NCERT Class VII Science Solutions: Chapter 7-Weather, Climate and Adaptations of Animals to Climate Part 1

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Question 1:

The maximum and minimum temperature displayed daily in the weather bulletin refer to the -

  1. Highest day temperature and lowest night temperature of the day.

  2. Highest day temperature and highest night temperature of the month.

  3. Temperature recorded at 12 noon and at mid night (00.00 hrs).

  4. Average highest temperature of day and average lowest temperature of night.

Answer: A

Question 2:

Out of the given definitions, which is the most appropriate definition of climate?

  1. Changes in weather conditions in a year.

  2. Average weather pattern of many years.

  3. Change in weather pattern in a few years.

  4. Weather conditions during summer.

Answer: B

Question 3:

Which of the following briefly describes the desert climate?

  1. Hot and humid.

  2. Dry and humid.

  3. Hot and dry.

  4. Hot and wet.

Answer: C

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Image of Hot Desert Climate

Image of hot desert climate

Question 4:

Paheli went to a wildlife sanctuary where she saw dense vegetation of trees, shrubs, herbs and also a variety of animals like monkeys, birds, elephants, snakes, frogs, etc. The most likely location of this sanctuary is in the -

  1. Temperate region

  2. Tropical region

  3. Polar region

  4. Coastal region

Answer: B

Question 5:

Given below are some adaptive features of animals:

  1. Layer of fat under the skin

  2. Long, curved and sharp claws

  3. Slippery body

  4. Thick white fur

Which of them are the adaptive features of a polar bear?

  1. (i) only

  2. (i) and (ii) only

  3. (i), (ii) and (iii) only

  4. (i), (ii), and (iv) only

Answer: D

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Adaptive Features of Animals

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Question 6:

Which of the following statement is incorrect for penguins?

  1. They huddle together

  2. They cannot swim

  3. They have webbed feet

  4. They have streamlined body

Answer: B

Image of penguins

Image of Penguins

Image of penguins

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