NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English Honeycomb Chapter 8

Fire: Friend and Foe Class 7

Chapter 8 Fire: Friend and Foe Exercise Answers & Summary

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Comprehension check : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 118

Q1 :  

Mark the correct answer in each of the following.

(i) Early man was frightened of

(a) lightning and volcanoes.

(b) the damage caused by them.

(c) fire.

(ii)

(a) Fire is energy.

(b) Fire is heat and light.

(c) Fire is the result of a chemical reaction.


Answer :

(i)Early man was frightened of fire.

(ii)Fire is the result of a chemical reaction.

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Q2 :  

From the boxes given below choose the one with the correctorder of the following sentences.

(i) That is fire.

(ii) A chemical reaction takes place.

(iii) Energy in the form of heat and light is released.

(iv) Oxygen combines with carbon and hydrogen.

(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

(ii) (iii) (i) (iv)

(iv) (iii) (ii) (i)

(iv) (ii) (iii) (i)


Answer :

(iv) (ii) (iii) (i)

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Working with the text : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 119

Q1 :  

What do you understand by the 'flash point' of a fuel?


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Q2 :  

(i) What are some common uses of fire?

(ii) In what sense is it a "bad master"?


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Q3 :  

Match items in Column A with those in Column B.

A

B

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

fuel

oxygen

heat

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-

-

-

-

-

-

lighted matchstick

air

coal

burning coal

wood

smouldering paper

cooking gas


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Q4 :  

What are the three main ways in which a fire can be controlled or put out?


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Q5 :  

Match the items in Box A with those in Box B

A

(i) To burn paper or a piece of wood,

(ii) Small fires can be put out

(iii) When water is spread on fire,

(iv) A carbon dioxide extinguisher is the best thing

(v) Space left between buildings

B

“¢ it absorbs heat from the burning material and

“¢ lowers the temperature.

“¢ reduces the risk of fire.

“¢ with a damp blanket.

“¢ we heat it before it catches fire.

“¢ to put out an electrical fire.


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Q6 :  

Why does a burning candle go out when you blow on it?


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Q7 :  

Spraying water is not a good way of putting out an oil fireor an electrical fire. Why not?


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Q8 :  

What are some of the things you should do to prevent afire at home and in the school?


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Working with language : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 120

Q1 :  

Find ten examples of verbs in the simple present tense in the text 'Fire: Friend and Foe' and write them down here. Do not include any passive verbs.

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Q2 :  

Fill in the blanks in the sentences below with words from the box. You may use a word more than once.

carbon

cause

fire

smother

(i) Gandhiji's life was devoted to the ________________of justice and fair play.

(ii) Have you insured your house against ______________?

(iii) Diamond is nothing but ____________in its pure form.

(iv) If you put too much coal on the fire at once you will ______________it.

(v) Smoking is said to be the main _____________of heart disease.

(vi) When asked by an ambitious writer whether he should put some ___________into his stories, Somerset Maugham murmured, “No, the other way round“.

(vii) She is a _____________copy of her mother.

(viii) It is often difficult to _____________a yawn when you listen to a long speech on the value of time.


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Q3 :  

One word is italicised in each sentence. Find its opposite in the box and fill in the blanks.

spending

shut

destroy

subtract

increase

(i) You were required to keep all the doors open,not ____________.

(ii) PUPIL: What mark did I get in yesterday's Maths test?

TEACHER: You got what you get when you addfive and five and ___________ten from the total.

(iii) Run four kilometres a day to preserveyour health. Run a lot more to __________it.

(iv) If a doctor advises a lean and lanky patient to reducehis weight further, be sure he is doing it to _____________his income.

(v) The world is too much with us; late and soon, Gettingand ___________we lay waste our powers.


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Q4 :  

Use the words given in the box to fill in the blanks in the sentences below.

across

along

past

through

(i) The cat chased the mouse ____________the lawn.

(ii) We were not allowed to cross the frontier. So we drove _________it as far as we could and came back happy.

(iii) The horse went _______________the winning post and had to be stopped with difficulty.

(iv) It is not difficult to see ____________your plan. Anyone can see your motive.

(v) Go ____________the yellow line, then turn left. You will reach the post office in five minutes.


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