CBSE Class 7 Social Science The Medieval Period Assignment

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Class 7 Social Science Assignment for The Medieval Period



Question. When did Ziyauddin Barani first wrote his Chronicle?
a) 1313
c) 1356
d) 1365
Ans : 1356

Question. Minaj - I – Siraj used the term Hindustan to refer the areas of Punjab , Haryana and
a)Madhya Pradesh
b) Kashmir
c) Ganga valley
d) Doab
Ans : Doab

Question. Map 2 was made by which cartographer in 1720 ?
a) German
b) Persian
c) French
d) Arab
Ans : French

Question. Who was considered a foreigner in the past?
a) Citizen of the village
b) Any stranger that is not the part of society
c) None of these
d) Both a and b
Ans : Any stranger that is not the part of society.

Question. The most famous sculpture of the chola period is of-
a) Lord Vishnu
b) Nataraja
c) peacock
d) Goddess Lakshmi
Ans : Nataraja



1. ………… was an Arab cartographer.
2. Several villages were governed by a ……………..
3. Archives are places where ……………. Are kept.
4. Map 1 was made in …………… CE by Al – Idrisi,
a Arab geographer.
5. Sufi philosophy preaches ……………… among men.
Answer :
1) Al-Idrisi   
2) Chieftains
3) Manuscript
4) 1154CE
5) brotherhood



1.Rajatarangini by Kalhana is a history of the king of Kashmir., in sanskrit verse.
2. Tarikh – i- Firoz Shahi by Zia -ud- din Baruni ,
3. Tarikh -i- Ferishta by Ferishta, from the time of the Turks till Seventeenth century.
4.Khazainul-Futuh and Tughluqnama by Amir Khusrau deals with the reign of Khaljis and the Tughluqs.



Question. Who gives us a lot of information about the places they visited and the people They met.?
Ans: Travelogues.

Question. The most famous musician during the Delhi Sultanate period.?
Ans : Amir Khusro.

Question. According to the Vishnu Purana, what was India known in sanskrit ?
Ans : Bharatvarsha

Question. The Islam religion of the Muslims was to India by which trader?
Ans : Arab



Question. What is the medieval period ?
Ans : The medieval period is the period in between the ancient and modern period.

Question. What does the term foreigner meant in the past?
Ans : The one who was not a part of a specific social unit like village or city.

Question. What does a cartographer do ?
Ans : The cartographer makes maps.

Question. Who was Tansen ?
Ans : Tansen was a renowned musician in the court of Akbar , the great Mughal emperor.

Question. Who used the term ‘Hindustan ‘ for the first time and when ?
Ans : Minaj – i – Siraj a chronicler used the term Hindustan for the first time in the thirteenth Century.



Question. What do you know about Jati Panchayat ?
Ans : Jatis framed their own rules and regulations to manage the conduct of their members. these regulations were enforced by an assembly of elders ,described in source areas as the jati panchayat.

Question. Differentiate between archaeological and literary sources of information?
Ans : Archaeological deals with the material remains of the past civilization. Coins ,jewellery Pottery, ruins of buildings etc.
Literary sources include chronicles of court historians , biographies,autobiographies,Germans and correspondence of the kings.

Question. What does the term pan- regional empire means ?
Ans : Pan regional empire means empire spanning diverse regions. Dynasties like the chola Khalis, Tughluqs and Mughals were able to build an empire.



Question. Why are inscriptions and coins useful to historians ?
Ans : Inscriptions are writings engraved on solid surfaces like metalbricks ,pillars and stone Structures.They shed light on political events ,cultural life of the age as well as religion
And economy of the period. Inscriptions also provide an idea of the extent of the empire.The policies of the ruler and his achievements.
The study of coins is called numismatics. Coins give information regarding polity and Economy of a period, art,religion and trade etc.They depicted dates ,names and Portraits of kings and at times and even their dynastic symbols.


More Question..

Q.1 Define the following terms:
a. Bhakti
b. Sufism
c. Brahmadeya
d. Devadana

Q.2 Name the following.
a. Two European countries that began direct overseas trade with India in the medieval period.
b. Two regional languages that came into wide use in medieval India.
c. Two Rajput clans that established kingdoms on the ruins of the Pratihara kingdom
d. The dynasties that fought for control over Kanauj in the early medieval period.
e. Two important dynasties of peninsular India in the early medieval period.

Q.3 Fill in the blanks
a. The Islamic scholar __________ visited India during the reign of Mahmud of Ghazni.
b. _________ had the _________ temple, also called the Rajarajeshwara temple, built at Thanjavur.
c. What Kitab-al-Hind is to Alberuni; __________ is to Ibn Batutah.
e. The ________ school of Islamic law become popular in India.

Q.4 Choose the correct option.

a. The Rashtrakuta capital was at
i) Vatap
ii) Malkhed
iii) Vengi
iv) Warangal

b. Vetti was
i) an administrative unit
ii) a title given to a chola official
iii) a tax paid in cash
iv) a tax paid in the form of forced labour.

Q.5 Answer the following.
a. Who brought Islam to India?
b. What is Islam? When and where did it arise?
c. What was the condition of the lowest castes?
d. What led to the decline of Gurjara-Pratiharas?

Q.6 Give reasons for the following.
a. Court scholars composed prashastis of their rulers?
b. It was necessary for some medieval rulers to proclaim their Kshatriya caste status?
c. The Indian kingdoms of early medieval period rose and fell frequently.
d. The need for keeping records was strongly felt during the medieval period.


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