Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. In the beginning children’s language development starts with babbling and gradually turns into sentences – The developmental principal involved is.
(a) Development proceeds continuously
(b) Different developments proceeds with mutual relation
(c) Development follows uniformity of patterns
(d) Development is an interaction
Ans: (c)

Q2. The factor that plays a vital role in social development of a person is.
(a) Maturation (b) Heredity
(c) Environment (d) Learning
Ans: (c)

Q3. The intelligence required to understand letters, digits, symbols, pictures, numbers and words is.
(a) Mechanical intelligence
(b) Verbal intelligence
(c) Abstract intelligence
(d) Social intelligence
Ans: (c)

Q4. The virtue called ‘Ability’ is to be achieved by the person at this psycho social critical situation.
(a) Trust vs Mistrust
(b) Industry vs Inferiority
(c) Generativity vs Stagnation
(d) Integrity vs Despair
Ans: (b)

Q5. A person even though he didn’t became a collector was happy that his friend became a collector and felt that he also became a collector – defense mechanism here is
(a) Sublimation (b) Projection
(c) Rationalization (d) Identification
Ans: (d)

Q6. The tool that is used to measure Real and Ideal self concepts of a person.
(a) Semantic Differential Technique
(b) Ravens Standard Progressive Matrices
(c) Thematic Apperception Test
(d) The Vineland Social Maturity Scale
Ans: (a)

Q7. Conditioned, unconditioned responses are under the control of
(a) Central nervous system
(b) Cognitive nervous system
(c) Autonomous nervous system
(d) Peripheral nervous system
Ans: (c)

Q8. If a person who has learnt to play harmonium wants to learn to play piano, then the type of transfer is
(a) Positive transfer (b) Negative transfer
(c) Zero transfer (d) Bilateral transfer
Ans: (a)

Q9. In an experiment conducted by Ebbinghaus on forgetting using meaningless words, the percentage of forgetting by the Subject after 20 minutes.
(a) 27% (b) 37%
(c) 47% (d) 66%
Ans: (b,)

Q10. Latha remembered that the sum of the angles in a triangles as 180º by drawing different triangles and measuring their angles. This type of memory is
(a) Passive memory (b) Active memory
(c) Rote memory (d) Associate memory
Ans: (b)

Q11. According to Maslow, the lower order need is
(a) Need for self actualization
(b) Safety need
(c) Love and belongingness need
(d) Esteem need
Ans: (b)

Q12. One of the following does not belongs to affective domain
(a) Precision (b) Receiving
(c) Characterization (d) Organizing
Ans: (a)

Q13. Wrongly mentioned statement
(a) Learning is purposeful
(b) Learning is a goal directed activity
(c) Learning is a transferable process
(d) Learning stops at a particular age
Ans: (d)

Q14. Santosh is scared of his father, who punishes him without any reason. So, if any of his friends invite him to their home, he refuses to go as he thinks that their fathers also punish him. This is due to
(a) Stimulus generalization
(b) Stimulus discrimination
(c) Extinction
(d) Spontaneous recovery
Ans: (a)

Q15. According to Vygotsky, the lower order mental function
(a) Comparing (b) Analysis
(c) Synthesis (d) Reasoning
Ans: (a)

Q16. The Psychologist explained his theory, after conducting several experiments with Bobo dolls is
(a) Kohler (b) Chomsky
(c) Bandura (d) Freud
Ans: (c)

Q17. If previous learning impair the retention of newly learnt material, then it is
(a) Proactive inhibition
(b) Retroactive inhibition
(c) Repression
(d) Abnormal forgetting
Ans: (a)

Q18. This counseling method which was constructed on the basis of counsellor’s wide experience, skills easily solve the problems of the counselee
(a) Directed counselling
(b) Non directed counselling
(c) Eclictic counselling
(d) Mixed counselling
Ans: (a)

Q19. ‘Enrichment’ is the educational programme of
(a) Mentally retarded children
(b) Gifted children
(c) Hearing impaired children
(d) Learning disabled children
Ans: (b)

Q20. The correct statement with regard to performance of an Activity.
(a) It should not stand as a challenge to the students.
(b) It should be prepared to facilitate the students to perform on their own.
(c) It should not encourage mutual co-operation among students.
(d) Students themselves arrange the facilities required to them.
Ans: (b)

Q21. The correct sequence of experiences from concrete to abstract with reference to Edgar Dale cone of experiences
(A) Direct purposeful experiences
(B) Dramatizations
(C) Contrived experiences
(D) Field visits/study tours
(a) A, B, D, C (b) A, B, C, D
(c) A, C, B, D (d) A, D, B, C
Ans: (c)

Q22. Child rights protection day
(a) October 20th (b) October 08th
(c) November 14th (d) November 20th
Ans: (d)

Q23. Weightage given to children participation and responses in formative assessment is
(a) 30% (b) 40%
(c) 20% (d) 10%
Ans: (c)

Q24. One of the following is not the concept of NCF- 2005 about Social Sciences
(a) Formation of deep conceptual understanding
(b) Critical response on Social issues
(c) Concern on different deprived groups should be above the content
(d) Teaching on Indian History must not be linked with world history
Ans: (d)

Q25. The sequential order of steps in the learning process
(a) Fixing of objectives
(b) Successful reach of goals
(c) Adjustment of Need
(d) Adjustment of overcoming the obstacles in the process of achieving objectives
(a) a, b, c, d (b) b, c, d, a
(c) c, a, d, b (d) d, b, a, c
Ans: (c)

Q26. A child who uses both its hands to hands a toy, gradually holds the toy with its fingers. This can be best explained by this developmental principle.
(a) Interaction
(b) Development is predictable
(c) Individual differences
(d) Development proceeds from general to specific
Ans: (d)

Q27. Comparatively, emotions shift easily in ……….
(a) Childhood (b) Infancy
(c) Adolescence (d) Puberty
Ans: (c)

Q28. The modification of existing knowledge structures as a result of exposure to new information or experiences is ………..
(a) Accommodation (b) Assimilation
(c) Schema (d) Equilibration
Ans: (c)

Q29. A child of class I obeys the orders of the elders to avoid punishment. The child is in this stage of the Kohlberg’s moral development.
(a) Stage I of premoral level
(b) Stage II of premoral level
(c) Stage III of conventional morality
(d) Stage IV of conventional morality
Ans: (a)

Q30. One of the following perspectives proposes that all children have an innate language acquisition device which is responsible for language acquisition called the ………
(a) Nativist perspective
(b) Humanistic perspective
(c) Behavioristic perspective
(d) Socio-cultural perspective
Ans: (d)

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