Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Why does a teacher ask few introductory questions before teaching a topic ?
(a) To maintain discipline
(b) To impress about the difficulty of the topic
(c) Testing previous knowledge
(d) All of the above
Ans: (c)

Q2. Which one of the following is not an objective of achievement testing ?
(a) To know to what extent learning objective fixed by the teacher have become fruitful
(b) To know to what extent the educed has understood the subject-matter
(c) To know if the pupil has acquired the proficiency for class promotion
(d) To know if the pupil will be benefitted from a given training programme
Ans: (d)

Q3. What is not there in a blue-print prepared for construction of unit test ?
(a) Method of valuation of the answers
(b) Relative weightage to the topics taught
(c) Relative weightage to the instructional objectives
(d) Weightage to the different form of questions
Ans: (a)

Q4. Which one is not necessary for continuous and comprehensive evaluation ?
(a) Rating scale (b) Check list
(c) Progress care (d) Questionnaire
Ans: (c)

Q5. What type of testing is necessary to assess learning difficulties ?
(a) Achievement testing (b) Aptitude testing
(c) Diagnostic testing (d) Unit testing
Ans: (c)

Q6. Which one of the following is not applicable for essay type question ?
(a) Question preparation is easier
(b) All the learning objectives can be measured
(c) Thinking ability and depth of knowledge can be measured
(d) Conduct of examination is easier
Ans: (b)

Q7. Which one of the following is not an indicator of creativity ?
(a) Divergent thinking
(b) Convergent thinking
(c) Originality
(d) Flexibility
Ans: (b)

Q8. By what type of testing, a gifted child can be identified ?
(a) Diagnostic testing (b) Unit testing
(c) Intelligence testing (d) Aptitude testing
Ans: (c)

Q9. Mohit does his homework regularly. Oneday he was given some mathematical problems. He successfully solved one problem and was encouraged to solve the next problem. Which of the following learning laws does it indicate?
(a) Law of imitation (b) Law of motivation
(c) Law of practice (d) Law of effect
Ans: (d)

Q10. Which of the following is different from the other three instructional objectives point of view ?
(a) Discussion (b) Illustration
(c) Description (d) Identification
Ans: (d)

Q11. What should a teacher do to reduce individual differences in learning ?
(a) Use of flexible Text-book
(b) Special attention on slow learners
(c) Provide facilities to the slow learners to learn at their own pace
(d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q12. Which factor influences development of the child ?
(a) Heredity only
(b) Environment only
(c) Both heredity and environment
(d) Maturity
Ans: (c)

Q13. What is the psychological meaning of learning?
(a) Acquisition of knowledge
(b) Studying books
(c) Modification of behaviour
(d) Problem solving
Ans: (c)

Q14. What does a convex learning curve indicate ?
(a) At the initial stage, learning rate is high and gradually it decreases
(b) At the initial stage, learning rate is slow and gradually it increases
(c) Learning rate is constant
(d) Sudden increase in learning rate
Ans: (a)

Q15. What one is a sub-law of ‘law of practice’?
(a) Law of effect
(b) Law of disuse
(c) Law of set
(d) Law of selective response
Ans: (b)

Q16. Which one is not an example of extrinsic motivation ?
(a) Praise (b) Prize
(c) Recognition (d) Interest
Ans: (d)

Q17. Which one is considered to be the base of all developments of the child?
(a) Moral (b) Mental
(c) Physical (d) Emotional
Ans: (c)

Q18. Which one of the following is not a method of studying behaviour of educands ?
(a) Free observation (b) Interview
(c) Testing (d) Discussion with parents
Ans: (d)

Q19. Which one is not an emotion of early childhood ?
(a) Curiosity (b) Anger
(c) Imitation (d) Sorrow
Ans: (c)

Q20. What is the order of occurrence of the following events in the language development of a child ?
(i) Babbling (ii) Meaningless sound (iii) Sound consisting two words (iv) Speaking part sentences
(a) (ii), (i), (iii), (iv) (b) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
(c) (i), (iii), (iv), (ii) (d) (i), (iv), (ii), (iii)
Ans: (a)

Q21. Which one of the following statements is correct?
(a) Increase in height and weight
(b) Growth depends on development
(c) Growth is quantitative but development is qualitative
(d) Development stops at maturation
Ans: (c)

Q22. Who is the propounder of the theory of instrumental conditioning for learning?
(a) Pavlov (b) Thorndike
(c) Lewin (d) Skinner
Ans: (d)

Q23. Which technique is more effective at the primary stage for teaching the environment science ?
(a) Observation (b) Discussion
(c) Discovery based (d) Memory based
Ans: (a)

Q24. Which learning is not dependent on motor skill?
(a) Drawing (b) Singing
(c) Cycling (d) Typewriting
Ans: (b)

Q25. A child seeing other children crying started himself/herself crying. What type of activity is it?
(a) Unconscious imitation
(b) Deliberate imitation
(c) Sympathetic imitation
(d) Ideo-motor imitation
Ans: (c)

Q26. What type of evaluation is B.Ed
(a) Placement (b) Summative
(c) Diagnostic (d) Formative
Ans: (a)

Q27. An action of a qualitative nature that occurs internallywithout the need for any training and experience
(a) Growth (b) Development
(c) Maturity (d) Behavioral Change
Ans: (c)

Q28. One of the following statement is not true
(a) Development is rapid in the first three years of life in children
(b) Growth stops at some point in individuals
(c) Changes caused by development can be precisely measurable
(d) Growth is a part of development
Ans: (c)

Q29. ‘Innate ability of a person’ refers to
(a) Heredity (b) Environment
(c) Development (d) Attitude
Ans: (a)

Q30. ‘Innate ability of a person refers to heredity.’4. “Adolscere” means
(a) To grow into maturity
(b) To grow to development
(c) To grow to Emotions
(d) To grow to reproductive stage
Ans: (a)

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