Class 5 Social Studies Test
(Time: 60 minutes; Marks: 30)
Choose the correct options for the following: (5 x 1 = 5)
1. People gathered at the Jallianwala Bagh during the ________ movement.
(A) Civil Disobedience
(D) Quit India
2. Swadeshi Movement started in
3. Which of these did not participate in the Revolt of 1857?
(A) Bahadur Shah Zafar
(B) Nana Saheb
(C) Siraj-ud Daulah
(D) Rani Lakshmi Bai
4. Which of these related to Education?
5. Which of these is not a part of the 4R Policy?
Match the following columns: (5 x 1 = 5)
|1. Headquarters of the UN||a. New York City||a. New York City|
|2. Chauri Chaura||c. Uttar Pradesh||b. Bombay|
|3. First Congress Session||b. Bombay||c. Uttar Pradesh|
|4. Vasco Da Gama||e. Calicut||d. Amritsar|
|5. Jallianwala Bagh||d. Amritsar||e. Calicut|
Write TRUE or FALSE for the following: (5 x 1 = 5)
1. Azad Hind Fauz (Indian National Army) defeated the British.
2. Bal Gangadhar Tilak was a popular revolutionary.
3. The rule of the East India Company ended in 1857.
4. All the members are members of the United Nations Security Council.
5. Iron was the first metal to be discovered.
Fill in the blanks: (5 x 1 = 5)
1. ______(Biodegradable) waste rots and mixes up with the soil.
2. FAO is a type of ___________(Special Agency) in the United Nations.
2. FAO is a part of ___________(ECOSOC) in the United Nations.
3. The officers who bought and sold goods for their company were called _________.
4. __________ was the option to remove outdated customs and superstitions from the society.
5. Netaji Subhash Bose organized Azad Hind Fauz from _________.
Answer the following questions within 20 words. (4 x 1 = 4)
1. Why did the Congress leaders oppose Simon Commission?
2. Who were the radicals?
3. Why were the Indian farmers unhappy with the British?
4. Write two reasons for air pollution in Sewagram and Vayor?
Answer the following questions within 30-40 words. (3 x 2 = 6)
1. Why do we have courts in our country?
2. What is good about Satyagraha according to you?
3. Why was our society not progressing in the past?
Chapter 13 & 14 Test (20 Marks)
1. What is composting?
2. What is recycling?
3. How can we control air pollution?
4. What is the 4R Principle?
5. What is waste?
6. What are the conventional sources of energy?
7. Which materials or metals were used to make tools?
8. What is water pollution?
9. What are the renewable energy sources?
10. What is the effect of machines on our lives?
Chapter 15 & 16 Test (20 Marks)
1. What are the possible causes of a tsunami?
2. What is a cyclone?
3. Why do earthquakes occur?
4. Give two reasons why floods occur?
5. Name two non-government organizations that help people during a natural disaster.
6. Why did Mother Teresa start working for the poor?
7. What was the importance of King’s March on Washington?
8. Why did many people in the southern states of the USA dislike Abraham Lincoln?
9. Who were negroes?
10. What is slavery?
Chapter 17 Test (20 Marks)
1. Why was the United Nations formed?
2. What is the main aim of the UN?
3. Write any two principles of the UN?
4. Name the main organs of the UN?
5. What is the work of WHO?
6. What is VETO power?
7. What is the full form of UNESCO?
8. What is Apartheid?
9. Name the permanent members of the UN?
10. What is the main achievement of the UN?
Chapter 18 & 19 Test (20 Marks)
1. What were social evils that kept Indian society backward?
2. Why did the British divide Bengal?
3. Why did the British impose more taxes on Indian people after World War I?
4. Who were revolutionaries?
5. What was Swadeshi Movement?
6. Name some prominent leaders from the revolt of 1857?
7. Why were Indian farmers not happy with the British?
8. Why did the European people come to India?
9. Where was the revolt of 1857 first started?
10. Why did the revolt of 1857 fail?
Chapter 20 Test (20 Marks)
1. Why was the Indian National Army formed?
Answer: To fight against the British.
2. Why did the Congress Leaders oppose the Simon Commission?
Answer: There was no Indian included in the Commission. Hence, congress opposed it.
3. What was the Rowlatt Act?
Answer: Rowlatt Act was the law created by the British, according to which the British could arrest anyone without a trial if they go against the British.
4. Why did Gandhiji launch Non-Cooperation Movement?
Answer: Gandhiji started the Non-cooperation movement after the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre to oppose the British.
5. Why did Gandhiji visit various parts of India after coming from South Africa?
Answer: To understand the situation of people and society in India under British rule.
6. What is the meaning of Swaraj?
Answer: Self-rule (Independence)
7. Why did Gandhiji go to Dandi?
Answer: Gandhiji wanted to oppose the “Salt law” by making salt himself. Gandhiji and his followers traveled to Dandi for making salt during the Non-obedience Movement.
8. Why did Gandhiji call off the Non-Cooperation Movement?
Answer: Gandhiji believed in Non-violence and after the violence at Chauri Chaura (UP), he decided to end the movement.
9. What was Salt Law?
Answer: The British created a law and they did not allow Indians to make salt.
10. What was Quit India Movement?
Answer: In August 1942, Congress under the leadership of Gandhiji launched the Quit India movement against the British.
The Quit India movement was started for getting independence from the British.
Practice Tests Schedule
|1 March||Ch 20 Test at 5 pm|
|2 March||Ch 18 & 19 Test at 5 pm|
|3 March||Ch 17 Test at 5 pm|
|4 March||Ch 15 & 16 Test at 5 pm|
|5 March||Ch 13 & 14 Test at 5 pm|
|6 March||(Ch 13 – 20)|
Practice Test at 5 pm
|Question Type||Marks Details|
|MCQs (10 Qs)||10 x 0.5 = 5|
|True or False (10 Qs)||10 x 0.5 = 5|
|Fill in the blanks (10 Qs)||10 x 0.5 = 5|
|Match the columns (5 Qs)||5 x 0.5 = 2.5|
|Word for the picture (5 Qs)||5 x 0.5 = 2.5|
|1-Marks Questions (8 Qs)||8 x 1 = 8|
|2-Marks Questions (5 Qs)||5 x 2 = 10|
|3-Marks Questions (4 Qs)||4 x 3 = 12|
Final Exam Syllabus:
13. The Age of Machines (Added)
14. Conserving Our Environment
15. Natural Disasters
16. Some People Never Die
17. The United Nations
18. The British Raj and the First War of Independence
19. The Struggle for Independence
20. Gandhiji Leads the Nations
21. Our Government (Removed)