SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 1 [SA 1] Question Paper SST Class 10 Term 1

SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 1 SA 1 Question Paper SST Class 10 Term 1 Latest New

SA 1 Question Paper SST Class 10

SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT – 1

SOCIAL SCIENCE

Class – X

 

90

Time allowed : 3 hours                                            Maximum Marks : 90

 

General Instructions :

(i)       The question paper has 30 questions in all.  All questions are compulsory.

(ii)      Marks are indicated against each question.

(iii)    Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short answer type questions. Each question carries one mark.

(iv)     Questions from serial number 9 to 21 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions should not exceed 80 words each.

(v)      Questions from serial number 22 to 29 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions should not exceed 120 words each.

(vi)     Question number 30 is map question of 3 marks from Geography. After completion, attach the map inside your answer book.

 

1How were Biliotheque bleue different from penny chap books ?

 

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Name the novel written by Henry Fielding.

 

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2Who introduced tea in India ?

 

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3What is meant by ‘Tamil Eelam’ ?

 

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4In which form of government people can express their views freely ?

 

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5“Indian Constitution has a unitary bias”.  Support the statement with one example.

 

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6 

Define-Literacy Rate.

 

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7Mention any one factor responsible for the growth of service sector in the Indian economy.

 

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8“Development for one may not be development for the others”.  Why ?  Give one reason.

 

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9 

Mention any three sources of inter linkage between the nations in the ancient time.

 

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Why did the upper classes prefer things produced by hand in Victorian Britain ?  Explain.

 

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Why did the population of London expand from the middle of the eighteenth century ? Give any three reasons.

 

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10“After the First World War, the US economy became an international creditor”. How did this happen ? Explain.

 

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“Manchester could never recapture its old position in the Indian market after the First World War”.  support the statement.

 

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‘The Chawls of Bombay were a small cosmopolitan community in themselves’. Explain the statement.

 

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11How did the Buddhist missionaries from China introduce printing technology into Japan around AD 768-770 ? Explain

 

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‘Novels created a sense of social awareness in India’.  Support the statement with suitable examples.

 

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12 “Printing is the ultimate gift of God and the greatest one”.  Who said this ?  How did print help to promote Protestant Reformation ?

 

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Describe the themes of novel Indulekha.

 

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13Explain any three causes of depletion of forests in India.

 

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14Explain any three techniques of rainwater harvesting used in ancient India.

 

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15“Planning is the widely accepted strategy for judicious use of resources in a country like India”. Justify this statement with two relevant points and an example.

 

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16“Politics must be guided by ethics”.  Explain the statement with incorporating three values.

 

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17Distinguish between the power sharing models accepted by Belgium and Sri Lanka.

 

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18What is federalism ? Mention the types of federations that exist in countries like USA, Belgium, Australia and India.

 

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19What is sustainable development ? Why is the issue of sustainability important for development ?  Explain.

 

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20In what three ways is organized sector better than unorganized sector?  Explain.

 

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21Name three sectors of Indian economy giving one feature of each.

 

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22Identify the three different types of flows within international economic exchanges. Explain their effects on life of the people in 19th century.

 

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What were crafts and trade guilds ? List their functions.

 

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How did people of different classes organize their new found leisure in England ? Explain.

 

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23Examine the impact of print on Indian women during 19th and 20th century.

 

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How did novels create a sense of social awareness in India ?  Support your answer with a suitable example.

 

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24What is the importance of Himalayan Yew ? Why is it under threat ? Explain.

 

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25Analyse any five major reasons of water scarcity in India.

 

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26How is gender division understood in Indian society ? How does political mobilization of women on this question help to improve women’s role in public life.

 

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27Examine the three factors that determine outcome of politics of  social divisions and how political expression of social division can be healthy in democracy ?

 

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28“Money cannot buy all the goods and services that a person may need to live well”. Explain the statement with suitable example.

 

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29Describe the historical changes in the economic sectors over the last hundred years.

 

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30(a)        One feature A is shown in the given political outline map of India.  Identify this feature with the help of following information and write its correct name on the line marked on the map :

(A)       A major Rice producing State

(b)        On the same political outline map of India, locate and label the following features with appropriate symbols :

(B)       Hirakud Dam

(C)       Sunderban National Park

Note : The following questions are for the visually impaired                  candidates only :

(30.1)   In which state Sunderban National Park is situated ?

(30.2)   On which river Hirakud Dam is located ?

(30.3)   What type of soil is found in extreme north of India ?

 

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