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CLASS-VIII 
SOCIAL SCIENCE (MCQ) 
 
 
 
Tick the correct option 
 
1) Universal Adult Franchise means 
a)Right to vote given to educated 
citizens c)Right to vote given to all  
Universities 
 
b) A union of adults who can speak 
French d) Right to vote given to all  
adult citizens 
 
2) There are 233 elected members plus 12 members nominated by the 
President in a) Lok Sabha b) State Legislative 
Assembly c) State Legislative Council  d)  Rajya Sabha 
 
3) A  • Fa r ma n' was 
a)  a royal 
procession 
b)  a royal order 
 
b) a royal 
painting d) a 
royal dress 
 
4) The Battle of Plassey was  
fought in a)  1757 
c) 1761 
 
b)  
1764 
d) 
1765 
 
5) As the  •D i wa n' of Bengal, the British Company became 
a) the chief financial administrator of Bengal b) the rulers of Bengal 
c) the  chief administrator of Bengal d) the bankers of Bengal 
 
6) Under this   system, the  Zamindars were asked to collect  rent   :from   the  
peasants and pay revenue to the company. The system was  called 
a) ryotwari 
c) permanent 
settlement 
b) mahalwari 
d) nij  cultivation 
 
7) Plant species occurring in distinct groups in areas having similar climatic 
conditions are known as-------­ 
a)  endemic 
vegetation 
c)  natural 
vegetation 
b) exotic vegetation 
d) biomes 
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CLASS-VIII 
SOCIAL SCIENCE (MCQ) 
 
 
 
Tick the correct option 
 
1) Universal Adult Franchise means 
a)Right to vote given to educated 
citizens c)Right to vote given to all  
Universities 
 
b) A union of adults who can speak 
French d) Right to vote given to all  
adult citizens 
 
2) There are 233 elected members plus 12 members nominated by the 
President in a) Lok Sabha b) State Legislative 
Assembly c) State Legislative Council  d)  Rajya Sabha 
 
3) A  • Fa r ma n' was 
a)  a royal 
procession 
b)  a royal order 
 
b) a royal 
painting d) a 
royal dress 
 
4) The Battle of Plassey was  
fought in a)  1757 
c) 1761 
 
b)  
1764 
d) 
1765 
 
5) As the  •D i wa n' of Bengal, the British Company became 
a) the chief financial administrator of Bengal b) the rulers of Bengal 
c) the  chief administrator of Bengal d) the bankers of Bengal 
 
6) Under this   system, the  Zamindars were asked to collect  rent   :from   the  
peasants and pay revenue to the company. The system was  called 
a) ryotwari 
c) permanent 
settlement 
b) mahalwari 
d) nij  cultivation 
 
7) Plant species occurring in distinct groups in areas having similar climatic 
conditions are known as-------­ 
a)  endemic 
vegetation 
c)  natural 
vegetation 
b) exotic vegetation 
d) biomes 
 
8)  Multi-purpose protected areas aimed at conservation and  protection of biodiversity are 
known as------------- 
a)  national parks
 
c) wildlife sanctuaries 
b)biosphere reserves 
d) biomes 
 
9) Which one of the  following is a human-made resource? 
a)  Medicines to treat cancer.  b) Spring water. 
c) Tropical forests d) Log of a wood. 
 
10) Which one of the following does NOT make a resource?  
a)  Time b) Utility c) 
Quantity d) Value 
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CLASS-VIII 
SOCIAL SCIENCE (MCQ) 
 
 
 
Tick the correct option 
 
1) Universal Adult Franchise means 
a)Right to vote given to educated 
citizens c)Right to vote given to all  
Universities 
 
b) A union of adults who can speak 
French d) Right to vote given to all  
adult citizens 
 
2) There are 233 elected members plus 12 members nominated by the 
President in a) Lok Sabha b) State Legislative 
Assembly c) State Legislative Council  d)  Rajya Sabha 
 
3) A  • Fa r ma n' was 
a)  a royal 
procession 
b)  a royal order 
 
b) a royal 
painting d) a 
royal dress 
 
4) The Battle of Plassey was  
fought in a)  1757 
c) 1761 
 
b)  
1764 
d) 
1765 
 
5) As the  •D i wa n' of Bengal, the British Company became 
a) the chief financial administrator of Bengal b) the rulers of Bengal 
c) the  chief administrator of Bengal d) the bankers of Bengal 
 
6) Under this   system, the  Zamindars were asked to collect  rent   :from   the  
peasants and pay revenue to the company. The system was  called 
a) ryotwari 
c) permanent 
settlement 
b) mahalwari 
d) nij  cultivation 
 
7) Plant species occurring in distinct groups in areas having similar climatic 
conditions are known as-------­ 
a)  endemic 
vegetation 
c)  natural 
vegetation 
b) exotic vegetation 
d) biomes 
 
8)  Multi-purpose protected areas aimed at conservation and  protection of biodiversity are 
known as------------- 
a)  national parks
 
c) wildlife sanctuaries 
b)biosphere reserves 
d) biomes 
 
9) Which one of the  following is a human-made resource? 
a)  Medicines to treat cancer.  b) Spring water. 
c) Tropical forests d) Log of a wood. 
 
10) Which one of the following does NOT make a resource?  
a)  Time b) Utility c) 
Quantity d) Value 
 
CLASS-VIII 
SOCIAL SCIENCE 
 
 
   
 
General Instructions: 
(1) The question paper is divided into 3 sections 
 
Section A: History 
Section B:Civics 
Section C:Geography 
(l) Attempt all the questions. 
(3) Write the same  question number as given in the question paper while  answering the 
·questions. 
(4) Key index  should be made on the map  itself. 
(5) Attach/paste the map carefully inside the answer  sheet. 
 
 
 
SECTION A: IDSTORY 
 
 
 
 
Ql  Define the term colonization. 
 
Q2 The battle of Plassey is an important  landmark in the history of India. 
Justify. 
2  
 
 
2 
 
Q3 -Doctrine of Lapse was an unfair method adopted by the British to annex Indian states 
Explain. 
 
Q4 What were the grievances of the sepoys? 
 
Q5 Give three reasons of conflict between nawab Siraj ud daulah  and East India Company. 
 
Q6 Why is the revolt of 1857 called 'the First War  of Independence." 
 
 
2 
 
3  
 
 
3 
 
3 
 
Q7 _ Why did surveys  become a common  practice under colonial government? Give example to 
support your answer.  4 
 
Q8 Name the three revenue collection systems introduced  by the British. Mention the main 
matures of any one system.  4 
 
(!)Enumerate the changes  introduced by the British immediately  after the suppression  of the 
Revolt of 1857.  4 
 
QlO Locate and label the following on the Political map of India:-  4 
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CLASS-VIII 
SOCIAL SCIENCE (MCQ) 
 
 
 
Tick the correct option 
 
1) Universal Adult Franchise means 
a)Right to vote given to educated 
citizens c)Right to vote given to all  
Universities 
 
b) A union of adults who can speak 
French d) Right to vote given to all  
adult citizens 
 
2) There are 233 elected members plus 12 members nominated by the 
President in a) Lok Sabha b) State Legislative 
Assembly c) State Legislative Council  d)  Rajya Sabha 
 
3) A  • Fa r ma n' was 
a)  a royal 
procession 
b)  a royal order 
 
b) a royal 
painting d) a 
royal dress 
 
4) The Battle of Plassey was  
fought in a)  1757 
c) 1761 
 
b)  
1764 
d) 
1765 
 
5) As the  •D i wa n' of Bengal, the British Company became 
a) the chief financial administrator of Bengal b) the rulers of Bengal 
c) the  chief administrator of Bengal d) the bankers of Bengal 
 
6) Under this   system, the  Zamindars were asked to collect  rent   :from   the  
peasants and pay revenue to the company. The system was  called 
a) ryotwari 
c) permanent 
settlement 
b) mahalwari 
d) nij  cultivation 
 
7) Plant species occurring in distinct groups in areas having similar climatic 
conditions are known as-------­ 
a)  endemic 
vegetation 
c)  natural 
vegetation 
b) exotic vegetation 
d) biomes 
 
8)  Multi-purpose protected areas aimed at conservation and  protection of biodiversity are 
known as------------- 
a)  national parks
 
c) wildlife sanctuaries 
b)biosphere reserves 
d) biomes 
 
9) Which one of the  following is a human-made resource? 
a)  Medicines to treat cancer.  b) Spring water. 
c) Tropical forests d) Log of a wood. 
 
10) Which one of the following does NOT make a resource?  
a)  Time b) Utility c) 
Quantity d) Value 
 
CLASS-VIII 
SOCIAL SCIENCE 
 
 
   
 
General Instructions: 
(1) The question paper is divided into 3 sections 
 
Section A: History 
Section B:Civics 
Section C:Geography 
(l) Attempt all the questions. 
(3) Write the same  question number as given in the question paper while  answering the 
·questions. 
(4) Key index  should be made on the map  itself. 
(5) Attach/paste the map carefully inside the answer  sheet. 
 
 
 
SECTION A: IDSTORY 
 
 
 
 
Ql  Define the term colonization. 
 
Q2 The battle of Plassey is an important  landmark in the history of India. 
Justify. 
2  
 
 
2 
 
Q3 -Doctrine of Lapse was an unfair method adopted by the British to annex Indian states 
Explain. 
 
Q4 What were the grievances of the sepoys? 
 
Q5 Give three reasons of conflict between nawab Siraj ud daulah  and East India Company. 
 
Q6 Why is the revolt of 1857 called 'the First War  of Independence." 
 
 
2 
 
3  
 
 
3 
 
3 
 
Q7 _ Why did surveys  become a common  practice under colonial government? Give example to 
support your answer.  4 
 
Q8 Name the three revenue collection systems introduced  by the British. Mention the main 
matures of any one system.  4 
 
(!)Enumerate the changes  introduced by the British immediately  after the suppression  of the 
Revolt of 1857.  4 
 
QlO Locate and label the following on the Political map of India:-  4 
1.  The city from where Bahadur Shah Zafar led the revolt 
 
 
2.   Siraj ud Daulah was the nawab of this state 
3.   The city from where Nana Saheb led the revolt 
4.   Begum Hazrat Mahal led the revolt from this city 
 
 
 
SECTION B:CIVICS 
 
Q11 Who is known as the father of Indian Constitution? 
1
 
 
Q12 Why India is called a secular country?  
2
 
Q13 State the objectives  of Fundamental Rights. ·  2 
 
Q14 Discuss the strategies adopted by the Indian government  to prevent the  domination of 
 
minority community  by majority  community.  
3
 
Q15 Mention the main features of Indian constitution.  3 
 
Q16 Differentiate  between Lok Sabha and Raya Sabha  3 
 
Q17 What is PIL? Why was it introduced?  4 
 
 
SECI'ION C:GEOGRAPHY 
 
 
 
Q 18 Resources are important fur the development of an economy. State the contribution of 
humans as a resource.  (2) 
 
Q 19 Differentiate between the deciduous and evergreen forests.  (2) 
 
Q 20 Explain the process of generating tidal energy. Name the areas which have huge tidal mill 
farms.  (3) 
 
Q 21 "Minerals can be extracted  through various processes." Name them and e x p l a i n any 
two processes.  (3) 
 
Q 22 Conservation of flora and fauna has become necessary. What are the steps taken by the 
individual and the government  to conserve flora and fauna?  (3) 
 
Q 23 What do you understand by the term  'sustainable development'? Mention its two principles. 
(2+1) 
 
Q 24 Mention the factors responsible for soil formation. Explain any two methods to conserve 
the soil resource.  (2+2) 
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CLASS-VIII 
SOCIAL SCIENCE (MCQ) 
 
 
 
Tick the correct option 
 
1) Universal Adult Franchise means 
a)Right to vote given to educated 
citizens c)Right to vote given to all  
Universities 
 
b) A union of adults who can speak 
French d) Right to vote given to all  
adult citizens 
 
2) There are 233 elected members plus 12 members nominated by the 
President in a) Lok Sabha b) State Legislative 
Assembly c) State Legislative Council  d)  Rajya Sabha 
 
3) A  • Fa r ma n' was 
a)  a royal 
procession 
b)  a royal order 
 
b) a royal 
painting d) a 
royal dress 
 
4) The Battle of Plassey was  
fought in a)  1757 
c) 1761 
 
b)  
1764 
d) 
1765 
 
5) As the  •D i wa n' of Bengal, the British Company became 
a) the chief financial administrator of Bengal b) the rulers of Bengal 
c) the  chief administrator of Bengal d) the bankers of Bengal 
 
6) Under this   system, the  Zamindars were asked to collect  rent   :from   the  
peasants and pay revenue to the company. The system was  called 
a) ryotwari 
c) permanent 
settlement 
b) mahalwari 
d) nij  cultivation 
 
7) Plant species occurring in distinct groups in areas having similar climatic 
conditions are known as-------­ 
a)  endemic 
vegetation 
c)  natural 
vegetation 
b) exotic vegetation 
d) biomes 
 
8)  Multi-purpose protected areas aimed at conservation and  protection of biodiversity are 
known as------------- 
a)  national parks
 
c) wildlife sanctuaries 
b)biosphere reserves 
d) biomes 
 
9) Which one of the  following is a human-made resource? 
a)  Medicines to treat cancer.  b) Spring water. 
c) Tropical forests d) Log of a wood. 
 
10) Which one of the following does NOT make a resource?  
a)  Time b) Utility c) 
Quantity d) Value 
 
CLASS-VIII 
SOCIAL SCIENCE 
 
 
   
 
General Instructions: 
(1) The question paper is divided into 3 sections 
 
Section A: History 
Section B:Civics 
Section C:Geography 
(l) Attempt all the questions. 
(3) Write the same  question number as given in the question paper while  answering the 
·questions. 
(4) Key index  should be made on the map  itself. 
(5) Attach/paste the map carefully inside the answer  sheet. 
 
 
 
SECTION A: IDSTORY 
 
 
 
 
Ql  Define the term colonization. 
 
Q2 The battle of Plassey is an important  landmark in the history of India. 
Justify. 
2  
 
 
2 
 
Q3 -Doctrine of Lapse was an unfair method adopted by the British to annex Indian states 
Explain. 
 
Q4 What were the grievances of the sepoys? 
 
Q5 Give three reasons of conflict between nawab Siraj ud daulah  and East India Company. 
 
Q6 Why is the revolt of 1857 called 'the First War  of Independence." 
 
 
2 
 
3  
 
 
3 
 
3 
 
Q7 _ Why did surveys  become a common  practice under colonial government? Give example to 
support your answer.  4 
 
Q8 Name the three revenue collection systems introduced  by the British. Mention the main 
matures of any one system.  4 
 
(!)Enumerate the changes  introduced by the British immediately  after the suppression  of the 
Revolt of 1857.  4 
 
QlO Locate and label the following on the Political map of India:-  4 
1.  The city from where Bahadur Shah Zafar led the revolt 
 
 
2.   Siraj ud Daulah was the nawab of this state 
3.   The city from where Nana Saheb led the revolt 
4.   Begum Hazrat Mahal led the revolt from this city 
 
 
 
SECTION B:CIVICS 
 
Q11 Who is known as the father of Indian Constitution? 
1
 
 
Q12 Why India is called a secular country?  
2
 
Q13 State the objectives  of Fundamental Rights. ·  2 
 
Q14 Discuss the strategies adopted by the Indian government  to prevent the  domination of 
 
minority community  by majority  community.  
3
 
Q15 Mention the main features of Indian constitution.  3 
 
Q16 Differentiate  between Lok Sabha and Raya Sabha  3 
 
Q17 What is PIL? Why was it introduced?  4 
 
 
SECI'ION C:GEOGRAPHY 
 
 
 
Q 18 Resources are important fur the development of an economy. State the contribution of 
humans as a resource.  (2) 
 
Q 19 Differentiate between the deciduous and evergreen forests.  (2) 
 
Q 20 Explain the process of generating tidal energy. Name the areas which have huge tidal mill 
farms.  (3) 
 
Q 21 "Minerals can be extracted  through various processes." Name them and e x p l a i n any 
two processes.  (3) 
 
Q 22 Conservation of flora and fauna has become necessary. What are the steps taken by the 
individual and the government  to conserve flora and fauna?  (3) 
 
Q 23 What do you understand by the term  'sustainable development'? Mention its two principles. 
(2+1) 
 
Q 24 Mention the factors responsible for soil formation. Explain any two methods to conserve 
the soil resource.  (2+2) 
 
 
 
Q 25 Animals big or  small are integral to maintain the balance in the ecosystem. Justify the statement with the help of 
examples. (4) 
 
Q 26 Natural resources are classified on the basis of origin and distribution. Elaborate. (4) 
 
 
Q 27 Mark and label the following on a political map of India: (3) 
a) Any one largest producer of mica and bauxite. b) Any one 
leading producer of copper. 
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