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CTET - Environmental Studies Solved Questions with Answers

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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 undertake?
A Take along lots of eatables for the animals at the zoo
B Try to find out the food taken up by different animals at the zoo
C Collect photographs of the animals they expect to see at the zoo
D Take their drawing books along with them to draw what they see at the zoo

Answer: Option [A]
2 The concept of 'seed germination' can be taught best by
A asking the students to perform an activity to sow seeds, observe different stages and draw them
B showing photographs of seed germination
C showing germinated seeds to the class and explaining the process of germination
D presenting the germination stages through drawings on the board

Answer: Option [A]
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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, respectively?
A Obesity and scurvy
B Scurvy and anaemia
C Anaemia and night blindness
D Obesity and anaemia

Answer: Option [D]
4 To make children aware of different kinds of fuel, a teacher can
A show some samples of fuels in the class
B discuss with children about possible kinds of fuel that can be used for cooking, along with a short film
C show pictures of fuels on a chart
D ask children to list different fuels

Answer: Option [B]
5 The skills required to read a map include
A excellent communication skills to draw out the expressive ability
B ability to understand relative position of places, distances and directions
C excellent drawing and painting skills
D ability to use calculations and sketch positions on a globe

Answer: Option [B]
6 Giving importance to individual experiences of children in an EVS class will benefit the teacher
A to connect the subject to the learners' experiential world and promote reflection and learning
B to save her energy as children enjoy talking
C to know the unique experiences of children
D to help and improve the language and communication skills of the children

Answer: Option [A]
7 It has been observed that the process of digestion is faster inside the stomach than outside because
A the digestive juices when kept outside the stomach become inactive
B the food is churned in the stomach thereby increasing the surface area for quicker enzyme action
C the digestive juices inside the stomach are acidic, while 'outside they are alkaline
D the amount of digestive juices produced in the stomach in the presence of food is much more

Answer: Option [B]
8 Which of the following statements is not an objective of teaching EVS at the primary level?
A To load learners with terms and definitions for assessment
B To internalise the values of concern for life and environment
C Arouse curiosity about the natural and social environment
D Engage in exploratory and handson activities that lead to the development of cognitive and psychomotor skills

Answer: Option [A]
9 An egret bird is often seen on a buffalo's back. This is because the egret
A feeds on parasites on the buffalo's back
B feeds on insects present in the grass
C loves to sing while sitting on the buffalo's back
D rests after flying for a while

Answer: Option [A]
10 The idea of showing a sample of a railway ticket in the EVS textbook is to
A enhance the skills of students to arrive at conclusions
B give them an opportunity to interact with real information and develop the skill of observation
C give the students an idea 'of the rail fare
D provide them the knowledge of various abbreviations used in the ticket

Answer: Option [B]
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