Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. _______ School of psychology believed that the proper subject matter of psychology was the study of the contents of consciousness.
(a) Cognitive (b) Psycho-analysis
(c) Functionalism (d) Structuralism
Ans: (d)

Q2. School activities should be organized in an increasing order of difficulty, so that students may progress without any failure. This concept is emphasised by the law of:
(a) Law of Exercise (b) Law of Readiness
(c) Law of Effect (d) Law of Aptitude
Ans: (b)

Q3. ________ is a state in which individuals feel uncomfortable because they hold two or more thoughts, attitudes or behaviours that are inconsistent with one another.
(a) Attribution (b) Cognitive Dissonance
(c) Maladjustment (d) Self–Perception
Ans: (b)

Q4. Arrange the following in Directive Counseling given by E.G. Williamson:
(A) Prognosis (B) Diagnosis
(C) Counseling (D) Follow–up
(E) Analysis (F) Synthesis
(a) (E) (F) (B) (A) (C) (D)
(b) (E) (B) (C) (A) (F) (D)
(c) (D) (E) (B) (A) (F) (C)
(d) (F) (E) (B) (C) (A) (D)
Ans: (a)

Q5. A map/chart formed by systemizing and relating the concepts learnt in a particular portion of a lesson
(a) Concept map (b) Flow chart
(c) Overlapping chart (d) Mind map
Ans: (d)

Q6. To help the students understand various concepts, the teacher explaining concepts should
(a) Start from unknown concepts to known concepts
(b) Start from complex concepts to simple concepts
(c) Teach at different times similar concepts that lead to confusion
(d) Start from abstract concepts to concrete concepts
Ans: (c)

Q7. The psychological factor helpful for learning is
(a) Classroom climate (b) Family
(c) Skill (d) Physical health
Ans: (a)

Q8. The satellite used to telecasting educational programme is
(a) Apple (b) Aryabhate
(c) Insat – 1 (d) Chandrayan
Ans: (c)

Q9. In the constructivist perspective, learning is not related to
(a) Connecting new ideas to the existing ideas
(b) Constructing own knowledge by connecting new ideas to existing ideas
(c) Constructing own knowledge, with more emphasis on new ideas
(d) Constructing own knowledge without connecting existing knowledge
Ans: (d)

Q10. Myelin sheath is made up of
(a) Proteins only
(b) Proteins and lipids
(c) Lipids only
(d) Carbohydrates and lipids
Ans: (b)

Q11. Physical growth in children is at the maximum rate at the age of
(a) 0 – 2 yrs (b) 2 – 6 yrs
(c) 6 – 12 yrs (d) 12 – 19 yrs
Ans: (a)

Q12. The word Adolescence means
(a) To develop (b) To create
(c) To think (d) To grow
Ans: (d)

Q13. Three ‘A’s to be followed by parents
(a) Accept, Affectionate, Appreciate
(b) Accept, Adjust, Appreciate
(c) Accept, Adjust, Analyse
(d) Accept, Assist, Appreciate
Ans: (b)

Q14. Love, envy and pity are ––––––– categories of emotions.
(a) Primary goal oriented emotions
(b) Emotions triggered by sensory simulation
(c) Emotions related to others
(d) Emotions pertaining to self appraisal
Ans: (c)

Q15. A teacher asks students “what might be the questions if answer is ‘8’? ” It is
(a) Teaching for construction of knowledge
(b) Testing arithmetic knowledge
(c) Teaching for application of knowledge
(d) Teaching for examination
Ans: (a)

Q16. ‘Man invented aeroplane after watching birds’, Which of the following is closely related to the statement?
(a) Operant conditioning
(b) Negative transfer of learning
(c) Learning to learn
(d) Meta cognition
Ans: (c/)

Q17. What is the expansion C.C.E.?
(a) Continuous and Comprehensive Education
(b) Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation
(c) Cognitive and Complex Evaluation
(d) Cognitive and Constructivist Education
Ans: (b)

Q18. One of the techniques followed by teachers to test the creativity of students
(a) Brain-storming (b) Brain-forming
(c) Brain-washing (d) Brain-drain
Ans: (a)

Q19. “It is the prime duty of the human race to give the best to children” was propagated by the UNO in the year
(a) 1958, November 20
(b) 1959, November 20
(c) 1958, December 20
(d) 1959, December 20
Ans: (b)

Q20. The attitude of a male child being affectionate towards the mother than his father is known as
(a) Complex
(b) Oedipus complex
(c) Electra complex
(d) Inferior complex
Ans: (b)

Q21. The psychologist who had the idea that children perform better as they grow older
(a) J.M.C. Cattell
(b) Alfred Binet
(c) Sir Francis Gatton
(d) Woodworth
Ans: (b)

Q22. Teacher should use one of the following to draw the attention of children more quickly
(a) Real objects (b) Colourful objects
(c) Colourful pictures (d) Moving objects
Ans: (d)

Q23. The thinking of the scientists is an example for
(a) Concrete Thinking
(b) Abstract Thinking
(c) Creative Thinking
(d) Reflective Thinking
Ans: (c)

Q24. One of the following should given to students for social development
(a) Academic activity
(b) Evaluation activity
(c) Home activity
(d) Co-curricular activity
Ans: (d)

Q25. The method which provides more opportunity for children to interact with peer groups and teachers
(a) Gurukula Kalvi Method
(b) Lecture Method
(c) Ancient Method
(d) Activity Based Learning Method
Ans: (d)

Q26. The repost which says “Four types of learning ability may be developed through school education”
(a) Tellarce Report
(b) Kothari Report
(c) Radhakrishnan Report
(d) New Education Policy Report
Ans: (a)

Q27. The Law of Effect is also called
(a) The Law of Exercise
(b) The Law of Readiness
(c) The Law of Assimilation
(d) The Law of Reward and punishment
Ans: (d)

Q28. Opening a door by a child using proper process of unlocking is an example is an example of which type of learning ?
(a) Problem solving
(b) Insight learning
(c) S-R learning
(d) Motor-chain learning
Ans: (d)

Q29. Which one of the following educational implications does not fit the Operant Conditioning?
(a) The teacher can modify the behaviour of the learner by changing the environment
(b) The teacher can shape a desired behaviour by reward
(c) The teacher should consider the ability of the students before giving them problems
(d) The subject matter should be divided into small segments
Ans: (c)

Q30. Asking number of questions and annoying the elders’ by children shows the
(a) Ignorance
(b) Emotion of wonder
(c) Emotion of confusing
(d) Emotion of annoyance
Ans: (b)

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