CBSE : Class X : History : Sample Questions paper

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  • Published date: March 3, 2019
  • Modified date: March 3, 2019
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 A) Answer in one sentence: (1 Marks each)

 Q1: Who remarked “When France sneezes, the rest of Europe catches cold “?

 Q2: Mention any two major barriers to economic growth in Vietnam.

 Q3: Who was proclaimed the German emperor in a ceremony hall at Versailles in Germany 1871 ?

 Q4: In which area are Vietnam was Hao Hoa movement popular ?

 Q5: Who designed the swaraj flag by 1921 ?

 Q6: Define trade surplus.

 Q7: List any two reasons for the clashes between weavers and the Gomasthas.

 Q8: Which place (city) had the breakthrough of first printing press.

 Q9: Who wrote the most popular modern novel in Hindi.

 Q10: Mention any one technique of preserving the manuscripts in India ?

 Q11: Which Hindi novel reflects the inner and outer world of newly emerging middle class.

 B) Answer in short: (3 Marks each)

 Q1: Explain the contribution of Charles Dickens in the fields of English literature.

 Q2: What was Protestant reformation ?

 Q3: Assess the advantages of serialised novels published during 19th century Europe.

 Q4: How did print introduced Debates and Discussion ?

 Q5: Civil disobedience was different from Non co-operation movement. Support the statement.

 Q6: The plantation workers of Assam had their own understanding of Mahatma Gandhi and the notion of Swaraj. Comment.

 Q7: Why is it said that there was no other war earlier like first world war ?

 Q8: What were the guilds ? How did they make it difficult for new merchants to set business in towns of England.

 Q9: The relocation of Industry to low wage countries stimulated world trade and capital flows. Justify.

 Q10: In 18th century Europe, the peasants and artisans in the countryside readily agreed to work for the merchants. Explain.

 Q11: How did female figures becomes an allegory of the nation during 19th century in Europe ?

 Q12: Women were represented as both warriors and workers in Vietnam in 1960’s. Analyse the statement.

 Q13: Culture had played an important role in the development of nationalism in Europe during 18th and 19th century. Support the statement.

 Q14: How did nationalism emerge in Vietnam through the efforts of different sections of society to fight against the French. Analyse.

 C) Answer in Details: (5 Marks each)

 Q1: Describe the major problems in the field of education for French in Vietnam.

 Q2: Nationalism no longer retained its idealistic liberal democratic sentiments by the last quarter of the 19th century in Europe. Analyse the statement.

 Q3: How did salt march became an effective tool of resistance against colonialism. Explain.

 Q4: Explain giving examples, roles played by technological inventors in transforming 19th century.

 Q5: Explain the changes in the work available to comment in London during 19th and 20th century.

 Q6: Why could Manchester never capture its old position in Indian market after the first war? Explain.

 Q7: How did novels in India attempt to create a sense of pan India belongings? Explain.

 Q8: Printing press played a major role in shaping the Indian society of the 19th century. Analyse the statement.


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