Fire: Friend and Foe | Class 7 MCQ Questions with Answers English Chapter 8

NCERT MCQ Questions for Class 7 English Fire: Friend and Foe with Answers PDF Free Download based on the major ideas and themes presented in the textbook as per the CBSE new test pattern are available here. This will help you learn and test your understanding of the chapters. Students can also take a free test of Class 7 English Multiple Choice Questions. Each question has four possibilities, each of which is followed by the correct response. These MCQ Questions were chosen in accordance with the most recent CBSE exam format.

Q1.When the energy is released in the form of heat and light, it is

(1) a chemical reaction
(2) fire
(3) both (a) and (b)
(4) light energy


Answer: both and

Q2.Lowering the temperature below the flash point

(1) extinguishes the fire
(2) causes fire
(3) none of the above
(4) lowers the density


Answer: extinguishes the fire

Q3.Mans first experience of fire could be

(1) rubbing stones
(2) lightning
(3) both (b) and (c)
(4) volcanoes


Answer: both and

Q4.When carbon and hydrogen are combined with oxygen, they

(1) can cease fire
(2) can cause fire
(3) none of the above
(4) explode


Answer: can cause fire

Q5.The temperature at which every fuel bums is called

(1) the flash point
(2) the flush point
(3) all the above
(4) the fire point


Answer: the flash point

Q6.Fire can be

(1) created
(2) a good servant
(3) both (a) and (c)
(4) a bad master


Answer: both and

Q7.Fire brigade is

(1) a band of fire-fighters
(2) an old concept
(3) both (a) and (b)
(4) a human chain


Answer: a band of fire-fighters

Q8.The fuels available in natural form are

(1) electricity
(2) cooking gas
(3) coal
(4) petrol


Answer: coal

Q9.Fire is our

(1) foe
(2) friend
(3) both a friend and foe
(4) neither friend nor foe


Answer: both a friend and foe

Q10.Fire is a bad master if it is

(1) made by electricity
(2) made by coal
(3) uncontrolled
(4) under


Answer: uncontrolled

Q11.Early man might have experienced fire by

(1) watching fire files
(2) Watching lighting and volcanoes
(3) none of these
(4) keeping it under wraps


Answer: Watching lighting and volcanoes

Q12. is released in the form of heat and light.

(1) hydrogen
(2) carbon
(3) energy
(4) light


Answer: energy

Q13.There things required to make fire are

(1) heat
(2) fuel
(3) all of these
(4) oxygen


Answer: all of these

Q14.The flash point of fuel is

(1) temperature to bum
(2) torch light
(3) lighting match
(4) memory


Answer: memory

Q15.If the fire has no fuel to feed on, preventing oxygen supply and removing the heat can lead to

(1) break out epidermic
(2) put out fire
(3) cook our food
(4) start a fire


Answer: put out fire

Q16.Water should not be used on fire caused by

(1) dry leaves
(2) fuel
(3) electrical appliances
(4) oil


Answer: electrical appliances

Q17.New laws of building construction are to ensure observance of .

(1) lesson the burden of fire fighter
(2) fire prevention norms
(3) providing escape route
(4) save trees


Answer: fire prevention norms

Q18.Bands of fire fighter are known for being the

(1) skilled people to put out fire
(2) Trained people to putout fire
(3) all of these
(4) trained people in first aid


Answer: all of these

Q19.People suffering from the effects of smoke should be given before sending them to hospital

(1) first aid
(2) injection
(3) energy drink
(4) biscuit milk


Answer: first aid

Q20.Fire is considered to be of mankind.

(1) threat
(2) greatest discovery
(3) friend
(4) dangerous enemy


Answer: greatest discovery

Q21.A chemical reaction takes place when

(1) oxygen combines with carbon hydrogen
(2) carbon dioxide combines with
(3) oxygen combines with carbon and hydrogen
(4) oxygen combines with hydrogen


Answer: oxygen combines with carbon and hydrogen

Q22.During the chemical reaction, there is a release of

(1) energy
(2) three gases
(3) smoke
(4) fire


Answer: energy

Q23.The above concept was not clear to

(1) the early man
(2) the students
(3) the scientists
(4) the modem man


Answer: the early man

Q24.Water is the only solution to extinguish fire

(1) false
(2) true
(3) none of the above
(4) partially correct


Answer: false

Q25.In the above context, fire can be put out

(1) by the human chain
(2) with water
(3) carbohydrate dioxide extinguisher
(4) by carbon dioxide extinguisher


Answer: by carbon dioxide extinguisher

Q26.The oil floats onto the top of the water

(1) as oil is lighter than the water
(2) as water is heavier than the oil
(3) all the above fire
(4) as water is sprayed onto an oil


Answer: as water is sprayed onto an oil

Q27.Fire is a good servant means

(1) it helps man in his daily chores manner
(2) it behaves in a controlled
(3) it helps to cook food
(4) it is not an expensive means


Answer: it helps man in his daily chores manner

Q28.Fire is a good servant but

(1) an evil master
(2) a worst master
(3) a bad master
(4) a fiery master


Answer: a bad master

Q29.An uncontrollable fire has taught the modem man

(1) to rely on fire brigade
(2) to equip himself
(3) all the above
(4) to use special equipment


Answer: all the above

Q30.When can fire be dangerous?

(1) While cooking food
(2) When it gets out of control
(3) While producing electricity
(4) While warming hands


Answer: When it gets out of control

Q31.The three things which are needed to make fire are –

(1) Fuel, carbon and oxygen
(2) Heat, fuel and oxygen
(3) None of those
(4) Heat, carbon and fuel


Answer: Heat, fuel and oxygen.

Q32.Early man was unknown about the –

(1) Fire
(2) Air
(3) None of those
(4) Water


Answer: Fire.

Q33.Early man was frightened of

(1) the damage caused by them
(2) lightning and volcanoes
(3) none of these
(4) fire


Answer: fire

Q34.Fire is called a bad master because –

(1) It always damages and harms everything
(2) It always be harmful to human being
(3) None of those
(4) If it is not kept under control it can be dangerous to everything


Answer: If it is not kept under control it can be dangerous to everything.

Q35.Band of firefighting workers with special equipment, known as –

(1) Fire brigade
(2) Fire members
(3) None of those
(4) Fire men


Answer: Fire brigade.

Q36.How much money do we spend on fighting fires?

(1) Crores of rupees
(2) Millions of rupees
(3) Lakhs of rupees
(4) Billions of rupees


Answer: Millions of rupees

Q37.To extinguish fire sometimes we can used –

(1) Nitrogen
(2) Oxygen
(3) None of those
(4) Carbon dioxide


Answer: Carbon dioxide.

Q38.What used to happen if a fire broke out?

(1) Passed buckets of water
(2) Call for the fire brigade
(3) Both (ii) and (iii)
(4) Formed human chains


Answer: Both and

Q39.The best thing to put out an electric fire is .

(1) a carbon dioxide extinguisher
(2) water
(3) none of these
(4) sand


Answer: a carbon dioxide extinguisher

Q40.To stop oxygen, reaching the burning material, we can use –

(1) Damp blanket or a sack
(2) Water
(3) None of those
(4) Carbon


Answer: Damp blanket or a sack.

Q41.If any person sprays water onto an electrical fire, he might receive –

(1) Arson
(2) An electrical shock
(3) None of those
(4) Discharge


Answer: An electrical shock.

Q42.When is fire a bad master?

(1) When it spreads
(2) When we are cooking food
(3) When it gets out of control
(4) When we throw water on it


Answer: When it gets out of control

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