Q1. A teacher, because of his/her democratic nature, allows students to sit all over the class. Some sit together and discuss or do group reading. Some sit quietly and read themselves. A parent does not like it. Which of the following may be the best way to handle the situation?
(a) Parent should show trust in the teacher and discuss the problem with the teacher.
(b) Parent should take away the child from that school.
(c) Parents should complain against the teacher to the principle.
(d) Parents should request the principal to change the section of their ward.
Q2. Which of the following should be considered the most important quality of a teacher at primary level?
(a) Competence in methods of teaching and knowledge of subjects.
(b) Competence to teach in highly standardized language.
(c) Eagerness to teach
(d) Patience and perseverance.
Q3. __________ is considered a sign of motivated teaching.
(a) Questioning by students.
(b) Pin drop silence in the class.
(c) Maximum attendance in the class.
(d) Remedial work given by the teacher.
Q4. At lower classes, play-way method of teaching is based on
(a) Psychological principles of development and growth.
(b) Sociological principles of teaching.
(c) Theory of physical education programmes.
(d) Principles of methods of teaching.
Q5. The term ‘curriculum’ in the field of education refers to
(a) Evaluation process.
(b) Text-material to be used in the class.
(c) Methods of teaching and the content to be taught
(d) Overall programme of the school which students experience on a day-to- day basis.
Q6. According to Piaget, at which of the following stages does a child begin to think logically about abstract propositions?
(a) Sensori-motor stage (Birth-02 years)
(b) Pre-operational stage (02-07 years)
(c) Concrete operational stage (07-11 years)
(d) Formal operational stage (11 years and up)
Q7. A teacher should make an attempt to understand the potentialities of her/his students. Which of the following fields is related to this objective?
(a) Media – Psychology
(b) Educational Psychology
(c) Educational Sociology
(d) Social Philosophy
Q8. Kritika who does not talk much at home, talks a lot at school. It shown that
(a) She does not like her home at all
(b) Her thoughts get acknowledged at school.
(c) The school provides opportunities to children to talk a lot
(d) Teachers demand that children should talk a lot at school.
Q9. “Children actively construct their understanding of the world” is a statement attributed to
Q10. In which of the following stages do children become active members of their peer group?
(a) Early childhood