CTET Solved Questions of Previous year Papers set 2
Solved questions of Previous year papers of CTET of CTET of years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018 is available here. CTET paper is conducted by CBSE. With these Questions, candidates can easily learn about the level of questions. This set of questions contains 30 questions of Child Development. Candidates preparing for CTET exams are advised to solve other previous year papers of CTET besides these Questions. Link to practice other questions of previous year paper of CTET is given at the end of this article. They are useful to understand
Instructions for Candidates (as given in Paper 1 of CTET 2011)
1. CTET Paper 1 has five Parts, I, II, III, IV and V, consisting of 150 Objective Type Questions, each carrying 1 mark:
• Part I: Child Development and Pedagogy (Q. 1 to Q. 30)
• Part II: Mathematics (Q. 31 to Q. 60)
• Part III: Environmental Studies (Q. 61 to Q. 90)
• Part IV: Language I – (English/Hindi) (Q. 91 to Q. 120)
• Part V: Language II – (English/Hindi) (Q.121 to Q.150)
2. Part IV contains 30 questions for Language I and Part V contains 30 questions for Language II. In this test booklet, only questions pertaining to English and Hindi language have been given. In case the language/s you have opted for as Language I and/or Language II is a language other than English or Hindi, please ask for a Test Booklet that contains questions on that language. The languages being answered must tally with the languages opted for in your Application Form.
3. Candidates are required to attempt questions in Part V (Language II) in a language other than the one chosen as Language I (in Part IV) from the list of languages.
SET 2 Child Development Questions for Practice
1. Children acquire gender roles through all of the following, except—
ANS : (3) tutoring
2. One of the critiques of standardized tests has been that
(1) their language is difficult to understand
(2) the tests cannot be administered on large populations
(3) they do not give a clear picture of a child’s ability
(4) they represent largely the mainstream culture and are therefore biased
ANS : (4) they represent largely the mainstream culture and are therefore biased
3. The theory of multiple intelligence says that-,
(1) intelligence can be of several kinds
(2) paper-pencil tests are not helpful
(3) intelligence can be multiplied with effective pedagogy
(4) intelligence can be rapidly accelerated
ANS : (1) intelligence can be of several kinds
4. Teacher can utilize both assessment for learning and assessment of learning to—
(1) know learning needs of child and select teaching strategy accordingly
(2) assess child’s performance at periodic intervals and certify his/her performance
(3) monitor children’s progress and set appropriate goals to fill their learning gaps
(4) know children’s progress and achievement level
ANS : (4) know children’s progress and achievement level
5. Which one of the following is not related to Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation?
(1) It is an integral part of teaching-learning process.
(2) It focuses on child’s
(3) It is useful to label children as slow, poor or intelligent.
(4) It has been mandated by the Right to Education Act of India.
ANS : 3) It is useful to label children as slow, poor or intelligent.
6. Giftedness in children can be attributed to—
(1) a resource-rich environment
(2) successful parents
(3) a disciplined routine
(4) an interplay between heredity and environment
ANS : (4) an interplay between heredity and environment
7. Children coming from
(1) values and uses their cultural and linguistic knowledge
(2) discourages the use of their language so that they learn the mainstream language
(3) categorizes children based on their abilities
(4) teaches them good behaviour
ANS : (1) values and uses their cultural and linguistic knowledge
8. The intervention needed for creative and talented children in the classroom rests on—
(1) giving extra time to them
(2) being affectionate towards them
(3) giving them the responsibility of teaching other children
(4) use of customized and stimulating instructional methods by the teacher
ANS : (4) use of customized and stimulating instructional methods by the teacher
9. Which one of the following ways is not a suitable way to help hyperactive children learn?
(1) Offering alternative ways of learning
(2) Including physical activity in their daily schedule
(3) Reprimanding them often for being restless
(4) Breaking up a task into small, manageable segments
ANS : (3) Reprimanding them often for being restless
10. Patterns of divergent thinking identify children, who are
ANS : (2) creative
11. Which one of the following does not describe the ways in which a teacher can model problem solving for children in the classroom?
(1) Be honest about making mistakes while solving something
(2) Use vocabulary like think, ideas, trial and different answers
(3) Ask questions with convergent answers
(4) Discuss your thought processes about solving a particular problem
ANS : (3) Ask questions with convergent answers
12. Which one of the following is an emotion?
ANS : (1) Fear
13. A three-year-old child explains that milk is produced by a machine at the milk booth,Which one of the following offers the best explanation of the child’s understanding?
(1) The child’s answer is based on his/her experience of buying milk from the milk booth.
(2) The child has never seen cows.
(3) The child’s family does not offer a stimulating environment to the child
(4) The child has very limited exposure of the world.
ANS : (1) The child’s answer is based on his/her experience of buying milk from the milk booth.
14. Which one of the following best describes a teacher’s role?
(1) A teacher should adhere to the prescribed textbook
(2) Completing the syllabus on time leaving enough time for revision is important
(3) Creating a relaxed space wherechildren learn through dialogue and inquiry
(4) Teacher’s most important role in the classroom is to maintain discipline
ANS : (3) Creating a relaxed space wherechildren learn through dialogue and inquiry
15. Which one of the following classrooms encourages rich learning?
(1) A classroom with open activity corners and a variety of children’s literature in open shelves accessible any time of the day
(2) A classroom with neatly organized material in cupboards brought out once a week for free play
(3) A classroom with structured and planned learning driven by textbook content
(4) A classroom with a variety of material displayed in the class beyond the reach of children so that the material lasts longer
ANS : (1) A classroom with open activity corners and a variety of children’s literature in open shelves accessible any time of the day
16. Which one of the following best describes the role of textbooks in the classroom?
(1) They maintain homogeneity in learning across a State or the Nation.
(2) They provide guidance to teachers and parents about the
course of study.
(4) They are one of the
ANS : (4) They are one of the resource and reference materials available in the class.
17. The National Curriculum Framework-2005 derives its understanding from—
(3) cognitive theories
ANS : (2) constructivism
18. The children in a class can be considered to be motivated if—
(1) they maintain discipline in the class
(2) all are regular in attendance
(3) they ask questions seeking clarification from the teacher
(4) they come to school neatly dressed in uniform
ANS : (3) they ask questions seeking clarification from the teacher
19. Which one of the following is the most suitable to improve children’s learning?
(1) Teacher should explain the content using different examples and illustrations.
(2) All types of learning material should be there in the class.
(3) Teacher should facilitate children to interact with each other on real life situations.
(4) Regular assessment test should be conducted.
ANS : (3) Teacher should facilitate children to interact with each other on real life situations.
20. The discipline which has a significant role in a learning environment is of the kind which helps—
(1) to create silence
(2) teachers to give instructions
(3) children rote memorize their lessons
(4) children to regulate and monitor their own learning
ANS : (4) children to regulate and monitor their own learning
21. Which one of the following statements is true about the role of
heredity and environment?
(1) A child’s ability to learn and perform is completely decided by the genes.
(2) Good care and a nutritious diet can fight off any disorder a child is born with.
(3) Environment plays a significant role only in the child’s language development.
(4) Certain aspects of development are influenced more by heredity and others more by
ANS : (4) Certain aspects of development are influenced more by heredity and others more by environment.
22. Which one of the following statements cannot be attributed to Piaget’s theory?
(1) Children construct and use knowledge about their world.
(2) Learning takes place through constant practice.
(3) Children act on their environment.
(4) Development occurs qualitative stages.
ANS : (2) Learning takes place through constant practice.
23. Which one of the following is not a limitation of the preoperational thought?
(1) Development of the symbolic thought
(4) Tendency to concentrate
ANS : (1) Development of the symbolic thought
(1) it stimulates their senses
(2) it is just a pleasant way to spend time
(3) they acquire new skills and learn when to use them
(4) they gain mastery over their body
ANS : (2) it is just a pleasant way to spend time
25.Which one of the following questions invites children to think critically?
(1) What is the right answer?
(2) Can you think of a similar situation?
(3) What are the different ways in which we can solve this?
(4) Do you know the answer to this?
ANS : (3) What are the different ways in which we can solve this?
26. Which one of the following options best describes progressive education?
(1) Thematic units, regular unit tests, ranking
(2) Personalized learning, ability grouping, labeling students
(3) Project method, ability grouping, ranking
(4) Learning by doing, project method, cooperative learning
ANS : (4) Learning by doing, project method, cooperative learning
27. Which one of the following statements about progressive
( I ) Schools are not required, children can learn from their life experiences.
(2) Education in schools should reflect the social and natural world.
(3) Life is the true educator.
(4) School education should continue as long as possible.
ANS : (2) Education in schools should reflect the social and natural world.
28. Which one of the following can be considered as a contribution of Kohlberg’s theory?
(1) The theory has elaborate testing procedures.
(2) It establishes a clear relation-ship between moral reasoning and action.
(3) His belief is that children are moral philosophers.
(4) His theory has supported an
ANS : (4) His theory has supported an association between cognitive maturity and moral maturity.
29. The Zone of Proximal Development refers to—
(1) the developmental phase when child takes complete responsibility for learning
(2) a context in which children can almost perform a task on their own with the right level of support
(3) the point in learning when support can be withdrawn
(4) the phase when maximum development is possible
ANS : (2) a context in which children can almost perform a task on their own with the right level of support
30. An androgynous personality—
(1) has a balance of what are generally considered masculine and feminine traits
(2) tends to be assertive and arrogant
(3)adheres to stereotypical gender roles prevalent in the society
(4) refers to men with feminine traits
ANS : (4) refers to men with feminine traits