Environmental Studies Quiz

Dear reader here we are
providing some question on the Environmental studies which can be helpful in
your upcoming CTET exam.
1.    As an EVS teacher, you plan to take the students to the zoo. Which
of the following activities would you not allow the students to
(1) Take along lots of eatables for the animals at the zoo.
(2) Try to find out the food taken up by different animals at the zoo.
(3) Collect photographs of the animals they expect to see at the zoo.
(4) Take their drawing books along with them to draw what they see at the zoo.

2.    The concept of ‘seed germination’ can be taught best by
(1) asking the students to perform an activity to sow seeds, observe different
stages and draw them
(2) showing photographs of seed germination
(3) showing germinated seeds to the class and explaining the process of
(4) presenting the germination stages through drawings on the board
3.    Mira and Divya are young girls. Mira likes to eat samosas, cutlets
and bread. Divya, on the other hand, takes an iron deficient diet. Which of
the following disorders are Mira and Divya likely to suffer from,
(1) Obesity and scurvy
(2) Scurvy and anaemia
(3) Anaemia and night blindness
(4) Obesity and anaemia

4.    To make children aware of different kinds of fuel, a teacher
(1) show some samples of fuels in the class
(2) discuss with children about possible kinds of fuel that can be used for
cooking, along with a short film
(3) show pictures of fuels on a chart
(4) ask children to list different fuels
5.    The skills required to read a map include
(1) excellent communication skills to draw out the expressive ability
(2) ability to understand relative position of places, distances and directions
(3) excellent drawing and painting skills
(4) ability to use calculations and sketch positions on a globe
6.    Giving importance to individual experiences of children in an EVS
class will benefit the teacher
(1) to connect the subject to the learners’ experiential world and promote
reflection and learning
(2) to save her energy as children enjoy talking
(3) to know the unique experiences of children
(4) to help and improve the language and communication skills of the children
7.    It has been observed that the process of digestion is faster
inside the stomach than outside because    
(1) the digestive juices when kept outside the stomach become inactive
(2) the food is churned in the stomach thereby increasing the surface area for
quicker enzyme action
(3) the digestive juices inside the stomach are acidic, while ‘outside they are
(4) the amount of digestive juices produced in the stomach in the presence of
food is much more
8.    Which of the following statements is not an objective of teaching
EVS at the primary level?
(1) To load learners with terms and definitions for assessment
(2) To internalise the values of concern for life and environment
(3) Arouse curiosity about the natural and social environment
(4) Engage in exploratory and hands-on activities that lead to the development
of cognitive and psychomotor skills
9.    An egret bird is often seen on a buffalo’s back. This is because
the egret
(1) feeds on parasites on the buffalo’s back
(2) feeds on insects present in the grass
(3) loves to sing while sitting on the buffalo’s back ‘
(4) rests after flying for a while
10.  The idea of showing a sample of a railway ticket in the EVS
textbook is to
(1) enhance the skills of students to arrive at conclusions
(2) give them an opportunity to interact with real information and develop the
skill of observation
(3) give the students an idea ‘of the rail fare
(4) provide them the knowledge of various abbreviations used in the ticket
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