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8th CBSE Social Science Resources Model Question Paper - by Heena - Mumbai - View & Download

  • 1)

    Which one of the following does not make substance a resource?

  • 2)

    The value associated with resources are

  • 3)

    The resources whose quantities are known are called as:

  • 4)

    Careful use of resources and giving time to renew it, is known as :

  • 5)

    Metallic minerals, coal, natural gas and petroleum are some examples of _____________________ resources.

8th Standard CBSE Social Science India After Independence Model Question Paper - by Heena - Mumbai - View & Download

  • 1)

    According to Dr. BR Ambedkar, political democracy has to be accompanied by two kinds of democracy, namely economic democracy and

  • 2)

    The person who said, "Disruptionist tendencies had come to the fore; to check them, the nation had to be strong and united" was

  • 3)

    In 1966, the state of Punjab was divided into........

  • 4)

    When was the Second Five Year Plan formulated?

  • 5)

    Bhilai Steel Plant was set up with the assistance of:

8th Standard CBSE Social Science The Making of the National Movements - 1870s- 1947 Model Question Paper - by Heena - Mumbai - View & Download

  • 1)

    Lala Lajpat Rai was a nationalist from

  • 2)

    Who was the first Indian Governor-General of free India?

  • 3)

    Second World War ended in

  • 4)

    Kesari, a Marathi newspaper was edited by

  • 5)

    In 1905, Bengal was partitioned by Viceroy:

8th Standard CBSE Social Science The Changing World of Visual Arts Model Question Paper - by Heena - Mumbai - View & Download

  • 1)

    Mural painting means

  • 2)

    Samuel Bourne was a famous

  • 3)

    When did Thomas Daniell and William Daniell come to India?

  • 4)

    General Baird was

  • 5)

    Realism meant a belief that artists had to :

8th Standard CBSE Social Science Unit 10 Women, Caste and Reform Model Question Paper - by Heena - Mumbai - View & Download

  • 1)

    Widow Remarriage Act was passed in the year

  • 2)

    A widow's home was established at Poona by

  • 3)

    Periyar founded

  • 4)

    Sri Narayan Guru, in present day's Kerala belonged to a low caste of:

  • 5)

    Madigas were an important untouchable caste of present day's:

8th Standard CBSE Social Science Women, Caste and Reform Model Question Paper - by Heena - Mumbai - View & Download

  • 1)

    The Satyashodhak Samaj was founded by

  • 2)

    A widow's home was established at Poona by

  • 3)

    Name the educationist who started schools for Muslim girls in Patna and Calcutta.

  • 4)

    Arya Samaj, an organisation to reform Hinduism was formed in 1875 by :

  • 5)

    The Mohammedan Anglo Oriental College was founded by:

8th Standard CBSE Social Science Unit 8 Civilising the 'Native' - Educating the Nation Model Question Paper - by Heena - Mumbai - View & Download

  • 1)

    Who attacked the Orientalists?

  • 2)

    The ideas of William Jones were supported by

  • 3)

    The English Education Act was introduced in the year

  • 4)

    William Adam toured the districts of

  • 5)

    Rabindranath Tagore started the Shantiniketan in :

8th Standard CBSE Social Science Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners Model Question Paper - by Heena - Mumbai - View & Download

  • 1)

    In the 1850s, Britain came to be known as the _____________

  • 2)

    _______________ became the general name for all cotton textiles from India

  • 3)

    _____________ was the foremost textile centre in India during the 18th century.

  • 4)

    From the 16th century, who began buying Indian textiles for sale in Europe?

  • 5)

    The Meiji regime assumed power in Japan in _________

8th Standard CBSE Social Science Unit 6 Colonialism and the City - Story of An Imperial Capital Model Question Paper - by Heena - Mumbai - View & Download

  • 1)

    Which of the following groups of cities were known as Presidency cities?

  • 2)

    By the early 20th century, what proportion of Indians was not living in cities?

  • 3)

    One of the achievements of the Delhi Improvement Trust was ________

  • 4)

    For administrative purposes, colonial India was divided into three Presidencies. Which of the following was not a Presidency?

  • 5)

    The largest and grandest mosque in Delhi is

8th Standard CBSE Unit 5 When People Rebel - 1857 and After Sample Question Paper - by Heena - Mumbai - View & Download

  • 1)

    The British regained control of the country in the year

  • 2)

    Where did Bahadur Shah Zafar die?

  • 3)

    When was Lucknow recaptured by British forces?

  • 4)

    The greased cartridges given to the Indian soldiers had to be bitten off before it was loaded into the rifle. The grease was made of

  • 5)

    The leader of the Revolt of 1857 was

8th CBSE Social Science Unit 4 Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age Important Question Paper - by Heena - Mumbai - View & Download

  • 1)

    The Mahua is a flower

  • 2)

    Where does the term 'Bewar' mean shifting cultivation?

  • 3)

    ___________ were flowers used to dye clothes and color leather. 

  • 4)

    Most tribals like Khonds of Orissa:

  • 5)

    The golden age of the Mundas was when:

8th CBSE Social Science Unit 3 Ruling the Countryside Important Question Paper - by Heena - Mumbai - View & Download

  • 1)

    In which of the following states about ten million people were killed in the terrible femine of 1770?

  • 2)

    Who was the Governor of Madras in 1819 to 1826?

  • 3)

    In 1788, only about 30 per cent of the indigo was exported to Britain from India which rose to which per cent by 1810?

  • 4)

    The Permanent Settlement was introduced at the time of

  • 5)

    Cinchona trees provide raw material for making:

8th Standard CBSE Social Science Unit 2 From Trade to Territory - Company Establishes Power Important Questions Paper - by Heena - Mumbai - View & Download

  • 1)

    Who discovered the sea route to India in 1498? 

  • 2)

    Nawab Sirajuddaulah was the ruler of

  • 3)

    The Third Battle of Panipat was fought in the year

  • 4)

    Rani Channamma was the ruler of

  • 5)

    The first English factory was set-up in the year

8th CBSE Social Unit 1 How, When and Where Important Question Paper - by Heena - Mumbai - View & Download

  • 1)

    Colonisation means:

  • 2)

    Autobiographies are account of people written by:

  • 3)

    Historians at present do not write about:

  • 4)

    Calligraphists are the people who

  • 5)

    Many historians refer to British period in India as:

CBSE Class 8 Social Science Revision Test on History - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    The National Archives of India came up in the

  • 2)

    Colonisation means:

  • 3)

    The Third Battle of Panipat was fought in the year

  • 4)

    The Maratha chiefs were held together in a confederacy under the Peshwa, the members were:
    (i) Scindia
    (ii) Holkar
    (iii)Bhonsle
    (iv) Gaikwad

  • 5)

    In which state, the weavers created Kalamkari print in cotton clothes?

CBSE Class 8 Social Science Revision Test - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    When New Delhi was built, the National Museum and the National Archives were both located close to the

  • 2)

    The hunter-gatherer tribes got their supplies of rice and other grains

  • 3)

    The places well known for Bandanna designs were:
    (A)Rajasthan (B) Maharashtra (C) Gujarat (D) Madhya Pradesh

  • 4)

    Complete the statement: Biotic resources are___________________

  • 5)

    The appropriate source of energy for coastal area is:

Grade 8 CBSE Social Science Unit Test - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    Which of the following were not the sources of information of the British administration?

  • 2)

    The hunter-gatherer tribes got their supplies of rice and other grains

  • 3)

    The important centres of Jamdani weaving in India were:
    (A)Dhaka (Dacca) (B) Lucknow (C) Murshidabad (D) Varanasi

  • 4)

    These resources are inorganic in nature and constitute minerals, rocks, soils etc

  • 5)

    The salt in your food and graphite in your pencil are also

8th Standard CBSE Social Science Important Question Paper - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    The British preserve official documents because

  • 2)

    The political aim of the Birsa Movement was to drive away:

  • 3)

    In 1786, the ________________ was invented by ___________

  • 4)

    What makes an object or substance a resource?

  • 5)

    Which one of the following is NOT a leading producer of copper in the world?

8th Standard CBSE Social Science Value Based Questions - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    When New Delhi was built, the National Museum and the National Archives were both located close to the

  • 2)

    Kusum and Palash flowers are used for :

  • 3)

    _____________ was the foremost textile centre in India during the 18th century.

  • 4)

    It signifies development of human beings i.e. developing the quality and capacity of people state.

  • 5)

    The appropriate source of energy for coastal area is:

8th CBSE Social Science Judiciary Important Questions - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    Total number of High Courts is India

  • 2)

    Which two states share a common High Court?

  • 3)

    Which Article of the Constitution established the Right to Life?

  • 4)

    What is the full form of PAC?

  • 5)

    Which is the highest judicial authority in a state?

Understanding Our Criminal Justice System Important Questions 8th CBSE Social Science - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    Who can be called to the police station for questioning?

  • 2)

    Which of the following is correct?

  • 3)

    Which of them is not true about the F.I.R.?

  • 4)

    Which is not the responsibility of the public prosecutor?

  • 5)

    The Supreme Court has laid down a specific procedure that the police have to follow at the time of arrest, interrogation and detention. They are:

Important Questions from Understanding Marginalisation - 8th Social Science - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    What is the literacy rate of Muslims in India (2001)?

  • 2)

    The Justice Sachar Committee was set-up in the year

  • 3)

    Tribal religion involves the worship of :
    (A) animals
    (B) mountains
    (C) ancestors
    (D) rivers

  • 4)

    In the north-east, the lands of the tribals have remained under:

  • 5)

    India has _____ national parks and ______ wildlife sanctuaries covering 1,09,652 sq km of the country's total area.

8th CBSE Social Science Confronting Marginalisation Important Question Paper - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    Which of the following is a marginalised group in our Indian society?

  • 2)

    Who among the following can avail reservations?

  • 3)

    When was the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers(Recognition of Forest Rights) Act passed?

  • 4)

    C K Janu, an Adivasi activist, has pointed out that the state governments are the violators of their constitutional rights because they allow encroachers. It takes the form of :

  • 5)

    The Central Government passed the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act in:

8th Social Science Public Facilities Important Questions - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    Right to Education is guaranteed for all children aged between

  • 2)

    According to Census 2001, the percentage of rural households with electricity connectionis

  • 3)

    The benefits of a public facility can be shared by

  • 4)

    Basic needs are the essential primary requirements without which life cannot exist like:
    (A) Food
    (B) Water
    (C) Healthcare
    (D) Shelter

  • 5)

    The important characteristic of public facility is that:

8th Social Science Law and Social Justice Important Questions - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    When did the government amend the 'Child Labour Prevention Act'?

  • 2)

    Who owns the Union Carbide plant at present?

  • 3)

    To enforce the rule we have

  • 4)

    Supreme Court is located in

  • 5)

    Power looms are

8th CBSE Disaster Important Question Paper - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    What role do you see for yourself in making your community disaster-resilient? Discuss in groups and share your findings with the class.

  • 2)

    How would you prevent bleeding from a wound on the arm?

  • 3)

    How does drought affect our lives?

  • 4)

    What causes man-made disasters?

  • 5)

    What do you understand by disaster preparedness? In India, which are the common disasters we have to be prepared for?

8th Social Science Revision Model Question Paper 1 - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    The first Governor-General of India was

  • 2)

    An advertisement for Lipton tea suggested that royalty all over the world was associated with this tea. When did the advertisement appear?

  • 3)

    The Third Battle of Panipat was fought in the year

  • 4)

    After Alivardi Khan________ became the Nawab of Bengal.

  • 5)

    The_________ lived by herding and rearing animals.

8th Social Science Revision Test Question Paper 2 - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    The first Governor-General of India was

  • 2)

    A History of British India was written by

  • 3)

    The National Archives of India came up in the

  • 4)

    The British preserve official documents because

  • 5)

    The British thought surveys were important for

8th Social Science Revision Test Question Paper 1 - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    The first Governor-General of India was

  • 2)

    A History of British India was written by

  • 3)

    The National Archives of India came up in the

  • 4)

    The British preserve official documents because

  • 5)

    Usually, census operations in India are held

Grade 8 CBSE Social Science Top Important Questions - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    The first Governor-General of India was

  • 2)

    A History of British India was written by

  • 3)

    The National Archives of India came up in the

  • 4)

    The British preserve official documents because

  • 5)

    Usually, census operations in India are held

8th Standard CBSE Social Science HOTs Questions - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    In the 1850s, Britain came to be known as the _____________

  • 2)

    Agarias, a community living in central India was specialised in:

  • 3)

    TISCO was started in the year ______ at Sakchi.

  • 4)

    Industrial disaster occurred in Bhopal on

  • 5)

    The raw material of textile industry is/are

CBSE Grade 8 Social Science Revision Test Question Paper - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    The British preserve official documents because

  • 2)

    What do you mean by Mahal in British revenue records?

  • 3)

    What was the objective of the new law passed by the Company in 1850?

  • 4)

    The first cotton mill in India was set up as a spinning mill in Bombay in :

  • 5)

    In her book Stripurushtulna, she wrote "Isn't a woman's life as dear to her as yours is to you. Her face is not be seen, a widowed woman is a bad woman". Who wrote these words?

India After Independence - Important Questions Model Paper In 8th Social Science - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    Which practice was described as a 'slur and a blot' on the 'fair name of India'?

  • 2)

    Who was HJ Khandekar?

  • 3)

    In..................the bilingual state of Bombay was divided into separate states for Marathi and Gujarati speakers

  • 4)

    In 1966, the state of Punjab was divided into........

  • 5)

    What happened when Nehru went to Telugu speaking districts of Madras Presidency

8th Social Science Model Question Paper 8 - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    Lala Lajpat Rai was a nationalist from

  • 2)

    The founder of Khudai Khidmatgars was

  • 3)

    Who established National Congress?

  • 4)

    When did Gandhiji arrive in India from South Africa?

  • 5)

    When and where was All India Muslim League formed?

8th Social Science Model Question Paper 7 - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    Mural painting means

  • 2)

    Kalighat is located in

  • 3)

    Abanindranath Tagore was influenced by the art of

  • 4)

    Raja Ravi Varma decided to set-up a picture production team and printing press on the outskirts of

  • 5)

    Who among these was a portrait painter?

Women, Caste And Reform - Important Questions Model Paper In 8th Social Science - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    Social reformers had to discard the ancient texts in order to argue for reform in social practices.

  • 2)

    The Child Marriage Restraint Act was passed in 1829.

  • 3)

    Widow Remarriage Act was passed in the year

  • 4)

    EV Ramaswamy was known by the name

  • 5)

    Peasants and artisans were referred to as

8th Social Science Model Question Paper 11 - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    Who attacked the Orientalists?

  • 2)

    Who set-up the Asiatic Society of Bengal?

  • 3)

    The English Education Act was introduced in the year

  • 4)

    From where did William Jones study Greek and Latin?

  • 5)

    William Adam toured the districts of

Weavers, Iron Smelters And Factory Owners - Important Questions Model Paper In 8th Social Science - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    In the 1850s, Britain came to be known as the _____________

  • 2)

    In 1786, the ________________ was invented by ___________

  • 3)

    _______________ became the general name for all cotton textiles from India

  • 4)

    The _____________ was a community of iron smelters

  • 5)

    TISCO expanded steel production during

8th Social Science Model Question Paper 6 - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    Delhi was made the capital of British India after 1911.

  • 2)

    New Delhi took more than 50 years to be built by the British.

  • 3)

    Delhi College was closed down in the year

  • 4)

    By the early 20th century, what proportion of Indians was not living in cities?

  • 5)

    Where did the British in Delhi live after the rebellion was quelled? 

8th Social Science Model Question Paper 5 - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    The British regained control of the country in the year

  • 2)

    When was the Act transferring the power to rule India from the East India Company to the British Crown passed?

  • 3)

    What was the reason for the hanging of sepoy Mangal Pandey?

  • 4)

    Who was the son of the deposed Nawab Wajid Ali Shah of Awadh?

  • 5)

    When was Lucknow recaptured by British forces?

8th Social Science Model Question Paper 4 - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    The Mahua is a flower

  • 2)

    Where does the term 'Bewar' mean shifting cultivation?

  • 3)

    The Bastar Rebellion took place in the year

  • 4)

    Vaishnavs are __________

  • 5)

    The movement started by Birsa Munda identified the as the main cause of  the misery of the tribals.

Ruling The Countryside Company Establishes Power - Important Questions Model Paper In 8th Social Science - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    The East India Company was appointed as the Diwan of Bengal in

  • 2)

    What do you mean by Mahal in British revenue records?

  • 3)

    Who was William Morris?

  • 4)

    Who was the Governor of Madras in 1819 to 1826?

  • 5)

    The Indigo Commission was set-up to enquire into the system of indigo production. Whom did the Commission hold guilty?

8th Social Science Model Question Paper 1 - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    Name the ruler who gave permission to the East India Company to establish trade relations with the East.

  • 2)

    Which of the following was not the Presidency?

  • 3)

    The Third Battle of Panipat was fought in the year

  • 4)

    Rani Channamma was the ruler of

  • 5)

    When Alivardi Khan died in __________  Sirajuddaulah became the Nawab of Bengal.

8th Social Science Model Question Paper 3 - by Raj - View & Download

  • 1)

    The first Governor-General of India was

  • 2)

    The National Archives of India came up in the

  • 3)

    James Rennel produced the first map of India in

  • 4)

    Who was the last Viceroy of India?

  • 5)

    When New Delhi was built, the National Museum and the National Archives were both located close to the

8th Social Science Model Question Paper 9 - by demo 8 - View & Download

  • 1)

    The first Governor-General of India was

  • 2)

    A History of British India was written by

  • 3)

    The National Archives of India came up in the

  • 4)

    The British preserve official documents because

  • 5)

    Usually, census operations in India are held

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