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CBSE  VIII ¦SCIENCE  
Sample Paper – 1  
 
     
CBSE Board 
Class VIII Science 
Sample Paper – 1  
Term II 
Time: 2 ½  hrs  Total Marks: 80 
 
General Instructions: 
1. The question paper consists of 34 questions and is divided into four sections, A, B, C 
and D. 
2. All questions are compulsory. 
3. Section A comprises question numbers 1 to 15. These are multiple choice questions 
carrying one mark each. You are to select one most appropriate response out of the 
four provided options.  
4. Section B comprises question numbers 16 to 22. These are SAQs carrying two marks 
each.  
5. Section C comprises question numbers 23 to 31. These are SAQs carrying four 
marks each.  
6. Section D comprises question numbers 32 to 34. These are SAQs carrying five marks 
each.  
 
SECTION A 
 
1. Which group of animals does not give us a food product? (1) 
(a) Honeybee and goat 
(b) Cow and buffalo 
(c) Silk moth and oyster 
(d) Fish and sheep 
 
2. What do we call the storage sacs of the cell? [1] 
(a) Plastids 
(b) Vacuoles 
(c) Mitochondria 
(d) Ribosomes 
 
3. What term is used for the stoppage of the menstrual cycle? [1] 
(a) Ovulation 
(b) Menstruation 
(c) Menarche 
(d) Menopause 
 
  
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CBSE  VIII ¦SCIENCE  
Sample Paper – 1  
 
     
CBSE Board 
Class VIII Science 
Sample Paper – 1  
Term II 
Time: 2 ½  hrs  Total Marks: 80 
 
General Instructions: 
1. The question paper consists of 34 questions and is divided into four sections, A, B, C 
and D. 
2. All questions are compulsory. 
3. Section A comprises question numbers 1 to 15. These are multiple choice questions 
carrying one mark each. You are to select one most appropriate response out of the 
four provided options.  
4. Section B comprises question numbers 16 to 22. These are SAQs carrying two marks 
each.  
5. Section C comprises question numbers 23 to 31. These are SAQs carrying four 
marks each.  
6. Section D comprises question numbers 32 to 34. These are SAQs carrying five marks 
each.  
 
SECTION A 
 
1. Which group of animals does not give us a food product? (1) 
(a) Honeybee and goat 
(b) Cow and buffalo 
(c) Silk moth and oyster 
(d) Fish and sheep 
 
2. What do we call the storage sacs of the cell? [1] 
(a) Plastids 
(b) Vacuoles 
(c) Mitochondria 
(d) Ribosomes 
 
3. What term is used for the stoppage of the menstrual cycle? [1] 
(a) Ovulation 
(b) Menstruation 
(c) Menarche 
(d) Menopause 
 
  
  
 
CBSE  VIII ¦SCIENCE  
Sample Paper – 1  
 
     
4. The sac containing the testis is called the [1] 
(a) Testicle 
(b) Scrotum 
(c) Epididymis 
(d) Oviduct 
 
5. Coal burns in air to form mainly (1) 
(a) Carbon dioxide 
(b) Carbon monoxide 
(c) Carbon 
(d) Water 
 
6. Exhaustible natural resources in nature are (1) 
(a) Limited 
(b) Unlimited 
(c) Abundant 
(d) Not available 
 
7.  Maximum light emitted by a candle comes from the  [1] 
(a) Red zone 
(b) Yellow zone 
(c) Blue zone 
(d) Orange zone 
 
8. Tools meant for cutting and piercing always have (1) 
(a) A long handle 
(b) Smooth edges  
(c) Sharp edges  
(d) All of the above 
 
9. Carbon monoxide when inhaled binds to hemoglobin in the blood and forms a 
compound called  [1] 
(a) Decarboxyhemoglobin 
(b) Oxyhemoglobin 
(c)  Carboxyhemoglobin 
(d) Carboxylhemoglobin 
 
10. Which of the following is not a chemical method to purify water? [1] 
(a) Use of bromine 
(b) Use of Chlorine 
(c) Use of Hydrogen peroxide 
(d) Filtration 
 
Page 3


  
 
CBSE  VIII ¦SCIENCE  
Sample Paper – 1  
 
     
CBSE Board 
Class VIII Science 
Sample Paper – 1  
Term II 
Time: 2 ½  hrs  Total Marks: 80 
 
General Instructions: 
1. The question paper consists of 34 questions and is divided into four sections, A, B, C 
and D. 
2. All questions are compulsory. 
3. Section A comprises question numbers 1 to 15. These are multiple choice questions 
carrying one mark each. You are to select one most appropriate response out of the 
four provided options.  
4. Section B comprises question numbers 16 to 22. These are SAQs carrying two marks 
each.  
5. Section C comprises question numbers 23 to 31. These are SAQs carrying four 
marks each.  
6. Section D comprises question numbers 32 to 34. These are SAQs carrying five marks 
each.  
 
SECTION A 
 
1. Which group of animals does not give us a food product? (1) 
(a) Honeybee and goat 
(b) Cow and buffalo 
(c) Silk moth and oyster 
(d) Fish and sheep 
 
2. What do we call the storage sacs of the cell? [1] 
(a) Plastids 
(b) Vacuoles 
(c) Mitochondria 
(d) Ribosomes 
 
3. What term is used for the stoppage of the menstrual cycle? [1] 
(a) Ovulation 
(b) Menstruation 
(c) Menarche 
(d) Menopause 
 
  
  
 
CBSE  VIII ¦SCIENCE  
Sample Paper – 1  
 
     
4. The sac containing the testis is called the [1] 
(a) Testicle 
(b) Scrotum 
(c) Epididymis 
(d) Oviduct 
 
5. Coal burns in air to form mainly (1) 
(a) Carbon dioxide 
(b) Carbon monoxide 
(c) Carbon 
(d) Water 
 
6. Exhaustible natural resources in nature are (1) 
(a) Limited 
(b) Unlimited 
(c) Abundant 
(d) Not available 
 
7.  Maximum light emitted by a candle comes from the  [1] 
(a) Red zone 
(b) Yellow zone 
(c) Blue zone 
(d) Orange zone 
 
8. Tools meant for cutting and piercing always have (1) 
(a) A long handle 
(b) Smooth edges  
(c) Sharp edges  
(d) All of the above 
 
9. Carbon monoxide when inhaled binds to hemoglobin in the blood and forms a 
compound called  [1] 
(a) Decarboxyhemoglobin 
(b) Oxyhemoglobin 
(c)  Carboxyhemoglobin 
(d) Carboxylhemoglobin 
 
10. Which of the following is not a chemical method to purify water? [1] 
(a) Use of bromine 
(b) Use of Chlorine 
(c) Use of Hydrogen peroxide 
(d) Filtration 
 
  
 
CBSE  VIII ¦SCIENCE  
Sample Paper – 1  
 
     
11. Rahul wants to purchase a house in a country. He has to choose a place among four 
countries. The seismographic readings of four countries are shown in the given figure. 
Among the given countries, which country should he select for living? [1] 
(a)  
(b)  
(c)  
(d)  
 
 
12. The frictional force exerted by a fluid is called [1]      (1) 
(a) Brag  
(b) Drag 
(c) Drab 
(d) Thread 
 
13. The production of partial vacuum by the removal of air is called [1] 
(a) Function 
(b) Suction 
(c) Air function 
(d) Pumping  
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CBSE  VIII ¦SCIENCE  
Sample Paper – 1  
 
     
CBSE Board 
Class VIII Science 
Sample Paper – 1  
Term II 
Time: 2 ½  hrs  Total Marks: 80 
 
General Instructions: 
1. The question paper consists of 34 questions and is divided into four sections, A, B, C 
and D. 
2. All questions are compulsory. 
3. Section A comprises question numbers 1 to 15. These are multiple choice questions 
carrying one mark each. You are to select one most appropriate response out of the 
four provided options.  
4. Section B comprises question numbers 16 to 22. These are SAQs carrying two marks 
each.  
5. Section C comprises question numbers 23 to 31. These are SAQs carrying four 
marks each.  
6. Section D comprises question numbers 32 to 34. These are SAQs carrying five marks 
each.  
 
SECTION A 
 
1. Which group of animals does not give us a food product? (1) 
(a) Honeybee and goat 
(b) Cow and buffalo 
(c) Silk moth and oyster 
(d) Fish and sheep 
 
2. What do we call the storage sacs of the cell? [1] 
(a) Plastids 
(b) Vacuoles 
(c) Mitochondria 
(d) Ribosomes 
 
3. What term is used for the stoppage of the menstrual cycle? [1] 
(a) Ovulation 
(b) Menstruation 
(c) Menarche 
(d) Menopause 
 
  
  
 
CBSE  VIII ¦SCIENCE  
Sample Paper – 1  
 
     
4. The sac containing the testis is called the [1] 
(a) Testicle 
(b) Scrotum 
(c) Epididymis 
(d) Oviduct 
 
5. Coal burns in air to form mainly (1) 
(a) Carbon dioxide 
(b) Carbon monoxide 
(c) Carbon 
(d) Water 
 
6. Exhaustible natural resources in nature are (1) 
(a) Limited 
(b) Unlimited 
(c) Abundant 
(d) Not available 
 
7.  Maximum light emitted by a candle comes from the  [1] 
(a) Red zone 
(b) Yellow zone 
(c) Blue zone 
(d) Orange zone 
 
8. Tools meant for cutting and piercing always have (1) 
(a) A long handle 
(b) Smooth edges  
(c) Sharp edges  
(d) All of the above 
 
9. Carbon monoxide when inhaled binds to hemoglobin in the blood and forms a 
compound called  [1] 
(a) Decarboxyhemoglobin 
(b) Oxyhemoglobin 
(c)  Carboxyhemoglobin 
(d) Carboxylhemoglobin 
 
10. Which of the following is not a chemical method to purify water? [1] 
(a) Use of bromine 
(b) Use of Chlorine 
(c) Use of Hydrogen peroxide 
(d) Filtration 
 
  
 
CBSE  VIII ¦SCIENCE  
Sample Paper – 1  
 
     
11. Rahul wants to purchase a house in a country. He has to choose a place among four 
countries. The seismographic readings of four countries are shown in the given figure. 
Among the given countries, which country should he select for living? [1] 
(a)  
(b)  
(c)  
(d)  
 
 
12. The frictional force exerted by a fluid is called [1]      (1) 
(a) Brag  
(b) Drag 
(c) Drab 
(d) Thread 
 
13. The production of partial vacuum by the removal of air is called [1] 
(a) Function 
(b) Suction 
(c) Air function 
(d) Pumping  
  
 
CBSE  VIII ¦SCIENCE  
Sample Paper – 1  
 
     
14. The given diagram shows four positions of the Moon in its orbit around the Earth. [1] 
 
The full moon phase is represented by the position labeled  
(a) I 
(b) II 
(c) III 
(d) IV 
 
15. Following are pairs of various constellations and the number of prominent stars in 
them. Choose the incorrect alternative.  [1]  
(a) Orion - 3 
(b) Cassiopeia - 5 
(c) Ursa major - 7 
(d) Leo major – 9 
 
SECTION B 
 
16. What is the relation between deforestation and obtaining fuel?  [2] 
          [2] 
17.  
(a) How is the zygote formed in sexual reproduction? 
(b) Where does the development of a baby take place in humans?  [2] 
 
18. Name the four stages A, B, C and D shown in the below life cycle. [2] 
 
 
  
19. Justify the statement: Coal is formed by carbonisation.  [2] 
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CBSE  VIII ¦SCIENCE  
Sample Paper – 1  
 
     
CBSE Board 
Class VIII Science 
Sample Paper – 1  
Term II 
Time: 2 ½  hrs  Total Marks: 80 
 
General Instructions: 
1. The question paper consists of 34 questions and is divided into four sections, A, B, C 
and D. 
2. All questions are compulsory. 
3. Section A comprises question numbers 1 to 15. These are multiple choice questions 
carrying one mark each. You are to select one most appropriate response out of the 
four provided options.  
4. Section B comprises question numbers 16 to 22. These are SAQs carrying two marks 
each.  
5. Section C comprises question numbers 23 to 31. These are SAQs carrying four 
marks each.  
6. Section D comprises question numbers 32 to 34. These are SAQs carrying five marks 
each.  
 
SECTION A 
 
1. Which group of animals does not give us a food product? (1) 
(a) Honeybee and goat 
(b) Cow and buffalo 
(c) Silk moth and oyster 
(d) Fish and sheep 
 
2. What do we call the storage sacs of the cell? [1] 
(a) Plastids 
(b) Vacuoles 
(c) Mitochondria 
(d) Ribosomes 
 
3. What term is used for the stoppage of the menstrual cycle? [1] 
(a) Ovulation 
(b) Menstruation 
(c) Menarche 
(d) Menopause 
 
  
  
 
CBSE  VIII ¦SCIENCE  
Sample Paper – 1  
 
     
4. The sac containing the testis is called the [1] 
(a) Testicle 
(b) Scrotum 
(c) Epididymis 
(d) Oviduct 
 
5. Coal burns in air to form mainly (1) 
(a) Carbon dioxide 
(b) Carbon monoxide 
(c) Carbon 
(d) Water 
 
6. Exhaustible natural resources in nature are (1) 
(a) Limited 
(b) Unlimited 
(c) Abundant 
(d) Not available 
 
7.  Maximum light emitted by a candle comes from the  [1] 
(a) Red zone 
(b) Yellow zone 
(c) Blue zone 
(d) Orange zone 
 
8. Tools meant for cutting and piercing always have (1) 
(a) A long handle 
(b) Smooth edges  
(c) Sharp edges  
(d) All of the above 
 
9. Carbon monoxide when inhaled binds to hemoglobin in the blood and forms a 
compound called  [1] 
(a) Decarboxyhemoglobin 
(b) Oxyhemoglobin 
(c)  Carboxyhemoglobin 
(d) Carboxylhemoglobin 
 
10. Which of the following is not a chemical method to purify water? [1] 
(a) Use of bromine 
(b) Use of Chlorine 
(c) Use of Hydrogen peroxide 
(d) Filtration 
 
  
 
CBSE  VIII ¦SCIENCE  
Sample Paper – 1  
 
     
11. Rahul wants to purchase a house in a country. He has to choose a place among four 
countries. The seismographic readings of four countries are shown in the given figure. 
Among the given countries, which country should he select for living? [1] 
(a)  
(b)  
(c)  
(d)  
 
 
12. The frictional force exerted by a fluid is called [1]      (1) 
(a) Brag  
(b) Drag 
(c) Drab 
(d) Thread 
 
13. The production of partial vacuum by the removal of air is called [1] 
(a) Function 
(b) Suction 
(c) Air function 
(d) Pumping  
  
 
CBSE  VIII ¦SCIENCE  
Sample Paper – 1  
 
     
14. The given diagram shows four positions of the Moon in its orbit around the Earth. [1] 
 
The full moon phase is represented by the position labeled  
(a) I 
(b) II 
(c) III 
(d) IV 
 
15. Following are pairs of various constellations and the number of prominent stars in 
them. Choose the incorrect alternative.  [1]  
(a) Orion - 3 
(b) Cassiopeia - 5 
(c) Ursa major - 7 
(d) Leo major – 9 
 
SECTION B 
 
16. What is the relation between deforestation and obtaining fuel?  [2] 
          [2] 
17.  
(a) How is the zygote formed in sexual reproduction? 
(b) Where does the development of a baby take place in humans?  [2] 
 
18. Name the four stages A, B, C and D shown in the below life cycle. [2] 
 
 
  
19. Justify the statement: Coal is formed by carbonisation.  [2] 
  
 
CBSE  VIII ¦SCIENCE  
Sample Paper – 1  
 
     
20. How does the quantity of CO 2 in the atmosphere rise and become excessive? [2] 
 
21. Select the optical aids among the following: Telescopic aids, Bifocal lenses, Tactual aids, 
Auditory aids, Contact lenses, Tinted lenses.   [2] 
 
22. What do understand by sources of sound? Give any two examples.  [2] 
 
 
SECTION C 
23. Draw a labelled diagram of the human ovum. [4] 
                                                                                  
24. List any four cell organelles found in animal cells and state their functions.  [4]   
                                                                                        
25. Differentiate between plant and animal cells. [4] 
 
26.  Explain along with examples why, thermoplastics become soft on heating but 
thermosetting plastics do not become on heating. Draw labelled diagrams to illustrate 
your answer.                  [4] 
 
27. What are the different ways to extinguish fire? Explain.  [4] 
                                                                                          
28.  [4] 
i. Discuss the working of a sprinkler system of irrigation. 
ii. Draw a well-labelled diagram of a hoe used to remove weeds. 
 
  
29. When a wooden block is moving down an inclined plane what is the direction of the 
frictional force acting on the block? Explain.              [4] 
 
30.  [4] 
(a) Why is a ray of light considered as an idealisation? 
(b) What are the uses of periscopes? 
 
31.  [4] 
(a) Why do the stars appear to us like point objects? 
(b) What is a meteorite? How does it help the scientists? 
 
 
  
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