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Choose the correct answer
1. A great demand for the raw materials was created by
(a)Industrial revolution (b) IT revolution

(c) French revolution

(d) Agrarian revolution
2. The famous American merchant ship sunk by Germany was
(a) Luftwaffe

(b) Royal

(c) Lusitania

(d) Berlin

3. The country emerged as a world power after the first world war is
(a) China

(b) Japan

(c) India

(d) Korea

(c) Barrackpore

(d) Kanpur

4. The first sign of unrest appeared at

(b) Bareilly

5. Pt.Jawaharlal Nehru‟s five principles of peace are named as
(a) Swadeshi

(b) New Deal

(c) Panchsheel

(d) Aparthied

6. The Headquarters of election commission is situated at
(a) Chennai

(b) Mumbai

(c) Moradabad

(d) Chennai

7. World Consumer rights day is celebrated on
(a) March 15

(b) March 16

(c) March 14

(d) March 11

8. The most centrally located meridian of India passes through
(a) Ahmedabad

(b) Allahabad

(c) Hyderabad

(d) Aurangabad

(c) Gangotri

(d) Karakoram

(c) alluvial soil

(d) red soil

9. The source of river ganga is
(a) Yamunotri

(b) Siachen

10. Rice grown well in the
(a) black soil

(b)laterite soil

11. The city known as electronic capital is

What was the immediate cause of the First World War? . Bhoodan Movement was started by (a) Jayaprakash Narayan (b) Jawaharlal Nehru (c) Acharya Vinoba Bhave (d) Dr.Das - Delhi g) Lignite - French map makers h) Northern Railways - A type of coal i) Southern Railways - Cotton j) Hot air balloon - Chennai (ii) f) Black Soil SECTION-II (MARKS: 20) (i) Answer any TEN of the following questions in brief: 10 x 2= 20 (ii) Choose four from Part-I. Rajendra Prasad 15. The National Income of the country can be calculated by (a) 2 methods (b) 3 methods (c) 4 methods (d) 5 methods 13. What is colonialism? 17.M. Planning Commission of India was setup in the year (a) 1962 (b) 1950 (c) 1956 (d) 1949 14. Green Revolution was introduced in the year (a) 1967 (b) 1977 (c) 1987 (d) 1957 Part-II Match the following Note: Answer Bothof the following 15 (i) a) Fascist Party b) New India c) Veera Tamilannai 2 x 5 = 10 - T. four from Part-III & one from PART-IV PART-I 16. Dharmambal - Mussolini d) Swarajya Party - Annie Besant e) Justice Party - C.S. one from Part-II.Nair - Dr.(a) Kanpur (b) Delhi (c) Bangalore (d) Madurai 12.R.

What does the term “Fascism” mean? 19. Define GIS. South West Monsoon and North East Monsoon 38. What are the main physical divisions of India? 27. What are the National parties? PART-III 26. PART-II 24. What are agro based industries? 32. PART-IV 34. What are plantation crops? 31. . What is trade? What are the types of trades? 33. Mention the importance of Lucknow session of the Indian National Congress. Wind energy – Thermal energy 40. What do you understand by the term „natural resource‟. What is privatisation? SECTION-III Distinguish between any FOUR of the following 36. Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats 37. What is per capita income? 35. Why was not the revolt widespread through India? 21. What are the services rendered by the Arya Samaj? 22. 30. 23.18. Why did America declare war on Japan? 20. Name the factors determining the climate of India. 28. Narrate Dr. What are the by-products of Jute industry? 29.Muthulakshmi Reddy‟s role in the agitation against Devadasi System. 25. National Highways and State Highways. Water pollution and land pollution 41. Renewable resource and Non –renewable resource 39. Mineral based and Agro based industries 42. Write a note on the Policy of Aparthied.

JallianWalaBagh Tragedy (a) Who were the prominent leaders arrested? (b) Where did the people gather? (c) Who was the British Military Commander of Amritsar? (d) What did Rabindranath Tagore do? SECTION-V Answer all the four questions by selecting one option from each question: 4 x 5 = 20 PART-I (MARKS : 20) .Roosevelt (a) When was the presidential election held? (b) How was Franklin D. Revolt of Central India (a) Who led the revolt of Central India? (b) Name the place captured by Rani Lakshmi Bai. Roosevelt commonly known as ? (c) What was his election manifesto? (d) Name the policy formulated by him. 46. (c) What was her end? (d) What did Tantia Tope do? 47. Exports and Imports.43. Imperialism: (a) What became the fashion of the later part of the 19th Century? (b) What was the “Whiteman‟s burden? (c) Why were the European Nations forced to acquire new colonies? (d) What promoted the spirit of Imperialism? 45. Franklin D. SECTION-IV Choose any TWO of the following and answer all the questions given under each caption: 2 x 5 = 10 44.

(OR) (c) Explain the process involved in remote sensing technology. (i) Arabia (ii) Burma (iii) Japan (OR) (iv) Hongkong (v) Pacific Ocean . (OR) (b) Write down the objectives of Eleventh Five-Year Plan.Roosevelt.48. SECTION-VI Note: Draw a time line on the following: 52. (a) Write a short note on SAARC.(a) Explain the need for the study of National Income. (OR) (b) Mention the types of elections and explain them. 51. (OR) (c) Write a paragraph on the Rights of Consumers? PART-III 50. (OR) (b) What are the major achievements of the UNO? (OR) (c) Explain the stages of Non-Co-operation movement. PART-II 49. (a) Explain the origin of the Himalayas (OR) (a) Discuss about the current challenges in Indian Agriculture. Any five important events between the years 1930 to 1950. (a) Write a paragraph about Relief. SECTION-VII (MARKS:15 ) 53 (a) Mark the following in the given outline map of Europe. (OR) (c) Explain Green Revolution. Recovery and Reforms introduced by Franklin D.

Everest 9. Mountain forest 14. Mumbai – Kolkata railway line 7. 6. Gulf of Mannar 12. Chennai 4. Bangalore. . Rann of Kachch . East Coast Plain 3. Andaman and Nicobar Islands 10. Alluvial soil 13. Jamshedpur 5. Jute growing area. Mangalore 8. The Gangetic plain 2. 11.(b) Mark the following in the given outline map of India (i) Meerut (ii) Cawnpore (iii) Barrackpore (iv) Jhansi (v) Vellore 54. Mark any TEN places/regions on the given outline map of India and write one or two of the sentences about the place: 1. Mumbai 15.