Thursday, February 15, 2018



CBSE Class 10 Social Science sample paper

General instructions:
1.The question paper has 28 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.
2.Questions from serial number 1 to 7 are very short answer type questions. Each question carries one mark.
3. Questions from serial number 8 to 18  are 3 marks questions. Answer of this question should not exceed 80 words each.
4. Questions from serial number 19 to  25 are 5 marks questions. Answers of these questions should not exceed 100 words each.
5. Question number 26 and 27 are map questions from history with one mark each.
6. Question number 28 is math question of 3 marks from geography.

1. How was the maritime silk route useful for Vietnam?
2. Who wrote the novel ‘oliver twist’ ?
3. What is COPRA ? When was it introduced?
4. Why was states reorganisation commission formed?
5. What is ‘foreign investment’ ?
6. What is referred to as ‘kissa - goi’ ?
7. How does the use of money makes it easier to exchange things? Give an example.
8. Describe the major protest erupted in saigon native girls school in 1926, in Vietnam.
9. Mention three points of difference between formal sector and informal sector loans.
10. How is ‘Democratic Government’ a ‘Legitimate Government’ ?  Explain with examples.

11. How did Paul Bernard argue in favour of economic development of Vietnam ?Explain.
12. Explain any three consequences of the majoritarian policies adopted by the Sri Lankan government.
13. “Banks are efficient medium of exchange.” Support the statement with arguments.
14. Analyse any three values that make democracy better.
15. How is the ethnic composition of Belgium very complex? Explain.
16. Explain the different stages of development of printing technology in China.
17. “Money cannot buy all the goods and services that a person need to live well.” Explain the statement with suitable examples.
18. Explain with examples the interdependence of agriculture and industries.
19. How did crime do in London in 1870? How were authorities able to control them? Explain.
 Why was a jobber employed? How he misuse his position and power?Explain.
20. What are demand deposits? Explain any three features of it?
 What type of duties should a consumer keep in mind under the consumer awareness? Explain.
21. Why is it necessary to conserve mineral resources? Explain any four ways to conserve mineral resources.
22. What was the feminist movement? Explain the political demands of feminist movement in india.
 Analyse the role of caste in Indian politics.
23. “Plantation workers had their own understanding of Mahatma Gandhi's ideas and the notion of ‘swaraj’.” Support the statement.
Why did Mahatma Gandhi find in ‘salt’ a powerful symbol that could unite the nation? Explain.
24. How did the first world war create a new economic and political situation in india? Explain with examples.
 Describe the significance of civil disobedience movement in the freedom struggle of india.
25. How do the last companies manipulate the market? Explain with examples.
26. Locate and label the place in the given outline political map of india.
  •  The place which is known for indigo planters movement.

27. Locate and label the place in the given outline political map of india.
  •  The place where the indian national congress held its session in 1929.

28. Locate and label the following features on the given outline political map of india.
(i) Coimbatore -  cotton textile industry
(ii) Nagarjun sagar dam
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Paper 2018

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