TET English Pedagogy Set-5

Q.1 Which of the following statement(s) is/are not correct?

(i). Language helps in uniting thoughts and identity of the


(ii). Language is one of the most important characteristics forms of human behavior.

(iii). In India, linguistic diversity poses complex challenges.

(iv). In India, linguistic diversity provides a range of opportunities.

A. i only

B. iv only

C. i, ii

D. None of the above

O.2 Which of the following is a pre-requisite to learning a language?

A. Motivation

B. Imitation

C. Habit formation

D. Oral approach

Q.3 Shabana, English teacher of class VIl, first explains the different parts of a sentence and then she teaches the synthesis

of sentences so that her learners can easily understand what she wants to teach. She is following the principle of:

A. Known to Unknown

B. Concrete to Abstract

C. Analysis to Synthesis

D. Complex to Simple

Q.4 Learning a language is all……..process.

A. Inclusive

B. Delayed

C. Exclusive

D. Immediate

Q.5 Acquisition of a language refers to the process of learning a native or……..language because of the innate capacity of human brain.

A. First

B. Second

C. Third

D. Forth

Q.6 Mother tongue influence can be, effectively minimized in the classroom by:

A. Using the mother tongue more often

B. Giving examples from the mother tongue

C. Giving a lot of exposure in the target language

D. Giving inputs from the target language in a simple, graded manner

Q.7 The chief aim of Kothari Commission was:

A. To make teaching of English effective

B. To promote teaching of English

C. To promote regional languages

D. To promote multilingualism and national harmony

Q.8 To make the learners imaginative and creative:

A. Provide opportunities to use the language in a focused manner for real life situations

B. Allow them freedom with increased choice of curricular activities

C. Ask them to change the end of the story

D. Use methods and strategies to motivate them and make learning more challenging

Q.9 The teaching of reading by associating characters or groups of characters with sounds is the….. method.

A. Direct

B. Morphemic

C. Phonic

D. Whole-language

Q.10 When a teacher uses ‘Realia’ to teach vocabulary and grammar, she:

A. Is using role play as a learning device

B. Is using real objects, actions and actual life situations

C. Is teaching through true stories

D. Is using computer technology

TET English Pedagogy Set-5

Q.11 There are four different kinds

of reading:

A. Searching, discovering, scanning, extensive

B. Pleasure, information, details, skimming

C. Skimming, scanning, discovering, searching,

D. Skimming, scanning, extensive and intensive

Q.12 A good test on reading

comprehension will have questions:

A. That test the textual knowledge thoroughly

B. That encourages learners to write answers without errors

C. That test inference, interpretation and evaluation besides comprehension

D. That test the textual knowledge thoroughly

Q.13 To develop language functions, teaching of speaking skills for younger children

would include:

A. Debates and declamations

B. Telephonic chat

C. Power point presentation show

D. Greeting, informal requests, asking for personal information

Q.14 The Gathering skill while

reading is:

A. Note-making

B. Note-taking

C. Analysis

D. Evaluating

Q.15 There are 44 sounds in English. Out of these, how many sounds are vowels and how many are consonants respectively?

A. 5, 39

B. 22, 22

C. 20, 24

D. 10, 34

Q.16 Language is a tool because:

A. It is used for processing ideas

B. It is used for communication

C. It is used for thinking

D. It is used for conveying ideas

Q.17 TBLT in second language

teaching is:

A. Tool Based Language Teaching

B. Task Book Language Teaching

C. Task Based Language Teaching

D. Task Based Language Training

Q.18 Content words are called:

A. Grammatical words

B. Lexical words

C. Empty words

D. None of the above

Q.19 Which one of the following

does not affect the intonation?


B. Tone

C. Rhythm

D. Loudness

Q.20 During reading, if a student is piercing information together as they read a text, keeping track of what is happening, they are:

A. Inferring

B. Skimming

C. Paraphrasing

D. Synthesizing

TET English Pedagogy Set-5

Q.21 ‘Comprehensible input’ refers to:

A. The input that helps the learner take their competence in a language to the next level in a natural setting.

B. Any input that is understood by the learner and is grammatically correct.

C. Input aimed at boosting the learner’s vocabulary.

D. Any input aimed at improving comprehension

Q.22 There is a change in the learner’s knowledge base but it is outside their conscious introspection. This is an instance of:

A. Explicit Learning8

B. Implicit Learning

C. Acquired Learning

D. Reflex Learning

Q.23 Which one of the following tasks is said to help the teacher in second language teaching?

A. Innate Language Faculty

B. Uniform Input

C. Comparing L1 with L2

D. None of the above

Q.24 What is meant by insisting on ‘space between receptive and productive skills of language’?

A. There should be a time gap between listening exercise and speaking exercise.

B. Learners should be exposed to rich listening texts before they are expected to speak.

C. Listening should be done independently of speaking.

D. Both (b) and (c)

Q.25 Identify the correct sentence that consists all the words given below:

Sun, Clouds, makes, the, the, us, for

A. Sun makes us for the clouds

B. The sun makes the clouds for us

C. The clouds makes the sun for us

D. The sun clouds makes for us

Q.26 Which type of continuous assessment is inculcating interpersonal intelligence among slow learners?

A. Self assessment

B. Peer assessment

C. Teacher’s assessment

D. Parent’s assessment

Q.27 A 12 year old enjoys using puns. This enjoyment indicates that she has:

A. Semantic slanting

B. Deductive reasoning

C. Mental block

D. Metalinguistic awareness

Q.28 What system of rules governs that words can be arranged into phrases and sentences?

A. Language

B. Syntax

C. Morphemes

D. Phonemes

Q.29 Which of the following does

NOT express suggestion:

A. Let’s drink a cup of tea?

B. Shall we go to the beach?

C. How about going on a drive?

D. May I take your notebook?

Q.30 Pick out WRONG statement on the basis of theory of learning:

A. Remedial teaching increases slow learners

B. Over crowded classroom creates slow learners

C. Social and economic backwardness produces slow learners

D. Bed health can make one a slow learner

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