CTET December 2019 P2 Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Paper Part 2

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11. Direction: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

In a progressive classroom

A. knowledge is constructed by the learner.

B. knowledge is received passively by the learner.

C. knowledge is reproduced by the learner as it is.

D. knowledge is recall by the learner as per instructions of the teacher.

12. Direction: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Continuous and comprehensive evaluation includes

A. only formative assessment

B. only summative assessment

C. neither formation nor summative assessment

D. both formative and summative assessments using a wide variety of strategies.

13. Direction: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

A student in your class has been told again and again from different sources that people from his social group typically perform poorly in academic. To reduce the impact of this stereotype and resultant stereotype threat, a teacher՚s initial step can be:

A. ignoring such concerns.

B. organizing competition between students from different social groups.

C. suggesting the student to leave academics and join some other domain.

D. presenting stories and examples of role models from different social groups.

14. Direction: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

In an inclusive classroom, a teacher should

A. believe that every child has a potential to learn as per their abilities and strength.

B. show an attitude of pity and sympathy towards disabled learners.

C. use labels such as ‘handicapped child’ , ‘retarded child’ to categorize children.

D. pay attention only to the gifted and talented children.

15. Direction: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

A student shows the following signs in the classroom:

Anxiety around reading

Difficulty in recognizing words or letters

Poor vocabulary skills

Difficulty with understanding or remembering what was read

These are an indication of

A. an autistic student.

B. a creative student.

C. a student with learning disability.

D. a student with ‘mental impairment’ .

17. Direction: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

A teacher can encourage creative learners in her classroom by

A. emphasizing convergent thinking.

B. discouraging divergent thinking.

C. encouraging multiple perspectives and appreciating original ideas.

D. discouraging the students from taking risks and undertaking challenges.

18. Direction: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Which of the following factors supports meaningful learning in the classroom?

A. Increasing number of tests to motivate children to learn

B. Increasing rewards to motivate children to learn

C. Following only the lecture mode of instruction

D. Showing genuine interest in the content matter and having concern for children՚s overall well-being and learning

19. Direction: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

An example of effective problem-solving strategy is

A. Not paying any attention to evaluating the solution.

B. Functional fixedness – focusing on only the conventional function of an object.

C. Response set – getting stuck on one way of representing a problem.

D. Means-end analysis – dividing the problem into number of sub-goals

20. Direction: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Which of the following is NOT an effective strategy for teaching-learning?

A. Encouraging children to make intuitive guesses

B. Experimentation and exploration

C. Dialogue and discussion

D. Focusing on reproduction of knowledge is given

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