Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Kohlberg Theory of development is concerned with
(a) Language Development
(b) Social Development
(c) Moral Development
(d) Physical Development
Ans: (c)

Q2. The Concept of Programmed Learning was given by
(a) Hull (b) Thorndike
(c) Skinner (d) Watson
Ans: (c)

Q3. A relatively permanent change in behavioural potentiality that occurs as a result of reinforced practice is
(a) Learning (b) Motivation
(c) Attitude (d) Aptitude
Ans: (a)

Q4. Cognition is a part of which Intelligence Theory?
(a) Sampling Theory
(b) Group Factor Theory
(c) Guilford’s Theory
(d) Fluid & Crystallized Theory
Ans: (c)

Q5. Eight years old Sudhir has mental age of ten. What is his IQ?
(a) 80
(b) 100
(c) 110
(d) 125
Ans: (d)

Q6. Which theory of emotion deals with the idea “Emotional experience depends upon emotional behaviour”?
(a) James-Lange Theory
(b) Hypothalamic Theory
(c) Activation Theory
(d) Motivational Theory
Ans: (a)

Q7. Emotional tension, resulting from a blocking of a desire or need is called
(a) Conflict (b) Frustration
(c) Anxiety (d) Tension
Ans: (b)

Q8. Which of the following is not the law of learning?
(a) Law of readiness (b) Law of stress
(c) Law of effect (d) Law of exercise
Ans: (b)

Q9. Piaget is mainly known for studying
(a) Language development
(b) Sexual development
(c) Cognitive development
(d) Social development
Ans: (c)

Q10. When training given to one part of human body gets transferred to the other part, then it is called
(a) Vertical Transfer (b) Horizontal Transfer
(c) Bilateral Transfer (d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q11. The score in a given set of data that appears most frequently is called
(a) Mode (b) Mean
(c) Median (d) Standard Deviation
Ans: (a)

Q12. Operant Conditioning Theory was propounded by
(a) Pavlov (b) Skinner
(c) Thorndike (d) Kohler
Ans: (b)

Q13. Albert Bandura is associated with which of the following?
(a) Social Learning Theory
(b) Behavioural Theory
(c) Cognitive Theory of Development
(d) Psycho-Social Theory of Development
Ans: (a)

Q14. Who gave the concept of mental age?
(a) Binet-Simon (b) Stern
(c) Terman (d) Cyril Burt
Ans: (a)

Q15. According to Terman, child having I.Q ranges from 90-100 is considered
(a) Dullness
(b) Average Intelligence
(c) Superior intelligence
(d) Feeble Mindedness
Ans: (b)

Q16. In learning, Pavlov’s conditioning theory, he experimented on
(a) Cat (b) Dog
(c) Monkey (d) Rat
Ans: (b)

Q17. Learning by insight theory was propounded by
(a) Thorndike (b) Kohler
(c) Pavlov (d) Woodworth
Ans: (b)

Q18. Process of arousing, sustaining and regulating activity is
(a) Motivation (b) Sensation
(c) Learning (d) Perception
Ans: (a)

Q19. Way of minimizing forgetfulness
(a) Under learning
(b) Defective method of learning
(c) Repetition of lesson
(d) Lesser attention in memorising
Ans: (c)

Q20. Anger and fear is a type of
(a) Motivation (b) Emotion
(c) Hypothesis (d) Instinct
Ans: (b)

Q21. Copying of the external behaviour of another individual is
(a) Learning (b) Imitation
(c) Imagination (d) Thinking
Ans: (b)

Q22. If previous knowledge and past experience helps in new type of learning, it is called
(a) Negative transfer of training
(b) Positive transfer of training
(c) Transfer of training
(d) Learning
Ans: (c)

Q23. Failing to retain or to be able to recall what has been acquired is called
(a) Imagination (b) Memory
(c) Forgetting (d) Attention
Ans: (c)

Q24. Bhatia Battery is used to measure which of the following?
(a) Personality (b) Interest
(c) Intelligence (d) Aptitude
Ans: (c)

Q25. Hall’s theory explains which of the following?
(a) Nature of Intelligence
(b) Role of Motivation in Learning
(c) Development of Values
(d) Psychology of Adolescents
Ans: (d)

Q26. Psycho-sexual development of human personality has been emphasized by
(a) Comenius (b) Hall
(c) Hollingworth (d) Freud
Ans: (d)

Q27. First laboratory of psychology was established by
(a) W. Wundt (b) Sigmund Freud
(c) Pavlov (d) Watson
Ans: (a)

Q28. Who is the founder of Gestalt psychology?
(a) Franz Brentano (b) Max Wertheimer
(c) Edgar Rubin (d) Kurt Lewin
Ans: (b)

Q29. Consolidation Theory is associated with which of the following?
(a) Learning (b) Motivation
(c) Memory (d) Creativity
Ans: (c)

Q30. Field Theory is the contribution of
(a) Behaviourists (b) Structuralists
(c) Psychoanalysts (d) Gestaltists
Ans: (d)

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