E-MAHA TET Question Paper Set 1

E-MAHA TET Question Paper

Paper -1

  1. ‘‘Development is a never ending process.’’ This idea is associated with

(1) Principle of integration

(2) Principle of interaction

(3) Principle of interrelation

(4) Principle of continuity

  1. Four distinct stages of children’s intellectual development are identified by

(1) Skinner

(2) Piaget

(3) Kohlberg

(4) Erikson

  1. Parents should play a ___________ role in the learning process of young children.

(1) sympathetic

(2) neutral

(3) negative

(4) proactive

  1. The ‘insight theory of learning’ is promoted by

(1) Jean Piaget

(2) Vygotsky

(3) ‘Gestalt’ theorists

(4) Pavlov

  1. Motivation, in the process of learning,

(1) makes learners think unidirectionally

(2) creates interest for learning among young learners

(3) sharpens the memory of learners

(4) differentiates new learning from old learning

  1. Which of the following is not a sign of an intelligent young child?

(1) One who carries on thinking in an abstract manner

(2) One who can adjust oneself in a new environment

(3) One who has the ability to cram long essays very quickly

(4) One who has the ability to communicate fluently and appropriately

  1. Which is the place where the child’s ‘cognitive’ development is defined in the best way?

(1) Auditorium

(2) Home

(3) Playground

(4) School and classroom environment

  1. The stage in which a child begins to think logically about objects and events is known as

(1) Pre-operational stage

(2) Concrete operational stage

(3) Sensori-motor stage

(4) Formal operational stage

  1. Which of the following is not related to the socio-psychological needs of the child ?

(1) Regular elimination of waste products from the body

(2) Need for company

(3) Need for appreciation or social approval

(4) Need for emotional security

  1. Which of the following will foster creativity among learners?

(1) Emphasizing achievement goals from the beginning of school life

(2) Coaching students for good marks in examination

(3) Teaching the students the practical value of good education

(4) Providing opportunities to question and to nurture the innate talents of every learner

  1. ‘Mind mapping’ refers to

(1) drawing the picture of a mind

(2) researching the functioning of the mind

(3) a technique to enhance comprehension

(4) a plan of action for an adventure

  1. ‘‘A yung child responds to a new situation on the basis of the response made by him/her in a similar situation as in the past.’’ This is related to

(1) ‘Law of Attitude’ of learning process

(2) ‘Law of Readiness’ of learning

(3) ‘Law of Analogy’ of learning

(4) ‘Law of Effect’ of learning

  1. The best way, specially at primary level, to address the learning difficulties of students is to use

(1) easy and interesting textbooks

(2) story-telling method

(3) a variety of teaching methods suited to the disability

(4) expensive and glossy support material

  1. Education of children with special needs should be provided

(1) in special schools

(2) by special teachers in special schools

(3) along with other normal children

(4) by methods developed for special children in special schools

  1. ‘Dyslexia’ is associated with

(1) Reading disorder

(2) Behavioural disorder

(3) Mental disorder

(4) Mathematical disorder

  1. ___________ is not considered a sign of ‘being gifted’.

(1) Novelty in expression

(2) Curiosity

(3) Creative ideas

(4) Fighting with others

  1. A student of V-grade with ‘visual deficiency’ should be

(1) treated normally in the classroom and provided support through Audio CDs

(2) given special treatment in the classroom

(3) excused to do a lower level of work

(4) helped with his/her routine-work by parents and friends

  1. Which of the following statements cannot be considered as a feature of the process of learning?

(1) Learning is goal-oriented (2) Unlearning is also a learning process

(3) Educational institutions are the only place where learning takes place

(4) Learning is a comprehensive process

  1. Learning can be enriched if

(1) teachers use different types of lectures and explanation

(2) due attention is paid to periodic tests in the class

(3) situations from the real world are brought into the class in which students interact with each other and the teacher facilitates

(4) more and more teaching aids are used in the class

  1. To make assessment a ‘useful and interesting’ process, one should be careful about

(1) using a variety of ways to collect information about the student’s learning across the scholastic and co scholastic boundaries

(2) using technical language to give feedback

(3) making comparisons between different students

(4) labelling students as intelligent or average learner

  1. A teacher, because of his/her democratic nature, allows students to sit all over the class. Some sit together and discuss or do group reading. Some sit quietly and read themselves. A parent does not like it. Which of the following may be the best way to handle the situation ?

(1) Parents should show trust in the teacher and discuss the problem with the teacher

(2) Parents should take away the child from that school

(3) Parents should complain against the teacher to the principal

(4) Parents should request the principal to change the section of their ward

  1. Which of the following should be considered the most important quality of a teacher at primary level ?

(1) Competence in methods of teaching and knowledge of subjects

(2) Competence to teach in highly standardised language

(3) Eagerness to teach

(4) Patience and perseverance

  1. ___________ is considered a sign of motivated teaching.

(1) Questioning by students

(2) Pin drop silence in the class

(3) Maximum attendance in the class

(4) Remedial work given by the teacher

  1. At lower classes, play-way method of teaching is based on

(1) psychological principles of development and growth

(2) sociological principles of teaching

(3) theory of physical education programmes

(4) principles of methods of teaching

  1. The term ‘curriculum’ in the field of education refers to

(1) evaluation process

(2) text-material to be used in the class

(3) methods of teaching and the content to be taught

(4) overall programme of the school which students experience on a day-to-day basis

  1. According to Piaget, at which of the following stages does a child begin to think logically about abstract propositions ?

(1) Sensori-motor stage (Birth – 02 years)

(2) Pre-operational stage (02 – 07 years)

(3) Concrete operational stage (07 – 11 years)

(4) Formal operational stage (11 years and up)

  1. A teacher should make an attempt to understand the potentialities of her/his students. Which of the following fields is related to this objective?

(1) Media – Psychology

(2) Educational Psychology

(3) Educational Sociology

(4) Social Philosophy

  1. Kritika who does not talk much at home, talks a lot at school. It shows that

(1) she does not like her home at all

(2) her thoughts get acknowledged at school

(3) the school provides opportunities to children to talk a lot

(4) teachers demand that children should talk a lot at school

  1. ‘‘Children actively construct their understanding of the world’’ is a statement attributed to

(1) Kohlberg

(2) Skinner

(3) Piaget

(4) Pavlov

  1. In which of the following stages do children become active members of their peer group ?

(1) Early childhood

(2) Childhood

(3) Adolescence

(4) Adulthood

Paper-2

  1. A creative learner refers to one who is

(1) very talented in drawing and painting

(2) highly intelligent

(3) capable of scoring consistently good marks in tests

(4) good at lateral thinking and problem solving

  1. Individual learners differ from each other in (1) principles of growth and development

(2) rate of development

(3) sequence of development

(4) general capacity for development

  1. Every learner is unique means that

(1) No two learners are alike in their abilities, interests and talents

(2) Learners do not have any common qualities, nor do they share common goals

(3) A common curriculum for all learners is not possible

(4) It is impossible to develop the potential of learners in a heterogeneous class

  1. Constructivism as a theory

(1) focuses on the role of imitation

(2) emphasises the role of the learner in constructing his own view of the world

(3) emphasises on memorising information and testing through recall

(4) emphasises on the dominant role of the teacher

  1. Development of concepts is primarily a part of

(1) emotional development

(2) intellectual development

(3) physical development

(4) social development

  1. Heredity is considered as a _________ social structure.

(1) primary

(2) secondary

(3) dynamic

(4) static

  1. The most intense and crucial socialization takes place

(1) throughout the life of a person

(2) during adolescence

(3) during early childhood

(4) during adulthood

  1. Helping learners recapitulate or recall what they have already learnt is important because

(1) it is a convenient beginning for any classroom instruction

(2) relating new information to prior knowledge enhances learning

(3) it is an effective way of revising old lessons

(4) it enhances the memory of learners thereby strengthening learning

  1. According to Piaget, during the first stage of development (birth to about 2 years age), a child learns best

(1) by using the senses

(2) by comprehending neutral words

(3) by thinking in an abstract fashion

(4) by applying newly acquired knowledge of language

  1. Theory of learning which totally and only depends on ‘observable behavior’ is associated with _________ theory of learning.

(1) Cognitive

(2) Developmental

(3) Behaviourist

(4) Constructivist

  1. Multilingual character of Indian society should be seen as

(1) a hindrance in teaching-learning process

(2) a resource for enrichment of school life

(3) a challenge to teacher’s capacity to motivate students to learn

(4) a factor that makes school life a complex experience for the learners

  1. Creative answers require

(1) direct teaching and direct questions

(2) content-based questions

(3) open-ended questions

(4) a highly disciplined classroom

  1. Diagnosis of the gaps in the learning of students should be followed by

(1) appropriate remedial measures

(2) intensive drill and practice

(3) systematic revision of all lessons

(4) reporting the findings to learners and parents

  1. Which of the following statements cannot be considered as a feature of ‘learning’?

(1) Learning is a process that mediates behavior

(2) Learning is something that occurs as a result of certain experiences

(3) Study of behavior is learning

(4) Unlearning is also a part of learning

  1. ‘Self-regulation’ of learners refers to

(1) their ability to monitor their own learning

(2) creating regulations for student behavior

(3) rules and regulations made by the student body

(4) self-discipline and control

  1. Which of the following does not reflect ‘teaching for understanding’?

(1) Ask students to explain a phenomenon or a concept in their own words

(2) Teach students to provide examples to illustrate how a law works

(3) Help students see similarities and differences and generate analogies

(4) Enable students to memorize isolated facts and procedures

  1. Which of the following statements is true about ‘learning’?

(1) Errors made by children indicate that no learning has taken place.

(2) Learning is effective in an environment that is emotionally positive and satisfying for the learners.

(3) Learning is not affected by emotional factors at any stage of learning.

(4) Learning is fundamentally a mental activity. 18. Human development is based on certain principles. Which of the following is not a principle of human development?

(1) Continuity

(2) Sequentiality

(3) General to Specific

(4) Reversible

  1. The main purpose of assessment should be

(1) to point out the errors of the learners

(2) to measure the achievement of learners

(3) to decide if a student should be promoted to the next class

(4) to diagnose and remedy gaps in learning

  1. Centrally sponsored scheme of Integrated Education for disabled children aims at providing educational opportunities to children with disabilities in

(1) regular schools

(2) special schools

(3) open schools (4) Blind Relief Association schools

  1. Which of the following is not a sign of reading difficulty among young learners?

Difficulty in

(1) letter and word recognition

(2) reading speed and fluency

(3) understanding words and ideas

(4) spelling consistency

  1. A teacher wants the gifted children of her class to achieve their potential. Which of the following should she not do to achieve her objective?

(1) Teach them to enjoy non-academic activities

(2) Teach them to manage stress

(3) Segregate them from their peers for special attention

(4) Challenge them to enhance their creativity

  1. Which of the following is not a characteristic feature of intrinsically motivated children?

(1) They always succeed

(2) They enjoy doing their work

(3) They display a high level of energy while working

(4) They like challenging tasks

  1. Which of the following is not an appropriate tool for Formative Assessment?

(1) Assignment

(2) Oral questions

(3) Term test

(4) Quiz and games

  1. Learners should not be encouraged to

(1) ask as many questions as possible both inside and outside the class

(2) actively interact with other learners in group work

(3) participate in as many co-curricular activities as possible

(4) memorize all the answers to questions which the teacher may ask

  1. Irfan breaks toys and dismantles them to explore their components. What would you do?

(1) Never let Iran play with toys

(2) Always keep a close watch

(3) Encourage his inquisitive nature and channelize his energy

(4) Make him understand that toys should not be broken

  1. The statement ‘Men are generally more intelligent than women’

(1) is true

(2) may be true

(3) shows gender bias

(4) is true for different domains of intelligence

  1. Understanding the principles of development of a child helps a teacher in

(1) identifying the social status of the learner

(2) identifying the economic background of the learner

(3) rationalizing why the learner ought to be taught

(4) effectively catering to the different learning styles of learners

  1. Christina took her class for a field trip and after coming back, she discussed the trip with her students. It may be co notated as

(1) Assessment of Learning

(2) Assessment for Learning

(3) Learning for Assessment

(4) Learning of Assessment

  1. The statement : ‘An important precondition for the proper development of a child is ensuring her/his healthy physical development’

(1) is untrue as physical development does not affect other domains of development in any way

(2) may be incorrect as development varies from individual to individual (3) is true because physical development occupies the topmost place in the sequence of development

(4) is true because physical development is interrelated with other domains of development