CTET EVS Environment Studies Questions

Q1. Ozone layer protection is an important environmental initiative undertaken all over the world. Select the reason that led to protection of Ozone later.
(a) Ramsar convention (b) Montreal Protocol
(c) Kyoto Protocol (d) Durban Summit
Ans: (b)

Q2. The bird that was common sight in Delhi but now a special day is observed to raise awareness about the bird as it has became rare due to the urbanization. The bird is?
(a) Peacock (b) Koel
(c) Parrot (d) Sparrow
Ans: (d)

Q3. In which of the following places you can see boats being used as mode of transport:
(a) Ladakh and Kargil
(b) Kashmir and Kerela
(c) Sikkim and Darjeeling
(d) Delhi and Mozoram
Ans: (b)

Q4. Which of the following is NOT an insectivorous plant:
(a) Dionea (b) Nepenthes
(c) Ageratum (d) Sundew
Ans: (c)

Q5. Rani finds a piece of cloth that is:
1. Very strong and bright coloured
2. Does not have many pores
3. Produces smell on burning
4. Is available everywhere and has multiple uses
5. Cannot be worn during high temperature. Identify the fabric.
(a) Silk (b) Polyster
(c) Cotton (d) Rayon
Ans: (b)

Q6. If two organisms belonging to two different species come together in association and one is harmed and the other is benefitted, such association is:
(a) Parasitism
(b) Symbiosis
(c) Mutalism
(d) Commensalism
Ans: (a)

Q7. Which one of the following is NOT a green house gas?
(a) Methane
(b) Carbon dioxide
(c) Sulphur dioxide
(d) Carbon monoxide
Ans: (c)

Q8. Which one of the following plants is used for making containers and in making houses:
(a) Sugarcane (b) Bamboo
(c) Maize (d) Grass
Ans: (b)

Q9. Which one of the following food habit will help to reduce ‘carbon footprint’:
(a) Eating meat and fish
(b) Consuming preserved food like canned beans
(c) Consuming diary products
(d) Eating local grown food
Ans: (d)

Q10. Tropic of cancer passes through which of the following Indian states?
(a) Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tripura and Mizoram
(b) Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tripura and Mizoram
(c) Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Tripura
(d) Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal
Ans: (b)

Q11. In an urban setting, a vegetable vender cannot retain the produce for a long time and decides to sell it immediately at low prices. This is because:
(a) He is not educated to make informed decision
(b) he lacks the sale skills
(c) of distress sale as items are perishable
(d) he is unaware of market rules
Ans: (c)

Q12. Which of the following birds have filtering system in their beaks:
(a) Flamingoes (b) Robins
(c) Macaws (d) Sparrows
Ans: (a)

Q13. Identify the pair which are examples of insect larvae:
(a) Maggots and beetles
(b) Catterpillar and flies
(c) Beetles and flies
(d) Catterpillar and maggots.
Ans: (d)

Q14. The nature of EVS is
(a) Integrated (b) Disciplinary
(c) Intrarelated (d) Static
Ans: (a)

Q15. EVS curriculum is based on themes because
(a) Themes allow a connected and inter-related understanding of the environment of students
(b) Students can learn EVS easily
(c) EVS can be learnt by the students by their involvement in teaching learning process
(d) Teachers can facilitate student’s learning easily
Ans: (a)

Q16. EVS for class III to V as a subject, integrates science, social science and environmental education as per the recommendation of
(a) NCF 1988 (b) NCF 2005
(c) NCF 2007 (d) NPE 1986
Ans: (b)

Q17. Which of the following may be the most challenging for an EVS teacher in her EVS class?
(a) Geographical location of the school
(b) Big schools in metro cities
(c) Addressing diverse group of students
(d) Gender of the students
Ans: (c)

Q18. Which of the following type of learning is appropriate in EVS classes?
A. Learning by doing
B. Learning of descriptions
C. Learning of definitions
D. Discouraging rote learning Options:
(a) A, B and C only
(b) A and D only
(c) B and C only
(d) B, C and D only
Ans: (b)

Q19. “Things we make and do” in EVS curriculum is a
(a) Theme (b) Subtheme
(c) Syllabus (d) Topic
Ans: (a)

Q20. Which is/are strategies for sensitizing the students on the issue of protection of animals.
(a) Stories and narratives
(b) Experiments
(c) Comic strips
(d) Poems Options:
(a) A only (b) A, C and D
(c) D only (d) A, B, C and D
Ans: (b)

Q21. The objectives of conducting activities in EVS classes is to
A. provide opportunities to the students to explore and observe
B. develop psychomotor skills of students
C. develop aesthetic sensibility of the students
D. help students to memorise the related content
(a) A, B and D (b) B, C and D
(c) A, B and C (d) A, C and D
Ans: (c)

Q22. Students’ questions are important indicators of their EVS learning because
A. questions help to assess students’ knowledge
B. questions provide an opportunity to the students to express themselves
C. it indicates their curiosity for learning
D. It evaluates psychomotor skills of the students
(a) B and C only (b) B, C and D only
(c) A, B and C only (d) A, B and D only
Ans: (c)

Q23. A student of EVS analysis the problem given by his teacher. Analysis is a _______
A. Process skill
B. Cognitive skill
C. Product skill
D. Psychological skill
(a) A and B only
(b) A, B and C only
(c) A, B and D only
(d) B and C only
Ans: (a)

Q24. Which of the following can also be a good resource of EVS learning other than textbooks and teachers?
A. Newspaper
B. members of the community
C. Poems
D. activities
(a) A, B and D (b) A, B and C
(c) A and B only (d) C and D only
Ans: (c)

Q25. Which of the following issues will be discussed in the EVS class?
A. petrol prices
B. protection of animals
C. water crisis
D. concentration of carbon dioxide in the germination of seeds
(a) A, B and C
(b) A, C and D
(c) B, C and D
(d) A, B and D
Ans: (c)

Q26. Which of the following can be the indicator of social skills for assessment in EVS?
(a) Classification
(b) Analysis
(c) Sharing and working together
(d) Creative writing
Ans: (c)

Q27. “Categorising the animals based on their colours”. Above the line indicates ______
(a) Learning objective
(b) General objective
(c) Learning competency
(d) Learning process
Ans: (a)

Q28. Students of EVS assessed by a teacher through observation, by asking them questions, their involvement is drawing pictures and participation in discussion followed by unit-test shows that their
(a) teacher is using observation tool
(b) teacher is using summative assessment
(c) teacher is using school based assessment
(d) teacher is using peer assessment techinique
Ans: (c)

Q29. The house of a patient is at X and the hospital where he is getting his treatment is at Y. There is no straight lane from the patient’s house to the hospital. Therefore, the patient first goes to A which is 800m due east of X, then goes to B which is 600m due south of A, then to C which is 150m due west of B and finally reaches the hospital at Y, which is 100m due north of C. With respect to the hospital the direction of the patient’s house is
(a) South-east (b) South-west
(c) North-east (d) North-west
Ans: (d)

Q30. The bird which can move its neck back and forth with a jerk is
(a) pigeon (b) parrot
(c) owl (d) mynah
Ans: (d)

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