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PERIODIC TEST SS 8- Edited

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PERIODIC TEST - 1
Class VIII
SOCIAL SCIENCE
Time : 1 hr
Marks : 25
I
Answer briefly:
1. The first Governor-General of India was
(a) Lord Dathousie
(c) Lord William Bentinck
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(b) Lord Mountbatten
(d) Warren Hastings
2. A person who is specialised in the art of writing.
a) Cartographer
b) Calligraphist
c) Archaeologist
d) Artist
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3. Biotic resources are derived from
a) living things
b) non living things c) technology d) none of these
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4. Father of the Indian Constitution is ______________
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5. What is universal adult franchise?
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II
Short answer type:
6.
What evil practices, according to James Mill, dominated the Indian social life before
the British came to India?
2
7.
Define resources. How are resources classified?
2
8.
Name a few principles of sustainable development.
2
9.
How does the Indian constitution safeguard the minorities of the country?
2
III
Long answer type:
10. What did the British do to preserve important official documents and letters?
4
11. Differentiate between renewable and non- renewable resources. Give examples for both.
4
12. What are the key components of fundamental rights.
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