Past Papers Methods of Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School


Subject: Methods of Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School

Time Allowed: 15 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only.  Please encircle the correct option. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I Encircle the right answer, cutting and overwriting are not allowed. (10)

1. Which is not the advantage of team teaching
(a) Better utilization of resources
(b) Better planning
(c) Better usc of teaching techniques
(d) Better financial benefits of teachers
2. Example of psychomotor domain is that student
(a) Demonstrates awareness to environmental pollution
(b) Performs an experiment
(c) Can compute results of two experiments
(d) Can narrate a story
3. Example of cognitive domain is

(a) Describe a topic
(b) Develop an X-ray film
(c) Type a fetter
(d) Take responsibility for tools
4. The right sequence of subgroups cognitive domain is
(a) Knowledge. Comprehension, Application, Synthesis, Analysis, Evaluation
(b) Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, Evaluation, Analysis, Synthesis
(c) Knowledge, Comprehension, Evaluation, Application, Analysis, Synthesis
(d) Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, Analysis, Synthesis Evaluation
5. Which is not true about projects
(a) It is a purposeful activity
(b) It is proceeded in social environment
(c) It is accomplished in real life
(d) It is teacher centered activity
6. Which is not true about lesson plan
{a) It develops confidence
(b) It helps in orderly delivery of contents
(c) It is developed by students
(d) It saves from haphazard teaching
7. Which is not the objective of Drama/ role play
(a) Recreation and enjoyment
(b) Development of social skills
(c)Development of skills of conversation
(d) Do make rehearsals
8. A field trip is arranged for
(a) Making an excursion
(b) See other people doing things
(c) Note the meanings of action
(d) all of the above
9. Which onc is a standard for demonstration method?
(a) Student should observe the demonstration and teacher should not tell important finding
(b) To keep accuracy of results the teacher should dictate the result
(c) Demonstration should be pre- tested to remove the weakness in demonstration
(d) all of the above
10. Which one is NOT the Psychological principle of teaching?
(a) Proceed from concrete to abstract
(b) Proceed from complex to simple
(c) Proceed from known to unknown
(d) Proceed from simple to difficult


Subject: Methods of Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Give short answer, each question carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: What is the criteria for the selection of method/strategy

Q#2: Differentiate between inductive and deductive methods of teaching

Q#3: Give demerits of discussion method of teaching

Q#4: Give merits of drill method

Q#5: Describe merits of problem solving method


Part-III Give detailed answers, each question carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: Prepare a lesson plan for junior class on the topic of ”Punjab Province”.

Q#2: What is the importance of AV aids in Teaching Social Studies? Give the principles of using AV aids for teachers.

Q#3: What is the importance of teaching of Social Studies at Elementary level?

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