Term 1 Model Question Paper

8th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 02:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 60
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. Sir William Hawkins belonged to________.

    (a)

    Portugal

    (b)

    Spain

    (c)

    England

    (d)

    France

  2. The Battle of Plassey was fought in _______.

    (a)

    1757

    (b)

    1764

    (c)

    1765

    (d)

    1775

  3. What was the Mahal in the Mahalwari system?

    (a)

    House

    (b)

    Town

    (c)

    Village

    (d)

    Palace

  4. Colin Jackson was the collector of

    (a)

    Madurai

    (b)

    Tirunelveli

    (c)

    Ramanathapuram

    (d)

    Tuticorin

  5. The first layer of soil is called as

    (a)

    Regur

    (b)

    Regolith

    (c)

    Unweathered rock

    (d)

    partially weathered rock

  6. 6 x 1 = 6
  7. The “skin of earth” is _________.

    ()

    soil

  8. ___________ is a ratio between the actual amount of water vapour and the maximum amount of water vapour the air can hold.

    ()

    Relative humidity

  9. There are _________ phases in the water cycle.

    ()

       Three Precipitation

  10. The tenure of the Governor is normally ________ years.

    ()

    5 years

  11. ________ of a state enjoy full civil and political rights.

    ()

    The citizens

  12. The term of bank is derived from ______ word.

    ()

    1 - 'Banco' latin

  13. 5 x 1 = 5
  14. The place where historical documents are preserved is called archives.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  15. Sir ElijaImpey was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court at Fort William in Bengal.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  16. Red soil is formed by the process of leaching.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  17. The Governor nominates two members of the Anglo- Indian Community to Legislative Assembly.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  18. Nationality can be change and citizenship can not be changed.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  19. 5 x 1 = 5
  20. Treaty of Srirangapatnam

  21. (1)

    Clouds

  22. Bareilly

  23. (2)

    Third Anglo Mysore War

  24. Soil layer

  25. (3)

    Tax evaders

  26. Condensation

  27. (4)

    Khan Bahudar khan

  28. Black money

  29. (5)

    Bed rock

    5 x 2 = 10
  30. Write about the importance of Coins?

  31. What was the importance of Tiruchirappalli proclamation?

  32. How is the Chief Minister appointed?

  33. Name the types of citizens?

  34. The word Money is derived from?

  35. 3 x 3 = 9
  36. Write an essay on second Carnatic war.

  37. Discuss the merits and demerits of the Permanent settlement.

  38. Define ‘rock’.

  39. 4 x 5 = 20
  40. Explain the causes for the success of the English in India.

  41. Prove that there was no common purpose among the leaders of the Great revolt of 1857.

  42. Classify and explain the rocks.

  43. Explain the types of bank Deposits.

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