Model Activity Task Classes 6,7,8 History 

In this blog, I will share the Model Activity Task Classes 6,7,8 History. It is designed to engage students in a comprehensive exploration of historical events and concepts within the educational framework of classes 6, 7, and 8. If you are interested then read carefully.

Model Activity task classes 6,7,8 History 

Model Activity Task Class 6 History 

Q 1 – Where is the Iron Pillar located?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Bihar
c) Delhi
d) Uttar Pradesh

Q 2 – Who wrote Harshavardhana’s autobiography?
a) Kalidasa
b) Ashoka
c) Banabhatta
d) Xuanzang

Q 3 – Who was the most important ruler of the Satavahanas?
a) Gautami Balasri
b) Gautama Buddha
c) Gautamiputra Shri Satakarni
d) None of the above

Q 4 – An edict is [1]
a) A large rock
b) A top part of a pillar
c) An official order
d) A single piece of stone standing by itself

Q 5 – The people of the Harappan Valley procured gold from
a) Afghanistan
b) Gujarat
c) Karnataka
d) Rajasthan

Q 6 What were the questions that Upanishadic thinkers wanted to answer?

Q 7 State the extent of the Pallavas Empire. [2]Q 8 Describe two regions where early men lived in India.

Q 9 Why were some of the earliest works in Tamil known as Sangam literature?

Q 10 Why did kings want to control the silk route?

Q 11 What are the main teachings given by Buddha?

OR

State the main principles of Ashoka’s dhamma.

Q 12 Write a short note on Nalanda.

OR

What was Arikamedu? Write a short note on it.

Model Activity Task Class 7 History

Q 1 – Which factors are considered to characterise the major elements of different moments of the past?
a) Economical and cultural
b) Economical and social
c) Cultural and political
d) Social and political

Q 2 – Prashastis were composed by which of the following groups?
a) Shudras
b) Vaishyas
c) Untouchables
d) Brahmanas
Q 3 – Who was the first Turkish ruler to build an empire in India?
a) Muhammad Tughluq
b) Jalaluddin Khalji
c) Alauddin Khalji
d) Ghiyasuddin Tughluq

Q 4 – Who refused to accept Mughal authority for a long time?
a) Rajputs of Marwar
b) Sisodiya Rajputs
c) Rajputs of Amber
d) Shivaji


Q 5 – Temples and mosques were meant to demonstrate which of the following
a) Wealth of the patron
b) Power of the patron
c) Devotion of the patron
d) All of the above

Q 6 Write and explain the two forms of classical dance still present in India.

Q 7 What did sulh-i kul mean and what was its objective?

Q 8 State the various changes that took place in religious activities during the medieval period.

Q 9 Who was Mahmud of Ghazni and what was the extent of his empire?

Q 10 What were the four stages in the preparation of a manuscript?

Q 11 Why did conquerors try to control the temple of Jagannathpuri?

Q 12 What is a mosque? Why did the Delhi sultans build several mosques in cities all over the
subcontinent?

Q 13 What was the third volume of Abul Fazl’s history of Akbar’s reign called? What did it include?

Model Activity Task Class 8 History

Q 1 – What was the Portuguese-origin term for Indian textiles?
a) Calicoe
b) Calico
c) Kalico
d) Kalick

Q 2 – The central dome of the Viceroy’s Palace built by the British was influenced by
a) Gothic architecture
b) Rajput architecture
c) Buddhist stupa
d) Bengali roof architectural style

Q 3 – What was the name of the journal started by William Jones, Henry Thomas Colebrooke
and Nathaniel Halhead?
a) Asiatic Journal
b) Asiatick Researches
c) Asian Affairs
d) Asian Chronicle

Q 4 – Which famous Indian reformer used the ancient texts to suggest that widows could remarry?
a) G. K. Gokhale
b) G. G. Agarkar
c) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
d) Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar

Q 5 – The 1878 legislation which disallowed Indians from possessing arms was called
a) The Possession of Weapons Act
b) The Arms Possession Act
c) The Arms Act
d) The Weapons Act

Q 6 What is Bandanna?

Q 7 What is ‘picketing’?

Q 8 What is ‘Spinning Jenny’?

Q 9 – What important decisions, declarations and steps were taken by the English government in
India after Macaulay’s minute?

Q 10 – Do you think it is right to periodise Indian History into Hindu, Muslim and British periods?
Why? [2]

Q 11 – Explain the ideological standpoint of the non-Brahmin movement.

Q 12 – Explain the differences between Gandhi and Tagore on the point of education.