Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Learning appropriate sex role is a develop– mental task in:
(a) Babyhood (b) Childhood
(c) Adulthood (d) Adolescence
Ans: (d)

Q2. Teacher’s dominance over students is acceptable in:
(a) Creating and giving clear expectations and consequences for student behavior.
(b) The kind of activity each student should engage in for learning concept.
(c) The types of responses and feedback expected from the students about a session.
(d) The amount of time and effort required by each student for completing a task.
Ans: (a)

Q3. Which among the following is NOT an activity of teacher as a mentor?
(a) Acclimatization (b) Role modeling
(c) Listening and advising (d) Year planning
Ans: (d)

Q4. a teacher is expected to ………. The cultural background, values, bias, and learning style of students and………… how these influence their behavior and learning.
(a) Restructure, assess (b) Avoid, ignore
(c) Recognize, consider (d) Challenge, prevent
Ans: (c)

Q5. Jiya who failed in the examination justified that she failed because her. Teacher failed to remind her on time about the examination. Jiya uses the mental’ mechanism of
(a) Projection (b) Regression
(c) Identification (d) Humour
Ans: (a)

Q6. Rajan knows his wife’s phone number, but he cannot recall the number he searched and dialed from the telephone directory. These two explains:
(a) Short Term Memory and Long Term Memory
(b) Long Term Memory and Short Term Memory
(c) Procedural Memory and Flash Memory
(d) Flash Memory and Procedural Memory
Ans: (b)

Q7. Which among the following is common among teachers and counsellors?
(a) Facilitating (b) Empathy
(c) Disciplining (d) Evaluation
Ans: (b)

Q8. At night Gopi was woken up by some strange sound from outside the house. Though he couldn’t make out what exactly the sound was, he assumed it must be wind blowing on trees, and went to sleep peacefully. The cognitive process occurred in his assumption is:
(a) Accommodation (b) Inductive Reasoning
(c) Assimilation (d) Deductive Reasoning
Ans: (c)

Q9. Radha complaints that she falls asleep whenever she sits for study. What would you advise her?
(a) Attend a motivation class
(b) Take a health check up.
(c) Take a good sleep and then sit for study.
(d) Wash face with cool water and sit for study.
Ans: (b)

Q10. Pick the qualities of a creative person from the following:
(a) Sensitivity and fluency
(b) Fluency and rigidity
(c) Rigidity and sensitivity
(d) Fluency and conformity
Ans: (a)

Q11. Interacting with students and influencing them to achieve learning objectives is …………. role of a teacher.
(a) Management (b) Leadership
(c) Persuasive (d) Executive
Ans: (b)

Q12. Deferred imitation occurs when:
(a) The infant has learned a mental structure (schema) of the external world.
(b) The infant has learned to observe the mannerisms of the adults.
(c) The infant has learned about the cause and effect relations (causality).
(d) The infant has learned that certain things are related (coordinated space.)
Ans: (a)

Q13. Development proceeds from: (i) Center to peripheral (ii) Head to feet
(a) (i) is wrong and (ii) is correct
(b) (i) and (ii) are correct
(c) is wrong and (i) is correct
(d) (i) and (ii) are wrong
Ans: (b)

Q14. Words that are actually written with their real meaning is called:
(a) Transformational Structure
(b) Deep Structure
(c) Social Structure
(d) Surface Structure
Ans: (d)

Q15. Reshmy teacher is a strict disciplinarian who insists on punctuality among her students. One day she reached school late due to a valid reason. Reshmy’s students criticized her and labelled her as one who does not practice what she preaches. Which among the following DOES NOT explain student’s response?
(a) Adolescents takes principles ideally.
(b) Early adolescents take rule and laws as the essence of right and wrong.
(c) Adolescent students dislike strict teachers.
(d) Adolescents are capable of reasoning, but their thinking is affected by lack of maturity.
Ans: (c)

Q16. “Education is the manifestation of perfection already in men”. Who is known for this statement?
(a) Rabindranath Tagore
(b) Nithyachaithanya yati
(c) Swami Vivekanandha
(d) J. Krishnamurthy
Ans: (c)

Q17. Which among the following is NOT/appropriate for students with different abilities?
(a) They should be admitted in special schools for special care and support.
(b) They should be provided appropriate supports and service in schools.
(c) They should be admitted in regular school with other students.’
(d) They need the support of teachers with special training.
Ans: (a)

Q18. Which of the following about environment is NOT true?
(a) Environmental influence starts from birth
(b) Environment is unique to each individual
(c) Environment is the physical surroundings
(d) Environment includes the thoughts and attitudes of others
Ans: (a)

Q19. A traditional Instrument for assessing individual differences along one or more given dimensions of behavior is called:
(a) Stethoscope
(b) Periscope
(c) Paper Pencil test
(d) Comprehension test
Ans: (c)

Q20. Co–scholastic areas such as performance in sports, art, music, dance, drama, and other cultural activities and social qualities are assessed in:
(a) Unit and summative tests
(b) Outdoor and stage competitions
(c) Continuous and comprehensive assessment
(d) Aptitude and skill assessment
Ans: (c)

Q21. Manu in LKG class is not able to write letters and alphabets legibly. This is because.
(a) Insufficient practice from home
(b) Lack of maturation of muscles
(c) Learning disorder
(d) Manu’s skills are in different areas
Ans: (d)

Q22. Karthik was offered alcoholic liquor during his friend’s birthday celebration. Karthik thought of his father who doesn’t take drinks and he feared a bad scene if he goes back home drunk. Therefore, Karthik refused the drinks offer. The stimulus that prompted karthik to avoid drinks is:
(a) Negative Reinforcement
(b) Punishment
(c) Positive reinforcement
(d) Reward
Ans: (a)

Q23. Which one among the following is NOT necessary for effective learning?
(a) Activity (b) Interest
(c) Result (d) Models
Ans: (c)

Q24. Teacher as a Social Engineer means that:
(a) Teacher moulds students according to the needs and demands of the society.
(b) Teacher makes plans for the development of the society.
(c) Teacher is able to make changes in the social systems.
(d) Teacher is a critic of the society.
Ans: (a)

Q25. Which one among the following methods promotes collaboration between teacher and students?
(a) Authoritarian method
(b) Democratic method
(c) Laizze–fair method
(d) Indifferent method
Ans: (b)

Q26. An accuracy with which a test measures whatever it is supposed to measure is called:
(a) Consistency (b) Objectivity
(c) Feasibility (d) Validity
Ans: (d)

Q27. A morally matured person is controlled by
(a) Shame (b) Praiset
(c) Guilt (d) Fear
Ans: (c)

Q28. Student’s desire to become responsible and self– disciplined and to put forth effort to learn is:
(a) Internal Motivation
(b) Persuaded Motivation
(c) External Motivation
(d) Social Motivation
Ans: (a)

Q29. Nervousness, fear and inferiority are linked to:
(a) Mistrust in infancy
(b) Identity confusion in adolescence
(c) Isolation in adulthood
(d) Guilt in childhood
Ans: (d)

Q30. Which among the following is a student centered learning approach?
(a) Gurukula Learning
(b) ICT Assisted Learning
(c) Distant Learning
(d) Collaborative Learning
Ans: (d)

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