Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test 2013 Paper 1- English
PART –A: English
- Choose the correct alternative of verb:
“When we reached the stadium, the players______ already”.
(1) Have gone
(3) Had gone
(4) Has gone
- Identify the underlined clause in the sentence:
(1) Noun Clause
(2) Adjective Clause
(3) Adverbial Clause of Reason
(4) Adverbial Clause of Concession
- Choose the correct spelt word:
- Choose the correct ‘Figure of Speech’ in the given line:
“Exult O shores, and ring O bells!”
- Choose the correct ‘Synonym’ of:
- Choose the correct ‘Assertive Sentence’ of the given sentence:
“How can any burglar open the window?”
(1) No burglar couldn’t open the window?”
(2) The burglar can’t open the window.
(3) The burglar can open the window.
(4) Window can’t be open by the burglar
- Choose the correct ‘Indirect Speech’ of the given Sentence:
(1) He asked why he has called there and disturbed him
(2) He asked why had called there and disturbed him.
(3) He asked why he had called there and disturbed him.
(4) He asked that why he had called there and disturbed him.
- Select the correct ‘neither_______ nor’ answer of the given sentence:
“Vijayant didn’t pay attention to parents. He didn’t learn from teachers.”
(1) Vijayant neither paid attention to parents nor learnt from teachers.
(2) Vijayant paid neither attention to parents nor learnt from teachers.
(3) Vijayant neither pay attention to parents nor learn from teachers.
(4) Vijayant neither pay attention to parents nor learnt from teachers.
- Choose the correct ‘so……….. that’ sentence of the given sentence:
“It was too difficult for Keshav to pay head to the teacher.”
(1) It was so difficult that keshav couldn’t pay heed to the teacher.
(2) It was so difficult for Keshav that he couldn’t pay heed to the teacher.
(3) It was so difficult for Keshav that he can’t pay heed to the teacher.
(4) It was so difficult that keshav could pay heed to the teacher.
- Select the correct ‘Question Tag’ for given sentence:
“Show me the way to the park”
(1) Don’t you?
(2) Will me?
(3) Will I?
(4) Will you?
- Choose the correct ‘Passive Voice’ of the sentence:
“Where are the attending the meeting?”
(1) Where are the meeting being attended by you?
(2) Where is the meeting being attended by you?
(3) Where you are being attending the meeting?
(4) Where the meeting is being attended by you?
- Choose the correct preposition:
“Quinine is an effective antidote_____ Malaria.”
- Choose the correct ‘Exclamatory Sentence’ of the given sentence:
“Mr. Sen was a great educationist.”
(1) What a great educationist Mr. Sen was!
(2) How a great educationist Mr. Sen was!
(3) What an educationist Mr. Sen was!
(4) What a great educationist Was Mr. Sin!
- Select the correct ‘Opposite Word’ of the given:
- Choose the correct alternative:
“Mr. Kumar spoke in_____ low voice.”
(4) no article
- Choose the correct ‘Comparative Degree’ of the given sentence:
“The Shatabdi Express is the most comfortable train.”
(1) The Shatabdi Express is more comfortable train.
(2) The Shatabdi Express is more comfortable than many other train.
(3) The Shatabdi Express is much comfortable than any other trains.
(4) The Shatabdi Express is more comfortable than any other train.
- Choose the correct ‘used to’ sentence of the given sentence:
“Rushikesh would find a better job.”
(1) Rushikesh would used to find a better job.
(2) Rushikesh used to find a better job.
(3) Rushikesh would used to found a better job.
(4) Rushikesh will used to find a better job.
- Choose the correct ‘No Sooner’ sentence of the given sentence:
“As soon as Srinath put step into the class. The children became silent.”
(1) No sooner do Srinath put step intothe class than the children become silent.
(2) No sooner Srinath put step into the class than the children became silent
(3) No sooner do Srinath put step into the class than the children became silent.
($) NO sooner did Srinath put step into the class than the children became silent.
- Choose the correct ‘Unless sentence of the given sentence:
“I shall not forgive him if he doesn’t apologize to me.”
(1) I shall not forgive him unless he apologizes to me.
(2) I shall not forgive him unless he apologized to me.
(3) I shall forgive him unless he apologized to me.
(4) Unless he doesn’t unless he apologizes to me, I shall not forgive him.
- Choose the correct ‘Wh –Question’ to get underlined part as answer:
“We have received your letters this morning.”
(1) not only I washed my hands but also ate my dinner.
(2) I not only washed my hands but also ate my dinner too.
(3) I washed not only my hands but also ate my dinner.
(4) I not only washed my hands but also ate my dinner.
- Choose the correct ‘Verbal Question’ of the given sentence:
“He have witness at the sensational trail.”
(1) Did he gave witness at the sensational trail?
(2) Does he give witness at the sensational trail?
(3) Did he give witness at the sensational trail?
(4) Did give witness at the sensational trail?
- Choose the correct ‘Passive Voice’ of the given sentence:
“The thieves had broken the back door.”
(1) The back door had broken by the thieves.
(2) The back door had been broken by the thieves
(3) The back door had been broken by them.
(4) The back door has been broken by the thieves.
- Chooses the correct alternative:
“Mr. Kedar becomes_______ S.P. of Pune District.”
(4) no article
- Choose the correct ‘Degree Sentence’ from the given sentence:
(1) Dr. Ganesh is one of the most popular teachers on our class.
(2) Dr. Ganesh is one of the most popular teacher on our class.
(3) Dr. Ganesh is the most popular teachers on our class.
(4) Dr. Ganesh is more popular teachers on our class.
Read the passage and choose the correct answers of the given : (Questions No. 26 to 30)
Newspapers sell because of news and editorial coverage but it gets more revenue from advertisements. News costs money, While advertisements fetch money. The economics of modern newspapers is such that it can’t run by just selling news, it has to depend on advertisements. The economics of newspaper publishing requires both subscribes who can afford to buy newspapers and businessmen who can afford to advertise in it. The growth of the press depends on both. Therefore, in newspaper management neither aspect can be neglected.
CO-ordination among the various departments – editorial, circulation, advertising and production is very essential for effective and better management. The head of various departments must be part of the management of a newspaper. They cannot afford to remain cut off from the main stream of management function. In addition each department should keep the is a vital aspect of newspapers management.
- The growth of a newspaper depends on:
(1) Subscribers and advertisers
(3) Large scale subscribers
(4) the editorial and news coverage
- The word ‘vital’ as used in the context means:
- The main idea of the first paragraph of the passage is:
(1) The economics of newspaper publishing.
(2) The importance of advertisements.
(3) News and editorial coverage.
(4) The growth of the press.
- The heads of departments must know about:
(1) goals and money
(2) goals policies and plans
(3) better management
(4) the growth of press
- The main idea of the second paragraph of the passage is:
(1) The future of newspapers.
(2) How to sell newspapers?
(3) Effective newspaper management
(4) The role of the heads of departments.
PART – B CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY
- “the science of human behavior is called as Psychology.” This definition was given by_______.
(3) Wilhem Wundt
- The________ method is very useful for estimation of how the behavior of big group will be in some situations?
(4) Case Study
- When one is seared in the darkness by assuming that the leather belt is a snake, then it is an example of_______.
(2) Tendency of Mind
- Social Observational Learning Theory was put forth by______.
(1) Jerome Bruner
(2) David Ausubel
(3) Dr. Bloom
(4) Albert Bandura
- Instrumental Conditional Theory was put forth by________.
(1) Albert Bandura
(2) B.F. Skinner
(3) Dr. Bloom
- Imagination observed in poets, authors, actors and films is of_____type.
- The field theory of learning was put forth by the psychologist_________.
(1) Kurt Lewin
(3) Albert Bandura
- The generalization Theory of Transfer of Learning was put forth by______.
- “Problems are solved by insight gained the interaction between an individual
And his environment.” This was put forth by_______.
- “the state of increasing the intensity and force of responses means Motivation.” This definition was given by______.
- “When one learns balancing of a bicycle, it helps in learning to drive a motorcycle.”
This is an example of_______ transfer of learning.
(4) None of the above
- The period of 6 to 12 years of development phases is called as________.
(1) Infancy Phase
(2) Childhood Phase
(3) Adolescence Phase
(4) Puberty Phase
- “Memories mean new experience.” This was stated by_______.
- An artist gets so engrossed in doing his painting, that he forgets about the place and time. This is an example of______ attention.
(4) None of these
- An artist gets so engrossed in doing his painting, that he forgets about the place and time. This is a example of______ attention.
(4) None of these
- The primary mental process of lending information about his thinking to new requirements.” This definition was given by_________.
(4) William James
- “Comprehension, investigation and criticism are the four aspects of intelligence.” This was put forth by______.
(1) William Stem
(4) Alfred Binet
- “Educational Intelligence must be supported by Emotional Intelligence.” This was stated by______.
(4) Daniel Golman
- The suitable combination of force that encourage goal achievement in a specific direction and help in retaining the energy needed for behavior is called as_______.
- What is needed for teaching to be learning oriented?
- In 1921, ________started a play school named ‘Balmandir’ at Dakshinamurthy.
(1) Anutai Wagh
(2) Savitribai Phule
(3) Ramabai Ramabai
(4) Gijubhai Badheka
52._______are the founder of models of teaching.
(1) Herbat Thellan and john Dewey
(2) fanny Shaftel and George Shaftel
(3) Marsha Weil and Bruce Joyee
(4) George and William shu
- Whoile teaching the unit Characteristis of living things’ the teacher initially asked information about the living in the surrounding. This is according to the_______ maxial of teaching.
(1) Concrete to Abstract
(2) Known to Unknown
(3) Simple to Complex
(4) Specific to General
- What is meant by successful teaching?
(1) 100% result
(2) All student pass with distinction
(3) Effective Learning
(4) Success of Students
- What is the proper sequence of the following stages of psychomotor development?
(1) Naturalisation – Precision – Articulation – Imitation – Manipulation
(2) Imitation – Naturalisation – Manipulation – Precision – Articulation
(3) Imitation – Manipulation – Articulation – Precision – Naturalisation
(4) Imitation – Manipulation – Precision – Articulation – Naturalisation
- Which of the following is cognitive behavioral change?
(1) Sharada does beautiful embroidery work.
(2) Raju loves his dog
(3) Vineet reads a paragraph and answers the questions based on it
(4) Sunita collects shells as hobby
- Which of the following are not the children who need special education?
(1) Mentally Retarded Children
(2) Children with Superior Intelligence
(3) Children with Learning Incompetency
(4) Children with Learning Competency
- what is the nature of activity in learning?
(1) Cognitive and Affective
(2) Physical and Mental
(3) Only Cognitive
(4) Only Social
- What is meant by Science of Teaching?
(1) Methods and Models of Teaching
(2) Principles and Laws of Teaching
(3) Maxims of Teaching
(4) All of the above.
- The struggle done our mind to understand anything means______.
PART- C: MATHEMATICS
- Which is the first number, if the numbers 11/14, 13/18, 27/31, 19/24, 17/19 are arranged in ascending order?
- How many four digits numbers will be formed by using the numbers 4, 8, 9, 2. Without repeating the number?
- What is a sum of least odd composite number and two digit largest prime number?
- (0.9 kg) – [(3.5 Hectogram) + (22.5 Decogram)] + 9.25 Hectogram =?
(1) 2.5 kg
(2) 1250 gm
(3) 2500 gm
(4) 12.5 gm
- When a clock is showing the times 8:20 and 9:08 on its dial, then what is the difference in angles formed between its minute hand and hour hand?
- If a length of the train is 500m and its speed is 60 km/hr. Then what will be the time required to cross the bridge of a 700m long?
(1) 60 Seconds
(2) 36 Seconds
(3) 72 Seconds
(4) 30 Seconds
- The number 43 * * 6 is exactly divisible by 12. If same digit will appear at *, then which of the following digits will appear at * place?
- In the year 2011 ‘gandhi Jayanti’ was on Sunday. Then in the same year what will be the day on a ‘Republic day’.
- The expenditure of Rs. 17,000 is incurred for fencing of wire 5 turns around the rectangular garden. The rate of fencing is Rs. 10/meter. If the breadth of the garden is 50 meter, then what will be the distance between two opposite ends of the garden?
- How many times will not be place value of 7 to the right of the place value of 7 to the left in the number 27.487?
- When the books are distributed separately to the students of A or B division 10 books remains leftover. IF total number of books are 850 and the number of students in both the divisions are in two sequential even numbers. Then what will be the total number of students?
13.Present age of son is 3/7 times present age of his father. If the difference between their ages is 40 years. Then how many times the age of son will be the age of father after ten years?
- A Salesman incurred 4% loss after selling an article. If the selling price is increased by Rs. 550. Then he will get 6% profit, then what will be the original price of an article?
(1) Rs. 2,750
(2) Rs. 5,500
(3) Rs. 7,750
(4) Rs. 6,000
- Below are the sets of sides of a triangles are given. State by which set triangle can not be deterimed?
(1) 60cm, 80cm, 100cm
(2) 0.7m, 2.5m, 2.4m
(3) 50cm, 90cm, 30cm
(4) 1.7m, 1.5m, 0.8m
- Solid Wooden Cube of volume 27m3 is cut in to a cube of side 1 cm. If the cubes so formed are arranged in different ways that they will form a new solid parallelepiped. Then what will be the surface area of the solid parallelepiped from the following?
(1) Only ‘A’
(2) only ‘B’
(3) Only ‘A’ and ‘B’
(4) All three ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’
- On the both sides of a road of a length 12.5 km banners are hanged at equal distance. If total number of banners is 502. Then what will be distance between two sequential banners on the eigther side?
- Sarita study 2.15 hours on Monday and 1.50 hours on Tuesday in the same manner at alternative days. She perform her study for 5 days. What will be the total period of her study?
(1) 9 hrs. 45 min
(2) 585 min
(3) 9 hrs. 20 min.
(4) 567 min.
- A bench and a stool costs Rs. 1,525. If a stool is cheaper than the bench by Rs. 425, then what is a cost of two benchs?
(1) Rs. 975
(2) Rs. 850
(3) Rs. 425
(4) Rs. 1,950
- From the following alternatives, what will be the answer of the operation (2 * *4) X (1 * 8) ?
- Regarding the Methodology of Mathematies, how many statements are proper statements from the following?
(A) Inductive Method is used at the step of presentation of matter and capitulation.
(B) Inductive Method and Deductive Methods are supplements of each other.
(C) Deductive Method is used at the application level
(D) Inductive Method and Deductive are opposite to each other.
PART- D : ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
- Which of the following diet will a doctor advise a patient suffering from redness of the tongue and roughness of the skin?
(1) Amla, Lemon, Orange, Sprouted Pulses
(2) Milk, Shark, Liver, Oil, Cod Liver oil
(3) Pulses, Leafy Vegetables, Milk
(4) Leafy Vegetables, Ripe Yellow Fruits, Carrot, Papaya, Milk
- Which animal will occupy the second place from starting point if the animals are arranged in decreasing order of their life span
- what is the use of Ladybirds (Beetles)?
(2) Insect Keeping
(4) Biological Control
- How many teeth of the human beings fall and then again new teeth are a acquired?
- Which of the following mixture of metals is used in preparing brass vessels?
(1) Zinc and Copper
(2) Copper and Iron
(3) Nickel and Zinc
(4) Iron and Nickel
- Which of the following statements is correct?
(1) All bacteria are harmful
(2) All bacteria are useful
(3) Some bacteria are harmful while some are useful
(4) Bacteria and Virus are of similar size and shape.
- Which of the following gives shiny surface to stainless steel?
- The mass of electron in an atom is______ as compared to that of a proton and a neutron.
(2) Very Less
- Which of the following animal is referred to as ‘Scauenger’?
- The atom of aluminum can be provided with electricity through solar cell?
(A) Manmade Space Satellite
(B) Refrigerator for storing medicines
(C) Electric Heaters
(D) Cooking Gadgets
(E) Water pumps in remote places
(1) Only A, B and C
(2) Only A, B, C and D
(3) Only B, C, D and E
(4) All A, B, C, D and E
- When is ‘World Health Day’ celebrated?
(1) 22nd April
(2) 28th February
(3) 10th June
(4) 7th April
- Where is the ‘State Institute of Science Education’?
- which of the following statements is correct?
(1) The heterotrophs are the producers in an ecosystem.
(2) the consumers of ecosystem are on the second level of nutrition.
(3) Carnivorous animals are secondary consumers.
(4) Herbivorous animals are an at the topmost level of an ecosystem.
- Which of the following units will come first in the concentric arrangement of science syllabus?
(2) Specific Properties of Substances
(3) Properties of Substances
(4) States of Substances : solid – liquid – gas
- Which of the following is an incorrect pair of social reformers and their institution?
(1) Raja Rammohan Roy – Brahmo Samaj
(2) Pandit Iswarchandra Vidyasagar – Arya Samaj
(3) pandita Pandurang tarkhadkar – prathna Samaj
(4) Atmaram pandurang Tarkhadkar _ Prathna Samaj
- Who declared ‘Responsive Co-operation’ Principal?
(1) Mahatma Gandhi
(2) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
(3) Lokmanya Tilak
(4) Dadabhai Nowroji
- Which are the new names of Fort Murumbdev and Fort Khelna given by Shivaji Maharaj respectively?
(1) Rajgad – Vishalgad
(2) CIshalgad – Rajgad
(3) Raigad – Pratapgad
(4) Pratapgad – Raigad
- Which of the following has an upright sapine in the evolution of man?
(2) Homo Sapien
(4) Homo Erectus
- Which of the following is not a Fresh Water Lake?
- Recognise the similarity between the following and solve the question :
Raigad : Alibaug :: ? : Bandra (East)
(2) Mumbai City
(3) Mumbai Suburb
(4) Thane Suburb
- Which of the following statements is incorrect?
(1) There is a difference between snow and ice.
(2) The characteristics of snow and ice are same.
(3) Snow is opaque and ice is transparent.
(4) Snowfall is seen at high attitudes.
- The boundary of Assam, a constituent state is adjacent to how many states?
- The President is not_______.
(1) The highest executive of Central Government.
(2) The first citizen of our country
(3) The real head of the country
(4) The constitutional head of the country.
- According to the constitution, which of the following list includes the subject ‘Education’ ?
(1) Union List
(2) State List
(3) Concurrent List
(4) Special List
- Which of the following is not an included alternative of the group?
(1) World Health Organization (W.H.O.)
(2) World Trade Organization (W.T.O.)
(3) Food and Agriculture Organization (F.A.O.)
(4) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
- Which of the following statements is true about the three dimensional structure of history subject?
(1) Division in ancient, modern and medieval means structure according to place.
(2) Division in political, social and economic means structures according to the subject.
(1) Only A
(2) Only B
(3) A and B both
(4) None of the above
- Which of the following statements about environmental factors is correct?
(1) Rain, storms and earthquakes are physical factors
(2) Mountain, river and oceans are geographical factors
(3) Towns and cities are social factors
(4) Elections are cultural factors