Class 7 Science Chapter 16 MCQ

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 2021-2022. All the questions are useful for school test, terminal test, or final exams.

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Class 7 Science Chapter 16 MCQ for 2021-2022

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


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

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

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

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


“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

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


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

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.

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

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

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