CBSE Class 10 Social Science Term 2 Sample Paper Solved 2022 Set A

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Social Science Sample Paper Class 10

Students can refer to the below Class 10 Social Science Sample Paper designed to help students understand the pattern of questions that will be asked in Grade 10 exams. Please download CBSE Class 10 Social Science Sample Paper Set O

Social Science Class 10 Sample Paper

 

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Very Short Answer Questions

 
Question : Why did Gandhiji start the Non-Cooperation movement?
Answer : In the First World War, Indians helped the Britishers so that they could be given freedom after the war. After the war, the British government passed the Rowlatt Act in 1919 which gave them the power to arrest anyone without any reason. That is why Gandhiji started the Non-Cooperation movement in Jan. 1921.
 
Question : Why has the importance of telecom industry been increasing in recent days? Give two reasons.
Answer : Importance of telecom industry has been increasing in recent days for following two reasons:
(i) India has one of the largest telecom networks in Asia. Over two-thirds of villages have already been covered with telephone facility.
(ii) Entry of Private sector has resulted in competition and better quality service to consumers.

Question : Read the data in the table given below and answer the questions that follow:
Type of regimes and countries                 Growth rate
All democratic regimes                                     3.95
All dictatorial regimes                                       4.42
Poor countries under dictatorship                       4.34
Poor countries under democracy                        4.28
3.1 Which regime should be preferred for happiness?
3.2 Which regime achieved highest growth rate?
Answer : 3.1 For happiness democratic regimes should be preferred despite a slightly layer growth rate.
3.2 Dictatorial regime
 
 
Question : How is money transferred from one bank account to another bank account? Explain with an example.
Answer : Money is transferred from one bank account to another bank account in the following ways.
If a person has to make a payment to his or her friend and writes a cheque for a specific amount, this means that the person instructs his bank to pay this amount to his friend. His friend takes this cheque and deposits it in his account in the bank. This said amount is transferred from one bank account to another bank account.

Question : Why is iron and steel industry called a basic industry?
Answer : Iron and steel industry is the basis of modern industrialisation. Iron and steel industry supplies the basic raw material for a large number of assembly industries such as engineering, automobiles, locomotive, ship building, machine tools etc. It is the foundation of modern machines, tools and transportation. It has great strength, toughness and low cost of production. Therefore, iron and steel industry is known as basic industry or key industry. It lays the foundation of industrial development in this age of steel.
 
 
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Short Answer Questions

 
Question : Describe the bad effects of informal sources of credit on borrowers.
OR
Explain any three functions of the Reserve Bank of India.
Answer : The informal sector consists of money lenders, traders, employers, friends, relatives, merchants and landlords. There is no organisation which supervises the credit activities of lenders in the informal sector.
(i) The informal lenders usually charge a very high rate of interest. A higher cost of borrowing is often detrimental to the borrower. It usually results in a debt trap for the borrower. The borrower is seldom able to escape the never ending cycle of loan repayment.
(ii) Most loans from informal lenders carry a very high interest rate and have other stringent conditions.
They do little to increase the income of the borrowers.
(iii) It has been observed that the loan recovery mechanics in the informal sector is particularly harsh in cases of loan repayment default. There have been cases of selling of properties at throw away prices and total loss of belongings and even suicides.
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The Reserve Bank of India has many important roles that affects the common public.
(i) RBI monitors the balance kept by the bank for day to day transactions.
(ii) RBI monitors the banking activity, particularly the loan giving activity of the banks. It ensures that the banks give loans to priority sector like agriculture and not just to profit making sectors.
(iii) The RBI undertakes the responsibility of controlling credit created by the commercial banks.
RBI uses quantitative and qualitative techniques to control and regulate the credit flow. This includes interest rates and percentage of loans to a sector.
(iv) The RBI gives guidelines to the bank about setting up the terms of credit that the bank may decide upon for the borrowers.  
 
Question : Who had designed the ‘Swaraj Flag’ in 1921? Explain the main features of this ‘Swaraj Flag’.
Answer : By 1921, Gandhiji had designed the Swaraj flag.
It was again a tricolour (red, green and white) and had a spinning wheel in the centre, representing the Gandhian ideal of self-help. Carrying the flag, holding it aloft, during marches became a symbol of defiance. 
 
Question : How are political parties recognised as regional and national parties in India? Explain with examples.
Answer : Regional party refers to a political party, which has its base in a particular region may be covering one or more states. They may have limited or pan-India aspirations and objectives. National party implies a political party that extends over the entire nation, in terms of representation and the area of influence. The national and the state parties are recognised by the Election Commission on the following criteria :
Tab-8
 
 
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Long Answer Questions

 
Question : “Democracy is more effective than its other alternatives.” Justify the statement.
OR
“Democracies lead to peaceful and harmonious life among citizens.” Justify this statement.
Answer : Democracy is more effective than its other alternatives:
(i) Democracy promotes equality among citizens, and the economic benefits are broad based.
(ii) It enhances the dignity of the individual.
(iii) It also improves the quality of decision-making and provides a method to resolve conflicts.
(iv) It gives room to correct mistakes and thus improve outcomes.
(v) Democratic government is a legitimate government.
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Democracies lead to peaceful and harmonious life among citizens:
Democracy provides the opportunity to negotiate the differences and decide on what is better for everyone.
Non-democratic regimes usually just ignore the internal problems or suppress it. Democracy ensures inclusion of every group including minorities and its interests in the decision making.
Democracy is considered better because :
(a) It promotes equality among citizens.
(b) It recognizes and enhances the dignity of the individual.
(c) It improves the quality of decision making.
(d) It provides a method to resolve conflicts.
(e) It allows room to correct mistakes.

 

 

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