CTET EVS Environment Studies Questions

Q1. Your house is located at X and your father’s shop is located at Y. Although your father’s shop is just opposite but you cannot go straight because of a deep canal in between, therefore, you first go 200m due south, then 150m long bridge which is due east and finally reach at your father’s shop which is 200m due north. With respect to Y, the minimum distance of your house and it’s direction respectively are:
(a) 150 m due west (b) 150 m due east
(c) 350 m due west (d) 550 m south-west
Ans: (a)

Q2. A doctor has suggested to a person to eat daily the green leafy vegetables, amla and jaggery (Gur) along with medicines. This person must be patient who is suffering from
(a) Anaemia (b) fever
(c) malaria (d) typhoid
Ans: (a)

Q3. Bronze is an alloy whose main constituents are
(a) lead and tin
(b) copper and tin
(c) copper and zinc
(d) Aluminium, copper and tin
Ans: (b)

Q4. Consider the following statements about he world famous pashmina.
(A) A pashmina showl is as warm as six sweaters.
(B) The goats from which the soft pashmina wool is collected are found on very high mountains of 5000m.
(C) A coat of warm hair grows on the goat’s body which protects it from extreme cold.
(D) The fine hair after cutting from the goat’s body are woven on machines. The correct statement (s) is/are
(a) only B (b) only D
(c) A, C and D (d) A, B and C
Ans: (d)

Q5. In which year a thousand people died in the earthquake that struck in Bhuj (Gujarat)?
(a) 2000 (b) 2001
(c) 2002 (d) 2004
Ans: (b)

Q6. With respect to the location of the capital of our country, the capital of the Himachal Pradesh (Shimla) and the capital of the Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal) are located (respectively) in the
(a) north and south
(b) south-east and north-west
(c) south-west and north-west
(d) north-east and north-west
Ans: (a)

Q7. A person living in Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) wants to first visit Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) and then Gandhinagar (Gujarat). The direction of his journey will be first towards
(a) south east and then towards west
(b) south west and then towards east
(c) south and then towards west
(d) south and then towards east
Ans: (c)

Q8. The state/Union Territory of our country which has a coast on the Arabian Sea is
(a) Andhra Pradesh (b) Karnataka
(c) Puducherry (d) West Bengal
Ans: (b)

Q9. A special kind of dance named ‘Cheraw’ is performed by the people of
(a) Assam (b) Mizoram
(c) Odisha (d) Jharkhand
Ans: (b)

Q10. On the map of India, if you draw a straight line AB from Kolkata (capital of West-Bengal which is point A) to Puducherry (which is point B), then the direction of the point A with respect to the point B would be
(a) due south (b) due west
(c) south west (d) north east
Ans: (d)

Q11. Name the female athlete who started weight lifting at the age of 12 years, succeeded in lifting weight of 130 kg and won 29 medals in international events
(a) Sunita Williams
(b) Wahida Prism
(c) Bachhendri Pal
(d) Karnam Malleshwari
Ans: (d)

Q12. A tourist boarded a train on 10th November 2021 from Ernakulam Town to Vadodara. The train departed from Ernakulam Town at 22:40 hours and reached Vadodara at 14:10 hours on 12th November 2021. If the distance between the railway stations of the two cities is 1896 km, the average speed of the trains during the journey of the tourist was
(a) 96 km/h (b) 72 km/h
(c) 48 km/h (d) 36 km/h
Ans: (c)

Q13. A group of spices whose every member is grown in Kerala is
(a) Black pepper, turmeric, tejpatta
(b) Tejpatta, black pepper, cardamom
(c) Zeera (cumin seed) red-chilli, tejpatta
(d) Zeera (cumin seed), black pepper, cardamom
Ans: (b)

Q14. In relation to EVS, the child looks at his environment
(a) into its segregated form.
(b) in a holistic manner.
(c) in its simple form.
(d) into its theme form.
Ans: (b)

Q15. Curriculum of EVS has been designed
(a) on topics
(b) on syllabus
(c) on themes
(d) on topics and syllabus both
Ans: (c)

Q16. NCF-2005 views EVS in classes III to V as a subject which integrates the concepts and issues of
(a) science and social science
(b) science, social science, language and mathematics
(c) science, social science and environmental education
(d) science, social science and languages
Ans: (c)

Q17. Which of the following challenge/s may be faced by the EVS teacher in his/her EVS class?
A. Multicultural dimensions of his/her class
B. Feeling of each and every student
C. Everyone’s community, culture and way of life
D. Class room discipline and it’s management
(a) A and D only (b) B and D only
(c) C and D only (d) A, B and C only
Ans: (d)

Q18. The most appropriate objective of teaching EVS at primary stage is to
(a) develop descriptions and definitions of the various concepts of EVS
(b) provide lot of space to students to explore his/her environment
(c) facilitate students to learn the concepts of EVS
(d) encourage students to learn EVS through concrete informations shared by the teacher
Ans: (b)

Q19. Family and friends in EVS curriculum is
(a) theme (b) subtheme
(c) topic (d) syllabus
Ans: (a)

Q20. Meaningful EVS learning can only be made possible if.
(a) student’s local experiences are related to school experiences.
(b) school knowledge is used in the construction of knowledge.
(c) student’s local experiences are not given due importance
(d) trained EVS teacher’s experiences are used.
Ans: (a)

Q21. In the learning of EVS, activities conducted by the teachers should be followed by ____ for authentic and meaningful learning.
(a) discussion
(b) listing of activities
(c) learning the steps of activities
(d) recapitulation of the activities
Ans: (a)

Q22. Learning through group activities is performed in EVS classes because
(a) it provides peer learning
(b) it improves social interactions among studentsw
(c) it provides and improves peers and social learning among students
(d) students only demand group learning
Ans: (c)

Q23. Which of the following indicates skills process in learning of EVS?
(a) classification (b) description
(c) statement (d) recall
Ans: (a)

Q24. The most appropriate objective of promoting parent’s and community’s participation in the learning of EVS by students is to
(a) provide an opportunity to teachers to know the student’s socio-cultural background.
(b) follow the recommendation of national policies.
(c) maintain discipline in the school.
(d) know the students and guide them in the learning of students.
Ans: (a)

Q25. The challenges and issues in EVS class at primary level can be very well addressed by
(a) lecture and discussion
(b) free debate
(c) lecture and demonstration
(d) debate followed by discussion
Ans: (d)

Q26. Qualitative assessment of children’s learning in EVS can be done by
A. Record of children’s ideas, observation reports
B. Observation of process skills
C. Paper-Pencil tests
D. Achievement tests
(a) A and B only (b) C and D only
(c) A, B and D only (d) A, B and C only
Ans: (a)

Q27. Which of the following is a formative assessment tool in EVS?
A. Portfolio
B. Anecdotal record
C. Rating scale
D. Observation and recording
(a) A, B & C (b) A, B & D
(c) A, C & D (d) A, B, C & D
Ans: (d)

Q28. “Drawing pictures of animals Using fingers X Y and thumb prints” In the above line, identify (X) and (Y),
(A) X is verb and Y is noun
(B) X is action verb and Y is content
(C) X is cognitive process and Y is content
(D) X is content and Y is verb
(a) B, C and D (b) A, B and C
(c) B, C, and D (d) A, C and D
Ans: (b)

Q29. Which one of the following is not a Union Territory of India?
(a) Laddakh (b) Jammu & Kashmir
(c) Manipur (d) Chandigarh
Ans: (c)

Q30. Which among the produce crude oil (Petroleum)?
(a) Bombay High and West Bengal
(b) Assam and Odisha
(c) Gujarat and Tamil Nadu
(d) Bihar and Bombay High
Ans: (c)

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