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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Term 1 
Sample Paper – 2 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions:  
i. 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 6 to 10 are 2 mark questions.  
v. Questions 11 and 12 are 3 mark questions, whereas question 13 is for 4 marks.  
vi. Question 13 of the geography section is a map question of 4 marks. 
vii. Attach the filled-up maps inside your answer-book. 
 
Section A  
History 
 
Question 1 – Which factors are considered to characterise the major elements of different 
moments of the past?         [1] 
a) Economical and cultural  
b) Economical and social 
c) Cultural and political 
d) Social and political 
 
Question 2 – Prashastis were composed by which of the following groups?  [1] 
a) Shudras  
b) Vaishyas 
c) Untouchables 
d) Brahmanas 
 
Question 3 –  Who was the first Turkish ruler to build an empire in India?  [1] 
a) Muhammad Tughluq 
b) Jalaluddin Khalji 
c) Alauddin Khalji 
d) Ghiyasuddin Tughluq 
 
 
 
 
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Term 1 
Sample Paper – 2 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions:  
i. 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 6 to 10 are 2 mark questions.  
v. Questions 11 and 12 are 3 mark questions, whereas question 13 is for 4 marks.  
vi. Question 13 of the geography section is a map question of 4 marks. 
vii. Attach the filled-up maps inside your answer-book. 
 
Section A  
History 
 
Question 1 – Which factors are considered to characterise the major elements of different 
moments of the past?         [1] 
a) Economical and cultural  
b) Economical and social 
c) Cultural and political 
d) Social and political 
 
Question 2 – Prashastis were composed by which of the following groups?  [1] 
a) Shudras  
b) Vaishyas 
c) Untouchables 
d) Brahmanas 
 
Question 3 –  Who was the first Turkish ruler to build an empire in India?  [1] 
a) Muhammad Tughluq 
b) Jalaluddin Khalji 
c) Alauddin Khalji 
d) Ghiyasuddin Tughluq 
 
 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
Question 4 – Who refused to accept Mughal authority for a long time?   [1] 
a) Rajputs of Marwar 
b) Sisodiya Rajputs 
c) Rajputs of Amber 
d) Shivaji 
 
Question 5 – Temples and mosques were meant to demonstrate which of the following 
factors?           [1] 
a) Wealth of the patron 
b) Power of the patron 
c) Devotion of the patron 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 6 – Who won the universal respect for constructing a large reservoir just outside   
Dehli-i kuhna?          [2] 
 
Question 7 –  What did sulh-i kul mean and what was its objective?   [2] 
 
Question 8 –  State the various changes that took place in religious activities during 
medieval period.          [2] 
 
Question 9 –  Who was Mahmud of Ghazni and what was the extent of his empire?  [2] 
 
Question 10 – What were the four stages in the preparation of a manuscript?  [2] 
 
Question 11 – What is pietra-dura? Who introduced it? Name one monument in which 
pietra dura has been used.         [3] 
 
Question 12 – What is mosque? Why did the Delhi sultans build several mosques in cities 
all over the subcontinent?         [3] 
 
Question 13 – What was the third volume of Abul Fazl’s history of Akbar’s reign called? 
What did it include?          [4] 
 
 
  
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Term 1 
Sample Paper – 2 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions:  
i. 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 6 to 10 are 2 mark questions.  
v. Questions 11 and 12 are 3 mark questions, whereas question 13 is for 4 marks.  
vi. Question 13 of the geography section is a map question of 4 marks. 
vii. Attach the filled-up maps inside your answer-book. 
 
Section A  
History 
 
Question 1 – Which factors are considered to characterise the major elements of different 
moments of the past?         [1] 
a) Economical and cultural  
b) Economical and social 
c) Cultural and political 
d) Social and political 
 
Question 2 – Prashastis were composed by which of the following groups?  [1] 
a) Shudras  
b) Vaishyas 
c) Untouchables 
d) Brahmanas 
 
Question 3 –  Who was the first Turkish ruler to build an empire in India?  [1] 
a) Muhammad Tughluq 
b) Jalaluddin Khalji 
c) Alauddin Khalji 
d) Ghiyasuddin Tughluq 
 
 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
Question 4 – Who refused to accept Mughal authority for a long time?   [1] 
a) Rajputs of Marwar 
b) Sisodiya Rajputs 
c) Rajputs of Amber 
d) Shivaji 
 
Question 5 – Temples and mosques were meant to demonstrate which of the following 
factors?           [1] 
a) Wealth of the patron 
b) Power of the patron 
c) Devotion of the patron 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 6 – Who won the universal respect for constructing a large reservoir just outside   
Dehli-i kuhna?          [2] 
 
Question 7 –  What did sulh-i kul mean and what was its objective?   [2] 
 
Question 8 –  State the various changes that took place in religious activities during 
medieval period.          [2] 
 
Question 9 –  Who was Mahmud of Ghazni and what was the extent of his empire?  [2] 
 
Question 10 – What were the four stages in the preparation of a manuscript?  [2] 
 
Question 11 – What is pietra-dura? Who introduced it? Name one monument in which 
pietra dura has been used.         [3] 
 
Question 12 – What is mosque? Why did the Delhi sultans build several mosques in cities 
all over the subcontinent?         [3] 
 
Question 13 – What was the third volume of Abul Fazl’s history of Akbar’s reign called? 
What did it include?          [4] 
 
 
  
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
Section B  
Civics 
Question 1 - The Indian Constitution recognises everyone as     [1] 
a) Same 
b) Not equal 
c) Equal 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 2 - Whose money is utilised for relief and rehabilitation in case of natural 
disasters?           [1] 
a) Ministers’ own money 
b) Tax money 
c) Government money 
d) Public money 
 
Question 3 - Into how many constituencies is the state of Himachal Pradesh divided?  
            [1] 
a) 68 
b) 67 
c) 69 
d) 66 
 
Question 4 - The Samoan Islands are a part of a large group of small islands in the 
southern part of the          [1] 
a) Indian Ocean 
b) Atlantic Ocean 
c) Arctic Ocean 
d) Pacific Ocean 
 
Question 5 - The first woman engine driver for Northern Railways is     [1] 
a) Dipti Modekar  
b) Laxmi Lakra 
c) Mumtaz Kazi 
d) Surekha Yadav  
 
Question 6 - What is the common form of inequality in India? Give an example.  [2] 
 
Question 7 - How can the health situation of our country improve?   [2] 
 
Question 8 - What does Constituency mean?      [2] 
 
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Term 1 
Sample Paper – 2 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions:  
i. 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 6 to 10 are 2 mark questions.  
v. Questions 11 and 12 are 3 mark questions, whereas question 13 is for 4 marks.  
vi. Question 13 of the geography section is a map question of 4 marks. 
vii. Attach the filled-up maps inside your answer-book. 
 
Section A  
History 
 
Question 1 – Which factors are considered to characterise the major elements of different 
moments of the past?         [1] 
a) Economical and cultural  
b) Economical and social 
c) Cultural and political 
d) Social and political 
 
Question 2 – Prashastis were composed by which of the following groups?  [1] 
a) Shudras  
b) Vaishyas 
c) Untouchables 
d) Brahmanas 
 
Question 3 –  Who was the first Turkish ruler to build an empire in India?  [1] 
a) Muhammad Tughluq 
b) Jalaluddin Khalji 
c) Alauddin Khalji 
d) Ghiyasuddin Tughluq 
 
 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
Question 4 – Who refused to accept Mughal authority for a long time?   [1] 
a) Rajputs of Marwar 
b) Sisodiya Rajputs 
c) Rajputs of Amber 
d) Shivaji 
 
Question 5 – Temples and mosques were meant to demonstrate which of the following 
factors?           [1] 
a) Wealth of the patron 
b) Power of the patron 
c) Devotion of the patron 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 6 – Who won the universal respect for constructing a large reservoir just outside   
Dehli-i kuhna?          [2] 
 
Question 7 –  What did sulh-i kul mean and what was its objective?   [2] 
 
Question 8 –  State the various changes that took place in religious activities during 
medieval period.          [2] 
 
Question 9 –  Who was Mahmud of Ghazni and what was the extent of his empire?  [2] 
 
Question 10 – What were the four stages in the preparation of a manuscript?  [2] 
 
Question 11 – What is pietra-dura? Who introduced it? Name one monument in which 
pietra dura has been used.         [3] 
 
Question 12 – What is mosque? Why did the Delhi sultans build several mosques in cities 
all over the subcontinent?         [3] 
 
Question 13 – What was the third volume of Abul Fazl’s history of Akbar’s reign called? 
What did it include?          [4] 
 
 
  
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
Section B  
Civics 
Question 1 - The Indian Constitution recognises everyone as     [1] 
a) Same 
b) Not equal 
c) Equal 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 2 - Whose money is utilised for relief and rehabilitation in case of natural 
disasters?           [1] 
a) Ministers’ own money 
b) Tax money 
c) Government money 
d) Public money 
 
Question 3 - Into how many constituencies is the state of Himachal Pradesh divided?  
            [1] 
a) 68 
b) 67 
c) 69 
d) 66 
 
Question 4 - The Samoan Islands are a part of a large group of small islands in the 
southern part of the          [1] 
a) Indian Ocean 
b) Atlantic Ocean 
c) Arctic Ocean 
d) Pacific Ocean 
 
Question 5 - The first woman engine driver for Northern Railways is     [1] 
a) Dipti Modekar  
b) Laxmi Lakra 
c) Mumtaz Kazi 
d) Surekha Yadav  
 
Question 6 - What is the common form of inequality in India? Give an example.  [2] 
 
Question 7 - How can the health situation of our country improve?   [2] 
 
Question 8 - What does Constituency mean?      [2] 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
Question 9 - What does de-value mean?       [2] 
 
Question 10 - How do all children face pressures from the world around them? [2] 
 
Question 11 - ‘Societies make clear distinctions between boys and girls’. Explain this 
statement by giving an example.        [3] 
 
Question 12 - What are private health facilities?     [3] 
 
Question 13 - Who was Ramabai? What did she do for the welfare of Indian women?  
            [4] 
 
Section C  
Geography 
Question 1 - Earth day is celebrated throughout the world on    [1] 
a) 22
nd
 July 
b) 1
st
 Jan 
c) 22
nd
 April 
d) 17
th
 November 
 
Question 2 - The process of transformation of the rock from one type to another is known 
as the           [1] 
a) Rock Cycle 
b) Rock transformation 
c) Stone Cycle 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 3 - Which among the following on the Richter scale is the highest magnitude? 
            [1] 
a) 6.0 
b) 5.0 
c) 4.0 
d) 7.0 
 
Question 4 - Which of the following is not the cause for the occurrence of ocean currents?  
            [1] 
a) Density of water 
b) Gravitational pull 
c) Prevailing winds 
d) Earth’s rotation 
 
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Term 1 
Sample Paper – 2 
Time: 2½ hours Total Marks: 75 
 
General Instructions:  
i. 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 6 to 10 are 2 mark questions.  
v. Questions 11 and 12 are 3 mark questions, whereas question 13 is for 4 marks.  
vi. Question 13 of the geography section is a map question of 4 marks. 
vii. Attach the filled-up maps inside your answer-book. 
 
Section A  
History 
 
Question 1 – Which factors are considered to characterise the major elements of different 
moments of the past?         [1] 
a) Economical and cultural  
b) Economical and social 
c) Cultural and political 
d) Social and political 
 
Question 2 – Prashastis were composed by which of the following groups?  [1] 
a) Shudras  
b) Vaishyas 
c) Untouchables 
d) Brahmanas 
 
Question 3 –  Who was the first Turkish ruler to build an empire in India?  [1] 
a) Muhammad Tughluq 
b) Jalaluddin Khalji 
c) Alauddin Khalji 
d) Ghiyasuddin Tughluq 
 
 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
Question 4 – Who refused to accept Mughal authority for a long time?   [1] 
a) Rajputs of Marwar 
b) Sisodiya Rajputs 
c) Rajputs of Amber 
d) Shivaji 
 
Question 5 – Temples and mosques were meant to demonstrate which of the following 
factors?           [1] 
a) Wealth of the patron 
b) Power of the patron 
c) Devotion of the patron 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 6 – Who won the universal respect for constructing a large reservoir just outside   
Dehli-i kuhna?          [2] 
 
Question 7 –  What did sulh-i kul mean and what was its objective?   [2] 
 
Question 8 –  State the various changes that took place in religious activities during 
medieval period.          [2] 
 
Question 9 –  Who was Mahmud of Ghazni and what was the extent of his empire?  [2] 
 
Question 10 – What were the four stages in the preparation of a manuscript?  [2] 
 
Question 11 – What is pietra-dura? Who introduced it? Name one monument in which 
pietra dura has been used.         [3] 
 
Question 12 – What is mosque? Why did the Delhi sultans build several mosques in cities 
all over the subcontinent?         [3] 
 
Question 13 – What was the third volume of Abul Fazl’s history of Akbar’s reign called? 
What did it include?          [4] 
 
 
  
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
Section B  
Civics 
Question 1 - The Indian Constitution recognises everyone as     [1] 
a) Same 
b) Not equal 
c) Equal 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 2 - Whose money is utilised for relief and rehabilitation in case of natural 
disasters?           [1] 
a) Ministers’ own money 
b) Tax money 
c) Government money 
d) Public money 
 
Question 3 - Into how many constituencies is the state of Himachal Pradesh divided?  
            [1] 
a) 68 
b) 67 
c) 69 
d) 66 
 
Question 4 - The Samoan Islands are a part of a large group of small islands in the 
southern part of the          [1] 
a) Indian Ocean 
b) Atlantic Ocean 
c) Arctic Ocean 
d) Pacific Ocean 
 
Question 5 - The first woman engine driver for Northern Railways is     [1] 
a) Dipti Modekar  
b) Laxmi Lakra 
c) Mumtaz Kazi 
d) Surekha Yadav  
 
Question 6 - What is the common form of inequality in India? Give an example.  [2] 
 
Question 7 - How can the health situation of our country improve?   [2] 
 
Question 8 - What does Constituency mean?      [2] 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
Question 9 - What does de-value mean?       [2] 
 
Question 10 - How do all children face pressures from the world around them? [2] 
 
Question 11 - ‘Societies make clear distinctions between boys and girls’. Explain this 
statement by giving an example.        [3] 
 
Question 12 - What are private health facilities?     [3] 
 
Question 13 - Who was Ramabai? What did she do for the welfare of Indian women?  
            [4] 
 
Section C  
Geography 
Question 1 - Earth day is celebrated throughout the world on    [1] 
a) 22
nd
 July 
b) 1
st
 Jan 
c) 22
nd
 April 
d) 17
th
 November 
 
Question 2 - The process of transformation of the rock from one type to another is known 
as the           [1] 
a) Rock Cycle 
b) Rock transformation 
c) Stone Cycle 
d) None of the above 
 
Question 3 - Which among the following on the Richter scale is the highest magnitude? 
            [1] 
a) 6.0 
b) 5.0 
c) 4.0 
d) 7.0 
 
Question 4 - Which of the following is not the cause for the occurrence of ocean currents?  
            [1] 
a) Density of water 
b) Gravitational pull 
c) Prevailing winds 
d) Earth’s rotation 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
Question 5 - Which layer of the atmosphere helps in radio transmission?  [1] 
a) Mesosphere 
b) Exosphere 
c) Thermosphere 
d) Troposphere 
 
Question 6 -  Explain how earthquakes occur?      [2] 
 
Question 7 - What are the causes for occurrence of tides and ocean currents?  [2] 
 
Question 8 - How are rocks and minerals useful to us?     [2] 
 
Question 9 - What would happen if the Earth’s temperature rises too high?  [2] 
 
Question 10 - In what ways is the atmosphere useful to humans?   [2] 
 
Question 11 - Explain the working of rock cycle.       [3] 
 
Question 12 - What are the features made by a river in a flood plain? Explain with the help 
of a diagram.           [3] 
 
Question 13 - Why is it said that a rock cycle has neither a beginning nor an end? [4] 
 
 
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