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Social Science Quiz (Pedagogy) for CTET Exam 2016

Social Science Quiz (Pedagogy) for CTET Exam 2016_30.1

1. A trainee teacher writes one of the instructional objectives as ‘students shall be able to describe the meaning of democracy’. In which domain shall this objective fall?
A. analysis
B. skill
C. synthesis
D. comprehension
2. The book ‘Social and Political Life – II ‘advocates which of the following forms of evaluation, among other forms?
A. IT enabled evaluation
B. written mode of examination
C. open book exercises
D. personal interviews
3. “Learning without Burden (1993) “recommended that learning in social sciences should-
A. develop skills relevant to job
B. continue to follow the epistemological framework of highlighting developmental issues
C. help in the retention of important information
D. promote developing concepts and abilities to analyze socio-political realities

4. Child – centered pedagogy is-
A. giving primacy to children’s experiences, their voices and their active participation
B. to teach children in small child care centers to ensure individual attention
C. teaching as per the desire of a child
D. teacher explains the concept by standing in the center with children encircling her
5. The major purpose of assessment in Social Science should be to-
A. provide credible feedback on the extent to which educational objectives have been achieved
B. predict the learner’s chances of pursuing a successful carrier in humanities
C. gauge the extent of the knowledge of content acquired by learners
D. maintain a desirable academic quality of knowledge in the students passing out

6. In order to promote interactive environment in a social science class, which of the following approaches would be most suitable?
A. lecture and explanation
B. showing documentaries
C. dictation and practice
D. frequent testing
7. In order to promote the process of cooperative learning, the teacher should-
A. divides the class into groups of homogeneous ability
B. allot individual assignment to each student
C. assigns group projects
D. engage students in debate and discussions
8. One of the most important and effective methods of teaching History at elementary level is-
A. question – answer method
B. story- telling method
C. lecture method
D. discussion method
9. While dealing with “Social Equality”, what should be the most appropriate approach for teaching?
A. citing the experiences of the communities that make up the social and cultural milieu of the child
B. explaining in details the practice of untouchability
C. explaining the concept as described in the textbook
D. giving a project to students to review texts relating to “Social Equality”
10. Team Teaching –
A. is a way out to manage with the shortage of teachers
B. involves teams of teachers to optimize resources, interest and expertise
C. encourages healthy competition among teams of teachers in a school
D. involves small teams of students as per their ability