Pedagogy solved MCQs

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chapter:   Nature and Characteristics of Teaching

1. Pedagogy is a

a. science of behavior

B. science of learning

c. science of teaching

d. science of testing

2. The main aim of teaching is

a. to disseminate information to the learners

B. to help the child in passing his examinations

c. to help the learners in getting employment easily

d. to help the child to respond to his environment in an effective way

3. Teaching can be made effective by relating it to

a. learning

B. reading

c. lecture

d. discussion

4. Both teaching and learning aim at one and the same thing, that is,

a. make the learner more intelligent

B. make the learner full of knowledge

c. bring changes in the behavior of the learner

d. deliver information to the learner

5. A good teaching must always be so designed and performed as to result in

a. minimum learning

B. maximum learning

c. self-learning

d. self-control

6. Teacher’s interest in teaching and the children can

a. never help children in any way

B. motivate the learners to learn

c. help the learners to learn everything

d. never encourage the learners

7. The soul of effective teaching is

a. good command of the subject matter

B. salary

c. health

d. social status

8. Which of the following statement is true of an effective teacher?

a. He must be biased and try to influence the learners in accordance with his personal views

B. His education is completed when he is certified to teach

c. He should not take into consideration the interests, abilities and limitations of the learner

d. He should understand human developmental patterns

9. Which one of the following is least important in teaching?

a. lecturing in impressive ways

B. maintaining discipline in the class

c. punishing the students

d. drawing sketches and diagrams on the blackboard if needed

10. The main objectives to be achieved through memory level of teaching are

a. acquisition of the body of facts with full understanding and application

B. development of higher cognitive abilities

c. the knowledge objectives

d. equipment of the learners with the ability of reflective thinking

11. Teaching at memory level is based on

a. S-R theory

B. field theory

c. Gestalt theory

d. cognitive field theory

12. The method of teaching at memory level is

a. subject centered

B. teacher centered

c. learner centered

d. problem-solving centered

13. The main objectives to be achieved through understanding level of teaching are

a. the knowledge objectives

B. acquisition of the body of facts with full understanding and application

c. acquisition of facts and information

d. equipment of students with problem solving ability and

14. Teaching at understanding level is based on

a. Gestalt theory

B. cognitive field theory

c. S-R theory

d. field theory

15. The main objective of reflective level teaching is

a. acquisition of the body of facts with full understanding

B. to provide knowledge to the learners

c. to equip the learners with the ability of reflective thinking

d. acquisition of facts and information

16. The method of teaching at reflective level is

a. teacher centered

B. learner centered

c. problem-solving centered

d. subject centered

17. Which of the following level of teaching requires more active participation, more imaginative and creative thinking?

a. reflective level

B. memory level

c. understanding level

d. all levels

18. The educational objective of pre-active phase of teaching is

a. action and reaction

B. reinforcement and feedback

c. selection of the most appropriate techniques of evaluation

d. to define educational aims

19. Pre-active phase of teaching includes

a. feedback and reinforcement

B. sizing up of the class

c. presentation of stimuli

d. decision about the strategies of teaching

20. Inter-active phase of teaching includes

a. fixation of goals

B. deployment of strategies

c. sizing up of the class

d. decision making about the subject matter

21. In which phase of teaching the knowledge which is given to student is evaluated?

a. interactive phase

B. post-active phase

c. pre-active and inter-active phases

d. pre-active phase

22. Which of the following activity is considered in the post-active phase of teaching?

a. distribution of teaching strategies

B. changing the strategies in terms of evidences gathered

c. diagnosis of the learners

d. sequencing the elements of content for presentation

23. Educationists insist of learning by doing. This is called

a. principle of activity

B. principle of motivation

c. principle of interest

d. principle of planning

24. The educator cannot elicit any useful response from the learner in the absence of

a. good physique

B. wealth

c. motivation

d. examination

25. The technique of teaching is determined by

a. the behavior of the teacher

B. the educational institution

c. the evaluation system

d. the objective of the lesson


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