Term 1 Model Questions

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 02:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 60
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. _____________ is genetically closest to humans

    (a)

    Gorilla

    (b)

    Chimpanzee

    (c)

    Orang-utan

    (d)

    Great Apes

  2. The preservation process of dead body in ancient Egypt

    (a)

    Sarcophagus

    (b)

    Hyksos

    (c)

    Mummification

    (d)

    Polytheism

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

    (a)

    English

    (b)

    Devanagari

    (c)

    Tamil-Brahmi

    (d)

    Granta

  4. Tri-ratnas are the three priniciples taught by

    (a)

    Buddha

    (b)

    Mahavira

    (c)

    Lao-tze

    (d)

    Confucius

  5. _______  reflects radio waves

    (a)

    Exosphere

    (b)

    Ionosphere

    (c)

    Mesosphere

    (d)

    Stratosphere

  6. 4 x 1 = 4
  7. Agriculture was the main occupation of the _________ .

    ()

    Mesopotamians

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

    ()

    Archaeology

  9. Buddhism was split into two as_______ and _________ .

    ()

    Hinayana & Mahayana

  10. __________________parties are an essential part of Democracy.

    ()

    Political

  11. 5 x 1 = 5
  12. Images on stone and bone

  13. (1)

    Seismograph

  14. Gilgamesh

  15. (2)

    a Sangam Age port

  16. Arikkamedu

  17. (3)

    karst topography

  18. Earthquake

  19. (4)

    venus

  20. Stalactites

  21. (5)

    The oldest written story on Earth

    1 x 10 = 10
  22. On the given outline map of the world, mark the following.
    1. Any two deltas
    2. A Karst region
    3. Any two hot and cold deserts
    4. An area of continental glaciers

  23. 2 x 2 = 4
  24. Core and crust

  25. Weather and climate

  26. 5 x 2 = 10
  27. List out the features of Megalithic Burial types

  28. State the salient features of the Ziggurats.

  29. Define atmosphere

  30. How are clouds formed?

  31. Will you have the right to equality under dictatorship? What would be the attitude regarding public opinion in such a country?

  32. 4 x 3 = 12
  33. Elaborate the term “Tri-ratnas”.

  34. Scientists use GPS to measure the rate of Tectonic Plate movements. Discuss.

  35. What do you mean by biological weathering?

  36. Distinguish between direct and indirect democracy.

  37. 2 x 5 = 10
  38. The history of humans is closely related to the history of the earth. Elucidate.

  39. Describe the structure of the Earth

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