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CLASS- VIII SOCIAL 
SCIENCE SUMMATIVE 
 
   
 
General Instructions : 
 
(i)  The question Paper is divided into two parts: 
 
(a)   Part I consists of multiple-choice questions. 
 
(b)   Part II consists of 3 sections: 
 
Section A- History, Section B -Geography and Section C- Civics 
 
(ii)   Answer to questions carrying 1 mark should not exceed 20 words. 
(iii)  Answer to questions carrying 2 marks should not exceed 30 words. 
(iv)   Answer to questions carrying 3 marks should not exceed 60 words. 
(v)  Answer to questions carrying 4 marks should not exceed 100 words. 
(vi)   Attempt the questions in the given serial order. 
(vii)   Write the same question number as given in the question paper while answering 
the question. 
 
(viii)  Key index should be made on the map itself. 
 
(ix)  Attach I Paste the maps carefully inside the answer sheet. 
 
 
Section -A (History) 
 
1.  What were the efforts taken by the British to compete with Indian textile? 
 
2. Why was the art of Raja Ravi Verma known as modem as well as national? 
 
3. Why did Gandhiji choose to break the salt law? 
 
4.  Why was the Non- Cooperation Movement called off? 
 
5. Give three reasons for the decline of Indian craft of iron smelting? 
 
6.  Name three problems that the newly independent nation of lndia faced? 
30 marks 
 
2 
 
2 
 
2 
 
2 
 
3 
 
3 
 
R/5 
[P.T.O.) 
Page 2


 
 
 
CLASS- VIII SOCIAL 
SCIENCE SUMMATIVE 
 
   
 
General Instructions : 
 
(i)  The question Paper is divided into two parts: 
 
(a)   Part I consists of multiple-choice questions. 
 
(b)   Part II consists of 3 sections: 
 
Section A- History, Section B -Geography and Section C- Civics 
 
(ii)   Answer to questions carrying 1 mark should not exceed 20 words. 
(iii)  Answer to questions carrying 2 marks should not exceed 30 words. 
(iv)   Answer to questions carrying 3 marks should not exceed 60 words. 
(v)  Answer to questions carrying 4 marks should not exceed 100 words. 
(vi)   Attempt the questions in the given serial order. 
(vii)   Write the same question number as given in the question paper while answering 
the question. 
 
(viii)  Key index should be made on the map itself. 
 
(ix)  Attach I Paste the maps carefully inside the answer sheet. 
 
 
Section -A (History) 
 
1.  What were the efforts taken by the British to compete with Indian textile? 
 
2. Why was the art of Raja Ravi Verma known as modem as well as national? 
 
3. Why did Gandhiji choose to break the salt law? 
 
4.  Why was the Non- Cooperation Movement called off? 
 
5. Give three reasons for the decline of Indian craft of iron smelting? 
 
6.  Name three problems that the newly independent nation of lndia faced? 
30 marks 
 
2 
 
2 
 
2 
 
2 
 
3 
 
3 
 
R/5 
[P.T.O.) 
 
 
 
7. How painting developed  in Calcutta in the nineteenth century?  3 
 
8. What  were the  methods  used by  moderates  during  the  Indian  National  Movement  and 
why?  (1+3=4) 
 
9. Describe four features of the Indian Constitution that came into effect on 26 January 1950? 
4 
10.  On the political map of lndia, mark the following: 
s
 
 
(a)  Surat 
 
(b)  Ahmedabad 
 
(c)  Dacca 
(d)  Masulipatnam. 
(e)  Calicut 
 
 
 
 
11. Define the following terms: 
(a)     Population Explosion 
(b)     Industrial system 
(c)  Shifting Cultivation 
Section-B (Geography)  
28 marks 
 
2X3=6 
 
12. Why steel is called the backbone of modem industry?  
2 
 
13.  What are the two factors that influence population change?  2 
14.  What are population pyramids? How do they help in understanding about the population of a 
country?  1+2= 3 
15.  Explain the sentence  ' Farming is a System'? 
3 
 
16.  Differentiate between Subsistence farming and Commercial farming?  3 
 
17.  What  were  the  factors  responsible  for  the  development  of  Cotton  Textile  Industry  in 
Ahmedabad?  4 
18.  Name and mark the following on the map of the world : s 
 
(a)  Two iron and steel industrial nations. 
(b)  Two nations where textile industry is concentrated. 
(c)  Silicon Valley of India. 
 
 
  
Page 3


 
 
 
CLASS- VIII SOCIAL 
SCIENCE SUMMATIVE 
 
   
 
General Instructions : 
 
(i)  The question Paper is divided into two parts: 
 
(a)   Part I consists of multiple-choice questions. 
 
(b)   Part II consists of 3 sections: 
 
Section A- History, Section B -Geography and Section C- Civics 
 
(ii)   Answer to questions carrying 1 mark should not exceed 20 words. 
(iii)  Answer to questions carrying 2 marks should not exceed 30 words. 
(iv)   Answer to questions carrying 3 marks should not exceed 60 words. 
(v)  Answer to questions carrying 4 marks should not exceed 100 words. 
(vi)   Attempt the questions in the given serial order. 
(vii)   Write the same question number as given in the question paper while answering 
the question. 
 
(viii)  Key index should be made on the map itself. 
 
(ix)  Attach I Paste the maps carefully inside the answer sheet. 
 
 
Section -A (History) 
 
1.  What were the efforts taken by the British to compete with Indian textile? 
 
2. Why was the art of Raja Ravi Verma known as modem as well as national? 
 
3. Why did Gandhiji choose to break the salt law? 
 
4.  Why was the Non- Cooperation Movement called off? 
 
5. Give three reasons for the decline of Indian craft of iron smelting? 
 
6.  Name three problems that the newly independent nation of lndia faced? 
30 marks 
 
2 
 
2 
 
2 
 
2 
 
3 
 
3 
 
R/5 
[P.T.O.) 
 
 
 
7. How painting developed  in Calcutta in the nineteenth century?  3 
 
8. What  were the  methods  used by  moderates  during  the  Indian  National  Movement  and 
why?  (1+3=4) 
 
9. Describe four features of the Indian Constitution that came into effect on 26 January 1950? 
4 
10.  On the political map of lndia, mark the following: 
s
 
 
(a)  Surat 
 
(b)  Ahmedabad 
 
(c)  Dacca 
(d)  Masulipatnam. 
(e)  Calicut 
 
 
 
 
11. Define the following terms: 
(a)     Population Explosion 
(b)     Industrial system 
(c)  Shifting Cultivation 
Section-B (Geography)  
28 marks 
 
2X3=6 
 
12. Why steel is called the backbone of modem industry?  
2 
 
13.  What are the two factors that influence population change?  2 
14.  What are population pyramids? How do they help in understanding about the population of a 
country?  1+2= 3 
15.  Explain the sentence  ' Farming is a System'? 
3 
 
16.  Differentiate between Subsistence farming and Commercial farming?  3 
 
17.  What  were  the  factors  responsible  for  the  development  of  Cotton  Textile  Industry  in 
Ahmedabad?  4 
18.  Name and mark the following on the map of the world : s 
 
(a)  Two iron and steel industrial nations. 
(b)  Two nations where textile industry is concentrated. 
(c)  Silicon Valley of India. 
 
 
  
 
 
 
Section-C (Civics) 
 
19.  What do you understand by the term' Adivasis'? 
 
20.  Write a short note on following : 
(a)  Bhopal Gas Tragedy 
(b)  Article 22 of the Indian Constitution 
 
(c)  Minority 
22 marks 
 
2 
 
2x3=6 
 
21.  What is the role of a judge in India? 3 
 
22.  What are the advantages to foreign companies in setting up production in India? 3 
 
23.  How  development hits affected the life of Adivasis negatively? 4 
 
24.  Explain in detail. 'a Fair Trial'?  4 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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CLASS- VIII SOCIAL 
SCIENCE SUMMATIVE 
 
   
 
General Instructions : 
 
(i)  The question Paper is divided into two parts: 
 
(a)   Part I consists of multiple-choice questions. 
 
(b)   Part II consists of 3 sections: 
 
Section A- History, Section B -Geography and Section C- Civics 
 
(ii)   Answer to questions carrying 1 mark should not exceed 20 words. 
(iii)  Answer to questions carrying 2 marks should not exceed 30 words. 
(iv)   Answer to questions carrying 3 marks should not exceed 60 words. 
(v)  Answer to questions carrying 4 marks should not exceed 100 words. 
(vi)   Attempt the questions in the given serial order. 
(vii)   Write the same question number as given in the question paper while answering 
the question. 
 
(viii)  Key index should be made on the map itself. 
 
(ix)  Attach I Paste the maps carefully inside the answer sheet. 
 
 
Section -A (History) 
 
1.  What were the efforts taken by the British to compete with Indian textile? 
 
2. Why was the art of Raja Ravi Verma known as modem as well as national? 
 
3. Why did Gandhiji choose to break the salt law? 
 
4.  Why was the Non- Cooperation Movement called off? 
 
5. Give three reasons for the decline of Indian craft of iron smelting? 
 
6.  Name three problems that the newly independent nation of lndia faced? 
30 marks 
 
2 
 
2 
 
2 
 
2 
 
3 
 
3 
 
R/5 
[P.T.O.) 
 
 
 
7. How painting developed  in Calcutta in the nineteenth century?  3 
 
8. What  were the  methods  used by  moderates  during  the  Indian  National  Movement  and 
why?  (1+3=4) 
 
9. Describe four features of the Indian Constitution that came into effect on 26 January 1950? 
4 
10.  On the political map of lndia, mark the following: 
s
 
 
(a)  Surat 
 
(b)  Ahmedabad 
 
(c)  Dacca 
(d)  Masulipatnam. 
(e)  Calicut 
 
 
 
 
11. Define the following terms: 
(a)     Population Explosion 
(b)     Industrial system 
(c)  Shifting Cultivation 
Section-B (Geography)  
28 marks 
 
2X3=6 
 
12. Why steel is called the backbone of modem industry?  
2 
 
13.  What are the two factors that influence population change?  2 
14.  What are population pyramids? How do they help in understanding about the population of a 
country?  1+2= 3 
15.  Explain the sentence  ' Farming is a System'? 
3 
 
16.  Differentiate between Subsistence farming and Commercial farming?  3 
 
17.  What  were  the  factors  responsible  for  the  development  of  Cotton  Textile  Industry  in 
Ahmedabad?  4 
18.  Name and mark the following on the map of the world : s 
 
(a)  Two iron and steel industrial nations. 
(b)  Two nations where textile industry is concentrated. 
(c)  Silicon Valley of India. 
 
 
  
 
 
 
Section-C (Civics) 
 
19.  What do you understand by the term' Adivasis'? 
 
20.  Write a short note on following : 
(a)  Bhopal Gas Tragedy 
(b)  Article 22 of the Indian Constitution 
 
(c)  Minority 
22 marks 
 
2 
 
2x3=6 
 
21.  What is the role of a judge in India? 3 
 
22.  What are the advantages to foreign companies in setting up production in India? 3 
 
23.  How  development hits affected the life of Adivasis negatively? 4 
 
24.  Explain in detail. 'a Fair Trial'?  4 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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[P. T.O.J
 
[P.T.O.) 
R/2 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
·CLASS-Vlll 
SOCIAL SCIENCE 
 
 
 
 
SET-1 
   
 
1.  Multiple Choice Questions - 
 
(i)  When Gandhiji arrived in India? 
 
(a)    1913 
 
(c)   1915 
(b)    1914 
 
(d)    1916 
 
(ii)  Name the painting  that is done on a long roll of paper? 
 
(a)   Portrait making 
 
(c)    Scroll painting 
(b)   Mural painting 
 
(d)   None of these 
 
(iii)    Who founded  the Self Respect Movement? 
(a)   E.V. Ramaswamy Naicker 
(b)   B.R. Ambedkar 
 
(c)   Jyotirao  Phule 
 
(d)   Sri Narayana Guru 
 
(iv)    Which township came up near river Subarnarekha? 
 
(a)   Bombay 
 
(c)   Jamshedpur 
(b)   Ahmedabad 
 
(d)   Bhillai 
 
(v)  Which  article of the Constitution states that untouchability has been abolished from 
India? 
 
(a)   Article 16 
(c)   Article 18 
 
(b)   Article 17 
 
(d)   None of these 
Page 5


 
 
 
CLASS- VIII SOCIAL 
SCIENCE SUMMATIVE 
 
   
 
General Instructions : 
 
(i)  The question Paper is divided into two parts: 
 
(a)   Part I consists of multiple-choice questions. 
 
(b)   Part II consists of 3 sections: 
 
Section A- History, Section B -Geography and Section C- Civics 
 
(ii)   Answer to questions carrying 1 mark should not exceed 20 words. 
(iii)  Answer to questions carrying 2 marks should not exceed 30 words. 
(iv)   Answer to questions carrying 3 marks should not exceed 60 words. 
(v)  Answer to questions carrying 4 marks should not exceed 100 words. 
(vi)   Attempt the questions in the given serial order. 
(vii)   Write the same question number as given in the question paper while answering 
the question. 
 
(viii)  Key index should be made on the map itself. 
 
(ix)  Attach I Paste the maps carefully inside the answer sheet. 
 
 
Section -A (History) 
 
1.  What were the efforts taken by the British to compete with Indian textile? 
 
2. Why was the art of Raja Ravi Verma known as modem as well as national? 
 
3. Why did Gandhiji choose to break the salt law? 
 
4.  Why was the Non- Cooperation Movement called off? 
 
5. Give three reasons for the decline of Indian craft of iron smelting? 
 
6.  Name three problems that the newly independent nation of lndia faced? 
30 marks 
 
2 
 
2 
 
2 
 
2 
 
3 
 
3 
 
R/5 
[P.T.O.) 
 
 
 
7. How painting developed  in Calcutta in the nineteenth century?  3 
 
8. What  were the  methods  used by  moderates  during  the  Indian  National  Movement  and 
why?  (1+3=4) 
 
9. Describe four features of the Indian Constitution that came into effect on 26 January 1950? 
4 
10.  On the political map of lndia, mark the following: 
s
 
 
(a)  Surat 
 
(b)  Ahmedabad 
 
(c)  Dacca 
(d)  Masulipatnam. 
(e)  Calicut 
 
 
 
 
11. Define the following terms: 
(a)     Population Explosion 
(b)     Industrial system 
(c)  Shifting Cultivation 
Section-B (Geography)  
28 marks 
 
2X3=6 
 
12. Why steel is called the backbone of modem industry?  
2 
 
13.  What are the two factors that influence population change?  2 
14.  What are population pyramids? How do they help in understanding about the population of a 
country?  1+2= 3 
15.  Explain the sentence  ' Farming is a System'? 
3 
 
16.  Differentiate between Subsistence farming and Commercial farming?  3 
 
17.  What  were  the  factors  responsible  for  the  development  of  Cotton  Textile  Industry  in 
Ahmedabad?  4 
18.  Name and mark the following on the map of the world : s 
 
(a)  Two iron and steel industrial nations. 
(b)  Two nations where textile industry is concentrated. 
(c)  Silicon Valley of India. 
 
 
  
 
 
 
Section-C (Civics) 
 
19.  What do you understand by the term' Adivasis'? 
 
20.  Write a short note on following : 
(a)  Bhopal Gas Tragedy 
(b)  Article 22 of the Indian Constitution 
 
(c)  Minority 
22 marks 
 
2 
 
2x3=6 
 
21.  What is the role of a judge in India? 3 
 
22.  What are the advantages to foreign companies in setting up production in India? 3 
 
23.  How  development hits affected the life of Adivasis negatively? 4 
 
24.  Explain in detail. 'a Fair Trial'?  4 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[   3  J 
[P. T.O.J
 
[P.T.O.) 
R/2 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
·CLASS-Vlll 
SOCIAL SCIENCE 
 
 
 
 
SET-1 
   
 
1.  Multiple Choice Questions - 
 
(i)  When Gandhiji arrived in India? 
 
(a)    1913 
 
(c)   1915 
(b)    1914 
 
(d)    1916 
 
(ii)  Name the painting  that is done on a long roll of paper? 
 
(a)   Portrait making 
 
(c)    Scroll painting 
(b)   Mural painting 
 
(d)   None of these 
 
(iii)    Who founded  the Self Respect Movement? 
(a)   E.V. Ramaswamy Naicker 
(b)   B.R. Ambedkar 
 
(c)   Jyotirao  Phule 
 
(d)   Sri Narayana Guru 
 
(iv)    Which township came up near river Subarnarekha? 
 
(a)   Bombay 
 
(c)   Jamshedpur 
(b)   Ahmedabad 
 
(d)   Bhillai 
 
(v)  Which  article of the Constitution states that untouchability has been abolished from 
India? 
 
(a)   Article 16 
(c)   Article 18 
 
(b)   Article 17 
 
(d)   None of these 
 
 
 
 
(vi)   What is F.I.R? 
 
(a)   Further Information Report 
 
(b)   First Information Role 
(c)   First Information Report 
(d)   First Individual Report 
(vii)  Which one of the following is included in Primitive Subsistence Agriculture? 
 
(a)   Plantation 
 
(c)   Commercial Agriculture 
(b)   Shifting Cultivation 
 
(d)'  None of these 
 
(viii) Which city is called the Silicon Valley of India ?  . 
(a)   California  (b)   Delhi 
(c)   Hyderabad  (d)   Bengaluru 
 
(ix)   What is it called when a person leaves a country? 
 
(a)· Immigration  (b)   Emigration 
 
(c)   Tourism  (d)   None of these 
 
(x)  Which city is called the Manchester of Japan?
 
- 
(a)   Osaka  
(b)   Tokyo
 
 
(c)   Ahmedabad  (d)   None of these 
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