Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. From which Latin word the term ‘Personality’ has been derived?
(a) Person (b) Personal
(c) Persona (d) Personnel
Ans: (c)

Q2. For which group of learners, sign language method is the most appropriate ?
(a) Visually impaired (b) Hearing impaired
(c) Mentally retarded (d) Physically disabled
Ans: (b)

Q3. What type of teacher is appointed to teach the disabled learners ?
(a) Resource teacher (b) Efficient teacher
(c) Experienced teacher (d) Subject teacher
Ans: (a)

Q4. If the mental age is less than the chronological age of an individual, then to what category does he belong?
(a) Below average intelligence
(b) Exceptional intelligence
(c) High intelligence
(d) Superior intelligence
Ans: (a)

Q5. Which characteristic does a good test have ?
(a) Usability (b) Reliability
(c) Validity (d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q6. A teacher prepared a test in Mathematics and administered it to a group of students. He then administered a standardized test to the same group. The coefficient of correlation of two sets of marks so obtained was+0.90. What does it indicate about the teacher-made test ?
(a) The test is valid
(b) The test is reliable
(c) The test is objective
(d) The test is objective based
Ans: (b)

Q7. Which statement is correct ?
(a) Development is not based on the influence of heredity and environment
(b) Development does not proceed in specific direction
(c) Development of each individual is unique
(d) Development of each individual is not continuous
Ans: (c)

Q8. At which stage of development the child becomes imaginative ?
(a) Infancy (b) Pre-childhood
(c) Adolescence (d) Late childhood
Ans: (d)

Q9. Where did Pavlov experiment his conditioning learning theory ?
(a) Leningrad (b) Johannesburg
(c) Cape town (d) Mexico
Ans: (a)

Q10. At what stage of intellectual development does ego-centric thinking of the child develop ?
(a) Sensory motor (b) Pre-operational
(c) Concrete operational (d) Formal operational
Ans: (b)

Q11. At what stage of development, team-spirit of children changes?
(a) Childhood (b) Pre-adolescence
(c) Adolescence (d) Pre-adulthood
Ans: (c)

Q12. Knowledge in which subject helps the teacher to identify the individual differences among the learners ?
(a) Educational Sociology
(b) Educational Psychology
(c) Educational Philosophy
(d) Pedagogy
Ans: (b)

Q13. What is the median of the following scores? 3, 5, 4, 9, 8
(a) 4 (b) 3
(c) 5 (d) 8
Ans: (c)

Q14. Which one comes under activity based learning?
(a) Discussion method
(b) Project method
(c) Practice method
(d) Narration method
Ans: (b)

Q15. Which of the following is the most important in learner centered curriculum.
(a) Teacher (b) Child
(c) Content (d) Environment
Ans: (b)

Q16. Visually impaired learners belong to which category of disability group?
(a) Mentally disordered
(b) Economically backward
(c) Socially disadvantaged
(d) None of the above
Ans: (d)

Q17. According to Piaget what is the average age limit of the child during concrete operational period of cognitive development ?
(a) 2 to 7 years (b) 7 to 12 years
(c) 12 to 17 years (d) 18 years and above
Ans: (b)

Q18. “Learning is a process of progressive enforcement of behavior’’ Who stated it ?
(a) Gates (b) Kimble
(c) Calvin (d) Skinner
Ans: (d)

Q19. “At the primary level while teaching alphabets emphasis is given on writing and speaking.” What learning theory is based upon?
(a) Trial and error theory of learning
(b) Observation learning theory
(c) Conditioning theory of learning
(d) All of the above
Ans: (c)

Q20. Which characteristics is seen among back ward learners ?
(a) Ability to analyze
(b) Objective-based behavior
(c) Desire for vocation of repute
(d) Inability to express concepts
Ans: (d)

Q21. Which one is correct ?
(a) Growth is a mental process
(b) Development is a physical process
(c) Growth is a qualitative process
(d) Development is a psychological process
Ans: (d)

Q22. “Whose attitude is conservative, his personality is conservative and whose attitude is positive, his personality is also positive.” Who stated it.
(a) Morton prince (b) Met Feasal
(c) Eysenik (d) Mac Clasky
Ans: (d)

Q23. Which term is used to express the totality of the learning experiences that the pupil receives through manifold activities in the school ?
(a) Curriculum (b) Content
(c) Lesson plan (d) Syllabus
Ans: (a)

Q24. What is the formula for calculating the SD of ungrouped data? (a) FX N Ó
(b) 2 FX N Ó
(c) 2 X N Ó
(d) 2 2 X FX N N Ó  Ó 
−  
 

Ans: (c)

Q25. If I.Q. of a person is 150 and M.A. 30, then what is the value of C.A. ?
(a) 05 (b) 15
(c) 20 (d) 25
Ans: (c)

Q26. Which of the following indicates the real limits of a class interval of 40 – 44 ?
(a) 40.5 – 43.5 (b) 39.5 – 43.5
(c) 39.5 – 44.5 (d) 40.5 – 45.5
Ans: (c)

Q27. Which is not a characteristic of emotion?
(a) Unchangeable (b) Experience based
(c) Changeable (d) Temporary
Ans: (a)

Q28. Normal distribution curve of different mental traits of individuals is given below. What type of individuals’ mental traits does it indicate?
(a) Individuals of same intelligence
(b) Individuals of low intelligence
(c) individuals of high intelligence
(d) individuals of different intelligence
Ans: (d)

Q29. Which is contradictory of child-centre instruction?
(a) Organization of alternative classes
(b) Class-room demonstration
(c) Selection of alternative text-books
(d) Self-learning
Ans: (b)

Q30. Study the given statements and choose the correct answer:
(i) The ability to adjust with the environment is called intelligence. (ii) intelligence indicates a particular ability
(a) (i) correct, (ii) wrong
(b) (i) and (ii) correct
(c) (i) wrong, (ii) correct
(d) (i) and (ii) wrong
Ans: (a)

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