CBSE Sample Papers for Class 8 Social Science – SA2

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. What is caste system?
  • 2. Who has started the Satya Shodak Samaj?
  • 3. Who are known as dalits?
  • 4. Who has started the Anti-Untouchability League?
  • 5. What is the occupation of vaishyas?
  • 6. Why did British set up the municipal corporation?
  • 7. Name one hill station established by the British in India.
  • 8. What was the capital of India in 1772?
  • 9. What feature of Delhi attracted countless empires to make it their capital?
  • 10. Who was started the newspaper named Sambandh Kaumudi?

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

  • 11. Name two Indian painters who experimented with the native style.
  • 12. Give an example of each of the features of the Greek and Indo-Saracenic styles.
  • 13. Name any two sugar producing countries.
  • 14. What is smelting? Why Jamsetji Tata choose Jamshedpur to set up his iron and steel plant?
  • 15. Name any two moderately populated regions.
  • 16. What is meant by human resource?
  • 17. What is disaster management?
  • 18. Mention any two steps taken by the government for the welfare of the dalits.
  • 19. What is integrated Rural Development programme?
  • 20. What is the main mode of transport in rural India?

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

  • 21. Write a short note on the partition of Bengal.
  • 22. Write a short note on the Simon commission.
  • 23. Iron and steel Industry is considered as the key or a basic industry. Explain.
  • 24. What is a cyclone? What is the kind of damage inflicted by a cyclone?
  • 25. What are the kinds of medical facilities available in India today for the rural poor?

26. What are Five-Year plans? What are the major functions of a government? (2+3=5)

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