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Social Science Class 10

Social Science is a compulsory subject up to secondary stage of school education. It is an integral component of general education because it helps the learners in understanding the environment in its totality and developing a broader perspective and an empirical, reasonable and humane outlook. The Social Science curriculum draws its content mainly from History, Geography, Political Science and Economics. Some times Disaster Management are also included in some board of educations.

Subjects under Social Science with book Name for Class 10
Social Science Class 10 History – India and the Contemporary World II
Social Science Class 10 Geography – Contemporary India II
Social Science Class 10 Political Science – Democratic Politics II
Social Science Class 10 Economics – Understanding Economic Development
Social Science Class 10 Disaster Management (Only for Project Work and Understanding )

Resource (Study Material)

Social Science Class 10 Syllabus
Social Science Class 10 Study Notes
Social Science Class 10 NCERT Solutions
Social Science Class 10 Maps Work
Social Science Class 10 Sample Papers
Social Science Class 10 Model Test Papers
Social Science Class 10 Previous Year Question Papers

Social Science Class 10 Syllabus

Social Science Class 10 “History” Syllabus – India and the Contemporary World II

Section 1: Events and Processes
1. The Rise of Nationalism in Europe: The French Revolution and the Idea of the Nation ,The Making of Nationalism in Europe ,The Age of Revolutions: 1830-1848 ,The Making of Germany and Italy  Visualizing the Nation, Nationalism and Imperialism
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

Section 2: Livelihoods, Economies and Societies
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
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

Section 3: Everyday Life, Culture and Politics:
5. Print Culture and the Modern World: The First Printed Books, Print Comes to Europe, The Print Revolution and its Impact, The Reading Mania, The Nineteenth Century, India and the World of Print  Religious Reform and Public Debates, New Forms of Publication, Print and Censorship

Social Science Class 10 “Geography” Syllabus – Contemporary India II

1. Resources and Development: Concept, Development of Resources, Resource Planning – Resource Planning in India, Conservation of Resources, Land Resources, Land Utilization , Land Use Pattern in India , Land Degradation and Conservation Measures , Soil as a Resource – Classification of Soils, Soil Erosion and Soil Conservation (excluding Box Information on State of India’s Environment)

2. Forest and Wildlife : Conservation of forest and wildlife in India; Types and distribution of forests and wildlife resources; Community and Conservation.

3. Water Resources: Water Scarcity and The Need for Water Conservation and Management; Multi-Purpose River Projects and Integrated Water Resources Management; Rainwater Harvesting

4. Agriculture:  Types of Farming: – Primitive Subsistence, Intensive Subsistence, Commercial; Cropping Pattern – Major Crops, Food Crops other than Grains, Non Food Crops, Technological and Institutional Reforms ; Food Security (excluding impact of globalization on agriculture)

5. Minerals and Energy Resources : What is a mineral? ; Mode of occurrence of Minerals – Where are these minerals found?, Ferrous Minerals, Non-Ferrous Minerals, Non-Metallic Minerals, Rock Minerals; Conservation of Minerals; Energy Resources – Conventional Sources of Energy, Non-Conventional Sources of Energy; Conservation of Energy Resources

6. Manufacturing Industries: Importance of Manufacturing – Industrial Location (excluding Industry Market Linkage), Agro based Industry (excluding Cotton Textiles, Jute Textiles, Sugar Industry), Mineral based Industries (excluding Iron Steel Industry, Cement Industry), Industrial Pollution and Environmental Degradation, Control of Environmental Degradation

7. Life Lines of National Economy: Roadways, Railways , Pipelines , Waterways , Major Seaports , Airways, Communication, International Trade, Tourism as a Trade.

Social Science Class 10 “Political Science” Syllabus – Democratic Politics II

1.Power Sharing: Belgium and Sri Lanka, Majoritarianism in Sri Lanka, Accommodation in Belgium, Why power sharing is desirable?, Forms of Power Sharing

2. Federalism: What is Federalism? ; What make India a Federal Country? ; How is Federalism practiced? ; Decentralization in India

4. Gender, Religion and Caste: Gender and Politics – Public/Private division, Women’s political representation , Religion, Communalism and Politics – Communalism, Secular State (excluding image on page 46, 48, 49 of NCERT Textbook – Democratic Politics –II – reprinted edition 2021) ; Caste and Politics – Caste inequalities, Caste in politics, Politics in caste

6. Political Parties: Why do we need Political Parties? – Meaning, Functions, Necessity How many parties should we have? ; National Parties ; State Parties ; Challenges to Political Parties ; How can Parties be reformed?

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

Social Science Class 10 “Economics” Syllabus – Understanding Economics Development

1. Development: What Development Promises – Different People, Different Goals ; Income and Other Goals ; National Development ; How to compare different countries or states? ; Income and other criteria ; Public Facilities ; Sustainability of Development

2. Sectors of the Indian Economy: Sectors of Economic Activities ; Comparing the three sectors ; Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Sectors in India ; Division of sectors as organized and unorganized , Sectors in terms of ownership: Public and Private Sectors

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

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 in India ; The Struggle for a fair Globalization

5. Consumer Rights: To be used only for Project Work

Reference CBSE Academics


Social Science Class 10 Study Notes

History – India and the Contemporary World II
Class 10 Social Science History Chapter 1 Study Notes – ( The Rise of Nationalism in Europe )
Class 10 Social Science History Chapter 2 Study Notes – ( Nationalism in India )
Class 10 Social Science History Chapter 3 Study Notes – ( The Making of a Global World )
Class 10 Social Science History Chapter 4 Study Notes – ( The Age of Industrialisation )
Class 10 Social Science History Chapter 5 Study Notes – ( Print Culture and the Modern World )

Geography – Contemporary India II
Social Science Class 10 Geography Chapter 1 Study Notes – ( Resources and Development )
Social Science Class 10 Geography Chapter 2 Study Notes – ( Forest and Wildlife Resources )
Social Science Class 10 Geography Chapter 3 Study Notes – ( Water Resources )
Social Science Class 10 Geography Chapter 4 Study Notes – ( Agriculture )
Social Science Class 10 Geography Chapter 5 Study Notes – ( Minerals and Energy Resources )
Social Science Class 10 Geography Chapter 6 Study Notes – ( Manufacturing Industries )
Social Science Class 10 Geography Chapter 7 Study Notes – ( Lifelines of National Economy )




Political Science – Democratic Politics II
Class 10 Social Science Political Science Chapter 1 Study Notes – ( Power Sharing )
Class 10 Social Science Political Science Chapter 2 Study Notes – ( Federalism )
Class 10 Social Science Political Science Chapter 3 Study Notes – ( Democracy and Diversity )
Class 10 Social Science Political Science Chapter 4 Study Notes – ( Gender, Religion and Caste )
Class 10 Social Science Political Science Chapter 5 Study Notes – ( Popular Struggles and Movements )
Class 10 Social Science Political Science Chapter 6 Study Notes – ( Political Parties )
Class 10 Social Science Political Science Chapter 7 Study Notes – ( Outcomes of Democracy )
Class 10 Social Science Political Science Chapter 8 Study Notes – ( Challenges to Democracy )

Economics – Understanding Economic Development
Class 10 Social Science Economics Chapter 1 Study Notes – ( Development )
Class 10 Social Science Economics Chapter 2 Study Notes – ( SECTORS OF THE INDIAN ECONOMY )
Class 10 Social Science Economics Chapter 3 Study Notes – ( Money and Credit )
Class 10 Social Science Economics Chapter 4 Study Notes – ( GLOBALISATION AND THE INDIAN ECONOMY )
Class 10 Social Science Economics Chapter 5 Study Notes – ( CONSUMER RIGHTS )


Social Science Class 10 NCERT Solutions

History – India and the Contemporary World II
Class 10 Social Science History Chapter 1 NCERT Solutions – ( The Rise of Nationalism in Europe )
Class 10 Social Science History Chapter 2 NCERT Solutions – ( Nationalism in India )
Class 10 Social Science History Chapter 3 NCERT Solutions – ( The Making of a Global World )
Class 10 Social Science History Chapter 4 NCERT Solutions – ( The Age of Industrialisation )
Class 10 Social Science History Chapter 5 NCERT Solutions – ( Print Culture and the Modern World )

Geography – Contemporary India II
Class 10 Social Science Geography Chapter 1 NCERT Solutions – ( Resources and Development )
Class 10 Social Science Geography Chapter 2 NCERT Solutions – ( Forest and Wildlife Resources )
Class 10 Social Science Geography Chapter 3 NCERT Solutions – ( Water Resources )
Class 10 Social Science Geography Chapter 4 NCERT Solutions – ( Agriculture )
Class 10 Social Science Geography Chapter 5 NCERT Solutions – ( Minerals and Energy Resources )
Class 10 Social Science Geography Chapter 6 NCERT Solutions – ( Manufacturing Industries )
Class 10 Social Science Geography Chapter 7 NCERT Solutions – ( Lifelines of National Economy )




Political Science – Democratic Politics II
Class 10 Social Science Political Science Chapter 1 NCERT Solutions – ( Power Sharing )
Class 10 Social Science Political Science Chapter 2 NCERT Solutions – ( Federalism )
Class 10 Social Science Political Science Chapter 3 NCERT Solutions – ( Democracy and Diversity )
Class 10 Social Science Political Science Chapter 4 NCERT Solutions – ( Gender, Religion and Caste )
Class 10 Social Science Political Science Chapter 5 NCERT Solutions – ( Popular Struggles and Movements )
Class 10 Social Science Political Science Chapter 6 NCERT Solutions – ( Political Parties )
Class 10 Social Science Political Science Chapter 7 NCERT Solutions – ( Outcomes of Democracy )
Note: Chapter 8 ( Challenges to Democracy) does not have any exercise and intext questions . Its Extra questions can be found in the “Practice Question” part of this page.

Economics – Understanding Economic Development
Class 10 Social Science Economics Chapter 1 NCERT Solutions – ( Development )
Class 10 Social Science Economics Chapter 2 NCERT Solutions – ( SECTORS OF THE INDIAN ECONOMY )
Class 10 Social Science Economics Chapter 3 NCERT Solutions – ( Money and Credit )
Class 10 Social Science Economics Chapter 4 NCERT Solutions – ( GLOBALISATION AND THE INDIAN ECONOMY )
Class 10 Social Science Economics Chapter 5 NCERT Solutions – ( CONSUMER RIGHTS )


Social Science Class 10 Maps Work

A. HISTORY (Outline Political Map of India)

Chapter – 3 Nationalism in India – (1918 – 1930) for locating and labelling / Identification

1. Indian National Congress Sessions:
a. Calcutta (Sep. 1920)
b. Nagpur (Dec. 1920)
c. Madras (1927)
VIEW MAP

2. Important Centres of Indian National Movement
a. Champaran (Bihar) – Movement of Indigo Planters
b. Kheda (Gujarat) – Peasant Satyagrah
c. Ahmedabad (Gujarat) – Cotton Mill Workers Satyagraha
d. Amritsar (Punjab) – Jallianwala Bagh Incident
e. Chauri Chaura (U.P.) – Calling off the Non-Cooperation Movement
f. Dandi (Gujarat) – Civil Disobedience Movement
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B. GEOGRAPHY (Outline Political Map of India)

Chapter 1: Resources and Development (Identification only)
a. Major soil Types
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Chapter 3: Water Resources (Locating and Labelling)
Dams:
a. Salal
b. Bhakra Nangal
c. Tehri
d. Rana Pratap Sagar
e. Sardar Sarovar
f. Hirakud
g. Nagarjuna Sagar
h. Tungabhadra
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Chapter 4: Agriculture (Identification only)
a. Major areas of Rice and Wheat
b. Largest / Major producer states of Sugarcane, Tea, Coffee, Rubber, Cotton and Jute
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Chapter 5: Minerals and Energy Resources
Minerals (Identification only)
a. Iron Ore mines: Mayurbhanj , Durg , Bailadila , Bellary , Kudremukh
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b. Coal Mines: Raniganj, Bokaro, Talcher , Neyveli
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c. Oil Fields : Digboi, Naharkatia, Mumbai High, Bassien , Kalol , Ankaleshwar
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Power Plants (Locating and Labelling only)
a. Thermal -Namrup, Singrauli, Ramagundam
b. Nuclear – Narora, Kakrapara, Tarapur, Kalpakkam
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Chapter 6: Manufacturing Industries (Locating and Labelling Only)
Software Technology Parks:
a. Noida
b. Gandhinagar
c. Mumbai
d. Pune
e. Hyderabad
f. Bengaluru
g. Chennai
h. Thiruvananthapuram
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Chapter 7: Lifelines of National Economy Major Ports: (Locating and Labelling)
a. Kandla
b. Mumbai
c. Marmagao
d. New Mangalore
e. Kochi
f. Tuticorin
g. Chennai
h. Vishakhapatnam
i. Paradip
j. Haldia
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International Airports:
a. Amritsar (Raja Sansi – Sri Guru Ram Dass jee)
b. Delhi (Indira Gandhi)
c. Mumbai (Chhatrapati Shivaji)
d. Chennai (Meenam Bakkam)
e. Kolkata (Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose)
f. Hyderabad (Rajiv Gandhi)
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Note: Items of Locating and Labelling may also be given for Identification


Social Science Class 10 – Sample Papers / Model Test Papers

Sample Paper for 2021-22 [ Question Paper / Solution ]
Model Question Paper 10 ( With Solutions)
Model Question Paper 9 ( With Solutions)
Model Question Paper 8 ( With Solutions)
Model Question Paper 7 ( With Solutions)
Model Question Paper 6 ( With Solutions)
Model Question Paper 5 ( With Solutions)
Model Question Paper 4 ( With Solutions)
Model Question Paper 3 ( With Solutions)
Model Question Paper 2 ( With Solutions)
Model Question Paper 1 ( With Solutions)





Social Science Class 10 – Previous Year Question Papers

Class 10 Social Science Question Paper 2021
Class 10 Social Science Question Paper 2020
Class 10 Social Science Question Paper 2019
Class 10 Social Science Question Paper 2018
Class 10 Social Science Question Paper 2017
Class 10 Social Science Question Paper 2016
Class 10 Social Science Question Paper 2015
Class 10 Social Science Question Paper 2014
Class 10 Social Science Question Paper 2013





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