Sunday, October 10, 2010

Sample Question Paper SOCIAL SCIENCE Class-IX Summative Assessment-1 October 2010 Design of Question paper


Note : For question No. 1-4, attempt any one group i.e. Group A or Group B or Group C from the
following :
Group A
1. On what charges was Louis XVI Guillotined?
(a) Misgovernance (b) cruelty
(c) treason (d) absolute rule 1
2. By whom was 'social contract' written?
(a) Volltaire (b) Rousseau
(c) Adam Smith (d) Gorky 1
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3. In the context of Russia what was 'Kullak'?
(a) A Collective form (b) A Russian school
(c) Well-to-do peasants (d) Landless labourers 1
4. Which one of the following refers to the secret police of Russia?
(a) Cheka (b) Gestapo
(c) Security police (d) F.B.I. 1
Group B
1. In the context of Russia what was 'Kullak'?
(a) A collective farm (b) A Russian school
(c) Well to do peasants (d) Landless labourers 1
2. Which one of the following refers to the secret police of Russia?
(a) Cheka (b) Gestapo
(c) Security police (d) FBI 1
3. In the context of Nazi Germany what was 'Jungvolk'?
(a) A School for Jews (b) A School of German
(c) A Nazi Youth group of 14 years old
(d) Society of adults above 20 years old 1
4. Strike the odd one out :
(a) Poles (b) Gypsies
(c) Jews (d) Germans 1
Group 'C’
1. In the context of Nazi Germany what was 'Jungvolk'?
(a) A School for Jews (b) A School of German
(c) A Nazi Youth group of 14 years old
(d) Society of adults above 20 years old 1
2. Strike the odd one out :
(a) Poles (b) Gypsies
(c) Jews (d) Germans 1
3. On what charges was Louis XVI Guillotined?
(a) Misgovernance (b) Cruelty
(c) Treason (d) Absolute rule 1
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4. By whom was the 'social contract' written?
(a) Voltaire (b) Rousseau
(c) Adam Smith (d) Gorky 1
5. In which one of the following groups of Hemisphere India is located?
(a) Eastern and Western Hemisphere
(b) Northern and Southern Hemisphere
(c) Eastern and Northern Hemisphere
(d) Land and Water Hemisphere 1
6. Which one of the following features is related to the lower course of the river?
(a) Delta (b) Meander
(c) Ox-bow Lake (d) Gorge 1
7. How many member countries are there in UN General Assembly? Select the correct alternative
from the following :
(a) 142 (b) 192
(c) 182 (d) 132 1
8. Which one of the following international organizations is responsible for maintaining peace
and security among countries of the world?
(a) General Assembly
(b) Security council
(c) International Court of Justice
(d) International Monetary fund 1
9. When did the Constituent Assembly adopt the Constitution of India? Select the correct
alternatives from the following :
(a) 26th January, 1949 (b) 26th January, 1950
(c) 26th November, 1949 (d) 26th December, 1950 1
10. Who was the chairman of the Drafting Committee for making the constitution of India? Choose
the correct answer from the following :
(a) Rajendra Prasad (b) Baldev Singh
(c) H.C. Mookherjee (d) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar 1
11. Which one of the following is not a factor of production?
(a) Land (b) Labour
(c) Capital (d) Purchasing power 1
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12. Which among the following is not an item of fixed capital?
(a) Tools (b) Raw Materials
(c) Machines (d) Building
13. Which one of the following activity is not associated with the primary sector?
(a) Agriculture (b) Forestry
(c) Education (d) Mining 1
14. Which one of the following is not an activity of tertiary sector?
(a) Transport (b) Banking
(c) Manufacturing (d) Tourism 1
15. Which one of the following is an important component of disaster preparedness?
(a) Conducting Mock drills, training and practice
(b) Implementing the disaster management plan
(c) Setting up of Medical camps
(d) Activating the emergency operations 1
16. Which one of the following is a slow onset hazard?
(a) Volcanic eruption (b) Floods
(c) Landslides (d) Drought
Part II
Note : Attempt any one group i.e. Group A or Group B or Group C from the following :
Group A
17. Explain the significance of French revolution on the history of France. 3
18. Explain Lenin's 'April Theses'. 3
Group 'B
17. Explain Lenin's 'April Theses'. 3
18. Why did Weimar Republic set up in Germany after the first world war, become unpopular?
Give three reasons. 3
Group 'C'
17. Why did Weimar Republic set up in Germany after the first world war become unpopular?
Give three reasons. 3
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18. Explain the significance of French revolution in the history of France. 3
19. What is the latitudinal extent of India? How does it influence our lives? Explain giving two
examples. 1+2=3
20. Name the three parallel ranges of the Himalayas. Write main feature of each range.
1½+1½=3
21. How are the Peninsular rivers of India different from those of the Himalayas? Give any three
points of distinction. 3x1=3
22. Explain any three difficulties faced by the people in a non-democratic country. 3x1=3
23. Write any three arguments against democracy. 3x1=3
24. Why is human capital the most important factor of production? Give three reasons. 3x1=3
25. How have countries like Japan become rich and developed? Explain three reasons. 3x1=3
26. Give the meaning of disaster risk. Mention the four elements of emergency disaster
management. 1+2=3
27. Explain any three effects of floods. 3x1=3
Note : Attempt any one group i.e. Group A or Group B or Group C from the following :
Group A
28. Despite various reforms introduced by Robespierre, why was his reign termed as reign of
terror? 4
29. Evaluate the main features of Stalin's collectivization programme. 4
Group B
28. Evaluate the main features of Stalin's collectivization programme. 4
29. What effects did Nazism have on the school system? Give four points. 4
Group C
28. What effects did Nazism have on the school system? Give four points. 4
29. Despite various reforms introduced by Robespeire, why was his reign termed as reign of
terror? 4
30. Which are the two physical divisions of the Peninsular plateau? Write three characteristics of
each division. 1+1½+1½=4
31. Describe any four points in favour of democracy. 4
32. Explain any four salient features of Indian constitution. 4
33. Explain the four requirements of the production of goods & services. 4
34. How does unemployment affect the overall growth of an economy? Explain by giving four
points. 4
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35. Three features (1-3) are marked on the given political outline map of India. Identify these
features with the help of following information and write their correct names on the lines marked
in the map.
1. The state having longest international boundary.
2. The smallest state in respect of area.
3. Important river of South India. 1+1+1=3
OR
Locate and label the following on the same political outline map of India. 3x1=3
a. Mount K2
b. Tropic of Cancer
c. Aravali Range
Note : The following question is for the visually impaired candidates only in lieu of map Q.no. 35.
(i) Which is the smallest state of India in respect of area?
(ii) In which state is Aravali mountain range?
(iii) Name the highest mountain peak of India. 3x1=3
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Outline Political map of India for Question No. 35.