Saturday, May 25, 2019



 Child Development and Pedagogy

1. Which of the following is not a stage of concept formation proposed by Jerome S Bruner ?

   (a) Enactive Stage

   (b) Iconic Stage

   (c) Symbolic Stage

   (d) Application Stage

2. Development of human beings start from :

   (a) Pre-natal Stage

   (b) Infancy Stage

   (c) Pre-childhood Stage

   (d) Post-childhood Stage

3. While engaging the class, Femina teacher asks questions only to the boys in the class. This is the best incident of:

   (a) Gender equity

   (b) Gender Equality

   (c) Gender bias

   (d) Gender justice

4. In classical conditioning, the conditional response are:

   (a) Same

   (b) Different

   (c) Can be same or different

   (d) Variedly different

5. In the context of learning theories, 'Scaffolding' refers to :

   (a) identify the causes of mistakes done by the students

   (b) review of knowledge aquired

   (c) the support provided to the learner by elders or teachers

   (d) to ascertain the previous knowledge of the learner

6. Albert Bandura's processes observational learning are :

   (a) Attention, Retention, Performance, Motivation

   (b) Attention, Interest, Activities, Retention

   (c) Interest, Attention, Perception, Performance

   (d) Attention, Retention, Perception, Motivation

7. 'Actually it is not one particular condition, it is a set of behaviour such as excessive restlessess and short attention span'. It refers to :

   (a) Autism

   (b) ADHD

   (c) Cerebral Palsy

   (d) Mental Retardation

8. Which of the following can be found by using an Intelligence Test ?

   (a) Attitude of the learner

   (b) Problem solving ability of the learner

   (c) Aptitude of the learner

   (d) Interest of the learner

9. Which of the following is not a principle of development ?

   (a) Development involves changes

   (b) Development is the product of maturation and learning

   (c) Development pattern is unpredictable

   (d) There are individual differences in development

10. Which of the following is not directly related with creativity

   (a) Fluency, flexibility and orginality

   (b) Divergent Thinking

   (c) Convergent Thinking

   (d) articulating ideas, novelty and innovation

11. The topmost hierarchy in Maslow's hierarchy of needs :

   (a) Aesthetic needs

   (b) Self actualisation

   (c) Safety needs

   (d) Biological Needs

12. Need for affiliation, need for power and need for achievement, related with the theory of motivation was proposed by :

   (a) Abraham Maslow

   (b) Mc Clelland

   (c) Bandura

   (d) Adler

13. The 'feeling' aspect related to the behavioural change falls in __________ domain of learning

   (a) Cognitive

   (b) Psychomotor

   (c) Affective

   (d) All the above

14. Capacities to percieve the visual world around accurately and to perform transformation on one's initial perception is Gardener's _________ intelligence.

   (a) Logical Mathematical

   (b) Visual, Spatical

   (c) Naturalistic

   (d) Existential

15. In trial and error theory:

   (a) learning is occured by chance

   (b) right responses are selected from among so many responses after repeated trials

   (c) the organism reaches the point of success slowly

    (d) all the above

16.  EQ was described deeply and popularised by  _______

   (a) Alfred Binet

   (b) Charles spearman

   (c) Howard Gardner

   (d) Daniel Goleman

17. Association between Stimulus and Response leading to learning is emphasized by :

   (a) Humanism

   (b) Constructivism

   (c) Behaviourism

   (d) Cognitivism

18. Anna, obeys the teacher in the fear of getting punishment. Based on Kohlberg's level of moral development, she is in the  _________ level

   (a) Conventional morality level

   (b) Preconventional morality level

   (c) Postconventional morality level

   (d) Good child morality level

19. Which of the following is true with regard to child centered learning ?

   (a) The teacher enables the learners to talk and allow them to think and work in small groups

   (b) The teacher dictates the answers to the questions of the textbook

   (c) The teacher explains everything without caring the response of the students

   (d) The teacher enables the learner to read Textbook in the clssroom.

20. Which among the following statement is true about learning ?

   (a) learning is effective in an environment that is emotionally positive and satisfying for the learner.

   (b) errors made by the children indicate that no learning has taken place.

   (c) learning is fundamentally a mental activity

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

21. According to Noam Chomsky, the rudimentary form of language is being

   (a) found in society

   (b) stored in brain

   (c) transferred through eduation

   (d) developed by interaction

22. The mental age and chronological age of a student are same. What can be inferred from this with regard to the IQ of the student ?

   (a) The IQ will be more than 130

   (b) The IQ will be 120

   (c) The IQ will be 100

   (d) The IQ will be less than 100

23. The stage of cognitive development, according to a piaget, to which a child displays 'organised logical thinking' is :

   (a) Sensory motor stage

   (b) Pre-operational stage

   (c) Formal operational stage

   (d) Concrete operational stage

24. 'A child's entry to the school can be described as an entry to the life of the child'. These words of Erickson is related with which stage of Psycho social development ?

   (a) Trust Vs Mistrust

   (b) Autonomy Vs Shame/doubt

   (c) Identity Vs Identity crisis

   (d) Industry Vs Inferiority

25. Alok a 7th standard student is very slow in all the activities related with learning and shows very low improvement . Teacher may identify Alok as :

   (a) mild retarded

   (b) normal

   (c) severely retarded

   (d) profoundly retarded

26. Arun is trying to ride bicycle for a month. But he cannot stioll ride it smoothly. Which learning Disability is this ?

   (a) Dysnomia

   (b) Dyslexia

   (c) Dysgraphia

   (d) Dyspraxia

27. Which of the following is not the characteristics of a construcivist teacher ?

   (a) friend and guide

   (b) encourager

   (c) strict in activating

   (d) researcher

28. Which of the following is the most appropriate for gifted students ?

   (a) Write a report of seminar held on the class

   (b) Write a dramatisation script for the poem to study

   (c) Doing the activities given in the Textbook

   (d) Answer the questions posed by the teachers

29. Which method is most suitable for primary classes ?

   (a) lecture method

   (b) seminar

   (c) story telling method

   (d) discussion

30. 'Through assimilation and accommodation children develop increasingly more advanced and integrated schemas over time'. Whose words are this ?

   (a) Jerome S Bruner

   (b) Piaget

   (c) Skinner

   (d) Vygotsky


General Science

1. The most appropriate chart to be used to show the experimental arrangement for the lab preparation of NH3 (Ammonia) is :

   (a) Table chart

   (b) Content chart

   (c) Picture chart

   (d) Tree  chart

2. A soft metal among the following is :

   (a) Iron

   (b) Sodium

   (c) Titanium

   (d) Tungsten

3. Instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure :

   (a) Lactometer

   (b) Barometer

   (c) Thermometer

   (d) Hydrometer

4. The name argentum is associated with the element :

   (a) Antimony

   (b) Argon

   (c) Mercury

   (d) Silver

5. Curriculum means :

   (a) Totality of the experiences from the school

   (b) Totality of classroom experiences

   (c) Subjects to be learned

   (d) Syllabus of the course

6. Which of the following is NOT a cause of HIV transmission ?

   (a) Multiple sex partners

   (b) Sharing infected needles

   (c) Sharing of utensils

   (d) Transfusion of contaminated blood

7. After completing the unit of periodic table, the teacher wants to assess how much the students have attained the concept of periodic table, then the most appropriate test to be used is :

   (a) Diagnostic Test

   (b) Prognostic Test

   (c) Achievement Test

   (d) Comparative Test

8. The inability of a body to change its state of rest or uniform motion along a straight line is called its :

   (a) Momentum

   (b) Velocity

   (c) Acceleration

   (d) Inertia

9. Analysis        : Cognitive domain;
   Organisation   : __________

   (a) Affective domain

   (b) Psychomotor domain

   (c) Creativity domain

   (d) Attitudinal domain

10. Weight of a body of mass 10 kg :

   (a) 10 N

   (b) 49 N

   (c) 98 N

   (d) 0.1 N

11. Hottest planet of our solar system :

   (a) Mercury

   (b) Venus

   (c) Earth

   (d) Mars

12. The number of neutrons present in tritium is :

   (a) 0

   (b) 1

   (c) 2

   (d) 3

13. The type of evaluation for monitoring learning process is :

   (a) Diagonostic evaluation

   (b) Formative evaluation

   (c) Prognostic evaluation

   (d) Summative evaluation

14. Some blue green algae are used as bio-fertilizers because :

   (a) They can perform photosynthesis

   (b) They are covered by mucilage

   (c) They can grow everywhere

   (d) They are capable of nitrogen fixation

15. The type of interaction among organism in which both are benefitted is :

   (a) Commensalism

   (b) Mutualism

   (c) Parasitism

   (d) Predation

16. Which of the following is not an essential component of a normal lesson plan ?

   (a) Objectives

   (b) Learning activities

   (c) Content analysis

   (d) Remedial instruction

17. Solar eclipse takes place when the :

   (a) Sun is between moon and earth

   (b) Earth is between moon and sun

   (c) Moon is between the sun and earth

   (d) Moon does not lie on the line joining the sun and earth

18. Which among the following is an example for neutralisation reaction ?

   (a) AgNO3 + KCl --> AgCl + KNO3

   (b) CaCO3 --> CaO + CO2

   (c) HCl + KOH --> KCL + H2O

   (d) Zn + 2NaOH --> Na2ZnO2 + H2

19. Sound waves cannot travel through :

   (a) Solids

   (b) Liquids

   (c) Gases

   (d) Vacuum

20. Highest level of cognitive objective based on revised Bloom's taxonomy is :

   (a) Analysing

   (b) Applying

   (c) Creating

   (d) Evaluating

21. Which of the following is a projected aid ?

   (a) Black board

   (b) Cartoons

   (c) Over Head Projector

   (d) Graphs

22. The sum of genes in a population is called :

   (a) Gene Pool

   (b) Gene Type

   (c) Karyotype

   (d) Phenotype

23. Blood does not clot inside blood vessels due to the presence of :

   (a) Fibrinogen

   (b) Heparin

   (c) Thrombin

   (d) Vitamin K

24. Which of the following is NOT a member of Vitamin B Complex ?

   (a) Ascorbic acid

   (b) Folic acid

   (c) Niacin

   (d) Riboflavin

25. The atom having three valence electrons among the following is :

   (a) Aluminium

   (b) Argon

   (c) Bromine

   (d) Silicon

26. Example for a non conventional energy source is:

   (a) Fossil Fuel

   (b) Bio Mass

   (c) Solar Energy

   (d) Hydro Electric Project

27. Which among the following is polyatomic ?

   (a) Hydrogen

   (b) Neon

   (c) Sodium

   (d) Sulphur

28. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of cooperative learning ?

   (a) Competition

   (b) Group Discussion

   (c) Individual Accountability

   (d) Positive interdependence

29. The maximum number of electrons that can be accommodated in the 4th shell of an atom is :

   (a) 2

   (b) 8

   (c) 16

   (d) 32

30. Which is the branch od science that deals with identification nomenclature and classification of organisms ?

   (a) Anatomy

   (b) Ecology

   (c) Morphology

   (d) Taxonomy


Social Science

1. Industries are included in which of the following sector ?

   (a) Primary Sector

   (b) Secondary Sector

   (c) Tertiary Sector

   (d) None of the above

2. In which amongst the following state, the sex ratio is favorable  for female as per 2011 census ?

   (a) Tamil Nadu

   (b) Kerala

   (c) Bihar

   (d) Gujarat

3. Horizontal transfer of heat through wind is termed as :

   (a) Conduction

   (b) Convection

   (c) Radiation

   (d) Advection

4. Hygrometer is used to measure :

   (a) Wind Direction

   (b) Atmospheric Pressure

   (c) Wind Velocity

   (d) Humidity

5. The highest peak in Peninsular India is located in :

   (a) Tamil Nadu

   (b) Kerala

   (c) Karnataka

   (d) Andhra Pradesh

6. Some features of stone age culture are given below. Which among them is closely related to Palaeolithic age ?

   (a) Rough stone weapons and tools used

   (b) Settled life began

   (c) Agriculture started

   (d) Pottery making commenced

7. The city known as Cottonopolis of India is:

   (a) Ahemedabad

   (b) Mumbai

   (c) Coimbatore

   (d) Bengaluru

8. When did the Santhals resist against the British ?

   (a) 1857

   (b) 1855

   (c) 1812

   (d) 1859

9. What is the time difference between Indian Standard Time and Greenwich Mean Time ?

   (a) 15 Minutes

   (b) 12 Hours

   (c) 5 Hours 30 Minutes

   (d) 1 Hour

10. Earth's mantle extends upto a depth of :

   (a) 3400 Km

   (b) 2900 Km

   (c) 6400 Km

   (d) 60 Km

11. Coins in India are issued by :

   (a) Ministry of Finance

   (b) Reserve Bank of India

   (c) NITI AYOG

   (d) State Bank of India

12. Who is the father of  Green Revolution in India ?

   (a) Dr. Vargheese Kurian

   (b) Subash Palekkar

   (c) Sundarlal Bahuguna

   (d) Dr. M S Swaminathan

13. Which of the following institution is connected with the procurement and storage of food grains in India ?

   (a) FCI

   (b) SBI
   (c) IFCI

   (d) None of the above

14.  Who made lightning attacks (guerilla warfare) on the British Troops in Central India and Rajasthan during military uprising of 1857 ?

   (a) Beegom Hazrath Mahal

   (b) Thantia Tope

   (c) Rani Lakshmi Bai

   (d) Kanwar Singh

15. The ruler of Travancore who declared the Temple Entry Proclamation (1936) :

   (a) Sri Chithira Thirunal

   (b) Sri Moolam Thirunal

   (c) Ayyilam Thirunal

   (d) Swathi Thirunal

16. Percapita Income means :

   (a) Aggregate Income

   (b) Total Income

   (c) Average Individual Income

   (d)  Foreign Income

17. The main venue of Salt Sathyagraha in Malabar was :

   (a) Manjeri

   (b) Ottapalam

   (c) Payyannur

   (d) Mattanur

18. Which one is not included in the Parliament Land Revenue System ?

   (a) The tax was collected by Zamindars

   (b) Farmers were to pay upto 60% of the yield as tax

   (c) The tax was to be paid in cash strictly before the cut - off date

   (d) Tax was not to be paid at the time of poor yield

19. Four fundamental features of early river valley civilizations are given below. Which is the feature related to Mesopotamian Civilization among them.

   (a) Great Bath

   (b) Osiris Cult

   (c) Heirogliphics Script

   (d) Cuneiform Script

20. The largest planet is :

   (a) Earth

   (b) Mercury

   (c) Jupiter

   (d) Saturn

21.Which among the following is a local wind ?

   (a) Trade winds

   (b) Westerlies

   (c) Polar winds

   (d) Chinook

22. Who is the author of the notable novel, ' Anandamath' ?

   (a) Dinabandhu Mitra

   (b) Ravindra Nath Tagore

   (c) Bankim Chandra Chatterji

   (d) Premchand

23. White revolution relates to increase in the production of :

   (a) Wheat

   (b) Rice

   (c) Milk

   (d) Egg

24. Earth Day is celebrated on :

   (a) 22 April

   (b) 5 June

   (c) 5 December

   (d) 16 September

25. Which was the first struggle in which Gandhiji involved after returning to India from South Africa ?

   (a) Ahmedbad Cotton Mill Struggle

   (b) Non-Co-operation Movement

   (c) Champaran Sathyagraha

   (d) Kheda Sathyagraha

26. Who was the pioneer among the social reformers strived for the modernisation of Indian Society ?

   (a) Swami Dayananda Saraswathy

   (b) Raja Ram Mohan Roy

   (c) Jyothiba Phule

   (d) Swami Vivekananda

27.  Who designed and framed the machine Spinning Jenny ?

   (a) James Hargreaves

   (b) Samual Crompton

   (c) John Kay

   (d) Richard Arkwright

28. The conventional colour used to represent roads in topographical maps is :

   (a) Red

   (b) Black

   (c) Brown

   (d) Grey

29. Which among the following pairs of days are Equinoxes ?

   (a) 21 March and 21 June

   (b) 21 June and 23 September

   (c) 23 September and 22 December

   (d) 21 March and 23 September

30. River Mahanadi originates from :

   (a) Western Ghats

   (b) Maikala Range

   (c) Mahabaleswar

   (d) Brahmagiri

31. Reliability of a test is :

   (a) Usefulness

   (b) Ojectivity

   (c) Consistency of results

   (d) Objective basedness

32. The party system that exists in India is :

   (a) One Party System

   (b) Multi Party System

   (c) Two Party System

   (d) None of these

33. Maximum number of members in Rajya Sabha is :

   (a) 256

   (b) 240

   (c) 250

   (d) 260

34. CAI is :

   (a) Community Aided Instruction

   (b) Competency Acquired Instruction

   (c) Competency Added Instruction

   (d) Computer Assisted Instruction

35. Which of the following is a learning strategy suitable to promote creativity ?

   (a) Demonstration

   (b) Simulation

   (c) Role Play

   (d) Brain Storming

36. The first step in Herbartian approach to lesson planning is :

   (a) Presentation

   (b) Association

   (c) Introduction

   (d) Generalisation

37. Which is not a curriculum construction ?

   (a) Principle of Child Centredness

   (b) Principle of Society Centredness

   (c) Principle of Textbook Centredness

   (d) Principle of Flexibility

38. The state in which Parliamentary democracy came into existence for the first time :

   (a) Britain

   (b) India

   (c) America

   (d) Canada

39. The Curriculum Approach based on Gestalt theory ?

   (a) Spiral Curriculum Approach

   (b) Concentric Curriculum Approach

   (c) Topical Curriculum Approach

   (d) Unit Curriculum Approach

40. Planning Commission was replaced in 2015 by :

   (a) NITI AYOG

   (b)Planning Authority

   (c) Finance Committee

   (d) Expenditure Committee

41. How many nominated members are there in Lok Sabha ?

   (a) One

   (b) Two

   (c) Three

   (d) Twelve

42. Which is not a subject included in Social Science ?

   (a) Economics

   (b) Linguistic

   (c) Sociology

   (d) Political Science

43. Which of the following learning material is most effective according to Edgar Dale ?

   (a) Motion Picture

   (b) Direct purposeful experience

   (c) Verbal Symbol

   (d) Visual Symbol

44. A source directly related to the historical event is :

   (a) Primary Source

   (b) Secondary Source

   (c) Tertiary Source

   (d) Reported Source

45. Which is not associated with constructivist learning design ?

   (a) Questioning

   (b) Reflecting

   (c) Re-capitulating

   (d) Bridging

46. Homogeneous grouping is suitable for :

   (a) Brighter Learners

   (b) Backward Learners

   (c) Average Learners

   (d) Al Learners

47. Who is known as Commander-in-Chief of armed forces in India

   (a) Defence Minister

   (b) Prime Minister

   (c) Home MInister

   (d) President of India

48. Which of the following is an essential element of State ?

   (a) Free Media

   (b) Political Parties

   (c) Population

   (d) Democracy

49. The factor payment made for land is :

   (a) Wage

   (b) Profit

   (c) Interest

   (d) Rent

50. Inquiry objectives are helpful for learner to develop :

   (a) Group work Skills

   (b) Mental Competencies

   (c) Social Skills

   (d) Values and Attitudes

51. Frequent and Intermittent Evaluation is :

   (a) Formative Evaluation

   (b) Comprehensive Evaluation

   (c) Cumulative Evaluation

   (d) Summative Evaluation

52. 'Recalls' is a specification under :

   (a) Knowledge

   (b) Comprehension

   (c) Application

   (d) Analysis

53. Project method is an outcome of :

   (a) Naturalism

   (b) Idealism

   (c) Realism

   (d) Pragmatism

54. Which is a specification under Application ?

   (a) Hypothesis

   (b) Compares

   (c) Classifies

   (d) Explains

55. What are specifications ?

   (a) Long term Goals

   (b) Vision of Social Science

   (c) General and Broad Outcomes

   (d) Observable and Measurable Outcomes

56. Which of the following is a national political party ?

   (a) Telugu Desam Party

   (b) Bahujan Samaj Party

   (c) National Conference

   (d) Akalidal

57. The Institution known as Guardian of Fundamental Rights :

   (a) Executive

   (b) Lok Sabha

   (c) Supreme Court

   (d) Legislature

58. 'Valuing' is a classification of objective under :

   (a) Cognitive Domain

   (b) Affective Domain

   (c) Psycomotor Domain

   (d) Creativity Domain

59. Television is an example :

   (a) 3D Aid

   (b) Audio Visual Aid

   (c) Graphic Aid

   (d) Projected Aid

60. Dalton plan developed by :

   (a) Benjamin Bloom

   (b) Dweight Allen

   (c) Hellen Parkhurst

   (d) Kieth Anderson

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