Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. According to Jean Piaget child develops concepts pertaining to size and shape of objects during
(a) Sensory motor stage
(b) Pre-operational stage
(c) Concrete operational stage
(d) Formal operational stage
Ans: (c)

Q2. Social constructivist approach to learning was propounded by
(a) Vygotsky (b) Jerome Bruner
(c) Bandura (d) Gagne
Ans: (a)

Q3. Moral development theory was propounded by
(a) Bandura (b) Kohlberg
(c) Bruner (d) Gagne
Ans: (b)

Q4. Which of the following gives the meaning of validity?
(a) The test should measure what it has to measure
(b) Consistency with which the test measures
(c) The ease with which the test measures
(d) The amount of variation it shows in measurement when it is used again
Ans: (a)

Q5. The test used to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the child
(a) Standardized test (b) Clinical test
(c) Achievement test (d) Diagnostic test
Ans: (d)

Q6. If a child with mental age of 6 years is only four year old child, we should call him
(a) above average (b) average
(c) gifted (d) dull
Ans: (c)

Q7. According to Bloom’s revised taxonomy of objectives, the highest level of cognitive process is
(a) Understand (b) Evaluate
(c) Create (d) Analyze
Ans: (c)

Q8. According to multiple intelligence theory ability to recognize and classify all varieties of animals, minerals and plants is called
(a) Naturalist – intelligence
(b) Verbal – linguistic intelligence
(c) Visual – spatial intelligence
(d) Logical – mathematical intelligence
Ans: (a)

Q9. Thematic Apperception test measures
(a) Attitude (b) Personality
(c) Creativity (d) Intelligence
Ans: (b)

Q10. Performance test of intelligence measures this ability
(a) Numerical relationship (b) Language
(c) Creativity (d) Manipulation
Ans: (d)

Q11. An example for social development among adolescents
(a) Adventurous nature (b) Growth spurt
(c) Formation of groups (d) Critical ability
Ans: (c)

Q12. Centrally sponsored scheme of integrated education for disabled children aims at providing educational opportunities in
(a) Common schools
(b) Special schools
(c) Open schools
(d) Blind relief association schools
Ans: (a)

Q13. Creativity is usually associated with
(a) Convergent thinking
(b) Divergent thinking
(c) Modeling
(d) Imitation
Ans: (b)

Q14. Successful inclusion requires the following except
(a) Capacity building (b) Sensitization
(c) Segregation (d) Involvement of parents
Ans: (c)

Q15. Dysgraphia is associated with difficulties in
(a) Speaking (b) Speaking and hearing
(c) Writing (d) Reading
Ans: (c)

Q16. The Intelligence Quotient of custodial mentally retarded children is
(a) 90 – 109 (b) 20 – 25
(c) 80 – 85 (d) 30 – 35
Ans: (b)

Q17. The sequential order of the stages to be followed in observational learning is
(a) Performance, consequences, acquisition, retention
(b) Retention, acquisition, consequences, performance
(c) Consequences, performance, retention, acquisition
(d) Acquisition, retention, performance, consequences
Ans: (d)

Q18. Development of concepts is primarily a part of
(a) Emotional development
(b) Intellectual development
(c) Physical development
(d) Social development
Ans: (b)

Q19. When a previous learning makes no difference at all to the learning in a new situation, it is called
(a) Positive transfer of learning
(b) Negative transfer of learning
(c) Zero transfer of learning
(d) Lateral transfer
Ans: (c)

Q20. The highest form of learning according to Gagne is
(a) Problem solving (b) Concept of learning
(c) Chaining (d) Rule of learning
Ans: (a)

Q21. The concept attainment modal was proposed by
(a) Bandura (b) Bruner
(c) Gagne (d) Kohlberg
Ans: (b)

Q22. Retaining and remembering what has previously been learnt is called
(a) Forgetting (b) Motivation
(c) Memory (d) Attention
Ans: (c)

Q23. Archimedes ran out shouting “Eureka ” which type of learning is implied in this?
(a) Observation learning
(b) Trial and error learning
(c) Learning by Conditioning
(d) Learning by insight
Ans: (d)

Q24. The programmed learning instruction is based on
(a) Operant conditioning
(b) Trial and error learning
(c) Learning by insight
(d) Classical conditioning
Ans: (a)

Q25. Which of the following directs the action researcher to plan his action?
(a) Analysis of probable causes
(b) Formulation of action hypothesis
(c) Analysis of pre-test data
(d) Pin-pointing the problem
Ans: (b)

Q26. Which of the following is the characteristic of growth?
(a) Progressive (b) Dynamic
(c) Static (d) Continuous
Ans: (c)

Q27. If a parent desires to admit his five year old child to first standard, on which of the following factor your suggestion is based on?
(a) Motivation (b) Maturation
(c) Memory (d) Interest
Ans: (b)

Q28. If the mental age of Mohan is 8 years and his chronological age is 10 years, the Intelligence Quotient of Mohan is
(a) 80 (b) 120
(c) 140 (d) 100
Ans: (a)

Q29. The real biological entities that carry hereditary characteristics from one generation to another generation are
(a) chromosomes (b) sperms
(c) genes (d) ovaries
Ans: (c)

Q30. The most objective and scientific method of studying behaviour is
(a) Observation (b) Case study
(c) Experimental method (d) Introspection
Ans: (c)

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