UPTET 2016 – Paper – I (English Language) Answer Key

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परीक्षा (Exam) – UPTET (UttarPradesh Teacher Eligibility Test) Paper I (Classes I to V)
भाग (Part) – Part – III – English Language
परीक्षा आयोजक (Organized) –  UPBEB

कुल प्रश्न (Number of Question) – 30
परीक्षा तिथि (Exam Date) – 2016

Directions: Read the passage given below and answer the question that follow by selecting the correct/ most appropriate options.

Where does all our garbage disappear once it leaves our homes? There are four methods of managing waste recycling, Landfilling, composting and bur 1 ing. Each method has its strengths and weaknesses. Recycling is the process of turning waste into new materials. For example, used paper can be turned into paperboard, which can be used to make book covers. Recycling can reduce pollution, save materials and lower energy use. Some argue that collecting processing and converting waste uses more than it
Landfilling is the oldest method of managing waste. Landfilling is to bury garbage in a hole. Over a period of time the process of landfilling has advanced. Garbage is compacted before it is thrown into the pit. In this way garbage can fit in each landfill. Large garbage bags are placed at the bottom of a landfill, so that toxic garbage juice does not get into the groundwater. But in spite of the bags, landfills may pollute the underground water. Not to mention that all garbage stinks. Nobody wants to live next to a landfill. As landfill space increases, interest in composting grows. Composting is when people pile up organic matter such as food waste and allow it to decompose. The product of his decomposition is compost. Compost can be added to the soil to make the soil richer and better for growing crops. One thing that is easier to do is burning garbage. There are two main ways to burn waste. The first is to harvest fuel from the waste. The second is to burn the waste directly, the heat from this burning process can boil water, which can power steam generators. Unfortunately, burning garbage pollutes the air.

61. Compacting of garbage is done to
(1) avoid soil pollution
(2) protect ground water
(3) remove the stink
(4) save space

Q62. “……the process of turning waste…..” The word ‘turning’ is a/an
(1) participle
(2) noun
(3) verb
(4) adjective

Q63. “There are two main ways to burn waste.” The underlined word is a
(1) gerund
(2) noun
(3) verb
(4) participle

Q64. Garbage recycling
(1) uses more energy than it saves
(2) saves a lot of energy
(3) saves only a little energy
(4) wastes a lot of energy

Q65. Consider the following statements.
A. Landfilling does not allow water and air pollution.
B. Composting is better than landfilling.
Which of the above statements is/are true?
(1) Both A and B
(2) Only A
(3) Only B
(4) Neither A nor B

Q66. It is safe to dispose of garbage through
(1) burning and landfilling
(2) recycling and buming
(3) composting and burning
(4) recycling and composting

Q67. Consider the following statements.
A. We do not use any energy in the process of composting
B. Burning can be a source of energy.
Which of the above statements is/are true?
(1) Only B
(2) Both A and B
(3) Neither A nor B
(4) Only A

Directions: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Q68. A teacher of Class VII while teaching the poem, The Solitary Reaper by William Word – worth asks children to find how the last words of each line sound. What is she trying to draw the attention of learners to?
(1) Theme of the poem
(2) Spelling of words
(3) Rhyme scheme
(4) Vocabulary

Q69. To help the students overcome the prob lems of spelling mistakes, the teacher will use…. as the teaching strategy.
(1) loud reading
(2) brainstorming
(3) pronunciation drill
(4) dictation

Q70. Grammar translation method of teaching English heavily relies on
(1) form-focused teaching
(2) meaning focused teaching
(3) direct teaching as a strategy for learning
(4) language use as the main focus

Q71. Language proficiency refers to
A. fluency
B. accuracy
C. appropriateness
D. efficiency Which of the above are true?
(1) A, B and D
(2) A, B and C
(3) B, C and D
(4) A, C and D

Q72. Written description of a child’s progress that a teacher keeps on a day-to-day basis is
(1) rubric
(2) anecdotal record
(3) portfolio
(4) rating scale

Q73. A teacher of Class VI in a writing asses – ment task asked students to write on “If I were famous for something…..” This is assessment of a/an …… answer.
(1) narrative
(2) extrapolative
(3) factual
(4) descriptive

Q74.  A good language textbook should
A. contain learner-centred materials.
B. contain teacher-friendly instruction and content-related materials.
C. incorporate language skills throughout.
D. have more syntactical items in its content. Which of the above are true?
(1) B, C and D
(2) A, B, and C
(3) A, B and D
(4) A, C and D

Q75. Kavya notes down the errors committed by learners of the class and discusses them once in a fortnight. What is this practice known as?
(1) Providing feedback
(2) Evaluation
(3) Assessment
(4) Error correction

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