TET English Pedagogy Set-14

1. Grammar is the content of English….

(A) Literature

(B) Language

(C) Both the above 

(D) None of these.

2. Theoretical grammar is also known as….

(A) Formal Grammar

(B) English Grammar

(C) Structural Grammar

(D) None of these.

3. Which one of the following is not a principle of helping pupils with learning difficulties ?

(A) Devise all the activities

(B) Teaching

(C) Meaningful thoughts

(D) Teacher provides home tuitions.

4. Oral and written composition including conversation:

(A) 5 periods a week

(B) 3 periods a week

(C) 2 periods of a week

(D) None of these

5. Which one of the following is not true in relation to the use of children’s literature?

(A) It makes them understand and respect diverse cultures

(B) Their reading proficiency deteriorates and gets worse

(C) It helps in developing learners imagination

(D) It broadens their mental horizon

6. When children are introduced to English as a second language

(A) they should begin writing first

(B) they should read first

(C) they should begin with letters of alphabet

(D) they should be exposed to language orally

7. Global listening is not listening:

(A) for improving recognition of spoken text

(B) for specific information

(C) without being constrained by preset questions or tasks

(D) at different levels of comprehension

8. A listening stimulus’

(A) presents input to separate groups of students who gather again to share what they listened

(B) presents an information gap activity such as giving directions

(C) is listening to a good commentary to review it

(D) enables students to discuss a set of criteria which they prioritise to complete and present a task

9. Choose the correct answer.

What is rote learning ?

(A) Mechanical or habitual learning without understanding properly

(B) Learning with great zeal and enthusiasm

(C) Learning without interest

(D) None of the above

10. Generally speaking, the first language is….

(A) marked by the characteristic difficulty in mastering it

(B) marked by the influences of the school environment the child is studying in

(C) marked by the accent and regional expressions of the area where students grow up

(D) influenced by the grammar and style of second language

TET English Pedagogy Set-14

11. Language learning starts from…

(A) listening

(B) speaking

(C) reading

(D) writing

12. Which of the following is suitable for making students responsible for their own learning?

(A) Discouraging students from making decisions about how they learn best

(B) Using technology to chat and network 

(C) Encouraging students to ask more and more questions

(D) Giving a lot of homework, project work and assignments to improve language skills of students

13. To learn a new language the children should increase their

(A) physical power

(B) word power

(C) thinking power

(D) analytical power

14. Speaking and listening competence preceded.

(A) reading competence

(B) writing competence

(C) reading and writing competence

(D) none of these

15. In learning our own language, we begin from young and we give our whole time to it. The statement is said by-

(A) Dr. West

(B) H. Champion

(C) P. Gurrey

(D) Sweet

16. The listening skills employ the sequence…

(A) Expression-content

(B) Content-expression

(C) Both (A) and (B)

(D) None of these

17. Listening process involves-

(A) Organization 

(B) Perception

(C) Audio-sense 

(D) All of these

18. The speaking skill is the function of…………sense.

(A) Lingual

(B) Audio

(C) Visual

(D) None of these

19. The rule of teaching grammar at junior stage…

(A) Grammar then language

(B) First language then grammar.

(C) Vocabulary then grammar

(D) Grammar and vocabulary.

20. Where does a child learn a standard form of language ? 

(A) At home

(B) In society

(C) In class

(D) In School.

TET English Pedagogy Set-14

21. Translation-cum-Grammar Method is also called as the:

(A) Direct method

(B) Classical method

(C) Dr. West’s method

(D) Bilingual method

22. Translation-cum-Grammar Method is based on three principles….

(A) Translation interprets the words and phrases of the foreign language in the best possible manner

(B) The foreign phraseology is best assimilated in the process of interpretation

(C) Sentence is the unit of speech

(D) The structures of the foreign languages are best learnt when comnpared with those of the mothertongue.

23. Which one of the following is not an advantage of Translation-cum-Grammar Method ?

(A) It is economical

(B) It is based on the principle of ‘from unknown to known’

(C) Comprehension of students can be tested by this method

(D) It is more effective for the students of primary stage

24. The teaching of grammar must be according to the changes and:

(A) Development that take place in a language

(B) Undevelopment that take place in school curriculum

(C) Both (A) and (B)

(D) None of the above

25. The concept of transformative-generative grammar was given by:

(A) Piaget

(B) Bruner

(C) Ferdinand Saussure

(D) Noam Chomsky

26. Use of grammar, punctuation and spelling pertains to-

(A) formal speech

(B) listening to a lecture

(C) informal conversation

(D) text production while writing

27. Language learning is better achieved if what students learn…

(A) is closer in form and sound to their mother tongue

(B) helps them improve their chances of college admission

(C) is functional in terms of their life values and goals

(D) is in a controlled classroom environment

28. What is not necessary in a good text book?

(A) good vocabulary

(B) correct Grammar

(C) attractive cover page

(D) correct sentence pattern

29. Which of these is announced as the official language in India?

(A) Hindi

(B) English

(C) Both (A) and (B)

(D) None of these

30. Which of these is associate official language?

(A) Hindi

(B) English

(C) Tamil

(D) Urdu

TET English Pedagogy Set-14

Set-14 Answer Sheet

1. B

2. A

3. D

4. C

5. B

6. C

7. B

8. B

9. D

10. C

11. A

12. C

13. B

14. C

15. D

16. A

17. D

18. A

19. B

20. D

21. B

22. C

23. B

24. D

25. D

26. A

27. C

28. C

29. A

30. B

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