CBSE Class 8 Social Science Sample Paper Set K

CBSE Class 8 Social Science Sample Paper Set K. It’s always recommended to practice as many sample papers as possible before the examinations. Students can download the sample papers and also question papers of previous years to practice and score better marks in examinations. Refer to other links too for more sample papers.

1. Locate the following on an outline map of India (6)

a. A French port

b. An English port

c. A national park in MP

2. Name the following personalities (5)

a. He led the revolt of 1857 in Kanpur

b. He was the last governor in general under the company

c. This governor general introduced code of law

d. He is the writer of the play Neel Darpan

e. He succeeded Siraj Ud daulah as nawab of Bengal

3. Answer in one word (5)

a. It is a natural scavenger which is now endangered in India

b. It is celebrated to encourage planting of trees

c. This plant filters out toxic substances from the industrial waste5

d. This rock produces black soil

e. This resource is non renewable but can be recycled

4. Choose the correct option (5)

a. The president’s resignation letter is addressed to the

i. prime minister ii.vice president

iii. Loksabha speaker iv Cabinet secretary

b. The real head of union executive is

i.president ii. Prime minister iii. Speaker iv.vice president

c. A country which has no official religion is called

i. republic ii.socialist iii. Secular iv. Sovereign

d. Abolition of untouchability comes under

i.Right to freedom ii. Right to education

iii. Right to equality iv. Right against exploitation.

e. Debate over issues of public interest held during

i. question hour ii. Voting time iii. Zero hour iv. None of these

5.Match the dates with the events (4)
                     A                                       B
High courts were established                1764
Battle of Buxar                                    1865
East India company was established     1600
Queen’s proclamation was read out      1858
6. Answer in one sentence (1*7=7)

i. Name any two Indian tribes that revolted against the Britishers.
ii. Name any two laws that increased parliament’s control over the company.
iii. What is a reserve?
iv. What is a land slide?
v. What is the preamble?
vi. Who can vote in Lok sabha election?
vii. What is the main function of Union Executive?
1. Answer in short (any three) 3*3=9
i. Write any three functions of prime minister.
ii. List any three freedoms of Indian citizens under the Right to freedom.
iii. India is both a democracy and a republic. Justify this statement.`
2. Differentiate between Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in three points.
I. Answer briefly about any five. 5*3=15

i. Mention the various means of livelihood of Baigas.
ii. Mention three distinctive features of modern period.
iii. Write any three consequences of Battle of Buxar.
iv. Write about the ryoti system of indigo plantation.
v. Why did the Revolt of 1857 fail? Explain any three reasons.
vi. What is jhum cultivation?
3. Answer in short (any three) 3*3=9
i. What causes forest fire?
ii. How can we deal with water pollution?
iii. With suitable example differentiate between actual and potential resource.
iv. Differentiate between renewable and non renewable resource with suitable examples.

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