Some natural phenomenon Worksheet-3

Some natural phenomenon Worksheet-3


Multiple-Choice Question:

  1. Which of these is a destructive natural phenomenon?

(A) Rain                                          (B) Twinkling of stars

(C) Lightning                                 (D) All


  1. Which of these is considered as an electric spark, but on a huge scale?

(A) Earthquake                             (B) Lightning

(C) Spark                                       (D) Flood


  1. Lightning is caused due to-

(A) Charge produced by rubbing

(B) Accumulation of charges in the clouds

(C) Movement of protons between clouds

(D) Movement of neutrons between clouds


  1. Who did the study on lightning for the first time?

(A) Isaac Newton                         (B) Aristotle

(C) Benjamin Franklin                (D) None of these


  1. What is amber?

(A) A type of plastic                     (B) A type of charge

(C) A type of fuel                          (D) A type of resin


  1. The process of transferring of charge from a charged object to the earth is called ______.

(A) Lightning                                (B) Earthquake

(C) Earthing                                  (D) Lightning conductor


  1. Which of these is used to protect people from electrical shocks?

(A) Earthing                                  (B) Conductor

(C) Electroscope                           (D) Seismograph


  1. What is harmful during thunderstorm?

(A) Use of open vehicles

(B) Standing under elevated places

(C) Stay away from poles

(D) Standing under tall trees


  1. What should we avoid in the house during lightning?

(A) Contact with telephone cords and electrical wires

(B) Computers and TVs must be unplugged

(C) Both

(D) None

  1. ______ is a device used to protect buildings from the effect of lightning.

(A) Electroscope                           (B) Earthing

(C) Electrocardiograph              (D) Lightning Conductor


Answer key:

  1. (C)

  2. (B)

  3. (B)

  4. (C)

  5. (D)

  6. (C)

  7. (A)

  8. (C)

  9. (A)

  10. (D)