CTET July 2019 Paper 2 Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Paper

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

Which of the following is not a principle of development?

A. Development is relatively orderly.

B. Development takes place gradually over a period of time.

C. Exact course and nature of development is determined at the time of birth itself.

D. Individuals develop at different rates.

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

Which of the following is central to the concept of progressive education?

A. Belief in the capability and potential of every child

B. Standard instruction and assessment

C. Extrinsic motivation and uniform assessment parameters

D. Textbook centric learning

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

Co-operative learning and peer-tutoring ________ in an inclusive classroom.

A. should be actively discouraged

B. should be occasionally used

C. should not be used

D. should be actively promoted

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

Which of the following is most important in an inclusive classroom?

A. Standardized testing

B. Promoting competitive learning

C. Individualized education plan

D. Uniform instruction

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

Which of the following is a correctly matched pair of learners and their primary characteristics?

A. ‘Dyslexic’ learners - Lack reading and writing fluency

B. Creative learners - Hyperactive; slow in completing work

C. Attention deficit learners - High motivation; can sustain attention for long periods of time.

D. Hearing impaired learners - Cannot comprehend visual information

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

A teacher should encourage students to set ________ rather than ________

A. performance goals; learning goals

B. failure avoiding goals; marks seeking goals

C. marks seeking goals; failure avoiding goals

D. learning goals; performance goals

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

Which of the following are examples of effective learning strategies?

(i) Setting goals and time tables

(ii) Making organizational charts and concept maps

(iii) Thinking of examples and non-examples

(iv) Explaining to a peer

(v) Self-questioning

A. (i) , (iv) , (v)

B. (i) , (ii) , (iii) , (v)

C. (i) , (ii) , (iii) , (iv) , (v)

D. (i) , (ii) , (iii)

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

Which of the following statements denotes the relationship between development and learning correctly?

A. Learning takes place irrespective of development.

B. Rate of learning far exceeds the rate of development.

C. Development and learning are inter-related and inter-dependent.

D. Development and learning are not related.

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

Constructivists such as Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky view learning as

A. conditioning of responses

B. passive repetitive process

C. process of meaning-making by active engagement

D. acquisition of skills

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

Read the following description and identify the stage of moral reasoning of Kohlberg.

Description:

Right action is defined by self-chosen ethical principles of conscience that are valid for all humanity, regardless of law and social agreement.

A. The social - contract orientation

B. The social - order maintaining orientation

C. The universal ethical principle orientation

D. The instrumental purpose orientation

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

Which of the following should be the reasons for the assessment of children?

(i) To separate and label children into ‘non-achievers’ , ‘low-achievers’ , ‘average’ and ‘high- achievers’ .

(ii) To improve teaching-learning processes in the classroom.

(iii) To find out what changes and progress in learning that takes place in the child over a period of time.

(iv) To discuss the capabilities, potential, strengths and challenging areas of the child with the parents.

A. (i) , (ii) , (iii)

B. (ii) , (iii) , (iv)

C. (ii) , (iv)

D. (i) , (ii) (iii) , (iv)

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