English Questions asked in CTET Feb 2016

Directions: Answer the following question (Q. Nos. 1 to 15) by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

  1. Stephen Krashen’s theory of second language acquisition does not consists of
    (a) the Natural Order Hypothesis
    (b) the Input Hypothesis
    (c) the Acquisition Learning Hypothesis
    (d) the Learnability Hypothesis
  2. The use of dictionary does not help learners to
    (a) find out how to say a word
    (b) be proficient in oral communication
    (c) find the meaning of words
    (d) check the part of speech of a word
  3. Constructivism in language learning focuses on
    (a) the dominant role of the teacher in the classroom
    (b) engaging learners in exploring new knowledge
    (c) the role of imitation
    (d) memorizing grammar rules
  4. The major objective of teaching English at Primary level is
    (a) using English in different situations of life
    (b) speaking English in British accent
    (c) scoring good marks in the exams
    (d) knowing the grammar of English
  5. In learning a language, students’ talking time should be increased because
    (a) they use the target language for various purpose
    (b) teachers feel relaxed while students are talking
    (c) they enjoy spending time talking with their friends
    (d) they can learn the correct pronunciation from each other
  6. A teacher of Class V is planning to teach grammar. Which one of the following might be a good strategy for teaching grammar?
    (a) Giving the practice of grammar in context as a strategy
    (b) Asking students to carefully note down the rules from the blackboard
    (c) Giving clear explanations of the rules with examples
    (d) Asking students to do drill work only to learn rules
  7. Which one of the following is not true in relation to the use of children literature?
    (a) It makes them understand and respect diverse cultures.
    (b) Their reading proficiency deteriorates and gets worse,
    (c) It helps in developing learners’ imagination
    (d) It broadens their mental horizon
  8. While assessing a group work, a teacher should not focus on
    (a) showing concern for others
    (b) cooperative learning process
    (c) assessing each child’s work
    (d) taking initiatives in work
  9. A diagnostic test in English will help the language teacher to identify
    (a) intelligent learners in her class
    (b) slow learners in her class
    (c) learning difficulties the learner faces in English
    (d) the topic which the learner has not learnt by heart
  10. While teaching English, a teacher is not able to draw attention of some students sitting at the back. She should
    (a) engage them by asking question and evaluating her teaching method
    (b) stop explaining the concept and start dictating the notes to students
    (c) scold them for not paying attention
    (d) ignore them and carry on
  11. When a child learns a language naturally, without much practice, it is called
    (a) language generalization
    (b) language adaptation
    (c) language learning
    (d) language acquisition
  12. The communicative approach to teach English focuses on
    (a) the structural accuracy of the sentences
    (b) correct pronunciation of words
    (c) linguistic competence plus an ability to use the language appropriately
    (d) the practice of selected and graded structure patterns
  13. Which one of the following is most important in developing reading skill at primary level?
    (a) Ability to read phrases correctly
    (b) Ability to comprehend the text already read
    (c) Only knowing the correct order of alphabet
    (d) Ability to read words correctly
  14. While reading, a learner needs to
    (a) guess the contextual meaning of new words to understand the text
    (b) translate the written symbols into corresponding sounds to grasp their meaning
    (c) perceive and decode letters in order to read words.
    (d) understand every word to grasp the meaning of the text
  15. Diphthongs are
    (a) consonant sounds
    (b) double consonant sounds
    (c) vowel sounds
    (d) double vowel sounds
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 27th February 2016 in English.
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