CBSE Class 7 Social Science Sample Paper Set W

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Q1 The Rajarajeshvara temple was built by

a) Raja Rajeshvara b) Rajaraja Chola

c) Bhillasvamin d) Khawaja Muinuddin Chishti

Q2 Sundarbans delta is situated in

a) Amazon Basin b) Prairies c) Velds d) Ganga Brahmaputra Basin

Q3 The person for whom the goods or products are made and who pays money to buy and use them

a) Exporter b) Manufacture c) Retailer d) Consumer

Q4 The person who united the Sikh territories divided under different rulers in the eighteen century

a) Maharaja Man Singh b) Maharaja Ranjit Singh

c) Maharaja Kartar Singh d) Maharaja Gurdas Singh

Q5 Lamayuru is a famous _________ in Ladhak.

a) Monastery b) Hill station c) Market d) Pass

Q6 Which of these can be termed as Media?

a) Means of communication b) Means of transport c) Means of livelihood d) None of these

Q7 A bold and intense style of miniature painting developed in the Himalayan foothills was called

a) Court Painting b) Folk Painting c) Literary Painting d) Basohil

Q8 Which of the following is the warm local wind that blows in the Prairies?

a) Chinook b) Loo c) Ranches d) Saskatoon

Q9 Which one of the following refers to the activity of drawing public attention to particular goods and services with the help of different forms of media?

a) Advertising b) Consumerism c) Both d) None of these

Q10 As we go up the layers of the atmosphere, the air pressure

a) Increases b) Decreases c) Remains the same d) All of these


I Short Answers 2x8=16

a) State some of the functions performed by the Samantas of the earlier times? 2

b) Why was Awadh considered as an important region in the 18th century? State any one step taken by Sa‘adat Khan to control Awadh. 2

c) Where is Jagannath Temple? Justify the statement that, Jagannath was a local god? 2

d) Name some of the people who were part of the Vishwakarma community. What role did they perform in the society? 2

e) Why do we know much more about the cultural practices of rulers than about those of ordinary people? 2

f) What name was given by the British to the region that constitutes most of present-day Rajasthan? How did the Rajputs influence the culture of Rajasthan? 2

g) Who led the Khalsa after the death of Guru Gobind Singh? How did he help in organising their administration? 2

h) How did the Deshmukhs and Kunbis help Shivaji organise the Maratha kingdom? 2

II Long Answers 3x2=6

a) Explain the different groups into which the Mughal Empire fragmented through the 18th century.

b) Write a short note on the city of Hampi. (Any three points) 3

III Descriptive Answers 1x5=5

a) Define the following- 5x1=5

i) Mandapas

ii) Jathas

iii) Kathak

iv) Ijaradars

v) Pir


a) How did the Sanskrit language reach Bengal? Into how many categories can the early Bengali be divided into? Explain each category with the help of an example. 5


I Short Answers 2x8=16

a) How do advertisements hamper the idea of equality in our society? 2

b) Highlight the role of big business houses in the working of media.

c) How is a whole-seller different from a retailer? 2

d) State any two sources through which the media earn money. 2

e) What kind of shops are found in a neighbourhood? State any one advantage of these shops. 2

f) How has the television technology changed our world? 2

g) Why do the branded products cost more than the non-branded products? 2

h) Give any two alternate ways of buying goods than going to the market. 2

II Long Answers 3x2=6

a) What is an independent media? State any two reasons why the media is not independent in today’s world. 3

b) What do you understand by the term Chain of markets? Explain how the chain of markets is established with the help of an example. 3

III Descriptive Answers 1x5=5

a) Define the following 1x5=5

i) Mass media

ii) Balanced report

iii) Mall

iv) Branding

v) Market


Compare and contrast the shops in a weekly market with that in a shopping complex. 5


I Short Answers 2x6=12

a) Which city is also known as the gold capital of the world? State any one reason which led South Africa to become a British Colony? 2

b) Explain the different landforms found in the Sahara desert. 2

c) State any two uses of the Atmosphere. 2

d) ‘The Ganga Brahmaputra Basin has very well developed means of transport’. Comment 2

e) List any two reasons that have led to the development of Prairies as the most industrialized region of the world? 2

f) Name any four countries that the Amazon Basin drains.

II Long Answers 3x3=9

a) Compare and contrast the Sahara desert with the region of Ladakh on the following basis: 3

a) Crops grown

b) Animals found

c) Lifestyle of the people

b) Explain the climate and vegetation cover of the Velds. 3

c) Write a note on how the life of the people of the Amazon basin is changing in the recent times. 3

III Descriptive Answers 1x5=5

a) Define the following- 1x5=5

i) Oasis

ii) Slash and Burn agriculture

iii) Temperature

iv) Grassland

v) Tributaries


Describe the different layers of the Atmosphere, with the help of a diagram. 5


Q1. Name the U.N. Secretary-General.

Q2. What is the estimate cost of expenditure the world has to incur in a year, to curb its addiction to fossil fuels as stated by the World Economic Forum (WEF)?

Q3. Which law is considered responsible for fall in the number of children suffering from asthma attacks, according to a study in England?

Q4. What task has been given to Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency recently?

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