CBSE Class 10 Social Science Sample Paper 2014 Set B

Read and download PDF of CBSE Class 10 Social Science Sample Paper 2014 Set B designed as per the latest curriculum and examination pattern for Class 10 issued by CBSE, NCERT and KVS. The latest Class 10 Social Science Sample Papers have been provided with solutions so that the students can solve these practice papers and then compare their answers. This will help them to identify mistakes and improvement areas in Social Science Standard 10 which they need to study more to get better marks in Grade 10 exams. After solving these guess papers also refer to solved Class 10 Social Science Question Papers available on our website to build strong understanding of the subject

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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 B

Social Science Class 10 Sample Paper 2014


Q.1 Which of the following was not the real reason for increasing concern of city dwellers for providing houses to the poor ?

(a) Philanthropic reason for helping the poor.

(b) Small room occupied by the poor were a serious threat to public health.

(c) Fear of widespread social disorder.

(d) Worry about fire hazard created by poor housing.

Q.2 The Vernacular Press Act was passed in –

a) 1778

b) 1878

c) 1978

d) 1887

Q.3 Which of the following is not an example of replenishable resource –

a) forest

b) minerals

c) Fauna

d) underground water

Q.4 Religion can never be separated from politics“. Who said these words?

(a) Jotiba Phule

(b) Mahatma Gandhi

(c) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

(d) Jawaharlal Nehru

Q.5 Identify the country which falls in the category of ‘holding together federation’?

(a) USA

(b) Australia

(c) Switzerland

(d) India

Q.6 Community Government in Belgium is elected by :

(a) a religious community

(b) an ethnic group

(c) people belonging to one language community (d) a rural community

Q.7 Why do some people oppose dams ?

(a) Low compensation

(b) Disruption of life and submerging lands

(c) Benefits are not many

(d) All of the above

Q.8 Which economic sector had the highest share in GDP in 2003 among the following?

(a) Mining
(c) Industrial
(d) Service
Q.9 Activities in the private sector are guided by the motive of :
(a) social welfare
(b) profits
(c) economic welfare
(d) service
Q.10 Why well-off Londoners supported the need to build housing for the poor in the 19th century?
Q.11 ‘The imperial state in China, was the major producer of printed material’. Support this statement with examples.
Q.12 33% of area should be under forests’. Justify the statement highlighting the environmental values of forests.
Q.13 Explain any three features of Plantation Agriculture. 
Q.14 Why is the need for water increasing day by day ? Explain three reasons. 
Q.15 Explain cross cutting of social differences with an example. 
Q.16 Describe the three factors which determine the outcome of the politics of social divisions.
Q.17 How is majoritarianism followed in Srilanka? Explain in three points. 
Q.18 There are eight families and their total income is Rs. 40,000. Calculate the per capita income of each family. Does this mean that there is more or less equal distribution of wealth among these families ? Justify.
Q.19 Why have scientists been warning that the present development is not sustainable? Explain.
Q.20 Compare the working conditions in the organized and unorganized sectors. 
Q.21 Describe five forms of entertainment that came up in the 19th century England.
Q.22 Analyse Erasmus’s anxiety about printing.
Q.23 Print played a significant role in awakening sentiments of nationalism amongst Indians’. Explain the statement with examples.
Q.24 Explain various problems associated with poor people due to construction of large dams.
Q.25 What are the two main causes of soil erosion? Discuss any four methods of conserving soil in hilly areas.


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