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Education Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Education Quiz Set 16

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1 Which of the following is not the purpose of educational philosophy ?
1 To professionalize the job of teaching
2 To increase the teachers love of and control over the students
3 To critically examine assumptions behind educational practice
4 To clarify values and aims in teaching.

Answer: To increase the teachers love of and control over the students
2 The phrase “equal educational opportunities” in India means
1 equal opportunities for all children to have access to higher education.
2 equalities of educational opportunities for each child.
3 equality of the type of education available for each child.
4 equal opportunities to have the type of education for which one is suited.

Answer: equal opportunities to have the type of education for which one is suited.
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3 To educate according to ‘nature’ means
1 to return to the natural as opposed to the artificial in life.
2 to educate according to the natural laws of human development
3 to study natural laws and apply them to the educational process
4 All the above are correct.

Answer:All the above are correct.
4 The teaching of Froebel grew out of his belief that
1 aim of education was self realization.
2 spiritual meaning lay behind all phenomena even play.
3 the method of education should be self-activity.
4 All the above answers are correct.

Answer:All the above answers are correct.
5 In the Dewey theory of how we think
1 the experimental method is used exclusively.
2 the logical method of inquiry is used exclusively.
3 the ideas produced by any method must be tested in experience.
4 none of the above.

Answer:the ideas produced by any method must be tested in experience.
6 Madhyama Pratipada is a cardinal principle of
1 Jainism
2 Buddhism
3 Vedanta Philosophy
4 Sankhya

Answer: Buddhism
7 Integral education is a concept given by
1 Aurobindo
2 J. Krishnamurthy
3 M.A. Kalam Azad
4 Annie Beasant

Answer: Aurobindo
8 The Jain epistemology considers a five stage hierarchy of knowledge. Which of the following is the proper orderofdifferentlevelsof knowledge ?
1 Mati, Shruti, Manahparyava, Avadhi, Kaivalya
2 Shruti, Mati, Avadhi, Manahparyava, Kaivalya
3 Mati, Shruti, Avadhi, Manahparyava, Kaivalya
4 Kaivalya, Avadhi, Manahparyava, Shruti, Mati

Answer:Mati, Shruti, Avadhi, Manahparyava, Kaivalya
9 Pedagogy of the oppressed is authored by
1 Paulo Freire
2 Bertrand Russell
3 J. Krishnamurthy
4 John Dewey

Answer:Paulo Freire
10 Ivan Illich is renowned for
1 Life Long Learning
2 Life Skill Education
3 De Schooling Society
4 Distance Education

Answer: De Schooling Society
11 Culture is not
1 Constant flux
2 Cummulative
3 Primarily Materialistic
4 Uneven in development

Answer: Primarily Materialistic
12 Life skill education is needed
1 to adopt to one’s own culture
2 to enhance vocational efficiency
3 to promote cultural integration
4 to face the challenges in life effectively

Answer: to face the challenges in life effectively
13 Sanskritization is a process related with
1 Social Control
2 Social Stratification
3 Social Mobility
4 Social Change

Answer: Social Mobility
14 Enculturation is the process of
1 adopting the values of significant to others.
2 imbibing one’s own culture in one’s personality.
3 integrating the culture and traditions.
4 accepting the customs and values of other cultures.

Answer: imbibing one’s own culture in one’s personality.
15 Psychogy’s major contribution to education lies in
1 defining the goals for which teacher should strive.
2 identifying potentially successful methods and procedures for teaching.
3 providing scientific foundation for the art of teaching.
4 comparing the relative of various teaching procedures.

Answer: providing scientific foundation for the art of teaching.

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