CBSE X Questions

Credit sometimes pushes the borrower into a situation

CBSE 2020 Money & Credit (C10)

"Credit sometimes pushes the borrower into a situation from which recovery is very painful." Support the statement with examples.

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Bank plays an important role in the economic development of the country

Money & Credit (C10)

"Bank plays an important role in the economic development of the country." Support the statement with examples.

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Democratic system is better than any other form of governments

CBSE 2020 Outcomes of Democracy (C10)

'Democratic system is better than any other form of governments.' Support the statement with examples.

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Why is agriculture called the backbone of Indian economy

Agriculture (C10)

Why is agriculture called the backbone of Indian economy? Explain.

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How did Greek war of independence mobilise nationalist feelings

CBSE 2020 Nationalism in Europe (C10)

How did Greek war of independence mobilise nationalist feelings among the educated elite across Europe? Explain.

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How did ideas of national unity in early nineteenth century Europe

CBSE 2020 Nationalism in Europe (C10)

How did ideas of national unity in early nineteenth century Europe allied to the ideology of liberalism? Explain.

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Primary sector was the most important sector of economic activity

CBSE 2020 Sectors of Indian Economy (C10)

"Primary sector was the most important sector of economic activity at initial stages of development." Evaluate the statement.

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Tertiary sector activities help in the development of the primary

CBSE 2020 Sectors of Indian Economy (C10)

"Tertiary sector activities help in the development of the primary and secondary sectors." Evaluate the statement.

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Efficient means of transport are pre-requisites for fast development

Life Lines of National Economy (C10)

"Efficient means of transport are pre-requisites for fast development of the country." Support the statement with examples.

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Why did the export of Indian textile decline at the beginning of the nineteenth century

Nationalism in India (C10)

Why did the export of Indian textile decline at the beginning of the nineteenth century? Explain any three reasons.

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The Movement in the Towns

CBSE 2020 Nationalism in India (C10)

Read the source given below and answer the questions that follows:

Source: The Movement in the Towns

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Communal harmony among various communities of India

CBSE 2020 Democracy & Diversity (C10)

Suggest any one way to create communal harmony among various communities of India

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Modern democracies maintain check and balance system

CBSE 2020 Democracy & Diversity (C10)

Modern democracies maintain check and balance system. Identify the correct option based on the horizontal power sharing arrangement.

  1. Central government, state government, local bodies.
  2. Legislature, executive, judiciary.
  3. Among different social groups.
  4. Among different pressure groups.

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State one step taken in Belgium to rule out the problem of regional differences

Power Sharing & Federalism (C10)

State any one step taken in Belgium to rule out the problem of regional differences and cultural diversities.

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Which is a major caste group of Sri Lanka

CBSE 2020 Power Sharing & Federalism (C10)

Which one of the following is a major caste group of Sri Lanka:

  1. Christian and Tamil
  2. Buddhist and Hindu
  3. Sinhali and Tamil
  4. Sinhali and Christian

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Industry is used for manufacturing aircraft, utensils and wires

CBSE 2020 Manufacturing Industries (C10)

Fill in the blank: ___ industry is used for manufacturing aircraft, utensils and wires.

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Resource and State Matching

CBSE 2020 Minerals & Energy Resources (C10)

Choose the correct option from columns A and B.

Column A

  1. Chandrapur thermal power plant
  2. Mayurbhanj iron ore mines
  3. Kalol oil fields
  4. Bauxite mines

Column B

  1. Odisha
  2. Amarkantak
  3. Gujarat
  4. Jharkhand

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In which of the following States is Kalpakkam Nuclear Power Plant located

CBSE 2020 Minerals & Energy Resources (C10)

In which of the following States is Kalpakkam Nuclear Power Plant located?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Odisha
  3. Kerala
  4. Tamil Nadu

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Who were called Chapmen

CBSE 2020 Print Culture & Modern World (C10)

Who were called ‘Chapmen’?

  1. Book seller
  2. Paper seller
  3. Workers of printing press
  4. Seller of ‘penny chap books’

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Why was reading of manuscript not easy in India

CBSE 2020 Print Culture & Modern World (C10)

Why was reading of manuscript not easy in India? Choose the appropriate reason from the following options :

  1. Manuscripts were highly cheap.
  2. Manuscripts were widely spread out.
  3. Manuscripts were written in English and Hindi.
  4. Manuscripts were fragile.

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By 1448, Gutenberg perfected the system of printing

CBSE 2020 Print Culture & Modern World (C10)

Fill in the blank: By 1448, Gutenberg perfected the system of printing. The first book he printed was the ___.

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Buddhist missionaries from China introduced hand-printing technology into

CBSE 2020 Print Culture & Modern World (C10)

Fill in the blank: Buddhist missionaries from China introduced hand-printing technology into ___ around A.D. 768-770.

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Which revolutions is called as the first expression of Nationalism

CBSE 2020 Nationalism in Europe (C10)

Which of the following revolutions is called as the first expression of ‘Nationalism’?

  1. French Revolution
  2. Russian Revolution
  3. Glorious Revolution
  4. The Revolution of the liberals

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The short and long hands of a clock are 4 cm and 6 cm long respectively

Mensuration (C10) Clocks

The short and long hands of a clock are 4 cm and 6 cm long respectively. Find the sum of distances travelled by their tips in 48 hours.

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Define excretion. Name the basic filtration unit present in the kidney

Life Processes (C10)

(a) Define excretion.

(b) Name the basic filtration unit present in the kidney.

(c) Draw excretory system in human beings and label the following organs of excretory system which perform following functions:
(i) form urine
(ii) is a long tube which collects urine from kidney
(iii) store urine until it is passed out

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How is copper extracted from its sulphide ore

Metals & Non-metals (C10)

How is copper extracted from its sulphide ore? Explain the various steps supported by chemical equations. Draw labelled diagram for the electrolytic refining of copper.

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Draw the structural formulae of all the possible isomers of C3H6O

Carbon & its Compounds (C10)

Draw the structural formulae of all the possible isomers of the compound with the molecular formula C3H6O and also give their electron dot structures.

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Name the process by which an amoeba reproduces

Science Practical (C10)

Name the process by which an amoeba reproduces. Draw the various stages of its reproduction in a proper sequence.

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A student observed a permanent slide showing asexual reproduction in yeast

Science Practical (C10)

A student observed a permanent slide showing asexual reproduction in yeast. Draw diagrams of the observations he must have made from the slide. Name the process also.

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You are given balls and stick model of six carbon atoms and fourteen hydrogen atoms

Carbon & its Compounds (C10)

You are given balls and stick model of six carbon atoms and fourteen hydrogen atoms and sufficient number of sticks. In how many ways one can join the models of six carbon atoms and fourteen hydrogen atoms to form different molecules of C6H14.

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