CTET EVS Environment Studies Questions

Q1. A train started from Nagarcoil on 5th June 2020 at 04:15 hours and reached Gandhidham on 7th June 2020 at 03:15 hours. The distance covered by the train is 2640 km. the average speed of the train during this journey in km/h is nearly
(a) 52 (b) 54
(c) 56 (d) 58
Ans: (c)

Q2. The best period for the people of Bihar to start bee-keeping (litchi) is
(a) July to September
(b) October to December
(c) January to March
(d) April to June
Ans: (b)

Q3. Velcro is used to stick together many things. Who among the following got inspiration from nature to make Velcro?
(a) Isaac Asimov (b) Ronald Ross
(c) George Mestral (d) Gregor Mendel
Ans: (c)

Q4. Which one of the following is a union territory of India ?
(a) Arunachal Pradesh (b) Manipur
(c) Meghalaya (d) Jammu and Kashmir
Ans: (d)

Q5. Which one of the following states of our country has mines of aluminium?
(a) Odisha (b) Assam
(c) Bihar (d) West Bengal
Ans: (a)

Q6. In Braille script, rows of raised dots are made on a thick paper. This script is based on
(a) 5 dots (b) 6 dots
(c) 7 dots (d) 8 dots
Ans: (b)

Q7. Many steps are needed to grow onion crop. Consider the following steps and select the option in which these steps are given in correct order.
A. Digging to loosen the soil
B. Cutting the dried leaves from the top of the onion
C. Sowing of Seeds
D. Weeding
E. Plucking the onion out
(a) A, C, D, E, B
(b) A, D, C, B, E
(c) A, C, D, B, E
(d) A, D, C, E, B
Ans: (a)

Q8. There is a place in our country called cold desert. This area is high, dry and flat. This area is in
(a) Shillong (Meghalaya)
(b) Darjeeling (West Bengal)
(c) Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
(d) Leh (Ladakh)
Ans: (d)

Q9. From the following fruits and vegetables select those which have seeds inside. Bitter-gourd, Cucumber, Chikoo, Lady finger, Onion, Pear, Potato, Tomato
(a) Cucumber, Chikoo, Lady finger, Onion, Pear
(b) Butter-gourd, Cucumber, Chikoo, Lady finger, Potato, Tomato
(c) Butter-gourd, Cucumber, Chikoo, Lady finger, Pear, Tomato
(d) Butter-gourd, Chikoo, Lady finger, Tomato, Potato
Ans: (c)

Q10. Which one of the following animals looks like a bear but is not. This animal spends 17 hours a day sleeping while hanging upside down on a tree branch and eats the leaves of the same tree. The average life of this animal is almost 40 years and in their time at moves around only eight trees.
(a) Chimpanzee (b) Langur
(c) Panda (d) Sloth
Ans: (d)

Q11. Match the locations in column I with the correct descriptions of the common houses found in most villages of the location given in column II. Column-I Column-II
A. Assam I. Houses made of stone/wood with sloping roofs
B. Laddakh II. Houses made of stones with wooden floor and wooden flat ceiling
C. Manali (Himachal Pradesh) III. Elevated houses made on bamboo pillars
D. Rajasthan IV. Houses of snow (igloo)
V. Mud houses having roofs made of thorny bushes A B C D
(a) III I II V
(b) V IV II I
(c) III II I V
(d) III I IV V
Ans: (c)

Q12. Our earth is round like a globe. There is actually no ‘Up’ or ‘Down’ on the earth and it is just relative. We the people of India, actually stand on the surface of earth “upside-down” in relation to the people of
(a) Algeria (b) Argentina
(c) Australia (d) Austria
Ans: (b)

Q13. In order to get more yield from his fields a farmer is growing paddy crops over and over again using excess of fertilizer and pesticides. This practice will make the soil of his fields
(a) More useful for the paddy crops only
(b) Fertile for other crops also
(c) Fit for ploughing and sowing seeds
(d) Ultimately unfit for growing any crop
Ans: (d)

Q14. Which of the following correctly represent four of the six themes suggested in the EVS syllabus as prescribed by NCF 2005 ?
(a) Plants, Animals, Family and Food, Materials
(b) Family & Friends, Food, Water and Travel
(c) Thing We make and do, Food, Materials and Plants
(d) Work and Play, Food, Materials and Travel
Ans: (b)

Q15. What are the good practice of making students portfolios ?
A. Selecting work to be included in the portfolio on the basis of a specific reason.
B. Selecting all items of work of a student to be put in portfolio.
C. Making child select her/his work to be put in portfolio.
D. Collecting range of student’s work over a period of time.
(a) A, B and C (b) A and D
(c) A, B and D (d) A, C and D
Ans: (d)

Q16. According of NCF 2005, which of the following is true about syllabus of EVS ?
(a) EVS syllabus is presented as integration of Environmental Education and social science
(b) EVS syllabus is a thematical integration of social science and Environmental Education
(c) EVS syllabus is integration of science and Environmental Education
(d) EVS syllabus is integration of Environmental Education, social science and science
Ans: (d)

Q17. An EVS teacher asks her/his learners to conduct a survey on different fuels used in the neighbourhood. Which of the following process skills can be developed during the conduction of this survey.
(a) Hypothesis making
(b) Critical thinking
(c) Recording and listening skills
(d) Predicting and reporting skills
Ans: (c)

Q18. What are the essential elements of continuous assessment for learning ?
A. It is used for passing judgement on the child
B. It is used to be built into the learning situations
C. It provides scope for teachers to adjust their teaching-learning methodology
D. It provides no scope for learners to monitor and improve their work
(a) A, B and C (b) A, C and D
(c) Only B and C (d) Only A and D
Ans: (c)

Q19. Kunal invited a local artisan to his school for a workshop on tie and dyeing of clothes. The purpose of inviting local artisan are the following EXCEPT.
(a) Learners appreciate her skills and knowledge
(b) Learner appreciate the technology involved in the tie and dyeing
(c) Helping students learn local language
(d) Provide hands-on experience of doing tie and dye
Ans: (c)

Q20. Meher has few students in class who have been displaced from their native place due to a natural disaster and have problems adjusting in school environment. As EVS teacher you would
(a) Be patient so that they naturally adjust with time
(b) Make a group of only displaced students and give them group work
(c) Encourage them to accept displacement as a fact immediately and move on
(d) Help them interact more with other students and share their stories
Ans: (d)

Q21. The rational for using ‘Community’ as a resource is that
(a) It helps accept all knowledge in the community uncritically
(b) Helps popularize and disseminate local knowledge without questioning it
(c) Community itself has a stake in their children’s learning and needs to be involved
(d) Community if not involved will be offended
Ans: (c)

Q22. Aarohi asked her learners to draw map of their classroom. This activity will help in developing
(a) Skills of predicting and calculating
(b) Recording data
(c) Understanding of relative positions and orientations
(d) Skill of drawing landscapes
Ans: (c)

Q23. Which of the following is NOT a guiding principal for curriculum development
(a) Connecting school knowledge to outside world
(b) Ensuring that learning shifts from rote methods
(c) Making examination more easier
(d) Ensuring curriculum so that it goes beyond textbooks
Ans: (c)

Q24. While assessing learners in EVS hour has to avoid
(a) Using variety of ways of collecting information
(b) Immediate recording of event for rich accurate details
(c) Using group work as basis of assessment
(d) Using technical language during assessment
Ans: (d)

Q25. There is a story in class V about Ronald Ross who received Nobel Prize for medicine in 1902 for discovery that mosquitoes spread malaria while working in a hospital in Secunderabad. He details in his own words how he spent time chasing mosquitoes, cutting open mosquito’s stomach and observing it under microscope. What would be the purpose of including Ronald Ross’s story in EVS
A. To help learners understand about scientific processes
B. To inspire learners to write stories
C. To encourage learners to collect more exciting stories about various discourses
D. To appreciate history of science
(a) A, B, C (b) A, C, D
(c) B, C, D (d) A, B, D
Ans: (b)

Q26. Bhusan wanted to integrate the theme ‘Travel’ in his language class of class II. What would you suggest as the most suitable resource for his classroom transaction
(a) Audio-visual clip on travel
(b) Poem on travel
(c) Models on modes of travel
(d) Children’s own experiences of travel
Ans: (d)

Q27. A learner in your EVS class shares her observation about a beggar boy in her neighbourhood and wants to know why his parents do not send him to school. How would you respond to the learners as a teacher?
(a) Listen but stick to your lesson plan
(b) Explain condition of beggars all over India
(c) Discuss the issue separately with the learner
(d) Acknowledge her observation and discuss it in whole class
Ans: (d)

Q28. Games and riddles are important part of EVS teaching and learning as
(a) They provide break from classroom monotony
(b) They provide fun time for learners
(c) They allow learners to discover patterns on their own
(d) They are easy to transact in classroom
Ans: (c)

Q29. “Rajma-Chawal (rice) and Bhature-Chholey” is the most liked food of the common people of
(a) Chattisgarh (b) Gujarat
(c) Punjab (d) Uttarakhand
Ans: (c)

Q30. The date on which the earthquake struck in Bhuj is 26th January 2001. Bhuj is in which state?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Uttarakhand
(d) Jammu and Kashmir
Ans: (a)

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