TET English Pedagogy Set-8

Q.1 What is a task-based language learning? (TBL)

A. A piece of work which enables learners to do an activity.

B. A piece of work for the parents to do their children’s home work.

C. A piece of activity for teachers to do in the classroom.

D. A piece of work which exposed learners to language.

Q.2 The most important aspect of an effective language classroom is to provide learners with an opportunity to:

A. Interact

B. Inter-fare

C. Assess

D. Imitate

Q.3 A good teaching-learning material (TLM) can best:

A. Be a source of entertainment.

B. Help the teacher to transact material without any modification.

C. Help the learners acquire a language.

D. Facilitate the teaching-learning process.

Q.4 Which approach emphasizes interaction as the means and the goal of learning a language?

A. Communicative

B. Oral-aural

C. Immersion

D. Silent way

Q.5 Iconic mode of learning is based on the system of using:

A. Variety of activities

B. Symbols

C. Images and diagrams

D. Different types of graph

Q.6 Maximum participation of students during teaching in a language classroom is possible through:

A. Lecture method (chalk and talk method)

B. Translation method

C. Inductive method

D. Discussion and demonstration methods

Q.7 ‘Prediction’ as a sub skill is associated with:

A. Reading

B. Drafting

C. Summarizing

D. Note-making

Q.8 Intensive reading stands for….

A. Reading for enrichment of vocabulary.

B. Reading for pleasure.

C. Reading for developing literary sensitivity.

D. Reading the text in parts for details.

Q.9 Decoding stands for….

A. Deciphering the sounds in words and sentences.

B. Passing on a message to others.

C. Only recognizing the difference between sounds.

D. Failure to understand the given text.

Q.10 Scanning is a reading activity which helps the learners to …….from/of the text.

A. Draw out information

B. Enrich the vocabulary

C. Develop competence in the linguistic items

D. Know the meanings of the words

TET English Pedagogy Set-8

Q.11 Decorum in spoken English pertains to:

A. Appropriate gestures

B. Clarity and purity of style

C. Correct grammatical usage

D. Voice quality

Q.12 Convention of writing include:

A. Story ideas

B. Proper punctuation

C. Imagination

D.Good vocabulary

Q.13 If you are listening to the description of how to reach a specific location then you are doing:

A. Casual listening

B. Focused listening

C. Intensive listening

D. Extensive listening

Q.14 Global listening is not listening:

A. Without being constrained by present questions or tasks.

B. For specific information.

C. At different levels of comprehension.

D. For improving recognition of spoken text.

Q.15 While listening to a speech in English, sometimes we listen to the basic unit of a sound, a syllable and a word, then of the complete speech. This mental process can be described as:

A. Bottom-up approach

B. Middle-path approach

C. Interactive model

D. Top-down approach

Q.16 In learning the new language, multilingualism is:

A. A methodology

B. An asset

C. An interference

D. Burden

Q.17 Little or no attention is given to pronunciation in the……… method.

A. Audio-lingual method.

B. Grammar-translation



Q.18 When children first start to speak in sentences, their speech can be described as:

A. Babbling

B. Telegraphic

C. Multi-lingual

D. Exceptionally soft

Q.19 Which is a lexical word?

A. Is

B. Might

C. The

D. Love

Q.20 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.

TET English Pedagogy Set-8

Q.21 “Language acquisition can be automatically attained” this statement is favored by:

A. Cognitivists

B. Behaviorists

C. Both (A) and (B)

D. None of the above

Q.22 Language acquisition occurs only when:

A. The child is taught the rules of grammar

B. The child is given an award

C. The child has exposure to the language

D. The child absorbs the language without conscious attention

Q.23 A teacher in class II shows real objects one by one and then calls out its name. Her purpose in doing this activity is:

A. Motivate the child and make lesson interesting

B. Helping learners to acquire vocabulary by associating words with real life objects

C. Helps in improving correct pronunciation

D. To teach the correct spelling of the word

Q.24 The best way to develop a child’s vocabulary at the initial stage is to:

A. Leave the child alone with story books

B. Engaging in talks with the child and reading out aloud

C. Make him go to a school at a very young age

D. Show the child various programs on TV

Q.25 In learning a new language:

A. The knowledge of mother tongue is helpful

B. The mother tongue should not be used at all by the learners

C. The use of mother tongue interferes rather than facilitates

D. None of the above

Q.26 Which of the following is not appropriate for language games?

A. Language games create a real world context in the classroom and enhance the usage of English

B. Language games create a stress-free and natural environment where learners can learn English

C. Language games create an environment even for the shy learners to participate

D. Language games provide competitive environment to the learners to win the game by any means

27. Which of these is an aim of Remedial teaching?

(A) to try to correct frequent language mistakes made by learners

(B) to raise learner’s interest

(C) to prepare syllabus

(D) to diagnose learning difficulties

28. How much periods in week are suggested devoted to diagnostic and remedial teaching?

(A) one

(B) two

(C) five

(D) six

29. Which of these is a function of Remedial teaching ?

(A) Better use of feedback devices

(B) Better use of teaching skill strategies and tactics

(C) Better use of language games, home assignments and follow-up-works

(D) All of these

30. Which of these is a strategy of Remedial teaching ?

(A) Action research, supervised study.

(B) Programmed test, language


(C) Tutorial device of remedial teaching.

(D) All of these.

31. How many stages in remedial teaching?

(A) two

(B) five

(D) four

(C) six

32. In which stage the programmes of remedial teaching are used ?

(A) first

(B) second

(C) third

(D) fourth

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