Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Short-term memory can hold about seven unrelated bits of information for about ……. seconds.
(a) 10 (b) 20
(c) 30 (d) 40
Ans: (b)

Q2. In language learning ………. refers to the concentration of a particular brain function in one hemisphere.
(a) Lateralization (b) Organization
(c) Visualization (d) Generalization
Ans: (a)

Q3. In Piaget’s learning interaction ‘equilibration’ is a dynamic process that attempts to reduce …… .
(a) Accommodation (b) Animism
(c) Object permanence (d) Dissonance
Ans: (d)

Q4. In an experiment, equal amount of clay is added to equal balls of clay, one ball is rolled to a stick. What ability of a 5 year old does this experiment determine?
(a) To conserve (b) To transform
(c) To focus (d) To arrange
Ans: (a)

Q5. School experiences and activities must be arranged in such a way that learner may have some degree of confidence and success in their work is an application of:
(a) The law of effect
(b) The law of exercise
(c) The law of readiness
(d) The law of disuse
Ans: (a)

Q6. Identify the action that is not caused primarily by maturation.
(a) Swimming of tadpole (b) Flying of birds
(c) Walking of a infant (d) Learning to talk
Ans: (d)

Q7. When we report the perception experiences of a banana, we try to combine visual sensation with feelings and with images is an example of:
(a) Idealism (b) Structuralism
(c) Behaviorism (d) Functionalism
Ans: (b)

Q8. In the learning curve, pleateaus are found. Of the following which is not related to this :
(a) Period of no progress.
(b) Equal attention is given to all tasks.
(c) Inability to understand a new method.
(d) Providing suitable incentives.
Ans: (b)

Q9. can happen when memories become progressively reconstructed over time to fit in with our pre-existing concepts and ideas.
(a) Interference (b) Trace decay
(c) Distortions (d) Decoding
Ans: (c)

Q10. The milder status of happiness referred as____ lead to a sense of well-being and relaxation.
(a) Euphorbia (b) Eutrophia
(c) Anuria (d) Euphoria (Exam : 2019)
Ans: (d)

Q11. Insightful learning does not depend upon the factor, .
(a) Aspiration (b) Experience
(c) Intelligence (d) Learning situation
Ans: (a)

Q12. In Bandura’s Triadic Reciprocal Causation Model, behavior is the result of interaction among personal characteristics, behavior and____ factors.
(a) Emotional (b) Social
(c) Environmental (d) Physical
Ans: (c)

Q13. The latent time (Period between S-R) of the Knee-Jerk or pattellar tendon reflex being only:
(a) 0.03 second (b) 0.02 second
(c) 0.01 second (d) 0.04 second
Ans: (a)

Q14. Behaviour Recovery by Rogers, 2004 is a approach for dealing with students who have behavioral problems.
(a) Special school (b) Whole school
(c) Out of school (d) At home
Ans: (b)

Q15. Which statement supports the fact of constancy of IQ?
(a) Special training given early in life increases IQ
(b) Actual performance may vary with experience
(c) Mental age increases with chronological age
(d) Few boys blossom late and achieve later
Ans: (c)

Q16. described the ability to perform certain ‘developmental tasks of life’ that an individual must learn in order to achieve healthy growth.
(a) Elizabeth Hurlock (b) Carl Rogeras
(c) Albert Bandura (d) Robert havighurst
Ans: (d)

Q17. Which of the following sentences is not related to the term ‘growth’?
(a) Expansion in vocabulary
(b) Increase in weight
(c) It continues after maturity is attained
(d) It changes in quantitative aspect
Ans: (c)

Q18. Identify the phrase that is pivotal for chain learning.
(a) S-R learning
(b) Capable of performing individual links
(c) Discrimination of objects
(d) Connecting in a sequence
Ans: (b)

Q19. The Pintner Patterson scale has :
(a) 14 Subsets (b) 13 Subsets
(c) 16 Subsets (d) 15 Subsets
Ans: (d)

Q20. The Wechsler test which uses a deviation IQ does not produce which one of the IQ score given below?
(a) Verbal IQ score
(b) Performance IQ score
(c) Full-scale IQ score
(d) Numerical IQ score
Ans: (d)

Q21. Middle and High school students with intellectual disability may never move beyond the level of .
(a) Sensorimotor (b) Pre-operational
(c) Concrete operational (d) Formal operational
Ans: (c)

Q22. is forgotten after one day of learning.
(a) 56% (b) 60%
(c) 66% (d) 86%
Ans: (c)

Q23. An individual develops sense of right and wrong at in Erikson’s stages of Psycho Social Development.
(a) Stage III (b) Stage IX
(c) Stage V (d) Stage VII
Ans: (a)

Q24. Krishnan obeys his parents unquestionably because he wants to avoid punishment. As per Kohlberg, which stage of moral development does he fit in?
(a) Premoral stage 2
(b) Premoral stage 1
(c) Conventional morality stage 3
(d) Conventional morality stage 4
Ans: (b)

Q25. Which among the following does not come under projective test of personality assessment?
(a) Clay modeling (b) Arthur’s Point Scale
(c) Szondi test (d) Mosaic test
Ans: (b)

Q26. While participants are engaged in tasks their brain activity is recorded by:
(a) Position emitting tangram
(b) Positron emission tomography
(c) Programmed electron tomography
(d) Positive electron tangram
Ans: (b)

Q27. Which one of the following sequence of events is not crucial to the development of ‘Discrimination’ in the operant learning process?
(a) Motivation (b) Stimulus
(c) Response (d) Reinforcement
Ans: (a)

Q28. method of Gustav Fechner has found much use in apparatus design and human engineering.
(a) Psycho Physics (b) Human Physics
(c) Nano Physics (d) Electro Physics
Ans: (a)

Q29. In Galen’s classification, the ‘Irritable’ and ‘Easily Provoked’ type of personality was classified under which one of the following temperament?
(a) Choleric (b) Phlegmatic
(c) Melancholic (d) Sanguine
Ans: (a)

Q30. A procedure used in the treatment of severe depression in which an electric current of 70-150 Volts is briefly administered to a patient’s head:
(a) Electro crystal therapy
(b) Electro catalytic therapy
(c) Electro centric therapy
(d) Electro convulsive therapy
Ans: (d)

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