Pedagogical Issues (CTET Paper-II Science): Questions 9 - 11 of 59

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Question number: 9

» Pedagogical Issues » Nature & Structure of Sciences

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

A class VIII student makes the statement: “We live inside the Earth and it is round. That’s why Columbus’s ship returned to the starting point”. How the science teacher of class VIII is best advised to react? (Feb)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Challenge the child’s idea by presenting pictures taken from the space and helping her in understanding how large the radius of the Earth is.

b.

Explain that although the Earth is round like a ball yet it appears circular like a plate.

c.

Reject the statement and tell the child that it is like a globe and we live on the surface of the round Earth.

d.

Accept the statement as it indicates the child’s idea and needs to be respected.

Question number: 10

» Pedagogical Issues » Approaches

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

Which one of the following approaches adopted by a Science teacher reflects scientific temper on her part? (Feb 14)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Encouraging students to ask questions in the classroom

b.

Covering the prescribed syllabus as quickly as possible

c.

Preparing difficult question papers to enhance learning

d.

Maintaining perfect discipline in the class

Question number: 11

» Pedagogical Issues » Evaluation

Appeared in Year: 2012

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Question

The following observations were made by students A, B, C and D when they rubbed solid baking soda on dry litmus paper:

Observations of rubbing of solid baking soda on dry litmus paper

Showing observations by four students of rubbing of solid baking soda on dry litmus paper

Students

Effect on dry red litmus paper

Effect on dry blue litmus paper

A

Colour changed to blue

No change

B

No change

Colour changed to red

C

Colour changed to blue

Colour changed to red

D

No change

No change

The correct observation was made by the (Jan)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

B

b.

D

c.

C

d.

A

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