CTET EVS Environment Studies Questions

Q1. In which one of the following states most of the houses in villages are found to be almost 3-3.5m above the ground and made on the strong bamboo pillers. The roof are made sloping and the floor and walls are made of wood.
(a) Andhra Pradesh (b) Assam
(c) Odisha (d) Kerala
Ans: (b)

Q2. The distance between New Delhi station and Kanpur railway Station is 432km. A train starts from Kanpur railway station on 16th December 2021 at 21:45 hrs and reaches at New Delhi railway station on 17th December 2021 at 05:45 hrs. The average speed of the train during this journey is
(a) 54m/s (b) 27m/s
(c) 20m/s (d) 15m/s
Ans: (d)

Q3. On the Galconda Map printed in Class V Environmental Studies NCERT Textbook, its scale is given as-Scale 1cm = 110m. If the measured distance on the map between Fateh Darwaja and Patanncheru Darwaja is 15.5cm. The minimum actual distance between these two gates is
(a) 16.05 km (b) 17.05 km
(c) 1.705 km (d) 1.605 km
Ans: (c)

Q4. Mukhtapur is a village of Pochampalli district. Most of the families of this district are weavers and the cloth they weave is called Pochampalli. Pochampalli is a part of
(a) Karnataka (b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Telangana (d) Tamil Nadu
Ans: (c)

Q5. In which one of the following cities, the trees of only one kind (Date palms) are seen?
(a) Kandahar (b) Karachi
(c) Berlin (d) Abu Dhabi
Ans: (d)

Q6. Bhopal is due east of Gandhi Nagar and Bangalore is due south of Bhopal. The direction of Gandhi Nagar with respect to Bangalore is
(a) South-East (b) North-East
(c) North-West (d) South-West
Ans: (c)

Q7. Select correct statement from the following about Brass
(a) It is a element
(b) It is an compound
(c) It is an alloy of copper and zinc
(d) It is a homogeneous mixture of copper and tin
Ans: (c)

Q8. There is a state in our country where the people grow eatables such as coconut and tapioca in their courtyard and prepare their tasty food using the two. This State is
(a) Karnataka (b) Kerala
(c) Tamil Nadu (d) Telangana
Ans: (b)

Q9. Changpas are tribal living on the mountains. They use big cone shaped tents which protect the changpas from extreme cold. The design of these tents is
(a) More than a thousand year old
(b) About 800 years old
(c) About 100 years old
(d) Very recent/modern
Ans: (a)

Q10. In our country there are
(a) 30 states (b) 28 states
(c) 27 states (d) 26 states
Ans: (b)

Q11. Select from the following a group of three states all having their coasts on the Bay of Bengal.
(a) Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
(b) West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala
(c) Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
(d) Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana
Ans: (a)

Q12. ‘Cheraw’ is the folk dance of
(a) Odisha (b) Assam
(c) Chhattisgarh (d) Mizoram
Ans: (d)

Q13. There is an area in our country which is high, dry and flat and is known as cold desert. Here the rainfall is very little. Here there are high snowcapped mountains and a cold flat ground. This area may be a part of
(a) Jammu and Kashmir (b) Leh and Ladakh
(c) Himachal Pradesh (d) Meghalaya
Ans: (b)

Q14. The nature of Environmental Studies at primary level is
(a) Supplementary (b) Single subject
(c) Integrated (d) Textbook based
Ans: (c)

Q15. Which of the given statements are recommendations of NCF 2005 for EVS learning?
A. having sharp boundaries among school, home and the community for the learning
B. discourage rote learning
C. departure from bookish learning
D. children’s life at school must be linked to their life outside the school. Choose the correct option.
(a) A and B only (b) A and C only
(c) A, B and C (d) B, C and D
Ans: (d)

Q16. Which of the following can be the objectives of Environmental Studies at primary level?
A. To nurture the curiosity and creativity of the child particularly in relation to the natural environment.
B. To develop an awareness about environmental issues.
C. To engage the child in exploratory and handson activities.
D. To treat children as receivers of a fixed body of knowledge. Choose the correct option.
(a) A, C and D (b) A, B and C
(c) B, C and D (d) C and D only
Ans: (b)

Q17. Which of the following statement is true in relation to the pedagogy of EVS at primary level?
(a) It is a child centered
(b) It is bookish
(c) It involves teacher as instructor
(d) It focuses retrieval practices
Ans: (a)

Q18. Teaching learning process of EVS at primary level is challenging for teachers
(a) For in calculating creativity and initiative for children.
(b) For rote learning by children.
(c) For describing concepts.
(d) For using EVS textbooks as sole resource for learning.
Ans: (a)

Q19. Which of the following can maximally facilitate learning of EVS?
(a) Reference books
(b) Stories and Narratives
(c) Text book examination
(d) Descriptions
Ans: (b)

Q20. Which of the following is the theme of the syllabus of EVS at primary level?
(a) Family and friends
(b) Means of transport
(c) Conservation of water
(d) Our nature
Ans: (a)

Q21. In EVS learning, activities are conducted to provide experience for learning by doing
A. To develop psychomotor skills
B. To develop manipulative skills
C. To give hands on experience
D. To develop remembering skill Choose the correct option
(a) A, B and C (b) B, C and D
(c) A and C (d) B and D
Ans: (a)

Q22. Meaningful learning of EVS can be given to children if
A. Activities are conducted.
B. Activities are conducted followed by discussion.
C. Activities are conducted by the teacher according to the local contexts of the child.
D. Group works designed by the children are promoted by the teacher. Choose the correct option
(a) A, B and C
(b) B, C and D
(c) A, C and D
(d) A, B and D
Ans: (b)

Q23. Issues of theme “Plants” can be meaningful for the students if
(a) Theme based worksheets are given to students.
(b) Field trips are conducted around the issues.
(c) Demonstrations are given by teachers.
(d) Invited lectures followed by group work are organized.
Ans: (b)

Q24. Besides EVS textbooks, which of the following may be highly useful resources for EVS learning?
A. Newspaper B. Surveys
C. Twitter D. Community members
(a) A, B and D (b) B, C and D
(c) A, C and D (d) A, B and C
Ans: (a)

Q25. Socio-cultural issues related to “Food” Theme can be effectively learnt
A. Through community members
B. If surveys are conducted
C. Through field trip
D. If slogans are prepared by the children Choose the correct option.
(a) A, B and C (b) A, C and D
(c) B, C and D (d) A, B and D
Ans: (a)

Q26. Group works are promoted for learning of EVS. The most appropriate reasons are
A. They promote peer learning
B. They improve social interaction among children
C. They promote collaboration among children
D. They are the only effective strategy for learning of EVS Choose the correct option.
(a) A, B and C (b) A, B and D
(c) B, C and D (d) A, C and D
Ans: (a)

Q27. In assessment, self-assessment is
(a) Assessment for learning
(b) Assessment of learning
(c) Assessment as learning
(d) Evaluation through learning
Ans: (c)

Q28. The information recorded in teacher’s diary is used by the teacher
(a) For reviewing and modify the teachinglearning strategies.
(b) For developing progress report of the child’s learning
(c) For recording the evidence for the child’s learning.
(d) For keeping the record of school
Ans: (a)

Q29. In which one of the following parts of our country most of the people grow tapioca and coconut in their own courtyard and using these they prepare their tasty food?
(a) Kerala (b) Goa
(c) Assam (d) Andhra Pradesh
Ans: (a)

Q30. The name of a particular species of birds whose male bird makes many beautiful nests and the female bird selects one nest to lay her eggs is
(a) Indian Robin (b) Sunbird
(c) Tailor bird (d) Weaver bird
Ans: (d)

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