Dear Readers, Everything that studies our society and the way we interact with each other in it, is a social science.This section NOT ONLY comes CTET Exam 2018 but also come in other TET Exam also i.e UPTET Exam 2018, PTET Exam 2018 & DSSSB Exam 2018 etc. So, we will provide you the questions which will help you in preparing for Exam.
Q1. When a teacher uses individual experiences in order to explain concepts in a Social Science class, then she is
(a) making the lesson engaging
(b) channelizing the energies of students
(c) promoting the ability to relate their local reality with the global context.
Q2. A case study of a social movement given to a class for discussion need not incorporate the following
(a) Solutions to the movement
(b) Problem areas of the movement
(c) Background of the movement
(d) Objectives of the movement
Q3. The position paper on teaching of Social Science emphasises
(a) respecting different opinions and examining ideas and practices
(b) encouraging memorization
(c) accept social hierarchies
(d) increasing the use of textbooks
Q4. At the upper primary stage, Geography and Economics together can help in the following.
(a) Developing a perspective on issues of environment, resources and development
(b) Understanding optimal allocation of resources
(c) Understanding plurality
(d) Developing knowledge of places and environment
Q5. While teaching Social Science, a teacher must attempt to
(a) focus upon remembering the details
(b) focus only upon values but not on facts
(c) focus upon facts, values and patterns
(d) focus only upon facts but not on values
Q6. In “Spontaneous Group Dialogue”, which of the following is not the function of an observer group?
(a) What roles are being played by whom
(b) Examining ethical implications of the content
(c) Which group lead is criticizing an information giver
(d) Identifying biases and errors in thinking
Q7. “Testing the legitimacy of a conclusion” will fall in which category of Bloom’s taxonomy?
Q8. If a teacher asks, “Choose the best statements that apply’, she is testing what level of the understanding of the student?
Q9. If a teacher follows the instructional strategy of “elaborating the concepts”, which level of skill is being developed?
Q10. Match the two columns giving activities & their characteristics and select the correct alternative accordingly.
A. Socratic thinking
B. Text analysis
C. Reciprocal peer questioning
D. Co–operative learning
I. Students write questions based on stems given by the teacher.
II. Students explain logical connections
III. Group learning with feedback from others.
IV. Answering a series of questions to reach the desired knowledge.
A B C D
(a) III II IV I
(b) IV II I III
(c) IV III I II
(d) I III II IV
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