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SOCIAL SCIENCE 
CLASS VII 
 
 
TIME= 3 Hours        M.M= 90 MARKS 
          
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: 
1. All questions are compulsory. 
2. Marks of each question are indicated against the question. 
3. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct alternative in your answer 
sheet. 
4. Answers of 2 marks questions should be given in 40-50 words each. 
5. Answers of 3 marks should be given in 80-100 words each. 
6. Answers of 5 marks should be given in 100-120 words each. 
 
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS          (1X10=10 Marks)  
 
 Q1 The Rajarajeshvara temple was built by  
 a) Raja Rajeshvara         b) Rajaraja Chola     
 c) Bhillasvamin    d) Khawaja Muinuddin Chishti 
 
Q2 Sundarbans delta is situated in  
a) Amazon Basin       b) Prairies     c) Velds         d) Ganga Brahmaputra Basin 
 
Q3 The person for whom the goods or products are made and who pays money to buy and use them 
 a) Exporter                b) Manufacture            c) Retailer                     d) Consumer 
 
Q4 The person who united the Sikh territories divided under different rulers in the eighteen century 
a) Maharaja Man Singh   b)  Maharaja Ranjit Singh   
c) Maharaja Kartar Singh   d) Maharaja Gurdas Singh 
 
Q5 Lamayuru is a famous _________ in Ladhak. 
 a) Monastery   b) Hill station         c) Market           d) Pass 
 
Q6 Which of these can be termed as Media? 
 a) Means of communication b) Means of transport     c) Means of livelihood    d) None of these 
 
Q7 A bold and intense style of miniature painting developed in the Himalayan foothills was called 
 a) Court Painting    b)  Folk Painting   c) Literary Painting    d) Basohil 
 
Q8 Which of the following is the warm local wind that blows in the Prairies? 
a) Chinook   b) Loo   c) Ranches         d) Saskatoon 
 
Q9 Which one of the following refers to the activity of drawing public attention to particular goods 
and services with the help of different forms of media? 
 a) Advertising  b) Consumerism          c) Both     d) None of these 
 
Q10 As we go up the layers of the atmosphere, the air pressure 
 a) Increases  b) Decreases   c) Remains the same   d) All of these 
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SOCIAL SCIENCE 
CLASS VII 
 
 
TIME= 3 Hours        M.M= 90 MARKS 
          
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: 
1. All questions are compulsory. 
2. Marks of each question are indicated against the question. 
3. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct alternative in your answer 
sheet. 
4. Answers of 2 marks questions should be given in 40-50 words each. 
5. Answers of 3 marks should be given in 80-100 words each. 
6. Answers of 5 marks should be given in 100-120 words each. 
 
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS          (1X10=10 Marks)  
 
 Q1 The Rajarajeshvara temple was built by  
 a) Raja Rajeshvara         b) Rajaraja Chola     
 c) Bhillasvamin    d) Khawaja Muinuddin Chishti 
 
Q2 Sundarbans delta is situated in  
a) Amazon Basin       b) Prairies     c) Velds         d) Ganga Brahmaputra Basin 
 
Q3 The person for whom the goods or products are made and who pays money to buy and use them 
 a) Exporter                b) Manufacture            c) Retailer                     d) Consumer 
 
Q4 The person who united the Sikh territories divided under different rulers in the eighteen century 
a) Maharaja Man Singh   b)  Maharaja Ranjit Singh   
c) Maharaja Kartar Singh   d) Maharaja Gurdas Singh 
 
Q5 Lamayuru is a famous _________ in Ladhak. 
 a) Monastery   b) Hill station         c) Market           d) Pass 
 
Q6 Which of these can be termed as Media? 
 a) Means of communication b) Means of transport     c) Means of livelihood    d) None of these 
 
Q7 A bold and intense style of miniature painting developed in the Himalayan foothills was called 
 a) Court Painting    b)  Folk Painting   c) Literary Painting    d) Basohil 
 
Q8 Which of the following is the warm local wind that blows in the Prairies? 
a) Chinook   b) Loo   c) Ranches         d) Saskatoon 
 
Q9 Which one of the following refers to the activity of drawing public attention to particular goods 
and services with the help of different forms of media? 
 a) Advertising  b) Consumerism          c) Both     d) None of these 
 
Q10 As we go up the layers of the atmosphere, the air pressure 
 a) Increases  b) Decreases   c) Remains the same   d) All of these 
 
 HISTORY                  27 MARKS 
 
I Short Answers               2x8=16                                     
 
a) State some of the functions performed by the Samantas of the earlier times?    2  
 
b) Why was Awadh considered as an important region in the 18
th
 century? State any one step taken 
by Sa‘adat Khan to control Awadh.         2 
 
c) Where is Jagannath Temple? Justify the statement that, Jagannath was a local god?  2 
 
d) Name some of the people who were part of the Vishwakarma community. What role did they 
perform in the society?          2 
 
e) Why do we know much more about the cultural practices of rulers than about those of ordinary 
people?            2 
 
f) What name was given by the British to the region that constitutes most of present-day Rajasthan? 
How did the Rajputs influence the culture of Rajasthan?      2 
 
g) Who led the Khalsa after the death of Guru Gobind Singh? How did he help in organising their 
administration?                      2 
 
h) How did the Deshmukhs and Kunbis help Shivaji organise the Maratha kingdom?  2 
 
II Long Answers           3x2=6                                     
 
a) Explain the different groups into which the Mughal Empire fragmented through the 18th century.   
             3                
b) Write a short note on the city of Hampi. (Any three points)      3 
 
III Descriptive Answers          1x5=5                                     
 
a) Define the following-                  5x1=5 
i) Mandapas  
ii) Jathas 
iii) Kathak 
iv) Ijaradars      
v) Pir   
        OR 
a) How did the Sanskrit language reach Bengal? Into how many categories can the early Bengali be 
divided into? Explain each category with the help of an example.     5
       
CIVICS                           27 MARKS 
I Short Answers           2x8=16                                     
 
a) How do advertisements hamper the idea of equality in our society?     2 
 
b) Highlight the role of big business houses in the working of media.        2 
 
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SOCIAL SCIENCE 
CLASS VII 
 
 
TIME= 3 Hours        M.M= 90 MARKS 
          
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: 
1. All questions are compulsory. 
2. Marks of each question are indicated against the question. 
3. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct alternative in your answer 
sheet. 
4. Answers of 2 marks questions should be given in 40-50 words each. 
5. Answers of 3 marks should be given in 80-100 words each. 
6. Answers of 5 marks should be given in 100-120 words each. 
 
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS          (1X10=10 Marks)  
 
 Q1 The Rajarajeshvara temple was built by  
 a) Raja Rajeshvara         b) Rajaraja Chola     
 c) Bhillasvamin    d) Khawaja Muinuddin Chishti 
 
Q2 Sundarbans delta is situated in  
a) Amazon Basin       b) Prairies     c) Velds         d) Ganga Brahmaputra Basin 
 
Q3 The person for whom the goods or products are made and who pays money to buy and use them 
 a) Exporter                b) Manufacture            c) Retailer                     d) Consumer 
 
Q4 The person who united the Sikh territories divided under different rulers in the eighteen century 
a) Maharaja Man Singh   b)  Maharaja Ranjit Singh   
c) Maharaja Kartar Singh   d) Maharaja Gurdas Singh 
 
Q5 Lamayuru is a famous _________ in Ladhak. 
 a) Monastery   b) Hill station         c) Market           d) Pass 
 
Q6 Which of these can be termed as Media? 
 a) Means of communication b) Means of transport     c) Means of livelihood    d) None of these 
 
Q7 A bold and intense style of miniature painting developed in the Himalayan foothills was called 
 a) Court Painting    b)  Folk Painting   c) Literary Painting    d) Basohil 
 
Q8 Which of the following is the warm local wind that blows in the Prairies? 
a) Chinook   b) Loo   c) Ranches         d) Saskatoon 
 
Q9 Which one of the following refers to the activity of drawing public attention to particular goods 
and services with the help of different forms of media? 
 a) Advertising  b) Consumerism          c) Both     d) None of these 
 
Q10 As we go up the layers of the atmosphere, the air pressure 
 a) Increases  b) Decreases   c) Remains the same   d) All of these 
 
 HISTORY                  27 MARKS 
 
I Short Answers               2x8=16                                     
 
a) State some of the functions performed by the Samantas of the earlier times?    2  
 
b) Why was Awadh considered as an important region in the 18
th
 century? State any one step taken 
by Sa‘adat Khan to control Awadh.         2 
 
c) Where is Jagannath Temple? Justify the statement that, Jagannath was a local god?  2 
 
d) Name some of the people who were part of the Vishwakarma community. What role did they 
perform in the society?          2 
 
e) Why do we know much more about the cultural practices of rulers than about those of ordinary 
people?            2 
 
f) What name was given by the British to the region that constitutes most of present-day Rajasthan? 
How did the Rajputs influence the culture of Rajasthan?      2 
 
g) Who led the Khalsa after the death of Guru Gobind Singh? How did he help in organising their 
administration?                      2 
 
h) How did the Deshmukhs and Kunbis help Shivaji organise the Maratha kingdom?  2 
 
II Long Answers           3x2=6                                     
 
a) Explain the different groups into which the Mughal Empire fragmented through the 18th century.   
             3                
b) Write a short note on the city of Hampi. (Any three points)      3 
 
III Descriptive Answers          1x5=5                                     
 
a) Define the following-                  5x1=5 
i) Mandapas  
ii) Jathas 
iii) Kathak 
iv) Ijaradars      
v) Pir   
        OR 
a) How did the Sanskrit language reach Bengal? Into how many categories can the early Bengali be 
divided into? Explain each category with the help of an example.     5
       
CIVICS                           27 MARKS 
I Short Answers           2x8=16                                     
 
a) How do advertisements hamper the idea of equality in our society?     2 
 
b) Highlight the role of big business houses in the working of media.        2 
 
c) How is a whole-seller different from a retailer?        2 
 
d) State any two sources through which the media earn money.       2 
 
e) What kind of shops are found in a neighbourhood? State any one advantage of these shops.      2 
 
f) How has the television technology changed our world?        2 
 
g) Why do the branded products cost more than the non-branded products?       2 
 
h) Give any two alternate ways of buying goods than going to the market.     2 
 
II Long Answers                    3x2=6                                     
 
a) What is an independent media? State any two reasons why the media is not independent in 
today’s world.                          3 
 
b) What do you understand by the term Chain of markets? Explain how the chain of markets is 
established with the help of an example.         3 
 
III Descriptive Answers             1x5=5                                     
 
a) Define the following                                   1x5=5 
i) Mass media 
ii) Balanced report 
iii) Mall 
iv) Branding 
v) Market 
 
       OR 
Compare and contrast the shops in a weekly market with that in a shopping complex.            5 
 
 
GEOGRAPHY                          26 MARKS 
 
I Short Answers           2x6=12                                     
 
a) Which city is also known as the gold capital of the world? State any one reason which led South 
Africa to become a British Colony?                 2 
 
b) Explain the different landforms found in the Sahara desert.      2 
                
c) State any two uses of the Atmosphere.            2                                       
 
d) ‘The Ganga Brahmaputra Basin has very well developed means of transport’. Comment  2 
 
e) List any two reasons that have led to the development of Prairies as the most industrialized 
region of the world?                              2 
 
f) Name any four countries that the Amazon Basin drains.                 2 
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SOCIAL SCIENCE 
CLASS VII 
 
 
TIME= 3 Hours        M.M= 90 MARKS 
          
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: 
1. All questions are compulsory. 
2. Marks of each question are indicated against the question. 
3. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct alternative in your answer 
sheet. 
4. Answers of 2 marks questions should be given in 40-50 words each. 
5. Answers of 3 marks should be given in 80-100 words each. 
6. Answers of 5 marks should be given in 100-120 words each. 
 
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS          (1X10=10 Marks)  
 
 Q1 The Rajarajeshvara temple was built by  
 a) Raja Rajeshvara         b) Rajaraja Chola     
 c) Bhillasvamin    d) Khawaja Muinuddin Chishti 
 
Q2 Sundarbans delta is situated in  
a) Amazon Basin       b) Prairies     c) Velds         d) Ganga Brahmaputra Basin 
 
Q3 The person for whom the goods or products are made and who pays money to buy and use them 
 a) Exporter                b) Manufacture            c) Retailer                     d) Consumer 
 
Q4 The person who united the Sikh territories divided under different rulers in the eighteen century 
a) Maharaja Man Singh   b)  Maharaja Ranjit Singh   
c) Maharaja Kartar Singh   d) Maharaja Gurdas Singh 
 
Q5 Lamayuru is a famous _________ in Ladhak. 
 a) Monastery   b) Hill station         c) Market           d) Pass 
 
Q6 Which of these can be termed as Media? 
 a) Means of communication b) Means of transport     c) Means of livelihood    d) None of these 
 
Q7 A bold and intense style of miniature painting developed in the Himalayan foothills was called 
 a) Court Painting    b)  Folk Painting   c) Literary Painting    d) Basohil 
 
Q8 Which of the following is the warm local wind that blows in the Prairies? 
a) Chinook   b) Loo   c) Ranches         d) Saskatoon 
 
Q9 Which one of the following refers to the activity of drawing public attention to particular goods 
and services with the help of different forms of media? 
 a) Advertising  b) Consumerism          c) Both     d) None of these 
 
Q10 As we go up the layers of the atmosphere, the air pressure 
 a) Increases  b) Decreases   c) Remains the same   d) All of these 
 
 HISTORY                  27 MARKS 
 
I Short Answers               2x8=16                                     
 
a) State some of the functions performed by the Samantas of the earlier times?    2  
 
b) Why was Awadh considered as an important region in the 18
th
 century? State any one step taken 
by Sa‘adat Khan to control Awadh.         2 
 
c) Where is Jagannath Temple? Justify the statement that, Jagannath was a local god?  2 
 
d) Name some of the people who were part of the Vishwakarma community. What role did they 
perform in the society?          2 
 
e) Why do we know much more about the cultural practices of rulers than about those of ordinary 
people?            2 
 
f) What name was given by the British to the region that constitutes most of present-day Rajasthan? 
How did the Rajputs influence the culture of Rajasthan?      2 
 
g) Who led the Khalsa after the death of Guru Gobind Singh? How did he help in organising their 
administration?                      2 
 
h) How did the Deshmukhs and Kunbis help Shivaji organise the Maratha kingdom?  2 
 
II Long Answers           3x2=6                                     
 
a) Explain the different groups into which the Mughal Empire fragmented through the 18th century.   
             3                
b) Write a short note on the city of Hampi. (Any three points)      3 
 
III Descriptive Answers          1x5=5                                     
 
a) Define the following-                  5x1=5 
i) Mandapas  
ii) Jathas 
iii) Kathak 
iv) Ijaradars      
v) Pir   
        OR 
a) How did the Sanskrit language reach Bengal? Into how many categories can the early Bengali be 
divided into? Explain each category with the help of an example.     5
       
CIVICS                           27 MARKS 
I Short Answers           2x8=16                                     
 
a) How do advertisements hamper the idea of equality in our society?     2 
 
b) Highlight the role of big business houses in the working of media.        2 
 
c) How is a whole-seller different from a retailer?        2 
 
d) State any two sources through which the media earn money.       2 
 
e) What kind of shops are found in a neighbourhood? State any one advantage of these shops.      2 
 
f) How has the television technology changed our world?        2 
 
g) Why do the branded products cost more than the non-branded products?       2 
 
h) Give any two alternate ways of buying goods than going to the market.     2 
 
II Long Answers                    3x2=6                                     
 
a) What is an independent media? State any two reasons why the media is not independent in 
today’s world.                          3 
 
b) What do you understand by the term Chain of markets? Explain how the chain of markets is 
established with the help of an example.         3 
 
III Descriptive Answers             1x5=5                                     
 
a) Define the following                                   1x5=5 
i) Mass media 
ii) Balanced report 
iii) Mall 
iv) Branding 
v) Market 
 
       OR 
Compare and contrast the shops in a weekly market with that in a shopping complex.            5 
 
 
GEOGRAPHY                          26 MARKS 
 
I Short Answers           2x6=12                                     
 
a) Which city is also known as the gold capital of the world? State any one reason which led South 
Africa to become a British Colony?                 2 
 
b) Explain the different landforms found in the Sahara desert.      2 
                
c) State any two uses of the Atmosphere.            2                                       
 
d) ‘The Ganga Brahmaputra Basin has very well developed means of transport’. Comment  2 
 
e) List any two reasons that have led to the development of Prairies as the most industrialized 
region of the world?                              2 
 
f) Name any four countries that the Amazon Basin drains.                 2 
 
 
II Long Answers                3x3=9                                     
 
a) Compare and contrast the Sahara desert with the region of Ladakh on the following basis:  3 
a) Crops grown 
b) Animals found 
c) Lifestyle of the people        
 
b) Explain the climate and vegetation cover of the Velds.       3 
 
c) Write a note on how the life of the people of the Amazon basin is changing in the recent times. 3 
 
III Descriptive Answers              1x5=5                                     
 
a) Define the following-                                  
1x5=5   
i) Oasis  
ii) Slash and Burn agriculture 
iii) Temperature 
iv) Grassland 
v) Tributaries 
     OR 
Describe the different layers of the Atmosphere, with the help of a diagram.      5 
 
      
CURRENT AFFAIRS                                                                                          1/2x4=2 
 
Q1. Name the U.N. Secretary-General. 
 
Q2. What is the estimate cost of expenditure the world has to incur in a year, to curb its addiction to 
fossil fuels as stated by the World Economic Forum (WEF)? 
 
Q3. Which law is considered responsible for fall in the number of children suffering from asthma 
attacks, according to a study in England? 
 
Q4. What task has been given to Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency recently? 
 
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