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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
Term II 
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 marks questions. 
v. Question numbers 11 and 12 are 5 marks questions.   
 
Section A 
History 
 
Question 1 – Manigramam was a guild in which part of the country? [1] 
a) North India  
b) South India  
c) West India 
d) East India 
 
Question 2 – Which Sultan used Banjaras to transport grain to the city markets? [1] 
a) Akbar  
b) Jahangir 
c) Alauddin Khalji 
d) Raja Man Singh 
 
Question 3 – What said that it was possible for devotees to receive the grace of God 
regardless of their caste status? [1] 
a) The Puranas 
b) The Epics 
c) Gods 
d) The Vedas 
  
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
Term II 
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 marks questions. 
v. Question numbers 11 and 12 are 5 marks questions.   
 
Section A 
History 
 
Question 1 – Manigramam was a guild in which part of the country? [1] 
a) North India  
b) South India  
c) West India 
d) East India 
 
Question 2 – Which Sultan used Banjaras to transport grain to the city markets? [1] 
a) Akbar  
b) Jahangir 
c) Alauddin Khalji 
d) Raja Man Singh 
 
Question 3 – What said that it was possible for devotees to receive the grace of God 
regardless of their caste status? [1] 
a) The Puranas 
b) The Epics 
c) Gods 
d) The Vedas 
  
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 4 – The inscription in the image is composed in which language?  [1] 
 
a) Sanskrit 
b) Bengali 
c) Tamil 
d) Malayalam 
 
Question 5 – Akbar followed the administrative model of which of the following kings? [1] 
a) Alauddin Khilji 
b) Muhammad Tughlaq 
c) Humayun 
d) Sher Shah Suri 
 
Question 6 – Where is Hampi located? When was it founded and to which empire did it 
belong? [2] 
 
Question 7 – Who were Banjaras? [2] 
 
Question 8 – Why was the period after the thirteenth century considered a new wave of 
the bhakti movement in north India?                                                              [2] 
 
Question 9 – When did the Mughals face the worst possible humiliation? [2] 
 
Question 10 – Name other dance forms which are recognised as classical at present?  [2] 
 
Question 11 – Name the five sacred symbols which all Sikh men have to wear. [5] 
OR 
    Why were people attracted towards Kabir’s teachings? 
 
Question 12 – Mention the changes which took place in the sub-continent during the 
mediaeval period. [5] 
OR 
 How was the bronze statues made using the ‘lost wax’ technique during 
the Chola period? 
 
 
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
Term II 
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 marks questions. 
v. Question numbers 11 and 12 are 5 marks questions.   
 
Section A 
History 
 
Question 1 – Manigramam was a guild in which part of the country? [1] 
a) North India  
b) South India  
c) West India 
d) East India 
 
Question 2 – Which Sultan used Banjaras to transport grain to the city markets? [1] 
a) Akbar  
b) Jahangir 
c) Alauddin Khalji 
d) Raja Man Singh 
 
Question 3 – What said that it was possible for devotees to receive the grace of God 
regardless of their caste status? [1] 
a) The Puranas 
b) The Epics 
c) Gods 
d) The Vedas 
  
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 4 – The inscription in the image is composed in which language?  [1] 
 
a) Sanskrit 
b) Bengali 
c) Tamil 
d) Malayalam 
 
Question 5 – Akbar followed the administrative model of which of the following kings? [1] 
a) Alauddin Khilji 
b) Muhammad Tughlaq 
c) Humayun 
d) Sher Shah Suri 
 
Question 6 – Where is Hampi located? When was it founded and to which empire did it 
belong? [2] 
 
Question 7 – Who were Banjaras? [2] 
 
Question 8 – Why was the period after the thirteenth century considered a new wave of 
the bhakti movement in north India?                                                              [2] 
 
Question 9 – When did the Mughals face the worst possible humiliation? [2] 
 
Question 10 – Name other dance forms which are recognised as classical at present?  [2] 
 
Question 11 – Name the five sacred symbols which all Sikh men have to wear. [5] 
OR 
    Why were people attracted towards Kabir’s teachings? 
 
Question 12 – Mention the changes which took place in the sub-continent during the 
mediaeval period. [5] 
OR 
 How was the bronze statues made using the ‘lost wax’ technique during 
the Chola period? 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Section B 
Civics 
 
Question 1 – The main source of income for media is [1] 
a) Advertisements  
b) Shows  
c) News 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 2 – Universal adult franchise means [1] 
a) Everyone above the age of 18 have the right to vote 
b) Everyone is equal before law 
c) Children up to the age of 14 have the right to education 
d) Citizens have the right to life 
 
Question 3 – People visit the weekly markets to buy [1] 
a) Special items  
b) Everyday items  
c) Specific items 
d) Expensive items 
 
Question 4 – The largest cloth market in the world is [1] 
a) Fifth Avenue Mall  
b) Andrew's Market  
c) Pushpa Mills 
d) Erode's bi-weekly market 
 
Question 5 – 'Tawa Matsya Sangh' refers to which of the following cooperatives? [1] 
a) A federation of fishermen cooperatives  
b) A federation of miners cooperatives  
c) A federation of traders cooperatives 
d) A federation of weavers cooperatives 
 
Question 6 – Give two examples each of print media and electronic media. [2] 
 
Question 7 – Why are advertisements an important part of our social and cultural life 
today? [2] 
 
Question 8 – What are weekly markets? Why are they so called? [2] 
 
Question 9 – Discuss any two drawbacks of the private health care services. [2] 
 
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
Term II 
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 marks questions. 
v. Question numbers 11 and 12 are 5 marks questions.   
 
Section A 
History 
 
Question 1 – Manigramam was a guild in which part of the country? [1] 
a) North India  
b) South India  
c) West India 
d) East India 
 
Question 2 – Which Sultan used Banjaras to transport grain to the city markets? [1] 
a) Akbar  
b) Jahangir 
c) Alauddin Khalji 
d) Raja Man Singh 
 
Question 3 – What said that it was possible for devotees to receive the grace of God 
regardless of their caste status? [1] 
a) The Puranas 
b) The Epics 
c) Gods 
d) The Vedas 
  
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 4 – The inscription in the image is composed in which language?  [1] 
 
a) Sanskrit 
b) Bengali 
c) Tamil 
d) Malayalam 
 
Question 5 – Akbar followed the administrative model of which of the following kings? [1] 
a) Alauddin Khilji 
b) Muhammad Tughlaq 
c) Humayun 
d) Sher Shah Suri 
 
Question 6 – Where is Hampi located? When was it founded and to which empire did it 
belong? [2] 
 
Question 7 – Who were Banjaras? [2] 
 
Question 8 – Why was the period after the thirteenth century considered a new wave of 
the bhakti movement in north India?                                                              [2] 
 
Question 9 – When did the Mughals face the worst possible humiliation? [2] 
 
Question 10 – Name other dance forms which are recognised as classical at present?  [2] 
 
Question 11 – Name the five sacred symbols which all Sikh men have to wear. [5] 
OR 
    Why were people attracted towards Kabir’s teachings? 
 
Question 12 – Mention the changes which took place in the sub-continent during the 
mediaeval period. [5] 
OR 
 How was the bronze statues made using the ‘lost wax’ technique during 
the Chola period? 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Section B 
Civics 
 
Question 1 – The main source of income for media is [1] 
a) Advertisements  
b) Shows  
c) News 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 2 – Universal adult franchise means [1] 
a) Everyone above the age of 18 have the right to vote 
b) Everyone is equal before law 
c) Children up to the age of 14 have the right to education 
d) Citizens have the right to life 
 
Question 3 – People visit the weekly markets to buy [1] 
a) Special items  
b) Everyday items  
c) Specific items 
d) Expensive items 
 
Question 4 – The largest cloth market in the world is [1] 
a) Fifth Avenue Mall  
b) Andrew's Market  
c) Pushpa Mills 
d) Erode's bi-weekly market 
 
Question 5 – 'Tawa Matsya Sangh' refers to which of the following cooperatives? [1] 
a) A federation of fishermen cooperatives  
b) A federation of miners cooperatives  
c) A federation of traders cooperatives 
d) A federation of weavers cooperatives 
 
Question 6 – Give two examples each of print media and electronic media. [2] 
 
Question 7 – Why are advertisements an important part of our social and cultural life 
today? [2] 
 
Question 8 – What are weekly markets? Why are they so called? [2] 
 
Question 9 – Discuss any two drawbacks of the private health care services. [2] 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 10 – Discuss any two strategies which have been used to make people aware of 
the women’s rights. [2] 
 
Question 11 – How does the garment factory in Delhi conduct its business?   
      OR 
What did the Government do in response to the fight put up by Tawa Matsya 
Sangh? [5] 
 
Question 12 – How do merchants have a lot of power in the market?    
OR 
   How do shop owners procure their goods? [5] 
    
Section C 
Geography 
Question 1 – Which of the following landforms is formed as a result of the depositional 
activities of the sea waves? [1] 
a) Sea arches 
b) Sea caves 
c) Sea beaches 
d) Stacks 
 
Question 2 – Merino is a type of [1] 
a) Sheep 
b) Elephant 
c) Fish 
d) Camel 
 
Question 3 – Which of the following is the chief food crop of the Amazon basin? [1] 
a) Oat 
b) Beans 
c) Cassava 
d) wheat 
 
Question 4 – The Panama Canal connects the Pacific Ocean and the  [1] 
a) Atlantic Ocean 
b) Red Sea 
c) Mediterranean Sea 
d) None of the above 
 
 
 
 
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
Term II 
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 marks questions. 
v. Question numbers 11 and 12 are 5 marks questions.   
 
Section A 
History 
 
Question 1 – Manigramam was a guild in which part of the country? [1] 
a) North India  
b) South India  
c) West India 
d) East India 
 
Question 2 – Which Sultan used Banjaras to transport grain to the city markets? [1] 
a) Akbar  
b) Jahangir 
c) Alauddin Khalji 
d) Raja Man Singh 
 
Question 3 – What said that it was possible for devotees to receive the grace of God 
regardless of their caste status? [1] 
a) The Puranas 
b) The Epics 
c) Gods 
d) The Vedas 
  
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 4 – The inscription in the image is composed in which language?  [1] 
 
a) Sanskrit 
b) Bengali 
c) Tamil 
d) Malayalam 
 
Question 5 – Akbar followed the administrative model of which of the following kings? [1] 
a) Alauddin Khilji 
b) Muhammad Tughlaq 
c) Humayun 
d) Sher Shah Suri 
 
Question 6 – Where is Hampi located? When was it founded and to which empire did it 
belong? [2] 
 
Question 7 – Who were Banjaras? [2] 
 
Question 8 – Why was the period after the thirteenth century considered a new wave of 
the bhakti movement in north India?                                                              [2] 
 
Question 9 – When did the Mughals face the worst possible humiliation? [2] 
 
Question 10 – Name other dance forms which are recognised as classical at present?  [2] 
 
Question 11 – Name the five sacred symbols which all Sikh men have to wear. [5] 
OR 
    Why were people attracted towards Kabir’s teachings? 
 
Question 12 – Mention the changes which took place in the sub-continent during the 
mediaeval period. [5] 
OR 
 How was the bronze statues made using the ‘lost wax’ technique during 
the Chola period? 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Section B 
Civics 
 
Question 1 – The main source of income for media is [1] 
a) Advertisements  
b) Shows  
c) News 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 2 – Universal adult franchise means [1] 
a) Everyone above the age of 18 have the right to vote 
b) Everyone is equal before law 
c) Children up to the age of 14 have the right to education 
d) Citizens have the right to life 
 
Question 3 – People visit the weekly markets to buy [1] 
a) Special items  
b) Everyday items  
c) Specific items 
d) Expensive items 
 
Question 4 – The largest cloth market in the world is [1] 
a) Fifth Avenue Mall  
b) Andrew's Market  
c) Pushpa Mills 
d) Erode's bi-weekly market 
 
Question 5 – 'Tawa Matsya Sangh' refers to which of the following cooperatives? [1] 
a) A federation of fishermen cooperatives  
b) A federation of miners cooperatives  
c) A federation of traders cooperatives 
d) A federation of weavers cooperatives 
 
Question 6 – Give two examples each of print media and electronic media. [2] 
 
Question 7 – Why are advertisements an important part of our social and cultural life 
today? [2] 
 
Question 8 – What are weekly markets? Why are they so called? [2] 
 
Question 9 – Discuss any two drawbacks of the private health care services. [2] 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 10 – Discuss any two strategies which have been used to make people aware of 
the women’s rights. [2] 
 
Question 11 – How does the garment factory in Delhi conduct its business?   
      OR 
What did the Government do in response to the fight put up by Tawa Matsya 
Sangh? [5] 
 
Question 12 – How do merchants have a lot of power in the market?    
OR 
   How do shop owners procure their goods? [5] 
    
Section C 
Geography 
Question 1 – Which of the following landforms is formed as a result of the depositional 
activities of the sea waves? [1] 
a) Sea arches 
b) Sea caves 
c) Sea beaches 
d) Stacks 
 
Question 2 – Merino is a type of [1] 
a) Sheep 
b) Elephant 
c) Fish 
d) Camel 
 
Question 3 – Which of the following is the chief food crop of the Amazon basin? [1] 
a) Oat 
b) Beans 
c) Cassava 
d) wheat 
 
Question 4 – The Panama Canal connects the Pacific Ocean and the  [1] 
a) Atlantic Ocean 
b) Red Sea 
c) Mediterranean Sea 
d) None of the above 
 
 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 1 
 
     
Question 5 – The vegetation which grows on its own without any interference from human 
beings is called [1] 
a) Human vegetation 
b) All vegetation 
c) Natural vegetation 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 6 – Why are the tropical evergreen forests also called evergreen forests? [2] 
 
Question 7 – Identify the figure and define it.  [2] 
 
 
Question 8 – How do the people of the Amazon basin survive? [2] 
 
Question 9 – What is Chinook? What are its effects?  [2] 
 
Question 10 – Why is the climate of Ladakh extremely cold and dry? [2] 
 
Question 11 –  What are Velds? Give an account of flora and fauna in Velds?    
OR 
Where is the Sahara desert located? Name the nomadic tribes found in the 
Sahara desert. How do they survive?  [5] 
 
Question 12 – How are tides caused? Discuss any three importance of tides.  
OR 
Describe the structure of the atmosphere with the help of a well labelled 
diagram. [5] 
 
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