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Pedagogy MCQs for CTET/TET Examination

Q. 61
Which of the following is not a characteristic of adolescence period?

(A) Hero-worshiping
(B) Day-dreaming
(C) Attraction towards the opposite sex
(D) Self control

Answer: (D) Self control
Explanation: N/A

Q. 62
The following are the characteristics of which method of teaching?

  1. The students are placed in the position of a discoverer.
  2. It is intended to provide a training in method, knowledge is a secondary consideration.

(A) Project method
(B) Laboratory method
(C) Discussion method
(D) Heuristic method

Answer: (D) Heuristic method
Explanation: N/A

Q. 63
Which of the following is/are not included in “Children With Special Needs (CWSN)”?

  1. Mentally retarded
  2. Visually impaired
  3. Hearing impaired
  4. Gifted
  5. Socially disadvantaged

(A) 1, 2 and 3
(B) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 2, 3 and 5
(D) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Answer: (C) 1, 2, 3 and 5
Explanation: N/A

Q. 64
Which of the following is a stage of Psychomotor domain of Educational objectives?

(A) Synthesis
(B) Responding
(C) Coordination
(D) Organization

Answer: (D) Organization
Explanation: N/A

Q. 65
The chairperson of the committee that developed the draft National Educational Policy, 2019 was

(A) Mr T.S.R Subramaniam
(B) Dr K Kasturirangan
(C) Dr Vasudha Kamat
(D) Mr Sam Pitroda

Answer: (B) Dr K Kasturirangan
Explanation: N/A

Q. 66
Which of the following is not a general maxim of teaching?

(A) To proceed from particular to general
(B) To proceed from concrete to abstract
(C) To proceed from part to whole
(D) To proceed from simple to complex

Answer: (C) To proceed from part to whole
Explanation: N/A

Q. 67
“By education I mean an all-round drawing out of the best in child and man – body, mind and spirit.” Who said this?

(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) M. K. Gandhi
(C) Pestalozzi
(D) T. P. Nunn

Answer: (B) M. K. Gandhi
Explanation: N/A

Q. 68
Who propounded individual aim of education?

(A) Swami Vivekananda
(B) M. K. Gandhi
(C) Sir Percy Nunn
(D) Madam Montessori

Answer: (C) Sir Percy Nunn
Explanation: N/A

Q. 69
The correct order of Herbartian steps of planning a lesson is

(A) Preparation, Presentation, Association, Generalization, Application
(B) Preparation, Presentation, Application, Association, Generalization
(C) Preparation, Presentation, Association, Application, Generalization
(D) Preparation, Presentation, Generalization, Application, Association

Answer: (A) Preparation, Presentation, Association, Generalization, Application
Explanation: N/A

Q. 70
The main objective of giving home assignment to students is to:

(A) Keep the students busy at home
(B) Use students’ leisure time effectively
(C) Cover the syllabus on time
(D) Develop the habit of self-study

Answer: (D) Develop the habit of self-study
Explanation: N/A

Q. 71
Which of the following is not a basic law of learning developed by Thorndike?

(A) Law on Readiness
(B) Law on Intensity
(C) Law of Exercise
(D) Law of Effect

Answer: (A) Law on Readiness
Explanation: N/A

Q. 72
Play helps in the child’s

(A) Physical development
(B) Social skill development
(C) Mental development
(D) All of the above

Answer: (D) All of the above
Explanation: N/A

Q. 73
Which of the following statements does not depict the characteristics of motives?

(A) Motives are inborn
(B) Motives are selectors of behaviour
(C) Motives energizes behaviour
(D) Motives directs behaviour

Answer: (A) Motives are inborn
Explanation: N/A

Q. 74
Which of the following statements is correct?

(A) An intelligent person is always creative
(B) A creative person is also very intelligent
(C) There is very high positive correlation between creativity and intelligence
(D) Creativity cannot be enhanced through training and practice

Answer: (C) There is very high positive correlation between creativity and intelligence
Explanation: N/A

Q. 75
The emphasis from teaching to learning can be shifted by:

(A) Encouraging rote learning
(B) Adopting child centred pedagogy
(C) Adopting frontal teaching
(D) Focusing on examination results

Answer: (B) Adopting child centred pedagogy
Explanation: N/A

Q. 76
“Child is more important than all kinds of books” – This viewpoint of Tagore represents his faith in the following aims of education.

(A) Social aims
(B) Cultural aims
(C) Individual aims
(D) Synthesis of Individual and social aims

Answer: (C) Individual aims
Explanation: N/A

Q. 77
The field of study concerned with the construction of thought process including remembering, problem solving and decision making is called:

(A) Pedagogy
(B) Education
(C) Epistemology
(D) Cognitive Development

Answer: (C) Epistemology
Explanation: N/A

Q. 78
The statement “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself” was made by

(A) Aristotle
(B) John Dewey
(C) Einstein
(D) Rousseau

Answer: (B) John Dewey
Explanation: N/A

Q. 79
Pedagogy is concerned with

(A) Curriculum
(B) Content
(C) Teaching methods
(D) Evaluation

Answer: (C) Teaching methods
Explanation: N/A

Q. 80
A student is ‘Exceptional’ when his performance is significantly

(A) Above or below the average student
(B) Above the average student
(C) Below the average student
(D) Similar to the average student

Answer: (A) Above or below the average student
Explanation: N/A

Q. 81
Primary school children will learn most effectively in an atmosphere

(A) Where their emotional needs are met and they feel that they are valued
(B) Where the teacher is authoritative
(C) Where the focus and stress are only on mastering primarily cognitive skills of reading, writing and mathematics
(D) Where the teacher leads all the learning and expects students to play a passive role

Answer: (A) Where their emotional needs are met and they feel that they are valued
Explanation: N/A

Q. 82
Which of the following learning happens all of a sudden through understanding of relationship of various parts of problem rather than trial and error?

(A) Insightful learning
(B) Observational learning
(C) Social learning
(D) Discovery learning

Answer: (A) Insightful learning
Explanation: N/A

Q. 83
Who established the first experimental psychological laboratory?

(A) Sigmund Freud
(B) Evan Pavlov
(C) B. F. Skinner
(D) Wilhelm Wundt

Answer(D) Wilhelm Wundt
Explanation: N/A

Q. 84
The stimulus that automatically produces a reflex is known as

(A) Unconditional stimulus
(B) Conditional stimulus
(C) Neutral stimulus
(D) Automated stimulus

Answer: (B) Conditional stimulus
Explanation: N/A

Q. 85
What is teaching through deductive method?

(A) From easy to difficult
(B) From macro to micro
(C) From general to specific
(D) From specific to general

Answer: (C) From general to specific
Explanation: N/A

Q. 86
Lecture method is most appropriate for

(A) Teaching concepts
(B) Developing understanding among students
(C) Giving more information in short time
(D) Developing reasoning abilities

Answer: (C) Giving more information in short time
Explanation: N/A

Q. 87
Which of the following is not a characteristic of a gifted child?

(A) High intelligence
(B) High achievement
(C) Critical analysis
(D) Conformist attitude

Answer: (D) Conformist attitude
Explanation: N/A

Q. 88
The first school of a child is

(A) Primary school
(B) Kindergarten
(C) Montessori school
(D) Home

Answer: (D) Home
Explanation: N/A

Q. 89
Who holds the view that sex instinct is latent in a person since his infancy?

(A) Montessori
(B) Freud
(C) Herbert
(D) Aristotle

Answer: (B) Freud
Explanation: N/A

Q. 90
Which is not a factor of motivation?

(A) Prize
(B) Incentive
(C) Praise
(D) Practice

Answer: (D) Practice
Explanation: N/A

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