CTET - Solved Questions with Answers | Paper-II

1 A teacher can address diversity in her class by:
I. accepting and valuing differences
II. using socio-cultural background of children as a pedagogic resource
III. accommodating different learning styles
IV. giving standard instruction and setting uniform benchmarks for performance

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A I, II and III
B I, II, III and IV
C I, II and IV
D II, III and IV

Answer: Option [A]
2 A teacher asks her class to cover sharp edges of furniture with cotton and use ‘Touch and Feel' notice boards and books. The needs of which category of special learners is she attempting to cater to?
A Socially disadvantaged learners
B Visually-impaired learners
C Hearing-impaired learners
D Learning-impaired learners

Answer: Option [B]
3 Gifted children arc best catered to by educational programmes that:
A control their aggressive behaviour
B make use of gifts and rewards to motivate them to perform according to minimum standards of learning
C emphasize mastery of knowledge by recall
D stimulate their thinking and give them -opportunities to engage in divergent thinking

Answer: Option [D]
4 Which of the following Statements about student’s failure in schools are correct?
I. Students belonging to certain castes and communities fail since they do not have ability.
II. Students fail in schools because appropriate rewards are not offered for their learning.
III. Students fail because teaching is not done in a manner in which it is meaningful to them.
IV. Students fail because school system does not cater to individual child's needs and interests.

A II and IV
B III and IV
C I and II
D II and III

Answer: Option [B]
5 Two students read the same passage yet construct entirely different interpretations of its meaning. Which of the following is true about them?
A It is not possible because learning is not meaning-making.
B It is not possible and the students need to re-read the passage.
C It is possible because the teacher has not explained the passage.
D It is possible because different factors affect learning of individuals in varied ways.

Answer: Option [D]
6 According to the National Curriculum Framework, 2005, learning is _________ and _____ in its character.
A active; simple
B active; social
C passive; simple
D passive; social

Answer: Option [B]
7 To enable students to think independently and become effective learners, it is important for a teacher to.
A present information in an organized manner to make it easier to recall
B offer rewards for each success achieved by the students
C teach students how to monitor their own learning
D give information small units or chunks

Answer: Option [C]
8 If a teacher wants her students to acquire problem-solving skills, the students should be engaged in activities that involve
A inquiring, reasoning and decision making
B structured worksheets containing multiple-choice questions
C recall, memorization comprehension
D drill and practice

Answer: Option [A]
9 Knowing the naive conceptions that students bring to the classroom:
A hampers the teacher's planning and teaching
B pulls down the teacher's morale since it increases his work
C does not serve any purpose of the teacher
D helps the teacher to plan teaching more meaningfully

Answer: Option [D]
10 Which of the following factors affect learning?
I. Motivation of the learner
II. Maturation of the learner
III. Teaching strategies
IV. Physical and emotional health of the learner

A I, II and III
B I, II, III and IV
C I and II
D I and III

Answer: Option [B]

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



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