Patna University M. Ed. Entrance Examination, 2016
Held On 25-7-2016
1. A comparison of vocational education in India and that the USA reveals that –
(A) vocational programme in USA is taken less seriously
(B) in India there is no coordination between the academic and vocational programmes
(C) the history and development of vocational education in India has witnessed many ups and downs in comparison to USA
(D) the vocational programme in India is very popular in comparison to USA
2. Classroom communication must be –
(A) teacher centric
(B) student centric
(C) general centric
(D) textbook centric
3. Who started the distance education course first of all ?
(A) Isaac Pitman
(B) Charles Wedeneyer
(C) W. R. Harper
(D) J. K. Taylor
4. Which of the following is the apex body in the area of teacher education in India ?
5. Which one of the following is not the barriers to communication ?
(B) Unclear word
(D) Error of tower
6. Generally seminar technique occurs in –
(A) Primary School
(B) Secondary School
(C) Senior Secondary School
7. The research steam of immediate application is –
(A) Conceptual Research
(B) Action Research
(C) Fundamental Research
(D) Empirical Research
8. Which one is not found in good tools ?
9. How many types of level of teaching are there ?
10. In which country, the First Open University was established in the world ?
11. Any institution of minor projects is mostly of the type of –
(A) Descriptive Research
(B) Pre-experimental Research
(C) Action Research
(D) Historical Research
12. Which one of the following guidance services is on the weak footing in India ?
(A) Information service
(B) Inventory service
(C) Counseling service
(D) Follow-up service
13. The kind of services required to organize a school guidance programme are –
(A) personal, professional, placement, follow-up
(B) information, testing, counseling, follow-up
(C) information, testing, counseling, placement
(D) information, guidance, counseling, follow-up
14. Which of the following may not be identified through sociometry ?
(D) Most liked
15. Which of the following is an open source software ?
(A) Acrobat Reader
(D) Mozila Firefox
16. Instructional aids are used by the teacher to –
(A) glorify the class
(B) attract the students
(C) clarify the concepts
(D) ensure discipline
17. In a system analysis model, all the components of the system are –
(C) in a cause-effect relationship
(D) not related to each other
18. Which one tool is not subjective tools?
(D) Case Study
19. Which of the following Educational Technology Approaches has the support of operant conditioning paradigm of B.F. Skinner?
(A) Branding Programme
(B) Mathetic Programme
(C) Linear Programme
(D) Computer Assisted Instruction
20. Which of the following principles is not associated with the programmed instruction ?
(A) Principle of self-pacing
(B) Principle of active responding
(C) Principle of immediate conformation
(D) Principle of simulated responding
21. Which one of the following gives the various phases of the system approach in the correct sequence ?
(A) Management, Design, Analysis
(B) Design, Management, Analysis
(C) Analysis, Management, Design
(D) Analysis, Design, Management
22. In which of the following examples of Educational Technology, the emphasis is on individualized instruction ?
(A) Progammed instruction
(B) Discussion sessions
(D) Interaction analysis
23. Which of the following curriculum model involves a hierarchy of educational officers for its implementation ?
(A) System Analysis Model
(B) Administrative Model
(C) Demonstration Model
(D) Grass-root Model
24. Which of the following is used in guidance programme ?
(A) Intelligence tests
(B) Aptitude tests
(C) Interest tests
(D) All of the above
25. Function of guidance in school is –
(A) total development of students
(B) best possible adjustment in school
(C) people choice of educational career
(D) All of the above
26. Who is providing ICT to use in education ?
(A) Open Universities
(B) Directorate of Distance Education
(C) Open Schools
(D) All of the above
27. Idealism states –
(A) mind alone is real
(B) both matter and mind are real
(C) matter alone is real
(D) neither mind nor matter is real
28. Madhyam a Pratipada is a cardinal principle of –
(C) Vedanata Philosophy
(D) Sankhya Philosophy
29. The Jain epistemology considers a five stage hierarchy of knowledge. Which of the following is proper order of different level of knowledge ?
(A) Mati, Shruti, Manahparyava, Avadhi, Kaivalya
(B) Shruti, mati, Avadhi, Manahparyava, Kaivalya
(C) Mati, Shruti, Avadhi, Manahparyava, Kaivalya
(D) Kaivalya, Avadh, Manahparyava, Shruti, Mati
30. Of Froebel’s idealism it can be said that –
(A) education is not a process of unfoldment
(B) learning unites knowledge feeling and do you
(C) education cannot be a process of self-realization
(D) the notion of self-activity is limited to manual activity
31. Find the odd item out –
32. The nature of truth is basically a problem for –
33. Aims of education are closely related to –
34. Which philosophy favours the statement “man is the measure of all things” ?
35. Those whose Educational Philosophy is based on pragmatism will –
(A) reject the scientific method of experimentation
(B) accept that complete objectivity is possible
(C) accept the stimulus response theory of learning
(D) claim that knowledge is tentative, truth is relative
36. Which of the following thinkers has been described as idealist in aim, naturalist in content and pragmatist in method ?
(A) Swami Vivekananda
(B) R. N. Tagore
(C) Mahatma Gandhi
(D) Shri Aurobindo
37. Teacher with pragmatic orientation will hesitate to rely on the –
(A) voice of inner soul
(B) routine practice
(C) felt needs
(D) end results
38. One major difference between Tagorean and Rousseau’s ideas on nature is –
(A) Tagore gave less emphasis on nature
(B) Tagore did not believe in negative education
(C) Tagore regarded God as the creator of nature
(D) Tagore believed that nature will punish the human
39. Education as a social subsystem
(A) can promote normative social change
(B) cannot promote normative social change
(C) has nothing to do with social change
(D) will related social change
40. Which one of the following is broadest in its scope ?
(A) The School as a Social System
(B) Social Foundations of Education
(C) Educational Sociology
(D) Sociology of Education
41. Which of the following is not considered an element of culture ?
(A) Social institution
(B) Physical resources
(C) Spiritual values
(D) Human resources
42. Which is not a criterion used consistently for placing people in a particular social class ?
43. Use of Science and Technology in replacing existing social practices is termed as –
44. The son of a rickshaw puller struggles and becomes an Engineer. This is an example of –
(A) social change
(B) social mobility
(C) social stratification
(D) social cohesion
45. The process of imbibing one’s own culture in one’s personality s termed as –
46. Which of the following was the major factor for caste distinction in India before Independence ?
(C) English Education
(D) Family occupation
47. Application of general principles of Sociology in the process of education is known as-
(A) Educational Sociology
(B) Social foundations of education
(C) Sociology of education
(D) Educational foundations of education
48. Which of the following is an agent of positive social change ?
49. In modern society one spends a significant part of one’s formative years …… to avail formal education.
(A) in family
(B) in community
(C) with peers
(D) at school
50. Who has given the theory of social learning ?
(C) Albert Bandura
51. The most powerful agent of socialization during adolescence is-
(B) the school
(C) the house
(D) the peer group
52. Which one of the following is an important activity to enable children to learn ?
53. Middle childhood is the period from –
(A) 6 years to 11 years
(B) 10 years onwards
(C) birth to 2 years
(D) 2 years to 6 years
54. According to Piaget, which one of the following factors plays an important role in influencing development ?
(D) Experience with the physical world
55. The cognitive ability that comes in pre-operational period is –
(A) ability to take other’s perspective
(B) hypothetics-deductive thinking
(C) ability for abstract thinking
(D) ability of goal directed behaviour
56. Teachers can encourage children to think creatively by –
(A) asking them re-call based questions
(B) giving them multiple choice questions
(C) asking them to think of different ways to solve a problem
(D) asking them to memorize answers
57. The insight theory of learning is promoted by-
(A) Gestalt Theorists
(C) Jean Piaget
58. “Development is a never ending process.” This idea is associated with-
(A) principle of inter-relation
(B) principle of continuity
(C) principle of integration
(D) principle of interaction
59. ……. is considered a sign of motivated teaching.
(A) Maximum attendance in the class
(B) Remedial work given by the teacher
(C) Questioning by students
(D) Pin-drop silence in the class
60. ‘Mind mapping’ refers to-
(A) a technique to enhance comprehension
(B) a plan of action from adventure
(C) drawing the picture of a mind
(D) researching the functioning of the mind
61. Gifted students are-
(A) very hard working
(B) convergent thinkers
(C) divergent thinkers
62. Bloom’s taxonomy is a hierarchical organization of-
(A) cognitive objectives
(B) achievement goals
(C) curricular declarations
(D) reading skills
63. Who established the first school to educate the mentally retarded children ?
64. “Learning is continuously a process of adjustment.” This is a statement of-
(D) Crow and Crow
65. In emotional intelligence, which will not be considered a component ?
66. Which of the following learning theories is intimately related to Thorndike’s law effect?
(A) Guthrie’s contiguity theory
(B) Pavlov’s reflex conditioning
(C) Skinner’s operant conditioning
(D) Kohler’s gestalt theory
67. In Freud’s psychoanalytic concept of personality, which one of the following is indicative of psychic-energy ?
(D) Conscious level of psyche
68. Which of the following is not an example of inter-individual difference ?
(A) The child is black in colour
(B) The child is fat
(C) The child likes potato
(D) The nose of the child is sharp
69. Humanist theory of personality is advocated by –
70. Learning means-
(A) reading and writing
(B) temporary change in behaviour
(C) being able to do a particular thing successfully
(D) relatively prominent modification in behaviour due to practice
71. Development of creative thinking begins at what stage ?
72. In which conditioning paradigm of learning reinforcement follows rather than precedes a response ?
(A) Classical conditioning
(B) Operant conditioning
(C) Contiguous conditioning
(D) Backward conditioning
73. In chronological order, which theory of intelligence is the latest ?
(A) Two-factor theory
(B) Group-factor theory
(C) Theory of multiple intelligence
(D) Multiple-factor theory
74. Classification of personalities as ‘introverts’ and ‘extroverts’ was first made by-
75. Which one of the following is not a Projective Test of Personality ?
(A) Rorschach Ink Blot Test
(B) Thematic Apperception Test
(C) Rotter’s Sentence Completion Test
(D) Minnesota Multiphasic personality Inventory
76. Which of the following is the most appropriate term to describe the content of Educational Psychology ?
77. The Kothari Commission’s Report was entitled on-
(A) Education and National Development
(B) Learning to be Adventure
(C) Diversification of Education
(D) Education and Socialization in Democracy
78. ‘Accreditation’ of Teacher Education Institutions is done by-
79. Issue regarding establishment of Common School System in India is related to-
(A) problem of ‘education and modernization’
(B) social equity
(C) politics and educational change
(D) education of backward section of the society
80. The meaning of Prabbajja Ceremony is-
(A) Admission of Buddhist
(B) Thread Ceremony
(C) Ceremony to Perform Yajna
(D) Admission to Gurukulas
81. Which is the best form of Government to develop education ?
82. Continuous and comprehensive evaluation in school education was started by-
83. Vocationalization of education in Independent India was first recommended by-
(A) Dr. Radhakrishnan Commission
(B) The Mudaliar Commission
(C) The Kothari Commission
(D) The New Education Policy
84. India has taken a move to ensure that there would be no untrained teacher at elementary school level by the end of August 2015. This is in the wake of-
(A) Verdict of Supreme Court
(B) Right to Education Act, 2009
(C) Rule made by NCTE
(D) Recommendation of NPE, 1986
85. Article 36 to 51 of the Constitution of India deal with-
(A) Fundamental Rights
(B) Fundamental Duties
(D) Directive Principles
86. Who was the First Chairman of University Grant Commission
(A) Dr. Manmohan Singh
(B) Prof. Yashpal
(C) Prof. S. S. Bhatnagar
(D) Prof. D.S. Kothari
87. Education falls under the-
(A) Concurrent List
(B) Fundamental Rights
(C) Constitution of India
(D) State List
88. The policy recommended by the Kothari Commission vis-à-vis language is-
(A) three-language formula
(B) two-language formula
(D) Mother tongue
89. The First National Policy on Education in free India was launched in which year ?
90. Which of the following Commission first decentralized the primary education ?
(A) Hunter Commission
(B) Mudaliar Commission
(C) Kothari Commission
(D) Sadler Commission
91. A well-defined management should give stress on-
(B) organizational aspects for proper development
(C) teacher’s problem
(D) disciplinary aspects
92. The ultimate goal of education in Jainism is-
93. ‘Education and National Development’ is the title of the report of-
(A) Wood’s Dispatch (1854)
(B) Secondary Education Commission (1952-53)
(C) Kothari Education Commission (1964-66)
(D) None of the above
94. Maktabs are related to-
(A) Elementary Education
(B) Primary Education
(C) Secondary Education
(D) Higher Education
95. National Knowledge Commission is headed by-
(A) D. S. Kothari
(B) Amartya Sen
(C) Sam Pitroda
(D) Azim Premji
96. Operation Blackboard Programme was introduced to improve-
(A) Teacher Education
(B) Primary Education
(C) Secondary Education
(D) Higher Education
97. The ceiling fixed by the Supreme Court of reservation for the socially and economically disadvantaged sections is-
98. District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs) were created in pursuance of the recommendation of-
(A) National Policy on Education, 1968
(B) National Policy on Education, 1986
(C) Kothari Commission, 1964-66
(D) 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1976
99. Monitorial system of class-administration was practiced by-
(A) Buddhist Education
(B) Vedantic Education
(C) Islamic Education
(D) Vedic Education
100. Which of the following is an assessment agency for assessing higher education agency in India ?
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