CBSE Class 8 Social Science Question Paper Set B

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CBSE Class 8 Social Science Question Paper Set B. Students can download the last year question papers using the link below. Free download of examination question papers with solutions. Last 10 year question papers should be practised to get better marks in examinations.


1 Who introduced the Permanent Settlement in Bengal? 

2 Name the country where the students of government schools have to start the prayer with’ prayer of allegiance’.

3 What do you understand by the term ‘coercion’? 

4 Who am I ? I am the _______ Lok Sabha for which general elections were held in 2014. 

5 What is the most important function of Lok Sabha? 

6 Who highlights the drawback of various policies for the better functioning of democracies? 

7 Under which type of natural resource can sunlight be categorized? 

8 Name a city in India where water is purchased to support the entire population of 1.25 lakh of that city.

9 Name the most popular eco friendly automobile fuel. 

10 In order to expand its rule in many parts of India , EIC devised several plans, one among them was the “Subsidiary Alliance”. State the terms of the ‘Subsidiary Alliance’.

11 Discuss the problems faced under Ryotwari System? 

12 Enumerate three political causes for the Revolt of 1857. 

13 Describe the contribution of the following people in the revolt of 1857: Rani Lakshmi Bai, Nana Sahib and Mangal Pandey

14 Do you think distribution of water in our country is fair and adequate? Give reasons for you answer.

15 Suggest few ways to conserve water and improve its supply. 

16 Comment on how Indian states work to prevent the domination of one religion over the other? 

17 Explain the basic idea behind ‘Representative Democracy’? 

18 Who is a Prime Minister? What is the role played by him in the functioning of the country? 

19 Define the term sustainable development. State any two principle of sustainable development. 

20 Define land use. What factors affect the use of land use pattern 

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