Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. In moral development the preconventional stage occurs during the age limit of
(a) 2-7 years (b) 3-7 years
(c) 5-10 years (d) 4-10 years
Ans: (c)

Q2. Negative reinforcement ________ responding: punishment _____responding
(a) increases:increases
(b) decreases:decreases
(c) increases:decreases
(d) decreases:increases
Ans: (b)

Q3. Learning is best defined as
(a) Any change in behaviour
(b) A relatively permanent change in behaviour due to past experience
(c) A permanent change in behaviour due to physical development
(d) Any change in behaviour caused by punishment
Ans: (b)

Q4. Experiment of memory is initially done by
(a) Ebbinghaus (b) Stephen
(c) Harlow (d) White
Ans: (a)

Q5. When a person show inclination towards a profession and excels in it. It is due to his/her:
(a) Learning (b) Aptitude
(c) Attitude (d) Motivation
Ans: (d)

Q6. Main principle of NCF-2005 is:
(a) Humanism (b) Constructivism
(c) Behaviourism (d) Idealism
Ans: (b)

Q7. Teaching is:
(a) Guiding and directing students for life by using different techniques and approaches
(b) Transferring knowledge possessed by a knowledgeable teacher to the completely ignorant student
(c) Students listen to the teacher attentively in the classroom
(d) Teacher and student collectively construct knowledge through deliberation, debate, and sharing
Ans: (a)

Q8. Individualised instruction is must, to extend help to the students with:
(a) Good social skills
(b) Short span of attention
(c) With normal learning abilities
(d) Good auditory perception
Ans: (b)

Q9. Pupils possessing one of the following intelligence will be able to reason, explore patterns, categories objects, ask questions, experiment and understand:
(a) Naturalistic intelligence
(b) Interpersonal intelligence
(c) Logical and mathematical intelligence
(d) Spatial and visual intelligence
Ans: (c)

Q10. Preparation of lesson plan in the teachinglearning process is:
(a) Diagnostic activity
(b) Pre-instructional activity
(c) Implementation activity of instruction
(d) Post-instructional activity
Ans: (b)

Q11. This psychologist is famous for his puszzle box experiment with cat’s which led to the development of law of effect:
(a) B.F. Skinner (b) Kohler
(c) Edward Thorndike (d) Tolman (Exam Date : 12.06.2022)
Ans: (c)

Q12. One of the following statements is true with respect to development:
(a) Physical development during early years do not have any significant role in the development
(b) A child under emotional strain is likely to be physically unhealthy, socially inefficient and cognitively deteriorated
(c) Child with less interactions during childhood will be very active with strong emotional development
(d) Great emphasis on cognitive development leads to all round development in children
Ans: (b)

Q13. Windows of opportunity means:
(a) Providing range of experiences to the children to strengthen their development at a particular period
(b) Providing right experiences at right time to children for their brain development
(c) It is to observe other people
(d) To play with manipulative material
Ans: (b)

Q14. The skills, knowledge, comprehension, analysis, application, synthesis and evaluation refer to this domain:
(a) Social domain
(b) Affective domain
(c) Psychomotor domain
(d) Cognitive domain
Ans: (d)

Q15. “When you are in a public place, you suddenly hear a ring tone which is same as yours and instinctively you reach to your smart phone, only to realize that the sound is coming from someone else and not yours.” This is an example for:
(a) Operant conditioning
(b) Constructivism
(c) Trial and error
(d) Classical conditioning
Ans: (d)

Q16. Vygotsky emphasised that one of the following factors play a significant role in the learning of children:
(a) Socio-cultural (b) Moral
(c) Hereditary (d) Physical
Ans: (a)

Q17. The following statement refers to intrinsic motivation:
(a) Child tries to compete with his/her peer
(b) Child playing a sport to get reward
(c) Child completes the given task and takes up a new task on own
(d) Child works hard to get marks to please his/her parents
Ans: (c)

Q18. The social agencies which are responsible for the learning of the students:
(a) Home, school and society
(b) Individual/group learning at home
(c) Parents instruction at home
(d) Socio-political situations
Ans: (a)

Q19. The I.Q of children can be assessed by using this measure:
(a) Comprehensive interest schedule
(b) Wechsler’s intelligence scale for children
(c) Differential Aptitude test
(d) Children Apperception test
Ans: (b)

Q20. “Tabula rasa” is a/an:
(a) Children learning mathematical tables by heart
(b) Arranging classroom chairs and tables for children to read and work
(c) Blank slate of human mind at birth
(d) State where knowledge is imbibed by teachers
Ans: (c)

Q21. The stage at which children learn by reaching to what they experience through their senses
(a) Concrete operational stage
(b) Pre-operational stage
(c) Formal-operational stage
(d) Sensory motor stage
Ans: (d)

Q22. Human beings solve problems and make predictions by observing objects and people in the world and make connections to the already existing knowledge. This type of development is:
(a) Social development
(b) Cognitive development
(c) Language development
(d) Emotional development
Ans: (b)

Q23. The following developmental task is a result of physical maturation:
(a) Talk fluently to express
(b) Develop bonding to parents as well as with siblings
(c) Develop positive attitude towards social group
(d) Learning to walk
Ans: (d)

Q24. The book “The Moral Judegement of a Child” is written by:
(a) Erikson (b) Emile Durkheim
(c) Jean Piaget (d) Ivan Illich
Ans: (c)

Q25. Theory of identical elements is proposed by:
(a) Bruner (b) Thorndike
(c) B.F. Skinner (d) Jean Piaget
Ans: (b)

Q26. Development is:
(a) Learning to adapt
(b) Multifaceted, multidimensional and continuous
(c) Structural physical growth
(d) Growth of specific organic system
Ans: (b)

Q27. “Language skills” play a more central role in the development of cognitive structure is given by:
(a) Chomsky (b) Bruner
(c) Rousseau (d) Pestalozzi
Ans: (b)

Q28. “Observation” of pupils in the classroom and outside the classroom environment in the school is an important technique of evaluation:
(a) To group children as per their needs
(b) To identify the learning needs and developmental hazards of the children and make decision to extend required support
(c) To assess the child and give marks
(d) To promote the child to the next class
Ans: (b)

Q29. Teacher trainee practices with a small group of 5-10 pupils for a short duration of 5-10 minutes on a selected simple topic/concept with a single skill which is magnified is
(a) Practicing teaching skills by themselves
(b) Models of teaching
(c) Micro-teaching
(d) Teaching is a primary classroom
Ans: (c)

Q30. The process of changing the existing schemas to include new information is called:
(a) Accommodation (b) Assimilation
(c) Adaptation (d) Egocentrism
Ans: (a)

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