CTET / TET – Teacher Eligibility Test Paper I – Class I to V – Environmental Studies – Test 1
(CTET 18th September 2016 Environmental Studies Question paper)
No of questions – 30
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Time : 30 mins
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CTET / TET – Teacher Eligibility Test Paper I – Class I to V – Environmental Studies – 18th September 2016
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Question 1 of 30
Which among the following considerations would you keep in mind while designing a group activity in your EVS class?
- Engage the interests of the children.
- Appeal equally to boys and girls.
- Use expensive material.
- Appeal to children of all religious and cultural backgrounds.
Question 2 of 30
All of the following statements provide arguments in favour of teachers and students to collectively engage in group activities in EVS, except one. Which is that statement?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 30
Which of the following tools will be appropriate for assessing social-personal qualities of children engaged in learning EVS through group work?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 30
Following are some intuitive ideas of children about plants. Which of them is scientifically correct?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 30
A teacher of Class IV told her students – “Ask some old people if there were plants they had seen when they were young but are not seen these days”.
Which of the following skills is not likely to be assessed by asking the questions.CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 30
A teacher asks every child to use some waste material from their homes and make something useful out of it. The pedagogical intention of the teacher is not toCorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 30
Read the following questions
A. How well did I plan for the activity?
B. How well did I follow the plan?
C. What were my strengths?
D. What exactly did I find difficult?
Answers to the above four types of questions will compriseCorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 30
The language used in an EVS textbookCorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 30
A teacher gives pictures of different animals to his students and asks them to colour the animals that do not live in their houses. The objective of this activity is to develop
C. Classification skill
D. Data collection
Which of the above are correct?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 30
In the EVS syllabus, structural around six themes, ‘plants’ and ‘animals’ have consciously been included in the theme: ‘Family and Friends’. All of the following could be cited as reasons for this inclusion, except one. Which one is that?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 30
The purpose of ‘survey’ in teaching-learning of EVS is
A. To provide an opportunity to interact with community
B. To make children sensitive to different people
C. To provide an opportunity to collect information first-hand
D. To use it as an opportunity for assessment
Which of the above are correct?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 30
QUESTIONS (Q.No. 12-14) Read the following paragraph and answer the questions given below it.
Given are responses of 7-8 years old children after they have observed an experiment done by the teacher, in which water in a bowl is heated and it has evaporated:
“Water has disappeared”.
“The bowl has absorbed the water”.
“The dire drank the water”.
“God drank the water”.
What do these responses tell us about children and their thinking?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 30
How should be the teacher deal with these responses?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 30
Which of the following is an example of a question assessing divergent thinking of children on the topic, ‘evaporation’?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 30
Which of the following are the neighbouring states of Jammu and Kashmir?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 30
Match each of the locations with correct description of common houses built in that area
Locations Houses A. Manali
(i) Elevated houses made on bamboo pillars
(ii) Houses made of stones/wood with slanting roofs
(iv) Mud houses having roofs made of thorny bushes
(v) Houses made of stones with wooden floor and wooden ceilingCorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 30
The different patterns on the skin of animals areCorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 30
“People who have been living in the forest for atleast 25 years have a right to the forestland and what is grown on it. “This is mandated byCorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 30
Which of the following is a set of diseases spread by mosquitoes?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 30
Pitcher plant (Nepenthes)CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 30
Which of the following sets of edibles are rich in iron?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 30
Almost in every part of our country, chillies are added while cooking food. Chillies were brought to our country by the traders who came fromCorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 30
Which of the following birds makes its nest among the thorns of a cactus plant?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 30
Read the following description of an animal and identify it.
“It looks like a bear but it is not. It spends almost 17 hours a day sleeping while hanging upside down on a tree branch. It eats the leaves of the same tree on which it lives. It lives for about 40 years”.CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 30
Which of the following groups of animals has excellent sight and can see things four times more than humans?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 30
Read the given description of farming and identify its type.
“After cutting one crop, the land is left as it is for some years. Nothing is grown there. The bamboos or weeds which grow on that land are not pulled out. They are cut and burnt. The ash makes the land fertile. When the land is ready for farming it is lightly dug up, not ploughed. Seeds are dropped on it”.CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 30
When a snake charmer plays on his musical instruments Been, the snake swings its head to and fro to its sound. How do you think the snake responds to the musical instrument?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 30
“A family is a unit consisting of mother, father and their two children”. This statement isCorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 30
The gastric juice in the stomach of human beings is ….. and aids in the digestion of food.CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 30
A teacher of Class III had asked children to classify the leaves of the following trees/plants into different groups – lemon, mango, basil, mint, neem, banana etc. Some students classified leaves as
A. Leaves with medicinal values and leaves without medicinal values
B. Big leaves and small leaves. The teacher marked group (A) as right and group (B) as wrong.
Which of the following statements reflects the teacher’s view of learning and assessment?CorrectIncorrect