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TENTH CLASS (TS)

SOCIAL STUDIES PAPER - I

IMPORTANT QUESTIONS
Resources Development and Equity
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1 Mark Questions
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1. What are the different names to western coastal plains?

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Give examples for Himalayan hill stations.
What is time in India when it is 7 AM in London?
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What are the different names of outer Himalayan ranges in different regions?
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6. What is Doab?
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What are the issues that are more important than income?

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What have you understood by reading about the issue of Kudankulam?
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The people of Abidjan have faced some disease because of toxic waste. What are the diseases?
'Disguised unemployment' means.
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Which goods are called final goods?
What are called Climatographs?

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What is onset of monsoon?
Classify the mansoons in India.
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14. What is western disturbances?

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What are the factors that influencing the climate?
Name some green gases.
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17. Write the formula for water inflow.

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19. What is female fetus infanticide?
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Why do the Himalayan rivers called Perinial rivers?

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How can sex ratio of a nation shows in equality between men and women?
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What is settlement?

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How do you define site and situation?
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What are Juggi Jhopdis?
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What is meant by sustainable development?

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25. Why are embassies setup?
26. How can we identify a person as a migrant?
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Give examples for working capital.
What is multiple cropping?
What is the full form of MNREGA.
30. Name any two non farming activities in Rampur village.
31. What is called Arab springs?

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32. Expand WTO and when did it establish?
33. What is the recommended food intake per day?
34. What is agricultural diverfication?
35. Why coarse cereals are also known as Nutricereals?

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What is silent spring?
Why does the weather become oppressive in october?
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38. Where did IPCC 2013 and 2015 held in?

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Name the west flowing rivers.
What will happen the rise of 2°C temperature?
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41. What are remittances?

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Write any two slogans on global warming.

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Mention any two slogans on water conservation.
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Appreciate the role of IPCC to reduce AGW.
What does it mean by WALTA Act?
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Give reasons for the declaining of land fertility.

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Recently one of the Indian rivers celebrated its pushkars in 2017. Name that river where did it

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originate.
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Name the communities that are on the verge of extinction.

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50. Where was a rock shelter used by early humans?

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1. Mention the difference between perennial rivers and peninsular rivers.
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How can organic farming helpful to environment protection?

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Imagine the Himalayas are not on the North. What will be the effects on India?
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Do the girls of rural and urban areas have similar goals? Why do they have different nations on the

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aspect of development?
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Write a pamphlet on population explosion?
What are the different sectors in the economy of india?
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Analyse the relationship between the population density and geographical conditions of a particular
area?
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Write any two differences between intermediate goods and final goods?

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9. How is the service sector different from other sectors illustrate with few examples?
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What measures do you suggest to reduce the effect of global warming?
Differentiate Climate and Weather.
Which aspects of farming practices were regulated in the context of Hiware Bazer?
13. The ground water laws are both outdated and in appropriate. Explain.
14. 'Due to the difference in sex ratio, what would be the impact on the society'.

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15. What are the measures you suggest for improving the present public distribution system?
16. What is the difference between farmer and agricultural labourer?
17. What is an aerotropolis? How is it structured?
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Coastal places were of immense significance for colonial powers. What do you think were the reasons?
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Write about food security act.
Write about world trade organisation.
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Suggest any four remedial measures to prevent the formation of urban slums.
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Why are the wages for farm labourers in Rampur less than minimum wages?
Globalization will continue in the future. Can you imagine what would be like twenty years from now?
Give reasons for your answer.

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Why does the environment called as a natural capital?
Peoples of jalasindhi are the lovers of nature. Why did they refuse to leave their village?
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'Globalisation by connecting countries results in greater competition among the producers'. Justify the

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statement.
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Create a pamphlet on prevention of migration.
Mention any two problems due to over population.
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Prepare a few slogans on promoting girls education.
What is the role of environment on community?
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What are the factors that helped Himachal Pradesh in achieving a better literacy rate?
What are the differences between the developing and developed countries about AGW?

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What is the influence of the Himalayas on Indian agriculture?
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Plateau regions in India do not support agriculture as much as the plain regions. What are the reasons

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How is climatic change causes global warming?

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Suggest measures to minimise the influence of the global warming.
How is the service sector different from other sectors? Illustrate with few examples.
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What main criterian is used by the world bank in classifying different countries? What are the

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limitations of the above criterian, if any?

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6. What kind of environmental problems did the spread of green revolution create? What lessons do this
have for the future?
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Compare and contrast the migration from rural to urban area and to rural areas.
This is the land of our fore fathers. We have a right to it. If this is lost, then we will only get spades and
pickaxes nothing else ..... says Bava Mahalia. Can you explain the statement.
9. How did human life styles change with settlement?

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10. Rapid extraction of minerals and other natural resources would adversely impact the future
development prospects. Do you agree.
11. How is information technology connected with globalisation? Would globalisation have been possible

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without expansion of IT.
Construction of big dams leads to environment problems. Read this interpret.
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'Environment is important for the lives and livelihoods of the local communities and the life style of
local communities is harmonious with the environment'. Explain.
14. How are human activities contribute to global warming?

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What are disagreements between developed and developing countries about AGW?
What are different conflicts in the use of water Tungabhadra river basin?

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List out the problems arised due to over population.

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Most children of migrant families become dropouts. Do you agree with this statement?
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How has liberalisation of trade and investment policies helped the globalization process?
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'A section of people in India are still without food'. Explain.
Justify how the idea of development has been contested through problems of environment.
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How can you say that the PDS providing proper food security?
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How do the medium and large farmers obtain capital for farming? How is it different from the small
farmers?

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conservation?
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How does Indian Judiciary work to implement food security?
Describe mansoon mechanism in India?
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SOCIAL STUDIES PAPER - I

MAP POINTING
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Locate the following in a given the Map of India
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1. Mountains
1) Himalayas 2) Aravalis 3) Western Ghats 4) Eastern Ghats
5) Nilgiris

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2. Peaks
1) Everest 2) K2
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3) Anaimudi 4) Kanchan junga
3. Plateau

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1) Chota Nagapur
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5) Tungabhadra 6) Luni 7) Indus 8) Brahmaputra

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1) Andaman Nicobar
Deserts
2) Lakshadweep 3) Indira Point

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1) Thar Desert

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1) Circar 2) Coramandal 3) Utkal
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1) Jharkhand 2) Chattisgarh 3) Uttarakhand 4) Telangana
5) Goa

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9. Important Cities
1) Alhabad
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2) Kanyakumari 3) Nagapur 4) Chennai
5) Simla

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1) Kudankulam 2) Sardar Sarover Project
3) Hirakud 4) Sailent Valley

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3) Indian Standard Meridian 4) Coral Islands

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11. The Indian standard time. 82 ⎯ East longitude.
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The Islands formed due to volcanic eruption − Barren, Norkandam
The great Indian desert − Thar desert
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16. Sea coast of Kerala − Malabar

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The southern most tip point of main India − Kanyakumari
River flows through rift valley (Faultline) − Narmada or Tapati
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19. The longest canal in India − Indira Gandhi canal

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The highest peak in India − K2
The highest peak in south India − Anaimudi
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The land of sunrise state − Arunachal pradesh
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The 29th state of India − Telangana
The school revolution occured in this state − Himachal Pradesh
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The Strait separating Srilanka from India − Palk Strait
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Bhimbetka rock shelter located state − madhya pradesh
Adarsh gram Yojana launched state − Maharashtra

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SOCIAL STUDIES PAPER - II

IMPORTANT QUESTIONS
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Contemporary World and India

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What is Militarism?
What is Pan Africanism?
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3. Write about 3R's of the New Deal Policy?

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What is universal Adult Franchise?

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What was the immediate cause for the First World War?
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Define the words Unipolar and Bipolar World?
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Who were the indians influenced by communist ideology?
How did USSR escape from the effect of the Great Depression?
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What was the Policy of Appeasement of Hitler?
Who were called colans?

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What were the three principles of Sun Yet Sen?
What do you know about Long March?
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13. What do you understand on one party dominance?

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Write any two national and regional parties in India?
What are the newly formed states? When were they formed?
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16. Prepare two slogans on the importance of the right to vote?

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Suggest any two measures to reduce environment pollution?
Why did the soldiers of Royal Indian Navy come out on hunger strike on 18th February 1946?
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Name the three tribal groups where they inhabited in different parts of Nigeria?
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Draw a rough sketch of Telangana?
What do the organizations Hindu Maha Sabha and RSS wish to do?
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Why do you think the tribal languages were ignored at the time of creation of new states in 1956?
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Name the two qualities of Patel do you like most?

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24. Appreciate the role of Netaji in freedom struggle?
25. What is the Tebhaga Movement?
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How does the Preamble of Constitution describe India?
What is coalition Government?
What is Non Aligned Movement?
29. What is Zionist movement?
30. What are called Third World Countries?

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31. Write any four social movements?
32. Who are the permanent members of UNO?
33. Expand NATO.
34. Write two slogans on environment protection?

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35. Expand INA. Who is its founder?

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The Election Process in India
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What is meant by NOTA?
Mention any two important electoral mal practices?
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3. What is Midterm election?

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Give examples for autonomous bodies in India?
What is code of conduct?
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The Movement for the formation of Telangana State
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What are the main festivals of Telangana?
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What are Mulki rules?

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Name the major agitations launched for the formation of Telangana?
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Who was the first CM of Hyderabad State?
When was Telangana Rashtra Samithi formed?
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Contemporary World and India

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What were the reasons for the Failure of League of the Nations?
"The 20th century is an age of Extremes". Comment.
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3. What were the criticisms raised against communist system?

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What aspects of welfare state do you find functioning in India today?
Why were the railways and canals developed in Vietnam by French?
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Do you think America justified in using chemical weapons like Napalem and Agent orange on

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civilians?
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What do you know about Holocaust and Auschwitz?
Compare the land reforms carried out in China, Vietnam and India.
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Write briefly about Quit India Movement.

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10. You think create awareness on war consequences among the people. In this context, you have to
prepare a poster in which what things are you going to incorporate?
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While Constitution provides basic principles it is the engagement of people with the system that brings
in social change do you agree with this statement. Give reasons.
Why did the framers of Indian constitution reject the idea of dual citizenship?
13. "Anti Hindi Agitation..... some felt that the unity of the country was at stake due to anti Hindi
movement". Comment.
14. Do you think 'Single party democracy would have been a better alternative to multiparty democracy?

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15. While some people feel that coalition politics has weakened the government, others feel that it has
prevented any party from steam rolling its agenda on the country. Discuss with examples.
16. What is NAM? What are its main objectives?
17. Why did west Asia became a centre of tensions in the World?

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Write few words about Bhopal gas tragedy?

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What are the major changes in party system during the second phase of Independence?
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How was the Independent India successful in facing the challenge of conducting first general elections?
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23. Prepare a pamphlet on the importance of environment.
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Although they did not like it, most of the leaders were to accept the partition of the Nation? Why?

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Appreciate the role of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in preparing the Draft Constitution of India?
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Write a brief note on the assassination Gandhiji.
What characteristics of Gandhiji do you like?
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Appreciate Lal Bhadur Shastri.
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Prepare some slogans on World peace.
Appreciate the role of Netaji in freedom struggle.
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How is the 73rd constitutional amendment useful for local self government.

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The Election Process in India
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Suggest a few measures for better democracy and ethical governance.
What are the recommendations of T.N. Seshan?
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Collect the information of other autonomous bodies in India.

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Write down the malpractices in elections do you observe in your area. h
The Movement for the formation of Telangana State

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Based on the experiences of people's aspiration in Telangana what measures of safe guards would you
take to ensure that all sections of people living in the regions feel respected.
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What steps need to be taken to fulfil the needs of the different kinds of tribals in the new state?
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Why were Andhra political leaders worried about the formation of Telangana?
Draw the political map of Telangana?
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Mention any two arguments put forward by people who wanted the two regions to be united.

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Contemporary World and India
How did the idea of Nation States and Nationalism desire for war during world wars?

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2. Russian revolution brought many changes in their society? What were they? and What challenges did
they face?
3. In what ways Jews were prosecuted during Nazi Germany? Do you think in every country some
people are differentiated because of their identity?

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4. Unlike Vietnam of India, Nigeria did not have to struggle so hard for freedom. Can you find some
explanations for this.
5. How did partition affect the lives of ordinary people? What was the political response mass migration

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following partition?
Analyse the role of the Indian Constitution in social engineering.
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How can you appreciate the language policy help foster National Unity and Integration?
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'Coalition Governments are responsible for the political instability' write your comments.
By the end of the 20th century there is only one single power that dominates the world in this context
what do you think would be the role of NAM?
Appreciate the role of women in social movements.
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What is the role played by united nations in order to bring out peace in the world?
What are the basic ideals of Indian Constitution as reflected in its Preamble?
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Explain the reasons behind ideological change of Muslims between 1937 to 1947?
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Prepare pamphlet on the importance of Adult Franchise?
Whats the impact on Niger Delta for reckless oil extraction by the multinational companies?
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According to you what would be the reasons for and against supporting the British in Second World
War.
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After the overthrow of monarchy, China had two different types of regimes. How were they similar of
different?
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How were workers and peasants mobilised during the last years of freedom struggle?

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independence?

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What measures were taken to bring in socio economic change during the initial years after

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'The Constitution is a living and changing document' would you agree with it.

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21. How did versailles treaty led to Second World War again? Explain.
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ideology have a place in the present day's world. Explain.
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How does the parliamentary system of government differ with the presidential system of government?
Comment on the double standard role of the British.

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The Election Process in India


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How was the French education system in Vietnam?

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How can you say that right to vote plays a key role in democracy?
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The Movement for the formation of Telangana State
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What are the problems that Telangana farmers faced by relying on wells for irrigation?
'Diversity of people living in Telangana has historical social and cultural context' justify the statement.
Describe the different roles taken by JACs and political parties in the formation of Telangana State.
Do you think JACs created platform across political ideologies.

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SOCIAL STUDIES PAPER - II

MAP POINTING
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Locate the following in a given the World Map
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1. Oceans

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1) Pacific
Seas
2) Atlantic 3) Indian Ocean

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1) Red sea
5) Mediterranean sea
2) Caspian sea

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3) Black sea 4) Dead sea

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3) The Heague 4) Warsaw

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1) Mangolia 2) Indonesia 3) China 4) Vietnam
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1) South Africa 2) Angola 3) Nigeria
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5) Ivory coast

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1) England 2) France 3) Germany 4) Spain
5) Portugal 6) Turkey

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1) Brazil 2) Chile 3) Equador
8. The sick man of Europe Ottoman Empire (Turkey)
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The land of rising sun (Nippan) − Japan.
Head quarters of UNO − New york.
The city in which International court of justice located − The Heague.
12. The country of Jews − Isreal.
13. The country formerly know as East pakistan − Bangladesh.

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14. Tsar Nicholas II rules country − Russia
15. Capital city of England − London.
16. The country of Dutch people − Netherlands.
17. The responsible for First World War − Germany.

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The Fascism spread this country − Italy
The canal which joins the Red Sea with Mediterrenean sea − Suez Canal.
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20. The colony of Belgium in Affrica (Cango)

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The country with the highest population − ( China)
Nasser belonged to this country − ( Egypt)
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23. The country dropped Atom bombs on Japan − (U.S.A)

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Kwame Nkrumah belonged to this country − ( Ghana)
This country formerly know as Dutch East Indies ( Indonesia)
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The capital city Poland − ( Warshaw)
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The colony of France in East Asia − ( Indonesia)
Writer: K. Srinivasa Rao

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