Class 7 Science Chapter 16 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) of Water: A Precious Resource with answers and explanation of each question updated for academic session 2022-2023. All the questions are useful for school test, terminal test, or final exams. Class 7 Science chapter 16 MCQ contains the questions covering all the topics of NCERT textbook. These MCQ Online test is helpful to revise the complete chapter in the format of tests.

Class 7 Science Chapter 16 MCQ for 2022-2023

Class: 7Science
Chapter: 16Water: A Precious Resource
Contents: MCQ Online Test with Answers and Explanation

MCQ Tests with Answers for Class 7 Science Chapter 16

Q1

Which of the following does not show water shortage?

[A]. Taps running dry
[B]. Long queues for getting water
[C]. Marches and protects for demand of water
[D]. A family gets three buckets of water per person per day
Q2

Which of the following statement is or are correct?

[A]. Water is essential for the existence of life.
[B]. Without water, there would be no living things on the earth.
[C]. Actually about 71% of the earth’s surface is covered with water.
[D]. All the above
Q3

Consider the following statements and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. The saline water of seas and oceans is not fit for human consumption.
[B]. The water which is fit for use by human beings is called fresh water.
[C]. The readily available fresh water for use by human beings is only is 0.014% of all the fresh water present on the earth.
[D]. None of the above
Q4

Which of the following are not the liquid forms of water? Choose the correct combinations:

[A]. Snow, water vapor, ice
[B]. Snow and lake water
[C]. Lake water and river water
[D]. Water vapor
Q5

Sanjeev is doing his homework which is given by his teacher. Would you help him to choose the incorrect sentences?

[A]. Condensation of water vapor forms clouds.
[B]. The trees and plants put some of this water into air as water vapor by the process of transpiration.
[C]. The process of seeping of water into the ground is called infiltration.
[D]. None of the above
Q6

In a science quiz competition, Soni are asked a question where she had to choose the statement which was/were incorrect?

[A]. Millions of people in our country do not get sufficient water.
[B]. Women and children usually walk several kilometers daily with pitchers to fetch water for household use
[C]. The amount of water recommended by the United Nations for a person is a minimum of 50 liters per day.
[D]. None of the above
Q7

Which of the following is a way to use water economically?

[A]. Construction of bawris
[B]. Rain water harvesting
[C]. Drip irrigation
[D]. Infiltration
Q8

Some of the causes for the shortage of water are:

[A]. Day by day increasing population
[B]. Growing irrigation requirement of agriculture
[C]. Rapid growth of industries
[D]. All the above
Q9

Recently, in a science class test, you are asked a question where you have to say whether the statements are correct or not?

[A]. A rock which allows water to pass through it is called a permeable rock.
[B]. Rock which does not allow water to pass through it is called an impermeable rock.
[C]. Upper level of water under the ground which occupies all the spaces in the soil and rocks, is called water table.
[D]. All the above
Q10

Consider the following statements and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. The water table varies from place to place and it may even change at a given place.
[B]. The water table rises and falls depending upon the amount of rainwater which seeps into the ground, and on how much ground water is drawn out.
[C]. The village children cannot attend their school regularly because they spend hours in fetching water.
[D]. None of the above
Q11

Read the following sentences carefully, and choose the correct one:

[A]. The main source of groundwater is the rain.
[B]. The water found below the water table is called groundwater.
[C]. The underground layer of soil and permeable rocks in which water collects under the ground is called an aquifer.
[D]. All the above
Q12

Water cycle does not involve which of the following?

[A]. Evaporation
[B]. Condensation
[C]. Formation of clouds
[D]. Rainwater harvesting
Q13

Which of the following inhibits the seepage of rainwater into ground?

[A]. A pukka floor
[B]. Playground
[C]. Grass lawn
[D]. Forest land
Q14

Priyam appeared in class test but he confused to know the incorrect statement. Would you help him to know that?

[A]. Snow and ice both are solid form of water.
[B]. Year 2003 was observed as the International year of freshwater.
[C]. Rapid growth of industries is one of the causes for water shortage.
[D]. The process of seeping of water into ground is called filtration.
Q15

Read the following sentences carefully, and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. Water vapor is the gaseous form of water.
[B]. Ice is solid, whereas snow is the semi solid form of water.
[C]. Ocean water cannot be used for domestic purposes.
[D]. Rapid growth of industries is one of the causes for water shortage or depletion.
Q16

Which of the following is not an effect of acute scarcity of water on plants?

[A]. Shortage of food
[B]. Shortage of oxygen
[C]. Shortage of carbon dioxide
[D]. Shortage of rainfall
Q17

Which of the following process will be affected due to water scarcity on plants?

[A]. Evaporation and photosynthesis
[B]. Photosynthesis and respiration
[C]. Evaporation and respiration
[D]. Photosynthesis and transpiration
Q18

Water which falls from the clouds as rain or snow is called:

[A]. Condensation
[B]. Precipitation
[C]. Infiltration
[D]. Transpiration
Q19

In a science quiz competition, Shalu are asked a question where she had to choose the statement which was/were correct?

[A]. The main source of groundwater is the rain.
[B]. The water found below the water table is called groundwater.
[C]. The underground layer of soil and permeable rocks in which water collects under the ground is called an aquifer.
[D]. All the above
Q20

Check-dams were built on the river “Rukmavati” and its tributaries in Gujarat mainly to

[A]. Generate hydropower
[B]. Grow paddy crop
[C]. Provided water to wild animals
[D]. Recharge ground water
Q21

Which of the following does not deplete the water table at a place?

[A]. Increasing number of tube-wells
[B]. Increasing deforestation
[C]. Scanty rainfall
[D]. Increasing snowfall
Q22

Some of the factors which affect the water table at a place and make it go down are:

[A]. Increase in population
[B]. Industrial and agriculture activities
[C]. Decreases in the effective area for seepage of rainwater.
[D]. All the above
Q23

It may be possible that we are living in an area where there is sufficient rainfall and yet there is shortage of water, because of:

[A]. Mismanagement of rainwater.
[B]. Mismanagement of water at the individual level.
[C]. Mismanagement of water-by-water supply department.
[D]. All the above
Q24

Which of the following statement is or are incorrect?

[A]. One way of increasing the availability of water to overcome its shortage is rainwater harvesting.
[B]. Drip irrigation is a system of narrow pipes with small holes which deliver water directly at the base of the plants.
[C]. In ancient times, “Big boros” were mainly set up in cities and big towns for collecting water during drought periods
[D]. None of the above
Q25

Some of the effects of scarcity of water on plants are:

[A]. Shortage of food
[B]. Shortage of oxygen for breathing
[C]. Lesser rainfall
[D]. All the above

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