CTET EVS Environment Studies Questions

Q1. Crocodiles are mainly killed by poachers
(a) for horns (b) for skin
(c) for teeth (d) for scent
Ans: (b)

Q2. Bora is a common variety of ‘glutinous’ rice. It is mainly found in
(a) in Assam (b) in Bihar
(c) in Odisha (d) in Tamil Nadu
Ans: (a)

Q3. In winters, grandmothers often use a solution of the following to protect the skin from dryness
(a) Rose water and distilled water
(b) Rose water, glycerine and lemon juice
(c) Lemon juice and milk
(d) Rose water and vinegar
Ans: (b)

Q4. A bird that makes a nest hanging from the branch of a small tree or shrub is
(a) Sun bird (b) Crow
(c) Barbet (d) Indian Robin
Ans: (a)

Q5. PNR on train ticket shows
(a) Passenger number record
(b) Passenger name record
(c) Personal name record
(d) Personal number record
Ans: (b)

Q6. In Malayalam mother’s elder sister is called as
(a) Valliamma (b) Ammumma
(c) Themma (d) Didu
Ans: (a)

Q7. Which one of the following places is in Kerala?
(a) Valsad (b) Kozhikode
(c) Udupi (d) Malkheda
Ans: (b)

Q8. The village got its name from the many khejri trees growing there. The people of this village take great care of the plants, trees and animals. In India this village is
(a) in Uttaranchal (b) in Uttar Pradesh
(c) in Rajasthan (d) in Maharashtra
Ans: (c)

Q9. The head of a herd of elephants is
(a) Smallest female elephant
(b) Oldest female elephant
(c) Largest male elephant
(d) Smallest male elephant
Ans: (b)

Q10. Pottery is made strong
(a) by baking (b) by smelting
(c) by roasting (d) by burning
Ans: (a)

Q11. The part of the plant that can be used for the treatment of toothache?
(a) Fennel (b) Clove
(c) Fenugreek (d) Poppy seeds
Ans: (b)

Q12. Identify the correct sequence of making ‘Chapati’ from wheat flour.
(a) kneading flour into a dough, making small balls of the dough, rolling out the balls and then cooking it on fire.
(b) making small balls of the dough, kneading flour into a dough, rolling out the balls and then cooking it on fire.
(c) making small balls of the dough, rolling out the balls, kneading flour into a dough and cooking it on fire.
(d) kneading flour into a dough, rolling out the balls and making small balls of the dough and cooking it on fire.
Ans: (a)

Q13. In dance the main poses and expressions demonstrates
(a) dance performance
(b) feelings
(c) confidence
(d) hand and face movements
Ans: (b)

Q14. Children who cannot speak and hear, they learn?
(a) through sign language
(b) through native language
(c) through their local language
(d) through braille
Ans: (a)

Q15. Which of the following is different from others? River, mountain, lake, pond, spring
(a) river (b) mountain
(c) lake (d) spring
Ans: (b)

Q16. Which of the following indicates the child centred nature of Environmental Studies at primary level?
A. children’s life at school must be linked to their life outside the school
B. discourage rote learning
C. Departure from bookish learning
D. having sharp boundaries among school, home and the community for the learning
(a) A and B only (b) A and C only
(c) A, B and C (d) B and D only
Ans: (c)

Q17. Which of the following can be the objective of Environmental Studies at primary level?
A. encouraging children to reflect on their own learning
B. engaging children by giving space, time and freedom to generate new knowledge.
C. treating children as participants in learning, not as receivers of a fixed body of knowledge.
D. treating the prescribed textbook as the sole basis of resources for learning.
(a) A, B and C (b) A, C and D
(c) B, C and D (d) C and D only
Ans: (a)

Q18. Which of the following statements is true in relation to Environmental Studies at primary level?
(a) Environmental Studies (EVS) in Classes III to V as a subject integrates the concepts and issues of science, social science and environmental education.
(b) This subject is there in classes I and II and issues and concerns related to it are give through Language and Mathematics.
(c) The language used in the EVS textbooks are formal.
(d) It is based on a single subject approach
Ans: (a)

Q19. Which one of the following should be minimized in the EVS classroom?
(a) Free debates (b) Picture reading
(c) Narratives (d) Descriptions
Ans: (d)

Q20. Real challenge for EVS learning at primary level is
(a) Definitions and information
(b) Rote learning
(c) Descriptions of concepts
(d) Opportunities for children’s to express themselves
Ans: (d)

Q21. Which of the following themes consists of subthemes in the syllabus of EVS at primary level?
(a) Family and friends (b) Water
(c) Work and play (d) Food
Ans: (a)

Q22. Authentic and meaningful learning of EVS can be given through
A. Narratives
B. Real dialogues
C. Process of experimentations
D. Assessment of answer given by students as right and wrong
(a) A, B and D (b) C and D only
(c) B, C and D (d) A, B and C
Ans: (d)

Q23. Issues of theme “travel” can only be meaningful for the students
(a) if debates are conducted around the issues
(b) if audio-Visuals are shown to students
(c) if demonstrations are given by teachers
(d) theme based worksheets are given to students
Ans: (a)

Q24. Besides EVS textbooks, which one of the following may be a good resource for EVS learning?
(a) Field visits (b) Radio
(c) Wikipedia (d) Encyclopaedia
Ans: (a)

Q25. Socio-cultural issues related to Water Theme can be effectively learnt through
A. Role-play
B. Real dialogue among students
C. Field trip
D. Demonstration and home work
(a) A, B and C (b) C and D
(c) D only (d) C only
Ans: (a)

Q26. EVS textbook contain real stories, narratives and real events for the learning of EVS because
A. they are rich source of information and leaning.
B. they inspire students, teachers and the community.
C. they can provide us an opportunity to revisit experiences we are familiar with.
D. they make the pedagogy of EVS easy for the teacher
(a) D only (b) B only
(c) C only (d) A, B and C
Ans: (d)

Q27. For consolidating the learning of EVS, focus of assessment should be on
(a) for learning (b) of learning
(c) as learning (d) informal learning
Ans: (a)

Q28. Raja, an EVS teacher uses as assessment tool that clearly indicates achievement criteria across all the components of students’ work from written to oral to visual. Teacher is using
(a) Rubics (b) Check list
(c) Anecdotal record (d) Observation sheet
Ans: (a)

Q29. Self-assessment in EVS is
A. assessment as learning
B. learning about learning
C. judgments about achievements and the outcome of learning.
D. assessment of learning.
(a) A, B and C (b) C only
(c) A and C only (d) A, C and D
Ans: (a)

Q30. Learning of EVS is based on the principle of
(a) simple to complex.
(b) complex to simple.
(c) global to local.
(d) abstract to concrete.
Ans: (a)

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