Grade 8 Social Science Practice Exams

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Social Science Topics We Cover for Grade 8

All the following topics are available in English (Social Science) and Afrikaans (Sosiale Wetenskap).

Die volgende inhoud is ook in Afrikaans beskikbaar.

History / Geskiedenis

  • Aspects of experiences in WW1 / Aspekte van die ervarings in die Eerste Wêreldoorlog
  • Britain, diamonds, labour control and land expansion / Brittanje, diamantdelwery
  • Causes and speed of colonisation / Oorsake en spoed van kolonisasie
  • Changes during the Industrial Revolution in Britain / Verandering tydens die Industriële Rewolusie
  • Diamond mining in Kimberley 1867 onwards / Ontginning van diamante in Kimberley vanaf 1867
  • European colonisation of Africa in late 19th century / Europese kolonisasie van Afrika




  • Gold mining in the Witwatersrand and consequences / Gouddelwery in Witwatersrand
  • Reasons why WW1 broke out / Redes waarom die Eerste Wêreldoorlog uitgebreek het
  • South Africa by 1860 / Suid-Afrika teen 1860
  • The defeat of Germany and the Treaty of Versailles / Die nederlaag van Duitsland en die Verdrag van Versailles
  • Women in Britain during WW1 / Vroue in Brittanje tydens die Eerste Wêreldoorlog


Geography / Geografie

  • Climate around the World / Die klimaat om die wêreld
  • Factors that influence temperature and rainfall / Faktore wat temperatuur en reënval beïnvloed
  • Land use on Aerial Photographs / Grondgebruik op lugfoto’s
  • Maps and atlases / Kaarte en atlasse
  • People and transport in urban areas / Mense en vervoer in stedelike gebiede
  • Satellite Images / Satellietbeelde
  • Settlement and land use / Nedersetting en grondgebruik



  • South Africa’s climate / Suid-Afrika se klimaat
  • The globe – the Earth and the Sun / Wêreldbol: Die aarde en die son
  • The globe – time / Die wêreldbol – tyd
  • Trade and transport around the world / Vervoer en handel oor die wêreld
  • Trade and transport in South Africa / Vervoer en handel in Suid-Afrika
  • Urbanisation / Verstedeliking

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