam Model Question Paper 2019 - 2020 Part-II

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 Neolithic people used polished stone axes called Celts
    (ii) Evidence of Neolithic village is found at Payyampalli in Chennai district
    (iii) The cultural period that succeeded the Neolithic is called the Bronze Age
    (iv) The period that witnessed domestication of animals and cultivation of crops is called Mesolithic

    (a)

    (i) is correct

    (b)

    (ii) is correct

    (c)

    (ii) and (iii) are correct

    (d)

    (iv) is correct

  2. Inscription that mentions the Cheras

    (a)

    Pugalur

    (b)

    Girnar

    (c)

    Pulimankombai

    (d)

    Madurai

  3. Former Soviet Union is an example for _________.

    (a)

    aristocracy

    (b)

    theocracy

    (c)

    oligarchy

    (d)

    republic

  4. Which country has single party system?

    (a)

    USA

    (b)

    UK

    (c)

    Cuba

    (d)

    France

  5. The other name for Greeks was_________

    (a)

    Hellenists

    (b)

    Hellenes

    (c)

    Phoenicians

    (d)

    Spartans

  6. The theory of sacraments increased the power of the___________

    (a)

    Commoners

    (b)

    Emperor

    (c)

    Nobler

    (d)

    Clergy

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

    (a)

    Bahmani

    (b)

    Vijayanagar

    (c)

    Mughal

    (d)

    Nayak

  8. The author of Don Quixote, Cervantes belonged to______

    (a)

    Persia

    (b)

    Italy

    (c)

    Spain

    (d)

    Portugal

  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. One rupee and two rupee notes were first printed in India in the year_______

    (a)

    1917

    (b)

    1927

  11. The Secondary sector of the economy produces ____________from raw materials.

    (a)

    Semi finished goods

    (b)

    Finished goods

    (c)

    Economic goods

    (d)

    raw materials

  12. Panchayats are constituted wherever the population of the village is

    (a)

    2000

    (b)

    200

    (c)

    500

    (d)

    1000

  13. The productivity of paddy during the year 2014-2015

    (a)

    3,039 kg

    (b)

    4,429 kg

    (c)

    2,775 kg

    (d)

    3,519 kg

  14. Pick out the odd man

    (a)

    Australia

    (b)

    USA

    (c)

    Gulf countries

    (d)

    Uganda

  15. Part II

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

    14 x 2 = 28
  16. Describe the burials in the Sangam Age

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

  18. What do you know about Muvendbar?

  19. What is Hydrosphere?

  20. Snowline of Alps is 2700 metre where as the snowline of Greenland is just 600 mts. Find out the reason.

  21. What is Biosphere?

  22. Why were coins of low value printed in large quantities?

  23. Account for urbanisation in England

  24. Why is Sustainability important?

  25. Unitary and federal forms of government.

  26. Name the Urban local governments.

  27. What are the preventive measures for accidents?

  28. Write a note on Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) in TamilNadu.

  29. What are the factors responsible for the poorer sections and better-off sections to migrate

  30. Part III

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

    14 x 5 = 70
  31. Discuss the Neolithic culture in Tamilnadu

  32. What are the challenges to democracy? explain

  33. Give an account of Mobilisation and Democratic Participation.

  34. Write about Feudalism.

  35. Examine the outcome of the geographical discoveries

  36. How is currency printed in India?

  37. What were the effects of Industrial Revolution of England on India?

  38. Explain the term ustainable development. Why should we balance the economic, social and environmental facton of sustainability in equal harmony?


  39. 1. Why do you think you should cover your head with one hand and hold the table with the other during and earthquake?
    2. During and earthquake, why should we exit through staircase and not use elevators?
    3. Suppose you are in a room of a strong building without any furniture when and earthquake occurs. What would you do to protect yourself from the earthquake?
    4. 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. What are Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs)?

  44. State the aims of migration policies.

  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 ocean salinity?

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

  49. Mention about the Unitary feature of Indian constitution.

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