11 April 2015

TET Practice Paper Set-10 (Child Development)

TET Practice Paper Set-10

(Child Development)

1. In order to develop the spirit of labour in students
(1) The teacher himself should indulge in labour
(2) The teacher should deliver lectures on the importance of labour
(3) Students should be given opportunities to do labour from time to time 
(4) Students should be given examples of laboring people

2. The essential element of the syllabus for the children remained out of school should be-
(1) Literacy competencies
(2) Life-skills
(3) Numerical competencies
(4) Vocational competencies 

3. A child has been admitted to your school who belongs to a back ward family/ background from the cultural viewpoint. You will
(1) Keep him in a class in which, there are many more students of backward background from the cultural viewpoint
(2) Send a teacher to know more about the backward cultural background of the child
(3) Keep him in a normal class but will make special arrangements for teaching him, keeping his special needs in view 
(4) Advise him to take up vocational education

4. All of the following can be signs that a child is gifted, except
(1) Early development of a sense of time
(2) Interest in encyclopaedias and dictionaries
(3) Uneasy relationships with peers. 
(4) Easy retention of facts

5. If heredity is an important determinant of a specific behaviour, what prediction can we make about expression of the behaviour in identical twins reared apart compared to its expression in fraternal twins reared apart?
(1) Fraternal twins will express the behaviour more similarly than identical twins.
(2) There will be little similarity in the expression of the behaviour in either set of twins.
(3) Identical twins will express the behaviour more similarly than fraternal twins. 
(4) The behaviour will be expressed as similarly by identical twins as it is by fraternal twins.

6. Frobel’s most important contribution to education was his development of the
(1) Vocational school
(2) Public high school
(3) Kindergarten 
(4) Latin School

7. A time bound testing programme for a students should be implemented in Schools so that-
(1) The progress of the students should be informed to their parents
(2) A regular practice can be carried out
(3) The students can be trained for final examinations
(4) The remedial programme can be adopted on the basis of the feedback from the results 

8. Of the following, the main purpose of state certification of teachers is to
(1) Monitor the quality of teacher training institutions
(2) Provide for a uniform standard of entry-level teacher competency throughout the state 
(3) Exclude from the profession those not trained in pedagogy
(4) Exclude from the profession those who are mentally unhealthy

9. The key difference between evolutionary and cultural change is that evolutionary change alters __________ whereas cultural change alters ____________.
(1) Reproduction; environment
(2) Heredity; environment 
(3) Environment; behaviour
(4) Development; learning

10. The incorrectly associated pair is
(1) Joseph Lancaster –contract plan 
(2) Benjamin Franklin-academy
(3) James B Conant –high school
(4) Horace Mann –elementary education

11. Which of the following forms of mental retardation is caused by the presence of an extra chromosome?
(1) Down syndrome 
(2) Cretinism
(3) PKU
(4) Cultural-familial retardation

12. The problem of drop-out in which students leave their schooling in early years can be tackled in a better way through-
(1) Reduction of the weight of curriculum
(2) Sympathy of teachers
(3) Attractive environment of the school
(4) Encouragement of the students 

13. The educator who advanced the idea of the five formal steps in leaving was:
(1) Rousseau
(2) Comenius
(3) Pestalozzi
(4) Herbart 

14. Monica is 9 years old and has always done things independently. However, what her parents tend to find more bothersome is her total lack of concern about their approval or disapproval of the things she does. Monica appears
(1) To have developed a healthy attachment to her parents.
(2) To have failed to develop an attachment to her parents. 
(3) To be redefining her attachment with her parents.
(4) To be overly attached to her parents.

15. If a teacher does not know the answer to a question asked by a student what he should do?
(1) Give a wrong answer to the students
(2) Admit his ignorance 
(3) put off by promising to tell the next day
(4) Snub the student

16. The disadvantaged child’s chances for success in school will be maximized when:
(1) He/she is given a high concentration of skills subjects
(2) He/she is provided with vocational training earlier than other children
(3) He/she is treated like any other child
(4) His/her intellectual potential is discovered and his/her educational deficiencies are overcome 

17. According to John Bowlby, children become depressed as a result of
(1) Self-devaluing cognitive schema.
(2) Exposure to prolonged, uncontrollable negative experiences.
(3) Insecure attachments 
(4) Living with depressed parents.

18. “The individual develops through the head, the heart, and the hand”, this was the educational philosophy of:
(1) Herbart
(2) Comenius
(3) Pestalozzi 
(4) Froebel

19. Asking questions form the students is an important aspect of teaching. What purpose does it achieve?
(1) Students may remain alert
(2) Students should understand the lesson
(3) Students should participate actively in going through the lesson
(4) All the three depending on the subject taught 

20. A teacher can motivate the students by-
(1) giving suitable prizes
(2) giving proper guidance 
(3) giving examples
(4) delivering speech in class

21. A parent of a fourth grader refuse to give permission for her child to go on a class trip. The teacher should first:
(1) Refer the matter to the guidance counselor
(2) Confer with the parent to discuss the educational purpose of the trip 
(3) Give the class a homework assignment for all parents to sign; giving reasons why each child wants to go on the trip
(4) Ask another teacher in the same grade to take that child on the day of the trip

22. The cognitive structures into which children organize their behaviour and knowledge are called
(1) Accommodations
(2) Frameworks
(3) Operations
(4) Schemata 

23. An increase in comprehension skill is most likely to result from:
(1) Guided silent reading 
(2) Guided oral reading
(3) Unstructured silent reading
(4) The teacher reading to the class

24. Education is called a triangular process. Which are the three sides of the triangle?
(1) School, Knowledge, Teacher
(2) Books, School, Teacher
(3) Social environment, Teacher and Students 
(4) None of these

25. Piaget claimed that all of the following are true of his stages of cognitive development EXCEPT:
(1) All children progress through the various stages at exactly the same age. 
(2) All children throughout the world pass through the stages in the same order.
(3) All normal children reach the stage of concrete operations.
(4) The changes from stage to stage can sometimes be very abrupt.

26. Kindergarten system of education was contributed by-
(1) T. P. Nunn
(2) Spencer
(3) Froebel 
(4) Montessori

27. A child who frequently loses his/her place where reading can be temporarily helped by
(1) Allowing him/her to fingerpoint
(2) Giving him/her a card to place under each line being read 
(3) Providing him/her with a large-print reader such as those used by the visually handicapped
(4) Letting him/her listen to taped stores

28. Of the following activities in a science class, the one with least educational value is
(1) Viewing a filmstrip
(2) Constructing a model
(3) Drawing a design
(4) Reading about a simple experiment 

29. Montessori System of education is based on
(1) Freedom to the child to play games
(2) Motivation of children by the teachers
(3) Development of the talents of the child
(4) Freedom to the child to express his interests 

30. Piaget's theory of cognitive development has been criticized for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
(1) Piaget may have been incorrect in suggesting that children pass through the stages in an unvarying sequence.
(2) Certain tasks may be solved without the underlying operations that Piaget claimed were necessary.
(3) Piaget underestimated the capabilities of infants.
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(4) Cross-cultural findings suggest that Piaget may have overemphasized the importance of schooling and other experiential factors. 

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