## Sunday, June 5, 2016

### NET/EDUCATION DECEMBER 2011-SOLVED PAPER-II PRACTICE BITS-(41-50)

NET/EDUCATION DECEMBER 2011-SOLVED PAPER-II PRACTICE BITS-(41-50)

41. To test significance of difference between two means, t-test can be used only when
(A) Scale of measurement is nominal.
(B) Scale of measurement is interval and distribution is not badly skewed.
(C) Scale of measurement is ordinal and distribution is normal.
(D) Scale of measurement is interval and badly distribution is skewed.
42. If the only hypothesis of a study were to see the effect of a method on the performance of 8 year olds and 10 year olds, what type of research would it be ?

(A) Experimental
(B) Ex Post Facto
(C) Causal comparative
(D) Correlational study

43. A test manual gives detailed information about reliability, validity and percentiles. This is a part of
(A) Descriptive statistics
(B) Inferential statistics
(C) Descriptive and inferential statistics
(D) None of the above

44. From the List-I match the statements given in List-II.
List-I                         List-II
(i) Research for analysis       1. Fundamental Research
(ii) Research for solution by the user 2. Applied Research
(iii) Research for theory construction 3. Evaluative Research
4. Action Research
(A) 1 3 2
(B) 3 4 1
(C) 3 4 2
(D) 3 1 4

45. Which one of the following is a necessary condition to use ‘r’ (product moment correlation) in regression equation ?
(A) Sample should be heterogeneous.
(B) Sample should not be more than 30.
(C) Relationship should be linear.
(D) Relationship should be curvilinear.

46. A researcher has developed an achievement test. He has got the data of upper group and lower group on this test. In order to find the reliability of an item, which of the following would be the most suitable test ?
(A) Biserial
(B) Point Biserial
(C) Phi-coefficient
(D) Partial coefficient of correlation

47. A researcher has evaluated responses of the students and committed a constant error of 2 by overmarking. How will the variability of the group be affected ?
(A) Variability would increase by 2
(B) Variability would increase by 2
(C) Variability would increase by 4
(D) It will remain unaffected.

48. Match the items in List-I with those in List-II.
List – I                                List – II
(i) Historical research          1. Clinical data
(ii) Descriptive research      2. Longitudinal studies
(iii) Experimental research 3. Internal inconsistencies                      4. External criticism of data
5. External validity
(A) 2 1 5
(B) 4 2 5
(C) 1 2 4
(D) 5 3 4

49. When the nature of population from which samples is drawn is not known to be normally distributed the data can be analysed with the help of
(A) Parametric statistics
(B) Descriptive statistics
(C) Non-parametric statistics
(D) None of the above

50. Which of the following types of validity is least quantifiable ?
(A) Content
(B) Concurrent
(C) Construct
(D) Predictive

THANK YOU,
NANDITHA AKUNURI,
Dr.A.C.V RAMA KUMAR

### NET/EDUCATION DECEMBER 2011-SOLVED PAPER-II PRACTICE BITS-(31-40)

NET/EDUCATION DECEMBER 2011-SOLVED PAPER-II PRACTICE BITS-(31-40)

31. Which of the following best characterizes the process of emotional growth ?

(A) Gradual suppression of all emotional reactions.
(B) Restriction of new emotional capacity.
(C) Acquisition of new emotional capacity.
(D) A gradual substitution of intellectual responses for emotional responses.

32. Social development is essentially a matter of
(A) conformity to the demands of social order.
(B) integration of one’s purposes with those of the social order.
(C) achievement of social security and acceptance.
(D) the development of social skills.

33. A ‘Sour-grapes’ attitude is an example of
(A) Projection
(B) Selective perception
(C) Rationalization
(D) Identification

34. The rejected child is likely to be
(A) aggressive
(B) negative
(C) truant
(D) withdrawn

35. Spearman’s theory of intelligence is to Thorndike’s as
(A) innate is to acquired
(B) culture free is to culture-fair
(C) verbal is to performance
(D) qualitative is to quantitative

36. You are being given a list of Psychologists (Col. A) and some terms (Col. B) associated with them. You have to match them.
Col. A                     Col. B
I. Freud               1. 16 PF
II. Eysenk           2. Analytic Psychology
III. Cattel           3. Phallic Type
IV. Jung             4. Life Style
5. Psychoticism
(A) 3 4 1 2
(B) 3 5 1 2
(C) 2 5 3 4
(D) 3 1 2 5

37. Ethnographic studies in educational settings are characterised by
(A) integrating very close interpersonal notes
(B) copious field notes
(C) participant observations
(D) conversation and participant observation

38. If in a situation every individual has an equal chance of being selected, there it is a case of
(A) Quota sampling
(B) Non-probability sampling
(C) Purposive sampling
(D) Probability sampling

39. A qualitative study does not intend to
(A) Bring out human subjectivity
(B) Generalize the findings
(C) Establish credibility of conclusions
(D) Use indicative methods of analysis

40. Other conditions being equal, which of the following coefficients of correlation is indicative of the weakest relation between two variables ?
(A) 0.26
(B) – 0.85
(C) 0.40
(D) 0.10

THANK YOU,
NANDITHA AKUNURI,
Dr. A.C.V.RAMA KUMAR

### NET/EDUCATION DECEMBER 2011-SOLVED PAPER-II PRACTICE BITS-(21-30)

NET/EDUCATION DECEMBER 2011-SOLVED PAPER-II PRACTICE BITS-(21-30)

21. Which one of the following is an example of a closed society ?
(A) A society in which people are conservatives.
(B) A society in which inter-caste marriages are prohibited.
(C) A society in which people are illiterates.
(D) A society in which people are poor.

22. One of the following statements on character education is agreeable to many Educational Sociologists. Which is the statement ?
(A) Character Education is impossible without religious, denominational doctrines.

(C) Character Education should involve the direct discussions of moral issues.
(D) Character Education is exclusive province of the church and the home.

23. Children of today are under greater emotional stress than the emotional stress of children a century ago. Why ?
(A) Society today is more complex.
(B) Bonds with members of the family are weakened.
(C) Schools have not adjusted to children.
(D) Parents take less interest in children.

24. Why are mass media such as Cinema, T.V, Press, etc. considered passive agencies of education ?
(A) Because they provide informal education.
(B) Because they cannot come closer to the learner like human teachers.
(C) Because the learner cannot react to these agencies directly.
(D) Because they do not clarify doubts in the course of learning.

25. Eclectic theory of learning was propounded by
(A) Gagne
(B) Tolman
(C) Skinner
(D) Hull

26. The emphasis upon psychology in teacher education is best justified on the basis of the need
(A) to prevent abnormal behaviour on the part of children.
(B) to promote intelligent behaviour on the part of children.
(C) to understand human behaviour.
(D) to define what constitutes acceptable behaviour.

27. Purposive behaviour is the behaviour that is
(A) oriented towards the attainment of a goal.
(B) based on needs.
(C) essentially effective with respect to need satisfaction.
(D) insightful i.e. logical with respect to means-ends relationship.

28. Human behaviour is determined primarily by
(A) an objective reality
(B) the phenomenal field including the phenomenal self
(C) social pressures
(D) physiological needs

29. For learning to be effective, the goal must be meaningful in terms of
(A) the curricular objectives
(B) the learner’s needs and purposes
(C) the intellectual ideas involved
(D) None of the above

30. Which of the following best describes the extent of effect of heredity upon development ?
(A) Heredity determines how far an individual will develop.
(B) Heredity determines how far an individual can develop.
(C) Heredity is the primary determinant of how far an individual will develop.
(D) Heredity is the primary determinant of how far an individual can develop.

THANK YOU,
NANDITHA AKUNURI,
Dr.A.C.V.RAMA KUMAR

### NET/EDUCATION DECEMBER 2011-SOLVED PAPER-II PRACTICE BITS-(11-20)

NET/EDUCATION DECEMBER 2011-SOLVED PAPER-II PRACTICE BITS-(11-20)

11. Match the items in List-I with those in List-II.
List – I                 List – II
I. Idealism           1. Heuristic approach
II. Realism           2. Deductive method
III. Pragmatism  3. Experiential learning
IV. Naturalism    4. Inductive method
(A) 3 4 1 2 (B) 4 3 1 2 (C) 2 4 3 1 (D) 2 3 4 1

12. Which of the following is an epistemological tenet of existentialism ?
(A) Knowledge is in things and thoughts.
(B) Knowledge is affective and inter-subjective.
(C) Knowledge is temporal and cognitive.
(D) Nothing can be known.

13. Which of the following is the most healthy principle of social functioning of the school ?
(A) Laissez Faire.
(B) Just Democracy.
(C) Democracy as a compromise between persuasion and permission.
(D) Democracy as a compromise between Autocratic and Laissez Faire.

14. “Though all the following four exponents of sociology exerted great influence on sociological thought, all of them were not sociologists in the proper sense. Only one was a true sociologist.” Who is that one ?
(A) Sigmund Freud
(B) Karl Marx
(C) Charles Durkheim
(D) Emile Durkheim

15. A teacher finds out, by Sociometry, that her class comprises cliques groups, stars, mutuals and isolates. Who is an isolate ?
(A) One who is liked by most classmates.
(B) One who is not at liked by any classmate.
(C) One who is not liked by anybody and who does not like anybody.
(D) One who likes a person and the second one likes him reciprocating.

16. Which of the following is responsible for social stratification in India ?
(A) Poverty
(B) Class system
(C) Illiteracy
(D) Socio-economic status

17. Which of the following are considered progressive social changes ? I. Changes brought about by Home and School. II. Changes brought about by Natural Calamities. III. Changes brought about by social organizations. IV. Changes brought about by wars. Codes :
(A) I and II are correct.
(B) I and III are correct.
(C) II and III are correct.
(D) II and IV are correct.

18. Which of the following has a direct bearing with “Cultural Lag” ?
(A) Social changes taking place at a slow speed.
(B) Social changes taking place at a coping speed.
(C) Social changes taking place at a steady speed.
(D) Social changes taking place at a high speed.

19. What is the aim of a modern society which has faith in Philosophical, Sociological and Psychological Principles of Education ?
(A) Establishing a society which is ethically and morally sound.
(B) Ushering in security, Prosperity and Social-wellbeing for all.
(C) Transforming all educands into “huvine” (human + divine) beings
(D) Admitting changes in all fields before other countries do it.

20. Which two of the following characteristics are essentially required on the part of a teacher for developing inter cultural understanding in children ?

I. Possession of knowledge of various cultures and subcultures.
II. Being progressive and having open-mindedness.
III. Having deep knowledge in one’s subject.
IV. Possessing high academic qualification in the field. Codes :
(A) I and II are required
(B) II and III are required
(C) III and IV are required
(D) IV and I are required

THANK YOU,

Dr.A.C.V.RAMA KUMAR

## Saturday, June 4, 2016

### NET/EDUCATION DECEMBER 2011-SOLVED PAPER-II PRACTICE BITS-(1-10)

NET/EDUCATION DECEMBER 2011-SOLVED PAPER-II PRACTICE BITS-(1-10)

1. Which of the following schools of philosophy integrates students’ capacities, interests, habits with social participation ?
(A) Pragmatism
(B) Realism
(C) Naturalism
(D) Idealism

2. Which of the following is the common belief held by Tagore, Gandhi and Aurobindo ?
(A) Self-reliance
(B) International harmony
(C) Socialisation of children
(D) National character

3. Arrange the four noble truths given by Lord Buddha in proper sequence :
(i) Misery is the reality of life.
(ii) Every misery has a cause.
(iii) Freedom from misery is possible.
(iv) There is a remedy for every misery.
(A) (i), (iii), (iv), (ii)
(B) (i), (ii), (iv), (iii)
(C) (ii), (iv), (iii), (i)
(D) (iii), (ii), (iv), (i)

4. Today there is a lot of emphasis on ICT in education – it is the implication of
(A) Realism
(B) Logical analysis
(C) Pragmatism
(D) Marxism

5. The statement : ‘Education is the dynamic side of philosophy.’ means
(A) No education can proceed without having an ideological basis.
(B) The ultimate aim of education is to teach philosophical wisdom.
(C) Education keeps philosophy moving.
(D) Theoretical tenets are translated into practice by education.

6. We can call Gandhi an idealist because
(A) He believed that truth is the ultimate value.
(B) He emphasised characterbuilding.
(C) For him education means bringing out the best.
(D) He saw education as a tool of social revolution.

7. What is the educational implication of the Vedant Sutra :
(A) Search for individual truth is the ultimate goal of education.
(B) Spirituality is the ultimate purpose of all education.
(C) The students should be instructed to renounce worldly life.
(D) The disciples should follow the Guru’s example.

8. Which of the following is the belief of Islamic epistemology ?

(A) True knowledge is temporal.
(B) Intuitional knowledge is not real until substantiated by the scripture.
(C) Personal experience is the main source of knowledge.
(D) The knowledge based on reasoning is universally true.

9. Which of the following is an implication of Logical positivism ?
(A) Students should know about the ultimate reality.
(B) A teacher needs to be an example of positive attitudes.
(C) Analysis of language should be the central part of education.
(D) The metaphysical aspects must be converted into life-principles.

10. Why is Aurobindo’s educational thinking called ‘integral-education’ ?
(A) Because it integrates Indian and western thinking.
(B) Because it does not neglect any of physical, psychic and spiritual dimension of a child.
(C) Because it believes that truth is innate and therefore nothing can be taught.
(D) It teaches us to live in harmony with nature as well as God.

THANK YOU,

Dr.A.C.V.RAMA KUMAR