9 May 2015

Answer : TET Practice Paper Set-14 (English)

TET Practice Paper Set-14


Directions - Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow ( Q.No 1-9) by selecting the most appropriate option.

It is your duty to train and develop your mind and acquire knowledge, as much knowledge as you possibly can obtain. Knowledge is like a deep well, fed by perennial springs, and your Mind is the little bucket that you drop into it : you will get as much as you can assimilate. 
The Brain, which is the physical organ of the mind, is one of the two precious products of the aeons of Evolution : the other is the imponderable 'Social instinct', This wonderful Brain, whose every convolution represents millions of years of Time, really distinguishes you from the animals. Many animals have very powerful sense organs; the eagle, the ant and the dog have keener sense to sight than Man, But no animal has a more evolved Brain and higher Intelligence, If you do not develop and use this Brain to the utmost of your power, you are more akin to the beasts than to Homo- Sapiens,
Knowledge and metal self-culture will confer untold blessings upon yo. You will not b the victim if superstition and demagogy in religion and politics. You will know your duty and do it. To be wise and independent in your religion and your politics, not to be doped and duped by the selfish priests and the scheming politicians of Capitalism and so called
Socialism : is this not a noble aim worth striving for ? Most men and women today are not free and wise: they are like kites flown by the priests and politicians who hold the string. They are fleeced and fooled on account of their ignorance. Half the ills of man are due to ignorance.

1. What, according to the passage , is the duty of human beings ?
A) To study correctly
B) To acquire knowledge and develop the mind (answer)
C) To make ourselves cultured
D) To digest knowledge

2. Mind has been compared to
A) a bucket (answer)
B) a deep well
C) a deep sea
D) a perennial spring

3. For human beings., their brains is one of the two products of evolution . The other is their
A) Keener sense of sight
B) instinct for living in a society (answer)
C) physical strength
D) self-culture and knowledge

4. What is man like if he does not develop and use his brain ?
A) He is akin to the motionless statues
B) He is like an angel
C) He is akin to the beasts (answer)
D) He is greater than gods

5. What will knowledge and mental self-culture confer upon man ?
A) Richness of knowledge
B) Money and material things
C) Many blessings (answer)
D) Untold miseries

6. If one acquires knowledge and develops mental self-culture, one will not be the victim of
A) breed
B) lust and carnal appetites
C) pugnacity
D) superstition and demagogy (answer)

7. The author implies that most men and women
A) are arrogant in their behaviour
B) lack social instinct
C) do not possess capacity for free judgement
D) are manipulated by priests and politicians (answer)

8. Pick out a word from the first paragraph that means the same as 'inexhaustible'
A) aeons (answer)
B) convolution
C) perennial
D) imponderable

9. The word 'untold' as used in the second paragraph is
A) a verb
B) a noun
C) an adjective (answer)
D) an adverb

Directions: Read the passage given below and answer the questions (Q. NO. 10-15) that follow by choosing the most appropriate option.

The study of history provides many benefits. First, we learn from the past. We may repeat mistakes, but, at least, we have the opportunity to avoid them. Second, history teachers us what questions to ask about the present. Contrary to some people’s view, the study of history is not the memorization of names, dates, and places. It is the thoughtful examination of the forces that have shaped the courses of human life. We can examine events from the past and then draw inferences about current events. History teaches us about likely outcomes.
Another benefit of the study of history id the broad range of human experience which is covered. War and peace are certainly covered as are national and international affairs.
However, matters of culture (art, literature and music) are also included in historical study. Human nature is an important part of history: emotions like passion, greed, and insecurity have influenced the shaping of world affairs. Anyone who thinks that the study of history is boring has not really studied history.
10. By studying history we can
A) repeat mistakes
B) predict the future
C) avoid mistakes (answer)
D) question the authority

11. Which method of teaching history would the author of this passage support
A) Applying historical events to modern society
B) Using flash cards to remember specific facts
C) Weekly quizzes on dates and events
D) Analyzing wars and their causes (answer)

12. History is all about
A) memorizing names, dates and places
B) understanding international affairs
C) studying about a broad range of human experience (answer)
D) maps, information detailed data

13. History is not boring because
A) is cover both war and peace
B) it studies human nature and culture (answer)
C) if is full of historical events
D) it is about the mistakes we make

14. What is the main idea of this passage ?
A) Studying history helps us to learn from the past
B) Studying history is not just memorization
C) The role of history is to help students deal with real life (answer)
D) Students should study both national and international history

15. Pick out a word from the first paragraph that means the same as 'results'
A) benefits
B) inferences
C) forces
D) outcomes (answer)

Directions : Answer the following questions by selecting the most appropriate option.

16. The most important feature of an effective language classroom is opportunity for learners to
A) interact (answer)
B) evaluate
C) imitate
D) relax

17. Curriculum is an educational programme which does not state
A) the educational purpose of a programme
B) the content ( material, etc.), teaching strategies and learning experiences which will be necessary to achieve this purpose
C) the means of evaluating whether these educational ends have been achieved or not
D) the lesson planning details of the topics (answer)

18. In learning a new language, multilingualism is
A) an asset (answer)
B) an interference
C) a burden
D) a methodology

19. Speaking skill can be best developed by enabling the learners to
A) communicate in real-life situations (answer)
B) listen to the model provided by the teacher
C) avoid all errors while speaking
D) read challenging and difficult texts

20. Seating arrangement should be flexible in language classroom because
A) it reduces the responsibility of the teacher
B) it helps the teacher in maintaining discipline
C) it helps learners change their places frequently
D) it facilitates pair work and group work (answer)

21. Pro-reading tasks are meant for
A) giving the meanings of difficult words and phrases
B) introducing the main idea and motivating the learners (answer)
C) explaining the grammatical items used in the reading text
D) evaluating the reading skill of the learners

22. Learners acquire a language by
A) analysing the structure of the language
B) studying the literature if that language
C) learning about the culture of the speakers of that language
D) using the language in a natural interactive environment (answer)

23. When a teacher asks her students to write a letter after having a group discussion , she is
A) integrating different language skills (answer)
B) following a traditional method
C) likely to confuse the students
D) adopting the Direct Method of language teaching

24. Picture comprehension is effective to promote
A) speaking skill
B) listening skill
C) literary skill
D) artistic skill (answer)

25. Comprehensive Evaluation refers to assessment of
A) academic subjects
B) both scholastic and co-scholastic areas (answer)
C) summative assessment tests
D) co-curricular activities

26. Teaching grammar is useful to improve
A) fluency
B) literacy
C) numeracy
D) accuracy (answer)

27. A mixed ability group is heterogeneous in
A) gender and age
B) social strata
C) knowledge and skill
D) economic status (answer)

28. A good test on reading comprehension will have questions
A) that test the textual knowledge thoroughly
B) that encourage learners to write answers without errors
C) that test inference, interpretation and evaluation besides comprehension (answer)
D) that focus primarily on the structures and words used in the text

29. Teachers should not give corporal punishment to learners because
A) it is risky
B) it creates stress and fear in learners (answer)
C) it is only an emotional release for the teachers
D) it makes parents very angry

30. All-round development of a child implies
A) harmonious development of physical, emotional and mental faculties (answer)
B) specialized training to make the l earner a 'Jack of all Trades'
CTET Practice Papers, TET Guess Papers, NET, HTET, PSTET, UPTET, KTET Online free Paper, PDF Download Study Material.C) following the natural stages of child development
D) providing vocational education for the learner to function in any work environment

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