Wednesday, July 29, 2015

CBSE Class 10 - Social Science - SA1 Question Paper (2014)


Class X Summative Assessment-I (September 2014) 

CBSE Class 10 - Social Science - SA1 Question Paper (2014)

Time Allowed: 3 hours                                                                   Maximum Marks: 90
(i) Question Paper has 30 questions in total. All questions are compulsory.
(ii) Marks are indicated against each question.
(iii) Questions No. 1 to 8 are very short answer questions and carry 1 mark each.
(iv) Questions from 9 to 21 carry 3 marks each. Answers of these questions should not exceed 80 words.
(v) Questions from 22 to 29 carry 5 marks each. Answer of these questions should not exceed 100 words.
(vi) Question No. 30 is a map question. Attach the map inside your answer book.
 Q1: Explain any five reasons for bringing in large number of new readers among children, women and workers during the late 19th century.
Identify the hero of the novel 'Indulekha'.

 Q2: In what broad category do the soils of Maharashtra fall?

 Q3: Which local body has a 'Mayor' as its head?

 Q4: What does the concept of patriarchy refer to?

 Q5: What is the language .spoken by the people residing in the Wallonia region of Belgium?

 Q6: How many days of guaranteed employment are provided under National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005?

 Q7: Give an example of a non-renewable resource.

 Q8: ATM is an example of which sector?

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

CBSE Class 8/9/10 - Reading Comprehension (Set-6)

 Reading Comprehension

Read the following passages carefully and mark out the correct answers from among the alternatives given below each question in every passage:


Discussions on drug addiction should also be concerned with the vast, majority of people who are not addicts. Their homes and lives are insecure because our narcotics laws drive such people to crime. The drug addict is almost never dangerous when he is under the influence of drugs. What makes him dangerous is the desperate need for money to buy the next dose. Drugs are available only in an illegal black market. The costs are stupendous, and this is what drives the addict to steal, rob and even kill.

Q1: According to the author, discussions of drug addiction are generally concerned with

(a) addicts
(b) non-addicts
(c) criminals
(d) black marketers

Q2: Addicts take to criminal acts because 

(a) drugs make them lose self-control
(b) the habit of robbing and stealing is hard to break
(c) they need large sums of money to buy drugs
(d) law is powerless against them

Q3: The author seems to criticize the narcotics laws for

(a) being too lenient
(b) being too complicated
(c) being ineffective
(d) driving addicts to crime

CBSE Class 9 - Biology - CH6 - Tissues (MCQs)


CBSE Class 9 - Biology - CH6 - Tissues (MCQs)

MCQs based on NCERT Chapter 6 Tissues

Q1: In plants which of the following have the capability of cell division?

(a) Parenchyma
(b) Scelerenchyma
(c) Xylem
(d) Apical Meristem

Q2: The growth is plants is

(a) limited to certain regions
(b) uniform in all parts
(c) limited to top region
(d) limited to roots only.

Q3: Intercalary meristems are found 

(a) at internodes and base of leaves
(b) at growing tips of roots
(c) beneath the bark
(d) at the tips of stem

Q4: Cells of the tissue have dense cytoplasm, thin cellulose walls and prominent vacuoles. Identify the tissue.

(a) Collenchyma
(b) Scelerenchyma
(c) Meristem
(d) Parenchyma

Monday, July 20, 2015

CBSE Class 12 - Business Studies - Question Paper (2014-15)



(i)   Answers to questions carrying 1 mark may be from one word to one sentence.
(ii)  Answers to questions carrying 3 marks may be from 50 to 70 words.
(iii) Answers to questions carrying 4-5 marks may be about 160 words.
(iv)  Answers to questions carrying 6 marks may be about 200 words.
(v)   Attempt all parts of a question together
Q1: What is meant by 'efficiency'in management?                                                  (1)

Q2: How does management help in achieving personal objectives?                              (1)

Q3: Define 'planning premises'.

Q4: Alliance Ltd. is engaged in manufacturing plastic buckets. The objective of the company is to manufacture 100 buckets daily. To achieve this efforts of all departments are coordinated and interlinked and authority-responsibility relationship is established among various job functions. There is clarity on who is to report to whom. Name the function of management discussed above.

Q5: Explain how 'cost of debt' affects the choice of capital structure of a company.

Q6: 'Indian logistics' has its own warehousing arrangements at key locations across the country. Its warehousing services help business firms to reduce their overheads, increase efficiency and cut down distribution time.
State with reason, whether the working, capital requirements of 'Indian Logistics' will be high or low.

Q7: 'Beauty Products Limited' is a natural and ethical beauty brand famous for offering beauty products for men and women. The company uses plant based materials for its products and is the Number 1 beauty brand in the country. It not only satisfies its customers but also believes in overall protection of he planet.

Identify the marketing management philosophy being followed by 'Beauty Product Ltd.

Q8: On Sonika's birthday her mother gave her a pair of gold earrings. After one month Sonika observed that the earrings are losing their shine. She checked the mark on the earrings and found that it was not a proper Hallmark and her mother had been cheated by the shopkeeper. So, she filed a complaint in the district forum which rejected it. Not satisfied by the decision of the district forum, she was very much disturbed and after two months decided to appeal further.
Can Sonika appeal against the decision of the district forum? Give reason in support of your answer.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

CBSE Class 6 - Science - CH 7 - Getting To Know Plants (Worksheet)

Getting To Know Plants (Worksheet)

CBSE Class 6 - Science - CH 7 - Getting To Know Plants (Worksheet)
World's Largest Flower. Do you know its name? See Answer below.
Image credits: wikimedia

Assignment based on NCERT Chapter for Class 6

Q1: Answer the following in one word or one sentence each:

(a) We often see in our homes or in neighbourhood some plants that have long but weak stems and crawl on ground. What are these plants called? Give an example of such a plant.


(b) Some plants grow in our neighbourhood have medicinal properties. What do we call such plants? Give an example of such plant.


(c) Meena tries to pull out a bunch of grass and a rose plant from a soil in her garden. Which plan she is able to pull out easily? Why?


(d) Name the plant which produces the largest flower? What is the diameter of the flower?


CBSE Class 6 Science - CH 16 - Garbage In Garbage Out (MCQs)

Garbage In Garbage Out 

MCQs based on NCERT Chapter 

CBSE Class 6 Science - CH 16 - Garbage In Garbage Out (MCQs)
If we keep generating more garbage, we'll turn our city into slums
Dharavi Slum (Asia's the largest slum colony)
photo by: Meena Kadri

Q1: A low lying open area used to store city garbage is called ________.

(a) Garbage House
(b) Trash Bin
(c) Landfill
(d) Pond

Q2: Which one of the following is a good source for making compost?

(a) aluminium foil
(b) polythene
(c) vegetable peels
(d) plastic toy

Q3: The rotting and conversion of some materials into manure is called __________.

(a) logging
(b) composting
(c) scraping
(d) recyling

Q4: Green garbage bin is used for collecting which of the following item?

Friday, July 17, 2015

CBSE Class 10 - Science - SA1 Question Paper (2014)

Science - Question Paper (2014)

Class 10 Science  Question Paper (SA1 - September 2014)

CBSE Class 10 - Science - SA1 Question Paper (2014)

Time Allowed: 3 Hours                                                                            Maximum Marks: 90

General Instructions:
(i) The Question Paper comprises of two sections, A and B. Attempt both sections.

(ii) All questions are compulsory

(iii) All questions of Section A and all questions of Section B are to be attempted separately.

(iv) Question numbers 1 to 3 in Section A carry one mark each. These questions are to be answered in one word or in one sentence.

(v) Question numbers 4 to 6 in Section A are three marks questions. Answer each in about 30 words each.

(vi) Question Numbers 7 to 18 in Section A are three marks each. Answer each question not more than 50 words.

(vii) Questions 19 to 24 in section A are five marks each. Answer each question in not more than 70 words.

(viii) Questions numbers 25 to 33 in section B are multiple choice questions based on practical skills. Each question carries one mark.Select the most appropriate choice from the given choices.

(ix) Question Numbers 34 to 36 in Section B are questions based on practical skills and are two marks.
 Q1:Name the two components of peripheral nervous system? 1
 Q2: What are hot spots inside the earth's crust? 1
 Q3: A charge of 150 C flows through a wire in one minute. Find the electric current flowing through it. 1
 Q4: Explain why an aqueous solution of sodium sulphate is neutral while an aqueous solution of sodium carbonate is basic in nature. 2
 Q5: When hydrogen gas is passed over heated copper (II) oxide, copper and steam are formed. Write the balanced chemical equation for this reaction and state:
(i) the substance oxidised.
(ii) the substance reduced in the reaction.
 Q6: Why do herbivores have longer, smaller intestine than carnivores?