Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. A Teacher should make an attempt to understand the potentialities of his/her students. Which of the following fields is related to this objective?
(a) Educational Sociology
(b) Social Philosophy
(c) Media-Psychology
(d) Educational Psychology
Ans: (d)

Q2. “Senses are the gateways of knowledge” was emphasised by
(a) Confucius (b) Gurunanak
(c) Mahaveera (d) Rousseau
Ans: (d)

Q3. According to Piaget, Egocentric is
(a) Environment is centre of knowledge
(b) Child is the centre of world and everything revolves around him
(c) Sensory Motor stage
(d) None of these
Ans: (b)

Q4. According to the Right to Education Act, admission of children to a particular class has been proposed to be on the basis of
(a) ability of the child
(b) age of the child
(c) socio economic status of child
(d) education of the parents
Ans: (b)

Q5. Which one of the following methods helps to study children with special needs?
(a) Case Study Method
(b) Introspection Method
(c) Interview Method
(d) Experimental Method
Ans: (a)

Q6. Who said that –’Mental hygiene means investigation of the laws of mental health and taking of measures for its preservation’
(a) Drever (b) Headfield
(c) Kuppuswamy (d) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q7. Out of the following which stimulate fear emotions?
(a) Pain
(b) Sudden Natural Stimulus
(c) Dark Place
(d) Sudden fall of things
Ans: (c)

Q8. Which is the basic foundation of Social Development of Boys and Girls?
(a) School
(b) Parents
(c) Community
(d) Mode of public communication
Ans: (a)

Q9. The term ‘Homeostasis’ was coined by
(a) Erickson (b) Cannon
(c) Thorndike (d) Freud
Ans: (b)

Q10. Learning of mathematical tables by children is an example of ?
(a) Paired-Associate Learning
(b) Concept Learning
(c) Classical Conditioning
(d) Serial Learning
Ans: (d)

Q11. Who is known as ‘father of behaviourism’?
(a) J.B. Watson (b) E.R. Guthrie
(c) Donald Hebb (d) Kurt Lewin
Ans: (a)

Q12. The removal or withdrawal of negative reinforce
(a) Decreases the occurrence of particular behaviour
(b) Increases the occurrence of particular behaviour
(c) Brings no change in behaviour
(d) None of these
Ans: (b)

Q13. The picture of a horse is
(a) An iconic stimulus (b) Concrete stimulus
(c) Signal stimulus (d) Symbolic stimulus
Ans: (a)

Q14. If a teacher provides reinforcement after every two correct responses of a child, then it is called as
(a) Fixed Interval Schedule
(b) Fixed Ratio Schedule
(c) Variable Ratio Schedule
(d) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q15. Incidental learning means
(a) Learning through incidents
(b) Unintentional Learning
(c) Learning outside the classroom
(d) Planned Learning
Ans: (b)

Q16. “I spent my childhood days in Shimla”; remembering this is
(a) Long Term Memory
(b) Procedural Memory
(c) Episodic Memory
(d) Semantic Memory
Ans: (c)

Q17. The formula for calculating ‘Intelligence Quotient’ (IQ) is (a) MA ×100 CA (b) CA ×100 MA (c) MA ×CA 100
(d) None of these (Where, MA = Mental Age, CA = Chronological Age)
Ans: (a)

Q18. Projective techniques are used to assess…….
(a) Intelligence (b) Attitude
(c) Personality (d) Aptitude
Ans: (c)

Q19. Which one of the following pair would be most appropriate choice to complete the following sentence? Children ______faster when they are involved in the activities that seem to be _____
(a) Forget; useful in a classroom
(b) Recall; linked with their class work only
(c) Memorize; culturally neutral
(d) Learn; useful in real life
Ans: (d)

Q20. “Dyslexia” is associated with
(a) Mental disorder
(b) Mathematical disorder
(c) Reading disorder
(d) Behavioural disorder
Ans: (c)

Q21. Kritika who does not talk much at home, talks a lot at school; it shows that
(a) The school provides opportunities to children to talk a lot
(b) Teachers demand that children should talk a lot at school
(c) She does not like her home at all
(d) Her thoughts get acknowledged at school
Ans: (d)

Q22. “Educational psychology is the science of education.” This definition was given by
(a) B.F. Skinner (b) Crow and Crow
(c) R.B. Cattell (d) E.A. Peel
Ans: (d)

Q23. Who among the following does not belong to ‘Gestalt Psychology’?
(a) Kurt Lewin (b) I.P. Pavlov
(c) Wolfgang Kohler (d) All of these
Ans: (b)

Q24. “The super ego is the direct antithesis of Id.” This statement is
(a) True (b) False
(c) Partially True (d) Absurd in nature
Ans: (a)

Q25. Concrete operational stage of human cognitive development covers age range from……..
(a) About 2 to 7 years
(b) From birth to 2 years
(c) About 7 to 11 years
(d) About 12 to 15 years
Ans: (c)

Q26. The term ‘development’ includes ……………..
(a) Only structural changes
(b) Only functional changes
(c) Both structural and functional changes
(d) None of these
Ans: (c)

Q27. Education for child with special needs should be provided
(a) With normal children
(b) Through special teaching method
(c) In special schools
(d) By special teachers in special schools
Ans: (a)

Q28. An ideal teacher should concentrate
(a) On teaching methods
(b) On the subject being taught
(c) On the students and their behaviour
(d) On all of these
Ans: (d)

Q29. What do you understand by the term ‘peer group’?
(a) People of the same profession
(b) Friends
(c) Family members and Relatives
(d) Both (a) and (b)
Ans: (d)

Q30. Evaluation is
(a) Only qualitative
(b) Only quantitative
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

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