CTET EVS Environment Studies Questions

Q1. Which one of the following is different from the other four mode of transport; Train, Bus, ship, Tonga, Bicycle Rickshaw
(a) Ship
(b) Bus
(c) Tonga
(d) Bicycle rickshaw
Ans: (a)

Q2. In Karnataka the implement used by the farmer to dig the soil so as to loose and make it soft is known as-
(a) illige (b) kurige
(c) khunti (d) khurpi
Ans: (c)

Q3. Match the term of column I and II : I (Organism) II (Characteristic feature)
A. Owl i. Birds that can see four times as far as we can.
B. Silk worm ii. Spends almost 17 hours a day sleeping while hanging upside down on a tree branch
C. Eagle iii. Bird having eyes on either side of the head.
D. Sloth iv. To find its female from many kilometers away by her smell. Code A B C D
(a) A-iii B-i, C-iv D-ii
(b) A-i, B-iv, C-iii D-ii
(c) A-iii, B-iv, C-i, D-ii
(d) A-iii, B-ii, C-i, D-iv
Ans: (c)

Q4. Which of the following was brought to our country by the traders coming from South America?
(a) Cabbage (b) Tomato
(c) Pea (d) Bhindi
Ans: (b)

Q5. A car starts from a city x at 7:30 hours and reaches city Y at 22:30. If the distance between the two cities is 540 kilometers, the average speed of the car is .
(a) 36 m/s (b) 24 m/s
(c) 20 m/s (d) 10 m/s
Ans: (d)

8. Consider the following statements about honeybees :
(a) Every beehive has one queen bee that lays eggs.
(b) There are only a few male bees in the hive.
(c) Male bees are very important for the hives.
(d) Most of the bees in the hive are worker bees.
(e) The male bees collect nectar from flowers The correct statements are :
(a) A, B and E
(b) A, B and D
(c) A, B, C and E
(d) A, C, D and E
Ans: (b)

Q7. A group of three Indian states having coasts on the Arabian Sea are-
(a) Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra
(b) Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu
(c) Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka
(d) Gujarat, Maharashtra, West Bengal
Ans: (a)

Q8. In which of the following states/union territory of our country, the land of the forests for farming belongs to the whole village not to the separate people?
(a) Ladakh (b) Pudduchery
(c) Mizoram (d) Chhatisgarh
Ans: (c)

Q9. The main crop of Jharkhand is
(a) wheat (b) peanut
(c) corn (d) rice
Ans: (d)

Q10. Select from the following, the reasons of considering the earthworms as the friends of the farmers :
(a) Earthworms soften the soil of the field in which they live by digging the soil underneath.
(b) The tunnels digged by earthworms provide easy passage for air and water into the soil.
(c) The earthworms eat the weeds and save the main crop.
(d) The earthworms eat the dead leaves and plants. The dropping of the earthworms make the soil more fertile. The correct statements are –
(a) A , B and C (b) B, C and D
(c) C, D and A (d) A, B and D
Ans: (d)

Q11. Madhubani is a very old form of folk art. During festivals and happy occasions Madhubani paintings are made in the courtyards and walls of the houses of Madhubani which is well known district of one of the states of India named-
(a) Uttar Pradesh (b) Uttarakhand
(c) West Bengal (d) Bihar
Ans: (d)

Q12. Consider the following statements :
(a) People of Maharashtra love to eat pakoras made of sahjan flowers.
(b) In Jammu and Kashmir people like to eat vegetables made of banana flowers.
(c) In Uttar Pradesh people enjoy eating a vegetable made of kachnar flowers. The correct statement(s) is/are
(a) only B (b) only C
(c) A and B (d) A and C
Ans: (d)

Q13. This is a place in Uttarakhand and is also an important tourist destination. The park is associated with conservation of Tiger. Identify the palce.
(a) Buxa Park (b) Dudhwa Park
(c) Corbett Park (d) Valmiki Park
Ans: (c)

Q14. Which of the following objective of teaching EVS shows the concern of education for sustainable development.
(a) To critically address the concern of equality, justice, peace and respect for human dignity and rights.
(b) To develop the technological and quantitiative skills.
(c) To engage the child in exploratory activities
(d) To emphasise design and fabrication skills.
Ans: (a)

Q15. The themes of EVS at primary level are connected and inter-related because of
(a) Integrated nature of EVS.
(b) Disciplinary nature of EVS
(c) Single subject nature of EVS
(d) Topic based nature of EVS
Ans: (a)

Q16. Child centered nature of EVS is because of
(a) It’s focus on learning through experience
(b) The teaching of concepts and issues related to the EVS.
(c) Transformation of behavior of the student in a desired way.
(d) The development of socio-emotional skills of the students.
Ans: (a)

Q17. Which of the following is a sub theme of the syllabus of EVS?
(a) Food (b) Water
(c) Shelter (d) Relationships
Ans: (d)

Q18. Pochampalli’ chapter 23 of NCERT EVS is based on
(a) real places
(b) real incidents
(c) real people and their experiences
(d) real picture
Ans: (a)

Q19. Which of the following suggested activity/activities will be suitable for addressing the question from the theme ‘Food’ ‘‘Who produces the food we eat?’’
(a) Sharing of farmers narratives.
(b) Visit and observation on a farm
(c) Experiment to know the condition suitable for germination.
(d) Keeping some bread or other food for few days.
(a) A, B, C (b) A, B, C and D
(c) B, C and D (d) A, C and D
Ans: (a)

Q20. For authentic and meaningful learning of EVS through field trip a teacher can use :
(a) Structured worksheet
(b) Unstructured worksheet
(c) Formal instructions for the visit
(d) Creating group of the students and their leader
(a) A, C and D (b) B, C and D
(c) A and D only (d) B and D only
Ans: (a)

Q21. The purpose of giving Mendel’s story through the chapter 21 of class 5, ‘‘like father, like daughter’’ in the EVS textbook of NCERT is to:
(a) give the principles of genetics
(b) focus on how our identity is shaped by traits we inherit from our family.
(c) inspiring students by the process of scientific experimentation.
(d) focus on the perseverance character of the scientists.
(a) A,B, C (b) B, C and D
(c) A, C and D (d) A and D only
Ans: (b)

Q22. Select the technique of formative assessment.
a) Peer assessment (b) Rating scale
(c) Portfolio (d) Assignments
Ans: (a)

Q23. Which of the following tool is based on the techniques of observation?
(a) Paper pencil test (b) Assignment
(c) Worksheet (d) Portfolio
Ans: (d)

Q24. Which of the following process indicators can be used for assessment in EVS to record how students are learning?
(a) Discussion (b) Remember
(c) Recall (d) State
Ans: (a)

Q25. Which is easy for a teacher in EVS classroom?
(a) Give information to students
(b) Addressing students’ ideas
(c) Providing opportunities to students for learning
(d) Engaging students
Ans: (a)

Q26. Which is the effective resource for the learning of EVS ?
(a) Narratives (b) Worksheets
(c) Models (d) Charts
Ans: (a)

Q27. Which one of the following will be liked by the students in EVS class?
(a) Art and crafts
(b) Individual work
(c) Assessment of home work
(d) Black board summary of the lesson
Ans: (a)

Q28. In an EVS class, students get opportunities to
(a) ask questions
(b) learn definitions
(c) state concepts
(d) give descriptions
Ans: (a)

Q29. The animal, who can move its ears in different directions which helps him to catch the sounds from all directions, is
(a) Langur (b) Sloth
(c) Dog (d) Tiger
Ans: (d)

Q30. Select the activity which is different from the other activities: Preparing tea, swimming, combing hair, kneading dough
(a) Preparing tea (b) Swimming
(c) Combing hair (d) Kneading dough
Ans: (c)

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