CTET EVS Environment Studies Questions

Q1. Which one of the following birds species has eyes in front of its head like in human beings
(a) Tailor bird (b) Weaver bird
(c) Indian Robin (d) Owl
Ans: (d)

Q2. Match the locations with correct descriptions of common house in villages of that area Location Description of houses
(A) Molan village (Assam)
(i) Thick Muddy wals with roofs of tharny bushes
(B) Laddakh (ii) Shikara (House boat)
(C) Manali (Himachal Pradesh) (iii) Elevated, Made of bamboo pillars floor 3 to 4 metre high
(D) Rajasthan (iv) Stones with walls coated with mud and lime, wooden floors and flat wooden roofs
(v) Stone or wood with slanting roofs
(a) A-(iii) B-(v) C-(iv) D-(i)
(b) A-(iii) B-(iv) C-(v) D-(i)
(c) A-(ii) B-(iv) C-(v) D-(i)
(d) A-(iii) B-(iv) C-(ii) D-(v)
Ans: (b)

Q3. Consider the following statements about elephants
(A) Elephants live together in groups called herds.
(B) An elephant herd has only females and baby elephants.
(C) A herd may have any number female elephants with their young ones.
(D) Male elephants live in the herd till they are 4- 5 years old, then they leave their herd and join the herds of male elephants. The correct statements are
(a) A, B and C (b) B, C and D
(c) A and B only (d) A, C and D
Ans: (c)

Q4. A person boarded an express train on 29th September 2019 at Surat (Gujarat) for Nagarcoil (Kerala). The train departed from surat at 20:45 hours and reached Nagarcoil at 12:45 hours on 1st October 2019. If the distance between Surat and Nararcoil by train route is nearly 2200km, the average speed of the train during this journey was
(a) 137.5 km/h (b) 82 km/h
(c) 55 km/h (d) 50 km/h
Ans: (c)

Q5. In the gardens of which one of the following states the plants of Tejpatta, small and big cardamoms and black pepper grow.
(a) West Bengal
(b) Gujarat
(c) Kerala
(d) Madhya Pradesh
Ans: (c)

Q6. Consider the following statements about Nepenthes.
(A) This plant can trap and eat insects, frogs and even mice.
(B) This plant is not found in our country.
(C) This plant emits a pleasant sound to attract insects
(D) It has a picture like shape with mouth covered with a leaf. Any insect that lands on its mouth gets trapped and cannot get out The correct statements are
(a) A and B (b) A and D
(c) A, B and C (d) A, C and D
Ans: (b)

Q7. Dandi March is an important event of Mahatma Gandhi’s life which took place before India become independent in the year
(a) 1940 (b) 1932
(c) 1927 (d) 1913
Ans: (*)

Q8. In case of which one of the following diseases doctors suggest the patients to eat ‘jaggery’ amla and more leafy vegetables?
(a) Typhoid (b) Anaemia
(c) Chikungunya (d) Dengue
Ans: (b)

Q9. Consider the following statements about “Mount Everst”
(A) It is a part of our country
(B) The height of its peak is 8900m
(C) Bachhendri pal become the first Indian women to reach the peak of this mountain
(D) Our national flag was first pitched at the peak of this mountain in the afternoon of 23rd May 1994 The correct statements are
(a) A and B only (b) B and C only
(c) A, B and C (d) B, C and D
Ans: (b)

Q10. A doctor is located at X and his hospital is located at Y. There is no straight lane from the directions house to the hospital. Therefore the doctor first goes to A which is 500m due east of X, then goes to B which is 400m due south of A, then to C which is 90m due west of B and finally reach the hospital at Y which is 80m due north of C. With respect to the hospital the correct direction of the doctor’s house is
(a) North-East (b) North-West
(c) South-East (d) South-West
Ans: (b)

Q11. Which of the following statements about the tree ‘Desert Oak’ is not correct?
(a) It has thrones in place of leaves
(b) It has shallow roots
(c) It stores water in its trunk
(d) It grows more than 8m tall
Ans: (a,)

Q12. Kuduk is the language of people of
(a) Mizoram (b) Manipur
(c) Meghalaya (d) Jharkhand
Ans: (d)

Q13. The Neighboring states of Gujarat are
(a) Maharashtra, Karnataka, Rajasthan
(b) Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Haryana
(c) Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh
(d) Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan
Ans: (d)

Q14. Which of the following is the objective of teaching EVS at primary level?
(a) To develop an awareness about environmental issues
(b) To develop quantitative skill among children
(c) To develop only psychomotor skills of children
(d) To prepare children for specialized studies.
Ans: (a)

Q15. Class V chapter “A seed tells a farmers story” begins with key question like who produces the food we eat? The key question_________
A. triggers the children thinking in new directions
B. Supports children to learning process
C. Supports children to develop memory based skills
D. Supports teacher in maintaining discipline in class
(a) A and B only (b) C and D only
(c) A and C only (d) B and D only
Ans: (a)

Q16. Which of the following is the subtheme of the proposed themes of EVS syllabus?
(a) Family and Friends
(b) Things we make and do
(c) Shelter
(d) Animals and plants
Ans: (d)

Q17. In EVS meaningful learning cannot be provided by
(a) Stories and narratives
(b) Opportunities to children to explore their environment
(c) Asking the questions at the beginning of each subtheme.
(d) Involving children in memory based learning
Ans: (d)

Q18. EVS is based on which of the following principle of learning?
(a) Concrete to abstract
(b) Abstract to concrete
(c) Global to local
(d) Unknown to known
Ans: (a)

Q19. Which of the following should not be a characteristic of EVS?
(a) It is an integrated subject area
(b) It is contextual
(c) It is child centred
(d) It is single subject area.
Ans: (d)

Q20. An EVS teacher facilitates children in the conduction of experiment related to- How does food get spoilt? Which of the following will not be the process based learning objective of their experiment?
(a) Observing and reading
(b) Analysing
(c) Experimenting
(d) Remembering
Ans: (d)

Q21. Which of the following will not be effective resources for children to construct knowledge in EVS?
(A) Real life incidents
(B) Community members
(C) Four walls of the classrooms
(D) Use of local resources of the children
(a) A and B only (b) C only
(c) C and D only (d) A, B and D
Ans: (b)

Q22. Which of the following strategies an EVS teacher can meaning fully transact the topic “Walls tell stories” of class 5
(A) Maps and pictures
(B) Lecture and discussion
(C) Survey followed by decision
(D) Asking children to write slogans.
(a) A and C only (b) B and D only
(c) A, B and D (d) A, C and D
Ans: (a)

Q23. Anecdotal records of learning process of the children is based on
(a) Oral techniques
(b) Project techniques
(c) Observation techniques
(d) Assignment techniques
Ans: (c)

Q24. As per CCE, self assessment in EVS is related to
(a) Assessment as learning
(b) Assessment for learning
(c) Assessment of learning
(d) Assessment in learning
Ans: (a)

Q25. Portfolio is often used by the teachers for the assessment of the progress of the learning of the children. Portfolio
A. Is a cumulative record of the learning progress of the children
B. Enables the child to demonstrate his/her own work to other
C. Is only statement regarding the attendance of the children in a year in school.
D. Enables the child to become active participants in learning and assessment
(a) A and C only (b) C and D only
(c) B, C and D (d) A, B and D
Ans: (d)

Q26. Sensitive issues in EVS like gender discrimination- can be meaningfully transacted for children by-
(a) Conducting dialogues among children
(b) Organization of lecture
(c) Organization of lecture followed by discussion
(d) Organization of exhibition
Ans: (a)

Q27. Which of the following is least suited for assessment of children in EVS?
(a) Close ended questions
(b) Open ended questions
(c) Elaborative questions
(d) Creative questions
Ans: (a)

Q28. Which of the following should be the indicator for assessment in EVS?
(a) Cooperation (b) Remembering
(c) Paper Pencil test (d) Textbooks
Ans: (a)

Q29. Your house is located at X and your school is located at Y. To reach your school at Y you first go 3 km due north and then 4 km due east. With respect to your school at Y the minimum distance and direction of your house respectively are:
(a) 7 km South/7 km (b) 7 km East/7 km
(c) 5 km South West (d) 5 km North West
Ans: (c)

Q30. The correct match of the items of column I and II is I (Place) II (Most liked food)
A. Goa I. Chholay Bhature
B. Kashmir II. cooked Sankes
C. Kerala III. Boiled tapioca with cury
D. Hongkong IV. Sea fish cooked in coconut oil
V. Fish cooked in mustard oil Option/efJekeâuhe :
(a) A-IV, B-III, C-II, D-V
(b) A-IV, B-III, C-V, D-II
(c) A-IV, B-I, C-III, D-II
(d) A-IV, B-V, C-III, D-II
Ans: (d)

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