NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science Geography Chapter 7 : Human Environment


(i) Today’s world is shrinking.


Today’s world is shrinking because of improved means of transportation and communication. We can talk to any of our relatives and friends residing anywhere in the world because of the improved communication system. We can get the news from all over the world sitting in our home. We can also travel to any place in the world in a much reduced time as compared to earlier times because of the improved transport system.


Match the following. (i) Internet (a) areas where people are
engaged in manufacturing,
trade, and services (ii) Canal route (b) closely built area of houses (iii) Urban areas (c) houses on stilts (iv) Compact (d) inland waterway
settlement (e) a means of communication


(i) Internet                 (e) a means of communication

(ii) Canal route           (d) inland waterway

(iii) Urban areas          (a) areas where people are
                                     engaged in manufacturing,
                                     trade, and services

(iv) Compact               (b) closely built area of houses  


Tick the correct answer. (i) Which is NOT a means of communication? (a) telephone (b) books (c) table (ii) Which type of road is constructed under the ground?
(a) flyover (b) expressways (c) subways (iii) Which mode of transport is most suitable to reach an island?
(a) ship (b) train (c) car
(iv) Which vehicle does not pollute the environment?
(a) cycle (b) bus (c) aeroplane


(i) (c) table ✓

(ii) (c) subways ✓

(iii) (a) ship ✓

(iv) (a) cycle ✓


Answer the following questions. (i) What are the four means of transport? (ii) What do you understand by the term ‘settlement’? (iii) Which are the activities practised by the rural people? (iv) Mention any two merits of railways. (v) What do you understand by communication? (vi) What is mass media?


(i)The four major means of transport are:


(b) Railways

(c) Waterways, and

(d) Airways

(ii) The places where people build their homes are known as settlements.
(iii) People in rural areas are engaged in activities like agriculture, fishing, forestry, crafts work, and trading, etc.
(iv) The railways carry:

(a) People cover long distances, and

(b) Heavy goods in bulk over long distances quickly and cheaply

(v) The process of conveying information to others by speaking, writing, or using some other medium is known as communication.
(vi) The various modes of communication like newspaper, radio, television, etc., through which one can communicate with a large number of people are collectively known as mass media.

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