CTET/ UPTET 2019 Exam – Social Science Misc. Questions | 12th October 2019

CTET/ UPTET 2019 Exam – Social Science Questions

Dear Readers, Everything that studies our society and the way we interact with each other in it, is a Social Science.This section NOT ONLY comes CTET Exam but also come in other TET Exam also i.e UPTET Exam DSSSB Exam etc. So, we will provide you the questions which will help you in preparing for Exam.

Q1. NCF 2005 has not recommended any prescribed curriculum and textbooks for EVS of classes I and II. The most appropriate reason for this is 
(a) to reduce the load of curriculum
(b) EVS is only for class III onwards
(c) learners in classes I and II cannot read and write
(d) to provide a contextual learning environment

Q2. Which of the following should not be an appropriate indicator for assessment in EVS at primary level? 
(a) Remembering
(b) Questioning
(c) Concern for justice and equality
(d) Cooperation

Q3. Study the following statement about bronze: 
I. it is and element like aluminum, iron and copper.
II. it is made by melting copper and tin a furnace.  
III. Tribal people have been using bronze since thousands of years. 
IV. The objects made of bronze are lighter but much stronger than those made of aluminum. 
The correct statements are 
(a) I and IV
(b) II and III
(c) I, II and III
(d) II, III and IV

Q4. Which one of the following strategies seems most appropriate for teaching maps to primary graders? 
(a) Drawing the map by the teacher on the blackboard and asking learners to locate different places
(b) Instructing learners to bring the map of India from their home
(c) Showing an atlas to learners and asking them to locate different places
(d) Facilitating learners to construct maps of their immediate surroundings by using their own symbols and focusing on relative position and direction of things

Q5. Which one of the following should be the most important aspect of EVS teaching at primary level? 
(a) Conducting activities and developing skills
(b) Achieving success in assessment
(c) Understanding the basic concepts of science
(d)Connecting learners to the natural and socio-cultural environment

Q6. Study the following statements about the Jhoom farming practiced in Mizoram. 
I. After cutting one crop, the land is left as it is some years. 
II. The bamboo or weeds which grow on that land are cut and burnt. 
III. The land is deeply ploughed before sowing seeds. 
IV. In one farm three of four different types of crops are grown. 
V. Chemical fertilizers and pesticides are also used as per need. 
The correct statements are 
(a) III, IV and V
(b) I, II and IV
(c) I and II
(d) II and IV

Q7. Reena loves mangoes; she wants to preserve these for winters. Which one of the following is a good way of persevering them? 
(a) Make ‘aampapad’ and pickle.
(b) Prepare juice and store in an airtight container.
(c) Put in a plastic bag.
(d) Store in refrigerator.

Q8. A farmer is growing paddy crop over and over again using excess of fertilizers and pesticides in his fields. This practice will make the soil of his fields 
(a) useful for the paddy crop only
(b) fit for ploughing
(c) barren
(d) fertile for other crops also

Q9. The neighboring states of Kerala are 
(a) Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh
(b) Karnataka and Maharashtra
(c) Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
(d) Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

Q10. In which one of the following states of our country do most people like to eat sea fish cooked in coconut oil?
(a) Mizoram
(b) Goa
(c) Jammu and Kashmir
(d) Bihar


S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. “Learning without burden” is an important aspect in NCF 2005, and because of this aspect, there is no prescribed curriculum and textbooks for EVS in classes I and II. This aspect emphasizes simple and conceptual knowledge rather than factual data interpretation.

S2. Ans.(a) Remembering is not the component of active learning. Essential components of learning of EVS such as experimenting, concern for justice and equality, etc should be used as appropriate indicators for assessment in EVS at primary

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. Bronze is an alloy made of the elements-copper and tin. It has been in use for thousands of years by tribal people. Objects made for bronze are heavier and stronger than those make of aluminum.

S4. Ans.(d)
Sol. Constructing maps will help students have an idea of places. It will also help them have a better idea of relative positions and orientations. 

S5. Ans.(d)
Sol. At primary level, an EVS teacher should strive to teach a topic by connecting learners to the natural, social and cultural aspects of the environment aspects of the environment through real-life examples or visits to natural/social/cultural centers. Teaching in this way helps to ingrain the newly acquired knowledge in students. 

S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. In Jhoom farming, the land is lightly dug up. Fertilizer and pesticides are never used in such farming.

S7. Ans.(a)
Sol. ‘Aampapad’ and pickle are items prepared by drying out the moisture of green mangoes. It is one of the best ways to preserve mangoes.

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. Excess use of fertilizers their adversely affects the chemical composition of the soil, making it barren.

S9. Ans.(d)
Sol. The neighboring states of Kerala are Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

S10. Ans.(b )
Sol. Most of the cuisine in Goa are cooked using coconut oil.

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