Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Learning Assessment is purposeful if
(a) It serves as a feedback for the students as well as the teachers.
(b) It is done only once at the end of the year.
(c) Comparative evaluations are made to differentiate the student’s achievements.
(d) It induces fear and stress among the students.
Ans: (a)

Q2. With reference to the gifted learners, ‘acceleration’ means
(a) Accelerating the process of their assessment.
(b) Accelerating the transaction of their scholastic activities.
(c) Promoting them to the next higher grade earlier than normal learners.
(d) Speeding up their co-scholastic activities.
Ans: (c)

Q3. A Collection of a student’s work in an area showing growth, self reflection and achievement is known as
(a) Assessment
(b) Judgement
(c) Portfolio
(d) Cumulative record
Ans: (c)

Q4. Though calculator gives the result of multiplication easily, we teach children to calculate manually to:
(a) Maintain tradition of teaching
(b) Verify the result of multiplication
(c) Develop creativity
(d) Develop thinking & reasoning
Ans: (d)

Q5. At which stage of Jean Piaget’s four stages of learning does a child differentiates self and objects?
(a) Pre-operational stage
(b) Concrete operational stage
(c) Formal operational stage
(d) Semi-motor stage
Ans: (d)

Q6. The person having intelligence quotient between 80-90 termed as
(a) Normal (b) Dull
(c) Superior (d) Border-line
Ans: (b)

3. Which According to Abraham Maslow is the highest need of a child?
(a) Allow the students the freedom to respond and express their ideas in class-room.
(b) Boost their self-confidence by praising them for things to do.
(c) The need of self-actualization.
(d) Help the student to become impersonal and objective.
Ans: (c)

Q8. Who said, “Education is not preparation for life, Education is life itself”?
(a) Aristotle (b) John Dewey
(c) Allan Bloom (d) Herbert Spencer
Ans: (b)

Q9. What is Zero Transfer of Learning?
(a) When past learning hinders present learning.
(b) When previous learning makes no difference at all to the learning in a new situation.
(c) The process of transferring knowledge, learning, skill, habits, training, thinking etc. obtained in one situation to another situation.
(d) When interconnected and transfer of learning helps the objective understanding of all subjects.
Ans: (b)

Q10. Which method of learning is utilized in which stress is on formation of good habits?
(a) Imitative method (b) Insight method
(c) Law of Readiness (d) Conditioned method
Ans: (d)

Q11. What is the term used for the intense feeling which is caused by various impulses within an organism as a result of its internal growth or contact with external stimuli?
(a) Emotion (b) Feeling
(c) Intelligence (d) Insightful
Ans: (a)

Q12. Which is not the element of active learning?
(a) Manipulation (b) Choice
(c) Sensitivity (d) Adult support
Ans: (c)

Q13. Which among the following action by a teacher can help to motivate children?
(A) Rewarding good behaviour
(B) Lively classroom atmosphere
(C) Use of teaching aids
(D) Frequent test
(E) Stress on memorizing
(F) Giving free periods Choose the correct options.
(a) A, B and C only (b) D, E and F only
(c) A, C and D only (d) B, D and F only
Ans: (a)

Q14. Identify the characteristics of an extrovert personality from the list given below :
(A) Socially very active
(B) Always busy found in thinking
(C) Emphasis on individual work rather than group work
(D) Flexible outlook and friendly in nature
(E) Free from emotional problems Choose the correct option :
(a) B and C only (b) A, C and E only
(c) A, D and E only (d) A, C, D and E only
Ans: (c)

Q15. Psychodrama is
(a) Name of personality theory
(b) Name of a book on personality
(c) A form of psychotherapy
(d) A personality trait
Ans: (c)

Q16. Theory of Intelligence and their procedures are given below : Theory of Intelligence Procedures
A. Two factor theory i. Thorndike
B. Multi-factor theory ii. Spearman
C. Group factor theory iii. Thomson
D. Sampling theory iv. Thurstone Choose the correct match :
(a) A-ii, B-iii, C-i, D-iv
(b) A-i, B-ii, C-iii, D-iv
(c) A-iii, B-iv, C-i, D-ii
(d) A-ii, B-i, C-iv, D-iii
Ans: (d)

Q17. In inclusive term, exceptional children means–
(a) The children with mental disabilities.
(b) The children with low IQ.
(c) The children with maladjustment problem.
(d) The gifted, intelligent, backward, mentally retarded children.
Ans: (d)

Q18. According to John Locke, a child’s mind does not contain any
(a) Memory (b) Imagination
(c) Observation (d) Innate ideas
Ans: (d)

Q19. Child development is the field of study that–
(a) Seeks to explain human behaviour across the life span.
(b) Compares children to adults and senior citizens.
(c) Accounts for the gradual evaluation of the child’s cognitive, social and other capacities.
(d) Examines change in human abilities.
Ans: (c)

Q20. TLM should be used to:
(a) Make teaching more useful
(b) Make teaching impressive
(c) Provide concrete examples
(d) Facilitate learning
Ans: (c)

Q21. Evolutionary change brings about transformation in _______ whereas cultural change brings about transformation in _____.
(a) Development; learning
(b) Heredity; environment
(c) Reproduction; environment
(d) Environment; behavior
Ans: (b)

Q22. If a student makes noise in the class despite the teacher’s warning, then he–
(a) Should take no notice of him.
(b) Should send him to a counselor.
(c) Should take disciplinary action against the concerned students.
(d) Should report the matter to the Principal.
Ans: (b)

Q23. Dyspraxia is a learning disability relation to
(a) Problem with fine motor skills.
(b) Problem with language.
(c) Problem with reading maps.
(d) Problem with hearing.
Ans: (a)

Q24. Who referred, “Mental health is the ability which helps us to seek adjustment in the difficult situations of our life”?
(a) Cutts and Moslay (b) J.A. Hadfield
(c) K.A. Menninger (d) J.F. Skinner
Ans: (a)

Q25. Which of the following statement is not true?
(a) Growth is a biological process.
(b) Development is a quantities process.
(c) Education is a goal-oriented process.
(d) Learning is a process of behavioural changes.
Ans: (b)

Q26. Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation is done
(a) By all the teachers in the school.
(b) By the Principal.
(c) By the class teacher with the help of subject teachers.
(d) By the Central Board of School Education.
Ans: (c)

Q27. Paulo-Freire referred to his method of teaching adult human as–
(a) Adult pedagogy
(b) Critical pedagogy
(c) Instructional pedagogy
(d) Post learners pedagogy
Ans: (b)

Q28. The process of examining and analyzing events, experiences and practices from a range of perspectives to inform future planning and decision making leading to changes in practice is called–
(a) Co-construction (b) Disposition
(c) Critical reflection (d) Scaffold
Ans: (d)

Q29. Non-reflective learning is a process of–
(a) Physical learning (b) Rote learning
(c) Emotional learning (d) Imitating
Ans: (b)

Q30. Which one is not a characteristic of progressive education?
(a) Development of social skills.
(b) It stress on co-operative learning and social responsibilities.
(c) De-emphasis on text-book learning in favour of learning from experiences.
(d) Emphasis on text-book learning process.
Ans: (d)

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