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Level: 01

Subject: EVS

Class 5

  1. Fill in the following blanks: (1 × 5 = 5)
    1. Russel’s Viper is also known as ……………….
    2. ……………. produces less amount of smoke.
    3. NBA stands for ………………….
    4. Jatryabhai belonged to ………………. village.
    5. ………………. is a sweet roti made from jaggery and gram.
  2. Choose the correct answer: (1 × 4 = 4)
    1. What appears on moist bread when it is kept for a few days?
      1. Bacteria
      2. Fungus
      3. Virus
      4. Algae
    2. Which of the following floats on water?
      1. Pin
      2. Coin
      3. Wood
      4. Rubber
    3. Who fought against untouchability?
      1. Mahatma Gandhi
      2. Sarojini Naidu
      3. Rabindranath Tagore
      4. Anne Besant
    4. Whose father encouraged her to play basketball?
      1. Khushnoor
      2. Afsana
      3. Afreen
      4. None of these
  3. Match the columns: (½ × 10 = 5)
    Column A Column B
    a) Fish i) Means ‘jungle’ in the Kuduk language
    b) Flute ii) First Indian woman to climb Mount Everest
    c) Eid iii) Agent of seed dispersal
    d) Dandi March iv) Tastes bitter
    e) Bhim Rao Ambedkar v) A festival related to the moon
    f) Khatamband vi) 1930
    g) Bitter gourd vii) Gives us food
    h) Wind viii) A musical instrument
    i) Bachendri Pal ix)Carvings on the ceiling of a houseboat
    j) Torang x) Father of the Indian Constitution
  4. Give one-word answers for the following: (1 × 5 = 5)
    1. Name a food item that can be kept fresh by putting it in a container dipped in water.
    2. Anaemia is caused by the deficiency of which mineral?
    3. Give an example of a mode of transportation that does not require fuel.
    4. Which disaster occurs as a result of excessive rainfall?
    5. Name a dam built on the river Periyar.
  5. Answer the following questions in one sentence: (1 × 7 = 7)
    1. Name the instrument used by the snake charmers to control the movements of a snake.
    2. What will happen if a raw egg is put in a glass of water?
    3. Give an example of a disease spread by a housefly.
    4. Which type of instrument is shown in the picture?
    5. Where did Gandhi make his ashram?
    6. List two products that we get from the forest.
    7. Who is a mukadam?
  6. Answer the following questions in brief: (2 × 9 = 18)
    1. Define digestion.
    2. Calculate the sleeping time of the cow based on the given picture. [consider it to be a 24-hour clock]
    3. Enlist two practices that you can implement in your daily life to minimise the use of water.
    4. What are Vitamin C and iron tablets used by mountaineers?
    5. What are bastions? Why are they higher than the fort walls?
    6. State the importance of gravitational force.
    7. Tashi explained that they dried several eatables during summers. Why do you think they did so?
    8. How is the life of people affected post an earthquake? Mention any two points.
    9. Name any two millets. State one use of millets.
  7. Answer the following questions: (3 × 2 = 6)
    1. See the picture and answer the questions:
      1. Name the plant in the picture.(1)
      2. Where is this plant found? (1)
      3. Why does this plant depend on insects for fulfilling their nutrient demands? (1)


      1. Look at the pictures of the seeds—
        1. Identify the methods of dispersal for each. (1 ∕ 2 + 1 ∕ 2)
        2. What are biotic agents of seed dispersal?(1)
        3. Which type of seeds disperses their seeds by bursting mechanism?
    2. Nilima loves painting. She learned to draw various types of painting from her art teacher. On the other hand, Rahul hates painting but he is very tall. As he grew up his height crossed the height of Nilima.
      1. Do you think the traits of Nilima and Rahul are similar? (1)
      2. Give a reason for your answer.(1)
      3. State one example each for the type of traits mentioned above. (1)


      1. Look at the picture given.
        1. Children in the given picture are suffering from which disease? (1)
        2. Which body region is majorly affected by the disease? (1)
        3. How can this disease be prevented? (1)

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