TET Practice Paper Set-04

(Elementary Science Paper-2)

1. Given below are a few chemical processes
A. Rusting of iron
B. Burning of a candle
C. Respiration
D. Photosynthesis
Which two of these represent slow combustion?
(a) A and C
(b) D and A
(c) B and C
(d) B and D

2. The smallest of living organisms with cell wall are
(a) Bacteria
(b) Yeast
(c) Algae
(d) Cyanobacteria

3. When CNG or LPG undergoes complete combustion, the products formed are
(a) CO2 and H2O
(b) 2 2 2 CO , SO andH O
(c) 2 CO only
(d) 2 2 CO ,COandH O

4. Assessment in Science should focus more on testing the ability of students to
(a) Apply the understanding of concepts to unfamiliar situations in everyday life
(b) Answer open-ended questions
(c) Be sufficiently equipped for higher learning
(d) State the facts and principles of Science Correctly

5. The SI unit of calorific value is
(a) kJ/kg
(b) J/kg
(c) Kilocalorie/kg
(d) calorie

6. The process of converting sugars into alcohols is known as
(a) fermentation
(b) pasteurization
(c) sterilization
(d) homogenization

7. One of the main limitations of the Project method of teaching Science is that
(a) the students have no perform excessive metal and physical work
(b) knowledge is not acquired in a sequential manner
(c) integration of concept in various subjects can be achieved
(d) it is a psychological method

8. Summative Assessment in Science should mainly focus on
(a) Diagnosing the areas of learning difficulties of students
(b) Assessing observation skills
(c) Testing of mainly the practical skills
(d) Testing important theoretical concepts

9. The dietary fibres are
(a) Also called roughage
(b) Made up of collagen fibres
(c) Made up of proteins
(d) Made up of cellulose and proteins

10. If the frequency of vibrations of a body is decreased and its amplitude is increased, then
(a) Pitch decreases by loudness increases
(b) Pitch increase but loudness decreases
(c) Both pitch and loudness of sound produced will decrease
(d) Both pitch and loudness of sound produced will increase

11. Which one of the following man-made fibres is also called artificial silk?
(a) Rayon
(b) Acrylic
(c) Polyester
(d) Nylon

12. Constructivist approach in teaching of Science refers to
(a) Providing experiential learning to students
(b) Providing more and more reading material to students
(c) Providing additional academic help to weak students
(d) Applying different mathematical formulae in solving problem

13. The gas which forms carboxy-haemoglobin in the blood, causing suffocation is
(a) Carbon monoxide
(b) Nitrogen
(c) Carbon dioxide
(d) Chlorofluorocarbon

14. Which of the following statements related to earthquakes is not correct?
(a) The seismograph records the seismogram
(b) The record of the seismic waves is called seismograph
(c) The Richter Scale is not linear by logarithmic
(d) The seismic waves originate from focus

15. Which one of the following is the key feature of Formative Assessment in Science?
(a) It is diagnostic in nature
(b) It is aimed at developing scientific temper in the students
(c) It is aimed at enhancing practical skills
(d) It is conducted at the end of the year

16. Project method in teaching of Science is suited most to
(a) Promote scientific method of working
(b) Strengthen reasoning skill of students
(c) Promote understanding of basic concepts in Science
(d) Enhance numerical abilities of students

17. The following observations were made by students A, B, C and D when they rubbed solid baking soda on dry litmus paper

Effect on dry red
litmus paper

Effect on dry blue
litmus paper

Colour changed to
No change
 No change
Colour changed to red
Colour changed to
Colour changed to red
No change
No change

The correct observation was made by the student
(a) A
(b) C
(c) D
(d) B

18. Practical work in Science may be given due emphasis in order to
(a) Help the student verify the theoretical concepts
(b) Keep proper check on punctuality and regularity of students
(c) Improve the percentage of marks obtained by the students
(d) Help the students develop the habit of maintaining

19. Which one of the following is the major objective of teaching of Science at upper primary stage?
(a) To promote rational thinking
(b) To learn important facts and formulae
(c) To develop proficiency in solving exercises given at the end of the chapter
(d) To remember names of scientists and scientific discoveries

20. Antibiotics are effective against
(a) Cholera
(b) Influenza
(c) Hepatitis A
(d) Dengue fever

21. PET bottles and jars are commonly used for storing edible items. PET is very familiar form of
(a) Polyester
(b) Rayon
(c) Polyamide
(d) Acrylic

22. When electric current is passed through a metallic conductor, amount of heat produced in the conductor depends on its
(a) Material, length and thickness
(b) Material and thickness
(c) Material and length
(d) Length and thickness

23. The minerals that are required in the right amount for proper functioning of muscles are
(a) Iron and calcium
(b) Iodine and fluorine
(c) Iron and iodine
(d) Sodium and potassium

24. The gases present in atmosphere that cause greenhouse effect are
(a) Methane, water vapour, carbon dioxide
(b) Carbon dioxide, oxygen, nitrogen
(c) Carbon dioxide, Sulphur dioxide, methane
(d) Nitrous oxide, oxygen, water vapour

25. When carbon dioxide is passed through clear lime water solution, it turns milky. The milky appearance of lime water is due to
(a) Presence of insoluble calcium carbonate
(b) Presence of soluble calcium carbonate
(c) Curdling of milk due to lime in lime water
(d) Presence of impurities in lime water

26. In order to determine acidic, basic or neutral character of solutions, a student tabulated the following results after experimentation. Which of the following observation has been tabulated correctly?
Test solution
Colour change on red litmus paper
Colour change on blue litmus paper

No change

Lime water
No change

No change
No change

Washing soda
No change

 (a) D
(b) C
(c) A
(d) B

27. Which one of the following is most suited to the development of scientific skills in students?
(a) Performing laboratory work
(b) Conducting science Olympiad
(c) Conducting Science quiz
(d) Organizing a field visit

28. A Science teacher is interested to focus more on acquisition of process skills by the learners. Which of the following combination of methods of teaching should be preferred by her to achieve the objectives?
(a) Project-cum-laboratory method
(b) Lecture-cum-demonstration method
(c) Assignment-cum-questioning method
(d) Lecture-cum-discussion method

29. Which of the following group of words can be correctly identified with Rhizobium?
(a) Nitrogen fixation, root nodules, leguminous plants
(b) Roots of legumes, parasite, soluble nitrogen compound
(c) Leguminous plants, symbiotic, stem nods
(d) Root nodules, pitcher plant, nitrogen deficient soil

30. A laboratory thermometer shows five small divisions between the markings of 55° C and 56° C. This means that the thermometer can read correctly up to
CTET Practice Papers, TET Guess Papers, NET, HTET, PSTET, UPTET, KTET Online free Paper, PDF Download Study Material.(a) 55.2° C
(b) 55.25° C
(c) 55.1° C

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