CTET English Pedagogy|English Teaching Methods

The pedagogy of teaching English for Primary Teacher’s Exam

CTET 2022 Jan Paper Class (I—V)

Directions (Q. Nos. 91-99) Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow by choosing correct / most appropriate options.

The total forest cover of Himachal Pradesh increased nearly by 25 percent and by more than 1000 percent in Lahaul and Spiti districts between 1991 and 2015 due to plantations initiatives, according to an analysis report by the state-Centre on climate change.
Out of a total geographical area of 55,673 square kilometres, that state has recorded a forest cover of 27.72% (15,433.52 square kilometres), according to the
India State of Forest Report (ISFR), a biennial publication of the Forest Survey of India, released last month.
It is said that dense forest cover in Kinnaur decreased from 565 sq. km to 344 sq. km during this period, a
decrease of 39%. Hamirpur, Kullu, Shimla and Sirmaur districts also witnessed a declining trend in the dense forest cover.
On the other hand, it increased from zero to 47 sq. kms in Lahaul and Spiti and from 164 to 459 sq. km in Solan, while other districts also saw an increasing trend. Except Una and Kangra districts, the state witnessed an increasing trend of open forest cover’ with Lahaul and Spiti registering an increase of 770 %. The total area under scrubs in the state has decreased substantially since 1995 from 1,845 sq kms, the said.
report It further said that as per FSI’s data, some of the forest area in Una district was found to be highly vulnerable to forest fires while a substantial area of different forest classes in Sirmaur and Solan districts was also found to be moderately vulnerable to fires due to preponderance of Chir Pine forests in those areas.
The report also said that various-broad leaved species of
trees, which are used to produce a tinier quality of fuel and fodder, are facing a decline in area due to
“anthropogenic pressure of the forest fringe communities.”

91. The ISFR report is published
(1) every three months
(2) every six months
(3) every nine months
(4) every twenty four months

92. Plantation activities in the entire state of Himachal Pradesh have shown a—
(1) downward trend
(3) mixed trend
(2) rising trend
(4) an uneven trend

93. Read the following statements:
A. The forest cover in Lahaul and Spiti decreased by 39%.
B. The forest cover in Kullu increased by 40%.
C. The forest cover in Lahaul and Spiti increased by less than 800%.
D. A part of Una district was highly
vulnerable to forest fires.

Choose the correct option.
(1) A is false but B is true.
(2) B is false but C is true.
(3) C is false but D is true.
(4) Both A and D are false.

94. Read the following statements.
A. A few areas in Sirmaur district were found vulnerable to forest fires.
B. Some areas of Solan district were found vulnerable to forest fires.
Choose the correct option.
(1) A is true but B is false.
(2) B is true but A is false.
(3) Both A and B are false.
(4) Both A and B are true.

95. Which of the following is not true according to the passage?
The total geographical area of Himachal Pradesh is—
(1) not more than 55,558 sq.
(2) not less than 60,000 sq. km
(3) more than 54,900 sq. km
(4) is neither less nor more than 55,673 sq. km

96. Which of the following words has the same meaning as the word ‘tremendous’ used in the passage?
(1) immense
(3) vibrant
(2) exact
(4) constant

97. Which of the following words is the antonym of ‘inappropriate’ as used in the passage?
(1) misappropriate
(3) approximate
(2) disproportionate
(4) suitable

98. Which part of speech is the underlined word in the phrase ‘continously putting pressure’ in the passage?
(1) Verb
(3) Adverb
(2) Adjective
(4) Noun

99. Which part of the following sentence contains an error?
A. It will rain tomorrow
B. I shall not come
C. to meet you
D. in the club
Choose the correct option.
(2) B
(4) A
(1) D
(3) C

Directions (Q.Nos. 100-105) Read the following poem and answer the questions that follow by choosing the correct / most
appropriate options.

Look to this day
Look to this day
For it is life, the very life of life.
In its briefest course
Lie all the verities and realities of your existence
The bliss of growth,
The glory of action,
The splendour of achievement
Are but experiences of time.
For yesterday is but a dream
And tomorrow is only a vision;
And today well lived, makes
Yesterday a dream of happiness
And every tomorrow a vision of hope.
Look well therefore to this day;
Such is the salutation to this ever new dawn.

100. The poem is celebration of today because—
(1) unborn tomorrows forecast our future.
(2) it is but a reflection of yesterdays glory.
(3) one is not suspended between the past and the future.
(4) life lived in the present is neither a dream nor a vision.

101. The poem highlights the significance of
(1) dead yesterdays.
(2) unborn tomorrows.
(3) a meaningful connection between the past and the future.
(4) seizing the creative power of the present.

102. The word ‘verities’ as used in the poem means
(1) varieties
(3) varied
(2) variations
(4) veracities

112. Which one of the following skills will help children to develop their handwriting later on?
(1) Spreading clothes in an almirah
(2) Spilling up something
(3) Picking up sticks
(4) Threading beads onto laces.

113. Which one of the following is most important about illustrations in a language text book?
(1) Illustrations help to present language in
unfamiliar and memorable contexts.
(2) Ilustrations help to match what leaners feel and
hear to what they see around.
(3) Develop the visual literacy of the children.
(4) Appreciate the art and aesthetic sense of the
illustrator and teacher.

114. Stories encourage children to enjoy language learning and foster their—
(1) appreciation of literature
(2) forms of language
(3) life skills
(4) kinaesthetic skills

15. Who said that children are biologically programmed for language and that language
develops in the child in just the same way as other biological functions develop?
(1) BF Skinner
(2) Noam Chomsky
(3) Lev Vygotsky
(4) Jean Piaget

116. Which one of the following is not correct about teaching grammar effectively?
(1) Present the form in genuine communication.
(2) Elicit relevant rules of gramnmar in contexts.
(3) Provide the form in practice in real life-like communication.
(4) Learn grammar by memorising its rules andthrough drills.

117. Which one of the following should be mastered to acquire literacy?
(1) Phonological awareness and fluency
(2) Sight vocabulary and pattern recognition
(3) Decoding and language comprchension
(4) Accuracy and phonological comprehension

118. The use of technology to enhance language learning process is called ….. in education.
(1) IT
(2) ICT
(3) Informative Technology
(4) Communication Technology

19. A scoring guide used to assess the students learning is known as
(1) rubrics
(3) inventories
stresses on
(2) checklists

120. Grammar-Translation method lays more—
(1) accuracy
(3) appropriateness
(4) rating scales
(2) fluency
(4) pronunciation.