Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Which of the following statements is not correct with reference to learning ?
(a) It requires favourable environment
(b) It has no relation with maturity
(c) Teaching aids help in learning
(d) Motivation plays important role in learning process
Ans: (b)

Q2. Education is helpful to children in their :
(a) Physical development
(b) Mental development only
(c) All-round development
(d) Character development only
Ans: (c)

Q3. Teaching is most effective when :
(a) students take interest in the subject
(b) teacher has deep knowledge of the subject
(c) students are taught according to their mental level
(d) same subject matter is repeated again and again
Ans: (c)

Q4. A child applies the mathematics learnt in the class in solving problem of some other subjects, then it is called :
(a) Positive transfer of learning
(b) Zero transfer of learning
(c) Negative transfer of learning
(d) Motivational transfer
Ans: (a)

Q5. Which of the following factors will have least influence on the emotional development of a child ?
(a) Family (b) Economic condition
(c) Health (d) Games
Ans: (b)

Q6. According to Kohlberg the level in which child’s morality is controlled by fear of punishment is called :
(a) Pre-moral stage
(b) Conventional moral level
(c) Self-accepted moral stage
(d) Morality level
Ans: (a)

Q7. Which one is not included in Piaget’s four stages of cognitive development ?
(a) Sensory motor stage
(b) Pre-operational stage
(c) Post-operational stage
(d) Formal operational stage
Ans: (c)

Q8. Which of the following statement is not correct?
(a) Development and growth are synonyms
(b) Development is a continuous process
(c) Growth is a part of development
(d) Development shows the qualitative changes appearing in work-capacity, work-capability and behaviour
Ans: (a)

Q9. Which of the following is not a moral habit ?
(a) Speaker truth
(b) Showing sympathy
(c) Correct pronunciation
(d) Showing kindness to living beings
Ans: (c)

Q10. Which of the following options is a limitation of educational psychology ?
(a) Knowledge of various stages of child development
(b) Solution of problem of the class
(c) Child centred education
(d) Problem of individual differences
Ans: (d)

Q11. Which of the following options is not correct about learning ?
(a) Learning is adjustment
(b) Learning is only acquisition of knowledge
(c) Learning is development
(d) Learning is maturation
Ans: (b)

Q12. What is not correct in the reference to case study method ?
(a) It is a scientific method
(b) The method is very complex
(c) It is simple and cheap
(d) It gives remedies of problems after knowing the reasons
Ans: (b)

Q13. Which of the following methods will be best for teaching students of class three ?
(a) Laboratory method (b) Group discussion
(c) Lecture method (d) Creational activity
Ans: (d)

Q14. Which of the following is not a psyco-motor activity of a child ?
(a) Playing (b) Throwing a ball
(c) Writing (d) Thinking
Ans: (d)

Q15. Where can the child’s cognitive development be defined the best way ?
(a) Playground (b) Home
(c) Auditorium (d) School and Classroom
Ans: (d)

Q16. Which is not included in differences related to I.Q. ?
(a) Average intelligence (b) Intelligent
(c) Interest in Art (d) Slow learner
Ans: (c)

Q17. Which of the following factors is most important in affecting the intellectual environment ?
(a) Environment of the school
(b) Environment of family
(c) Environment of neighbourhood
(d) Cultural environment
Ans: (a)

Q18. According to Piaget, during the fist stage of development (from birth to 2 years of age) a child learns best :
(a) By using senses
(b) By thinking in an abstract way
(c) By comprehending new words
(d) By concrete thinking
Ans: (a)

Q19. In which of the following area NCERT is using psychology ?
(a) Preparation of textbooks
(b) School organization
(c) Subject determination
(d) Financial support
Ans: (a)

Q20. Which of the following factors has least effect on learning ?
(a) Fatigue (b) Age
(c) Illness (d) Gender difference
Ans: (d)

Q21. Which of the following is not a defect of questionnaire method ?
(a) Forming good questions is a difficult job
(b) Views of many persons are obtained by this method
(c) The questions included may not be well planned
(d) Persons may not be interested to answer the questions
Ans: (b)

Q22. In lower classes, play-way method of teaching is based on :
(a) Physical education programme
(b) Theories of methods of teaching
(c) Psychological principles of development and growth
(d) Sociological principles of teaching
Ans: (c)

Q23. Which of the following is not the characteristic of extrovert personality ?
(a) Sociable (b) Leadership power
(c) Aggressive temper (d) Day dreamer
Ans: (d)

Q24. Which of the following is not a factor affecting the mental health of a child ?
(a) Poverty in the family
(b) Feeling sleepy in the classroom
(c) Lack of affection
(d) Domestic quarrel
Ans: (b)

Q25. Which of the following is not a specialty of an attitude ?
(a) It is inspiring
(b) It is the base of our behaviour
(c) It is temporary
(d) It is learned
Ans: (c)

Q26. Cognitive powers of a child like imagination power, intelligence, ability to take decision etc. are related to child’s :
(a) Physical development
(b) Social development
(c) All-round development
(d) Mental development
Ans: (d)

Q27. Remedial method is used for :
(a) Normal Children
(b) Problematic children
(c) Normal and problematic children
(d) Gifted children
Ans: (b)

Q28. A child who behaves against the social rules and regulation is called :
(a) Backward child (b) Dull child
(c) Idiot child (d) Delinquent child
Ans: (d)

Q29. A teacher in a classroom should act as a :
(a) progressive role (b) authoritarian role
(c) democratic role (d) influential role
Ans: (c)

Q30. The most appropriate purpose of learning is :
(a) personal adjustment
(b) social and political awareness
(c) modification of behaviour
(d) preparing oneself for employment
Ans: (c)

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