CBSE SA2 Sample Papers for Class 9
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Social Science 2016 Set 8
1. What is deforestation?
“Large areas of grazing land were turned into game reserves.” Mention its two impacts on pastoral communities.
Which European country introduced opium into China? When was it introduced?
2. What is the sex ratio in India? 1
3. What is a constituency? 1
4. Mention any two powers of the Supreme Court of India. 1
5. Mention any two evils which have been declared illegal under Right Against Exploitation. 1
6. Name any two poverty and unemployment alleviation programmes which have been initiated by the government to remove poverty and unemployment in rural areas.
7.‘The current anti-poverty strategy of the government is based broadly on two planks’. Name the two planks.
8. Name any two factors on which food security depends. 1
9. Who were Kalangs? Mention any two characteristics of this community.
Explain the impact of colonial rule over the elders and warriors of the Maasai community?
Explain the major features of the ‘Open Field’ system which was prevailing in England in the eighteenth and the early nineteenth century.
10.‘Though the decolonisation of cricket started after the Second World War, still, the
colonial flavour of world cricket during the 1950s and 1960s was there. Justify by giving examples.
Though there were no formal Sumptuary laws in India it had its own strict social codes of food and dress’. Explain by giving examples.
11.“Cricket has changed with changing times and yet fundamentally remained true to its origin in rural England”. Justify by giving examples.
Why were young girls in Victorian England tightly laced up and dressed in stays?
12. Distinguish between cold and hot weather seasons.
13. Mention any three characteristics of the Mangrove tidal forest.
14. Do you come under the adolescent population? Mention any two problems of adolescents.
15. Mention any three minimum conditions of a democratic election.
16. Explain the role of the judiciary in India’s Parliamentary system.
17. Why do we need rights in a democracy? Explain.
18. Mention any three features of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005.
19. Mention any three causes of poverty in India.
20. What moral values you have learnt from the success of cooperatives?
21. Who set the first cricket club in India? Explain their contribution to the field of cricket.
When western-style clothing came into India in the 19th century, Indians reacted in different ways. Explain by giving examples.
22. Mention any five steps which were taken by the British government to conserve the forests in India.
Explain the annual cycle of seasonal movement of the Dhangars.
What was the impact of the westward expansion of the settlers in the USA?
23. Explain the major factors which influence the climate of India.
24. Mention the characteristics of monsoon forests.
25. Explain the major powers of the President.
26.‘The Right to Freedom is actually a cluster of several rights’ Discuss.
27. Question-Based on OTBA.
28. Question-Based on OTBA.
Note: The student has to attempt any one map question from question numbers 29.1, 29.2 and 29.3. Question no. 30 is compulsory. The maps are attached with the question paper.
29. 1 On the given outline map of India mark and locate the following
(ii)A state where Gollas are found
(iii) A state where Banjaras are found
29.2 On the given map of India mark and locate –
- A state where Dhangars are found
- A state where Gaddis are found
- A state where Banjaras are found
29.3 A. A state where opium was produced under the colonial government
B. A princely state involved in the opium trade
C.A state where Battle of Plassey was fought
30.1 Two features – A and B are shown in the outline political map of India. Identify these features with the help of the following information and write their correct names on the lines marked in the map.
A – Meteorological station in Kerala
B – A type of vegetation
30.2 Locate and label the following items on the same map of India with appropriate symbols.