Tuesday, January 31, 2012

CTET(Central Teacher Eligibility Test) Solved Paper- II (Upper Primary Level) Exam held on 29 January 2012 Question Paper -II (Child Development),

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CTET(Central Teacher Eligibility Test) Solved Paper- II (Upper Primary Level) ,
 Exam held on 29  January 2012 Question Paper -II (Child Development)

1 When a teacher involves a visually challenge learner in group activities with the other learners of the class, she is
(1) acting according to the spirit of inclusive education (Answer)(2) helping all the learners to develop sympathy towards the visually challenged learner
(3) likely to increase the stress on the visually challenged learner
(4) creating barriers to learning for the class

2 A teacher uses audio-visual aids and physical activities in her teaching because they(1) facilitate effective assessment
(2) provide a diversion to learners
(3) utilize maximum number of senses to enhance learning (Answer)
(4) provide relief to the teacher
3 A teacher engages her learners in a number of group activities such as group discussions, group projects, etc. the learning dimension it highlights is
(1) learning through recreation
(2) language-guided learning
(3) competition-based learning
(4) learning as a social activity (Answer)

4 Science and Art exhibitions, music and dance shows and bringing out school magazines, are meant to
(1) train students for various professions
(2) establish a name for the school
(3) satisfy the parents
(4) provide a creative channel for learners (Answer)

5 A teacher always helps her learners link the knowledge they have derived in one subject area with the knowledge from other subject areas. This helps to promote
(1) correlation and transfer of knowledge (Answer)
(2) individual differences
(3) learner autonomy
(4) reinforcement
6 Creativity is usually associated with(1) Imitation
(2) Convergent thinking
(3) Divergent thinking (Answer)(4) Modelling
7 A student works hard to clear an entrance test for admission into a medical college. The student is said to be motivated
(1) experientially
(2) intrinsically (Answer)(3) extrinsically
(4) individually
8 The ‘doing aspect of behavior falls in the(1) Psychological domain of learning
(2) Cognitive domain of learning
(3) Affective domain of learning
(4) Cognitive domain of learning (Answer)
9 Which of the following is predominantly heredity related factor?(1) Participation in social activities
(2) Attitude towards peer group
(3) Thinking pattern
(4) Colour of the eyes (Answer)
10 Teachers should study the errors of their students they often indicate the(1) need for differentiated curriculum
(2) extent of their knowledge
(3) remedial strategies needed (Answer)(4) pathways for ability grouping
11 Seema learns every lesson very quickly but Leena takes longer to learn them. It denotes the developmental principle of
(1) inter-relationships
(2) continuity
(3) general to specific
(4) individual differences (Answer)
12 Environmental factors that shape development include all of the following except(1) culture
(2) quality of education
(3) physique (Answer)
(4) quality of nutrition

13 According to theories of motivation, a teacher can enhance learning by(1) setting uniform standards of expectations
(2) not having any expectations from students
(3) setting extremely high expectations
(4) setting realistic expectations from students (Answer)

14 Development starts from
(1) pre-natal stage (Answer)(2) the stage of infancy
(3) pre-childhood stage
(4) post-childhood stage
15 Ability to recognize and classify all varieties of animals, minerals and plants, according to multiple intelligences theory, is called
(1) Naturalist intelligence (Answer)

(2) Linguistic intelligence
(3) Spatial intelligence
(4) Logico- mathematical intelligence
16 The statement “Majority of the people are average, a few very bright and a few very dull” is based on the established principle of
(1) Distribution of intelligence (Answer)(2) Growth of intelligence
(3) Intelligence and sex differences
(4) Intelligence and racial differences
17 According to Piaget’s cognitive theory of learning, the process by which the cognitive structure is modified is called
(1) Accommodation
(2) Assimilation (Answer)(3) Schema
(4) Perception
18 When previous learning makes no difference at all to the learning in a new situation, it is called
(1) Absolute transfer of learning
(2) Positive transfer of learning
(3) Negative transfer of learning
(4) Zero transfer of learning (Answer)
19 Thinking is essentially(1) a psychomotor process
(2) a psychological phenomenon
(3) an affective behavior
(4) a cognitive activity (Answer)
20 In a child-centered classroom, children generally learn(1) mainly from the teacher
(2) individually
(3) in groups
(4) individually and in groups (Answer)
21 In co-operative learning, older and more proficient students assist younger and lesser skilled students. This leads to(1) higher moral development
(2) conflict between the groups
(3) higher achievement and self-esteem (Answer)(4) intense competition
22 The major frustration that children with hearing loss face in the classroom is(1) the inability to take examinations with other students
(2) the inability to read the prescribed textbook
(3) the inability to participate in sports and games
(4) the inability to communicate or share information with others (Answer)
23 Dyslexia is associated mainly with difficulties in
(1) reading (Answer)

(2) speaking
(3) speaking and hearing
(4) hearing
24 Gifted students will realize their potential when
(1) they learn with other students (Answer)

(2) they are segregated from other students
(3) they attend private coaching classes
(4) they are tested frequently
25 A good textbook avoids(1) social responsibility
(2) gender bias (Answer)
(3) gender sensitivity
(4) gender equality
26 The stage of cognitive development according to Piaget, in which a child displays ‘object permanence’ is(1) Formal operational stage
(2) Sensorimotor stage
(3) Pre-operational stage (Answer)
(4) Concrete operational stage
27 Inclusive education refers to a school education system that(1) emphasizes the need to promote the education of the girl child only
(2) includes children with disability
(3) includes children regardless of physical, intellectual, social, linguistic or other
differently abled conditions (Answer)

(4) encourages education of children with special needs through exclusive schools
28 According to Kohlberg, the thinking process involved in judgments about questions of right and wrong is called
(1) Moral reasoning (Answer)(2) Moral realism
(3) Moral dilemma
(4) Morality co-operation
29 A student is aggressive in his behavior towards his peer group and does not conform to the norms of the school. This student needs help in(1) Higher order thinking skills
(2) Cognitive domain
(3) Psychomotor domain
(4) Affective domain (Answer)
30 Teachers are advised to involve their learners in group activities because, besides facilitating learning, they also help in
(1) Socialization (Answer)(2) Value conflicts
(3) Aggression
(4) Anxiety


  1. Thanks.........
    Please publish all the answers of 2nd paper

    Manmeet Singh BAHJ0I-BHEEM NAGAR

  2. Thanks a lot please publish all other answers; this is the first place where I see the 2012 ctet papers answers. All other places they are providing answers for 2011 in the title of 2012 answers.
    Once again thanks a lot, waiting for other answers.

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