10th Class Social Studies – Important Questions for AP and Telangana Boards – 1 Mark QAs

CSIR Books Here we are giving important one mark questions of Social Studies subject for SSC / 10th Class public examinations in AP and Telangana States. Candidates are advised to follow the answer pattern given in the model questions here. You need not write lengthy answers as the marks awarded is 1 for these questions.

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Q: What is the time difference between Indian Standard Time and Greenwich Mean Time?
A: The Difference is 5 1/2 hours.

Q: What is Terai?
A: The small Himalayan rivers flow underground through Bhabar Zone causing a wide Marshy tract.

Q: What is literacy rate?
A: It measures the proportion of literate population in the seven and above age group.

Q: Who are called Marginal Farmers?
A: A farmer who can grow crops for his family members only are called Marginal Farmers.

Q: What are the activities come under Primary Sector?
A: Agriculture, Mining.

Q: Mention any two important aspects of Tertiary Sector?
A: Banking Commerce and Communications.

Q: Name some green house gases?
A: Carbondioxide (CO2) Carbon Monoxide (CO), Methane (CH4) & Chloro Fluoro Carbons.

Q: What is Doab?
A: The Fertile land between the two rivers.

Q: What do the claimographs show?
A: Climographs show average monthly values of Maximum Temperature, Minimum Temperature and rainfall for a given place.

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Q: What are climatic controls?
A: The factors that affect climate are called Climatic controls:
1) Latitude 2) Land-water relationships
3) Relief 4) Upper air circulation

Q: What are Jet streamers?
A: The climate of India is also affected by movement of upper air currents known as Jet streams.

Q: What are Loo?
A: The hot dry winds of Northern Hemisphere are called Loo.

Q: Why does the weather become oppressive in October?
A: October – November is a period of transition from a hot – wet conditions to dry winter condition. The land is still moist. Owing to the conditions of high temperature and humidity, the weather becomes rather oppressive.

Q: Where did IPCC of 2015 held in?
A: IPCC was held in Paris in 2015. IPCC in 2013 was held in Warsaw.

Q: What will happen the rise of 2qC average temperature?
A: It would result in rise of one meter in sea levels by next century.

Q: Name the west flowing rivers?
A: Narmada and Tapti origin in Vindhya & Satpura mountains. And flow to west wards through rift valleys.

Q: What is the reason for dispute between Cococola company and Perumatti village?
A: There was Cococola company’s bottling unit near Perumatti Village. Village Panchayat rejected to extend the permission for the reason that ground water of that area is being exploited and to prevent it.

Q: Write about four bandis of Adarsha Gram Yojana Village?
A: 1) kurhad bandi – ban on felling trees
2) Charai bandi – ban on free grazing
3) Nas bandi – family planning
4) Nasha bandi – ban on liquor

Q: What is foeticide? is this there that we can see in this present society?
A: Killing the child in the mother’s womb even before the birth is called Foeticide. A distressing aspect of gender bias in India that
shows little sign of going away is the preference for boys and girls.

Q: What is the density of population?
A: The density of population denotes the number of persons available per square kilometre of area.

Q: What are Juggi Jhopdis?
A: The slum areas in Delhi which have not been legalised yet are Juggi Jhopdis.

Q: What are Kopis?
A: Kopis are conical huts made of bamboo mats and poles, the temporary shelter of Migrants.

Q: What are remittances?
A: The money sent by migrants from their destination are known as remittances.

Q: “Indian construction workers migrate to work in another country”. What migration is it called?

A: Migration of Indian construction workers to work in another country is called international

Q: Give examples of Fixed and Working Capital?
A: Working Capital:- Raw material and money in hand used in production are called Working Capital.
Fixed Capital: The assets which can be used in production over many years are known as Fixed Capital.

Q: What is Arab Spring?
A: The revolution in one Arabic nation influenced the nation by ending monarchies that began in 18 December 2010. This is called
Arab Spring.

Q: What are the main concepts of Food Security Act 2013?
A: Supply food to the rural areas and urban areas especially for the people who are poor through the PDS is the aim of Food Security
Act 2013.

Q: What was the main aim of Narmada Bachavo Andolan?
A: The main aim of Narmada Bachavo Andolan was to stand for the rights of the people over land, forests and river.

Q: What is sustainable development?
A: Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs is known as sustainable development.

Q: What is Silent spring?
A: It was a book written by Rachel Carson. In this book, she explained how the spray of DDT affected the life of humans and birds.

Q: Write any two slogans of global warming?
A: a) Reduce fossil fuel consumption, Reduce global warming.
b) Plant trees, Lessen heat

Q: Prepare two slogans on population (Growth) control?
A: a) Small Family – Happy Family
b) More Population – More Problems

Q: Mention any two slogans on water conservation?
A: a) Save water – Save for future.
b) Dig Soaking Pits – Conserve rain water.

Q: Prepare a few slogans on impact of globalisation?
A: a) Globalisation – Make the whole world a village
b) Boon to industrialists – Burden to small producers.

Q: Appreciate the role of IPCC to reduce AGW?
A: IPCC has held many conferences to work out a treaty among the nations of the world to reduce AGW and try to slow down the
process of climate change.

Q: Where was a rock shelter used by early humans?
A: A rock shelter used by early humans at Bhimbetka in Madyapradesh.

Q: Name the two communities that are on the verge of extinction?
A: Massai warrior in Kenya, Yurta Kazakhstan, Qiang tribes in Tibet, Gaucho in South America.

Q: What is Multiple cropping?
A: Cultivating more than a crop in a particular period in the same area is called Multiple cropping.

Q: What would happen, if every does not have its own standard Meridian?
A: It results in confusion regarding time in various countries.

Q: Why do certain places attract more settlements? Give reasons.
A: Site, situation, the history of the place attract, the more settlements.

Q: In what aspects do you appreciate for Lakshadweep islands?
A: Lakshadweep islands are of coral origin. The group of islands is famous for great variety Flora and Fauna.

Q: Which area is called ‘Sugar belt’ why it is called like that?
A: The Seven districts in western Maharashtra are called sugar belt because the sugar cane is largely cultivated in those districts.

Q: What are the additional aspects other than income in measuring the human development?
A: Standard of living, sanitation, crime rate, happiness moral values are the aspects in measuring human development.

Q: Is there a strong boy preference in your region?
A: Yes, there is a strong boy preference in our region

Q: Name the two rivers which flows through the rift valley or fault line?
A: Narmada and Tapati are the rivers flows through the rift valley and discharge their water in to the Arabian sea.

Q: Recently one Indian river celebrated its Pushkars in September 2017. Name the river and where it originate?
A: The Peninsular river kaveri celebrated pushkaras in September 2017. Its birth place in Brahmagiri Hills.

Q: What does it mean by WALTA?
A: Water, Land and Trees Act.

Q: What is the Previous Name of WTO?
A: GATT is the Previous Name of WTO.

10th Class Social Studies for AP and TS – Important Questions for 4 Marks

Following are the important 4 marks questions for SSC / 10th Class public exams in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States. The questions covers entire syllabus of the social studies subject. Students can practice the answers for self assessment.

Also Read: 10th Class Model Papers in English and Telugu Medium

1. Plateau regions in India do not support agriculture as much as the plain regions. Which are the reasons for thus?
2. What is the influence of the Himalayas on Indian Agriculture?

3. What main criterion is used by the World Bank in classifying different countries, what are the limitations of above criterion, if any?
4. How is the service sector different from other sectors, illustrate with few examples.
5. How is climate change causing global warming? Suggest measures to minimise the influence of global warming?

6. Which aspects of Farming Practices are regulated in the context of Hiware bazaar to improve water conservation?
7. Define site features and situation features. Give one example for each from the place you live in?
8. Suggest any four remedial measures to prevent the formation of Urban Slums?
9. How does Indian Judiciary work to implement food security?
10. In the Himalayas wouldn’t have been situated where they are how would the climatic conditions of the Indian Subcontinent be?

11. What kind of environmental problems did the spread of green revolution create? what lesson does this have for the future?
12. Compare and contrast the migration from rural to urban area and rural to rural area?
13. Supposing you find two people arguing one is saying that globalisation has hurt our country’s development. The other is telling globalisation is helping India develop. How would you respond to these arguments?
14. Discuss how does literacy impact development?
15. Prepare a pamphlet on population control?

16. How did Human life styles change with settlement?
17. Write a letter to the Tasildar about irregular functioning of ration shop in your area?
18. “Construction of big dams leads to environmental problems”. Read this and interpret.
19. For the tribal people, livelihood, cultural practices and social relations are deeply connected to the local environment. Can
you explain the reasons for this.
20. Rapid extractions of minerals and other natural resources would adversely impact the future development prospects. Do you agree.
21. Why are the wages for form labourers in Rampur less than minimum wages?

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