CTET Dec 2018 Paper 1 Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Paper Part 2

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16. Which one of the following best describes the role of textbooks in the classroom?

A. They maintain homogeneity in learning across a State or the Nation.

B. They provide guidance to teachers and parents about the course of study.

C. They form the most essential learning resource in a resource starved context.

D. They are one of the resources and reference materials available in the class.

17. The National Curriculum Framework-2005 derives its understanding from-

A. behaviorism

B. constructivism

C. cognitive theories

D. humanism

18. The children in a class can be considered to be motivated if –

A. they maintain discipline in the class

B. all are regular in attendance

C. they ask questions seeking clarification from the teacher

D. they come to school neatly dressed in uniform

19. Which one of the following is the most suitable to improve children՚s learning?

A. Teacher should explain the content using different examples and illustrations.

B. All types of learning material should be there in the class.

C. Teacher should facilitate children to interact with each other on real-life situations.

D. Regular assessment test should be conducted.

21. Which one of the following statements is true about the role of heredity and environment?

A. A child՚s ability to learn and perform is completely decided by the genes.

B. Good care and a nutritious diet can fight off any disorder a child is born with.

C. Environment plays a significant role only in the child՚s language development.

D. Certain aspects of development are influenced more by heredity and others more by environment.

22. Which one of the following statements cannot be attributed to Piaget՚s theory?

A. Children construct and use knowledge about their world.

B. Learning takes place through constant practice.

C. Children act on their environment.

D. Development occurs in qualitative stages.

24. Play has a significant role in development of young children for the following reasons, except-

A. it stimulates their senses

B. it is just a pleasant way to spend time

C. they acquire new skills and learn when to use them

D. they gain mastery over their body

25. Which one of the following questions invites children to think critically?

A. What is the right answer?

B. Can you think of a similar situation?

C. What are the different ways in which we can solve this?

D. Do you know the answer to this?

27. Which one of the following statements about progressive education explains-Education is life itself?

A. Schools are not required children can learn from their life experiences.

B. Education in schools should reflect the social and natural world.

C. Life is the true educator.

D. School education should continue as long as possible.

28. Which one of the following can be considered as a contribution of Kohlberg՚s theory?

A. The theory has elaborate testing procedures.

B. It establishes a clear relationship between moral reasoning and action.

C. His belief is that children are moral philosophers.

D. His theory has supported an association between cognitive maturity and moral maturity.

29. The zone of Proximal Development refers to-

A. the developmental phase when child takes complete responsibility for learning

B. a context in which children can almost perform a task on their own with the right level of support

C. the point in learning when support can be withdrawn

D. the phase when maximum development is possible

30. An androgynous personality-

A. has a balance of what are generally considered masculine and feminine traits

B. tends to be assertive and arrogant

C. adheres to stereotypical gender roles prevalent in the society

D. refers to men with feminine traits

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