Dear Readers, Everything that studies our society and the way we interact with each other in it, is a social science.This section NOT ONLY comes CTET Exam 201
8 but also come in other TET Exam also i.e UPTET Exam 201
8, PTET Exam 2018 & DSSSB Exam 201
8 etc. So, we will provide you the questions which will help you in preparing for Exam.
Q1. What was the recommendation of the report titled ‘Learning without burden’ (1993) by the Yashpal committee regarding the focus of History teaching for classes
(1) It should cover European history of the Medieval times
(2) The history of ancient times should be introduced
(3) It should cover the freedom struggle and post-independence developments
(4) It should cover pre-historic times
Q2. Why did the Yashpal Committee ask for the Civics subject to be replaced by ‘Contemporary Studies’?
(1) It forces the children to memorise most of the material
(2) It is not relevant
(3) The information is already known to the students
(4) Civics is not required to be learnt in today’s world
Q3. What is one of the reasons laboratory work is not given adequate importance by the teacher in many of the subjects?
(1) It is not required in the subjects in which it has been prescribed
(2) Laboratory facilities are not available in the schools
(3) It is not evaluated
(4) The teachers have no practical experience
Q4. Which of the following is a good teaching strategy for making the students understand how a law court functions ?
(1) Dictating from the text book
(2) Writing on the blackboard about the functioning
(3) Arranging a group discussion on the topic
(4) Taking the students to attend a case being tried in the local court
Q5. Normative dimension of Social Sciences includes which of the following dimensions?
Q6. Parents of a first generation learner express their inability to help their child in dealing with his/her educational problems during a PTA. As a teacher you should
(1) comfort them by telling that their knowledge about their child is of utmost importance in helping to dual with their child
(2) ask them to provide an environment rich in different types of learning materials at home
(3) ask them to join centres established for adult education
(4) ask them to carefully monitor the time their child devotes to his studies at home
Q7. While assessing the attitudes and values, a Social Science teacher may assign weightage to which of the following descriptors?
(1) Does not share credit with other children
(2) Does not wish the teacher everyday
(3) Passively accepting ideas of others
(4) Feels free to ask questions
Q8. More often discussions on government and its functioning lead to extreme views, therefore teacher should
(1) avoid any debate or discussion on it
(2) criticize the way government functions
(3) argue for judicial activism
(4) organise more objective interactions as compared to didactive views
Q9. The views of social scientists vary the most on which of the following agents regarding their impact on the behaviour and attitudes of children and adolescents?
Q10. A student was interested in studying problems faced by Indian soldiers during the Kargil War. She interviews several soldiers who took part in the Kargil War. These soldiers can be considered
(1) secondary sources
(2) primary sources
(3) actual narrators
(4) internal sources
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