1. Answer the following question in about 600 words :
Discuss with examples how lecture method is used in teaching of Social Studies. Point out the difficulties faced by a teacher while teaching through lecture method.
What was the impact of British Rule in India ? Discuss the social and religious reform movement.
2. Answer the following question in about 600 words :
What is Environmental degradation ? Discuss its impact on society.
Discuss the purpose and various aspects of evaluation in social studies at secondary level.
3. Write short answers to any four of the following questions in about 150 words each.
(a) Describe the reasons for the decline of Harappan culture in brief.
(b) What are the advantages of commercializing animal rearing ?
(c) Explain the basic features of Indian Economy.
(d) Discuss the types of climate in India.
(e) Mention the factors influencing alternative approaches.
(f) Describe the professional and personal qualities of a Social Studies teacher.
(g) What is the importance of Equator and Prime Meridian ?
4. Answer the following question in about 600 words :
Suppose you had visited the nearby community along with your students to know the opinion of people about the impact of population, poverty and employment on the Indian Economy. What conclusions did you infer ?