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International Social Studies Olympiad Syllabus 2022

A tentative chapter-wise marking scheme will help students to perform better in the SilverZone Olympiad exams. iSSO syllabus mainly focuses on questions from History, Geography, and Civics subjects under topics like dates of important war and events with features, geographical landscapes of the country, fundamental civil rights, and laws. The iSSO exam and its syllabus are framed under the prescription from recognized boards in India, including CBSE/ICSE/State Board.

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iSSO Syllabus Highlights

The International Social Studies Olympiad (iSSO), conducted by SilverZoneneighbourhood is framed concerning the school curriculum. The curriculum referred includes recognized education boards in India, i.e., CBSE, ICSE, State board.

Here are the syllabus highlights and marking schemes of the iSSO exam conducted by the SilverZone Foundation.

Question Type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s)

Subjects

  • History
  • Geography
  • Civics
  • Economics

Exam Duration

40 Minutes

Mode of Examination

Online

No. of Questions

  • Class 1 and 2: 25 Questions
  • Class 3-5: 30 Questions
  • Class 6-8: 35 Questions
  • Class 9 and 10: 40 Questions

Negative Marking

No

iSSO 2022 Syllabus

Students of classes 1-10 are eligible to participate in the International Social Studies Olympiad examination. For classes 1 to 2, the exam pattern will be 40 questions for 100 marks, and for students from classes, 3-10 should answer 50 questions for 100 marks.

Given below are the iSSO exam syllabus for class 1-10.

iSSO Syllabus Class 1

iSSO Syllabus Class 6

iSSO Syllabus Class 2

iSSO Syllabus Class 7

iSSO Syllabus Class 3

iSSO Syllabus Class 8

iSSO Syllabus Class 4

iSSO Syllabus Class 9

iSSO Syllabus Class 5

iSSO Syllabus Class 10

iSSO Syllabus for Class 1

iSSO exam includes two sections social science and scholar's section for a total of 100 marks. The social section will have 15 questions for 52.5 marks and the scholar section with 10 questions for 47.5 marks.

The syllabus for the social science and scholar section of International Social Studies Olympiad class 1 is given below.

  • Our body
  • Our school
  • Family, home, and neighborhood
  • Clothes, food, shelter, festivals, and celebrations
  • Plants and animals around us
  • People who help us
  • Our Earth and Sky
  • Air, water, weather, and seasons
  • Good habits and manners
  • Good and bad touch
  • Safety rules
  • Transport and means of communication

iSSO Syllabus for Class 2

iSSO exam includes two social science and scholar's sections for a total of 100 marks. The social section will have 15 questions for 52.5 marks and the scholar section with 10 questions for 47.5 marks.

The syllabus for the social science and scholar section of International Social Studies Olympiad class 2 is given below.

  • Our body parts
  • Family and neighborhood
  • Our school
  • Our helpers
  • Our country
  • Food, festivals, and places of worship
  • Clothes and shelter
  • Famous historical monuments in India,
  • Environment
  • Weather and seasons
  • Land, air, and water
  • Earth and universe
  • Plants and animals around us
  • Transport and communication
  • Direction and time
  • Safety rules
  • Healthy habits
  • Good and bad touch

iSSO Syllabus for Class 3

iSSO class 3 social science section covers topics on environment, solar system, and life on earth. There will be 25 questions for 75 marks for the social science section, and 5 questions for 25 marks in the scholar section.

The syllabus for the International Social Studies Olympiad class 3 includes the below-mentioned topics.

  • Family of Sun and Our Earth
  • Our environment
  • Seasons
  • Air and water
  • Our country and national symbols
  • Four metro cities
  • Our food and clothes
  • Festivals
  • Occupation
  • Transport and communication
  • Story of fire
  • Beginning of settled life

iSSO Syllabus for Class 4

iSSO class 4 social science section covers topics on Indian Independence and energy resources and heritage. There will be 25 questions for 75 marks for the social science section, and 5 questions for 25 marks in the scholar section.

The syllabus to be covered for the International Social Studies Olympiad class 4 are mentioned below.

  • Our country India, its landscape, and people
  • The climate
  • Natural vegetation and resources of India
  • Agriculture and industry
  • Transport and communication
  • Our heritage and national symbols
  • Our government
  • Rights and duties
  • Public services

iSSO Syllabus for Class 5

iSSO class 5 social science section covers topics on earth & resources, Climate changes & causes, and freedom struggles. There will be 25 questions for 75 marks for the social science section, and 5 questions for 25 marks in the scholar section.

The syllabus for the International Social Studies Olympiad class 5 includes the below-mentioned topics.

  • The earth and its inhabitants
  • Weather and climatic zones
  • Map
  • Pollution and conservation of the environment
  • Natural disaster and mitigation
  • Transport and communication
  • United Nations and other
  • Regional organizations India: landscape people
  • Freedom struggles and independence
  • Structure of government
  • World heritage sites and great achievers
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Important dates
  • Personalities
  • Inventions and discoveries

iSSO Syllabus for Class 6

iSSO class 6 question papers will be framed based on Indian history and geographical aspects. The social science section will have 30 questions for 75 marks, and the scholar section will have 5 questions for 25 marks.

The syllabus for the International Social Studies Olympiad class 6 includes the below-mentioned topics.

  • History and geography
  • Social and political life
  • Making a living

iSSO Syllabus for Class 7

iSSO exam includes two sections social science and scholar's section for a total of 100 marks.

Exam pattern and syllabus for social science and scholar section of International Social Studies Olympiad class 7 are given below.

  • History
  • Geography 
  • Social and Political Life

iSSO Syllabus for Class 8

iSSO class 8 question papers will be framed based on Indian law. The social science section will have 30 questions for 75 marks, and the scholar section will have 5 questions for 25 marks.

The iSSO exam 2022 class 8 syllabus includes the following subjects.

  • History
  • Geography
  • Social and political
  • Justice

iSSO Syllabus for Class 9

iSSO class 9 question papers will be framed based on economic and social welfare. The social science section will have 30 questions for 60 marks, and the scholar section will have 10 questions for 40 marks.

The syllabus for the International Social Studies Olympiad class 9 includes the below-mentioned topics.

  • History
  • Geography
  • Disaster management
  • Democratic
  • Politics
  • Economic development

iSSO Syllabus for Class 10

iSSO class 10 question papers will be framed based on economic development. The social science section will have 30 questions for 60 marks, and the scholar section will have 10 questions for 40 marks.

The syllabus for the International Social Studies Olympiad class 10 includes:

  • History
  • Geography
  • Disaster management
  • Democratic politics
  • Economic development

iSSO Exam Pattern for Class 1 to 10

Exam pattern for SilverZone iSSO varies for different levels. The International Social Science Olympiad exam covers social science and scholars section for a total of 100 marks. The number of questions will differ from 25 to 40 for different levels of classes.

The section-wise marking scheme given below helps students to perform better in SilverZone Olympiads.

iSSO Exam Pattern for Class 1 and 2

The table shows the iSSO exam pattern for classes 1 and 2.

Sections

No.of Questions (Marks Per Question)

Total Marks

Social Science

15 (3.5)

52.5

Scholar

10 (4.75)

47.5

Total

-

100

iSSO Exam Pattern for Class 3 to 5

The table shows the iSSO exam pattern for classes 3 to 5.

Sections

No.of Questions (Marks Per Question)

Total Marks

Social Science

25 (3)

75

Scholar

5 (5)

25

Total

-

100

iSSO Exam Pattern for Class 6 to 8

The table shows the iSSO exam pattern for classes 6 to 8.

Sections

No.of Questions (Marks Per Question)

Total Marks

Social Science

30 (2.5)

75

Scholar

5 (5)

25

Total

-

100

iSSO Exam Pattern for Class 9 and 10

The table shows the iSSO exam pattern for classes 9 and 10.

Sections

No.of Questions (Marks Per Question)

Total Marks

Social Science

30 (2)

60

Scholar

10 (4)

40

Total

-

100

Note: The student can refer to the iSSO sample paper for effective preparation for the exam. The students can also check the list of top olympiad exams conducted in India on different levels, i.e., international, national, and zonal levels.

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