This book is meant for the students of IX class. It is based on the pattern and guidelines. The book is divided into 4 units: India and the Contemporary World-I, Contemporary India-I, Democratic Politics-1, Understanding Economic Development-I. Every Chapter has been divided into Very Short Answer Type Questions, Short Answer Type Questions, Long Answer Type Questions, and Map Questions. Maps and Diagrams have also been inserted at the proper places to make the subject matter easier to learn and better to understand.