Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Mental growth and development is controlled by which of the following factor ?
(a) Heredity
(b) Heredity and environmental factor
(c) Environmental factor only
(d) None of these
Ans: (b)

Q2. The law of readiness as one of the law of learning has been propounded by :
(a) Edward L. Thorndike (b) John B. Watson
(c) Evan Patrovich Pavlov (d) Max-Werthemer
Ans: (a)

Q3. Which of the following play important role in the development of moral values in the child ?
(a) Prayer assembly (b) Proper socialisation
(c) Intellect (d) All options are right
Ans: (d)

Q4. A normal child belongs to which of the following I.Q. level ?
(a) 70-79 (b) 80-89
(c) 90-109 (d) 110-119
Ans: (c)

Q5. Which of the following is the characteristic of the stage of later childhood ?
(a) Self-assertion (b) Time concept
(c) Social tendency (d) Hero worship
Ans: (c)

Q6. A valid and reliable method to draw conclusion about interest and aptitude of the learner is :
(a) Objective observation method
(b) Introspection method
(c) Experimental method
(d) All options are right (Exam : 24.12.2017)
Ans: (a)

Q7. Which of the following is not a characteristic of introvert personality ?
(a) Self Centered (b) Conservative
(c) Sociality (d) Submissive
Ans: (c)

Q8. Which of the following statement is not correct?
(a) Growth and development are two different aspects
(b) Growth continue throughout life
(c) Growth is one of the part of development process
(d) Development is a continuous process
Ans: (b)

Q9. Which of the following factor is responsible for individual difference among children ?
(a) Attitude of parents (b) Intelligence
(c) Race (d) Place
Ans: (b)

Q10. Which of the following statement is correct ?
(a) Maturity has importance of practice
(b) Maturity is a physiological process
(c) Maturity continues till death
(d) Maturity involves only quantitative change
Ans: (b)

Q11. The dynamic force that energises behaviour and compels the child to act to learn, is :
(a) Goal (b) Drive
(c) Barrier (d) All options are right
Ans: (b)

Q12. Which of the following teaching strategy fulfils learning objectives under cognitive affective and psychomotor domain ?
(a) Lectures (b) Group discussion
(c) Role playing (d) Programmed instruction
Ans: (c)

Q13. Reinforcement is a part of which of the following process ?
(a) Teaching (b) Learning
(c) Instructions (d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q14. How many stages of cognitive development has been narrated by Jean Piaget ?
(a) Eight stages (b) Five stages
(c) Six stages (d) Four stages
Ans: (d)

Q15. Which of the following action verb is not of affective domain ?
(a) Accept (b) Obey
(c) Differentiate (d) Influence
Ans: (c)

Q16. Which of the following statement is not correct?
(a) Intelligence and creativity are synonym
(b) An intelligent person may not be creative
(c) A creative person may have high degree of intelligence
(d) Creativity can be nurtured
Ans: (a)

Q17. Which of the following environmental factors affects the personality ?
(a) Social factors (b) Cultural factors
(c) Economic factors (d) All options are right
Ans: (d)

Q18. Gagne in his book “The conditions of learning” has described how many types of learning ?
(a) Five types (b) Eight types
(c) Seven types (d) Ten types
Ans: (b)

Q19. The subject matter of educational psychology revolves round which of the following key factor ?
(a) Learner and learning experiences
(b) Teacher and learning process
(c) Learning situations
(d) All options are right
Ans: (d)

Q20. Which of the following is not a source of informal education ?
(a) Education given by parents
(b) Education given by neighbours
(c) Education by peer groups
(d) Education through class-room teaching
Ans: (d)

Q21. Which one of the following is an example of intrinsic motivation ?
(a) Selection in school’s football team
(b) Solving a problem for its own sake
(c) Getting a dress on birthday
(d) All options are right
Ans: (b)

Q22. Which of the following method is not appropriate for teaching at primary level ?
(a) Problem solving method
(b) Activity approach
(c) Lecture method
(d) Project method
Ans: (c)

Q23. Educational Psychology emphasizes on :
(a) Teacher centred education
(b) Child centred education
(c) Curriculum centred education
(d) School centred education
Ans: (b)

Q24. Teaching aid is used in the class for :
(a) Creating specific learning conditions
(b) Reducing burden on the teacher
(c) Maintaining discipline in the class
(d) Being compulsory in the teaching
Ans: (a)

Q25. Which of the following aspect comes under mental development ?
(a) Language (b) Size
(c) Affection (d) Honesty
Ans: (a)

Q26. The stage when child drives less enjoyment from his parents, is related to his :
(a) Physical development
(b) Mental development
(c) Language development
(d) Social development
Ans: (d)

Q27. Which of the following is known as ethical moral arm of the personality ?
(a) Id (b) Ego
(c) Super-ego (d) Id and super-ego
Ans: (c)

Q28. Training before normal maturation is generally :
(a) highly beneficial with respect to performance of the common skills.
(b) beneficial from the point of view of long term
(c) harmful from all points of view
(d) beneficial or harmful depending on the method used in training
Ans: (c)

Q29. The childhood stage is :
(a) From birth to the age of 3 years
(b) From third year to the age of 6 years
(c) From six year to the age of 12 years
(d) From two year to the age of 10 or 12 years.
Ans: (d)

Q30. Why should students play games in school ?
(a) It will make them physically strong
(b) It will make teacher’s work easy
(c) It will be helpful in passing time
(d) It will develop cooperation and physical balance
Ans: (d)

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