Some Natural Phenomena MCQ Questions for Class 8 Science Chapter 15 with Answers

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MCQ Questions for Class 8 Science with Answers

Q1. Areas falling on joints of seismic pintes are called:

(i) safe zones
(ii) fault zones
(iii) high zones
(iv) none of these

(iv) none of these

Q2. Earthquake of which magnitude of the following cause the maximum damage?

(i) 3.0
(ii) 8.0
(iii) 5.0
(iv) 4.0

(ii) 8.0

Q3. The shaking of earth is called:

(i) tsunami
(ii) volcano
(iii) earthquake
(iv) all of these.

(iii) earthquake

Q4. The power of an earthquake is expressed on a scale called

(i) seismic scale
(ii) iron scale
(iii) richter scale
(iv) large scale

(iii) richter scale

Q5. A device used to test whether an object is carrying charge or not is called __.

(i) Electrometer
(ii) Charge meter
(iii) Electroscope
(iv) Chargoscope

(iii) Electroscope

Q6. What is the purpose of an electroscope?

(i) To detect and test small electric charges
(ii) To calculate the amount of electric charge flowing through the conductor
(iii) To find out the presence of antimatter
(iv) To test the presence of magnetic field

(i) To detect and test small electric charges

Q7. Which of the following occurs during lightning:

(i) nitrogen fixation
(ii) greenhouse effect
(iii) acid ram
(iv) none of these

(i) nitrogen fixation

Q8. Which is the sure test of charge on a body?

(i) Lightning
(ii) Combination
(iii) Repulsion
(iv) Insulation

(iii) Repulsion

Q9. Static electricity charges can be produced by

(i) Heating
(ii) Rubbing
(iii) Beating
(iv) none of these

(ii) Rubbing

Q10. Which instrument is used to measure earthquake?

(i) Richter scale
(ii) Seismograph
(iii) Polygraph
(iv) None of these

(ii) Seismograph

Q11. During a thunderstorm which action may be done?

(i) Using Telephone having cord
(ii) Switching on / off electric lights
(iii) Using a mobile phone
(iv) None of the above

(iii) Using a mobile phone

Q12. Weathering is the

(i) Frequent change in weather
(ii) Breaking down of rocks
(iii) Change in temperature
(iv) No change in weather for longer time

(ii) Breaking down of rocks

Q13. The natural phenomenon which we are not yet able to predict acc.rately Is:

(i) cyclone
(ii) thunderstorm
(iii) earthquake
(iv) all of these

(iii) earthquake

Q14. Tsunami means

(i) floods
(ii) earthquake
(iii) earthquake under sea
(iv) volcanic eruption under sea

(iii) earthquake under sea

Q15. Which of the following allows the transfer of electric charge from one charged object to another?

(i) Vacuum
(ii) Air
(iii) Insulator
(iv) Conductor

(iv) Conductor

Q16. How many types of charges are gained by rubbing objects?

(i) 2
(ii) 1
(iii) 3
(iv) 4

(i) 2

Q17. A major earthquake occurred on 26th January 2001 in which part of India?

(i) Uri (Kashmir)
(ii) Mumbai (Maharastra)
(iii) Guwahati (Assam)
(iv) Bhuj (Gujarat)

(iv) Bhuj (Gujarat)

Q18. Lightning occurs due to:

(i) electric discharge
(ii) rain
(iii) wind
(iv) Lord Varun’s anger

(ii) electric discharge

Q19. The electrical charge can b. transferred front a charged object to another through a:

(i) non-metal insulator
(ii) metal insulator
(iii) metal conductor
(iv) none of these

(iii) metal conductor

Q20. The outermost layer of the earth is called

(i) mantle
(ii) outer core
(iii) crust
(iv) inner core

(iii) crust

Q21. Which of the following is not a natural phenomenon?

(i) Cyclone
(ii) Lightening
(iii) Cooking
(iv) Earthquake

(iii) Cooking

Q22. Lightning always follows

(i) a thunder
(ii) rain pour
(iii) the easiest path
(iv) a straight path

(i) a thunder

Q23. Benjamen Franklin showed lightening in

(i) 1752
(ii) 1725
(iii) 1527
(iv) 1572

(i) 1752

Q24. Building can be protected from lightning by using

(i) Lightning rod on the levels of building
(ii) Wooden logs at the top of building
(iii) Lightning rod at the top of building
(iv) All of the above

(iii) Lightning rod at the top of building

Q25. A charged balloon a charged refill.

(i) attracts
(ii) repels
(iii) neither attracts nor repels
(iv) none of these

(i) attracts

Q26.The point from where the shock waves of an earthquake originate is called

(i) epicentre
(ii) seismic focus
(iii) focal depth
(iv) none of these

(ii) seismic focus

Q27. When you touch a charged body, the charge flows through you into the earth. What is this called?

(i) Induction
(ii) Conduction
(iii) Capacitance
(iv) Earthing

(iv) Earthing

Q28. Which of the following can be charged by rubbing?

(i) Ebonite
(ii) Plastic
(iii) Amber
(iv) All of these

(iv) All of these

Q29. The resin which produces spark is

(i) gum
(ii) amber
(iii) both (i) and (ii)
(iv) none of the above

(ii) amber

Q30. Any object can be charged by which of the following method:

(i) friction
(ii) contact
(iii) induction
(iv) all of these

(i) friction

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