CTET Previous Year Question paper with Answer for February 2014

Previous year CTET Exam Question paper for Paper 2 Junior Level for class 6 to class 8th teacher Central teacher eligibility test Model paper Question paper with Answers
Part 1 : 30 Question , 30 marks
बाल  विकास  और  शिक्षा  शास्त्र  Child Development and pedagogy paper 2
1. Which one of the following is a critique of theory of multiple intelligences ?
 (1) Multiple intelligence are only the 'talents' present in intelligence as a whole.
(2) Multiple intelligence provides  students to discover their propensities.
(3) It overcomes  practical intelligence.
(4) It cannot be supported by empirical evidence at all.

. 2. Which one of the following pair is least likely to be a correct match ?
(1) Children enter in – Chomsky the world with certain knowledge about language
(2) Language and • thought are initially two different activities  - . Vygotsky
(3) Language IS•  contingent on thought - Piaget
(4) Language IS a  stimuli in environment - B.F. Skinner

3. Features assigned due to social roles and not due to biological endowment are called
(1) Gender role attitudes    (2) Gender role strain    (3) Gender-role stereotype    (4) Gender role diagnosticity

'4. Which of the following will be most• appropriate to maximize learning ?
(1) Teacher should identify her cognitive style as well as of her students' cognitive style.
(2) Individual difference in students should be smoothened by pairing similar students.
(3) Teacher should focus on only one learning style to bring optimum result.
(4) Students of similar cultural background should be kept in the same class to avoid difference in

5. All of the following promote assessment as learning except
(1) telling students to take internal feedback.
(2) generating a safe environment for students to take chances.
(3) tell students to reflect on the topic taught.
(4) testing students as frequently as possible.

6. When a cook tastes a, food during cooking it may be akin to
(1) Assessment learning     (2) Assessment for learning    (3) Assessment as learning    (4) Assessment and learning

7. Differentiated instruction is
(1) using a variety of groupings to meet student needs.
(2) doing something different for every student in the class.
(3) disorderly or undisciplined student activity.
(4) using groups that never change.

8. In a culturally and linguistically diverse classroom, before deciding whether a student comes under special education category, a teacher should
(1) Not involve parents as parents have their own work
(2) 'Evaluate student on her/his  mother language to establish disability
(3) Use specialized psychologists
(4) Segregate the child  to neutralize environmental factor.

9. Learning disabilities may occur due to all of the following except •.
(1) Teachers way of teaching    (2) Prenatal use of alcohol    (3) Mental Retardation
(4) Meningitis during infancy

10. An inclusive school reflects on all the following questions except :
(I) Do we believe that all students can learn
(2) Do ,we work in teams to plan and deliver learning enabling environment
(3) Do we properly segregate special children from normal to provide better care
(4) Do we adopt strategies catering for the diverse needs of students

11. Gifted students are
( 1) Convergent thinkers    (2) Divergent thinkers .    (3) Extrovert    (4) Very hard working

13. Which one of the following pair would be most appropriate choice to complete the following s1entence ?
Children ____________ faster when they are involved in the activities that seem
To be ____________
(1) Forget; useful in a classroom (2). Recall; linked with their class work only
(3) Memorize; culturally neutral (4) Learn; useful in real life

14. CBSE prescribed group activities for students in place of activities for individual students. The idea behind doing so could be
(1) to overcome the negative emotional response to individual  competition which may generalize
across learning.
(2) to make • it easy for teachers to observe groups instead of individual students.
(3) to rationalize the: time available with schools most of which do not have ~enough time for individual activities.
(4) to reduce the infrastructural cost of the activity.

15. The conclusion 'Children can learn violent behavior depicted in movies' may be derived on the basis of the work done by whi.ch of the following psychologist ?
(1) Edward L. Thorndike (2) J.B. Watson  (3) Albert Bandura (4) Jean Piaget

16. Students observe fashion shows and try to imitate models. This kind of imitation may be called
( 1) Primary simulation (2) Secondary simulation (3) Social learning (4) Generalization

17. If students repeatedly make errors during a lesson, a teacher should
(1) make changes m instruction, tasks, timetable or seating arrangements.
(2) leave the lesson for the time being and come: back to it after some time.
(3) identify the erring students and talk to principal about them.
(4) . •make erring students stand outside the classroom.

18. Following are some techniques to manage anxiety due to an approaching Examination except
(1) familiarizing with the pattern of question paper.  (2) thinking too much •about the  result.
(3) seeking support. ( 4) emphasizing strengths.

19. Bloom's taxonomy is a hierarchical organization of ____ ,
(1) achievement goals    (2) curricular declarations    (3) reading skills    (4) cognitive objectives

20. A, B and' C are three students •studying •English. 'A' finds it . interesting -and thinks it will be  helpful for her in future. 'B' studies English as she wants to secure first rank in the class. 'C' studies it as she is primarily concerned to secure passing grades. The gols of A, B and C respectively are
( 1) Mastery, Performance, Performance A voidance    {2) Performance, Performance A voidance, Mastery
{3) Performance Avoidance, Mastery, Performance    (4) Mastery, Performance Avoidance, Performance

21. Even though this was clearly in violation of his safety needs, Captain
Vikram Batra died fighting in the Kargil War while •protecting his
country. He might have
(1) sought novel experience.    (2) achieved self-actualization.
(3) ignored his belongingness needs.    (4) wanted to earn a good name to his

• 22. Extinction of a response is more    difficult following •
{1) partial reinforcement (2) continuous reinforcement (3) punishment (4) verbal reproach

23. Mastery orientation can be    encouraged by
(1) focusing on students' individual    effort.
{2) comparing students' successes    with each other.
(3) assigning lot of practice material as home assignments.
(4) taking unexpected tests.

24. Which one of the following is correctly matched 
( 1) Physical Development    - Environment
(2) Cognitive Development - Maturation
(3) Social Development  - Environment
 (4) Emotional Development- Maturation

25. All the following facts indicate that a child is emotionally and socially fit in
a class except
(I) develop good relationships with peers
(2) concentrate on and persist with challenging tasks
(3) manage both anger and joy effectively
(4) concentrate persistently on competition with peers

26. . Which of the following statements support role of environment in the development of a child ?
(I) Some students quickly process information while others in the same class do not.
(2) There has been a steady increase in students' average performance on IQ tests in last few decades.
(3) Correlation • between IQs of identical twins raised in different . homes is as high as.0.75.
( 4) Physically fit children are often found to be morally good.

27. Socialization includes cultural transmission and
( 1) discourages rebellion.    (2) development of individual personality.
(3) fits children into labels. (4) provides emotional support.

28. A teacher shows two identical glasses filled with an equal amount of juice in
them. She empties them in two    different glasses one of which is taller    and the other one is wider. She asks    her class to identify which glass would    have more juice in it. Students reply
that the taller glass has more juice.    Her students have difficulty in• dealing with
(1) Accommodation (2) • Egocentrism    (3)    Decentring (4) Reversibility

29. Karnail Singh does not pay income tax despite legal procedures and  expenses. He thinks that he cannot support a corrupt government which spends millions .of rupees in building unnecessary dams. He is probably in which state of Kohlberg's stages of . moral development
(1) Conventional (2) Post Conventional (3) Pre Conventional • (4) Para Conventional •

30. Intelligence theory incorporates the mental processes involved in intelligence (i.e. meta-components) and the varied forms that intelligence can take (i.e. creative intelligence)
(1) Spearman's 'g' factor (2) Sternberg's triarchic theory of  intelligence
(3) Savant theory of intelligence (4) ~ Thurstone's primar mental abilities
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