# Balbharati solutions for Geography 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 3 - Tides [Latest edition]

## Chapter 3: Tides

Can you tell ?Exercise
Can you tell ? [Page 9]

### Balbharati solutions for Geography 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 3 Tides Can you tell ? [Page 9]

Can you tell ? | Q 1 | Page 9

Observe the following pictures.
Answer the questions given below and discuss.

1. Do the above photographs show the same place or different places?

2. Observe and note the spread of water seen in both the photographs.

3. What is this natural event called?
Exercise [Page 15]

### Balbharati solutions for Geography 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 3 Tides Exercise [Page 15]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 15

Prepare a chain by matching the following.

 Group A Group B Group C Waves 8th phase of the moon (Quarter) Objects get thrown towards the outer side. Centrifugal force New moon day Highest high tide occurs on this day. Gravitational force Rotation of the earth These are also generated due to earthquakes and volcanoes. Spring Tide The moon, the sun, and the earth The forces of the sun and the moon operate in different directions. Neap Tide Wind Operates in the direction towards the center of the earth.
Exercise | Q 2.1 | Page 15

Give a geographical reason:

Tides are influenced more by the moon than the sun.

Exercise | Q 2.2 | Page 15

Give a geographical reason:

At some places along the coast, the low lying areas turn into lagoons or marshy lands.

Exercise | Q 2.3 | Page 15

Give a geographical reason:

Place located on the opposite meridian to the place experiencing high or low tide will also experience high or low tide respectively.

Exercise | Q 3.1 | Page 15

If there is a high tide at 7 am, find the timings of the next high and low tides on the same day at a given place.

Exercise | Q 3.2 | Page 15

If at Mumbai (73° E meridian), there is high tide at 1.00 pm on Thursday, then on which other meridians will there be high tide too? State with reasons.

Exercise | Q 3.3 | Page 15

Explain the reasons for the generation of waves.

Exercise | Q 4.1 | Page 15

In what way will the following depend on the tides?

Swimming

Exercise | Q 4.2 | Page 15

In what way will the following depend on the tides?

Steering a ship

Exercise | Q 4.3 | Page 15

In what way will the following depend on the tides?

Fishing

Exercise | Q 4.4 | Page 15

In what way will the following depend on the tides?

Salt pans.

Exercise | Q 4.5 | Page 15

In what way will the following depend on the tides?

Going to coastal areas for trips

Exercise | Q 5 | Page 15

Observe the figure of neap tide and answer the following questions.

1. Which phase of the moon does it show?
2. What are the relative positions of the moon, the sun, and the earth?
3. What effect will it have on the tides?
Exercise | Q 6.1 | Page 15

Differentiate between

High tide and low tide.

Exercise | Q 6.2 | Page 15

Differentiate between

Springtide and neap tide.

Exercise | Q 7 | Page 15

Describe the positive and negative effects of tides.

## Chapter 3: Tides

Can you tell ?Exercise

## Balbharati solutions for Geography 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 3 - Tides

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