Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. How do you sequence following motor activities?
(i) Crawling (ii) Climbing (iii) Jumping (iv) Walking
(a) (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
(b) (i), (iv), (iii) and (ii)
(c) (i), (ii), (iv) and (iii)
(d) (i), (iv), (ii) and (iii)
Ans: (d)

Q2. Which of the following is an enquiry based Method?
(a) Project (b) Discussion
(c) Seminar (d) Symposium
Ans: (a)

Q3. Main aspects of inclusive education includes :
(a) zero rejection policy
(b) education of CWSN in a least restrictive environment
(c) flexibility in planning
(d) All the above
Ans: (d)

Q4. Compensatory education is meant for:
(a) Gifted children
(b) Socially and culturally, deprived children
(c) Mentally retarded children
(d) Learning disabled children
Ans: (b)

Q5. Your memory of how to drive a car is contained in ……… memory.
(a) declarative episodic (b) episodic
(c) procedural (d) structural
Ans: (c)

Q6. Reciprocal teaching and co-operative learning are based on the educational ideas of:
(a) B. F. Skinner (b) Jean Piaget
(c) Lev Vygotsky (d) Ausubel
Ans: (c)

Q7. The most important function of a teacher is to:
(a) Impart content knowledge
(b) Maintains strict discipline among, students
(c) Teach problem solving techniques
(d) Guide pupil’s growth
Ans: (d)

Q8. Positive reinforcement…….. the rate of responding.
(a) decreases
(b) Increases
(c) neither increases nor decreases
(d) ceases
Ans: (b)

Q9. The stage of fastest physical growth is:
(a) Infancy
(b) Early childhood
(c) Later childhood
(d) Adolescence
Ans: (a)

Q10. An emotionally intelligent person is characterized as:
(a) Empathetic (b) Sympathetic
(c) Aggressive (d) Impulsive
Ans: (a)

Q11. In Psychology, ‘Projection’ refers to a:
(a) Mental disorder
(b) Teaching method
(c) Defense mechanism
(d) Memory technique
Ans: (c)

Q12. Normally an adolescent is in which stage of cognitive development?
(a) sensor-motor stage
(b) Pre-operational stage
(c) Concrete operational stage
(d) Formal operational stage
Ans: (d)

Q13. Chomsky proposed that children learn a language:
(a) through observation
(b) through conditioning
(c) because they possess an innate language acquisition device
(d) through imitation and reinforcement
Ans: (c)

Q14. In the basic experiment of Pavlov on conditioning food is the:
(a) Conditioned stimulus
(b) Conditioned response
(c) Unconditioned response
(d) Unconditioned stimulus
Ans: (d)

Q15. Which of the following Act (s) provide(s) special privileges for children with special needs?
(a) PWD Act, 1995
(b) National Trust Act, 1999
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) RTE Act, 2009.
Ans: (a)

Q16. “Give me a child at birth and I can make him into anything you want”. Name the person behind this statement :
(a) B.F. Skinner (b) Ivan Pavlov
(c) Sigmund Freud (d) James Emery
Ans: (a)

Q17. Vygotsky’s theory implies:
(a) Child will learn best when she/he is alone
(b) Collaborative problem solving
(c) Individual assignments to each student
(d) Not supporting a child in solving difficult questions
Ans: (b)

Q18. When you try to narrow down a list of alternatives to arrive at the correct answer, you engage in?
(a) Divergent thinking (b) Critical thinking
(c) Convergent thinking (d) Logical thinking
Ans: (c)

Q19. Erikson’s views proclaim that the central psychological challenges pertaining to adolescence, adult hood, and middle age respectively are :
(a) Identity formation; Intimacy, Generativity.
(b) Intimacy, Identity formation, Generativity.
(c) Generativity, Intimacy, Identity formation.
(d) Intimacy, Generativity, Identity formation.
Ans: (a)

Q20. One among the following is also known as a non reinforcement :
(a) Punishment (b) Negative reinforcement
(c) Extinction (d) All the above
Ans: (c)

Q21. Why do you entertain group learning?
(a) To attract isolated students towards the group
(b) To facilitate peer learning
(c) To ignore individual view point
(d) To get appreciation from the group
Ans: (b)

Q22. ‘Child-centered’ pedagogy always takes care of :
(a) Teacher explains the concept by standing in the center with children encircling her and tries to maintain eye contact with all
(b) Teaching as per the desire of a child whenever it demands learning
(c) Providing opportunities to share children’s experiences,
(d) To teach children in small child care centers to ensure individual attention and individualized instruction (Exam: June, 2019)
Ans: (c)

Q23. As a teacher I shall offer all efforts to ‘enhance quality of learning if the class contains:
(a) Gifted students
(b) Above average students
(c) Responsive students
(d) Students consisting of different levels
Ans: (d)

Q24. Environmental factors play a key role in shaping the following developments. Pick up the odd man from the list:
(a) Quality of learning (b) Intelligence
(c) Socialization (d) Culture
Ans: (b)

Q25. Group members who share believes, attitudes, traditions and expectations are named as
(a) Group norms
(b) Group communication
(c) Group cohesiveness
(d) Group structure
Ans: (a)

Q26. Pick out the best example for intrinsic motivation.
(a) A teacher praising a student when she raises her hand
(b) Appreciating a graduate with honors
(c) Trying out for the high school basketball team
(d) Running a marathon to support cancer patients
Ans: (d)

Q27. How do you expand KCF?
(a) Kerala Curricular Framework
(b) Kerala Curriculum Frame
(c) Kerala Curriculum Framework
(d) Kerala Curricular Frame
Ans: (c)

Q28. According to Piaget, conservation and egocentrism corresponds to which of the following :
(a) Sensorimotor; Formal operational
(b) Formal operational; Sensorimotor
(c) Preoperational; Sensorimotor
(d) Concrete operational; Preoperational
Ans: (d)

Q29. Arrange the following teaching process in order :
(i) Relating the present knowledge with the previous knowledge (ii) Assessment (iii) Remedial teaching (iv) Formulating objectives
(v) Presentation of content and materials
(a) (i), (ii), (iii) (iv)
(b) (ii), (i), (iii), (iv), (v)
(c) (v), (iv), (iii), (i), (ii)
(d) (iv), (i), (v), (ii), (iii)
Ans: (d)

Q30. Learning through observation and direct experience is part and parcel of :
(a) Situational learning theory
(b) Social learning theory
(c) Classical learning
(d) Pavlov principle
Ans: (b)

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