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TET cum TRT English Methodology Practice Questions

Following are the practice questions for TSPSC - TRT and APPSC - TRT / DSC examinations. The English practice questions for Methodology are given below. Candidates can check the answers at then end of the model / practice questions. These are useful for teachers recruitments, TET cum TRT in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States.

1. Banishment of Mother Tongue in the class room takes place in ......
1) GT method 2) TPR
3) Bilingual method 4) Direct method

2. The word method in the teaching of reading was first introduced by ……………
1) Dodson 2) Franke
3) Comenius 4) Edmund Prurke

3. The hall mark of structural approach is.....
1) Forming speech habits
2) Mastery of selected structures in meaningful situations.
3) Memorisation of vocabulary.
4) Repetition and drills

4. Selecting frequently occurred structure in SO-S approach denotes .........
1) The utility oriented aspect
2) The simplicity principle
3) The productive oriented aim
4) The easily teachable feature

5. Reading is a ............ skill.
1) Receptive 2) Productive
3) Corrective 4) Possessive

6. Trace out the following reading defect that acts as an obstacle for the reader to read the text in sense group ............
1) Sub vocalising 2) Faulty head movement
3) Regression 4) Finger pointing

7. The rationale in organising skimming and scanning activities is ..........
1) To promote in depth reading
2) To promote reading pace
3) To drive out reading defects
4) To derive pleasure and profit

8. The English teacher can develop speaking skill among the students by ................
1) Encouraging the students to speak as early as possible
2) Allowing them to speak actively with whatever English they have
3) Accepting even one-word answers to the questions asked
4) All the above

9. James Brown, Ralph Nicholas and Carl Weaver are considered as ...............
1) Fathers of English
2) Fathers of Psychology
3) Fathers of Listening
4) Father of Pedagogy

10. Listening to Judge or evaluate is called...
1) Critical listening
2) Discriminative listening
3) Appreciative listening
4) Therapeutic listening

11. Chapter-3 of NCFSE deals with ...............
1) Pre Service teacher education
2) In-service Teacher Education
3) Language Education with special reference to English
4) Quality Education

12. A pre requisite for language learning is......
1) Input rich communicational environment
2) Rich curriculum
3) Aptitudes and Interests
4) Updated teaching methods

13. Language Laboratories are highly helpful in ..........
1) Practising pattern/ words/ drills
2) Listening comprehension
3) Writing comprehension
4) 1 and 2

14. The main objective of using visual aids in the class room ..........
1) To provide entertainment to the students
2) To provide relief to the teacher
3) To attract the attention of the students
4) All

15. “Bad writing is a sign of imperfect education”- said by ......
1) Jawaharlal Nehru 2) Mahatma Gandhi
3) H. Champion 4) Raimes

16. Which of the following can be used as authentic materials?
1) Readers
2) Supplementry Readers
3) Work books
4) Soap wrappers, advertisements in newspapers etc

17. SUCCESS-stands for ......
1) Successful universalising of secondary schools
2) Successful utilisation of quality and Access in secondary schools
3) Strengthening and universalisation of Quality and Access to secondary schools
4) Strengthening and uplifting of quality and access in secondary schools

18. Mecaulay’s minute aimed at .......
1) Preparing young men who would be English in blood and colour
2) Preparing young men who would be Indian in colour and English in tastes
3) Preparing young men who would be Indians in tastes and beliefs
4) None of the above

19. Good hand writing comes under ..........
1) Syntactical Writing
2) Mechanics of Writing
3) Unity of thought 4) Coherence

20. The words that we could recognise but do not use actively are known as ..........
1) Active Vocabulary
2) Passive Vocabulary
3) Productive Vocabulary
4) Adhoc Vocabulary

21. The first person to use micro teaching was...
1) Dwight Allen 2) CJ Dodson
3) Franke 4) Munby

22. “Writing is a more powerful instrument for shaping, guiding and controlling of thought than speech” - said by .........
1) John Munby 2) D. Byrne
3) Flower and Hayes 4) Vygotsky and Bruner

23. The animal cat (English name) is termed as ‘pili’ in Telugu, bekku in Kannada, Qitte in Arabic. From this we can presume that a language has its own system of speech sounds and words. This characteristic of language is known as ..........
1) Arbitrariness 2) Prevarication
3) Displacement 4) Redundancy

24. The correct progression in Reading is –
1) Sense Sound Symbol
2) Symbol Sense Sound
3) Sound Symbol Shape
4) Symbol Sound Sense

25. A: Could you please tell me the way to Railway Station?
B: Go on the main road for 300 yards, then turn left, go for 100 yards, you reach the Railway station. The details given to B would serve as –
1) Extensive Listening
2) Intensive Listening
3) Casual Listening
4) Dry Listening

26. A person is said to have attained final control and command over a language with the mastery in .......
1) Listening 2) Speaking
3) Reading 4) Writing

27. Non – detailed texts are used to encourage
1) Silent reading 2) Extensive reading
3) Intensive reading 4) Reading aloud

28. The teacher asked the students to find out quickly the costliest and cheapest vegetables from the handout supplied to them. This exercise aims at developing
1) Summarizing skill 2) Scanning skill
3) Skimming skill 4) Subtracting skill

29. She sells sea – shells on the sea – shore
But the sea – shells that she sells
Are not sea – shells of that shore
The above lines stand for …………..

1) a tongue twister could be used to practice difficult English sounds /s/ and /S/ (sh)
2) the lines of a poem to ascertain rhyming
3) a puzzle used for ice – breaking
4) a chaining technique to articulate meaningful sounds

30. ‘Coherence’ and ‘Cohesion’ in writing denote ..........
1) Use of connectives and clarity of ideas
2) Logical arrangement of parts and lexical or grammatical relationship between different parts of the same text
3) Co – ordination and communication
4) All the above

31. A teacher gives many sentences and asks her students to arrange them into a letter using appropriate connectors. The skill that is chiefly involved in this task is ........
1) collecting the information
2) organizing
3) decoding
4) rewriting

32. ‘Soliloquy’ is an example for........
1) Mass communication
2) Group communication
3) Intra personal communication
4) Inter – personal communication

33. The teacher gave hints / clues and asked the students to develop a piece of writing. This kind of writing is …………
1) Picture composition
2) Group composition
3) Guided composition
4) Free composition

34. Top priority in oral reading is given to ....
1) Word – sound 2) Word – syllable
3) Word – sense 4) Word – sequence

35. Language skills should be taught in the class room ..................
1) in a fragmented manner
2) in an integrated way
3) through imitation
4) through clear explanations

36. ‘My Christmas day alone. I had rather odd experience’ –
This kind of writing text is called ......
1) Argumentative 2) Expository
3) Narrative 4) Descriptive

37. Detect the reading defect from the following.
1) Pointing finger on the lines
2) Going back and forth on the text
3) Sub – vocalization
4) All the above

38. The teacher gave an activity to the students. He asked them to run their eyes over the given text quickly to get a general idea or gist ..... . This activity relates to …………………….
1) Paraphrasing 2) Predicting
3) Skimming 4) Silent reading

39. Radio and TV lessons can be referred to ....
1) Group communication
2) Mass communication
3) Inter – personal communication
4) Intra – personal communication

40. Speech training is the characteristic feature of ..........
1) Direct method 2) TPR
3) Bilingual method 4) Reading method

41. Which of the following statement best suits ‘Remedial Teaching’?
1) It is not re teaching
2) It is need based
3) It is more like a crash course
4) All

42. A test which is administered at the end of the course is........
1) diagnostic test 2) placement test
3) achievement test 4) formative test

43. The term Communicative Competence was coined by ........
1) Wilkins 2) Chomsky
3) Hymes 4) Hornby

Answers:

1-4
2-3
3-1
4-1
5-1
6-4
7-2
8-4
9-3
10-1
11-3
12-1
13-4
14-3
15-2
16-4
17-3
18-2
19-2
20-2
21-1
22-4
23-1
24-4
25-2
26-4
27-2
28-2
29-1
30-2
31-2
32-3
33-3
34-1
35-2
36-3
37-4
38-3
39-2
40-1
41-4
42-3
43-3.

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