Class 7 Science Chapter 6 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) of Respiration in Organisms updated for academic session 2024-25. All the objective questions are taken from the latest NCERT Textbooks issued for CBSE Session 2024-25. Get the complete revision using these important mcq objective questions with answers. The explanation of each answer is also given below each question.

Class 7 Science Chapter 6 MCQ for 2024-25

Class: 7Science
Chapter: 10Respiration in Organisms
Contents:MCQ Objective Online Test

MCQ Tests with Answers for Class 7 Science Chapter 10

Q1

Pick the odd one out from the groups, given below on the basis of respiratory organs:

[A]. Cockroach, grasshopper, ant
[B]. Lizard, cow, snake
[C]. Crocodile, dolphin, fish
[D]. Snake, crow, goat
Q2

Which of the following statement is or are incorrect?

[A]. The stored energy of food is released slowly during the process of respiration which takes place inside our body.
[B]. Respiration is essential because it provides us energy from the food which we eat and digest
[C]. It is only the human beings who need energy.
[D]. None of the above.
Q3

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

[A]. The process of releasing energy from food is called respiration.
[B]. All the organisms require energy for performing various activities and maintaining their life.
[C]. The process of respiration involves taking in oxygen into the cells using it and then eliminating the waste products from the body.
[D]. All the above.
Q4

Consider the following statements and choose the incorrect one(s):

[A]. Cockroaches breathe with the help of air tubes called spiracles.
[B]. Exchange of gases in the leaves take place with the help of stomata.
[C]. Diaphragm forms the floor of the chest cavity.
[D]. The roots of a plant take up oxygen from the air trapped between the soil particles.
Q5

During exhalation, the ribs:

[A]. Move outward
[B]. Move downwards
[C]. Move upwards
[D]. Do not move at all
Q6

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

[A]. Oxygen breaks down glucose outside the cell of organisms.
[B]. Insects have spiracles on the lower surface of the body
[C]. Exhaled air has more percentage of CO2 than inhaled air.
[D]. None of the above
Q7

Normal range of breathing rate per minute in an average adult person at rest is:

[A]. 9 – 12
[B]. 15 – 18
[C]. 21 – 24
[D]. 30 – 33
Q8

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

[A]. Respiration is a kind of slow burning or slow combustion of food at ordinary temperature to produce energy.
[B]. The process of respiration is the similar process as of photosynthesis.
[C]. The process of breakdown of food in the cells of the body with the release of energy is called respiration.
[D]. None of the above
Q9

Puja is writing some statements but she confused to know whether the statements are correct or not? If you know the answer to this question, then tell her:

[A]. Most of the living organisms carry out aerobic respiration by using oxygen of air.
[B]. Those organisms which obtain energy by the process of anaerobic respiration without using oxygen are called anaerobes.
[C]. The breakdown of food like glucose to release energy can occur in the presence of oxygen.
[D]. None of the above.
Q10

Earthworms and frogs breathe through their skin because of which the skin of both the organisms is:

[A]. Moist and rough
[B]. Dry and rough
[C]. Dry and slimy
[D]. Moist and slimy
Q11

Consider the following statements and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. During heavy physical exercise or any other hard work, most of the energy is produced by aerobic respiration.
[B]. Anaerobic respiration does not take place only in the muscles of human beings, it also takes place in the muscles of other animals.
[C]. When extra energy is needed, anaerobic respiration can take place in our muscles for a long time.
[D]. We can live without food and water for many days but we cannot live for more than a few minutes without air.
Q12

The mountaineers carry oxygen with them because:

[A]. At an altitude of more than 5 km there is no air.
[B]. The amount of air available to the person is less than that available on the ground.
[C]. The temperature of air is higher than that on the ground.
[D]. The pressure of air is higher than that on the ground.
Q13

Fish breathe with the help of gills which are richly supplied with blood vessels. The gills help the fish to:

[A]. Take in oxygen from air
[B]. Take in oxygen dissolved in water
[C]. Absorb nutrients present in water
[D]. Reduce waste substance in water
Q14

Which of the following organisms can respire anaerobically?

[A]. Amoeba
[B]. Yeast
[C]. Paramecium
[D]. Euglena
Q15

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

[A]. A breath means one inhalation plus one exhalation.
[B]. The taking in of air rich in oxygen into the body during breathing is called inhalation.
[C]. The ordinary air which we take into the lungs is rich in oxygen but the air expelled from the lungs is rich in carbon dioxide.
[D]. All the above.
Q16

Choose the correct combinations of functions of breathing:

[A]. Provides O2 to the body and breaks down food to release energy
[B]. Breaks down food to release energy and helps the body to get rid of CO2
[C]. Provides O2 to the body and helps the body to get rid of CO2
[D]. Breaks down food to release energy and produces water in the cells
Q17

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

[A]. The number of times a person breathes in one minute is called breathing rate.
[B]. The average breathing rate in an adult human being at rest is 15 to 18 times per minute.
[C]. During running, the breathing rate of an adult human being can increase up to 25 per minute or even more.
[D]. The breathing rate of a person decreases when he does gym or weightlifting.
Q18

During the process of exhalation, the ribs move

[A]. Down and inwards
[B]. Up and inwards
[C]. Down and outwards
[D]. Up and outwards
Q19

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

[A]. The air which we inhale contains a higher proportion of oxygen.
[B]. The air which we inhale contains a lower proportion of carbon dioxide.
[C]. The air which we inhale contains only a little of water vapour.
[D]. None of the above.
Q20

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

[A]. Smoking cause heart diseases.
[B]. Smoking causes lung cancer.
[C]. A person who can inhale the air containing tobacco have no health issues.
[D]. None of the above
Q21

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

[A]. We often sneeze when we inhale air containing dust, smoke or pollen etc.
[B]. Yawning is caused by insufficient oxygen in the body.
[C]. The blood carries oxygen to the all parts of the body, this oxygen is carried by a red pigment called hemoglobin present in the red blood cells.
[D]. All the above
Q22

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

[A]. Dolphin and whales come to the surface of sea water from time to time to breathe in air.
[B]. We cannot survive under water because we have no use to make use of oxygen dissolved in water for breathing.
[C]. Frog is an animal which can breathe through lungs as well as its moist skin.
[D]. Insects have very little haemoglobin, present in their blood to carry out oxygen.
Q23

Which of the following statement is or are incorrect?

[A]. All the insects have tiny holes on the sides of their body which are called spiracles.
[B]. The breathing in all the insects take place through tiny holes and thin air tube called trachea.
[C]. Cockroach has spiracles on the sides of its body and trachea or air tube throughout inside its body for the process of breathing and respiration.
[D]. None of the above
Q24

Boojho, has taken three test tubes with half-filled water and kept some organisms. But he wants to know which tube has highest concentration of Carbo dioxide?

[A]. Snail, in A test tube
[B]. Plant, in B test tube
[C]. Snail and plant, in C test tube
[D]. None of the above
Q25

Sometimes when we do heavy exercise, anaerobic respiration take place in our muscles cells. What is produced during this process?

[A]. Alcohol and lactic acid
[B]. Alcohol and CO2
[C]. Lactic acid and CO2
[D]. Lactic acid only

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Last Edited: June 13, 2023