CTET EVS Environment Studies Questions

Q1. Chillies are one of the most important spices used almost in every part of our country. This spice was brought in our country by the traders coming from
(a) China (b) South Africa
(c) South America (d) Afghanistan
Ans: (c)

Q2. Neighbouring states of Gujarat are
(a) Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh
(b) Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka
(c) Rajasthan, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh
(d) Rajasthan, Karnataka, Maharashtra
Ans: (a)

Q3. The name of the bird which has eyes in front of its head like in human beings is
(a) Kite (b) Eagle
(c) Vulture (d) Owl
Ans: (d)

Q4. A group of three birds whose every member can see distinctly the object four times as far as human beings can see from a distance of 2 meters is
(a) Eagles, Crows, Pigeons
(b) Eagles, Kites, Vultures
(c) Pigeon, Parrot, Kites
(d) Crows, Kites, Nightingales
Ans: (b)

Q5. The Andaman Islands were hit by the tsunami in the year
(a) 2001 (b) 2002
(c) 2004 (d) 2012
Ans: (c)

Q6. Consider the following statements about sloth.
(A) A sloth spends almost 20 hours a day sleeping while hanging upside down on a tree branch
(B) A sloth eats the leaves of the same tree on which it lives. It hardly needs everything else
(C) Sloths life is about 20 years and in that time it moves around only two trees. The correct statements is/are Option/efJekeâuhe :
(a) Only A (b) Only B
(c) A and B (d) B and C
Ans: (b)

Q7. A tourist boarded a train on 12-10-2021 from Gandhi dham for Nagercoil. The train departed from Gandhidham at 22:30 hours and reached Nagercoil at 22:30 hours after two days on 14-10-2021. If the distance between the railway station of Gandhidham and Nagercoil is 2592 km, the average speed of the trains was
(a) 15 m/s (b) 27 m/s
(c) 30 m/s (d) 54 m/s
Ans: (a)

Q8. The state in which the “Ghana National Park” is located is
(a) Uttar Pradesh (b) Uttrakhand
(c) Rajasthan (d) Gujarat
Ans: (c)

Q9. What kind of houses should the villagers/people living in the regions with heavy rains (Such as Assam) make?
(a) Bamboo houses
(b) Houses on stilts (Bamboo pillars) with sloping roofs
(c) Houses with mud and straws
(d) Wooden houses with flat roofs
Ans: (b)

Q10. The pitcher plant which can trap and eat insects and even frogs is also found in one of the eastern states of our country. The name of this state is
(a) Nagaland (b) Meghalaya
(c) Assam (d) Mizoram
Ans: (b)

Q11. The clinical Pathology Reports of two children were as given follows : Aarti : Age-12 yrs, Female, Haemoglobin-10.5 g/dL Naman : Age-12 yrs, Male, Haemoglobin-8 g/dL Which one of the following conclusions can be drawn on the basis of the above reports?
(a) Aarti is anaemic (b) Naman is anaemic
(c) Both are anaemic (d) Both are not anaemic
Ans: (c)

Q12. Consider the following statements about Al- Biruni, a traveller who visited our country–
(A) Al-Biruni visited India more than a thousand years ago
(B) He wrote about those things of our country that he found very different from things in his own country, specially the ponds for strong water
(C) We can learn a lot about our history from his writings The correct statement is/are – Option
(a) Only B (b) Only C
(c) B and C (d) A, B and C
Ans: (d)

Q13. Which one of the following persons first peeped into a mosquito stomach and proved that the mosquito spread malaria. Later on he was awareded the Noble Prize for Medicine for this discovery.
(a) Gregor Mendel (b) Rosalind Franklin
(c) Ronald Ross (d) Beaumont
Ans: (c)

Q14. In Environment studies the thematic approach has been adopted instead of topics because
(A) It enables a connected and interrelated understanding
(B) It enables easier teaching and understanding
(C) It enables delimiting the content for a particular class
(D) It enables students to learn from experiences Option:
(a) A, B & C (b) A, C & D
(c) A, B & D (d) B, C & D
Ans: (c)

Q15. Nature of Environmental studies is
(a) More a noun than a verb
(b) More a verb than a noun
(c) Both noun and verb
(d) Neither noun nor verb
Ans: (b)

Q16. While planning to teach ‘Pollution’ in her next class, Nivedita found that students from rural background have not heard of term “Pollution” and hence will have difficulty in understanding it. Which method should Nivedita use to introduce this concept?
(A) Lecture
(B) Brain Storming
(C) Play through Puppets
(D) Field visit Option:
(a) C & D only (b) A & C only
(c) B & C only (d) B & D only
Ans: (a)

Q17. After completing a chapter on “Family and Friends” Chetan decides to take a Unit test of students. Which of the following statements is the most suitable objective of taking this test?
(A) Assessment of students progress
(B) Assessment of students learning
(C) Informing parents about students progress
(D) Declaring students pass or fail Option:
(a) A, B & D (b) A, B & C
(c) B, C & D (d) A, C & D
Ans: (b)

Q18. William, a teacher wants to set up a Bird watching club for his class. Whom should he appoint as leader of this club?
(a) To the student who gains highest marks in class
(b) To most notorious student of class.
(c) Form small groups and ask them to select leaders.
(d) He should declare himself leaders.
Ans: (c)

Q19. While discussing chapter ‘Food’, Gurpreet asks questions to students, such as “Who eats last in your family? Who buys the vegetables? Who cooks the food in your family?” She is trying to discuss on which of the following issue of EVS?
(A) Eating habits of family
(B) Family should eat together
(C) Role of family members in cooking food
(D) Challenge gender roles in family Option:
(a) A & D only (b) B & C only
(c) C & D only (d) A, B & C only
Ans: (c)

Q20. Shyam informs his teacher in an online class that he was asked by his father to provide food to the neighbouring poor children during Covid lockdown. This behaviour of Shyam will be recorded in which of the following tools to assess co-scholastic aspect?
(a) Observation schedule
(b) Rating scale
(c) Anecdotal Record
(d) Portfolio
Ans: (c)

Q21. Iqbal, a student of Geeta’s class is visually impaired. Geeta observes that he is not coming to school since past few days. On talking to his parents, she finds that Iqbal is finding difficulty to see what is written on the board and also not able to participate in classroom processes. What should Geeta do to motivate Iqbal to attend school?
(a) Allow him to learn from home
(b) Ask his parents to consult a doctor
(c) Plan a classroom play with a role to play for Iqbal
(d) Make Iqbal sit in the front seat
Ans: (c)

Q22. Rishi is planning to teach, “Things that we make and do”. He wants to discuss how silk is produced. Which of the following is the most suitable strategy for this?
(a) Classroom discussion
(b) Inviting expert lecture
(c) Documentary presentation
(d) Visit to a sericulture Unit
Ans: (d)

Q23. An EVS Teacher must
(a) Construct curriculum
(b) Follow curriculum
(c) Transmit curriculum
(d) Implement curriculum
Ans: (a)

Q24. There are no text books of EVS for classes I & II This is because –
(a) Environmental concepts are difficult to teach students of these classes
(b) Environmental components have been integrated with Language and Mathematics
(c) This has been done to reduce the burden of teachers and students
(d) The curriculum lays emphasis on moving beyond the text books
Ans: (b)

Q25. Ramesh plans a play for the class V as the method for teaching ‘Animals’, what should he do?
(a) Select an already written play & direct it
(b) Write the play himself & direct it
(c) Ask students to write the play & enact
(d) Search for an already enacted play
Ans: (c)

Q26. During discussing ‘water’, Shivangi asked her students of class I to draw sky. Sam coloured sky green. On asking why he has chosen this colour, he replied the pond near his home is green and since water comes from sky, sky must be green. Shivangi must
(a) Appreciate his creativity
(b) Tell him that the sky is blue
(c) Arrange sky observation
(d) Tell him that the sky is black
Ans: (c)

Q27. Formative assessment for EVS is
(A) Assessment for learning
(B) Assessment of learning
(C) Assessment as learning
(D) Assessment about learning Option:
(a) A & C only (b) A, B & C
(c) B and C only (d) B, C & D
Ans: (a)

Q28. Which of the following tool can be used for formative assessment in E.V.S?
(a) Peer assessment (b) Self assessment
(c) Observation (d) Anecdotal record
Ans: (d)

Q29. The name of the scientist who did experiments with the pea plants and on the basis of observation concluded that the pea plants have some traits which come in pairs; such as tall or short , yellow or green, rough or smooth etc. is
(a) Charles Darwin (b) Gregor Mendal
(c) George Mestral (d) M.S. Swaminathan
Ans: (b)

Q30. Select the one which is different from the others; Lake, Mountains, Pond, River, Spring
(a) Lake (b) Mountain
(c) Pond (d) Spring
Ans: (b)

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