NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Science Chapter 7 Weather, Climate and Adaptations of Animals to Climate
class 7 science weather climate and adaptation for cbse/icse
Question 1. Name the elements that determine the weather of a place.
Ans: Conditions such as temperature, humidity, rainfall, and wind speed determine the weather of a place.
Question 2.When are the maximum and minimum temperatures likely to occur during the day?
Ans: The highest temperature of the day is usually in the afternoon, while the lowest temperature is usually in the early morning.
Question 3. Fill in the blanks:
- The average weather taken over a long time is called …….
- A place receives very little rainfall and the temperature is high throughout the year, the climate of that place will be …… and ………
- The two regions of the earth with extreme climatic conditions are ……… and ……..
- dry, very hot
- tropical, polar
Indicate the type of climate of the following areas:
(а) Jammu and Kashmir : ……….
(b) Kerala : ………
(c) Rajasthan : ………..
(d) Northeast India : ………
(a) Moderately humid and hot (very cold in winter).
(b) hot and Humid
(c) Hot and dry.
Question 5. Which of the two changes frequently, weather or climate?
Ans: It is the weather that changes frequently .
Question 6. Following are some of the characteristics of animals:
(i) Diets heavy on fruits
(ii) White fur
(iii) Need to migrate
(iv) Loud voice
(v) Sticky pads on feet
(vi) Layer of fat under skin
(vii) Wide and large paws
(viii) Bright colours
(ix) Strong tails
(x) Long and large beak
Each characteristic indicates whether it is an adaptation for tropical rainforests or polar regions. Do you think that some of these characteristics can be adapted for both regions?