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Pedagogy and Child Development – CTET February 2016 Exam Paper – Precious Question Paper

1. Which one of the following philosophical perspectives needs to be followed to deal with children with special needs?
  • (1) They do not need any education at all.
  • (2) They have a right to inclusive education and study in regular schools.
  • (3) They should be segregated and put in separate educational institutions.
  • (4) They should be given only vocational training

2. Learner-centred approach means
  • (1) methods where learners own initiative and efforts are involved in learning
  • (2) use of methods in which teacher is the main actor
  • (3) that teachers draw conclusions for the learners
  • (4) traditional expository methods

3. Which one of the following is central to learning?
  • (1) Meaning making
  • (2) Imitation
  • (3) Conditioning
  • (4) Rote memorization

4. In a constructivist classroom as envisioned by Piaget and Vygotsky, learning
  • (1) is constructed by the students themselves who play an active role
  • (2) is offering of reinforcement by the teacher
  • (3) is dictated by the teacher and the students are passive recipients of the same
  • (4) happens by pairing of a stimulus and a response

5. Which one of the following is a good example of ‘scaffolding’ (learning of a problem solving task till the student is able to do it by herself?
  • (1) Telling her that she can do it by trying again and again
  • (2) offering a reward for solving the problem quickly
  • (3) Providing a half solved example
  • (4) Telling her she cannot go home till she solves the problem

6. Your class has learners with different learning styles. To assess them, you would give them
  • (1) the same set of tasks and tests
  • (2) a uniform set of instructions and subsequently label children according to their marks in the test
  • (3) a variety of tasks and tests
  • (4) the same time to perform on the tests

7. Nowadays, there is a tendency to refer to wrong concepts of children as alternative conceptions. This could be attributed to
  • (1) recognition that children are capable of thinking and their thinking is different from that of adults
  • (2) children’s understanding being nuanced and their being passive in their own learning
  • (3) using fancy terms to describe children’s errors
  • (4) children being thought of as adult-like in their thinking

8. Which one of the following best describes a teacher’s role in a middle school classroom?
  • (1) PowerPoint presentations to give lectures
  • (2) Discouraging multiple perspectives and focusing on unidimensional perspective
  • (3) Providing opportunities for discussions
  • (4) Promoting students to compete amongst themselves for the first position
9. Which one of the following statements about motivation and learning is correct?
  • (1) Learning is effective only when the students are motivated using external rewards.
  • (2) Motivation does not have any role to play in learning.
  • (3) Learning is effective only when the students have intrinsic motivational desire to learn from inside
  • (4) Learning is effective only when the students are extrinsically motivated -motivated by external factors

10. Which one of the following statements about learning is correct?
  • (1) Learning does not depend on learner’s previous knowledge.
  • (2) Learning is a passive receptive process.
  • (3) Learning is equivalent to acquisition of skills
  • (4) Learning is facilitated by social

11. Which one of the following is an important activity to enable children to learn?
  • (1) Dialogue
  • (2) Reward
  • (3) Lecture
  • (4) Instruction

12. Which one of the following statements about development is correct?
  • (1) Developmental changes go forward in a straight line.
  • (2) Development proceeds from birth to adolescence in a forward manner and then it goes backwards.
  • (3) Development occurs at a different rate among different individuals.
  • (4) Development occurs at a very fast pace from birth till adolescence and then it stops.

13. Middle childhood is the period from
  • (1) birth to 2 years.
  • (2) 10 years onwards
  • (3) 2 years to 6 years
  • (4) 6 years to 11 years

14. “Environmental factors do not play any in shaping an individual, since growth of each individual is determined by his genetic makeup.” This statement
  • (1) correct, since genetic makeup of an individual is very strong
  • (2) incorrect, since there have been several researches to prove that environment can have a major influence on development
  • (3) correct, since there have been several researches to prove that genetic material alone predicts an individual’s development
  • (4) incorrect, since environmental factors contribute little in an and individual’s growth development is a process through which a

15. _______ is a process through which a human infant begins to acquire the necessary skills to perform as a functioning member of the society.
  • (1) Socialization
  • (2) Development
  • (3) Learning
  • (4) Maturation

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