Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Who is the founder of play way method?
(a) Froebel
(b) Montessori
(c) John Dewey
(d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q2. A child’s academic achievement is less than 70. The child is
(a) Backward child (b) Gifted child
(c) Juvenile child (d) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q3. Students observe fashion shows and try to imitate models. This kind of imitation may be called
(a) Primary simulation
(b) Secondary simulation
(c) Social learning
(d) Generalisation
Ans: (c)

Q4. According to Piaget which of the following would be an example of a sign?
(a) A baby watching a ball roll under his crib.
(b) A baby waving his arms like he was a bird.
(c) A baby calling the family pet poodle ‘a dog’
(d) None of these
Ans: (c)

Q5. According to Gestalt theory of perception which statement is wrong?
(a) Every person perceives objects not in a part but “as a whole”.
(b) Perception is form of organization
(c) If a person perceives an object, then a change occurs in the related region of the brain
(d) In vision area, both cohesive force and restraining forces are available
Ans: (b)

Q6. Who said ‘infancy is ideal period of learning’?
(a) Russo (b) Strang
(c) Stanley Hall (d) Valentine
Ans: (d)

Q7. Who developed the concept of perception?
(a) Tolman (b) Hull
(c) Wertheimer (d) Watson
Ans: (c)

Q8. Who is/are associated with Cognitive Development?
(a) Jean Piaget (b) Bruner
(c) Both (a) and (b) (d) None of these
Ans: (c)

Q9. Adjustment is related to
(a) Mental development
(b) Social development
(c) Physical development
(d) Emotional development
Ans: (b)

Q10. Id, Ego and Super Ego are related to
(a) Personality (b) Animal
(c) Nervous system (d) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q11. Which one is not related to the measure of variability?
(a) Mean (b) Mode
(c) Both (a) and (b (d) Standard deviation
Ans: (c)

Q12. “Not being able to recognise the words” is which kind of learning disability?
(a) Dyslexia (b) Dysgraphia
(c) Dyscalculia (d) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q13. What is the normal range of IQ?
(a) More than 130 (b) 90 – 110
(c) 71 – 80 (d) Less than 70
Ans: (b)

Q14. According to Freud the aggressive behaviour is related to
(a) Frustration (b) Tension
(c) Life instinct (d) Death instinct
Ans: (d)

Q15. A student is working hard and solving mathematical problems as his father has promised to give him a motorcycle if he gets marks. This means the student has :
(a) Intrinsic motivation
(b) Extrinsic motivation
(c) Mathematical motivation
(d) Intrinsic and Extrinsic motivation
Ans: (b)

Q16. A student says, “I must master problem solving skills in mathematics and become a great mathematician and to achieve this I am working hard.” The students has :
(a) Internal motivation
(b) Extrinsic motivation
(c) Mathematical motivation
(d) Higher motivation
Ans: (a)

Q17. A young man could not be recruited as a police officer because he was short of presented height, which of the following procedure was followed?
(a) Diagnostic evaluation
(b) Norm-referenced evaluation
(c) Criterion referenced evaluation
(d) Formative evaluation
Ans: (c)

Q18. Which of the following is the most essential component of experimentation?
(a) Observation of behaviour
(b) Study of behaviour
(c) Matching of subjects
(d) Controlled conditions
Ans: (d)

Q19. Which one of these is not related to the measure of central tendency?
(a) Standard deviation (b) Mean
(c) Mode (d) Median
Ans: (a)

Q20. The concept of Intelligence Quotient (IQ) was first given by
(a) William Stern (b) Theodore Simon
(c) Alfred Binet (d) Victor Henri
Ans: (a)

Q21. CCE stands for –
(a) Continuous Curricular Examination
(b) Curricular and Co-curricular Evaluation
(c) Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation
(d) Compulsory Comprehensive Evaluation
Ans: (c)

Q22. Children whose mental age is lower than their chronological age are called
(a) Gifted children (b) Normal children
(c) Learning disabled (d) Retarded children
Ans: (d)

Q23. Educational psychology is not
(a) Behavioural science (b) An applied science
(c) A normative science (d) A social science
Ans: (c)

Q24. “Children construct their own understanding through interaction with their environment.” Who said this?
(a) Skinner (b) Guilford
(c) Piaget (d) Burt
Ans: (c)

Q25. A child got pricked by the thorn of a red Rose and got hurt. Later on he/she started expressing fear towards a red dress or any thing red in colour. This is an example of :
(a) Stimulus generalization
(b) Response generalization
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) Neither stimulus generalization nor a response generalization
Ans: (a)

Q26. The first psychological laboratory was established by
(a) Galton (b) Cattell
(c) Pestalozzi (d) Wundt
Ans: (d)

Q27. The development of various sense organs competency and the nervous system occurs rapidly up to the age of three years. This opinion was put forth by…………
(a) Wundt
(b) Tichner
(c) Skinner
(d) Thurston and Thorndike
Ans: (d)

Q28. In infancy the various movement of a child are dependent on motor skill development. According to this which of the following statement is not correct?
(a) Maturity is the main factor in motor development.
(b) Motor development starts after birth.
(c) Development occurring in the coordination of muscles and nervous system are included in motor development.
(d) Sitting, getting up, running etc are motor skills.
Ans: (b)

Q29. Which of the following is not a correct example of sensation?
(a) An unconscious persons gets sensation about sound
(b) Dogs find out thieves by smelling and sniffing things
(c) When one puts an eatable in the mouth the taste sensation are awakened
(d) When we go to the market we hear many sounds
Ans: (a)

Q30. Which of the following is an incorrect statement about perception?
(a) Perception is the next step after sensation.
(b) Mind is active in perception and inactive in sensation
(c) Stimulus, sense organs and nervous system are the support of both mental processes i.e. sensation and perception
(d) Perception does not occur in absence of sensation
Ans: (b)

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