Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. The knowledge of heredity and environment helps the teacher in all these ways except___ .
(a) To know the varying needs and abilities of the children
(b) Helps the teacher to classify the students as gifted, normal or slow learner
(c) It helps the teacher to discriminate and not provide right career guidance
(d) Helps the teacher to organize various curricular and co-curricular programmes for the best benefit of the children
Ans: (c)

Q2. The process of taking in new information into our already existing schemas is known as ________ .
(a) Assimilation
(b) Accommodation
(c) Equilibration
(d) Activation (Exam Date: 09.08.2019)
Ans: (a)

Q3. Which type of attention becomes focused upon certain objects without any particular effort on the observer’s part because of interest, it is called immediate attention.
(a) Derived Attention
(b) Immediate Attention
(c) Abstract Attention
(d) Sensory or Concrete Attention
Ans: (b)

Q4. The third stage of psycho-social development between three to five years of age is characterized by the crisis to ________ .
(a) Initiative vs guilt
(b) Identity vs role confusion
(c) Industry vs inferiority
(d) Intimacy vs isolation
Ans: (a)

Q5. “Individuals are more likely to adopt a modeled behavior if it results in outcomes they value” is stated in which of these theories?
(a) Structure of Intellect Theory
(b) Transformational Learning
(c) Dual Coding Theory
(d) Social Learning Theory
Ans: (d)

Q6. Which of these are not characteristics of “Positive Reinforcement”?
(a) Occurs when increases in a desired target behavior are observed
(b) Smiles, praise and happy faces
(c) Needs to be demonstrated and then learners to follow
(d) Punishments and timeouts
Ans: (d)

Q7. What is the type of learning in which one prefers to learn in groups or with other people?
(a) Kinesthetic
(b) Intrapersonal
(c) Interpersonal
(d) Visual
Ans: (c)

Q8. Which of the following is not a characteristics feature of learning?
(a) It is the process of mental developmentcognitive, psychomotor and affective domain
(b) Is the permanent change in the behavior and a process of growth
(c) It is the acquisition of habits, knowledge and attitudes
(d) It is a process that ends at college graduation
Ans: (d)

Q9. Samagra Shiksha provides CWSN (Children with Special Needs) girls from Class I to XII a stipend of how much per month?
(a) Rs. 200/- (b) Rs. 500/-
(c) Rs. 5000/- (d) Rs. 5000/-
Ans: (a)

Q10. Slow learners need special teaching strategies, which among these will be not be a very effective strategy for slow learners?
(a) Individualized attention
(b) Setting tasks as per the desired IQ level rather than the mental age
(c) Developing healthy classroom environment
(d) Peer acceptance
Ans: (b)

Q11. Which of these is not a contributing factor for most girls dropping out of school?
(a) They don’t perform as per the average IQ of the class
(b) Costs for schooling, uniforms and books
(c) Inadequate sanitation facilities
(d) Early marriage
Ans: (a)

Q12. Which of these is a characteristic of a High Achiever but not necessarily Gifted or Creative Thinking Child?
(a) Prefers the company of creative peers but often works alone.
(b) Performs at the top of the group.
(c) Overflows with ideas – many of which will never be developed
(d) Daydreams may seem off task
Ans: (b)

Q13. When a child finds it difficult to understand word meanings etc ……..the child suffers from ______ .
(a) Dyscalculia
(b) Dysgraphia
(c) Dyspraxia
(d) Dysphasia
Ans: (d)

Q14. Which of these is not an important aspect of teaching-learning of socially and culturally backward students?
(a) Understand the learner’s level
(b) Acknowledge the difference in dialect of language spoken if any
(c) Ridicule the learner’s background and draw comparison with other learner
(d) Use daily life examples
Ans: (c)

Q15. Assessment is considered a continuous and integral part of the teaching process rather than just end assessments in which type of teaching?
(a) Monograde
(b) Multicultural
(c) Multigrade
(d) Regular
Ans: (c)

Q16. Which of these is not a strategy adopted by teachers in a Learner centric Approach?
(a) Delivering long lectures on a topic
(b) Having students read books at their own reading levels
(c) Offering different spelling lists to students
(d) Meeting in small groups to reteach topics
Ans: (a)

Q17. Which of these TLM’s (Teaching learning materials) is a diagrammatic representation of a system, process and historical sequence of events used to summarize, illustrate, compare or contrast, communicate the subject matter in an effective and a concise way?
(a) Charts
(b) Maps
(c) Posters
(d) OHP’s Slides
Ans: (a)

Q18. All of these are the pillars on which competency-based education rests other than?
(a) Curiosity and Imagination
(b) Agility and Adaptability
(c) Accessing and Analysing Information
(d) Achieving top grade and excellence
Ans: (d)

Q19. _______Teacher Centric methods are also called as ________.
(a) Closed-ended methods.
(b) Open-ended methods
(c) Frond-ended methods
(d) Back-ended methods
Ans: (a)

Q20. Which of these is an advantage of Teachercentered Approach?
(a) Doesn’t allow students to express themselves, ask questions, and direct their own learning.
(b) Classroom remains orderly. Students are quiet, and you retain full control of the classroom and its activities.
(c) Instruction can be boring for students. Their minds may wander, and they may miss important facts
(d) Students work alone, they don’t learn to collaborate with other students, and their communication
Ans: (b)

Q21. The type of testing that is used throughout the school year often to check whether students have mastered a unit of instruction or topic is termed as ________.
(a) Summative Assessments
(b) Interim Testing
(c) Formative Assessments
(d) Diagnostic Testing
Ans: (b)

Q22. Which of these is not a recommendation of National Curriculum for Elementary and Secondary Education in Reforming Evaluation Practices?
(a) Defining minimum levels of learning at all stages of education while evaluating the attainment of children
(b) Broadening the scope of learners assessment by way of including the assessment of psychomotor skills and socio-emotional attributes.
(c) Feedback mechanism for the benefit of teachers, learners and parents providing timely corrective measures for improving attainment level of students
(d) Laying more stress on formal methods of testing
Ans: (d)

Q23. Which of these is true for Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation?
(a) Scholastic areas such as knowledge and understanding of the facts is the only goal
(b) Co-scholastic elements should be excluded from evaluation
(c) Scholastic and co-scholastic both should be given importance
(d) Complex means of assessment is an essential aspect
Ans: (c)

Q24. Which of these is assessed under “Thinking Skills”?
(a) He/she tries to give new ideas or concepts to go beyond conditioned setups
(b) Show patience during a group task for slow learners to complete their task
(c) Try to help a classmate who is feeling low or who’s unable to cope up the given work
(d) Always like to be appreciated
Ans: (a)

Q25. Effective teachers regularly assess what they do in the classroom and whether their students are really learning using all these techniques other than _______ .
(a) Obtaining frequent feedback
(b) Soliciting student opinion during the term
(c) Assessing a course at the end of the term
(d) Neglecting students interest levels and ideas
Ans: (d)

Q26. Assessment is considered an important part of Teaching-Learning Cycle, which of these does not fulfill the need for assessments?
(a) The Education Review Office can use assessment information to inform advice for school improvement
(b) Government funding and policy intervention is distributed at random for improved student outcomes
(c) Students and teachers can use the information gained from assessment to determine their next teaching learning steps
(d) School leaders can use the information for school-wide planning, to support their teachers and determine professional development needs
Ans: (b)

Q27. Who proposed the theory of classical conditioning?
(a) Ivan Pavlov (b) B.F. Skinner
(c) J.B. Watson (d) Edward Tolman
Ans: (a)

Q28. Growth is primarily _____ in nature.
(a) Qualitative (b) Cyclical
(c) Quantitative (d) Circular
Ans: (c)

Q29. Which statement is NOT true about development?
(a) The pattern of development is the same for all children.
(b) The rate of development is different for different children.
(c) The rate of development is the same for all children, but the pattern differs.
(d) The pattern of development is the same for all children, but the rate differs.
Ans: (c)

Q30. ____ is also known as instrumental conditioning.
(a) Classical conditioning
(b) Social learning
(c) Operant conditioning
(d) Stimulus
Ans: (c)

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