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Deputy Director DD Promotion Aptitude Test Questions and Answers Try






  1. How many agencies currently work under the auspices of the Ministry of Education?
  2. 16
  3. 17
  4. 18
  5. 19


  1. The following are the directorates with the Ministry of Education except
  2. Internal Audit
  3. Planning, budgeting, Monitoring and Evaluation
  4. Procurement
  5. Public relations


  1. The National Teaching Council is established by
  2. Education Regulator’s Body Act 2020 (Act 1023)
  3. The Education Act 506 (1994)
  4. The Education Act of 1961
  5. None of the above


  1. The agency of the Ministry of Education responsible for the implementation of approved pre- tertiary educational policies and programmes is
  2. Ghana Education Service
  3. National Schools Inspectorate Authority (NSIA)
  4. National teaching Council (NTC)
  5. The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA)


  1. The Private school’s Unit at the Ministry of Education was established in
  2. 1972
  3. 1973
  4. 1974
  5. 1975


  1. Which of the following is a Municipal Education Oversight Committee (MEOC) responsible for?
  2. Basic Schools
  3. Secondary schools
  4. Technical schools
  5. All of the above


  1. Which of the following organizations evaluates, monitors and co-ordinates the implementation of sector policies and strategies of the state and non-state actors in education?
  2. Ghana Education Service
  3. Ghana Tertiary Education Commission
  4. Ministry of Education
  5. Parliament of Ghana


  1. The leader licensing the arrangements in Ghana comes with the following benefits except
  2. Eliminates poor performing teachers
  3. Eliminates poor teachers
  4. Enhance discipline among teachers
  5. Make teaching a professional activity


  1. Free SHS was introduced in
  2. March 2017
  3. June 2017
  4. August 2017
  5. September 2017


  1. The call for universal teaching design and friendly environment for Ghana education system can be likened to
  2. Children protection
  3. Inclusive education
  4. Lifelong learning
  5. The free SHS policy


  1. How many ranks do we have in the GES
  2. 6
  3. 8
  4. 10
  5. 12


  1. How many directorates does Ghana’s Ministry of Education have?
  2. 6
  3. 7
  4. 8
  5. 9


  1. Sector Ministries are required by law to establish a Ministerial Advisory Board to advise the Ministry on various relevant issues. Which of the following is NOT required to be n the Advisory Board of Ghana’s Ministry of Education?
  2. Chairman of the Ghana Education Service (GES) Council
  3. Director- General of Ghana Tertiary Education Commission
  4. Director-General of Ghana Education Service
  5. Representative of the Ghana National Education Campaign


  1. All the following are role expectation of teacher associations, except
  2. Control of the behaviour of members
  3. Organize in service-training
  4. Participate in member activities
  5. Seek the interest of management


  1. The Ghana Education Service was established in the year
  2. 1957
  3. 1960
  4. 1931
  5. 1974


  1. The Ghana Education Service ( GES ) has divisions and units: how many divisions/units does GES have?
  2. 6
  3. 7
  4. 8
  5. 9
  6. The Education Regulator’s Body Act 2020 (Act 1023)established the National Schools Inspectorate Authority with 3 main responsibilities. Which one of the following is not among these responsibilities?
  7. Develop School Curriculum
  8. Enforce School Standards
  9. Evaluate Schools
  10. Inspect Schools


  1. Which one of this ranks in the GES requires that an individual must have served for at least four consecutive years and must be a licensed member of the Ghanaian teacher’s union?
  2. Assistant Director I
  3. Senior Superintendent I
  4. Superintendent I
  5. Teacher


  1. The main goal of a school education is to develop
  2. Knowledge, relationship and skills
  3. Needs, behaviour and skills
  4. Skills attitude and knowledge
  5. Skills, behaviour and attitude


  1. The main function of an educational system is to
  2. Mold aspiration
  3. Mold character
  4. Mold desires
  5. Mold society


  1. According to the Choice Theory the teacher’s attitudes towards the students is motivated by
  2. Belongingness, power, freedom and fun
  3. Love, power, fun and observation
  4. Power, intelligence, skills and observation
  5. Skills, knowledge, duty and love


  1. Aglobitse was having a hard time getting Edem to work in cooperative learning groups. Instead of isolating him, she put him at a table with other students and instructed him to do his work. Next, she ask him to share materials with students at the same table. Now he can work in cooperative groups without getting into trouble. What is the name for the strategy Mrs. Aglobitse employed?
  2. Controlling student’s behaviour
  3. Prompting
  4. Reinforcement
  5. Shaping


  1. Current theories of classroom management see the teacher as a
  2. Dictator
  3. Director
  4. Guide
  5. Leader


  1. Classroom management principles are applied differently in the primary and secondary schools because
  2. School are structure differently at these levels
  3. Teachers are trained differently for these levels
  4. The administrative organization changes at these levels
  5. They belong to differently department within GES


  1. Biney has difficulty keeping students on task. Which of the following strategies would most likely increase academic learning time in his classroom?
  2. Allow ample time for transition from one activity to the next.
  3. Hold students accountable for work during class
  4. Interrupt class presentations by students when distracted by students misbehavior’s
  5. Utilize a good sense of humor in class


  1. A teacher wants to have a class discussion in which all 23 of her students can participate equally. Which of the following seating arrangements would best suit these objective?
  2. Cluster style
  3. Face-to-face style
  4. Off-set style
  5. Seminar style


  1. Which of the following strategies is recommended for increasing academic learning time?
  2. Do not dwell on a topic once the point has been made
  3. Flip-flop from one topic to another
  4. Maximize transition time between activities
  5. Respond to distractions


  1. Generally, classroom rules and procedures should be reasonable and
  2. Necessay
  3. Punitive
  4. Rigid
  5. Subjective


  1. The best strategy to develop active listening skills is to practice
  2. Criticizing people with different point of view
  3. Interrupting politely
  4. Offering advice to people who need it
  5. Paraphrasing other people’s comments


  1. Assigning your staff new task is a way of helping them to
  2. Develop independent thinking
  3. Develop their patience
  4. Respect your authority
  5. Respond to duty


  1. When getting students to share and assume responsibility in the classroom, teachers should
  2. Emphasize control in the discharge of their responsibilities
  3. Have students develop the classroom management club
  4. Improve them in the planning and implementation of classroom initiatives
  5. Seldom accepts reasonable contributions from students


  1. The types of accountability required in educational are
  2. Internal, external and personal
  3. Internal,external and professional
  4. Internal, personal and group
  5. Internal, professional and group


  1. Amongst the various school records, the most comprehensive information about the pupils is found in the
  2. Cumulative record book
  3. Log book
  4. Register
  5. Report card


  1. A value that divides a data set into two equal parts is basically called
  2. Frequency
  3. Mean
  4. Median
  5. Mode


  1. What is the median of 1, 6, 4, 5, 2, 7 and 3?
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5




  1. The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) has 22 members appointed by the president of Ghana.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The Minister of Education (MOE) in collaboration with the Minister of Finance (MOF) recruits teachers’ pre- tertiary educational institutions in Ghana.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Nursery and Creche are not officially recognize as part of formal education system.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyeman was Ghana’s Minister of Education in 2017.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The current Director-General of Ghana Education Service has two deputies.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Ghana Education Service (GES) and National Schools Inspectorate Authority (NaSIA) are both mandated by the Education Regulatory Bodies Act 2020, (Act 1023) to register and license all pre- tertiary schools in Ghana.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The National schools Inspectorate Authority (NaSIA) can close down a school in an emergency situation after a consultation with the Minister and Regional Education Directorate Concerned.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The lesson plan is list of planned activities and programmes in the school that guide teaching and learning.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Yaw Adutwum, Member of Parliament for Bosomtwe, has increased scholarships to young students in his constituency to pursue programmes in Medicine.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. In classroom management your strategies and procedures need not be age specific.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. A written account of the proceedings at a meeting is known as a report.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Interviews and questionnaires are primary source of information.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. With the “One Teacher”, One Laptop” initiative the government will pay 80% of the cost and whiles the teacher pays 20%.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The ICT in Education Policy seeks to standardize and and enhance the implementation and post-implementation stage of ICT in Education interventions.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are 17 in number.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. In comptemporary times the police are part of the school administration and management.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The school, first of all is accountable to the pupils because they are the main clients of the education.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. A school head would need the staff attendance register in order to complete her staff appraisal report.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. The notice board is the most suitable form of communication used in the school.
  2. True
  3. False


  1. Leadership focuses on the achievement of goals.
  2. True
  3. False




  1. The main responsibilities of the National Schools Inspectorate Authority are; 1. School Inspection 2. School Evaluation and …..

ANS: Enforce School Standards


  1. Three bodies or committees that have been established at the local and district levels to foster local community participation in decision-making are Parent Association (PA) ………… and school Management Committees. (SMC).

ANS: District Education Oversight Committee


  1. On the computer keyboard, the keys that should be pressed to start a new paragraph in MS Word is …..

ANS: Enter


  1. A formal and systematic set of procedures used in obtain information about how much students have learnt is referred to as

ANS: Testing


  1. In the educational system in Ghana, circuit Supervisors are known as

ANS:  School Improvement Support Officer (SISO)


  1. In descending order, the 5th rank on the GES structure is …..

ANS: Deputy Director (DD)


  1. On the GES Organogram, the Director-General is directly responsible to ……

ANS: GES Council


  1. At the district level, the Assistant Director in charge of planning and monitoring works under …….

ANS:  Director


  1. When a teacher uses praise on a student anytime she/he is on task the management strategy being used by the teacher is known as ……

ANS:  Motivation


  1. The strategy that utilizes the practice of using both online and in-person learning experiences when teaching students is referred to as ………

ANS: Blended Learning


  1. In chronological classification of filling, files are arranged in the order of ……..

ANS:  Dates


  1. When using a computer, the act of producing information from figures, text r images is called data ……..

ANS: Processing


  1. In assessment, a ‘Table of specified’ is mainly used for……..

ANS: Constructing Test Items


  1. A …………. indicates how funds will be obtained and utilized in a given period.

ANS:  Budget


  1. The practice of delegation power throughout an education system is known as……..

ANS: Delegation (Decentralization)


  1. All the day to day financial transaction of a school are enter in the ………..

ANS: Petty Cash Book


  1. Focus Learning and learning Environment are two principles of leadership for learning.


  1. GALOP is an acronym for …….

ANS: Ghana Accountability for Learning Outcomes Projects


  1. The Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia on !4th December, 2021 launched the ……………. bring together all the 187 TVET institutions spread across 19 ministries under one umbrella to help revamp and mainstream technical and vocational education and training in the country.

ANS: Ghana TVET Service


  1. The re-appointment of a teacher who was interdicted as a result of a disciplinary investigation, but cleared of all charges is referred to as ……….

ANS: Re-Instatement



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