CBSE Class 8 Social Science Sample Paper Set D

CBSE Class 8 Social Science Sample Paper Set D. It’s always recommended to practice as many CBSE sample papers as possible before the examinations. The latest sample papers have been designed as per the latest blue prints, syllabus and examination trends. Sample papers should be practiced in examination condition at home or school and also show it to your teachers for checking or compare with the answers provided. Students can download the sample papers in pdf format free and score better marks in examinations. Refer to other links too for latest sample papers.

1 Name any two plantation crops grown in India. 

2 Give any one example of Industrial disaster in India. 

3 What do you understand by ‘immigration of population’? 

4 Who made the statement - “a single shelf of a good European library was worth the whole native literature of India and Arabia”?

5 Name any two religious communities in India that allowed men to marry more than one wife in the early 19th century.

6 Who raised the slogan ‘Inquilab Zindabad’? 

7 Schedule caste is the term used for ____________, used by Indian government in various official documents.

8 What percentage of seats are reserved for women in Lok Sabha? 

9 Under which article of the constitution universal access to water is recognized? 

10 Mention few of the important climatic factors favourable for Rice cultivation. 

11 State the important factors that make Osaka the ‘Manchester of Japan’. 

12 “Population of the world is unevenly distributed” Do you agree? - justify your opinion by giving few points?

13 Describe the pro-Indian stance of William Jones and Henry Colebrook. 

14 Emphasise the views of Mahatma Gandhi about the colonial education. 

15 Who wrote the book Gulamgiri ? Explain its significance. 

16 Discuss the motive behind the ‘dandi march’ movement.

17 Explain the impoverishment of the Adivasis.

1. Identify the type of education institution in the given picture.
2. Who laid the foundation of this institution?
3. What was his idea behind setting up of such an institution?
19 What steps can be taken to conserve water and improve its supply? 
20 Compare between the Union Carbide Company’s safety systems in Bhopal with the same in the U.S.
21 Why is the worth of an Indian worker perceived to be so low? 
22 Name the type of farming mainly practiced in India. Mention any four features of this type of farming.
23 Emphasis the locational advantages for establishing steel plant in Pittsburg. 
24 Illustrate along with diagram the significance of population pyramid of Japan. 
25 Read the following passage and answer the questions given below it:
“When did you ever afford them a fair opportunity of exhibiting their natural capacity? How then can you accuse them of want of understanding? If, after instruction in knowledge and wisdom, a person cannot comprehend or retain what has been taught him, we may consider him as deficient; but if you do not educate women how can you see them as inferior.”
1. Which social reformer began a campaign against the practice of Sati?
2. In which year was sati banned?
3. What was the status of women in the nineteenth century?
26 The League began viewing the Muslims as a separate “nation” from the Hindus. Explain? 5
27 'The Indian minorities are Constitutionally protected'- Justify. 5
28 Discuss the initiative taken by ‘Sulabh’ in solving the problem of sanitation.
29 Briefly explain the Bhopal Gas Tragedy. 5
30 On the Political map of India locate the following important centres of Freedom movement:
1. Dandi 2. Champaran
31 On the same Political map of India locate the following Iron and Steel industries:
1. Vishakhapatnam 2. Bokaro 3. Bhilai

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