CBSE Class 8 Social Science Sample Paper Set L. 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.
a) The type of soil.
b) The Biosphere reserve recognized by UNESCO.
c) The place annexed under Doctrine of Lapse.
d) Tipu Sultan’s capital.
Q.2 Locate the following in an outline map of India. (½×4=2)
a) Plassey b) Sunderban c) Mountain soil d) Carnatic
Q.3 Arrange the following in chronological order. (1×4=4)
a) Battle of Plassey
b) Sepoy Mutiny/First war of Independence
c) East India company was set up
d) Doctrine of Lapse
Q.4 Fill in the blanks. (1×6=6)
a) ______ are rows of trees that break the force of raindrops and check the speed of winds.
b) The ______ is a natural scavenger which is now endangered in India.
c) ______ was the first state to accept subsidiary alliance.
d) Dinabandhu Mitra’s play ______ highlighted the plight of the indigo cultivators.
e) A ______ country has no official religion.
f) The ______ is the presiding officer of the Lok Sabha.
Q.5 Give appropriate term for the following statements. (1×4=4)
a) This revenue settlement involved collecting revenue directly from cultivators.
b) A country having an elected head of state.
c) The rights which are considered essential for the well-being of citizens.
d) A proposal to pass a new law or to change an existing one.
Q.6 Define the following. (Any 5)
a) Constitution b) Preamble c) Biome
d) Biosphere e) Humus f) Soil-profile (1×5=5)
Q.7 Choose the correct option. (1×5=5)
a) The Battle of Buxar took place in
i) 1757 ii) 1764 iii) 1765 iv) 1775
b) Some of our Fundamental Rights can be restricted during
i) elections ii) festivals iii) wars iv) none of these
c) With increasing distance from the equator, growing season of plants generally
i) becomes longer ii) becomes shorter
iii) remains the same iv) changes with season
d) How many members can be nominated to the Lok Sabha?
i) 545 ii) only 2 iii) only 12 iv) 552
e) Which of the following places remained almost unaffected by the Revolt of 1857 ?
i) Meerut ii) Bombay iii) Gwalior iv) Lucknow
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