TET Practice Paper Set-08

(Child Development)

1. Child Labour Prohibition Act (1986)-
(1) Prohibits all types of child labour upto 14 years of age of child 
(2) Prohibits child labour in risk-taking works only
(3) Prohibits child labour during school hours only
(4) Prohibits child labour by imposing the responsibility of children's education on the employers

2. If student is too shy to participate in the class, you will
(1) Not ask questions from him
(2) Ask only those questions from him whose answers can be given by him
(3) Not ask those questions from him whose answers are beyond his means and
due to which, he may become objects of ridicule in the class
(4) Ask questions from him only when he is keen to answer them 

3. To which of Kohlberg’s levels would moral reasoning be based on the existence of fundamental human rights?
(1) Preconventional morality
(2) Conventional morality
(3) Postconventional morality 
(4) Generative morality

4. How will you bring a hyperactive child (who is always keen to break articles) on the right path?
(1) Make him sit in front of the class and keep a strict vigil on him
(2) Allocate a seat for him in a corner of the class
 (3) Give him tasks of watering trees, cleaning the blackboard, making toys of clay etc. (according to his tastes/ aptitude) 
(4) None of above

5. The National Policy on Education adopted in 1986 and serviced in 1990-92 lays emphasis on
1. Universalisation of elementary education
2. Equalisation of educational facilities
3. Women’s education
4. Vocationalisation of school education
(1) Only 1 and 2
(2) Only 3 and 4
(3) Only 2,3 and 4
(4) All of them 

6. Thinking is essentially
(1) a psychological phenomenon
(2) an affective behaviour
(3) a cognitive activity 
(4) a psychomotor process

7. Knowledge of child psychology is a must for a primary teacher. That is because
(1) It helps in making children disciplined
(2) The examination result is improved
(3) It becomes a convenient mode for motivating children
(4) It helps the teacher in understanding the behavior of children 

8. Sam, a junior in high school, regularly attends church because his family and friends think he should. Which stage of moral reasoning is Sam in?
(1) Preconventional
(2) Conventional 
(3) Postconventional
(4) Too little information to tell

9. The current movement of behavior modification, wherein tokens are awarded for correct responses, is a reflection of:
(1) Herbart’s Five Steps
(2) Lock’s Tabula rasa
(3) Thorndike’s Law of Effect 
(4) Thorndike’s Law of Exercise

10. The best remedy of the student's problems related with learning is-
(1) Suggestion for hard work
(2) Supervised study in Library
(3) Suggestion for private tuition
(4) Diagnostic teaching 

11. Sarita hit her younger brother and was placed in time-out by their mother. Sarita's hitting behaviour subsequently dramatically decreased. Which of the following theories would best explain the above observation?
(1) Freudian Theory
(2) Piagetian Theory
(3) Operant Conditioning 
(4) Systems Theory

12. All of the following are true about phobias, except that
(1) They are generated by an early emotional experience
(2) The sufferer cannot the impulse to avoid them
(3) The sufferer will resort to reckless activities to conceal them
(4) Acrophobia is a fear of open places agoraphobia is a fear of high places 

13. A student can learn better if
(1) The teacher knows his subject
(2) The student likes the teacher 
(3) There is discipline in the class
(4) The atmosphere of the classroom is good

14. The ecological perspective of development emphasizes
(1) A series of sequential stages.
(2) The role of heredity in development.
(3) The role of learning in development
(4) The context in which development occurs. 

15. The most important indicator of quality of education in a school is-
(1) Infrastructural facilities of a school
(2) Classroom system
(3) Text-books and Teaching-learning material
(4) Student Achievement level 

16. When a pupil’s misbehavior persists even through the teacher punishes the child for each infraction, the teacher is probably practicing a policy of
(1) Retribution
(2) Corporal punishment
(3) Negative reinforcement 
(4) Sarcasm

17. A successful teacher is one who
(1) Maintains discipline in the class
(2) Knows his subject very well
(3) Can communicate his knowledge properly
(4) Understands student’s psychology and teaches accordingly 

18. One of the strong points of behaviour theory is its
(1) Belief that cognitive processes are irrelevant for understanding development.
(2) Emphasis on the relationship between environmental stimuli and children's behaviour. 
(3) Emphasis on reducing children's behaviour to fine-grained elements.
(4) Emphasis on the role of information processing as a mediator between behaviour and environment.

19. The statement ' Majority of the people are average, a few very bright and few very dull' is based on the established principle of
(1) Growth of intelligence
(2) Intelligence and sex differences
(3) Intelligence and racial differences
(4) Distribution of intelligence 

20. The aim of education should be-
(1) To develop vocational skills in the students
(2) To develop social awareness in the students
(3) To prepare the students for examination
(4) To prepare the students for practical life 

21. Special Education is related to
(1) Adult education programmes
(2) Educational programmes for the disabled 
(3) Educational programmes for talented students
(4) Teachers training programmes

22. It is said that the teacher should be resourceful. This means that
(1) He should have enough money and property so that he may not have to take up tuitions
(2) He should have contacts in the highest echelons of power so that he may not be harmed
(3) He should have adequate knowledge base so that he may be able to solve the problems of his students 
(4) He should have good reputation among students so that the authorities of the school may not be able to take any punitive measure against him

23. You have been told to accommodate two mentally retarded children in your class. You will
(1) Refuse to accept them as your students
(2) Tell the Principal to accommodate them in another class that is exclusively meant for mentally retarded children
(3) Learn techniques to teach such students and accept them as a part of your class 
(4) None of These

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

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

26. A teacher engages her learners in a number of group activities such as group discussions, group projects, etc. the learning dimension it highlights is
(1) learning through recreation
(2) language-guided learning
(3) competition-based learning
(4) learning as a social activity 

27. Science and Art exhibitions, music and dance shows and bringing out school magazines, are meant to
(1) train students for various professions
(2) establish a name for the school
(3) satisfy the parents
(4) provide a creative channel for learners 

28. A teacher always helps her learners link the knowledge they have derived in one subject area with the knowledge from other subject areas. This helps to promote
(1) correlation and transfer of knowledge 
(2) individual differences
(3) learner autonomy
(4) reinforcement

29. Creativity is usually associated with
(1) Imitation
(2) Convergent thinking
(3) Divergent thinking 
(4) Modelling

30. A student works hard to clear an entrance test for admission into a medical college. The student is said to be motivated
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(2) intrinsically 
(3) extrinsically
(4) individually

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