HIS - The Classical World Model Question Paper

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 01:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    4 x 1 = 4
  1. _________is the Greek city-state which resisted the Persians to the end.

    (a)

    Acropolis

    (b)

    Sparta

    (c)

    Athens

    (d)

    Rome

  2. The founder of Han dynasty was_______

    (a)

    Wu Ti

    (b)

    Hung Chao

    (c)

    Liu Pang

    (d)

    Mangu Khan

  3. In Athens, democracy survived for about ____________year?

    (a)

    50

    (b)

    100

    (c)

    200

    (d)

    150

  4. A major source of revenue to the Roman state was_________

    (a)

    Agriculture

    (b)

    Exports

    (c)

    Taxes

    (d)

    Slaves trade

  5. 5 x 1 = 5
  6. The most magnificent building in Europe was ______________

    ()

    .

  7. ___________stood in favour of poor peasants in Roman republic

    ()

    Gracchus brothers]

  8. _____ and______ were Magistrates in Rome.

    ()

    Plimy the younger, Plutarch

  9. A fortified city of ancient Greeks on a hill in Athens was___________

    ()

    Acropolis

  10. The Greek-Egyptian city was____________

    ()

    Alexandria

  11. 5 x 1 = 5
  12. Acropolis

  13. (1)

    A fortified city

  14. Marius

  15. (2)

    Slave market

  16. Epicurus

  17. (3)

    Materialist

  18. Seneca

  19. (4)

    Science

  20. Delos

  21. (5)

    Consul

    1 x 5 = 5
  22. Highlight the contributions of Rome to World Civilization

  23. 3 x 1 = 3
  24. (i) First Persian attack on Greece failed.
    (ii) The downfall of Roman Empire is attributed to Julius Caesar.
    (iii) The Barbarians who invaded Rome were considered to be culturally advanced.
    (iv) Buddhism weakened the Roman Empire.
    (a) (i) is correct
    (b) (ii) is correct
    (c) (ii) and (iii) are correct
    (d) (iv) is correct

  25. (i) Euclid developed a model for the motion of planets and stars.
    (ii) Romans established a republic after overthrowing Etruscans.
    (iii) Acropolis became a famous slave market.
    (iv) Rome and Carthage united to drive out the Greeks
    (a) (i) is correct
    (b) (ii) is correct
    (c) (ii) and (iv) are correct
    (d) (iv) is correct.

  26. (i) Buddhism went to China from Japan.
    (ii) After crucifixion of Jesus, St Thomas spread the Christian doctrine.
    (iii) St Sophia Cathedral was the most magnificent building in Europe.
    (iv) Trajan was one of the worst dictators Rome had.
    (a) (i) is correct
    (b) (ii) is correct
    (c) (iii) is correct
    (d) (iv) is correct

  27. 5 x 2 = 10
  28. Emergence of Rome as an empire
    (a) Who were the Gracchus brothers?
    (b) What role did they play?
    (c) What was the outcome of their martyrdom?
    (d) Who was the first Roman Emperor?

  29. Pericles
    Who was Pericles?

  30. Pericles
    'Age of Pericles' - Explain

  31. Punic Wars
    Who were Carthaginians ?

  32. Slave Trade in Rome
    What was the strength of the Slave population in the 1st century B.C.?

  33. 6 x 3 = 18
  34. Highlight the main contribution of Constantine

  35. What were the reasons for the prosperity of Han Empire?

  36. What is Classical World?

  37. Write a note on Socrates

  38. What was witnessed by the period of Principate?

  39. Why did the priests turn against Jesus?

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