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NCERT solutions for Class 7 Science chapter 18 - Wastewater Story [Latest edition]


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Chapter 18: Wastewater Story

Exercises [Pages 228 - 229]

NCERT solutions for Class 7 Science Chapter 18 Wastewater Story Exercises [Pages 228 - 229]

Exercises | Q 1.1 | Page 228

Fill in the blanks:

Cleaning of water is a process of removing _______.

Exercises | Q 1.2 | Page 228

Fill in the blanks:

Wastewater released by houses is called ________.

Exercises | Q 1.3 | Page 228

Fill in the blanks:

Dried _______ is used as manure.

Exercises | Q 1.4 | Page 228

Fill in the blanks:

Drains get blocked by ________ and ________.

Exercises | Q 2 | Page 228

What is sewage? Explain why it is harmful to discharge untreated sewage into rivers or seas

Exercises | Q 3 | Page 228

Why should oils and fats be not released in the drain? Explain.

Exercises | Q 4 | Page 228

Describe the steps involved in getting clarified water from wastewater.

Exercises | Q 5 | Page 228

What is sludge? Explain how it is treated.

Exercises | Q 6 | Page 228

Untreated human excreta is a health hazard. Explain.

Exercises | Q 7 | Page 228

Name two chemicals used to disinfect water.

Exercises | Q 8 | Page 228

Explain the function of bar screens in a wastewater treatment plant.

Exercises | Q 9 | Page 228

Explain the relationship between sanitation and disease.

Exercises | Q 10 | Page 228

Outline your role as an active citizen in relation to sanitation.

Exercises | Q 11 | Page 228

Here is a crossword puzzle: Good luck!


3. Liquid waste products

4. Solid waste extracted in sewage treatment

6. A word related to hygiene

8. Waste matter discharged from human body


1. Used water

2. A pipe carrying sewage

5. Micro-organism which causes cholera

7. A chemical to disinfect water




Exercises | Q 12 | Page 229

Study the following statements about ozone:

a) It is essential for breathing of living organisms.

b) It is used to disinfect water.

c) It absorbs ultraviolet rays

d) Its proportion in air is about 3%.

Which of these statements are correct?

  • (a), (b) and (c)

  • (b) and (c)

  • (a) and (d)

  • All four

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Chapter 18: Wastewater Story


NCERT solutions for Class 7 Science chapter 18 - Wastewater Story

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Concepts covered in Class 7 Science chapter 18 Wastewater Story are Water, Our Lifeline, Better Housekeeping Practices, Sewage and Its Management, Purification of Water, Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), Controlling the Wastage of Water, Sanitation and Disease.

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