TET English Pedagogy  Set-2

Q.1 Dictation does not help learners to:

A. Improve their reading skill.

B. Improve their spelling.

C. Enhance their listening comprehension.

D. Increase their concentration.

Q.2 An English teacher after completing a chapter from the textbook asks questions based on the text to:

A. keep students busy as the chapter is complete.

B. attract students’ attention.

C. know their comprehension.

D. maintain class discipline.

Q.3 Which one of the following cannot be used in formative assessment?

A. Olympiad

B. Retelling stories

C. Role play

D. Debate

Q.4 A teacher asks students of Class Il to describe their best friend. She writes the students’ responses on the blackboard. At last, she states that all these describing words on the blackboard are adjectives. This is:

A. Incidental method

B. Inductive method 

C. Deductive method 

D. Immersion method

Q.5 Reena, a teacher of Class IV, asked the learners to complete the dialogue in the given boxes and then to role-play the same using their dialogues. She is developing:

A. all, listening, writing, reading and speaking skills

B. listening and speaking skills

C. reading and writing skills

D. speaking and writing skills

Q.6 Which one of the following is the most important prerequisite for language learning?

A. List of aims and objectives of the language to be learnt.

B. Providing a good textbook to children to learn the language.

C. Using structural-situational approach while teaching

D. Children’s motivation to learn the language.

Q.7 The rise and fall of tone is:

A. Pronunciation

B. Stress

C. Strain

D. Intonation

Q.8 It is a type of writing in which the teacher provides the situation and helps the class to prepare it. The teacher continuously provides feedback, direction and expansion of ideas to learners.

A. Free writing

B. Product writing

C. Controlled writing

D. Guided writing

Q.9 A teacher asked the students of class V to read the text thoroughly. Then she asked them to answer the questions with reference to the context (RTC). In this process she is encouraging students for-

A. Intensive reading

B. Extensive reading

C. Skimming

D. Scanning

TET English Pedagogy  Set-2

Q.10 The term ‘Comprehensible input’ is associated with-

A. Noam Chomsky

B. James Asher

C. Lev Vygotsky

D. Stephen Krashen

Q.11 Which one of the following is not a sub skill of reading?

A. Synthesizing

B. Transcripting

C. Connecting

D. Predicting

Q.12 Which one of the following is least important in enhancing the speaking skill of children?

A. Asking closed ended questions

B. Organizing discussions on a given topic.

C. Listening patiently to children’s talk.

D. Giving them an opportunity to express their feelings and ideas.

Q.13 At primary level literature is helpful in developing language of learners as:

A. It develops teachers’ interpretative, creative and

critical abilities.

B. It is a good basis for the only expansion of vocabulary.

C. It encourages the learners to complete the worksheets based on it.

D. It is an authentic material covering various genres.

Q.14 The purpose of textual exercise is not to:

A. Memorise the answers to the questions.

B. Give exposure to language learning.

C. Develop creativity among learners

D. Provide opportunities to express themselves.

Q.15 In the multilingual classroom learners can interact –

A. Only in the language prescribed in three-language formula.

B. In the language with which the teacher is familiar.

C. In the medium of instruction followed by the school.

D. In their own language and can be a mix of words from more than one language.

Q.16 Diagnostic tests are administered to…….

A. Test the language proficiency of students for providing them jobs.

B. Judge the students’ capabilities.

C. Find out deficiencies of the students with a view to planning remedies.

D. Assess the suitability of a candidate for a specific programme.

Q.17 Structural approach gives more importance to…….

A. Speech only

B. Reading and writing

C. Speech and reading

D. Reading only

Q.18 Which among the following does not come under meaning based activities?

A. Reading the text and then narrating the same to peers.

B. Reading out every word aloud and translating it.

C. Interacting with the text.

D. Using previous knowledge.

Q.19 ………….comprehension is the skill of  reading a piece of text closely or intensely for the purpose of extracting specific information from the text. 

A. Local

B. Transactional

C. Inferential

D. Global

Q.20 A teacher prepares a worksheet and removes every seventh word from the text. Then she asks the learners to read the text after that they were asked to complete the worksheet with missing words. The task given on the worksheet is a:

A. Cloze test

B. Open test

C. Speaking task

D. Writing task

TET English Pedagogy  Set-2

Q.21 Language is arbitrary’ means that-

A. There is a strong relation between the words of a language and their meaning.

B. There is no inherent relation between the words of a

language and their meaning.

C. Something is determined by judgement and for a specific reason.

D. It is based on a valid reason and not on chance.

Q.22 The teacher observed that Geeta could not write a paragraph on her own even after brainstorming the topic. However, she was able to write it under adult or peer guidance. This guidance is called…

A. Scaffolding

B. Socializing

C. Team teaching

D. Counselling

Q.23 Which is a lexical word?

A. some

B. whether

C. principal

D. if

Q.24 Use of dialogues and avoiding unnecessary details pertain to-

A. reports

B. story telling

C. writing a report or story

D. listening and recording a conversation

Q.25 Affective factors in motivation for second language learning are linked to students.

A. survival and safety needs

B. teacher’s perceptions of their ability

C. understanding their own successes and failures

D. ability to complete a language task

Q.26 Diphthongs are:

A. Double consonant sounds.

B. Consonant sounds.

C. Vowel sounds.

D. Double vowel sounds.

Q.27 Iconic mode of learning is based on a system of using:

A. symbols

B. images and diagrams

C. different types of graphs

D. a variety of activities

Q.28 A ‘sight word’ is a vocabulary item:

A. That needs proper visual understanding of the context.

B. That is to be learnt by heart.

C. That the reader recognizes and finds meaningful on sight without a complicated analysis.

D. That helps in judging the effectiveness of the author’s style.

Q.29 I suggest that we all watch the movie ‘TIGER.

It has been suggested that we watch the movie TIGER’ together.

The two given statements can be differentiated by drawing students’ attention to the-

A. use of ‘by’ in the passive form

B. the arrangement of words

C. change in the verb forms

D. the roles of the subject and object in both sentences

Q.30 While writing, one of the cohesive devices use is-

A. imagery such as sound or touch

B. ellipsis

C. content words

D. prepositions like under, over etc.

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