Q1. EVS classes should involve learners in hands-on activities and investigations as it helps them to
(a) Explore the phenomena in their environment independently.
(b) Develop laboratory-related skills for science learning.
(c) Learn scientific concepts better.
(d) Develop interest in the subject.
Q2. A teacher while teaching about ‘reptiles’ to her students, she starts the lesson by giving various examples and asks students to find the features they had in common. She is using
(a) Inductive approach
(b) Deductive approach
(c) Inductive-deductive approach
(d) Deductive-inductive approach
Q3. A teacher is taking a class on beasts of burden for Class V students. Before discussing, she shows a video where a donkey is heavily loaded with goods and the donkey keeps limping while walking. What is the teacher trying to discuss with her students?
(a) Usefulness of a donkey
(b) Donkey can be used for transportation
(c) Overloading and exploitation of animals
(d) Both (a) and (b)
Q4. The ideology behind EVS is tandem with the philosophies of educational thinkers like Aurobindo and Gandhi as EVS focuses on:
(a) Developing Problem solving abilities in children
(b) The overall development of children
(c) Developing social abilities in children
(d) All of these
Q5. Children’s questions are important for EVS class as they are an indicator of:
(a) What children do not know
(b) What children wanted to know
(c) Concepts that teacher was not able to explain
(d) Child’s ability to recall
Q6. Story telling is an effective teaching-learning strategy in EVS as
(a) It helps the learners to develop the ability to listen.
(b) It develops the ability to imagine the situation from other’s context.
(c) It develops the ability of story writing in learners.
(d) It makes the lesson very interesting.
Q7. A primary teacher is discussing the various harvest festivals in EVS class with children. It will help them
(a) To know about these festivals.
(b) To understand the diversity that exists in relation to the process of harvesting in our country.
(c) By providing meaning to their experiences.
(d) Both (a) and (b)
Q8. Science is a dynamic body of knowledge means
(a) It involves scientific processed.
(b) It keeps changing with time.
(c) It involves creative people.
(d) It keeps expanding.
Q9. Words like ‘work’ are confusing for learners when they learn in science because
(a) They are unfamiliar.
(b) They are familiar but difficult.
(c) They are also used as informal concept.
(d) Cannot be said
Q10. Practical work in science involves students in:
(a) Experiments only
(b) Laboratory work only
(c) Engaging with both materials and indirect experiences
(d) Hands-on experiences only