CBSE Class 10 Social Science Sample Paper 2013-14 (13)

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Sample Paper 2013-14 (13). CBSE issues sample papers every year for students for class 10 board exams. Students should solve the CBSE issued sample papers to understand the pattern of the question paper which will come in class 10 board exams this year. The sample papers have been provided with marking scheme. It’s always recommended to practice as many CBSE sample papers as possible before the board examinations. Sample papers should be always practiced in examination condition at home or school and the student should show the answers to teachers for checking or compare with the answers provided. Students can download the sample papers in pdf format free and score better marks in examinations. Refer to other links too for latest sample papers.

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.


Why did the ‘Go East Movement’ become popular in Vietnam during the first decade of 20th Century? Choose the most appropriate answer from the following.

(a) Vietnamese students went to Japan to acquire education.

(b) They went to Japan to learn Japanese language.

(c) They went to get lucrative jobs.

(d) They looked for foreign arms and helped to drive away the French from Vietnam. 

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 were also the scene of big power rivalry.

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


Which one of the following is not true regarding the regime of Ngo-Dinh-Diem in South Vietnam?

(a) He built a repressive and authoritarian government.

(b) He laid the foundation of a democratic form of government.

(c) Any one who opposed him was jailed and killed.

(d) He permitted christianity but outlawed Buddhism.

3. Why did General Dyer open fire on the peaceful gathering at Jallianwala Bagh on 13th April, 1919? Choose the most appropriate reason for doing so, from the following:

(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.

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