CBSE Class 7 Social Science Sample Paper Set 1

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Q1 The autobiography written by Omprakash Valmiki

a) Joothan b) Amar Jiban c) Sultana’s Dream d) My life

Q2 Choose the correct order of succession:-

a) Babur, Akbar, Humayun, Shah Jahan, Jahangir, Aurangzeb

b) Babur, Humayun, Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jahan, Aurangzeb

c) Babur, Shah Jahan, Humayun, Akbar, Jahangir, Aurangzeb

d) Babur, Jahangir, Akbar, Humayun, Aurangzeb, Shah Jahan

Q3 Every year June 5 is celebrated as

a) World environment day b) World rock day

c) World animal day d) None of these

Q4 The language of administration used by the Delhi Sultans

a) Hindi b) Persian c) Prakrit d) All of these

Q5 Sand dunes are formed due to the movement of

a) River b) Wind c) Ice d) None of these

Q6 The official term used for Dalits is

a) Scheduled Caste b) Scheduled Tribe c) Dalit d) All of these

Q7 Rocks which contain fossils are

a) Sedimentary rocks b) Igneous rocks c) Metamorphic rocks d) None of these

Q8 “Diwan-i-khas” and “Diwan-i-am”, the two important features of the Mughal architecture were also described as

a) Qibla b) Eight paradises c) Forty pillared hall d) None of these

Q9 UAF stands for

a) Universal Adult Franchise b) Universal Adult Freedom

c) Uniform All Franchise d) None of these

Q10 Taiga is another name of

a) Coniferous forest b) Mediterranean vegetation

c) Tropical grasslands d) Temperate evergreen forest


I Short Answers 2x8=16

a) How is ‘Ain-i-Akbari’ a useful document for the historians? 2

b) List any two types of taxes collected by the Delhi Sultans. 2

c) Why did kings construct temples, wells and bazars? 2

d) Why were the large parts of the subcontinent outside the control of Delhi Sultanate? 2

e) Why did the Mughals emphasise their Timurid and not their Mongol descent? 2

f) Who were Zamindars? What function did they perform? 2

g) Why did Shah Jahan develop the idea of river front garden? Explain with an example. 2

h) State any two administrative policies of Alauddin Khalji. 2

II Long Answers 3x2=6

a) State any three features of the architecture of Qutb Minar. 3

b) Explain the system of Zabt, adopted during the Mughal rule. 3

III Descriptive Answers 1x5=5

a) Define the following- 5x1=5

i) Baolis


iii) Hasht Bihisht

iv) Superstructure

v) Masjid


Describe Akbar’s administration with reference to Mansabdars and Jagirs? What changes came in this system during the reign of Aurangzeb?


I Short Answers 2x8=16

a) State any two provisions given in the Indian constitution which promote equality. 2

b) How is Rosa Parks related to the Civil Rights movement? State any one of the provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 2

c) How did Ramabai promote the cause of women education? 2

d) What policy changes were done by the government of Kerala in 1996? 2

e) What are the main responsibilities a woman generally has in a family? 2

f) How does the society devalue the work done by the women at home? 2

g) List some of the Private Health facilities available in rural and urban areas in India. 2

h) What stereotypes were prevalent for women education during 19th century? 2

II Long Answers 3x2=6

a) Write a short note on the status of healthcare in India. 3

b) Explain how campaigning and protesting has been used by women movements to fight against discrimination. 3

III Descriptive Answers 1x5=5

a) Define the following 1x5=5

i) Anganwadis

ii) Dalit

iii) Medical tourists iv) Stereotypes

v) Census


What are public healthcare services? Discuss any four features of these services. 1+4=5


I Short Answers 2x6=12

a) Explain how flood plains are formed. 2

b) List any two factors that influence the growth of natural vegetation. 2

c) What is an earthquake? How is it caused? 2

d) How are metamorphic rocks formed? State an example of such rocks. 2

e) Name the grasslands found in mid latitudinal zones and in the interiors of the continents. Which animals are found here? (any 2) 2

f) Explain how erosion and deposition leads to the formation of different landforms on the earth? 2

II Long Answers 3x3=9

a) Name and explain the different layers of the earth surface. 3

b) Name the four major domains of the natural environment and explain any one of them. 2+1=3

c) Give reasons for the following- 1x3=3

i) Tropical deciduous trees shed their leaves in the dry season.

ii) Plants and animals depend on each other

iii) Sea caves are turned into stacks

III Descriptive Answers 1x5=5

a) Define the following- 1x5=5

i) Tundra vegetation

ii) Minerals

iii) Sediments

iv) Eco System

v) Mushroom Rocks


What is a Volcano? Draw a well labelled diagram of a volcano. 1+4=5


Q1 Name the university whose researchers have detected the first exoplanetary system, similar to our solar system.

Q2 Which nation in the sub-Saharan Africa is set to benefit from the newly found aquifer in the region?

Q3 According to a research, people with which blood group are more likely to suffer from heart disease?

Q4 What does ISRO stands for?

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