Class 7 Science Chapter 8 MCQ

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Class 7 Science Chapter 8 MCQ for 2021-2022

Class: 7Science
Chapter: 8Winds, Storms, and Cyclones
Contents:MCQ with Answers and Explanation

MCQ Tests with Answers for Class 7 Science Chapter 8


Consider the following statements and choose the correct one:

[A]. The layer of air above the earth is called atmosphere.
[B]. About 99% of atmosphere is made up of just two gases nitrogen and oxygen.
[C]. The atmosphere exerts a pressure called atmospheric pressure due to the weight of air contained in it.
[D]. All the above.

Consider the following statements and choose the correct one:

[A]. Another type of force or pressure is exerted by air when it starts moving.
[B]. The force or pressure exerted by the moving air or wind is due to the kinetic energy processed by it.
[C]. Holes are usually made in hanging banners and hoardings so that high speed wind may pass through them without damaging.
[D]. All the above.


Name the ocean which is mainly responsible to bring rain bearing monsoon winds to Kerala coast in June every year:

[A]. Indian Ocean
[B]. Arabian Sea
[C]. Bay of Bengal
[D]. Pacific Ocean

Which of these the best describes a tornado?

[A]. Strong thunderstorm
[B]. The eye of a cyclone
[C]. Rotating funnel of high speed with 10-15 km across
[D]. Rotating funnel of high speed with 10-200 m across


Advance planning is required by the people living in the cyclone prone coastal areas are:

[A]. Do not ignore the cyclone warning issued by the Metrological Department.
[B]. Keep ready the telephone numbers of all the emergency services like police, fire brigade etc.
[C]. Make necessary arrangements to shift the essential household goods.
[D]. All the above.

Which of the following factor does not contribute to the development of a thunderstorm?

[A]. Temperature
[B]. Wind Speed
[C]. Humidity
[D]. Rotation of the earth

Cyclones cause widespread destruction and loss of life in coastal areas:

[A]. By producing extremely high-speed winds
[B]. By lifting the sea-water several meters high
[C]. By bringing torrential rains.
[D]. All the above.

Wind is always associated with:

[A]. Kinetic energy
[B]. Chemical energy
[C]. Potential energy
[D]. Gravitational energy


Which of the following is not a correct precaution to be observed so as to protect from lightning during a thunderstorm?

[A]. Do not sit near a window
[B]. Do not lie on the ground
[C]. Do not sit in a car
[D]. Do not stand under a tall tree

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

[A]. Tornado lifts people and vehicles off the ground and hurls them hundreds of metres away.
[B]. The wind speed in a tornado may reach up to 300 kilometre per hour.
[C]. Tornados cause much damage from the sheer force of its high-speed wind.
[D]. Tornado is a silent storm with O-shaped dark column of rotating winds and clouds that reaches from the sky to the ground.
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