Pedagogical Issues-Nature & Structure of Sciences (CTET Paper-II Science): Questions 1 - 3 of 10

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Question number: 1

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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The National Curriculum Framework (NCF), 2005 recommends that teaching of Science at upper primary stage should emphasize maximum on (Feb)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Memorizing all scientific terms given in textbook

b.

Improving students’ performance in examinations

c.

Relating classroom learning to life outside the school

d.

Answering all questions given in textbook exercises

Question number: 2

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Appeared in Year: 2015

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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: 3

» Pedagogical Issues » Nature & Structure of Sciences

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Which one among the following is not a desirable aim of science education at upper primary level? (Feb)

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Choice (4) Response
a.

To know the facts and principles of science and its applications

b.

To imbibe the values of honesty, integrity and cooperation

c.

To gain the knowledge available through memorizing the content and process of science

d.

To nurture the natural curiosity, aesthetic sense and creativity in science and technology

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