Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Which of the following test items is not based on recognition?
(a) Fill up the blanks
(b) Multiple choice questions
(c) True/false
(d) Match the items
Ans: (a)

Q2. Which is not a characteristic of a theory?
(a) Testability (b) Rationality
(c) Parsimony (d) Significance
Ans: (b)

Q3. The Cornell-Coxe performance test are more difficult than those of the:
(a) Alexander’s Battery Test
(b) Arthur’s Point Scale
(c) Merril-Palmer Series
(d) Pintner Paterson Series
Ans: (d)

Q4. The one refers to the number of things perceived in a single movement of attention:
(a) Apprehension span (b) Memory span
(c) Retention (d) Recitation
Ans: (a)

Q5. If we learn a motor activity with the right hand it becomes easier on that account to learn that activity using the left hand. This is known as:
(a) Positive transfer (b) Negative transfer
(c) Zero transfer (d) Bilateral transfer
Ans: (d)

Q6. –––– is an involuntary behaviour that occurs without prior learning and prior experience in response to stimuli.
(a) Learning (b) Reflex
(c) Conditioning (d) Emotion
Ans: (b)

Q7. Growth Hormone which controls the development of bone and tissue is secreted by the:
(a) Adrenal Gland (b) Pituitary Gland
(c) Thyroid Gland (d) Thymus Gland
Ans: (b)

Q8. The chromosomes of an individual can be examined with a chart called as –––––.
(a) Gesellschaft (b) Chromomorph
(c) Chorion (d) Karyotype
Ans: (d)

Q9. 1. R.N.A. stands for Ribo nucleic acid and D.N.A. stands for De-oxy Ribo nucleic acid
2. R.N.A. does not act as an assistant to D.N.A. for carrying out the genetic code from Parents to off-springs.
(a) Statement (1) is correct and statement (2) is wrong.
(b) Statement (2) is correct and statement (1) is wrong
(c) Both statements are correct
(d) Both statements are wrong
Ans: (a)

Q10. The child’s reflex of the mouth is called as ––––
(a) Rooting reflex (b) Moro reflex
(c) Grasping reflex (d) Stepping reflex
Ans: (a)

Q11. When you recall your first day in nursery school you utilize the –––––––
(a) Semantic memory (b) Procedural memory
(c) Episodic memory (d) Sensory memory
Ans: (c)

Q12. The machine which is used to record changes in the autonomic nervous system brought by emotion provoking stimuli is:
(a) Electro Encephalo graph
(b) Ergograph
(c) Sphygmomanometer
(d) Polygraph
Ans: (d)

Q13. A teacher engages her learners in a number of group activities such as group discussion, group projects etc. The learning dimension this highlights is: (Exam : 2017)
(a) Joyfull learning
(b) Language-guided learning
(c) Competition based learning
(d) Learning as a social activity
Ans: (d)

Q14. The report which emphasizes that four types of learning skills should be developed in School Education.
(a) Yashpal Report (b) Kothari Report
(c) Delor’s Report (d) Sargent Report
Ans: (c)

Q15. The sluggish nature of children in both physical and mental activities due to the defects in the development of Central Nervous system indicates:
(a) Cretinism (b) Dwarfism
(c) Albinism (d) Gigantism
Ans: (a)

Q16. According to Piaget’s stage of cognitive development, a child displays ‘object permanence in:
(a) Formal Operational Stage
(b) Sensory Motor Stage
(c) Pre-Operational Stage
(d) Concrete Operational Stage
Ans: (b)

Q17. In SQ3R, second ‘R’ represents:
(a) Recite (b) Review
(c) Read (d) Reflect
Ans: (a)

Q18. The word ‘Cognitive map’ was put forth by:
(a) E.C. Tolman (b) L.M. Terman
(c) G.W. Terman (d) S.M. Turner
Ans: (a)

Q19. ––––– has developed a system of teacher observation and evaluation which he terms as ‘Instructional processes’.
(a) Benjamin s. Bloom (b) A.C. Ornstein
(c) Jean Piaget (d) S.L. Pressey
Ans: (b)

Q20. The part of the Neuron which receives messages from other neurons is –––––.
(a) Axon (b) Dendrite
(c) Myelin Sheath (d) Cyton
Ans: (b)

Q21. Adult Intelligent Scale of Weschler comprises of:
(a) Non verbal and Performance test
(b) Verbal and Pictorial test
(c) Verbal and Performance test
(d) Performance and Pictorial test
Ans: (c)

Q22. Children’s Apperception Test was developed by whom?
(a) Weschler (b) Murray and Morgan
(c) Dr. Bhatia (d) Dr. Leopold Bellak
Ans: (d)

Q23. The disposition to behave towards environmental objects in a positive or negative way is defined as
(a) Aptitude (b) Attitude
(c) Adjustment (d) Anxiety
Ans: (b)

Q24. The study of how language is acquired, perceived, comprehended and produced is called as –––––.
(a) Psycholinguistics (b) Phonology
(c) Language acquisition (d) Semantics
Ans: (a)

Q25. In Bloom’s classes of behaviour, the skill in writing, using an excellent organization of ideas and statements is ––––––.
(a) Application (b) Analysis
(c) Synthesis (d) Evaluation
Ans: (c)

Q26. The chemical that causes transmission of nerve impulses across synapse is ––––––.
(a) Cholin esterase (b) Adrenaline
(c) Acetylcholine (d) Choline
Ans: (c)

Q27. Chomsky believed that the child is programmed at birth with the capacity to master transformational grammar and calls this innate language capacity as ––––––.
(a) Verbal Skills
(b) Language Universals
(c) Linguistic Competence
(d) Language Acquisition Device
Ans: (d)

Q28. The process by which animals form speciesspecific behaviors during a critical period early in life, which are not easily modified is known as –––––––.
(a) Instinct (b) Intelligence
(c) Animalism (d) Imprinting
Ans: (d)

Q29. If ‘MAN’ is coded as ‘RFI’, then ‘BOY’ should be coded as:
(a) GIT (b) GTT
(c) IGT (d) TTI
Ans: (b)

Q30. ––––– is a holistic theory which looks at the individual in context and in a naturalistic setting.
(a) Humanism (b) Psycho-analytic
(c) Cognitivism (d) Ethology
Ans: (d)

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