September Monthly Test

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 01:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50

    Section-A

    5 x 1 = 5
  1. _____________ is genetically closest to humans

    (a)

    Gorilla

    (b)

    Chimpanzee

    (c)

    Orang-utan

    (d)

    Great Apes

  2. (i) The Neolithic people used polished stone axes called Celts
    (ii) Evidence of Neolithic village is found at Payyampalli in Chennai district
    (iii) The cultural period that succeeded the Neolithic is called the Bronze Age
    (iv) The period that witnessed domestication of animals and cultivation of crops is called Mesolithic

    (a)

    (i) is correct

    (b)

    (ii) is correct

    (c)

    (ii) and (iii) are correct

    (d)

    (iv) is correct

  3. The is the rigid outer layer of the Earth

    (a)

    core

    (b)

    mantle

    (c)

    Crust

    (d)

    inner core

  4. A system of government in which one person reigns supreme, usually a king or queen, is called________

    (a)

    autocracy

    (b)

    monarchy

    (c)

    democracy

    (d)

    republic

  5. A system of government by one person with absolute power

    (a)

    Aristocracy

    (b)

    Theocracy

    (c)

    Democracy

    (d)

    Autocracy

  6. Section-B

    5 x 1 = 5
  7. ________ people buried the dead people systematically.

    ()

    Neanderthals

  8. The Parliament House in India was designed by _________ and _________

    ()

      Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker

  9. A group of people living in the same place of having particular characteristics in common is _________ 

    ()

    Community

  10. Economic progress of any country is known as ______________

    ()

      economic development

  11. ________became the third largest economy in terms of PPP.

    ()

    India

  12. Section-C

    1 x 2 = 2
  13. Write about the Pacific Ring of fire.

  14. Section-D

    1 x 1 = 1
  15. a) The concept ‘survival of the fittest’ contributed to the scientific understanding of human origins.
    b) The book on the Origin of Species was published by Herbert Spencer.
    c) Darwin’s theory of biological evolution connects with the process of natural selection.
    d) Geology is the study of lithic technology.

  16. Section-E

    5 x 2 = 10
  17. Discuss how the age of speculation made humans become conscious and knowledgeable

  18. List out the features of Megalithic Burial types

  19. The Great Rift valley in Africa has evidence for the Prehistoric period. Discuss

  20. What is Hydrosphere?

  21. How does democracy lead to a peaceful and a harmonious life among the citizens? Explain.

  22. Section-F

    1 x 2 = 2
  23. Atmosphere and Biosphere.

  24. Section-G

    1 x 3 = 3
  25. Write in detail what kind of environmental problems you face in your locality.

  26. Section-H

    1 x 4 = 4
  27. Mesolithic culture
    1.Mention the evidence for the existence of Mesolithic hunt-gatherers
    2. What type of artefacts were used by the people of this period?
    3. What are the tool types used by them?
    4. What did they do for their subsistence?

  28. 2 x 5 = 10
  29. Domestication of Animals and plants. A milestone in Human History. Explain

  30. What is your opinion about democracy in India?

  31. 1 x 10 = 10
  32. On the given outline map of the world, mark the following:
    a. Pacific Ring of fire
    b. Earthquake prone zones (any two)
    c. Locate any two active volcanoes of the world.
    d. Himalayas and Alps ranges
    e. Rift valley of East Africa.

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