CBSE Class 8 Social Science Sample Paper Set X

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1) The tribal people practiced cultivation.

a. Bewar  b. Tseri c. Jhum  d. Khoriya

2) Rani Lakshmibai was killed fighting at ______________.

a. Jhansi b. Kalpi c. Gwalior  d. Bundelkhand

3) Grand mansions were called ______________.

a. Bunglows b. Cottages c. Havelis  d. Apartments

4) is known as the Father of the Indian Constitution.

a. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar  b. Dr. S. Radha Krishna c. Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru d. Dr. H. P. Modi

5) The Rajya Sabha is the of the Parliament of India.

a. Lower House  b. Middle House c. Upper House  d. Central Hall 

6) Criminal Law deals with

a. Rent matter  b. Damage to goods c. Murder d. Divorce cases

7) Which one of the following is Biotic Resource.
a. Mineral      c. Soil
b. Plants        d. Rocks
8) Which one of the following is a feature of mineral.
a. They are evenly distributed.
b. They are inexhaustible.
c. They have a definite chemical composition.
d. Wood is an example of mineral.
9) Which one of the following is non-renewable resource
a. Water        c. Coal
b. Forest       d. Soil
10) Which one of the following is a leading producer of copper in the world.
a. Bolivia     c. Ghana
b. Chile       d. Zimbabwe
HISTORY (27 Marks)
Q I Short Answers (2X7=14 Marks)
a) Explain the conditions that led to the establishment of the East India Company.
b) What is ‘Doctrine of lapse’? Give one example.
c) What problems did the shifting cultivators face under British rule?
d) Who was Birsa Munda and why is his movement considered important in history?
e) Explain the term Colonial Bungalows.
f) Why did the British favour settled cultivators over Jhum cultivators?
g) Who are tribals? Mention any one tribal group.
Q II Long Answers (3X2=6 Marks)
a) What changes did the British introduce in the city of Delhi after the revolt of 1857?
b) What was the impact of the Battle of Buxar?
Q III Descriptive Answers (5X1=5 Marks)
a) Explain the Causes of the Revolt of 1857.
How did the partition affect the life of the people of Delhi?
QIV) On the political map of India mark the following: -
CIVICS (27 Marks)
QI) Short Answers (2X8=16 Marks)
a) Explain any two features of the Indian Constitution.
b) What do you understand by the term PIL?
c) Why was Domestic Violence Act introduced?
d) Who is Prime Minister and explain his role in the functioning of the country.
e) Give one point of difference between Criminal law and Civil Law.
f) Explain ‘Justice delayed is Justice denied’ with the help of an example.
g) How can people express their discontent against unpopular laws in
h) Explain the functions of Judiciary.
QII) Long Answers (3X2=6 Marks)
a) Differentiate between Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha .
b) Explain the three different levels of Court in our Country.
QIII) Descriptive Answers (5X1=5 Marks)
Discuss the constitutional provisions that ensure the independence of judiciary.
Define the following:
a) UAF
b) Constituency
c) Opposition
d) Constitutional monarchy
e) Question Hour
GEOGRAPHY (30 marks)
QI) Short Answers (2x6=12 marks)
a) What is geothermal energy? Give its two uses. (1+1=2)
b) How we can conserve water resource? (any 4 points) (1/2x4=2)
c) Why is human resource important? How it can be developed? (1+1=2)
d) Differentiate between ferrous and non ferrous minerals with example. (2 points) 
e) Why there is uneven distribution of population in the world? Give any four reasons (4 points) 
f) Differentiate between Ubiquitous and localized resources with the help of example. (2 points)
QII) Long Answers (3x2=6 marks)
a) Explain the different ways of conserving Wildlife and natural vegetation?
(3 points) (1x3=3)
b) Differentiate between Conventional and non conventional sources of energy?
(3 points) (1x3=3)
QIII) Descriptive Answers (5 marks)
a) Draw a neat label diagram showing soil profile. (1/2x4=2)
b) Explain any three factors influencing soil formation? (1x3)
a) Explain any three measures to conserve soil? (1x3)
b) Draw a neat label diagram showing soil profile. (1/2x4=2)
QIV) On the political map of the world, mark the following:- (3x1=3)
a) Mineral oil in Africa
b) Iron in India
c) Coal in South America

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