Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. According to Terman, what is the intelligence quotient of gifted children?
(a) 100 (b) 100 to 120
(c) 120 to 140 (d) More than 140
Ans: (d)

Q2. Which method is not useful for indentifying slow-learners?
(a) Intelligence testing
(b) Interview with parents
(c) Observation by the teacher
(d) Achievement testing
Ans: (b)

Q3. What is an example of intrinsic motivation?
(a) Aspiration (b) Praise
(c) Encouragement (d) Prize
Ans: (a)

Q4. What type of evaluation should be done to know if a child is fit for admission into class VII?
(a) Placement (b) Formative
(c) Diagnostic (d) Summative (Exam: 2015)
Ans: (a)

Q5. What language should the teacher use while teaching the scheduled tribe students so as to meet their language problems?
(a) Pupils’ spoken language
(b) Standard language
(c) Book language
(d) Both book and spoken language
Ans: (d)

Q6. Which learning method is not activity-based?
(a) Basic education method
(b) Laboratory method
(c) Play-way method
(d) Questions-answer method
Ans: (d)

Q7. Which is not related to motor learning?
(a) Drawing (b) Imitation
(c) Cycling (d) Typewriting
Ans: (b)

Q8. Why is there dual-class teaching system in elementary schools?
(a) Want of class-rooms
(b) Making the teachers more active
(c) Less number of teachers in proportion to the number of classes
(d) Maintaining discipline
Ans: (c)

Q9. “Natural response to a stimulus can be associated with another stimulus.” Which learning theory is related to it?
(a) Conditioning
(b) Trial and error
(c) Insightful
(d) Instrumental conditioning
Ans: (a)

Q10. Which one of the following is wrong?
(a) Development is a lifelong process.
(b) Development always takes place uniformly.
(c) Development is individualistic.
(d) Development does not stop at maturation.
Ans: (b)

Q11. Mental health of the child is influenced by which one?
(a) Parents’ aspiration
(b) Teacher’s behaviour
(c) Peer behaviour
(d) All of these
Ans: (d)

Q12. Whole and part learning concept is based upon which learning theory?
(a) Trial and error (b) Insightful
(c) Field theory (d) Instrumental
Ans: (a)

Q13. Which one is helpful in developing creativity?
(a) Writing different uses of a piece of brick.
(b) Writing a sentence ten times.
(c) Working out ten addition problems.
(d) Counting the alphabets in a sentence.
Ans: (a)

Q14. What is inclusive education?
(a) To teach by integrating all subjects.
(b) To teach all categories of learners together according to their needs.
(c) To teach different categories of learners in different groups.
(d) To make provision of formal learning for all.
Ans: (b)

Q15. Which one is a teacher-centered teachinglearning process?
(a) Teacher works as a facilitator of learning.
(b) Teacher explains with the help of teachinglearning materials.
(c) Teacher supervises learning activities.
(d) Teacher helps the learner to gather experience.
Ans: (b)

Q16. Which one is not related to competency-based teaching-learning?
(a) A lesson is divided into some smaller units.
(b) Competencies are arranged serially from simple to complex.
(c) Each competency is based on previous competency.
(d) Teaching-learning of all competencies is done simultaneously.
Ans: (d)

Q17. In what type of questions the possibility of guessing is the least?
(a) Completion type
(b) Yes/No questions
(c) Four-option type
(d) Answering in a single sentence.
Ans: (c)

Q18. What type of questions are asked at the last step of teaching in a period?
(a) Placement (b) Diagnostic
(c) Summative (d) Formative
Ans: (c)

Q19. Which one is not a tool of observation?
(a) Anecdotal record (b) Achievement test
(c) Rating scale (d) Check list
Ans: (b)

Q20. Which one is not a free response type question?
(a) How many gases are released by a tree during day time?
(b) Describe the functions of leaf.
(c) Write the uses of water
(d) Explain how a piece of stick can be used.
Ans: (a)

Q21. Which factor of the teaching- learning process is influenced b educational psychology?
(a) Teaching method (b) Learning experience
(c) Evaluation (d) All of these
Ans: (d)

Q22. Which one influences the development of the child?
(a) Techer’s behaviour towards the child
(b) Parent’s behaviour towards the child
(c) Peer influence on the child
(d) All of these
Ans: (d)

Q23. What should the teacher do to correct the mistake committed by the child during teaching-learning process?
(a) Punish the child
(b) Correct the mistake indirectly.
(c) Correct the mistake through other students.
(d) Correct the mistake immediately in the classroom.
Ans: (b)

Q24. At what stage of intellectual development, does problem solving ability of the pupil take place?
(a) Sensory motor (b) Pre-operational
(c) Concrete operational (d) Formal operational
Ans: (d)

Q25. The mental age of a 10 years old learner is 10 years. To what class the learner belongs?
(a) Less intelligent
(b) Average intelligent
(c) High intelligent
(d) Very low intelligent
Ans: (b)

Q26. Which statement is not applicable for ‘education’?
(a) Education is a goal-directed process.
(b) Education is a lifelong process.
(c) Education is a behaviour modification process.
(d) Education is only a formal process.
Ans: (d)

Q27. For which of the following trial and error method is more useful?
(a) Skill achievement
(b) Collecting data
(c) Memorising study
(d) Ariving at a conclusion
Ans: (c)

Q28. Acting is an example of what type of imitation?
(a) Ideo-motor (b) Deliberate
(c) Unconscious (d) Sympathetic
Ans: (b)

Q29. The child’s ability to learn mainly depends on which of the following?
(a) Environment (b) Observation
(c) Excursion (d) Maturation
Ans: (d)

Q30. What is necessary for mastery learning?
(a) Well organized teaching
(b) Removal of learning difficulties
(c) Adequate time
(d) All, the above
Ans: (d)

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