Social Science Pedagogy Questions For CTET Exam:11th January 2019




Dear Readers, Everything that studies our society and the way we interact with each other in it, is a social science.This section NOT ONLY comes HTET Exam 2018 but also come in other TET Exam also i.e UPTET Exam 2018, PTET Exam 2018 & DSSSB Exam 2018 etc. So, we will provide you the questions which will help you in preparing for Exam.





Q1. While teaching an issue sensitive to a particular community, but described in the textbook, 

(a) the teacher should ask students to make notes on these in the library or at home 
(b) the teacher should respect the textbook and explain the facts as given 
(c) the teacher should write to the authorities to omit the contentious topic from the curriculum 
(d) the teacher should explain the concept with sensitivity and firm commitment while respecting the dignity of all students

Q2. 'Learning Without Burden (1993)' recommended that learning in Social Sciences should 

(a) continue to follow the epistemological framework of highlighting developmental issues 
(b) help in the retention of important information 
(c) promote developing concepts and abilities to analyse socio-political realities 
(d) develop skills relevant to jobs 

Q3. A problem related to teaching Social Studies is regarding the availability of teachers. Which of the following statements best describes the problem? 

(a) Quality teachers are in short supply 
(b) Good quality teachers are readily available 
(c) Before hiring a teacher, we are not able to find out if she / he is a good teacher 
(d) Teachers do not understand the subject matter

Q4. Student learning Social Science should have a positive attitude because 

(a) a positive attitude is the elixir of life 
(b) they will learn better if they are favourably disposed towards learning 
(c) learning social sciences is a tough job 
(d) None of the above 

Q5. Problems related with the instructional material can be resolved by the teacher if 

(a) the school provides the required resources 
(b) the teacher takes sufficient initiative 
(c) she / he prepares teaching aids involving time and expertise 
(d) All of the above 

Q6. Match the branch of Social Studies (in column 1) with its description (in column 2) and select the correct alternative accordingly. 
A. Economics 
B. Anthropology 
C. Psychology 
D. History 

I. Study of the human mind 
II. Study of past events and lives 
III. Study of distribution and consumption of wealth 
IV. Study of evolution of human life 

Codes 
      A B C D 
(a) I II III IV 
(b) IV I II III 
(c) III IV I II 
(d) III IV II I 

Q7. Which of the following is a problem related with library? 

(a) Teachers are not adequately competent to guide the students 
(b) This part is not included in the student's evaluation 
(c) Standard tools for evaluating learning are not available 
(d) Reading facilities for teachers are inadequate 

Q8. Which of the following best describes the concept of ‘Team Teaching'? 

(a) A team of students helping the teacher to teach 
(b) Two teams of teachers competing with each other for a trophy 
(c) One teacher asking a team of teachers to help her / him manage the class 
(d) A co-ordinated teaching by a team of teachers working together 

Q9. 'Team Teaching' is particularly useful for which kind of situation that the teacher may face? 

(a) When the students are highly indisciplined 
(b) When students with special needs are being educated along with regular students 
(c) When the teacher is severely ill and not able to go to school 
(d) All of the above situations 

Q10. Which of the following is the advantage of employing Team Teaching in the classroom? 

(a) It spreads the responsibility of the teachers 
(b) It encourages creativity in the teachers 
(c) Teachers learn new insights and techniques from observing one another 
(d) All of the above


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