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Question Paper Booklet Sl.No.

K-TET - August 2012

Roll No. Question Paper Code Area/Subjects Category - III No.of Questions Sl.No.of Questions Part - 3 Sl.No.of Pages


Social Science


71 to 150

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Space for Rough Work - Page No. : 2 & 15 Instructions :

Instructions - Page No. : 1 & 16

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No identification mark, other than where asked for, on the OMR sheet, is permitted. If done so, the OMR sheet is liable to be treated as cancelled. The decision of the Secretary, Pareeksha Bhavan in this regard shall be final. If at any stage OMR sheet of a candidate shows or it is otherwise established that he/she has received or attempted to receive help from any source in any manner or has given help or attempted to give help to other candidate in any manner, the relevant OMR sheet and his/her candidature for K-TET-2012 will be cancelled. The decision of the Secretary, Pareeksha Bhavan in this regard shall be final.
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Space For Rough Work

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Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test - August, 2012 Category III HS Section (Part - 3) Social Science 71. The author of Tuhafat-ul-Mujahiddin : (A) Sheikh Zainuddin (C) Sulaiman (B) Al-Biruni (D) Ibn-Batuta

72. The architect of Kuttipuram Proclamation : (A) Haider Ali (C) Saktan Thampuran (B) Tipu Sultan (D) Kunjali Marakkar

73. The founder of Atma Vidya Sangham. (A) Sahodaran Ayyappan (C) V.T. Bhattathiripad (B) Brahmananda Sivayogi (D) Vagbhatananda

74. The brain behind the Malayali Memorial : (A) Dr. Palpu (C) G.P. Pillai (B) Swadesabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai (D) C.Kesavan

75. The leader who headed the first popular ministry in the Travancore-Cochin State : (A) C.Kesavan (C) Pattom. A. Thanu Pillai 76. Dasarajna means : (A) Ten incarnations of Vishnu (B) A former slave turned into a ruler (C) Battle of the ten kings. (D) Ten sacrifices to be performed by the son of a slave mother.
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(B) T.K. Narayana Pillai (D) Panam Pilli Govinda Menon.

77. The author of the well known work Tabaqat-i-Akbari : (A) Khwaja Nizamuddin (B) Badauni (C) Abdul Hamid Lahori (D) Abul Fazl

78. The place where the first serious mutiny of the Indian soldiers in the British army was held at : (A) Patna (C) Vellore (B) Delhi (D) Meerut

79. Dr. Zakir Hussain committee worked out the details of : (A) Wardha Scheme of education (B) Sargeant Plan of education (C) Hartog Committee Report. (D) U.G.C. Report 80. The place where the congress session that recommended the Socialist Pattern of Society was held at : (A) Banaras (B) Lahore (C) Lucknow (D) Avadi 81. Mahatma Gandhi gave the title of Sardar to Patel for his organisational skill in : (A) Kheda Satyagraha (C) Salt Satyagraha 82. Phidias was a Greek : (A) Musician (C) Sculptor (B) Bardoli Satyagraha (D) Individual Satyagraha

(B) Philosopher (D) Scientist

83. The German sociologist who made a brilliant study of the cultural factors responsible for the rise of capitalism : (A) Max Weber (B) J.M. Roberts (C) R.S. Sharma (D) Rosa Luxemberg
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84. The architect of Declaration of Independence (1776) in America: (A) Thomas Paine (C) John Locke (B) Thomas Jefferson (D) George Washington

85. The most universally respected figure of post colonial Africa : (A) P.W. Botha (C) Daniel Malan (B) Albert Luthuli (D) Nelson Mandela

86. The two mountains in India which are almost parallel to each other : (A) Western ghats and Eastern ghats (B) Vindhyas and Aravallis (C) Satpura and Aravallis (D) Vindhya and Satpura 87. Identify the number of the Survey of India topographical map in the scale of 1 : 25,000 (A) 58 G (C) 58 G/1 (B) 58 G/SW (D) 58 G/1/SE

88. Which of the following is not a depositional landform : (A) Drumlins (C) Moraines (B) Peneplain (D) Levee

89. The cold current which flows northward along the West African coast, which finally joins with south equatorial current : (A) Gulf Stream (C) Benguela current (B) North Atlantic Drift (D) Falkland cold current

90. Which one of the following city is located in the Indus delta? (A) Karachi (C) Islamabad
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(B) Lahore (D) Peshawar

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91. The warm, dry and dusty wind blowing from Sahara desert across Mediterranean sea to reach Italy : (A) Lavanter (B) Sirocco (C) Harmattan (D) Blizzard

92. BBC bulletin broadcasted from London at noon could be heard at a place B at 5.00 PM on the same day. Find the longitude of the place B : (A) 75 E (B) 95 E (C) 25 W (D) 105 W

93. Among the following which is a Biosphere reserve in India : (A) Gulf of Cambay (B) Gulf of Mannar (C) Gulf of Khambat 94. El Nino is most affected at the : (A) Brazilian coast (C) Australian coast (D) Gulf of Kuchchh

(B) Hawaiin coast (D) Peruvian coast

95. The natural vegetation found in the Tundra biome : (A) Decidious trees (B) Coniferous trees (C) Mosses and grasses (D) Deep rooted plants

96. Among the following which is NOT a reason for season : (A) Rotation of earth on its axis (B) Parallelism of the earths axis (C) Revolution of earth around the sun (D) Inclination of the earths axis 97. Which one of the layers of the earth is continuously moving because of convection currents : (A) Crust (C) Outer core
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(B) Mantle (D) Inner core

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98. The state which ranks first in reserves and production of coal : (A) West Bengal (B) Bihar (C) Jharkhand (D) Chhattisgarh

99. Which of the following is the type of remote sensing on the basis of platform : (A) Air borne remote sensing (B) Passive remote sensing (C) Active remote sensing (D) Infrared remote sensing

100. The process of superimposing layers of geographic data in GIS to study the relationship between them : (A) Buffering (B) Overlay analysis (C) Proximity analysis (D) Surface analysis

101. The first economist who advocated for rolling plan : (A) G. Myrdal (B) K.N. Raj (C) M. Visweshwarayya (D) Amartya Sen

102. Defence expenditure in India for the year 2012-13 : (A) 1.9 percent of GDP (B) 5 percent of GDP (C) 0.5 percent of GDP (D) 1.5 percent of GDP

103. A demerit of MNCs : (A) Strengthen dualism in Less Developed Countries (B) Facilitate foreign direct investment (C) Transfer of superior technology (D) Lead to a net increase in capital formation 104. The official estimates of national income with base year 1948-49 were first compiled as per the methodology recommended by : (A) VKRV Rao (C) Dadabhai Naoroji
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(B) B.S. Minhas (D) P.C. Mahalanobis

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105. The GDP for the year 2011-12 is estimated and published by the government based on : (A) 1999 - 2000 base year prices (B) 2004 - 2005 base year prices (C) 2007 - 2008 base year prices (D) 2008 - 2009 base year prices 106. The Committee under the chairmanship of Sri. Y.H. Malegam is set up to study : (A) Issues and concerns in the capital market (B) Issues and concerns in the trading of government securities (C) Issues and concerns in the micro finance sector (D) Issues and concerns in the implementation of MNREGS 107. The economist who is NOT associated with poverty estimation : (A) B.S. Minhas (C) M.S. Ahluwalia (B) Pranab Bardhan (D) N. Kaldor

108. The programme NOT included in the annualbudget of Kerala for the year 2012 - 13 : (A) Airstrips in all districts (B) Extending green house farming all over Kerala (C) Coconut bioparks in all districts of Kerala (D) New airports in ldukki and wayanad districts 109. The WTO does NOT cover one of the following : (A) Multilateral agreements on trade in goods (B) General agreement on trade in services (C) Plurilateral trade agreements (D) Agreement to boost bilateral trade 110. The percentage share of population of Kerala to national population based on 2011 census : (A) 3.2 % (C) 2.76 %
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(B) 3.02 % (D) 3.0 %

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111. The United Nations was not created to take humanity to heaven, but to save it from hell. This observation was made by : (A) U Thant (B) Dag Hammarskjold (C) Ban Ki - Moon (D) Kofi A.Annan

112. The Constitution of India was adopted on : (B) 30th January 1948 (A) 15th August 1947 (C) 26th November 1949 (D) 26th January 1950

113. The Chairman and members of a State Public Service Commission can be removed only by : (A) The President of India (B) The Vice President of India (C) The Governor of State (D) The Chief Minister of State

114. The ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) was established in : (A) 1992 (B) 1994 (C) 1996 (D) 1998

115. Identify the Unitary Features of the Indian Constitution from the following : 1) Single Constitution 2) Division of Powers 3) Integrated Judiciary 4) Bi-cameralism (A) 1 and 2 (C) 1 and 3 (B) 2 and 3 (D) 2, 3 and 4

116. The Indian Constitution is founded on the bedrock of the balance between Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles - select the Case in which the Supreme Court made the statement : (A) A. K Gopalan Vs State of Madras (B) Kesavananda Bharati Vs State of Kerala (C) Indira Sawhney Vs Union of India (D) Minerva Mills Vs Union of India

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117. Josip Broz Tito, one of the founding leaders of NAM belongs to : (A) Yugoslavia (B) Indonesia (C) Philippines (D) Egypt

118. The Article which states that there shall be a Council of Ministers with the Prime Minister at the head to aid and advise the President who shall, in the exercise of his functions, act in accordance with such advice. (A) Article 72 (B) Article 73 (C) Article 74 (D) Article 75

119. Among the following Committees on Panchayat Raj Institutions which one was appointed by the Planning Commission of India : (A) Balwant Rai Mehta Committee (B) Ashok Mehta Committee (C) L. M Singhvi Committee (D) GVK Rao Committee 120. Choose the correct statements with regard to National Human Rights Commission from the following : 1) 3) It is a statutory body It is a multi member body 2) 4) It was established in 1993 Its term of office is 6 years

(A) 1 and 4 (C) 2, 3 and 4

(B) 1, 2 and 3 (D) 2 and 4

121. The Social Science Curriculum should foster a feeling of unity among its citizens irrespective of caste, creed, religion and region- this is the goal related to : (A) National Integration (C) Universal brotherhood (B) Democratic citizenship (D) Cultural Development

122. The Scope of Social Science does not include : (A) Study of human relations (C) Theological study
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(B) Society related study (D) Study of man-made institutions

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123. The name mainly associated with Taxonomy of Educational objectives : (A) Carter B. Good (B) Benjamin S. Bloom (C) Adams Wesley (D) M.P. Mofat

124. If the learners are asked to draw a diagram in a teaching-learning process that will come under the educational objective of : (A) Knowledge (C) Application 125. Pedagogic analysis means : (A) Art and Science of Teaching (B) Content Analysis (C) Evaluation procedure (D) Curriculum Analysis 126. One which is not a criterion of daily lesson plan : (A) Should be objective based (B) Should be learner centred (C) Should based on psychological principles (D) Should based on long distant goals 127. Collection of pictures, articles etc as a continuation of learning is an example of : (A) Attitude (C) Appreciation (B) Interest (D) Comprehension (B) Understanding (D) Skill

128. The educational objectives are achieved through : (A) Physical Exercise (B) Evaluation (C) Learning Experience (D) Unit plan preparation

129. Social Science Curriculum does not deal with : (A) Principle of Relation with Life (B) Principle of Extensiveness (C) Principle of Universal Brotherhood (D) Principle of Rigidity
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130. Identify a debatable topic in Social Science : (A) Environment and Development (B) Layers of Atmosphere (C) Factors of Production (D) Organs of Government 131. A Concept suitable for Concept Attainment Model : (A) King (C) Tenant (B) Lord (D) Feudalism

132. One of the learning objectives suitable for the topic Five Year Plans : (A) To arrive at proper judgement on Globalisation (B) To analyse the progress of industrialisation at different plan periods (C) To evaluate the merits and demerits of mixed economy (D) To collect information about small scale industries 133. The principle of learning by doing can be applied while teaching the topic Map and Map projections through : (A) Arranging a debate (B) Distributing printed maps (C) Distributing work sheets and group work (D) Arranging Group discussion 134. A topic suitable to generate divergent opinions : (A) Egyptian Civilization (C) Industrial Revolution (B) First World War (D) Golden Age of the Guptas

135. While presenting the topic on Buddhism, a teacher gives an over all perspective of that religion at first and then go to its particular principles of Eight Fold Path. This approach is : (A) Inductive Method (C) Elicitation Method
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(B) Deductive Method (D) Correlation Method

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136. More importance to subject matter and Text book is an approach of : (A) Traditional Curriculum (B) Constructivist Curriculum (C) Activity Curriculum (D) Integrated Curriculum

137. The family to which Advance Organizer Model belongs to : (A) Behavioural family (B) Social family (C) Information Processing family (D) Personal family 138. The term syntax of a model refers to : (A) Objectives (C) Outcomes (B) Teaching - Learning Materials (D) Structure

139. An example for Taking the School to Community : (A) Visit to an archaeological museum (B) Inviting an expert to School (C) Conducting exhibition at School (D) Conducting health camp at School 140. Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) is a concept in : (A) Behaviourism (B) Cognitive Constructivism (C) Social Constructivism (D) Discovery Learning

141. The intelligence associated with a drama presentation : (A) Spatial (B) Mathematical (C) Naturalistic (D) Bodily-Kinesthetic

142. Conducting a Seminar in connection with Independence day celebration is a : (A) Learning Activity (B) Co-Curricular Activity (C) Social Service
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(D) Curricular Activity

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143. The one which is NOT a feature of Project Method : (A) Learning by experience (B) Challenging and interesting (C) Variety in Activities (D) Memorisation of facts 144. The term facilitator is widely used in : (A) Behaviourism (B) Constructivism (C) Pragmatism (D) Progressivism 145. Formation of cooperative learning groups are essential in Constructivism as suggested by : (A) Thorndike (B) Piaget (C) Vygotsky (D) Bruner 146. The process skill essential for a learner while visiting an industrial unit to understand its functions : (A) Explanation skill (B) Drawing skill (C) Observation skill (D) Organisation skill 147. The test item which requires maximum use of language for answering : (A) Objective type (B) Short answer type (C) Very short answer type (D) Essay type 148. Evaluation of planning and execution stages of a project is : (A) Process Evaluation (B) Product Evaluation (C) Summative Evaluation (D) Terminal Evaluation 149. The specification discriminates comes under the instructional objective : (A) Knowledge (B) Understanding (C) Application (D) Interest 150. Select the one which is not desirable for a Social Science Teacher : (A) Democratic values (B) Resourcefulness (C) Professional attitude (D) Rigidity in own believes
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