Pedagogy MCQs

Pedagogy MCQs for SST, CT and Teaching Exams

The more often a particular ability is used the ———- it becomes

A. more important

B. less important

C. stronger (Answer)

D. weaker

The conclusion of a deductive argument is————

A. certain (Answer)

B. experience

C. observation

D. probable

 The reasoning in which the given statements are viewed as supplying strong evidence for the truth of the conclusion is called———–

A. Deductive Reasoning

B. Inductive Reasoning (Answer)

C. Qualitative Reasoning

D. Quantitative Reasoning

The person is influential communicator if:

A. He is a comedian characteristic

B. If his communication is very clear (Answer)

C. If he communicates in his mother tongue

D. If he has dramatic characteristic

Generally students like those teachers who

A. Dictate notes in the class

B. Remove the difficulties of the subject (Answer)

C. Reveal important Questions before examinations

D. Are self-disciplined

Child development is marked by interrelated processes, which one is not one of them

A. Differentiation

B. Motivation (Answer)

C. Integration

D. Learning

What type of class climate you would prefer

A. A well behaved class students speaking only when asked

B. An active class following the rules prescribed by you

B. A highly interactive and self disciplined class (Answer)

D. A quiet and highly attentive class

Developing new rules and principles on the basis of given facts and information in memory level is called———–

A. Association

B. Generalization (Answer)

C. Application

D. Assimilation

What should teacher do before teaching the lesson

A. He should tell the answers of the lessons first

B. Lesson should be read by a student C. He should point out the meaning of difficult words of the lesson, first

D. He should tell the main objectives of the lesson (Answer)

Which of the following is not the part of educational technology

A. Use of motivation techniques in the class

B. Construction of measuring instruments for evaluation of instructional outcomes

C. Comparison of performance of two different classes or schools (Answer)

D. Selection of suitable teaching strategies

Which of the following purposes is served by lesson plan

A. Psychological teaching is possible

B. Suitable learning environment can be created in the class

C. A teacher can stick to his content

D. All of the above (Answer)

 Which of the following strategies is most suitable for introducing a lesson

A. Demonstration

B. Questioning (Answer)

C. Narration

D. Lecture

Purpose of evaluative phase of teaching is:

A. To know to what extent objectives are realized

B. To know the shortcoming of the teacher

C. To know the effectiveness of strategies

D. All of the above (Answer)

Which is the best method of study of child behavior

A. Inspection method

B. Interview method

C. Practical method

D. Personal study method (Answer)

Attitude can:—————-

A. Be overt or covert both

B. Provide basic for individual differences

C. Be the measure of cultural differentiation

D. All of the above (Answer)

Which of the following teaching aids helps the pupils to study, analyses and compare date

A. Graphs (Answer)

B. Maps

C. Diagrams

D. Pictures

Evaluation approach of lesson planning is criticized on the ground that:

A. No effort is made to integrate different teaching points

B. It is highly structured where teacher dominates over pupils

C. It does not take individual difference of pupils into account

D. All of the above (Answer)

Complexities of scoring of matching types of tests can be reduced by————

A. Assigning only one mark for the item

B. Increasing the items in two columns

C. Supplementing the matched items with four alternative items (Answer)

D. None of these

Guidance removes:————–

A. The personal problems of the individual

B. Psychological problems of the individual

C. The social problems of the individual

D. All of the above (Answer)

Three merits of proficiency test are————–

A. Approval, reliability and subjective (Answer)

B. Subjectivity, dexterity and approval

C. Approval, subjectivity and reliability

D. Approval, dexterity and objectivity

Guidance differs from counseling in which of the following manner

A. Guidance is a group process while counseling is a one to one contact

B. Guidance mostly covers social aspects while counseling is a learning oriented process and reduces the learning problems of the individual

C. Guidance is a broader concept than counseling

D. All of the above (Answer)

When a child responds to all women who wear black suit because of the black suit of her mother, it is the example of————-

A. Internal inhibition

B. Generalizations (Answer)

C. Assimilation

D. All of the above

What is meaning of growth

A. Change related to measurement

B. Change related to result

C. Both A. and B. (Answer)

D. None of these

The able teacher is one who:————

A. Inculcates the interest in the subject among students

B. Helps all the students in passing the examination

C. Engaged the students in their work (Answer)

D. Maintains peace in the class

Basic Education mean————–

A. System of education

B. Poor learning

C. Basic of any learning (Answer)

D. Minimum learning

A teacher must check his own unruly behavior because

A. Principal will take action

B. Students will not like it

C. Parents will complain

D. He is dealing with impressionable age (Answer)

When students begin learning with an activity designed to lead them to particular concepts or conclusions, the method of teaching is called————

A. Analytical teaching

B. Discovery teaching (Answer)

C. Invention teaching

D. None of these

Teacher-centered instruction which includes lecture, presentation and recitation is also known as———–

A. Classical Instruction

B. Direct Instruction (Answer)

C. Old method Instruction

D. None of these

 ————is an approach whereby a teacher or counselor poses questions to the student to allow them to explore ideas that may be complex or emotionally difficult

A. Facilitative questioning (Answer)

B. Critical questioning

C. Explanatory questioning

D. None of these

Free writing is used as a timed activity to stimulate the flow of————

A. Ideas and words (Answer)

B. Talk

C. Discussions

D. Letters of the alphabet

A ———- is any activity that occurs outside the classroom for the purpose of providing hands on experience with objects or people that only occur in certain places

A. Field work

B. Field Observations

C. Field walk

D. Field Trips (Answer)

When educators travel to the student’s location to provide instruction on topics of professional or personal interest. The mode of teaching becomes———–

A. Innovative Teaching

B. Moving Teaching

C. Travel Teaching

D. Extension Teaching (Answer)

——– is an organizing tool to help the students visualize how many events can be tied to or contribute to a result

A. Fishbone (Answer)

B. Fishpond

C. Backbone

D. None of these

When students are asked to prepare an analysis of critic all features of an object or concept, the strategy is termed as———-

A. Sequencing

B. Concept mapping

C. Characterization (Answer)

D. None of these

While teaching in the classroom, any kind of work that involves two or more students, is a form of———–

A. Collaborative learning (Answer)

B. Collaborative project

C. Collaborative work

D. Collaborative effort

Chucking is a ————- technique

A. Ordering

B. Memorization (Answer)

C. Knowledge

D. None of these

The theory explaining the different types of learning and proposing that they require different types of teaching is remembered as———–

A. Conditions of knowledge

B. Conditions of behaviors

C. Conditions of learning (Answer)

D. None of these

When a notebook is maintained by a group in which each member of the group is expected to add an idea, the notebook is known as———–

A. Collective Notebook (Answer)

B. Collective work sample

C. Collective homework

D. None of these

Circles of learning were formulated by———-

A. Rogers

B. David Johnson

C. Roger and David Johnson (Answer)

D. None of these

———- can be useful in motivating some students to learn

A. Competitions (Answer)

B. Collisions

C. Compositions

D. None of these

A process of looking at what is being assessed is called———-

A. Assessment

B. Evaluation (Answer)

C. Measurement

D. Rubrics

Formative assessment is an assessment ———– learning

A. to

B. of

C. by

D. for (Answer)

An assessment use to identify difficulties in the learning process is called———

A. initial assessment

B. diagnostic assessment (Answer)

C. formative assessment

D. summative assessment

To compile the information into pattern and propose a plan is called———-

A. analyzing

B. evaluating

C. synthesizing (Answer)

D. originating

The most complex skill of Bloom’s taxonomy is————

A. characterizing

B. evaluating

C. synthesizing

D. originating (Answer)

The three domains of Bloom’s taxonomy are————

A. Cognitive, Affective and Psychomotor (Answer)

B. Cognitive, Pedagogy and Psychomotor

C. Cognitive, Affective and Pedagogy

D. Pedagogy, Affective and Psychomotor

The first institution of higher learning in the Western world, “Academy”, was founded by———–

A. Socrates

B. Plato (Answer)

C. Aristotle

D. John Dewey Page

Pag The “Apology” the Plato’s recollection of the speech given by Socrates when Socrates was charged with————

A. believing in the rotation of the Earth

B. not believing in the rotation of the Earth

C. believing in gods

D. not believing in gods (Answer

Which from the following is NOT an informal assessment

A. Observation

B. Project (Answer)

C. Rubrics

D. Participation

A student having scientific attitude———–

A. Becomes courageous

B. Gets goods job

C. Studies systematically

D. Thinks rationally (Answer)

Through which action children learn fast

A. Facial expression (Answer)

B. Walk

C. Study

D. Write

Projective techniques of measuring personality is superior to other techniques because:————

A. The examinee does not know that he is revealing his own self (Answer)

B. Statistical analysis of the result is possible

C. They are easy to administer

D. None of these

Which of the following strategies is problem centered

A. Discovery

B. Heuristic

C. Project

D. All of the above (Answer)

Teacher should read other books also except course-books. What will be the benefit of it


A. They can use their best time

B. They will get satisfaction and teach well

C. Knowledge will be overall developed and they teach well (Answer)

D. People will know him as best teacher due to his way of teaching

There are three main duties of a teacher, which are—————

A. Teaching, regulation and direction (Answer)

B. Teaching, creation of character and co-operation

C. Instruction, direction and training

D. Direction, skilled practice and regulation

Which of the following factors the classroom management

A. Disciplined and controlled behavior in classroom

B. Behavior of teacher with students

C. General administration and management of school

D. All of the above (Answer)

The students of class v make too much of noise in Math’s class. The probable reason of this could be that the teacher

A. Is not well versed in teaching methodology (Answer)

B. The children dislike the subject

C. Is not able to maintain discipline in the class

D. The children do not pay attention

True or false items cannot provide accurate criterion of evaluation because

A. Chance of guessing on the part of examines is at highest probability

B. They generally inflate actual scores due to guessing or cheating

C. They do not require thorough study to attempt

D. All of the above (Answer)

Who is called the father of both Realism and the scientific method

A. Aristotle (Answer)

B. Plato

C. Socrates

D. Edward Thorndike

Realism is a philosophical approach that argues that ultimate reality is the world of———–

A. ideas

B. experiences

C. observations

D. physical objects (Answer)

The philosopher who is called the father of Idealism is————-

A. Aristotle

B. Plato (Answer)

C. Socrates

D. Edward Thorndike

The psychologist who for the first time proposed the concept of connectionism in learning was————-

A. Aristotle

B. Plato

C. Robert Sternberg

D. Edward Thorndike (Answer)

The philosopher who for the first time taught logic as a formal discipline was———-

A. Aristotle (Answer)

B. Plato

C. Socrates

D. Edward Thorndike

Idealism is a philosophical approach that argues that ———-are the only true reality, and the only thing worth knowing.

A. ideas (Answer)

B. experiences

C. observations

D. physical objects

According to Edward Thorndike, learning is about responding to————–

A. analysis

B. change

C. experiment

D. stimuli (Answer)

The connection between stimulus and response is called————

A. stimulus-response bond (Answer)

B. receiving-accepting bond

C. stimulus-response paradigm

D. receiving-accepting paradigm

The ———- the stimulus-response bond (S-R bond), the better a person has learned the lesson.

A. stable

B. unstable

C. stronger (Answer)

D. weaker

Anything that causes a reaction is called————–

A. learning

B. stimulus (Answer)

C. connectionism

D. physical objects

Which of the following techniques is used in educational surveys

A. Tests

B. Interview

C. Questionnaires

D. All of the above (Answer)

Which of the skills do you consider most essential for a teacher

A. To read out the text-book

B. To communicate well (Answer)

C. To use difficult language

D. To impress students

Condition necessary for micro teaching is———–

A. Controlled environment

B. Repeated manifestation of only one skill

C. Observation and criticism

D. All of the above (Answer)

In teaching-learning process which of the following things is done first

A. Task analysis (Answer)

B. Writing objectives

C. Determination of objectives

D. Determination of strategies

Which of the following conditions must be fulfilled for proper adjustment in the environment

A. Physical fitness and health

B. Social acceptability of the person

C. Free form psychological diseases

D. All of the above (Answer)

The most complex skill in cognitive domain of Bloom’s taxonomy is———-

A. characterizing (Answer)

B. understanding

C. evaluating

D. synthesizing

Teaching by small steps and frequent short assignment techniques are useful for———-

A. Learning disabled

B. Slow learners

C. Educationally backward children

D. All of the above (Answer)

All round development means:

A. Developments of all the aspects of personality (Answer)

B. Shapely development of physique

C. All students should develop

D. One can take as many rounds as possible

For healthy arrangement of class room necessary thing is—————-

A. Ventilated class room

B. Sufficient light should be in the class

C. Appropriate seating arrangement in the class

D. All of the above (Answer)

A scoring guide use to evaluate the quality of students is called————

A. rubrics (Answer)

B. checklists

C. inventories

D. rating scales

The technique of classroom management where the teacher punishes negative behaviors by removing an unruly student from the rest of the class is called———–

A. extinction technique

B. satiation technique

C. time out technique (Answer)

D. corporal punishment

Which of the following is an important fear causing stimuli

A. Fear of failure in the examination

B. Fear of social situations like meeting with people in high offices , being lonely in the house

C. Fear of wild animals

D. All of the above (Answer)

According to Robert Sternberg, the three different types of required intelligence for creativity are————-

A. synthetic, analytical, and practical (Answer)

B. analytical, observational and practical

C. analytical, critical and practical

D. abstract, synthetic and analytical

Plato argued that ———- are fit to rule

A. educationists and philosophers

B. only educationists

C. only philosophers (Answer)

D. only psychologists

The three laws of connectionism are the laws of————

A. effect, stimulus and response

B. stimulus, response and exercise

C. exercise, readiness and response

D. effect, exercise and readiness (Answer)

The study of the physical, social and mental aspects of aging is called————

A. Esthetics

B. Genetics

C. Gerontology (Answer)

D. Clinical psychology

Which of the following is an important anger arousing situation during adolescence

A. Biased attitude against them

B. Not getting the needs fulfilled

C. Unfair and insulting attitude towards them

D. All of the above (Answer)

One of the basic principles of socializing individuals is————

A. Education (Answer)

B. Caste

C. Imitation

D. Religion You wish to become a teacher, because: Get more holidays There is no compulsion to teach Less labor is involved in teaching Like to be a teacher (Answer)

The teacher wants students to practice by repetition of some learning content, he normally uses ———— method

A. Drill (Answer)

B. Recitation

C. Skill

D. None of these

  When the teacher is restating the information to show basic principles in the classroom, he is actually

A. Making diagrams

B. Pinpointing

C. Generalizing (Answer)

D. Criticizing

Providing temporary support and encouragement to students until help in no longer needed is called————-

A. Scaffolding (Answer)

B. Criticizing

C. Appreciating

D. None of these

——— are visual frameworks to help the learner make connections between concepts

A. Graphic representations

B. Graphic organizers (Answer)

C. Graphic charts

D. None of these

According to Socrates, physical objects and events are ———– of their ideal form

A. shadows (Answer)

B. images

C. parts

D. signs

When the topic or an area of a course contains a lot of information, it is recommended to use

A. lecture method (Answer)

B. inquiry-based method

C. cooperative method

D. assignment method

In your view, which one is the most important factor of teaching process

A. Teaching materials

B. Student

C. Teacher (Answer)

D. The environment of the class

In order to make memory level of teaching a success what should a teacher do

A. Logical sequence should be there in the presentation of subject matter

B. Recall and rehearsal of the learn material should be done at short intervals

C. Subject matter should be meaningful and interesting before presenting it to pupils

D. All of the above (Answer)

Which from the following should be used to increase correct responses and appropriate behavior

A. Praise (Answer)

B. Reward

C. Ignorance

D. Strictness

According to Rousseau, at what age a person ready to have a companion of the opposite sex

A. 16 (Answer)

B. 17

C. 18

D. 19

Responses that produce a satisfying effect in a particular situation become ———- to occur again in that situation

A. not likely

B. equally likely

C. less likely

D. more likely (Answer)

Jean Piaget proposed ———– stages of Cognitive Development

A. 3

B. 4 (Answer)

C. 5

D. 6

 “All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.” This is the saying of———–

A. Aristotle (Answer)

B. Socrates

C. Plato

D. John Locke


Education MCQs

What is the purpose of education?
a) To acquire knowledge and skills
b) To earn a high salary
c) To make friends
d) To become famous
Answer: a) To acquire knowledge and skills

What does the acronym STEM stand for in education?
a) Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
b) Sports, Theater, English, Music
c) Social Studies, Technology, English, Mathematics
d) Science, Theater, English, Music
Answer: a) Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

What is the term used to describe a teaching method that focuses on individual student needs and abilities?
a) Montessori
b) Traditional
c) Inclusive
d) Virtual
Answer: a) Montessori

Which of the following is an example of a formative assessment?
a) Final exam
b) Homework assignment
c) College admission test
d) Standardized test
Answer: b) Homework assignment

What is the significance of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case?
a) It legalized homeschooling in the United States.
b) It mandated the integration of public schools.
c) It established the importance of standardized testing.
d) It banned private schools in the United States.
Answer: b) It mandated the integration of public schools.

What is the term used for the process of learning through online resources and platforms?
a) Blended learning
b) E-learning
c) Distance education
d) Homeschooling
Answer: b) E-learning

Which theory of learning emphasizes the importance of hands-on experiences and experimentation?
a) Behaviorism
b) Constructivism
c) Cognitivism
d) Humanism
Answer: b) Constructivism

What is the primary purpose of the No Child Left Behind Act?
a) To increase funding for public schools
b) To reduce class sizes
c) To close the achievement gap in education
d) To establish national education standards
Answer: c) To close the achievement gap in education

What is the term used to describe a program that provides additional support and instruction to students with learning difficulties?
a) Gifted education
b) Inclusion
c) Individualized Education Program (IEP)
d) Advanced Placement (AP)
Answer: c) Individualized Education Program (IEP)

Who is often considered the father of modern education?
a) Socrates
b) Confucius
c) Plato
d) John Dewey
Answer: d) John Dewey

What does the acronym ESL stand for in education?
a) English as a Second Language
b) Environmental Science Laboratory
c) Early Childhood Education
d) Educational Support and Learning
Answer: a) English as a Second Language

Which educational approach focuses on learning through play and exploration?
a) Reggio Emilia
b) Classical education
c) Direct instruction
d) Vocational training
Answer: a) Reggio Emilia

What is the term used to describe a learning environment where students of different ages learn together?
a) Multiage classrooms
b) Single-grade classrooms
c) Magnet schools
d) Charter schools
Answer: a) Multiage classrooms

Which of the following is an example of an extracurricular activity in schools?
a) Math class
b) Lunch break
c) School assembly
d) Chess club
Answer: d) Chess club

What is the primary objective of special education programs?
a) To provide advanced academic instruction
b) To promote inclusive practices
c) To support students with disabilities
d) To prepare students for college entrance exams
Answer: c) To support students with disabilities

Which learning style emphasizes visual aids and graphical representations?
a) Auditory learning
b) Kinesthetic learning
c) Visual learning
d) Verbal learning
Answer: c) Visual learning

What is the purpose of formative assessment in education?
a) To assign grades and evaluate student performance
b) To measure student achievement at the end of a course
c) To provide ongoing feedback and monitor student progress
d) To compare students’ performance with national standards
Answer: c) To provide ongoing feedback and monitor student progress

What is the term used to describe the ability to understand and manage one’s own emotions?
a) Emotional intelligence
b) Cognitive development
c) Social competence
d) Moral reasoning
Answer: a) Emotional intelligence

Which educational philosophy emphasizes the importance of self-directed learning and student autonomy?
a) Essentialism
b) Perennialism
c) Progressivism
d) Behaviorism
Answer: c) Progressivism

Which educational technology tool allows for collaborative document editing and sharing in real-time?
a) PowerPoint
b) Google Docs
c) Smartboards
d) Virtual reality headsets
Answer: b) Google Docs

What is the term used to describe a teaching method that integrates technology into the learning process?
a) Blended learning
b) Technological pedagogy
c) Digital instruction
d) Multimedia education
Answer: a) Blended learning

In education, what does the acronym IEP stand for?
a) Individualized Education Plan
b) International Education Program
c) Inclusive Educational Practices
d) Integrated Evaluation Process
Answer: a) Individualized Education Plan

What is the purpose of standardized testing in education?
a) To assess students’ academic proficiency
b) To determine teacher salaries
c) To allocate funding to schools
d) To promote competition among schools
Answer: a) To assess students’ academic proficiency

Which educational approach emphasizes the holistic development of students, including physical, emotional, and social aspects?
a) Holistic education
b) Comprehensive education
c) Integrated curriculum
d) Whole child education
Answer: d) Whole child education

What is the term used for a teaching method that focuses on real-world applications of knowledge and skills?
a) Project-based learning
b) Rote learning
c) Direct instruction
d) Traditional teaching
Answer: a) Project-based learning

What is the purpose of a syllabus in education?
a) To outline the curriculum and learning objectives of a course
b) To provide a schedule for extracurricular activities
c) To assign grades and evaluate student performance
d) To communicate school policies to parents
Answer: a) To outline the curriculum and learning objectives of a course

Which learning theory emphasizes the role of social interaction in the learning process?
a) Social constructivism
b) Behaviorism
c) Cognitive constructivism
d) Humanism
Answer: a) Social constructivism

What is the term used for the educational approach that tailors instruction to meet the specific needs of gifted and talented students?
a) Differentiated instruction
b) Accelerated learning
c) Enrichment programs
d) Gifted education
Answer: d) Gifted education

What is the primary goal of early childhood education?
a) Academic achievement
b) Play and socialization
c) Vocational training
d) Character development
Answer: b) Play and socialization

What is the term used to describe a student-centered learning environment where students have control over the pace and path of their learning?
a) Personalized learning
b) Traditional instruction
c) Lecture-based teaching
d) Standardized education
Answer: a) Personalized learning


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