Q1. A Social Science teacher often takes an objective type formative assessment but she has a doubt about the reliability of the test developed by her.
What should be done to increase the reliability of these assessments ?
(a) Try to find out what other teachers do
(b) Increase the number of questions
(c) Use standardize test
(d) Use ability to withstand social pressure
Q2. 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 teachers you should
(a) comfort them by telling that their knowledge about their child is of utmost importance in helping to dual with their child
(b) ask them to provide an environment rich in different types of learning materials at home
(c) ask them to join centres established for adult education
(d) ask them to carefully monitors the time their child devotes to his studies at home
Q3. While teaching democratic polity, a Social Science teacher invites an expert of Political Sciences from a local college to speak to her class. Before the expert could speak to her class, the teacher must share with him which of the following?
(a) There are some students belonging to reserved categories in the class
(b) Instructional objectives for the topic
(c) Text-book prescribed for the class
(d) Kind of assessments that will be based on this topic
Q4. Which of the following is the most important feature of a book on Social Sciences at the national level ?
(a) It should be such so as to enable all social groups to relate to it
(b) It should not follow any particular school of thought specially in writing history
(c) It should not include lengthy texts as it is difficult for children to remember lengthy texts
(d) It should provide information in a crisp and systematic way to facilitate memorisation
Q5. Which one of the following is the most suitable teaching aid to show proportionate size and shape of continents?
(b) political map of the World
(c) Physical map of the World
(d) Poster of the Earth
Q6. A class includes some tribal children and as a result there is an environment of cultural diversity in that class. Which of the following would be the most suitable method for the teacher to use this effectively ?
(a) Asking students to carry out action research on topics related to their culture and valued by them the most
(b) Displaying tribal artifacts and costumes
(c) Asking students to tell about their tribes and related the information to topics being taught
(d) Highlighting the role of freedom fighters such as Birsa Munda during the freedom movement
Q7. A universal language of map can be understood by way of
(b) thematic maps
(c) conventional symbols
Q8. Which amongst the following statements is not appropriate regarding teaching Social Science in upper primary classes ?
(a) Social Science should be taught as it helps to acquire an understanding of human relationship
(b) Social Science should be taught as it helps sensitise children regarding social reality
(c) Social Science should be taught because it encourage students to discuss and deliberate on social issues
(d) Social Science should be taught so that students could know about mythology and history.
Q9. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan is aimed to provide elementary education
(a) to all children in the age group of six to fourteen years
(b) to all persons in the age group of six to fifty five years
(c) to girl child of tribal areas
(d) to all children of below poverty line families
Q10. Which of the following statements is not correct about Social Science ?
(a) Social Science is related with various aspects to society such as historical, geographical etc
(b)Social Science inculcates ideals and values in students
(c) As Social Science deals with people the nature of enquiry is not scientific
(d) Social Science lays the foundations for an analytical and creative mind