MCQ Questions for Class 7 Geography: Ch 5 Water

MCQ Questions for Class 7 Geography: Ch 5 Water

1. March 22 is celebrated as World
(a) Earth Day
(b) Environment Day
(c) Water Day
(d) Soil Day
► (c) Water Day

2. During a____ , the ____ blowing at very high speed form huge waves. These may cause tremendous destruction.
(a) Rain, Winds
(b) Storm, Winds
(c) Winds, Storm
(d) Rain, Storm
► (b) Storm, Winds

3. Dead sea in
(a) Jordan
(b) Lebanon
(c) Egypt
(d) Israel
► (d) Israel

4. Amazon river is in
(a) Australia
(b) South America
(c) Europe
(d) Africa
► (b) South America

5. How much percentage of saline water is available on earth surface
(a) 97.5
(b) 98.2
(c) 95.2
(d) 93.5
► (a) 97.5

6. The process by which water continually changes its form and circulates between oceans, atmosphere and land is known as the
(a) Liquid cycle
(b) Ocean cycle
(c) Ice cycle
(d) Water cycle
► (d) Water cycle

7. The rhythmic rise and fall of ocean water twice in a day is called a
(a) Wave
(b) Wind
(c) Tide
(d) Current
► (c) Tide

8. ____ are streams of water flowing constantly on the ocean surface in definite directions
(a) High tides
(b) Ocean currents
(c) Wind
(d) Wave
► (b) Ocean currents

9. The major sources of freshwater are as follows except
(a) Ocean
(b) Rivers
(c) Ponds
(d) glaciers
► (a) Ocean

10. ___ are formed when winds scrape across the ocean surface.
(a) Currents
(b) Waves
(c) Air
(d) Tides
► (b) Waves

11. Indira point was in
(a) Kerala
(b) Lakshadweep
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Andaman and Nicobar islands
► (d) Andaman and Nicobar islands

12. What fraction of earth is covered by water
(a) Three-fourth
(b) One-fourth
(c) One-half
(d) One-third
► (a) Three-fourth

13. Tsunami is a
(a) French word
(b) Indian word
(c) Chinese word
(d) Japanese word
► (d) Japanese word

14. Which ocean is the largest?
(a) Arctic
(b) Atlantic
(c) Indian
(d) Pacific
► (d) Pacific

15. The Labrador Ocean current is ___ current while the Gulf Stream is a ___ current
(a) cold, warm
(b) cold, cold
(c) warm, warm
(d) warm, cold
► (a) cold, warm

16. Which river is the longest river in the world
(a) Darling
(b) Ganga
(c) Nile
(d) Amazon
► (c) Nile

17. Following are the movements that occur in oceans except
(a) Tides
(b) Waves
(c) Currents
(d) Wind
► (d) Wind

18. The tsunami of ___ caused widespread damage in the coastal areas of India
(a) 2002
(b) 2001
(c) 2004
(d) 1999
► (c) 2004

19. The average salinity of the oceans is
(a) 45 parts per thousand
(b) 35 parts per thousand
(c) 55 parts per thousand
(d) 65 parts per thousand
► (b) 35 parts per thousand

20. When the moon is in its first and last quarter, the ocean waters get drawn in diagonally opposite directions by the gravitational pull of sun and earth resulting in low tides. These tides are called
(a) Spring tides
(b) Small tides
(c) Neap tides
(d) Long tides
► (c) Neap tides
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