Q1. Choose the correct option from the following: (1X5=5)
a) The term censorship means__________
1) An order 2) Law 3) Prohibition 4) All the above
b) What do you understand by the term a chain of markets___________
1) Supply chain 2) human chain 3) Chain of shops 4) None of above
c) Slash and burn agriculture is ________
1)Method of agriculture 2) Method of clearing forest 3) Primitive method 4) All the above
d)Why did Nizam-ul-Mulk Asaf Jah want to control the?
1) Coromandel coast 2) Malabar coast 3) Konkan coast 4) None of above
e) The third battle of panipat was fought in ______
1) 1760 2) 1761 3) 1762 4) 1763
Q2. Fill in the blanks with the correct option: (.5 X 10 = 5)
a) ____________ is a tax which is 1/4th of the total land revenue, collected in the Deccan
b)Another name for Ladakh, which means snow land is __________.
c)The large deposits of loess is found in ___________.
d)This Persian ruler ransacked and plundered __________ in the year 1739
e) __________refers to buying and selling of products in large quantities
f) _________ are necessary for the preserving one’s self respect and dignity.
g) ________ is used to make online purchases.
h) The tropical region lies very close to the ___________ between 10˚N and 10˚S.
i) Some MLAs have a dual responsibility one as MLA and the other as the _________.
j) The type and ___________ of natural vegetation varies from place to place.
Q3. Edit and rewrite the following sentences: (1X5 = 5)
a) The mahajans were the ‘revenue farmers’, who were the highest bidders in the 18th century.
b) The staple food of the people of Amazon is maloca, also known as cassava.
c) The Velds are known as the ‘granaries of the world’.
d) The blind dolphin is found in the freshwaters of river Yamuna.
e) The Merino sheep is an endangered species, hunted for its wool known as shatoosh.
Q4. Define the following: (1X5=5)
c) Press Conference
e) Ox – bow lake
Q5. Answer the following questions in brief:
a)Explain broadly the three groups under which the new states of the Eighteenth century emerged.
b) Why sheep rearing is the most important occupation of the people of Velds.
c) Differentiate between the members of parliament and ministers of the department (3)
d) Why did the Marathas want to expand beyond the Deccan? (3)
e) What are the factors responsible for the depletion of the Amazon rainforests? (3)
f) What is miniature painting? How did it develop under the Mughal patronage?
g)Compare the Prairies and the Velds on the basis of their location, climate and vegetation.
h) Compare and contrast the role played by wholesaler and a retailer. (3)
i) Describe the fight of Tawa Matsya Sangha in its struggle for equality. (3)
j) Explain the characteristics of Bengal culture with the help of a web-chart. (3)
Q5. Answer the following questions in details:
a) Explain the economic activities of the Ganga-Brahmaputra river basin. (4)
b) What were the causes of the fall of the Mughal Empire? (4)
c) Explain the term ‘vegetation’? Discuss the different type of vegetation.
d) How did the regional culture grow around the religious traditions? Explain by giving suitable examples. (4)
e) What influenced the people of the Amazon Basin for their changing pattern of life? (4)
f) Who were Pirs? What was their position in the society? (2+2=4)
Q6. On the political map of India mark and label the following. Filling the index is compulsory. (1X3=3)
a) The khokhar tribe was very influential in this state during the 13th and 14th century.
b) Naib Murshid Quli khan was given the charge of this province.
c) Kathakali dance form belongs to this state.
Q7. On the world physical map mark and label the following. Filling the index is compulsory. (1X3 = 3)
a) Kimberley, the diamond mines are found in this grassland.
b) The area of rainforests found in South America.
c) Various species of snake and reptile are found in this rainforest.
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