Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. The following is more objective in nature
(a) Experimental method
(b) Case study method
(c) Introspection method
(d) Observation method
Ans: (a)

Q2. The following statement is not true with regard to principles of development
(a) Development is continuous
(b) Development is unpredictable
(c) Development has individual differences
(d) Development is cumulative
Ans: (b)

Q3. Tachistoscope is used to measure
(a) Intelligence
(b) Narratives
(c) Memory/Span of attention
(d) Aptitude
Ans: (c)

Q4. According to Golman the skill of self confidence comes under this dimension of emotional intelligence
(a) Self motivation
(b) Self management
(c) Maintenance of relations
(d) Self contact
Ans: (d)

Q5. The following categories of intelligence are ‘picture smart’
(a) Intra personal intelligence
(b) Spatial intelligence
(c) Bodily kinesthetic intelligence
(d) Interpersonal intelligence
Ans: (b)

Q6. The test constructed by Salve and Mayer measures the following
(a) Interest
(b) Intelligence quotient
(c) Attitude
(d) Emotional intelligence
Ans: (d)

Q7. In an experiment the variable that plays the role of ‘effect’ is
(a) Dependent variable
(b) Independent variable
(c) Intervening variable
(d) No variable
Ans: (a)

Q8. A projective test in which pictures relating to situations containing animal pictures are used is,
(a) Thematic apperception test
(b) Rorschach inkblot test
(c) Children’s apperception test
(d) Sentence completion test
Ans: (c)

Q9. The ringing of bell in classical conditioning is
(a) Unconditioned stimulus
(b) Unconditioned response
(c) Conditioned stimulus
(d) Conditioned response
Ans: (c)

Q10. Bruner’s theory of instruction refuses this view
(a) Students’ maturity is not important for teaching
(b) Instruction should be based on principle of known to unknown
(c) Students’ maturity is important for teaching
(d) Intrinsic motivation is important for reinforcing learning
Ans: (c)

Q11. One of the following statements is not true with regard to the factors influencing learning
(a) Motivation is the key to learning
(b) Individual’s health is not a factor for learning
(c) Memory enhances learning
(d) There is a positive relation between maturity and learning
Ans: (b)

Q12. The concept of ‘Zone of Proximal Development’ (ZPD) was proposed by
(a) Bandura (b) Bruner
(c) Piaget (d) Vygotsky
Ans: (d)

Q13. ‘Intuitive though period’ is a sub stage in Piaget’s cognitive developmental stages
(a) Pre-operational stage
(b) Sensory motor stage
(c) Concrete operational stage
(d) Formal operational stage
Ans: (a)

Q14. The following is not an activity for enhancing motivation
(a) Organizing discussions and seminars
(b) Promoting good relations among peers
(c) Learning in stress environment
(d) Judicious use of rewards and punishment
Ans: (c)

Q15. If the psychology lesson of 1st period inhibits the understanding of methodology subject in the 2nd period, then this inhibition is called,
(a) Proactive inhibition
(b) Retroactive inhibition
(c) Repression
(d) No inhibition
Ans: (a)

Q16. A student has taken 4 trials to learn a poem in the first attempt, but he has taken only 2 trails in re-learning. The saving score is
(a) 200 (b) 50
(c) 100 (d) 25
Ans: (b)

Q17. A student who has learnt cycling tries to learn picture drawing- the kind of transfer of learning in this situation is
(a) Positive transfer (b) Negative transfer
(c) Zero transfer (d) Bilateral transfer
Ans: (c)

Q18. A student thinks that he should score 10/10 in class X exams to get a good gift as his father gifted his brother a computer when he scored 10/10. This reinforcement is,
(a) Indirect (b) Direct
(c) Self (d) Zero
Ans: (a)

Q19. As per RTE Act 2009 teaching hours for 1 to 5 classes in an academic year.
(a) 880 (b) 850
(c) 820 (d) 800
Ans: (d)

Q20. This was not recommended by NCF – 2005 with respect to examination reforms
(a) Encouraging open book examinations
(b) Importance to written tests
(c) Introducing unlimited time for examinations
(d) Importance to evaluation of group work
Ans: (b)

Q21. As per PWD Act this range of hearing is considered as hearing impairment
(a) More than 30 db HL
(b) More than 40 db HL
(c) More than 50 db HL
(d) More than 60 db HL
Ans: (d)

Q22. Counselor centered method of counseling is
(a) Directive counseling
(b) Non directive counseling
(c) Eclectic counseling
(d) Informal counseling
Ans: (a)

Q23. The objective of continuous comprehensive evaluation is
(a) Encouraging rote memory methods
(b) Providing continuous feedback on student’s performance
(c) Moulding teaching learning process as teacher centered
(d) Limiting teaching to develop cognitive skills only
Ans: (b)

Q24. The best suitable method to teach the concept ‘our houses’ for primary class students.
(a) Reading the chapter from the text book in the classroom
(b) Exhibiting charts showing houses
(c) Arranging field trip to the nearby habitation
(d) Arranging a speech by a local mason
Ans: (c)

Q25. This is not suggested by RTE Act-2009
(a) No school is expected to collect capitation fees
(b) Admission test should not be conducted for admission into general schools
(c) Special trainings are to be conducted for out of school children
(d) Recognition from specified authority is not mandatory for schools maintaining good standards
Ans: (d)

Q26. ‘Group cohesiveness’ is high in this situation
(a) When there is no competition among groups
(b) When setting membership is easy
(c) When the objective of the group not attained
(d) When there is an effective leadership
Ans: (d)

Q27. The Number of Aptitude Tests in a Differential Aptitude Test are,
(a) 05 (b) 08
(c) 10 (d) 02
Ans: (b)

Q28. According to Guilford the following is not the characteristic feature of creative people
(a) Fluency (b) Rigidity
(c) Originality (d) Redefinition
Ans: (b)

Q29. The last stage of Kohlberg’s moral development is
(a) Morality of individual principle, conscience
(b) Obedience for avoiding punishment
(c) Authority, maintaining social order
(d) Agreements, Individual rights
Ans: (a)

Q30. In this defense mechanism an individual tries to attribute his own defects on others is
(a) Regression (b) Fantasy
(c) Projection (d) Displacement
Ans: (c)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *