Sunday, February 4, 2018


11. The right to free and compulsory education for children between age group of 6 to 14 has been inserted in Indian Constitution as
(A) Article 46
(B) Article 16
(C) Article 45A
(D) Article 21A

12. Who advocated the logical analysis of language for getting the true meaning ?
(A) A.J. Ayer
(B) Bertrand Russel
(C) Morris L. Biggie
(D) G.E. Moore

13. Sociology of Education is
(A) A branch of Anthropology
(B) A study of the Society
(C) An analysis of Sociological processes involved in the institutions of Education.
(D) A science which studies primitive societies.

14. Schools are basically social institutions as
(A) They preserve and instill the values of our culture in future generations.
(B) They suggest ways and means for social progress.
(C) They suggest solutions to social problems.
(D) They are established by the society.

15. Which is not a criterion used consistently for placing people in a particular social class ?
(A) Race
(B) Religion
(C) Knowledge
(D) Wealth

16. Beginning with family as the lowest unit which of the following constitutes correctly sequenced hierarchy of social group ?
(A) Nation – Race – Class – Tribe – Family.
(B) Family – Class – Tribe – Race – Nation.
(C) Family – Tribe – Race – Class – Nation.
(D) Family – Race – Class – Tribe – Nation.

17. Use of Science and Technology in replacing existing social practices is termed as
(A) Socialization
(B) Westernization
(C) Sanskritization
D) Modernization

18. The process of imbibing one’s own culture in one’s personality is termed as
(A) enculturation
(B) acculturation
(C) socialization
(D) sanskritization

19. Critically judge the following :
Assertion (A) : My religion is the best religion.
Reason (R) : The democratic philosophy allows me to think and live with freedom.
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are false.
(C) Only (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) Only (R) is true.

20. Which of the following chains represents the change processes underlying educational system of Free India ?
(A) Psychological change – Social change – Political change – Educational change.
(B) Political change – Social change – Psychological change – Educational change.
(C) Social change – Psychological change – Political change – Educational change.
(D) Educational change – Social change – Psychological change.



1.Epistemology is the branch of philosophy which deals with the theories of
(A) Reality
(B) Existence
(C) Knowledge
(D) Values

2.Given below are two statements, one labelled as
Assertion (A) and the other labeled as Reason (R).
Assertion (A) : Philosophy helps in determining aims of education.
Reason (R) : Education depends mostly on Philosophy. In the context of the two statements, which one of the following is correct?
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are false.
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

3. “Things as they are and as they are likely to be encountered in life rather than words” was the slogan of the
(A) Pragmatists
(B) Realists
(C) Idealists
(D) Existentialists

4. An existentialist teacher should emphasize on
I. Freedom
II. Responsibility
III. Subjective feelings
IV. Cooperative living
In the above which combination is correct ?
Codes : 
(A) I & II are correct. 
(B) I & III are correct. 
(C) I, II & III are correct. 
(D) II, III & IV are correct.

5. Who advocated the creation of a classless society ?
(A) Plato
(B) Auguste Comte
(C) M.K. Gandhi
(D) Karl Marx

6. The Vedas teach us that
(A) Creation is without beginning
(B) Creation is without an end.
(C) Creation is without beginning and without an end.
(D) Creation has a definite beginning and also an end.

7. According to Samkhya philosophy, the sequence of creation is as under :
(A) Purusa, Prakrati, Ahankar, Mahat
(B) Prakrati, Purusa, Ahankar, Mahat
(C) Prakrati, Purusa, Mahat, Ahankar
(D) Purusa, Prakrati, Mahat, Ahankar

8. Match the following :
                  List – I                      List – II (Buddhist Concept)  (Meaning/Example)
a. Arya Satya                        1. Namrupa 
b. Dwadash Nidan                2. Samadhi 
c. Ashtanga Marg                 3. Samyaka Vyayam 
d. Nirvana                            4. Controlling of breath 
                                             5. Sorrow in life 
Codes : a b c d 
      (A) 2 4 1 3 
      (B) 5 1 3 2 
      (C) 5 1 4 2 
      (D) 1 5 4 3

9. Critically judge the following :
Assertion (A) : All Muslim Women need to go to school.
Reason (R) : Muslim Philosophy lays emphasis on the equality of all-men or women.
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are false.
(C) Statement (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) Statement (A) is false, but (R) is true.

10. In Tagorian Education System the child learns better by
I. Debates and Discussion
II. Reading, Writing and Speaking
III. Dance, Drama and Music
IV. Traveling and interacting with nature.
In the context of the above, which statements are true ?
(A) All I, II, III and IV are true.
(B) Statements I, III and IV are true.
(C) Statements I, II and III are true.
(D) Statements II, III and IV are true.


Thursday, February 1, 2018


61. A researcher commits Type I Error when he
(A) accepts Null hypothesis when it is false.
(B) rejects Null hypothesis when it is false.
(C) accepts Null hypothesis when it is true.
(D) rejects the Null Hypothesis when it is true.

62. The major objective of a qualitative research study is to
(A) understand a process or concept
(B) study group-differences
(C) predict relationships
(D) explain variation in measurements

63. Beginning with the “family”, which of the following constitutes correctly sequenced hierarchy of social groups ?
(A) Nation – race – class – tribe – family
(B) Family – class – race – tribe – nation
(C) Family – tribe – race – class – nation
(D) Family – race – class – tribe – nation

64. Reading readiness test does not measure the following function :
(A) Visual discrimination
(B) Verbal comprehension
(C) Number computation
(D) Letter recognition

65. Which of the following activities strictly comes under the management of teaching-learning activity ?
(A) Recruitment of teachers
(B) Preparation of time table
(C) Equipping the classrooms
(D) Appointing attending staff

66. If a student fails to answer a question in your class, you will
(A) punish her
(B)ask her to sit down
(C)try to prompt her
(D)ask another student to answer

67.The ‘standard error of a statistic’ is a measure of
(A)Sampling Fluctuation
(B)Errors of Measurement
(C)Errors of Prediction
(D)Systematic Variation

68. Which of the following gives a more accurate measure of relationship than the other three ?
(A)Spearman’s Rho
(B)Biserial Correlation
(C)Kendall’s Tau
(D)Product-moment Method

69. A democratic teacher is one who
(A)understands the socio-economic background of his students
(B)is affectionate even to poorly performing students
(C)tolerates non-relevant questions from the students
(D)tolerates even mischievous and aggressive behaviour in students

70. Find among the following behaviour which is according to professional etiquette of a teacher :
(A)Ignoring a student, who is interested in answering a question, more than once.
(B)Saying sorry to colleague on taking five minutes of her class time due to unavoidable circumstances.
(c)Coming late to class and not giving proper excuses to students.
(D)Taking extra classes to complete syllabus.



51. Among the following teachers, whom you will like the most?
(A) One who uses motion picture as a last resort.
(B) One who uses charts and map.
(C) One who uses boards occasionally?
(D)One who uses film projector along with the proper use of the board.

52. A study in which direct perception of an incident or object made is
(A) Naturalistic research
(B) Practitioner research
(C) Phenomenological research
(D) Descriptive research

53. A simple correlation was calculated between two variables after
removing the effect of a third variable from both, the resulting
correlation is called
(A) Partial correlation
(B) Part correlation
(C) Multiple correlation
(D) Canonical correlation

54. Reorganize the following steps of descriptive research in a correct sequence:
(a) Collection and processing of data
(b) Interpretation of results
(c) Identification of a problem
(d) Drawing conclusions
(e) Drafting of the report
(f) Formulation of hypothesis
          (A) f c a b d e (B) f c a e b d
          (C) c f a e b d (D) c f a b d e

55. In a survey for finding opinions of students on influence of teachers’ behavior towards them, one student said, “A teacher who cannot follow rules and regulations is of no use to anyone.” The comment points towards which behavior of a teacher?
(A) A teacher needs to be efficient in content delivery.
(B) A teacher needs to be a model to students in all aspects.
(C) A teacher first needs to be obedient before asking
Students to be so.

(D) From teacher, students learn all misbehavior.

56. The consistency of evaluation-results is measured by
(A) Objectivity
(B) Reliability
(C) Predictability
(D) Usability

57. Stratified sampling is adopted when
(A) the universe is homogeneous
(B) the universe is heterogeneous
(C) selected groups need to be studied
(D) data about the universe is not available

58. Which of the following is the first step in starting the research process?
(A) Searching sources of information
(B) Survey of related literature
(C) Identification of a broad area of research
(D) Searching for solutions to problem

59. The teacher’s major contribution towards the maximum self-
realization of the child is best affected through
(A) constant fulfillment of the child’s needs
(B) strict control of classroom activities
(C) sensitivity to pupil needs, goals and purposes
(D) strict reinforcement of academic students

60. Which of the following is the most important quality of a teacher ?
(A) Punctuality
(B) Content mastery
(C) Content mastery and communication competency
(D) Sociability



41. The family imparts education to the child
(A) Formally
(B) Informally
(C) Deliberately
(D) Regularly

42. Which of the following is not the criterion used consistently for placing people in a particular social class ?
(A) Race
(B) Religion
(C) Knowledge
(D) Wealth

43. One of the following statements is correct, identify it :
(A) A scholar in his/her subject need not prepare and go to the class. 
(B) Preparation for the class is not needed for well experience teachers. 
(C) Irrespective of his/her experience or scholarship, a teacher needs to prepare and enter the class every time.
(D) A skilled teacher can manage classes even without preparation.

44. Which of the following is not a common element of a research
proposal and a research report ?
(A) Objectives and hypotheses
(B) Implications for further research
(C) References to previous research
(D) Sources of information/data

45. When a researcher includes in his sample those individuals who are willing and are readily available, the sampling technique is called
(A) Simple Random Sampling
(B) Quota Sampling
(C) Snowball Sampling
(D) Incidental Sampling
46. A method of sampling that ensures proportional representation of all sections of the population is termed as
(A) Simple Random Sampling
(B) Stratified Sampling
(C) Purposive Sampling
(D) Systematic Sampling

47. which of the following may be primary sources of information for researcher?
(A) Encyclopedia of educational research
(B) A researcher view article
(C) Research paper in a professional journal
(D) An abstract of a research study

48. Which of the following is similar to case study ?
(A) Longitudinal studies
(B) Social surveys
(C) Follow up studies
(D) Horizontal Studies

49. A teacher is strict in maintaining discipline in class in curricular and extra curricular activities. But there is always room for discussion regarding clarification of doubts in teaching-learning and conducting other activities. what is the approach of teacher towards students?
(A) Authoritative
(B) Democratic
(C) Flexible
(D) Rigid

51. The Vedas teach us that
(A) creation is without beginning
(B) creation is without an end
(C) creation is without beginning and without end
(D) creation has a definite beginning and also an end