NCERT Solutions Class 4 EVS Chapter 4 The Story of Amrita

NCERT Solutions for Class 4 EVS Looking Around for Chapter 4 The Story of Amrita

Amrita’s Friends (Page 32)

Q.1. Is there a place near your house, school or along the road side where trees have been planted?

Ans. Yes, trees are planted in the road side.


Q.2. Were these trees planted by anyone, or did they grow by themselves?

Ans. Some of them grew by themselves, some were planted by man.


Page 33

Q.1. Why were they planted there?

Ans. To get fruits and shade.


Q.2. Have you seen anyone taking care of the trees? Who does this?

Ans. No, nobody looks after them.


Q.3. Have you seen fruits on any of the trees? Who eats three fruits?

Ans. Yes, Young children eat these fruits.


Q.4. Do you know of any place where grass, small plants or trees are growing on their own without being planted.

Ans. Yes, in the fields, grass grows on its own.


Q.5. Why do you feel that these are growing on their own?

Ans. Nobody has planted the grass. Still they are growing there.


Page 34

Q.1. Do you remember what the elders of this village used to say?

Ans. They used to say “Agar perh hain to hum hain plants and animals can survive without us, but we cannot survive without them”.


Q.2. Do you think we could survive if there were no trees and no animals?

Ans. No, without trees we will get food and fresh air.


The Village is Protected (Page 34)

Q.1. Does the tree has flower?

Ans. Yes.


Q.2. Do the flowers remain always on the tree?

Ans. No.


Q.3. When do the leaves of the tree fall (month)

Ans. December.


Q.4. Does it bear fruits?

Ans. Yes.


Q.5. What kind of fruit? And when does it grow?

Ans. Mango, May


Q.6. Have you eaten fruits like this?

Ans. Yes.


Discuss (Page 36)

Q.1. Why do people hunt?

Ans. (i) To have fun.

(ii) For bone.

(iii) For skin.


Q.2. Do you know that you can be punished for hunting animals?

Ans. Yes.


Q.3. Why do you think there is the punishment?

Ans. To protect the innocent animals.


Q.4. What were some animals and birds that they could see when they were of your age?

Ans. Goat, cow, cuckoo, sparrow, pigeon, etc.


Q.5. Can we still see those animals and birds?

Ans. Yes.


Q.6. Which of them can we see less than before?

Ans. Cuckoo.


Page 37

Q.1. Shanti’s grandfather told her that when he was a small child he saw more birds like sparrow and mynah than he sees today. Can you make two guesses why their number have becomes less?

Ans. (1) Hunting

(2) Destruction of forests and trees which reduce their living area.


Q.2. Which kind of tree you see a lot in your area? Name two such trees.

Ans. Mango, Coconut.


Q.3. Find out more about these from your elder?

Ans. Mango: It is a very tasty fruit. Mango trees grow very large and branchy. The buds of mango come in the month of January. The fruit starts ripening from middle of April. There are many varieties of mango.

Coconut: The coconut is fruit with water inside. Coconut trees grows very tall. It has no branches. The leaves of coconut trees are very large. The season of ripening of coconut is September.




Click for more Environmental Studies Study Material

Latest NCERT & CBSE News

Read the latest news and announcements from NCERT and CBSE below. Important updates relating to your studies which will help you to keep yourself updated with latest happenings in school level education. Keep yourself updated with all latest news and also read articles from teachers which will help you to improve your studies, increase motivation level and promote faster learning

Time management for CBSE students

The first thing to learn about Time Management is that time is theoretical so you can’t really manage it. What you do when you get into time management, is that you manage yourself. You decide what has to be done, when it must be done and how to do it in the stipulated...

Latest CBSE Syllabus for 2021 2022 PDF Download

Latest Syllabus for Class 12 for 2021 2022 Latest Syllabus for Class 11 for 2021 2022 Latest Syllabus for Class 10 for 2021 2022 Latest Syllabus for Class 9 for 2021 2022 CBSE has issued the latest syllabus for the academic year 2021 2022 which is applicable for all...

CBSE asks schools to load Class 12 Internal Assessment Marks

This has a reference to the letter no CBSE/COORD/2021 dated 11.02.2021 regarding conduct of the School-Based Assessment (Internal Assessment/Practical/ Project) of Class-XII and uploading the marks by 11.06.2021. It has been observed that some schools have not been...

FAQs on Policy for Tabulation of Marks for Class 10 Board Exams

ON POLICY Question.1 How CBSE will declare the result of Class-X? Answer. Results of Class X Board will be declared on the basis of an objective criterion developed by the Board vide Notification no.CBSE/CE/2021 dated 01.05.2021. Question.2. If any candidate is not...

ICSE Board Exams Cancelled

The ICSE (Class X) 2021 Examination: Given the present worsening situation of the Covid- 19 Pandemic in the country, the CISCE has decided to CANCEL the ICSE (Class X) 2021 Examination. The options given in the earlier Circular dated 16th April 2021, now stands...

Studies Today