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ADII Promotion Aptitude Questions and Answers GES

ADII Promotion Aptitude Questions and Answers GES





  1. Which of the following is not an agency of the Ministry of Education?
  2. Complementary Education Agency
  3. Ghana Library Board
  4. Ghana Tertiary Education Commission
  5. National Commission for Civic Education


  1. Which of the following was/were part of the programmes and interventions implemented to facilitate the attainment of the free compulsory Universal Basic Education (FCUBE) policy objectives?
  2. Quality improvement in primary schools (QUIPS)
  3. Child school community progress in education (child scope)
  • Performance monitoring test (PMT)
  1. District teacher support teams (DTST)
  2. I, II, and III only
  3. I, II, III and IV
  4. II and III only
  5. III only


  1. The list of subjects to be studied under the core programme for junior and senior high schools in Ghana include all the following, except
  2. Career Technology
  3. Computing
  4. History
  5. Social studies


  1. In a learner-centered school, the headteacher undertakes all the following activities to enhance teaching and learning, except……. Answer:
  2. Empowering teachers to involve each learner in the teaching/learning process
  3. Encouraging teachers to avoid tests and other assessments because they demoralized students.
  4. Encouraging teachers to develop lesson plans that use existing knowledge to construct new knowledge
  5. Motivating and sustaining teachers interest in teaching


  1. The general competence intended by Ghana’s pre-territory education curriculum framework to promote entrepreneurial skills in learners is …….
  2. Communication and collaboration
  3. creativity and innovation
  4. Critical thinking and problem solving
  5. Personal development and leadership


  1. Which of the following is the least remedy for students’ absenteeism in schools?
  2. Counselling teachers/caregivers to ensure regular attendance of their wards to school
  3. Parents/caregivers supervising the activities of their wards to ensure that they do not play truancy
  4. punishing pupils for absenteeism
  5. Teachers desisting from harassing students


  1. Which of the following assessment metrics are design for Ghanaian basic schools except
  2. Early Grade Mathematics Assessment (EGMA0
  3. Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA)
  4. National Examination Assessment (NEA)
  5. Trends in International Mathematics and Science (TIMSS)


  1. One of the students hardly talks in the class. How would you encourage him to express himself?
  2. By encouraging children to take part in class activities
  3. By giving good marks to those who express themselves well
  4. By organizing classroom discussion activities
  5. By organizing educational games/programme in which children feel like speaking.


  1. Which of the following skills is not one core competencies emphasized in the new standards-based curriculum?
  2. Clarity
  3. collaboration
  4. Communication
  5. Critical thinking


  1. Which one of the following reasons best explains why teacher should ensure that they are physical pathways for students in the classroom? The pathways……..
  2. Allow student private space to work for themselves
  3. make it easier for teachers to attend individual students needs.
  4. Make it easier for teachers to see form the back
  5. Make students less likely to become distracted


  1. Which one of the following statements is incorrect about examination malpractices?
  2. It is a sure way for candidates to pass an examination
  3. It may lead to the cancellation of the entire results of a school
  4. People caught in examination leakage may be prosecuted at the law courts
  5. The general public may lose confidence in the certificates that are awarded to candidates


  1. All the following behaviours are minimum levels of standard every beginner teacher in Ghana must meet according to the components of the National Teachers’ Standards (NTS), except professional
  2. Ethics
  3. Knowledge
  4. Practice
  5. Values


  1. What kind of competence is demonstrated by a students who is able to analyse issues and situations leading to the resolution of challenges?
  2. Creativity and Innovation
  3. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  4. Cultural identity and Global Citizenship
  5. Personal Development and Leadership


  1. The organization within the Ghanaian education system which has the overall responsibility for education sector policy formulation, planing, monitoring, evaluation, budgeting, and coordinating is
  2. Ghana Education Service
  3. Ghana Tertiary Education Commission
  4. Ministry of Education
  5. National Council for curriculum and Assessment


  1. Which of the following legal frameworks is not part of the major regulatory laws governing financial administration in schools in Ghana? The
  2. Education Act, 2008 (Act 778)
  3. Education regulatory bodies Act, 2020 (Act 1023)
  4. Internal Audit Agency Act, 2003 (Act 658)
  5. Public financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921)


  1. In Ghanaian schools, performance of a learner can best be evaluated through______ assessment.
  2. Annually
  3. Daily
  4. Montly
  5. Weekly



  1. What does the term equal educational ‘opportunities’ mean?
  2. All children have access to education
  3. All children have access to quality teaching and learning resources
  4. All children have the type of education which is suitable for their peculiar needs
  5. All of the above


  1. Which one of the following refers to a situation where a learner studies simply because work is assigned by the teacher?
  2. Cognitive memorizing
  3. Experiential learning
  4. Sensory learning
  5. None of the above


  1. An assessment conducted prior to the start of teaching or instruction is called________ assessment.
  2. Diagnostic
  3. Formal
  4. Formative
  5. Summative


  1. The models based on the philosophy that learning occurs when there are changes in mental structure are called_______ learning models.
  2. Affective
  3. Cognitive
  4. Knowledge
  5. psychomotor


  1. Which of the following is/are termed as student centred-learning methods?
  2. Direct instruction
  3. Inquiry-based learning
  • Cooperative learning
  1. I and II only
  2. I, II and III
  3. II and III only
  4. II only


  1. The office of the ministry of Education that houses the a Education Management Information System (EMIS) data is_____
  2. Administration and General Services
  3. Education Reform Secretariat
  4. Free senior High Secretariat
  5. Statistics, Research and Information Management (SRIM)


  1. The type of test that measures the performance test takers against the criteria covered in the curriculum is called
  2. Aptitude Test
  3. Criterion-Referenced Test
  4. Diagnostic Test
  5. Norm-referenced Test


  1. Teachers could be made accountable when they have been given _____
  2. In the selection content and methods of teaching
  3. Opportunities for professional growth
  4. Training in teaching and examining
  5. Transfer to places where they want to serve



  1. When using a problem-solving method, the teacher can _____
  2. Help the learners define what is to be solved
  3. Porpose ways to of obtaining the needed data
  4. Set up the problem
  5. Test the conclusion


  1. Which of the following is/are important in gender equality?
  2. Equal opportunities for males and females
  3. Equal pay for men and and women for same work done
  4. Girls receiving the same level of education as boys
  5. All the above


  1. The government of Ghana introduced the Capitation Grant Scheme at the beginning of the 2005/2006 academic year with the primary purpose to______
  2. Demolish the School Management committee arrangement
  3. Discontinue schools from forming canteen committees
  4. Make school more open to the public
  5. Replace all kinds of fees that where payable by by children enrolled in schools.


  1. The professional requirement of a teacher as explained by UNESCO is/are
  2. Innovativeness in approach and teaching strategies
  3. Justice to the teaching profession
  4. Mastery over the subject and competency in teaching


  1. A junior high school teacher wants her students to acquire a specific skill to undertake a specific task required. Which of the following teaching methods would be least appropriate?
  2. Demonstration
  3. Discussion
  4. Recitation
  5. Role-play


  1. Which of the factors predict improvement in senior high school students’ learning outcome?
  2. Learning style
  3. School environment
  4. Sociocultural background
  5. All of the above


  1. When a JHS teacher poses a question in class to check the knowledge of students on an issue, the appropriate method to stimulate discussion is to_____
  2. Frame the question as lengthy as you can
  3. Point to intelligent student first and then put the question
  4. Pose more than one question at a time time to stimulate students
  5. Pose the question to the whole class and then select somebody to answer


  1. All but of the following is not a schedule for the Ghanaian Education Service District Directorate structures.
  2. Girls education Officer
  3. Partnership Coordinator
  4. School improvement support Officer
  5. Training officer


  1. Which of the following statements about teachers’ lesson plan is false?
  2. A good daily lesson plan ensures a better discussion
  3. A lessons plan must have clearly stated objectives
  4. All teachers should have a daily lesson plan
  5. The lesson plan must be strictly followed


  1. The current education strategic plan (ESP) that drives the course of education provision in Ghana is the______
  2. ESP 2010 – 2025
  3. ESP 2018-2030
  4. ESP 2020 – 2025
  5. ESP 2020 – 2020


  1. Which of the following does not characterize a well planned lesson?
  2. Lesson notes are vetted by school heads
  3. Lesson objectives are specific, measurable, achievable
  4. They are varied procedures and activities undertaken by the pupils
  5. Varied teaching and learning resources are utilized to promote learning


  1. The Capitation grant provided to school can be used for the following purpose except to _______
  2. Acquire teaching and learning resources
  3. Attend to sanitation and minor repairs and maintenance
  4. Organize extra classes for pupils
  5. Procure any item related to stationery


  1. What is the most important factor a teacher should consider in selecting and utilizing instructional materials?
  2. Attractiveness of instructional materials
  3. Availability of instructional materials
  4. Degree of interest on the part of the students
  5. Objectives of the lesson


  1. Which part of the lesson does the leaner give a synthesis of/about the things learned?
  2. Application
  3. Development
  4. Evaluation
  5. Introduction


  1. Which of the following committees in the school system is not concerned primarily with the welfare of learners?
  2. Canteen
  3. Disciplinary
  4. Entertainment
  5. Health and Sanitation


  1. In the application part of lesson delivery, learners are offered the opportunity to undertake the following activities, except
  2. Make generalizations based on what is learn
  3. Memories and recite what is learnt
  4. Relate what is learnt in real life situations
  5. Synthesize information on what is learnt


  1. According to world bank (2015) extreme poverty can be defined as people living under_____dollars a day.
  2. 1.0
  3. 9
  4. 0
  5. 9


  1. What of punishment involves the infliction of physical harm on a learner has broken a school rule?
  2. Corporal
  3. isolation
  4. Suspension
  5. Withdraw


  1. A teachers in a remote school were newspapers are delivered irregularly, knowing the importance of keeping the students abreast with current affairs, what is the best way to keep students updated?
  2. Encourage the pupils to listen to the daily broadcast from a the radio
  3. Gather back issues of newspapers and let pupils compile them.
  4. Try all available means to get the newspaper delivered to the school
  5. Urge the pupils to listen to listen to stories circulating the community


  1. Learners must be developed not only develop not only in the cognitive and psycho-motor domains, but also in the affective domain. Which of the following relates to the affective domain of students behaviour?
  2. Attitudes
  3. Feelings
  4. Stereotypes
  5. All of the above


  1. The top most responsibility of a headteacher is to_____
  2. Handle discipline problems
  3. Maintain schools records
  4. Organize and administer
  5. Provide leadership for learning


  1. Which of the following is among Henri Fayol’s (1841-1925) five functions of the management?
  2. Forecasting
  3. Mentoring
  4. Monitoring
  5. Supervision


  1. What is the main cause of death in children five years or younger in developing countries?
  2. Communicable diseases
  3. COVID-19
  4. Malnutrition
  5. War


  1. Students are most likely to be intrinsically motivated to learn and master subject matter when they………
  2. Anticipate that they will receive positive reinforcement for achieving instructional objectives
  3. Believe that the work they are doing is interesting and relates to their own lives.
  4. Know that they will be tested on their understanding of the content in the near future
  5. Perceive that their performance compares favourably with that of peers engaged in the same tasks.


  1. The basic purpose of supervision is to help
  2. children learn more effectively
  3. Teachers in dealing with pupils
  4. Teachers in improving methods
  5. Teachers in understanding pupils


  1. To make learning effective, a goal must be meaningful in terms of
  2. Intellectual ideas
  3. Objectives of the curriculum
  4. Standards of others
  5. Students needs and purposes.




  1. The overall goal of Ministry of Education is to provide relevant and quality education for disadvantaged Ghanaians.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The National Teaching Council is not the mandated body that oversees the posting of newly trained teachers in Ghana.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The advancement in literacy, numeracy as well as Science, Technology, engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field is central to the Ministry of Education’s vision of producing learners with strong experiential learning capabilities and backgrounds in career- focused programmes.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Strategies such as writing detailed test questions or prompts, including clear directions and establishing and communicating clear grading criteria and increase test reliability.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The standards – based curriculum was rolled out for the primary schools in Ghana in the academic year 2017/2018.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. A person who has been expose to infectious illness may be quarantined to see they will become sick.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The aim of schooling is not only to develop individual students, but to develop their social, cultural and economic capital for advancement of society as a whole.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The release of a teacher from one Directorate of education to another in the GES system presently depends, in part, on the approval of the teacher’s current District Director of Education.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The purpose of evaluating learning is to make a judgment about the quality of education provided.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Measurement is the quantitative assessment of performance of learners.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The association of teachers, pupils, parents, members of the community and chiefs constitutes the School Management Committee.
  2. True
  3. False
  4. Both formative and Summative assessments are primarily used to monitor the learning process.
  5. True
  6. False


  1. The Ministry of Education is one of the agencies under the Ghana Education Service.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. School Performance Improvement Planning (SPIP) is undertaken by the stakeholders at the school level, first to pave way for preparing school Performance Appraisals.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The Ministry of Education is assisted by two Deputy Ministers, who are appointed by Technical Advisors to the President.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The Ministry of Education (MOE), like other state organs of its type, derive their status and functions from the Civil Service Law, PNDCL 327 of 1993.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. A new coronavirus variant, technically named OMICRON, was first detected in South Africa in 2019.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. When you are around anyone from outside your regular house household, physical distancing and mask-wearing are essential to avoid spreading the coronavirus.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Situations where mask aren’t been worn or are being removed to eat or drink are especially likely to spread the coronavirus and cause illness.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. People with food allergies can be vaccinated for the coronavirus.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Personality test are valid measures of a person’s ability to teach.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Licensure and exit tests are the best predictors of classroom performance of teachers,
  2. True
  3. False


  1. If a person teaches with a high degree of clarity, he/she will spend less time going over material.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Students performance is higher in classes where the teacher devotes large amounts of time to the materials needed rather than teaching content.
  2. True
  3. False
  4. constructivism is an approach to teaching that allows students to construct their own understandings and meanings.
  5. True
  6. False


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