E-MAHA TET Question Paper Set 4

E-MAHA TET Question Paper

  1. A teacher’s most important role in an inclusive classroom is

(1) to ensure that the teacher gives standard instructions to the class

(2) to find out the occupations of parents of children so that the teacher knows what each child’s future occupation would be

(3) to ensure that every child gets an opportunity to realize her potential

(4) to plan for the class so that every child progresses at the same pace.

2. How would you help children in your class to make changes in their concepts?

(1) By dictating the information to the children and then asking them to memorize it.

(2) By punishing children if their concepts are wrong

(3) By giving factual information

(4) By giving children an opportunity to express their own understanding

3. A certificate is given to children when they read a specific number of books. In the long run this strategy might not work since

(1) this might lead to children reading only for getting the certificates

(2) the library would need to buy a lot of books

(3) a large number of certificates would have to be given when more children start reading

(4) reading books would distract children from completing their homework

4. Role of a teacher in a class is to

(1) follow the time-table strictly and stick to the course

(2) provide authentic learning situations and facilate independent thinking in students

(3) fill the students with her own knowledge and prepare them for examinations

(4) transmit knowledge in a straight fashion and prepare students for right answers

5. Which of the following statements is most appropriate about childrens making errors?

(1) To avoid making across, children need to imitate the teacher

(2) Children’s errors need to be taken seriously and they should be punished severly so that they do not repeat the mistakes

(3) Children commit errors since they do not have the capacity to think

(4) Children’s errors are a window into how they think

6. Assessment is an integral part of teaching-learning making errors?

(1) assessment helps the teacher to understand children’s learning and serves as a feedback for her own teaching

(2) assessment is the only way to ensure that teachers have taught and students have learnt

(3) in today’s time marks are the only important thing in education

(4) children need to be marked so that they know where they stand in comparison to their peers

7. ‘’The curriculum must enable children to find their voices, nurture their curiosity-to-do things, to ask questions and to pursue investigations, sharing and integrating their experiences with school knowledge – rather than their ability to reproduce textual knowledge.’’  National Curriculum Framework 2005, p-13

Against the backdrop, what should be the primary role of the teacher?

(1) to give plenty of opportunities to children to share their own understanding and knowledge

(2) to discard the experiences of the children and focus on the textbook.

(3) to do chapters to the textbooks sequentially

(4) to ensure that the teacher asks good questions and the children write the answers in their notebooks

8. To encourage children to put in efforts in their studies teachers need to

(1) control the child

(2) compare the child with others

(3) motivate the child

(4) scold the child

9. Which one of these statements in the context of emotions, learning and motivation is motst appropriate?

(1) Emotions need to be pushed aside to allow for learning to take place

(2) Emotions are inextricable intertwined with motivation and learning

(3) Emotions do not play any role in motivating us to learn

(4) Learning something new is dependent on how good we are at that

10. Multiple Choice Questions assess the child’s ability to

(1) construct the correct answer

(2) explain the correct answer

(3) recognize the correct answer

(4) recall the correct answer

Process of socialization does not include

(1) acquiring values and beliefs

(2) genetic transmission

(3) learning the customs and norms of a culture

(4) acquisition of skills

Which term/ phrase does Piaget use for ‘mental structures which are the buildings block of thinking’?

(1) Gene

(2) Maturation blocks

(3) Schemas

(4) Zones of development

According to Vygotsky why do children why do children speak to themselves?

(1) Children use their speech to attract the attention of adults to them

(2) Children are very talkative by nature

(3) Children are eocentric

(4) Children use speech to guide their actions

Children with learning disabilities

(1) have confusion between letters and alphabets that look alike

(2) easily recognize and comprehend sight words

(3) have retarded mental development

(4) have low IQ

What is Creativity?

(1) A form of intelligence that refers to skills that depend on accumulated knowledge and experience

(2) A form of intelligence that depends heavily on information-skills including the speed

(3) Ask the parents of the children to get tuition for completing the homework for their children

(4) Creativity is best defined as an IQ of above 200

A lot of children in India, especially girls do household chores before coming to school and after going back from school. What do you think a teacher should do regarding homework in this context?

(1) The teacher should give homework that connects the learning at school to the children’s lives at home.

(2) The teacher should ensure that the children wake up early in the morning and stay till late to complete their homework

(3) Ask the parents of the children to get tuition for completing the completing the homework for their children

(4) She should give harsh punishment to the children to get tuition for completing the homework.

In an effective classroom

(1) the children look up to the teacher for guidance and support to facilate their learning

(2) the children are always anxious and kept on their toes since the teacher keeps on giving regular tests to assess  their ability for recall

(3) the children fear the teacher since the teacher uses verbal and physical punishment

(4) the children don’t have any regard for the teacher and do as they please

Presenting disconnected chunks of knowledge would

(1) help learners organize information on their own

(2) make the task of the teacher difficult and that of the learners easy

(3) make it difficult for the for the for the learners to gain conceptual understanding

(4) make recall easier for the learners

Development of the capacity for abstract scientific thinking is a Characteristic of

(1) concentrate operational stage

(2) formal operational stage

(3) sensori-motor stage

(4) pre-operational stage