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ADII Promotion Aptitude Test Questions and Answers Try

ADII Promotion Aptitude Test Questions and Answers Try





  1. The aim of Ghana’s system of education is …………..
  2. Personality development
  3. Character formation
  4. Preservation of culture
  5. All of the above


  1. The ministry of Education of Ghana, which is a multi-portfolio government ministry, was established in ……..
  2. 1947
  3. 1956
  4. 1957
  5. 1960


  1. Which of the following is/are the objective(s) of the 1987 Education Reform?
  2. Increase access to basic education
  3. Shorten the pre- tertiary education structure from 17 years to 12 years
  • Make education cost-effective
  1. Improve the quality of education by making it more relevant to socio – economic conditions
  2. I only
  3. II and III only
  4. I,II and III only
  5. All of the above


  1. How many functional divisions does the Ghana Education Service have at the headquarters?
  2. 9
  3. 7
  4. 11
  5. 12


  1. The performance of a student can be evaluated in the best possible manner through………
  2. Annual Assessment
  3. Continuous Assessment
  4. Monty Assessment
  5. Weekly Assessment


  1. Which of the following is not a body under the Ministry of Education which implements its polices and programmes?
  2. Ghana Education Service
  3. Non-Formal Education Division
  4. Teacher Education Division
  5. Ghana Library Authority


  1. Testing in education is only possible by using ………
  2. Achievement test
  3. Intelligence Test
  4. Aptitude Test
  5. Standardized Achievement Test


  1. How many units has the technical and Vocational Education Division (TVED) of the Ghana Education Service (GES) Headquarters?
  2. 7
  3. 8
  4. 9
  5. 10


  1. Which of the following is/are not the objective(s) of the Free Compulsory Universal Basic Education (FCUBE)?
  2. Improving the quality of learning and teaching
  3. Improving access to basic education facilities
  • Encouraging private sector participation in the provision of education facilities.
  1. Improving management efficiency
  2. III only
  3. Ii and III only
  4. I, II and III only
  5. None of the above


  1. Which one of the following Acts established the Ghana Education Service in 1995?
  2. Act 506
  3. 605
  4. 778
  5. 788


  1. Which of the following is/are not the way(s) through which education policies are formulated?
  2. Imposition by elites
  3. Political discussions
  • Stakeholder consultations
  1. I only
  2. I, II and III
  3. II and III only
  4. III only


  1. How many divisions are under the jurisdiction of the Deputy Director – General (Quality and Access) of the Ghana Education Service?
  2. 5
  3. 6
  4. 4
  5. 8


  1. Curriculum provides guidance for …………..
  2. Schools
  3. Teachers
  4. Students
  5. Parents


  1. Psychological foundation plays its role in the development of curriculum, keeping in view of the …….
  2. Students’needs
  3. Student’s interest
  4. Student’s capabilites
  5. All of the above


  1. An outline of the topics of a subject to be covered in a specific time is called a ……….
  2. Programme
  3. Syllabus
  4. Curriculum
  5. Course


  1. All of the following statements regarding a teacher are correct except that the teacher
  2. Changes his/her attitudes and behaviour according the needs of the society
  3. Is a friend, guide and philosopher
  4. Is the leader of the class
  5. Teaches what the students know


  1. The type of education acquired without any specific purpose, fixed period is called
  2. Formal Edaucation
  3. Indirect Education
  4. Individual Education
  5. Informal education


  1. Why are co-curricular activities used in teaching?
  2. To assist the teacher
  3. To make teaching easy
  4. To make teaching attractive
  5. To make teaching interesting and effective


  1. Which of the following sentences is/are correct about the nature of teaching?
  2. It is remedial
  3. It is diagnostic
  • It is both remedial and diagnostic
  1. I only
  2. II only
  3. III only
  4. All of the above


  1. The procedure used to determine learner’s abilities is referred to as
  2. Criterion-referred test
  3. Maximum performance test
  4. Norm-referenced test
  5. Typical performance test


  1. What are the three components of educational process?
  2. Direction, instruction and skill
  3. Teacher and books
  4. Teacher, students and education
  5. Teaching, learning and practice


  1. Teaching through the deductive method is done from the…..
  2. Easy to difficult
  3. General to the specific
  4. Marco to the micro
  5. Specific to the general


  1. A/an ……………. assessment is one which measures what is intended to measure.
  2. Consistent
  3. Fair
  4. Reliable
  5. Valid


  1. The use of technology to enhance the learning process is called ……… in education.
  2. Communication Technology
  3. Information communication technology
  4. Information retrieval
  5. Information Technology


  1. The purpose of evaluation in education is to ……..
  2. Assign a mark or score to a student
  3. Make judgement about the quality of learning
  4. Measure the achievement of students
  5. Test the students in a subject


  1. According to John Dewey, the teacher should guide students in acquiring knowledge as a ………… in the learning process.
  2. Facilitator
  3. Guide
  4. Lead the child
  5. Philosopher


  1. The primary aim of educational psychology is to………….
  2. Contribute to an understanding of sound educational practices
  3. Provide the academic background essential for effective teaching
  4. Provide a theoretical framework for educational research
  5. Provide the teacher with a greater appreciation of his role in the education of the child


  1. The word “pedagogy” means to………..
  2. Educate the child
  3. Guide the child
  4. Lead the child
  5. Understand the child


  1. A scoring guide to evaluate the quality of students is called ………
  2. Checklist
  3. Inventories
  4. Rating scales
  5. Rubrics


  1. Teachers should present information to the students clearly and in interesting ways and relate new information to the things students………….
  2. Already know
  3. Are not willing to know
  4. Are willing to know
  5. don’t know


  1. The field of study which is concerned with the construction of thought processes, including remembering, problem solving and decision-making is called ………
  2. Cognitive Development
  3. Education
  4. Episremology
  5. Pedagogy


  1. The process of obtaining numerical value for a characteristic is known as
  2. Assessment
  3. Evaluation
  4. Measurement
  5. Test


  1. In teaching, the discussion method can be used when ……….
  2. The topic is easy
  3. The topic is not known
  4. The topic is very difficult
  5. All of the above


  1. Which of the following is/are the main aim(s) of teaching?
  2. To develop only thinking
  3. The develop only reasoning
  4. To give information
  5. (A) and (B)


  1. The quality of teaching is reflected by the
  2. Attendance of students in the class
  3. Duration of silence maintained in the class
  4. Percentage pass of students
  5. Quality of questions asked by students


  1. A formal and systematic procedure of getting information is called………
  2. Assignment
  3. Evaluation
  4. Measurement
  5. Testing


  1. Which of the following is not considered a key behaviour essential for effective teaching?
  2. Effective use of bulletin board space
  3. Instructional variety
  4. Lesson clarity
  5. Student success rate


  1. An effective teacher is expected to ……..
  2. Encourage students students to be initiative
  3. Make students feel that education is their need
  4. Reduce the anxiety level of students to moderate level
  5. All of the above


  1. An evaluation that monitors learning progress is referred to as ………….
  2. Diagnostic
  3. Formative
  4. Placement
  5. Summative


  1. The main purpose of supervising teaching is to ……….
  2. Achieve success in examination
  3. Properly utilize school facilities
  4. Carry out the curriculum
  5. Advance pupils’ welfare


  1. Yamoah teaches Junior High School 3. when her students enter her classroom each day, they walk to their assigned desks and take their seats. Immediately, they take out their notebooks to write down and answer the questions that is on the board that reviews the previous day’s lesson. While the students are quiet working, Mrs Yamoah takes attendance. Once everyone has answered the question, Mrs. Yamoah reviews it with her class before moving on to the day’s lesson. Which of the following terms accurately describes the the situation above?
  2. A disorganized classroom
  3. A flexible classroom
  4. A rigid classroom
  5. A well-managed classroom


  1. Which of the following is not one of the core domains of the National Teachers’ Standards?
  2. Professional Ethics
  3. Professional knowledge
  4. Professional Practice
  5. Professional Values and Attitudes


  1. Which of the following is not a tool for formative assessment in scholastic domain?
  2. Conversational skill
  3. Multiple Choice Question
  4. Projects
  5. Oral questions


  1. What was Ghana’s score on the corruption perception Index (CPI) released by Transparency International in 2018?
  2. 38%
  3. 39%
  4. 40%
  5. 41%


  1. Which one of the following political ideologies is Plato credited with?
  2. Collectivism
  3. Democracy
  4. Imperialism
  5. Individualism


  1. The first important step in teaching is
  2. Knowing the background of the students
  3. Organizing materials to be taught
  4. Planning beforehand
  5. Summarizing the lesson


  1. A newly posted teacher who is maltreated in his/her class by students should deal with them by ………..
  2. Applying punitive measures
  3. Changing his/her class after consultation with the headteacher
  4. Giving them a threat of expulsion
  5. Improving his/her qualities and expressing them in a good way


  1. The main purpose of classroom assessment is to ………….
  2. Compare student’s performance
  3. Improve instruction
  4. Measure teachers’ effectiveness
  5. Report to parents


  1. Where is the international Court of Justice situated?
  2. The Hague
  3. Berlin
  4. Washington DC
  5. Geneva


  1. The term used for monitoring outcomes with reference to objectives is ………..
  2. Evaluation
  3. Interview
  4. Measurement
  5. Test




  1. The Ministry of Education formulates and implements approved national policies and programmes on education in Ghana.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Teacher Education Division (TED) is one of the divisions at the Ghana Education Service Headquarters.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. In any school situation, performance tasks are hands-on activities that require students to demonstrate their ability to perform certain actions.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Teachers who are respected and liked are associated with greater student satisfaction and higher achievement.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. A teacher cannot exhibit referent power from the first day of class by giving students a sense of belonging and acceptance.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Classroom are said to have norms when only few of the students agree on what is and /or what is not socially acceptable classroom behaviour.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Social psychologists believe that the process group formation begins when its member agree to go against the norms of the group.
  2. True
  3. False


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


  1. If a teacher 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 class where the teacher devotes large amount of time to the process and materials needed rather than teaching content.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. What a teacher does not say is every bit as important as what a teacher does say.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Competitive activities have little value in establishing or maintaining an effective classroom climate and should thus be avoided.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Students feel important and are encouraged to participate in class when a teacher uses their ideas in moving a class lesson or activity forward.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Bid-rigging may result in the supply of inferior textbooks and supplies.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. In assessing learning, it is not important to know the purpose of assessment before selecting an assessment approach.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Types of corruption in elementary-secondary education range from academic cheating to bribery and nepotism in teaching appointments, to bid-rigging in the procurement of textbooks and supplies.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. When families are made to pay bribes for services, this puts poor students at a disadvantage and thus reduces equal access to education.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Giving teachers the authority and responsibility to apply their ow professional knowledge to making decisions in their area of responsibility is an important aspect of collegiality.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Establishing rules and procedure is one of the least important classroom management tasks.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The performing stage begins when students want to show they can do some things independently of the teacher.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Written assessments are activities in which the students selects or composes a response to a prompt.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The teacher cannot either alter the classroom climate but should work for students success regardless of the climate.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. In Ghana, the National Teachers’ Standards sets out the maximum levels of practice that all trained teachers must reach by the end of their pre- service teacher education course in order to play such a critical role.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The skills must be demonstrated in performance tasks cannot vary considerably.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. In a school, teachers have many different types of assessment available to them.
  2. True
  3. False



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