Everything Education 101 Trivia Test!

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Everything Education 101 Trivia Test!

If you are planning on becoming a teacher, you should easily pass this everything education 101 trivia test. The test will see how much you understand the basics when it comes to this profession and your chances of being the best when it comes to your students. Do give it a try and see if you should review what you know by now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a tenure?
    • A. 

      Probationary period (usually two to 4 years) teachers typically receive an expectancy of continued employment.

    • B. 

      Probationary period (usually 4 to 6 years) teachers typically receive an expectancy of continued employment.

    • C. 

      Probationary period (usually 3 to 5 years) teachers typically receive an expectancy of continued employment.

    • D. 

      Probationary period (usually two to 6 years) teachers typically receive an expectancy of continued employment.

  • 2. 
    Who established a normal school?
    • A. 

      Reverend Samuel Hall

    • B. 

      Reverend John Blake

    • C. 

      Reverend Samuel James

    • D. 

      Reverend Joe Langston

  • 3. 
    Normal school are typically provided?
    • A. 

      A 2-year teacher training program, consisting of academic subjects as well as teaching methodology.

    • B. 

      A 3-year teacher training program, consisting of academic subjects as well as teaching methodology.

    • C. 

      A 4-year teacher training program, consisting of academic subjects as well as teaching methodology.

    • D. 

      A 6-year teacher training program, consisting of academic subjects as well as teaching methodology.

  • 4. 
    In 1839, Horace Mann was instrumental in establishing the first state-supported normal school in Lexington, Massachusetts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not in the teaching contract?
    • A. 

      To start a fire at 6 am.

    • B. 

      Not to get married.

    • C. 

      Not to keep company with men.

    • D. 

      To be home between the hours of 8 pm and 6 am.

    • E. 

      Not to smoke cigarettes.

    • F. 

      Not to drink beer, wine, or whiskey.

    • G. 

      To start a fire at 7 am.

  • 6. 
    Many private colleges and universities initiated teacher education programs, and normal schools expanded to 3- and 4-year programs, gradually evolving into state teachers colleges.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    (NBPTS) Stands for?
    • A. 

      National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

    • B. 

      National Board for Professional Teacher Standards

    • C. 

      National Board for Professional Teaching Sample

  • 8. 
    What is a pedagogy?
    • A. 

      The art and science of teaching.

    • B. 

      The art and math of teaching.

    • C. 

      The art and history of teaching.

    • D. 

      The art and culture of teaching.

  • 9. 
    (NEA) stands for?
    • A. 

      National Education Association

    • B. 

      National Education Assurance

    • C. 

      National Education Act

  • 10. 
    (AFT) stands for?
    • A. 

      American Federation of Teachers

    • B. 

      Association Federation of Teachers

    • C. 

      American Federation of Teaching

  • 11. 
    A more comprehensive reflection of a candidate’s skills.
    • A. 

      Portfolio

    • B. 

      Affective Domain

    • C. 

      The Disciplined Mind

  • 12. 
    The NEA and the AFT work to improve the salaries and the working conditions of teachers through collective bargaining.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What attempts to make teaching more accountable by linking teacher and student performance to teacher salary?
    • A. 

      Pay for Performance/Merit Pay

    • B. 

      Tenure

    • C. 

      Pay For Professionalism/Merit Teaching

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 14. 
    (NBPTS) was created to recognize superior teacher performance, and to name those teachers as “board certified” is called what?
    • A. 

      National Board for Professional Act

    • B. 

      National Board for Professional Teaching

    • C. 

      National Board for Professional Certification

  • 15. 
    What is considered an average for a IQ Test?
    • A. 

      150

    • B. 

      95

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      90

  • 16. 
    Views intelligence as ability-focused, finite, and determined at birth. 
    • A. 

      Learning mindset

    • B. 

      Mental mindset

    • C. 

      Growth mindset

    • D. 

      Fixed mindset

  • 17. 
    Suggests that rather than being fixed at birth, intelligence can be developed through life, if we exert effort.
    • A. 

      Fixed mindset

    • B. 

      Growth mindset

    • C. 

      Naturalist mindset

    • D. 

      Mental mindset

  • 18. 
    Harvard psychologist Howard Gardner has worked to broaden this concept of intelligence, defining intelligence as “the capacity to solve problems or to fashion product that are valued in one or more cultural settings. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What is an (IDEA)?
    • A. 

      Individual Disability Education Association

    • B. 

      Individual Disability Education Authority

    • C. 

      Individual Disability Education Act

  • 20. 
    Individual Disability Education Act (IDEA) also extends coverage to all disabled learners between the ages of?
    • A. 

      2 and 22

    • B. 

      3 and 21

    • C. 

      3 and 22

    • D. 

      1 and 21

  • 21. 
    (IEP) stands for?
    • A. 

      Individual Education Program

    • B. 

      Individual Education Passion

    • C. 

      Individual Education People

  • 22. 
    Someone who does not speak on your behalf is called an Advocate?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    What are learning disabilities?
    • A. 

      It constitutes to help all students of special needs.

    • B. 

      It constitutes the smallest group of special needs students.

    • C. 

      It constitutes the largest group of special needs students.

  • 24. 
    Accelerated programs...
    • A. 

      They allow gifted students from 12th grade level to skip grades or receive college credit early.

    • B. 

      They allow gifted students from 11th grade level to skip grades or receive college credit early.

    • C. 

      They allow gifted students from 10th grade level to skip grades or receive college credit early.

    • D. 

      They allow gifted students from all grade-levels to skip grades or receive college credit early.

  • 25. 
    What does (FAPE) stands for?
    • A. 

      Free and Appropriate Education

    • B. 

      Free and Appropriate Economy

    • C. 

      Free and Appropriate Ethnicity

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