Term 1 Model Questions

8th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 02:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 60
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. The first fort constructed by the British in India was ________.

    (a)

    Fort St. William

    (b)

    Fort St.George

    (c)

    Agra fort

    (d)

    Fort St. David

  2. The Battle of Plassey was fought in _______.

    (a)

    1757

    (b)

    1764

    (c)

    1765

    (d)

    1775

  3. The Indigo revolt was led by whom?

    (a)

    Mahatma Gandhi

    (b)

    Keshab Chandra Roy

    (c)

    Digambar Biswas and Bishnu Biswas

    (d)

    Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

  4. The Palayakkarar system was instituted in

    (a)

    1519

    (b)

    1520

    (c)

    1529

    (d)

    1530

  5. The first layer of soil is called as

    (a)

    Regur

    (b)

    Regolith

    (c)

    Unweathered rock

    (d)

    partially weathered rock

  6. 5 x 1 = 5
  7. National Archives of India (NAI) is located in ________.

    ()

    New Delhi

  8. The “skin of earth” is _________.

    ()

    soil

  9. There are _________ phases in the water cycle.

    ()

       Three Precipitation

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

    ()

    The citizens

  11. ______ is what money does.

    ()

    Money

  12. 4 x 1 = 4
  13. Ananda Rangam was a translator served under British.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  14. The Police system was created by Lord Cornwallis.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  15. The Punjab land alienation Act was passed in 1918.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  16. The sub-surface runoff is usually referred as interflow.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  17. 5 x 1 = 5
  18. The British

  19. (1)

    Nana Saheb

  20. Ryotwari System

  21. (2)

    Tax evaders

  22. Kanpur

  23. (3)

    Madras

  24. Radar

  25. (4)

    Locating and Tracking Storms

  26. Black money

  27. (5)

    1600

    6 x 2 = 12
  28. Name the important factories established by the Dutch in India.

  29. Mention the causes for the Battle of Buxar.

  30. Give any three suggestions to reduce global warming.
    1. ______________.
    2. ______________.
    3. ______________.

  31. How is the Chief Minister appointed?

  32. Name the types of citizens?

  33. The word Money is derived from?

  34. 3 x 3 = 9
  35. How did the Portuguese establish their trading centres in India?

  36. Define ‘weather’.

  37. What is meant by Black Money?

  38. 2 x 5 = 10
  39. Classify and explain the rocks.

  40. What are the disadvantages of barter system?

  41. 1 x 10 = 10
  42. On the river map of India, mark the following trading centres of the Europeans.
    1) Calicut
    2) Cochin
    3) Madras
    4) Pondicherry
    5) Surat
    6) Chinsura
    7) Pulicat
    8) Calcutta

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