8th Standard Social Science English Medium Free Online Test 1 Mark Questions 2020 - 2021 Part - Four

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Social Science

Time : 00:20:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 20

    Part A

    20 x 1 = 20
  1. Who laid the foundation of Portuguese power in India?

    (a)

    Vasco da Gama

    (b)

    Bartholomew Diaz

    (c)

    Alfonso de Albuquerque

    (d)

    Almeida

  2. When did the calendar of madras records publish?

    (a)

    1916

    (b)

    1917

    (c)

    1949

    (d)

    1935

  3. The Treaty of Pondichery brought the _______ Carnatic war to an end.

    (a)

    First

    (b)

    Second

    (c)

    Third

    (d)

    None

  4. In which region was the Mahalwari system imposed?

    (a)

    Maharashtra

    (b)

    Madras

    (c)

    Bengal

    (d)

    Punjab

  5. Who had acted as the agent of the Government for the collection of revenue from the cultivators.

    (a)

    Kings

    (b)

    Princes

    (c)

    Zamindars

    (d)

    Landlords

  6. Tiruchirapalli proclamation was issued by

    (a)

    Marudhu Pandiyars

    (b)

    Krishnappa Nayak

    (c)

    Velu Nachiyar

    (d)

    Dheeran Chinnamalai

  7. Earth's atmosphere contains about __________ percentage of nitrogen and oxygen.

    (a)

    78% and 21%

    (b)

    22% and 1%

    (c)

    21% and 0.97%

    (d)

    10% and 20%

  8. The scientific study of climate is called ____

    (a)

    meterology

    (b)

    climatology

    (c)

    ornithology

    (d)

    biology

  9. Water that is good enough to drink is called

    (a)

    Groundwater

    (b)

    Surface water

    (c)

    Potable water

    (d)

    Artesian water

  10. Who introduced the paper money?

    (a)

    British

    (b)

    Turkish

    (c)

    The Mugual Empire

    (d)

    Mauryas

  11. Which of the following Charter Act made a provision for an annual grant one lakhs Rupees for the promotion of Education in India?

    (a)

    Charter Act of 1813

    (b)

    Charter Act of 1833

    (c)

    Charter Act of 1853

    (d)

    Charter Act of 1858

  12. The migration in search of fertile agricultural land is ______ migration

    (a)

    Rural to Rural

    (b)

    Rural to Urban

    (c)

    Urban to Rural

    (d)

    Urban to Urban

  13. The Preamble of the Constitution was amended in__________.

    (a)

    1951

    (b)

    1976

    (c)

    1974

    (d)

    1967

  14. Which one is known as modern International Magna Carta of Human rights?

    (a)

    UDHRC

    (b)

    NHRC

    (c)

    SHRC

    (d)

    International year for women

  15. The first category of traffic signs is________

    (a)

    Mandatory Signs

    (b)

    Cautionary Signs

    (c)

    Informatory Signs

    (d)

    None of these

  16. Which of the following port was the East India Company’s principal settlement until 1774?

    (a)

    Fort St. William

    (b)

    Fort St. David

    (c)

    Fort St. George

    (d)

    None of these

  17. On the basis of ownership, the industry can be divided into ________ types

    (a)

    2

    (b)

    3

    (c)

    4

    (d)

    5

  18. A map that shows the physical features of an area is called ____.

    (a)

    Cadastral map

    (b)

    Relief map

    (c)

    Climatic map

    (d)

    Resource map

  19. Which of the following islands belonged to India?

    (a)

    Andaman and Maldives

    (b)

    Andaman and Lakshadweep Island

    (c)

    Sri Lanka and Maldives

    (d)

    Maldives and Lakshadweep Island

  20. The public sector in India owes its origin in the ________ Industrial policy resolution of the Government of India.

    (a)

    1957

    (b)

    1958

    (c)

    1966

    (d)

    1956

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