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CBSE VIII | Mathematics
Sample Paper  2

CBSE Board
Class VIII Mathematics
Term I
Sample Paper 2
Time: 2 ½ hours                          Total Marks: 80

General Instructions:
1. All questions are compulsory.
2. Section A comprises of 12 questions carrying 1 mark each.
3. Section B comprises of 12 questions carrying 2 marks each.
4. Section C comprises of 8 questions carrying 3 marks each.
5. Section D comprises of 5 questions carrying 4 marks each.

Section A
(Questions 1 to 12 carry 1 mark each)

1. Equation , with variables on one side can be expressed as
A.
B.
C. 7x = 7
D. 2x = 7

2. In the representation of rational numbers, the number line extends ______.
A. Indefinitely on both sides of 0
B. Indefinitely to the right side of zero
C. Indefinitely to the right side of 1
D. Indefinitely to the left side of zero

3. An octagon is made up of ______ sides.
A. 8
B. 10
C. 6
D. 5

4. If the cost of an item is increased from Rs 50 to Rs 55 then the percentage increase
in cost is
A. 5%
B. 10%
C. 20%
D. 15%
Page 2

CBSE VIII | Mathematics
Sample Paper  2

CBSE Board
Class VIII Mathematics
Term I
Sample Paper 2
Time: 2 ½ hours                          Total Marks: 80

General Instructions:
1. All questions are compulsory.
2. Section A comprises of 12 questions carrying 1 mark each.
3. Section B comprises of 12 questions carrying 2 marks each.
4. Section C comprises of 8 questions carrying 3 marks each.
5. Section D comprises of 5 questions carrying 4 marks each.

Section A
(Questions 1 to 12 carry 1 mark each)

1. Equation , with variables on one side can be expressed as
A.
B.
C. 7x = 7
D. 2x = 7

2. In the representation of rational numbers, the number line extends ______.
A. Indefinitely on both sides of 0
B. Indefinitely to the right side of zero
C. Indefinitely to the right side of 1
D. Indefinitely to the left side of zero

3. An octagon is made up of ______ sides.
A. 8
B. 10
C. 6
D. 5

4. If the cost of an item is increased from Rs 50 to Rs 55 then the percentage increase
in cost is
A. 5%
B. 10%
C. 20%
D. 15%

CBSE VIII | Mathematics
Sample Paper  2

5. The sum 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 + 9 + 11 + 13 + 15 + 17 is
A. 7
2

B. 8
2

C. 9
2

D. 10

6. The smallest number by which
23
(4) 1000 must be divided to make it a perfect cube
is _______.
A. 20
B. 10
C. 5
D. 2

7. Which one of the following is not a parallelogram?
A. Rhombus
B. Trapezium
C. Rectangle
D. Square

8. Number of Red Rome apple is

A. 40
B. 45
C. 30
D. 35

9. In a parallelogram, if one angle is 50
o
, then its adjacent angle will be  ______.
A. 130
o

B. 50
o

C. 100
o

D. 25
o

Page 3

CBSE VIII | Mathematics
Sample Paper  2

CBSE Board
Class VIII Mathematics
Term I
Sample Paper 2
Time: 2 ½ hours                          Total Marks: 80

General Instructions:
1. All questions are compulsory.
2. Section A comprises of 12 questions carrying 1 mark each.
3. Section B comprises of 12 questions carrying 2 marks each.
4. Section C comprises of 8 questions carrying 3 marks each.
5. Section D comprises of 5 questions carrying 4 marks each.

Section A
(Questions 1 to 12 carry 1 mark each)

1. Equation , with variables on one side can be expressed as
A.
B.
C. 7x = 7
D. 2x = 7

2. In the representation of rational numbers, the number line extends ______.
A. Indefinitely on both sides of 0
B. Indefinitely to the right side of zero
C. Indefinitely to the right side of 1
D. Indefinitely to the left side of zero

3. An octagon is made up of ______ sides.
A. 8
B. 10
C. 6
D. 5

4. If the cost of an item is increased from Rs 50 to Rs 55 then the percentage increase
in cost is
A. 5%
B. 10%
C. 20%
D. 15%

CBSE VIII | Mathematics
Sample Paper  2

5. The sum 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 + 9 + 11 + 13 + 15 + 17 is
A. 7
2

B. 8
2

C. 9
2

D. 10

6. The smallest number by which
23
(4) 1000 must be divided to make it a perfect cube
is _______.
A. 20
B. 10
C. 5
D. 2

7. Which one of the following is not a parallelogram?
A. Rhombus
B. Trapezium
C. Rectangle
D. Square

8. Number of Red Rome apple is

A. 40
B. 45
C. 30
D. 35

9. In a parallelogram, if one angle is 50
o
, then its adjacent angle will be  ______.
A. 130
o

B. 50
o

C. 100
o

D. 25
o

CBSE VIII | Mathematics
Sample Paper  2

10. The probability of an event always lies between ______ .
A. 0 and 2
B. 0 and 1
C. 0 and 1/2
D. -1 and 1

11. Using the pattern, 2
2
= 4
20
2
= 400
We get 2000
2
=
A. 40000
B. 4000000
C. 400000
D. 40000000

12. A shopkeeper announces a stock clearance sale by giving a discount of 50% + 50%.
If marked price of an article is Rs. 1200 then its sale price will be
A. Rs 200
B. Rs 350
C. Rs 300
D. Rs 400

Section B
(Questions 13 to 24 carry 2 marks each)

13. Find the multiplicative inverse of the following:

14. In a two-digit number, the unit's digit is 7 more than the ten's digit. Sum of the digits
is half of the whole number. Find the digits and number.

15. The given figure HOPE is a parallelogram. Find the angle measures x, y and z. Also,
state the properties used.

Page 4

CBSE VIII | Mathematics
Sample Paper  2

CBSE Board
Class VIII Mathematics
Term I
Sample Paper 2
Time: 2 ½ hours                          Total Marks: 80

General Instructions:
1. All questions are compulsory.
2. Section A comprises of 12 questions carrying 1 mark each.
3. Section B comprises of 12 questions carrying 2 marks each.
4. Section C comprises of 8 questions carrying 3 marks each.
5. Section D comprises of 5 questions carrying 4 marks each.

Section A
(Questions 1 to 12 carry 1 mark each)

1. Equation , with variables on one side can be expressed as
A.
B.
C. 7x = 7
D. 2x = 7

2. In the representation of rational numbers, the number line extends ______.
A. Indefinitely on both sides of 0
B. Indefinitely to the right side of zero
C. Indefinitely to the right side of 1
D. Indefinitely to the left side of zero

3. An octagon is made up of ______ sides.
A. 8
B. 10
C. 6
D. 5

4. If the cost of an item is increased from Rs 50 to Rs 55 then the percentage increase
in cost is
A. 5%
B. 10%
C. 20%
D. 15%

CBSE VIII | Mathematics
Sample Paper  2

5. The sum 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 + 9 + 11 + 13 + 15 + 17 is
A. 7
2

B. 8
2

C. 9
2

D. 10

6. The smallest number by which
23
(4) 1000 must be divided to make it a perfect cube
is _______.
A. 20
B. 10
C. 5
D. 2

7. Which one of the following is not a parallelogram?
A. Rhombus
B. Trapezium
C. Rectangle
D. Square

8. Number of Red Rome apple is

A. 40
B. 45
C. 30
D. 35

9. In a parallelogram, if one angle is 50
o
, then its adjacent angle will be  ______.
A. 130
o

B. 50
o

C. 100
o

D. 25
o

CBSE VIII | Mathematics
Sample Paper  2

10. The probability of an event always lies between ______ .
A. 0 and 2
B. 0 and 1
C. 0 and 1/2
D. -1 and 1

11. Using the pattern, 2
2
= 4
20
2
= 400
We get 2000
2
=
A. 40000
B. 4000000
C. 400000
D. 40000000

12. A shopkeeper announces a stock clearance sale by giving a discount of 50% + 50%.
If marked price of an article is Rs. 1200 then its sale price will be
A. Rs 200
B. Rs 350
C. Rs 300
D. Rs 400

Section B
(Questions 13 to 24 carry 2 marks each)

13. Find the multiplicative inverse of the following:

14. In a two-digit number, the unit's digit is 7 more than the ten's digit. Sum of the digits
is half of the whole number. Find the digits and number.

15. The given figure HOPE is a parallelogram. Find the angle measures x, y and z. Also,
state the properties used.

CBSE VIII | Mathematics
Sample Paper  2

16. There are 35 students in a class, out of which 20 are boys and 15 are girls. From
these students one is chosen at random. What is the probability that the chosen
student is
i) a boy
ii) a girl

17.  Find the square of the number 82 using the property (a + b)
2
= a
2
+ b
2
+ 2ab.

18. The given bar graph shows the favourite colours of 20 students in a class. How many
more students favour orange colour than green?

19. The cost of a TV set at a showroom was Rs. 36500. The sales tax charged was 8%.
Find the bill amount.

20. Write first 4 triangular numbers and verify that sum of two consecutive triangular
numbers is a square number.

21. Solve for x:
3(2x - 1) = 2(x + 4) +1

22. Square root of 18.5 lies between which numbers?

23. The number of students in a school is increased by 35%. If originally the number
was 4000, then the number of students now is:

24. In a collection of 35 lotteries, there are 10 prizes and 25 blanks. A lottery is drawn at
random. What is the probability of getting a prize?
Page 5

CBSE VIII | Mathematics
Sample Paper  2

CBSE Board
Class VIII Mathematics
Term I
Sample Paper 2
Time: 2 ½ hours                          Total Marks: 80

General Instructions:
1. All questions are compulsory.
2. Section A comprises of 12 questions carrying 1 mark each.
3. Section B comprises of 12 questions carrying 2 marks each.
4. Section C comprises of 8 questions carrying 3 marks each.
5. Section D comprises of 5 questions carrying 4 marks each.

Section A
(Questions 1 to 12 carry 1 mark each)

1. Equation , with variables on one side can be expressed as
A.
B.
C. 7x = 7
D. 2x = 7

2. In the representation of rational numbers, the number line extends ______.
A. Indefinitely on both sides of 0
B. Indefinitely to the right side of zero
C. Indefinitely to the right side of 1
D. Indefinitely to the left side of zero

3. An octagon is made up of ______ sides.
A. 8
B. 10
C. 6
D. 5

4. If the cost of an item is increased from Rs 50 to Rs 55 then the percentage increase
in cost is
A. 5%
B. 10%
C. 20%
D. 15%

CBSE VIII | Mathematics
Sample Paper  2

5. The sum 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 + 9 + 11 + 13 + 15 + 17 is
A. 7
2

B. 8
2

C. 9
2

D. 10

6. The smallest number by which
23
(4) 1000 must be divided to make it a perfect cube
is _______.
A. 20
B. 10
C. 5
D. 2

7. Which one of the following is not a parallelogram?
A. Rhombus
B. Trapezium
C. Rectangle
D. Square

8. Number of Red Rome apple is

A. 40
B. 45
C. 30
D. 35

9. In a parallelogram, if one angle is 50
o
, then its adjacent angle will be  ______.
A. 130
o

B. 50
o

C. 100
o

D. 25
o

CBSE VIII | Mathematics
Sample Paper  2

10. The probability of an event always lies between ______ .
A. 0 and 2
B. 0 and 1
C. 0 and 1/2
D. -1 and 1

11. Using the pattern, 2
2
= 4
20
2
= 400
We get 2000
2
=
A. 40000
B. 4000000
C. 400000
D. 40000000

12. A shopkeeper announces a stock clearance sale by giving a discount of 50% + 50%.
If marked price of an article is Rs. 1200 then its sale price will be
A. Rs 200
B. Rs 350
C. Rs 300
D. Rs 400

Section B
(Questions 13 to 24 carry 2 marks each)

13. Find the multiplicative inverse of the following:

14. In a two-digit number, the unit's digit is 7 more than the ten's digit. Sum of the digits
is half of the whole number. Find the digits and number.

15. The given figure HOPE is a parallelogram. Find the angle measures x, y and z. Also,
state the properties used.

CBSE VIII | Mathematics
Sample Paper  2

16. There are 35 students in a class, out of which 20 are boys and 15 are girls. From
these students one is chosen at random. What is the probability that the chosen
student is
i) a boy
ii) a girl

17.  Find the square of the number 82 using the property (a + b)
2
= a
2
+ b
2
+ 2ab.

18. The given bar graph shows the favourite colours of 20 students in a class. How many
more students favour orange colour than green?

19. The cost of a TV set at a showroom was Rs. 36500. The sales tax charged was 8%.
Find the bill amount.

20. Write first 4 triangular numbers and verify that sum of two consecutive triangular
numbers is a square number.

21. Solve for x:
3(2x - 1) = 2(x + 4) +1

22. Square root of 18.5 lies between which numbers?

23. The number of students in a school is increased by 35%. If originally the number
was 4000, then the number of students now is:

24. In a collection of 35 lotteries, there are 10 prizes and 25 blanks. A lottery is drawn at
random. What is the probability of getting a prize?

CBSE VIII | Mathematics
Sample Paper  2

Section C
(Questions 25 to 32 carry 3 marks each)

25. The following table shows the number of visitors to a park for the months January to
March.
Month January February March
No. of Visitors 150 300 250
a) Construct a bar graph representing the given data.
b) What is the percentage increase in visitors in March as compared to January?
c) What percentage of visitors came in February as compared with total number of
visitors over the three months?

26. A shopkeeper sells one transistor for Rs. 840 at a gain of 20% and another for Rs.
960 at a loss of 4%. What is his total gain or loss percent?

27. Solve for x:

28. Find the compound interest on Rs 5000 for 1 year at 8% per annum, compounded
half-yearly.

29. Use the number line to work out 43 ?? .

30. The denominator of a fraction is 1 more than double of the numerator. If both the
numerator and denominator are increased by 4; the fraction becomes
3
5
, find the
fraction.

31. Find x in the figure?

32. Construct a square whose side measure 4.7 cm. Write the steps of construction.

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