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REVISION ASSIGNMENT-CHEMISTRY

CLASS VII
SA I (2016-17)
ANIMAL FIBRES-WOOL AND SILK
I) Give one word for the following statements:
1) The process of shedding the skin.
2) The process of removing wool from the body of an animal.
3) Spun thread used for knitting, weaving or sewing.
4) The process of collecting silken thread from cocoons.
5) The art of rearing of silkworm on a large scale.
II) Complete the following
Sheep
Shearing
Fleece
?
Washed fleece
?
Dyed fleece
Spinning
Yarn
?
Sweater

?
Woollen fabrics

II)Answer the following questions:


a) Write down the names of animals which will provide wool?

b)Give examples for plant fibers and animal fibers?


c) What is selective breeding?
d) What are natural fibres?
e) What is the chemical test for silk and wool?
f) What is the difference between moulting and reeling?
g) Why do we do scouring while processing wool?
h) Explain wool mark.
i) Explain occupational hazards with examples.
j) Give schematic representation of life cycle of silkworm.

WATER- A PRECIOUS RESOURCE


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What is rainwater harvesting? How does it help to solve water


problem? Why is ground water clean and safe to drink?
DefineDrip irrigation b. Water table c. infiltration d. Aquifer
How increased industrial activity and urbanization leads to depletion
of water table?
What is the effect of water scarcity on plants?

V.

Why do we feel the need for conservation of water is more today in


comparison to earlier days?

VI.

How canals and dams help water distribution system?

VII.

Only a tiny fraction of the total water is available for human use. Explain
why?

VIII.

Why ground water is usually considered as pure?

IX.

How trees help in replenishment of groundwater reserves?

ACIDS BASES AND SALTS


I.

II.
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IV.
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d)
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V.

Write the chemical symbols of thje following:


a) Calcium
b) Chlorine
c) Potassium
d) Silver
e) Zinc
f) Sodium
List out the differences between the acids and bases:
Raju got two bottles of unknown solutions. He wants to whether
be it acid or base. How will Raju identify the two? Give any two
methods.
Write down the formulae for the following:
King of chemicals
Aqua regia
Milk of magnesia
Vinegar
Nitric Acid
Limestone
Caustic soda
Hydrochloric acid
Baking soda
Blue vitrol

Give the reason for the followings:


a)We will use a basic solution when there is a bee sting.

b) When we are suffering from any gastric problem we will take


Gelucil.
c) Cupric hydroxide is not an alkali but sodium hydroxide is.
d) Water has no effect on litmus paper.
VI. Explain the following terms:
a) Neutralisation

b)Indicator c)Alkali

d)Salt

VII. An indicator when added to solution X changed to pink but when


added to another solution Y did not change colour. Comment on the
nature of the solutions X and Y. Also identify the indicator.