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CBSE Sample Papers for Class 8 Social Science – SA1

Sample Paper of Social Science (SEM-II) for class 8

Max. Marks: 50 Time: 2 hours

General Instructions:

  • Questions 1 to 10 carry 1 mark each. Answer in 1 or 2 sentences
  • Questions 11 to 20 carry 2 marks each. Answer in 3 or 4 sentences
  • Questions 21 to 25 carry 3 marks each. Answer in 5 or 6 sentences
  • Question 26 carries 5 marks.

A. Answer the Following questions: (1 X 10= 10)

  • 1. Mention the most common element that is available in all cities established by the British.
  • 2. Name the city in which India Gate is located.
  • 3. Name one city that was developed around ports.
  • 4. Which place was served as the summer capital of the British Empire?
  • 5. Who wrote ‘Pather Panchali’?
  • 6. Who was the author of ‘Ananda Math’?
  • 7. What is Kuchipudi?
  • 8. Who established equality between Indian and British Judges?
  • 9. What is joint sector industry?
  • 10. Give example of a human made fibre.

B. Answer the Following questions: (2 X 10= 20)

  • 11. What were ‘Black Town’ and ‘White Town’?
  • 12. What is deurbanisation? Explain.
  • 13. Give a brief account of the origin and growth of Madras.
  • 14. Write short notes about Raja Ravi Verma.
  • 15. How was Indian art influenced by the British rule?
  • 16. Define nationalism.
  • 17. Write the names of the major industrial regions of the world.
  • 18. Give examples of large and small scale industries.
  • 19. Briefly explain the importance of Textile industry.
  • 20. What is green revolution? Explain.

C. Answer the Following questions: (3 X 5= 15)

  • 21. Explain the features of the new urban centres.
  • 22. Which three eminent composers shaped Carnatic music?
  • 23. What is the importance of industries?
  • 24. Name any three inputs in the industrial system.
  • 25. Siberia is sparsely populated. Explain.

26. What is population Pyramid? Describe India’s population Pyramid? (2+3=5)

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