TET Practice Paper Set-07

(Child Development)

1.  When the students become failed, it can be understood that-
(1) The system has failed (answer)
(2) The teachers failure
(3) The text-books failure
(4) The individual student's failure

2.  The current view of childhood assumes that
(1) Children are similar to adults in most ways.
(2) Children are best treated as young adults.
(3) Childhood is basically a "waiting period."
(4) Childhood is a unique period of growth and change.   (answer)

3.  A teacher uses audio-visual aids and physical activities in her teaching because they
(1) provide a diversion to learners
(2) utilize maximum number of senses to enhance learning (answer)
(3) provide relief to the teacher
(4)   facilitate effective assessment

4. In preparing a fifth grade class to take a standardized reading test the teacher is best advised to:(1) Tell the children the test is very important and they should do the best they can
(2) Ditto key questions from a previous test and allow the pupils to answer them
(3) Coach the below grade level readers, as the rest of the class will do well anyway
(4) Give the pupils practice in answering questions similar to the type that will appear on the test   (answer)

5. A normal child of twelve years of age is most likely to
(1) Have difficulty with gross motor coordination
(2) Have feelings of anxiety about pleasing adults
(3) Confine his/her interests to here and now
(4) Be eager for peer approval (answer)

6. The purpose of basic education scheme is-
(1) universalization of primary education
(2) to vocationalise the eduction
(3) to fulfil basic need of persons through education  (answer)
(4) to make education compulsory for all

7. When a teacher involves a visually challenged learner in group activities with the other learners of the class, she is
(1) helping all the learners to develop sympathy towards the visually challenged learner
(2) likely to increase the stress on the visually challenged learner
(3) creating barriers to learning for the class
(4) acting according to the spirit of inclusive education (answer)

8. Creative writing should be an activity planned for
(1) Only those children reading on grade level
(2) Only those children who can spell and also, can write cohesive sentences
(3) Only those children who want to write for the newspaper of the class
(4) All children (answer)

9.  The success of teacher is-
(1) high achievement of students
(2) good traits of his/her personality
(3) his/her good teaching (answer)
(4) his/her good character

10. Of the following, the most promising step for a teacher to take in order to improve class discipline is to
(1) Note specific infractions of class rules in the marking book
(2) Evaluate his/her materials, methods and approaches to children  (answer)
(3) Consult the class and agree upon a graduated series of punishments
(4) Call a parent – teacher meeting to discuss the situation

11. The question "Will the shy child who never speaks turn into a quiet, shy adult or will the child become a sociable, talkative person?" is concerned with which developmental issue?
(1) Maturation
(2) Continuity and discontinuity
(3) Cultural universals versus cultural relativism
(4) Nature and nurture (answer)

12. Arrange the following in chronological order.

Pre-operational stage
Formal operational stage
Concrete operational stage
Sensorimotor state

(1)  1, 2, 4, 3   (Answer)
(2)  2, 3, 4, 1
(3)  4, 1, 3, 2
(4)  2, 1, 3, 4

13. A child from a disorganized home will experience the greatest difficulty with:
(1) Well-structured lessons
(2)   Independent study  (answer)
(3) Programmed instruction
(4) Workbooks

14. What is the main purpose of “Operation Blackbord”?
(1) Improvement of school facilities (answer)
(2) Making education result – oriented
(3) Making teaching effective
(4) Making teaching accountable for results

15. Most psychologists believe that development is due
(1) Largely to nature.
(2) Largely to nurture.
(3) To nature and nurture acting separately.
(4) To an interaction of nature and nurture.   (answer)

16. It is advantage of giving home work that students-
(1) remain busy at home
(2) study at home
(3) may be checked for their progress
(4) may develop habit of self-study (answer)

17. The normal twelve –year –old child is most likely to:
(1) Have difficulty with gross motor coordination
(2) Have anxiety feelings about pleasing adults
(3) Confine his/her interests to the here and now
(4) Be eager for peer approval    (answer)

18.  The reason why students run from school is
(1) Lack of interesting class teaching work
(2) Lack of interest in studies on the part of students
Not giving punishment to students
Callous attitude of teachers towards the problem

19.  As a child observes, liquid is transferred from a tall, thin tube into a short, wide jar. The child is asked if there is now less liquid in order to determine if she has mastered:
(1) The schema for liquids
(2) The concept of object permanence
(3) The concept of conservation   (answer)
(4)The ability to reason abstractly

20.  You find a student to be intelligent. You will
(1)   Remain pleased with him
(2) Not give him additional homework
(3) Motivate him so that he can make more progress   (answer)
(4) Inform his parents about the fact that he is intelligent

21. Which of the following is important for a teacher to do?
(1)   Help the students to get food marks
(2) Build the character of the students (answer)
(3) Maintain discipline in the class
(4) Do justice to teaching

22.  If some students are not in a mood to study in the class, you will
(1) Force them to study
(2) Tell those students to leave the class and enjoy
(3) Warn them that they must study else you will report the matter to the Principal
(4) Tell them some interesting things related to their interests or your own subject (answer)

23. Child development is defined as a field of study that
(1) Examines change in human abilities.
(2) Seeks to explain behaviour across the life span.
(3) Compares children to adults to senior citizens.
(4) Accounts for the gradual evolution of the child's cognitive, social, and other capacities.  (answer)

24. I  am  3  years  old,  can  use  language,  and  have  trouble  taking  another  person’s perspective. I am in Piaget’s           stage of cognitive development.
(1)   Sensorimotor
(2) Preoperational    (answer)
(3) Concrete operational
(4) Formal operational

25. The term ‘identical elements’ is closely associated with:
(1) Group instruction
(2) Transfer of learning  (answer)
(3) Jealousy between twins
(4) Similar test questions

26. The major frustration that children with hearing loss face in the classroom is
(1) the inability to read the prescribed textbook
(2) the inability to participate in sports and games
(3) the inability to communicate or share information with others  (answer)
(4)   the inability to take examinations with other students

27. Organismic theories of development hold that
(1) Psychological structures and processes within the child help determine his/her development. (answer)
(2) Physical  structures  and  processes  within  the  child  help  determine  his/her development.
(3) Passively developed structures and processes within the child help determine his/her development.
(4) Slowly developed structures and processes within  the  child help determine his/her development.

28. In preconventional morality, the person
(1) Obeys out of a sense of social duty
(2) Conforms to gain social approval
(3) Obeys to avoid punishment or to gain rewards   (answer)
(4) Follows the dictates of his or her conscience

29. Non-formal Education Programme caters to the need of ?
1. Drop-outs 2. Working children  3. Out of school children
Only 1
Only 2
Only 3
All of these

30. A Person believes that nurture strongly influences the development of his child. He would not agree with the importance of:
CTET Practice Papers, TET Guess Papers, NET, HTET, PSTET, UPTET, KTET Online free Paper, PDF Download Study Material.(1) Genetic factors.    (answer)
(2) Exposure to peers.
(3) The types of toys at home.
(4) The warmth displayed by the parents.

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