|Option 1||Option 2||Option 3||Option 4||Answer||Reason for Answer|
|1. Greater the handicap of the students coming to the educational institutions, greater the demand on the :||Family||Society||Teacher||State||3|
What are the characteristics of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation ?
a. It increases the workload on students by taking multiple tests.
b. It replaces marks with grades.
c. It evaluates every aspect of the student.
d. It helps in reducing examination phobia.
|(a), (b), (c) and (d)||(b) and (d)||(a), (b) and (c)||(b), (c) and (d)||4|
Which of the following attributes
denote great strengths of a teacher ?
a. Full-time active involvement in the institutional management
b. Setting examples
c. Willingness to put assumptions to the test
d. Acknowledging mistakes
|(a), (b) and (d)||(b), (c) and (d)||(a), (c) and (d)||(a), (b), (c) and (d)||2|
|4. Which one of the following statements is correct in the context of multiple - choice type questions ?||They are more objective than true-false type questions.||They are less objective than essay type questions.||They are more subjective than short-answer type questions.||They are more subjective than true-false type questions.||1|
|5. As Chairman of an independent commission on education, Jacques Delors report to UNESCO was titled :||International Commission on Education Report||Millennium Development Report||Learning : The Treasure Within||World Declaration on Education for All||3|
are required for good teaching ?
|(a), (b), (c) and (d)||(a) and (b)||(b), (c) and (d)||(c) and (d)||1|
|7. Which of the following statements is not true in the context of participatory research ?||It recognizes knowledge as power.||It emphasises on people as experts.||It is a collective process of enquiry.||Its sole purpose is production of knowledge.||4|
|8. Which of the following statements is true in the context of the testing of a hypothesis ?||It is only the alternative hypothesis, that can be tested.||It is only the null hypothesis, that can be tested.||Both, the alternative and the null hypotheses can be tested.||Both, the alternative and the null hypotheses cannot be tested.||2||The null hypothesis is that the researcher's prediction is not true. The alternative hypothesis is that the researcher's predicted difference is true.|
of the following are the basic rules of APA style of referencing format ?
(a) Italicize titles of shorter works such as journal articles or essays
(b) Invert authors? names (last name first)
(c) Italicize titles of longer works such as books and journals
(d) Alphabetically index reference list
|(a) and (b)||(b), (c) and (d)||(c) and (d)||(a), (b), (c) and (d)||2|
Which of the following are the characteristics of a seminar ?
(a) It is a form of academic instruction.
(b) It involves questioning, discussion and debates.
(c) It involves large groups of individuals.
(d) It needs involvement of skilled persons.
|(b) and (c)||(b) and (d)||(b), (c) and (d)||(a), (b) and (d)||4|
|1. A researcher is interested in studying the prospects of a particular political party in an urban area. What tool should he prefer for the study ?||Rating scale||Interview||Questionnaire||Schedule||3|
|2. Ethical norms in research do not involve guidelines for :||Thesis format||Copyright||Patenting policy||Data sharing policies||1|
main objectives of student
evaluation of teachers are :
a. To gather information about student weaknesses.
b. To make teachers take teaching seriously.
c. To help teachers adopt innovative methods of teaching.
d. To identify the areas of further improvement in teacher traits.
|(a) and (b) only||(b), (c) and (d) only||(a), (b) and (c) only||(a) only||2|
|4. Using the central point of the classroom communication as the beginning of a dynamic pattern of ideas is referred to as :||Systemisation||Problem - orientation||Idea protocol||Mind mapping||4|
|5. Aspects of the voice, other than the speech are known as :||Physical language||Personal language||Para language||Delivery language||3||Para linguistics|
|6. Every type of communication is affected by its :||Reception||Transmission||Non-regulation||Context||4|
|7. Attitudes, actions and appearances in the context of classroom communication are considered as||Verbal||Non-verbal||Impersonal||Irrational||2|
|8. Most often, the teacher - student communication is :||Spurious||Critical||Utilitarian||Confrontational||3|
|9. In a classroom, a communicator's trust level is determined by :||the use of hyperbole||the change of voice level||the use of abstract concepts||eye contact||4|
next term in the series
2, 5, 10, 17, 26, 37, ? is :
|1. A party was held in which a grandmother, father, mother, four sons, their wives and one son and two daughters to each of the sons were present. The number of females present in the party is :||12||14||18||24||2|
|2. A Cluster of propositions with a structure that exhibits some inference is called :||An inference||An argument||An explanation||A valid argument||2||We construct arguments with propositions. A valid|
|3. A definition that has a meaning that is deliberately assigned to some symbol is called :||Lexical||Precising||Stipulative||Persuasive||3|
of the following is an instant messaging application ?
(b) Google Talk
|(a) and (b) only||(b) and (c) only||(a) only||(a), (b) and (c)||4|
|5. In a Computer a byte generally consists of :||4 bits||8 bits||16 bits||10 bits||2|
|6. Which of the following is not an input device ?||Microphone||Keyboard||Joystick||Monitor||4|
|7. Which of the following is an open source software ?||MS Word||Windows||Mozilla Firefox||Acrobat Reader||3|
|8. Which of the following enables us to send the same letter to different persons in MS Word ?||Mail join||Mail copy||Mail insert||Mail merge||4|
|9. Which of the following pollutants can cause cancer in humans ?||Pesticides||Mercury||Lead||Ozone||1|
|10. Which of the following phenomena is not a natural hazard ?||Wildfire||Lightning||Landslide||Chemical contamination||4|
|1. As part of National Climate Change Policy, Indian government is planning to raise the installed capacity of renewable energy by the year 2030 to :||175 GW||200 GW||250 GW||350 GW||4|
|2. Public Order as an item in the Constitution figures in :||the Union List||the State List||the Concurrent List||the Residuary Powers||2|
|3. The term of office of the Advocate General of a State is :||4 years||5 years||6 years or 65 years of age whichever is earlier||not fixed||4|
|4. Which among the following States has the highest number of seats in the Lok Sabha ?||Maharashtra||Rajasthan||Tamil Nadu||West Bengal||1|
|5. Which of the following is the highest level of cognitive ability ?||4 years||Millennium Development Report||Learning : The Treasure Within||World Declaration on Education for All||3|
|6. Which of the following factors does not impact teaching ?||Teacher’s knowledge||Class room activities that encourage learning||Socio-economic background of teachers and students||Learning through experience||3|
Which of the following statements about teaching aids are correct ?
(a) They help in retaining concepts for longer duration.
(b) They help students learn better.
(c) They make teaching learning process interesting.
(d) They enhance rote learning.
|(a), (b), (c) and (d)||(a), (b) and (c)||(b), (c) and (d)||(a), (b) and (d)||2|
Techniques used by a teacher to teach include :
(b) Interactive lecture
(c) Group work
(d) Self study
|(a), (b) and (c)||(a), (b), (c) and (d)||(b), (c) and (d)||(a), (b) and (d)||1|
|9. Achievement tests are commonly used for the purpose of :||Making selections for a specific job||Selecting candidates for a course||Identifying strengths and weaknesses of learners||Assessing the amount of learning after teaching||4||Achievement test is a standardized test developed to measure skills and knowledge learned in a given grade level, usually through planned instruction, such as training or classroom instruction. [Wikipedia]|
|10. A good teacher is one who :||gives useful information||explains concepts and principles||gives printed notes to students||inspires students to learn||4|
1. Which of the following statements regarding the meaning of research are correct ?
(a) Research refers to a series of systematic activity or activities undertaken to find out the solution of a problem.
(b) It is a systematic, logical and an unbiased process wherein verification of hypothesis, data analysis, interpretation and formation of principles can be done.
(c) It is an intellectual enquiry or quest towards truth.
(d) It leads to enhancement of knowledge.
|a), (b) and (c)||(b), (c) and (d)||(a), (c) and (d)||(a), (b), (c) and (d)||4|
good thesis writing should involve :
(a) reduction of punctuation and grammatical errors to a minimum.
(b) careful checking of references.
(c) consistency in the way the thesis is written.
(d) a clear and well written abstract.
|(a), (b), (c) and (d)||(a), (b) and (c)||(a), (b) and (d)||(b), (c) and (d)||1|
|3. Jean Piaget gave a theory of cognitive development of humans on the basis of his :||Fundamental Research||Applied Research||Action Research||Evaluation Research||1|
|4. “Male and female students perform equally well in a numerical aptitude test.” This statement indicates a :||research hypothesis||null hypothesis||directional hypothesis||statistical hypothesis||2|
|5. The conclusions/findings of which type of research cannot be generalized to other situations ?||Historical Research||Descriptive Research||Experimental Research||Causal Comparative Research||1|
Which of the following steps are required to design a questionnaire ?
(a) Writing primary and secondary aims of the study.
(b) Review of the current literature.
(c) Prepare a draft of questionnaire.
(d) Revision of the draft.
|(a), (b) and (c)||(a), (c) and (d)||(b), (c) and (d)||(a), (b), (c) and (d)||4|
Effectiveness of communication can be traced from which of the following
(a) Attitude surveys
(b) Performance records
(c) Students attendance
(d) Selection of communication channel
|(a), (b), (c) and (d)||(a), (b) and (c)||(b), (c) and (d)||(a), (b) and (d)||2|
Assertion (A) : Formal communication tends to be fast and flexible.
Reason (R) : Formal communication is a systematic and orderly flow of information.
|Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is correct explanation of (A)||Both (A) and (R) are correct, but (R) is not correct explanation of (A)||(A) is correct but, (R) is false||(A) is false but, (R) is correct||4|
Which of the following are the characteristic features of communication
(a) Communication involves exchange of ideas, facts and opinions.
(b) Communication involves both information and understanding.
(c) Communication is a continuous process.
(d) Communication is a circular process.
|(a), (b) and (c)||(a), (b) and (d)||(b), (c) and (d)||(a), (b), (c) and (d)||4|
|10. The term ‘grapevine’ is also known as :||Downward communication||Informal communication||Upward communication||Horizontal communication||2|
|1. Which of the following is not a principle of effective communication ?||Persuasive and convincing dialogue||Participation of the audience||One-way transfer of information||Strategic use of grapevine||3|
|2. In communication, the language is :||The verbal code||Intrapersonal||The symbolic code||The non-verbal code||1|
next term in the series is :
2, 5, 9, 19, 37, ?
|4. In certain code MATHURA is coded as JXQEROX. The code of HOTELS will be :||LEQIBP||ELQBIP||LEBIQP||ELIPQB||2|
|5. One day Prakash left home and walked 10 km towards south, turned right and walked 5 km, turned right and walked 10 km and turned left and walked 10 km. How many km will he have to walk to reach his home straight ?||10||20||15||30||3|
|6. A girl introduced a boy as the son of the daughter of the father of her uncle. The boy is related to the girl as :||Brother||Uncle||Nephew||Son||1|
|7. At present a person is 4 times older than his son and is 3 years older than his wife. After 3 years the age of the son will be 15 years. The age of the person’s wife after 5 years will be :||42||48||45||50||4|
|8. If we want to seek new knowledge of facts about the world, we must rely on reason of the type :||Inductive||Deductive||Demonstrative||Physiological||1||The null hypothesis is that the researcher's prediction is not true. The alternative hypothesis is that the researcher's predicted difference is true.|
|9. A deductive argument is invalid if :||Its premises and conclusions are all false||Its premises are true but its conclusion is false||Its premises are false but its conclusion is true||Its premises and conclusions are all true||2|
|10. Inductive reasoning is grounded on :||Integrity of nature||Unity of nature||Uniformity of nature||Harmony of nature||3|
the following statements two are contradictory to each other. Select the
correct code that represents them :
(a) All poets are philosophers.
(b) Some poets are philosophers.
(c) Some poets are not philosophers.
(d) No philosopher is a poet.
|(a) and (b)||(a) and (d)||(a) and (c)||(b) and (c)||3|
Which of the codes given below contains only the correct statements ? Select
the code :
(a) Venn diagram represents the arguments graphically.
(b) Venn diagram can enhance our understanding.
(c) Venn diagram may be called valid or invalid.
(d) Venn diagram is clear method of notation.
|(a), (b) and (c)||(a), (b) and (d)||(b), (c) and (d)||(a), (c) and (d)||2|
|3. When the purpose of a definition is to explain the use or to eliminate ambiguity the definition is called :||Stipulative||Theoretical||Lexical||Persuasive||3|
|4. Encoding or scrambling data for transmission across a network is known as :||Protection||Detection||Encryption||Decryption||3|
|5. Which of the following represents one billion characters ?:||Kilobyte||Megabyte||Gigabyte||Terabyte||3|
|6. Which of the following is not open source software ?||Internet explorer||Fedora Linux||Open office||Apache HTTP server||1|
|7. Which one of the following represents the binary equivalent of the decimal number 25 ?||10101||1101||11001||11011||3|
|8. Which is an instant messenger that is used for chatting ?||Altavista||MAC||Microsoft Office||Google Talk||4|
|9. In which of the countries per capita use of water is maximum ?||USA||European Union||China||India||2|
|10. India’s contribution to total global carbon dioxide emissions is about :||~ 3%||~ 6%||~ 10%||~ 15%||2|
|1. The principal of a school conducts an interview session of teachers and students with a view to explore the possibility of their enhanced participation in school programmes. This endeavour may be related to which type of research ?||Evaluation Research||Fundamental Research||Action Research||Applied Research||3||Action research is a systematic
process of solving educational problems and making improvements. Hence 3 is
most appropriate because Principal wants to ‘improve’ the participation of
teachers and students. Source: Action Research for Educators
By Daniel R. Tomal
|2. In doing action research what is the usual sequence of steps ?||Reflect, observe, plan, act||Plan, act, observe, reflect||Plan, reflect, observe, act||Act, observe, plan, reflect||2||Action research includes following phases: observe, reflect, plan, act. But there is no such option. So, if we start the loop from plan-> then it’ll be plan-act-observe-reflect. In that case, answer choice #2 is the most appropriate. Source: My library My History Books on Google Play Research and Reflection: Teachers Take Action for Literacy Development By Andrea Izzo|
|3.Which sequence of research steps is logical in the list given below ?||Problem formulation, Analysis, Development of Research design, Hypothesis making, Collection of data, Arriving at generalizations and conclusions.||Development of Research design, Hypothesis making, Problem formulation, Data analysis, Arriving at conclusions and data collection.||Problem formulation, Hypothesis making, Development of a Research design, Collection of data, Data analysis and formulation of generalizations and conclusions.||Problem formulation, Deciding about the sample and data collection tools, Formulation of hypothesis, Collection and interpretation of research evidence.||3||As per the diagram given on page
10 of C.R. Kothari’s Research Methodology book, the correct sequence is
Define research problem
Design the research
Interpret and report.
|4. The issue of ‘research ethics’ may be considered pertinent at which stage of research ?||At the stage of problem formulation and its definition||At the stage of defining the population of research||At the stage of data collection and interpretation||At the stage of reporting the findings.||3||PRINCIPLE ONE: Minimising the
risk of harm.
PRINCIPLE TWO: Obtaining informed consent.
PRINCIPLE THREE: Protecting anonymity and confidentiality.
PRINCIPLE FOUR: Avoiding deceptive practices.
PRINCIPLE FIVE: Providing the right to withdraw.
|5. In which of the following, reporting format is formally prescribed ?||Doctoral level thesis||Conference of researchers||Workshops and seminars||Symposia||1|
|6. Effective communication pre-supposes||Non-alignment||Domination||Passivity||Understanding||4||Presuppose - Require as a precondition of possibility or coherence. Understanding happens when communication is effective.|
|7. When verbal and non-verbal messages are contradictory, it is said that most people believe in||indeterminate messages||verbal messages||non-verbal messages||aggressive messages||3||People tend to believe non-verbal messages than verbal|
|8. The typical feature of an information-rich classroom lecture is in the nature of being||Sedentary||Staggered||Factual||Sectoral||3||Based on facts|
|9. Expressive communication is driven by||Passive aggression||Encoder’s personality characteristics||External clues||Encoder-decoder contract||2|
|10. Positive classroom communication leads to||Coercion||Submission||Confrontation||Persuasion||4|