CBSE Class 10 Social Science MCQs Set A

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Social Science Class 10 MCQ

Class 10 Social Science students should refer to the following multiple-choice questions with answers for Social Science in standard 10. These MCQ questions with answers for Grade 10 Social Science will come in exams and help you to score good marks

Class 10 Social Science MCQ Questions with Answers

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which one of the following mineral is found abundantly in India?

(a) Copper (b) Gold (c) Diamond (d) Iron

2. Gold and copper are which type of minerals?

(a) Ferrous (b) Non-Ferrous (c) Non-Metallic (d) Energy Resourses

3. Magnetite and Haematite are related to

(a) Iron (b) Manganese (c) Coal (d) Aluminum

4. Koderma, in Jharkhand is the leading producer of which one of the following minerals?

(a) Bauxite (b) Mica (c) Iron (d) Copper

5. The large occurrence of minerals in igneous and metamorphic rock is called

(a) Veins (b) Lodes (c) Ores (d) Rocks

6. Aluminium is obtained from the ore of

(a) Haematite (b)Bauxite (c) Limonite (d) Siderite

7. Bailadila range in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh are known for

(a) Bauxite (b) High grade Haematite (c) Mica (d) Copper

8. The main sourse of power generation in India is

(a) Atomic Energy (b) Solar Energy (c) Coal (d) Hydroelectricity

9. Photovoltaic technology is used to generate electricity from

(a) Wind (b)Tidal (c) Nuclear (d) Solar

 

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Question: Who among the following developed the first known printing press in the 1430s?

  • a) Johann Gutenburg
  • b) James Watt
  • c) New Commen
  • d) (d) Marconi

Answer: Johann Gutenburg


Question: Which one of the following soil types is the most widely spread and important soil in India?

  • a) Laterite soils
  • b) Black soils
  • c) Alluvial soils
  • d) Red and yellow soils

Answer: Alluvial soils


Question: In which one of the following states, Corbett National Park is located?

  • a) Assam
  • b) Madhya pradesh
  • c) Rajasthan
  • d) Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal)

Answer: Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal)


Question: On which one of the following rivers Sardar Sarovar Dam is built?

  • a) River Kaveri
  • b) River Krishna
  • c) River Narmada
  • d) River Satluj

Answer: River Narmada


Question: In which one of the following crops, India is the leading producer and exporter in the world?

  • a) Jute
  • b) Tea
  • c) Coffee
  • d) Rubber

Answer: Tea


Question: Which of the following minority communities is relatively rich and powerful in Belgium?

  • a) French
  • b) Dutch
  • c) German
  • d) English

Answer: French


Question: Which one of the following languages is spoken by the majority of the people of Sri Lanka?

  • a) Tamil
  • b) English
  • c) Sinhalese
  • d) French

Answer: Sinhalese


Question: Which one of the following countries fall in the category of 'coming together federation'?

  • a) India
  • b) US
  • c) Spain
  • d) Belgium

Answer: US


Question: Which one of the following does not come under the purview of 'family laws'?

  • a) Matters related to marriage
  • b) Matters related to divorce
  • c) Matters related to adoption
  • d) Matters related to robbery

Answer: Matters related to robbery


Question: Among the following criteria which one is the basis to measure the development of a country according to the World Bank

  • a) Per Capita Income
  • b) Literacy Rate
  • c) Gross Enrolment Ratio
  • d) Life Expectancy 1

Answer: Per Capita Income

 

Question: Which food traveled west from china to be called “Spaghetti’?

  • a) Soya
  • b) Groundnuts
  • c) Potato
  • d) Noodles

Answer: Noodles


Question: Which disease spread like wild fire in Africa in the 1890’s?

  • a) Cattle plague
  • b) Small pox
  • c) Pneumonia
  • d) None of these

Answer: Cattle plague


Question: Why did Gandhiji begin fast unto death when Dr. B.R. Ambedkar demanded separate electorate for Dalits?

  • a) Separate electorates would create division in the society.
  • b) Separate electorates would slow down the process of integration into society.
  • c) With separate electorates, Dalits would gain respect in society.
  • d) The condition of dalits would become better.

Answer: Separate electorates would slow down the process of integration into society.


Question: Which one of the following minerals belongs to the category of ferrous mineral?

  • a) Gold
  • b) Copper
  • c) Manganese
  • d) Bauxite

Answer: Manganese


Question: Why did General Dyer open fire on the peaceful gathering at Jallianwala Bagh on 13th April, 1919?

  • a) General Dyer wanted to enforce martial law very strictly in Amritsar.
  • b) He wanted to create a feeling of terror and awe in the minds of satyagrahis.
  • c) He wanted to demoralise the local congress leaders.
  • d) He wanted to gain prominence in the eyes of British government.

Answer: He wanted to create a feeling of terror and awe in the minds of satyagrahis.


Question: Which one of the following states is the largest producer of bauxite in India?

  • a) Orissa
  • b) Gujarat
  • c) Jharkhand
  • d) Maharashtra

Answer: Orissa


Question: Which one of the following factors plays the most dominant role in industrial location in a region?

  • a) Availability of raw material
  • b) Cheap and skilled labour
  • c) Nearness of the market
  • d) Least Cost.

Answer: Least Cost.


Question: Which one of the following groups of cities is connected by the National Highway No. 7.

  • a) Delhi- Amritsar
  • b) Delhi- Kolkata
  • c) Delhi- Mumbai
  • d) Varanasi- Kanyakumari

Answer: Varanasi- Kanyakumari


Question: Identify the element which is NOT shared both by the movement in Nepal and the struggle in Bolivia.

  • a) A political conflict that led to popular struggle.
  • b) The struggle involved mass mobilisation
  • c) It was about the foundations of the country’s politics.
  • d) It involved critical role of political organisation.

Answer: It was about the foundations of the country’s politics.


Question: Which one of the following political parties grew out of a movement?

  • a) Communist Party of India.
  • b) Asom Gana Parishad.
  • c) All India Congress
  • d) Bahujan Samaj Party

Answer: Asom Gana Parishad.


Question: Which one of the following is NOT a function of political parties?

  • a) Parties contest elections
  • b) Parties do not shape public opinion
  • c) Parties put forward different policies and programmes
  • d) Parties play a decisive role in making laws for the country.

Answer: Parties do not shape public opinion


Question: Which one of following statements does not reflect the right impact of ‘the Right to Information Act’?

  • a) It supplements the existing laws that banned corruption
  • b) It empowers the people to find out what is happening in the government.
  • c) It enables the people to become law abiding good citizens.
  • d) It acts as a watch dog of democracy.

Answer: It enables the people to become law abiding good citizens.

 

Question: Which one of the following soil types is the most widely spread and important soil in India.

  • a) Laterite soils
  • b) Black soils
  • c) Alluvial soils
  • d) Red and yellow soils

Answer: Alluvial soils


Question: In which one of the following states, Corbett National Park is located?

  • a) Assam
  • b) Madhya pradesh
  • c) Rajasthan
  • d) Uttarakhand

Answer: Uttarakhand


Question: On which one of the following rivers Sardar Sarovar Dam is built?

  • a) River Kaveri
  • b) River Krishna
  • c) River Narmada
  • d) River Satluj

Answer: River Narmada


Question: In which one of the following crops, India is the leading producer and exporter in the world?

  • a) Jute
  • b) Tea
  • c) Coffee
  • d) Rubber

Answer: Tea


Question: Which of the following minority communities is relatively rich and powerful in Belgium?

  • a) French
  • b) Dutch
  • c) German
  • d) English

Answer: French


Question: Which one among the following is a development goal common to all?

  • a) Freedom
  • b) Equal opportunities
  • c) Security and respect
  • d) High levels of income and better quality of life

Answer: High levels of income and better quality of life


Question: Among the following criteria which one is the basis to measure the development of a country according to the World Bank

  • a) Per Capita income
  • b) Literacy Rate
  • c) Gross Enrolment ratio
  • d) Life expectancy

Answer: Per Capita income


Question: Which one of the following does not come under the purview of 'family laws'?

  • a) Matters related to marriage
  • b) Matters related to divorce
  • c) Matters related to adoption
  • d) Matters related to robbery

Answer: Matters related to robbery


Question: Which one of the following countries fall in the category of 'coming together federation'?

  • a) India
  • b) US
  • c) Spain
  • d) Belgium

Answer: US


Question: What is the %age of Sinhala speaking in Srilanka? Choose the correct option from the following:

  • a) 58
  • b) 74
  • c) 65
  • d) 82

Answer: 74

 

Question: Which one of the following minerals belongs to the category of ferrous mineral?

  • a) Gold
  • b) Copper
  • c) Manganese
  • d) Bauxite

Answer: Manganese


Question: Which one of the following states is the largest producer of bauxite in India?

  • a) Orissa
  • b) Gujarat
  • c) Jharkhand
  • d) Maharashtra

Answer: Orissa


Question: Which one of the following factors plays the most dominant role in industrial location in a region?

  • a) Availability of raw material
  • b) Cheap and skilled labour
  • c) Nearness of the market
  • d) Least Cost.

Answer: Least Cost.


Question: Which one of the following groups of cities is connected by the National Highway No. 7.

  • a) Delhi- Amritsar
  • b) Delhi- Kolkata
  • c) Delhi- Mumbai
  • d) Varanasi- Kanyakumari

Answer: Varanasi- Kanyakumari


Question: Identify the element which is NOT shared both by the movement in Nepal and the struggle in Bolivia.

  • a) A political conflict that led to popular struggle.
  • b) The struggle involved mass mobilisation
  • c) It was about the foundations of the country’s politics.
  • d) It involved critical role of political organisation.

Answer: It was about the foundations of the country’s politics.


Question: Which one of the following is a major reason that prevents the poor from getting loans from the banks?

  • a) Lack of capital
  • b) Not affordable due to high rate of interest
  • c) Absence of collatoral security
  • d) Absence of mediators

Answer: Absence of collatoral security


Question: Which among the following is an essential feature of barter system?

  • a) A person holding money can easily exchange any commodity.
  • b) It is based on double coincidence of wants.
  • c) It is generally accepted as a medium of exchange of goods with money.
  • d) It acts as a measure and store of value.

Answer: It is based on double coincidence of wants.


Question: Which one of following statements does not reflect the right impact of ‘the Right to Information Act’?

  • a) It supplements the existing laws that banned corruption
  • b) It empowers the people to find out what is happening in the government.
  • c) It enables the people to become law abiding good citizens.
  • d) It acts as a watch dog of democracy.

Answer: It enables the people to become law abiding good citizens.

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