Term 1 Model One Marks Questions

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 00:45:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 35
    15 x 1 = 15
  1. _____________ is genetically closest to humans

    (a)

    Gorilla

    (b)

    Chimpanzee

    (c)

    Orang-utan

    (d)

    Great Apes

  2. The name of the script used in the Sangam Age

    (a)

    English

    (b)

    Devanagari

    (c)

    Tamil-Brahmi

    (d)

    Granta

  3. The Magadha king influenced by the teachings of Mahavira

    (a)

    Dhananandha

    (b)

    Chandragupta

    (c)

    Bimbisara

    (d)

    Shishunaga

  4. Diastrophism is connected to

    (a)

    volcanism

    (b)

    earthquakes

    (c)

    14°ctectonics

    (d)

    fold/fault

  5. The point of origin of an Earthquake is called the _____ 

    (a)

    epicentre

    (b)

    focus

    (c)

    seismic wave

    (d)

    magnitude

  6. The presence of large quantities of ________________in the core is responsible for the Earth's Gravitational force.

    (a)

    Aluminium

    (b)

    Magnesium

    (c)

    Iron

    (d)

    Silica

  7. Karst topography is formed due to the action of _______ 

    (a)

    Glacier

    (b)

    Wind

    (c)

    Sea waves

    (d)

    Ground water.

  8. The largest Delta in the world is___________

    (a)

    The Nile River Delta

    (b)

    The Ganga - Brahmaputra Delta

    (c)

    The Yellow river Delta

    (d)

    The Indus Delta

  9. _______  reflects radio waves

    (a)

    Exosphere

    (b)

    Ionosphere

    (c)

    Mesosphere

    (d)

    Stratosphere

  10. Select the odd one

    (a)

    India

    (b)

    USA

    (c)

    France

    (d)

    Vatican

  11. Assertion (A) : India has parliamentary form of democracy.
    Reason (R) : Indian parliament comprises two houses

    (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

  12. NOTA was introduced in the year

    (a)

    2012

    (b)

    2013

    (c)

    2014

    (d)

    2015

  13. ________ is considered a true measure of national income

    (a)

    GNP

    (b)

    GDP

    (c)

    NNP

    (d)

    NDP

  14. _______ resources are those which will get exhausted after years of use.

    (a)

    Natural

    (b)

    Renewable

    (c)

    Non-Renewable

    (d)

    New

  15. Which one of the following is not in Primary Sector

    (a)

    Agriculture

    (b)

    Manufacturing

    (c)

    Mining

    (d)

    Fishery

  16. 10 x 1 = 10
  17. Prehistoric animal (or) plant that turns to stone over a period of time_______

    ()

    Fossil

  18. ________ people perhaps devised the first pottery.

    ()

    Neolithic

  19. ___________ was the God of writing and learning.

    ()

    Thoth

  20. Agriculture was the main occupation of the _________ .

    ()

    Mesopotamians

  21. ______________ is the study of the of theby interpretation ofthe material cultural remains.

    ()

    Archaeology

  22. Spices including____________ and_____________ were exported.

    ()

    pepper, ivory, precious stones

  23. Buddhism was split into two as_______ and _________ .

    ()

    Hinayana & Mahayana

  24. The democratic institutions existed in India as early as the __________ period.

    ()

    Vedic

  25. Countries with higher income are considered to be__________ .

    ()

    More Developed

  26. In well developed countries the proportion of work force engaged in will _________ be very smart.

    ()

    Agriculture

  27. 10 x 1 = 10
  28. Red sand dunes

  29. (1)

    an ornament made in precious stone

  30. Papyrus

  31. (2)

    USA

  32. Cameo

  33. (3)

    A kind of grass

  34. The Spring and Autumn Annals

  35. (4)

    Teris

  36. Mantle.

  37. (5)

    Aeolian process

  38. Mushroom rock

  39. (6)

    Part of daily life

  40. Mare's Tail

  41. (7)

    cirrus

  42. Two-party system

  43. (8)

    Service motive

  44. Human resource

  45. (9)

    SIMA

  46. Public sector

  47. (10)

    a code of political morality

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