Regd., No : MODEL PUBLIC EXAMINATION, SSLC – March,2012 SOCIAL SCIENCE SECTION – A I.Choose the correct Answer (Compulsory) : 14X1=141. The English East India Company was formed in the year___________ a) 1600 b) 1664 c) 1644 d) 17002. Kaiser William II stationed a fleet at ____________ a) Helgoland b) Aaland c) Jutland d) Ireland3. The founder of the Fascist Party was a) Adolf Hitler b) Benito Mussolini c) Stalin d) Lenin4. General Services Enlistment Act was passed in _________ a) 1856 b) 1865 c) 1886 d)16855. The Unification of the country was brought by the British a) Imperialism b) politics c) Conquests d) negotiations6. Dr.S.Dharmambal started an agitation for the cause of Tamil Teachers called a) Nallavaram b) Hindi Varam c) Tamil varam d) Elavuvaram7. India is a country with an unbounded faith in ______ a) War b) Peace c) Love d) Enemity8. Language is the means of a) transport b) irrigation c) communication d) spirituality9. Election Commission is situated at a) Madras b) Mumbai c) Moradabad d) New Delhi10. World Consumer Day is celebrated on ______ a) March 15 b) March 16 c) March 14 d) March 1111. India is surrounded by ……….. In the east a) Bay of Bengal b) Arabian sea c)Indian ocean d)Kerala12. Primary sector consists of a) Trade b) construction c) agriculture d) telecommunication13. Nehru decided that India would be a a) mixed economy b) Socialist economy c) capitalist economy d) Money economy14. Bhoodan movement was started by a) Jayaprakash Narayanan b) Jawaharlal Nehru c) Acharya Vinobhabhave d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
II .Match the following : 10X1=1015 (A) a) Orlando - i) Negative Vote b) Veto - ii) France c) New India - iii) Italy d) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel - iv) E.V. Ramasamy Periyar e) Vaikam Hero - v) Mrs. Annie Besant - vi) Rajagopalachari - vii) Bismarck of India (B) a. Pilgrim centre - i) A type of coal b. Lignite - ii) Mass Communication c. Wheat - iii)Delhi d. Television - iv) Kedarnath e. Cartographer - v) Punjab - vi) Map maker - vii)A type of ironIII. ANSWER ANY TEN OF THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN BRIEF:(CHOOSE FOUR FROM SECTION A, ONE FROM SECTION B, FOUR FROMSECTION C, AND ONE FROM SECTION D) 10 x 2 = 20 SECTION – A16. How did China become an International colony?17. What are the organs of the League of Nations?18. What are the four pillars of Fascism?19. What is the significance of Euro?20. Name the important leaders and centres of the mutiny.21. Point out the impacts of Social and Religious Reform Movements of the 19th Century.22. What were the aims of the Indian National Congress?23. What are the aims of Self Respect Movement? SECTION – B24. Why is world Peace an essential one?25. Why is India called “the Museum of human race”? SECTION – C26. What are the main Physical divisions of India.27. Name the regions of heavy rainfall in India.28. What do you understand by the term natural resource?29. Mention the major determinant factors of agriculture?30. Name any eight software centres in India.31. Give short notes on Remote sensing.32. What is bio diversity?
33. How is India‟s position favourable for trade and commerce?. SECTION – D34. Define National income.35. What do you mean by Globalization? PART – C IV.DISTINGUISH BETWEEN ANY FOUR OF THE FOLLOWING: 4x2=836. Westernghats and Eastern ghats.37. Western disturbances and Tropical Cyclones.38. Wind Energy and Thermal energy.39. Thermal electricity and Hydro electricity.40. Iron and steel industry and Software industry.41. Exports and Imports.42. Air pollution and water pollution.43. Roadways and Railways.V). CHOOSE ANY TWO OF THE FOLLOWING AND ANSWER ALL THEQUESTIONS GIVEN UNDER EACH CAPTION: 2x4=844. BALKAN PROBLEM:a) Name the Balkan Countries.b) How did the First Balkan war come to an end?c) Why did the other Balkan Countries declare war on Bulgaria?d) What was the result of the Second Balkan war?45. RESULTS OF THE SECOND WORLD WARa) Who occupied Japan?b) Name the two super powers that emerged after the Second World war.c) Mention some of the countries which got independence after the war.d) Why was UNO set up?46 .RAMAKRISHNA MISSIONa) Who was Ramakrishna Paramahamsa?b) Who founded the Ramakrishna Mission?c) When and Where was the Parliament of Religions held?d) Who represented the Hindu religion at the Parliament of religions?47. C.RAJAGOPALACHARIYARa) When and where was he born?b) Why did he resign his Chief minister ship in 1939?c) What did he introduce during his second term?d) Why was he often referred as „ Chanakya‟? PART – DVI. ANSWER ONE FROM SECTION A, ONE FROM B, ONE FROM C AND ONE
FROM SECTION D IN A PARAGRAPH: 4 x 5 = 20 SECTION – A48).a) What were the achievements of the League of Nations? (OR)b) Write a short note on Salt Satyagraha. (OR)c) Write a Paragraph on Quit India Movement. SECTION – B49).a) Write a short note on SAARC. (OR)b) Write a paragraph on National integration. (OR)c) Write a paragraph on the rights of consumers. SECTION – C50)a) Write the importance of forest. (OR)b) Describe the factors encouraging cotton textile industry in Mumbai. (OR)c) What are the advantages of remote sensing? SECTION – D51)a) Write about the functions of Modern Welfare state. (OR)b) Explain Green Revolution. (OR)c) Write down the objectives of Eleventh Five Year Plan. PART – EVII. TIME – LINE CHART:52. Draw a time-line chart from 1920 AD to 1950 A.D. (Mention any five events) (5)
53. MARK THE FOLLOWING ON THE OUTLINE MAP OF ASIA. (5)a) Peking b) Canton c) Nankingd) Manchuria e) Shakalin island (OR)MARK THE FOLLOWING ON THE OUTLINE MAP OF INDIA.a) Vedaranyam b) Surat c) Amritsard) Chauri Chaura e) Poona 54. MARK ANY 10 OF THE FOLLOWING ON THE OUTLINE MAP OF INDIA. (10)a) Mt. Everest b) Karakoramc) Palk Strait d) Thar Deserte) Chota Nagpur Plateau f) Direction of South west monsoong) An area of tropical evergreen forest h ) Region of Desert Soili) Salem j) Areas of Jute growingk) Surat l) Srinagarm) Durgapur n) Major port in Karnatakao) Link Mumbai and Chennai by rail route Ours Sincerely Suresh.Social Science EM S.S.HR.SEC.SCHOOL Arni-632 301