Q.1. Name the terminal stations of ‘North-South’ and ‘East-West’ corridors. (4 x ½ = 2)
Q.2. Mention any four measures taken by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan to modernise the Muslim Community? (2)
Q.3. Suggest any four measures to protect buildings from flood. (4 x ½ = 2)
Q.4. Explain any two reasons responsible for the unfavourable sex ratio in India. (2 x 1 = 2)
Q.5. What steps have been taken by the Government of India in the interest of ‘Other Backward Classes’ (OBC)? Explain any two steps.( 2 x 1 = 2)
Q.6. Explain the importance of the Sangam literature in the history of South India. (2)
Q.7. Define the term ‘Tsunami’. Write two causes of generation of tsunami. (1 + 1 = 2)
Q.8. Why is Raja Rammohan Roy called the father of modern India? Give two points. (2 x 1 = 2)
Q.9. Why is dense railway network found in the great plains of India? Give two reasons.( 2 x 1 = 2)
Q.10. Explain the two components of liberalisation. (2 x 1 = 2)
Q.11. Why is conservation of natural resources necessary? Give two reasons. (2 x 1 = 2)
Q.12. See Q.12, 2006 Delhi 1. (2 + 2 = 4)
Q.13. “Non-Aligned Movement is still a definite force in the world”. Support the statement with four examples. (4 x 1 = 4)
Q.14. Examine the role of the Revolutionaries in the Freedom Movement of India. (4)
Explain the contribution of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak in the Indian Freedom Movement.
Q.15. How is disaster managed at National and State level? Explain. (2 + 2 = 4)
Explain any four natural factors responsible for landslides. (4 x 1 = 4)
Q.16. Distinguish between ‘dry land farming’ and ‘wet land farming’ by stating four points.
Why is subsistence agriculture still practised in certain parts of the country? Give four reasons.( 4 x 1 = 4)
Q.17. What is Child Labour? State three provisions made in the Constitution of India for the protection and development of children. (1 + 3 = 4 )
Q.18. Why is conservation of mineral resources essential? Explain any two steps of conserving minerals. (2 + 2 = 4)
Q.19. See Q.19, 2006 Delhi 1. (2 + 2 = 4)
Q.20. “Poverty and occupation are directly linked to each other.” Substantiate this statement with four arguments. (4 x 1 = 4)
Q.21. Describe the six rights of consumers. (6 x 1 = 6)
Describe any six common ways in which consumers are exploited by manufacturers and traders.
Q.22. Why are some river valley projects called ‘Multipurpose Projects’? Explain any five purposes fulfilled by multipurpose projects. (1 + 5 = 6)
What is rainwater harvesting? Explain five objectives of rainwater harvesting.
Q.23. Explain with examples how the Revolt of 1857 made the Indian people politically conscious more than before.( 6)
Explain the developments which led to the launching of Non-Cooperation Movement. Why did this movement fail?
Q.24. See Q.24, 2006 Delhi 1.