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ProfEd Questions 2

Professional Education Part 2

1. As a teacher, what do you do when you engage yourself in major task analysis?
a. Test if the learning reached higher level thinking skills.
b. Breakdown a complex task into sub-skills.
c. Determine the level of thinking involved.
d. Revise lesson objectives.

2. Why should a teacher NOT use direct instruction all the time?
a. It requires much time.
b. It requires use of many supplementary materials.
c. It is generally effective only in the teaching of concepts and abstractions.
d. It reduces students’ engagement in learning.

3. Teacher F wanted to teach the pupils the skill to do cross stitching. Her check-up quiz was a written test on the steps of cross stitching. Which characteristic of a good test does it lack?
a. Scorability
b. Reliability
c. Objectivity
d. Validity

4. Study this group of tests which was administered with the following results, then answer the question.
Subject Mean SD Student’s Score
Math 56 10 43
Physics 41 9 31
English 80 16 109
In which subject/s did the student perform most poorly in relation to the group’s performance?
a. English
b. English and Math
c. Math
d. Physics

5. Which holds true for standardized tests?
a. They are used for comparative purposes.
b. They are administered differently.
c. They are scored according to different standards.
d. They are used for assigning grades.

6. What is most likely to happen to our economy when export continuously surpasses import is a thought question on ______________.
a. Creating
b. Relating cause-and-effect
c. Synthesizing
d. Predicting

7. Study this group of tests which was administered with the following results, then answer the question.
Subject Mean SD Student’s Score
Math 56 10 43
Physics 41 9 31
English 80 16 109
In which subject/s were the scores most homogenous?
a. Math
b. English
c. Physics
d. Physics and Math

8. Value clarification as a strategy in Values Education classes in anchored on which philosophy?
a. Existentialism
b. Christian philosophy
c. Idealism
d. Hedonism

9. Each teacher is said to be a trustee of the cultural and educational heritage of the nation and is, under obligation to transmit to learners such heritage. Which practice makes him fulfill such obligation?
a. Use the latest instructional technology.
b. Observe continuing professional education.
c. Use interactive teaching strategies.
d. Study the life of Filipino heroes.

10. Which questioning practice promotes more class interaction?
a. Asking the question before calling on a student
b. Focusing on divergent questions
c. Focusing on convergent questions
d. Asking rhetorical questions

11. Which teaching activity is founded on Bandura’s Social Learning Theory?
a. Lecturing
b. Inductive reasoning
c. Questioning
d. Modeling

12. Which is a form of direct instruction?
a. Discovery process
b. Problem solving
c. Programmed instruction
d. Inductive reasoning

13. Bruner’s theory on intellectual development moves from enactive to iconic and symbolic stages. In which stage/s are diagrams helpful to accompany verbal information?
a. Enactive and iconic
b. Symbolic
c. Symbolic and enactive
d. Iconic

14. Rights and duties are correlative. This means that______________.
a. Rights and duties regulate the relationship of men in society.
b. Rights and duties arise from natural law.
c. Each right carries with it one or several corresponding duties.
d. Rights and duties ultimately come from God.

15. In the Preamble of the Code of Ethics of Professional Teachers, which is NOT said of teachers”
a. LET passers
b. Duly licensed professionals
c. Possess dignity and reputation
d. With high moral values as well as technical and professional competence

16. Which is the first step in planning an achievement test?
a. Define the instructional objective.
b. Decide on the length of the test.
c. Select the type of test items to use.
d. Build a table of specification.

17. Which is a major advantage of a curriculum based assessment?
a. It is informal in nature.
b. It connects testing with teaching.
c. It tends to focus on anecdotal information on student progress.
d. It is based on a norm-referenced measurement model.

18. Teacher A discovered that his pupils are very good in dramatizing. Which tool must have helped him discover his pupil’s strength?
a. Portfolio assignment
b. Performance test
c. Journal entry
d. Paper-and-pencil test

19. What can be said of a student who obtained a score of 85 in a Grammar objective test?
a. He answered 85 items in the test correctly.
b. He answered 85% of the test items correctly.
c. His rating is 85.
d. He performed better that 5% of his classmates.

20. Which does NOT belong to the group of alternative learning systems?
a. Multi-grade grouping
b. Multi-age grouping
c. Graded education
d. Non-graded grouping

21. Which can effectively measure students’ awareness of values?
a. Projective techniques
b. Anecdotal record
c. Likert scales
d. Moral dilemma

22. Which one can enhance the comparability of grades?
a. Using common conversion table for translating test scores in to ratings.
b. Formulating tests that vary from one teacher to another
c. Allowing individual teachers to determine factors for rating
d. Individual teachers giving weights to factors considered for rating.

23. The principle of individual differences requires teachers to______________.
a. Give greater attention to gifted learners
b. Provide for a variety of learning activities
c. Treat all learners alike while in the classroom
d. Prepare modules for slow learners in class

24. Based on Edgar Dale’s Cone of Experience, which activity is closest to the real thing?
a. View images
b. Attend exhibit
c. Watch a demo
d. Hear

25. Theft of school equipment like TV, computer, etc. by teenagers in the community itself is becoming a common phenomenon. What does this incident signify?
a. Prevalence of poverty in the community.
b. Inability of school to hire security guards.
c. Deprivation of Filipino schools.
d. Community’s lack of sense of co-ownership.

26. Which applies when skewness is zero?
a. Mean is greater than the median
b. Median is greater than mean
c. Scores have three modes
d. Scores are normally distributed.

27. History books used in schools are replete with events portraying defeats and weaknesses of the Filipino as a people. How should you tackle them in the classroom?
a. Present them and express your feelings of shame.
b. Present facts and use them as means in inspiring your class to learn from them.
c. Present them and blame those people responsible or those who have contributed.
d. Present them as they are presented, and tell the class to accept reality.

28. From whom do we owe the theory of deductive interference as illustrated in syllogisms?
a. Plato
b. Socrates
c. Aristotle
d. Pythagoras

29. A teacher who equates authority with power does NOT ______________.
a. Shame
b. Develop self-respect in every pupil
c. Retaliate
d. Intimidate

30. Studies in the areas of neurosciences disclosed that the human brain has limitless capacity. What does this imply?
a. Some pupils are admittedly not capable of learning.
b. Every pupil has his own native ability and his learning is limited to this native ability.
c. Every child is a potential genius.
d. Pupils can possibly reach a point where they have learned everything.

31. Which schools are subject to supervision, regulation, and control by the state?
a. Public schools
b. Sectarian and Non-Sectarian schools
c. Private schools
d. Public, private, sectarian, and non-sectarian schools

32. Which is a teaching approach for kindergarten that makes real world experiences of the child the focal point of educational stimulation?
a. Situation approach
b. Traditional approach
c. Eclectic approach
d. Montessori approach

33. The attention to the development of a deep respect and affection for our rich cultural past is an influence of ______________.
a. Confucius
b. Hegel
c. Teilhard de Chardin
d. Dewey

34. Ms. Pia prepared organized lessons using the latest methods and strategies in teaching. What area of philosophy is she observing?
a. Metaphysics
b. Aesthetics
c. Axiology
d. Epistemology

35. Availment of the Philippine Education Placement Test (PEPT) for adults and out-of-school youth is in support of the government’s educational program towards ______________.
a. Equitable access
b. Quality
c. Quality and relevance
d. Relevance

36. The best way for a guidance counselor to begin to develop study skills and habits in underachieving student would be to ______________.
a. Have the underachieving students observe the study habits of excelling students.
b. Encourage students to talk about study habits from their own experiences.
c. Have them view film strops about various study approaches.
d. Give out a list of effective study approaches.

37. Teacher B engages her students with information for thorough understanding for meaning and for competent application. Which principle governs Teacher B’s practice?
a. Constructivist
b. Gestalt
c. Behaviorist
d. Cognitivist

38. Which test has broad sampling of topics as strength?
a. Objective test
b. Short answer test
c. Essay test
d. Problem type

39. Which is the area of philosophy that explains the existence of God, immortality of the soul, the problem of freedom and determinism, and the relationship of mind and body?
a. Epistemology
b. Metaphysics
c. Logic
d. Axiology

40. What measure of central tendency does the number 16 represent in the following data: 14 – 15 – 17 – 16 – 19 – 20 – 16 – 14 – 16?
a. Mode
b. Median
c. Mode and median
d. Mean

41. All men are pretty much alike. It is only by custom that they are set apart, said one Oriental philosopher. Where can this thought be most inspiring?
a. In a multi-cultural group of learners
b. In a multi-cultural and heterogeneous groups of learners and indigenous people’s group
c. In a class composed of indigenous people
d. A heterogeneous class of learners

42. In instructional planning, which among these is the most specific?
a. Course
b. Unit
c. Resources
d. Lesson

43. If a student thinks about thinking, he is involved in the process called:
a. Higher-order thinking
b. Critical thinking
c. Creative thinking
d. Metacognition

44. Direct instruction is for facts, rules, and actions as indirect instruction is for concepts, processes, and ______________.
a. Conclusions
b. Abstractions
c. Generalizations
d. Hypotheses

45. Which one can best evaluate student’s attitudinal development?
a. Essay test
b. Portfolio
c. Observation
d. Short answer test

46. What do we deal with Axiology as a branch of philosophy?
a. Theories of nature
b. Theories of values
c. Theories of existence
d. Theories of knowledge

47. The process of task analysis ends up in the formulation of:
a. Instructional objectives
b. Goals of learning
c. Enabling objectives
d. Behavioral objectives

48. The first American teachers in the Philippines were:
a. Soldiers
b. Graduates of the normal school
c. Missionaries
d. Elementary graduates

49. I like to develop the synthesizing skills of my students. Which one should I do?
a. Ask my students to formulate a generalization from the data shown in the graphs.
b. Direct my students to point out which part of the graph are right and which part is wrong.
c. Ask my students to answer the questions beginning with “what if…”
d. Tell my students to state data presented in the graph.

50. The free public elementary and secondary education in the country are in line with the government effort to address educational problems of ______________.
a. Productivity
b. Relevance and quality
c. Access and quality
d. Effectiveness and efficiency


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2 thoughts on “ProfEd Questions 2

  1. sooshin on said:

    hai maam /sir where is the answer key?


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