Class 4 EVS NCERT Solutions for chapter 4 - The Story of Amrita are available here in detailed form. These NCERT solutions have been designed by subject experts to bring the most accurate and simple solutions for students so that they can easily understand the concepts used and become efficient to apply the same in other similar problems. Here, you will find solutions for all questions given on various pages of NCERT Class 4 EVS Chapter 4. All these solutions can also be downloaded in PDF format which you can use later during your course period.
NCERT Solutions for Class 4 EVS
Chapter 4- The Story of Amrita
NCERT Page No. 32-33
(a) Is there a place near your house, school or along the road side, where trees have been planted?
(b) Why were they planted there?
(c) Have you seen anyone taking care of the trees? Who does this?
(d) Have you seen fruits on any of the trees? Who eats these fruits?
(e) Lalita feels that grass and small plants growing near her school wall have not been planted by anyone. Do you know of any place where grass, small plants or trees are growing on their own without being planted?
(f) Why do you feel they are growing on their own?
(a) Yes, there are a number of trees planted in a park near my house. Also there are many trees planted all along my school’s boundary wall.
(b) All the trees have been planted there for shade and fresh air. They also make the surrounding green and beautiful.
(c) Yes, the gardener takes care of all the trees planted in the gardens and parks.
(d) Yes, some of the trees bear fruits in particular seasons. People who look after these trees eat these fruits. Animals like squirrels, monkeys and some birds also eat these fruits.
(e) Forest is a place where grass, small plants or trees grow on their own without being planted.
(f) Plants in forests are growing on there as no one has planted them. Seeds of plants disperse by means of air, water and animals. In forests, these seeds get essential conditions for germination and grow into plants.
NCERT Page No. 34
(a) Do you remember what the elders of this village used to say?
(b) Do you think we could survive if there were no trees and no animals? Discuss this in your class.
(a) Yes, the elders of this village used to say “Agar perhhain to hum hain”. They said, “Plants and animals can survive without us, but we cannot survive without them.”
(b) No, we could not survive if there were no trees and no animals. Trees provide us oxygen for breathing. They also give us fruits, vegetables, wood and other useful things. Animals are also important as they provide meat, eggs, milk, etc.
NCERT Page No. 35
Write about any one tree.
(a) Does the tree flower?
(b) Do the flowers remain on the tree throughout the year?
(c) In which month do their leaves fall?
(d) Do fruits grow on the tree?
(e) In which months do they grow?
(f) Have you eaten these fruits?
I am writing about Mango tree (Students may write about any plant they know about)
(a) Yes, the mango has flowers.
(b) No, the flowers do not remain on the tree throughout the year.
(c) Mango tree sheds its old leaves in the months of October and November.
(d) Yes, fruits grow on the mango tree.
(e) Mangoes grow in the months of March and April.
(f) Yes, I have eaten mangoes.
NCERT Page No. 36
(a) Why do people hunt?
(b) There are rules against hunting of some animals. People can be punished for hunting. Why do you think there is this punishment?
(a) People hunt animals to get their meat, skin and bones.
(b) Punishment is there to prevent excessive hunting and protect animals.
Talk to your grandparents and find out –
(a) Which birds did they see around them when they were of your age?
(b) Have the number of some of these birds become less?
(c) Are there some birds or animals which they cannot see any more?
(a) They saw crow, sparrow, parrot, cuckoo, etc. when they were of my age.
(b) Yes, the number of birds such as crow, sparrow and parrot has become less.
(c) Sparrow and cheetah cannot be seen any more.
NCERT Page No. 37
1. Shanti’s grandfather told her that when he was a small child he saw more birds like sparrows and mynah than he sees today. Can you make two guesses why their numbers have become less?
Hunting and deforestation are main reasons for decrease in population of birds like sparrow and mynah. Increase in pollution also a reason behind their decreasing numbers.
2. The Khejaditree was the most common tree that grew in Amrita’s village. Which kind of trees can you see a lot of, in your area? Name two such trees.
Find out more about these trees from your elders.
Neem tree: It is a tall evergreen, shady tree. It has medicinal properties which help to cure many diseases. Neem oil is used for making cosmetic products, soap and shampoo. Neem oil is also used as a mosquito repellent.
Mango tree: It is a big tree with dark green leaves. It bears mango fruit which is very tasty. Mango is also named as the king of fruits. Mangoes grow in the months of March and April. There are many varieties of mango. Its wood is used as firewood.
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