Class 8 Science Chapter 15 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) of Some Natural Phenomena for CBSE and state board students updated for academic session 2022-2023. All the questions are important not only for unit test taken in class but the terminal exams also. Practice here with these MCQ objective questions to clear your doubts related to chapter 15 and be confident in exams and debates. All the important questions are covered here using MCQs objective test.

Class 8 Science Chapter 15 MCQ for 2022-2023

Class: 8Science
Chapter: 15Some Natural Phenomena
Contents:MCQ with answers and Explanation

MCQ Tests with Answers for Class 8 Science Chapter 15

Q1

Which of the following statement is or are correct?

[A]. Cyclones are a destructive natural phenomenon which can cause a lot of damage of human life and property.
[B]. Lightning is an electric spark on a huge scale which is caused by the accumulation of electric charges in the clouds.
[C]. When we rub the plastic comb with our dry hair, plastic comb gets electric charge due to friction.
[D]. All the above
Q2

An electroscope is a device which is used to find if an object is:

[A]. Charged
[B]. Magnetic
[C]. Free of cracks
[D]. Hot
Q3

Consider the following statements and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. [A] If we rub one end of a pen made of plastic with a sheet of paper, it attracts the tiny pieces of paper.
[B]. If we take an inflated rubber balloon, rub it carefully with a piece of woolen cloth and then touch it with a wall, the balloon stick to the wall.
[C]. The glass rod is first rubbed with a piece of silk cloth and then brought near the tiny pieces of paper the glass rod attracts the tiny pieces of paper.
[D]. None of the above
Q4

When a glass rod is rubbed with a piece of silk cloth then:

[A]. The glass rod and silk cloth both acquire positive charge.
[B]. The glass rod becomes positively charged while the silk cloth has a negative charge.
[C]. The glass rod and silk cloth both acquire negative charge.
[D]. The glass rod becomes negatively charged while the silk cloth has a positive charge.
Q5

Paheli is writing some statements, choose the incorrect statement and help her:

[A]. The electric charges generated by rubbing of friction are static electric charges.
[B]. When a ball point pen refill is rubbed vigorously with a piece of polythene, the refill acquires electric charge by friction.
[C]. All the insulators object like glass rod, plastic comb, plastic scale, plastic straw etc. can be charged by rubbing while held in hand.
[D]. None of the above
Q6

Which of the following are transferred from one object to another object when these two objects are charged by friction?

[A]. Atoms
[B]. Protons
[C]. Neutrons
[D]. Electrons
Q7

The electric nature of lightning was established by a scientist named:

[A]. Isaac Newton
[B]. Robert Hooke
[C]. Benjamin Franklin
[D]. Thales
Q8

When two objects are rubbed together, then both the objects get opposite charged. Choose the wrong statements:

[A]. The glass rod acquires a positive electric charge where is the silk cloth gets a negative electric charge.
[B]. The ballpoint pen refill acquires a positive charge whereas polythene gets a negative charge.
[C]. Plastic comb gets negative charge whereas the hair gets positive charge.
[D]. None of the above
Q9

Which of the following is not likely to cause “Tsunami”?

[A]. [A] A major nuclear explosion under the sea
[B]. Earthquake
[C]. Volcanic eruption
[D]. Lightning
Q10

The earth’s plate responsible for causing earthquake is:

[A]. The crust of the earth
[B]. The mantle of the earth
[C]. The inner core of the earth
[D]. The outer core of the earth
Q11

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

[A]. All the objects like glass rod, silk cloth, rubber balloon, ballpoint pen etc., are made up of tiny particles called atoms.
[B]. We know that positive electric charges called protons and negative electric charge is called electrons.
[C]. The number of protons and electrons in the atoms are equal.
[D]. None of the above.
Q12

The boundaries of the earth plate are known as:

[A]. Seismic zone and Fault zone
[B]. Seismic zone and Mantle
[C]. Mantle zone and Inner core
[D]. Fault zone, Mantle and Inner core
Q13

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]. The object which loses negatively charged electrons during rubbing, acquires a positive electric charge.
[B]. The object which gains negatively charged electrons during the rubbing, acquires a negative electric charge.
[C]. The positively charged protons are held strongly inside the nucleus of atom.
[D]. None of the above
Q14

An earthquake of magnitude 2 on Richter scale is:

[A]. Two times as strong as an earthquake of magnitude 1
[B]. Four times as strong as an earthquake of magnitude 1
[C]. Ten times as strong as an earthquake of magnitude 1
[D]. Hundred times as strong as an earthquake of magnitude 1
Q15

The epicenter of an earthquake is:

[A]. Deep under the crust of earth
[B]. In the mantle of earth
[C]. On the surface of earth
[D]. In the core of earth
Q16

When an object gets negatively charged by the process of friction then:

[A]. The object loses some electrons
[B]. The object loses some protons
[C]. The object gains some electrons
[D]. The object gains some protons
Q17

Earthquakes can cause:

[A]. Tsunami, Landslides and Floods
[B]. Landslides and Lighting.
[C]. Landslides, floods and lighting.
[D]. Floods and Lighting
Q18

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

[A]. Earthquakes occur anytime all over the world.
[B]. The plates of the outermost layer of the earth are always in continuous motion.
[C]. Tremors on the earth can also be caused by the eruption of a volcano.
[D]. The process of electric discharge cannot occur between clouds and the earth.
Q19

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

[A]. We should avoid raising an umbrella over our head during lightning.
[B]. Earthquake is a destructive natural phenomenon which cannot be predicted in advance.
[C]. Tremors on the earth can also be caused when a volcano erupt or a big meteorite hits the earth or nuclear explosion (by human being).
[D]. All the above
Q20

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

[A]. If one object has positive charge and the other object has negative charge, then the two objects attract each other.
[B]. If the two objects have positive charge, they repel each other.
[C]. If the two objects have a negative charge, they repel each other.
[D]. Since, a charged balloon and a charged ball pen refill having unlike charges, they repel each other.
Q21

The place inside the earth’s crust where the earthquake is generated is called:

[A]. Seismic zone of the earth
[B]. Epicentre of the earthquake
[C]. Fault zone of the earth
[D]. Focus of the earthquake
Q22

An inflated rubber balloon is rubbed with a woolen cloth whereas a ballpoint pen refill is rubbed with a polythene bag. Which of these will get positively charged?

[A]. Inflated rubber ballon and woolen cloth
[B]. Woolen cloth and ball point pen refill
[C]. Inflated rubber ballon and polythene bag
[D]. Woolen cloth and polythene bag
Q23

Consider the following statements and choose the correct one:

[A]. Lightning strikes are more frequent in hilly areas because in such area’s clouds are comparatively closer to the ground than in the planes.
[B]. When lighting strikes the earth, it can cause a lot of destruction by damaging property and killing people.
[C]. Lightning conductor is a device used to protect a building from the effects of lightning.
[D]. All the above
Q24

Choose the incorrect statements, if we are at home when an earthquake occurs:

[A]. If we are in bed, we should just move on the bed to be close to a wall but not get up from the bed.
[B]. We should stay away from tall and heavy objects and glass windows.
[C]. We should take shelter under a study table or kitchen counter and stay there till the shaking due to earthquake stops.
[D]. None of the above
Q25

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

[A]. The innermost part of the earth is called its “Core”.
[B]. The central region of earth is called “Mental”.
[C]. The outermost layer of the earth is called “Crust”.
[D]. The crust of earth is totally one piece of plate.

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