March 20, 2014

10th Class Social Studies Model Paper 2

Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh will conduct 10th Class public exams very soon. Here is the Social Studies Model Paper - II for English Medium students. Total time is 2-30 hours and marks are 50.

PART - A
TIME: 2 HOURS MARKS: 35
SECTION - I
Note: 1. Answer any five questions choosing at least two from each of the
following groups "A" and "B"
2. Each question carries two marks. 5 × 2 = 10

Group - A

1. What is the difference between a "Dun" and "Pass"?
2. What are the natural Scenic beauties of Srinagar?
3. Describe the mechanism of monsoon in India.
4. Give exomples for the following minerals.
a) Metallic b) Non - Metallic c) Fuel d) Atomic

Group - B

5. Differentiate between involuntary and voluntary unemployment.
6. What are termed as Basic industries? Give examples.
7. Explain the factors causing inequalities in income and wealth.
8. What is an organised sector and unorgonised sector?

SECTION - II

Note: 1. Answer any four questions from the following in one or two sentences
each.
2 Each question carries one mark. 4 × 1 = 4
9. Where are the Oil refineries located in India.
10. Name the important forest based industries.
11. What are the problems faced by the Kolkata port?
12. What is the important objective of planning?
13. Regarding ownership how are Indian industries classified?
14. Expand N.R.E.P.

SECTION - III

Note: 1. Answer any four questions choosing atleast two from each of the
following groups "A" and "B"
2. Each question carries four marks. 4 × 4 = 16

Group - A

15. What is a Sub-Continent? Explain how India can be called a Sub-Continent?
16. What are the problems faced by Indian agriculture?
17. What are the main problems of population explosion?
18. What are the advantages of road transport, when compared to railway transport?

Group - B

19. Describe the occupational structure of Indian Economy.
20. What are the general and specific objectives of planning in India?
21. Distinguish various Economic systems.
22. Define poverty line. Explain the concepts of absolute and relative poverty.

SECTION - IV

Note: Mark the following places on the given India out-line map. 1 × 5 = 5
23. Set -A
1. Bhubaneswar 2. Kanchenjunga
3. Rail Route from Chennai to Delhi 4. Buckingham canal
5. Visakhapatnam port
OR

Set -B

1. Andaman and Nicobar islands 2. River Godavari
3. Malwa plateau 4. Palk strait
5. National Highway No.5

PART - B
TIME: 30 MINTUES MARKS: 15

I. Write the capital letter showing the correct answer of the following questions in the brackets provided against them. (10 × 12 = 5)
1. The second largest peninsular river ( )
A) Krishna B) Godavari C) Mahanadi D) Cauvery
2. Sandal wood is largely found in this state ( )
A) Kerala B) Punjab C) Karnataka D) Tamilnadu
3. The soils without free carbonates ( )
A) Alluvial B) Black C) Laterite D) Red
4. Simla is the Capital City of ( )
A) Punjab B) Himachal Pradesh
C) Rajasthan D) Gujarat
5. The country having maximum imports from India is ( )
A) Japan B) France C) Russia D) U.S.A.
6. The income earned from labour or work is called as ( )
A) Earned income B) unearned income
C) National Product D) G.N.P. per-capita
7. "The Health for All" strategy changed as ( )
A) Health B) Health for under privileged
C) Health Centres D) Health for Land Lords
8. The Tele-communication policy of 1994 proposed to ( )
A) increase employment B) increase cable lines
C) increase private investment D) decrease foreign investment
9. The agency to control and regulate the flow of money and credit in the country
is ( )
A) Reserve Bank of India B) State Bank of India
C) Ministry of Finance D) Prime Minister
10. Heavy Industry strategy was the objective in the ( )
A) The first five year plan B) The second five year plan
C) The third five year plan D) The fourth five year plan

II. Fill in the blanks with suitable words. (10 × 1/2 = 5)

11. Broadly speaking the climate of India can be described as _____
12. The Hiracud project was constructed across the river _____
13. International air services will be run by _____
14. _____ is the single Largest item of import.
15. India is _____ in copper production.
16. The public enterprises operation under the ownership of the state is known as
_____.
17. _____ distinguished between involuntary and voluntary unemployment.
18. Removal of poverty (Garibi Hatao) was important part of _____ five year plan.
19. Indian planning has started in the year _____.
20. Most of the rain water needed for cultivation comes during the months of June-
September, which is known as _____ monsoon.

III. Match the following by writing the letter of the correct answer in the bracets,
choosing from the Group - B. (10 × 1/2 = 5)

Set -A

21. Soil erosion ( ) A) Tamilnadu
22. Population per Sq.km ( ) B) Oil Refinery
23. Noon mathi ( ) C) Rains
24. Paradeep ( ) D) Kerala
25. Nagarjuna Sagar Project ( ) E) River Krishna
F) West Bengal
G) Odisha
H) Density

Set -B

26. Dadabhai Nauroji ( ) A) I.R.D.P., J.R.Y., N.R.E.P.
27. Anti-Poverty programmes ( ) B) Poverty
28. Irrigation schemes ( ) C) H.Y.V. seeds
29. Green Revolution ( ) D) I.A.Y., U.B.S.
30. Social housing schemes ( ) E) National Income ÷ Population
F) R.W.P., M.F.A.L.
G) Plunder of wealth
H) C.A.D major, medium, minor projects

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