Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Which is the first step of Mastery Learning?
(a) Determining the level of mastery
(b) Teaching for mastery
(c) Defining mastery
(d) Planning mastery
Ans: (c)

Q2. Which is different from other three from evaluation point of view?
(a) Rating scale (b) Progress card
(c) Check list (d) Questionnaire
Ans: (b)

Q3. According to Piaget, cognitive development takes place in which group of learners at the concrete operational stage?
(a) Pre-Primary (b) Primary
(c) Higher-secondary (d) All of the above
Ans: (b)

Q4. A teacher emphasizes on visual writing while teaching in class I. Which type of development does it aim at?
(a) Mental (b) Sensory-motor
(c) Intellectual (d) Emotional (Exam: 2014)
Ans: (b)

Q5. Which characteristic is seen among backward learners?
(a) Ability to analyse
(b) Objective-based behaviour
(c) Desire for vocation of repute
(d) Inability to express ideas
Ans: (d)

Q6. What is the meaning of learner’s social development?
(a) Development of social behaviour
(b) Development of society
(c) Development of the individual
(d) Development of the community
Ans: (a)

Q7. At the beginning of teaching a lesson, some questions are asked. This is based on which law of learning?
(a) Effect (b) Practice
(c) Readiness (d) Use
Ans: (c)

Q8. (i) All positive emotions are always good. (ii) All negative emotions are always bad.
(a) (i) is correct and (ii) is wrong
(b) (ii) is correct and (i) is wrong
(c) Both (i) and (ii) are correct
(d) Both (i) and (ii) are wrong
Ans: (d)

Q9. Which Venn diagram indicates the hierarchical order of knowledge, understanding and application? (a) (b) (c) (d)
Ans: (a)

Q10. Which is not appropriate for cognitive development of the learner at initial stage of learning?
(a) Explanation (b) Classification
(c) Differentiation (d) Spatial reasoning
Ans: (d)

Q11. Visually impaired learners belong to which category of disability group?
(a) Mentally handicapped
(b) Economically handicapped
(c) Socially handicapped
(d) None of the above
Ans: (d)

Q12. Which is a factor of insightful learning?
(a) Problem solved by insight is remembered for a long period.
(b) Insightful learning is more effective than trial and error learning.
(c) Insight is useful for problem solving.
(d) All of the above
Ans: (b)

Q13. The mean age of 20 children of a class is 12. A 10-year old child left the class and a new child took admission. What is the age of the new child in years?
(a) 14.5 (b) 14
(c) 13 (d) 12.5
Ans: (d)

Q14. Which statement refers to evaluation?
(a) The child stood first securing 94.5% marks.
(b) Area of the house is 1200 square feet.
(c) The car is running at a speed of 80 kms per hour.
(d) Binay completed 100 metre race in 12 seconds
Ans: (a)

Q15. ”When one in audience in a meeting claps, others also start clapping” is an example of which type of imitation?
(a) Sympathetic (b) Unconscious
(c) Deliberate (d) Ideo-motor
Ans: (b)

Q16. Which is not the reason for plateaus in learning?
(a) Content difficulty
(b) Utillizing more time for learning
(c) Lack of rest
(d) Ineffective learning method
Ans: (d)

Q17. ”Education is a tri-polar process. ”What are the three poles?
(a) Learner, Teacher and Society
(b) Learner, Teacher and School
(c) Learner, Teacher and Book
(d) Learner, Society and School
Ans: (a)

Q18. Which is the correct order for preparing an achievement test?
(a) Identifying objectives, selection of content, preparation of blue print and writing test items
(b) Preparation of blue print, identifying objectives, selection of content and writing test items
(c) Identifying objectives, preparation of blue print, selection of content and writing test items
(d) Selection of content, identifying objectives, preparation of blue print and writing test items
Ans: (d)

Q19. A teacher prepared a test in science and administered it to a group of students. He then administered a standardized test to the same group. The co-efficient of correlation (r) between the two sets of marks so obtained was+0.82. What does it indicate about the teacher-made test?
(a) The test is valid
(b) The test is reliable but not valid
(c) The test is objective
(d) The test is valid but not reliable.
Ans: (a)

Q20. What is there in a blue-print?
(a) Relative weightage to the objectives
(b) Relative weightage to the content
(c) Relative weightage to type of questions
(d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q21. Which is correct from mastery learning point of view?
(a) Equal learning objectives for all the learners.
(b) Method of teaching is equal for all the learners.
(c) Rate of learning is equal for all the learners.
(d) Learning time is equal for all the learners.
Ans: (a)

Q22. Which statement on development is correct?
(a) Development does not take place after the age of 20 to 22 years in case of boys
(b) Development stops at maturity
(c) Development declines after the age of 40
(d) Development continues till death
Ans: (d)

Q23. At what stage of development, the child tries to draw the attention of others towards his own work?
(a) Infancy (b) Early childhood
(c) Later childhood (d) Pre-adolescence
Ans: (b)

Q24. Which statement shows correct relationship between Mean, Median and Mode of a Normal Probability Curve
(a) 2 Mode=Median+Mean
(b) 2 Median=Mean +Mode
(c) 2 Mean=Median+Mode
(d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q25. ”Intelligence is the ability to carry on abstract thinking”__ whose opinion is it?
(a) Terman (b) Binet
(c) Thorndike (d) Galton
Ans: (a)

Q26. Which statement on intelligence is correct?
(a) Intelligence increases from birth to death.
(b) Intelligence develops by the influence of environment.
(c) Intelligence refers to a specific ability
(d) Intelligence has no correlation with learning process
Ans: (b)

Q27. Which organization of our State prepare the courses of studies for the primary level?
(a) OPEPA (b) TE & SCERT
(c) NCTE (d) ELTI
Ans: (b)

Q28. Which one of the followings indicates child’s physical growth?
(a) Negative (b) Quantitative
(c) Qualitative (d) Positive
Ans: (b)

Q29. “Individual learns from his own mistakes” This statement is based on which learning theory?
(a) Instrumental conditioning
(b) Insight
(c) Trial & Error
(d) Classical conditioning
Ans: (c)

Q30. Which of the following statements is not true?
(a) Growth is a biological process
(b) Development is a quantitative process
(c) Education is a goal-oriented process
(d) Learning is a process of behavioral changes
Ans: (b)

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