TET Practice Paper Set-08
(Environmental Science Paper-1)
1. The reaction of a living thing to a change in its environment is called:
2. Which of the following processes increases the amount of carbon dioxide in the air?
(a) Q only
(b) P and Q only
(c) P and R only
(d) Q and R only
3. The process by which living plants give out water vapour to their surroundings is called:
4. Plants obtain energy from________.
(c) Carbon dioxide
5. Respiration in plants takes place:
(a) Only when there is light
(b) All the time
(c) In the dark only
(d) During the day only
6. The glucose from food must react with ______ to release energy in our bodies.
(a) Carbon dioxide
7. Green plants are the only living things that can ________ on their own.
(a) Take in air
(b) Take in water
(c) Make food
8. Plants take in air through tiny openings in the _______.
9. Which of the following are called the food factories of the plant?
10. In sugarcane, the excess food is stored in its:
11. Which of the following animals gives birth to its young ones?
12. Which of the following animals has more than three stages in its life cycle?
13. Which of the following animals does NOT have the cycle given below?
(c) Mealworm beetle
14. Which of the following animals has young ones that look similar to the parent?
15. The newly hatched fish are called:
16. Owls build their nests:
(a) In the hollow of trees
(b) In hedges and bushes
(c) On the branches of tall trees
(d) In the dark, wet places I kitchens
17. Birds build nests:
(a) To lay eggs
(b) To protect their young ones
(c) For shelter
(d) For all these
18. Which of the following sets of animals represents a group of mammals?
(a) Lion, hen and human beings
(b) Lion, goat and whale
(c) Tiger, sheep and crocodile
(d) Bird s, butterfly and frog
19. Frogs are amphibious animals which can live both on land and in water. The babies of frogs are called tadpoles. Tadpoles live:
(a) On land
(b) In water
(c) Both on land and in water
(d) In burrows under the ground
20. Which of the following is a rich source of protein?
21. Lack of which element can lead to goiter?
22. Which of the following diseases is NOT caused by the deficiency of minerals in a person’s diet?
(b) Muscular cramps
(c) Night – Blindness
23. Ancient sailors on long voyages usually had bleeding gums and bruised skin. Those were the symptoms of the disease that was caused by a deficiency of:
(a) Vitamin A
(d) Vitamin C
24. Which class of food gives highest amount of energy per gram?
25. Who among the following would needs the highest amount of energy to do his/ her work?
(b) Office manager
(d) Football player
26. The vitamin that helps blood to clot faster is:
(a) Vitamin A
(b) Vitamin D
(c) Vitamin E
(d) Vitamin K
27. Which of the following in NOT classified as food?
28. A test for detecting the presence of starch uses:
(a) Benedict’s solution
(b) Millon’s reagent
(d) Iodine solution
29. Glucose, lactose, fructose and starch belong to the group of:
30. Iron is needed for the:
(a) Formation of healthy blood
(b) Formation of healthy bones
(c) Building new cells
(d) Clotting of blood in wounds