Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. The emotion which appears first in children is
(a) Fear (b) Excitement
(c) Anger (d) Jealousy
Ans: (b)

Q2. Teacher playing along with children observes their behavior during the play is called
(a) Participant observation
(b) Controlled observation
(c) Non-participant observation
(d) Introspection
Ans: (a)

Q3. The self concept developed in children through interpersonal relations and reading books, novels etc is,
(a) Ideal self concept
(b) Real self concept
(c) Universal self concept
(d) Acquired self concept
Ans: (a)

Q4. A boy with equal interest in Mathematics and Science passed class X. Now he has to choose either M.P.C. or Bi.P.C The conflict here is
(a) Approach – Avoidance
(b) Avoidance – Avoidance
(c) Dual Approach – Avoidance
(d) Approach – Approach
Ans: (d)

Q5. The faculty that is present in every person according to Noam Chomsky
(a) Universal Learning Faculty
(b) Universal Language Faculty
(c) Universal Scientific Faculty
(d) Universal Socialistic Faculty
Ans: (b)

Q6. The Defense mechanism adopted by Sagar by hitting hard his bat on the pitch as he got out for the very first ball in a cricket match.
(a) Projection (b) Displacement
(c) Withdrawal (d) Regression
Ans: (b)

Q7. The virtue called ‘Reliability’ is to be achieved by the person in this psycho social critical situation.
(a) Autonomy vs. Doubt
(b) Integrity vs. Despair
(c) Initiative vs. Guilt
(d) Role Identity vs. Role Confusion
Ans: (d)

Q8. One of the following is not a characteristic of Learning
(a) Learning is purposeful
(b) Learning is a product and not process
(c) Learning is goal oriented
(d) Learning is universal
Ans: (b)

Q9. One of the following is not a physiological need
(a) Maternal drive (b) Sleep
(c) Love (d) Water
Ans: (c)

Q10. Suma is scared of a teacher in her school as he punished her severely. But she is not scared of other teachers. This is an example for
(a) Stimulus generalization
(b) Stimulus discrimination
(c) Spontaneous recovery
(d) Extinction
Ans: (b)

Q11. According to Vygotsky, the following is a lower mental function.
(a) Questioning (b) Synthesis
(c) Creative Thinking (d) Analysis
Ans: (a)

Q12. Bandura classified reinforcement into 3 types. This classification does not include
(a) Direct reinforcement
(b) Indirect alternative reinforcement
(c) Self reinforcement
(d) Continuous reinforcement
Ans: (d)

Q13. Ganesha while preparing for examinations first learnt Philosophy and then Psychology. In the psychology examination he is able to recall Philosophy and unable to recall Psychology. This is due to
(a) Repression
(b) Proactive inhibition
(c) Retroactive inhibition
(d) Psychological trauma
Ans: (b)

Q14. Rakesh learnt a list of 30 meaningless words in 20 trials. After 2 months, he was asked to relearn the same list. This time he took 12 trials to learn the list. His saving score is
(a) 12% (b) 40%
(c) 90% (d) 30%
Ans: (b)

Q15. The first step in the process of memory is
(a) Learning (b) Retention
(c) Recall (d) Recognition
Ans: (a)

Q16. One of the following is not related to affective domain
(a) Receiving (b) Responding
(c) Valuing (d) Synthesis
Ans: (d)

Q17. When a modifiable connection is formed between a situation and response, if other things being equal, that connection strengthens.
(a) Law of use (b) Law of readiness
(c) Law of exercise (d) Law of disuse
Ans: (a)

Q18. Dyslexia is this learning disability
(a) Attention deficiency disorder
(b) Arithmetic disability
(c) Writing disability
(d) Reading disability
Ans: (d)

Q19. The subject information in an integrated project is
(a) Limited to one subject only
(b) Related to many subjects
(c) No relation with subject and information
(d) Subject and information are contrary to each other
Ans: (b)

Q20. The following statement is against to child centered teaching method.
(a) Children are limited to answer the question of the teachers
(b) Students learn through construction of knowledge
(c) Children share their thoughts with teachers and peer group
(d) Self learning takes place in children
Ans: (a)

Q21. The main aspect in the teaching in which Piaget and Bruner differs
(a) The relation between Teaching and Maturation
(b) The relation between Teaching and Motivation
(c) The relation between Teaching and Content
(d) The relation between Teaching and Evaluation
Ans: (a)

Q22. The last step in Herbartian steps
(a) Presentation (b) Preparation
(c) Application (d) Recapitulation
Ans: (d)

Q23. According to Edgar Dale cone of experiences more concrete experience is
(a) Observing Hippopotamus in the museum
(b) Observing Hippopotamus in the zoo
(c) Imitating Hippopotamus
(d) Observing Hippopotamus picture in the magazine
Ans: (b)

Q24. First action in counseling process.
(a) Taking information from counselee
(b) Establishing rapport with counselee
(c) Giving suggestions to counselee
(d) Suggesting solution to the problem of the counselee
Ans: (b)

Q25. The prime aspect of National Curriculum Frame Work 2005
(a) Transfer of information
(b) Completion of Syllabus
(c) Construction of Knowledge
(d) Recitation
Ans: (c)

Q26. According to Jean Piaget children build their knowledge through
(a) Learning and reinforcement
(b) Encouragement and Rewards
(c) Observation and Motivation
(d) Exploration and Experience
Ans: (d)

Q27. This developmental stage, also called as ‘chattering stage’ because children keep on taking about something or other.
(a) Boyhood/Babyhood (b) Early childhood
(c) Late childhood (d) Early adolescence
Ans: (b)

Q28. The people who are called as ‘Social Smart’ are having this type of intelligence.
(a) Intrapersonal intelligence
(b) Naturalistic intelligence
(c) Verbal language intelligence
(d) Interpersonal intelligence
Ans: (d)

Q29. The variable which is under the control of experimenter at the time of conductive experiment is.
(a) Independent variable
(b) Dependent variable
(c) Experimental variable
(d) Intervening variable
Ans: (a)

Q30. Ravi neither likes to do Home work nor wants to be scolded by his teacher – the conflict here is
(a) Approach – Approach
(b) Approach – Avoidance
(c) Dual approach – Avoidance
(d) Avoidance – Avoidance
Ans: (d)

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