Pedagogy MCQS for preparation. ( CSS KPPSC SPSC )

The opinion that “our aim should be to produce men who possess both culture and expect knowledge” given by:

A. Froebel
B. Montessori
C. A.H. Whitehead
D. All of the above

You have a student who has failed in a particular class. How will you motivate this student to study sincerely in the same class?

A. By friend’s counseling
B. By teacher’s counseling
C. By guardian’s counseling
D. By psychological counseling

What type of teachers are appreciated?

A. Friendly
B. With a charming personality
C. The one exercising strict control over his students
D. The one who understands the problems of students and helps them

What is the importance of having developed senses?

A. To achieve happiness
B. For the physical well being
C. Other learnings depend on them
D. For all-round mental development

What is the biggest advantage of interaction between the teacher and the students?

A. It satisfies the teacher
B. It facilitates effective learning
C. It results in better group relations
D. It encourages the students to ask questions

Which educational psychologist believed in the fact that ‘All children have the potential to learn’?

A. John Dewey
B. Friedrich Frobel
C. Maria Montessori
D. Johann Friedrich Herbart

For a teacher teaching a class wit large strength, which of the techniques is best?

A. Lecture and class notes
B. Group work with a lecture
C. Debate, discussions, practicals
D. Self-study and asking questions

Having variety of question sets in a question paper increases it _____.

A. Validity
B. Difficulty
C. Reliability
D. Objectivity

Which items of information are important about students to motivate them for studies?

A. Personality
B. Learning style
C. Socio-cultural background
D. All of the above

Which of the following affects an individual’s development at a given time?

A. Their experiences
B. Inherited potentialities
C. Interaction of nature and nurture
D. Social pressure on the individual

If a student is rude to you, which strategy would you adopt as a teacher?

A. Punish the student
B. Argue with the student
C. Express shock at such behavior
D. Remind the student of classroom rules

The topic method in education should be interpreted:

A. a substitute for the project method of teaching
B. a concentric approach to teaching the classroom
C. a method suited better for art subjects as compared to science subjects
D. a method of development of the syllabus in a subject

Intellectual aim in education was emphasised in:

A. Greek
B. India
C. Sparta
D. Athenian

Who had observed that the art of education would never attain clearness in itself without philosophy? He was ____.

A. Fichte
B. Gandhi
C. John Dewey
D. Gautam Buddha

In today’s society school should give:

A. Vocational base
B. Ornamental base
C. Both A and B
D. None of these

How would you improve student participation in classroom activity?

A. By holding tests
B. By giving written assignments
C. By group activity and reporting
D. By reading textual information

Why should a teacher be an idealist and set examples?

A. Teacher is an adult
B. The teacher is a paternal figure
C. Students do not have values
D. Students usually imitate teachers

The ‘Cone of Experience’ was developed by _____.

A. Edgar Dale
B. Jeanne Clum
C. Ponting Barry
D. Jereme Krasner

Exams are held to _____.

A. Assess learner’s skills
B. Identify learning problems
C. Identify the level of learning
D. Rank students for selection

Learning in the mother-tongue helps a student to _____ what is being taught.

A. Create
B. Interpret
C. Reproduce
D. Easily comprehend

Why is ‘learning by doing’ important?

A. Maintains discipline
B. Keeps children busy
C. Promotes meaningful learning
D. It develops interest among children

To make learning effective, a goal must be meaningful in terms _____.

A. Intellectual ideas
B. Standards of others
C. Objectives of the curriculum
D. The needs and purposes of students

How should a teacher be related to his peers?

A. Follow independent views
B. Should copy other teacher’s style
C. Should not intervene in other’s work
D. Suggest to each other the effective ways to teach

______means reinforcing each small step towards a desired goal or behavior.

A. Cuing
B. Shaping
C. Prompting
D. Positive practice

Cause and effect relationships are studied by _____ studies.

A. Clinical
B. Comparative
C. Experimental
D. Developmental

Which of the following are the characteristics of a person with scientific attitude?

A. Brevity
B. Objectivity
C. Adventure
D. Sharp memory

_____ is not an objective of Formal Education.

A. Self-paced learning
B. Teacher-centered learning
C. Learning discipline-based content
D. Comparing high and low achievers

What would you do if you find two students of your class fighting?

A. Ignore the fight
B. Punish both of them
C. Ignore the aggressor
D. Punish the aggressive child

Young adolescents rebel to express their _____.

A. Their creativity
B. Their desire for freedom
C. Their personal inadequacy
D. External discipline imposed

What is the most important contribution that a teacher can make in the classroom?

A. Develop interest in the lesson
B. Set high achievement levels
C. Impart knowledge of the subject
D. Reduce tension and make learning creative

______ is suitable to slow learners.

A. Roleplaying
B. Creative writing
C. Learning by rote
D. Mechanical repetition of an action

A blackboard cannot be used for _____.

A. Show schematic diagrams
B. Improvement of a paragraph
C. Making reports based on information
D. Summary of relationships between facts

_____ is the major cause of difference in the classroom behavior of boys and girls.

A. Job aspirations
B. Educational levels
C. Societal expectations
D. Developmental differences

How can forgetting be minimized?

A. Recitation
B. Cramming
C. Overlearning
D. Discrimination

Study of _____ improves a students ability to experiment and analyze.

A. Science
B. History
C. Language
D. Mathematics

How would you make your students independent?

A. Ignoring their petty fights
B. Solving their problems for them
C. Give responsibility to everyone
D. Giving orders and expecting obedience

Why is Environment Awareness necessary at all stages of education?

A. Important for human survival
B. Environment varies from region to region
C. Man must control and change the environment
D. None of the above

You want to ensure participation of more students in class. Which of the following methods of teaching would you adopt?

A. Role-play
B. Recitation
C. Discussion
D. Demonstration

Choice of a vocation depends ______.

A. Ease of admission
B. Interest and skills of the learner
C. Subjects a student learned at school
D. Income generated by the occupation

Can a teacher suspend a student?

A. Yes
B. No
C. Doubt
D. May not sure

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