Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Fourteen year old Dilsha feels freer and more open with her friends than with her finely. Acknowledging Dilsha’s feelings, her parents should:
(a) Be concerned deteriorating parent-adolescent relationship are often followed by a range of behavioral issues.
(b) Encourage Dilsha to find new friends.
(c) Seek family counseling.
(d) Nothing to worry, since adolescence is typically a time of growing peer influence and diminishing parental influence.
Ans: (d)

Q2. Which of the following intelligence did Gardner later add to his model?
(a) Existential intelligence
(b) Verbal linguistic intelligence
(c) Logical Mathematical intelligence
(d) Special visual intelligence
Ans: (a)

Q3. Plus Curriculum is a part of educating the:
(a) Hearing Impaired (b) Mentally Challenged
(c) Learning Disabled (d) Visually Impaired
Ans: (d)

Q4. Stimulus-Response Model explains input for behaviour as:
(a) Drive (b) Organism
(c) Stimuli (d) Response
Ans: (c)

Q5. Which among the following is a Learning Management System?
(a) Flip board (b) Moodle
(c) Drop box (d) Zotero
Ans: (b)

Q6. Observe the picture. The teacher had asked the students to learn what she had taught the previous day. When she asked questions to a boy, he didn’t answer. If you were the teacher, what will be your response.
(a) I shall inform his parents that he is not studying
(b) I shall tell him to write the answer then times
(c) I shall leave him to do as he likes and tell his mother to take care of him
(d) I shall try to make him understands the meaning of the part well
Ans: (d)

Q7. Alfred Binet is known as the father of intelligence testing mainly because of his contribution in:
(a) The evaluation of one’s ability to learn and the intelligence quotient
(b) The creation of the intelligence quotient
(c) The assessment of one’s ability to learn and the creation of the mental age
(d) The understanding of the hereditary factors in terms of intelligence
Ans: (c)

Q8. Diagnostic function of teaching does not include:
(a) Fixing common criteria for students achievement
(b) Providing remedial teaching
(c) Task analysis
(d) Analysis of teaching problems
Ans: (a)

Q9. Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) developed to understand:
(a) Perception of individual
(b) Personality of individual
(c) Learning of individual
(d) Social skill of an individual
Ans: (b)

Q10. Which of the following is NOT true of classical conditioning?
(a) Classical conditioning is passive
(b) Classical conditioning can explain simple reflexive behaviours.
(c) Learning a conditioned response involves building an association between a conditioned stimulus and an unconditioned stimulus.
(d) A neutral stimulus takes on the properties of a conditioned stimulus.
Ans: (d)

Q11. “The current movement of behaviour modification, wherein tokens are awarded for correct responses”. Which of the following supports this statement?
(a) Herbart’s Five Steps
(b) Lock’s Tabula rasa
(c) Thorndike’s Law of Effect
(d) Thorndike’s Law of Exercise
Ans: (c)

Q12. Which of the following is not a problem solving method?
(a) Means-end analysis (b) Heuristic
(c) Brainstorming (d) Mental set
Ans: (d)

Q13. Cultural expectation for male and female behaviours is called
(a) Gender roles (b) Gender identity
(c) Gender bias (d) Gender typing
Ans: (a)

Q14. Conflict between adolescents and parents is typically strongest in early adolescence. It may be treated as a healthy aspect of the development of:
(a) Autonomy (b) Attachment
(c) Parenting skills (d) Dating skills
Ans: (a)

Q15. Meaningful reception learning and sequential curriculum are the contributions of :
(a) Jerosme S. Bruner (b) David P. Ausubell
(c) B.F. Skinner (d) Lev Vygotsky
Ans: (b)

Q16. A student who obtained low grade in a drawing competition blamed the judges to be biased. Which defense mechanism did he make?
(a) Displacement (b) Rationalization
(c) Projection (d) Regression
Ans: (c)

Q17. Which of the following is not a product of learning?
(a) Attitudes (b) Skills
(c) Maturation (d) Knowledge
Ans: (c)

Q18. Critical pedagogy firmly believes that:
(a) Learners need not reason independently
(b) What children learn out of school is irrelevant
(c) The experiences and perception are important
(d) The teacher should always lead the instruction
Ans: (d)

Q19. Majority of contemporary development psychologists believe that:
(a) Personality is essentially formed by the end of infancy.
(b) Personality continues to be formed until adolescence.
(c) The shaping of personality continues during adolescence and well beyond.
(d) Adolescent development has very little impact on adult personality.
Ans: (c)

Q20. A boy is assisting his younger sister to learn to read a story book. Here the boy’s behaviour could be characterized as:
(a) Mentoring (b) Teaching
(c) Instructing (d) Scaffolding
Ans: (d)

Q21. Social cognitive learning exemplifies:
(a) Learning occurs when we see someone else being punished for behaviour
(b) Learning occurs when we see someone else being rewarded for behaviour.
(c) Learning is likely to happen whether we see someone else punished or rewarded behaviour
(d) Learning occurs when we simply observe something.
Ans: (c)

Q22. The Needs depicted between Esteem Needs and Safety Needs in Maslow’s Need Hierarchy :
(a) Social Needs (b) Esteem Needs
(c) Security Needs (d) Basic Needs
Ans: (a)

Q23. “I don’t like this class and this world, I’m I going away”, fifteen year old Shana burst out when her teacher enquired there for her constant late coming. The situation hurts the teacher’s ego and the teacher felt insulted. If you are the teacher, what will be your response?
(a) I shall pull her out from the class and repeat the question once more
(b) I shall keep mum and continue my class
(c) I shall tell her to bring parent and continue the class
(d) I shall tell her don’t worry, I can understand you and let’s discuss the matter personally later
Ans: (d)

Q24. Fathima is in confusion. She would like to procure a valuable book as a birthday gift to her sweetheart, who-is fond of such articles. At the same time she knows that he is very conservative with money. What type of conflict is she facing?
(a) Approach-approach
(b) Approach-avoidance
(c) Avoidance-avoidance
(d) Positive approach
Ans: (b)

Q25. If I am the head of a school, I shall begin a scheme of frequent but time bound tests so that
(a) The progress of the students should be informed to their parents.
(b) A regular practice can be carried out
(c) The students can be trained for final examinations
(d) The remedial coaching can be adopted on the basis of the feedback from the results.
Ans: (d)

Q26. Laila saw her husband standing in front of Movie Theatre. Later she accused him of going for movie without her. The assumption Laila made about her husband can be explained by which of the principles:
(a) Principle of closure
(b) Principle of proximity
(c) Principle of similarity
(d) Principle of transposition
Ans: (b)

Q27. The Right to Education of persons with disabilities until 18 years of age is laid down under:
(a) RTE Act, 2009 (b) PWD Act, 2016
(c) UGC Act, 1956 (d) CU Act, 2009
Ans: (b)

Q28. Content, Objectives and the Types of Questions of a test are related to:
(a) Reliability (b) Objectivity
(c) Blue Print (d) Consistency
Ans: (c)

Q29. Raju who learned violin is able to play guitar and flute as well. This means Raju:
(a) Is a gifted person
(b) Is a Born musician
(c) Transferred his learning
(d) Generalized his learning
Ans: (c)

Q30. Bablu was frightened by a dog when he opened neighbor’s gate. Later he is afraid to open any gate. Bablu’s fear of gate is
(a) Natural Response
(b) Unconditioned Response
(c) Neutral Response
(d) Conditioned Response
Ans: (d)

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