9th Standard Social Science English Medium Free Online Test Book Back 1 Mark Questions Part - One

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 00:20:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 20

    Part A

    19 x 1 = 19
  1. The period called_____________ marks the beginning of agriculture and animal domestication.

    (a)

    Palaeolithic

    (b)

    Mesolithic

    (c)

    Neolithic

    (d)

    Megalithic

  2. 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

  3. (i) Coins as a medium of exchange were introduced for the first time in the Sangam Age.
    (ii) Prakrit was the language used by the common people in Northern India during the Mauryan period.
    (iii) Vienna Papyrus, a Roman document, mentions trade related to Muziri.
    (iv) The concept of Thinai is presented in the Tamil grammar work of Pathupaattu.

    (a)

    (i) is correct

    (b)

    (ii) is correct

    (c)

    (iii) is correct

    (d)

    (iv) incorrect

  4. The account which throws light on Mauryan polity and society

    (a)

    Marco Polo

    (b)

    Fahien

    (c)

    Megasthanes

    (d)

    Seleucus

  5. The movement of tectonic plates is induced by _____  energy.

    (a)

    hydel

    (b)

    thermal

    (c)

    wave

    (d)

    tidal

  6. ________ erosion is responsible for the formation of cirque

    (a)

    wind

    (b)

    glacial

    (c)

    river

    (d)

    underground water

  7. The ______ pressure belt extends from 5°N and 5°S latitudes.

    (a)

    Equatorial low

    (b)

    Subtropical high

    (c)

    sub-polar low

    (d)

    polar high

  8. From which language was the term “Democracy” derived?

    (a)

    Greek

    (b)

    Latin

    (c)

    Persian

    (d)

    Arabic

  9. The term pressure groups originated in _____.

    (a)

    USA

    (b)

    UK

    (c)

    USSR

    (d)

    India

  10. Inter-generational equality is ensured under the process of

    (a)

    Industrial progress

    (b)

    Economic development

    (c)

    Sustainable development

    (d)

    Economic growth

  11. _________ sector is registered and follows government rules.

    (a)

    Agriculture

    (b)

    Organised

    (c)

    Unorganised

    (d)

    Private

  12. The Arab General who conquered Spain was_________

    (a)

    Tariq

    (b)

    Alaric

    (c)

    Saladin

    (d)

    Mohammad the Conqueror

  13. Krishnadeva Raya was a contemporary of_________

    (a)

    Babur

    (b)

    Humayun

    (c)

    Akbar

    (d)

    Shershah

  14. __________named the sea as Pacific Ocean as it was very calm

    (a)

    Columbus

    (b)

    Amerigo Vespucci

    (c)

    Amerigo Vespucci

    (d)

    Vasco-da-gama

  15. Why is the usage of rainforest biomes for large scale agriculture unsustainable?

    (a)

    because it is too wet

    (b)

    because the temperature is too warm.

    (c)

    because the soil is too thin

    (d)

    because the soil is poor

  16. 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

  17. The forces of Austria and Prussia were defeated by the French Revolutionary forces at _____________

    (a)

    Verna

    (b)

    Versailles

    (c)

    Pilnitz

    (d)

    Valmy

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

    (a)

    Louis Renault

    (b)

    Armand Peugeot

    (c)

    Thomas Alva Edison

    (d)

    McAdam

  19. The statistical study of human population is ___________.

    (a)

    Demography

    (b)

    Morphology

    (c)

    Etymology

    (d)

    Seismography

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