NCERT Class VII Science Solutions: Chapter 8-Winds, Storms and Cyclones Part 1 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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Question 1:

Fill the missing word in the blank spaces in the following statements:

  1. Wind is ________ air.
  2. Winds are generated due to ________ heating on the earth.
  3. Near the earth՚s surface ________ air rises up whereas ________ air comes down.
  4. Air moves from a region of ________ pressure to a region of ________ pressure.

Answer:

  1. Wind is moving air.
  2. Winds are generated due to uneven heating on the earth.
  3. Near the earth՚s surface warm air rises up whereas cooler air comes down.
  4. Air moves from a region of high pressure to a region of low pressure.

Question 2:

Suggest two methods to find out wind direction at a given place.

Answer:

The following methods can be used to get the direction of wind:

  • Take some fine and lighter sand in your hand and slowly slip it off. Movement of dust particles in a particular direction will give the direction of wind flowing.
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  • Fly a kite. In the direction the kite flies shall be the wind direction.
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  • Take bit of paper on your palm. The piece will fly in the direction of wind is blowing.
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  • Use anemometer or wind wane.
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