NCERT Class VIII Science Solutions: Chapter 15-Some Natural Phenomena Part 1

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MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

Question 1:

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

  1. Charged

  2. Magnetic

  3. Free of cracks

  4. Hot

Answer: A

Image of electroscope

Image of Electroscope

Image of electroscope

Question 2:

Electric current is to be passed from one body to another. For this purpose the two bodies must be joined by

  1. Cotton thread

  2. Plastic string

  3. Copper wire

  4. Rubber band

Answer: C

Question 3:

The movement of the earth’s plates causes

  1. Cyclones

  2. Lightning

  3. Earthquakes

  4. Thunderstorms

Answer: C

Question 4:

Two charged objects are brought close to each other. Choose the most appropriate statement from the following options:

  1. They may attract

  2. They may repel

  3. They may attract or repel depending on the type of charges they carry

  4. There will be no effect

Answer: C

Question 5:

Which of the following is not likely to cause Tsunami?

  1. A major nuclear explosion under sea

  2. Earthquake

  3. Volcanic eruption

  4. Lightning

Answer: D

Question 6:

The earth’s plate responsible for causing earthquakes is

  1. The crust of the earth

  2. The mantle of the earth

  3. The inner core of the earth

  4. The outer core of the earth

Answer: A

Image of earth's crust

Image of Earth's Crust

Image of earth's crust