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NCERT Solutions for Class 5 EVS Chapter 2

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NCERT Solutions for Class 5 EVS Chapter 2 - A Snake Charmer Story
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Chapter 2 Class 5 EVS focuses on the story of a snake charmer, and the way snakes have adapted with human beings and the ecosystem. Besides, it also explains the anatomy of a snake’s body, like the difference between its ears and eyes. Plus, students can also get familiar with other zoo animals. NCERT Class 5 Chapter 2 solutions PDF are curated to provide a complete understanding for the students. 

It acts as a reference for students to get an idea of what type of questions will appear in the exams. Plus, some survey questions are also there that necessitates you to gather practical knowledge.

The Solutions for class 5 EVS will soon be uploaded on this page

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. Why are all snakes not poisonous?

In general, both children and adults are scared of snakes, and the common question that comes to mind is whether a snake is poisonous or not. However, all snakes are not venomous. Venom and poison distinguish in their method of delivery, i.e., poison starts its effect if absorbed or consumed orally, while venom is always injected. Therefore, snakes can be considered venomous.

2. Which snakes in India are venomous and non-venomous?

First, let us start with the venomous ones. These species can be found in the Eastern Ghats of India, and the names are Bamboo Pit Viper (Trimeresurus gramineus), Saw Scaled Viper (Echis carinatus), Russell’s Viper (Daboia russelii), Banded Krait (Bungarus fasciatus), Common Krait (Bungarus caeruleus), Hook-nosed Sea Snake (Enhydrina schistose), Spectacle Cobra (Naja naja) and King Cobra (Ophiophagus Hannah). 

Next, moving on with the non-venomous ones, the list comprises of Barred Wolf Snake (Lycodon striatus), Bronze-back Tree Snake (Dendrelaphis tristis), Common Wolf Snake (Lycodon capucinus), Indian Rock Python (Python molurus), Vine Snake (Ahaetulla nasuta), Red Sand Boa (Eryx johnii), etc.

3. Which are the signs of a snake bite?

Individuals who walk in deep water may experience a bite but are unsure whether it had been made by a snake or not. It can be because of some other creature as well. However, there are some specific snake bite signs which you must put attention to. For instance, a pair of puncture marks, swelling and redness around the bite area, extreme pain at the wound site, feeling of nausea and vomiting, shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing in severe cases, enhanced salivation and sweating, blurred vision, etc.