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Science Quiz (Pedagogy) for CTET Exam 2016

Science Quiz (Pedagogy) for CTET Exam 2016_30.1
Q1. Vandana 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 ‘Micro-organisms’?
(a) Project-cum-laboratory method
(b) Home assignment-cum-science quiz method
(c) Home assignment-cum-questioning method
(d) Assignment-cum-questioning method

Q2. National Curriculum Framework, 2005 recommends that science education at upper primary stage should focus on
(a) helping students to acquire international standards in learning of science
(b) minimizing social disparities in the students
(c) promoting human values and knowledge base for peaceful society
(d) helping students to connect classroom learning to life outside the school

Q3. The topic ‘Separation of Substances’ in Class VI can be taught most effectively by
(a) using hands on activities to be performed by students
(b) using good home assignments
(c) organizing more group discussions on different sub-topics
(d) in depth explanation of related concepts

Q4. Which one of the following is the key expectation from teaching and learning of science at upper primary stage?
(a) To create literary literacy 
(b) To appreciate the inter-relationship between science and art
(c) To acquire academic excellence for competitive examinations
(d) To acquire questioning and inquiring skills

Q5. ‘Cognitive validity’ of science curriculum at upper primary stage implies that it should 
(a) be age appropriate
(b) use appropriate pedagogical processes in teaching
(c) enable the child to view science as a social enterprise
(d) convey significant and scientifically correct facts

Q6. The term ‘constructivism’ in relation to science education means that children should be
(a) actively involved in the process of learning science
(b) discouraged to raise questions in the classroom
(c) given latest information on scientific developments
(d) given complete information about science

Q7. Good science education should be ‘true to the child’, implies that science we teach should
(a) convey significant aspects of science content
(b) be understandable to the child
(c) engage the child in learning process skills
(d) relate to the environment of the child

Q8. Which of the following describes the best way to deal with at primary level?
(a) Picturesque book
(b) Story telling method
(c) Activity work
(d) All of the above

Q9. Which is considered as the most important quality of a teacher at primary level?
(a) Eagerness to teach
(b) Patience and perseverance
(c) Competence in teaching methods
(d) Strict and discipline
Q10. There are four below average students in a class. Which one of the following strategies will be most effective to bring them par with the other students?
(a) Make them sit in the first row and supervise their work constantly
(b) Identify their weak areas of learning and provide remedial measures accordingly 
(c) Ensure that they attend the school regularly
(d) Give them additional assignments to do at home