Q1. Which one of the following places in our country is a ‘Cold Desert’?
Q2. In class V Environmental studies Textbook lesson one, ‘Blow Hot Blow Cold’ is a story written by Dr. Zakir Hussain. He has written many such stories for children. At the time of his death, he was the:
(a) Prime Minister of India
(b) Chief Justice of India
(c) Vice-President of India
(d) President of India
Q3. Which one of the following matches is not a correct way of food preservation?
(a) Raw Mango – Pickle
(b) Potato – chips
(c) Milk – Paneer
(d) Apple – Jam
Q4. Consider the following characteristics of the houses:
I. Ground floor without windows
II. Slanting wooden roofs made of tree trunks.
III. House made almost 10-12 feet above the ground on stone pillars.
IV. Thick walls made of stone, mud, and lime.
V. Wooden floors.
Which of the above characteristics can be found in the houses of Leh and Ladakh?
(a) I, II, and III
(b) II, III, and IV
(c) III, IV, and V
(d) I, IV, and V
Q5. Which one of the following is not a seed?
(c) Black Pepper
(d) Sago (Sabudana)
Q6. Which one of the following diseases may be caused by stagnant water?
(a) Chicken pox
Q7. The Eskimo makes is house, i.e., ‘igloo’ from ice. What is the reason for this?
(a) Only ice is available in Polar Regions.
(b) Ice does not allow cold air and water to come inside.
(c) The air between the ice walls prevents the inside heat from escaping.
(d) Ice is available free of cost, whereas other materials will cost a lot.
Q8. Which one of the following is not a characteristic feature of the roots of a banyan tree?
(a) Roots provide support to trees like pillars.
(b) Roots hang down from the branches.
(c) There are underground roots.
(d) Roots store food.
Q9. As a newly appointed EVS teacher in a school, your foremost priority before beginning to teach would be to
(a) Prepare lesson plans in advance.
(b) Identify the slow learners in the class.
(c) Prepare detailed chapter wise notes for learners.
(d) Prepare sociocultural profiles of the learners.
Q10. Poems and stories are effective in transacting the themes of EVS. This is because poems and stories:
I. Can be rich depictions of the child’s environment.
II. Can provide contextual learning environment.
III. Can explain various abstract concepts effectively.
IV. Can nurture creativity and aesthetic sense.
(a) I and II
(b) I, II, and IV
(c) Only III
(d) Only II