SOCIAL STUDIES — 2004 (Set III—Outside Delhi)

Except for the following questions, all the remaining questions have been asked in Set I and Set II.

Q. 3. Giving a suitable example, explain the meaning of resource development. 1+1=2

Q. 4. What is multipurpose river valley project? State any two purposes which are fulfilled by a river valley project. 1+1=2

Q. 5. Mention any four uses of manganese ore. ½ x 4=2

Q. 6. How does industrial pollution degrade the environment? Explain with two examples. 1x2=2

Q. 7. Name the two northern States of India that have more than 75 percent of net sown area under irrigation. Give at least one reason. 1+1=2

Q. 8. Compare the diagrams showing land use pattern of India and answer the questions that follow: 1+1=2

LAND USE 1950-51 AND 1998-99


(8.1) Which is the most satisfying feature of our present land use pattern?

(8.2) Give one reason for it.

Note: The following question is for Blind Candidates only in lieu of Q. No. 8:

Why has land under agriculture increased in 1998-99 in comparison to 1950-51? Give two reasons.

Q. 20. Analayse the importance of the Boycott and Swadeshi movement in India 's struggle for freedom. 6

Q. 25. Explain how the Government of India protects the interests of the consumers by standardisation of products. 6

Q. 26. "Despite economic achievements, the living standard of the people largely remains unchanged." Explain. 6


Explain the main reasons behind child labour. What constitutional measures have been taken by the Government of India for the protection and development of children? 6

Social Studies 2004 Question Papers Class X