Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. The inability to differentiate between the real and the ideal, characterized by two mental configurations, ‘imaginary audience’ and ‘personal fable’ is called –––––.
(a) Decenter (b) Intuitiveness
(c) Mental Dispositions (d) Ego-Centrism
Ans: (d)

Q2. Match Part I with Part II. Part-I Part-II
A. Hand-eye co-ordination i. Block design test
B. Fluctuation of attention ii. Muller-lyer test
C. Optical Illusion iii. Book illusion
D. Intelligence Test iv. Mirror drawing apparatus A B C D
(a) i iv ii iii
(b) i ii iii iv
(c) iv iii ii i
(d) iv i iii ii
Ans: (c)

Q3. In Erickson’s stages of development, ––––– indicates the child’s interest in seeing how things work.
(a) Generativity (b) Industry
(c) Self-absorption (d) Initiative
Ans: (b)

Q4. Match the following:
A. Edward’s Syndrome
i. Trisomy 21
B. Turner’s Syndrome ii. XYY
C. Down’s Syndrome iii. Trisomy 18
D. Criminalism iv. XO A B C D
(a) i ii iii iv
(b) iii iv i ii
(c) iv iii ii i
(d) ii i iv iii
Ans: (b)

Q5. Classification of groups based on the degree of intimacy is:
(a) Classification of groups based on the degree of intimacy is:
(b) Kretchner Classification
(c) Sumner’s Classification
(d) Cooley’s Classification
Ans: (d)

Q6. “Sudden Infant Death Syndrome” (SIDS) that occurs in their sleep is due to:
(a) Suffocation (b) Aspiration
(c) Regurgitation (d) Unknown causes
Ans: (d)

Q7. Decreasing intrinsic interest in some activity by supplying an extrinsic motive for the behavior:
(a) Circadian effect
(b) Over Justification effect
(c) Satisfaction effect
(d) Anorexia Nervosa
Ans: (b)

Q8. Memory for general knowledge and facts about the world is known as:
(a) Semantic memory (b) Procedural memory
(c) Irrational memory (d) Incidental memory
Ans: (a)

Q9. Match Definitions of Delinquency Psychologist
(A) Breaking of some law (i) Head field
(B) Repeatedly commits (ii) Plant Acts which are punishable as crime
(C) Anti–social behavior (iii) Valentine
(D) Respond to prolonged (iv) Goodwin Frustration in aggressive ways A B C D
(a) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
(b) (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)
(c) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
(d) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
Ans: (a)

Q10. The theory which can be used to eradicated bad habits in children and deconditioning emotional fears in mental patients is
(a) Conditioned Response Theory
(b) Conditioned Stimulus Theory
(c) Deconditioned Response Theory
(d) Deconditioned Stimulus Theory
Ans: (a)

Q11. The term used to refer to fear of crowds is:
(a) Acrophobia (b) Nyctophobia
(c) Ochlophobia (d) Pyrophobia
Ans: (c)

Q12. In insightful learning theory, illustration that, a child cannot solve the problems of modern mathematics unless he is well acquainted with its symbolic language, is related to ________
(a) Intelligence
(b) Initial efforts
(c) Repetition and generalization
(d) Experience
Ans: (d)

Q13. Expansion of PGR:
(a) Prime Generic Reactor
(b) Psycho Growth Rate
(c) Polymerase Galvant Reaction
(d) Psycho Galvanic Reflex
Ans: (d)

Q14. _________ connects the two cerebral hemispheres of the brain and permits the transfer of information between them,
(a) Cerebellum (b) Hypothalamus
(c) Corpus Callosum (d) Medulla
Ans: (c)

Q15. Find the correct sequence of 5 E’s in teaching learning model.
(a) Explain, Engage, Explore, Elaborate, Evaluate
(b) Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, Evaluate
(c) Explain, Elaborate, Engage, Explore, Evaluate
(d) Engage, Elaborate, Explain, Explore, Evaluate
Ans: (b)

Q16. _________ examines personality traits such as sociability, self–control and responsibility and it is used primarily to indentify and assess normal aspects of personality.
(a) MMPI (b) WAIS
(c) CPI (d) TAT
Ans: (a)

Q17. If aerodynamics of a plane is under discussion, the group may explore how birds manage to fly and thereby seek insights into a plane’s aerodynamics; this is related to ________
(a) Direct analogy (b) Fantasy analogy
(c) Personal analogy (d) Symbolic analogy
Ans: (a)

Q18. In estimating the Intelligence of a person Wechsler used:
(a) Mental age
(b) Chronological age
(c) Deviation Intelligence Quotient
(d) Intelligence Quotient
Ans: (c)

Q19. ________ is a phenomenon in which exposure to a word or concept later makes it easier to recall related information even when one has no conscious memory of the word or concept
(a) Schemas (b) Flashbulb memory
(c) Tip-of the – tongue (d) Priming
Ans: (d)

Q20. Which of these is NOT a genetic birth defect that develops during the mother’s pregnancy?
(a) Phenyl Ketonuria (b) Down’s Syndrome
(c) Sickle–cell Anaemia (d) Xerophthalmia
Ans: (d)

Q21. Anothropometric laboratory for the measurement in various ways of human form and faculty, was established by_________
(a) Lewis Terman (b) Francis Galton
(c) Alfred Binet (d) David Wechsler
Ans: (b)

Q22. In language development, the Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) is the central concept in ______ theory.
(a) Piaget’s (b) Noam Chomsky’s
(c) Bruner’s (d) Vygotsky’s
Ans: (d)

Q23. ________ is a condition resulting from the overproduction of usually characterized by lack of energy and often faintness.
(a) Diabetes mellitus (b) Hypoglycemia
(c) Hyperglycemia (d) Thyroid
Ans: (b)

Q24. A taxonomy that classifies the behaviours patterns of species is called _______
(a) Ethogram (b) Sociometry
(c) Schemata (d) Ethnography
Ans: (a)

Q25. A goal state that is impossible to realize but acts as one of the energizers of behavior is termed as ______ by ______
(a) Operant conditioning, B.F. Skinner
(b) Trial and Error Learning, E.L. Thorndike
(c) Self–actualization, Maslow
(d) Fictional Finalism, Adler
Ans: (d)

Q26. Purkinje Phenomenon refers to the changes in:
(a) Sensation of Touch
(b) Sensation of Sound
(c) Sensation of Colour brightness
(d) Sensation of Odour
Ans: (c)

Q27. The approach that suggests sleep is evolved as a way of fitting organisms to the lightdark cycle is:
(a) Canadian approach (b) Calvanic approach
(c) Gregarian approach (d) Circadian approach
Ans: (d)

Q28. The phenomenon of a boy who is unable to get the attention of his father, turning his attention towards his teacher or some other adult male is called:
(a) Aggression (b) Regression
(c) Repression (d) Displacement
Ans: (d)

Q29. The interplay between mother and child in which each, in effect, shapes the other’s environment has given rise to a view of general development called as_________
(a) The confluence model
(b) Role play model
(c) The cumulative model
(d) The transactional model
Ans: (d)

Q30. _______ is also known as ‘hyperkinesis’.
(a) Obsessive compulsive disorder
(b) Attention Deficit disorder
(c) Autism disorder
(d) Borderline personality disorder
Ans: (b)

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