Teachoo Sample Paper - Social Science Class 10 - Paper 1

Social Science Class 10
Solutions to CBSE Sample Paper - Social Science Class 10

4. ## Money system

So, the correct answer is (B): Double coincidence of wants

### Detailed Explanation by Teachoo

Let’s check all the options

• Option (A) Commodity money - Commodity money is a type of money that has some intrinsic value, such as gold, silver, salt, etc. It is different from fiat money, which is money that has no intrinsic value but is accepted by law, such as paper notes and coins. So, this is incorrect .

• Option (B) Double coincidence of wants - This is the term used to describe the situation in economics where two people who want to exchange goods or services must have a mutual demand for each other’s products. This is a difficult and time-consuming process that may not lead to a satisfactory trade. So, this is correct .

• Option (C) Credit system - Credit system is a system where goods or services are exchanged for a promise to pay in the future. It involves the use of credit instruments, such as cheques, bills of exchange, etc. It reduces the need for money as a medium of exchange. So, this is incorrect .

• Option (D) Money system - Money system is a system where goods or services are exchanged for money as a medium of exchange. It eliminates the problem of double coincidence of wants and makes trade easier and faster. So, this is incorrect .

Thus, option (B) is correct .

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