Full Marks – 100
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
1. Give appropriate answer as directed: 1x12=12
a) “Education is the natural, harmonious and progressive development of man’s innate powers.” Who said this?
b) Hero worship is characteristic of adolescence period. (Fill in the blank)
c) Write the full form of DIET.
d) Who invented computer?
e) What is the IQ of a normal or average child?
f) The SCERT, Assam was set up in 1985. (Write True or False)
g) What is instinct?
h) Which Article of the Indian Constitution prohibits religious instruction in any educational institution wholly maintained out of the State fund?
i) Delinquency is a problem of adolescence period. (Fill in the blank)
j) Who invited Education Conference at Simla in 1901?
k) Write the full form of UGC.
l) According to McDougall, which emotion is related to the instinct of combat?
2. Answer the following questions: 2x12=24
(a) What do you mean by ‘Monitorial System’?
(b) Mention two psycho-physical needs of infancy.
(c) Write two educational provisions for childhood.
(d) Mention two defects of present curriculum.
(e) Write two major functions of cerebellum.
(f) Mention two differences between sensation and perception.
(g) What is illusion?
(h) Write two differences between instinct and emotion.
(i) Mention two methods or means of modification of instinct.
(j) Mention two major recommendations of the Hunter Commission of 1882.
(k) What is ‘Xatra’?
(l) Write two major causes of Anglicists-Classicists Controversy.
3. Answer the following questions: 4x10=40
(a) Briefly write about the vocational aim of education.
(b) What do you mean by ‘tripolar’ process of education?
(c) Mention four characteristics of childhood.
(d) Write four advantages of e-mail.
(e) Mention four principles of curriculum construction.
(f) Briefly explain two major objectives of co curricular activities.
(g) Write about the relationship between Education and Psychology.
(h) Name four major parts of human brain.
(i) Why is habit called ‘second nature’?
(j) Write four causes of failure of basic education.
4. What do you mean by education? Briefly describe the narrow and wider meaning of education. 2+2+2=6
5. What is educational psychology? Briefly write about the significance of educational psychology. 2+4=6
6. What is school plant? Write a short note on physical resources of school plant. 2+4=6
Highlight six professional qualities of a goods teacher. 6
7. Describe the major contributions of the Christian Missionaries towards the field of education in Assam. 6
Mention six major recommendations of Wood’s Educational Despatch of 1854.
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