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Important Questions

7th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 60

    Part - A

    45 x 1 = 45
  1. _________ provides information about the first Sultan of Delhi.

    (a)

    Ain-i-Akbari

    (b)

    Taj-ul-Ma’asir

    (c)

    Tuzk-i-Jahangiri

    (d)

    Tarikh-i-Frishta

  2. _____________ , an Arab-born Morocco scholar, travelled from Morocco to India.

    (a)

    Marco Polo

    (b)

    Al Beruni

    (c)

    Domingo Paes

    (d)

    Domingo Paes

  3. __________ jitals are available for the study of the period of the Delhi sultans.

    (a)

    Gold

    (b)

    Silver

    (c)

    Copper

    (d)

    Aluminium

  4. Who wrote Prithivirajraso?

    (a)

    Kalhana

    (b)

    Vishakadatta

    (c)

    Rajasekara

    (d)

    Chand Bardai

  5. Who was the first prominent ruler of Pratiharas?

    (a)

    Bhoja I

    (b)

    Naga Bhatta I

    (c)

    Jayapala

    (d)

    Chandradeva

  6. The, _______ one of the four prominent clans of the Rajputs, ruled from Gurjaratra (in Jodhpur).

    (a)

    Palas

    (b)

    Pratiharas

    (c)

    Chauhans

    (d)

    Chalukyas

  7. Who among the following Pandya rulers is known for ending the Kalabhra rule?

    (a)

    Kadunkon

    (b)

    ViraPandyan

    (c)

    Kun Pandyan

    (d)

    Varaguna

  8. Which of the following was the lowest unit of Chola administration?

    (a)

    Mandalam

    (b)

    Nadu

    (c)

    Kurram

    (d)

    Ur

  9. Rajaraja chola's daughter was married to _________ prince Vimaladitya

    (a)

    Chera

    (b)

    Chola

    (c)

    Chalukya

    (d)

    Pallava

  10. ____________laid the foundation of ‘ Mamluk’ dynasty.

    (a)

    Mohammad Ghori

    (b)

    Jalal-ud-din

    (c)

    Qutb-ud-din Aibak

    (d)

    Iltutmish

  11. Qutb-ud-in shifted his capital to Delhi from_______.

    (a)

    Lahore

    (b)

    Poona

    (c)

    Daulatabad

    (d)

    Agra

  12. Iltutmish granted ___________ to members of his army.

    (a)

    iqtas

    (b)

    coins

    (c)

    gold

    (d)

    dirams

  13. The narrow pipe through which magma flow out is called a _________.

    (a)

    Vent

    (b)

    Crater

    (c)

    Focus

    (d)

    Caldera

  14. __________ belt is known as the “Ring of Fire”.

    (a)

    Pacific

    (b)

    Atlantic

    (c)

    Arctic

    (d)

    Antarctic

  15. An earth quake of magnitude _____________ scale can cause damage from things falling.

    (a)

    3.0

    (b)

    4.0

    (c)

    5.0

    (d)

    2.0

  16. Courtallam falls is located across the________ river

    (a)

    Cauvery

    (b)

    Pennar

    (c)

    Chittar

    (d)

    Vaigai

  17. The landform created by glacial deposition is

    (a)

    Cirque

    (b)

    Arete

    (c)

    Moraine

    (d)

    Tarn lake

  18. The term 'meander' has been named on the but of Meander River of ___________

    (a)

    India

    (b)

    Russia

    (c)

    China

    (d)

    Turkey

  19. Caucasoid race is also known as __________ race

    (a)

    European

    (b)

    Negroid

    (c)

    Mangoloid

    (d)

    Australoid

  20. _______ Race is Known as Asian - American Race

    (a)

    Caucasoid

    (b)

    Negroid

    (c)

    Mongoloid

    (d)

    Australoid

  21. __________ have really brought the world closer

    (a)

    Religions

    (b)

    Languages

    (c)

    Settlements

    (d)

    Technologies

  22. In India, right to vote is given to all the citizens at the age of ________.

    (a)

    21

    (b)

    18

    (c)

    25

    (d)

    31

  23. In Switzerland, the right to vote is given to women in the year

    (a)

    1981

    (b)

    1971

    (c)

    1991

    (d)

    1961

  24. ____________ means self respect.

    (a)

    Dignity

    (b)

    Ego

    (c)

    Politeness

    (d)

    Pride

  25. Political parties are generally formed on the basic of ________.

    (a)

    Religious principles

    (b)

    Common interest

    (c)

    Economic principles

    (d)

    Caste

  26. Single-party system is found in _______.

    (a)

    India

    (b)

    U.S.A

    (c)

    France

    (d)

    China

  27. The head quarters of Election commission is located in ____________

    (a)

    Chennai

    (b)

    Mumbai

    (c)

    New Delhi

    (d)

    Kolkatta

  28. Utilities are in the nature of

    (a)

    form utility

    (b)

    time utility

    (c)

    place utility

    (d)

    all of these

  29. The entrepreneur is also called

    (a)

    exchanger

    (b)

    Agent

    (c)

    organizer

    (d)

    communicator

  30. The most to the Gross Domestic product of our country is contributed by the __________ sector.

    (a)

    Tertiary

    (b)

     Primary

    (c)

    Secondary

    (d)

    All the above

  31. Who ended the Sultanate in Madurai?

    (a)

    Saluva Narasimha

    (b)

    Devaraya II

    (c)

    Kumara Kampana

    (d)

    Tirumaladeva Raya

  32. Name the Bahmani King who was a linguist and a poet.

    (a)

    Ala-ud-din Hasan Shah

    (b)

    Muhammad I

    (c)

    Sultan Firoz

    (d)

    Mujahid

  33. In which battle did Akbar defeat Rana Pratap?

    (a)

    Panipat

    (b)

    Chausa

    (c)

    Haldighati

    (d)

    Kanauj

  34. Who was the revenue minister of Akbar?

    (a)

    Birbal

    (b)

    Raja Bhagwan Das

    (c)

    Raja Todarmal

    (d)

    Raja Man Singh

  35. Who was the teacher and guardian of Shivaji?

    (a)

    Dadaji Kondadev

    (b)

    Kavi Kalash

    (c)

    Jijabai

    (d)

    Ramdas

  36. Name the family priest of Shambhuji who influenced him in his day-to-day administration.

    (a)

    Shahu

    (b)

    Anaji Datta

    (c)

    Dadaji Kondadev

    (d)

    Kavi Kalash

  37. Which one of the following is renewable resource?

    (a)

    Gold

    (b)

    Iron

    (c)

    Petrol

    (d)

    solar energy

  38. Which one of the following is not a beach of India?

    (a)

    Goa

    (b)

    cochin

    (c)

    Kovalam

    (d)

    Miami

  39. In which district courtallam waterfalls is located?

    (a)

    Dharmapuri

    (b)

    Tirunelveli

    (c)

    Namakkal

    (d)

    Theni

  40. 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

  41. The overall head of the government in the state is the___________.

    (a)

    President

    (b)

    Prime Minister

    (c)

    Governor

    (d)

    Chief Minister

  42. Who appoints the Chief Minister and other Ministers?

    (a)

    President

    (b)

    Prime Minister

    (c)

    Governor

    (d)

    Election Commissioner

  43. Which one of the following is the broadcast media?

    (a)

    Magazines

    (b)

    Journals

    (c)

    Newspaper

    (d)

    Radio

  44. Which invention has brought the world closer?

    (a)

    Typewriter

    (b)

    Television

    (c)

    Telex

    (d)

    none of these

  45. Which is mass media?

    (a)

    Radio

    (b)

    Television

    (c)

    Both a& b

    (d)

    None of these

  46. Maps

    2 x 10 = 20
  47. On the river map of India draw the extent of Tughluq Dynasty and mark the following places.
    1. Delhi, 2. Devagiri, 3. Lahore, 4. Madurai.

  48. Label the parts of volcano.

  49. Part - B

    35 x 2 = 70
  50. What does the word Tuzk mean?

  51. Mention the important foreign travellers who visited India during the medieval period.

  52. What are monuments?

  53. Who was the founder of Pala dynasty?

  54. Mention the first two early Caliphates.

  55. Who was the Buddhist monk who reformed Tibetan Buddhism?

  56. Brahmadeya  
    Devadana  
    Pallichchandam  
    Vellanvagai  
  57. Write about Kanikadan.

  58. What were the responsibilities of the Local Governannce committe in the chela period?

  59. Write a note on chahalgani.

  60. How did Ala-ud-din Khalji consolidate the Delhi Sultanate?

  61. Write a short note on the Sack of Chittor.

  62. Name the outer most layer of the earth.

  63. Give an example of extinct volcano

  64. What is a plunge pool?

  65. How are Ox – bow lakes formed?

  66. What are the classification of Races?

  67. What is language?

  68. Why is gender Equality needed?

  69. What does UNICEF say about Gender Equality?

  70. Name the countries which follow Bi – party system.

  71. What is utility?.

  72. The four dynasties of Vijayanagara kingdom with reference to prominent rulers of each dynasty.

  73. The five independent kingdoms of Deccan Sultanate.

  74. Write a note on Mansabdari system.

  75. The impact of Bhakti movement on Marathas.

  76. Chauth and Sardeshmukhi

  77. Define - Resource.

  78. Name the types of coal based on carbon content.

  79. Name any five hill stations in India?

  80. Name any five beaches in Tamil Nadu?

  81. What are the qualifications to become the Governor of a state?

  82. Who are called oppositions?

  83. Who appoints the chief minister and other ministers?

  84. What is the importance of local media?

  85. Part - C

    15 x 3 = 45
  86. Describe the different types of coins introduced by the rulers of Delhi Sultanate.

  87. What was the impact of Arab conquest of Sind? (point out any five)

  88. Highlight any five aspects of Cholas’ legacy.

  89. Write about the invasion of Timur in 1398.

  90. What is explosive eruption?

  91. Mention any 2 causes of earthquake

  92. Name the major landforms formed by glacial erosion.

  93. Define settlement

  94. What is a satellite town? Give example.

  95. Write about the importance of Equality.

  96. When is a political party recognized as a National Party?

  97. Write the three characteristics of entrepreneur?.

  98. Discuss the causes for the decline of Vijayanagar rule. To what extent the Bahmani sultans contributed to it?

  99. Estimate Akbar as a patron of learning.

  100. Who is an MLA?

  101. Part - D

    15 x 5 = 75
  102. How are sources of history useful to us?

  103. What is the significance of Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan festival?

  104. What was the impact of attitude of Pandya kings towards different sects of religions?

  105. Alaud-din Khalgi was an able administrator - Justify.

  106. Explain three major zones of volcanic activities in the world.

  107. Write a note on
    (i) Sea Coast
    (ii) Coast line

  108. Write a paragraph about the form and type of house In early periods of settlement.

  109. How can we promote equality?

  110. Describe the major types of party system.

  111. Explain the types of utility.

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

  113. Compare the revenue administration of the Peshwas with that of Shivaji.

  114. Explain the different types of renewable resources.

  115. Explain the Geographical components of Tourism?

  116. In what ways does the media play an important role in"a democracy?

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