Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Neethu behaves like a small child seeking the attention of her parents. Which defence mechanism among the following is related to this action?
(a) Identification (b) Projection
(c) Compensation (d) Regression
Ans: (d)

Q2. The emotion evolved from the anticipation of undesirable thought is ______.
(a) Anxiety (b) Fear
(c) Worry (d) Embarrassment
Ans: (a)

Q3. Which type of method avoids mere repetition and allows concept attainment through recurrence of the previously acquired ideas from varied situations?
(a) Discovery learning
(b) Dialogic learning
(c) Spiral learning
(d) Experiential learning
Ans: (c)

Q4. Identify the option not included in the principles of motor development.
(a) Large muscles to smaller muscles
(b) Cephalo-caudal trend
(c) Unilateral to bilateral trend
(d) Mass to specific trend
Ans: (c)

Q5. Select the alternative related with the concept of ego-centric thought.
(a) The child sees the world through his own perspective
(b) Child perceives the world
(c) Child looks about the world as others do
(d) Child recognizes the world as the elders say
Ans: (a)

Q6. Find out the type of intelligence through Pattern making, Questioning and Problem solving.
(a) Interpersonal intelligence
(b) Bodily kinesthetic intelligence
(c) Linguistic intelligence
(d) Logical and Mathematical intelligence
Ans: (d)

Q7. Choose the right pair from the following:
(a) Primary laws of learning-Thorndike
(b) Insightful learning-Bruner
(c) Socio-cultural learning-Piaget
(d) Discovery learning-Vygotsky
Ans: (a)

Q8. “Mr. Dinesan got a purse from the adjacent seat while travelling in a bus. He tried to hide the purse”. Identify the concept of Sigmund Freud, related with this situation.
(a) Ego (b) Id
(c) Super-ego (d) Unconscious
Ans: (c)

Q9. Which of the following is the first act prepared for those who deserve special consideration?
(a) Person with Disabilities Act
(b) R.T.E. Act
(c) Rehabilitation Council of India Act
(d) Mental Health Act
Ans: (a)

Q10. Identify the alternative not considered as the basic factor of creativity proposed by Torrance.
(a) Motivation (b) Fluency
(c) Problem solving (d) Intuition
Ans: (a)

Q11. According to Piaget, what is the stage of acquiring the ability to seriation and classification?
(a) Pre-operational stage
(b) Concrete operational stage
(c) Formal operational stage
(d) Symbolic stage
Ans: (b)

Q12. Identify the concept not associated with insightful learning.
(a) Surveying the whole field
(b) From part to whole
(c) Restructure of the perceptual field
(d) Sudden grasp of the solution of the problem
Ans: (c)

Q13. Select the group of children need compensation education, from the following.
(a) Socially disadvantaged children
(b) Gifted children
(c) Creative children
(d) Delinquent children
Ans: (a)

Q14. The picture of the “mother washing the dishes” in the textbook indicates, which of the following?
(a) Gender stereotype
(b) Gender discrimination
(c) Gender bias
(d) Gender identity
Ans: (a)

Q15. “A child of one year old, moves his body as a whole to have the toy he desires”- This statement is related to which principle of development?
(a) Development is cumulative
(b) Development is orderly
(c) Development is cephalo-caudal sequence
(d) Development proceeds from general to specific
Ans: (c)

Q16. Identify the Psychologist who suggested the concept of mature personality?
(a) Carl Rogers
(b) Abraham Maslow
(c) G.W. Allport
(d) R.B. Cattell
Ans: (c)

Q17. Find out the concepts based on social constructivism, from the options given below:
(i) Higher level thinking (ii) Learning is repetition (iii) Meta cognition (iv) Exploration, Experimentation
(a) (i), (ii) True
(b) (i), (iii) false
(c) (i), (iii), (iv) True
(d) (ii), (iii), (iv) True
Ans: (c)

Q18. Which of the following is not a learning problem with Dysgraphia?
(a) When writing, words are interchangeable
(b) Missing some words while writing
(c) Reading in stumbled way
(d) All of these
Ans: (c)

Q19. According to Katharin M. Bridges what kind of emotion does appear in baby at birth?
(a) Distress (b) Excitement
(c) Delight (d) Fear
Ans: (b)

Q20. Select the erroneous pair regarding exceptional children.
(a) Slow learner – IQ-below 70, confident
(b) Gifted children – IQ- Above 130, higher level
(c) Mentally – IQ- below 70, special care retarded children needed
(d) Creative children – Expresses originality and insight
Ans: (a)

Q21. Which is the age limit at the time of crisis called industry/inferiority in Psycho-social development of Eric. H. Erickson?
(a) 1 to 3 years (b) 3 to 6 years
(c) 6 to 12 years (d) 12 to 18 years
Ans: (c)

Q22. ” A child not interested in reading Malayalam, was constrained by teacher began reading and became good reader”-Which factor influencing the learning is related to the above statement?
(a) Interest
(b) Intrinsic motivation
(c) Attitude
(d) Extrinsic motivation
Ans: (d)

Q23. Anu teacher assessed the group after giving activities to find the tune for a poem, some groups were instructed to find different tuners. This activity is an example of which assessment?
(a) Assessment of learning
(b) Assessment for learning
(c) Assessment as learning
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q24. Which statement is most appropriate for the stage of post conventional morality by Kohlberg’s theory of Moral development?
(a) Obeying laws for social contracts
(b) Behaves well for future benefits
(c) Behaves as per the wishes of others
(d) Behaves as if the laws of society are for the good of mankind
Ans: (c)

Q25. “The knowledge acquired from Environmental studies may not help in learning Mathematics”- This statement is an example of what kind of transfer of learning?
(a) Zero transfer (b) Negative transfer
(c) Positive transfer (d) Low transfer
Ans: (a)

Q26. Which of the following is not a defense mechanism?
(a) Generalization (b) Projection
(c) Aggression (d) Reaction formation
Ans: (a)

Q27. According to Freud, the structure of psyche are:
(a) Ego, id, and superego
(b) Unconscious, sub conscious, and conscious
(c) Oral, anal, and phallic
(d) Primary, secondary and tertiary
Ans: (a)

Q28. NCF 2005 proposes the evaluation system should be based on:
(a) Marks
(b) Grades
(c) Both marks and grades
(d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q29. Expand IEDC:
(a) Integrated Education for the Disabled Children
(b) Individualized Education for Disabled Children
(c) Integrated Education for Disadvan-taged Children
(d) Individualized Education for Disadvan-taged Children
Ans: (a)

Q30. Lekshmi complains when her tall thin glass of juice is poured into a short but wider glass. She tells her father that she now has less juice. Lekshmi has not yet grasped the principle of:
(a) Conservation (b) Animism
(c) Ego Centrism (d) Constancy
Ans: (a)

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