2021 WBSET PAPER 1 SOLVED PAPER in this specific post you will find first 25 set of questions (1-25), with official answer key. WBSET Paper 1 Solved paper 2021 X series & Part 1 (1-25) is here, Next 25 questions you will find next post and find that link at the bottom.

WBSET 2021 PAPER 1 PART 1 (1-25) | X Series

Q.1. The term “Pedagogy” refers to

(A) methods of teaching

(B) skills required for teaching

(C) theory and practice of teaching

(D) effective classroom practice

Answer: C

Q.2. Given below are different steps of teaching process:

(i) Relating the present knowledge with the previous knowledge

(ii) Evaluation

(iii) Reteaching

(iv) Formulating objectives

(v) Presentation of materials

Choose the right option from the codes given below giving the right sequence of the steps starting from the beginning to the last.


(A) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (v)

(B) (ii), (i), (iii), (v), (iv)

(C) (iv), (i), (v), (ii), (iii)

(D) (v), (iv), (iii), (i), (ii)

Answer: C


Q.3. If the first and seventh letters of the word ‘BUREAUCRATIC’ are interchanged, also the second and eighth, and so on, then which would be the fifth letter from the left?

(A) T

(B) I

(C) C

(D) A

Answer: B


Q.4. The dynamic approach to teaching-learning process means that

(A) teaching should be open to change.

(B) teaching should be made relevant to students’ needs.

(C) teaching should emphasize student participation through learning activities.

(D) teaching should take into account students’ responses.

Answer: C


Q.5. Grading the final learning outcomes is known as

(A) Summative evaluation

(B) Formative evaluation

(C) Continuous evaluation

(D) Normative evaluation

Answer: A


Q.6. Achievement tests are commonly used for the purpose of

(A) selecting candidates for a specific job.

(B) selecting candidates for a course.

(C) identifying strengths and weaknesses of learners.

(D) assessing the amount of learning after teaching.

Answer: D


Q.7. Gurukul system of education in India flourished during

(A) Vedic and Upanishadic period

(B) Mauryan period

(C) Kushana period

(D) Gupta period

Answer: A

Q.8. Which of the following is the most appropriate criterion for evaluating the effectiveness of teaching?

(A) Learning outcomes

(B) Course completion

(C) Scope of teaching-learning content

(D) Use of teaching aids

Answer: A


Q.9. Which branch of philosophy examines issues pertaining to the nature of reality?

(A) Ontology

(B) Metaphysics

(C) Axiology

(D) Epistemology

Answer: B


Q.10. Which of the following types of research depends least on empirical facts?

 (A) Ethnographic research

(B) Phenomenological research

(C) Philosophical research

(D) Experimental research

Answer: C


Q.11. An observational study that employs continuous or repeated measures to follow/observe particular individuals/groups over prolonged period of time after years or decades is

(A) Cross-sectional study

(B) Census study

(C) Longitudinal study.

(D) Descriptive study

Answer: C


Q.12. The study of body language, gestures, postures, facial expressions and body movements is known as

(A) Proxemics

(B) Vocalics

(C) Haptics

(D) Kinesics

Answer: D


Q.13. How many goals are there in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

(A) 37

(B) 27

(C) 17

(D) 7

Answer: C


Q.14. What are the Primary Goals of Sustainability?

(i) To end poverty and hunger.

(ii) Better standards of education and healthcare particularly as it pertains to water quality and better sanitation.

(iii) To achieve gender equality.

(iv) Sustainable economic growth while promoting jobs and stronger economies.


(A) (i), (ii) & (iii)

(B) (i), (iii) & (iv)

(C) (i) & (iii)

(D) (i), (ii), (iii) & (iv)

Answer: D


Q.15. Which of the following is the cause of extinction of plants and animals in water?

(A) Nitrogen depletion

(B) Chlorine depletion

(C) Oxygen depletion

(D) Ozone depletion

Answer: C


Q.16. What is the instrument known as for measuring earthquake?

(A) Quake meter

(B) Quake graph

(C) Seismograph

(D) Typanic graph

Answer: C


Q.17. Noise pollution is created if the noise is in excess of

(A) 80-100 dB

(B) 50-60 dB

(C) 70-75 dB

(D) 40-65 dB

Answer: A


Q.18. The name of the virtual assistant promoted by Apple Inc., which can create reminders, take notes, set alarms among many other tasks is

(A) Alexa


(C) Echo

(D) Google Home

Answer: B


Q.19. The full form of ‘NKN’ which is responsible to provide unified high speed network backbone for educational institutions in India is

(A) New Knowledge Network

(B) National Knowledge Network

(C) National Kilo-byte (KB) Network

(D) Nation-wide Knowledge Network

Answer: B


Q.20. The regulation for protecting private and organizational data recently being used across the globe is known as

(A) Global Data Protection Regulation

(B) Intellectual Property Regulation

(C) General Data Protection Regulation

(D) International Patent Law and Regulation

Answer: C


Q.21. On completion of one year of NEP 2020 in July 2021, the Government of India has announced the decision to offer Engineering degree education in five Indian languages. Identify the language in which Engineering education will be taught.

(A) Assamese

(B) Odia

(C) Maithili

(D) Bengali

Answer: D


Q.22. Which application protocol is used for distributed, collaborative and hypermedia data communication in World Wide Web?




(D) rlogin

Answer: C


Q.23. Which technology allows sharing of Internet access of one mobile node among other nodes using wireless medium?

(A) Bluetooth

(B) Zigbee

(C) Broadband

(D) Hotspot

Answer: D


Q.24. How many levels are there in Panchayati Raj system in India which was constitutionally formalized in the year 1992?

(A) Two

(B) Three

(C) Four

(D) Five

Answer: B



Q.25. Given below are four statements:

1. In 1854 for the first time three universities were set up in India.

2. The progress of education was slow in pre-independent India.

3. Macaulay’s Minutes did have a crippling effect on a proper development of education in India.

4. National College was set up in 1906 for imparting knowledge of India’s art, literature and philosophy under the Principalship of Motilal Ghosh.

Select the correct option from the codes given below:


(A) 1, 2 and 3 are correct

(B) 2, 3 and 4 are correct

(C) 2 and 3 are correct

(D) 1 and 4 are correct

Answer: C


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