Saturday, August 11, 2012

CBSE Class 9 - Social Studies - MCQs asked in (SA1 )Examination(set-2)

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Social Studies - MCQs asked in (SA1) Examination 2011- (Set-2)

21. What was the name of the direct tax paid by the third estate to the state ?
(a) Tithe
(b) Taille
(c) Livre
(d) Revenue


22.Which one of the following groups of states has common frontiers with China ?
(a) Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh.
(b) Rajasthan, Punjab, Jummu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh.
(c) Chattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Jummu and Kashmir.
(d) Bihar, West Bengal, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.


23. Which one of the following is not a tributary of the River Ganga ?
(a) Yamuna
(b) Beas
(c) Ghaghra
(d) Kosi

24. How many years did Pinochet rule Chile ?
(a) 17
(b) 20
(c) 25
(d) 10

25. Which one of the following countries does not have veto power in the Security Council of the United Nations ?
(a) United States
(b) Britain
(c) Germany
(d) China

26. According to the Indian Constitution, what does the word "Secular" means ?
(a) The government has complete control our religious matters.
(b) All citizens have right to vote
(c) All citizens have right to equality
(d) All citizens have complete freedom to follow any religion

27. Minimum wages for a farm labourer set by the Government is :
(a) Rs. 80
(b) Rs. 120
(c) Rs. 90
(d) Rs. 60

28. Which one of the following is related to the tertiary sector ?
(a) Agriculture
(b) Forestry
(c) Mining
(d) Communication

29. What was the literacy rate of India in 2001 ?
(a) 60%
(b) 50%
(c) 65%
(d) 75%

30. What did the Red Cap worn by "Sans Culottes" in France symbolize?
(a) Liberty
(b) Brotherhood
(c) Love
(d) Equality

31. Which one of the following refers to a ‘direct tax’ in France under the system of estates ?
(a) Tithe
(b) Taille
(c) Livres
(d) Mir

32. Who wrote the book ‘Two Treatises of Government’ ?
(a) John Locke
(b) Jean Jacques Rousseau
(c) Louis XIV
(d) Montesquieu

33. Which one of the following states shares an international boundary ?
(a) Haryana
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Uttara khand
(d) Madhya Pradesh

34. An area drained by a single river system is called :
(a) drainage basin
(b) water divide
(c) drainage
(d) doab

35. Which of the following incidents accelerated the process of democracy in the world after 1990 ?
(a) Democracy in Nepal
(b) Democracy in Pakistan
(c) Disintegration of Soviet Union
(d) Poland’s freedom from Soviet control

36. Which was the first country to grant Universal Adult Franchise to its citizens ?
(a) New Zealand
(b) Japan
(c) France
(d) India

37. In the context of our Constitution, what does ‘Republic’ mean ?
(a) Head of the state is an elected person
(b) Government will not favour any religion
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of the above

38. Which factor of production is most abundant in Palampur village ?
(a) Land
(b) Capital
(c) Labour
(d) None of the above

39. Which of the following is a non-economic activity ?
(a) A teacher teaching in a school
(b) A doctor caring the patient
(c) A mother cooking for her family
(d) A nurse working in a hospital

40. Which Sector includes agriculture and animal husbandry ?
(a) Primary Sector
(b) Secondary Sector
(c) Tertiary Sector
(d) None of these



Answers:
21. Taille
22. Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh.
23. Beas
24. 17
25. Germany
26. All citizens have complete freedom to follow any religion
27. Rs. 60
28. Communication
29. 65%
30. liberty
31. Taille
32. John Locke
33. Uttara khand
34. drainage basin
35. Disintegration of Soviet Union
36. New Zealand
37. Head of the state is an elected person
38. Labour
39. A mother cooking for her family
40. Primary Sector

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