ASSET A QUESTION A DAY-CLASS VII

8/12/18

Subject:SOCIAL STUDIES
According to geo-scientists, all the continents of the world came into existence by lands drifting away from a single mass called Pangaea. This drift happened over millions of years, and biological evolution took place at the same time. Some major milestones are listed in the table below.



There is evidence to show that India and Africa were in a single land mass before breaking away from each other. This evidence could be in the form of
A
ostrich egg shells in Maharashtra
B
stone age tools found in Bhimbetka
C
ashes in the Kurnool caves
D
Negroid Siddhi tribes in Gujarat

7/12/18

Subject:SCIENCE

Given below are two characteristics of an object in motion.
• It does not move in a straight line. 
• It regularly repeats its motion after a specific period of time.Which of these could it be?

A
a ball hit by a batsman
B
the blade of a moving fan
C
a lift moving in a building
D
the leaves of a tree in a breeze

Correct Answer: B

6/12/18

Subject:MATHS

Mr. Mehta notes down the readings of electricity meters in houses to prepare electricity bills. 
Shown below is Mrs. Sheth's electricity meter. 

Which of these is the correct reading that Mr. Mehta should note down?

A

29.56 kilowatt-hours

B

295.06 kilowatt-hours

C

295.6 kilowatt-hours

D

2956 kilowatt-hours

CORRECT ANSWER:C

5/12/18

Subject:SCIENCE

Which of these is FALSE about air?

A

Air has mass.

B

Air occupies space.

C

Air consists mainly of oxygen.

D

Air contains water vapour in all seasons.

CORRECT ANSWER:C

4/12/18

Subject:Maths

Which of these shape(s) has/have an area?

A

only shape 2

B

only shapes 1 and 2

C

only shapes 2 and 3

D

all - shapes 1, 2 and 3

CORRECT ANSWER:C

3/12/18

Subject:English

In which of the following words is the 'y' sound different?

A

signify

B

accuracy

C

frequently

D

dispensary

Correct Answer: A

1/12/18

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE

If a soft drink company is accused of making drinks that are harmful to health, what is likely to be the IMMEDIATE step taken by the government?

A

imposing a fine on the company

B

closing down the company

C

collecting samples for investigation

D

taking the company over

30/11/18

Subject:SCIENCE

The stem provides support to the plant. Which of the following is another function of the stem?

A

It provides shade to the plant.

B

It produces seeds for the plant.

C

It transports food to all parts of the plant.

D

It purifies the water absorbed by the roots.

Correct Answer: C

29/11/18

Subject:MATHS

Which of the following numbers is the smallest?.

A

-23

B

-17

C

-13

D

0

CORRECT ANSWER:A

28/11/18

Subject:SCIENCE

Which of the following lets us check if seeds need soil to germinate or not?

A

 

B

 

C

 

D

CORRECT ANSWER:C

27/11/18

Subject:Maths

In the following figure which angle has a measure closest to 45o?
(Note: You need not actually measure the angles.)

A

p

B

q

C

r

D

s

CORRECT ANSWER:D

26/11/18

Subject:English

The President said that we could have saved money if the budget for the picnic was handled by one person rather than all the House Captains together. He believes that _____________.Which of these options can complete the sentence meaningfully?

A

a stitch in time saves nine

B

too many cooks spoil the broth

C

a penny saved is a penny earned

D

a bird in hand is worth two in the bush

CORRECT ANSWER:B

24/11/18

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
Which of these is music composed by a 13th century Sufi poet of India?
A
The devotional songs of Mirabai
B
The ghazals of Mirza Ghalib
C
The qawwalies of Amir Khusru
D
The music of Tansen

CORRECT ANSWER:C

23/11/18

Subject: SCIENCE

Shown here is how a mosquito coil is used.



How does fixing the coil at the centre help?

A
The smoke spreads evenly throughout the room.
B
The coil can remain on the stand and burn freely till the end.
C
A larger number of mosquitoes in the room can be affected.
D
The chemicals, present only in the outer part, burn more effectively.

Correct Answer: B

22/11/18

Subject: MATHS

{frac(8/1000)} + {frac(7/10)} =

A
0.7008
B
0.708
C
0.8007
D
0.87

Correct Answer: B

21/11/18

Subject: SCIENCE

A check dam is a type of structure, which dams up a small river or a nallah and slows down the flow of water during the monsoons, and allows it to seep into the soil.



Which of the following could be possible effects of check dams?

1) reduction of soil erosion
2) increase in the flow of the river
3) reduction in the groundwater available
4) increase in the water availability in surrounding wells

A
only 1 and 2
B
only 3 and 2
C
only 3 and 4
D
only 1 and 4

Correct Answer: D

20/11/18

Subject: MATHS

Which of the given integers is the SMALLEST?

A
0
B
502
C
-749
D
-863

Correct Answer: D

19/11/18

Subject:ENGLISH

''Congratulations all! I am happy to announce that our school has won the First Prize in the National Story Writing Contest,'' said our Principal.Which option best represents the given statement?

A

Our Principal congratulated us and said that she was happy to announce that our school had won the First Prize in the National Story Writing Contest.

B

Our Principal congratulated us to say that she was happy to announce that our school has won the First Prize in the National Story Writing Contest.

C

Having congratulated us, our Principal said that she was happy to announce that our school has won the First Prize in the National Story Writing Contest.

D

Our Principal said, congratulations and that she was happy to announce that our school has won the First Prize in the National Story Writing Contest.

CORRECT ANSWER:A

17/11/18

Subject:Social Science
He was a celebrated poet, artist, educationist and social reformer from Bengal. His literary work Geetanjali received the Nobel Prize in literature. Who was this famous personality?
A
Raja Rammohan Roy
B
Ramakrishna Paramhans
C
Rabindranath Tagore
D
Satyajit Ray

CORRECT ANSWER:C

16/11/18

Subject:Science

A stone bead and an iron bead are dropped into a cup of water. They both sink to the bottom of the cup.



What can be said about these beads?

A
The iron bead is lighter than the stone bead.
B
The iron bead is heavier than the stone bead.
C
The iron bead and the stone bead have the same weight.
D
(We cannot say which bead is heavier based on this observation.)

Correct Answer: D

15/11/18

Subject:Maths

Which of these is the smallest number that can be rounded off to 4000?

A

3489

B

3501

C

3985

D

4005

Correct Answer:B

14/11/18

Subject:Maths

Varun baked 4 identical cakes in the oven at the same time. He took them out and cut three of them. Which of the following cakes will cool the FASTEST?

A