In CTET Exam, the Social Studies section comprises a total of 60 questions of 60 marks, in which 40 questions come from the content section i.e.History, Geography, and Political Science, and the rest 20 questions from Social Studies Pedagogy section. Here, we are providing important Complete study notes on Social Studies which will be very helpful for upcoming CTET and other teaching exams.
CTET Previous Year Question Answers-
1. In the middle of the 19th century, British historians divided the history of India into three periods—Hindu India, Muslim India, and British India. What was the basis of this division [CTET June 2011]
a) It was convenient and easy to remember.
b) It was based on the idea that the religion of the rulers was an important historical change.
c) History of England was also written in a similar way.
d) The British felt they were more knowledgeable at that point in time in history and so used this division.
2. Which of the following statements about ‘ancient manuscripts’ is not correct? [CTET June 2011]
a) They were handwritten and then printed.
b) They were usually written on palm leaves.
c) They are the primary sources of the period they reflect.
d) Some manuscripts were engraved on stone or metal.