Sample Paper - 5, SST, Class 8 Class 8 Notes | EduRev

Sample Papers For Class 8

Created by: Ck Academy

Class 8 : Sample Paper - 5, SST, Class 8 Class 8 Notes | EduRev

 Page 1


  
 
 
 
  
SOCIAL  SCIENCE  (MCQ) 
 
CLASS-VIII  
 
1.  Separation  of  religion  from  the state  is a feature  of 
(a)  democracy                                            (b) socialism 
(c) monarchy                                             (d)  secularism 
 
2.  Members  of  Parliament  are  representatives  of  the 
(a) Central  Government  (b) Congress  party 
(c)  BJP  (d) People 
 
3.  Under this system, the Zamindars  were asked to collect rent from the peasants and  pay 
revenue  to the company. The  system  was 
(a)  Ryotwari  (b) Mahawari 
(c) Permanent  settlement  (d) Nij  cultivation 
 
4.  The  'Diwani' allowed  the  company  to 
 
(a)  rule over  Bengal 
(b) expand  its trade  in  India 
(c)  use the vast  revenue  resources of  Bengal 
(d)  purchase  cotton  and silk  textiles  in India 
 
5.  A history  of  British  India  was written  by 
 
(a) James  Gill  (b) James  Mill 
(c)  Maulana  Abu! Kalam  Azad  (d) James  Wright 
 
6.  Doctrine  of  Lapse was  introduced  by 
 
(a)  Lord Wellesley  (b)  Lord Clive 
(c)  Lord Dalhousie  (d)  Lord  Hastings 
 
• · 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
P.T.O. 
Page 2


  
 
 
 
  
SOCIAL  SCIENCE  (MCQ) 
 
CLASS-VIII  
 
1.  Separation  of  religion  from  the state  is a feature  of 
(a)  democracy                                            (b) socialism 
(c) monarchy                                             (d)  secularism 
 
2.  Members  of  Parliament  are  representatives  of  the 
(a) Central  Government  (b) Congress  party 
(c)  BJP  (d) People 
 
3.  Under this system, the Zamindars  were asked to collect rent from the peasants and  pay 
revenue  to the company. The  system  was 
(a)  Ryotwari  (b) Mahawari 
(c) Permanent  settlement  (d) Nij  cultivation 
 
4.  The  'Diwani' allowed  the  company  to 
 
(a)  rule over  Bengal 
(b) expand  its trade  in  India 
(c)  use the vast  revenue  resources of  Bengal 
(d)  purchase  cotton  and silk  textiles  in India 
 
5.  A history  of  British  India  was written  by 
 
(a) James  Gill  (b) James  Mill 
(c)  Maulana  Abu! Kalam  Azad  (d) James  Wright 
 
6.  Doctrine  of  Lapse was  introduced  by 
 
(a)  Lord Wellesley  (b)  Lord Clive 
(c)  Lord Dalhousie  (d)  Lord  Hastings 
 
• · 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
P.T.O. 
7.  The shortage of fossil fuels is due to its 
(a) less availability  (b) high cost 
(c) Increase in use  (d) uneven distribution 
 
8.  Which one of  the following is not a factor of soil formation  ? 
(a) Time  (b) Soil texture 
(c) Organic  matter (d) Parent rock 
 
9.  The percentage of available fresh water in the world is 
(a)  97.3%  (b) 50% 
(c)  2.7%  (d) 3.7% 
' '
 
10.  Which one of  the following is not a characteristic of minerals ? 
(a) They  are created  by natural processes· 
(b) They  have a definite chemical composition 
(c) They are inexhaustible 
(d) Their distribution  is uneven 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
( 2  ) 
Page 3


  
 
 
 
  
SOCIAL  SCIENCE  (MCQ) 
 
CLASS-VIII  
 
1.  Separation  of  religion  from  the state  is a feature  of 
(a)  democracy                                            (b) socialism 
(c) monarchy                                             (d)  secularism 
 
2.  Members  of  Parliament  are  representatives  of  the 
(a) Central  Government  (b) Congress  party 
(c)  BJP  (d) People 
 
3.  Under this system, the Zamindars  were asked to collect rent from the peasants and  pay 
revenue  to the company. The  system  was 
(a)  Ryotwari  (b) Mahawari 
(c) Permanent  settlement  (d) Nij  cultivation 
 
4.  The  'Diwani' allowed  the  company  to 
 
(a)  rule over  Bengal 
(b) expand  its trade  in  India 
(c)  use the vast  revenue  resources of  Bengal 
(d)  purchase  cotton  and silk  textiles  in India 
 
5.  A history  of  British  India  was written  by 
 
(a) James  Gill  (b) James  Mill 
(c)  Maulana  Abu! Kalam  Azad  (d) James  Wright 
 
6.  Doctrine  of  Lapse was  introduced  by 
 
(a)  Lord Wellesley  (b)  Lord Clive 
(c)  Lord Dalhousie  (d)  Lord  Hastings 
 
• · 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
P.T.O. 
7.  The shortage of fossil fuels is due to its 
(a) less availability  (b) high cost 
(c) Increase in use  (d) uneven distribution 
 
8.  Which one of  the following is not a factor of soil formation  ? 
(a) Time  (b) Soil texture 
(c) Organic  matter (d) Parent rock 
 
9.  The percentage of available fresh water in the world is 
(a)  97.3%  (b) 50% 
(c)  2.7%  (d) 3.7% 
' '
 
10.  Which one of  the following is not a characteristic of minerals ? 
(a) They  are created  by natural processes· 
(b) They  have a definite chemical composition 
(c) They are inexhaustible 
(d) Their distribution  is uneven 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
( 2  ) 
  
 
  
 
 
 
Section A - History 
 
1. Why do we divide history into periods ? (2) 
2. Why were Indian sepoys unhappy with the British rule ? Give two reasons. (2) 
3. Give two reasons for the defeat of Sirajuddaulah in the battle of Plassey. (2) 
4. Explain briefly the policy of 'Paramountcy' initiated by Lord Hastings. (2) 
S. How did British preserve their documents ? (2) 
6. What did the British do to protect the interests of those who converted to Chrisitianity? (2) 
7.  The Indian rulers became puppets in the hands of British after signing 'subsidiary alliance'. 
Justify the statement. (3) 
8.  Mahalwari system of revenue collection was different from Permanent settlement. State 
any three differences. (3) 
9.  Discuss the shortcomings of the periodization of history as classified by James Mill. 
 
(4) 
10.  Trace the steps adopted by the British to bring the Mughal dynasty to  an end.  (4) 
11.  Locate and label the following on the political map of India :  (4) 
(a) The city from where Rani Lakshmi Bai led the revolt. 
(b) The city where Bahadur Shah Zafar was proclaimed as the leader of the revolt. 
(c) Mir Jafar was made the nawab after the battle of Plassey. 
(d) The city where Nana Saheb led the revolt. 
P.T.O. 
 
!\. 
Page 4


  
 
 
 
  
SOCIAL  SCIENCE  (MCQ) 
 
CLASS-VIII  
 
1.  Separation  of  religion  from  the state  is a feature  of 
(a)  democracy                                            (b) socialism 
(c) monarchy                                             (d)  secularism 
 
2.  Members  of  Parliament  are  representatives  of  the 
(a) Central  Government  (b) Congress  party 
(c)  BJP  (d) People 
 
3.  Under this system, the Zamindars  were asked to collect rent from the peasants and  pay 
revenue  to the company. The  system  was 
(a)  Ryotwari  (b) Mahawari 
(c) Permanent  settlement  (d) Nij  cultivation 
 
4.  The  'Diwani' allowed  the  company  to 
 
(a)  rule over  Bengal 
(b) expand  its trade  in  India 
(c)  use the vast  revenue  resources of  Bengal 
(d)  purchase  cotton  and silk  textiles  in India 
 
5.  A history  of  British  India  was written  by 
 
(a) James  Gill  (b) James  Mill 
(c)  Maulana  Abu! Kalam  Azad  (d) James  Wright 
 
6.  Doctrine  of  Lapse was  introduced  by 
 
(a)  Lord Wellesley  (b)  Lord Clive 
(c)  Lord Dalhousie  (d)  Lord  Hastings 
 
• · 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
P.T.O. 
7.  The shortage of fossil fuels is due to its 
(a) less availability  (b) high cost 
(c) Increase in use  (d) uneven distribution 
 
8.  Which one of  the following is not a factor of soil formation  ? 
(a) Time  (b) Soil texture 
(c) Organic  matter (d) Parent rock 
 
9.  The percentage of available fresh water in the world is 
(a)  97.3%  (b) 50% 
(c)  2.7%  (d) 3.7% 
' '
 
10.  Which one of  the following is not a characteristic of minerals ? 
(a) They  are created  by natural processes· 
(b) They  have a definite chemical composition 
(c) They are inexhaustible 
(d) Their distribution  is uneven 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
( 2  ) 
  
 
  
 
 
 
Section A - History 
 
1. Why do we divide history into periods ? (2) 
2. Why were Indian sepoys unhappy with the British rule ? Give two reasons. (2) 
3. Give two reasons for the defeat of Sirajuddaulah in the battle of Plassey. (2) 
4. Explain briefly the policy of 'Paramountcy' initiated by Lord Hastings. (2) 
S. How did British preserve their documents ? (2) 
6. What did the British do to protect the interests of those who converted to Chrisitianity? (2) 
7.  The Indian rulers became puppets in the hands of British after signing 'subsidiary alliance'. 
Justify the statement. (3) 
8.  Mahalwari system of revenue collection was different from Permanent settlement. State 
any three differences. (3) 
9.  Discuss the shortcomings of the periodization of history as classified by James Mill. 
 
(4) 
10.  Trace the steps adopted by the British to bring the Mughal dynasty to  an end.  (4) 
11.  Locate and label the following on the political map of India :  (4) 
(a) The city from where Rani Lakshmi Bai led the revolt. 
(b) The city where Bahadur Shah Zafar was proclaimed as the leader of the revolt. 
(c) Mir Jafar was made the nawab after the battle of Plassey. 
(d) The city where Nana Saheb led the revolt. 
P.T.O. 
 
!\. 
Section  B - CIVICS 
 
12.  In  the evenings you  go to the community centre in your  neighborhood to help the 
underprivileged children with their homework. State the value exhibited by you as well as 
the right which is being upheld.                                                                                    (2) 
13.  What is secularism ?  (2) 
14.  Give one reason why do you think there should be universal adult franchise.  (2) 
15.  What is the structure - of courts in India ?  (2) 
16.  'Right  to Life' is wide and far reaching. Justify the statement  (3) 
17.  Why do we need a constitution ?  (3) 
18.  Discuss three ways in which the Indian state works to prevent the domination of one 
religious community over the other ?  (3) 
19.  Explain briefly the functions of Indian Parliament. (3) 
 
- Section·C : Geography 
 
20.  Give any two examples to show that the importance and use of resources has changed with 
time. (2) 
21.  Mention any two advantages and disadvantages of coal.  (2) 
22.  Differentiate between the following : (2x3=6) 
(a) Renewable and Non-renewable sources of energy 
(b) Ubiquitous and localised resources 
(c)  Metallic and Non-metallic minerals 
 
23.  Give reasons : (2x2=4) 
(a) Environmental aspects must be carefully looked into before building huge dams. 
(b)  Petroleum is referred to as 'Black gold'. 
 
24.  Explain the factors affecting the process of soil formation. (3) 
. 25.   'Water is considered as a renewable resource.' Justify the statement with the help of a 
· diagram.  (3) 
26.  Animal big or small, all are integral to maintain balance in ecosystem. Justify the statement 
with the help of examples.  (3) 
27.  What condition are required for mining ? Explain different modes of mineral extraction. (4) 
28.  Mark and label the following on the political map of India : (3)
 
•
 
(a) Leading producer state of iron 
(b) Leading producer state of copper 
(c) Leading producer state of gold 
 
 
 
( 2 ) 
Read More
Offer running on EduRev: Apply code STAYHOME200 to get INR 200 off on our premium plan EduRev Infinity!

Complete Syllabus of Class 8

Dynamic Test

Content Category

Related Searches

Important questions

,

study material

,

MCQs

,

Summary

,

Exam

,

pdf

,

Class 8 Class 8 Notes | EduRev

,

Sample Paper - 5

,

Previous Year Questions with Solutions

,

SST

,

shortcuts and tricks

,

Semester Notes

,

SST

,

Viva Questions

,

Objective type Questions

,

ppt

,

Class 8 Class 8 Notes | EduRev

,

video lectures

,

Class 8 Class 8 Notes | EduRev

,

Sample Paper - 5

,

past year papers

,

practice quizzes

,

Free

,

Extra Questions

,

Sample Paper - 5

,

SST

,

mock tests for examination

,

Sample Paper

;