Monday, February 5, 2018


71. The Rosarch Inkblot test consists of
(A) Five black and five coloured cards
(B) Ten black and ten white cards
(C) Five black and white & five multi-coloured cards
(D) Ten multi-coloured cards

72. Which of the following terms is relevant to a qualitative study ?
(A) Comparison
(B) Prediction
(C) Correlation
(D) Exploration

73. Which of the following is a characteristic feature only of experimental studies ? 
(A) Control of extraneous variables.
(B) Study of cause and effect relationship.
(C) Observing variation in the dependent variable.
(D) Manipulation of treatment variable.

74. When a researcher checks the genuineness and authenticity of the source material, it is known as
(A) External validity
(B) External criticism
(C) Concurrent validity
(D) Internal consistency

75. An investigator studied the census data for a given area and prepared a write up based on them. Such a write-up is called
(A) Research Paper
(B) Article
(C) Thesis
(D) Research Report



61. Which of the following philosophies are most tilted to individualism ?
(A) Jainism
(B) Samkhya
(C) Buddhism
(D) None of these

62. Research means
(A) Searching again and again
(B) Finding solution to any problem
(C) Scientific approach to new truth
(D) Conducting experiment

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

64. If a researcher conduct a research on finding out which administrative style contributes more to institutional effectiveness, this will be an example of
(A) Expost facto research
(B) Action research
(C) Applied research
(D) Fundamental research

65. A researcher is generally expected to
(A) study the existing literature in a field.
(B) generate new principles and theories.
(C) synthesize the ideas given by others.
(D) evaluate the findings of a study.

66. The process of educational research involves the following steps :
(1) Collection of data
(2) Statement of objectives
(3) Selecting the problem
(4) Method/Procedure
(5) Analysis and Interpretation of data
(6) Reporting the results Which of the following sequence is correct ?
(A) 3, 2, 4, 1, 5, 6
(B) 1, 3, 2, 5, 6, 4
(C) 3, 2, 4, 1, 6, 5
(D) 3, 2, 5, 1, 6, 4

67. The Government of India conducts Census after every 10 years. The method of research used in this process is
(A) Case Study
(B) Developmental
(C) Survey
(D) Experimental

68. Items of List – I and List – II given below have one-to-one relationship on some basis. Identify the inherent relationship and select the correct matching from the given options :
                List – I                                          List – II
a. Experimental                                  1. Sampling
b. Historical                                        2. Meta-analysis
c. Philosophical                                  3. Internal criticism
d. Descriptive                                     4. Content analysis
                                                           5. Internal validity
Codes :
(A) 3 5 2 3
(B) 1 4 2 5
(C) 3 4 2 1
(D) 5 3 4 1

69. Two variables X and Y are significantly correlated. This means that
(A) X causes variation in Y.
(B) Y causes variation in X.
(C) X and Y vary together.
(D) No such conclusion may be drawn.

70. Which of the following types of studies results in findings which could not be generalized to other situations ?
(A) Descriptive
(B) Historical
(C) Experimental
(D) Causal Comparative 



51. Programmed learning is based on the principles of
(A) Conditioned Learning Theory
(B) Cognitive Learning Theory
(C) Gestalt Learning Theory
(D) Operant-conditioning

52. According to Piaget, at what stage does abstract thinking begin to develop ?
(A) Sensory motor
(B) Pre-operational
(C) Concrete operational
(D) Formal operational

53. Which of the following is the incorrect pair ?
(A) Sign Theory of Learning – Tolman
(B) Field Theory of Learning – Lewin
(C) Social Learning Theory – Bruner
(D) Trial and error Theory – Thorndike

54. Match the following :
            List – I                                            List – II
a. Sentence Completion Test          1. Association
b. Multiple Choice                          2. Recognition
c. Match the following                   3. Comprehension
d. Read the passage and Q&A      4. Recall
Codes :
(A) 4, 2, 1, 3
(B) 4, 3, 2, 1
(C) 4, 2, 3, 1
(D) 3, 2, 1, 4

55. Which is the most effective reinforcement schedule according to operant conditioning theory of learning for stable learning ?
(A) Continuous reinforcement
(B) Fixed ratio reinforcement
(C) Variable ratio reinforcement
(D) Fixed interval reinforcement

56. Xerophthalmia is a result of insufficient amount of
(A) Vitamin C
(B) Vitamin B
(C) Vitamin D
(D) Vitamin A

57. A child who has unusual difficulty in oral instruction may have the following impairment
(A) Intellectual disability
(B) Cerebral Palsy
(C) Hearing impairment
(D) Visual impairment

58. The child who reads numbers wrongly has the following learning disability
(A) Dyscrasia
(B) Dyslexia
(C) Dyspepsia
(D) Dyscalculia

59. The child having the difficulty in picking up objects is suspected to have
(A) Lower level of intellectual functio 
(B) Sight impairment
(C) Speech impairment
(D) Locomotor impairment

60. Delinquency is committed by the children of the age group
(A) 8 – 18 years
(B) 6 – 14 year
(C) 7 – 15 years
(D) 9 – 19 years 



41. District Primary Education Programme (DPEP) was started in
(A) 1990
(B) 1994
(C) 1998
(D) 1996

42. Supervision is a continuous activity whereas Inspection is a
(A) general activity in a common place
(B) special activity in a given moment
(C) complex activity in a situation
(D) specific activity in a specific time

43. Who propounded the ‘self’ theory of personality ?
(A) Kretschmar
(B) Allport
(C) Eysenck
(D) Roger

44. Match the following List – I with List – II in correct order :
                List – I                                   List – II
a. Classical conditioning                   i. Kohler
b. Drive reduction                             ii. Hull
c. Sign Gestalt learning                     iii. Pavlov
d. Learning by insight                       iv. Skinner
                                                          v. Tolman
Codes : 
 (A) iv ii v i
(B) iii ii v i
(C) iv ii i v
(D) iii ii i v

45. In the List – I name of the Psychologists are given and in List – II the theories developed by them. Match the List – I with List – II in correct order :
            List – I                                            List – II
a. Freud                                     i. Two factor theory
b. Spearman                              ii. Creativity
c. Rorschac                               iii. Psycho-analysis
d. Torrance                                iv. Projective technique
                                                  v. Multifactor theory
Codes :
(A) i iii ii iv
(B) ii v iii iv
(C) iv iii v ii
(D) iii i iv ii

46. University Education Commission constituted in 1948 was appointed by
(A) Ministry of Human Resource Development
(B) Ministry of Education

47. Rearrange the following steps of social learning theory as given by Bandura :
a. Remembering the behaviour.
b. Connecting the memory in action.
c. Reinforcement of the imitated behaviour.
d. Attending and perceiving the behaviour.
(A) b, a, d, c
(B) d, a, b, c

(C) a, b, d, c
(D) d, a, c, b

48. Education falls under the
(A) Concurrent List
(B) Fundamental Rights
(C) Constitution of India
(D) State List

49. Critically judge the following :
Assertion (A) : Motivation is important in the process of teaching and learning. Reason (R) : Motivation is attraction towards a goal and clarifies its meaning.
(A) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.
(B) Only (A) is correct.
(C) Only (R) is correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are correct.

50. Curriculum means
(A) all the experiences which students get in school.
(B) subject that are transferred by the faculty.
(C) syllabus prescribed for the course.
(D) class experiences, sports and games. 



31. Which of the following commissions suggested silent meditation as a part of moral values?
(A) Secondary Education Commission
(B) University Education Commission
(C) National Education Commission
(D) Indian Education Commission

32. Which of the following is described as Magna-Carta of Indian Education ?
(A) Sargent Commission
(B) Wood’s Despatch
(C) Macaulay Minutes
(D) Hunter Commission vvvVV

33. “Rising knowledge to wisdom is real education” was said by
(A) Rigveda
(B) Chhandogya Upanishad
(C) Samaveda
(D) Bhagvadh Geeta

34. The Oriental School of Thought is related to
(A) knowledge of science
(B) classical literature
(C) conservation of fashion
(D) learning of natives

35. ‘Leviathan’ was written by
(A) Locke
(B) Hobbes
(C) Rousseau
(D) Hegel

36. ‘Project is a whole- hearted purposeful activity proceeding on a social environment”, it was defined by
(A) John Dewey
(B) Ballard
(C) Kilpatrick
(D) Adamson

37. Who said that the school be made as miniature society ?
(A) Skinner
(B) Thorndike
(C) Herbert
(D) Dewey

38. ‘Socialization’ is a process by which the individual is adapted to his
(A) classroom environment
(B) social environment
(C) political environment
D) cultural environment

39. The movement from one social class to another is known as
(A) social status
(B) social control
(C) social change
(D) social mobility

40. ‘Cultural Lag’ is the term used by
(A) Ogburn
(B) Pyne
(C) Weber
(D) Marx 


Sunday, February 4, 2018


21. The most important challenge for a teacher is
(A) to maintain discipline in the classroom.
(B) to make students do their homework.
(C) to prepare the question-bank.
(D) to make teaching process enjoyable.

22. Techno-Pedagogic competency is
(A) a science of using technology in teaching.
(B) a technique of combining principles of technology and principles of teaching.
(C) a set of skills of interweaving technology into teaching and learning both scientifically and aesthetically.
(D) a competence to develop techno pedagogic systems in education.

23. Which of the following skills are needed for present day teacher to adjust properly with the classroom teaching ?
1. Knowledge of technology
2. Use of technology in teaching learning
3. Knowledge of student’s needs
4. Content mastery
(A) 1 and 3
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 2, 3 and 4
(D) 2 and 4

24. Psycho-analytic approach of counseling was first introduced by
(A) Adler
(B) Jung
(C) Freud
(D) None of these

25. Which of the following tools of collecting psychological information about pupils is the most objective ?
(A) Rating scale
(B) Interview
(C) Standardized tests
(D) Protective devices

26. According to psycho-analysis theory of personality, neurotic disorders are caused by
(A) Repression of desires
(B) Inactivity of libido
(C) Role of unconscious mind
(D) All of these

27. Which of the following does not belong to the category of non probability sample ?
(A) Quota sample
(B) Multi-stage sample
(C) Purpose sample
(D) Incidental sample

28. The research proposals sent to research institutes for financial assistance must have
(A) The whole plan and procedure
(B) Budget requirements and time schedule
(C) Definite objectives of research
(D) None of the above

29. Which of the following is not an approach of analysis of qualitative data ?
(A) Logical Analysis
(B) Criterion Analysis
(C) Content Analysis
(D) Inductive Analysis

30. Internal criticism is done
(A) to verify the accuracy of the source.
(B) to verify the authenticity of the source.
(C) Both of these
(D) None of these