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 2023-2024. 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 2023-2024

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

### MCQ Tests with Answers for Class 7 Science Chapter 16

Q1

[A]. 0.006%
[B]. 0.06%
[C]. 0.6%
[D]. 6%
Q2

#### 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
Q3

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

[A]. The highly salty sea water can be made fit for human use but it is very, very expensive to do so.
[B]. For millions of years of fresh water supply on land has been maintained by the water cycle.
[C]. The trees and plants suck ground water through their roots.
[D]. All the above
Q4

#### A man digging the ground near a water body found that the soil was moist. As he kept digging deeper and deeper he reached a level, where all the spaces between particles of soil and gaps between rocks where filled with water. The upper limit of this layer is called:

[A]. Water level
[B]. Water table
[C]. Ground water
[D]. Water limit
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

#### Kriti is completed her science chapter where she wrote some statements. She wants to know whether the statements are correct or not? Kriti wants to take help from you:

[A]. Water is present in liquid form in ocean, river, lakes, ponds and under the ground.
[B]. Water is present in gas form as water vapor in the air or atmosphere around us.
[C]. Water is present in solid form on snow covered mountains, glaciers and as ice caps on the poles of the earth.
[D]. All the above
Q7

#### 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
Q8

[A]. 22 March
[B]. 14 November
[C]. 2 October
[D]. 21 December
Q9

[A]. 5 L
[B]. 15 L
[C]. 30 L
[D]. 50 L
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

#### “Every Drop Counts” is a slogan related to:

[A]. Counting of drops of any liquid
[B]. Counting of water drops
[C]. Importance of water
[D]. Importance of counting
Q12

#### In a quiz competition, you are asked a question where you have to choose the statement which is/ are incorrect?

[A]. Depletion means reduction or lowering the amount of something.
[B]. We draw groundwater for our use with the help of wells, tube wells, and hand pumps.
[C]. When it rains, the rain water seeps into the ground and the groundwater is recharged.
[D]. None of the above
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

#### Which of the following is not responsible for water shortage?

[A]. Rapid growth of industries
[B]. Increasing population
[C]. Heavy rainfall
[D]. Mismanagement of water resources
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

[A]. Conifer
[B]. Hydrosphere
[C]. Aquifer
[D]. Water table
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

#### Which of the following statement is or are incorrect?

[A]. A huge amount of water is required for the construction work.
[B]. The increasing population needs more and more water for its day-to-day activities.
[C]. At the time of scanty rainfall much more ground water is drawn out by the people for various purposes.
[D]. If there are less number of trees and plants in the forest, more rain water will seep into the ground.
Q21

#### 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
Q22

#### In the last year board examination, Ankush were asked a question where he had to choose the statement which was/were correct? Reason for depletion of water table are:

[A]. Due to increasing population we are consuming more groundwater but we are allowing less rainwater to seep into the ground.
[B]. In the times of erratic rainfall or scanty rainfall, the farmers have to use groundwater for the irrigation of their crops.
[C]. As the population is increasing the demand for various industrial goods is increasing and the number of industries is also increasing.
[D]. All the above
Q23

#### 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
Q24

#### 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
Q25

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

[A]. A place called Bhujpur in the Kutch area of Gujarat state has a very erratic rainfall.
[B]. In 1989, the village people along with a Non-Government Organization (NGO) decided to harvest rainwater.
[C]. Rajasthan is hot and dry place which gets a meagre rainfall.
[D]. The scarcity of water will not affect the nutrient, uptake by the plants and the process of food making photosynthesis in plants.