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FOURTH SEMESTER B. ED DEGREE ONLINE MODEL EXAMINATION, JUNE 2020
EDU 15.12: ADVANCED STUDIES-CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGIC COURSES - COMMERCE EDUCATION


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    "Curriculum is made up of everything that surrounds the learner in all his working hours" ; this concept is put forwarded by

    • A.

      H. L Laswell

    • B.

      Arthur Cunningham

    • C.

      Munroe

    • D.

      H.H Horne

    Correct Answer
    A. H. L Laswell
    Explanation
    H. L Laswell is the one who put forward the concept that curriculum is made up of everything that surrounds the learner in all his working hours.

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  • 2. 

    The type of instruction in which the teacher provide lessons through power point called as

    • A.

      Lecturing

    • B.

      Demonstration

    • C.

      ICT

    • D.

      Experimental

    Correct Answer
    C. ICT
    Explanation
    ICT stands for Information and Communication Technology, which refers to the use of technology, specifically computers and the internet, to enhance teaching and learning. In this context, the teacher is using PowerPoint, a software program, to deliver lessons. PowerPoint presentations are a common form of instructional material used in classrooms to present information in a visual and organized manner. Therefore, the correct answer is ICT.

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  • 3. 

    Find out the function which is not related with curriculum

    • A.

      Complete development

    • B.

      Realisation of values

    • C.

      Synthesis of subject and life

    • D.

      Improvement of the institutional amenities

    Correct Answer
    D. Improvement of the institutional amenities
    Explanation
    The function of "Improvement of the institutional amenities" is not related to the curriculum because it focuses on enhancing the physical facilities and resources of an institution, such as buildings, equipment, and infrastructure. While important for creating a conducive learning environment, it does not directly impact the content or delivery of the curriculum itself. The other functions listed, such as complete development, realisation of values, and synthesis of subject and life, are all directly related to the curriculum as they involve the holistic development of students and the integration of knowledge with practical life.

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  • 4. 

    The electronic version of a written text book is known as

    • A.

      Copy book

    • B.

      Digital book

    • C.

      Note book

    • D.

      Content book

    Correct Answer
    B. Digital book
    Explanation
    A digital book refers to the electronic version of a written textbook. It is a digital format that can be accessed and read on electronic devices such as computers, tablets, or e-readers. This format allows for easy portability and convenience as users can carry multiple books in a single device. It also offers various interactive features like highlighting, bookmarking, and searching, enhancing the reading experience.

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  • 5. 

    "Whatever has to be learnt must be learnt by doing" this statement closely related with

    • A.

      Traditional Curriculum

    • B.

      Experience Centred Curriculum

    • C.

      Activity Centred Curriculum

    • D.

      Subject Centred Curriculum

    Correct Answer
    C. Activity Centred Curriculum
    Explanation
    The statement "Whatever has to be learnt must be learnt by doing" closely relates to the Activity Centred Curriculum. This curriculum approach emphasizes hands-on learning and active engagement of students in various activities. It believes that students learn best when they actively participate in practical tasks and experiences rather than passively receiving information. This approach promotes experiential learning, problem-solving, critical thinking, and skill development through active engagement in activities, projects, and real-life situations.

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  • 6. 

    A Student learning the applications of basic accounting in higher classes, this curriculum approach is

    • A.

      Spiral approach

    • B.

      Concentric approach

    • C.

      Psychological approach

    • D.

      Topical approach

    Correct Answer
    A. Spiral approach
    Explanation
    The spiral approach is a curriculum approach that involves revisiting and building upon previously learned concepts in a progressive manner. In the context of a student learning the applications of basic accounting in higher classes, the spiral approach would be beneficial. This approach allows the student to continually review and reinforce their understanding of basic accounting principles while also introducing new and more complex concepts. By revisiting and building upon previously learned material, the student is able to deepen their understanding and make connections between different accounting concepts, ultimately leading to a more comprehensive understanding of the subject.

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  • 7. 

    Who is the chief exponent of concentric approach of curriculum?

    • A.

      Skinner

    • B.

      Bruner

    • C.

      Thorndike

    • D.

      Kanth

    Correct Answer
    B. Bruner
    Explanation
    Bruner is considered the chief exponent of the concentric approach of curriculum. The concentric approach emphasizes the organization of curriculum content in a spiral manner, where students revisit and build upon previously learned concepts in a progressive and interconnected way. This approach encourages students to develop a deeper understanding of the subject matter by constantly revisiting and reinforcing key ideas. Bruner's work on cognitive psychology and his theory of instruction heavily influenced the development of the concentric approach, making him the most prominent figure associated with it.

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  • 8. 

    NCF came in to the existence on

    • A.

      1988

    • B.

      2005

    • C.

      2000

    • D.

      1975

    Correct Answer
    B. 2005
  • 9. 

    Find out the odd one

    • A.

      Google

    • B.

      Bing

    • C.

      Wikipedia

    • D.

      Yahoo

    Correct Answer
    C. Wikipedia
    Explanation
    The odd one out in this list is Wikipedia because it is the only website that is primarily an online encyclopedia, while the others are search engines. Google, Bing, and Yahoo are all popular search engines used for finding information on the internet. However, Wikipedia is a platform where users can contribute and edit articles to create a collaborative encyclopedia.

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  • 10. 

    WBL Stands for

    • A.

      World Business Learning

    • B.

      Web Based Learning

    • C.

      Wide Business Learning

    • D.

      Work Based Learning

    Correct Answer
    B. Web Based Learning
    Explanation
    WBL stands for Web Based Learning. Web Based Learning refers to the use of internet technologies and online platforms to deliver educational content and facilitate learning. It involves accessing resources, participating in discussions, and completing assignments through web-based platforms. This type of learning allows individuals to study at their own pace and from any location with an internet connection. Web Based Learning is increasingly popular in both formal education settings and professional development programs due to its convenience and flexibility.

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  • 11. 

    The core of entire education system is

    • A.

      Government

    • B.

      Curriculum

    • C.

      Political parties

    • D.

      Institution

    Correct Answer
    B. Curriculum
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Curriculum. The curriculum is the foundation of the entire education system as it outlines the content, skills, and knowledge that students are expected to learn. It sets the goals and objectives for education and provides a framework for teachers to plan their lessons and assessments. The curriculum determines what students will be taught and how it will be taught, ensuring that there is a standardized and organized approach to education. Without a well-designed curriculum, the education system would lack direction and consistency.

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  • 12. 

    Trend Analysis is a technique of

    • A.

      Market research

    • B.

      Population research

    • C.

      Educational growth rates

    • D.

      Educational growth rates

    Correct Answer
    A. Market research
    Explanation
    Trend Analysis is a technique used in market research to analyze and identify patterns or trends in consumer behavior, market demand, and sales data. It involves examining historical data and using statistical methods to forecast future trends. This analysis helps businesses understand market dynamics, make informed decisions, and develop effective marketing strategies to meet customer needs and stay competitive.

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  • 13. 

    Statement giving general truth

    • A.

      Rule

    • B.

      Principle

    • C.

      Law

    • D.

      Maxim

    Correct Answer
    D. Maxim
    Explanation
    The term "maxim" refers to a concise statement or rule that expresses a general truth or principle. It is often used as a guiding principle or a moral saying. In this context, the given statement is described as a maxim because it presents a general truth or principle. It is important to note that a maxim is different from a rule, principle, or law, as it is typically more concise and focuses on expressing a moral or general truth rather than providing specific instructions or regulations.

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  • 14. 

    Number of instructional objectives for teaching suggested by NCERT is

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    C. 7
    Explanation
    According to NCERT, the suggested number of instructional objectives for teaching is 7. These objectives serve as a guide for teachers to plan their lessons effectively and ensure that students achieve specific learning outcomes. By having a clear set of objectives, teachers can focus on the key concepts and skills that need to be covered in each lesson, making the teaching and learning process more organized and structured. Having 7 instructional objectives allows for a comprehensive approach to teaching, covering a range of topics and ensuring a well-rounded education for students.

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  • 15. 

    The process which is carried out to finding facts related with a topic is

    • A.

      Evaluation

    • B.

      Research

    • C.

      Modelling

    • D.

      Sampling

    Correct Answer
    B. Research
    Explanation
    Research is the process of gathering information and investigating a topic to find facts and evidence. It involves conducting thorough investigations, analyzing data, and exploring various sources such as books, articles, and online resources. Through research, one can gather relevant information, gain a deeper understanding of the subject matter, and uncover new insights or findings. Therefore, research is the most appropriate process for finding facts related to a topic.

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  • 16. 

    It is the reciprocal relationship among various subjects in curriculum

    • A.

      Correlation

    • B.

      Logical approach

    • C.

      Evaluation

    • D.

      Interdisciplinary approach

    Correct Answer
    A. Correlation
    Explanation
    Correlation refers to the reciprocal relationship among various subjects in a curriculum. It involves identifying the connections and interdependencies between different subjects, allowing for a more holistic and integrated approach to learning. By exploring these correlations, students can gain a deeper understanding of how different subjects relate to and complement each other, fostering a more comprehensive and well-rounded education.

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  • 17. 

    Who advocated inter-disciplinary approach in teaching?

    • A.

      Munro

    • B.

      Herbert

    • C.

      Bruner

    • D.

      Dewey

    Correct Answer
    B. Herbert
    Explanation
    Herbert is the correct answer because he advocated for an inter-disciplinary approach in teaching. This means that he believed in integrating different subjects and disciplines in the curriculum, allowing students to make connections and see the interrelationships between different areas of knowledge. This approach promotes a holistic understanding of the world and encourages critical thinking skills.

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  • 18. 

    Role of teacher as per NCF 2000

    • A.

      Leader

    • B.

      Philosopher

    • C.

      Administrator

    • D.

      Facilitator

    Correct Answer
    D. Facilitator
    Explanation
    According to NCF 2000, the role of a teacher is that of a facilitator. This means that the teacher's main responsibility is to create a conducive learning environment and provide the necessary resources and support for students to explore and discover knowledge on their own. The teacher acts as a guide and mentor, helping students to develop critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, and independent learning habits. The facilitator role emphasizes student-centered learning, where the teacher encourages active participation, collaboration, and self-reflection among students.

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  • 19. 

    Discussion on same topic by different speakers

    • A.

      Seminar

    • B.

      Symposium

    • C.

      Panel discussion

    • D.

      Debate

    Correct Answer
    B. Symposium
    Explanation
    A symposium is a formal meeting where experts and scholars gather to discuss and exchange ideas on a specific topic. It involves multiple speakers who present their viewpoints and engage in a structured conversation. The given options, seminar, panel discussion, and debate, all involve discussions on a topic, but a symposium specifically emphasizes on a more formal and academic setting where experts share their knowledge and research. Therefore, a symposium is the most appropriate choice among the given options.

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  • 20. 

    Highest level of intellectual ability in cognitive domain

    • A.

      Synthesis

    • B.

      Knowledge

    • C.

      Analysis

    • D.

      Evaluation

    Correct Answer
    D. Evaluation
    Explanation
    Evaluation is the highest level of intellectual ability in the cognitive domain because it involves making judgments and assessments based on critical thinking and evidence. It requires the individual to analyze information, consider different perspectives, and make informed decisions. Evaluation goes beyond simply understanding and applying knowledge, and instead involves a deeper level of thinking that requires the individual to critically analyze and assess the value and quality of information or ideas.

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  • 21. 

    Purposeful repetition of activity for strengthening something already learned

    • A.

      Illustration

    • B.

      Workshop

    • C.

      Drill

    • D.

      Brain storming

    Correct Answer
    C. Drill
    Explanation
    Drill is the correct answer because it refers to the purposeful repetition of an activity in order to strengthen something that has already been learned. This repetition helps to reinforce the knowledge or skills acquired, allowing for better retention and mastery. The other options, such as illustration, workshop, and brainstorming, do not specifically imply the repetition of an activity for strengthening something already learned.

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  • 22. 

    First commercial institute was established at

    • A.

      Mumbai

    • B.

      Culcutta

    • C.

      Delhi

    • D.

      Chennai

    Correct Answer
    D. Chennai
    Explanation
    The first commercial institute was established in Chennai.

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  • 23. 

    Use hints and clues to aid students in answering questions or to assist them in correcting an initial original questions ; those questions are called as

    • A.

      Prompting

    • B.

      Seeking further information

    • C.

      Redirecting

    • D.

      Refocusing

    Correct Answer
    A. Prompting
    Explanation
    Prompting is a technique used to assist students in answering questions or to help them correct their initial responses. It involves providing hints or clues that guide students towards the correct answer. This can be done by asking additional questions, providing examples, or giving reminders about relevant information. Prompting helps students to think critically and problem-solve, allowing them to arrive at the correct answer on their own.

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  • 24. 

    The phrase "pedagogical content knowledge" (PCK) popularized by

    • A.

      Jean Piaget

    • B.

      Seymour Papert

    • C.

      Lev. Vygotsky

    • D.

      Lee S. Shulman

    Correct Answer
    D. Lee S. Shulman
    Explanation
    Lee S. Shulman is the correct answer because he is the one who popularized the phrase "pedagogical content knowledge" (PCK). Jean Piaget, Seymour Papert, and Lev Vygotsky are well-known figures in the field of education, but they are not specifically associated with the popularization of PCK.

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  • 25. 

    Advance Organizer Model belongs to

    • A.

      Information Processing Family

    • B.

      Personal Family

    • C.

      Social Family

    • D.

      Behavioural system Family

    Correct Answer
    A. Information Processing Family
    Explanation
    The Advance Organizer Model belongs to the Information Processing Family. This model is based on the idea that learners need to have a framework or structure in their minds to organize new information. The advance organizer serves as a guide or preview of the upcoming content, helping learners make connections between what they already know and the new information they are about to learn. This model emphasizes the role of cognitive processes such as attention, perception, and memory in learning.

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  • 26. 

    A teaching strategy created by Jerome S Bruner that encourages critical thinking is

    • A.

      Inquiry Training Model

    • B.

      Concept Attainment Model

    • C.

      Group Investigation Model

    • D.

      Advance Organizer Model

    Correct Answer
    B. Concept Attainment Model
    Explanation
    The Concept Attainment Model is a teaching strategy created by Jerome S Bruner that encourages critical thinking. In this model, students are presented with a set of examples and non-examples of a concept, and they have to analyze the similarities and differences to identify the underlying concept. By engaging in this process, students develop their critical thinking skills as they actively participate in the discovery and understanding of new concepts. This model promotes higher-order thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities, making it an effective strategy for encouraging critical thinking in the classroom.

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  • 27. 

    The logical and systematic break up of the curriculum from the point of pedagogic is called 

    • A.

      Technological Analysis

    • B.

      Pedagogic Analysis

    • C.

      Content Analysis

    • D.

      Knowledge Analysis

    Correct Answer
    B. Pedagogic Analysis
    Explanation
    Pedagogic analysis refers to the logical and systematic breakdown of the curriculum from a pedagogical perspective. It involves analyzing the teaching and learning methods, instructional materials, and assessment strategies that are used to deliver the curriculum. This analysis helps educators understand how to effectively teach the content to students and ensure that it aligns with educational objectives and standards. By examining the pedagogical aspects of the curriculum, educators can make informed decisions about instructional strategies and resources to enhance student learning.

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  • 28. 

    ..............  is a description of how the various phases in the development of a lesson are sequenced when the model is translated into action.

    • A.

      Social system

    • B.

      Syntax

    • C.

      Support system

    • D.

      Rules

    Correct Answer
    B. Syntax
    Explanation
    Syntax refers to the rules and structure of a language. In the context of the given question, it is likely that the "model" being referred to is a lesson plan or instructional framework. The phases in the development of a lesson, such as introduction, instruction, practice, and assessment, need to be sequenced in a logical and coherent manner. This sequencing is guided by the syntax of the model, which ensures that the lesson flows smoothly and effectively. Therefore, syntax is a description of how the various phases in the development of a lesson are sequenced when the model is translated into action.

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  • 29. 

    The main theorist behind the Group Investigation Model  is

    • A.

      Hilda Taba

    • B.

      Jerome S Bruner

    • C.

      Herbert Thelen

    • D.

      David Ausubel

    Correct Answer
    C. Herbert Thelen
  • 30. 

    A test which predicts the future performance of a student in a particular area is known as

    • A.

      Performance Test

    • B.

      Prognostic Test

    • C.

      Diagnostic Test

    • D.

      Achievement Test

    Correct Answer
    B. Prognostic Test
    Explanation
    A prognostic test is a type of test that predicts the future performance of a student in a particular area. It is used to forecast how well a student will perform in the future based on their current abilities and skills. Unlike diagnostic tests that assess current knowledge and achievement tests that measure past performance, a prognostic test focuses on predicting future success. It helps educators and professionals make informed decisions about a student's educational path and provide appropriate support and resources to help them reach their potential.

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