Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. In a lively classroom situation, there is likely to be :
(a) occasional roars of laughter
(b) complete silence
(c) frequent teacher-student dialogue
(d) load discussion among students
Ans: (c)

Q2. Area of individual differences is :
(a) Gender-difference (b) Body structure
(c) Mental abilities (d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q3. Which of the following is a correct sequence of human development ?
(a) infancy, adolescence, childhood, adulthood
(b) infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood
(c) childhood, adolescence, adulthood, infancy
(d) childhood, infancy, adolescence, adulthood
Ans: (b)

Q4. When the child is ready to learn, he learns more quickly and effectively. This principle is given by :
(a) Thorndike (b) Skinner
(c) Pavlov (d) Kurt Lewin
Ans: (a)

Q5. In your view, teaching is :
(a) A process (b) An art
(c) A skill (d) Both (b) and (c)
Ans: (d)

Q6. Who had given hierarchy of human needs ?
(a) Thorndike (b) Maslow
(c) Guilford (d) Koffka
Ans: (b)

Q7. The concept of ‘Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD)’ was given by :
(a) Bandura (b) Piaget
(c) Skinner (d) Vygotsky (Exam: 2014)
Ans: (d)

Q8. ‘Sociological type of theory’ of personality was given by :
(a) Hippocrates (b) Krestschmer
(c) Sheldon (d) Spranger
Ans: (d)

Q9. The statement which is not true in case of individual difference is :
(a) Individuals differ in kind
(b) Individuals differ in degree
(c) Individuals differ both in degree and kind
(d) Individuals differ neither in degree nor in kind
Ans: (d)

Q10. Project teaching method is associated with :
(a) Frobel (b) John Dewey
(c) Armstrong (d) McDougal
Ans: (b)

Q11. District Primary Education Programme (DPEP) was launched in the year :
(a) 1990 (b) 1993
(c) 1998 (d) 2000
Ans: (*)

Q12. The objective of teaching is to :
(a) Create good citizens
(b) Create persons who are useful for the society
(c) Create socialistic person
(d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q13. Frobel emphasises which of these games ?
(a) Ball game (b) Block game
(c) Figure game (d) All of these
Ans: (a)

Q14. Experimental method was first of all introduced by :
(a) Judd (b) Rice and Cornman
(c) Wilhelm Wundt (d) Collins and Drever
Ans: (c)

Q15. Thinking in childhood is not marked by:
(a) egocentrism (b) animism
(c) realism (d) individualism
Ans: (d)

Q16. ‘Team teaching’ :
(a) involves teams of teachers to optimize resources, interest & expertise.
(b) is a way out to manage with the shortage of teachers
(c) encourages healthy competition among teams of teaches in a school
(d) involves small teams of students as per their ability
Ans: (a)

Q17. Who had development child apperception test ?
(a) Murray (b) Bellack
(c) Robert (d) Rosenwig
Ans: (b)

Q18. A teacher’s most important challenge is :
(a) to make students do their home work
(b) to make teaching-learning process enjoyable
(c) to maintain discipline in the classroom
(d) to prepare the question paper
Ans: (b)

Q19. Inclusive education refers to :
(a) welcoming all children without discrimination in the regular school
(b) a particular method of education, that helps all children to learn
(c) encourage strict admission procedure
(d) Use of special schools for teaching
Ans: (a)

Q20. Which of the following is not a type of reinforcement ?
(a) positive verbal reinforcement
(b) physical punishment
(c) negative verbal reinforcement
(d) None of the above
Ans: (d)

Q21. A person is legally blind, if his/her field of vision is 20 degrees, while his/her visual acuity is below than :
(a) 6/6 in the better eye with best possible corrections
(b) 6/7 in the better eye with best possible corrections
(c) 6/30 in the better eye with best possible corrections
(d) 6/60 in the better eye with best possible corrections
Ans: (d)

Q22. In order to develop motivation among students, a teacher should :
(a) encourage cut throat competition
(b) set an unachievable goal before
(c) use new techniques and novel methods
(d) reduce their level of aspiration.
Ans: (c)

Q23. Which of the following statement is not correct about continuous and comprehensive evaluation ?
(a) It is a school based evaluation
(b) It reduce stress among learners
(c) It uses grade in place of marks
(d) It accumulates burden on teachers.
Ans: (d)

Q24. An effective teacher is one who can :
(a) control the class
(b) give more information in less time
(c) motivate students to learn
(d) correct the assignment carefully
Ans: (c)

Q25. “Operation Black Board” was the outcome of :
(a) Kothari Commission
(b) National Curriculum Framework – 2005 (NCF – 2005)
(c) National Policy on Education – 1986 (NPE– 1986)
(d) National Curriculum Framework – 2000 (NCF – 2000)
Ans: (c)

Q26. Which of the following is not a domain of learning ?
(a) cognitive (b) affective
(c) conative (d) spiritual
Ans: (d)

Q27. Classrooms after implementation of RTE Act, 2009 are :
(a) unaffected, as RTE does not affect the average age of a class in a school
(b) gender wise more homogeneous
(c) age wise more homogeneous
(d) age wise more heterogeneous
Ans: (a)

Q28. What type of education system does NCF-2005 encourage:
(a) Inclusive (b) Integrated
(c) Special (d) regular
Ans: (a &)

Q29. An example of maturation is when a child learns to
(a) draw (b) read
(c) ride a bicycle (d) walk
Ans: (d)

Q30. Which of the following is not a domain of learning?
(a) cognitive (b) affective
(c) conative (d) spiritual
Ans: (d)

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