|EVS and Pedagogy MCQ Question with Answer|
Directions (Q 1–30): Answer the following questions by selecting the most appropriate option.
Q1. A plant X stores water in its trunk. People used to put a thin pipe in its trunk to get water in times of water scarcity. X is a
(b) Desert oak
(d) Banyan tree
Q2. In the first figure, a 24-hour clock is shown. The second and third figures show the sleeping times of two animals P and Q by shaded portions:
Which of the following statements is correct for P and Q?
(a) P sleeps 5 times less than Q
(b) Q sleeps 30% more than P
(c) P sleeps 3 times more than Q
(d) P sleeps for 4 hours while Q sleeps for 18 hours
Q3. Which of the following is not an appropriate way of conservation of trees?
(a) Every deforestation immediately followed by a forestation
(b) Slogan writing and poster making to be used in localities
(c) Holding discussion at the local community level
(d) Making a law against cutting of trees
Q4. Which of the following traits is solely contributed by the environment, but not inherited?
(a) Blood group
(b) Quality of hair
(c) Colour blindness
(d) Skills of communication
Q5. Which of the following plants is not an evergreen plant?
Q6. Read the following diseases and their types:
I. Diphtheria: Deficiency disease
II. Dengue: Infectious disease
III. Kwashiorkor: Infectious disease
IV. Marasmus: Deficiency disease
Which of the following is incorrect?
(a) I and II
(b) I and III
(c) II and III
(d) II and IV
Q7. We should always eat foods which are good in
(a) Taste and aroma
(b) Hygiene and nutrients
(c) Amount of oils and fats
(d) Colours and condiments
Q8. In order to cure anaemia, it is important to eat food items rich in
(a) Vitamin A
(b) Vitamin C
(c) Vitamin B9
(d) Vitamin B12
Q9. Which of the following is a healthy cooking practice?
(a) Adding more spices in the food to get good taste and aroma
(b) Throwing away excess water in which rice or cereals are cooked
(c) Washing vegetables before cooking them
(d) Overcook the food
Q10. Which of the following issues are faced by people for getting water in India?
I. Building dams
II. Caste discrimination
III. Buying water for drinking
IV. Standing in a long queue to get water from the tanker
(a) II, III and IV
(b) I, II and III
(c) II and IV
(d) I and IV
Q11. Coffee beans were introduced in India from
(a) South America
Q12. Which of the following constitutes an important part of ecotourism?
(c) National parks
(d) Botanical gardens
Q13. Madhubani is a special type of painting that shows human beings, flowers, birds, animals, etc. These paintings are made of special colours mixed in the paste of
(c) Plaster of Paris
(d) Groundnut shell powder
Q14. Name the currency of the place located in the desert where water is costlier than petrol.
Q15. Sunderlal Bahuguna was famous for the
(a) Chipko Movement
(b) Appiko Movement
(c) Save Silent Valley
(d) Narmada Bachao Andolan
Q16. In a child-centred approach, the process of transfer of knowledge is
Q17. CCE is an approach that aims at assessing the overall development of a student at regular intervals of his academic session. If a student faces some learning difficulties, then the evaluation approach is accompanied by
(a) Easy testing procedures
(b) Shifting learning to rote method
(c) Providing proper remedial measures
(d) Taking strict actions against the student
Q18. The concept of continuous in CCE focuses on
(a) Assessing some of the students all the time
(b) Irregular and long-form assessments
(c) Regular and frequent assessment of students
(d) Assessing all the students on all indicators
Q19. Which of the following does not represent the benefit of keeping indicators of learning in mind?
(a) Achieving the objective of learning
(b) Achieving the same level of learning in all students
(c) Basis for the design of testing activities and questions
(d) Reference points for understanding the progress of the child by parents, children and other authorities
Q20. A teacher drafts a question for a class test – What are the advantages and disadvantages of friction? Which type of question is it?
Q21. Which of the following activities absolutely illustrates individual differences among students?
(a) Students getting different marks in exams
(b) Students voting for different prefects in their schools
(c) Students bringing different types of food in their lunch
(d) Some students follow the rote learning method, whereas some follow discussion and brainstorming
Q22. Which of the following is not the objective of teaching environmental studies to children at the primary level?
(a) Building their creative, observational and inventive faculties through activities
(b) Making them understand simple graphs, maps, flowcharts and statistical tables
(c) Connecting them to the natural and socio-cultural environment
(d) Achieving success in assessments
Q23. Which of the following learning experiences will be more effective in making students aware of problems of discrimination in a society on the basis of castes and gender?
(a) Slogan writing
(b) Textbook reading
(c) Organising special lectures on problems of society
(d) Assigning a group project to collect related information from their colonies/localities
Q24. Divergent thinking in a child leads to
(a) Generation of creative ideas
(b) Suppression of expression
(c) Modification of behaviour
(d) Building of memory
Q25. What is the motive of the parent-teacher meeting?
(a) Complaining about a problem of a child
(b) Sharing of weaknesses and strengths of a child
(c) Knowing about the background of a child
(d) Bringing in the notice the facilities provided in the school
Q26. Which of the following is the most appropriate learning experience to develop sensitivity to the issue of ‘untouchability’ in students at the primary stage?
(a) Organising lectures on the related issue
(b) Counting the causes of untouchability
(c) Discussing news related to the issue in the class
(d) Asking students to write slogans or prepare posters on the issue
Q27. An EVS teacher makes use of different techniques to teach different topics in the chapter ‘The Plant Fairy’. She asks students in a field trip to observe the size, colour and texture of trunks; collect different types of leaves in groups; discuss shapes, colour, size, texture and aroma of leaves; find out and discuss the uses of plants in the surroundings. Which of the following things should a teacher not encourage while performing such activities?
(a) Children discussing other parts of plants during their observation
(b) Children recording the observation in local language
(c) Children memorising the names of plants
(d) Children assisting the members of their groups
Q28. Which of the following is the best technique to teach the concept of ‘seed germination’ to students?
(a) Showing the chart of seed germination stages
(b) Showing 3D animation of the process of seed germination
(c) Asking students to sow seeds observe different stages and draw them
(d) Asking students to buy a packet of sprouted seeds from vegetable sellers and observe them
Q29. The grouping of students for a group project should be done on the basis of
(b) Marks of students
(c) Roll no. of students
(d) Participation and cooperation of members
Q30. After teaching a topic on ‘migration of birds’, primary students were taken to the Okhla Bird Sanctuary by their EVS teacher. This helped in
(a) Correlating the knowledge
(b) Memorising the basic concept
(c) Strengthening the student-teacher relationship
(d) Bringing change in routine and monotonous content