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  • 1. FAZAIA SCHOOLS & COLLEGES Roll No : _____________________ Name : _____________________MID-TERM EXAMINATION -2011 Class : _____________________Question Paper : Class VIII Section : _____________________Subject : MathematicsTime Allowed: 3 Hours Total Marks: 100 SECTION-A (Marks : 20)Time Allowed : 30 MinutesNote: All parts of this section are to be answered on the question paper itself. It should be completed in first 30 minutes and handed over to the supervisory staff. Deleting/overwriting is not allowed. Do not use lead pencil. Q.1 Choice of correct answer should be indicated by writing A/B/C/D in the box. (i) ( A ∩ B)′ = _______. (A) A ′ ∪ B ′ (B) A ∪ B (C) (A ∩ B) (D) A ′ ∩ B ′ (ii) The symbol “ ” denotes only _____ value of square root. (A) negative (B) positive (C) positive and negative (D) multiply and divide (iii) − 27 3 = _____ 1331 3 −3 3  2  −3  2 (A) (B) (C)   (D)   11 11 11   11  (iv) For any number ‘n’ , 3 n is called a radical and ‘n’ is a _____ (A) Radical (B) Radicand (C) Cube (D) Dividend (v) The Penta-based system which is based: (A) 6 (B) 8 (C) 10 (D) 5 (vi) 11102 − 1012 = _____. (A) 11012 (B) 1110 2 (C) 10012 (D) 10002 (vii) Two mixed surds are said to be_____ if their irrational parts are same. (A) Dissimilar (B) Mixed (C) Similar (D) A & B (viii) 4 8 ÷ 2 2 = _____ (A) 2 6 (B) 2 8 (C) 8 (D) 4 (ix) The cube of natural number of the form 3n+2 is a natural number of _____ (A) same form (B) opposite form (C) natural form (D) odd form Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 2. (x) 5 ( 256 ) = _____ 8 (A) 40 (B) 35 (C) 256 (D) 32(xi)   r  t   P1 +  − 1 = _____   100    (A) Amount (B) S.I (C) C.I (D) P – A(xii) There are two kinds of average, one is simple average other is _____. (A) Qualitative average (B) Quantitative average (C) Weighted average (D) A & B(xiii) Dividend = Quotient x _____ + Remainder. (A) Dividend (B) Divisor (C) Remainder (D) Quotient(xiv) a 3 + 3a 2 b + 3ab 2 + b 3 = _____ (A) a 3 + b 3 (B) (a − b) 3 (C) (a + b) 3 (D) a3 − b3(xv) a 3 − b 3 − 3ab(a − b) = _____. (A) (a + b) 3 (B) (a − b) 3 (C) (a + b) 3 (D) a3 − b3(xvi) a 3 + b 3 = _____. (A) (a + b)(a 2 − ab + b 2 ) (B) (a + b)(a 2 + ab + b 2 ) (C) (a + b)(a 2 + ab − b 2 ) (D) (a − b)(a 2 + ab + b 2 )(xvii) (a 2 + 2ab + b 2 ) ÷ (a + b) =_____. (A) a − b (B) a 2 + b 2 (C) a 3 + b 3 (D) a+b(xviii  27 ) Cube root of   is _____  64  3 9 −3 3 (A) (B) (C) (D) 16 4 4 4(xix) a m × a n =____ . (A) a m −n (B) am +n (C) a m×n (D) (m + n)a(xx) 1112 × 112 = _____ . (A) 101012 (B) 110012 (C) 100112 (D) 10112 Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 3. FAZAIA SCHOOLS & COLLEGES MID-TERM EXAMINATION – 2011 Question Paper : Class VIII Subject : MathematicsNote: Questions in Sections ‘B’ and ‘C’ are to be answered on the separately provided answer book. Write your answers neatly and legibly. Section – B (Marks: 40)Note: Attempt any TEN questions. Each question carries FOUR marks.Q.2 Find ‘B’ when A = {2,4,6,8} A ∩ B = {6,8} , A ∪ B = {2,4,5,6,7,8}Q.3 What is the number which when multiplied by itself gives 944.578756?Q.4 Find cube root of 274625.Q.5 Find the quotient of the following binary numbers division: 10000010 2 ÷ 1010 2 27 + 81Q.6 Simplify 3Q.7 Find the compound interest on Rs 4000 for 2 years at 4% per annum.Q.8 The average age of Sadia, Ali and Huma is 16 years and that of Ali, Huma and Naila is 12 years. If Sadia is 13 yeares old, calculate Naila’s age.Q.9 Find the product of a 2 + b 2 + c 2 − ab − bc − ca, a + b + cQ.10 Divide 1 − 16 x 4 by 8 x 3 + 4 x 2 + 2x + 1 1 1 If a − = 5 find the value of a − 3 − 100 . 3Q.11 a aQ.12 Find the value of m 3 + n 3 − 9mn , if m + n + 3 = 0Q.13 Find product of ( x p + y q )( x 2p − x p y q + y 2q ) 1 1 9 3 3 4 Evaluate 5 + 8 − 10Q.14 5 8 10 Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 4. Section – C (Marks: 40)Note: Attempt any FIVE questions. Each question carries EIGHT marks. 18Q.15 The product of two positive numbers is 9 and one of them is three times of other. 25 Find the numbers.Q.16 (a) The volume of a cubical box is 0.064 m3 . Find the length of each edge. (b) Find the cube root of – 17576.Q.17 (a) Find the product of 101012 × 1010 2 98 × 8 × 27 (b) Simplify 12 × 32 × 42Q.18 Find the rate percent per annum if Rs 8000 amounts to Rs 9261 in 9 months, interest being compounded quarterly.Q.19 Evaluate a 3 − b 3 when a − b = 2 and a 2 + b 2 = 4 .Q.20  2  2 4  2  4  Simplify  2a + ÷  4a + 2 − 4 ÷ −  − a ÷  2 + a + 2 ÷ 2  a  a  a  a Q.21 Divide a 3 + b 3 + c 3 − 3abc by a + b + c Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 5. FAZAIA SCHOOLS & COLLEGES Roll No : _____________________ Name : _____________________MID-TERM EXAMINATION -2011 Class : _____________________Question Paper : Class VIII Section : _____________________Subject : Computer ScienceTime Allowed: 3 Hours Total Marks: 55(Theory)+20(Practical)=75 SECTION-ATime Allowed : 30 Minutes Marks: 12Note: All parts of this section are to be answered on the question paper itself. It should be completed in first 30 minutes and handed over to the supervisory staff. Deleting/overwriting is not allowed. Do not use lead pencil. Q.1 Choice of correct answer should be indicated by writing A/B/C in the box. (i) We can convert hexadecimal value into decimal with: (A) Repeated Division Method (B) Simple Division Method (C) Expansion (ii) According to rules of binary addition 1+1= (A) (11)2 (B) (10)2 (C) (1)2 (iii) In MS-Word we delete comment with the help of: (A) Insert Menu (B) Right Click (C) Left Click (iv) The Cells on which formatting or function is to be applied __________. (A) Conditional Formatting (B) Data Range (C) Formula (v) Which option is used to make the table occupy the width of our documents? (A) Auto Fit to Contents (B) Auto Fit to Window (C) Auto Format (vi) Which option is used to draw lines, arrows and shapes on the page? (A) Clip Art (B) Auto Shapes (C) Insert Picture Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 6. (vii) The syntax of power function is: (A) POWER (Base number, Power) (B) POWER (Power, Base number) (C) =POWER (Base number, Power) (viii) What is the name of step-by-step approach in problem solving? (A) Direct Approach (B) Indirect Approach (C) Rational Approach (ix) Which is first step in problem solving? (A) Define the problem (B) Analyze the problem (C) Process the problem (x) Which is an instruction to a computer to perform a specific task? (A) Command (B) Statement (C) Operation (xi) Which is a term that does not have a fixed value in program? (A) Constant (B) Variable (C) Expression (xii) Which tell us how different terms are related to each other? (A) Load (B) exponent (C) Operator FAZAIA SCHOOLS & COLLEGES MID-TERM EXAMINATION – 2011 Question Paper : Class VIII Subject : Computer ScienceNote: Questions in Sections ‘B’ and ‘C’ are to be answered on the separately provided answer book. Write your answers neatly and legibly. Section – B (Marks: 27)NOTE: Attempt any NINE questions.Q.2 Define Comment. Write the steps to insert a comment. (1 + 2)Q.3 Why we enter Watermark in document? Write purpose of (1 ½ + 1 ½) semi-transparent option.Q.4 What is text wrapping? (3)Q.5 Write function of Clip Art, Auto Shapes and Word Art. (1 + 1 + 1)Q.6 Write purpose of POWER, SQRT and PRODUCT functions. (1 + 1 + 1) Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 7. Q.7 What is the difference between the WHILE…. Do statement and the (1 ½ + 1 ½) REPEAT ….. UNTIL statementQ.8 What is meant by conditional formatting? Why it is useful? (1 + 2)Q.9 Define input, Processing and Output in problem solving. (1 + 1 + 1)Q.10 Write some lines about BASIC language. (3)Q.11 Define command and statement. Give examples. (2 + 1)Q.12 Define constant and variable. Write their difference. (1 + 2)Q.13 What is Operators? Name its types. (1 + 2) Section – C (Marks: 16)NOTE: Attempt any TWO questions. (2 + 2)Q.14 (a) Convert the following Octal number into decimal: (2 + 2) (i) 1356 (ii) 522 (b) What is hexadecimal value of: (i) (53)8 (ii) (1101011)2Q.15 (a) What is a table in MS-Word? Write its uses. (2 + 2) (b) Explain the following: ( 1 + 1 + 1 + 1) (i) Fixed Column Width (ii) Auto Fit to Contents (iii) Auto Fit to Window (iv) Auto FormatQ.16 (a) What is an error in program? Explain its two types. (2 + 2) (b) What is programming language? Write difference between low (2 + 2) level and high level language FAZAIA SCHOOLS & COLLEGES Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 8. Roll No : _____________________ Name : _____________________ Class : _____________________ MID-TERM EXAMINATION - 2011 Section : _____________________Question Paper : Class VIIISubject : EnglishTime Allowed: 3 Hours Total Marks: 100 Section – A (Marks: 20)Time Allowed: 30 MinutesNote: All parts of this section are to be answered on the question paper itself. It should be completed in first 30 minutes and handed over to the supervisory staff. Deleting/overwriting is not allowed. Do not use lead pencil.Q.1 Choice of correct answer should be indicated by writing A/B/C/D in the box: (i) A high imperious voice came. The word “imperious” means: (A) loud (B) terrifying (C) like an emperor (D) very shrill (ii) Everything went exactly as scripted, the word ‘scripted’ means: (A) planned (B) done (C) played (D) filmed (iii) The word _________ means ‘outside the earth’: (A) intra terrestrial (B) extra terrestrial (C) intra earth (D) extra earth (iv) _______ is a term used for a word whose letters are jumbled up: (A) histogram (B) pictogram (C) parallelogram (D) anagram (v) Infancy means: (A) childhood (B) adulthood (C) being a baby (D) being a teenager Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 9. (vi) A large sheep farm in _______ is called a ‘station.’ (A) England (B) Australia (C) India (D) America(vii) ‘vizier’ is the Arabic title for : (A) king (B) queen (C) soldier (D) minister(viii) How did Daud feel about his bicycle? (A) he hated it (B) it was his pride (C) he thought it was old (D) he thought it to be small(ix) Paralysed means: unable to : (A) talk (B) move (C) breathe (D) cook(x) ‘Santici’ is a town in: (A) Sarajevo (B) Russia (C) Bosnia (D) Israel(xi) Martin Bell explains his feelings about reporting on : (A) festivals (B) horse race (C) tourism (D) war(xii) The synonym for ‘unkempt’ is: (A) undo (B) ungrateful (C) uncombed (D) unlike(xiii) Orient express was a train owned by company: (A) an English (B) a French (C) a Turkish (D) an American(xiv) What is the –ed participle of “see”? (A) Seeing (B) Seed (C) Seen (D) Saw(xv) Who was Shahrazad? (A) A little girl (B) A golden leopard (C) A naughty boy (D) A writer(xvi) ‘Chef de Train’ is a French word for: (A) train driver (B) train messengers (C) train passenger (D) train manager Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 10. (xvii) The ‘ughs’ and ‘yuks’ in the poem ‘Parentade’ mean the potion had a taste: (A) good (B) bad (C) sweet (D) neutral(xviii) The train travelled at ‘a snail’s pace’. The phrase means: (A) very fast (B) very slow (C) stopped (D) started(xix) ‘a possessed man’ is the one who: (A) is crazy (B) Is smart (C) possesses things (D) drives a train(xx) The theme of the poem ‘Listeners’ is: (A) suspicion (B) hidden mystery (C) adventure (D) imagination Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 11. Section – B (Marks: 26)Time Allowed: 2 Hours and 30 MinutesNote: All questions in Section ‘B’ are to be answered on the question paper itself. This part of question paper is to be handed over to the invigilating staff after completion.Q.2 (10) (a) STAROBAC (solve the anagram)_________________________________. (b) The creature wagged its enormous tail (replace the underlined word with its synonym). (c) ‘Leaned over’ (use this phrase in a sentence). ___________________________________________________________ (d) Double means ‘twice the amount’ (what else can it mean?) ___________________________________________________________ (e) ‘Five miles meandering in mazy motion’ (what are the alliteration words?) ___________________________________________________________ (f) Daud lacked confidence while riding bicycle in the dark: He put all his effort into peddling. (use either ‘however’ or ‘similarly’ as conjunctive adverb) (g) Write two words with prefix ‘Pre’_________________________. (h) Use the words ‘incredulous’ and ‘incredulously’ in your own sentences. ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ (i) Swimming, Polo, Tennis, Watching T.V, Cricket (pick the odd man out). ___________________________________________________________ (j) Ali broke his leg and the coach declared him not fit to play the game (change the underlined phrase into adjective with a prefix). ___________________________________Q.3 (a) Fill in the blanks: (04) strode, yelled, stroke, mystery. Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 12. (i) Staff solved the ______ of unbolted cages. (ii) Circus master _____ to the centre of square. (iii) Shahrazad is allowed to __________ the leopard. (iv) He _______ like a man possessed. (b) Read the sentences carefully and fill in the blanks according to the (04) instructions given in the brackets. (i) The side of the train were now hidden ________ the blanket of snow (preposition). (ii) The heavy snow was _______ (verb). (iii) You _________ reach on time (modal verb). (iv) The young boy was afraid, ____________ he struggled to open the door (conjunctive adverbs).Q.4 (a) Match the following words in the left column with their definitions in (04) the right column. renowned repels wards off moment instant well known exaggerate overstate (b) Match the items in left hand column with the relevant items in the right (04) column. modal verb before preposition should ed participle orient express noun drunk Z I A F OL&OE OC SL F AZ A IA SCHOOLS/COLLEGESGSESHC Roll No: Answer Sheet No:Directorate of Schools /Colleges Signature of Candidate:Air Headquarters, Peshawar FAZAIA SCHOOLS & COLLEGES Signature of Invigilator:Question Paper : Pakistan StudiesTime Allowed : 2.40 hours Total Marks: 68Note: Sections ‘B ’ and ‘C’ comprise pages 1-6 and questions therein are to be answered on the separately provided answer book. Answer all the questions from section ‘B’ and attempt any three questio ns from section ‘C’. Use supple mentary answer sheet i.e sheet B if required.Write your answers neatly and legibly. Section - B (Marks: 42) MID-TERM EXAMINATION – 2011 Question Paper : Class VIII Subject : English Section C (Marks: 54) Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 13. Note: Questions in Section ‘C’ are to be answered on the separately provided answer book. Write your answers neatly and legibly.Q.5 Answer any SIX questions from the following. Answer should have 20-30 (18) words each. (a) What is inside the capsule hurtling towards the earth? (b) In the poem ‘The Listeners’; What did the traveller call out as he knocked the door? (c) Why was Bell unable to make his report to camera after the mortar bombing? (d) What was chef de train’s plan for survival of the passengers of orient express? (e) Describe differences between ‘Gold Kangaroo’, Red kangaroo and private carriages. (f) Jim saved the life of Mr. Falkland’s daughter. How did Mrs. Falkland thank her? (g) Why did Kresimir’s images have a great impact? (h) How did the town’s people know that circus had arrived?Q.6 Read the passage carefully and answer the questions given below: (06) The word ‘Polo’ comes form the Tibetan word ‘Pholo’ meaning ball game, but the ball they played with was possibly not the one we know today.In 1930s, the Mir of Moskuj decided to promote peaceful relations by holding a polo match. The British resident of the time, who was a keen polo player, suggested holding the tournament in Shandur pass. Perched dramatically on the ridge between heaven and hell, the Shandur pass polo ground is surrounded by some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in the world. Questions: (a) Describe the origin of word ‘Polo’ in your own words. (b) What was the ball with which they used to play polo earlier? (c) What does ‘heaven and hell’ suggest in the passage? Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 14. Q.7 (a) Read the following verse carefully and answer the questions given (06) below: The task wasn’t easy but being a great scientist he soon perfected a potion. He called it ‘Parentade’ and cunningly disguised. It as cola so that the children would drink it willingly. The great scientists just made sure that at zero hour all the parents in town had enough ‘Parentade’ for each child in their household. Then he sat back and awaited the results. It was as simple as that. Questions: (a) Why disguising the potion as cola was a cunning trick? (b) What is meant by ‘at zero hour’? (c) Why is Parentade a good name for the potion? Suggest a name from your side. (b) Paraphrase any one of the following stanzas: (04) And he felt in his heart their strangeness, Their stillness answering his cry, While his horse moved, cropping the dark turf, ‘Neath the starred and leafy sky. OR There they astonished their teachers (04) by being perfectly well-behaved and working hard. At playtime the teachers couldn’t believe how peaceful it was. No fighting, no horseplay, no screaming__ the school was perfectly quiet.Q.8 (a) In the poem ‘The Listeners’, the traveller has returned. (15) Narrate the incidents that follow and give a suitable ending to the story. OR Write a letter to the editor suggesting ‘how the world can be made a better place to live?’Q.9 Translate any FIVE sentences into English. (05) Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 15. FAZAIA SCHOOLS & COLLEGES Roll No : _________________________ Name : _________________________ MID-TERM EXAMINATION - 2011 Class : __________________________Question Paper : Class VIII Section : __________________________Subject : General ScienceTime Allowed : 3 Hours Total Marks : 100 SECTION – A Marks : 20Time Allowed: 30 minutesNote: All parts of this section are to be answered on the question paper itself. It should be completed in first 30 minutes and handed over to the supervisory staff. Deleting/overwriting is not allowed. Do not use lead pencil.Q.1 Choice of correct answer should be indicated by writing A/B/C/D in the box: (i) How many chromosomes are inherited from the mother in a homologous air of chromosomes? (A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 23 (D) 46 (ii) All metal carbonates react with dilute acids to give off: (A) Metal Salt + Hydrogen gas (B) Metal Salt + Carbon dioxide + Water (C) Metal Salt + Water (D) Metal Salt + Hydrogen + Water (iii) Foods that control chemical reactions: (A) Fiber (B) Vitamins and minerals (C) Protein (D) Fat (iv) Name the unit of resistance: (A) Volt (B) Ampere (C) Ohm (D) Omega (v) Name the poisonous gas which prevents the blood from carrying oxygen around the body: (A) Carbon monoxide (B) Carbon dioxide (C) Sulphurdioxide (D) Nitrogen (vi) Which disease is caused by the deficiency of protein? (A) Rickets (B) Sodium (C) Anemia (D) Scurvy Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 16. (vii) Name the metal, which reacts fastest with water and acid: (A) Magnesium (B) Sodium (C) Calcium (D) Potassium(viii) Name the metal found in rocks as the pure metal: (A) Iron (B) Silver (C) Copper (D) Magnesium(ix) Magnesium burns in oxygen to form a compound called________ : (A) Magnesium oxide (B) Magnesium chloride (C) Magnesium sulphate (D) Magnesium nitrate(x) Brisk walking moves more oxygen into the brain and triggers the release of chemicals called : (A) Pepsin (B) Saliva (C) Estrogin (D) Endorphins(xi) Force of Gravity decreases by increasing: (A) Masses of the two objects (B) Distance between the two objects (C) Length of two objects (D) Shape of two objects(xii) Name the scientists, who discovered the gravitational force: (A) George ohm (B) Isaac Newton (C) Pascal (D) Mended(xiii) Vitamin found in leafy vegetables, spinach and citrus fruits: (A) Vitamin D (B) Vitamin C (C) Protein (D) Iron(xiv) The is connected in parallel with the component: (A) Voltmeter (B) Ammeter (C) Capacitor (D) Galvanometer(xv) In television __________ energy is not used: (A) Electric (B) Light (C) Sound (D) Heat(xvi) 1 V is needed to make a current of A flow through a resistance of 1Ω: (A) 3 (B) 1 (C) 4 (D) 5(xvii) A normal dry cell gives about V: (A) 3 (B) 2 (C) 1.5 (D) 4.5 Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 17. (xviii) A large wounded spring coil possesses : (A) Electrical (B) Kinetic (C) Potential (D) Mechanical(xix) Usually devices lose energy in the form of energy: (A) Heat (B) Light (C) Sound (D) Electric(xx) Mains electricity is at about V: (A) 230 (B) 500 (C) 1000 (D) Zero Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 18. FAZAIA SCHOOLS & COLLEGES Mid-Term Examination-2011 Question Paper : Class VIII Subject : General ScienceTime Allowed : 2 Hours and 30 Minutes Marks : 80 Section –B (Marks 40)Note : Attempt any TEN questions. Each question carries FOUR marksQ.2 What are chromosomes and genes? (4)Q.3 Explain the difference between homozygous and heterozygous. (4)Q.4 How are (a) Dominant (b) Recessive alleles shown on genetic diagrams? (2+2)Q.5 Explain why most metals have a higher density than non-metals. (4)Q.6 What is: (2+2) (i) Malleable (ii) DuctileQ.7 Write a word equation for the reaction between lead carbonate and nitric acid. (4)Q.8 What is: (2+2) (a) Kinetic Energy? (b) Potential energy?Q.9 Explain why a bulb blows in a circuit if the voltage is too high. (4)Q.10 (a) What is alternating current? (2) (b) How many wires from the electricity supply enter your home? (2)Q.11 What is the purpose of the fuse in (2+2) (a) A consumer unit? (b) A mains supply?Q.12 (a) List four harmful thing found in tobacco smoke. (2) (b) Explain why smokers often get bronchitis. (2)Q.13 Give four reasons why young people are probably taking less exercise than they should. (4)Q.14 (a) What is rickets? (2) (b) How is rickets caused? (2) Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 19. Section – C (Marks 40)Note: Attempt any TWO questions out of questions No. 15, 16 and 17. Any ONE of question out of 18 and 19.Q.15 (a) Complete the diagram shown opposite by filling in the boxes. (2) (b) What does ‘hybrid’ mean? (3) (c) What is ‘salt’? (2) (d) What is ‘titration’? (2) (e) Name three substances obtained from common salt. (3)Q.16 (a) Give four properties of metals. (4) (b) Explain why metals can be easily shaped by hammering. (4) (c) List four uses of metals in your home. (4)Q.17 (a) A light bulb is only 80% efficient. What does this mean? (2) (b) How does a variable resistor differ from a resister? (2) (c) Describe how coal is used to make electricity. List the energy changes. (4) (d) If1 kwh of energy costs Rs.4, how much does it cost to use a 100 W bulb for 5 (4) hours?Q.18 (a) Describe with the help of diagram how would you make a sample of (6) zinc sulphate. (b) Write a chemical equation for the reaction between Zinc and Sulphuric acid? (4) (c) Why do many metals react with acids? (6)Q.19 (a) Explain what you would expect to see in the following experiments. (4) (i) Zinc placed in silver nitrate solution. (ii) Iron placed in dilute sulphuric acid. (b) What is reactivity series? (4) (c) Put these metals in order of reactivity. Mg, Cu, Ca, Ag, K, Fe, Na, Au. (4) (d) Explain the following statements: (4) (i) A person with a headache could take paracetamol. (ii) You can be arrested by the police for possessing heroine. (iii) Name two diseases caused by being over weight. (iv) How would you know if someone had anemia? Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 20. FAZAIA SCHOOLS & COLLEGES Roll No : _____________________ Name : _____________________MID-TERM EXAMINATION -2011 Class : _____________________Question Paper : Class VIII Section : _____________________Subject : Social StudiesTime Allowed: 2 Hours and 30 Minutes Total Marks: 50 Section – A (Marks: 10)Time Allowed: 30 MinutesNote: All parts of this section are to be answered on the question paper itself. It should be completed in first 30 minutes and handed over to the supervisory staff. Deleting/overwriting is not allowed. Do not use lead pencil.Q.1 Choice of correct answer should be indicated by writing A/B/C in the box. (i) Most of the billions of stars in the universe are in huge groups called______. (A) solar system (B) nebulae (C) planets (ii) Nearest planet to the sun It is so hot Surface temperature is 430oC Which planet is it? (A) Jupiter (B) Mars (C) Mercury (iii) Which imaginary line divides the world into two equal halves? (A) Tropic of Capricorn (B) Tropic of Cancer (C) Equator (iv) A chemical which is used for thickening ice cream, salad cream, cosmetics and many other products is: (A) Aigin (B) Iodine (C) Potassium (v) Regulate the earth’s temperatures, provide transport, source of food provide by: (A) wind (B) oceans (C) minerals Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 21. (vi) Amazon rain forest is very important because: (A) It provides valuable qualities of timber (B) It supplies about half the oxygen in the world’s atmosphere (C) It is a famous tourist attraction(vii) The biggest single crop in the world is: (A) wheat (B) maize (C) rice(viii) The method of rearing poultry is known as: (A) cattle farming (B) selective breeding (C) intensive farming(ix) Mining , quarrying and drilling ( oil and gas) come under the category of: (A) Secondary industry (B) Service industry (C) Primary industry(x) The ships which carry cars and other vehicles are called: (A) Container ships (B) Bulk carriers (C) Roll-on-roll-off ships Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 22. FAZAIA SCHOOLS & COLLEGES MID-TERM EXAMINATION – 2011 Question Paper : Class VIII Subject : Social Studies Section – B (Marks: 24)Note 1. Questions in this section are to be answered on the separately provided Answer Book. 2. Attempt any EIGHT questions. Each question carries THREE marks. 3. The answers should be short and to the point.Q.2 Which of the following picture is about Lunar Eclipse? What is the difference between the two kinds of eclipses? Picture A Picture BQ.3 What are tectonic plates?Q.4 How are seas and oceans important to people living on island and coastal areas?Q.5 Briefly describe the water cycle over the earth. Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 23. Q.6 What are the importance of tides? (give only three)Q.7 Write three advantages of equatorial forests for the world.Q.8 What are the main uses of cattle?Q.9 Name the products that are obtained from oil.Q.10 Write the main uses of Natural gas.Q.11 Make a list of the advantages of container transport. Section – C (Marks: 16)Note: Attempt any TWO questions. Each question carries EIGHT marks.Q.12 What are the advantages of monsoon climate?Q.13 Explain with the examples, what is meant by weathering and how it is caused.Q.14 What is the importance of oil and gas to industrial development in a country? Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 24. Q.6 What are the importance of tides? (give only three)Q.7 Write three advantages of equatorial forests for the world.Q.8 What are the main uses of cattle?Q.9 Name the products that are obtained from oil.Q.10 Write the main uses of Natural gas.Q.11 Make a list of the advantages of container transport. Section – C (Marks: 16)Note: Attempt any TWO questions. Each question carries EIGHT marks.Q.12 What are the advantages of monsoon climate?Q.13 Explain with the examples, what is meant by weathering and how it is caused.Q.14 What is the importance of oil and gas to industrial development in a country? Mid term paper Class viii 2011
  • 25. Q.6 What are the importance of tides? (give only three)Q.7 Write three advantages of equatorial forests for the world.Q.8 What are the main uses of cattle?Q.9 Name the products that are obtained from oil.Q.10 Write the main uses of Natural gas.Q.11 Make a list of the advantages of container transport. Section – C (Marks: 16)Note: Attempt any TWO questions. Each question carries EIGHT marks.Q.12 What are the advantages of monsoon climate?Q.13 Explain with the examples, what is meant by weathering and how it is caused.Q.14 What is the importance of oil and gas to industrial development in a country? Mid term paper Class viii 2011