Class 10 Social Science: Assertion and Reason Questions for Term II PDF Download

We have provided here assertion reason questions for class 10 Social Science term 2 exams. You can read these chapter-wise assertion reason questions for your term 2 Social Science paper. These questions are prepared by subject experts and experienced teachers. Answer key is also provided so that you can check the correct answer for each question. Practice these questions to score well in your term 2 exams.

Chapterwise Assertion Reason Questions for Class 10 Social Science

Nationalism in IndiaClick Here
The Making of a Global WorldClick Here
The Age of IndustrializationClick Here
Minerals and Energy ResourcesClick Here
Manufacturing IndustriesClick Here
Life Lines of National EconomyClick Here
Political PartiesClick Here
Outcomes of DemocracyClick Here
Money and CreditClick Here
Globalization and the Indian EconomyClick Here

Social Science Syllabus for Term II

No.UnitsNo. of PeriodsMarks
IIndia and the Contemporary World -II3410
IIContemporary India – II1910
IIIDemocratic Politics – II1410
Unit 1: India and the Contemporary World – II
ThemesLearning Objectives
Section 1: Events and Processes
2. Nationalism in India• The First World War, Khilafat and Non – Cooperation• Differing Strands within the Movement• Towards Civil Disobedience• The Sense of Collective Belonging
• Recognize the characteristics of Indian nationalism through a case study of Non-Cooperation and Civil Disobedience Movement.• Analyze the nature of the diverse social movements of the time.• Familiarize with the writings and ideals of different political groups and individuals.• Appreciate the ideas promoting Pan Indianbelongingness.
Section 2: Livelihoods, Economies and SocietiesNote: Any one theme of the following. The theme selected should be assessed in the periodic test only and will not be evaluated in the board examination:
3. The Making of a Global World• The Pre-modern world• The Nineteenth Century (1815-1914)• The Inter war Economy• Rebuilding a World Economy: The Post-War Era
• Show that globalization has a long history and point to the shifts within the process.• Analyze the implication of globalization for local economies.• Discuss how globalization is experienced differently by different social groups.
4. The Age of Industrialization• Before the Industrial Revolution• Hand Labour and Steam Power• Industrialization in the colonies• Factories Come Up• The Peculiarities of Industrial Growth• Market for Goods• Familiarize with the Pro- to-Industrial phase and Early – factory system.• Familiarize with the process of industrialization and its impact on labour class.• Enable them to understand industrialization in the colonies with reference to Textile industries.
Unit 2: Contemporary India – II
ThemesLearning Objectives
5. Minerals and Energy Resources• What is a mineral?• Mode of occurrence of Minerals• Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Minerals• Non-Metallic Minerals• Rock Minerals• Conservation of Minerals• Energy Resources o Conventional and Non-Conventional• Conservation of Energy ResourcesNote: The theoretical aspect of chapter ‘Minerals and Energy Resources’ to be assessed in the Periodic Tests only and will not be evaluated in Board Examination. However, the map items of this chapter as given in the Map List will be evaluated in Board Examination• Identify different types of minerals and energy resources and places of their availability• Feel the need for their judicious utilization
6. Manufacturing Industries• Importance of manufacturing• Contribution of Industry to National Economy• Industrial Location• Classification of Industries• Spatial distribution• Industrial pollution and environmental degradation• Control of Environmental Degradation• Bring out the importance of industries in the national economy as well as understand the regional disparities which resulted due to concentration of industries in some areas.• Discuss the need for a planned industrial development and debate over the role of government towards sustainable development.
7. Life Lines of National Economy• Transport – Roadways, Railways, Pipelines, Waterways, Airways• Communication• International Trade• Tourism as a Trade• Explain the importance of transport and communication in the ever-shrinking world.• Understand the role of trade and tourism in the economic development of a country.
Unit 3: Democratic Politics – II
ThemesLearning Objectives
6. Political Parties• Why do we need Political Parties?• How many Parties should we have?• National Political Parties• State Parties• Challenges to Political Parties• How can Parties be reformed?• Analyze party systems in democracies.• Introduction to major political parties, challenges faced by them and reforms in the country.
7. Outcomes of Democracy• How do we assess democracy’s outcomes?• Accountable, responsive and legitimate government• Economic growth and development• Reduction of inequality and poverty• Accommodation of social diversity• Dignity and freedom of the citizens• Evaluate the functioning of democracies in comparison to alternative forms of governments.• Understand the causes for continuation of democracy in India.• Distinguish between sources of strengths and weaknesses of Indian democracy.
Unit 4: Economics
ThemesLearning Objectives
3. Money and Credit• Money as a medium of exchange• Modern forms of money• Loan activities of Banks• Two different credit situations• Terms of credit• Formal sector credit in India• Self Help Groups for the Poor• Understand money as an economic concept.• Understand the role of financial institutions from the point of view of day to- day life.
4. Globalization and the Indian Economy• Production across countries• Interlinking production across countries• Foreign Trade and integration of markets• What is globalization?• Factors that have enabled Globalization• World Trade Organization• Impact of Globalization on India• The Struggle for a fair Globalization• Explain the working of the Global Economic phenomenon.

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