CBSE Class 8 Civics Social and Political Life Understanding Marginalisation Worksheet Set A

Question. Marginalisation results in :- (a) Low social status (b) not equal access of Eduation (c) Both (a)…

CBSE Class 8 History Our Pasts Women Caste and Reform Worksheet Set B

Very Short Answer Q1)   Why Mumtaz Ali was famous?  Ans:  Mumtaz Ali was a social reformer who reinterpreted verses from the Koran to argue for women’s education.   Q2)   What is Hook swinging festival?  Ans:  In this festival devotees underwent a peculiar form of suffering…

CBSE Class 8 History Our Pasts Women Caste and Reform Worksheet Set A

Very Short Answer Q1)   What was the Satyashodhak Samaj?  Ans:   The Satyashodhak Samaj was an association Phule founded propagated caste equality.   Q2)    Which social reformer was popularly called as Periyar?  Ans:   E.V. Ramaswamy Naicker was popularly called as Periyar…

CBSE Class 8 History Our Pasts When People Rebel 1857 and After Worksheet Set B

Very Short Answer Q1)   Who wrote the book Majha Pravaas?  Ans:  The book Majha Pravaas was written by Vishnubhatt Godse, a Brahman from a village in Maharashtra.   Q2)   When was Mangal Pandey hanged to death and why?  Ans:  On 29 March 1857, a young soldier, Mangal…

CBSE Class 8 History Our Pasts When People Rebel 1857 and After Worksheet Set A

Very Short Answer Q1)    What is mutiny?  Ans:   When soldiers as a group disobey their officers in the army then it is called mutiny. Q2)    Who was the last ruler of Mughal king in India?  Ans:   Bahadur Shah Zafar would be the last Mughal king. Q3)     Who was the last…

CBSE Class 8 History Our Pasts Weavers Iron Smelters and Factory Owners Worksheet Set B

Very Short Answer Q1)   Define aurang?  Ans:  Aurang is a Persian term for a warehouse a place where goods are collected before being sold.   Q2)   Name the place where chintz was produced during the mid- nineteenth century?  Ans:  Chintz was produced in Masulipatnam Andhra…

CBSE Class 8 History Our Pasts Weavers Iron Smelters and Factory Owners Worksheet Set A

Very Short Answer   Q1)    When and where was the first cotton mill set up in India? Ans:  The first cotton mill in India was set up as a spinning mill in Bombay in 1854. Q2)     Who invented spinning jenny? Ans:    Spinning jenny was invented by John Kaye. Q3)    During…

CBSE Class 8 History Our Pasts Tribals Dikus and Vision of a Golden Age Worksheet Set B

Very Short Answer Q1)    Who were the outsiders being referred to as dikus?  Ans:   Missionaries, moneylenders, Hindu landlords and the British government were the outsiders being referred to as dikus.    Q2)    When and where revolt of Songram Sangma took place?  Ans:   The…

CBSE Class 8 History Our Pasts Tribals Dikus and Vision of a Golden Age Worksheet Set A

Very Short Answer   Q1)     What is the other name of jhum cultivation?  Ans:    Jhum cultivation is also known as shifting cultivation.   Q2)     Who were Mundas?  Ans:    Mundas was a tribal group that lived in Chottanagpur.   Q3)     What does Vaishnav mean?  Ans:    …

CBSE Class 8 History Our Pasts The Making of The National Movement Worksheet Set B

Very Short Answer   Q1)    Who was the first Governor General of free India?  Ans:   C. Rajagopalachari, popularly known as Rajaji, was first Governor-General of free India.   Q2)    Who was the first Indian woman to become President of the Indian National Congress?  Ans…

CBSE Class 8 History Our Pasts The Making of The National Movement Worksheet Set A

Very Short Answer   Q1)   What does RSS stand for?  Ans:  RSS stands for Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.   Q2)   Who was Dinshaw Wacha?  Ans:  Dinshaw Wacha was a Moderate leader of the congress.   Q3)   What does HSRA stand for?  Ans:  HSRA stand for Hindustan Socialist…

CBSE Class 8 History Our Pasts Ruling The Countryside Worksheet Set B

Very Short Answer Q1)   Who were the lathiyals?  Ans:  Lathiyals were the lathi-wielding strongmen maintained by the planters.   Q2)    What is indigo?  Ans:   Indigo is a tropical plant which was formerly widely cultivated as a source of dark blue dye.   Q3)    Where did…

CBSE Class 8 History Our Pasts Ruling The Countryside Worksheet Set A

Very Short Answer Q1)   Who created Kalamkari print?  Ans:  Weavers of Andhra Pradesh in India created Kalamkari print.   Q2)   Who was William Morris?  Ans:  William Morris was a famous poet and artist of 19th century Britain.   Q3)   What role did women play in the…

CBSE Class 8 History Our Pasts India After Independence Worksheet Set A

Very Short Answer   Q1)   Who was the first deputy prime minister of Independent India?  Ans:  Vallabhbhai Patel was the first deputy prime minister of Independent India.    Q2)   When was Indian Constitution adopted?  Ans:   The Indian Constitution was adopted on 26 January…

CBSE Class 8 History Our Pasts How When and Where Worksheet Set B

Very Short Answer   Q1)   Who was James Mill?  Ans:  James Mill was a Scottish economist and political philosopher who published a massive three volume work A History of British India.    Q2)   What were the things that official records did not tell?  Ans:  Official records…