CTET EVS Environment Studies Questions

Q1. Consider the following statement given by a girl in a group of students who gathered in a camp: “I have come from a city which is a hilly area. At our place it rains heavily and snows as well. When it is very cold we like to sit in sun. Our houses are made of stone or wood.” This city must be a part of
(a) Jammu and Kashmir (b) Ladakh
(c) Uttar Pradesh (d) Himachal Pradesh
Ans: (d)

Q2. The distance between New Delhi railway station and Kanpur railway station is 432 km. A train starting on 18.12.2021 at 23.45 Hrs from New Delhi railway station reaches Kanpur railway station on 19.12.2021 at 07.45 Hrs. The average speed of the train during journey is
(a) 10 m/s (b) 15 m/s
(c) 27 m/s (d) 54 m/s
Ans: (b)

5. Select from the following a group of two animals where front teeth keep growing throughout their life, so they have to keep gnauring on things to keep their teeth from becoming too long.
(a) Lizard and squirrel (b) Lizard and turtle
(c) Rat and squirrel (d) Snake and squirrel
Ans: (c)

Q4. Kannauj is a district which is famous throughout India for its itra. This district is a part of
(a) Haryana (b) Uttrakhand
(c) Bihar (d) Uttar Pradesh
Ans: (d)

Q5. Sand dunes are found in
(a) Afghanistan, England
(b) Uzbekistan, Bangladesh
(c) Berlin, Rajasthan
(d) Abu Dhabi, Afghanistan
Ans: (d)

Q6. Bhopal is due north of Bangalore and Gandhi Nagar is due west of Bhopal. The direction of Bangalore with respect to Gandhi Nagar is
(a) North-West (b) South-West
(c) South-East (d) North-East
Ans: (c)

Q7. Select correct statement from the following about Bronze.
(a) It is an alloy of tin and zinc.
(b) It is a compound.
(c) It is an alloy of Copper and tin.
(d) It is a homogenous mixture of Copper and zinc.
Ans: (c)

Q8. Select from the following a match which does not provide the correct way of preservation of the corresponding food item.
(a) Apple-Jam (b) Milk-Paneer
(c) Raw Mango-Pickle (d) Dal-Papad
Ans: (b)

Q9. In which part of our country the big cone shaped tents used for living are known as ‘Rebo’ and the place in which animals are kept are called ‘Lekha’?
(a) Arunachal Pradesh (b) Meghalaya
(c) Jammu and Kashmir (d) Leh and Ladakh
Ans: (d)

Q10. In our country there are
(a) 6 union territories (b) 7 union territories
(c) 8 union territories (d) 9 union territories
Ans: (c)

Q11. Select from the following a group of three states all having their coasts on the Arabian Sea.
(a) Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra
(b) Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu
(c) Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Telangana
(d) Kerala, Karnataka, Odisha
Ans: (a)

Q12. “Chhau” is the folk dance form of the common people of
(a) Uttar Pradesh (b) Assam
(c) Chhattisgarh (d) Mizoram
Ans: (c)

Q13. Consider the following statements about the earthworms:
Earthworm make tunnels in the fields which provide easy passage to air and water into the soil.
B. Earthworms soften the soil by digging underneath.
C. Earthworms save the main crops from weeds.
D. The droppings of the earthworms fertilise the soil. The true statements are
(a) A and B (b) A, B and C
(c) A, C and D (d) A, B and D
Ans: (d)

Q14. The advantages of teaching EVS in blended/ hybrid learning mode are
Students can join online class from anywhere.
B. Students get to interact with teacher and peers face to face.
C. Students are not required to be attentive during the classes.
D. Students are able to supplement their online learning with related activities at home/community. Choose the correct option.
(a) A, B and C (b) A, C and D
(c) A, B and D (d) A, B, C and D
Ans: (c)

Q15. Which of the following is a feature of synchronous online teaching of EVS through video conferencing apps?
(a) Students are able to join the class any time.
(b) Teachers and students are able to converse in real time.
(c) Students get the content of online class anytime they join.
(d) Teacher is able to share content any time of the day which student can access any time.
Ans: (b)

Q16. Swati, an EVS teacher of class IV shows a video of a wide variety of plants such as grass, bamboo, rose, banana, palm tree and discusses about sizes of the plants with leaves, stem and flowers in all the plants with her students. Most appropriate objective in this activity is to draw attention of students to
(a) parts of plants
(b) differentiate between ‘plants’ and ‘trees’.
(c) observe variation present within the category of plants.
(d) the importance of plants to human beings.
Ans: (c)

Q17. While teaching theme ‘Food’, Rita, an EVS teacher, asks her class V students to conduct survey about different ways in which food preservation methods are followed in different neighboring households. The most appropriate objectives of this survey will be
To make students sensitive towards different people.
B. To assess students’ competence in conducting survey.
C. To provide an opportunity to collect first hand information from community.
D. To provide an opportunity to interact with community. Choose the correct option.
(a) A, B and C (b) A, C and D
(c) A and B (d) A and C
Ans: (b)

Q18. Which of these are objectives of teaching EVS at primary stage according to the present curriculum?
A. To train students to locate and comprehend relationships between the natural social and cultural environments.
B. To develop an awareness about environmental issues in students.
C. To develop an understanding of the earth as the habitat for humankind and other forms of life.
D. To understand the various pedagogy of EVS. Choose the correct option.
(a) A only (b) A and B
(c) A, C and D (d) B, C and D
Ans: (b)

Q19. An EVS teacher should keep in mind the following criteria to make groups for conducting an activity-
(a) Make grouping according to their cognitive level
(b) Make grouping according to gender (separate group for girls and boys)
(c) Make as many groups as possible from the whole class
(d) Make groups based on cooperation and participation among groups
Ans: (d)

Q20. The nature of EVS curriculum at the primary level is
(a) inclusive, contextual, thematic
(b) integrated and experiential
(c) contextual, disciplinary, follows an environmental approach
(d) single subject, global to local, inclusive
Ans: (a)

Q21. While choosing stories to introduce EVS concepts, a teacher needs to keep the following points in mind.
Stories should not create any misconception about any concept.
B. Stories should not portray any stereotype related to gender, caste, religion and other social groups.
C. Stories should be enjoyable and entertaining.
D. Stories should be such that students can relate to them. Choose the correct option.
(a) A, B, C (b) B, C, D
(c) A, B and D (d) A, C and D
Ans: (c)

Q22. An EVS teacher will ask her students to do which of the following activities to inculcate mapping skills in them?
A. Locating cardinal directions on a map
B. Drawing unscaled maps
C. Using symbols for self-drawn maps
D. Using standardized universal symbols to interpret a map Choose the correct option.
(a) A and D (b) B and C
(c) D only (d) A, B, C and D
Ans: (d)

Q23. An EVS teacher points out during a discussion that people of Rajasthan villages built their homes from locally available materials while people in cities like Mumbai buy materials like cement, bricks, glass and tiles to build houses. The learning outcome (s) for assessment of this discussion is/are
(a) Observation and recording
(b) Analysis
(c) Experimentation
(d) Comparing and Analysis
Ans: (d)

Q24. An EVS teacher wants her students to find out the various everyday activities of people that contribute to the wastage of water. Which of the following is the most appropriate strategy for this purpose?
(a) Documentary and films related to water issues
(b) Visit to a “nallah” (water drain)
(c) Interaction with families in the neighbourhood
(d) Estimation of the quantity of water used by a family per day.
Ans: (d)

Q25. Which of the following is an integral component of environmental education at the primary level?
(a) Textbooks
(b) Children’s environment
(c) Linguistic proficiency
(d) Role play
Ans: (b)

Q26. As as EVS teacher, which criteria will you consider to be most important in selecting a textbook for students of primary classes?
A. The textbook should not have any stereotypes related to gender, caste, class and religion.
B. The language in the textbook should be a standard language.
C. The textbook should be cheaply priced and thin.
D. The textbook should be illustrated and visually appealing. Choose the correct option.
(a) A and D (b) B and C
(c) A and C (d) B and D
Ans: (a)

Q27. Which of the following resources will be most appropriate to teach gender stereotypes to students of class V?
(a) Survey in households to find out work allocation among members
(b) Newspapers with stories on gender empowerment
(c) Stories about successful women
(d) Field trips to hospitals to find out number of female health professionals
Ans: (a)

Q28. As an EVS teacher, you have to give details of your students’ level and proficiency in process skills in his report card. Which reporting method will be most appropriate?
(a) Narrative report (b) Grades in letters
(c) Rating scales (d) Grading in numbers
Ans: (c)

Q29. The fruits/vegetables that were grown in India long ago are____.
(a) Potato and Tomato
(b) Cabbage and Mangoes
(c) Mangoes and Bananas
(d) Pea and Bananas
Ans: (c)

Q30. Alex lives in Kerala. He is likely to grow which of the following in his court yard?
(a) Coconut and Tapioca
(b) Tapioca and Mustard
(c) Coconut and Lotus
(d) Mustard and Rice
Ans: (a)

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