Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. The concept attainment model aims at developing
(a) Concept formation
(b) Thinking strategies
(c) Concept enrichment
(d) Conceptual understanding
Ans: (b)

Q2. John Dewey in his books “The school and society” and “Democracy and Education” has emphasized the importance of
(a) Learning in individuals
(b) Behavior of individuals
(c) Socialization of individuals
(d) Freedom to individuals
Ans: (c)

Q3. The basic elements of thought are
A. Concepts B. Generalizations
C. Images D. Information
(a) A, B (b) C, D
(c) B, C, D (d) A, B, C
Ans: (d)

Q4. Hypothetic-deductive thinking develops in children during
(a) Formal-operation period
(b) Pre-operation period
(c) Concrete-operation period
(d) Sensory-motor period
Ans: (a)

Q5. The process of collecting information from various instruments, critically analyzing the results and taking a decision about student’s learning is known as
(a) Testing (b) Assessment
(c) Measurement (d) Evaluation
Ans: (b)

Q6. Children with learning disability do not have so much of problem with language regarding
(a) Sentence formation
(b) Comprehension of meaning of words
(c) Understanding grammatical rules
(d) Phonological or articulation aspects
Ans: (d)

Q7. In constructivist classrooms, transformation occurs through emergence of new cognitive structures that result in
(a) Creation of new understandings
(b) Collection of new information
(c) Acquisition of knowledge
(d) Reproduction of knowledge
Ans: (a)

Q8. According to Vygotsky’s cognitive theory, development takes place through the transformation of an
(a) Interpersonal process to intrapersonal one
(b) Interpersonal process to interpersonal one
(c) Intrapersonal process to interpersonal one
(d) Intrapersonal process to intrapersonal one
Ans: (a)

Q9. “Learning is an acquired tension- reduction process”- This definition of learning was given by
(a) Wood worth (b) Throndike
(c) Crow and crow (d) Gardner Murphy
Ans: (d)

Q10. The most important, sign-using behavior in children’s development is
(a) Bodily gestures
(b) Speech
(c) Non-verbal signs
(d) Symbolic representation
Ans: (b)

Q11. Which of the following points are to be considered while framing multiple choicer questions?
A. The items should be valid
B. The items should have high discriminatory power
C. The alternatives should be homogeneous
D. The alternatives should be heterogeneous
(a) A, B, C, D (b) A, B, D
(c) A, C, D (d) A, B, C
Ans: (d)

Q12. The desire to become everything that, one is capable of becoming and realize one’s potential is the
(a) Psychological need
(b) Esteem need
(c) Cognitive need
(d) Self-actualization need
Ans: (d)

Q13. The child’s moral judgment controlled is by the likes and dislikes of others at
(a) Pre-conventional morality stage
(b) Conventional morality stage
(c) Post conventional morality stage
(d) All the above three stages
Ans: (b)

Q14. The strengths and weaknesses of student’s learning can be best identified by using
(a) Achievement tests (b) Diagnostic tests
(c) Prognostic tests (d) Rubric
Ans: (b)

Q15. Which set of the following are some types of multiple intelligence?
(a) Linguistic, musical, analytical
(b) Musical, kinesthetic, aesthetic
(c) Spatial, musical, kinesthetic
(d) Logical, mathematical, linguistic
Ans: (c/)

Q16. Children learn rules of games and manners most effectively from.
(a) Parents (b) Siblings
(c) Peer group (d) Teachers
Ans: (c)

Q17. The specific “developmental disorder” that affects child’s development is
(a) Intellectual Disability (ID)
(b) Cerebral Palsey (CP)
(c) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
(d) Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)
Ans: (c)

Q18. When two or more items are associated in time or place, the recall of one item will facilitate the recall of the other. This is the law of
(a) Similarity (b) Contiguity
(c) Contrast (d) Elaboration
Ans: (b)

Q19. An individual is intelligence in proportion to his ability to carry on
(a) Lateral thinking (b) Concrete reasoning
(c) Concrete thinking (d) Abstract thinking
Ans: (d)

Q20. The process of modification of behavior of particular person who comes in contact with others is known as
(a) Socialization (b) Learning
(c) Interaction (d) Transformation
Ans: (a)

Q21. The study conducted by IOWA school of American Educational Psychologists revealed that the factors playing a decisive role in moulding the patterns’ of one’s life is/are
(a) Heredity
(b) Environment
(c) Both heredity and environment
(d) Neither heredity nor environment
Ans: (b)

Q22. Catharsis of pent-up emotions is necessary for
(a) Arousing interest
(b) Drawing attention
(c) Well-being of organism
(d) Cognitive development
Ans: (c)

Q23. the form of temporary guidance in which the model is presented but then gradually withdrawn as the students become more independent in their actions is known as
(a) Supporting (b) Scaffolding
(c) Framing (d) Scantling
Ans: (b)

Q24. One of the principles for stimulating creative thinking, according to Torrance is
(a) Treating imaginative unusual ideas with respect
(b) Giving opportunities for convergent thinking
(c) Providing sufficient practice exercises
(d) Involving students in reproduction of ideas
Ans: (a)

Q25. According to Jerome Bruner, the learning process in children follows three stages in this sequential order
(a) Symbolic, iconic, enactive
(b) Enactive, iconic, symbolic
(c) Enactive, symbolic, iconic
(d) Iconic, enactive, symbolic
Ans: (b)

Q26. Study to secure ‘A’ grade in examination
(a) Habitual learning
(b) Cognitive learning
(c) Classical conditioning
(d) Instrumental conditioning
Ans: (d)

Q27. Extrinsic Motivation is emphasized by
(a) Behaviorist theorists
(b) Humanist theorists
(c) Cognitive theorists
(d) Gestault theorists
Ans: (a)

Q28. The change in Behaviour of the Individual brought about by experience is as a result of
(a) Learning (b) Teaching
(c) Training (d) Testing
Ans: (a)

Q29. The formative evaluation is used to
(a) Classify the students
(b) Identify the learning gaps
(c) Identify the learning difficulties
(d) Identify the learning disabilities
Ans: (b,)

Q30. Maturation is a natural process of
(a) Growth
(b) Development
(c) Personality
(d) Growth and Development
Ans: (a)

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