(Paper) CTET: Child Development & Pedagogy Part-1 : (Paper-2) - 2011


Central Board of Secondary Education

Central Teacher Eligibility Test : (Paper - 2)

Pervious Paper 2011

(Part-I) Child Development & Pedagogy

Directions : Answer the following questions by selecting the most appropriate option.

1. A creative learner refers to one who is
(1) very talented in drawing and painting
(2) highly intelligent
(3) capable of scoring consistently good marks in tests
(4) good at lateral thinking and problem solving

2. Individual learners differ from each other in
(1) principles of growth and development
(2) rate of development
(3) sequence of development
(4) general capacity for development

3. Every learner is unique means that
(1) No two learners are alike in their abilities, interests and talents
(2) Learners do not have any common qualities, nor do they share common goals
(3) A common curriculum for all learners is not possible
(4) It is impossible to develop the potential of learners in a heterogeneous class

4. Constructivism as a theory
(1) focuses on the role of imitation
(2) emphasises the role of the learner in constructing his own view of the world
(3) emphasises on memorising information and testing through recall
(4) emphasises on the dominant role of the teacher

5. Development of concepts is primarily a part of
(1) emotional development
(2) intellectual development
(3) physical development
(4) social development

6. Heredity is considered as a _________ social structure.
(1) primary
(2) secondary
(3) dynamic
(4) static

7. The most intense and crucial socialization takes place
(1) throughout the life of a person
(2) during adolescence
(3) during early childhood
(4) during adulthood

8. Helping learners recapitulate or recall what they have already learnt is important because
(1) it is a convenient beginning for any classroom instruction
(2) relating new information to prior knowledge enhances learning
(3) it is an effective way of revising old lessons
(4) it enhances the memory of learners thereby strengthening learning

9. According to Piaget, during the first stage of development (birth to about 2 years age), a child learns best
(1) by using the senses
(2) by comprehending neutral words
(3) by thinking in an abstract fashion
(4) by applying newly acquired knowledge of language

10. Theory of learning which totally and only depends on ‘observable behaviour’ is associated with _________ theory of learning.
(1) Cognitivist
(2) Developmental
(3) Behaviourist
(4) Constructivist

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