b. It should contain photographs, pictures, maps and drawings.
c. The write-up should be neat and attractive but hand-written.
d. It should give the following information:
i. Name of the place
ii. Type of place
iii. Geographical location
iv.Noteworthy landmarks/ sight seeing places/ identity of the place
v. The significance of the place
vi. Its culture- its food, festivals and so on
vii. The climate and weather conditions of the place
viii. When we should visit it
ix. Roads and Air routes
x. Important hotels
xi. Noteworthy experiences to look forward to/ what we will enjoy there
II. Write an itinerary of the place you plan to visit during the summer vacations. Follow the instructions given below:
a. Refer to the Unit-‘Tourism and Travel’ of the M.C.B.
b. Write on an A4 size coloured sheet.
c. Your presentation should be neat and handwritten with some illustrations, pictures etc.
III. Find information about the following poets with reference to the poems in the Literature Reader:
1. Sylvia Plath
2. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
3. P. B. Shelley Visit the sites mentioned below: · http.//www.poets.org/poets/poets.cfm?prm10=1961 ·
http.//www.geocities.com/ Athens/ Olympus/ 1487/index.html. ·
IV. Prepare a Pamphlet on an A4 size sheet selecting any one of the following topics:
a) Child Labour b) Exploitation of the Girl Child
c) Excessive Inclination towards Junk Food
V. Main Course Book: Unit 2 – Education
a) Attempt all the exercises in the book itself
b) Attempt only C5 in the English register
VI. Work Book: Grammar Exercises: Attempt the following Units in the Work Book itself— 1. Determiners 2. Tenses 3. Subject-verb Agreement 6. Connectors 10. Nominalisation 11. Modals 12. Active & Passive Voice
PHYSICS HOLIDAYS HOMEWORK
1. Paste a photocopy of an electricity bill and calculate the energy consumption shown in it.
2. Segregate the appliances used in your house under the heading of 15A and 5A current ratings and write in a tabular form.
3. Indian Government had signed a treaty with USA regarding nuclear energy. Make list of 5 points on how this treaty has benefited India.
4. a. List the alternative sources of energy used in our villages presently. Take one example of a village from our neighboring area.
b. What difference did you observe in rural and urban areas in context of sources of energy used.
5. List 5 natural phenomenon (with pictures) taking place in our surroundings due to the atmospheric refraction, scattering and dispersion.
1. Prepare a power point presentation on the topic “Types of Chemical Reactions.”
i) The presentation is to be made by a group of three students.
ii) The presentation should be deposited in the CD alognwiht the names and role No. of the students
2. Perform this activity in your kitchen. Take a container and
mix baking soda and vinegar. Observe the chemical reaction carefully.
i) Write proper observation and result
ii) Write the corresponding equation and identify type.
iii) Write the inference drawn from the above activity.
3. Buy pH paper from the nearby chemist / chemicals shop and
test the pH values of solutions given below in the tables. Record your observations. What is the nature (acids/ bases) of each substance on the basic of your observation? Also paste the corresponding pH strip
Colour of pH paper
Nature of substance
Saliva (before meal)
Saliva (after meal)
Colourless aerated drink
Refer to the pH scale and pH chart given in the book.
4. Write 50 chemical equations. You can find these chemical equations from various sources like text/book / reference book/Internet, etc.
i) Write the names of each of the reactant and product underneath the equation.
ii) Balance each of the chemical equations.
iii) Identify the type of reaction in each.
Make a folder by using Biodegradable material to enclose Holiday’s H.W.
Draw neat and labeled diagram of the following
1. Alimentary canal
2. Respiratory system
3. male Reproductive System
4. Female Reproductive System
5. Excretory System
6. L.S. of Flower
7. Flower with pollen tube
8. Sectional view of hear
9. Nephron of man
Use HP pencilDraw single line diagram,
No shading & No Colouring
Labeling should be on one side & in the same line
Label using capital letters
From chapter- Our Environment
Make a food web by using following animals and identify their trophic levels.
Tiger, wolf, wild cat, mouse, shrew, fox, squirrel, Rabbit, Jackel, Wild dog, Deer, vegetation.
What is Biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste? How do they pollute the environment?
Make 2 pits in near by garden. Mark them as A & B. Put waste of each types in pits. Observe after 5, 15 & 25 days and take photographs. Write your observations along with photographs
1. Jede Gruppe macht eine 15 minuten lang Präsentation über einer der folgenden Städte/ Länder-
2. Macht die Übungsblätter, die ihr in der Klasse bekommen habt.
CLASS-X Comp. Sc.
Search any five educational websites and paste the home page of each website in the computer file.
Every student has to undertake one project on Disaster Management. List of topics is enclosed. This project carries 6 marks and is to be evaluated for final Board Exams. Please carefully go through the instructions before doing the project.
Preparation and Submission of Project Report
Stipulated term each student will prepare and submit her/his project report. Following essentials are required to be fulfilled for its preparation and submission-
1. The total length of the project report will be 15-20 pages.
2. The project report will be handwritten and credit will be awarded to original drawings, illustrations and creative use of materials.
3. The project report will be presented in a neatly bound simple folder.
4. The project report will be developed in this sequence-
- Cover page showing project title, student information school and year
- List of contents
-Acknowledgements and preface (acknowledging the institution, offices and libraries visited and person who have helped.)
-Chapters with suitable headings.
-Planning and activities to be done during the project, if any.
-Conclusions (summary ad suggestions or findings, future scope of study)
-All the photographs and sketches should be labled and related to the theme.
-Appendix (if needed)
-Teachers will initial preface page
-At the completion of the evaluation of the project, it will be punched in the centre so that the report can not be reused but is available for reference only
-The project report will be returned after evaluation. The school may keep the best reports.
Topic for Project
Project 1 Role of Govt./ Non Govt. functionaries your locality in Disaster Management
Interview any two of the Govt./ Non – Government functionaries in your locality on their role in Disaster Management.
1. Senior District Magistrate
2. Additional District Magistrate
3. Sarpanch /MP/MLA
4. Head of any NGO working in your locality- dealing in Disaster Manageme.
5. Police inspector, Superintendent of Police
6. Civil Defense Warden/elected representative
7. Home guard personnel
8. NCC Commandant in the school
9. Deputy Commissioner of Municipality
10. School Principal
Carry out of a survey by enquiring from at least 20 persons from different walks of life(such as shopkeepers, housewives, senior citizens, college students, etc.) in your locality on the hazards prevalent and preventive measures they have taken or would like to take to reduce the impact.
Prepare a Survey report highlighting the areas where awareness is needed and the local resources available in the locality to create awareness.
(note for teachers) : The teachers can select any two of the functionaries based on their availability in that city/town. This topic can be taken up individually by students or by a group consisting of two students In case of group work where two students are involved. Work should be divided equally so that distribution of marks is easier.
Project 2: generating Awareness on Disaster Management
Design a 10 minute skit on Disaster Management
Design posters on do’s and don’ts of various hazards prevalent in that area. Visit a slum community and enact the skit by using the poster. The skit and the posters can also be used to make the junior students aware.
Note for the teacher: Better awareness and preparedness amongst the community members have saved a lot of life and property. As responsible future citizens of the country, students play a major role in awaring the community to be better prepared for natural hazards (flood, cyclone, landslide, tsunami etc) and human induced hazards (fire rail road and air accidents). Local language should be used so that the community is able to have a better understanding. The Principal along with the teachers can belp the students in organizing a meeting with the local slum community).
Project 3- Preparation of Models of Disaster Resilient Structures
Make layouts of models based on structural improvement in buildings in a rural/ urban community in coastal areas prone to floods/cyclones or in areas prone to earthquakes/landslides. Show the special features of the building and indicate the early warning system that could be best used in that community
(Note for Teachers: To carry out the project, there is a need to have a good understanding about the subject. The Class X textbook on Disaster Management will help the teachers and the students to have a fair understanding about the topic. However, the school also needs to seek support from qualified engineers, and architects who have knowledge on safe construction practices from either the Government or private sector and also from academic institutions. Qualified engineers and architects can be invited by the principal of the school for lectures and also to suggest methods of carrying out the models. For assessing the project carried out by the school, these qualified persons may also be invited).
Project 4 – Pocket Guide on First Aid
Prepare a pocket guide on First Aid for your school . The First Aid pocket guide shold contain aid that needs to be given for fractures, poisioning, cuts and burns, heat and cold wave and other threats that are prevalent in that area. The content shared in the guide should be supported with adequate pictures so as to give a clear and elaborate understanding about the topic. Choose awareness campaign strategy for either senior citizens or illiterate people and prepare a brief write-up.
(Note for the teacher: The project can be carried out by a group of students in a class and work can be equally divided amongst the students so that the teachers are able to evaluate them easily. Doctor. Local health practitioners, trained volunteers of Red Cross and professionals from other agencies/bodies/institute, proficient in this field can be consulted to prepare the first-aid pocket guide. This guide can be printed by the school administration and shared with all the students, teachers and other staff members of the school. It can be used as a ready reckoner for any First Aid related information.
Project 5- Institutional Case Study on Disaster Response
Visit a local NGO /agency such as the United Nations, Red Cross/Voluntary Youth Organizations like Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), National Cadet Crop (NCC), Bharat Scouts and Guides etc and prepare a case study on how the agencies played a major role in Disaster Response.
(Note for the teachers: The teachers may select the organization/agency that they would like the students to be associated with. It can be mentioned here the students to be associated with. It can be mentioned here that each district in India has a Red Cross Wing headed by the District Magistrate/Collector /Dy. Commissioner. The students before analyzing the role played by various agencies can give a brief background of the organization/ agency on its mandate, objectives and goals and role during disaster.)
Project 6 – Communication facilities for Disaster Management
Choose any one method of communication from various means of communication like radio/satellite/television/ Ham radio which are used by Government departments such as the Indian Meterological Department to disseminate information. Find out how the information is disseminated by them at various levels during disasters. Prepare a report.
(Note for the teachers: The students can visit the government departments such as the All India Radio, Doordarshan etc. Principals are expected to issue a letter to the concerned Government Department so as to inform the department that the information collected will be solely for project purpose. Case studies can also be collected to make the project more interesting).
Project 7: Preparation of Disaster Contingency Plan
Prepare a contingency plan either for your school or home/ Community. The plan should be based on an actual survey of your area/locality or school. The plan prepared should consist of the following maps, inventory of resources available and a seasonality calendar highlighting the seasons prone to various hazards prevalent in that locality school.
1 A social map
2 A resource map
3 A vulnerability map on the outline map of your locality
(Note for the teachers: The teachers need to help the students while preparing the plan for the locality/school. It should answer the questions given under the sub-heading ‘community contingency plan’ in the lesson, called ‘Planning Ahead’ of Class X Disaster Management Text book.
Nationalism In India
ONE MARKS QUESTIONS
Q1.When did Rowlatt Act come into being?
Q2.When did Gandhiji return to India from south Africa?
Q3.What was Inland Immigration Act? When and why did Gandhiji withdraw non-cooperation movement?
Q4.Who formed Swaraj party?
Q5.What do you mean by Picketing?
Q6. What do you mean by forced recruitment?
Q7.When and where was 'poorna swarajaya 'demanded?
Q8.Which association was formed by Dr. Ambedkar for Dalits?
Q9.When and who started Khilafat movement?
Q10.Why was Swaraj party formed ?Name its leaders.
Q11.Which two factors shaped Indian politics towards late 1920's?
Q12.Why was Simon commission sent to India?Why did indians object to it?
Q13.Which slogan was raised during Simon commission?
Q14.Who were radicals/Name some.
Q15.When was demand for 'Puran Swaraj' formalised?
Q16.Who led civil disobedience movement in Peshawer?
Q17.What was Gandhi-Irwin pact?
Q18.Why did Gandhiji call off civil disobedience movement and why did he relaunch it?
Q19.Why did rich peasant communities were enthusiastic supporters of civil disobedience movement?
Q20.How did poor peasantry respond to the civil disobedience movement?
Q21.Why were the relations between the poor peasantry and theCongress remained uncertain?Q22.How did the business class relate to the civil disobedience movemeny?
Q23.Name some prominent industrialists of1920’s.What did they do to organize their interests?Q24.Why did industrial working classes did not participate in large numbers in civil disobedience movement?
Q25.’An important feature of the civil disobedience movement was the participation of Women’.How did they participate?
Q26.What were the views of Gandhiji and congress on the position of women?Q24.What was the other name given to untouchables by Gandhiji?
Q27.What did Gandhiji do to emancipate harijans?
Q28.’Many dalit leaders were keen on different political solution to the problems of their community’ What was this solution/
Q29.Wrie a note on Poona Pact.
Q30.Who was B.R.Ambedkar?What did he do for Dalits?
Q31.'Muslim political organisations’s response was lukewarm to the civil disobedience movement'.Why?
Q.32 What was Khilafat issue?
Q33 Name two leaders of Khilafat movement.
Q34. What was the idea behind noncooperation movement?
Q35. When did congress adopt the programme of non cooperation?
Q36.What does the term Boycott means?
Q37.Who led peasants in Awadh? What were their demands?
Q38.How did tribal peasants interpreted the idea of Swaraj?
Q39.What did swaraj mean to the workers in plantations?
Q40.Which slogan was raised by the plantation workers?
Q41.Which incident made Gandhiji call off non-cooperation movement?
Q42.Name the famous book in which Gandhi declared that British rule was establishedwith the cooperation of Indians.
Q43.Who was the leader of the militant gurrilla movement in AndhraPradesh?
Q44.Who was known as ‘Frontier Gandhi’?
Q45.What was the total length of Dandi March and for how many days the march lasted?Q46.What is the full form of FIC
Q47.Who led civil disobedience movement in Peshawer?
Q48.What was Gandhi-Irwin pact?
Q49.Who wrote the famous hyme ‘Vande-Mataram’?
Q50. Name the novel written by Bankim Chattopadhaya?
Q51.Who wrote the famous Tamil folk tales ‘The Folklore of Southern India’?
Q52.What was the other name given to’ untouchables’ by Gandhi ji ?
3/4 MARKS QUESTIONS
Q1.What do you understand by satayagrah?
Q2.Why was civil-disobedience movement launched?
Q3.What do you understand by Poorna swarajya?
Q4.‘Dandi march was a form of civil-disobedience movement’Justify.
Q5.What was the role of INA in freedom struggle movement?
Q6.Which important decisions were taken in the Lahore congress?
Q7.When was Gandhi-Irwin pact signed? What were its two features?
Q8.Write steps taken by Ambedkar to improve the conditions of dalits in India.
Q9.How did Gandhiji popularized the idea of swaraj in the plantations?
Q10.Write three causes of revolt by peasants.
Q11.’The First World war created new economic and political situation’. .What were the changes?Q12.What was Gandhiji’s idea of satyagraha? Name the regions where he successfully organized these movements in India?
Q13.What was Rowlatt act? What was Gandhiji’s reaction to it?
Q14.Dyer explained his object was to ‘produce a moral effect’ , to create in the minds of satyagrahis a feeling of terror and awe. Which incident is referred to in above lines and what were its results?
Q15.What was Khilafat movement?
Q16.What was the idea behind starting Non-cooperation by Gandhiji?Write three stages in which it was launched.
Q17.Jallianwala Bagh, Rowlatt Act, Poona pact.
Q18..Why did Gandhiji withdraw non-cooperation movement?
Q19..Salt satayagrah was an effective tool against British rule. Justify.23.why was simon-commission appointed?
Q20..What do you understand by Khilafat&non-cooperation movement.Name their leaders.
Q21.why did different groups of people participate in non-cooperation movement?Give four reasons.
Q22.which symbols were used by the nationalist leaders to unite people?
Q23.Different groups of people joined civil-disobedience for different reasons.write about them.
Q24.Write about the limitations and shortcomings of civil-disobedience movement.
Q25.How did events during the first world war contributed in our freedom struggle movement?
Q26.What is the significance of 26Jan 1930?
Q27.'Mahatama Gandhi sent a letter to viceroy Irwin on 31 Jan1930'What was it about? Which was the most stirring demand? What ultimatum did Gandhiji gave to the Britishers?
Q28.Write short on Dandi march/salt march.
Q29.What marked the begning of civil disobedience movement?
Q30.How was civil disobedience movement different from noncooperation?
Q31.What happened during civil disobedience movement?(events)How did government react to it?
Q32."Swaraj meant different things to different people". Explain with the help of examples.
Q33.How did the non cooperation movement spread in towns? Write in points.
Q34.Non cooperation movement in the cities slowed down for variety of reasons. State them.
Q35. Write a short note on Baba Ramchandra.
Q36.What was the view point of Mohd. Ali Jinnah towards Civil disobedience movement?
Q37. Why Muslim community’s attitude was lukewarm towards civil disobediencemovement?Q38.Which factors contributed to the creating of sense of collective belonging amongIndians? OR What were the factors of rise of nationalism in India?
Q39.What does nationalism means?
Q40.What is the contribution of figures and images in growth of nationalism?
Q41.In what ways Indian folk tales developed the ideas of nationalism?
Q42.How icons and symbols inspired the people of India for nationalism?
Q43.In what way reinterpretation of history created a feeling of Nationalism?
Q44.How did Abanindranath Tagore portray Bharat Mata in his painting?
Q45.Trace the history of Indian flag upto 1947.
Q46.Why was Swaraj party formed ?Name its leaders.
Q47.Which two factors shaped Indian politics towards late 1920's?
Q48.Why was Simon commission sent to India? Why did Indians object to it?
Q49.Which slogan was raised during Simon commission?
Q50.Who were radicals? Name some.
Q51.When was demand for 'Puran Swaraj' formalised?
Q52.What is the significance of 26Jan 1930?
Q53.'Mahatama Gandhi sent a letter to viceroy Irwin on 31 Jan1930'What was it about? Which was the most stirring demand? What ultimatum did Gandhiji give to the Britishers?
Q54.Write short on Dandi march/salt march.
Q55.What marked the beginning of civil disobedience movement?
Q56.How was civil disobedience movement different from noncooperation?
Q57.What happened during civil disobedience movement?(events)How did government react to it?
Q58.Why did Gandhiji call off civil disobedience movement and why did he relaunch it?
Q59.Why did rich peasant communities were enthusiastic supporters of civil disobedience movement?
Q60.How did poor peasantry respond to the civil disobedience movement?
Q61.Why were the relations between the poor peasantry and theCongress remained uncertain?Q62.How did the business class relate to the civil disobedience movement?
Q63.Name some prominent industrialists of1920’s.What did they do to organize their interests?Q64.Why did industrial working classes did not participate in large numbers in civil disobedience movement?
Q65.’An important feature of the civil disobedience movement was the participation of Women’. Discuss how did they participate?
Q66.What were the views of Gandhiji and congress on the position of women?
Q67.What did Gandhi ji do to emancipate Harijans?
Q68.’Many Dalit leaders were keen on different political solution to the problems of their community’ What was this solution?
Q69.Write a note on Poona Pact.
Q70.Who was B.R.Ambedkar? What did he do for Dalits?
Q71.'Muslim political organisations’s response was lukewarm to the civil disobedience movement'. Why?