CBSE Class 7 Social Science Sample Paper Set U

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Q.1 Fill in the blanks with appropriate words. (1×6=6)

i) Large gorges are called _________. (canyon / lagoon)

ii) Ladakh is regarded as a _________ desert. (hot / cold)

iii) Kabir preached the _________ form of bhakti. (sagun / nirgun)

iv) In India the number of women for every 1000 men is about _________.(933/1033)

v) The Third Battle of Panipat was fought in _________. (1761/1526)

vi) The _________ festival was celebrated with great enthusiasm in Vijaynagar. (navratri / baisakhi)

Q.2 a) Identify the following places with the help of the clue given.

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(i) A chief port under the Mughals in Gujarat

(ii) A port city known for kalamkari (chintz)

(iii) Birth place of Guru Nanak

(iv) A place where Kabir was brought up and is also famous as a pilgrimage centre b) Identify and arrange the following from upper course to lower course of a river.

CBSE Class 7 Social Science Sample Paper Set U

i) Meander ii) Delta

iii) Waterfall iv) Ox-bow lake

Q.3 Match the following. (1×6=6)

              A                     B

i) Bidri                       a) Biographical hymns in

                                 praise of saints

ii) Jauhar                    b) Art of working silver

                               into intricate designs on black metal

iii) Intermediaries     c) Respecting people’s privacy

iv) Sardeshmukhi     d) Mass suicide of jumping into flames

and chauth

v) Media ethics         e) Two types of taxes collected by Shivaji

vi) Hagiographies      f) Taking products to customers

Q.4 Give one word answer for each of the following from the clue given below. (1×6=6)

i) It involves buying products in large quantities and selling them in large quantities. (LEOWH SILANG)

ii) A philosophy which is based on devotion to God through the attainment of knowledge. (DWAAITA ILSPPHOOHY)

iii) A great painter of Akbar’s time. (SAABAWN)

iv) An organisation which bound the sikh misls together. (ADL KLHAAS)

v) Temperate grasslands in North America. (RISEARPI)

vi) A warm wind which blows down the eastern slopes of the Rocky

mountains in winter. (HOOKCNI)

Q.5 Name the following. (1×6=6)

i) Two types of landforms formed by the action of winds.

ii) Two chief fuel resources found in the Sahara.

iii) Two matters in which Indian women face discrimination.

iv) Two examples of mass media.

v) Two works of devotional literature composed by Bhakti Saints.

vi) Two items that medieval Indian traders imported.

Q.6 In an outline map of the world, mark each of the following. (1×5=5)

i) Chilika lake ii) Andes mountains

iii) River Nile iv) Amazon basin v) Prairies


Q.7 Give reasons for the following (any four) (3×4=12)

i) Rivers of the Ganga-Brahmaputra basin flood frequently.

ii) Large scale industries have not developed in Ladakh.

iii) There was rapid urban growth around the temples.

iv) Bankers and moneylenders became powerful in Bengal and Awadh.

v) Biodiversity vary as we go from the equator to the poles.

Q.8 Write short notes on the following. (any three) (3×3=9)

i) Right to Information Act 2005.

ii) Minimum Support Price.

iii) Third Battle of Panipat.

iv) Mixed farming and market gardening.

Q.9 Answer the following in not more than 30-40 words each. (any five) (3×5=15)

i) What is meant by veld? Explain why crops do not flourish in the veld.

ii) What is weathering? How does it differ from erosion?

iii) How were Hundis used? What was the advantage of using them?

iv) Explain how the nobles caused problems for the later Mughals.

v) What are Intermediaries? What are the functions of intermediaries in a market?

vi) A woman who stays at home does not help her family financially. Do you agree with this statement? Why ?

Q.10 Distinguish between the following. (3×2=6)

i) Wholesaler & Retailer

ii) Tropical evergreen & Tropical deciduous forest


Q.11 Answer the following questions in not more than 100 words. (any five) (5×5=25)

i) List the principles that are usually included in codes of media ethics.

ii) Give an account of agriculture in Prairies.

iii) Describe the formation of a delta.

iv) Write about the main teachings of Guru Nanak.

v) Explain why there was rapid urbanization at administrative centres.

vi) What ill effects could the destruction of the Amazon forests produce?

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