28 April 2015

Answer : TET Practice Paper Set-03 (English)

TET Practice Paper Set-03


Direction - Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow ( Q. No.1-9) by selecting the most appropriate option .
Our body is a wondrous mechanism and when subjected to unusual stress over a period of time, it adapts itself to deal more effectively with that stress. Therefore, when you exert your muscles against resistance, they forced to adapt and deal with this extraordinary workload, This is the principle of weight training, Strands of muscle fibres become thicker and stronger in response to the demands placed on them. One of the great merits of weight training is the strength of your heart. During weight training, your heart is forced to beat faster and stronger in order to pump sufficient blood to the muscles being worked. In time, your heart, like your body, will adapt to this extra-workload by becoming stronger and more efficient. Since your body needs a given amount of blood to perform its daily tasks, your heart will now need fewer beats to pump the same quantity of blood. Sounds good ? There's more. Your entire circulatory system is given a thorough workout every time you exercise, which increases its overall efficiency. Even the neural paths from your brain's command centers to each individual muscle become more effective , enabling easier recruitment of muscle fibres for carrying out physical tasks. In essence, your body becomes a well-oiled and finely-tuned piece of machinery. whirring along without any breakdown. In today's stress-filled world, you need all the help you can get.

1. The principle of weight training is
A) helping the body adapt to increased stress
B) training muscles to exert more pressure (answer)
C) disposing extra workload
D) thickening of body through extra consumption

2. Weight training makes the muscles
A) become intense
B) resist workload
C) thicker and stronger (answer)
D) become stranded

3. During weight training, the heart pumps
A) less blood
B) more blood
C) required blood (answer)
D) an extraordinary amount of blood

4. A stronger and more efficient heart
A) beats faster and more often to pump blood
B) needs fewer beats to pump the same amount of blood (answer)
C) can rest longer, reducing its workload
D) is assisted by muscles of the body

5. When neural paths become more effective
A) The brain functions at extraordinary speed
B) the brain opens new pathways for communication
C) the brain employs various muscles easily for physical tasks (answer)
D) the muscles function effectively and independently

6. What does the term 'well-oiled' in the passage denote ?
A) Healthy (answer)
B) Serviced
C) Massaged
D) Greased

7. Which one of the following is the most appropriate title for the passage ?
A) Health is Wealth
B) Stress busting
C) The Mechanics of Weight Training (answer)
D) How to retain your health ?

8. What does the above passage suggest ?
A) We should carry out physical exercise as a routine (answer)
B) Physical exercise is necessary occasionally
C) We should ignore physical exercise
D) We should subject our body to as much exercise as it can withstand

9. The word 'wondrous' (first line ) is
A) a verb
B) a noun
C) an adverb
D) an adjective (answer)

Direction - Read the poem given below and answer the questions that follow ( Q. No.10-15) by selecting the most appropriate option .

The sun descending in the west,
The evening star does shine;
The birds are silent in their nest,
And I must seek for mine.
The moon, like a flower,
In heaven's high bower,
With silent delight
Sits and smiles on the night.
Farewell, green fields and happy groves,
Where flocks have took delight.
Where lambs have nibbled, silent moves
The feet of angels bright;
Unseen they pour blessing,
And joy without ceasing,
On each bud and blossom,
And each sleeping bosom.
They look in every thoughtless nest,
Where birds are covered warm;
They visit caves of every beast,
To keep them all from harm.
If they see and weeping
That should have been sleeping,
They pour sleep on their head,
And sit down by their bed.

10. The evening star rises when
A) it is down
B) the sun descends in the west (answer)
C) the birds leave their nests
D) it is midnight

11. Here,'bower' represents
A) a bouquet of flowers
B) a flower vase (answer)
C) a potted plant
D) a framework that supports climbing plants

12. The poet compares moon to
A) an evening star
B) an angel
C) a flower (answer)
D) a bird in the nest

13. The angels come down on earth to
A) make people dance and have fun
B) take blessing and joy
C) spread moonlight
D) give blessing and joy (answer)

14. Birds' nest is described as 'thoughtless' because
A) it is made without any thought
B) the occupants are asleep without any care (answer)
C) the angels are blessing the birds to be happy
D) The birds are covered in the warmth of their nest

15. The figure if speech used in the line 'In heaven's high bower' is
A) Alliteration
B) Smile
C) Metaphor (answer)
D Personification

Directions - Answer the following questions by selecting the most appropriate option

16. Scanning means darting over much of a text to search for
A) The central idea
B) the opinion of the author
C) difficult words
D) a specific item or piece of information that we wish to discover (answer)

17. A 'sight word ' is a vocabulary item
A) That the reader recognises and finds meaningful on sight without a complicated analysis (answer)
B) that needs proper visual understanding of the context
C) that is to be learned by heart
D) that helps in judging the effectiveness of the author's style

18. A good introduction to a text should be
A) short and to the point (answer)
B) telling the students anything that they can find out for themselves by reading the text
C) a detailed explanation of the meaning of the text
D) blocking the student's active involvement by the means of questing

19. Which of the following is an important stage in the writing process ?
A) Comprehension (answer)
B) Editing
C) Memorisation
D) Calligraphy

20. Curriculum is an educational programme which does not state
A) The educational purpose of a programme
B) The number of lessons to the taught in a term (answer)
C) The means of evaluating whether the educational objectives have been achieved or not
D) the content ( material etc.) teaching strategies and learning experiences which will be necessary to achieve this purpose

21. We use real objects to teach young learners new words because
A) it helps learners associate words with objects they see in real life (answer)
B) it helps in teaching the correct spelling of words
C) we can teach vocabulary only through objects
D) young learners are not capable of abstract thinking

22. The best way to sensitise young learners to rhythm and intonation is
A) by explaining the rules of phonetics in simple words
B) by reading out poems in different metres and explaining them
C) by making the learners listen to nursery rhymes and recite them effectively (answer)
D) by making the learners copy out simple poems in neat handwriting

23. Telling interesting stories to young learners is primarily meant for improving their
A) Reading skills
B) Writing skills
C) Speaking skills
D) Listening skills (answer)

24. The main purpose of using oral drill is
A) To improve the retention capacity of learners
B) to assess the comprehension skills of learners
C) to improve pronunciation and accuracy (answer)
D) to enhance the speaking skills of learners

25. Seating arrangement should be flexible so that
A) children have the freedom to move their seats wherever they want
B) Many group, pair and whole-class activities can be conducted easily (answer)
C) children do not form permanent friendship groups
D) The teacher ensures equality prevails in her classroom

26. Knowledge of more than one language
A) causes interference in learning a new language
B) becomes a burden to the teacher in the language classroom
C) confuses the learners while learning a new language
D) is very helpful in teaching and learning a new language (answer)

27. An effective language teacher
A) will rely entirely on the prescribed test-book
B) will make children learn all the answers to the questions given in the text-book
C) will use the text-book as well as other material as resources for teaching (answer)
D) will prepare question papers using only the questions given in the text-book

28. A teacher engages her learners in a fun activity before beginning a new lesson. The purpose of this activity is to
A) Motivate and energise the learners (answer)
B) Discipline the learners before the lesson
C) divert the attention of the learners
D) reduce the workload of the teacher

29. The most effective tool to assess values and attitude of learners is
A) Summative test
B) Anecdotal Record
C) Portfolio (answer)
D) Unit Test

30. Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation should be adopted by all schools because
A) It affords teachers opportunities to test learners frequently
B) it is the latest development in the field of education
C) Traditional pen-paper tests do not assess and enhance all the attributes and abilities of learners (answer)
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