CBSE Class 8 Social Science Sample Paper Set Y

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Q.1 Arrange the following events in chronological order. (½×6=3)

a) Partition of Bengal

b) The Simon commission

c) Rowlatt Act

d) Formation of INC

e) Gandhiji set up Sabarmati Ashram

f) Civil Disobedience Movement

Q.2 Identify the following personalities and also write what they were fondly called as -


Q.3 Fill in the blanks. (1×7=7)
a) The _________ advises the President on constitutional issues.
b) PILs can be filed in _________ and _________ courts.
c) The police can arrest without warrant a person suspected of a
_________ offence.
d) The heat stored in the earth’s interior is called _________ energy.
e) The _________ method is associated with shifting agriculture.
f) The _________ tribes of central India were iron smelters.
g) _________ established the Sharada Sadan in Pune to help widows.
Q.4 Define the following. (1×6=6)
a) Wootz Steel b) Sati c) FIR
d) Engineering industry e) Mixed farming f) Ores
Q.5 Match the following. (1×6=6)
                        A                        B
a) ‘Swaraj’ as objective            i) Quit India Movement
b) ‘Purna Swaraj’ as objective  ii) Civil Disobediene Movement
c) ‘Dilli Chalo’ slogan               iii) Non-cooperation movement
d) ‘Do or die’ slogan                iv) Subhas Chandra Bose
e) Partition of Bengal               v) Lord Curzon
f) He introduced English          vi) Khilafat Movement
education in India                   vii) Lord William Bentinck
Q.6 Choose the correct option. (1×5=5)
a) A judge of the supreme court or high court can be impeached by an order of the –
i) President ii) Prime Minister
iii) Chief Minister iv) Parliament
b) Which of the following is a conventional source of power?
i) Uranium ii) Petroleum
iii) Tidal energy iv) Geothermal energy
c) Keeping bees for honey is called –
i) Sericulture ii) Viticulture
iii) Apiculture iv) Horticulture
d) The industry which is preferably located near sources of raw materials
Cotton textile industry ii) IT industry
iii) Shipbhilding industry iv) Iron and steel industry

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