Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Children whose mental age is lower than their chronological age are called
(a) Learning disabled (b) Normal children
(c) Gifted children (d) Retarded children
Ans: (d)

Q2. “Not being able to recognize words” is which kind of learning disability?
(a) Dysgraphia (b) Dyscalculia
(c) Dyslexia (d) None of these
Ans: (d)

Q3. Which one of there is not related to the measure of central tendency?
(a) Mean (b) Median
(c) Mode (d) Standard deviation
Ans: (d)

Q4. Who developed the concept of perception?
(a) Wertheimer (b) Hull
(c) Watson (d) Tolman
Ans: (a)

Q5. The school of behaviorism focuses on studying.
(a) Overt behaviour only
(b) Covert behaviour only
(c) Both covert and overt behaviour
(d) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q6. Which of the following is affected most by extreme scores?
(a) Geometric mean
(b) Arithmetic mean
(c) Median
(d) Mode
Ans: (b)

Q7. What is the mean and standard deviation of 6, 7, 8, 9 and 2 respectively
(a) 6.4, 2.43 (b) 5.2, 1.73
(c) 4.4, 2.73 (d) 6.7, 423
Ans: (a)

Q8. What are the fields not covered in co-scholastic evaluation?
(a) Social and physical development
(b) Human values
(c) Academic subjects
(d) Health and cleanliness
Ans: (c)

Q9. Evaluation is ………………
(a) Only qualitative (b) Only quantitative
(c) Both (A) and (B) (d) None of these
Ans: (c)

Q10. The proverb, “Grapes are sour” is related
(a) Regression (b) Aggression
(c) Compensation (d) Rationalization
Ans: (d)

Q11. Assessment for learning takes into account the following except
(a) Needs of students
(b) Learning style
(c) Mistakes of students
(d) Strength of students
Ans: (b)

Q12. The place of school in socialization of a child is
(a) After family (b) After society
(c) Through grouping (d) At oral stage
Ans: (a)

Q13. Children being sensitive to wet are……..
(a) Easy to perception
(b) Easy to observe
(c) Easy to day training
(d) Easy to night training
Ans: (b)

Q14. Intelligence and creativity are……
(a) Negatively related (b) Not related
(c) Positively related (d) None of these
Ans: (c)

Q15. What is meant by social environment?
(a) Teachers and society
(b) Relatives, friends, Neighbours
(c) Parents and family members
(d) All of these
Ans: (d)

Q16. Who propounded the theory of ‘Trial and Error’?
(a) Skinner (b) Ross
(c) Gestalt (d) Thorndike
Ans: (d)

Q17. Psychoanalysis was propounded by
(a) Clark Hull (b) N. Freud
(c) S. Freud (d) Increase
Ans: (c)

Q18. As the infant grows, his mental ability
(a) Stagnates (b) Fluctuates
(c) Decrease (d) Increase
Ans: (d)

Q19. How far does the mutual relationship of parents influence child personality?
(a) Largely (b) Gradually
(c) Speedily (d) Commonly
Ans: (b)

Q20. S. Hollingsworth is associated with her work on
(a) Mentally retarded (b) Gifted children
(c) Delinquent children (d) None of these
Ans: (b)

Q21. According to Piaget, sensorimotor stage includes ……..age group.
(a) 7 to 11 years (b) 2 to 7 years
(c) Birth to 2 years (d) 11 years and above
Ans: (c)

Q22. Later childhood is also known as…..
(a) Gangage
(b) Age of curiosity
(c) Age of mental development
(d) Spontaneous
Ans: (a)

Q23. The term ‘Mental Hygiene’ was given by
(a) James D. Jung (b) William Sweetser
(c) C.L. Pierce (d) C.W. Beers
Ans: (b)

Q24. Who is the father of behaviourism?
(a) Kurt Lewin (b) E.R. Guthrie
(c) J.B. Watson (d) Donald Hebb
Ans: (c)

Q25. “The superego is the direct antithesis of Id.” This statement is
(a) Partially true (b) True
(c) False (d) Absorb in nature
Ans: (b)

Q26. The formula for calculating intelligence quotient (IQ) is
(a) MA/100 × CA (b) MA/CA × 100
(c) Ca/MA × 100 (d) None of these
Ans: (b)

Q27. Drive reduction theory of learning is given by :
(a) Hull (b) Skinner
(c) Thorndike (d) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q28. “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to one’s surrounding” who said this?
(a) Spearman (b) Terman
(c) Jean Piaget (d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q29. Who is the father of modern Psychology?
(a) William James (b) Watson
(c) S. Bandura (d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q30. In which year theory of connectionism was developed :
(a) 1916 (b) 1913
(c) 1919 (d) None of the above
Ans: (d)

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