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Board Paper of Class 10 2019 Social Science Delhi(Set 1) - Solutions

General Instructions:
(i) The question paper is divided into four sections. Section A, Section B, Section C and Section D.
(ii) The question paper has 26 questions in all.
(iii) All questions are compulsory.
(iv) Marks are indicated against each question.
(v) Questions from serial number 1 to 7 are very short answer type questions. Each question carries 1 mark. Answers to these should not exceed 30 words.
(vi) Questions from serial number 8 to 18 are 3 marks questions. Answers of these questions should not exceed 80 words each.
(vii) Questions from serial number 19 to 25 are 5 marks questions. Answers of these questions should not exceed 100 words each.
(viii) Question number 26 is a map question of 5 marks with two parts – 26 A from History (2 marks) and 26 B from Geography (3 marks). After completion, attach the map inside your answer book.

  • Question 1

    Interpret the concept of 'liberalisation' in the field of economic sphere during the nineteenth century in Europe.


    Interpret the contribution of French in the economic development of Mekong delta region.


  • Question 2

    How had hand printing technology introduced in Japan?


    How had translation process of novels into regional languages helped to spread their popularity?

  • Question 3

    How is over irrigation responsible for land degradation in Punjab?


    How is cement industry responsible for land degradation?


  • Question 4
    How can democratic reforms be carried out by political conscious citizens? VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 5

    What may be a goal of landless rural labourers regarding their income?


    What may be a goal of prosperous farmer of Punjab?


  • Question 6
    Distinguish between 'primary' and 'secondary' sectors. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 7
    Why do banks or lenders demand collateral against loans? VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 8
    How had Napoleonic code exported to the regions under French control? Explain with examples.


    Explain with examples the three barriers that are responsible to economic growth in Vietnam. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 9
    How had the Imperial State in China been the major producer of printed material for a long time? Explain with examples.


    How had novels been easily available to the masses in Europe during nineteenth century? Explain with examples. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 10
    Describe any three main features of 'Rabi crop season.'


    Describe any three main features of 'Kharif crop season.' VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 11
    "Water scarcity may be an outcome of large and growing population in India." Analyse the statement. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 12
    "The assertion of social diversities in a democratic country is very normal and can be healthy." Justify the statement with arguments.


    "Social divisions affect politics." Examine the statement. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 13
    "Women still lag much behind men in India despite some improvements since independence." Analyse the statement. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 14
    How are political parties recognized as regional and national parties in India ? Explain with examples. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 15
    "Consequences of environmental degradation do not respect national or state boundaries." Justify the statement. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 16
    Why is the 'tertiary sector' becoming important in India ? Explain any three reasons.


    How do we count various goods and services for calculating Gross Domestic Product (G.D.P.) of a country ? Explain with example. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 17
    Describe the importance of formal sources of credit in the economic development.


    Describe the bad effects of informal sources of credit on borrowers . VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 18
    How can consumers use their 'Right to Seek Redressal'? Explain with example. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 19
    Who had organized the dalits into the 'Depressed Classes Association' in 1930? Describe his achievements.


    Define the term 'Civil Disobedience Movement.' Describe the participation of rich and poor peasant communities in the 'Civil Disobedience Movement.' VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 20
    "Indian trade had played a crucial role in the late nineteenth century world economy." Analyze the statement.


    "Series of changes affected the pattern of industrialization in India by the early twentieth century." Analyze the statement.


    "Industrialization had changed the form of urbanization in the modern period." Analyze the statement with special reference of London. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 21
    How are industries responsible for environmental degradation in India? Explain with examples. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 22
    "Roadways still have an edge over railways in India." Support the statement with examples. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 23

    Compare the situation of Belgium and Sri Lanka considering their location, size and cultural aspects.


    How is the idea of power sharing emerged? Explain different forms that have common arrangements of power sharing.


  • Question 24
    Describe the importance of democratic government as an accountable and legitimate government. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 25
    Why do multinational corporations (MNc) set up their offices and factories in certain areas only ? Explain any five reasons. VIEW SOLUTION

  • Question 26
    (A) Two features A and B are marked on the given political outline  map of India. Identify these features with the help of the following information and write their correct names on the lines marked near them.
    1. The place where the Indian National Congress Session was held.
    2. The city where Jallianwalla Bagh incident took place.
    (B) Locate and label any three of the following with appropriate symbols on the same given outline political map of India.
    (i) Kalpakkam – Nuclear Power Plant
    (ii) Vijayanagar – Iron and Steel Plant
    (iii) Noida – Software Technology Park
    (iv) Paradeep – Sea Port 
    (v) Sardar Sarovar – Dam VIEW SOLUTION
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