MCQs on Teaching Aptitude - 8

1. Something written in a holy book is held to be true by readers. This method of acquiring knowledge is termed as the method of
(A) Tenacity
(B) Authority
(C) Intuition
(D) Science

2. A class teacher administered Thematic Apperception Test to a group of students to assess their
(A) Achievement
(B) Awareness
(C) Personality
(D) Attitude

3. A class teacher asked all his students to take a test only as and when each one of them mastered the theory of Gravitation. This is an example of
(A) Norm Referenced Test
(B) Feasibility Test
(C) Summative Test
(D) Criterion Referenced Test

4. Name of different psychological theories are given in List – I and name of psychologists who were the exponent of the theory are given in List – II. Match the correct name of the psychologists with the theories developed by them :
List – I                                             List – II
(a) Theory of Instinct                     (i) M.C. Dougal
(b) Drive Reduction Theory         (ii) Hall
(c) Social urges Theory               (iii) Adler
(d) Self Actualization Theory       (iv) Maslow
                                                        (v) Freud
Code :
       (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)
(B) (v) (iv) (i) (ii)
(C) (i) (v) (ii) (iv)
(D) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

5. Which one of the statement is incorrect in the context of determinants of attention ?
(A) All types of stimuli are not able to bring forth the same degree of attention.
(B) It is always better to introduce novelty to secure attention.
(C) Moving stimulus catches our attention quickly.
(D) Too much repetition of a stimulus captures our attention.

6. In the conditioning approach to learning:
(A) The subject should be in readiness to receive the unnatural stimulus.
(B) The unnatural stimulus follows the natural stimulus.
(C) Response to natural stimulus required to be reinforced.
(D) The natural stimulus follows the unnatural stimulus.

7. If a group of children learns a lot of arithmetic skills by way of completing a project on ‘Celebration of  Deepawali festival’. This will be known as a kind of
(A) Incidental learning
(B) Formal learning
(C) Informal learning
(D) Non-formal learning

8. The aim of basic education, as per the dream of Gandhiji is to
I. Create a classless society
II. Create a Sarvodaya Society
III. Create a society respecting all religions
IV. Create a society where a rich and poor can live together

(A) All I, II, III and IV are correct.
(B) Statements I, II and III are correct.
(C) Statements II, III and IV are correct.
(D) Statements I, II and IV are correct.

9. Who is not in favour of logical analysis ?
(A) Kant
(B) Bertrand Russel
(C) Ludwig Wittgenstein
(D) G.E. Moore

10. The great sociologist who held the view that “education doesn’t bring about social change; rather the social change results into an educational change” was
(A) McDougal
(B) Aristotle
(C) Durkheim
(D) Dewey

11. Why is school considered a miniature society ?
(A) Though small in number, school inmates come from society only
(B) School children are of lower age group than society members
(C) Like a chicken develops into an adult, school children develop into adult society members
(D) The number of school inmates is less than the number of society members

12. Why is mother regarded as the first teacher of a child ?
I. The basic learning of the child occurs in the company of mother only.
II. Informal learning of the child with the mother is more effective than the formal learning in later years of life.
III. The child lives in the womb of the mother for 9 months.
IV. The mother tries to impart her best to the child.

(A) All the above four statements are correct.
(B) Only statements II and III are correct.
(C) Only statements II and IV are correct.
(D) Only statements I and II are correct.

13. By community we mean a group of people with
(A) Same caste, class, religion or profession
(B) People with similar aim
(C) Similar aim and at least one factor as common among caste, class, religion, profession or belief
(D) None of the above

14. Teaching Political Science to learners helps in
I. Developing leadership skills in them.
II. Developing political consciousness among them.
III. Inculcating democratic values in them.
IV. Developing awareness about social issues in them.

(A) All the above statements are correct.
(B) Only statements I, II and III are correct.
(C) Only statements II, III and IV are correct.
(D) Only statements, I, II and IV are correct.

15. Religion is an institution because
(A) It teaches religion to people
(B) It discharges an important social function
(C) It imparts moral and spiritual education to people
(D) It gives respect to the individual in society.



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