Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Socio–cultural theory was given by
(a) Bandura (b) Bruner
(c) Albert Ellis (d) Vygotsky
Ans: (d)

Q2. Moral Development theory was propounded by
(a) Kohlberg (b) Piaget
(c) Bruner (d) Gagne
Ans: (a)

Q3. The important factor contributing to Gender bias is
(a) Friends (b) Relatives
(c) Parents (d) Parents and teachers
Ans: (d)

Q4. The effective method to attract poor children to school is
(a) Free education
(b) Free mid–day meals
(c) Free supply of books and uniform
(d) All the above (Exam: 2014
Ans: (d)

Q5. Jean Piaget’s third stage of cognitive development is
(a) Concrete operational stage
(b) Pre–operational stage
(c) Sensory motor stage
(d) Formal operational stage
Ans: (a)

Q6. The propounder of classical conditioning is
(a) Pavlov (b) Skinner
(c) Thorndike (d) Kohler
Ans: (a)

Q7. The sequence of the stages of process of memory
(a) Retention, Registration, Recalling, Recognition
(b) Registration, Retention, Recalling, Recognition
(c) Recalling, Registration, Recognition, Retention
(d) Recognition, Registration, Retention, Recalling
Ans: (b)

Q8. The curve representing the distribution of Intelligence Quotient is
(a) Normal probability curve
(b) Positive skewed curve
(c) Negative skewed curve
(d) Bimodal curve
Ans: (a)

Q9. In which stage of cognitive development logical reasoning fully develops?
(a) Sensory motor stage
(b) Concrete operational stage
(c) Formal operational stage
(d) Pre–operational stage
Ans: (c)

Q10. An example for social development among adolescents is
(a) Adventurous nature (b) Formation of gangs
(c) Sex interest (d) Critical ability
Ans: (b)

Q11. Who introduced the concept of mental age at first?
(a) Terman (b) Alfred Binet
(c) William Stern (d) Revan
Ans: (b)

Q12. The superego is governed by the principle of
(a) Pleasure (b) Reality
(c) Morality (d) Logic
Ans: (c)

Q13. Which method studies children with behavioural problems?
(a) Introspection (b) Experimental method
(c) Observation (d) Case study
Ans: (d)

Q14. Performance test of intelligence measures this ability
(a) Manipulative (b) Language
(c) Creativity (d) Numerical relationship
Ans: (a)

Q15. Brainstorming technique is used for these children
(a) Slow learners
(b) Creative children
(c) Mentally challenged children
(d) Underachievers
Ans: (b)

Q16. Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) measures
(a) attitude (b) creativity
(c) intelligence (d) personality
Ans: (d)

Q17. In which of the following example operant conditioning is involved?
(a) Modification of response
(b) Removal of habits
(c) Responding without being asked
(d) Development of a concept
Ans: (c)

Q18. Which of the following pair is considered as two faces of the same coin
(a) Interest and attention
(b) Interest and motivation
(c) Maturation and motivation
(d) Attitude and maturation
Ans: (a)

Q19. Learning to ride a bicycle is an example for this type of learning.
(a) Classical conditioning
(b) Operant conditioning
(c) Insightful
(d) Trial and error
Ans: (d)

Q20. The skill of repairing a machine does not help in driving a car. Which type of transfer of learning is this?
(a) Positive transfer (b) Negative transfer
(c) Zero transfer (d) All the above
Ans: (c)

Q21. Integrating special children with normal children in schools is
(a) Special education
(b) Formal education
(c) Non–formal education
(d) Inclusive education
Ans: (d)

Q22. Dyscalculia is a problem related to
(a) Reading (b) Writing
(c) Arithmetic (d) Spelling
Ans: (c)

Q23. Creativity rests more on which factor?
(a) Divergent thinking (b) Convergent thinking
(c) Rational thinking (d) Abstract thinking
Ans: (b)

Q24. Who introduced the ‘developmental tarns’ of adolescents?
(a) Havighurst (b) Stanlay Hall
(c) Harlock (d) Hadifield
Ans: (a)

Q25. Which of the following is called as ‘investigator’s eye’?
(a) Analysis of probable causes
(b) Pinpointed problem
(c) Action plan
(d) Action hypothesis
Ans: (d)

Q26. Choose the wrong pair from the following:
(a) Action research- Stephen M. Corey
(b) Projective- Thematic Apperception technique test
(c) Clinical method-J.L. Moreno
(d) Sociometric technique-Clique
Ans: (c)

Q27. Which of the category of the child having IQ in the range of 70-85 shown below?
(a) Moron (b) Dull
(c) Imbecile (d) Average
Ans: (b)

Q28. What do you mean by inclusive education?
(i) Class teacher provides learning experiences as per the capacities and limitations of children with the support of resource teacher. (ii) Gives education in special school. (iii) Teach without any discrimination in neighbouring school. (iv) Provide learning experiences with the support of resource teacher in special classroom.
(a) (i), (ii) True (b) (ii), (iii) True
(c) (i), (iii) True (d) (i), (iv) True
Ans: (c)

Q29. The method of finding the answer using calculations and data processing is________.
(a) Heuristic
(b) Algorithm
(c) Insightful learning
(d) Trial and error method
Ans: (b)

Q30. Which component is not included in emotional intelligence advocated by Daniel Goleman?
(a) Self awareness (b) Empathy
(c) Self esteem (d) Self motivation
Ans: (c)

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