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Science quiz (pedagogy) for Paper I and II_30.1

1. The technique of “classroom questioning” in teaching of Science can be more effectively used for-
A. developing problem solving skills
B. maintaining discipline in the class
C. promoting creativity and innovativeness 
D. ensuring levels of learning

2. Major objective of organisation of Science Exhibition is to-
A. grade students on practical skills
B. provide opportunity to students to showcase their creative ideas
C. provide opportunity to students to compete with others
D. provide opportunity to students to enhance their academic performance

3. Which one of the following is not the objective of teaching of science at upper primary stage?
A. acquiring technological skills
B. developing questioning and enquiring skills
C. acquiring process skills
D. acquiring scientific literacy

4. Which of the folowing does not reflect the personality attribute of a person having scientific temper?
A. open mindedness
B. rational thinking
C. biased opinion
D. seeking evidence

5. National Curriculum Framework (NCF) strongly recommends that Science education at upper primary stage should-
A. prepare students for competitive examinations
B. follow constructivistic approach for teaching and learning of the subject
C. help students to be emotionally balanced
D. help students to acquire computational skills

6. Ruchi is interested to focus more on acquisition of process skills of science by students of class VIII. Which of the following combination of methods should she prefer to teach the topic on “Tissues”?
A. assignment-cum-questioning method
B. home assignment-cum-science quiz method
C. project-cum-laboratory method
D. home assignment-cum-questioning method 

7. The term “constructivism” in relation to science education means that children should be-
A. given complete information about science
B. help them in their science projects
C. discouraged to raise questions in the classroom
D. actively involved in the process of learning science

8. “Cognitive validity” of Science curriculum at upper primary stage requires that it should-
A. be age appropriate and within the reach of students understanding level
B. nurture the natural curiosity and creativity of the learners
C. convey scientifically correct content
D. enable the students to appreciate how the concepts of Science evolve with time

9. Which one of the following is the key expectation from teaching and learning of science at upper primary stage?
A. minimise social disparities in the students
B. to acquire questioning and inquiring skills
C. to acquire academic excellence 
D. to appreciate the inter-relationship between science and art

10. The section on “Activities and Projects” included in the exercises of NCERT Science textbooks for class VIII primarily aims at-
A. keeping the students engaged during vacations
B. assessing the students on practical skills
C. enhancing indepth understanding of the basic concepts
D. providing opportunity to students for extended learning