CTET November 2012 Child Development and Pedagogy Paper II

CTET November 2012 Child Development and Pedagogy Paper IICTET November 2012 Child Development and Pedagogy Paper II.

Central Teacher Eligibility Test CTET November 2012 Child Development and Pedagogy Paper II For Class VI to VIII CTET Nov 2012 Question Paper For Upper Primary Teacher   in Hindi and English Language

1. Child-centred education was advocated by which of the following thinkers?
(1) B,F.Skinner
(2) John Dewey
(3) Eric Erickson
(4) Charles Darwin

2. While teaching a single parent child, a teacher should
(1) treat such a child differently
(2) assign lesser home assignments to such a child
(3) provide stable and consistent environment
(4) overlook this fact and treat such a child at par with other children

3. Acceleration with reference to gifted children means
(1) accelerating the transaction of scholastic activities
(2) speeding up the transaction of co-scholastic activities
(3) promoting such students to next higher grade by skipping the present grade
(4) accelerating the process of assessment

4. Which of the following is the most appropriate activity for gifted students?
(1) Solve exercises given at the end of five chapters at one go
(2) Teach their class on Teachers Day
(3) Write a report on a school match recently held
(4) Write an original play on given concepts

5. Which one of the following could be an end stage of a child possessing bodily-kinesthetic intelligence’
(1) Orator
(2) Political leader
(3) Surgeon
(4) Poet

6. Gifted students
(1) are generally physically weak and not good at social interaction
(2) generally do not like their teachers
(3) realize their full potential without any help
(4) perform exceptionally well in any field important to human beings
7. Knowledge of _________ will be most significant for a teacher dealing with a class comprising students of mixed age groups.
(1) cultural background
(2) developmental stages
(3) occupation of their parents
(4) socio-economic background

8. Classrooms after the implementation of RTE Act 2009 are

(1) age-wise more homogeneous
(2) age-wise more heterogeneous
(3) unaffected, as RTE does not affect the average age of a class in a school
(4) gender-wise more homogeneous

9. Systematic presentation of concepts may be related with which of the following principles of development?

(1) Students develop at different rates
(2) Development is relatively orderly
(3) Development leads to growth
(4) Development proceeds from heteronomy to autonomy

10. Scaffolding in the context of learning theories refers to 

(1) simulation teaching
(2) recapitulation of previous learning
(3) temporary support in learning by adults
(4) ascertaining the causes of mistakes done by students

11. The sentence ‘Madam drives a bicycle’ is
(1) correct syntactically but semantically incorrect
(2) correct semantically but syntactically incorrect
(3) semantically as well as syntactically correct
(4) semantically as well as syntactically incorrect

12. Classification of students in different groups on the basis of their IQ tends to _________ their self-esteem and _________ their academic performance.
(1) increase; decrease
(2) increase; increase
(3) decrease; decrease
(4) decrease; has no effect on

13. Raven’s progressive matrices test is an example of____________ test.
(1) verbal IQ
(2) culture-free IQ
(3) non-group IQ
(4) personality

14. The news of ‘a woman selling her child to obtain food’ may be understood best on the basis of
(1) Psychoanalytical theory
(2) Theory of hierarchical needs
(3) Psychosocial theory
(4) Theory of reinforced contingencies

15. The word ‘Comprehensive’ in the scheme o Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation i supported by the following except
(1) Theory of multiple intelligence
(2) Theory of information processing
(3) J.P. Guilfords theory of structure o intellect
(4) L.L. Thurstone’s theory of primary mental abilities

16. Assessment ___________ learning influence learning by reinforcing the __________ between assessment and instruction.
(1) for; connections
(2) for; difference
(3) of; difference
(4) of; variance

17. In Science practicals, boys generally take control of apparatus and ask girls to record data or wash utensils. This tendency reflects that
(1) girls being delicate prefer such less energy consuming tasks
(2) girls are excellent observers and record data flawlessly
(3) stereotyping of masculine and feminine roles takes place in schools also
(4) boys can handle equipments more efficiently as they are naturally endowed for doing such things

18. How teachers and students _________ gender in the classroom, it _____-_____ the learning environment.
(1) interpret; does not affect
(2) construct; impacts
(3) adapt; perturbs
(4) define; vitiates

19. The word ‘Compulsory’ in the ‘Right to Free and Compulsory Education 2009’ means,
(1) parents arc compulsorily forced to send their children to school to avoid punitive action
(2) compulsory education will be imparted through continuous testing
(3) Central Government will ensure admission, attendance and completion of elementary education
(4) appropriate governments will ensure admission, attendance and completion of elementary education

20. Which of the following principles is not involved in lesson planning?
(1) Clarity of objectives
(2) Knowledge of teaching
(3) Rigidity of planning
(4) Knowledge of pupils

21. What does ‘Self-regulation of learners’ mean?
(1) Self-discipline and control
(2) Ability to monitor their own learning
(3) Rules and regulations made by the student body
4) Creating regulations for student behaviour

22. The ‘Lab Schools’ advocated by John Dewey were examples of
(1) Factory Schools
(2) Progressive Schools
(3) Public Schools
(4) Common Schools

23. Group project activity as prescribed by CBSE is a powerful means
(1) of facilitating social participation
(2) of alleviating the burden of teachers
(3) of relieving the stress caused due to routine teaching
(4) to promote the concept of unity in diversity

24. For an intrinsically motivated student,
(1) rewards are not at all required
(2) external rewards are not enough to keep him/her motivated
(3) the level of motivation is lower than an extrinsically motivated student
(4) there is no need of formal education

25. Achievement motivation is
(1) the tendency to persist at challenging tasks
(2) the tendency to avoid failure
(3) willingness to accept success and failure equally
(4) tendency to act impulsively

26. Ideal ‘Waiting Time’ for getting response from students should be proportional to
(1) time allotted to specific topic in the curriculum
(2) difficulty level of the question
(3) time taken by the students for answering questions from previous lessons
(4) relevance of the question in the real life

27. Suppose you are the Chairperson of a Board of School Education, how would you plan to improve the overall quality of education in the schools under your jurisdiction ? This type of question is an example of
(1) higher order convergent
(2) higher order divergent
(3) lower order convergent
(4) lower order divergent

28. A student says, “My mother ringed Principal mam kist night.” As a teacher your response should be
(1) Oh really, your mother rang up Prmcipal ma’am last night. Did she seek and appointment with her?
(2) Dear child, you are not using the correct form of verb.
(3) It should not be ringed, it should rather be rang.
(4) Why don’t you listen carefully ? As I told you earlier, it should be rang, not ringed.

29. Children in primary schools follow which o the following stages as proposed by Lawrence Kohlberg?
a. Obedience and Punishment Orientation
b. Individualism and Exchange
c. Good Interpersonal Relationships
d. Social Contract and Individual Rights
(1) a and d
(2) a and c
(3) b and a
(4) b and d

30. The following arc features of anecdotal record except
(1) it is an accurate description of events
(2) it describes personal development or social interactions of a child
(3) it is a factual report with enough detail
(4) it is subjective evidence of  behaviour and therefore does not provide feedback for scholastic area

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