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Teaching Aptitude Quiz (English) for KVS and NVS Exam

Teaching Aptitude Quiz (English) for KVS and NVS Exam_30.1

Q1. Which of the following is a principle of development?
(a) Development is always linear
(b) It is a discontinuous process
(c) All processes of development are not inter-connected
(d) It does not proceed at the same pace for all

Q2. A teacher uses a text and some pictures of fruits and vegetables and holds a discussion with her students. The students link the details with their previous knowledge and learn the concept of nutrition. This approach is based on
(a) Theory of reinforcement
(b) Operant conditioning of learning
(c) Construction of knowledge
(d) Classical conditioning of learning

Q3. A child starts to cry when his grandmother takes him from his mother’s lap. The child cries due to
(a) Emotional anxiety
(b) Stranger anxiety
(c) Separation anxiety
(d) Social anxiety

Q4. Inclusive Education
(a) encourages strict admission procedures
(b) includes indoctrination of facts
(c) includes teachers from marginalized groups
(d) celebrates diversity in the classroom

Q5. Which of the following is an objective question?
(a) Open ended question
(b) True or False
(c) Essay type question
(d) Short answer question

Q6. The most effective method to teach the concept of germination of seeds is
(a) to draw pictures on the black-board and give descriptions
(b) to show pictures of seed growth
(c) to give detailed explanations
(d) to make the students plant seeds and observe stages of germination

Q7. When a child ‘fails’, it means
(a) the child should have taken private tuition
(b) the system has failed
(c) the child is not fit for studies
(d) the child has not memorized the answers properly

Q8. Which of the following is a feature of progressive education?
(a) Emphasis on scoring good marks in examinations
(b) Frequent tests and examinations
(c) Flexible time-table and seating arrangement
(d) Instruction based solely on prescribed text-books

Q9. The emphasis from teaching to learning can be shifted by
(a) encouraging rote learning
(b) adopting frontal teaching
(c) focusing on examination results
(d) adopting child–centred pedagogy

Q10. According to Kohlberg, a teacher can instill moral values in children by
(a) laying clear rules of behaviour
(b) involving them in discussion on moral issues
(c) giving strict instructions on ‘how to behave’
(d) giving importance to religious teachings

S1. Ans.(d)

S2. Ans.(c)

S3. Ans.(c)

S4. Ans.(d)

S5. Ans.(b)

S6. Ans.(d)

S7. Ans.(b)

S8. Ans.(c)

S9. Ans.(d)

S10. Ans.(b)