NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Science Chapter 15

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Some Natural Phenomena: Question answers




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NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Science Chapter 15 Some natural phenomena
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Class 8 Science chapter 15

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Important Questions with answers

1. An electroscope is a device which is used to find if an object is
(a) charged
(b) magnetic
(c) free of cracks
(d) hot
2. Consider the list of terms given below
(i) Tsunami (ii) Landslide (iii) Floods (iv) Lightning
Earthquakes can cause
(a) (i), (ii) & (iii)
(b) (ii) & (iv)
(c) (ii), (iii) & (iv)
(d) (iii) & (iv)
3. Electric current is to be passed from one body to another. For this purpose the two bodies must be joined by
(a) cotton thread
(b) plastic string
(c) copper wire
(d) rubber band
4. Two charged objects are brought close to each other. Choose the most appropriate statement from the following options:
(a) they may attract
(b) they may repel
(c) they may attract or repel depending on the type of charges they carry
(d) there will be no effect




5. The outermost layer of earth is called
(a) mantle
(b) outer core
(c) crust
(d) inner core
6. Which of the following is not likely to cause Tsunami?
(a) A major nuclear explosion under sea
(b) Earthquake
(c) Volcanic eruption
(d) Lightning
7. Consider the list of terms given below:
(i) Seismic Zone (iii) Mantle (ii) Fault Zone (iv) Inner Core
The boundaries of the earth’s plate are known as
(a) (i) & (ii)
(b) (i) & (iii)
(c) (iii) & (iv)
(d) (ii), (iii) & (iv)
8. Major earthquakes are less likely to occur in
(a) North East India
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Rann of Kutch
(d) Orissa
9. The movement of the earth’s plates causes
(a) cyclones
(b) lightning
(c) earthquakes
(d) thunderstorms
10. The earth’s plate responsible for causing earthquakes is
(a) the crust of the earth
(b) the mantle of the earth
(c) the inner core of the earth
(d) the outer core of the earth


Answers
  • 1 (a)
  • 2 (a)
  • 3 (c)
  • 4 (c)
  • 5 (c)
  • 6 (d)
  • 7 (a)
  • 8 (d)
  • 9 (c)
  • 10 (a)

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