Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. The nature of emotion correctly depicts in which of the following statement?
(a) Some emotions have behavioral aspect.
(b) Emotion are permanent state of the organism.
(c) Emotional expressions cannot be modified by learning.
(d) Every emotion is accompanied by a feeling.
Ans: (d)

Q2. Which of the following parenting styles is most effective for development of Children’s social competence?
(a) Authoritarian (b) Neglectful
(c) Authoritative (d) Indulgent
Ans: (c)

Q3. Out of the following which tool is not seems to be appropriate for formative assessment?
(a) Quizzes
(b) Criterion Referenced Test
(c) Group discussion
(d) Conversation
Ans: (b)

Q4. According to Chomsky, an innate capacity to acquire language is the result of our uniquely human biological inheritance, is called:
(a) Language Adaptation Degree
(b) Language Acquisition Device
(c) Language Acceptance Desire
(d) Language Acquire Domain
Ans: (b)

Q5. The term ‘inclusion’ means educating a child with special need in the regular classroom for :
(a) Some time
(b) Most of the time
(c) Full time
(d) During social activities in the school
Ans: (c)

Q6. Which of the following is a supplementary law of learning propounded by Thorndike ?
(a) Law of Readiness
(b) Law of Multiple Responding
(c) Law of Exercise
(d) Law of Effect
Ans: (b)

Q7. Learning disability can be appropriately defined as :
(a) It is extrinsic and due to educational & cultural deprivation.
(b) It is intrinsic and due to central nervous system dysfunction.
(c) It is extrinsic and due to emotional disturbance.
(d) It is intrinsic and due to mental retardation.
Ans: (b)

Q8. Which one of the following category of intelligence is not suggested by Howard Gardner in his multiple intelligence theory?
(a) Mathematical Skill (b) Musical Skill
(c) Interpersonal Skill (d) Practical Skill
Ans: (d)

Q9. According to Vygotsky, a range of task too difficult for the child to do alone, but possible with the help of adults and more skilled peers, is called :
(a) Guided Participation
(b) Scaffolding
(c) Zone of proximal development
(d) Inter subjectivity
Ans: (c)

Q10. Which of the following step is not included in problem solving?
(a) Accumulation of data
(b) Formulating hypothesis
(c) Verification and making generalization
(d) Responding to the stimulus
Ans: (d)

Q11. Learning is:
(a) Everything we know is learned.
(b) A relatively permanent influence on behaviour, knowledge and skill.
(c) Directly observable and measurable.
(d) Limited to particular age level.
Ans: (b)

Q12. Characteristic of social constructivist approach of learning is:
(a) Emphasis on child’s cognition for learning.
(b) Emphasis on processing of information for learning.
(c) Emphasis on collaboration with others for learning.
(d) Emphasis on experiences for learning.
Ans: (c)

Q13. According to Kohlberg which level of moral development of a child shows no internalization of moral values and the moral reasoning of the child is controlled by external rewards and punishment?
(a) Preconvention
(b) Conventional
(c) Post conventional
(d) Universal ethical principle
Ans: (a)

Q14. A child who is high and low in a characteristic (such as anxiety or sociability) will remain so at later ages. This statement stresses on the importance of:
(a) Hereditary
(b) Environment
(c) Hereditary and environment
(d) Maturation
Ans: (a)

Q15. Which of the following statement is incorrect about thinking?
(a) Thinking uses images and language.
(b) Thinking is a form of information processing.
(c) Thinking is the set of cognitive process.
(d) Thinking and language are unrelated.
Ans: (d)

Q16. Which of the following question encourages a deep style of thinking?
(a) What is the inverse of one half?
(b) What is the lowest prime number?
(c) How much milk would you use to make half of the tea?
(d) What does it mean to say that addition is the opposite of subtraction?
Ans: (d)

Q17. Which of the following behavioural characteristic is not related to the motivated behaviour of the individual?
(a) Energized (b) Directed
(c) Separated (d) Sustained
Ans: (c)

Q18. Which of the following statement is incorrect about the continuous and comprehensive evaluation?
(a) It is school based evaluation.
(b) It includes all aspects of students.
(c) Diagnostic evaluation is not included in it.
(d) Both formal and informal techniques are used for it.
Ans: (c)

Q19. The highest level of learning in the hierarchy proposed by Gagne is:
(a) Problem Solving Learning
(b) Principle Learning
(c) Concept Learning
(d) Skill Learning
Ans: (a)

Q20. Out of the following which is not the example of intrinsic motivation?
(a) Anxiety
(b) Need for achievement
(c) Level of aspiration
(d) Praise
Ans: (d)

Q21. To meet the individual differences of learners which of the following step is not required?
(a) Individual’s abilities assessed accurately
(b) Individualisation of instruction
(c) Indentification of socio–economic status
(d) Identification of special talents
Ans: (c)

Q22. The domains of development such as physical, cognitive, social and emotional are developed in which one of the following process?
(a) Distinctly
(b) Partially
(c) Randomly
(d) Integrated and holistically
Ans: (d)

Q23. “Reasoning of child is not logical and is based on intuition rather than on systematic logic.” According to Piaget this stage of cognitive development is called?
(a) Sensory motor period
(b) Pre-operations period
(c) Concrete operations period
(d) Formal operations period
Ans: (b)

Q24. Which of the following is not a characteristic of disadvantaged child?
(a) Suffers inadequacy of basic necessities of life.
(b) Provide the basic and universal right.
(c) Risk of future psycho–educational problems.
(d) Denied the opportunity to grow normally at his/her own rate.
Ans: (b)

Q25. Who was propounder of multiple intelligence (Frames of Mind) theory?
(a) Howard Gardner
(b) Alfred Binet
(c) E.L. Thorndike
(d) J.P. Guilford
Ans: (a)

Q26. Which of the following statement is correct about the continuous and comprehensive evaluation of learner?
(a) Summative assessment is called formal assessment.
(b) Summative assessment is called informal assessment.
(c) Summative assessment is during the instructional procedure.
(d) Summative assessment emphasise on diagnosing difficulties of students.
Ans: (a)

Q27. Which one of the following situation of learning is not based on child centered education?
(a) Problem based
(b) Discovery
(c) Guided discovery
(d) Demonstration
Ans: (d)

Q28. Insight learning theory was given by:
(a) Roger (b) Hull
(c) Kohler (d) Skinner
Ans: (c)

Q29. Giftedness is due to?
(a) Genetic make up
(b) Environmental Motivation
(c) Combination of (a) and (b)
(d) Psychological Factor
Ans: (a)

Q30. A disorder related to language comprehension is………….
(a) Apraxia (b) Dyselexia
(c) Learning Disability (d) Aphaisa
Ans: (b)

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