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. In 1453 Constantinople was captured by_________.

    (a)

    The French

    (b)

    The Turks

    (c)

    The Dutch

    (d)

    The British

  2. The Battle of Plassey was fought in _______.

    (a)

    1757

    (b)

    1764

    (c)

    1765

    (d)

    1775

  3. Who signed the Treaty of Bassein with the British?

    (a)

    Bajirao II

    (b)

    DaulatraoScindia

    (c)

    SambhajiBhonsle

    (d)

    SayyajiraoGaekwad

  4. Under which Governor General did the permanent settlement implemented in Bengal.

    (a)

    Lord Hastings

    (b)

    Lord Cornwallis

    (c)

    Lord Wellesley

    (d)

    Lord Minto

  5. The value of money is

    (a)

    Internal value of money

    (b)

    External value of money

    (c)

    Both a & b

    (d)

    None of these

  6. 4 x 1 = 4
  7. National Archives of India (NAI) is located in ________.

    ()

    New Delhi

  8. The District Judges are appointed by ________

    ()

    Governor

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

    ()

    The citizens

  10. Online Banking is also known as ______.

    ()

    Net banking

  11. 5 x 1 = 5
  12. Ananda Rangam was a translator served under British.

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

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

    (a) True
    (b) False
  15. Kattabomman was hanged on 17th October 1799.

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

    (a) True
    (b) False
  17. 5 x 1 = 5
  18. Treaty of Aix-La-Chapple

  19. (1)

    Nana Saheb

  20. Ryotwari System

  21. (2)

    First Carnatic War

  22. Kanpur

  23. (3)

    Madras

  24. Barren island

  25. (4)

    Active Volcano

  26. Hygrometer

  27. (5)

    Humidity

    6 x 2 = 12
  28. Write about the importance of Coins?

  29. What was the cause of Indigo Revolt in 1859 – 60?

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

  31. Name the two houses of the State legislature?

  32. Name the types of citizens?

  33. The word Money is derived from?

  34. 3 x 3 = 9
  35. Give an account of the sources of Modern India.

  36. Define ‘rock’.

  37. Define ‘weather’.

  38. 2 x 5 = 10
  39. How did the fall of Constantinople affect the European nations?

  40. Classify and explain the rocks.

  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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