|Environment Studies and Pedagogy MCQ Questions with Answer|
Directions (Q. 1–30): Answer the following questions by selecting the most appropriate option.
Q1. How is a robin’s nest different from a crow’s nest?
(a) Robin makes its nest with thorns of a cactus plant while crow makes its nest with straw and soft twigs.
(b) Robin makes its nest in a hole in a tree trunk while crow makes its nest on a tree.
(c) Robin makes a hanging nest while crow makes it on the support.
(d) Robin’s nest is soft while crow’s nest is hard.
Q2. Which of the following trees are commonly seen in Kerala?
(a) Betelnut and banana
(b) Poplar and coconut
(c) Chir and banana
(d) Poplar and chir
Q3. Which of the following teeth are needed to gnaw?
(a) Elephant’s external teeth
(b) Squirrel’s front teeth
(c) Cow’s front teeth
(d) Tiger’s side teeth
Q4. Which of the following is the responsibility of a leader for mountain trekking?
(a) Let the others go and keep to the last.
(b) Finding a suitable place to rest for long.
(c) Ask those to stay back who cannot climb properly.
(d) Commanding the members not to stop even if they are unwell.
Q5. What is the minimum age of girls to get married in our country?
Q6. Read the following pairs of vitamins and the deficiency diseases associated with them:
I. Vitamin B1: Beriberi
II. Vitamin A: Rickets
III. Vitamin C: Scurvy
IV. Vitamin D: Night blindness
Identify the incorrect pairs of vitamins and the deficiency diseases associated with them.
(a) I and III
(b) II and III
(c) II and IV
(d) I and IV
Q7. Study each pair of symptoms and diseases:
I. Swelling of legs and feet: Kwashiorkor
II. Very underweight body: Goitre
III. Bulky body: Obesity
II. Protruding eyes: Marasmus
Identify the correct pair:
(a) I and III
(b) II and III
(c) II and IV
(d) III and IV
Q8. Which of the following is the incorrect match of diseases and types?
(a) Autism, sickle-cell anaemia: Congenital
(b) Night blindness, anaemia: Deficiency disease
(c) Diabetes, kidney stones: Degenerative diseases
(d) Asthma, hay fever: Infectious disease
Q9. You are given some kilos of carrots to preserve for summer. Which one of the following ways of preserving them is good?
(a) Making their pickle
(b) Putting them in a plastic bag
(c) Putting them in refrigerators
(d) Storing them in airtight containers
Q10. Salt and sugar help in the preservation of food by
(a) Adding water to food
(b) Removing water from food
(c) plasmolysing the microbial cells
(d) Making food indigestible for microbes
Q11. Cholesterol-free labelled food items available in the market must contain a cholesterol level less than
(a) 2 mg per labelled serving
(b) 12 mg per labelled serving
(c) 1 mg per labelled serving
(d) 10 mg per labelled serving
Q12. In a balanced diet, the largest part of our food is contributed by
(a) Vitamins and minerals
(b) Carbohydrates and fats
(c) Proteins and minerals
(d) Fats and proteins
Q13. Bhima Sangh in Karnataka was discussed in a chapter of grade 4. After their great efforts, they got successful in
(a) rejuvenating the tanks on slopes for collecting rainwater
(b) building a bridge for crossing a river
(c) making a gobar gas plant
(d) conserving trees
Q14. Pochampalli is a famous form of
(d) sweet dish
Q15. People of Mizoram are mostly involved in growing rice through Jhoom farming. They celebrate the completion of their work by getting together eating, singing and performing a special dance form called
(a) Bihu dance
(b) Cheraw dance
(c) Kalbelia dance
(d) Kuchipudi dance
Q16. Which of the following activities is the best way to make students learn the topic of ‘Cultural diversity in food’ through active learning?
(a) Assigning a group project to collect related information from their families and discuss the data
(b) Showing flashcards having pictures of various food items eaten in different states
(c) Giving examples of food items eaten by people belonging to different cultures (d) Drawing pictures of different food items eaten in India
Q17. Which of the following is the most essential component of the preparation for a field visit?
(a) Asking students to carry a notebook and a pencil
(b) Asking students to carry a water bottle and some food to eat
(c) Making arrangements for assistant teachers and caretaker
(d) Grouping students and sharing with them the plan about the scheduled visit in the form of a prepared structured format activity sheet before the visit
Q18. Mid-day meal is the right of
(a) Every child
(b) Poor children
(c) middle-class children
(d) Poor children who perform well in exams
Q19. Why is it important to give space to children in the teaching-learning process?
(a) Students differ in their level of thinking.
(b) Some students like to talk less than others.
(c) Students get irritated with the more attention of the teacher towards them.
(d) Some students show no sign of improvement even after good attention.
Q20. The concept of comprehensive under CCE aims at
(a) the long-form of assessment
(b) assessment of half of the syllabus
(c) assessing both scholastic and non-scholastic areas
(d) assessing all the students on all indicators quarterly
Q21. Sonali wants to emphasise more on preparing application-based questions for a class test. Which of the following types of questions should have been drafted by her for the same?
(a) How many forms of water are there?
(b) How would you explain the water cycle?
(c) Do you know any other instance where evaporation of water helps in cooling?
(d) Can you design a pot that can be used to keep the water for drinking in summers?
Q22. Which of the following represents the benefit of having a debate on any topic in a class?
(a) Clearing thoughts on any issue
(b) Satisfying the desire of students to speak
(c) Overcoming the stress of studies in students
(d) Preparing students for various professions
Q23. Getting the answer from primary students for the question ‘Why do you think many trees cannot grow in desert areas?’ surely represents the achievement of which learning indicator?
Q24. Why are children encouraged to locate the discussed places in a map in most of the chapters of EVS?
(a) To promote the skill of calculation
(b) To understand the boundaries of states
(c) To promote the skill of drawing to scale
(d) To understand distances and directions of various places
Q25. Which of the following activities does not represent the benefit of playing games for children?
(a) An aid for children who are emotionally disturbed and have social adjustment problems
(b) Developing the physical, social and cognitive abilities of a child
(c) Making child active and helping him acquire various physical skills
(d) Source of exclusive enjoyment away from formal learning
Q26. ‘Air is everywhere is a very basic and famous statement that every child learns. Which of the following techniques is the best for deeper under standing of this concept?
(a) Asking students questions— ‘Is there air in the soil? In water? Inside our body? Inside our bones?’
(b) Pressing down an empty inverted beaker on the surface of the water
(c) Reading a textbook chapter thoroughly
(d) Blowing balloons in front of students
Q27. Performing simple experiments and demonstrations in an EVS class helps
(a) Complete the syllabus easily
(b) Collect information for portfolio
(c) Reduce the number of theory periods
(d) Introduce students to the general science activities
Q28. Which of the following is not a component of active learning?
Q29. Which of the following activities is not good for the learning of EVS?
(a) Involving students in activities such as group discussions and group projects
(b) Giving home assignments that focus on revision and reinforcement
(c) Beginning a class by posting a few key questions
(d) Experimenting and brainstorming in the class
Q30. Which of the following resources provides learning opportunities in real settings?