Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. The intelligence test that consists of both verbal and non-verbal tests is’
(a) Weschler’s intelligence Scale for Children (WISC)
(b) Army Alpha Test
(c) Army Beta Test
(d) Raven’s Standard Progressive matrices
Ans: (a)

Q2. The person with ”Spatial Intelligence” is known as
(a) Number smart (b) Self smart
(c) Music smart (d) Picture smart
Ans: (d)

Q3. A child is a reflective organism at this stage
(a) Sensory Motor stage
(b) Pre operational stage
(c) Concrete operational stage
(d) Formal operational stage
Ans: (a)

Q4. According to Vygotsky silent inner speech in children is found at this age
(a) 2 Years (b) 3 Years
(c) 5 Years (d) 7 Years
Ans: (d)

Q5. Following is not a sub test of Differential Aptitude Test (DAT)
(a) Verbal reasoning (b) Numerical ability
(c) Musical ability (d) Mechanical reasoning
Ans: (c)

Q6. Cumulative rating scale was prepared by
(a) Thurston (b) Likert
(c) Thorndike (d) Guttman
Ans: (d)

Q7. The type of memory that is classified based on time of retention
(a) Sensory memory (b) Rote memory
(c) Logical memory (d) Active memory
Ans: (a)

Q8. Proactive and Retroactive inhibitions are related to
(a) Intelligence (b) Forgetting
(c) Aptitude (d) Motivation
Ans: (b)

Q9. According to Peter Sandyford the physiological trait determines personality is
(a) Skin colour (b) Blood group
(c) Height (d) Weight
Ans: (b)

Q10. Watson experiments on 11 year old boy Albert is related to the following learning theory
(a) Social learning theory
(b) Trial and Error theory
(c) Operating Conditioning theory
(d) Classical Conditioning theory
Ans: (d)

Q11. Following is not related to cerebral palsy
(a) Athetosis (b) Flexibility
(c) Spasticity (d) Ataxia
Ans: (b)

Q12. As per RTE -2009 the number of teacher required for a Primary school, where the number of pupils is 52
(a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 4 (d) 1
Ans: (a)

Q13. Among child rights the Right to Information comes under
(a) Right to development (b) Right to live
(c) Right to participate (d) Right to protection
Ans: (c)

Q14. ”Maternal drive” is a
(a) Safety need
(b) Physiological need
(c) Need for self actualization
(d) Esteem need
Ans: (b)

Q15. The theory proposed by Charles Judd to explain the transfer of learning is
(a) Theory of identical elements
(b) Theory of ideals
(c) Theory of generalization
(d) Theory of insight
Ans: (c)

Q16. Directive leadership can be compared with
(a) Democratic leadership
(b) Authoritarian leadership
(c) Leissez faire leadership
(d) Permissive leadership
Ans: (b)

Q17. A person who is unable to choose between two equally attractive goals is subjected to the following conflict
(a) Approach-Approach
(b) Approach-Avoidance
(c) Avoidance-Avoidance
(d) Dual Approach-Avoidance
Ans: (a)

Q18. Kalyan failed in his love affair. Later he concentrated his thoughts on writing poetry and became a great poet. Here the defense mechanism is
(a) Projection (b) Rationalization
(c) Sublimation (d) Repression
Ans: (c)

Q19. Following is not a method of enhancing retention
(a) Over learning (b) Use of mnemonics
(c) Attention (d) De Javu
Ans: (d)

Q20. Author of the book ”Psychological Modeling”
(a) Vygotsky (b) Bruner
(c) Bandura (d) Chomsky
Ans: (c)

Q21. The persons with the following disability are unable to read and write the language which is in print form
(a) Aphasia (b) Alexia
(c) Dysphasia (d) Dyscalculia
Ans: (b)

Q22. The Chairman of the National Curriculum Frame work 2005 is
(a) Dr. Swaminathan (b) Prof. Rama Murthy
(c) Prof. Yeshpal (d) Dr. Ramachandra Guha
Ans: (c)

Q23. ‘Articulation’ is related to
(a) Cognitive domain
(b) Affective domain
(c) Psychomotor domain
(d) Both Cognitive and affective domain
Ans: (c)

Q24. Semantic Differential technique is used to assess
(a) Attitude (b) Aptitude
(c) Intelligence (d) Self-concept
Ans: (d)

Q25. The over secretion of ‘growth hormone’ causes Gigantism The gland responsible for this is,
(a) Thyroid gland (b) Para thyroid gland
(c) Adrenal gland (d) Pituitary gland
Ans: (d)

Q26. Number of teeth formed in a child by the end of 2nd Year
(a) 8 (b) 10
(c) 18 (d) 32
Ans: (c)

Q27. During child development, this stage is called as period of exploration
(a) Late Childhood (b) Early Childhood
(c) Early Adolescence (d) Late Adolescence
Ans: (b)

Q28. A student knew the answers to both the questions given in the examination but only one has to be answered- The conflict faced by the student in this situation
(a) Approach-Avoidance
(b) Dual approach-Avoidance
(c) Approach-Approach
(d) Avoidance-Avoidance
Ans: (c)

Q29. The author of the book “Hereditary Genius”
(a) Francis Galton (b) Robert H. Goddard
(c) Kellog (d) W.B. Watson
Ans: (a)

Q30. ‘Teaching aptitude Test’ is meant to assess the following aptitude
(a) Scholastic (b) Aesthetic
(c) Vocational (d) Interpersonal
Ans: (c)

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