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NTC GTLE Compiled Questions and Answers for March 2024

NTC GTLE Compiled Questions and Answers

What is the term for teaching strategies that accommodate diverse learning needs within an inclusive classroom?
a) Segregation
b) Differentiation
c) Exclusion
d) Specialization
Answer: b) Differentiation

How can teachers motivate students to set and achieve goals?
a) Set low expectations to avoid disappointment
b) Discourage self-assessment and reflection
c) Avoid discussing goals altogether
d) Help students set achievable short-term and long-term goals
Answer: d) Help students set achievable short-term and long-term goals

In an inclusive classroom, what is the highest-level need according to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs?
a) Physiological needs
b) Safety needs
c) Love and belongingness needs
d) Self-actualization needs
Answer: d) Self-actualization needs

When a student with disabilities is reluctant to participate in inclusive activities, what should the first step be?
a) Ignore their reluctance
b) Provide separate activities
c) Enforce participation through strict rules
d) Involve the student and understand their concerns
Answer: d) Involve the student and understand their concerns

What is the role of a special education team in addressing challenges in inclusive education?
a) To isolate students with disabilities
b) To manage the classroom on their own
c) To enforce strict discipline
d) To provide support and expertise in meeting students’ needs
Answer: d) To provide support and expertise in meeting students’ needs

Which type of motivation is associated with the desire for power and control?
a) Affiliation motivation
b) Power motivation
c) Competence motivation
d) Aesthetic motivation
Answer: b) Power motivation

What is the primary benefit of using assessment data in lesson planning?
a) It reduces the need for classroom management.
b) It eliminates the need for summative assessments.
c) It speeds up the grading process.
d) It helps identify areas where students need additional support.
Answer: d) It helps identify areas where students need additional support.

What should teachers do if they encounter resistance from other students regarding the inclusion of a peer with disabilities?
a) Exclude the student with disabilities to avoid conflicts
b) Ignore the issue to maintain classroom harmony
c) Punish students who resist inclusion
d) Address and educate students about the importance of inclusion
Answer: d) Address and educate students about the importance of inclusion

According to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, what is the term for an assessment that is given before instruction begins to determine students’ prior knowledge?
a) Formative assessment
b) Diagnostic assessment
c) Summative assessment
d) Portfolio assessment
Answer: b) Diagnostic assessment

Which theory of motivation emphasizes autonomy, competence, and relatedness?
a) Expectancy-Value Theory
b) Self-Determination Theory
c) Goal-Setting Theory
d) Incentive Theory
Answer: b) Self-Determination Theory

What is the term for grouping students with similar learning needs together for part of the day while still including them in the general classroom for other activities?
a) Exclusion
b) Mainstreaming
c) Segregation
d) Differentiation
Answer: b) Mainstreaming

Which instructional method is recommended for engaging students in active learning?
a) Lecture only
b) Homework assignments
c) Group activities
d) Multiple-choice tests
Answer: c) Group activities

What is the importance of regular communication between general education and special education teachers in an inclusive classroom?
a) It encourages competition between teachers.
b) It helps identify students to be excluded from activities.
c) It promotes collaboration and ensures student needs are met.
d) It is unnecessary and time-consuming.
Answer: c) It promotes collaboration and ensures student needs are met.

Fear of punishment is an example of:
a) Intrinsic motivation
b) Growth motivation
c) Extrinsic motivation
d) Achievement motivation
Answer: c) Extrinsic motivation

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a well-designed assessment?
a) Flexibility
b) Bias
c) Objectivity
d) Reliability
Answer: b) Bias

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1, What is motivation?
a. A state of rest and relaxation
b. The driving force behind behavior
c. A measure of intelligence
d. A type of external reward
Answer: b. The driving force behind behavior

2. Intrinsic motivation is characterized by:
a. External rewards
b. Internal satisfaction or enjoyment
c. Fear of failure
d. A desire for power
Answer: b. Internal satisfaction or enjoyment

 

3. According to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, what is the highest-level need?
a. Physiological needs
b. Safety needs
c. Love and belongingness needs
d. Self-actualization needs
Answer: d. Self-actualization needs

 

4. Which theory of motivation emphasizes autonomy, competence, and relatedness?
a. Expectancy-Value Theory
b. Self-Determination Theory
c. Goal-Setting Theory
d. Incentive Theory
Answer: b. Self-Determination Theory

 

5. What type of motivation is driven by the anticipation of external rewards?
a. Intrinsic motivation
b. Extrinsic motivation
c. Achievement motivation
d. Competence motivation
Answer: b. Extrinsic motivation

Fear of punishment is an example of:
a. Intrinsic motivation
b. Extrinsic motivation
c. Achievement motivation
d. Growth motivation
Answer: b. Extrinsic motivation
What type of motivation is associated with the desire for power and control?
a. Affiliation motivation
b. Power motivation
c. Competence motivation
d. Aesthetic motivation
Answer: b. Power motivation
Which type of motivation relates to personal growth and self-improvement?
a. Achievement motivation
b. Affiliation motivation
c. Growth motivation
d. Power motivation
Answer: c. Growth motivation
What is the primary motivation for fulfilling basic biological needs like hunger and thirst?
a. Extrinsic motivation
b. Intrinsic motivation
c. Biological motivation
d. Cognitive motivation
Answer: c. Biological motivation
Which type of motivation involves the desire to influence others and have an impact on the environment?
a. Fear motivation
b. Achievement motivation
c. Power motivation
d. Social motivation
Answer: c. Power motivation
11. What is a key strategy for motivating students in the classroom?
a. Setting low expectations to avoid stress
b. Providing vague learning objectives
c. Establishing clear learning goals
d. Withholding feedback to build suspense
Answer: c. Establishing clear learning goals

12. Which instructional method is recommended for engaging students in active learning?
a. Lecture only
b. Group activities
c. Multiple-choice tests
d. Homework assignments
Answer: b. Group activities

13. What should teachers do to foster a positive classroom climate?
a. Encourage open disagreement and conflicts
b. Build positive relationships based on mistrust
c. Create a supportive and inclusive environment
d. Minimize student interactions
Answer: c. Create a supportive and inclusive environment

 

How can teachers motivate students to set and achieve goals?
a. Avoid discussing goals altogether
b. Set low expectations to avoid disappointment
c. Help students set achievable short-term and long-term goals
d. Discourage self-assessment and reflection
Answer: c. Help students set achievable short-term and long-term goals
What is the primary purpose of offering choices and autonomy in the classroom?
a. To eliminate all structure and guidance
b. To increase teacher control
c. To promote student independence and decision-making
d. To limit student engagement
Answer: c. To promote student independence and decision-making
16. Which of the following is a key principle of inclusive education?
a) Segregation
b) Exclusion
c) Integration
d) Acceptance
Answer: d) Acceptance

17. In an inclusive classroom, what does “IEP” stand for?
a) Individualized Education Plan
b) Integrated Educational Program
c) Inclusive Engagement Protocol
d) Inherent Educational Progress
Answer: a) Individualized Education Plan

18. What is the primary goal of inclusive education?
a) Isolation of students with disabilities
b) Uniformity in teaching methods
c) Promoting diversity and equal opportunities
d) Reducing the number of students in a classroom
Answer: c) Promoting diversity and equal opportunities

 

19. How can teachers create an inclusive classroom environment?
a) By excluding students with disabilities
b) By ignoring individual learning needs
c) By fostering a sense of belonging and respect
d) By maintaining strict discipline at all times
Answer: c) By fostering a sense of belonging and respect

20. What is the term for teaching strategies that accommodate diverse learning needs within an inclusive classroom?
a) Homogeneity
b) Differentiation
c) Segregation
d) Specialization
Answer: b) Differentiation

21. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of inclusive education for students with disabilities?
a) Improved social skills
b) Increased access to the general curriculum
c) Isolation from peers
d) Enhanced self-esteem
Answer: c) Isolation from peers

22. What is the role of paraprofessionals in an inclusive classroom?
a) To lead the class independently
b) To replace the classroom teacher
c) To provide support to students with disabilities
d) To enforce strict discipline
Answer: c) To provide support to students with disabilities

23. In an inclusive classroom, accommodations and modifications are typically provided for:
a) Only students with disabilities
b) Only students without disabilities
c) All students
d) None of the students
Answer: c) All students

Which federal law in the United States mandates that students with disabilities receive a free and appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment?
a) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
b) No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)
c) Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
d) Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Answer: a) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

25. What is the term for grouping students with similar learning needs together for part of the day while still including them in the general classroom for other activities?
a) Exclusion
b) Mainstreaming
c) Segregation
d) Differentiation
Answer: b) Mainstreaming

 

26. A student is refusing to participate in inclusive activities. What is the best solution to this challenge?

A. Ignore the student’s reluctance and force them to participate
B. Provide separate activities for the student with similar resources
C. Work with the student to understand their concerns and find ways to make the activities more inclusive and accessible
D. Options A and B

27. When a student with disabilities is reluctant to participate in inclusive activities, what should the first step be?
a) Ignore their reluctance
b) Provide separate activities
c) Involve the student and understand their concerns
d) Enforce participation through strict rules
Answer: c) Involve the student and understand their concerns

28. What is the term for creating an individualized plan to support a student’s participation in inclusive activities?
a) Segregation
b) Inclusion
c) IEP (Individualized Education Plan)
d) Exclusion
Answer: c) IEP (Individualized Education Plan)

29. Which approach is more effective in addressing behavioral challenges in inclusive classrooms?
a) Punishment and isolation
b) Collaborative problem-solving and positive behavior support
c) Ignoring the behavior
d) Removing the student from the classroom
Answer: b) Collaborative problem-solving and positive behavior support

30. What is the role of a special education team in addressing challenges in inclusive education?
a) To isolate students with disabilities
b) To manage the classroom on their own
c) To provide support and expertise in meeting students’ needs
d) To enforce strict discipline
Answer: c) To provide support and expertise in meeting students’ needs

31. What is the importance of regular communication between general education and special education teachers in an inclusive classroom?
a) It is unnecessary and time-consuming.
b) It helps identify students to be excluded from activities.
c) It promotes collaboration and ensures student needs are met.
d) It encourages competition between teachers.
Answer: c) It promotes collaboration and ensures student needs are met.

32. When addressing a student’s reluctance to participate, what should be the primary focus?
a) Meeting the teacher’s expectations
b) Isolating the student
c) Understanding and addressing the student’s concerns
d) Ignoring the student’s feelings
Answer: c) Understanding and addressing the student’s concerns

 

Which approach fosters a more inclusive classroom environment?
a) Ignoring diversity and individual needs
b) Celebrating differences and accommodating diverse needs
c) Enforcing uniformity in teaching methods
d) Excluding students with disabilities
Answer: b) Celebrating differences and accommodating diverse needs
34. In an inclusive classroom, what can be done to address challenges related to communication barriers?
a) Ignore communication difficulties
b) Provide additional resources only to students with disabilities
c) Use various communication strategies and tools to facilitate understanding
d) Isolate students with communication challenges
Answer: c) Use various communication strategies and tools to facilitate understanding

 

35. What is the primary goal of addressing challenges in inclusive education?
a) Excluding students with disabilities
b) Ensuring a uniform learning environment
c) Maximizing the participation and success of all students
d) Isolating students with diverse needs
Answer: c) Maximizing the participation and success of all students

36. What should teachers do if they encounter resistance from other students regarding the inclusion of a peer with disabilities?
a) Exclude the student with disabilities to avoid conflicts
b) Address and educate students about the importance of inclusion
c) Ignore the issue to maintain classroom harmony
d) Punish students who resist inclusion
Answer: b) Address and educate students about the importance of inclusion

37. What is the primary purpose of assessment in lesson planning?
A. To determine which materials to use
B. To measure student learning
C. To provide a summary of previous lessons
D. To manage classroom behavior
Answer: B. To measure student learning

38. Which of the following is NOT a form of assessment used in lesson planning?
A. Homework assignments
B. Classroom discussions
C. Lesson objectives
D. Teacher’s seating chart
Answer: D. Teacher’s seating chart

39. When should formative assessments typically be conducted during a lesson?
A. At the beginning
B. In the middle
C. At the end
D. Anytime during the lesson
Answer: D. Anytime during the lesson

40. Which type of assessment is used to evaluate student learning at the end of a lesson or unit?
A. Formative assessment
B. Diagnostic assessment
C. Summative assessment
D. Performance assessment
Answer: C. Summative assessment

41. True or False: Assessment is a one-time activity and does not inform future instruction.
Answer: False

42. What is the term for an assessment that is given before instruction begins to determine students’ prior knowledge?
A. Formative assessment
B. Diagnostic assessment
C. Summative assessment
D. Portfolio assessment
Answer: B. Diagnostic assessment

43. Which assessment tool provides a snapshot of what students know and can do at a specific point in time?
A. Rubric
B. Standardized test
C. Anecdotal records
D. Peer assessment
Answer: B. Standardized test

44. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a well-designed assessment?
A. Reliability
B. Objectivity
C. Flexibility
D. Bias
Answer: D. Bias

45. Which assessment strategy involves students evaluating their own work or the work of their peers?
A. Self-assessment
B. Summative assessment
C. Norm-referenced assessment
D. Criterion-referenced assessment
Answer: A. Self-assessment

46. What is the primary benefit of using assessment data in lesson planning?
A. It reduces the need for classroom management.
B. It helps identify areas where students need additional support.
C. It eliminates the need for summative assessments.
D. It speeds up the grading process.
Answer: B. It helps identify areas where students need additional support.

47. Why is it important for teachers to use teaching-learning materials in the classroom?
a) To replace teacher-led instruction
b) To enhance engagement and support diverse learning styles
c) Only as a last resort
d) To save time
Answer: b) To enhance engagement and support diverse learning styles

48. Can teaching materials completely replace teacher-led instruction?
a) Yes
b) No
c) It depends on the subject
d) Only for advanced students
Answer: b) No

49. How can teachers determine which teaching materials are suitable for their lessons?
a) By choosing the most expensive materials
b) Based on the learning objectives and student needs
c) By random selection
d) By asking other teachers
Answer: b) Based on the learning objectives and student needs

50. What role does student engagement play in the selection of teaching materials?
a) It has no impact on material selection
b) Student engagement is crucial for effective learning, so materials that engage students are preferred
c) Engaging materials are only necessary for younger students
d) Teachers should always prioritize teacher-led instruction over materials
Answer: b) Student engagement is crucial for effective learning, so materials that engage students are preferred

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