Social Science Class X

Print Culture & Modern World (C10)

How had the printing press created a new culture of reading in Europe ? Explain with examples.

Novels, Society & History (C10)

How had Charles Dickens depicted the terrible effects of industrialisation on peoples lives and characters ? Explain with examples.

Resources & Development (C10)

Describe any three main features of ‘Alluvial soil’ found in India.

Resources & Development (C10)

Describe any three main features of ‘Black soil’ found in India.

Water Resources (C10)

‘‘The dams that were constructed to control floods have triggered floods.’’ Analyse the statement.

Power Sharing & Federalism (C10)

Name any two subjects that are included in Concurrent List. How are laws made on these subjects ? Explain.

Power Sharing & Federalism (C10)

How is sharing of power between the Union and the State Governments basic to the structure of the Constitution of India ? Explain.

Democracy & Diversity (C10)

Every social difference does not lead to social division.’’ Justify the statement.

Democracy & Diversity (C10)

How can caste take several forms in politics ? Explain with examples.

Minerals & Energy Resources (C10)

‘‘Crude oil reserves are limited all over the world. If people continue to extract it at the present rate, the reserves would last only 35 - 40 years more.’’ Explain any three ways to solve this problem.

Money & Credit (C10)

Why is it necessary to increase a large number of banks mainly in rural areas ? Explain.

Money & Credit (C10)

Why are service conditions of formal sector loans better than informal sector ? Explain.

Globalisation & Indian Economy (C10)

How can the Government of India play a major role to make globalisation more fair ? Explain with examples.

Globalisation & Indian Economy (C10)

How has globalisation affected the life of Indians ? Explain with examples.

Consumer Rights (C10)

How are consumers enjoying the ‘right to be informed’ in their daily life ? Explain with examples.

Nationalism in India (C10)

How had the ‘First World War’ created economic problems in India ? Explain with examples.

Nationalism in India (C10)

How had a variety of cultural processes developed a sense of collective belongingness in India during the 19th century ? Explain with examples.

Making of Global World (C10)

Describe the role of ‘technology’ in transformation of the world in the nineteenth century.

Agriculture (C10)

Name the two major beverage crops grown in India. Describe their growing areas.

Outcomes of Democracy (C10)

"Democracy is a better form of government than any other form of government." Justify the statement.

Manufacturing Industries (C10)

How can the industrial pollution of fresh water be reduced? Explain various ways.

Outcomes of Democracy (C10)

"Democracies do not appear to be very successful in reducing economic inequalities." Justify the statement.

Political Parties (C10)

What is a political party? Explain any four characteristics of a political party.

Sectors of Indian Economy (C10)

Compare the economic activities of the private sector with that of the public sector.

Work, Life & Leisure (C10)

Describe any three major problems faced by migrants in Bombay (Mumbai) during nineteenth century.

Work, Life & Leisure (C10)

"The function and the shape of the family were completely transformed by life in the industrial city." Clarify the statement with regard to urbanization that happened in England in the 18th century.

Age of Industrialisation (C10)

Describe any three major problems faced by Indian cotton weavers in nineteenth century.

Age of Industrialisation (C10)

"Even before factories began to dot the landscape in England and Europe, there was large-scale industrial production for an international market in the country side." Elucidate.

Making of Global World (C10)

Describe the impact of ‘Rinderpest’ on people’s livelihoods and local economy in Africa in the 1890s.

Making of Global World (C10)

Illustrate with examples that food offers many opportunities of long-distance cultural exchange.

Print Culture & Modern World (C10)

"Print created the possibility of wide circulation of ideas and introduced a new world of debate and discussion." Analyse the statement in the context of religion in Europe.

Print Culture & Modern World (C10)

“The ‘Print Revolution’ had transformed the lives of people changing their relationship to information and knowledge.” Analyse the statement.

Print Culture & Modern World (C10)

"Not everyone welcomed the printed book, and those who did also had fears about it." Justify the statement by giving three arguments.

Novels, Society & History (C10)

“Premchand’s novels are filled with all kinds of powerful characters from all levels of society.” Analyse the statement with examples.

Novels, Society & History (C10)

Distinguish between the themes of ‘Pride and Prejudice’ and ‘Jane Eyre’ novels written by Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte respectively.

Novels, Society & History (C10)

"Colonial administrators found vernacular novels a valuable source of information on native life and customs." Prove the statement by giving three evidences.

Water Resources (C10)

Why is there a need to develop rainwater harvesting system in India? Explain.

Water Resources (C10)

How has the ever increasing number of industries in India made worse position by exerting pressure on existing fresh water resources? Explain.

Water Resources (C10)

Explain reasons for which the multi-purpose projects and large dams have come under great scrutiny and opposition in the recent years.

Life Lines of National Economy (C10)

“Dense and efficient network of transport is a pre-requisite for local and national development.” Analyse the statement.

Life Lines of National Economy (C10)

Explain the importance of railways as the principal mode of transportation for freight and passengers in India.

Life Lines of National Economy (C10)

"The pace of change has been rapid in modern times and has impacted the ways of communication as well." In light of the given statement explain the role of a variety of means of communication that are used in India in the currents times.