Education Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Education Quiz Set 1

Questions
1 Epistemology is the branch of philosophy which deals with the theories of
1 Reality
2 Existence
3 Knowledge
4 Values

Answer: Knowledge
2 “Things as they are and as they are likely to be encountered in life rather than words” was the slogan of the
1 Pragmatists
2 Realists
3 Idealists
4 Existentialists

Answer:Realists
3 Who advocated the creation of a classless society ?
1 Plato
2 Auguste Comte
3 M.K. Gandhi
4 Karl Marx

Answer:Karl Marx
4 The right to free and compulsory education for children between age group of 6 to 14 has been inserted in Indian Constitution as
1 Article 46
2 Article 16
3 Article 45A
4 Article 21A

Answer: Article 21A
5 Who advocated the logical analysis of language for getting the true meaning ?
1 A.J. Ayer
2 Bertrand Russel
3 Morris L. Biggie
4 G.E. Moore

Answer: A.J. Ayer
6 Sociology of Education is
1 A branch of Anthropology
2 A study of the Society
3 An analysis of Sociological processes involved in the institutions of Education.
4 A science which studies primitive societies.

Answer:An analysis of Sociological processes involved in the institutions of Education.
7 Schools are basically social institutions as
1 They preserve and instil the values of our culture in future generations.
2 They suggest ways and means for social progress.
3 They suggest solutions to social problems.
4 They are established by the society.

Answer:They preserve and instil the values of our culture in future generations.
8 Which is not a criterion used consistently for placing people in a particular social class ?
1 Race
2 Religion
3 Knowledge
4 Wealth

Answer: Knowledge
9 Use of Science and Technology in replacing existing social practices is termed as
1 Socialization
2 Westernization
3 Sanskritization
4 Modernization

Answer:Modernization
10 Which of the following chains represents the change processes underlying educational system of Free India ?
1 Psychological change – Social change – Political change – Educational change.
2 Political change – Social change – Psychological change– Educational change.
3 Social change – Psychological change – Political change – Educational change.
4 Educational change – Social change – Psychological change.

Answer: Political change – Social change – Psychological change– Educational change.
11 Use of Science and Technology in replacing existing social practices is termed as
1 Socialization
2 Westernization
3 Sanskritization
4 Modernization

Answer: Modernization
12 Equality of opportunities in education implies that each student
1 passes examination with first division.
2 gets equal number of books and stationery.
3 gets facilities according to his abilities and interests.
4 gets facilities according to his potential and level in the society.

Answer:gets facilities according to his abilities and interests.
13 Which of the following is not a principle of development ?
1 Principle of continuity.
2 Principleof individual difference.
3 Principle of proceeding from specific to general response.
4 Principle of integration.

Answer:Principle of proceeding from specific to general response.
14 Development of language in children, according to B.F. Skinner, is the result of
1 Training in grammar
2 Imitation and reinforcement
3 Innate abilities
4 Maturation

Answer: Imitation and reinforcement
15 Behaviour pattern that increases in frequency when followed by a reward is known as
1 Shaping
2 Classical Conditioning
3 Generalization
4 Operant Conditioning

Answer:Operant Conditioning

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