Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. The study that supports the influence of Heredity on development of an individual
(a) Pearson – Darwin’s family
(b) Freeman – Miltred Rooth
(c) Skodak – Foster children
(d) Gordon – Gipsy children
Ans: (a)

Q2. The following is a play that is said to be the first social activity of a child with his friends
(a) Solitery play (b) Parallel play
(c) Co-operative play (d) Arrogant play
Ans: (b)

Q3. According to instincts and its corresponding emotions the following is a right pair
(a) Parental urge – anger
(b) Curiosity – fear
(c) Laughter – spirit/activeness
(d) Structure – abhorrence (Exam Date: 10.06.2018
Ans: (c)

Q4. Lack of concept of irreversibility is related to this stage of Piaget’s Cognitive development
(a) Sensory motor stage
(b) Pre-operational stage
(c) Concrete operational stage
(d) Formal operational stage
Ans: (b)

Q5. The present performance of an individual that shows the future achievement is
(a) Interest (b) Aptitude
(c) Attitude (d) Performance
Ans: (b)

Q6. The stage of obedience for avoiding punishment is in this level of Kohlberg’s moral development
(a) Pre-moral or Pre-conventional
(b) Conventional moral level
(c) Self accepted moral or Late conventional level
(d) Natural moral level
Ans: (a)

Q7. Irrespective of his intention to participate in the essay competition the child doesn’t participate in it because of his fear of poor performance and not being able to get a reward. The defense mechanism related to this is
(a) Regression (b) Identification
(c) Projection (d) Withdrawal
Ans: (d)

Q8. Prameela got seat in a govt. residential college. She likes to join in the college but she does not like to reside in the hostel. The conflict is
(a) Approach – Approach
(b) Approach – Avoidance
(c) Avoidance – Avoidance
(d) Double approach – Avoidance
Ans: (b)

Q9. One of the following is a secondary need
(a) Food (b) Recognition
(c) Sleep (d) Water
Ans: (b)

Q10. Law of readiness, law of exercise, law of effect are the outcomes of the following learning theory
(a) Insight theory of learning
(b) Trial and error theory of learning
(c) Classical conditioning theory
(d) Operant conditioning theory
Ans: (b)

Q11. The type of reinforcement related to acquiring own standards without expecting anything from others
(a) Direct Reinforcement
(b) Indirect Reinforcement
(c) Self Reinforcement
(d) Negative Reinforcement
Ans: (c)

Q12. In this type of memory the content is in memory for a long time
(a) Rote memory (b) Short term memory
(c) Passive memory (d) Active memory
Ans: (d)

Q13. Even though we haven’t seen the situation we are seeing now, we feel it as we have seen that before – This feeling is,
(a) Zeigarnik effect (b) Hallo effect
(c) Deja vu (d) Gestault effect
Ans: (c)

Q14. One of the following enhances memory
(a) Repression (b) Disuse
(c) Interference (d) Motivation
Ans: (d)

Q15. In terms of transfer of learning ‘the effect of mother tongue in learning correct pronunciation of a foreign language’ can be termed as,
(a) Positive transfer (b) Negative transfer
(c) Bilateral transfer (d) Zero transfer
Ans: (b)

Q16. The gradual disappearance of conditioned response of Salivation to bell in classical conditioning is
(a) Reinforcement
(b) Spontaneous recovery
(c) Generalization
(d) Extinction
Ans: (d)

Q17. One of the following is a reason for mental ill health in students
(a) Pleasant school atmosphere
(b) Over burdened learning programs
(c) Flexible examination system
(d) Healthy habits of students
Ans: (b)

Q18. According to Bandura the first item in the process of social learning is
(a) Retention (b) Reproduction
(c) Attention (d) Reinforcement
Ans: (c)

Q19. The following is not related to Bruner’s Theory of Instruction
(a) Readiness (b) Analysis
(c) Content construction (d) Serial order
Ans: (b)

Q20. There are 151 students in a primary school. As per RTE Act – 2009 the number of teachers to be placed in the school
(a) 5 primary teachers + one science teacher
(b) 4 primary teachers + one language teacher
(c) 4 primary teachers + one head teacher
(d) 5 primary teachers + one head teacher
Ans: (d)

Q21. As per NCF-2005, the general aspect which is a physical inconvenience to children
(a) Caring school staff
(b) Proximity in availability of school
(c) Well equipped toilets
(d) Over burdened school bags
Ans: (d)

Q22. In this leadership style, the leader is nominal and the members enjoy complete freedom and take final decisions by themselves.
(a) Democratic (b) Autocratic
(c) Laissez faire (d) Mixed
Ans: (c)

Q23. The type of counseling process proposed by Carl Rogers is
(a) Directive counseling
(b) Non-directive counseling
(c) Eclectic counseling
(d) Dominant counseling
Ans: (b)

Q24. Among the following ‘Educable mentally retarded are
(a) Profound mentally retarded
(b) Severe mentally retarded
(c) Moderate mentally retarded
(d) Mild mentally retarded
Ans: (d)

Q25. Intellectual resource among the following
(a) Scientists (b) Water falls
(c) Farm fields (d) Zoo
Ans: (a)

Q26. In the formative assessment, weight age to be given for ‘slip test’ is
(a) 10 marks (b) 20 marks
(c) 25 marks (d) 15 marks
Ans: (b)

Q27. “Maturation refers to the emergence of an organism’s genetic potential. It consists of a series of programmed changes” stated by
(a) Anderson (b) Erickson
(c) Gessel (d) Craig
Ans: (d)

Q28. ‘Cephalocaudal development’
(a) Proceeds in the direction of longitudinal axis, i.e, from head to foot.
(b) Proceeds from foot to head
(c) Is done at a time in head and feet
(d) Depends on the size of the head.
Ans: (a)

Q29. In solitary play, children will
(a) Play with others
(b) Play alone
(c) Share play materials with others
(d) Play same game throughout the day
Ans: (b)

Q30. According to Piaget, children will learn the concept of object permanence during.
(a) Sensory motor stage
(b) Pre-operational stage
(c) Concrete operational stage
(d) Formal operational stage
Ans: (a)

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