Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Jean Piaget viewed intellectual growth as a process of ____ to the world.
(a) Adaptation (b) Assimilation
(c) Accommodation (d) Challenge (Exam Date : 17.08.2019)
Ans: (a)

Q2. According to Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development,____, is using an existing schema to deal with a new object or situation.
(a) Accommodation (b) Assimilation
(c) Adaptation (d) Amelioration
Ans: (b)

Q3. What is Piaget’s 4th stage of cognitive Development known as?
(a) Sensor motor stage
(b) Pre – operational stage
(c) Formal operational stage
(d) Concrete operational stage
Ans: (c)

Q4. The genetic inheritance received by every individual at the time of conception is called:
(a) Maturity (b) Heredity
(c) Segregation (d) Environment
Ans: (b)

Q5. According to Erikson, which stage can help build or undermine self – confidence?
(a) Sage 5 – Identity vs. confusion
(b) Stage 4 – Industry vs. Inferiority
(c) Stage 3 – Initiative vs. Guilt
(d) Stage 2 – Autonomy vs. Shame and Doubt
Ans: (b)

Q6. According to Piaget _____ is a stored form of the pattern of behavior which includes looking at a menu, ordering food, eating it and paying the bill.
(a) Stage (b) Schema
(c) Cognition (d) Intelligence
Ans: (b)

Q7. According to the national Curriculum Framework 2005, handicap is a ______
(a) Tool to spread diversity
(b) Good excuse o exclude unwanted students
(c) Curse to humanity
(d) Social construct
Ans: (d)

Q8. Inclusiveness in education is concerned with embracing children with: 1. physical disability
2. Economic disadvantages 3.Urban background 4. Learning disabilities
(a) 1 and 4 only (b) 2, 3 and 4 only
(c) 1, 2 and 4 only (d) 1, 3 and 4 only
Ans: (c)

Q9. _____ involves understanding how all the pieces of an entire concept fit together.
(a) Meaningful learning
(b) Rote learning
(c) Social learning
(d) Imitative learning
Ans: (a)

Q10. ________ is all about providing effective learning opportunities to all learners.
(a) Exclusion
(b) Inclusion
(c) Social learning
(d) Observational learning
Ans: (b)

Q11. What was the name of the report of the yashpal committee submitted in 1993?
(a) Learning to Earn
(b) Leaning without Burden
(c) Education to All
(d) A school for all
Ans: (b)

Q12. According to the _______ learners interpret the meaning of their experiences through a lens of deeply held assumptions.
(a) Attribution Theory
(b) Experiential leaning
(c) Transformative learning theory
(d) Self – determination theory
Ans: (c)

Q13. A teacher using a number of assistive and adaptive devices such as Braille equipments, adapted science kits, hearing aids, communication aids, mobility aids is an example of _______.
(a) Affirmative action (b) Social learning
(c) Inclusive education (d) Discovery learning
Ans: (c)

Q14. In ______ students interact with the world by exploding and manipulating objects, wrestling with questions and controversies, or performing experiments.
(a) Expertise theory
(b) Social learning
(c) Discovery learning
(d) Transformative learning
Ans: (c)

Q15. ________ designates the process by which people interpret situations, events, objects, or discourses, in the light of their previous knowledge and experience.
(a) Inclusive education (b) Discovery leaning
(c) Meaning making (d) Social learning
Ans: (c)

Q16. Who developed the theory of multiple intelligences?
(a) Daniel Goleman (b) D.L. Thorndike
(c) Howard Gardner (d) Guy Woodruff
Ans: (c)

Q17. In _______ learners take responsibility of their own learning by promoting self – learning through discussion of ideas with their group members.
(a) Collaborative learning
(b) Problem – based learning
(c) Concept mapping
(d) Project – based learning
Ans: (a)

Q18. __________ is a tool used by the teacher to continuously monitor student progress in a non threatening, supportive environment by involving regular descriptive feedback, and by providing a change for the student to reflect on the performance, take advice and improve upon it.
(a) Summative assessment
(b) Formative assessment
(c) Diagnostic assessment
(d) Prognostic assessment
Ans: (b)

Q19. A leaning process where he teacher facts and assumes the as passive receptors of knowledge is called.
(a) Process – centre approach
(b) Subject – centered approach
(c) Learner – centered approach
(d) Teacher – centered approach
Ans: (d)

Q20. Who agave the concept of conditions of learning’?
(a) Robert Gagne
(b) Benjamin Bloom
(c) David Krathwohl
(d) Elizabeth Jane Simpson
Ans: (a)

Q21. ________ refers to whether an assessment instrument gives the same results each time it is used in the same setting with the same type of subjects.
(a) Viability (b) Reliability
(c) Validity (d) Transferability
Ans: (b)

Q22. Who proposed the three Modes of Representation to explain the way in which information or knowledge are stored and encoded in memory?
(a) Jean Piaget (b) Erik Erikson
(c) Jerome Bruner (d) Lev Vygotsky
Ans: (c)

Q23. En Erik Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development, __________ is a basic virtue for ages from 40 years to 65 years.
(a) Purpose (b) Care
(c) Love (d) Wisdom
Ans: (b)

Q24. In ______ approach, concrete situations come first followed by abstract concepts.
(a) Subject – centered
(b) Teacher – Centered
(c) Discovery – learning
(d) Learner – centered
Ans: (d)

Q25. _____________ is a model of classification of thinking into multilevel in increasing order of complexities.
(a) Hess’ Cognitive Rigor Matrix
(b) Bloom’s taxonomy
(c) Webb’s depth of knowledge
(d) Robert Gagne’s conditions of Learning
Ans: (b)

Q26. Which one of these can help learners foresee what is expected from them as a result of teaching – learning process and can negotiate with the teacher regarding it?
(a) Formative assessment
(b) Assessment strategies
(c) Learning objective
(d) Course curriculum
Ans: (c)

Q27. According to Erik Erikson’s stages of Psychosocial Development, which one of the following basic virtues does an individual acquire during the adolescent years upon successful completion of the stage?
(a) Competency (b) Fidelity
(c) Purpose (d) Wisdom
Ans: (b)

Q28. In Jean Piaget’s theory of cognitive development, Concrete operational stage corresponds to ages:
(a) 5 to 9 years (b) 2 to 7 years
(c) 7 to 11 years (d) 12 to 18 years
Ans: (c)

Q29. Jean Piaget’s theory of cognitive development suggests that children move through ––––– different stages of mental development.
(a) Three (b) Four
(c) Five (d) Six
Ans: (b)

Q30. Who among the following disagreed with the idea that intelligence was a fixed trait, and regarded cognitive development as a process with occurs due to biological maturation and interaction with the environment.
(a) Sigmund Freud (b) Erik Erikson
(c) Jean Piaget (d) B.F. Skinner
Ans: (c)

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