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Instructions :

(1) There are 54 questions in this question paper. (2) All the questions are compulsory.

[Total Marks : 100

SECTION - 1

The 15 multiple choice questions given below carry equal marks. (1 mark each)

Choose the correct option from those given below and write the correct answer : 15

(1)

Black complexion, broad head, flat nose, short height were feature of

(a)

A Dravidians (b) The Armenoids (c) The Mongoloids (d) The Austroloids

(2)

The Patola sarees of

 

in Gujarat were famous.

 

(a)

Rajkot

(b) Jamnagar

(c) Patan

(d) Bhuj

(3)

In which cave is the magnificent ‘Trimurti’ found ?

(a)

Elephanta

(b) Ellora

(c) Ajanta (d) Mahabalipuram

(4)

The

is a grammar book written in Tamil.

 

(a)

Ettutogai

(b)

Tolkapplyam

(c) Silappadikaram (d) Manimekalai

(5)

Which book was written by Bhaskaracharya ?

(a)

Lilavati Ganit

(b) Kalavati Ganit

(c)

Champavati Ganit

(d) Shilavati Ganit

(6)

Which is the main festival of Assam ?

(a)

Onam

(b) Bihu

(c) Gana Gora

(d) Ganesh Chaturthi

(7)

What is the soil formed by new alluvial deposits called ?

(a)

Khadar

(b) Bangar

(c) Regolinth

(d) Regur

(8)

Corbett National Park is situated in the state of

(a)

Jammu and Kashmir

 

(b) Uttranchal

(c)

Uttra Pradesh

(d) Madhya Pradesh

(9)

Which region of Gujarat is famous for production of cotton ?

 

(a)

Charotar

(b) Vagad

(c) Kanam

(d) Kanha

(10) When was the ‘Grand Anicut’ canal constructed ?

 

(a)

5th century

(b) 1st century

(c) 5th century

(d) 2nd century

(11) Where is the biggest and ideal biogas plant of India situated ?

(a) Methan

(b) Ankaleshwar

(c) Gauhati

(d) Kalol

(2)

(12) Which satellite did India launch in 2004-05.

(c) Rohini

(13) What type of Economic system is followed in India ?

(a) Arya Bhatt

(b) EDUCET

(d) Bhaskar

(a)

Market system

(b) Socialist system

(c)

Mixed economy

(d) Communist system

(14) Which state of India, has the highest rate of poverty ?

(a) Uttaranchal

(b) Chhatisgarh

(c) Bihar

(d) Orissa

(15) In which state of India insurgency has flourished ?

(a) Gujarat

(b) Tripura

(c) Madhya Pradesh (d) Tamilnadu

SECTION - 2

Questions 16 to 30 carry equal marks. One mark for one question :

Answer these questions in one or two sentences each :

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(16) Name the racial groups that settled in India.

 

(17) What is ‘Akik’ (Agate) ?

 

(18)

What

is

a

Stupa ?

(19) Which are the world famous works of Kalidasa ? (20) What has made world a global village ? (21) Which buildings are included in the Red Fort ? (22) How do people harm and spoil our heritage ? (23) What are favourable conditions for sugarcane crop ? (24) What is watershed area ? (25) Where are the production centres of railway engines ? (26) Name the factors of production ? (27) What is globalization ? (28) State the forms of unemployment in India ? (29) Which magazines and periodicals are published for consumer awareness ? (30) To which states has the Naxelite movement spread ?

 

SECTION – 3

 

Questions 31 to 42 carry equal marks. 2 marks each. Options are internal. Answer as required :

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(31) Which books on music were written in ancient time ?

(32) Which Sanskrit books were translated into persian under the patronage of Akbar. (33) Which inventions of Aryabhatta are noteworthy ? (34) Give two names of non-government organization that preserve manuscripts ? How many Vedas are there ? Name them.

(35) What is meant by renewable resources ?

What is meant by Kharif crops ? Which kharif crops are cultivated in India ? (36) What is meant by multipurpose project ? (37) Where is iron found in India ? (38) Why is transportation necessary ? (39) Which countries can be called developing countriest ?

(40) Explain the concept of ‘Sustainable development’.

State the form of unemployment in India. (41) What should the consumer check before purchasing commodities ? (42) What is the chief aim of social development ?

OR

OR

OR

(3)

SECTION - 4

Questions 43 to 49 carry equal marks. Each question carries 3 marks. Options are internal.

Answer as required :

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(43) Name various types of dance forms. Give information about ‘Bharat Natyam.’

(44) Describe ‘The Sun Temple of Konark’.

Describe the Post Vedic literature. (45) Which museums protect and preserve our heritage ? (46) State the areas from where mica is found in India.

Give information about wind energy. (47) Explain - ‘The Contribution of Agriculture in National Economy.’ (48) Why has jute industry developed in West Bengal ?

(49) Explain - ‘There are special provisions in the constitution for the weaker section of

OR

OR

society.

What is the ultimate goal of development ?

OR

SECTION - 5

Questions 50 to 54 carry equal marks. 5 marks each. Options are internal.

Answer as required :

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(50) Write on progress in chemistry achieved by ancient India.

(51) Write a note on industrial pollution.

Write a note on Electronic Industry in India. (52) Fill in the following details in the outline map given to you :

OR

(a) One region cultivating cotton. (2) Sardar Sarovar Project. (3) One state where copper is found. (4) Rail route from Mumbai to Delhi via Ratlam.

OR Gujarat in the area of woman

Mention

(53) Why is literacy essential for human development ?

work

undertaken

by

the

government

of

empowerment. (54) How are consumers exploited ?

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