CTET EVS Environment Studies Questions

Q1. The Constitution or our country was prepared under the leadership of
(a) Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
(b) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
(c) Dr. Bhim Rao Baba Saheb Ambedkar
(d) Sarvapalli Dr. Radha Krishnan
Ans: (c)

Q2. Consider the following functions of plants:
A. To give support to the plant
B. To provide humus
C. To store food
D. To absorb water and minerals The functions of roots are
(a) A and B only (b) C and D only
(c) B, C and D (d) A, C and D
Ans: (d)

Q3. Pochampalli is a town of Southern State of India which is famous for its beautifully designed bright-coloured Pochampalli sarees and for the special kind of weave which is also called Pochampalli. This town is now a part of
(a) Karnataka (b) Kerala
(c) Telangana (d) Tamil Nadu
Ans: (c)

Q4. Select from the following a group of eatables each member of which is rich in iron.
(a) Jaggery, Amla, Tomato
(b) Amla, Spinach, Jaggery
(c) Amla, Cab bage, Tomato
(d) Cabbage, Amla, Spinach
Ans: (b)

Q5. Select from the following a group of birds each member of which is able to see distinctly the object four times as far as we can see.
(a) Doves, Crows, Peacocks
(b) Eagles, Pigeons, Parrots
(c) Crows, Kites, Nightingales
(d) Eagles, Kites, Vultures
Ans: ()

Q6. In which one of the following states most villagers construct their wooden houses 3 to 3.5 m above the ground on strong bamboo pillars with sloping roofs?
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Laddakh
(c) Assam
(d) Odisha
Ans: (c)

Q7. With respect to the location of Delhi on the map of India the directions of the locations of Gandhinagar (Capital of Gujarat) and Patna (Capital of Bihar) respective are
(a) South -east and south-west
(b) South -west and south-east
(c) North-west and south-west
(d) south-west and north-east
Ans: (d)

Q8. which one of the following did experiments with pea plants and found that pea plant has some traits which come in pairs – such as rough or smooth, tall or short, yellow or green etc.?
(a) Dr. M.S. Swaminathan
(b) Gregor Johann
(c) George Mestral
(d) Charles Darwin
Ans: (b)

Q9. Which of the following is one of the six themes suggested in the EVS syllabus as per NCF 2005?
(a) Material
(b) Natural Resources
(c) Things we make and do
(d) How things work
Ans: (c)

Q10. What should be avoided in anecdotal records?
(a) Identifying mainly problematic situations
(b) Making statements of judgment
(c) Identifying strengths and weaknesses
(d) Identifying child’s areas of interests and relationship, etc.
(1) a and b (2) c and d
(3) a, b and c (4) a, c and d
Ans: (a)

Q11. How will you plan for an integrated EVS classroom?
(a) Combine two or more subject areas into one lesson.
(b) Separate all the subjects into different plans.
(c) Arrange separate teachers for science and social science.
(d) Arrange separate teacher specializing in environmental science.
Ans: (a)

Q12. Puneet gave his class V learners an outline of human body and asked them to draw the digestive system before teaching chapter on food. Puneet wanted to
(a) Test if learners could make labeled diagrams.
(b) Elicit learners’ ideas about digestion.
(c) Identify learners with good drawing skills.
(d) Evaluate learners on the process of digestion.
Ans: (b)

Q13. Which of the following is not correct with respect to formative assessment?
(a) It is to be reported in every quarter of report card.
(b) It helps the teacher in taking timely action for enhancing learning.
(c) It is to monitor student’s progress.
(d) Any information on learning of child can help in formative assessment.
Ans: (a)

Q14. Smita wanted sensitizes her learners about gender disparity and stereotypes related to work. What should Smita choose to do in her class from the following suggestions?
(a) Present students with stereotypical models.
(b) Show flashcards of different kinds of work.
(c) Ask only boy to sweep the classroom daily.
(d) Invite a student’s mother to class who is an auto drive.
Ans: (d)

Q15. Smayan of class V usually does not do his given class work. The best measure to address the situation could be to
(a) Talk to him to find his difficulty and adjust class work accordingly.
(b) Make another child help complete his class work.
(c) Talk to parents and counsel them
(d) Give him alternative and simpler home work.
Ans: (a)

Q16. Muskan organized a debate on the topic ‘Use of diesel vehicles in transportation should be prohibited’. What is the purpose of organizing this debate by Muskan in classroom?
(a) She wants to sensitize students on the need to ban diesel vehicles completely in transportation.
(b) It would help in knowing student’s views and correcting them.
(c) She wants to sensitize students on advantages of using modern vehicles.
(d) It helps students in appreciating multiple perspectives on this issue.
Ans: (d)

Q17. Mapping skills in EVS help develop
(a) The skill of drawing landscapes
(b) The skill of predicting and calculating
(c) Recording skill
(d) Understanding of relative position of places
Ans: (a)

Q18. The integrated nature of EVS helps to
(a) Reduce the curriculum load and introduce specific topics.
(b) Reduce curriculum load and help children to learn meaningfully.
(c) Follow child-centered approach and introduce larger number of concepts.
(d) Learn from information and description provided.
Ans: (b)

Q19. Which of the following is NOT a broad indicator of EVS assessment
(a) Co – operation
(b) Concern for justice
(c) Concern for equality
(d) Concept mapping
Ans: (d)

Q20. There is a paragraph in class V EVS textbook based on Al-Biruni’s observation of construction of ponds in India some thousand years ago. What would be the purpose of including this paragraph.
(a) It help learners to identify sources of history.
(b) It helps learners to improve their recording of observations.
(c) It helps learners to appreciate technology present in India some 1000 years back.
(d) It helps learners to appreciate the role of evidence in history
Ans: (a)

Q21. With over fifty students in her class Vani wants to engage them in an activity which involves maximum number of senses to enhance learning. Which of the following activities will be suitable for this purpose?
(a) Inviting resource persons from community to demonstrate their skills.
(b) Encouraging group discussion
(c) Using smart classroom for relevant a-v material
(d) organizing field trip to a nearby place
Ans: (d)

Q22. Why does Iqra encourage her learners to read newspaper and magazines in EVS?
(a) These are entertaining resources available
(b) These help learners to engage with the real world
(c) These help learners to become independent
(d) These help learners become competitive
Ans: (b)

Q23. Questioning as a strategy in teaching-learning of EVS is used for
(a) Maintaining discipline
(b) Drawing attention
(c) Promoting adherence to rules
(d) Arousing curiosity in classroom
Ans: (d)

Q24. In which one of the following states the meaning of “Torang” is jungle?
(a) Assam (b) Odisha
(c) Mizoram (d) Jharkhand
Ans: (d)

Q25. Your house is located at X and your school is located at Y. Although your school is just opposite but you cannot go straight because of the busy highway in between. So, you first go 125m due south, then cross a 100m long subway which is due east and finally reach your school at Y which is 125m due north. With respect to school at Y your house at X is
(a) 125m due south (b) 100m due east
(c) 100m due west (d) 125m due north
Ans: (c)

Q26. A boy boarded a train on 4th June, 2020 at Nagarcoil for Madgaon. The train departed at 22:30 hours from Nagarcoil and reached Madgaon at 04:30 hours on 6th June, 2020. If the distance covered by the train during this time interval is 1145 km, the average speed of the train was nearly
(a) 36.5 km/h (b) 38.5 km/h
(c) 40.5 km/h (d) 42.5 km/h
Ans: (b)

Q27. Which one of the following statements is NOT true for the honeybees and beehives?
(a) Every beehive has one queen bee that lays eggs.
(b) Male bees are very important for the hives.
(c) Most of the bees in the hive are worker bees.
(d) There are only a few males in the hive.
Ans: (b)

Q28. Today we cannot think of food without chillies. These were brought to our country by traders coming from.
(a) Afghanistan (b) England
(c) South America (d) South Africa
Ans: (c)

Q29. Which is the following methods of solid waste disposal method releases air pollutants:
(a) Landfill (b) Composting
(c) Vermi composting (d) Incineration
Ans: (d)

Q30. A place which has experienced prolonged floods will cause______of people.
(a) Resettlement (b) Displacement
(c) Repatriation (d) Rehabilitation
Ans: (b)

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