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Social Science Sample question paper Summative Assessment I Class X Time: 3hours Instructions : M.M.: 80

1. The question paper has 36 questions in all. All questions are compulsory. 2. Marks are indicated against each question. 3. Questions from serial number 1 to 16 are multiple choice questions (MCQ). Each question carries one mark. 4. Questions from serial number 17 to 31 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions should not exceed 80 words each. 5. Questions from serial number 32 to 35 are 4 marks questions. Answer of these questions should not exceed 100 words each. 6. Question number 36 is a map question of 4 marks from Geography only. After completion, attach the map inside your answer book. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------MCQ 1. In which one of the following years Great Depression occurred in the world? (a) 1929-30 (b) 1935-36 (c) 1939-40 (d) 1941-42 OR Who among the following, improved the steam engine? (a) Mathew Boulton (b) James Watt (c) Henry Ford (d) Graham Bell OR Which one of the following is correct about the Annual London Season? (a) It was meant for wealthy Britishers only. (b) Organized for the working class. (c) Organized for the exchange of news. (d) Organized for political action. 2. Which one of the following groups of the countries was known as the 'Central powers' in Europe? (a) Germany, Russia and France (b) Russia, Germany and Britain (c) Germany, Austria-Hungary and Ottoman-Turkey (d) Britain, Germany and Russia OR Which of the following group of industries was the dynamic industries of England during its earliest phase of industrialization? (a) Cotton and metals (b) Cotton and silk (c) Silk and foot wears (d) Foot wears and glass OR After reclamation how many islands were joined together to develop the city of Bombay (Mumbai)? (a) Seven (b) Five

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(c) Three (d) Ten 3. Who among the following developed the first known printing press in the 1430s? (a) Johann Gutenburg (b) James Watt (c) New Commen (d) Marconi OR Who among the following is the author of the novel 'Hard Times'? (a) Leo Tolstoy (b) Thomas Hardy (c) Charles Dickens (d) Samuel Richardson 4. The first printing press came to India with which one of the following? (a) Portuguese Missionaries (b) Catholic Priests (c) Dutch protestants (d) East India Company OR Who among the following is the author of the novel 'Pariksha Guru'? (a) Prem Chand (b) Srinivas Das (c) Devki Nandan Khatri (d) Chandu Menon 5. Which one of the following soil types is the most widely spread and important soil in India? (a) Laterite soils (b) Black soils (c) Alluvial soils (d) Red and yellow soils 6. In which one of the following states, Corbett National Park is located? (a) Assam (b) Madhya Pradesh (c) Rajasthan (d) Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal) 7. On which one of the following rivers Sardar Sarovar Dam is built? (a) River Kaveri (b) River Krishna (c) River Narmada (d) River Setluj 8. In which one of the following crops, India is the leading producer and exporter in the world? (a) Jute (b) Tea (c) Coffee (d) Rubber 9. Which of the following minority communities is relatively rich and powerful in Belgium? (a) French (b) Dutch (c) German (d) English 10. Which one of the following languages is spoken by the majority of the people of Sri Lanka? (a) Tamil (b) English (c) Sinhalese (d) French 11. Which one of the following countries fall in the category of 'coming together federation'? (a) India (b) US (c) Spain (d) Belgium 12. Which one of the following does not come under the purview of 'family laws'? (a) Matters related to marriage (b) Matters related to divorce (c) Matters related to adoption (d) Matters related to robbery

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13. Among the following criteria which one is the basis to measure the development of a country according to the World Bank (a) Per Capita Income (b)...
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