Thursday, 22 May 2014



UGC NET Paper 1 June 2013

1. 'www' stands for
   a) work with web
   b) word wide web
   c) world wide web
   d) worth while web

2. A hard disk is divided into tracks which is further subdivided into
   a) Clusters
   b) Sectors
   c) Vectors
   d) Heads

3. A computer program that translates a program statement by statement into machine language is called a/an
   a) Compiler
   b) Simulator
   c) Granslator
   d) Interpreter

4. A Gigabyte is equal to
   a) 1024 Megabytes
   b) 1024 Kilobytes
   c) 1024 Terabytes
   d) 1024 Bytes

5. A Compiler is a software which converts
   a) characters to bits
   b) high level language to machine language
   c) machine language to high level language
   d) words to bits

6. Virtual memory is
   a) an extremely large main memory
   b) an extremely large secondary memory
   c) an illusion of extremely large main memory
   d) a type of memory used in super computers

Answer Key
1. (c)    2. (b)    3. (d)    4. (b)    5. (b)    6. (c)

Maths and Reasoning

Maths and Reasoning

UGC NET Paper 1 June 2013

 1. In a certain code GALIB is represented by HBMJC. TIGER will be represented by
   a) UJHFS
   b) UHJSF
   c) JHUSF
   d) HUJSF
2. In a certain cricket tournament 45 matches were played. Each team played once against each of the other teams. The number of teams participated in the tournament is:
   a) 8
   b) 10
   c) 12
   d) 14
3. The missing number in the series 40, 120, 60, 180, 90, ?, 135 is
   a) 110
   b) 270
   c) 105
   d) 210
4. The odd numbers from 1 to 45 which are exactly divisible by 3 are arranged in an ascending order. The number at 6th position is 
   a) 18
   b) 24
   c) 33
   d) 36
5.The mean of four numbers a, b, c, d is 100. If c=70, then the mean of the remaining numbers is:
   a) 30
   b) 85/2
   c) 170/3
   d) 110
6. If the radius of a circle is increased by 50%, the perimeter of the circle will increase by
   a) 20%
   b) 30%
   c) 40%
   d) 50%
7. If the statement 'some men are honest' is false, which among the following statements will be true.

   Choose the correct code given below:
   (i) All men are honest.
   (ii) No men are honest.
   (iii) Some men are not honest.
   (iv) All men are dishonest.
   a) (i), (ii) and (iii)
   b) (ii), (iii) and (iv)
   c) (i), (iii) and (iv)
   d) (ii), (i) and (iv)
8. Choose the proper alternative given in the codes to replace the question mark.
   Bee - Honey, Cow - Milk, Teacher - ?
   a) Intelligence
   b) Marks
   c) Lessons
   d) Wisdom
9. P is the father of R and S is the son of Q and T is the brother of P. If R is the sister of S, how is Q related to T?
   a) Wife
   b) Sister-in-law
   c) Brother-in-law
   d) Daughter-in-law
10. Which of the codes given below contains only the correct statements?
   (i) Venn diagram is a clear method of notation.
   (ii) Venn diagram is the most direct method of testing the validity of categorical syllogisms.
   (iii) In Venn diagram method the premises and the conclusion of a categorical syllogism is diagrammed.
   (iv) In Venn diagram method the three overlapping circles are drawn for testing a categorical syllogism.
   a)  (i), (ii) and (iii)
   b) (i), (ii) and (iv)
   c) (ii), (iii) and (iv)
   d) (i), (iii) and (iv)
11. Inductive reasoning presupposes
   a) unity in human nature
   b) integrity in human nature
   c) uniformity in human nature
   d) harmony in human nature

Answer Key
1. (a)    2. (b)    3. (b)    4. (c)    5. (d)    6. (d)    7. (b)    8. (c)    9. (b)    10. (b)    11. (c)

People and Environment

People and Environment

UGC NET Paper 1 June 2013

1. The phrase 'tragedy of commons' is in the context of 
   a) tragic event related to damage caused by release of poisonous gases.
   b) tragic conditions of poor people.
   c) degradation of renewable free access resources.
   d) climate change.

2. Kyoto Protocol is related to:

   a) Ozone deplention
   b) Hazardous waste
   c) Climate change
   d) Nuclear energy

3. Which of the following is a source of emissions leading to the eventual formation of surface ozone as a pollutant?

   a) Transport sector
   b) Refrigeration and airconditioning
   c) Wetlands
   d) Fertilizers

4. The smog in cities in India mainly consists of

   a) Oxides of sulphur
   b) Oxides of nitrogen and unburnt hydrocarbons
   c) Carbon monoxide and SPM
   d) Oxides of sulphur and ozone

5. Which of the following types of natural hazards have the highest potential to cause damage to humans?

   a) Earthquakes
   b) Forest fires
   c) Volcanic eruptions
   d) Droughts and floods

6. The percentage share of renewable energy sources in the power production in India is around.

   a) 2-3%
   b) 22-25%
   c) 10-12%
   d) <1%

Answer Key

1. (c)    2. (c)    3. (b)    4. (b)    5. (d)    6. (a)

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Multiple Choice Type Questions and Answers

Multiple Choice Type Questions and Answers

Scrutiny of financial transactions is called
(A) Budgeting
(B) Programming
(C) Accounting
(D) Auditing
Answer: (D)

 ________ is one of the records of circulation section.
(A) Accession Register
(B) Day book
(C) Catalogue Card
(D) AACR-2 (R)
Answer: (A)

The marketing concepts in Library Service include
(A) analysis, planning, implementation and control
(B) advertising, planning, analysis and control
(C) distribution, control, analysis, implementation
(D) indexing, planning, control and implementation.
Answer: (B)

There are a few basic factors which may be applied in winning the hearts of the readers. They are
(A) Psychological factor, environmental factor, social factor
(B) Self factor, psychological factor, service factor
(C) Service factor, philosophical factor, self factor
(Dl Technological factor, service factor, self factor.
Answer: (D)

The library budget of a university is passed by the?
(A) Senate
(B) Executive Council
(C) Academic Council
(D) Research Council
Answer: (B)

In fund accounting, _______ fund cannot be used for other purposes.
(A) Recurring
(B) Non-recurring
(C) Restricted
(D) Encumbering
Answer: (A)

PPBS relates to
(A) Book selection
(B) Journal selection
(C) Budgeting
(D) Library records
Answer: (C)

Zero based budget is concerned with
(A) Present
(B) Past
(C) Future
(D) Remote future
Answer: (C)

Another term of PERT is
Answer: (A)

POSDCORB is related to
(A) Library cataloguing
(B) Library reference service
(C) Library administration
(D) Library automation
Answer: (C)

What are the two parts of the annual report of the library
(A) Primary and Secondary
(B) Analytical and Systematic
(C) Upper and Lower
(D) Descriptive and Statistical
Answer: (D)

How many columns are there in the accession register?
(A) 10
(B) 12
(C) 14
(D) 16
Answer: (C)

The Dewey Decimal Classification divides human knowledge into
(A) 10 basic categories.
(B) 100 basic categories.
(C) 1000 basic categories.
(D) 10000 basic categories.
Answer: (A)

Call Number of a Book Means
(A) Book Number
(B) Class Number
(C) Both (A) and (B) are true
(D) None of the above
Answer: (C)

Accession Number means
(A) Call Number of a book
(B) Unique Number for a book inside a particular library.
(C) Book Number
(D) Class number
Answer: (B)

In fund accounting, _______ fund can not be used for other purposes.
(A) Recurring
(B) Non-recurring
(C) Restricted
(D) Encumbering
Answer: (A)

Scrutiny of financial transactions is called
(A) Budgeting
(B) Programming
(C) Accounting
(D) Auditing
Answer: (D)

How many digits have in the ISSN
(A) 10
(B) 8
(C) 13
(D) 15
Answer: (B)

Main use of Shelf list is
(A) Cataloging
(B) Circulation
(C) Stock Verification
(D) Book Selection
Answer: (C)

Posting the right person at the right place is called ________
(A) Recruitment
(B) Coaching
(C) Deployment
(D) Induction
Answer: (A)

What are the standard size of the Accession Register is
(A) 16” * 12”
(B) 16” * 13”
(C) 16” * 11”
(D) 16” * 18”
Answer: (B)

A good library building is an outcome of librarian and.
(A) Registrar
(B) Building Corporation
(C) Finance Officer
(D) Architect
Answer: (D)

________ are the storage areas for the various types of documents kept in a library.
(A) Tasks .
(B). Racks
(C) Stacks
(D) Desks
Answer: (C)

Study carrels are exclusive areas meant for
(A) Students
(B) Public
(C) Women
(D) Researchers
Answer: (D)

Library catalogue cards are filed in specially designed drawers called
(A) Charging tray
(B) Catalogue cabinet
(C) Display rack .
(D) Filling equipment
Answer: (B)

Information Gatekeepers come under ________ sources.
(A) Documentary
(B) Human
(C) Institutional
(D) Neo-conventional
Answer: (A)

________ is a legal document and can be used as a source of industrial information.
(A) Report
(B) Law Review
(C) Patent
(D) Specification
Answer: (D)

In Encyclopaedia Britianica, ___________ acts as an index to macropaedia.
(A) Bibliography
(B) Introduction Part
(C) Propaedia
(D) Micropaedia
Answer: (D)

One of the book selection principles states that “the best reading for the largest number at the ……………Cost.”
(A) Maximum
(B) Medium
(C) Least
(D) Zero
Answer: (C)

Payments for the books purchased can be made only after
(A) Accessioning
(B) Classification
(D) Arrangement in the shelve
Answer: (A)

The objective of library binding is ________of the library materials.
(A) Proper organisation
(B) Accessibility.
(C) Durability
(D) Humidity control
Answer: (C)

All part and pages of a volume are correctly sequenced in the first stage of binding process known as?
(A) Sewing
(B) Guard
(C) Pulling
(D) Collation
Answer: (D)

Sheets before and after the text of a book are called _________. .
(A) End papers
(B) Attach cover
(C) Head bands
(D) Gilding
Answer: (A)

Calcutta Public Library was established during
(A) 15th Century
(B) 16th Century
(C) 19th Century
(D) 20th Century.
Answer: (C)

______ budgeting does not take into account what happened in the past but emphasizes on current activities.
(A) Formula
(B) Performance
(C) Programme
(D) Zero-base
Answer: (B)

A budget which mainly covers items of current revenue and expenditure is called __.
(A) Programme budget
(B) Welfare economics
(C) Current budgeting
(D) Capital budgeting
Answer: (D)

The library budget of a university is passed by the ?
(A) Senate
(B) Executive Council
(C) Academic Council
(D) Research Council
Answer: (B)
Financial support given to libraries are of two types - Recurring and
(A) Ad-hoc
(B) Endowments
(C) Annual
(D) Non-recurring
Answer: (B)

Principle of maximum aggregate benefit is concerned with__
(A) Growth of library
(B) Library use
(C) Library service
(D) Library fee
Answer: (C)

 …….. takes items of expenditure for libraries as the working data for allocation of funds.
(A) Method of details
(B) Per capita method
(C) Principle of economy
(D) Library budget
Answer: (D)

TQM is a system of continuous improvement employing participative management and centered on needs of the ________
(A) Customers
(B) Staff
(C) Organization
(D) Government
Answer: (C)
Leather being used as one of the binding materials i.e., _________ is the strongest leather.
(A) Roan
(B) Imitation
(C) Pig skin
(D) Sheep skin
Answer: (D)

 ________ has prescribed certain standards for library binding.
Answer: (B)

A skillful method of providing means mechanism and structural elements to. streamline organizational work is known as _______
(A) Strategic planning
(B) Role analysis
(C) Work culture
(D) Autonomous planning
Answer: (A)

Technical section performs mainly two functions namely classification and
(A) Accessioning
(B) Bills payment
(C) Cataloguing
(D) Shelving
Answer: (C)

Getting books back from the users and releasing the borrower’s ticket is known as
(A) Charging
(B) Holding
(C) Reserving
(D) Discharging
Answer: (D)

While entering the library, the personal belongings of a reader is kept in ________
(A) Cloak Room
(B) Property Counter
(C) Gate counter
(D) Store room
Answer: (B)

Books misplaced on the shelves by readers are restored. This work is referred to as.
(A) Shelving
(B) Stock verification
(C) Shelf rectification
(D) Shifting
Answer: (C)

Outdated and seldom used books are withdrawn from the library is known as ___________.
(A) Shelving
(B) Weeding
(C) Circulating
(D) Guiding
Answer: (B)

Friday, 9 May 2014 Study Materials of UGC NET

Teaching Aptitude Model Questions

Teaching Aptitude Model Questions

1) Teachers should study the educational philosophy because
A) They Do Not Know It.
B) They Do Not Have Their Won Philosophy
C) Philosophy Is The Backbone Of All Disciplines
D) They May Improve Their Work By Clarifying Their Own Philosophy
2) Why should you prefer teaching to other profession?
A) For The Service Of Humanity.
B) For Love Of Teaching
C) For Love To Young (Youth)
D) For Mastery Over The Subject Of Teaching
3) The best way by a teacher to introduce a new subject by
A) Giving A Broad Outline Of The Subject
B) Relating It To Daily Life Situation
C) Relating It To Previously Studied Subject Or Course Material.
D) Any Of These
4) As a teacher you should not demand your pupils which is beyond their stage of growth. If you do so, it only causes
A) Frustrations
B) Frustrations, Heighten Tension And Nervousness
C) Encouragement For More Learning
D) Both (B)And (C )
5) A teacher generally asks questions to his pupils during the lecture, why?
A) Are Students Listening The Lecture Attentively?
B) To Know, Which Student Is Brilliant One?
C) To Know Whether The Students Are Understanding The Lecture Or Not.
D) To Help The Students
6) A competent teacher must have a sound knowledge in right order
A) Practive, Concept, Theory And Research
B) Theory, Research, Concept And Practice
C) Concept, Theory, Practice And Research
D) Research, Practice, Concept And Theory
7) In the final analysis, teaching must be thought of mainly as a process of
A) Asking Questions And Evaluating The Learning
B) Directing The Activities Of Pupils
C) Hearing Recitation Of Pupils
D)All Of These
8) A teacher commands prestige,authority esteem and respect. He should make use of it through suggestion. He should not try to command respect through
A) Scholarship
B) Punishing And Creating Revolting Situation
C) Experience
D) Tact
9) A teacher is successful only if he
A) Knows His Subject Thoroughly Well
B) Produces Cent Per Cent Result
C) Is Approachable
D) Publishes Papers In Journals Of Repute
10) The major responsibility with which the school personnel have been entrusted is that
A) It Harmonizes The Child'S Need And Demands Of The Society Both
B) It Makes The Child Able To Get Job
C) It Prepares The School Programme According To The Need Of The Child
D)All Of These
11) One of your students wants to share his problems with you. He visits your house for the same. In such a condition ou should
A) Suggest Him To Escape From His Family.
B) Extend Necessary Co-Operation And Boost His Morale.
C) Contact The Students Parent And Solve The Problem.
D) None Of These
12) For better interaction with the students, the teachers objective should be the
A) Equitable Distribution Of Response Time
B) Proximity
C) Affirm Or Correct Student Performance
D)All Of These
13) Which of the following is quality of a teacher?
A) He Presenting The Subject Matter In An Effective Manner With Clear Explaining Leading To Better Understanding Of The Matter.
B) He Should Be Trained To Various Teaching Methodologies.
C) He Should Know The Child Psychology
D)All Of These
14) In ancient education system, teachers applied some psychological principles in education especially to young child from pre-school age to adolescence. They recognize the role of
A) Gurukul Type Of Education
B) Convent System Of Schooling
C) Sense And Perception In Teaching And Learning
D)All Of These
15) Recreational Reading should be
A) Reserved For The School Library Period.
B) Assigned As Homework.
C) A Responsibility Of The Home Not The School
D) An Integral Part Of Language Art Curriculum.
16) Which characteristic from the following is least concerned with a teacher?
A) Command Over Subject Matter.
B) Respect From College Management
C) Good Rapport With The Students .
D) Effective Verbal Communication.
17) Which of the following statements doesn't suit a teacher? The teacher is
A) Really Interested In Students
B) Able To Direct And Discipline Students.
C) Reluctant To Adapt Himself To New Situation
D) Enthusiastic About The Work That Teachers Do.
18) Who can be a good teacher ? One
A) Whose Students Do Not Need To Ask Questions
B) Who Answers All The Questions Asked By Students
C) Who Never Encourages Children To Known Something Not In Curriculum.
D) Who Always Tells His/Her Students That From Where They Can Get Answers To Their Queries.
19) Meaningul learning takes place when
A) Students Are Interested In Topic Taught.
B) Explanations Are Given Within Reach Of Students.
C) The New Content Being Taught Is Related To The Previous Knowledge Of The Student.
D) Students Raise Questions And Get Them Clarified.
20) Teachers use teaching aids for
A) Making Teaching Interesting.
B) Making Teaching With Understanding Level Of Students
C) Making Student Attentive.
D) The Sake Of Its Use.

1-D, 2-A, 3-D, 4-B, 5-C, 6-C, 7-B, 8-B, 9-A, 10-A
11-B, 12-D, 13-D, 14-C, 15-D, 16-B, 17-C, 18-C, 19-A, 20-B

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Teaching Aptitude

Teaching Aptitude

1. The mean score on any class test is the result of:
(a) dividing the sum of all scores by the number of scores
(b) determining the middle score when all the scores have been listed from the highest to the lowest
(c) determining the most frequent score.
(d) Adding all the scores and dividing by the most frequent score
(e) Adding the highest and lowest scores and dividing by two
2. The least justifiable use of the results of a standardized reading test is to:
(a) identify areas of pupil deficiency
(b) evaluate the reading instruction programme.
(c) Serve as a basis for report card marks
(d) Serve as the basis for a parent conference
(e) Serve as the basis for class groupings
3. Fifteen –year old Arvind has taken to wearing the same style sweaters that his teacher wears.
This form of behaviour is known as:
(a) compensation
(b) transference
(c) indentification
(d) regression
(e) egocentrism
4. At least one third of the learning that will determine later levels of school achievement has
already taken place by age six. This is a statement most closely associated with the writings of:
(a) Benjamin Bloom
(b) Margaret Mead
(c) Martin Mayer
(d) Fritiz Redl
(e) Nathan Glazer
5. Of the following, the most unreliable predictor of educational achievement is:
(a) inherited biological potential for learning
(b) ethnic origin of parents
(c) family background and training
(d) classroom experiences
(e) self concept.
6. All the following are acceptable goals for dealing with behaviour problems in the classroom,
(a) helping the child to improve his/her self-control
(b) being impersonal and objective
(c) understanding the offense
(d) utilizing appeals to children that have personal implications
(e) punishing, when necessary, in private
7. In preparing a fifth grade class to take a standardized reading test the teacher is best advised
(a) tell the children the test is very important and they should do the best they can
(b) ditto key questions from a previous test and allow the pupils to answer them
(c) do nothing
(d) coach the below grade level readers, as the rest of the class will do well anyway
(e) Give the pupils practice in answering questions similar to the type that will appear on the test
8. Of the following, the one situation that will cause the greatest difficulty for a child in the initial
stages of reading instruction is :
(a) confusion of left and right directionality
(b) possessing an IQ of 90
(c) having older siblings who are successful readers
(d) never having attended kindergarten
(e) being an avid television watcher

1. (a) 2. (c) 3. (c) 4. (a) 5. (b) 6. (d) 7. (e) 8. (a)

9. Of the following essentials of learning the one that takes procedure over the other is:
(a) average intelligence
(b) ability to read
(c) an intact home
(d) desire to learn
(e) a good teacher
10. A child from a disorganized home will experience the greatest difficulty with:
(a) well structured lessons
(b) independent study
(c) programmed instruction
(d) workbooks
(e) short answer tests.
11. The normal twelve –year –old child is most likely to:
(a) have difficulty with gross motor coordination
(b) have anxiety feelings about pleasing adults
(c) confine his/her interests to the here and now
(d) be eager for peer approval
(e) be concerned with boy-girl relationship
12. During the first year of life a child’s height increases by about:
(a) Ten per cent
(b) Thirty per cent
(c) Fifty per cent
(d) Eighty per cent
(e) Hundred per cent
13. The term ‘identical elements is closely associated with:
(a) group instruction
(b) transfer of learning
(c) jealousy between twins
(d) similar test questions
(e) The scientific method
14. The statement least characteristic of first grade children is that they are:
(a) too young to be taught classroom routines
(b) not yet concerned with group approval
(c) very concerned with adult approval
(d) not concerned with neatness
(e) curious and exploratory
15. The evaluation of personality is best made through the use of an:
(a) inventory test
(b) preference test
(c) survey test
(d) projective test
(e) power test
16. The current movement of behavior modification, wherein tokens are awarded for correct
responses, is a reflection of:
(a) Herbart’s Five Steps
(b) Lock’s Tabula rasa
(c) Thorndike’s Law of Effect
(d) Thorndike’s Law of Exercise
(e) Pavlov’s stimulus- response

9. (d) 10. (b) 11. (d) 12. (c) 13. (b) 14. (a) 15. (d) 16. (c) 

17. All of the following are true about phobias, except that
(a) They are generated by an early emotional experience
(b) The sufferer cannot the impulse to avoid them
(c) The sufferer will resort to reckless activities to conceal them
(d) They can be overcome
(e) Acrophobia is a fear of open places agoraphobia is a fear of high places
18. When a pupil’s misbehavior persists even through the teacher punishes the child for each
infraction, the teacher is probably practicing a policy of
(a) retribution
(b) corporal punishment
(c) negative reinforcement
(d) sarcasm
(e) repression
19. Saurabh and Suresh have the same mental age 8-0. We can conclude that
(a) they have the same potential for success in school.
(b) they have the same IQ
(c) their interests are similar
(d) their ability to learn may be quite different
(e) they copied from each other on the test
20. A child whose class is in a windowless room may have to be assigned to another class if he/she
suffers from
(a) acrophobia
(b) agoraphobia
(c) claustrophobia
(d) hydrophobia
(e) toxophobia
21. The self adjective mechanism that teachers often unwittingly encourage is
(a) an attention –getting device
(b) daydreaming
(c) regression
(d) fantasy
(e) withdrawal
22. When an individual repeats those leanings that, in the past, proved to be highly satisfying
such behavior can best be explained by the law of
(a) recency
(b) frequency
(c) readiness
(d) effect
(e) exercise
23. Children’s attitudes toward persons of different ethnic groups are generally based upon
(a) their parent’s attitudes
(b) the attitudes of their peer
(c) the influence of television
(d) their sibling’ attitudes
(e) their religious affiliation
24. All of the following are sound mental hygiene practices, except
(a) asking pupils to correct their answers after their tests have been marked
(b) discussing an individual pupil’s test marks with the class
(c) asking parents to sign test papers so that that they are aware of their child’s marks.
(d) Having pupil’s keep a record of their own test marks
(e) Conferring with pupils about the results of a group of tests.

17. (e) 18. (c) 19. (d) 20. (c) 21. (a) 22. (d) 23. (a) 24. (b) 

25. All of the following advanced principles of child development that are closely allied to the
stimulus response learning theory, except
(a) Pavilov
(b) J B Waston
(c) Hull
(d) Gesell
(e) Skinner
26. All of the following can be signs that a child is gifted, except
(a) early development of a sense of time
(b) interest in encyclopaedias and dictionaries
(c) uneasy relationships with peers.
(d) Easy retention of facts
(e) High intellectual curiosity.
27. Frobel’s most important contribution to education was his development of the
(a) vocational school
(b) public high school
(c) kindergarten
(d) Latin School
(e) Play school
28. Teacher tenure laws can best be justified because they
(a) protect teachers whose political views differ sharply with those of the community
(b) Provide for stability of staffing
(c) Allow an experienced teacher to plan creatively
(d) Protect teachers from excessive requirements of principals
(e) Prevent teachers from leaving to accept positions in higher paying school districts
29. All of the following are contributing to the crisis in urban schools except
(a) the rapid increase in school pollution
(b) the disappearance of taxable property
(c) the deterioration and decline of real property
(d) the displacement of people
(e) high mobility
30. of the following, the main purpose of state certification of teachers is to
(a) monitor the quality of teacher training institutions
(b) provide for a uniform standard of entry-level teacher competency throughout the state
(c) exclude from the profession those not trained in pedagogy
(d) exclude from the profession those who are mentally unhealthy
(e) provide a basis for acceptable performance based on teacher evaluation
31. The incorrectly associated pair is
(a) Joseph Lancaster –contract plan
(b) Benjamin Franklin-academy
(c) James B Conant –high school
(d) Horace Mann –elementary education
(e) Elizabeth Peabody – kindergarten
32. When parents ask teachers about their children’s television habits, it is best to suggest that
(a) prohibit television viewing
(b) use television for rewards and punishments
(c) allow children to watch only those programmes selected by the parents
(d) encourage family viewing and discussion of jointly selected programmes
(e) give children freedom to selected whatever they want to see

25. (d) 26. (c) 27. (c) 28. (a) 29. (a) 30. (b) 31. (a) 32.

33. Curriculum makers have the most difficulty when:
(a) there is an inflationary cycle
(b) the nature of the student population is changing
(c) parents are participants
(d) teachers unions insist on input
(e) school boards must their final approval
34. A school district has adopted a policy prevents teachers from marking the examinations of
their own students. The most valid justification of this policy is that:
(a) teacher favour their pet students
(b) some parents pressure teachers to give their children high marks
(c) teachers should not be in a position to evaluate the results of their own teaching
(d) this is the best way for principals to evaluate how well pupils are learning
(e) pupils will have no reason to bring presents to their teachers
35. A major contribution of the Jesuits to education includes all of the following except:
(a) insistence on well trained teachers
(b) repetition and memorization as teaching methods
(c) self discipline
(d) concentration on the early education of children
(e) emphasis on the classics as the basis of the curriculum
36. De facto school segregation is segregation that is primarily a result of:
(a) guidelines issued by the State Commissioner of Education
(b) discriminatory zoning of a local school board
(c) Residence patterns of the community
(d) Federal education laws
(e) Rulings of the courts
37. The educator who advanced the idea of the five formal steps in leaving was:
(a) Rousseau
(b) Comenius
(c) Pestalozzi
(d) Herbart
(e) Froebel
38. That the mind of an infant is a tabula rasa is the contribution of:
(a) Plato
(b) Horace Man
(c) John Locke
(d) J.J Rousseau
(e) Johann Herbart
39. The disadvantaged child’s chances for success in school will be maximized when:
(a) he/she is given a high concentration of skills subjects
(b) he/she is provided with vocational training earlier than other children
(c) He/she is treated like any other child
(d) His/her intellectual potential is discovered and his/her educational deficiencies are overcome
(e) It is realised that he/she needs a separate class to meet his/her needs
40. “The individual develops through the head, the heart, and the hand”, this was the educational
philosophy of:
(a) Herbart
(b) Comenius
(c) Pestalozzi
(d) Froebel
(e) Rousseau

33. (b) 34. (c) 35. (d) 36. (c) 37. (d) 38. (c) 39. (d) 40. (c) 

41. Martin Luther’s greatest contribution to education was his:
(a) Ninety –Five Theses
(b) Translation of the Bible into German
(c) Advocacy of science curriculum for the universities
(d) Concept of justification by good works
(e) Advocacy of church control of schools
42. Of the following the statement that is least educationally valid is that:
(a) heterogeneous grouping is undemocratic
(b) Drill periods should be brief
(c) Study habits should be taught
(d) Overlearning constitutes a waste of time
(e) The quality of a student’s notes book should be a factor in formulating the student’s mark
43. In a kindergarten class it would be unreasonable to expect a child to:
(a) care for plants
(b) clean up after clay work
(c) bring an old shirt for painting activities
(d) know when it is time to clean up
(e) return a class library book to the shelf
44. Of the following, the best example of an anecdotal report is:
(a) “Tom is always fidgeting; he must be hyperactive”
(b) “ On 12/1, 12/2, 12/4, during reading group time, Tom fidgeted in his seat"
(c) “Tom doesn’t like reading; he always fidgets during a reading lesion”
(d) “Tom is always fidgeting; his parents must be putting a lot of pressure on him”
(e) “Tom is a fidgeter”
45. The trial and error method of instruction is best enhanced by:
(a) role playing
(b) programmed instruction
(c) the developmental lesson
(d) an audio visual lession
(e) independent study
46. A parent of a fourth grader refuse to give permission for her child to go on a class trip. The
teacher should first:
(a) refer the matter to the guidance counselor
(b) confer with the parent to discuss the educational purpose of the trip
(c) give the class a homework assignment for all parents to sign, giving reasons why each child wants
to go on the trip
(d) Ask another teacher in the same grade to take that child on the day of the trip
(e) Tell the class that the trip will be cancelled if any child does not receive parental permission
47. All of the following are evidence of a good class audio-visual programme except:
(a) using globes and maps to teach geographic skills and concepts
(b) developing a weekly list of recommended television programmes for home viewing
(c) teacher previewing of all fimstrips to be shown to the class
(d) allowing children to decide which educational television programmes they will view in class
(e) providing study guides for class viewing of fims
48. An increase in comprehension skill is most likely to result from:
(a) guided silent reading
(b) guided oral reading
(c) unstructured silent reading
(d) the teacher reading to the class
(e) listening to tapes of children’s stories

41. (b) 42. (d) 43. (d) 44. (b) 45. (e) 46. (b) 47. (d) 48. (a) 

49. In dealing with a class that is misbehaving, the teacher’s least effective course of action is to
(a) ask the principal to observe him/her and make recommendations
(b) lower the grades of pupils who create the most serious infractions
(c) isolate those most responsible for the misbehaviour
(d) ascertain the extent to which his/her methods and/or curriculum are responsible
(e) Ask the advice of his/her grade leader
50. A fourth grade child takes the possessions of pupils who sit near her. The teacher’s best initial
step is to
(a) isolate the child in a corner of the room
(b) make a note of this behaviour in the child’s permanent record
(c) ignore the behaviour, as it will eventually disappear
(d) arrange a parent conference to try to determine causation
(e) assign the pupil to detention
51. All of the following are appropriate areas for pupil teacher planning except
(a) the day’s schedule
(b) the selection of committees
(c) the sequence in a skills programme
(d) a class party
(e) the selection of recreational reading
52. All of the following are examples of intrinsic motivation except
(a) encouraging pupils to help develop the aim of a lesson
(b) permitting pupils to evaluate each other’s answers
(c) utilizing pupils backgrounds and experiences
(d) giving short quizzes at the beginning of a lesson
(e) asking pupils to contribute to a class resource file
53. The most important objective of committee work is to have children
(a) practice parliamentary procedure
(b) develop the leadership skills of the high achievers
(c) develop skills of cooperative learning and problem solving
(d) acquire factual information efficiently
(e) learn socialization skills
54. All of the following statements about children are correct except that
(a) Older children in elementary schools are less prone to illness than younger children
(b) Many children do not eat proper breakfasts
(c) A child with an auditory handicap may be completely unaware of it
(d) Children like teachers who are firm and consistent
(e) Girls are superior to boys of the same age in mathematical abilities
55. All of the following are descriptive of good teaching except that
(a) Creative methods can used to achieve traditional goals
(b) Teachers may fail to achieve satisfactory adjustment of some children despite use of optimum
(c) When given, a punishment should immediately follow the misbehaviour
(d) Teachers should allow acting out children to handle manipulative materials
(e) Teachers should refer all children with emotional problems to the guidance counsellor
56. A sixth-grade class includes a group of children reading on the fourth-grade level. Of the
following, the best material to use with this group is a
(a) fourth-grade basal reader
(b) tape recorder
(c) high interest, low level book of stories
(d) sixth grade workbook
(e) local newspaper

49. (b) 50. (d) 51. (c) 52. (b) 53. (c) 54. (e) 55. (e) 56. (c) 

57. A child who frequently loses his/her place where reading can be temporarily helped by:
(a) allowing him/her to fingerpoint
(b) giving him/her a card to place under each line being read
(c) providing him/her with a large-print reader such as those used by the visually handicapped
(d) letting him/her listen to taped stores
(e) telling his/her parents that he/she needs glasses
58. Of the following activities in a science class, the one with least educational value is
(a) viewing a filmstrip
(b) constructing a model
(c) drawing a design
(d) reading about a simple experiment
(e) discussing a scientific principle
59. The operation of the class library should be the responsibility of
(a) The teacher
(b) Volunteer parents
(c) The children who contributed the books
(d) Rotating committees of pupils
(e) The school librarian
60. Group tests that have norms for each grade and that that are administered in accordance
with uniform procedures listed in a manual of instruction are called
(a) School –wide finals
(b) Quizzes
(c) Standardized tests
(d) Class tests
(e) The WALS
61. In comparing the lecture and developmental lessons, all of the following are true except that
(a) there is more pupil activity in the developmental lesson
(b) it is more difficult to ascertain pupil learning in a lecture lesson
(c) the lecture method is more conducive to larger classes
(d) slow children drive more benefit from a lecture than brighter children to
(e) motivation and summary are necessary in both lessons
62. A teacher notes poor attendance in class on Fridays, the day weekly tests are given. The
teacher should
(a) call the parents of the absentees
(b) schedule tests throughout the week
(c) do nothing
(d) tell the pupils that missing two tests will result in a failing mark
(e) schedule all tests for Monday, after the children have had a restful weekend
63. When the majority of pupils in a science class is well below grade level in reading, the teacher
(a) read to the class from the text book
(b) plan many hands-on activities
(c) show many filmstrips
(d) prepare many dittoed sheets for the pupils to use
(e) lecture to the class, using simple language
64. During the first parent teacher conference of the year, the teacher should do all to the
following except
(a) take notes
(b) include the child, when appropriate
(c) encourage the parent to talk about her child
(d) disagree with the parent’s philosophy of child reading
(e) offer a cup of coffee or tea

57. (b) 58. (d) 59. (d) 60. (c) 61. (d) 62. (b) 63. (b) 64. (d) 

65. Career education should begin
(a) in kindergarten
(b) in the third or fourth grades
(c) when the child enters junior high school
(d) in high school economics classes
(e) when the child begins to ask questions about jobs
66. Of the following birds of advice given by an experienced teacher to a new colleague, it would
be best to ignore the one that state
(a) if you have a very shy child, don’t call on the child, wait until the child volunteers
(b) give praise to even the poorest achiever; you can always find something worthwhile to praise
(c) When a child misbehaves, first look for the reaction
(d) Write an interesting question on the board for the pupils to answer as soon as they enter the room
(e) Ask many “ how” and “Why” questions and not too many “what and who questions
67. To be successful with an overactive child, the teacher should
(a) Give the child extra written work so he/she will have a reason for remaining in his/her seat
(b) Allow the child to leave his/her seat whenever he/she becomes restless
(c) Provide the child with purposeful activities that legitimize the need for movement
(d) Isolate the child from the class
(e) Give the child a pass to the lavatory every half hour
68. The teacher of a class with a sizeable number of Spaniards notices that the Spaniards and the
other children form two separate groups on the school playground. The teacher is best advised to
(a) ignore the situation
(b) suggest that the principal organize a separate class of Spaniards
(c) call a meeting of the parents and ask them what they think should be done
(d) Organize those playground games that promote co-mingling
(e) Plan a unit on “America, the Melting Plot”
69. A class assembly programme best contributes to educational goals when it
(a) presents a well known children’s play written by a talented author
(b) features the best singers or actors in the class
(c) is prepared by the teacher and based on his/her familiarity with the class
(d) Is written by the children with help from the teacher, and is based on one of the current learning
activities of the class
(e) Is praised by parents as being “just like a Broadway show”
70. When planning to develop the powers of creative thinking, the teacher should allow for all of
the following experience except
(a) comparison of the treatment of a social studies topic in two textbooks
(b) failure of an experiment in science
(c) inability to locate a book in the school library
(d) failure to solve a problem because of insufficient information
(e) Solving of all problems through use of a well practiced formula
71. All of the following are applicable in good motivation except that it
(a) Should be brief
(b) Should be relevant to the pupils
(c) Should be related to the lesson that follows
(d) Need not always come at the beginning of the lesson
(e) Should always come from the teacher
72. Of the following statements above slow learners and bright children, the correct one is that
(a) bright children are likely to have a higher incidence of emotional problems
(b) slow learners are likely to have greater manual dexterity
(c) slow learners are likely to be physically stronger
(d) both groups are difficult to identify when very young
(e) both groups strive for success in school

65. (a) 66. (a) 67. (c) 68. (d) 69. (b) 70. (e) 71. (e) 72. (e)

73. A small school assigns a class teacher to several hours of school library management. Of the
following, the teacher’s top priority should be to make sure that
(a) no books are lost or damaged
(b) only books that are popular with the children are ordered
(c) the card catalogue is in order
(d) the library is used appropriately by maximum number of children
(e) Children are quit while in the library
74. During a conference, the mother of the third grader asks the teacher how she can help
improve her child’s reading ability. Of the following the poorest recommendation is that she
(a) encourage the child to make regular visits to the public library
(b) give the child books as presents for birthdays and special occasions
(c) Take the child on trips to interesting places in the community
(d) Read to the child
(e) Severely limit the child watching of television
75. Creative writing should be an activity planned for
(a) only those children reading on grade level
(b) only those children who can spell and who can write cohesive sentences
(c) only those children who want to write for the class newspaper
(d) all children
(e) all children who consistently finish their regular language arts work on time
76. Student courts have not been widely adopted for the following reasons for this, the one most
consistent with sound educational principles is that
(a) Children should not try to influence the behaviour of their peers
(b) Children are too lenient with their peers
(c) The teacher is really the ultimate authority, so courts are just shams
(d) Student court usually mete out only punishments
(e) Teachers are afraid that student courts will want to judge them too
77. Of the following possible procedure to procure to follow after the class has taken a spelling
test, the teacher should not
(a) permit pupils to discuss the answers
(b) correct the paper of the pupils who failed to finish the test
(c) assign a drill to the entire class based on the most frequently misspelled words
(d) Record the marks because 15 per cent of the class failed
(e) Base some future language arts lesson on the results of the test
78. Of the following, the one least important to success in beginning reading is
(a) a clear and lucid speech pattern
(b) normal vision and hearing
(c) directionality
(d) knowledge of the alphabet
(e) a mental age of about six and one half years
79. Lesson planning should be guided primary by the consideration of
(a) meeting the needs of the average child in the class
(b) creating a happy classroom environment
(c) The curriculum goals
(d) Providing pupils with work
(e) Satisfying parents
80. The best procedure for a teacher to adopt with a pupil who frequently stammers in class is to
(a) Afford the child ample opportunity to recite to the class
(b) Ignore the child
(c) Suggest that the parents seek professional help
(d) Suggest that the parents apply of home instruction
(e) Keep the child after school for individual help

73. (d) 74. (e) 75. (d) 76. (d) 77. (c) 78. (d) 79. (c) 80. (c) 

81. Of the following, the most promising step for a teacher to take in order to improve class
discipline is to
(a) note specific infractions for class rules in the marking book
(b) evaluate his/her material, methods, and approaches toe children
(c) consult the class and agree upon a graduated series of punishments
(d) call a class parent meeting to discuss the situation
(e) refer the worst offenders to the guidance office
82. A small machine used in the reading programme to increase rate of speed is the
(a) mnemonic device
(b) sphygmomanometer
(c) tachistoscope
(d) audiometer
(e) stadiometer
83. A teacher should be catechized for all of the following practices except
(a) undermining the role of the parent
(b) becoming overly friendly with pupils
(c) exercising firm leadership
(d) giving talented pupils special favours
(e) excusing the poor behaviour of children from broken homes
84. Team teaching is chartered by all of the following except
(a) the use of master teacher
(b) the use of large group lectures
(c) group planning
(d) inflexible groupings
(e) differentiated personnel assignments
85. A paraprofessional may properly engage in all of the following activities expect
(a) assisting on parents night
(b) conferring with parents about a child behaviour
(c) making short answer tests
(d) tutoring
(e) distributing materials
86. The teacher introduces a problem-solving lesson with a good motivation and then asks for
proposed solutions. No suggestions are forthcoming. The teacher is best advised to
(a) repeat the motivation until children respond
(b) tell the student to read their text
(c) show an interesting filmstrip
(d) stimulate pupil thought by advancing a few personal proposals
(e) assign the proposed solution for homework
87. Individual differences within a class are best handled by
(a) coaching slow children after school
(b) giving the bright students free reading time
(c) peer tutoring
(d) organizing groups for specific purposes
(e) making each pupil fairly
88. A quite, reserved fourth grader brings roadmaps to school and looks at them whenever he
gets a chance. The teacher should
(a) encourage the pupil to talk about them during a show and tell period
(b) tell the pupil the leave the maps at home
(c) take the maps away
(d) plan a unit on maps and globes
(e) call the mother to determine the reason for the behaviour


81. (b) 82. (c) 83. (c) 84. (d) 85. (b) 86. (d) 87. (d) 88. (a) 

89. The tightly structured lesson that is taught with little flexibility is least conductive to the
learning of the student who
(a) is culturally disadvantaged
(b) is hyperactive
(c) has an 85 IQ
(d) has a 125 IQ
(e) is learning disabled
90. The discovery method of teaching is best exemplified by
(a) play activities
(b) rote learning
(c) independent study projects
(d) the open textbook lesson
(e) audio visual lesson
91. The best procedure for a teacher to follow when a pupil habitually calls out in class is to
(a) ask for a percent conference
(b) put a demerit in the making book on each occasion
(c) refuse to recognize the pupil even when he/she is acting appropriately
(d) refer the pupil to the guidance counselor
(e) call on the pupil to answer questions that are within his/her ability level
92. Ramesh tells her teacher that three other girls, who the teacher knows are Ramesh’s friends,
copy from each other on all the tests. Of the following the teacher is best advised to first
(a) give the three girls a zero on the last two tests
(b) confer with Ramesh’s mother
(c) try to understand why Ramesh said this
(d) refer the three girls to the guidance counselor
(e) ignore the remark
93. Most educators agree that oral reading
(a) comes naturaly to good readers
(b) is do difficult to do well that it is waste of time to teach it
(c) is useful only for appreciation of poetry
(d) requires an audience situation
(e) is only for poor readers so they can hear their own mistakes and be motivated to correct them
94. After a lesson is taught the teacher’s lesson plan should be
(a) thrown away
(b) annotated
(c) filed for use by a substitute teacher
(d) filed for use at the same time next year
(e) sent to the supervisor for evaluation
95. Of the following, the least appropriate opening day activity is
(a) saluting the flag
(b) assigning homework
(c) outlining the day’s schedule
(d) tending to class housekeeping
(e) giving a brief quiz
96. The discovery method of learning is best exemplified by
(a) programmed instruction
(b) experimentation in a science laboratory
(c) team teaching
(d) mainstreaming
(e) individualized programming

89. (d) 90. (c) 91. (e) 92. (c) 93. (d) 94. (b) 95. (b) 96. (b)