Chapter 8: Tourism and History Balbharati solutions for Social Science History and Civics 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board

Chapter 8: Tourism and History

Balbharati solutions for Social Science History and Civics 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board

Complete the sentence by choosing the correct option. 

1.Thomas Cook established a travel agency selling _________

handicrafts 

toys

food items 

tourist tickets 


2.Bhilar is known as the ‘Village of __________’ 

books 

plants 

mangoes 

forts 


Identify the wrong pair in the following, correct it and rewrite. 

Matheran – Hill Station

Tadoba  –  Rock-cut Caves  

Kolhapur –  Pilgrim Centre

Ajanta – World Heritage 

SOLUTION

Tadoda-Rock-cut caves (wrong)

Tadoda –sanctuaries (Correct)

This is one of the world’s most famous and important tourist attractions of Maharashtra.


Explain the following statement with reason. 

1. The number of people traveling back and forth from India has increased considerably.

SOLUTION

1) Meaning of the statement:

People travelling to India and from India to abroad have increased a lot.


2) Due to the development of the aviation sector and the Government’s liberalization policy, people travelling across various countries to India have been seen post-1990’s.


3) People travelling back and forth from India include travelling for studies, Relaxation, Sightseeing, professional assignments, shooting films, etc


2. It is important to take a few primary precautions in order to preserve the historical heritage sites. 

SOLUTION

1. Meaning of the statement:

It is very important and needs of the hour to preserve the historical heritage sites as they reflect our nation’s respect.


2. Most common actions during a riot or fight are Vandalizing or defacing the historical monuments.


3. Everybody should feel responsible and avoid writing on walls or carving on trees to preserve the heritage sites.


4 We shall also strive to maintain cleanliness of heritage sites.


Write note : 

1.Tradition of Travelling.

SOLUTION

1) The Tradition of travelling is quite old in India.


2) People from an ancient period in our country used to travel for various reasons.


3) Few reasons for travel are Pilgrimage, attending local fairs and festivals, searching for renowned teachers and good education, for trade, etc.


4) It helped in intermixing of cultures and spreading of knowledge and art from one corner of the world to another.


2.Marco Polo.

SOLUTION

1) He lived during the 13th century and belonged to Italy.


2) He lived for 17years in China and wrote about China’s flora and fauna, social life, culture, and trade systems in place.


3) He traveled extensively from 1271 to 1295 with his family.


4) He spent much of this time in China in the court of the great Mongol emperor Kublai Khan.


5) His book, Description of the World, offered one of the first detailed descriptions of the mysterious eastern cultures to Europeans.


6) He introduced Asia (China) to Europe.


3.Agro-tourism.

SOLUTION

1) People of the urban areas know very little about the village life style or Agricultural traditions.


2) Agrotourism brings people to the farms.


3) People have become interested in knowing how their food is produced.


4)Many people started visiting Israel where experimentation in the agricultural field with technological advancements was added.


5) Farmers use this interest to develop traffic at their farm, and interest in the quality of their products, as well as awareness of their products.


Answer the following question in 25-30 words.  

1.What are the crucial issues in the development of tourism?

SOLUTION

1) The first main aspect is proper social behavior during they stay in the country.


2) Providing safe and secure facilities for the tourists.


3) Lack of Good amenities.


4) Providing good accommodation and washroom facilities in the travel routes are few steps to be taken for the development of the Tourism Industry.


2.In what way tourism becomes a major source of their livelihood? 

SOLUTION

1) The arrival of tourists will start to pay money for visa’s approval before they arrive in our country.


2) Once arrived, the Hotels are booked for their stay- this leads to the development of the Hospitality Industry.


3) Local guides are to be trained, and it gives good employment opportunities for them if tourism is to be developed.


4) Local markets near the historical or heritage sites will attract tourist towards them, and it provides a good market for local handicrafts and handlooms.


3.What would you do to develop the surroundings of your village/town to help the growth of tourism? 

SOLUTION

1. We should develop good transport facilities if our village falls near the heritage site.


2. Develop local attractions and maintain them neatly.


3. Have good hotels, travel guides and good amenities to contribute to the growth of tourism in our area


Complete the following Concept chart :

Complete the following Concept chart : World Heritage Site Chapter 8: Tourism and History SSC 10th Maharashtra

SOLUTION

Rock cut caves:

Ajanta, verul (Ellora) and Gharapuri (Elephanta).

Natural Heritage:

Taj Mahal and Jantar Mantar.

Railway station:

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Railway Terminus.

Sanctuary:

Dajipur, Sagareshwar, and Tadoda.


Give an elaborate answer to the following. 

1.What are the professional fields associated with tourism ? 

SOLUTION

1) The main profession associated with Tourism is Local Guide, translator, local handicrafts, artisans, cottage industry and hospitality industry.


2) These people help the visitors to understand the importance of locality and make them aware of local traditions.


3) The local markets will be visited by the Visitors, where they buy the local products which increase the market for local handicrafts


4) Visitors stay in hotels and pay for books Souvenirs which results in the development of the hospitality industry.


2.Describe any three types of tourism. 

SOLUTION

1. There are many types of tourisms like

a) Local and interstate

b) International

c) Geographic

d) Health

e) Agricultural

f) Historical.


2. Important among them are Geographic Tourism, Health Tourism, and Historical Tourism.


3. Geographical Tourism:

It is to observe the special geographic features of a place or a region.


The special features include various natural and animal sanctuaries, beaches, etc.


People visiting these kinds of places wish to experience natural beauty.


4. Health Tourism:

Tourism broadly means travelling from one place to another place for various reasons.


Nowadays many foreign people are availing health facilities in India. This is due to the availability of quality healthcare at an affordable cost. This process also encourages people to travel from the West to India.


5. Historical Tourism:

People who love to visit historically important places across the world to satisfy their interest in History fall in this category.


This is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the World.


Many people travel to historical sites or forts, places connected to famous n and movements in history.


SSC 10th History Maharashtra State Board Latest Syllabus. 

SSC 10th History Maharashtra State Board Latest Syllabus. 

HISTORY: NEW SYLLABUS

1. Historiography : Development in the West

2. Historiography : Indian Tradition ............... 

3. Applied History ........................................... 

4. History of Indian Arts ................................. 

5. Mass Media and History ............................. 

6. Entertainment and History .......................... 

7. Sports and History ....................................... 

8. Tourism and History.................................... 

9. Heritage Management.................................

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