Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. One of the following need to be considered for organizing learner centric teaching learning process.
(a) Study habits
(b) Achievement motivation
(c) Individual differences
(d) Only aptitude
Ans: (c)

Q2. According to Bandura, “observational learning” is ….
(a) Sequencing (b) Structuring
(c) Shaping (d) Modeling
Ans: (d)

Q3. If a student is given reward for every correct response for every five minutes, the reinforcement schedule is …….
(a) Fixed Ratio (b) Variable
(c) Continuous (d) Fixed Interval
Ans: (d)

Q4. As per the RTE Act, 2009 a school with classes I to V shall have Head Teacher, if the student’s strength of the school is …..
(a) 125-149 (b) 150 & above
(c) 75 – 99 (d) 100 – 124
Ans: (b)

Q5. In P.W.D. Act, 1995 the term ‘P.W.D.’ stands for …..
(a) Persons with Difficulty.
(b) Persons with Disability.
(c) Population with Disability.
(d) Population with Disadvantages.
Ans: (b)

Q6. One of the merits of organizing learning in heterogeneous ability group is that…..
(a) High ability group benefit and low ability group suffer.
(b) Both high and low ability groups suffer.
(c) Both high and low ability groups benefit.
(d) Low ability group benefit and high ability group suffer.
Ans: (c)

Q7. NCF-2005 suggested to shift learning within the four walls of the class room to this……
(a) Grade oriented learning.
(b) Learning related to monetary gains.
(c) Learning in the wider society context.
(d) Learning is based on books.
Ans: (c)

Q8. Match following: A B
. Dyslexia a. Difficulty in mathematics.
. Dyscalculia b. Difficulty with fine motor skills.
. Dysgraphia c. Difficulty in reading.
. dyspraxia d. Difficulty with writing.
(a) 1-c, 2-d, 3-a, 4-b
(b) 1-a, 2-c, 3-b, 4-d
(c) 1-c, 2-a, 3-d, 4-b
(d) 1-a, 2-b, 3-c, 4-d
Ans: (c)

Q9. If you were a primary school teacher, you would try to nurture creativity among …..
(a) children with high achievement only.
(b) obedient children only.
(c) all children.
(d) intelligent children only.
Ans: (c)

Q10. The term ‘neonate’ refers to …..
(a) Two year old child
(b) Baby in mother’s womb
(c) New born child
(d) One year old child
Ans: (c)

Q11. One of the following do not facilitate maximum transfer of learning.
(a) By learning principles, rules and generalizations.
(b) By learning through rote memorization.
(c) Linking the present with past learning.
(d) Linking the present with life experiences.
Ans: (b)

Q12. Students formulate hypothesis, test hypothesis and draw conclusions in this method.
(a) Lecture method (b) Group discussion
(c) Inquiry method (d) Activity method
Ans: (c)

Q13. “Rewards can be an effective tool to enhance achievement”. It indicated this type of motivation.
(a) Natural (b) Intrinsic
(c) Extrinsic (d) Achievement
Ans: (c)

Q14. Ramu has dropped out from the school due to unpleasant school experiences. This is an illustration of the following law.
(a) Law of regression
(b) Law of spontaneous recovery
(c) Law of extinction
(d) Law of effect
Ans: (d)

Q15. According to Erickson, the period of adolescence is marked with this crisis……
(a) Intimacy Vs Isolation
(b) Identity Vs Role confusion
(c) Initiative Vs Guilt
(d) Trust Vs Mistrust
Ans: (b)

Q16. The story of ‘fox and sour grapes’ is an example of ….
(a) Repression (b) Regression
(c) Rationalization (d) Reaction formation
Ans: (c)

Q17. To study the developmental patterns of the primary school children, a psychologist has choosen the students of classes I to V of a mandal and conducted the study in a year. The research method adopted by the psychologist is …….
(a) Developmental study
(b) Case study
(c) Cross sectional study
(d) Longitudinal study
Ans: (b)

Q18. According to Kohlberg, child’s morality is controlled by the ‘fear of punishment’ at this stage ….
(a) Stage 3 (b) Stage 4
(c) Stage 1 (d) Stage 2
Ans: (c)

Q19. Learning is a process of bringing relatively permanent changes in behaviour through ….
(a) Growth (b) Memory
(c) Experience (d) Maturation
Ans: (c)

Q20. According to Vygotsky, the aim of private speech is for the ……
(a) Ego-centric development of children.
(b) Self-guidance of children.
(c) Self realization of children. d) Direction of parents to children.
Ans: (b)

Q21. Cephalocaudal development indicates that the development proceeds from …….
(a) Umbilic to head (b) Toe to umbilic
(c) Head to toe (d) Centre to other parts
Ans: (c)

Q22. Programmed learning is based in following theory.
(a) Observational learning theory.
(b) Trial and Error learning theory.
(c) Classical conditioning theory.
(d) Operant conditioning theory.
Ans: (d)

Q23. One of the following is not a purpose of formative assessment.
(a) Feedback to the parents about their children’s studies.
(b) Certification of completion of a course of study.
(c) Feedback to the learners about their participation, understanding etc.
(d) Feedback to the teachers about their teaching.
Ans: (b)

Q24. As per NCF-2005, medium of learning in schools is …..
(a) English (b) Hindi / Sanskrit
(c) Home language (d) Multilingual
Ans: (d)

Q25. If MA = CA, then the I.Q. is ….
(a) 120 (b) 90
(c) 100 (d) 110
Ans: (c)

Q26. A student of class X scored 20% marks in annual examination which is less than his abilities. It is an example for……
(a) Both poor and low achievement
(b) Poor achievement
(c) Low achievement
(d) Under achievement
Ans: (d)

Q27. Vygotsky’s Socio-cultural theory suggests that a child’s most important discoveries are guided by
(a) parents only
(b) other children
(c) adults acting as tutors
(d) neither other children nor adults acting as tutors
Ans: (c)

Q28. After teaching an initial lesson on addition of fractions, a teacher engages students in their first practice session. To help the students to master addition of fractions, the teacher’s main role during the first practice session should be to ……
(a) Reinforce the importance of learning the skill.
(b) Check students understanding and provide feedback.
(c) Challenge students to take risks and attempt more difficult problems.
(d) Facilitate student collaboration and peer review.
Ans: (d)

Q29. “A child with good speaking skills has very poor handwriting”. This is suitable for explaining one of the following concepts.
(a) Inter class differences.
(b) Inter – individual differences.
(c) Inter – personal differences.
(d) Intra individual differences.
Ans: (b)

Q30. In order to develop the social development among the learners, teachers should know the ….
(a) Personal interests of the learners.
(b) Physical development of the learners.
(c) Learners in all their aspects.
(d) Performance of the learners.
Ans: (c)

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