CTET Environmental Studies Question Paper for Examination 2013

Welcome to CTET Environmental Studies Question Paper for Examination 2013 Section. All Students can find here Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) Paper-1 Part-3 Environmental Studies Main Test Paper for CTET 2013 Examination online.

1. In the villages of Bihar many farmers do bee-keeping and collect honey to earn extra money. The best time to start bee-keeping is
(1) January to March
(2) April to June
(3) July to September
(4) October to December

2. Select the one which is different from the others:
(1) Petrol
(2) Paraffin wax
(3) Grease
(4) Coal

3. 'Nepenthes' is a plant which traps and eats frogs, insects and even mice. In our country this plant is found in
(1) Arunachal Pradesh
(2) Meghalaya
(3) Assam
(4) Orissa

4. One Pashmina shawl is as warm as ____ normal sweaters and ____ hours are taken to weave a plain Pashmina shawl.
(1) 10; 200
(2) 06; 250
(3) 06; 200
(4) 10; 250

5. The group called Tarun Bharat Sangh is associated with
(1) rebuilding old lakes
(2) helping specially abled children in learning
(3) providing cooked mid day meal in schools
(4) running free coaching classes for the children belonging to EWS

6. Select from the following the characteristics of. the houses of Leh and Ladakh :
A. Slanting wooden roofs made of tree trunks
B. Ground floor without window
C. Thick walls made of stones, mud and lime
D. Wooden floors
(1) A, B, C
(2) B, C, D
(3) C, D, A
(4) A, B, D

7. Growing the same crop over and over and using so many chemicals makes the soil
(1) fertile
(2) barren
(3) useful for a special kind of crop
(4) fit for irrigation

8. For making Madhubani paintings the artists use
(1) specially made poster colours
(2) fibre paints of very good quality
(3) paints made by dissolving silver and gold
(4) coloured paste of powdered rice

9. Select from the following a group of diseases caused by mosquitoes :
(1) Malaria, Dengue, Cholera
(2) Malaria, Chikungunya, Typhoid
(3) Dengue, Malaria, Chikungunya
(4) Malaria, Cholera, Typhoid

10. Select the correct characteristics of petroleum from the following :
(1) smelly, thick, dark coloured oil
(2) smelly, thin, pale liquid
(3) pleasant smelling, thin, blue coloured liquid
(4) dense and dark fluid without smell

11. Select the correct statements about snakes :
A. Only four types of poisonous snakes are found in our country.
B. Cobra is a poisonous variety of snakes.
C. A poisonous snake has four hollow teeth (fangs) through which the poison enters the body of a person when the snake bites.
D. Medicine for snake bites is made from the snake's poison.
(1) A, B and D
(2) B, C and D
(3) C, D and A
(4) B, A and C

12. Al-Biruni came from a country now called
(1) Afghanistan
(2) Bangladesh
(3) Uzbekistan
(4) Oman

13. Select the correct statement about bronze which was used in making big guns (cannons) found in the fort of Golconda.
(1) Bronze is an clement
(2) Bronze is an alloy of copper and zinc
(3) Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin
(4) Bronze is an alloy of copper and platinum

14. While discussing about friction, a teacher gave a number of examples to explain the concept. Some of the examples where friction is useful in our day-to-day life as quoted by the .teacher are given below:
A. We are able to write because of friction between the tip of the pen and the paper.
B. We are able to walk because of friction between our feet and the ground.
C. A ball thrown vertically upwards comes back to us due to friction.
D. We are able to stop a moving vehicle by applying brakes because of friction.
The correct examples were
(1) A, Band C
(2) B, C and D
(3) C, D and A
(4) D, A and B

15. A public school has about two to three children with special needs in every class. Some children are physically or mentally challenged. These children study with other children while sitting in the same class. The public school mentioned above follows which of theĀ  following?
(1) CCE
(2) Inclusive education
(3) Peer education
( 4) Compensatory learning

16. Sarita's teacher engages her in a number of group activities such as group discussions, group projects, etc. Which learning dimension is her teacher following ?
(1) Learning through recreation
(2) Language guided learning
(3) Competition based learning
(4) Learning as a social activity

17. A Science Exhibition was organised in Rohan's school. It was organised with an objective. Which in your view is the most appropriate objective?
(1) Train students for various professions
(2) Provide a creative channel for learners
(3) Establish a name for the school
(4) Satisfy the parents

18. An effective teaching-learning will happen in the class when a teacher helps or facilitates to link the knowledge a student has with the new concept to be taught. The objective behind this is to promote
(1) correlation and transfer of knowledge
(2) individual differences
(3) learner autonomy
(4) reinforcement

19. While doing experiments and practical work, Shyama's performance is the best in her class. She is considered a very creative person. So, she is learning a concept by
(1) imitation
(2) convergent thinking
(3) divergent thinking
(4) modelling

20. Environmental factors that shape the development of a child include all of the following except
(1) physique
(2) culture
(3) quality of education
(4) quality of nutrition

21. Seema learns every lesson quickly by rote method, whereas Leena understands each lesson after discussion and brainstorming. It denotes the developmental principle of
(1) inter-relationships
(2) individual differences
(3) general to specific
(4) continuity

22. In co-operative learning, older and more proficient students assist younger and lesser skilled students. This leads to
(1) higher achievement and self-esteem
(2) higher moral development
(3) conflict between the groups
( 4) intense competition

24. Dyslexia is associated mainly with difficulties in
( 1) hearing
(2) speaking
(3) speaking and hearing
(4) reading

25. The use of poems and story-telling to explain concepts in an EVS class helps to
(1) take care of the language and cultural diversity among learners
(2) channelize the energies of the students in the right direction
(3) make the lesson enjoyable and interesting
(4) promote the ability to imagine and explore the nature of the world at the local and global level

26. A teacher uses audio-visual aids and physical activities in her teaching because they
(1) facilitate effective assessment
(2) provide a diversion to learners
(3) utilize maximum number of senses to enhance learning
(4) provide relief to the teacher

27. The best way to assess a child at primary level is to use
(1) Portfolios
(2) Periodic tests
(3) Home assignments
(4) Summative assignments

28. The following are the methods to teach EVS except
(1) Explaining through lectures
(2) Problem-solving
(3) Cooperative learning
(4) Guided enquiry

29. EVS teacher should
(1) focus exclusively on experiments
(2) focus exclusively on books and tests
(3) accept and respect perception of children
(4) accept and respect views of parents

30. Exercises and activities in an EVS text-book should be provided
(1) at the end of the unit
(2) at the end of the chapter
(3) inbuilt in the topics
( 4) at different places in the book

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