Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. The developmental theory proposed by Piaget
(a) Theory of moral development
(b) Theory of social development
(c) Theory of cognitive development
(d) Theory of language development
Ans: (c)

Q2. Lawrence Kohleberg explained his theory of Moral development in the following number of Levels and stages
(a) 3 levels– 6 stages (b) 4 levels – 2 stages
(c) 6 levels – 3 stages (d) 3 levels – 4 stages
Ans: (a)

Q3. The theorist who explained about ‘Language Acquisition Device’ – LAD is
(a) Vygotsky (b) Piaget
(c) Kohlberg (d) Chomsky
Ans: (d)

Q4. Erickson has developed his theory based on this Psychologist’s theory
(a) Freud (b) Bruner (c) Pavlov (d) Bandura
Ans: (a)

Q5. “The ability to think abstractly is intelligence”– defined by
(a) Binnet (b) Terman (c) Simon (d) Guilford
Ans: (b)

Q6. Howard Gardner proposed the theory of
(a) Mental age
(b) Two factor theory
(c) Emotional intelligence
(d) Multiple intelligence
Ans: (d)

Q7. Investigating solutions to problems of real life is called
(a) Experimental research
(b) Longitudinal studies
(c) Action research
(d) Cross–sectional studies
Ans: (c)

Q8. An example for Defense mechanism is
(a) Hallucinations (b) Delusions
(c) Dementia (d) Projection
Ans: (d)

Q9. Almost a permanent change in behavioral style of an individual as a results of reinforced practice is
(a) Learning (b) Motivation
(c) Aspiration (d) Memory
Ans: (a)

Q10. Without motivation this does not happen
(a) Learning (b) Adjustment
(c) Conflict (d) Development
Ans: (a)

Q11. Learning principle that encourages drilling is
(a) Law of effect (b) Law of readiness
(c) Law of extinction (d) Law of exercise
Ans: (d)

Q12. The name of the book written by Ivan Pavlov
(a) Conditioned Reflex
(b) On Memory
(c) The Work of Digestive Glands
(d) Education–Democracy
Ans: (a)

Q13. Name the Psychologist who proposed schedules of reinforcement
(a) Ivan Pavlov (b) Skinner
(c) Bandura (d) Kohler
Ans: (b)

Q14. Name the psychologist who explained the importance of cooperative learning
(a) Kohler (b) Koffka
(c) Vygotsky (d) Chomsky
Ans: (c)

Q15. The theory of Hierarchy of needs was proposed by
(a) Mc Cleland (b) Atkinson
(c) Gardner (d) Maslow
Ans: (d)

Q16. Relearning is also called as
(a) Recognition (b) Recall method
(c) Saving method (d) Active memory
Ans: (c)

Q17. Consciously forgetting bad and annoying experiences is called,
(a) Interference (b) Retention
(c) Repression (d) Fugue
Ans: (c)

Q18. An individual’s proficiency in Hindi language does not help him in learning swimming. Type of transfer here is
(a) Positive transfer (b) Negative transfer
(c) Zero transfer (d) Bilateral transfer
Ans: (c)

Q19. The IQ of Trainable ‘Mentally Retarded’ Individuals is
(a) <29 (b) 30–50
(c) 50–70 (d) 70–90
Ans: (b)

Q20. Learning item should be taught in enactive, iconic, symbolic sequence, stated by
(a) Bruner (b) Bandura
(c) Vygotsky (d) Koffka
Ans: (a)

Q21. The programmed learning was the product of the following theory
(a) Classical conditioning
(b) Trial and error learning
(c) Operant conditioning
(d) Insightful learning
Ans: (c)

Q22. Right to Education Act was enacted in the year
(a) 2005 (b) 2009
(c) 2010 (d) 2011
Ans: (b)

Q23. RMSA programme is related to offer qualitative education to this school level
(a) Pre-Primary level
(b) Primary level
(c) Secondary and Senior Secondary level
(d) Degree level
Ans: (c)

Q24. Assessment of Essay type and short answer type questions belong to this of evaluation in CCE
(a) Summative (b) Formative
(c) Qualitative (d) Quantitative
Ans: (a)

Q25. An individual’s readiness to respond to a particular situation, person, object in a consistent manner is
(a) Value (b) Stimulus
(c) Interest (d) Attitude
Ans: (d)

Q26. Name the Psychologist who conducted experiments on imitation in learning is
(a) Alfred Binet (b) Skinner
(c) Albert Bandura (d) Kohler
Ans: (c)

Q27. Unfolding of the inborn, innate abilities of a person along with age is called
(a) Growth (b) Development
(c) Maturation (d) Readiness
Ans: (c)

Q28. The process that is continuous and cumulative is
(a) Growth (b) Development
(c) Heredity (d) Maturation
Ans: (b)

Q29. Quantitative change is….
(a) Growth (b) Development
(c) Maturation (d) Heredity
Ans: (a)

Q30. Stanley Hall identified this stage as ’emotionally instable’
(a) Babyhood (b) Childhood
(c) Adolescence (d) Old age
Ans: (c)

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