NCERT Exemplar solutions for Science Class 8 chapter 7 - Conservation of Plants and Animals [Latest edition]

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Solutions for Chapter 7: Conservation of Plants and Animals

Below listed, you can find solutions for Chapter 7 of CBSE NCERT Exemplar for Science Class 8.


Multiple Choice QuestionsVery Short Answer QuestionsShort Answer QuestionsLong Answer Questions
Multiple Choice Questions [Pages 37 - 38]

NCERT Exemplar solutions for Science Class 8 Chapter 7 Conservation of Plants and Animals Multiple Choice Questions [Pages 37 - 38]

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 1. | Page 37

Wild buffalo is an endangered species because 

  • its population is diminishing

  • it has become extinct

  • it is found exclusively in a particular area

  • it is found exclusively in a particular area

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 2. | Page 37

Which one of the following changes may occur due to desertification?

  • Decrease in atmospheric temperature

  • Increase in water holding capacity of soil

  • Increased chances of floods

  • Conversion of fertile land into a desert

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 3. | Page 37

Which one of the following statements is true about a Biosphere Reserve?

  • It is a protected area where only endemic species live

  • It is meant only for the conservation of plants and animals

  • It is meant to conserve both, the biodiversity and the culture of that area

  • There are no other protected areas within its limits

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 4. | Page 37

The places meant for conservation of biodiversity in their natural habitat are

  1. Zoological garden
  2. Botanical garden
  3. Wildlife sanctuary
  4. National park
  • (i) and (ii)

  • (ii) and (iii)

  • (iii) and (iv)

  • (i) and (iv)

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 5. | Page 37

Which one of the following statement is true about endemic species?

  • They are found exclusively in a specific habitat

  • Endemic species can never become endangered

  • They are found only in zoos and botanical gardens

  • They are not affected by the destruction of their habitat

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 6. | Page 38

Which of the following feature is correct for a wildlife sanctuary?

  • It is an artificially created area for animals protection

  • It is a protected area for threatened and endangered wild animals

  • It is meant for conservation of only plant species

  • Capturing and poaching of anjmals is strictly prohibited here

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 7. | Page 38

Which statement is incorrect about endangered species?

  • Their number has decreased drastically

  • They might become extinct in the near future

  • They pose a danger to other animals

  • Their natural habitat needs to be protected

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 8. | Page 38

What do black buck, elephant, python and golden cat together represent in a forest?

  • Fauna

  • Ecosystem

  • Flora

  • Species

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 9. | Page 38

The Red Data Book keeps a record of all the

  1.  endemic species
  2. extinct species
  3. endangered plants
  4. endangered animals
  • i & ii

  • ii & iii

  • iii & iv

  • i & iv

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 10. | Page 38

Migratory birds fly to far away areas during a particular time of a year. Which of the following conditions present in their habitat during that time are responsible for this behaviour?

  1. Unavailability of food.
  2. Extreme weather conditions.
  3. Over crowding.
  4. Lack of nesting areas.
  • ii & iii

  • i & ii

  • i & iv

  • ii & iv

Multiple Choice Questions | Q 11. | Page 38

In our country, large patches of forests are being cleared for cultivation of crops. The environmental impact of such a practice will lead to

  • soil erosion

  • soil pollution

  • soil conservation

  • soil fertility

Very Short Answer Questions [Pages 38 - 39]

NCERT Exemplar solutions for Science Class 8 Chapter 7 Conservation of Plants and Animals Very Short Answer Questions [Pages 38 - 39]

Very Short Answer Questions | Q 12. | Page 38

Why is it important to conserve forests?

Very Short Answer Questions | Q 13. | Page 39

Mention any one action that you have undertaken to conserve trees.

Very Short Answer Questions | Q 14. (i) | Page 39

State whether the following statement is True or False. Correct the false statement.

There can be a wildlife sanctuary within a biosphere reserve.

  • True

  • False

Very Short Answer Questions | Q 14. (ii) | Page 39

State whether the following statement is True or False. Correct the false statement.

Plants of a particular area are collectively termed as fauna.

  • True

  • False

Very Short Answer Questions | Q 14. (c) | Page 39

State whether the following statement is True or False. Correct the false statement.

Deforestation leads to an increase in the water holding capacity of the soil.

  • True

  • False

Very Short Answer Questions | Q 14. (iv) | Page 39

State whether the following statement is True or False. Correct the false statement.

Bison is an endemic fauna of Pachmarhi biosphere reserve.

  • True

  • False

Very Short Answer Questions | Q 15. | Page 39

Can a forest regenerate naturally in a short period of time?

Very Short Answer Questions | Q 16. | Page 39

Name the first reserve forest of India.

Short Answer Questions [Page 39]

NCERT Exemplar solutions for Science Class 8 Chapter 7 Conservation of Plants and Animals Short Answer Questions [Page 39]

Short Answer Questions | Q 17. | Page 39

Why are wildlife sanctuaries important for conservation of plants and animals?

Short Answer Questions | Q 18. | Page 39

Why are endemic organisms in greater danger of becoming extinct?

Short Answer Questions | Q 19. | Page 39

How are even small animals important in an ecosystem?

Short Answer Questions | Q 20. | Page 39

A new species X is introduced in a forest. How is it likely to affect the local species of that area?

Short Answer Questions | Q 21. | Page 39

Does soil erosion affect the fertility of soil? How?

Short Answer Questions | Q 22. | Page 39

What is the unique feature of the biodiversity found in Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve?

Short Answer Questions | Q 23. | Page 39

Mention the aim of Forest (Conservation) Act.

Short Answer Questions | Q 24. | Page 39

What is biodiversity?

Long Answer Questions [Page 39]

NCERT Exemplar solutions for Science Class 8 Chapter 7 Conservation of Plants and Animals Long Answer Questions [Page 39]

Long Answer Questions | Q 25. | Page 39

Is deforestation associated with global warming? Explain.

Long Answer Questions | Q 26. | Page 39

How does deforestation lead to frequent floods and droughts?

Long Answer Questions | Q 27. | Page 39

Why should we save paper?

Solutions for Chapter 7: Conservation of Plants and Animals

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NCERT Exemplar solutions for Science Class 8 chapter 7 - Conservation of Plants and Animals - Shaalaa.com

NCERT Exemplar solutions for Science Class 8 chapter 7 - Conservation of Plants and Animals

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Concepts covered in Science Class 8 chapter 7 Conservation of Plants and Animals are Deforestation and Its Causes, Consequences of Deforestation, Conservation of Forest, Biosphere Reserve, Flora and Fauna of Forest Ecosystem, Endemic Species, Wildlife Sanctuary, National Park, Red Data Book, Migration, Conservation of Wildlife, Reforestation, Recycling of Paper.

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