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Summative Assessment-1 2014-2015

Social Science
Class IX

Time allowed: 3:00 hours Maximum Marks: 90

General Instructions:

a) The question paper has 30 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.
b) Marks are indicated against each question.
c) Questions from serial number 1 to 8 are very short questions. Each question carry 1
mark.
d) Questions from serial number 9 to 20 are 3 marks questions. Answer of these questions
should not exceed 80 words each.
e) Questions from serial number 21 to 28 are 5 marks questions. Answer of these questions
should not exceed 100 words each.
f) Questions from serial number 29 is map question of 6 marks each from history and
geography. After completion, attach the map inside your answer book.

1. Who was the leader of the Jacobin Club?


2. What are Barchans?
3. What is the Northern most latitude of India?
4. Which is the largest freshwater lake of India?
5. Who was the first women to become a Defence Minister in Latin America?
6. Highlight any one similarity between the story of South African struggle for freedom and the
Indian National Movement?
7. Name one is non-democratic country.
8. When is Kharif crop grown?
9. Give the reason for walk out from the assembly of Estates General by the members of Third
Estate on 5 May 1789. What two steps were taken by the members of Third Estate after walk
out?
10. Who was Guseppe Mazzini? Write about him it two points.
Or
Explain any three features of Hitlers foreign policy.
11. Explain any three reasons which led to civil war between the Bolsheviks and the Russian
army of Non Bolsheviks?
Or
Describe three way in which Nazi propaganda was effective in creating hatred for Jews.
12. Which are the major physical divisions of India?
13. Distinguish between convergent plates and divergent plates.
14. Explain any three differences between the two islands groups of India.

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15. Name the four major states which are the parts of the eastern coastal plains? Mention the
two divisions of his coastal plains.
16. The constitution of India begins with a short statement of its basic values. Mention any
three values that inspire you from the constitution.
17. How does democracy provide a method to deal with differences and conflicts?
18. What were the basic values agreed upon before formulation of the Indian constitution.
Mention any three.
19. What is meant by the term economic activity? Explain its two major divisions.
20. What type of unemployment is found in rural India? How can this problem be solved?
Explain.
21. What did the women do to improve their condition in France during the French Revolution?
What steps were taken by the government to improve their condition? Explain.
22. Mention any five effects of the Petrogard Revolution.
Or
Hitlers Germany is reputed as the most dreaded criminal state. Justify the statement with
five facts.
23. Classify the Himalayas on the basis of regions from west to east. How have been these
divisions demarcated?
24. Why all the citizens of our country must accept the constitution that was framed more than
fifty years ago? Give any five reasons.
25. Explain the following:
a) People are free and equal in a democracy
b) Democracies resolve conflicts in a better way than other types of rules.
26. Explain the aim of production. Highlight four requirements of production with examples.
27. In what way is the human capital superior to other sources like physical capital? How can a
large population be turned into a productive assets? Explain any four methods.
28. What is the main production activity in Palampur? Explain any four non-farm activities done
in this village.
29. Three items A, B and C are shown in the given outline map of France. Identify these items
with the help of following information and write their correct names on the lines marked on
the map.
a) Port related to slave trade.
b) Region not affected by the great fear.
c) Epicenters of main panic movement.

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