Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Special ability besides the general intellectual ability in an individual is known as
(a) Attention (b) Attitude
(c) Aptitude (d) Interest
Ans: (c)

Q2. All humans are born geniuses but half of us are made idiots by the system of education this statement was said by
(a) J.P. Guilford (b) Watson
(c) Bruner (d) Piaget
Ans: (a)

Q3. The technique used to find out relationship existing among the students in the classroom
(a) Sociometry (b) Projective technique
(c) Intelligence test (d) Diagnostic test
Ans: (a)

Q4. Dyslexia is a learning disability in
(a) Writing (b) Reading
(c) Pronouitcing (d) Visualising (Exam: 2019)
Ans: (b)

Q5. ‘Autism’ is a
(a) Neuro-Behavioural Syndrome
(b) Behavioural Syndrome
(c) Social Syndrome
(d) Emotional Syndrome
Ans: (a)

Q6. Educating Special children in normal classroom along with normal children means
(a) Special education
(b) Normal education
(c) Non-formal education
(d) Inclusive education
Ans: (d)

Q7. ‘Development’ means
(a) Qualitative changes
(b) Quantitative changes
(c) Both qualitative and Quantitative changes
(d) Physical changes
Ans: (c)

Q8. A stimulus which encourages either increase or decrease the exhibition of certain behaviors in an individual is
(a) Motivation (b) Reinforcement
(c) Response (d) Self confidence
Ans: (b)

Q9. Helping the learner to learn through scaffolding is
(a) Constructivism (b) Cognitivism
(c) Behaviourism (d) Humanism
Ans: (a)

Q10. Multifactor theories of intelligence was propounded by
(a) Thurstone (b) Guilford
(c) Turman (d) Taylor
Ans: (a)

Q11. Social Intelligence, concrete intelligence and abstract intelligences are three types of intelligence according to
(a) Thom dike I (b) Thurstone
(c) Spearman (d) Turman
Ans: (a)

Q12. ‘Brain storming is a technique used in fostering
(a) Intelligence (b) Personality
(c) Creativity (d) Aptitude
Ans: (c)

Q13. Developmental tasks of different stages of human growth was propounded by
(a) Piaget (b) Bruner
(c) Bandura (d) Havighurst
Ans: (d)

Q14. If the test measures what it intends to measure then the test has
(a) Validity (b) Reliability
(c) Objectivity (d) Practicability
Ans: (a)

Q15. Critical thinking can be developed among children through
(a) Exploration (b) Evaluation
(c) Demonstration (d) Illustration
Ans: (a)

Q16. An Achievement test is a tool designed to measure in specified areas of
(a) Intellectual abilities (b) Special abilities
(c) Emotional abilities (d) Social abilities
Ans: (a)

Q17. Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation assesses
(a) Curricular activities
(b) Co-curricular and extracurricular activities
(c) Curricular and Co-curricular activities
(d) Cultural activities
Ans: (c)

Q18. Diagnostic test is designed to identify
(a) Learning difficulties
(b) Learning disabilities
(c) Learning destractors
(d) Learning abilities
Ans: (a)

Q19. Intelligence is defined as ”the ability to judge well”, to understand well and reason well according to
(a) Terman (b) William stem
(c) David wechler (d) Binnet and Simon
Ans: (d)

Q20. Introversion is related to
(a) Intelligence (b) Social activity
(c) Social mobility (d) Creativity
Ans: (b)

Q21. ”Achievement understanding to measure knowledge, understanding and skills in a specified subject or group of subjects”, according to,
(a) Ebel (b) Freeman
(c) Piaget (d) Bruner
Ans: (b)

Q22. An individual works hard for the sake of rewards. It is an example for
(a) Self motivation
(b) Intrinsic, Motivation
(c) Extrinsic motivation
(d) Achievement motivation
Ans: (c)

Q23. Social factor which influence learning are mainly
(a) School Environment
(b) Home Environment
(c) School and Home environment
(d) School and Media
Ans: (c)

Q24. A previous learning facilitates new learning this is known as
(a) Positive transfer of learning
(b) Negative transfer of learning
(c) Lateral transfer of learning
(d) Zero transfer of learning
Ans: (a)

Q25. Limited-capacity to hold information of digits, letters, words or names at a time is known as
(a) Short term memory (b) Long term memory
(c) Sematic memory (d) Working memory
Ans: (a)

Q26. Suma learns lesson quickly but Leela takes longer time to learn them. It denotes the developmental principle of
(a) Continuity
(b) General to specific
(c) Individual difference
(d) Interrelationship
Ans: (c)

Q27. An attempt by the individual to push those experiences and thoughts which are in conflict from conscious to unconscious mind is called
(a) Projection (b) Repression
(c) Regression (d) Rationalization
Ans: (b)

Q28. Which of the following is not the characteristic of a group?
(a) It is a social unit consisting of few members
(b) Group has its own leadership style
(c) Members of the group have common goals
(d) Each member of the group do not execute specific role
Ans: (d)

Q29. This type of conflict involves two equally attractive choices
(a) Approach – Approach Conflict
(b) Approach – Avoidance Conflict
(c) Avoidance – Avoidance Conflict
(d) Double Approach – Avoidance Conflict
Ans: (a)

Q30. According to Kohlberg, cognitive processes like thinking and reasoning play a major role in this development
(a) Physical development
(b) Intellectual development
(c) Moral development
(d) Social development
Ans: (c)

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