Test Paper Of Class 8 Social science (SSt) History Chapter 1 How, When And Where
Chapter 1 History Test Paper
Class 8 SSt History Chapter 1 How, When And Where Test Paper Text Form:-
PGRMS Education (Worksheet)
How, When And Where
Q-1. Fill In the missing information in following paragraph
Primary source means the _____________ material or source of information, which has not been altered or distorted in any way. Primary sources of history include artifact, _____________ monuments or a _____________ that was created at the time under study or recorded by an eye witness to the event. They also include government reports, surveys, maps, photographs, diaries, belonging to the period.
Secondary sources refer to second hand accounts of events. Secondary sources include _____________, reviews, articles, _____________ magazines and about historical events. They are collected and compiled by people who study primary sources and_______ information from them.
Q-2 Label the sources- Primary or Secondary
Q-3 Write T for True and F for False :
1.The ancient period is said to have ended in the 7th century AD with the death of Harshavardhana. _______
2. The medieval period extended from AD 700 to AD 1750. ____
3. Newspapers are a primary source of history. _______
4. Modern period is said to have begun in India in the 18th century. Artifacts and monuments of the period are secondary sources of history. _______
Q-4 Answer the following questions :
(a) Why did the different periods of history not begin or end at the same time in different parts of the world?
(b) Why do Historians today use periods rather than dates?
(c) List any five sources that have helped historians to reconstruct the history of colonial period.
(d) Why is it easier to reconstruct the history of modern period than earlier times?
(e) Give Reasons: When modern period began in Europe (in 16th century), India was still in medieval period.