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CTET - Solved Questions with Answers | Paper-I

1 As a teacher, who firmly believes in social constructivist theory of Lev Vygotsky, which of the following methods would you prefer for assessing your students?
A Collaborative projects
B Standardized tests
C Fact-based recall questions
D Objective multiple-choice type questions

Answer: Option [A]
2 To cater to individual differences in his classroom, a teacher should:
A have uniform and standard ways of teaching and assessment
B segregate and label children based on their marks
C engage in a dialogue with students and value their perspectives
D impose strict rules upon his students

Answer: Option [C]
3 Assessment is purposeful if:
A it induces fear and stress among the students
B it serves as a feedback for the students as well as the teachers
C it is done only once at the end of the year
D comparative evaluations are made to differentiate between the students' achievements

Answer: Option [B]
4 According to NCF, 2005, the role of a teacher has to be
A authoritative
B dictatorial
C permissive
D facilitative

Answer: Option [D]
5 Research suggests that in a diverse classroom, a teacher's expectations from her students ________ their learning.
A have a significant impact on
B are the sole determinant of
C should not be correlated with
D do not have any effect on

Answer: Option [A]
6 Inclusion of children with special needs
A is an unrealistic goal
B is detrimental to children without disabilities
C will increase the burden on schools
D requires a change in attitude, content and approach to teaching

Answer: Option [D]
7 "Having a diverse classroom with varied social, children from economic and cultural backgrounds enriches the learning experiences of all students." This statement is
A incorrect, because it can confuse the children and they may feel lost
B correct, because children learn many skills from their peers
C correct, because it makes the classroom more hierarchical
D incorrect, because it leads to unnecessary competition

Answer: Option [B]
8 A child with hearing impairment:
A should be sent only to a school for the hearing impaired and not to a regular school
B will not benefit from academic education only and should be given vocational training instead
C can do very well in a regular school if suitable facilitation and resources are provided
D will never be able to perform on a par with classmates in a regular school

Answer: Option [C]
9 Which of the following is a characteristic of a gifted learner?
A He gets aggressive and frustrated.
B He can feel under stimulated and bored if the class activities are not challenging enough.
C He is highly temperamental.
D He engages in ritualistic behaviour like hand flapping, rocking, etc.

Answer: Option [B]
10 A teacher can enhance learning in her effective elementary classroom by:
A offering rewards for small steps in learning
B drill and practice competition
C encouraging amongst her students
D connecting the content to the lives of the students

Answer: Option [D]

Child Development & Pedagogy - CTET Previous Years Questions and Answers Paper-II


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