Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Lewin’s field theory can be expressed by the formula:
(a) F = B(p, e) (b) B = f(p, e)
(c) F = (l, e) (d) B = (h, e)
Ans: (b)

Q2. The curriculum constructed by Kerala State, rooted on the ideas articulated in the National Curriculum Framework (NCF) is named as:
(a) KCF 2007 (b) KCF 2005
(c) KSCF 2007 (d) KSCF 2005
Ans: (a)

Q3. A specific learning disability that affects reading and related language-based processing skills can be called:
(a) Dysgraphia (b) Dyslexia
(c) Dyscalculia (d) Dyspraxia
Ans: (b)

Q4. Which stage is not involved in the memory process?
(a) Interference (b) Encoding
(c) Storage (d) Retrieval
Ans: (a)

Q5. Which of the following is a developmental disorder?
(a) Conduct disorder (b) Autism
(c) Depression (d) Phobia
Ans: (b)

Q6. An Act of the Parliament of India which describes the modalities of the importance of free and compulsory education for children between the age of 6 to 14 years is:
(a) NCF (b) KCF
(c) RTE (d) PWD
Ans: (c)

Q7. According to Piaget, the cognitive process that manages how we take in new information and incorporate that new information into our existing knowledge is:
(a) Accommodation (b) Assimilation
(c) Shaping (d) Insight
Ans: (b)

Q8. Which of the following strategy is most suitable for inclusive education?
(a) Multi-sensory teaching
(b) Peer Tutoring
(c) Co-operative learning
(d) All the above
Ans: (d)

Q9. National Curriculum Framework (NCF) was framed in:
(a) 2004 (b) 2005
(c) 2003 (d) 2009
Ans: (b)

Q10. Kohlberg’s theory is based on:
(a) Psychosocial development
(b) Moral development
(c) Social development
(d) Cognitive development
Ans: (b)

Q11. Motivation comes from within the student or from factors inherent in the task being performed is called:
(a) Intrinsic motivation (b) Extrinsic motivation (c) Reinforcement
(d) Feedback
Ans: (a)

Q12. Assessment that measures a student’s performance based on mastery of a specific set of skills:
(a) Criterion referenced
(b) Norm referenced
(c) Benchmark assessment
(d) Diagnostic assessment
Ans: (b)

Q13. The personal and corporate rules that govern behaviour within the context of a particular profession:
(a) Balanced personality
(b) Emotional maturity
(c) Competency
(d) Professional ethics
Ans: (d)

Q14. Which of the following is not a developmental task of adolescent?
(a) Learning to get along with friends of both sexes.
(b) Becoming more self-sufficient.
(c) Making decisions about marriage and family life.
(d) Grasping leads to other fine motor skills.
Ans: (d)

Q15. Which of the following is not a learner centred teaching strategy?
(a) Co-operative Learning
(b) Brain storming
(c) Discussion
(d) Direct instruction
Ans: (d)

Q16. Which among the following is the least affecting factor in learning?
(a) Motivation (b) Social status
(c) Intelligence (d) Interest
Ans: (b)

Q17. Behaviours are acquired through associations between stimuli and responses. The theory associated with this view is:
(a) Constructivism
(b) Cognitivism
(c) Behaviourism
(d) Gestalt Theory
Ans: (c)

Q18. An unconscious process where painful experience, shameful thoughts etc. are removed from conscious mind by pushing down them to unconscious mind.
(a) Regression (b) Suppression
(c) Aggression (d) Repression
Ans: (d)

Q19. Memory that allows recall for a period of several seconds to a minute without rehearsal. It termed as:
(a) Sensory memory (b) Short term memory
(c) Long term memory (d) Episodic memory
Ans: (b)

Q20. The influence of friends, especially of adolescence, and most often a major contributor to the initiation of substance abuse is:
(a) Peer pressure
(b) Group pressure
(c) Cohesion
(d) Intra personal relationship
Ans: (a)

Q21. A good description of progressive teacher is:
(a) Follows traditional style of teaching
(b) Reservoir of content knowledge
(c) Allows flexibility in classroom
(d) Follows linear instruction
Ans: (c)

Q22. According to Gagne’s hierarchy of learning, which of the following does not focus on the cognitive aspects?
(a) Problem solving (b) Principle learning
(c) Signal learning (d) Concept learning
Ans: (c)

Q23. The humanistic model of hierarchy of needs was developed by
(a) Carl Rogers (b) Eric Berne
(c) Abraham Maslow (d) Erikson
Ans: (c)

Q24. The application of skills, knowledge and attitudes that were learned in one situation is transferred to another learning situation is called:
(a) Readiness
(b) Reinforcement
(c) Transfer of learning
(d) Principles of learning
Ans: (c)

Q25. Chief exponent of Social constructivism:
(a) Vygotsky (b) Gagne
(c) Piaget (d) Ausubel
Ans: (a)

Q26. A system of school-based evaluation of students that covers all aspects of students development.
(a) Continuous and comprehensive Evaluation
(b) Formative Evaluation
(c) Summative Evaluation
(d) Product Evaluation
Ans: (a)

Q27. Learning Theory that focuses on reinforcement is:
(a) Skinner’s Operant Conditioning
(b) Thorndike’s Trial and Error
(c) Pavlov’s Conditioning
(d) Gestalt Theory
Ans: (a)

Q28. The period during which the reproductive system matures can be termed as:
(a) Childhood (b) Puberty
(c) Later adolescence (d) Adulthood
Ans: (b)

Q29. According to Piaget’s sensorimotor stage, the objects continue to exist even when they are hidden from view. This is termed as:
(a) Assimilation (b) Object permanence
(c) Visualisation (d) Accommodation
Ans: (b)

Q30. Which among the following is not a trait of gifted student?
(a) Unusual alertness (b) Excellent memory
(c) Rapid learner (d) Stupidity
Ans: (d)

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