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Here we discuss CTET Question Paper July 2013 Paper-I with Answer. Also discussed both Mathematics & Science and Social Studies.
Section – 1: Child Development & Pedagogy
Directions: Answer the following questions by selecting the most appropriate option.
Q1. Which one of the following is a critique of the theory of multiple intelligence?
(a) Multiple intelligence is only the ‘talents’ present in intelligence as a whole.
(b) Multiple intelligence provides students to discover their propensities.
(c) It overemphasizes practical intelligence.
(d) It cannot be supported by empirical evidence at all.
Q2. Which one of the following pairs is least likely to be a correct match?
(a) Children enter in the world with certain knowledge about language – Chomsky
(b) Language and thought are initially two different activities – Vygotsky
(c) Language is contingent on thought – Piaget
(d) Language is a stimulus in environment – B.F. Skinner
Q3. Features assigned due to social roles and not due to biological endowment are called
(a) Gender role attitudes
(b) Gender role strain
(c) Gender-role stereotype
(d) Gender role diagnosticity
Q4. Which of the following will be most appropriate to maximize learning
(a) Teacher should identify her cognitive style as well as of her students’ cognitive style.
(b) Individual differences in students should be smoothed by pairing similar students.
(c) A teacher should focus on only one learning style to bring optimum results.
(d) Students of similar cultural backgrounds should be kept in the same class to avoid differences in opinion.
Q5. All of the following promote assessment as learning except
(a) telling students to take internal feedback.
(b) generating a safe environment for students to take chances.
(c) tell students to reflect on the topic taught.
(d) testing students as frequently as possible.
Q6. When a cook tastes a food during cooking it may be akin to
(a) Assessment of learning
(b) Assessment for learning
(c) Assessment as learning
(d) Assessment and learning
Q7. Differentiated instruction is
(a) using a variety of groupings to meet student needs.
(b) doing something different for every student in the class
(c) disorderly or undisciplined student activity.
(d) using groups that never change
Q8. In a culturally and linguistically diverse classroom, before deciding whether a student comes under special education category, a teacher should
(a) Not involve parents as parents have their own work
(b) Evaluate student on her/his mother language to establish disability
(c) Use specialized psychologists
(d) Segregate the child to neutralize the environmental factor.
Q9. Learning disabilities may occur due to all of the following except
(a) Teachers way of teaching
(b) Prenatal use of alcohol
(c) Mental Retardation
(d) Meningitis during infancy
Q10. An inclusive school reflects on all the following questions except:
(a) Do we believe that all students can learn
(b) Do we work in teams to plan and deliver learning enabling environment
(c) Do we properly segregate special children from normal to provide better care
(d) Do we adopt strategies catering to the diverse needs of students
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Q11. Gifted students are
(a) Convergent thinkers
(b) Divergent thinkers
(d) Very hard working
Q12. The shaded area represents students in a normal distribution who fall
(a) At δ = 0
(b) Between 2δ – 3δ
(c) After 3δ
(d) Between δ – 2 δ
Q13. Which one of the following pairs would be the most appropriate choice to complete the following sentence? Children ……………… faster when they are involved in the activities that seem to be……………..
(a) Forget; useful in a classroom
(b) Recall; linked with their classwork only
(c) Memorize; culturally neutral
(d) Learn; useful in real life
Q14. CBSE prescribed group activities for students in place of activities for individual students. The idea behind doing so could be
(a) to overcome the negative emotional response to an individual competition which may generalize across learning.
(b) to make it easy for teachers to observe groups instead of individual students.
(c) to rationalize the time available with schools most of which do not have enough time for individual activities.
(d) to reduce the infrastructural cost of the activity.
Q15. The conclusion ‘Children can learn violent behavior depicted in movies” may be derived on the basis of the work done by which of the following psychologist ‘?
(a) Edward L. Thorndike
(b) J.B. Watson
(c) Albert Bandura
(d) Jean Piaget
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Q16. Students observe fashion shows and try to imitate models. This kind of imitation may be called
(a) Primary simulation
(b) Secondary simulation
(c) Social learning
Q17. If students repeatedly make errors during a lesson, a teacher should
(a) make changes in instruction, tasks, timetable or seating arrangements.
(b) leave the lesson for the time being and come back to it after some time.
(c) identify the erring students and talk to the principal about them.
(d) make erring students stand outside the classroom.
Q18. The following are some techniques to manage anxiety due to an approaching examination; except
(a) familiarizing with the pattern of the question paper.
(b) thinking too much about the result.
(c) seeking support.
(d) emphasizing strengths.
Q19. Bloom’s taxonomy is a hierarchical organization of ………..
(a) achievement goals
(b) curricular declarations
(c) reading skills
(d) cognitive objectives
Q20. Band C is three students studying English. ‘A’ finds it interesting and thinks it will be helpful for her in the future. ‘B’ studies English as she wants to secure the first rank in the class. C’ studies it as she is primarily concerned with secure passing grades. The goals of A, B, and C respectively are
(a) Mastery, Performance, Performance Avoidance
(b) Performance, Performance Avoidance, Mastery
(c) Performance Avoidance, Mastery, Performance
(d) Mastery, Performance Avoidance, Performance
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Q21. Even though this was clearly in violation of his safety needs, Captain Vikram Batra died fighting in the Kargil War while protecting his country. He might have
(a) sought novel experience.
(b) achieved self-actualization.
(c) ignored his belongingness needs.
(d) wanted to earn a good name to his family.
Q22. Extinction of response is more difficult following
(a) partial reinforcement
(b) continuous reinforcement
(d) verbal reproach
Q23. Mastery orientation can be encouraged by
(a) focusing on students’ individual effort.
(b) comparing students” successes with each other.
(c) assigning a lot of practice material as home assignments.
(d) taking unexpected tests.
Q24. Which one of the following is correctly matched?
(a) Physical Development – Environment
(b) Cognitive Development – Maturation
(c) Social Development – Environment
(d) Emotional Development – Maturation
Q25. All the following facts indicate that a child is emotionally and socially fit in a class except
(a) develop good relationships with peers
(b) concentrate on and persist with challenging tasks
(c) manage both anger and joy effectively
(d) concentrate persistently on competition with peers
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Q26. Which of the following statements support the role of the environment in the development of a child?
(a) Some students quickly process information while others in the same class do not.
(b) There has been a steady increase in students’ average performance on IQ tests in the last few decades.
(c) Correlation between IQs of identical twins raised in different homes is as high as 0.75.
(d) Physically fit children are often found to be morally good.
Q27. Socialization includes cultural transmission and
(a) discourages rebellion.
(b) the development of individual personality.
(c) tits children into labels.
(d) provides emotional support.
Q28. A teacher shows two identical glasses filled with an equal amount of juice in them. She empties them in two different glasses one of which is taller and the other one is wider. She asks her class to identify which glass would have more juice in it. Students reply that the taller glass has more juice. Her students have difficulty in dealing with
Q29. Karnail Singh does not pay income tax despite legal procedures and expenses. He thinks that he cannot support a corrupt government that spends millions of rupees in building unnecessary dams. He is probably in which state of Kohlberg’s stages of moral development
(b) Post Conventional
(c) Pre Conventional
(d) Para Conventional
Q30. Intelligence theory incorporates the mental processes involved in intelligence (i.e. meta-components) and the varied forms that intelligence can take (i.e. creative intelligence)
(a) Spearman’s ‘g’ factor
(b) Sternberg’s triarchic theory of intelligence
(c) Savant theory of intelligence
(d) Thurstone’s primary mental abilities