Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Participation of the learner in the enquiry based learning is ……
(a) active.
(b) passive.
(c) either passive or active.
(d) dependent.
Ans: (a)

Q2. Non-verbal intelligence test can be used for …
(a) all irrespective of age.
(b) illiterates only.
(c) children only.
(d) literates and illiterates.
Ans: (a)

Q3. The correct statement among the following in relation to memory is ….
(a) Recognition is exactly double of recall.
(b) Recall is greater than recognition.
(c) Recognition is greater than recall.
(d) Recall and Recognition are equal.
Ans: (b)

Q4. The Right of children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 is applicable to the …..
(a) whole of India except the State of Kerala.
(b) whole of India.
(c) whole of India except Union Territories.
(d) whole of India except the State of Jammu & Kashmir.
Ans: (d)

Q5. A class room teacher is interested to study “the influence of the study habits of the children on their achievement”. In this study “achievement of the children” is ….
(a) Dual variable
(b) Interference variable
(c) Independent variable
(d) Dependent variable
Ans: (d)

Q6. An example of classical conditioning is …..
(a) Dogs learn helplessness from electric shocks
(b) Rat presses lever delivery of food.
(c) Dog learns to salivate on hearing bell.
(d) Pigeon peeps at key for food delivery.
Ans: (c)

Q7. A student of class VI is not able to decide between continuing or leaving the studies because the play and friends at school are attractive but teachers are not. The type of conflict the student is facing is …..
(a) Acceptance – Rejection
(b) Approach – Approach
(c) Approach – Avoidance
(d) Avoidance – Avoidance
Ans: (c)

Q8. A students of class VIII got habituated to study only to gain reward. This is an example for …..
(a) Operant conditioning theory.
(b) S. R conditioning theory
(c) R.S conditioning theory
(d) Both S-R & R-S conditioning theories
Ans: (b)

Q9. The period of development during which the child is in the dilemma of being a child or an adult …..
(a) Adulthood (b) Late childhood
(c) Adolescence (d) Early childhood
Ans: (c)

Q10. According to the National Curriculum Framework-2005, teaching is for …..
(a) Making child achieve above its abilities.
(b) Construction of knowledge.
(c) Preparing the students for examination.
(d) Providing the right knowledge to the students.
Ans: (b)

Q11. Self-paced learning is possible in …..
(a) Activity based learning
(b) Programmed instruction
(c) Whole class teaching
(d) Teaching in small groups
Ans: (b)

Q12. Aptitude of a child in Mathematics and its general intelligence are very high, but its level of aspiration with regard to achievement is low. The possibility of achievement in Mathematics of the child in relation to his abilities will be ….
(a) Unpredictable (b) Low
(c) High (d) Average
Ans: (a)

Q13. When teaching children from non-English speaking families, it is correct to assume that….
(a) Linguistically different children are educationally delayed.
(b) Children will give up their previous language/culture in order to adopt that of the new.
(c) Proficiency in one language can help in learning a second, so language skills will improve if children are encouraged to be bilingual.
(d) Nothing is lost when the child’s language and culture are not reinforced at school because they will be maintained at home.
Ans: (c)

Q14. Before taking up teaching there is a need to take up …..
(a) Assessment for learning.
(b) Continuous and comprehensive evaluation.
(c) Assessment of learning.
(d) Assessment of interest.
Ans: (a)

Q15. When we say a child’s thinking is less abstract than an adult’s, we mean that ……
(a) Adults base their understanding of the world more on particular examples and tangible sensations.
(b) Children use more examples and generalizations.
(c) Children use more principles, but require fewer generalizations.
(d) Children use fewer generalizations, categories and principles.
Ans: (d)

Q16. One of the following statements is true with regard to the memory and learning.
(a) Learning is dependent only on memory
(b) Memory is hereditary and learning is related to environment.
(c) Memory and learning are interrelated.
(d) Each of it can happen in the absence of the order.
Ans: (c)

Q17. Cause of learning disability ….
(a) Lack of knowledge among teachers and teacher educators.
(b) Organic and environmental factors.
(c) Poor teaching and teaching aids
(d) Low mental ability
Ans: (b)

Q18. One of the following is essential for learning skills under the psycho-motor domain:
(a) Practice
(b) Creativity
(c) Reward
(d) High level of intellectual capacity
Ans: (a)

Q19. A student of class I who is punished by a teacher, develops fear towards all teachers. This is an example of …..
(a) Social learning theory
(b) Conditioning theory
(c) Gestalt theory
(d) Cognitive theory
Ans: (b)

Q20. This type of environment is suitable for emotional development of children ……
(a) Indifferent
(b) Dominant
(c) Accommodative
(d) Permissive
Ans: (c)

Q21. Positive attitude among the High School students towards learning ….
(a) can be inculcated uniformly.
(b) can be inculcated.
(c) cannot be inculcated as they are already grown up.
(d) is constant.
Ans: (b)

Q22. According to Piaget, “object permanence” takes place during the period of …..
(a) Formal operational.
(b) Sensory motor.
(c) Pre-operational.
(d) Concrete operational.
Ans: (b)

Q23. Traditional way of teaching grammar was opposed by ……
(a) Thormdike
(b) Pavlov
(c) Skinner
(d) Chomsky
Ans: (d)

Q24. One of the following is not the main purpose of teaching :
(a) Creating awareness among students.
(b) Construction of knowledge.
(c) Understanding the learner.
(d) Making the children understand various concepts.
Ans: (a)

Q25. One of the following is innate :
(a) Motivation
(b) Interest
(c) Aptitude
(d) Attitude
Ans: (c)

Q26. According to Jean Piaget, development is a complex process involving
A. Maturity
B. Experience
C. Equilibrium
D. Social transformation
(a) A, B (b) B, C, D
(c) A, B, D (d) A, B, C, D
Ans: (d)

Q27. According to Kolhber, the cognitive processes which play a major role in one’s moral development are
(a) Imagination and thinking
(b) Thinking and reasoning
(c) Reasoning and decision making
(d) Thinking and concluding
Ans: (b)

Q28. The Indian Constitution makes clear the “Principle of non-discrimination on the basis of gender”. This guarantees the right
(a) To life and to security of life
(b) To freedom
(c) To equality
(d) Against exploitation
Ans: (a)

Q29. The ‘reading disability’ in children is also known as
(a) Dysphasia (b) Dysgraphia
(c) Dyscalcia (d) Dyslexia
Ans: (d)

Q30. While teaching a concept, a teacher in the classroom, first states the definition and then provides examples for verification. This teacher has followed
(a) Analytic method (b) Synthetic method
(c) Inductive method (d) Deductive method
Ans: (d)

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