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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
Term II 
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 marks questions.  
v. Questions 11 and 12 are 3 marks questions.  
vi. Question 13 is for 4 marks. 
vii. Attach the filled-up maps inside your answer-book. 
  
 
Section A 
History 
 
Question 1 – ‘Kitab-al-Hind’ was authored by which of the following historians? [1] 
a) Ibn-i-Batuta 
b) Al Beruni 
c) Abdul Qadir Badaoni 
d) Hasan Nizami 
 
Question 2 – Which of the following was the earliest literary composition written in 
Malayalam in the 12
th
 century CE. [1] 
a) Manipravalam  
b) Krishnagatha 
c) Ramacharitam 
d) Amuktamalyada 
 
Question 3 – Which saints were completely against the caste system? [1] 
a) Virashaivas 
b) Alvars  
c) Nayanars 
d) None of the above 
 
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
Term II 
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 marks questions.  
v. Questions 11 and 12 are 3 marks questions.  
vi. Question 13 is for 4 marks. 
vii. Attach the filled-up maps inside your answer-book. 
  
 
Section A 
History 
 
Question 1 – ‘Kitab-al-Hind’ was authored by which of the following historians? [1] 
a) Ibn-i-Batuta 
b) Al Beruni 
c) Abdul Qadir Badaoni 
d) Hasan Nizami 
 
Question 2 – Which of the following was the earliest literary composition written in 
Malayalam in the 12
th
 century CE. [1] 
a) Manipravalam  
b) Krishnagatha 
c) Ramacharitam 
d) Amuktamalyada 
 
Question 3 – Which saints were completely against the caste system? [1] 
a) Virashaivas 
b) Alvars  
c) Nayanars 
d) None of the above 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
Question 4 – Which tribe are the most powerful community in Central India? [1] 
a) Bhil 
b) Gond 
c) Ahom 
d) Rajput 
 
Question 5 – The fort of Masulipatnam was built by the [1] 
a) English 
b) French 
c) Chinese 
d) Dutch 
 
Question 6 – Why did Surat become important during the Mughal reign? [2] 
 
Question 7 – Monuments are an important source of history. Explain. [2] 
 
Question 8 – Who were Alvars? Name the best known Alvars. [2] 
 
Question 9 – Who were kathaks originally? [2] 
 
Question 10 – Into how many schools was Kathak divided? [2] 
 
Question 11 – Discuss main sources of the Delhi Sultanate. [3] 
 
Question 12 – Write a short note on Ramanuja. [3] 
 
Question 13 – Describe in brief about Ahoms? [4] 
 
 
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
Term II 
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 marks questions.  
v. Questions 11 and 12 are 3 marks questions.  
vi. Question 13 is for 4 marks. 
vii. Attach the filled-up maps inside your answer-book. 
  
 
Section A 
History 
 
Question 1 – ‘Kitab-al-Hind’ was authored by which of the following historians? [1] 
a) Ibn-i-Batuta 
b) Al Beruni 
c) Abdul Qadir Badaoni 
d) Hasan Nizami 
 
Question 2 – Which of the following was the earliest literary composition written in 
Malayalam in the 12
th
 century CE. [1] 
a) Manipravalam  
b) Krishnagatha 
c) Ramacharitam 
d) Amuktamalyada 
 
Question 3 – Which saints were completely against the caste system? [1] 
a) Virashaivas 
b) Alvars  
c) Nayanars 
d) None of the above 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
Question 4 – Which tribe are the most powerful community in Central India? [1] 
a) Bhil 
b) Gond 
c) Ahom 
d) Rajput 
 
Question 5 – The fort of Masulipatnam was built by the [1] 
a) English 
b) French 
c) Chinese 
d) Dutch 
 
Question 6 – Why did Surat become important during the Mughal reign? [2] 
 
Question 7 – Monuments are an important source of history. Explain. [2] 
 
Question 8 – Who were Alvars? Name the best known Alvars. [2] 
 
Question 9 – Who were kathaks originally? [2] 
 
Question 10 – Into how many schools was Kathak divided? [2] 
 
Question 11 – Discuss main sources of the Delhi Sultanate. [3] 
 
Question 12 – Write a short note on Ramanuja. [3] 
 
Question 13 – Describe in brief about Ahoms? [4] 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
?   
Section B 
Civics 
Question 1 – Trademark is a legally protected [1] 
a) Common name 
b) Brand name 
c) Famous name 
d) Rare name 
 
Question 2 – Which was the first state in India to introduce the mid day meal scheme? [1] 
a) Andhra Pradesh 
b) Tamil Nadu 
c) West Bengal 
d) Bihar 
 
Question 3 – Broadcast refers to a message which is transmitted by [1] 
a) Magazine and newspaper 
b) Radio and newspaper 
c) Radio and TV 
d) TV and magazine 
 
Question 4 – A mill where seeds are removed from cotton bolls and the cotton is pressed 
into bales is called [1] 
a) Threading mill 
b) Ginning mill 
c) Spinning mill 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 5 – In which year did the construction of the Tawa dam start? [1] 
a) 1926 
b) 1962 
c) 1985 
d) 1958 
 
Question 6 – Mention any two reasons why literacy rates are low among the dalits, Muslim 
and adivasi children.  [2] 
 
Question 7 – How do advertisements get people to buy a brand? [2] 
 
Question 8 – Cite an example to show that buying and selling take place in different ways, 
other than through shops in the market.  [2] 
 
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
Term II 
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 marks questions.  
v. Questions 11 and 12 are 3 marks questions.  
vi. Question 13 is for 4 marks. 
vii. Attach the filled-up maps inside your answer-book. 
  
 
Section A 
History 
 
Question 1 – ‘Kitab-al-Hind’ was authored by which of the following historians? [1] 
a) Ibn-i-Batuta 
b) Al Beruni 
c) Abdul Qadir Badaoni 
d) Hasan Nizami 
 
Question 2 – Which of the following was the earliest literary composition written in 
Malayalam in the 12
th
 century CE. [1] 
a) Manipravalam  
b) Krishnagatha 
c) Ramacharitam 
d) Amuktamalyada 
 
Question 3 – Which saints were completely against the caste system? [1] 
a) Virashaivas 
b) Alvars  
c) Nayanars 
d) None of the above 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
Question 4 – Which tribe are the most powerful community in Central India? [1] 
a) Bhil 
b) Gond 
c) Ahom 
d) Rajput 
 
Question 5 – The fort of Masulipatnam was built by the [1] 
a) English 
b) French 
c) Chinese 
d) Dutch 
 
Question 6 – Why did Surat become important during the Mughal reign? [2] 
 
Question 7 – Monuments are an important source of history. Explain. [2] 
 
Question 8 – Who were Alvars? Name the best known Alvars. [2] 
 
Question 9 – Who were kathaks originally? [2] 
 
Question 10 – Into how many schools was Kathak divided? [2] 
 
Question 11 – Discuss main sources of the Delhi Sultanate. [3] 
 
Question 12 – Write a short note on Ramanuja. [3] 
 
Question 13 – Describe in brief about Ahoms? [4] 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
?   
Section B 
Civics 
Question 1 – Trademark is a legally protected [1] 
a) Common name 
b) Brand name 
c) Famous name 
d) Rare name 
 
Question 2 – Which was the first state in India to introduce the mid day meal scheme? [1] 
a) Andhra Pradesh 
b) Tamil Nadu 
c) West Bengal 
d) Bihar 
 
Question 3 – Broadcast refers to a message which is transmitted by [1] 
a) Magazine and newspaper 
b) Radio and newspaper 
c) Radio and TV 
d) TV and magazine 
 
Question 4 – A mill where seeds are removed from cotton bolls and the cotton is pressed 
into bales is called [1] 
a) Threading mill 
b) Ginning mill 
c) Spinning mill 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 5 – In which year did the construction of the Tawa dam start? [1] 
a) 1926 
b) 1962 
c) 1985 
d) 1958 
 
Question 6 – Mention any two reasons why literacy rates are low among the dalits, Muslim 
and adivasi children.  [2] 
 
Question 7 – How do advertisements get people to buy a brand? [2] 
 
Question 8 – Cite an example to show that buying and selling take place in different ways, 
other than through shops in the market.  [2] 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
Question 9 – What does the term ‘power over the ballot box’ refer to? [2] 
 
Question 10 – Which issues affect marginalised and poor communities? [2] 
 
Question 11 – What does the Article 15 of our Constitution states? What does it aims to 
ensure? [3] 
 
Question 12 – What is Khabar Lahriya? What does it focus on? [3] 
 
Question 13 – What is a weavers cooperative? [4] 
 
Section C 
Geography 
Question 1 – In the Sahara desert, long-staple cotton is grown in [1] 
a) Chad 
b) Sudan 
c) Libya 
d) Egypt 
 
Question 2 – Which domain consists of the hard top layer of the earth? [1] 
a) Hydrosphere 
b) Biosphere 
c) Lithosphere 
d) Atmosphere 
 
Question 3 – Bromeliads are special plants which store water in their [1] 
a) Roots 
b) Leaves  
c) Branches 
d) Stem 
 
Question 4 – Which gas is adversely affecting the weather and climate of the earth? [1] 
a) Oxygen 
b) Nitrogen 
c) Carbon dioxide 
d) Argon 
 
Question 5 – What is the other name of the tropical deciduous forests? [1] 
a) Monsoon forests 
b) Tropical rainforests 
c) Temperate deciduous forests 
d) Tundra vegetation 
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CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
CBSE 
Class VII Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
Term II 
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 marks questions.  
v. Questions 11 and 12 are 3 marks questions.  
vi. Question 13 is for 4 marks. 
vii. Attach the filled-up maps inside your answer-book. 
  
 
Section A 
History 
 
Question 1 – ‘Kitab-al-Hind’ was authored by which of the following historians? [1] 
a) Ibn-i-Batuta 
b) Al Beruni 
c) Abdul Qadir Badaoni 
d) Hasan Nizami 
 
Question 2 – Which of the following was the earliest literary composition written in 
Malayalam in the 12
th
 century CE. [1] 
a) Manipravalam  
b) Krishnagatha 
c) Ramacharitam 
d) Amuktamalyada 
 
Question 3 – Which saints were completely against the caste system? [1] 
a) Virashaivas 
b) Alvars  
c) Nayanars 
d) None of the above 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
Question 4 – Which tribe are the most powerful community in Central India? [1] 
a) Bhil 
b) Gond 
c) Ahom 
d) Rajput 
 
Question 5 – The fort of Masulipatnam was built by the [1] 
a) English 
b) French 
c) Chinese 
d) Dutch 
 
Question 6 – Why did Surat become important during the Mughal reign? [2] 
 
Question 7 – Monuments are an important source of history. Explain. [2] 
 
Question 8 – Who were Alvars? Name the best known Alvars. [2] 
 
Question 9 – Who were kathaks originally? [2] 
 
Question 10 – Into how many schools was Kathak divided? [2] 
 
Question 11 – Discuss main sources of the Delhi Sultanate. [3] 
 
Question 12 – Write a short note on Ramanuja. [3] 
 
Question 13 – Describe in brief about Ahoms? [4] 
 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
?   
Section B 
Civics 
Question 1 – Trademark is a legally protected [1] 
a) Common name 
b) Brand name 
c) Famous name 
d) Rare name 
 
Question 2 – Which was the first state in India to introduce the mid day meal scheme? [1] 
a) Andhra Pradesh 
b) Tamil Nadu 
c) West Bengal 
d) Bihar 
 
Question 3 – Broadcast refers to a message which is transmitted by [1] 
a) Magazine and newspaper 
b) Radio and newspaper 
c) Radio and TV 
d) TV and magazine 
 
Question 4 – A mill where seeds are removed from cotton bolls and the cotton is pressed 
into bales is called [1] 
a) Threading mill 
b) Ginning mill 
c) Spinning mill 
d) All of the above 
 
Question 5 – In which year did the construction of the Tawa dam start? [1] 
a) 1926 
b) 1962 
c) 1985 
d) 1958 
 
Question 6 – Mention any two reasons why literacy rates are low among the dalits, Muslim 
and adivasi children.  [2] 
 
Question 7 – How do advertisements get people to buy a brand? [2] 
 
Question 8 – Cite an example to show that buying and selling take place in different ways, 
other than through shops in the market.  [2] 
 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
Question 9 – What does the term ‘power over the ballot box’ refer to? [2] 
 
Question 10 – Which issues affect marginalised and poor communities? [2] 
 
Question 11 – What does the Article 15 of our Constitution states? What does it aims to 
ensure? [3] 
 
Question 12 – What is Khabar Lahriya? What does it focus on? [3] 
 
Question 13 – What is a weavers cooperative? [4] 
 
Section C 
Geography 
Question 1 – In the Sahara desert, long-staple cotton is grown in [1] 
a) Chad 
b) Sudan 
c) Libya 
d) Egypt 
 
Question 2 – Which domain consists of the hard top layer of the earth? [1] 
a) Hydrosphere 
b) Biosphere 
c) Lithosphere 
d) Atmosphere 
 
Question 3 – Bromeliads are special plants which store water in their [1] 
a) Roots 
b) Leaves  
c) Branches 
d) Stem 
 
Question 4 – Which gas is adversely affecting the weather and climate of the earth? [1] 
a) Oxygen 
b) Nitrogen 
c) Carbon dioxide 
d) Argon 
 
Question 5 – What is the other name of the tropical deciduous forests? [1] 
a) Monsoon forests 
b) Tropical rainforests 
c) Temperate deciduous forests 
d) Tundra vegetation 
  
 
CBSE VII  |  Social Science 
Sample Paper – 2 
 
     
 
 
 
Question 6 –  Where is Mediterranean vegetation commonly found? What type of climate 
do these areas experience? [2] 
 
Question 7 – How do glaciers work as an agent of erosion? [2] 
 
Question 8 – What does the following figure indicates? What is the effect of the following 
activity shown in it?  [2] 
 
 
Question 9 – What is the most important occupation of the people of Velds? Name the 
most popular species of sheep in Velds. [2] 
 
Question 10 – Describe any two characteristics of the igneous rocks. [2] 
 
Question 11 – Write a short note on the wildlife found in the Ganga–Brahmaputra plain. 
 [3] 
 
Question 12 – Briefly describe the climate of the Amazon Basin. [3] 
 
Question 13 –  
a) On the outline map of Jammu & Kashmir (India), mark the region covering Ladakh.   
 [2] 
b) On the outline map of North America, mark the Prairies. [2] 
 
 
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