CBSE Class 10 Social Science Sample Paper 2012 (2)

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Sample Paper 2012 (2). Based on CBSE and NCERT guidelines. The students should practice these Question Papers to gain perfection which will help him to get more marks in CBSE examination. Please refer to more CBSE Class 10 question papers in other links. The CBSE Question papers are prepared based on trend in past examinations and expected questions in CBSE exams. Its always recommended by CBSE to practice the papers released by CBSE to get better exams in CBSE exams. CBSE Last Year Question Papers for class 10 for final/ term/ SA1/ SA2 Examinations conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education for all CBSE affiliated schools in India and abroad. Please refer to more CBSE Class X sample papers, question papers, HOTs etc in other links.

Q1. In Prussia, large landowners were known as

      A. Junkers

      B. Jacobins

      C. Habsburg

      D. Conservatives

Ans. (A) Junkers

Q. 2 Who formed a secret society called young Italy?

      A. Givseppe Mazzini

      B. Otto von Bismarck

      C. Victor Emmannel II

      D. Count Camillo de Cavour

Ans. (A) Givseppe Mazzini

Q. 3. When did the creation of Indo-China Union, including Cochinchina, Annam, Tonkin and Cambodia (and later Laos) took place? 

       A. 1887

       B. 1888

       C. 1889

       D. 1890

Ans. 1887

Q4. Which film of John F. Coppola reflected the moral confusion that the U.S – Vietnamese war had created in the U.S.A. 

       A. Apocalypse Now

       B. Green Berets

       C. No Mans’ Land

       D. Saving Private Ryan

Ans. Apocalypse Now

Q5. What was Vietminh? 

      A. League for the Independence of Vietnam

      B. League for the Independence of China

      C. League for the Independence of Japan

      D. League for the Independence of Korea

Ans. League for the Independence of Vietnam

Q. 6. Who wrote ‘Hind Swaraj’?

      A. Mahatma Gandhi

      B. Jawaharlal Nehru

      C. Subhash Chandra Bose

      D. Sarojini Naidu

Q 7. In which Congress session the demand for ‘Purna Swaraj’ adopted? 

       A. Lahore session

       B. Calcutta Session

       C. Nagpur Session

       D. Belgaum Session

Q.8. Who threw the bomb in the Legislative Assembly in April 1929? 

       A. Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt

       B. Jatin Das and Ajay Ghosh

       C. Chandra Shekhar Azad and Sukhdev

       D. Rajguru and Rash Behari Ghosh

Q.1. What was the Civil Code of 1804 ?

Ans. The civil Code of 1804 – usually known as the Napoleonic code – abolished all the privileges based on birth, created quality before the law and secured the right to property. Moreover, this code was also exported to the regions under French control.

Q.2. Briefly describe Zollverein? 

Ans. In 1834, Zollverein or customs union was established at the initiative of Prussia and joined by most of the German states. The union did away with tariff barriers and decreased the number of currencies from over thirty to only two.

Q 3. Which was the Balkans region? 

Ans. The Balkans was a region of geographical and ethnic diversity consisting modern day Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Bosnia – Harzegoina, Macedonia, Greece, Serbia, Slovenia and Montenegro whose inhabitants were broadly called as Slavs.

Q.4. Who was Confucius?

Ans. Confucius (551-479) BCE was a Chinese thinker and philosopher who developed a philosophical system based on practical wisdom, good behaviour and proper social relationships. The people were taught to respect their parents and obey their elders. The relationship between the ruler and the people was described as between the parents and children.

Q5 Why did the French thought that colonies were necessary? 

Ans. The Colonies were considered necessary to supply natural resources and other important goods and commodities. They were also guided by the idea of ‘civilizing mission’. In other words, they claimed that it was their duty to introduce modern ideas to civilize backward people.

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