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9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 02:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 110
    Answer All The Following Question:
    110 x 1 = 110
  1. The period called_____________ marks the beginning of agriculture and animal domestication.

    (a)

    Palaeolithic

    (b)

    Mesolithic

    (c)

    Neolithic

    (d)

    Megalithic

  2. Sir Robert Bruce Foote, a geologist from England first discovered the ____________ tools at Pallavaram near Chennai.

    (a)

    Stone Age

    (b)

    Palaeolithic

    (c)

    Mesolithic

    (d)

    Neolithic

  3. The DNA of a Chimpanzee is_______ identical to that of a human being

    (a)

    95%

    (b)

    96%

    (c)

    97%

    (d)

    98%

  4. _________ are pottery jars and were used for burying the dead

    (a)

    Urns

    (b)

    Cists

    (c)

    Dolmens

    (d)

    Menheirs

  5. The Harappans did not have the knowledge of

    (a)

    Gold and Elephant

    (b)

    Horse and Iron

    (c)

    Sheep and Silver

    (d)

    Ox and Platinum

  6. Assertion (A): Assyrians of Mesopotamian civilisation were contemporaries of Indus civilisation.
    Reason(R): The Documents of an Assyrian ruler refer to the ships from Meluha

    (a)

    A and R are correct and A explains R

    (b)

    A and R are correct but A doesn’t explain R

    (c)

    A is incorrect but R is correct

    (d)

    Both A and R are incorrect

  7. ____________ were the contemporaries of the people ofIndus and Egyptian civilisation.

    (a)

    The Egyptians

    (b)

    The Sumerians

    (c)

    The Romans

    (d)

    The Indus people

  8. The yellow river is known as the sorrow of __________ .

    (a)

    Egypt

    (b)

    Rome

    (c)

    China

    (d)

    Iraq

  9. 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

  10. This is an Epic_______________

    (a)

    Silappathikaaram

    (b)

    Pattinapallai

    (c)

    Mullai pathu

    (d)

    Madurai Kanchi

  11. During the Sangam Age _______________ landscape followed the pastoral way of life.

    (a)

    Marutham

    (b)

    Neithal

    (c)

    Mullai

    (d)

    Palai

  12. (i) Pathitrupathu speaks about the Pandya kings and their territory.
    (ii) The Akananuru describes the trading activities at Kaveripoompattinum.
    (iii) The Chola Emblem was the tiger and they issued square copper coins with images of a tiger.
    (iv) Neythal is a sandy desert region.

    (a)

    (i) incorrect

    (b)

    (ii) incorrect

    (c)

    (iii) is correct

    (d)

    (iv) incorrect

  13. Tri-ratnas are the three priniciples taught by

    (a)

    Buddha

    (b)

    Mahavira

    (c)

    Lao-tze

    (d)

    Confucius

  14. Buddhism was preached in people's language ________.

    (a)

    Pali

    (b)

    Sanskrit

    (c)

    Hindi

    (d)

    Chinese

  15. (i) Monastries and temples served the purpose imparting-education.
    (ii) Nalanda was a great monastry built by the Magadha empire.
    (iii) Nalanda became the most renowned seat of learning.
    (iv) Fees were charged to the students.

    (a)

    (i) is correct

    (b)

    (ii) is correct

    (c)

    (iii) is correct

    (d)

    (i), (ii), (iii) are correct (iv) is incorrect

  16. (i) Under the Magadha king the mahainatriyas functioned as secretaries to the ministers.
    (ii) Accounts of Megasthanes titled Indica is a useful record about Mauryan polity and society.
    (iii) Nanda's attempt to build an imperial structure was cut short by Ashoka who founded the Mauryan kingdom.
    (iv) According to tradition, towards the end of his life Chandragupta 'became an ardent follower of Buddhism.

    (a)

     (i) is correct

    (b)

    (ii) is correct

    (c)

    (i) and (ii) is correct

    (d)

     (iii) and (iv) is correct

  17. Many million years ago, India was a part of the super continent ________ 

    (a)

    Gondwana

    (b)

    Laurasia

    (c)

    Panthalasa

    (d)

    Pangea

  18. Statement: Magma gushes out when it finds vents.
    Reason: Interior of the Earth contains compressed hot magma Which of the statement(s) is are true

    (a)

    Statements & reason are true

    (b)

    Statements is true, reason is false

    (c)

    Statement is false reason is true

    (d)

    Statement & reason are false

  19. This is the store house of rocks.

    (a)

    crust

    (b)

    core

    (c)

    mantle

    (d)

    None of the above

  20. The sixth deadliest natural disaster due to Tsunami caused in the year_____________ .

    (a)

    1996

    (b)

    1998

    (c)

    2000

    (d)

    2004

  21. Which one of the following is a second order land form?

    (a)

    Asia

    (b)

    Deccan Plateau

    (c)

    Kulu valley

    (d)

    Marina Beach

  22. Statement: Limestone regions have less underground water.
    Reason: Water does not percolate through limestone

    (a)

    The statement is right reason is wrong

    (b)

    The statement is wrong Reason is right.

    (c)

    The statement and reason are wrong

    (d)

    The statement and reason are right

  23. The process of dissolution of rock substances in water is________

    (a)

    oxidation

    (b)

    solution

    (c)

    gradation

    (d)

    hydration

  24. The most powerful agents of gradation are__________

    (a)

    Rivers

    (b)

    Glaciers

    (c)

    Sea waves

    (d)

    Streams

  25. _______  reflects radio waves

    (a)

    Exosphere

    (b)

    Ionosphere

    (c)

    Mesosphere

    (d)

    Stratosphere

  26. _____  is called the eye of the storm.

    (a)

    Pressure

    (b)

    wind

    (c)

    cyclones

    (d)

    snow.

  27. This is a permanent gas of the atmosphere.

    (a)

    Nitrogen

    (b)

    Argon

    (c)

    Methane

    (d)

    Helium

  28. This is the wettest place of India.

    (a)

    Mawsynram

    (b)

    Western Ghats

    (c)

    Shillong

    (d)

    Pune

  29. Select the odd one

    (a)

    India

    (b)

    USA

    (c)

    France

    (d)

    Vatican

  30. Which one of the country has Presidential form of government

    (a)

    India

    (b)

    Britain

    (c)

    Canada

    (d)

    USA

  31. Democracy began ________ years ago.

    (a)

    2000

    (b)

    2500

    (c)

    3000

    (d)

    3200

  32. Assertion (A): The term 'democracy' is derived from two Greek words demos meaning people and cratia meaning power.
    Reason (R): Literally democracy means "the power of the people".

    (a)

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

    (b)

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

    (c)

    (A) is correct and (R) is false

    (d)

    (A) is false and (R) is true

  33. The Election Commission of India is a / an

    (a)

    Independent body

    (b)

    Statutory body

    (c)

    Private body

    (d)

    Public corporation

  34. Which part of the constitution of India says about the election commission?

    (a)

    Part III

    (b)

    Part XV

    (c)

    Part XX

    (d)

    Part XXII

  35. India is the_______________________ democracy in the world.

    (a)

    largest

    (b)

    smallest

    (c)

    strongest

    (d)

    None of the above

  36. 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

  37. Sex-ratio means

    (a)

    the ratio between adult-male and adult female in a population

    (b)

    the ratio between female and male in a population

    (c)

    the relationship between male of female

    (d)

    the number of females per thousand males

  38. Assertion (A): Development increases the quality of life.
    Reason (R): People will have higher incomes, better education, better health and nutrition, less poverty

    (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

  39. Assertion (A): The term 'economic development' refers to the overall growth of all sectors of the economy.
    Reason (R): By adoption of new technologies.

    (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

  40. This is not a G8 country.

    (a)

    Russia

    (b)

    Canada

    (c)

    France

    (d)

    Nepal

  41. Which one of the following sectors is the largest employer in India

    (a)

    Primary Sector

    (b)

    Secondary Sector

    (c)

    Tertiary Sector

    (d)

    Public sector

  42. Which sector is not included in the occupational pattern?

    (a)

    Primary sector

    (b)

    Secondary sector

    (c)

    Tertiary sector

    (d)

    Private sector

  43. This sector do not enjoy any special benefit.

    (a)

    Organised Sector

    (b)

    Unorganised Sector

    (c)

    Public Sector

    (d)

    Private Sector

  44. This is Private Sector.

    (a)

    TVS Motors

    (b)

    NLC

    (c)

    SAIL

    (d)

    BSNL

  45. _________is the Greek city-state which resisted the Persians to the end.

    (a)

    Acropolis

    (b)

    Sparta

    (c)

    Athens

    (d)

    Rome

  46. The Peloponnesian War was fought between ______and______

    (a)

    Greeks and Persians

    (b)

    Plebeians and Patricians

    (c)

    Spartans and Athenians

    (d)

    Greeks and Romans

  47. In Athens, democracy survived for about ____________year?

    (a)

    50

    (b)

    100

    (c)

    200

    (d)

    150

  48. The Roman Republic was governed by the________

    (a)

    Plebeians

    (b)

    Patricians

    (c)

    Lawyers

    (d)

    Philosophers

  49. ________was the old religion of Japan

    (a)

    Shinto

    (b)

    Confucianism

    (c)

    Taoism

    (d)

    Animism

  50. The Arab General who conquered Spain was_________

    (a)

    Tariq

    (b)

    Alaric

    (c)

    Saladin

    (d)

    Mohammad the Conqueror

  51. Seljuq Turks came from_________

    (a)

    Central America

    (b)

    Central Asia

    (c)

    Central Australia

    (d)

    Central Europe

  52. The theory of sacraments increased the power of the___________

    (a)

    Commoners

    (b)

    Emperor

    (c)

    Nobler

    (d)

    Clergy

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

    (a)

    Bahmani

    (b)

    Vijayanagar

    (c)

    Mughal

    (d)

    Nayak

  54. The guild known as the "the five hundred" (ainnurruvar) had its headquarters in__________

    (a)

    Nagapattinam

    (b)

    Ajantha

    (c)

    Calicut

    (d)

    Aihole

  55. In the south, a Sultanate was established in_________

    (a)

    Tuticorin

    (b)

    Nagapattinam

    (c)

    Madurai

    (d)

    Palani

  56. The Kakatiyas ruled from___________

    (a)

    Devagiri

    (b)

    Belur

    (c)

    Warangal

    (d)

    Bijapur

  57. William Harvey discovered_______

    (a)

    Heliocentric theory

    (b)

    Geocentric theory

    (c)

    Gravitational force

    (d)

    Circulation of blood

  58. Which sailor was the first to cross the Equator?

    (a)

    Henry, the Navigator

    (b)

    Lopo Gonzalves

    (c)

    Lopo Gonzalves

    (d)

    Christopher Columbus

  59. Canzoniere was written by______

    (a)

    Petrarch

    (b)

    Thomas More

    (c)

    Erasmus

    (d)

    Machiavelli

  60. Decline of_________ helped to move towards urbanisation.

    (a)

    Trade

    (b)

    Feudalism

    (c)

    Freedom

    (d)

    Population

  61. Which of the following indicates the correct sequence of the topography beneath the surface of the sea?

    (a)

    Continental shelf-Continental slope-Sea plain-Sea trench

    (b)

    Continental slope-Continental shelf-Sea plain-Sea trench.

    (c)

    Sea plain-Continental slope-Continental shelf-Sea trench.

    (d)

    Continental slope-Sea plain-Continental shelf-Sea trench.

  62. The amount of planktons to be found in the ocean is determined by
    1. Depth of the water.
    2. Ocean currents.
    3. Temperature and Salinity.
    4. Length of day and night.

    (a)

    1 and 2 are correct

    (b)

    1,2 and 3 are correct

    (c)

    1,3 and 4 are correct

    (d)

    All are correct

  63. The height of the waves depends on________

    (a)

    speed of wind

    (b)

    Its duration

    (c)

    the direction

    (d)

    All of the above

  64. Consider the following statements.
    1. There are four major processes involved in the water cycle.
    2. The ground water gets collected below the earth's surface
    3. The Northern hemisphere holds 81% of land
    4. The ocean floor is flat

    (a)

    1 and 2 are correct

    (b)

    2 and 3 are correct

    (c)

    2 is correct

    (d)

    2, 3 and 4 are correct

  65. The coldest biome on Earth is

    (a)

    Tundra

    (b)

    Taiga

    (c)

    Desert

    (d)

    Oceans

  66. 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

  67. The life supporting layer is known as

    (a)

    Atmosphere

    (b)

    Hydrosphere

    (c)

    Lithosphere

    (d)

    Biosphere

  68. Assertion (A): In temperate grassland biomes pastoral industry becomes the main occupation.
    Reason (R): Apart from wheat cultivation, tall and short soft grass are grown in th temperate grassland biomes.

    (a)

    Both assertion (A) and reasonrk) are true; R explains A

    (b)

    Both assertion(A) and reasontk) are true; R does not explain A

    (c)

    A is true; R is false

    (d)

    Both A and R are false

  69. According to tbe UNO, a cbild is, a person wbo bas not completed tbe age of_________ years

    (a)

    12

    (b)

    14

    (c)

    16

    (d)

    18

  70. Kailash Satyartbi and Malala bave been awarded Nobel Prize for_________

    (a)

    Literature

    (b)

    Peace

    (c)

    Physics

    (d)

    Economics

  71. Which of the following statements are ture?
    (i) The general explanations of Human Rights by UDHR is not a legally binding document
    (ii) UDHR has a political and moral importance.

    (a)

    (i) is correct (ii) is wrong

    (b)

    (i) is wrong (ii) is correct

    (c)

    Both (i) and (ii) are wrong

    (d)

    Both (i) and (ii) are correct

  72. Consider the following statements
    Assertion (A): Child marriages should be avoided.
    Reason (R): When girls get married early, they lose many privileges thereby affecting the society as a whole.

    (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 and (R) is false

    (d)

    (A) is false and (R) is correct.

  73. Certain metals like_______were used as a medium of exchange in ancient times.

    (a)

    gold

    (b)

    iron

  74. The Head Quarters of the RBI is at_________

    (a)

    Chennai

    (b)

    Mumbai

  75. NFC was introduced in Britain in the year__________

    (a)

    2016

    (b)

    2008

  76. In 1999 mobile banks were used in_________

    (a)

    USA

    (b)

    Europe

  77. The first British colony in America was _________

    (a)

    New York

    (b)

    Philadelphia

    (c)

    Jamestown

    (d)

    Amsterdam

  78. The defeat of British at ____________ paved the way for the friendship between France and America.

    (a)

    Trenton

    (b)

    Saratoga

    (c)

    Pennsylvania

    (d)

    New York

  79. The  ship Mayflower had taken a batch of Puritans from ___________ England.

    (a)

    Londan

    (b)

    Plymouth

    (c)

    Ireland

    (d)

    New south wales

  80. Marat played a major role in __________

    (a)

    Battle of Bunker Hill

    (b)

    Reign of Terror

    (c)

    September Massacres

    (d)

    Paris Commune

  81. Where was Zollverein Customs Union formed?

    (a)

    England

    (b)

    Germany

    (c)

    France

    (d)

    America

  82. Who produced the first batch of automobiles in France?

    (a)

    Louis Renault

    (b)

    Armand Peugeot

    (c)

    Thomas Alva Edison

    (d)

    McAdam

  83. Louis Renault who built the quadrlcycle belonged to ___________

    (a)

    France

    (b)

    Germany

    (c)

    Great Britain

    (d)

    Spain

  84. Siemens a well known company in __________.

    (a)

    France

    (b)

    Germany

    (c)

    U.S.A

    (d)

    England

  85. In 1896 ___________ states were formed into Federated Malay States

    (a)

    Four

    (b)

    Five

    (c)

    Three

    (d)

    Six

  86. Indentured labour system was a form of_________.

    (a)

    contract labour system

    (b)

    slavery

    (c)

    debt bondage

    (d)

    serfdom

  87. The term "South East - Asia' has been used since the

    (a)

    First World War

    (b)

    Civil War

    (c)

    Second World War

    (d)

    Cold War

  88. In 1898, Philippines became the colony of

    (a)

    England

    (b)

    America

    (c)

    Portugal

    (d)

    France

  89. 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

  90. The 'World Population Day' is observed on _____________ every year.

    (a)

    August 11th

    (b)

    September 11th

    (c)

    July 11th

    (d)

    January 11th

  91. At the Confluence of river this pattern is developed _____________

    (a)

    Star like

    (b)

    Triangular

    (c)

    Nebular

    (d)

    Circular

  92. Automobile manufacturing come under thi economic activity _____________

    (a)

    Primary

    (b)

    Tertiary

    (c)

    Secondary

    (d)

    Quaternary

  93. The new phase in topographical surveying in the 20th century is ___________.

    (a)

    toposheets

    (b)

    aerial photography

    (c)

    maps

    (d)

    satellite imagery

  94. ________ indicates the purpose or theme of the map.

    (a)

    Title

    (b)

    Scale

    (c)

    Direction

    (d)

    Legend

  95. International boundaries are marked in ______ colour codes.

    (a)

    Brown

    (b)

    Blue

    (c)

    Red

    (d)

    Pink

  96. Gps technology has tremedous applications in _________

    (a)

    Moblie phones

    (b)

    Watches

    (c)

    ATMs

    (d)

    All the these

  97. ‘Drop, Cover, Hold’ is a mock drill a vowal for

    (a)

    Fire

    (b)

    Earthquake

    (c)

    Tsunami

    (d)

    Riot

  98. Which of the following statements belongs to responding to earthquake?

    (a)

    Avoid, any place where police or security forces action is in progress.

    (b)

    Know the height of your street above sea level and the distance of your street from the coast.

    (c)

    Stay away from glass, windows, outside doors and walls and anything that could fall.

    (d)

    Before opening a door, feel it with the back of your hand.

  99. _____________ act as the inspector of Village Panchayat.

    (a)

    Commissioner

    (b)

    District Collector

    (c)

    Councillors

    (d)

    Mayor

  100. According to GVK Rao Committee post of to___________ be created acting as the Chieft Executive Officer of the Zilla Parishad,

    (a)

    District Development Commissioner

    (b)

    Chairman ofPanchayat Raj

    (c)

    Grama Munisif

    (d)

    Councillors

  101. James Munroe was the Governor of _________ Presidency.

    (a)

    Calcutta

    (b)

    Bombay

    (c)

    Madras

    (d)

    None of the above

  102. The Village Councils functioned very well under the __________.

    (a)

    Mauriyan

    (b)

    Pallavas

    (c)

    Cheras

    (d)

    Cholas

  103. Out of the following, which is not a food crop

    (a)

    Bajra

    (b)

    Ragi

    (c)

    Maize

    (d)

    Coconut

  104. Both agricultural productivity and food productivity has

    (a)

    decreased

    (b)

    not stable

    (c)

    remained stable

    (d)

    increased

  105. The third largest river in India

    (a)

    Cauvery

    (b)

    Godavari

    (c)

    Krishna

    (d)

    Mahanadhi

  106. In 2011, nearly __________ of the women were involved in agriculture

    (a)

    35%

    (b)

    55%

    (c)

    25%

    (d)

    45%

  107. According to the 2011 census, the total population of India was ___________

    (a)

    120 crore

    (b)

    221 crore

    (c)

    102 crore

    (d)

    100 crore

  108. During 2015, ___________ of illiterates were migrants from Tamil Nadu.

    (a)

    7%

    (b)

    175%

    (c)

    23%

    (d)

    9%

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

    (a)

    38

    (b)

    41

    (c)

    28

    (d)

    50

  110. The driving force among men to migration is

    (a)

    work

    (b)

    employment

    (c)

    tourism

    (d)

    both a and b

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