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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Term 1 
Sample Paper – 1 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions:  
i. There are 12 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.  
ii. Marks for each question are indicated against the question.  
iii. Questions from serial number 1 to 5 are multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 1 
mark each. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct 
alternative in your answer book.  
iv. Questions from serial number 5 to 10 are 2 mark questions. 
v. Question number 11 and 12 are 5 mark questions.   
 
Section A  
History 
 
Question 1 –  In the 19
th
 century, British Historians divided the History of India into three 
periods namely          [1] 
a) Ancient, Medieval and Modern  
b) Old age, Middle age and New age  
c) Hindus, Muslims and Christians 
d) Hindus, Muslims and British 
 
Question 2 – What was the great lord of a ‘circle’ or region also known as  [1] 
a) Warrior chiefs 
b) Maha-mandaleshvara 
c) Maha-samanta 
d) Samantas 
 
Question 3 – The land given by the Khalji and Tughluq monarchs to military commanders 
was known as           [1] 
a) Iqtadar 
b) Kharaj 
c) Iqta 
d) Muqti 
  
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Term 1 
Sample Paper – 1 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions:  
i. There are 12 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.  
ii. Marks for each question are indicated against the question.  
iii. Questions from serial number 1 to 5 are multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 1 
mark each. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct 
alternative in your answer book.  
iv. Questions from serial number 5 to 10 are 2 mark questions. 
v. Question number 11 and 12 are 5 mark questions.   
 
Section A  
History 
 
Question 1 –  In the 19
th
 century, British Historians divided the History of India into three 
periods namely          [1] 
a) Ancient, Medieval and Modern  
b) Old age, Middle age and New age  
c) Hindus, Muslims and Christians 
d) Hindus, Muslims and British 
 
Question 2 – What was the great lord of a ‘circle’ or region also known as  [1] 
a) Warrior chiefs 
b) Maha-mandaleshvara 
c) Maha-samanta 
d) Samantas 
 
Question 3 – The land given by the Khalji and Tughluq monarchs to military commanders 
was known as           [1] 
a) Iqtadar 
b) Kharaj 
c) Iqta 
d) Muqti 
  
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 4 –  Mughals believed in which of the following customs of succession? [1] 
a) Coparcenary  
b) Primogeniture 
c) Both (A) and (B) 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 5 –  Which temple was constructed by King Dhangadeva of the Chandela 
dynasty?           [1] 
a) Meenakshi Temple 
b) Kandariya Mahadeva 
c) Jahangiri Mahal 
d) Taj Mahal 
 
Question 6 – Why were temples and mosques constructed beautifully?  [2] 
 
Question 7 –  Why did the Mughals not like being called Mughals or Mongols?  [2] 
 
Question 8 –  Why was Raziyya Sultan removed from the throne in 1240 CE?   [2] 
 
Question 9 – Define hiranya-garbha.        [2] 
 
Question 10 – Why was the period of 700 and 1750 CE considered as a period of great 
mobility?           [2] 
 
Question 11 – How did Mughals maintain good relations with the Rajputs?   
OR 
     How was the Rajarajeshvara temple at Thanjavur constructed? [5] 
 
Question 12 –  Life during the Chola period centred around the temple. Explain.  
         OR 
  Write a short note on Shah Jahan.      [5] 
 
 
  
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Term 1 
Sample Paper – 1 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions:  
i. There are 12 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.  
ii. Marks for each question are indicated against the question.  
iii. Questions from serial number 1 to 5 are multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 1 
mark each. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct 
alternative in your answer book.  
iv. Questions from serial number 5 to 10 are 2 mark questions. 
v. Question number 11 and 12 are 5 mark questions.   
 
Section A  
History 
 
Question 1 –  In the 19
th
 century, British Historians divided the History of India into three 
periods namely          [1] 
a) Ancient, Medieval and Modern  
b) Old age, Middle age and New age  
c) Hindus, Muslims and Christians 
d) Hindus, Muslims and British 
 
Question 2 – What was the great lord of a ‘circle’ or region also known as  [1] 
a) Warrior chiefs 
b) Maha-mandaleshvara 
c) Maha-samanta 
d) Samantas 
 
Question 3 – The land given by the Khalji and Tughluq monarchs to military commanders 
was known as           [1] 
a) Iqtadar 
b) Kharaj 
c) Iqta 
d) Muqti 
  
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 4 –  Mughals believed in which of the following customs of succession? [1] 
a) Coparcenary  
b) Primogeniture 
c) Both (A) and (B) 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 5 –  Which temple was constructed by King Dhangadeva of the Chandela 
dynasty?           [1] 
a) Meenakshi Temple 
b) Kandariya Mahadeva 
c) Jahangiri Mahal 
d) Taj Mahal 
 
Question 6 – Why were temples and mosques constructed beautifully?  [2] 
 
Question 7 –  Why did the Mughals not like being called Mughals or Mongols?  [2] 
 
Question 8 –  Why was Raziyya Sultan removed from the throne in 1240 CE?   [2] 
 
Question 9 – Define hiranya-garbha.        [2] 
 
Question 10 – Why was the period of 700 and 1750 CE considered as a period of great 
mobility?           [2] 
 
Question 11 – How did Mughals maintain good relations with the Rajputs?   
OR 
     How was the Rajarajeshvara temple at Thanjavur constructed? [5] 
 
Question 12 –  Life during the Chola period centred around the temple. Explain.  
         OR 
  Write a short note on Shah Jahan.      [5] 
 
 
  
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Section B  
Civics 
Question 1 – Pick a famous Dalit writer from the names listed below:   [1] 
a) Dr B. R. Ambedkar  
b) Madara Chennaiah  
c) Omprakash Valmiki 
d) Devendra Choubey 
 
Question 2 - India is among the largest producers of     [1] 
a) Teachers  
b) Nurses  
c) Salesman 
d) Doctors 
 
Question 3 - The full form of MLA is one of the terms listed below:   [1] 
a) Most Liable Administrator  
b) Member of Legislative Assembly  
c) Member of Local Authority 
d) Member of Local Association 
 
Question 4 - Which is an important activity on the Samoan islands?   [1] 
a) Fishing  
b) Agriculture  
c) Household work 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 5 - What is the percentage of women engaged in agricultural work in India? [1] 
a) 80%  
b) 81.65%  
c) 82.9% 
d) 83.6% 
 
Question 6 - What do you understand by Universal Adult Franchise?   [2] 
 
Question 7 - What is a public healthcare system?      [2] 
 
Question 8 - Who is an MLA?        [2] 
 
Question 9 - What is an important principle of the Constitution?   [2] 
 
Question 10 - Why is a census conducted in India?     [2] 
 
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Term 1 
Sample Paper – 1 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions:  
i. There are 12 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.  
ii. Marks for each question are indicated against the question.  
iii. Questions from serial number 1 to 5 are multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 1 
mark each. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct 
alternative in your answer book.  
iv. Questions from serial number 5 to 10 are 2 mark questions. 
v. Question number 11 and 12 are 5 mark questions.   
 
Section A  
History 
 
Question 1 –  In the 19
th
 century, British Historians divided the History of India into three 
periods namely          [1] 
a) Ancient, Medieval and Modern  
b) Old age, Middle age and New age  
c) Hindus, Muslims and Christians 
d) Hindus, Muslims and British 
 
Question 2 – What was the great lord of a ‘circle’ or region also known as  [1] 
a) Warrior chiefs 
b) Maha-mandaleshvara 
c) Maha-samanta 
d) Samantas 
 
Question 3 – The land given by the Khalji and Tughluq monarchs to military commanders 
was known as           [1] 
a) Iqtadar 
b) Kharaj 
c) Iqta 
d) Muqti 
  
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 4 –  Mughals believed in which of the following customs of succession? [1] 
a) Coparcenary  
b) Primogeniture 
c) Both (A) and (B) 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 5 –  Which temple was constructed by King Dhangadeva of the Chandela 
dynasty?           [1] 
a) Meenakshi Temple 
b) Kandariya Mahadeva 
c) Jahangiri Mahal 
d) Taj Mahal 
 
Question 6 – Why were temples and mosques constructed beautifully?  [2] 
 
Question 7 –  Why did the Mughals not like being called Mughals or Mongols?  [2] 
 
Question 8 –  Why was Raziyya Sultan removed from the throne in 1240 CE?   [2] 
 
Question 9 – Define hiranya-garbha.        [2] 
 
Question 10 – Why was the period of 700 and 1750 CE considered as a period of great 
mobility?           [2] 
 
Question 11 – How did Mughals maintain good relations with the Rajputs?   
OR 
     How was the Rajarajeshvara temple at Thanjavur constructed? [5] 
 
Question 12 –  Life during the Chola period centred around the temple. Explain.  
         OR 
  Write a short note on Shah Jahan.      [5] 
 
 
  
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Section B  
Civics 
Question 1 – Pick a famous Dalit writer from the names listed below:   [1] 
a) Dr B. R. Ambedkar  
b) Madara Chennaiah  
c) Omprakash Valmiki 
d) Devendra Choubey 
 
Question 2 - India is among the largest producers of     [1] 
a) Teachers  
b) Nurses  
c) Salesman 
d) Doctors 
 
Question 3 - The full form of MLA is one of the terms listed below:   [1] 
a) Most Liable Administrator  
b) Member of Legislative Assembly  
c) Member of Local Authority 
d) Member of Local Association 
 
Question 4 - Which is an important activity on the Samoan islands?   [1] 
a) Fishing  
b) Agriculture  
c) Household work 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 5 - What is the percentage of women engaged in agricultural work in India? [1] 
a) 80%  
b) 81.65%  
c) 82.9% 
d) 83.6% 
 
Question 6 - What do you understand by Universal Adult Franchise?   [2] 
 
Question 7 - What is a public healthcare system?      [2] 
 
Question 8 - Who is an MLA?        [2] 
 
Question 9 - What is an important principle of the Constitution?   [2] 
 
Question 10 - Why is a census conducted in India?     [2] 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
 
Question 11 - What kind of effect did the mid-day meal programme have on the students? 
      OR 
  Who was Hakim Sheik? What problem did he face?    [5] 
 
Question 12 – What lifestyle did the children of Samoan islands have?   [5] 
OR 
     Explain about Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain and her dreams about ‘Ladyland’.  
 
Section C  
Geography 
Question 1 -  The atmosphere is held to the Earth by the force of which of the following 
terms listed below?          [1] 
a) Movement  
b) Gravity  
c) Attraction 
d) Deflection  
 
Question 2 - What does the word igneous mean?     [1] 
a) Rock 
b) Mineral 
c) Fire 
d) Stone 
 
Question 3 - The place in the crust where the movement of the earthquake starts is called 
            [1]  
a) Focus 
b) Plate boundary 
c) Epicentre 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 4 - The process by which water continually changes its form and circulates 
between oceans, atmosphere and land is known as     [1] 
a) Insolation 
b) Water Cycle 
c) Precipitation 
d) None of the above 
 
 
 
 
 
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Term 1 
Sample Paper – 1 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions:  
i. There are 12 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.  
ii. Marks for each question are indicated against the question.  
iii. Questions from serial number 1 to 5 are multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 1 
mark each. Every MCQ is provided with four alternatives. Write the correct 
alternative in your answer book.  
iv. Questions from serial number 5 to 10 are 2 mark questions. 
v. Question number 11 and 12 are 5 mark questions.   
 
Section A  
History 
 
Question 1 –  In the 19
th
 century, British Historians divided the History of India into three 
periods namely          [1] 
a) Ancient, Medieval and Modern  
b) Old age, Middle age and New age  
c) Hindus, Muslims and Christians 
d) Hindus, Muslims and British 
 
Question 2 – What was the great lord of a ‘circle’ or region also known as  [1] 
a) Warrior chiefs 
b) Maha-mandaleshvara 
c) Maha-samanta 
d) Samantas 
 
Question 3 – The land given by the Khalji and Tughluq monarchs to military commanders 
was known as           [1] 
a) Iqtadar 
b) Kharaj 
c) Iqta 
d) Muqti 
  
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 4 –  Mughals believed in which of the following customs of succession? [1] 
a) Coparcenary  
b) Primogeniture 
c) Both (A) and (B) 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 5 –  Which temple was constructed by King Dhangadeva of the Chandela 
dynasty?           [1] 
a) Meenakshi Temple 
b) Kandariya Mahadeva 
c) Jahangiri Mahal 
d) Taj Mahal 
 
Question 6 – Why were temples and mosques constructed beautifully?  [2] 
 
Question 7 –  Why did the Mughals not like being called Mughals or Mongols?  [2] 
 
Question 8 –  Why was Raziyya Sultan removed from the throne in 1240 CE?   [2] 
 
Question 9 – Define hiranya-garbha.        [2] 
 
Question 10 – Why was the period of 700 and 1750 CE considered as a period of great 
mobility?           [2] 
 
Question 11 – How did Mughals maintain good relations with the Rajputs?   
OR 
     How was the Rajarajeshvara temple at Thanjavur constructed? [5] 
 
Question 12 –  Life during the Chola period centred around the temple. Explain.  
         OR 
  Write a short note on Shah Jahan.      [5] 
 
 
  
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Section B  
Civics 
Question 1 – Pick a famous Dalit writer from the names listed below:   [1] 
a) Dr B. R. Ambedkar  
b) Madara Chennaiah  
c) Omprakash Valmiki 
d) Devendra Choubey 
 
Question 2 - India is among the largest producers of     [1] 
a) Teachers  
b) Nurses  
c) Salesman 
d) Doctors 
 
Question 3 - The full form of MLA is one of the terms listed below:   [1] 
a) Most Liable Administrator  
b) Member of Legislative Assembly  
c) Member of Local Authority 
d) Member of Local Association 
 
Question 4 - Which is an important activity on the Samoan islands?   [1] 
a) Fishing  
b) Agriculture  
c) Household work 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 5 - What is the percentage of women engaged in agricultural work in India? [1] 
a) 80%  
b) 81.65%  
c) 82.9% 
d) 83.6% 
 
Question 6 - What do you understand by Universal Adult Franchise?   [2] 
 
Question 7 - What is a public healthcare system?      [2] 
 
Question 8 - Who is an MLA?        [2] 
 
Question 9 - What is an important principle of the Constitution?   [2] 
 
Question 10 - Why is a census conducted in India?     [2] 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
 
Question 11 - What kind of effect did the mid-day meal programme have on the students? 
      OR 
  Who was Hakim Sheik? What problem did he face?    [5] 
 
Question 12 – What lifestyle did the children of Samoan islands have?   [5] 
OR 
     Explain about Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain and her dreams about ‘Ladyland’.  
 
Section C  
Geography 
Question 1 -  The atmosphere is held to the Earth by the force of which of the following 
terms listed below?          [1] 
a) Movement  
b) Gravity  
c) Attraction 
d) Deflection  
 
Question 2 - What does the word igneous mean?     [1] 
a) Rock 
b) Mineral 
c) Fire 
d) Stone 
 
Question 3 - The place in the crust where the movement of the earthquake starts is called 
            [1]  
a) Focus 
b) Plate boundary 
c) Epicentre 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 4 - The process by which water continually changes its form and circulates 
between oceans, atmosphere and land is known as     [1] 
a) Insolation 
b) Water Cycle 
c) Precipitation 
d) None of the above 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
 
Question 5 - The amount of solar energy received by the Earth is called  [1] 
a) Solar energy 
b) Radiation 
c) Temperature 
d) Insolation 
 
Question 6 - Define ecosystem.        [2] 
 
Question 7 - What is the composition of crust and what is its thickness?   [2] 
 
Question 8 - What do you mean by Lithospheric plates?     [2] 
 
Question 9 - What is the significance of atmosphere for the Earth?   [2] 
 
Question 10 - Why is ocean water salty?       [2] 
 
Question 11- What are the features of Lithosphere? How is it important to us?   
OR   
Why do you think Earth is the home to the human beings and other 
organisms? How have human needs undergone changes with the passage 
of time and technological development?     [5] 
 
Question 12 – What is wind? Explain three types of winds with a diagram.   
      OR 
What are ocean currents? Explain two types of ocean currents with suitable 
examples. How does it influence the temperature conditions?  [5] 
 
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