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English Pedagogy Questions for CTET

Q.1 The study of words and their meaning is known as –

  1. Phonetics
  2. Syntax
  3. Linguistic
  4. Semantics

Correct Answer : Semantics

Q.2 Which one of the following is not a language component ?

  1. Grammar
  2. Speech
  3. Sound System
  4. Manuscript

Correct Answer : Manuscript

Q.3 The second language should be thought through –

  1. mother tongue and translation
  2. using the target language as much as it is possible
  3. learner background and talent
  4. grammar and rules of language

Correct Answer : Using the target language as much as it is possible

Q.4 When we sing a rhyme in a English language classroom, we

  1. Familiarize the learner with the English sounds
  2. teach them to read
  3. teach learners to understand the words
  4. teach them to learn to sing

Correct Answer : Teach learners to understand the words

Q.5 The First Generation learners are those who are

  1. Learning Hindi for the first time
  2. Learning English for the first time
  3. The first from their family to come to school
  4. Coming first time to school to seek admission

Correct Answer : Learning English for the first time

Q.6 A Word gets its meaning

  1. From dictionary only
  2. spelling
  3. from its origin
  4. in relation to its context

Correct Answer : from its origin

Q.7 TBLT in second language teaching is

  1. Tool-Based Language Teaching
  2. Task Book Language Teaching
  3. Task- Based Language Teaching
  4. Task- Based Language Training

Correct Answer : Task-Based Language Teaching

Q.8 Language is a tool because

  1. it is used for processing ideas
  2. it is used for communication
  3. it is used for thinking
  4. it is used for conveying ideas

Correct Answer : It is used for communication

Q.9 Process writing approach could be described as

  1. bottom-up approach
  2. horizontal approach
  3. top down approach
  4. vertical approach

Correct Answer : bottom-up approach

Q.10 ‘Brainstorming’ technique is useful for

  1. overcoming the problems of spellings
  2. helping students in forming new sentences
  3. improving students’ spontaneous sensitivity
  4. developing learners’ vocabulary

Correct Answer : helping students in forming new sentences

Q.11 Etymology is

  1. Science of Study of language
  2. science of meaning of language
  3. science of knowing the origin of words
  4. science of Pedagogy

Correct Answer : Science of knowing the origin of words

Q.12 In a constructive classroom while teaching a poem which of the following is not ideal ?

  1. Learners may find out on their own about the poem
  2. Learners should be able to discover the ideas and meaning of the poem
  3. While teaching, a teacher should first give an introduction of the poet
  4. The poem does not need an introduction of the poet in the begining.

Correct Answer : Learners should be able to discover the ideas and meaning of the poem

Q.13 A method is a body of …………………… that a teacher adopts in the teaching – learnigng process.

  1. techniques
  2. norms
  3. pointers
  4. principles

Correct Answer : techniques

Q.14 ‘Role Play’ is an activity for promoting

  1. assessment
  2. listening
  3. writing
  4. speaking and listening

Correct Answer : speaking and listening

Q.15 In order to know the correct pronunciation of English words, the learner should

  1. know how to write the words
  2. know the spelling, meaning and how they are pronounced
  3. know the meanings only
  4. know the spelling

Correct Answer : know the meanings only

Q.16 A speaking activity can be made more purposeful by

  1. motivating students to complete a task at the end
  2. providing a specific list of vocabulary to use
  3. insisting on correct structure and pronunciation
  4. interrupting the activity with some writing/reading

Correct Answer : insisting on correct structure and pronunciation

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