Prof Ed 2 Midterm Exam

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Prof Ed 2 Midterm Exam - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. To respond to the needs of industry, which one do schools focus on?
    • A. 

      Technical skills

    • B. 

      Humanities

    • C. 

      Basic literacy skills

    • D. 

      Social relations

  • 2. 
    The wide acceptance of "bottom-up" management styles has influenced schools to practice which management practice?
    • A. 

      Prescription of what ought to be done from Central Office

    • B. 

      Exclusion of politicians from the pool of guest speakers during graduation exercise

    • C. 

      Involvement of students, parents, teachers, and community in school planning

    • D. 

      Allowing the school to  do what they think is best

  • 3. 
    Large class size in congested cities is a common problem in our public school system. Which stop the measure/s has/have taken?                       I. The deployment of more teachers                       II. The implementation of 1:1 textbook ratio                       III. The conduct of morning and afternoon session
    • A. 

      I, II and III           

    • B. 

      I and II

    • C. 

      III only

    • D. 

      II only

  • 4. 
    Widespread of abuse of Mother Earth prompted schools to teach sustainable development. Which one does this prove about school?
    • A. 

      Environmental factors influence the school as an agent of change

    • B. 

      Schools can easily integrate sustainable development in their curriculum

    • C. 

      The curricula of schools are centered on Mother Earth

    • D. 

      Sustainable development cannot be effectively taught in the classrooms.

  • 5. 
    Your class has several IP (Indigenous People) children. Which one facilitates pupil’s learning?
    • A. 

      Make the IP children feel proud of themselves

    • B. 

      Group the class permanently by ethnic origin

    • C. 

      Stress the idea that IP are different from the rest    

    • D. 

      Make sure the class feel that more is expected of non-IP children

  • 6. 
    Teacher Nenita discourages her students to watch TV excessively. The average student spends about twenty-four hours watching television in a week. According to research, how is learning affected by extensive TV viewing?
    • A. 

      Short attention span

    • B. 

      Enhanced creativity

    • C. 

      Improved thinking skills

    • D. 

      Improved communication skills

  • 7. 
    What is the BEST meaning of collaboration in schools?
    • A. 

      It is a support for the beginning teachers.

    • B. 

      It is working interdependently to analyze professional practice.

    • C. 

      It is working independently to determine impact of practice.

    • D. 

      It is identifying among the experienced teachers.

  • 8. 
    John Dewey’s major contributions to the sociological foundations of education are the following EXCEPT ONE. Which is the exception?
    • A. 

      School is a continuation of home; activities at home continue at school.

    • B. 

      Education is a social process beginning unconsciously at birth.

    • C. 

      “True Education” is transmission of knowledge from the teacher to the learner.

    • D. 

      Facilitating education means being aware of the social condition of the learners.

  • 9. 
    What theory states that identical instructional environments, methods and resources may be effective for some learners and ineffective for others because of the differences in the learner’s biological and developmental set of characteristics?
    • A. 

      Learning Style Theory

    • B. 

      Reading Readiness Theory

    • C. 

      Multiple Intelligence Theory

    • D. 

      Emotional Intelligence Theory

  • 10. 
    Which of these school practices helps create a positive learning climate?
    • A. 

      Giving recognition or appreciation for teachers/staff accomplishments

    • B. 

      Giving clear expectations to the academic community

    • C. 

      Encouraging everyone to participate in accomplishing school goals and objectives

    • D. 

      Encouraging only the high performing teachers to apply for promotion

  • 11. 
    Which of these is NOT a quality of an engaging learning environment?
    • A. 

      Open communication among school head, teachers, parents, and students

    • B. 

      Student-centered learning activities

    • C. 

      Innovations in enhancing learning for all types of learners

    • D. 

      Centralized governance

  • 12. 
    In schools, particularly in the lower grades where children come from diverse backgrounds, teachers are expected to use varied approaches affectively. Which approach/es would be appropriate for such diversity?                         I. Differentiated teaching approaches                         II. A variety of instructional materials                         III. Multi-media materials                         IV. Multi-lingual approach
    • A. 

      I, II, and III          

    • B. 

      I and IV

    • C. 

      IV only

    • D. 

      I, II, III and IV

  • 13. 
    Critical thinking in recent years has become a concern in education not only in the Philippines but also the world over. The cognitive, affective, and psychomotor components are put to focus. Which of the following competencies clearly distinguish the critical thinker?                                  I. Philosophy of education                                  II. Relevant curriculum                                  III. Mainstreaming                                  IV. Home study program                                  V. Structural organization
    • A. 

      II, III and V         

    • B. 

      I, IV, and V

    • C. 

      I, II, III and V      

    • D. 

      II, IV and V

  • 14. 
    During the competition held in London represented by Gian, he wore barong tagalog. What trait. characteristic is specified by the Philippine Constitution as output of school learning?
    • A. 

       Gian has a strong national identity

    • B. 

      Gian wants to be different

    • C. 

      Gian has a sense of partiotism

    • D. 

      Gian wants to show the national costume

  • 15. 
    Gian ended his speech, to wit: eventually, I realized that my math teacher was right when he said, “To every question there is an answer, to every problem there is a solution.” Which statement affirmed his aptitude for a science career?
    • A. 

      We just have to go looking for the right answer

    • B. 

      Someday there will be answers to unsolved problems

    • C. 

      We have to discover new solutions

    • D. 

      Someday we will expand horizons for research

  • 16. 
    A student passes a book report poorly written but ornately presented in a folder to make up for the poor quality of the book report content. Which practice does this point to?
    • A. 

      Substance over "porma"

    • B. 

      Art over academics

    • C. 

      Art over science

    • D. 

      "porma' over substance

  • 17. 
    Mrs. Lim wants to generate as many ideas as she can as the class is about to embark on a community outreach program. Which of the following will she employ?
    • A. 

      Simulation

    • B. 

      Brainstorming

    • C. 

      Brainwashing

    • D. 

      Role playing

  • 18. 
    The lesson is on the pros and cons of capital punishment. Mr. Milan wants to do high level thinking and to develop a view of capital punishment from different perspective. Which technique will be most appropriate?
    • A. 

      Role playing

    • B. 

      Simulation

    • C. 

      Lecture

    • D. 

      Panel discussion

  • 19. 
    To teach the democratic process to the pupils, Biag Elementary School decided that the election of class officers shall be patterned after the local election. There were qualifications set for candidates, limited period for campaign and rules for posting campaign materials, etc. Which of the following did school use?
    • A. 

      Role playing

    • B. 

      Simulation

    • C. 

      Symposium

    • D. 

      Philips 66

  • 20. 
    Miss Lee’s objective is to focus students’ attention on and quickly create interest in a problem or concept. She could make use of ________.
    • A. 

      Tutorial group

    • B. 

      Philips 66

    • C. 

      Task group

    • D. 

      Panel discussion

  • 21. 
    Here is a test item:  From the data presented in the table, form generalizations that are supported by the data. Under what type of question does this item fall? 
    • A. 

      Synthesis

    • B. 

      Convergent

    • C. 

      Evaluative

    • D. 

      Application

  • 22. 
    To nurture creativity of learners, the teacher should be _______.
    • A. 

      An all-powerful authority

    • B. 

      Single-minded

    • C. 

      Flexible in terms of time, pace materials, technique

    • D. 

      A repository of knowledge with the "right answer"

  • 23. 
    Read the following teacher-student interaction:                 Teacher: Why is the process called photosynthesis?                  Student: I don’t know. Which questioning technique should the teacher use?
    • A. 

      Prompting

    • B. 

      Multiple response

    • C. 

      Clarification

    • D. 

      Concept review

  • 24. 
    The improvement of basic education should be the top priority of the Philippine government. Defend or refute this position. Under what type of question does this test item fall?
    • A. 

      Convergent

    • B. 

      Evaluative

    • C. 

      Low-level

    • D. 

      Analysis

  • 25. 
    Which order follows the basic rule in framing interaction?
    • A. 

      Call on a student, pause, ask the question

    • B. 

      Ask the questions, call on the student, pause

    • C. 

      Ask the question, pause, call on a student

    • D. 

      Call on a student, ask the question, pause