CBSE Class 10 Social Science Sample Paper 2012 (4)

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Sample Paper 2012 (4). 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.

1. Which one of the following is not true regarding the conservative regimes set up in 1815?

    (a) They did not tolerate criticism regarding the legitimacy of autocratic governments.

    (b) Most of them imposed censorship on press.

    (c) They believed in the established traditional institutions like Monarchy Church etc.

    (d) They favoured the idea of liberty and freedom.

2. Which one of the following is not true regarding the ‘Balkan Problem’?

    (a) The Balkan states were very jealous of each other.

    (b) Each state wanted to gain more territory at the expense of others.

    (c) The Balkans was also the scene of big power rivalry.

    (d) The Balkans was not under the control of Ottoman Empire.

3. 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. 

4. 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. 

5. Which one of the following minerals belongs to the category of ferrous mineral?

    (a) Gold (b) Copper

    (c) Manganese (d) Bauxite 

6. Which one of the following states is the largest producer of bauxite in India?

    (a) Orissa (b) Gujarat

    (c) Jharkhand (d) Maharashtra

7. How did the Non-Cooperation Movement spread to the countryside? Explain giving three reasons. 

8. What is the importance of energy resources? Give two examples each of conventional and non-conventional sources of energy. 

9. Why is manufacturing sector considered the backbone of economic development of the country? Explain any three reasons with examples.

10. Explain any three factors which are responsible for localisation of jute textile mills mainly along the banks of the Hugli river. 

11. How do the pressure groups and movements exert their influence on politics? Explain any three ways to do so. 

12. Do democracies lead to a just distribution of goods and opportunities? Justify your answer by three suitable arguments. 

13. “Most destructive feature of democracy is that its examination never gets over.” Support the statement with three appropriate arguments. 

14. Suggest any three broad guidelines that can be kept in mind while devising ways and means for political reforms in India. 

15. Describe any three factors which have enabled globalisation in India. 

16. Explain any three features of MNCs. 

17. Explain any three ways in which a consumer is exploited. 

18. Explain any three consumer’s rights as user of goods and services. 

19. Explain any four measures and practices introduced by revolutionaries to create a sense of collective identity amongst the French people.

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