Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Instrument players, singers, dancers all impress us with their talent and entertain us. This is included in which type of imagination?
(a) Fantastic imagination
(b) Aesthetic imagination
(c) Pragmatic imagination
(d) Reproductive imagination
Ans: (b)

Q2. Imagery is useful in various areas of education. Following are statements explaining educational importance of imagery. Which of the following is not a correct statement?
(a) Intensity of imagery depends upon the eagerness of experiences
(b) Experiences that are to be given to the students should be exact, clear and detailed
(c) It is unnecessary to teach the students how to form imagery
(d) While telling abstract concept to students they should be related to pictures, diagrams and models (Exam: 2020)
Ans: (c)

Q3. We sometimes think that we have got what we desire and then keep some favorable and convenient things in our mind. This happens due to which of the following defects is thinking process?
(a) Defect is observation
(b) Prejudiced thoughts
(c) Coincidental judgment
(d) Wishful thinking
Ans: (d)

Q4. Which is the alternative showing the correct sequence of concept forming stages?
(A) Actual cognition of a thing
(B) Giving abstract appearance to it
(C) Expression of concept in words
(D) Generalization from separated characteristics.
(E) Separating of characteristics by analysis of some traits of various things of similar group.
(a) A, C, D, B, E (b) E, C, D, A, B
(c) A, E, D, B, C (d) B, C, A, D, E
Ans: (c)

Q5. ‘Intelligence is the capacity to adjust successfully to relatively new conditions. ‘Which of the following psychologist gave this definition of intelligence?
(a) William James (b) Mc Dougal
(c) Galton (d) Burt.
Ans: (a)

Q6. Elizabeth Hurlock emphasized on ………… is a Normative teaching theory.
(a) Maturity (b) New-competency
(c) Characteristic (d) Effect
Ans: (a)

Q7. From the following alternatives ……… . Is a Normative teaching theory.
(a) Theory of Socrates
(b) Theory of Instruction
(c) Theory of teacher behavior
(d) Ganne’s theory
Ans: (c)

Q8. The pioneer of Moulding theory of teaching form the group of formal theories of teaching is …………
(a) Socrates (b) John Dewey
(c) Herbart (d) Gagne
Ans: (b)

Q9. Every child taking birth has a tendency of going to the average in case of characteristics. This is according to …………. of heredity.
(a) Law of similarity (b) Law of variation
(c) Law of idealization (d) Law of regression
Ans: (d)

Q10. The dynamic organization of psychophysical mechanism which helps in specific adjustment towards a situation is called as……….
(a) Perspective (b) Family
(c) Personality (d) Structure
Ans: (c)

Q11. The process which emphasizes a subject to behave in a specific manner towards a specific stimulus for e.g. “salivation” behavior occurs when specific situation is created is called as ………. .
(a) Motor conditioning
(b) Classical conditioning
(c) Operant conditioning
(d) Temporal conditioning
Ans: (b)

Q12. If mental processes like thinking, generalization and reasoning are used for transfer of training from teachers of students then this type of teaching is called as…………
(a) Conditioning (b) Indoctrination
(c) Instruction (d) Training
Ans: (c)

Q13. The three types of personalities viz pyknic, Athletic and Aesthenic were put forth by ………..
(a) Hippocrates (b) Carl Jung
(c) William Sheldon (d) Kretschmer
Ans: (d)

Q14. When an activity is done deliberately, purposefully and goal directed then its transfer value increases. This opinion about transfer of training was proposed by…………
(a) Judd (b) Bagley
(c) Thorndike (d) Holzinger
Ans: (c)

Q15. Which of the following is a biological motive?
(a) Need for power
(b) Need for achievement
(c) Motherhood
(d) Need for affiliation
Ans: (c)

Q16. Which of the following is not included in ‘Self- Regulation’ a factor of emotional intelligence given by Salovy and Mayer?
(a) Self confidence (b) Self control
(c) Trustworthiness (d) Innovativeness
Ans: (a)

Q17. Which of the following is not a characteristic of maladjustment?
(a) No adjustment with situations
(b) Keeping possible expectations
(c) No harmony between ‘self’ and ‘situation’.
(d) Behaviour affected by inferiority complex.
Ans: (b)

Q18. When people try to explain why they lagged behind in life they say that their society does not allow there to go forward (progress). They pull us back. This is according to …………. Type of mechanism.
(a) Sublimation (b) Compensation
(c) Identification (d) Delusion
Ans: (d)

Q19. When our previous experiences oppose our new learning experiences then it is called as………..
(a) Regression
(b) Proactive Inhibition
(c) Repression
(d) Retroactive Inhibition
Ans: (b)

Q20. Which of the following statement about Perseveration is correct?
(a) Experience does not linger in the mind
(b) Experience is not experienced again and again
(c) This attitude is seen in every individual in more or little proportion
(d) Person having this attitude is an extrovert
Ans: (c)

Q21. Which of the following is a social reason of Juvenile delinquency?
(a) School timetable is faulty
(b) Financial imbalance
(c) Curriculum not flexible
(d) Fight between parents in the family.
Ans: (b)

Q22. Which of the following term includes physical actions, activities, thoughts occurring in the mind, emotions that are formed, emerging ideas, etc?
(a) Stimulus (b) Adjustment
(c) Transformation (d) Response
Ans: (d)

Q23. Which of the following statement is not correct basic principle of learning?
(a) Create those learning experiences while teaching which will bring out the creativity in the students.
(b) It is not, necessary to consider the family background of the learner while deciding the learning experiences.
(c) Select such learning experience that will integrate the emotions, actions and thought of the learner
(d) Select those learning experiences which will fulfil the needs the learners
Ans: (b)

Q24. Which of the following psychologist proposed the theory of Hierarchial Learning which proposes that learning process progresses in a sequence form easy to difficult and when the lower level concepts are fixed properly then the person is ready to progress at the higher level of learning?
(a) Gange (b) Tolman
(c) Guthrie (d) Clark Hull
Ans: (a)

Q25. Which of the following method has the objective of independent thinking power, capacity of exchange of ideas and discussion, cooperation, patience, tolerance, etc and the development of social traits?
(a) Lecture method
(b) Group teaching method
(c) Unit Plan method
(d) Correlation method
Ans: (b)

Q26. Which of the following types of project includes publishing magazines, preparing drawings, sculptures, arranging picnics and playing games?
(a) Problem oriented project
(b) Production oriented project
(c) Liking oriented project
(d) Skill oriented project
Ans: (c)

Q27. Who is known as the father of cone of experience?
(a) Edgar Dale (b) Thorndike
(c) Piaget (d) Vigotsky
Ans: (a)

Q28. An ideal teacher should give emphasis on which of the following
(a) Objective based teaching
(b) Activity based teaching
(c) Child centered teaching
(d) All of these
Ans: (d)

Q29. Which is a factor affecting the personality of child?
(a) Heredity (b) Environment
(c) Practice (d) All of these
Ans: (d)

Q30. Which of the following is a merit of activity based learning?
(a) Rote learning
(b) Demonstration by the teacher
(c) Scope for thinking
(d) Learning through formula
Ans: (c)

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