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Science Quiz (Pedagogy) for CTET Exam 2016

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

1. Which one of the following teaching strategies will be most effective for maximum involvement of students in teaching the concept of food chain?
A. make play cards of organisms and ask student groups to arrange them to depict  different food chains
B. ask students to collect related information from internet
C. ask students to copy all examples of different food chains written on the black-board
D. ask students to explore possible food chains operating in different habitats

2. Ajay of class V usually does not submit his assignments to the EVS teacher in time. The best corrective measures could be to-
A. write a note to parents about his irregularity
B. bring it to the notice of the Principal
C. find out the reasons for irregularity and counsel Ajay
D. stop him from going to the games class
3. While teaching the topic on “Air”, an EVS teacher wanted to demonstrate that air has weight and occupies space. Her colleague suggested the following 4 different activities for this purpose to her-
(1) place an empty inverted beaker on the surface of the water and pressing it down
(2) suck the juice through a straw
(3) flying a kite
(4) tie two inflated balloons to a rod and establish equilibrium. Then puncture one of the balloons
Which of the above activities will lead to demonstrating the desired results?
A. 2 and 4
B. 1 and 3
C. 1 and 2
D. 1 and 4

4. A teacher can identify a stressed child when the child shows the following behaviour-
A. excessive talking
B. aggressive behaviour
C. hyperactivity
D. full concentration in studies

5. Which one of the following statement is most appropriate about narratives and stories for the formats used to write EVS books?
A. it trivialises learning
B. children empathise easily with the characters of a story
C. the technique of story telling requires special training for teachers
D. children try to foresee events of the stories and start day dreaming

6. EVS books include topics of Science and Social Science-
A. to save paper and reduce the cost
B. to reduce the load of school bag on young children
C. as a child looks at the environment in a holistic manner
D. as Social Science also follows scientific method to explain social phenomena

7. Theme based teaching in an EVS class is-
A. practical as it connects many concepts
B. not practical as it limits the understanding of students to themes only
C. not suitable for the first generation learners
D. futile as textbooks provide systematic, systematic and age appropriate content

8. A visit to a botanical garden-
A. provide students a respite from the routine learning at school
B. taxes a teacher in more than one way
C. makes them understand the benefits of maintaining discipline
D. brings students in direct contact with the environment
9. There are 4 below average students in a class. Which one of the following strategies will be most effective to bring them at the level with the other students?
A. give them additional assignments to do at home
B. make them sit in the front row and supervise their work constantly
C. identify their weak area of learning and provide remedial measures accordingly
D. ensure that they attend the school regularly

10. The major purpose of periodic parent-teacher interactions is to-
A. highlight each other’s shortcomings
B. discuss the child’s strengths and weaknesses for reinforcement and improvement
C. share the information about ongoing events in the school
D. develop a social relationship with each other