Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) (5 to 8) Class 8

Why do underwater divers wear fin-like flippers on their feet? - Science

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MCQ

Why do underwater divers wear fin-like flippers on their feet?

Options

  • To swim easily in water.

  • To look like a fish.

  • To walk on water surface.

  • To walk over the bottom of the sea (sea bed).

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Solution

To swim easily in water.

Explanation:

The underwater i.e. sea divers use the fin-like flippers on their feet when going underwater in order to make their body to get efficient which helps them to reduce the haul of water acting on their body. This process helps them to move easily and quickly in deep water like the other aquatic animals.

Concept: Human Body and Its Movements
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Chapter 19: Movements in Animals - Exercises [Page 230]

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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 8th Science Answers Guide
Chapter 19 Movements in Animals
Exercises | Q I. 4. | Page 230
NCERT Exemplar Science Class 6
Chapter 8 Body Movement
Multiple Choice Questions | Q 4. | Page 45
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