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Karnataka State Syllabus Class 8 Social Science History Chapter 1 Sources

Class 8 Social Science Sources Textual Questions and Answers

KSEEB Solutions For Class 8 Social Question 1.
How do historians write history?

  1. Historians collect the sources subject them to critical examination analysis and the, write the history.
  2. When direct sources are not available they need to make assumptions.

KSEEB Solutions For Class 8 Social Science Question 2.
What is the meaning of sources? How many types are there?
The things used by human beings in the past have remained they are called the sources. Ex: forts, coins, inscriptions, arms, temples, etc.

There are two types of sources :

  1. Literary sources – two types in this are written and oral source
  2. Archaeological sources –
    • Inscription
    • Coins
    • Monuments
    • Other ruins

KSEEB Solutions For Class 8 Social Chapter 1 Question 3.
Name any two native literary works.

  1. Kautilya’s – Arthashastra
  2. Kalhana’s – Rajatarangini
  3. Banabhatta’s – Harshacharitha etc.

KSEEB Solutions For Class 8 Social Science Chapter 1 Question 4.
Name any two foreign writers.

  1. Megasthanese
  2. Fa-Hien
  3. Tolemy
  4. Babar

Sources Lesson 8th Standard Question Answer KSEEB Solutions Question 5.
What are the sources which have more reliability for writing history?
Inscriptions are more reliable as these have a direct relationship with then events.
Ex: Ashoka Inscriptions Kharavela’s Hathigumpa Inscriptions.

Sources Lesson 8th Standard KSEEB Solutions Question 6.
Explain the importance of Coins in the writing of history?
Coins are helpful in understanding the geographical extent of the ruler’s kingdom who minted the coins aid us in knowing the language of administration, titles, religion, and the economic conditions of the times.

8th Standard Social Notes KSEEB Solutions Question 7.
What are the aspects on which monuments throw more light?
The monuments throw light on then-contemporary religious aspects, technology, economic growth, scientific knowledge, and creativity achieved.

Sources 8th Standard Notes KSEEB Solutions Question 8.
By what method the age of biological fossils can be decided?
By applying a carbon-14 dating procedure on the biological ruins found in these sites, one can arrive at the accurate period of the ruins.

Class 8 Social Science Sources Additional Questions and Answers

I. Multiple choice questions:

Class 8 Social Science Notes Chapter 1 Sources KSEEB Solutions Question 1.
Historian is like an advocated because of
a. He collects the sources
b. subject them to critical examinations
c. Analysis of the topics
d. above all aspects
d. above all aspects

Sources Of History 8th Standard Question Answer KSEEB Solutions Question 2.
Chand Bharadayi’s famous book is
a. Gathasaptha sathi
b. Prithviraj Raso
c. Arthashastra
d. Mudrarakshasa
b. Prithviraj Raso

8th Std Social Science Notes KSEEB Solutions Question 3.
‘Vikramarjunavijaya’ this book was written by
a. Pampa
b. Raja Hala
c. Kautilya
d. Barani
a. Pampa

KSEEB Solutions For Class 8th Social Science Question 4.
There are ballads on Kumararama, Sangoli Rayanna stories are examples to
a. Religious literature
b. Native literature
c. Foreign literature
d. Oral literature
d. Oral literature

Sources Class 8 KSEEB Solutions Question 5.
The major sources to write history is
a. other ruins
b. Coins
c. Monuments
d. Inscriptions
c. Monuments

II. Answer the following questions:

Sources Of History Class 8 KSEEB Solutions Question 1.
What is history?
History is a systematic study of the past

Class 8 History Chapter 1 Sources Of History Questions And Answers Question 2.
Which are 4 types of Archaeological sources?

  1. Inscriptions
  2. Coins
  3. Monuments
  4. Other ruins

Class 8 Social Science Notes Chapter 1 KSEEB Solutions Question 3.
What is the importance of Uttarameruru, inscriptions?
Narrate the rural administrations of Cholas kings

Sources Of History Std 8 Questions And Answers KSEEB Solutions Question 4.
What is oral literature?
Oral literature means a folk story. Folk songs, Folk legends, ballads others that pass on from one person to another by word of mouth.

Social Science Class 8 Chapter 1 Sources KSEEB Solutions Question 5.
What is excavation?
The hidden things in the earth are dug out by using scientific methods.

Class 8 Social Science Chapter 1 Sources KSEEB Solutions Question 6.
Write the importance of Samudra Gupta Coins & Pictures?

  1. Samudra Gupta was a lover of music
  2. He had conducted Ashwamedha Yaga