Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Adjustment mechanism in which individual tries to defend himself, by blaming others for his own fault is:
(a) Projection (b) Compensation
(c) Regression (d) Repression
Ans: (a)

Q2. The ability to come up with new ideas through a mental process of connecting existing concepts:
(a) Motivation (b) Creativity
(c) Intelligence (d) Interest
Ans: (b)

Q3. The Psycho sexual development theory is proposed by:
(a) Carl Roger (b) Freud
(c) Jung (d) Piaget
Ans: (b)

Q4. According to Erik Erikson, the psycho-social development stage of adolescent is related to:
(a) Trust vs. Mistrust
(b) Industry vs. Inferiority
(c) Ego identity vs. Role confusion
(d) Initiative vs. Guilt
Ans: (c)

Q5. …………. memory consists of the unusual memory traces concerning one’s previous life or lives that can be partly or completely retrieved.
(a) Photographic (b) Episodic
(c) Paranormal (d) Iconic
Ans: (c)

Q6. A child knows that adding –ed to certain words puts them in the past tense. As a result, instead of saying “He came” the child says “He camed”. This is an example of ……… .
(a) Babbling (b) Telegraphic speech
(c) Over generalization (d) Lesser generalization
Ans: (c)

Q7. ………….. refers to a process in which regions of one’s life space are subdivided into smaller but distinct areas and regions in the life space of the smaller children.
(a) Motivation (b) Differentiation
(c) Generalization (d) Memory
Ans: (b)

Q8. In Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC), which one of the following is not a subtest under verbal test?
(a) Coding (b) Digit span
(c) Similarities (d) Comprehension
Ans: (a)

Q9. …….. is a technique of problem solving that involves considering all possible solutions without making prior evaluative judgments.
(a) Mnemonics (b) Algorithm
(c) Chunking (d) Brainstorming
Ans: (d)

Q10. ……….. state that, behavior that occurs at a naturally high rate of frequency maybe used to reinforce behavior that occurs at a naturally low rate of frequency.
(a) Hawthrone effect (b) Premack principle
(c) Halo effect (d) Conditioning
Ans: (b)

Q11. In Torrance’s ………… test the subject is presented with a picture and asked to think of as many questions as he can, that would help to better understand the event presented in the picture.
(a) Pass-along test
(b) Jigsaw puzzle test
(c) Ask and guess test
(d) Picture completion test
Ans: (c)

Q12. Which of the following doesn’t measure the level of intelligence of an individual?
(a) The speed at which he does
(b) The difficulty of the task he can perform
(c) The harder the task a person can perform
(d) The variety of task he can perform (Exam : 2019)
Ans: (d)

Q13. In …….. the learners tend to respond fairly rapidly for long periods of time because the occurrence of reinforcement is so unpredictable.
(a) Fixed interval schedule
(b) Variable interval schedule
(c) Fixed ratio schedule
(d) Variable ratio schedule
Ans: (d)

Q14. 9 year old children have placed ‘fruits’ together. According to Bruner what’s the term that is used to describe the concept.
(a) Characteristic (b) Name
(c) Label (d) Colour
Ans: (a)

Q15. …….. were the originators of the learning curve.
(a) Crow-Crow (b) Bryan and Harter
(c) Peel and Marx (d) Biggi and Hunt
Ans: (b)

Q16. At this age the heart beat of foetus becomes audible, during pregnancy :
(a) After 12 weeks (b) After 14 weeks
(c) After 18 weeks (d) After 20 weeks
Ans: (c)

Q17. Ravi says that 10 biscuits bunched together are less than when they are spread out. As per Piaget what may be his stage?
(a) Concrete operational stage
(b) Pre-operational stage
(c) Sensory motor stage
(d) Formal operational stage
Ans: (b)

Q18. The tendency to recall information learned in a particular physiological situation more accurately when one is again in that physiological stand is ……….. .
(a) Motivated interactive learning
(b) Interference
(c) Consolidation
(d) State-dependent learning
Ans: (d)

Q19. There has been a growing tendency to view effective instruction as synonymous with direct instruction, as a result of ………. of teaching.
(a) Meta-analysis (b) Content-analysis
(c) Classroom analysis (d) Verbal analysis
Ans: (a)

Q20. ……….. is the moral arm of the personality according to Freud’s theory.
(a) Ego (b) Id
(c) Super ego (d) Conscious
Ans: (c)

Q21. ……….. is a person’s inability to perceive how an object can function in ways other than its stated or usual application.
(a) Functional disability
(b) Functional fixedness
(c) Functional apperception
(d) Functional immobility
Ans: (b)

Q22. According to ………. ‘Psychology’ is the positive science of behaviour’.
(a) Charles F. Skinner (b) J.B. Watson
(c) Charak (d) James Drever
Ans: (b)

Q23. ……….. stage of cognitive development marks the emergence of symbolic functions and the use of language as a means of representing environmental events and objects.
(a) Sensori motor (b) Concrete operational
(c) Pre-operational (d) Formal operational
Ans: (c)

Q24. ……….. coined the phrase ‘learning set’ to describe the phenomenon of learning how to learn.
(a) Alfred Binet (b) B.F. Skinner
(c) E.L. Thorndike (d) Harry Harlow
Ans: (d)

Q25. At the pre-operational stage children have the strong tendency of focus attention on only one characteristics of an object or aspect of a problem or event at a time known as ………..
(a) Perceptual centration
(b) Irreversibility
(c) Conservation problem
(d) Ego centrism
Ans: (a)

Q26. The storage capacity of short-term memory is ;
(a) 6 ± 2 chunks (b) 4 ± 2 chunks
(c) 5 ± 2 chunks (d) 7 ± 2 chunks
Ans: (d)

Q27. Choose the appropriate intelligence test for a class I student.
(a) Choose the odd man out
(b) Name the countries around India
(c) Complete the series 1, 4, 7……
(d) Why are nights darker?
Ans: (a)

Q28. GATB consist of :
(a) 4 paper-pencil test and 8 simple equipments
(b) 4 paper-pencil test and 6 simple equipments
(c) 6 paper-pencil test and 8 simple equipments
(d) 8 paper-pencil test and 4 simple equipments
Ans: (d)

Q29. When comparing children’s and adult’s emotions, it is much harder for an adult to become emotional than it is for children. This may be referred to ……….. .
(a) Strength
(b) Heightened emotionality
(c) Ease of onset
(d) Expressiveness
Ans: (c)

Q30. 10 year city bred Arun sees a cow for a first time. According to Wisconsin in which level is he in the 4 levels of concept attainment?
(a) Concrete (b) Identity
(c) Formal (d) Classifactory
Ans: (a)

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