Half Yearly Model Question Paper 2019 - 2020

7th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 02:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 60

    Multiple Choice Question

    10 x 1 = 10
  1. Who ended the Sultanate in Madurai?

    (a)

    Saluva Narasimha

    (b)

    Devaraya II

    (c)

    Kumara Kampana

    (d)

    Tirumaladeva Raya

  2. Who introduced the Persian style of architecture in India?

    (a)

    Humayun

    (b)

    Babur

    (c)

    Jahangir

    (d)

    Akbar

  3. Who was the teacher and guardian of Shivaji?

    (a)

    Dadaji Kondadev

    (b)

    Kavi Kalash

    (c)

    Jijabai

    (d)

    Ramdas

  4. How was the Prime Minister of Maratha kings known?

    (a)

    Deshmukh

    (b)

    Peshwa

    (c)

    Panditrao

    (d)

    Patil

  5. Which one of the following is renewable resource?

    (a)

    Gold

    (b)

    Iron

    (c)

    Petrol

    (d)

    solar energy

  6. Where is the largest solar power project situated in India?

    (a)

    Kamuthi

    (b)

    Aralvaimozhi

    (c)

    Muppandal

    (d)

    Neyveli

  7. In which district courtallam waterfalls is located?

    (a)

    Dharmapuri

    (b)

    Tirunelveli

    (c)

    Namakkal

    (d)

    Theni

  8. The word State government refers to

    (a)

    Government departments in the states

    (b)

    Legislative Assembly

    (c)

    both a and b

    (d)

    none of the above

  9. who becomes the Chief Minister?

    (a)

    Leader of the Majority party

    (b)

    Leader of the opposition party

    (c)

    Both

    (d)

    None

  10. who becomes the Chief Minister?

    (a)

    Leader of the Majority party

    (b)

    Leader of the opposition party

    (c)

    Both

    (d)

    None

  11. Fill in the blanks

    7 x 1 = 7
  12. _________was the capital of Aravidu dynasty.

    ()

           

  13. The Sufi saint who received Akbar’s utmost respect was _________.

    ()

       

  14. The spread of the _________ movement in Maharashtra helped the Maratha people develop consciousness and oneness.

    ()

         

  15. -----------is used in making electrical batteries.

    ()

          

  16. Suruli falls is also called as _______________.

    ()

        

  17. The elected representatives who are not the member of ruling party are called_________.

    ()

       

  18. The leader of the majority party is appointed as __________in the state assembly.

    ()

             

  19. True or False

    4 x 1 = 4
  20. There were 18 monarchs of the Bahmani dynasty

    (a) True
    (b) False
  21. Babur inherited Farghana, a small kingdom in Central Asia.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  22. Hymns composed in Sanskrit by the Bhakti saints were sung by people of all castes and classes.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  23. a. MLAs are together responsible for the working of the government.
    b. All the MLAs of other political party who do not belong to the ruling party are called opposition.
    c. MLAs are not the representatives of people.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  24. Match the following

    5 x 1 = 5
  25. Prataparudra

  26. (1)

    General of Bijapur

  27. Shambhuji

  28. (2)

    Secretariat

  29. Limestone

  30. (3)

    Legislative Assembly

  31. MLAs

  32. (4)

    Astadiggajas

  33. Union territories

  34. (5)

    Petroleum

    Maps

    1 x 5 = 5
  35. Highlight the boundaries of Vijayanagar Empire and Bahmani kingdom.

  36. Assertion and reason

    2 x 1 = 2
  37. Assertion (A): The Vijayanagar army was considered one of the feared armies in India.
    Reason (R):-Vijayanagar armies used both firearm and cavalry.
    a) R is not the correct explanation of A
    b) R is correct explanation of A
    c) A is correct and R is wrong
    d) (A) and (R) are Correct

  38. Assertion: India has a federal system of government.
    Reason: According to our constitution the power is divided between central and state governments.
    a. A is correct and R explains A
    b. A is correct and R does not explain A
    c. A is correct and R is wrong
    d. Both are wrong

  39. Odd one out

    2 x 1 = 2
  40. Harihara II
    Muhammad I Krishnadeva Raya
    Devaraya I.

  41. Shahji
    Shivaji
    Shambhuji
    Shahu
    Rahuji
    Bhonsle.

  42. Answer any 5 questions

    5 x 2 = 10
  43. The five independent kingdoms of Deccan Sultanate.

  44. Write the circumstance that led to the Battle of Panipat in 1526.

  45. Chauth and Sardeshmukhi

  46. Define - Resource.

  47. Name any five hill stations in India?

  48. Who appoints the chief minister and other ministers?

  49. Who appoints the chief minister and other ministers?

  50. Answer any 3 questions

    3 x 5 = 15
  51. Discuss the causes for the decline of Vijayanagar rule. To what extent the Bahmani sultans contributed to it?

  52. Examine the essential features of Maratha administration under Shivaji.

  53. What is the role of Chief Minister and other Council of Ministers at the state level?

  54. Shah Jahan’s time witnessed the climax of Mughal splendour. Support this statement in comparison with the times of other Mughal rulers.

  55. Explain the Geographical components of Tourism?

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