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NCERT 8th Class (CBSE) Social Science: Major Crops And Agricultural


Question: Write a short note explaining the different cropping seasons. Answer: There are three major cropping seasons, i.e. Rabi, Kharif and Zaid. Rabi: Crops are sown in winters between October to December and harvested between February to April. Major crops of this season are: wheat, barley, peas, gram, and oil seeds. …

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NCERT 8th Class (CBSE) Social Science: Natural Resources – Land, Soil and Water

English Essay on Value of Sports for Students and Children

Question: What are the possible reasons behind the uneven distribution of population around the world? Answer: The reasons behind uneven population distribution are mainly the varied conditions of land and climate. Question: Give three common forms of land use. Answer: Three common land use forms are: As cropland Pasture Forests. …

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NCERT 8th Class (CBSE) Social Science: Manufacturing Industries


Question: Define industry. Answer: Industry refers to an economic activity that is concerned with production of goods, extraction of minerals or provision of services. Question: Name three common methods of classifying industries. Answer: Industries are classified according to raw material used, size and ownership. Question: Expand the abbreviation AMUL. Where …

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NCERT 8th Class (CBSE) Social Science: Agriculture


Question: What is the basic function of the three basic types of economic activities? Answer. The three types of economic activities are involved in the transformation from a plant to a finished product. Question: What are tertiary activities? Answer: Tertiary activities are those which provide support to primary and secondary …

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NCERT 8th Class (CBSE) Social Science: Changes In The Arts

Raja Ravi Varma

Question: Describe in your own words one painting from this chapter which suggests that the British were more powerful than Indians. How does the artist depict this? Answer: The painting which depicts the discovery of the body of Tipu Sultan shows the British as more powerful than Indians. In this painting, …

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NCERT 8th Class (CBSE) Social Science: Life In The Rural Areas

Rural Administration

Question: Why were Bengal artisans deserting villages? Answer: Bengal artisans were deserting villages because they were being pressurised to sell their goods to the Company at low prices. Question: Name the Governor-General of India when the Permanent Settlement was introduced. Answer: Charles Cornwallis. Question: What did the ‘Permanent Settlement’ actually …

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NCERT 8th Class (CBSE) Social Science: India After Independence


Question: When was the Indian Constitution adopted? Answer: The Indian Constitution was adopted on 26 January, 1950. Question: Which step has been described as revolutionary? Answer: All Indians above the age of 21 would be allowed to vote in state and national elections. Question: On what point did Nathuram Godse …

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