Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Ramesh wants to eat the fruit that is on the tree but fears that he may fell down if he climbs the tree – the conflict here is
(a) Approach – Avoidance
(b) Avoidance – Avoidance
(c) Approach – Approach
(d) Dual Approach – Avoidance
Ans: (a)

Q2. A women and a man thought of marrying, but their elders have not agreed for their marriage as their castes are different. Here the obstacle faced by them is.
(a) Physical environmental
(b) Social environmental
(c) Physical
(d) Mental
Ans: (b)

Q3. An issue or an activity that a person feels as very important experience – is his
(a) Attitude (b) Interest
(c) Aptitude (d) Creativity
Ans: (b)

Q4. A teacher wants to find out the relation between the time spent by the children to study and the marks they secured. But due to differences in concentration of the children he is not able to get correct result – Here concentration of children is.
(a) Dependent variable
(b) Independent variable
(c) Intervening variable
(d) Experimental variable
Ans: (c)

Q5. According to this theory of intelligence a person who is having good intelligence in Science can also have the same intelligence in other fields such as Mathematics, Language, Social, Arts and Music also.
(a) Group factor theory
(b) Multi factor theory
(c) Two-factor theory
(d) Unifactor theory
Ans: (d)

Q6. A girl who is preparing for a Medical entrance imagines that she had became a doctor, got a good practice and earning lot of money – Defense mechanism adopted by the girl.
(a) Fantasy
(b) Identification
(c) Compensation
(d) Rationalization
Ans: (a)

Q7. One of the following statement is wrong according to Noam Chomsky.
(a) Children possess language learning ability by birth
(b) Children learn language only through observation & imitation
(c) Universal language faculty is present in every person
(d) Language structures get imprinted in the minds of the children.
Ans: (b)

Q8. Psycho Social Development theory was proposed by
(a) Sigmond Freud (b) Erickson
(c) Bandura (d) B.F. Skinner
Ans: (b)

Q9. “When a modifiable connection between situation and response is formed and is followed by satisfying state of affairs, that connection strengthens”. This belongs to this law,
(a) Law of readiness
(b) Law of effect
(c) Law of exercise
(d) Law of multiple response
Ans: (b)

Q10. As teachers punished Pavan without reason, he developed fear of teachers. Later Pavan joined in another school, where teachers never punished him. Gradually his fear of teachers disappeared. This is due to
(a) Discontinuation of negative reinforcement
(b) Spontaneous recovery
(c) Higher order conditioning
(d) Generalisation
Ans: (a)

Q11. In operant conditioning.
(a) Stimulus is more important
(b) Response to stimulus is more important
(c) Role of learner is active
(d) Reinforcement is not necessary
Ans: (c)

Q12. Ramu watched the action of an actor in a Cinema and started behaving similarly in real life. This is
(a) Collaborative learning
(b) Trial and error learning
(c) Cooperative learning
(d) Observational learning
Ans: (d)

Q13. A person who learnt to speak the word ‘walk’ want to learn to speak the word ‘Talk’. Now the transfer of learning will be.
(a) Positive transfer (b) Negative transfer
(c) Zero transfer (d) Bilateral transfer
Ans: (a)

Q14. Even though Avinash doesn’t understand Hindi, he can accurately write answer to questions in Hindi. The memory of Avinash is:
(a) Short term memory (b) Sensory memory
(c) Rote memory (d) Abnormal memory
Ans: (c)

Q15. Tachistoscope is used to assess
(a) Heart beat (b) Attitude
(c) Memory span (d) Visual acuity
Ans: (c)

Q16. According to ‘Maslov’s theory of Hierarchy of needs’, immediately after satisfaction of physiological need, the person tries to satisfy
(a) Esteem need
(b) Safety need
(c) Self actualisation need
(d) Love and belongingness need
Ans: (b)

Q17. The theory of identical elements was proposed by
(a) W.C. Bagley (b) Charles Judd
(c) E.L. Thorndike (d) Gestaltists
Ans: (c)

Q18. In Vygotsky theory the following aspect of development gets neglected.
(a) Social (b) Cultural
(c) Biological (d) Linguistic
Ans: (c)

Q19. The problematic condition due to involuntary movements of legs, hands, shoulders, mouth and other parts is.
(a) Atoxia (b) Spasticity
(c) Ethitosis (d) Rigidity
Ans: (c)

Q20. A student habituated to drugs – The counseling procedure adopted to assist and encourage the students to analyse and to solve the issue by himself is:
(a) Directive counseling
(b) Non-Directive counseling
(c) Eclictic counseling
(d) Mixed counseling
Ans: (b)

Q21. Last step in collaborative learning approach.
(a) Feedback
(b) Assessment
(c) Reaching the goal
(d) Identification of problem
Ans: (a)

Q22. Occurrence of a solution suddenly without any source for a problem is explained in Bruner’s theory of instruction as,
(a) Iconic method (b) Analytical thinking
(c) Intuitive thinking (d) Enactive method
Ans: (c)

Q23. The main aim of recapitulation in Herbartian steps is.
(a) Testing previous knowledge.
(b) Strengthening of concepts already learnt.
(c) Introduction of concepts to be learnt.
(d) Linking of previous and present concepts.
Ans: (b)

Q24. The type of leadership that provides equal opportunities to all the students and assists them to share their experience is.
(a) Authoritarian leadership
(b) Laissez faire leadership
(c) Permissive leadership
(d) Participatory leadership
Ans: (d)

Q25. As per CCE, the teacher who is responsible to teach work experience and computer education.
(a) Mathematics teacher
(b) Science teacher
(c) Language teacher
(d) Social studies teacher
Ans: (a)

Q26. This section of RTE Act-2009 prohibits the physical punishment and mental torture of children.
(a) Section 19 (b) Section 18
(c) Section 17 (d) Section 16
Ans: (c)

Q27. Non-verbal Tests are meant for
(a) Uneducated children (b) All illiterates
(c) All persons (d) Literates
Ans: (a)

Q28. Concept of ‘Object permanence’ is formed at this stage
(a) Pre operational stage
(b) Sensory Motor stage
(c) Concrete operational stage
(d) Formal operational stage
Ans: (b)

Q29. One of the following is not the Characteristic feature of growth
(a) it is quantitative
(b) It is one of the parts of development
(c) Does not continue throughout life
(d) It is comprehensive
Ans: (d)

Q30. Chaitanya wants to oppose his boss but he is scared of loosing his job – here the conflict is
(a) Approach – Avoidance
(b) Approach – Approach
(c) Avoidance – Avoidance
(d) Dual Approach – Avoidance
Ans: (a)

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