CBSE Class 10 Social Science Sample Paper 2014 Set A

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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 2014 Set A

Social Science Class 10 Sample Paper 2014


1. In the seventeenth century Bombay was an important outlet for :

a) Cotton textiles

b) Spices

c) Jute

d) Silk

2. The Malayalam novel “Induleka” was written by :

a) Chandu Menon

b) Rokeya Hossein

c) Sailabala

d) Potheri Kunjambu

3. Which one of the following is the main cause of land degradation in Punjab?

a) intensive cultivation

b) deforestation

c) over irrigation

d) overgrazing

4. What does IUCN stand for?

a) International union for conservation of nature & natural resources

b) International union for conservation of natural reserves

c) International union for creation of natural reservoirs

d) International unity for conservation for natural resources

5. Which of the following is a leguminous crop?

a) pulses

b) jawar

c) millets

d) sesamum

6. The Union Territories in India are administered by the :

a) Central government b) State government

c) Local government d) All of the above

7. What percentage of seats are reserved for women in the Panchayati Raj?

a) Half
b) One-tenth
c) One-third
d) none of the above
9. Which one of the following is not an activity of the Primary sector?
a) Fishing
b) mining
c) Manufacturing
d) Lumbering
10. Why is Mumbai known as City of Dreams? Give three reasons? 
11. State the significance of the novels of Premchand. 
12. Discuss the main causes for the depletion of flora and fauna in India? 
13. Explain the different stages involved in resource planning?
14. Why have multipurpose projects and dams come under great scrutiny and opposition in recent years? 
15. Loss of cultural diversity and biological loss (i.e depletion of flora and fauna) are inter-related. Justify. 
16. Describe the three demands of Sri Lankan Tamils. 
17. How is the Federal Government different from the unitary government? Give one example of each type. 
18. What are the reasons for the changes in the Caste system?
19. Compare the employment conditions prevailing in the organized and the Unorganised sectors. 
22. Name the first modern Hindi novel? Who wrote it and state three main characteristics of this novel. 
23. How did the novels become a popular medium of entertainment among the middle class during the late nineteenth century in India? 
24. How is rain water harvesting carried out in semi-arid and arid regions of Rajasthan?
25. Describe any five features of a Federal Government.

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