NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science Our Environment Chapter 7

Human Environment - Settlement, Transport and Communication Class 7

Chapter 7 Human Environment - Settlement, Transport and Communication Exercise Solutions

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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 54

Q1 :  

Answer the following questions.

(i) What are the four means of transport?

(ii) What do you understand by the term 'settlement'?

(iii) Which are the activities practised by the rural people?

(iv) Mention any two merits of railways.

(v) What do you understand by communication?

(vi) What is mass media?


Answer :

(i) The four major means of transport are roadways, railways, waterways and airways.

(ii) Settlements are places where people build their homes - either permanent or temporary.

(iii) In rural areas, people are engaged in activities like agriculture, fishing, forestry, crafts work, trading, etc.

(iv) Two merits of railways:

(a) Railways enable faster and cheaper transport of people and heavy goods over long distances

(b) The railway network is well-developed in plains. Railway lines are also present in difficult mountain terrains.

(v) Communication is the process of conveying messages to others.

(vi) The modes of communication through which one can communicate with a large number of people are collectively known as mass media. Newspapers, radio, television and the internet are some examples of mass media.

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Q2 :  

Tick the correct answer.

(i) Which is nota means of communication?

(a) Telephone

(b) Books

(c) Table

(ii) Which type of road is constructed under the ground?

(a) Fly over

(b) Expressways

(c) Subways

(iii) Which mode of transport is most suitable to reach an island?

(a) Ship

(b) Train

(c) Car

(iv) Which vehicle does notpollute the environment?

(a) Cycle

(b) Bus

(c) Aeroplane


Answer :

(i)Which is nota means of communication?

(a) Telephone

(b) Books

(c) Table

(ii)Which type of road is constructed under the ground?

(a) Fly over

(b) Expressways

(c) Subways

(iii)Which mode of transport is most suitable to reach an island?

(a) Ship

(b) Train

(c) Car

(iv)Which vehicle does notpollute the environment?

(a) Cycle

(b) Bus

(c) Aeroplane

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Q3 :  

Match the following.

(i) Internet

(a) Areas where people are engaged in manufacturing, trade and services

(ii) Canal route

(b) Closely-built area of houses

(iii) Urban areas

(c) Houses on stilts

(iv) Compact settlement

(d) Inland waterway

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(e) A means of communication


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Q4 :  

Give reasons.

(i) Today's world is shrinking.


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