MCQs on Teaching Aptitude - 18

1. Archimedes found the solution of his problem when he was in his bath tub.
This will come under which step of process of creativity?
(A) Preparation
(B) Incubation
(C) Illumination
(D) Verification

2. Assertion (A): Motivation is important in the process of teaching and learning.
Reason (R): Motivation is attraction towards a goal and clarifies its meaning.
(A) Only (A) is correct and (R) is incorrect.
(B) Only (A) is correct.
(C) Only (R) is correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are correct.

3. The pioneer of functionalism is
(A) Wilhelm Wundt
(B) William James
(C) J.B. Watson
(D) Kurt Lewin

4. Names of different types of intelligence tests are given in List – I and examples of questions are given in List – II. Match the correct name of the test to questions.
List – I                                    List – II
a. Vocabulary test     1. In what ways animals and plants are alike?
b. Memory test          2. Where is Tajmahal situated?
c. Information test     3. What is the meaning of the word “Eventually”?
d. Association test    4. What is the mobile number of your class teacher?
                                 5. Why are nights longer and days shorter in winter?
       a b c d
(A) 3 5 4 1
(B) 3 1 5 2
(C) 1 4 2 5
(D) 3 4 2 1

5. Re-arrange the following steps of social learning theory as given by Bandura.
a. Remembering the behaviour.
b. Converting the memory into action.
c. Reinforcement of the imitated behaviour.
d. Attending to and perceiving the behaviour.
(A) a, b, d, c
(B) d, a, b, c
(C) d, a, c, b
(D) a, d, b, c

6. Nihar fails in the examination and attributes his failure to the framing of the faulty question paper. Which defence mechanism does he use?
(A) Projection
(B) Compensation
(C) Identification
(D) Rationalisation

7. Which of the following is not a characteristic of Naturalistic Inquiry?
(A) Multiple Realities
(B) Generalisation
(C) Human Relations
(D) Value Based Research

8. Find out the odd one:
(A) Originality
(B) Punctuality
(C) Flexibility
(D) Fluency

9. Who propounded Self Theory of Personality?
(A) Kretschmer
(B) Allport
(C) Eysenck
(D) Roger

10. Beginning with family as the lowest unit which of the following constitutes correctly sequenced hierarchy of social group?
(A) Nation – Race – Class – Tribe – Family.
(B) Family – Class – Tribe – Race – Nation.
(C) Family – Tribe – Race – Class – Nation.
(D) Family – Race – Class – Tribe – Nation.

11. Use of Science and Technology in replacing existing social practices is termed as
(A) Socialization
(B) Westernization
(C) Sanskritization
(D) Modernization

12. The process of imbibing one’s own culture in one’s personality is termed as
(A) Enculturation
(B) Acculturation
(C) Socialization
(D) sanskritization

13. Which of the following chains represents the change processes underlying educational system of Free India?
(A) Psychological change – Social change – Political change – Educational change.
(B) Political change – Social change – Psychological change – Educational change.
(C) Social change – Psychological change – Political change – Educational change.
(D) Educational change – Social change – Psychological change.

14. Equality of opportunities in education implies that each student
(A) Passes examination with first division.
(B) gets equal number of books and stationery.
(C) Gets facilities according to his abilities and interests.
(D) Gets facilities according to his potential and level in the society.

15. Introspection method lacks in
(A) Reliability
(B) Validity
(C) Objectivity
(D) All the above three



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