Fun “n” Summer


As the school closes for a long summer break from 18.05.2019 TO 30.06.2019 which is the most enviable part of school life. It provides time for rest and leisure. Every child enjoys the holidays in laze around, eat, play visits and to revive the things. But duties must not be forgotten. So balance should be maintained between recreation and work. We have planned some activities and work to enhance his/her learning skill in a fun filled way. We have tried to make the work enjoyable. Help your child to do the work. All the holidays homework should be done as per instruction

  • All the given works will be done in the scrap book.
  • The practice work will be done in the separate copy.
  • Every work should be decorative.
  • At the end write the activity which you like most and why.
  • Students must ensure that the work should be done efficiently as the work will be marked and marks will be added in the result.
  • All children have to learn the work done in the class before holidays.
  • The school will reopen on 01.07.2019


  1. Attempt all questions.

Q1. You want to sell your house at 15 Rajendra Nagar, New Delhi. Draft an advertisement in not more than 50 words, giving the necessary details, to be published in the classified columns of ‘The New India Express.’ You are Krishna/Alka.

Q2. You are Anuj, a social activist. Design a poster to observe ‘Wildlife Protection Week’ in your city, in 50 words.

 Q3. G.L. Institute recently organised a ‘No Tobacco’ Workshop. Write a report on the same to be published in the newspaper in 150-200 words.

 Q4. Spurt of violence previously unknown in Indian schools makes it incumbent on the educationists to introduce value education effectively in schools. Write an article in 150-200 words expressing your views on the need of value education. You are Anu/Aditya.

Q5. ‘Brain Drain is not a bane for a country like India.’ Write a debate in 150-200 words either for or against the motion.


12  A- Study of Gender Stereotypes in Advertisements

  1. B- The Indian Subcontinent

12  C- Constitution of India

Choose anyone topic each of the class-

– Endangered tribes of India                – Brexit and India

– Religion and Science                         – Pop culture

Note- Attempt I in your English register and II on A4 sized sheets in a properly maintained file-

      Do ASL practised sheets 1 to 5 by downloading the listening given in codes

      Do worksheets 1 to 5,29,33,36to 38 ,39 to 43 and 51 to 60 ( Do in Bravia book )


प्रश्न:1 परियोजना कार्य (एक)

  1. विज्ञापन , बाजार और उपभोक्ता      ४. जल ही जीवन है
  2. हिंदी : हमारीराष्ट्रभाषा              ५. भक्ति कालीन कवि
  3. लोक तंत्र मे चुनावों की भूमिका     ६ . आतंकवाद : विश्व व्यापी समस्या

प्रश्न :2 आलेख लिखिए ( शब्द सीमा 120-150 )

 (क )फिल्मों मे हिंसा            (ख) साम्प्रदायिक सदभावना

प्रश्न :3 फीचर लिखिए  ( शब्द सीमा 120-150 )

(क) वेलेंटाइन डे :शहरी युवाओं का त्योहार           (ख) चुनावी वायदे

प्रश्न :4 जनसंचार माध्यम से पिछले 10 सालों में परीक्षा में पूछे गए प्रश्न लिखिए व याद करिए I

प्रश्न :5 समस्त पढ़ाए गए पाठों को याद करिए I

सूचना – (क) परियोजना कार्य क़े लिए फाइलें तैयार करें I

(ख) प्रश्न2,3,4 व्याकरण की कॉपी मे करें I



1.  What are demand deposits? 

2.Define Cash Reserve Ratio

 3. Define Statutory Liquidity Ratio

4. Explain lender of the last resort function of the Central Bank.

 5. Explain the banker to the government function of the Central Bank.

 6. State any three points of distinction between Central Bank and commercial banks.    

 7. State three main functions of commercial bank. Explain them

8. What is bank rate policy? How does it work as a method of credit control?  

9. What are open market operations? How do these work as a method of credit Control?  

10. State three methods of credit control used by the Central Bank. Explain them.

11. Explain the credit creation role of commercial banks with the help of a numerical.

12. Give four agency functions of commercial banks. 

13. What were the main causes of India’s agricultural stagnation during the colonial period?

14. What was the two-fold motive behind the systematic deindustrialization effected by the British in pre-independent India?

15. Which is regarded as the defining year to mark the demographic transition from its first to the second decisive stage?

16. Highlight the salient features of India’s pre-independence occupational structure.

17.Were there any positive contributions made by the British in India? Discuss.

18. What do you understand by the drain of Indian wealth during the colonial period?

19. The traditional handicrafts industries were ruined under the British rule. Do you agree with this view? Give reasons in support of your answer.


Q.1) Draw any one beautiful painting:- Folk art or Modern art

Q.2) Make a beautiful bouquet stocking flower or organdie flower.

Q.3) T-Shirt  Design

Q.4) Make a beautiful greating card with the help of quilling work.

Q.5) Make something creative with waste material.


1. Select any game/sport of your choice (Basketball, Volleyball & Football) write the following details:

a. History of the game/sport

b. Latest General Rules & regulations

c. Dimensions/ Measurement of play fields and specifications of sports equipment

d. Fundamental Skills of the game/sport

e. Related sports terminologies

f. Important tournaments

g. Sports Personalities

h. Sports Awards

2. Draw a neat diagram of the field/court of your game/sport with all the dimensions.

3. Write about any 7 yogic asanas and their steps by step performance along with the

benefits of each. Paste good pictures of the asanas.

4. Mention the administration of AAHPER youth fitness test including the purpose,

equipments required procedure and scoring of all the test items. (Take the help from the

text book).

5. Draw a layout of Standard track of 400 metres stating all the dimensions and markings as

per the IAAF.

6. Write about the following Indian Sports Awards:

a. Arjun Award

b. Dronacharya Award

c. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratan Award

d. Dhyan Chand Award


· The practical file has to be submitted on the day the school re-opens

· Learn and revise all the content of your file as there will be a written test.

· Your File will be marked out of 30.


1. What were the three challenges that faced independent India? (3)

2. What was two nation theory? (2)

3. Who gave the famous ‘speech tryst with destiny’? (1)

4. What were the two goals of National Movement? (2)

5. Explain the process of Partition. (3)

6. What were the consequences of Partition? (3)

7. Who was the first Deputy Minister of India? (1)

8. Who was the leader of boundary commission? (1)

9. Who was the Maharaja of Kashmir at the time of its merger? (1)

10. What do you mean by non-alignment? Give its characteristics. (6)

11. Write a note on the integration of princely states in India and what was Government’s approach for it? (6)

12. How the princely states of Hyderabad merged in India? (3)

13. Explain the meaning of nation building. (2)

14. Write a note on challenge of drawing the internal bodies of the Indian states. (3)

15. What was the function of state organisation commission? What were their chief recommendations? (3)

16. Write a note on Kashmir problem. (6)

17. Why India adopted Secularism? (4)

18. Who was the first election commissioner of India? When was this commission setup? (2)

19. What do you mean by one party dominance? Give one example of this system. (2)

20. Write down any four factors responsible for the dominance of congress party in India? (4)

21. Why the period from 1952-1967 is known as an era of one party dominance in India? Explain. (4)

22. Throw light on the performance of opposition party of India after Independence. (4)

23. What were the objectives of socialist party? (3)

24. Distinguish between the socialist and communist party of India? (3)

25. Why Swatantra party was formed? (2)

26. Write down the performance of congress party in first three elections

27. Explain the models of the strategy of development? (3)

28. What is the meaning of planning? (1)

29. Write down on the features of first second and third five-year plans of India. (6)

30. Explain the critical evaluation of planning? (3)

31. The strategy of development has given birth to certain controversies? Explain. (4)

32. Write a note on Green Revolution and its effects(6)

33. What were the major outcomes of independent India? (4)

34. What is the Indian model of economic development? (3)

35. What was the policy of non-alignment? (3)

36. What were the three major objectives of Nehru’s Foreign Policy? (3)

37. Write down fiveprinciplesofPanchsheel(4)

38. Throw light on the Sino-Indian relation(4)

39. Explain India-Pakistan relationship(6)

40. Write a note on India’s Nuclear policy(6)

41. WhatdoyoumeanbyPokhran1and2? (4)

42. Write down the determinants of India’s Foreign Policy(6)

à           Collect information on United Nations.  The focus should be on:

  • One eve of 70th anniversary of United Nation assessing the achievements of UN.
  • Briefly examine the organs of UN
  • Collect pictures/country details & information on 8 secretary generals
  • India’s role in United Nations as a founder member should be highlighted in the project

à           Project and questions/ answers should be done in subject notebook



Students should prepareindividual projects of about 30-35 pages for CBSE ASSSESSMENT. The project should be prepared according to the guidelines.

The Project should include the following sections:

  1. Cover Page: Displaying the topic.
  2. Acknowledgement:Thanking the people or institution that has helped you in completion of the project.
  3. Certificate: Mentioning your name and the name of your teacher under whose supervision you have completed your work.
  4. Index:Giving the list of contents with page numbers.
  5. Introduction: Giving the purpose and importance of a study.
  6. Chapters: Give a title to each chapter along with details and pictures.
  7. Conclusions: What do you learn from your study?
  8. Bibliography: Showing the sources from where you have gathered information.

Present the following in your project report:

  • Data/Statistical Analysis / Map work
  • Analysis/ Explanation and interpretation.
  • Bibliography

Students canuse primary as well as secondary sources for the research work. The class will be divided into group of three i.e. (A,B,C) and will prepare the project on the given specific topics.

A   (ANCIENT INDIA) 11 Town planning and artefacts of the Harappan Civilisation.
B   (MEDIEVAL INDIA)        12 -22 Understanding the Bhakti – Sufi Movements in INDIA.
C   (MODERN INDIA)        23- 33 The Partition of INDIA in 1947 and its effects on common people.


  • Students have to be prepared to give VIVA on the project in the class.
  • The project must be neat and well presented and must be completely hand-written.
  • No whiteners to be used or written matter to be crossed out. In case of any mistake, re-do the sheet.
  • Do not number sheets or write dates unless so instructed by your teacher.
  • Colour illustrations, maps, charts may be handwritten or printed are welcome to make look attractive.


CHAPTER: 1 – Bricks, Beads and Bones-The Harappan Civilisation

  1. From which archaeological evidences do we get information about the IVC?
  2. What were the pet animals of Harappan Civilisation? Also name the wild animals of that time.
  3. Name the first site found ofHarappanCivilisation? Whatwas the reason of its destruction?
  4. Name any four cities linked with the IVC.
  5. Name some items of the Harappan Civilisation made from shells.
  6. How you can say that Harappan people liked cleanliness?
  7. What causes were responsible for the decline of the Harappan Civilisation?
  8. What was a Mound?
  9. Give any two views about the government and rulers of Harappan society.
  10. Mention two strategies adopted to identify the social differences among the Harappans.
  11. Mention any two difficulties faced by historians in deciphering the Indus script
  12. Describe the religious beliefs of Harappan people
  13. Discuss the contribution of the Harappan culture to the Indian society.
  14. What was the feature of weight system of Harappan Civilisation?
  15. Explain the exclusive features of the craft production in Chanhudaro.

CHAPTER: 2 – Kings, Farmers and Towns-Early States and Economies

  1. What were Mahajanapadas?Name and locate all-importantMahajanapadas on outline of India Map
  2. What is Manusmriti? What advice has been given to the king in it?
  3. What is meant by Numismatics?
  4. What are Sangam Texts?
  5. Name the two sacrifices performed by the kings during the Vedic times?
  6. Why was the MauryanEmpire regarded as a major landmark in the early Indian history?
  7. What was a GUILD? What was its purpose?
  8. What is Arthashastra ? What is its importance in Indian History?
  9. How ASOKA propagated and spread BUDDHISM?
  10. What do Ashokan inscriptions tell about the Mauryas?
  11. Write about Dhamma of ASOKA.
  12. What are inscriptions? Why are they considered as important documents or permanent evidences?
  13. What information is available in inscriptions about land grants?
  14. Which Mahajanapadas emerged as the strongest state during the period 6th to 4th century B.C.E.? What were its reasons?
  15. What is the importance of the emergence of Gupta age in Indian History?