Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Which gland in adolescents secretes growth hormone?
(a) Thyroid gland (b) Adrenals
(c) Pituitary gland (d) Pineal
Ans: (c)

Q2. Needs that are associated with socio-cultural environment of an individual are called
(a) Primary needs (b) Secondary needs
(c) Tertiary needs (d) Physiological needs
Ans: (b)

Q3. Secondary needs are acquired through:
(a) Gratification (b) Reflex
(c) Social learning (d) Existence
Ans: (c)

Q4. One of the important socio-psychological needs of an adolescent is
(a) Rest and sleep
(b) Water and food
(c) Latest mobile phone
(d) Freedom and independence
Ans: (d)

Q5. Which problems are associated with adolescence?
1. Adjustment difficulties with parents
2. Adjustment difficulties with school discipline
3. Toilet training
4. Adjustment difficulties with community
5. Hand-eye coordination
(a) All 1 to 5 are correct
(b) Only 1, 2 and 3 are correct
(c) Only 2, 4 and 5 are correct
(d) Only 1, 2 and 4 are correct
Ans: (d)

Q6. Which one of the following correctly explains how the knowledge of a child’s heredity and environment helps a teacher?
(a) Know the varying needs and abilities of the children
(b) Know how much the students’ parents can spend on his/her higher education
(c) Predict the level of success the said student can achieve
(d) Speculate the extent of donation expected from the parents
Ans: (a)

Q7. ________develops both academic and social skills in learner in an integrated manner.
(a) Problem solving approach
(b) Collaborative learning approach
(c) Experiential learning
(d) Inquiry approach
Ans: (b)

Q8. Which one of the following is defined as ‘graphical tools for organizing and representing knowledge about certain concepts’?
(a) Concept map
(b) Curriculum
(c) Diagnostic assessment
(d) Prognostic assessment
Ans: (a)

Q9. Which one of the following is a tool for developing written communications in learners?
(a) Debate
(b) Discussion
(c) Poster making
(d) School assembly programme
Ans: (c)

Q10. What is the best approach that a teacher can adopt to include differently-abled students (with physical challenges) in the classroom learning process?
(a) Use relevant assistive and adaptive devices
(b) Verbally motivate them to participate
(c) Show them visual content to enrich their learning
(d) Use a tablet computer to show concepts
Ans: (a)

Q11. Which tool should a teacher use for inclusion of visually-impaired students in his class?
(a) Hearing aids
(b) Adapted science kits
(c) Braille equipments
(d) Multimedia kits
Ans: (c)

Q12. Peer tutoring is a strategy used to help students with ________ difficulty.
(a) Writing (b) Reading
(c) Speaking (d) Hearing
Ans: (b)

Q13. Which one of the following tools should a teacher use to help a student experiencing difficulty in hearing?
(a) Pre-and post-reading drills
(b) Spelling and grammar check
(c) Audio books
(d) Visual cues and maps
Ans: (d)

Q14. When leaning is meaning making, who is the meaning maker?
(a) Teacher (b) School
(c) Student (d) Parent
Ans: (c)

Q15. Who gave the four-stage cyclical theory of experiential learning?
(a) Ivan Pavlov (b) John Dewey
(c) David A Kolb (d) Kurt Levin
Ans: (c)

Q16. In the context of operant conditioning, a favorable event or outcome that is given to the individual after the desired behavior is called
(a) Negative punishment
(b) Positive reinforce
(c) Positive punishment
(d) Negative reinforce
Ans: (b)

Q17. Who gave the term ‘domain-referenced test’?
(a) Hively and Millman (b) N.E. Gronlund
(c) Cronback (d) C.E. Beeby
Ans: (a)

Q18. Who said that ‘the greatest service evaluation can perform is to identify aspects of the course where education is desirable’?
(a) N.E. Gronlund (b) Hively and Millman
(c) Cronback (d) Glasar
Ans: (c)

Q19. Benjamin S. Bloom classified domains of human learning into _______ parts.
(a) two (b) three
(c) four (d) five
Ans: (b)

Q20. What is phantom curriculum?
(a) The curriculum that which is written as part of formal instruction of schooling experiences
(b) The curriculum that is implied by the very structure and nature of schools, much of what revolves around daily or established routines
(c) That part of the curriculum which is not taught in schools
(d) The enculturation of students into the predominant meta-culture
Ans: (d)

Q21. According to the Indian School Curriculum, what is the age for vocational apprenticeship curriculum?
(a) 16 + to 18 + (b) 12 + to 14 +
(c) 16 + to 20 + (d) 15 + to 18 +
Ans: (d)

Q22. In the determinants of a curriculum, the ideals stand for intellectual, moral, aesthetic and ________.
(a) religious (b) basic needs
(c) goals (d) decision
Ans: (a)

Q23. Which among the following assessment ‘compares a person’s knowledge or skills against a predetermined standard, learning goal performance level, or other clearly defined levels of achievement or proficiency’?
(a) Norm-referenced assessments
(b) Standardized assessments
(c) Criterion-referenced assessments
(d) Self-Reference
Ans: (c)

Q24. Orientations to curriculum should be childcentered, society-centered, and ________.
(a) knowledge-centered (b) play-centered
(c) home-centered (d) peer-centered
Ans: (a)

Q25. Which among the following is Not a common philosophical orientation to curriculum?
(a) Idealism (b) Realism
(c) Perennialism (d) Objectivism
Ans: (d)

Q26. Which one of the following schools calls for the elimination of a standardized curriculum, and instead promotes using curricula customized to the student’s prior knowledge
(a) Constructivism (b) Cognitivism
(c) Behaviourism (d) Gestalt
Ans: (a)

Q27. In which of phases are children apprehensive about failure and anxiety hinders their growth?
(a) Early Childhood
(b) Later Childhood
(c) Adolescence
(d) Infancy
Ans: (c)

Q28. In which of these phases, children love to play with toys and imitate parents and cartoon characters?
(a) Early Childhood (b) Later Childhood
(c) Adolescence (d) Infancy
Ans: (a)

Q29. At which stage, do adolescent or young adults begins to think abstractly and reason about hypothetical problems?
(a) The Formal Operational Stage
(b) The Concrete Operational Stage
(c) The Preoperational Stage
(d) The Sensory motor Stage
Ans: (a)

Q30. Which of these is not a development change taking place in the Sensory motor Phase?
(a) They are separate beings from the people and objects around them
(b) Infants learn that things continue to exist though they cannot be seen
(c) Children learn about the world through basic actions such as sucking, grasping, looking and listening
(d) Children begin to think symbolically and learn to use words and pictures to represent objects.
Ans: (d)

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