NCERT Solutions for Class 4 EVS Chapter 11

NCERT Solutions for Class 4 EVS Chapter 11 The Valley of Flowers Question answers with extra important questions and explanation of the chapter updated for new session 2021-2022.

Extra questions are helpful for the revision as well as preparation of the exams. These question answers are easy to understand so that every student can learn easily. NCERT exercises and intext both are given separately.

NCERT Solutions for Class 4 EVS Chapter 11

Class 4 EVS Chapter 11 Question Answers Set 1

Have you ever seen so many flowers grow together anywhere? where?

Yes, I have seen so many flowers growing together in the park of our colony.

How many differently coloured flowers have you seen?

I have seen flowers of several colours.

Write their colours.

They are red, yellow, black, blue, pink, white.

Now you were just left counting, weren’t you?

Yes, but it is not possible to count the flowers in a garden as they are countless.

Are there any things in your house which have designs of flowers made on them – like clothes, sheets, vases, etc.?

Yes, there are many things in my house that have designs of flowers. These are cups, ceramic plates, bed-sheets, curtains, etc.

flowers that you know, give names of two which (a) grow on trees (b) grow on bushes 2020-21 The Valley of Flowers 87 (c) grow on creepers (d) grow on water plants (e) bloom only at night (f) bloom in the day and close at nigh

(a) grow on trees: Gulmohar, Palash
(b) grow on bushes: Rose, Lavender
(c) grow on creepers: Jasmine, Corel vine
(d) grow on water plants: Water Lily, Lotus
(e) bloom only at night: Night Queen, Moon flower
(f) bloom in the day and close at night: Sun flower, Morning glory flower

Which flowers can you recognise by their scent, even with your eyes closed?

Rose, Jasmine

Which flowers bloom all the year round?

Sadabahar and rose plants flowers bloom all the year round.

Which flowers bloom only in certain months?

Marigold and tulip flowers bloom only in certain months.

Are there any trees or plants which never have any flowers? Find out and write.

Money plant, conifers trees.

Class 4 EVS Chapter 11 Question Answers Set 2

Have you ever seen a board like this put up anywhere?

Yes, such kind of boards are often seen in parks and gardens.

Do people pluck flowers even when this board is there?

Yes, some people pluck flowers even when such a board is present.

Why do you think they do this?

They do this because they do not respect the rules and think that plucking a flower does not cause any harm to the place. They may even do this for fun.

Should they do this?

No, people should not pluck flowers.

What would happen if everybody plucked flowers?

If everybody plucks flowers, there would be no flowers all around which means there would be no beauty and no colours there.

What is the colour of the flower?

It is Rose flower and its color is Red.

What kind of a scent does it have?

It has very pleasant smell.

What does it look like: a bell, a bowl, a brush or anything else?

It looks like a brush.

Have you grow any flower?

Yes, I have grown many flowers like rose, marigold, sadabahar etc.
Do these flowers grow in bunches?

How many petals does it have?

Rose have several petals.




Class 4 EVS Chapter 11 Question Answers Set 3

Are all the petals joined together or separate?

All the petals are separate, but joined together at bottom.

Outside the petals, can you see any green leafy structure? How many are there?

Yes, there are four green leafy structures.

Inside the petals, in the middle of the flower, can you see some thin structures? Write its colour.

Yes, I can see the thin structures in the middle of the rose flower. It is yellowish in colour.

When you touch these, do you find a powdery thing on your hands?

Yes.

What differences do you find between a flower and a bud?

Bud is small and pointed, flower is larger and spread.

Choose a bud that is growing on a plant and look at it every day. Write the name of the plant.

It takes about 4 to 5 days. This was a rose plant.

Ask your friends the names of the different flowers that they have seen. How much time did it take their buds to become flowers?

Sunflower takes about seven to eight days.

Also observe how many days the same flower took to dry.

Sunflower takes about 30 to 40 days to become dry.

Are flowers cooked in your home as a dry vegetable, a gravy dish or as a chutney? Find out which flowers are used for these.

Yes, flowers of some plants are cooked in our home as a dry vegetable, a gravy dish or as chutney. Flowers of banana, sahjan, kachnar, etc. are used for making dry vegetables and gravy dishes.

Find out names of any two flowers which are used for making medicines?

Two flowers that are used for making medicines are rose and sunflower.

Class 4 EVS Chapter 11 Question Answers Set 4

How is rose water used in your house? Is it used as medicine, sweets, lassi or something else? Find out and tell others.

Rose water is used as a medicine. It is also used to mix with sweets and lassi. Colours from Flowers.

Find out and write the names of some more flowers that are used for making colours.

Rose and China Rose are used to make colours.

Can you think of a colour of which there is no flower?

I think there are no flowers which have silver colour.

Write the names of such flowers which are used to make scents.

Rose, jasmine, lavender and many other flowers are used to make scents.

Have you ever read or heard any songs about flowers?

There are so many songs about flowers.

Do you know when such songs are sung?

During marriage.

Do you or anybody else at home know other such songs?

Yes, my mother and grandmother know such songs.

What are the different flowers that they sell? Ask them the names of three flowers.

They sell Rose, Jasmine, dahelia.



Class 4 EVS Chapter 11 Question Answers Set 5

Where do they bring these flowers from?

They bring these flowers from gardens and horticulture farms.

Why do people buy flowers?

People buy flowers for decoration, worship and to gift them.

In what forms do flower-sellers sell their flowers?

flower-sellers sell their flowers in the form of loose flower, garland, Bouquet etc.

Have you seen flowers offered at many religious places?

Yes.

What do we do when they dry up?

Dried flowers are usually thrown away as waste.

How will you use them?

I will use these flowers to make dry colours for Holi festival.

Find out the prices of these different forms. One flower, One garland, One bouquet

Prices of different forms in which flowers are sold are as follows:
One flower Rs. 10
One garland Rs. 50
One bouquet Rs. 200

Has the flower-seller learnt to make bouquets or a net of flowers from anybody? From whom?

Yes, he has learnt to make bouquets or a net of flowers from his father.

Would they like the other members of their family to do this work? Why?

Yes, they would like the other members of their family to do this work to make some extra earning.

Question:
Are any special flowers used on certain occasions/festivals by your elders? Make a list of different occasions and the flowers used at each.
Answer:

OccasionName of flowers
Friendship dayPink Rose
BirthdayRose, tulip
Marriage AnniversaryBouquet
Valentine dayRed Rose
CemeteriesBouquet
Religious ceremonyMarigold.



Class 4 EVS Chapter 11 Extra Question Answers Set 1

What does pollination mean?

Pollination is the act of transferring pollen grains from the male anther of a flower to the female stigma. Seeds can only be produced when pollen is transferred between flowers of the same species.

How is pollination useful?

Pollination is useful as it helps in producing fruits and seeds in a flower.

Why ‘The Valley of Flowers’ is famous?

In Uttarakhand there is a place where flowers are found everywhere. Thus this place is called the ‘Valley of Flowers’. In some places, there are red flowers blooming on bushes, while in others white flowers are peeping out between the stones. There are wide areas carpeted with the brightest yellow flowers. And there are blue flowers shining like tiny stars between the grass.

What are Madhubani Paintings?

Madhubani Painting is a famous folk art of Bihar which has been named after a district in Bihar called Madhubani. Madhubani painting, also referred to as Mithila Art (as it flourishes in the Mithila region of Bihar), is line drawings filled in by bright colours and contrasts or patterns.

Where are these paintings made in Bihar?

The people paint the walls and courtyards of their houses with these paintings. These are pictures of flowers, human, animals, birds , trees etc which are made on festivals and special occasions.

What is so special about the colours used in Madhubani Painting?

The colours used in these paintings are mixed with the paste of powdered rice in which the extracts of various flowers and trees are used.. To make them, indigo (Neel), turmeric (Haldi), colours from flowers and trees, etc., are used. That is why the colours are considered special.

Where else do you see these paintings?

We can also see Madhubani painting on flower vases, bed sheets, wall posters.

Class 4 EVS Chapter 11 Extra Question Answers Set 2

Why is Madhubani painting famous?

Madhubani paintings are famous as-
• The art not only shows the social structure but also the cultural identity of the land with its depictions on themes of religion, love and fertility.
• Madhubani paintings are the most famous paintings in the world.
• This popular art of the Mithila region expresses the creativity and sensitivity of its people

Why should we not pluck the flowers?

We should not pluck the flowers as they are the reproductive part of the plant. They help to produce fruits and seeds which grow into a new plant. Also plucking flowers will make the plant look bare resulting in reducing the beauty of nature.

What would happen if the buds are plucked for different purposes?

Buds are enclosed by sepals which open to bloom into a flower.If the buds are plucked then there would be no growth of the flowers and this would result in lesser number of fruits and seeds.

How are the flowers used for eating?

The flowers can be used in different ways for eating for example-
• Cauliflower, broccoli, banana flower are eaten by us.
• In Uttar Pradesh, people enjoy eating a vegetable made of kachnar flowers.
• In Maharashtra people love pakoras made of sahjan flowers.
• In Kerala,people cook a vegetable made out of banana flowers.

How are the flowers used in medicines?

Some flowers are used in making medicines or are used as medicines .For example- neem, tulsi, aloe vera,Saffron and rose water made out of rose flower

What are the other uses of flowers?

The other uses of Flowers are as follows-
• They are used for making perfumes , scents and soaps like rose, jasmine, lavender, lily etc
• They are used for making colours which are used in Madhubani paintings and for making rangoli like marigold, hibiscus,zenia etc. They are also used to dye clothes
• They are used for religious ceremonies like jasmine,lotus, marigold, rose etc
• They are also used for birthdays and marriages or other occasions like orchids, rose, chrysanthemum etc
• They are also used for decoration during marriages, parties or pujas like gladiolas, marigold, lavender etc

What is Itr?

It is a small bottle of scent made from lots and lots of flowers



Class 4 EVS Chapter 11 Extra Question Answers Set 3

Give two uses of rose water.

Two uses of rose water are-
• It is used as eye drops and skin toner.
• It is also added in sweets and lassi for flavour.

What was the recipe given by granny for skin care during winters?

As per Granny’s recipe mix equal part of rose water and glycerine. Fill this in a bottle. Add a few drops of lemon juice. In winters use this mixture on your skin. Your skin will not crack or dry.

Name any three festivals when flowers are used.

Three festivals where flowers are used are: Diwali, Ganesh Chathurthi and Onam

Why do people buy flowers?

People buy flowers for various reasons like-
• For eating , making medicines, decoration of their houses
• During festivals, marriages, pujas
• For gifting purpose during marriage or any other occasion
• To convey their messages and feelings also people buy flowers
• Some are involved in the business of making perfumes, scents, soaps etc so they buy flowers
• Some buy flowers as they are good for mental health and reduce stress, so to pamper them and have a feel good factor, people buy flowers

Define – creepers, bushes

Creepers: Creepers are plants that creep on the ground. They have very delicate, long, thin stems that can neither stand erect nor support all its weight. Examples include watermelon, strawberry, pumpkin and sweet potatoes.
Bushes: Bushes or Shrubs are medium-sized, woody plants which are taller than herbs and shorter than a tree. Their height usually ranges between 6m to 10m tall. Their features include bushy, hard, and woody stems with many branches. Although stems are hard, they are flexible but not delicate.

Does chapter 11 of EVS class 4 tells you about the journey of someplace?

The chapter valley of flowers in chapter 11 of class 4 EVS doesn’t only tell you about the journey it tells you about the place which is considered as the paradise of flowers and the importance of such flowers for nature and for us.

What is the objective of chapter 11 of class 4 EVS other than telling us about the flowers and usages?

I think the message hidden in chapter 11 of EVS other than what is visible about the flowers and their medicinal and edible usage. The chapters tell us how some of the most beautiful places are presented in India which are unexplored and but are getting about affected and required attention so that they can be preserved.

Can we consider chapter 11 of EVS class 4 as success teaching us about the other usage of flowers?

Yes, we can consider chapter 11 of class 10 as successful in teaching us about the other usages about the flower-like we can eat it and use it for medical purposes. Before reading the chapter we know the flowers are for their scent and beauty which we can use for their decorative purposes only.

Can you suggest some other ways to know more about the chapter 11 story of this place in 4 class EVS book?

Reading this chapter will make you this place to live the mesmerizing beauty of such places which is surrounded by naturally vivid colors and types. The other way I can suggest is to visit this place and if that is not possible then view some of the travel vlogs for this place which can tell you about the place and you can enjoy the moving picture for this place. Along with it, you will gather knowledge about this place in detail. It can also help you to memorize it.