CBSE Class 7 Social Science Sample Paper Set T

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TICK THE CORRECT OPTION.

1. Which was the capital of Vajji? (1)

a) Rajgir b) Vaishali c) Atranjikhera d) Kapilavastu

2. Out of the following places, where have fire altars been discovered? (1)

a) Mohenjodaro b) Kalibangan c) Harappa c) Magadha

3. Out of the following, which book is considered to be a Veda? (1)

a) Mahabharata b) Vinaya Pitaka c) Yajur d) Ramayana

4. Who was an important leader of African National Congress? (1)

a) J.L. Nehru b) Mahatma Gandhi c) Nelson Mandela d) Motilal Nehru

5. The Cauvery Water Dispute is between which two states? (1)

a) Karnataka and Kerala b) Tamilnadu and Karnataka c) Tamilnadu and Kerala d) None of these

6. Name the form of government where people choose their representatives through elections. (1)

a) Oligarchy b) Democracy c) Monarchy d) None of these 

7. Out of the following, which is a way of promoting gender equality? (1)

a)Lowering school fee for girls b) allowing untouchability

c) encouraging social evils d) none of these

8. Which of the following is not a component of a map? (1)

a) Distance b) Direction

c) Boundary d) Symbol

9. Which of the following is not an intermediate direction? (1)

a) North-East b) South-East

c) South-West d) North-North

10. Change of seasons is caused due to: (1)

a) Rotation b) Revolution

c) Gravitational pull d) None of these

SECTION A

HISTORY (27)

Q.I)SHORT ANSWERS (2*8=16MARKS)

a) What were the sources of raw material (metals) for the people of Harappan Civilisation?(2points) (2)

b) Write a short note on the houses in the Harappan cities. (2)

c) How did the Harappans use different metals? (2 points) (2)

d) How was the wealth distributed in Vedic India? (2 points) (2)

e) Write a short note on the Rig Veda. (2)

f) Why were battles fought in early India? (2 points) (2)

g) How did the kings maintain armies in the Janapadas? (2 points) (2)

h) Name the four varnas,Describe the function of any one of them. (2)

Q.II) LONG ANSWERS (3*2=6MARKS)

a) What are seals? What were they used for? (3 points) (3)

b) Have burials helped the archaeologists in understanding differences in society? Explain.(3points) (3)

Q.III) DESCRIPTIVE ANSWER (5*1=5 MARKS)

a) Discuss the factors responsible for the collapse of the Harappan Civilisation.

OR

Write short notes on the following:

a) Wheel (1)

b) Megaliths

c) Stone weights (1)

d) Janapadas (1)

e) Bhaga

SECTION B

CIVICS (26)

Q.I) SHORT ANSWERS (2*9=18 MARKS)

a) How were the ‘Blacks’ discriminated in South Africa? (2 points) (2)

b) Which social groups were denied the right to vote under the earlier political systems?(2points) (2)

c) Give two features of Monarchy. (2)

d) What does ANC stand for?What role did it play? (2)

e) What action can be taken if a law is not followed? Explain with the help of an example. (2 points) (2)

f) Discuss the function of police in a country.(2points) (2)

g) Write two features of Representative Democracy. (2)

h) Is voting important in a democracy?How?(2points) (2)

i) What functions does a government perform? (2 points) (2)

Q.II) LONG ANSWER (3*1=3 MARKS)

a) State three ways through which people can express their opinions in a democracy. (3)

Q.III) DESCRIPTIVE ANSWER (5*1=5 MARKS)

a) Write a note on the Cauvery Water Dispute. (5)

OR

a) Define Apartheid (1)

b) Define Universal Adult Franchise. (1)

c) Name the languages spoken by the ‘Whites’ and ‘Blacks’ in South Africa. (1)

d) Name a leader who fought against Untouchability. (1)

e) Name and explain any two levels of government. (1)

(ATTEMPT ALL THE PARTS)

SECTION C

GEOGRAPHY (27)

Q.I) SHORT ANSWERS (2*8=16 MARKS)

a) Mention the degree of North and South Pole. (2)

b) Define Indian Standard Time (IST).

c) Name the important parallels of latitude in the Southern Hemisphere along with their degrees. (2)

d) What is equinox? Explain. (2)

e) “Only one half of the earth gets light at one time”. Explain. (2)

f) What is a large scale map? Explain with an example. (2)

g) What is a compass? (2)

h) What are the cardinal points? (2)

Q.II) LONG ANSWERS (3*2=6 MARKS)

a) Why should a country have its standard time?Explain with an example. (3)

b) Explain the Frigid Zone. (3 points) (3)

Q.III) DESCRIPTIVE ANSWER (5*1=5 MARKS)

a) Write five features of Longitudes (5)

OR

What is the importance of using symbols in map?Draw any two symbols. (3+2)

CURRENT AFFAIRS (5)

1.Name the Chinese submersible which has reached a record breakiing depth under the PacificOcean. (1)

2.Name Pakistan’s Foreign Minister. (1)

3. Which country has become the world’s ;argest energy consumer? (1)

4.Name the country where Hosni Mubarak’s trial has begun. (1)

5. Name the president of South Sudan.

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