Weather Climate - Worksheets

 CBSE Worksheet-01

Class – VII Science (Weather, Climate and Adaptations of Animals to Climate)

  1. An animal found in desert
    1. Penguin
    2. Frog
    3. Camel
    4. Polar bear
  2. Blubber is a layer of fat below the skin in some animals to
    1. Protect from heat
    2. Protect from extreme cold
    3. Provide food during unfavorable condition
    4. Protect the internal organ from injury.
  3. Which one is not an adaptation of camel for desert condition
    1. It excrete very little of urine and dry dung.
    2. It perspires a lot to keep the body cool
    3. Its feet are broad with paddy soles
    4. It has hump which stores fat
  4. Atmospheric pressure is measured with the help of
    1. Barometer
    2. Thermometer
    3. Hygrometer
    4. All of these.
  5. Match the following
    Column AColumn B
    a. Deserti. Slowest mover
    b. Sealii. Winter sleep
    c. Hibernationiii. Camel
    d. Blubberiv. Polar region
    e. Snailv. Layer of fat deposit
  6. Fill in the blanks.
    1. The average weather condition over a long period of time is termed as _______.
    2. In _______ the temperature is high and scanty rainfall.
    3. The temperature in _______ dips to as low as -370C during winter.
    4. _______ are found in tropical rainforests.
    5. Penguins are found in _______ region.
  7. Why do some animals develop the ability to camouflage?
  8. How does a camel adapt in the hot deserts?
  9. Name three elements that determine the weather of a place.
  10. Write the adaptive features of following animals in very cold climate.
    1. Polar bear
    2. Penguin
    3. Seals

CBSE Worksheet-01
Class – VII Science (Weather, Climate and Adaptations of Animals to Climate)
Answer key

  1. c
  2. d
  3. c
  4. a
  5. (a) – (iii), (b) – (iv), (c) – (ii), (d) – (v), (e) – (i).
  6. (a) Climate (b) desert region (c) polar region (d) toucans (e) polar.
  7. Some animals develop the ability of camouflage  - adapt to have a skin colour that merge with the surroundings. This helps them to protect them against the predator and hunting
  8. Camels have following adaptive features to sustain in desert:
    1. Can drink 75 litres of water in one gulp
    2. It does not perspire.
    3. It has broad feet for walking
    4. Broad legs to avoid heat of sand.
    5. they have a hump at their back, which acts as a fat reservoir, providing energy.
  9. Weather of a place depends upon:
    1. Humidity
    2. Temperature
    3. Wind
    4. atmospheric pressure
    5. latitude
    6. rainfall
  10. Adaptive features of
    1. Polar bear- two thick layer of fur, strong sense of smell, long curved sharp claws.
    2. Penguin – stream lined body, thick skin and white body part, webbed feet.
    3. Seals – stream lined body, thick layer of fat is present under the skin.