Hello readers, Welcome to the Class 4th EVS Solutions section of this website. Here you will find the Study Notes and Question Answers of all the chapters of Let’s Look Around and Learn Environmental Studies IV for students of JKBOSE here. This post is about Going to School Class 4 Chapter 1 EVS Question Answers Let’s not waste much time and get started:
The Chapter “Going to School” is about different ways by which children reach their school. The main ways by which children go to school in our country are:
- Bamboo Bridge (Assam)
- Trolley (Ladakh)
- Cement Bridge (All over the country)
- Shikara (Kashmir)
- Horse Cart
- Bicycle Ride
- Across the Jungle
- Moving on the Snow
- Rocky Paths
Going to School Class 4 Chapter 1 EVS Question Answers
Try These Page No. 1
- Collect some bricks. Lay them on the ground in a line as shown in the picture. Try walking on them. Was it easy?
Ans. Yes it was easy walking on them.
- Make a small bridge by tying 4 or 5 bamboo poles together. Ask your teacher to help you. Now walk on your bridge. How did you feel? Did you fall down? If you walk like this a few times, you will start finding it easy.
Ans. It was quite hard and scary. I was scared. No, I did not fall but it was tough ask.
- Do you think it would be easier to walk on this bridge barefoot or with shoes or slippers? Why?
Ans. I think it would be easier to walk barefooted on the bridge because toes gives a better grip than shoes or slippers.
Let us Do Page No. 2
Observe pictures 1 and 2. In the pictures, children are pulling the buckets from the well.
- Can you tell the difference in both the pictures?
Ans. In picture 1 a boy is pulling the bucket of water out of well without using pulley while in picture 2 the boy is pulling the bucket of water out of the well using a pulley.
- Which would be easier-using the pulley or not using it to lift things?
Ans. Lifting things using a pulley is easier than without using pulley.
- Look around you-where all do you see the use of pulleys? List them.
Ans. I have seen use of pulley at construction sites, hoisting of flags, drawing water from the well and for lifting heavy things.
Cement Bridge Questions Page No. 3
- How is this bridge different from a bamboo bridge?
A cement bridge is made up of cement, sand and iron rods whereas bamboo bridge is made up of bamboo sticks and ropes. Cement bridge is stronger than bamboo bridge. Cement bridge is stronger than bamboo bridge so more people can cross the bridge at the same time while in bamboo bridge single person can cross the bridge at a time.
- How many people do you think can cross the bridge at one time?
Ans. A lot of people can cross the bridge at a time but exact count depends upon the width and strength of the bridge.
- If you had a chance, which bridge would you like to use? Why?
Ans. I would like to use cement bridge because it is strong, wide and easier to walk on.
- Do you have to cross any bridge on the way to your school? If yes, what is the bridge like?
Ans. No, I have no bridge to cross on my way to school.
- Find out from your grandparents, what kinds of bridges were there when they were young.
Ans. There were mainly bamboo and wooden bridges except few cement bridges on roads when my grandparents were young.
- Is there any bridge near your house? Find out more about the bridge.
Ans. Yes there is a bridge over a nallah near my house.
- Where is the bridge-over water, over a road, between two mountains or anywhere else.
Ans. The bridge is over a nallah (water).
- Who uses the bridge? Is it used by people on foot, or also vehicles and animals?
Ans. It is a cement bridge and is used by the people on foot and animals.
- Does the bridge seem to be old or is it new?
Ans. The bridge is not very old and is built about 5-6 years ago.
- Find out what materials are used in making this bridge. List them.
Ans. The materials used to make this bridge are:
- Iron bars.
- Bricks etc.
- Draw a picture of the bridge in your notebook. Do not forget to draw the train, vehicles, animals or people who cross the bridge?
Ans. Children have to draw the picture of the bridge near their homes.
- Imagine what difficulties there would be, if the bridge was not there?
Ans. In absence of this bridge, people would have faced difficulty in crossing the nallah mostly during rainy season.
Shikara Questions Page No. 5
- Have you seen any other kind of boat?
Ans. Yes, I have seen other kinds of boat. They were larger in size and there were small rooms in them. Also, there are motor boats, paddle boats, house boats etc.
- Can you think of other ways by which we can travel on water?
Ans. The other ways by which we can travel on water are through ships, steamers, motor boats, water scooters etc.
Horse Cart Questions Page No. 5
- Have you ever sat in a horse-cart or horse carriage (tonga)? Where?
Ans. Yes, I have sat on horse cart in my village.
- Did you climb on it yourself, or did someone help you?
Ans. I couldn’t climb it myself, my grandfather helped me to climb on to it.
- How did you feel riding in the auto?
Ans. I enjoy riding in the auto.
Bullock-cart Questions Page No. 6
1.Do you have bullock-carts where you live?
Ans. No, there are no bullock-carts in my area because in live in a hilly region. But I have seen them at other places and on TV, etc.
- Does it have a roof?
Ans. Most of them are without roof except few which have roofs.
- What kind of wheels do they have?
Ans. They have wooden wheel having iron rims on them.
- Make a drawing of the cart.
Ans. Students needs to draw a diagram of bullock-cart.
Bicycle Ride Questions Page No. 6
- Can you ride a bicycle? If yes, who taught you to ride?
Ans. No, I cannot ride a bicycle.
- How many children come on bicycles to your school?
Ans. About 50 students come on bicycles to our school.
Children Across the Jungle Page No. 7
- Have you ever been in a thick jungle or any such place?
Ans. Yes, I have been to a thick jungle with my parents.
- Write your experiences in your notebook.
Ans. There were so many trees in the jungle. The temprature inside the jungle is lesser than open area. There are variety of animals living in the jungle. I have heard pleasant sounds of many birds chirping in the jungle.
- Can you recognise some birds by their sounds? Can you imitate the sounds of some birds? Do it.
Ans. Yes, I can recognise sounds of some birds like sparrow, crow, parrot, hen, duck and peacock etc. I can intimate the sounds of cock and duck.
Moving on the Snow Page No. 7 Questions
- Have you ever seen so much snow? Where? In films or anywhere else?
Ans Yes, I have seen so much snow during winter. I have seen it in my surroundings because I live in Kashmir and it snows heavily here.
- Do you think that such places have snow all the time? Why?
Ans. No, such places don’t have snow all the time. It’s during the winters due to low temprature that these places are covered with snow but in summer season, as temperature rises the snow melts down.
Rocky Paths Questions Page No. 8
- Do you face any difficulty on the way to your school?
Ans. No, I don’t face any difficulties on the way to my school.
- Which is the best month, in which you like to go to school? Why?
Ans. I like to go to school in the month of April because there is no cold or rain in this month and it is not too hot. Temperature in this month is moderate.
See Me Walk Question Page No. 9
Go to a ground or an open space with your friends. Act the way you will walk in these situations.
- The ground is made of soft and smooth rose petals.
- The ground is covered with thorns and there is tall grass on the side.
- The ground is covered with snow.
Was there a difference in the way you walked each time?
Ans. Ans. Yes, I experienced different types of feelings when I walked through different types of grounds.
That’s all about Going to School Class 4 Chapter 1 EVS Question Answers. Hope it has helped. Do share your views in the comment section below.
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