Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Most children learn their native language :
(a) at the age of one year
(b) at the age of four years
(c) at the age of six years
(d) at the age of two years
Ans: (b)

Q2. Children of 6-11 years age group need :
(a) democratic environment in the classroom
(b) Autonomy in learning
(c) Activity based interactive learning
(d) All of the above
Ans: (b)

Q3. A child shows jealousy at the age of :
(a) 6 months
(b) 12 months
(c) 18 months
(d) 24 months
Ans: (c)

Q4. Students learn in variety of ways :
(a) From the lecture of the teacher
(b) Through experiment, discussion, asking questions, doing activities and through reflection
(c) Teacher direction and controlled textbook based teaching
(d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q5. Children of 6-11 years age group have following characteristics :
(a) Children are natural and active learners
(b) Depend on teachers for learning
(c) Children receive knowledge from teachers
(d) Children are not interested in learning
Ans: (a)

Q6. Which statement about a creative child is not true?
(a) A creative child is curious
(b) A creative child is not adventurous
(c) A creative child is extrovert
(d) A creative child is ambitious
Ans: (b)

Q7. New knowledge is acquired through :
(a) transmission of knowledge
(b) memorization
(c) experience and searching new meanings
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q8. Teaching is a process of :
(a) Transmitting knowledge by the teacher to the learners
(b) Directing learning
(c) Giving instruction
(d) Facilitating of teaching learning
Ans: (d)

Q9. Social development of a child actually begins :
(a) in early school stage
(b) in infancy
(c) in early childhood
(d) in later childhood
Ans: (c)

Q10. A suitable method of teaching primary class children is :
(a) Trial and error method
(b) Imitation method
(c) Lecture method
(d) Play-way method
Ans: (d)

Q11. In India, primary education system is laying emphasis on :
(a) Developing understanding
(b) Strengthening spiritual aspects
(c) Developing critical thinking
(d) Encouraging rote learning
Ans: (d)

Q12. Teaching becomes much more effective provided :
(a) Students are given autonomy and control to work on their own
(b) Students learning is directed and controlled by the teacher
(c) Teacher plays a central role in explaining the facts
(d) Teacher directs learning
Ans: (a)

Q13. Learning is a process of :
(a) Memorizing facts
(b) Memorizing the text material
(c) Meaning making through experience
(d) Preparing for examination
Ans: (c)

Q14. I.Q. of a talented child is :
(a) 130
(b) 140
(c) 125
(d) 120
Ans: (b)

Q15. A student’s development depends on :
(a) Heredity
(b) Environment
(c) Heredity and environment
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q16. A good teacher is one who :
(a) Causes desired behavioral change in the learner
(b) Transmits knowledge verbally
(c) Narrates information
(d) Transmits curriculum
Ans: (a)

Q17. Instruction at the primary stage needs to be :
(a) Teacher centered
(b) Textbook centered
(c) Student centered
(d) Teacher and textbook centered
Ans: (c)

Q18. What is essential for learning?
(a) Self experience
(b) Self thinking
(c) Self activity
(d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q19. A child of 6 or 7 years old is not able to accept other’s view point :
(a) Because he is too young
(b) Because he is ego centric
(c) Because he is not intelligent
(d) Because he is imaginative
Ans: (b)

Q20. Children of 6-11 years age group need the following for learning :
(a) Availability of concrete activities or experiences
(b) Transfer of knowledge by the teacher
(c) Provision of opportunities for memorization
(d) Motivation to attain high rank in the class
Ans: (a)

Q21. Which among the following plays the most important role of emotional development of a child in early childhood?
(a) Teachers
(b) Peer-groups
(c) Neighbours
(d) Parents
Ans: (d)

Q22. Educational psychology is :
(a) pure science
(b) an applied science
(c) a normative science
(d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q23. Ink blot test of personality is :
(a) a subjective test
(b) an objective test
(c) a projective test
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q24. For the 6-11 years age group learning is :
(a) an active process of knowledge construction
(b) a process of passive memorization
(c) a process of heating attentively in the classroom
(d) a process of studying a textbook
Ans: (a)

Q25. Learning in children occurs through :
(a) Memorizing the knowledge
(b) Reading the textbook
(c) Transmission of knowledge by the teacher
(d) Doing activity
Ans: (d)

Q26. Learning takes place effectively if a child :
(a) is made ready to learn
(b) repeats what he learns
(c) feels satisfied
(d) does all the above
Ans: (d)

Q27. What is not true about growth?
(a) Growth is physical
(b) Growth is quantitative
(c) Growth is measurable
(d) Growth is a life process
Ans: (d)

Q28. Role of environment on intelligence is highlighted studies on …………. children.
(a) Twin (b) Adopted
(c) Both (a) and (b) (d) None of these
Ans: (b)

Q29. Low IQ of orphan children is due to :
(a) Heredity (b) Biological Factors
(c) Deprived Environment (d) None of these
Ans: (c)

Q30. According to Spearman, Two factors of intelligence are :
(a) General and Specific
(b) Reasoning and Verbal
(c) Inter and Intra Personal
(d) Contents and Products
Ans: (a)

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