Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Classical conditioning was given by:
(a) B. Bloom (b) Ivan Pavlov
(c) B.F. Skinner (d) J. Dewey
Ans: (b)

Q2. Participative method is built on both individual and group experiences, aiding reflection, lengthening span of attention and increasing self- awareness refers to:
(a) Verbal learning (b) Experimental learning
(c) Social learning (d) Motor learning
Ans: (b)

Q3. One of the following is not a factor that affects learning:
(a) Motivation (b) Maturation
(c) Readiness to learn (d) Gender
Ans: (d)

Q4. The cognitive structure on which children climb from one zone of proximal development to the next:
(a) Growing (b) Scaffolding
(c) Experiencing (d) Accommodating
Ans: (b)

Q5. A person’s interaction with environment results in the development of this ……
(a) Personality (b) Aptitude
(c) Genes (d) Instincts
Ans: (a)

Q6. One of the following is not a sub test of Differential Aptitude test
(a) Spatial relations (b) Artistic relations
(c) Mechanical reasoning(d) Verbal reasoning
Ans: (b)

Q7. Students to behave in accordance with the morals and ideals of teachers, teachers’ behaviour should be in this level of Kohlberg’s Moral Development theory.
(a) Post conventional (b) Pre conventional
(c) Abstract conventional(d) Conventional
Ans: (a)

Q8. For an effective classroom teaching this is also important along with readiness, content construction and instructional order, according to Bruner.
(a) Retention (b) Reproduction
(c) Reinforcement (d) Attention
Ans: (c)

Q9. Children learn by exploring their world and by experiences, but not by rewards and reinforcement. This is …..
(a) Associationism (b) Psycho-analysis
(c) Behaviorism (d) Cognitivism
Ans: (d)

Q10. The preparation of plans by the teacher for conduct of teaching learning process belongs to this stage of teaching.
(a) Post-active (b) Pre-active
(c) Reactive (d) Interactive
Ans: (b)

Q11. The approximate I.Q. of the ‘educable mentally retarded’, children is
(a) 20-39 (b) 30-50
(c) 50-70 (d) 1-20
Ans: (c)

Q12. Raheem at the age of 12 yrs, has passed class X with good grade. His mental age when compared to his chronological age is ……..
(a) Equal (b) Very low
(c) High (d) Less
Ans: (c)

Q13. According to Piaget, children of this stage solve problem by testing hypothesis and thinking multidimensionally but not unidimensionally.
(a) Formal operational stage
(b) Pre-operational stage
(c) Sensory operational stage
(d) Concrete operational stage
Ans: (a)

Q14. Among the following learning theories, this gives more importance to ‘response’
(a) Thorndik’s Trial and Error learning
(b) Pavlov’s classical conditioning
(c) Bruner’s Theory of instruction
(d) Skinner’s operant conditioning.
Ans: (d)

Q15. The most helpful activity for the development of psycho-motor domain among the children
(a) Mock Parliament
(b) Elocution competitions
(c) Essay writing competitions
(d) Playing games
Ans: (d)

Q16. Inspite of providing effective teaching, training and other facilities learning doesn’t occur in the student due to lack of maturity. This can be explained by the learning principle.
(a) Effect (b) Readiness
(c) Reinforcement (d) Exercise
Ans: (b)

Q17. In teaching EVS of class-V, a teacher during his teaching learning process, encourages the students by participating himself and giving opportunities to express their thoughts, ideas and suggestions. This type of leadership is ….
(a) Laissez faire (b) Directive
(c) Participative (d) Permissive
Ans: (c)

Q18. Observing of students in a specific controlled situation to study their helping and cooperative nature is ….. .
(a) Interview method
(b) Controlled observation method
(c) Natural observation method
(d) Case study method
Ans: (b)

Q19. According to Ebbingus, the percentage of forgetting of the learned material of an individual at the end of sixth day is ….. .
(a) 60% (b) 75%
(c) 50% (d) 25%
Ans: (b)

Q20. A person observing his friend failing in playing cricket, helped him by supporting required skills to excel. The transfer of learning that occured …. .
(a) Positive (b) Bilateral
(c) Negative (d) Zero
Ans: (d)

Q21. “Students attitude towards teaching”, can be assessed by using ……
(a) Projective tests (b) Cumulative records
(c) Rating scales (d) Interviews
Ans: (c)

Q22. A child at this stage behaves like an investigator by enquiring about the concrete concepts in different ways.
(a) Early childhood (b) Puberty
(c) Early adolescence (d) Later childhood
Ans: (a)

Q23. At primary level, a student observed the writing of the teacher and habituated to write in a similar way. The learning theory involved in this is …….. .
(a) Social learning
(b) Programmed learning
(c) Trial and Error learning
(d) Insight learning
Ans: (a)

Q24. According to R.T.E. Act-2009, if student’s strength in a primary school is more than 200, the teacher pupil ratio, excluding H.M. should not exceed….. .
(a) 1 : 35 (b) 1 : 40
(c) 1 : 20 (d) 1 : 30
Ans: (b)

Q25. According to ‘CCE’, ‘conduct of evaluation continuously through-out of the academic year’, means …
(a) at the end of the teaching learning process only.
(b) at the beginning of the teaching learning process only.
(c) before, during and after the teaching learning process.
(d) as a part of the teaching learning process only.
Ans: (c)

Q26. A teacher unable to establish interpersonal relationship with his colleagues underwent stress and got relieved from it by showing it in the classroom on the students. This is an example for …….. .
(a) Repression (b) Regression
(c) Projection (d) Displacement
Ans: (d)

Q27. The behavioural changes that occur due to this in an individual cannot be considered as learning.
(a) Imitation (b) Training
(c) Experience (d) Maturity
Ans: (d)

Q28. Choose the correct statement in respect of growth and development of an individual.
(a) There are no individual difference in growth and development.
(b) Development in quantitative, Growth is qualitative.
(c) Growth is a part of the development.
(d) Growth and development continue throughout the life of an individual.
Ans: (c)

Q29. Among the following methods, the method that have high ‘subjectivity’.
(a) Experiment method
(b) Introspection method
(c) Observation method
(d) Case study
Ans: (b)

Q30. In this type of counselling, the counsellor plays a major role than the students in solving behavioural problems of students.
(a) Directive counselling
(b) Career counselling
(c) Non directive counselling
(d) Eclectic counselling
Ans: (a)

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