Sunday, September 13, 2015

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES Important points to remember for the CTET Paper 1 from last exam

Important Points to remember:

1. Bronze is a mixture of two metals: Copper and Tin.
2. Baking, Frying and Roasting are methods to cook food:
3. Mount Everest is a part of Nepal and the height of its peak is 8900 m.
4. "Desert Oak" is a tree whose roots go deep into the ground till they reach water. The depth of these roots is nearly 30 times the height of the tree. This tree is found in Australia.
5. A train started from Gandhidham on 16th July, 2014 at 05:15 hours and reached Nagercoil on 18th July, 2014 at 04:45 hours. The distance covered by the train is 2649 kn.
The average speed of the train, in km/hr, is nearly 56.
6. October to December is the best period for the people of Bihar state to start bee-keeping.
7. Following are the correct statements about the 'Khejadi' tree :
a. This tree is mainly found in desert areas.
b. It grows without much water.
c. It is a shady tree and children like to play in its shade.
8. A three-month-old baby elephant generally weighs about 2 quintals.
9. Read the following paragraph written by a student about his house in a village :
"I have come from a village. It rains heavily at our place. Hence our houses are made almost 10 to 12 feet (3 to 8-5 metres) above the ground. They are made on bamboo pillars. The inner sides of our houses are also made of wood. "
This village must be in Assam.
10. In Braille script, rows of raised dots are made on a thick paper. This script is based on 6 points.
11. Owl can rotate its neck backwards to a large extent.
12. In Kerala, people grow eatables such as tapioca and coconut in their courtyards and they find food prepared using these to be very tasty.

13. A doctor prescribed some medicines to a patient and also suggested him to eat jaggery, unla and more green leafy vegetables. This patient must be suffering from Anaemia.
14. Some birds can see four times as far as we can see. These birds are Kites, Eagles, Vultures.
15. With respect to the location of Delhi on the map of India, the capital of Himachal Pradesh (Shimla) and the capital of Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal) are located respectively in its North and South respectively.
16. The abbreviation EVS stands for Environmental Studies.
17. Objectives of teaching of EVS at primary stage
a. Learning in the classroom must be linked to the life outside the school
b. Children must be encouraged to ask questions
c. Children must be encouraged to explore their immediate environment
18. Aanchal frequently asks probing and imaginative questions in her Class V EVS class. By doing so, she aims at improving thinking skills.
19. While teaching the topic on 'Our friend — Birds' to Class Ill students, Nalini followed the following methodologies :
a. Showing a documentary film on birds.
b. Using a chart having pictures of different birds and explaining briefly.
c. Taking the students to the nearby park and asking them to observe the birds carefully.
Nalini is using different approaches of learning in order to meet different requirements of learners having multiple intelligences
20. “Take the students to the play-field and make them play different games on different days” will be more effective teaching strategies for maximum involvement of students in teaching the topic of 'Games we play'.
21. These three are suitable Formative Assessment tasks in EVS:
a. Explain the definitions of important terms given in the lesson
b. Perforrn the given practical activity and record your observations
c. Draw labelled diagram of given experimental set-up
22. After teaching the lesson on animals, Sheetal arranged a visit of her Class IV students to the zoo. This would help the students to co-relate classroom learning to real-life situations.
23. Shalini wants to introduce the topic on 'Nutrition' to her Class V students. She should ask the students to open their tiffin boxes, see the contents, followed by her explanation.
24. The correct sequence of steps to be followed by Rashmi while preparing a question paper :
a. Preparing the design
b.. Preparing the blueprint
c. Writing the questions
d. Editing the question paper
25. Harpreet wants to suggest to her students as to how an individual can contribute in the best possible way towards environmental protection. Her best suggestion would be use public transport system for travelling.
26. Out of the given, the most effective way to arouse curiosity in Class V students is to ask probing and imaginative questions
27. Asking the question "How will our life get affected if there were no electricity for a month ?" aims at promoting imaginative and thinking skills of students.
28. The section on 'Survey and Write' in some chapters of EVS textbook for Class V primarily aims at providing opportunity to students to explore and learn.
29. GunJan organises the following activities on different days to sensitise students to the concept of conservation of trees :
a. Encouraging every student to adopt a tree and look after it
b. Organizing a debate on forest conservation
C. Organizing a poster-making competition on trees
d. Showing children storage of logs of wood
“d” will be least effective in achieving the desired objective.
30. After having taught the lesson 'What if it finishes' to Class V students, Sheela administered a test to know the level of understanding of students about the topic. To her surprise, she observed that large number of students had not understood the related concepts. This could be mainly due to the reason that she did not use the correct methodology to teach the topic.


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