Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. When a learner follows the learning method form ‘general to specific’, then the method is called ____ method.
(a) deductive (b) inductive
(c) mixed (d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q2. Who assumed that every function of a child’s cultural development appears twice-firstly, inter-psychologically and secondly, intrapsychologically?
(a) Kohlberg (b) Hull
(c) Vygotsky (d) None of them
Ans: (c)

Q3. ‘Operant conditioning’ theory was advocated by
(a) Pavlov (b) Skinner
(c) Thorndike (d) None of them
Ans: (b)

Q4. Ivan Pavlov was a/an
(a) American Psychologist
(b) German Psychologist
(c) French Psychologist
(d) None of the above
Ans: (d)

Q5. Development of a child is concerned with
(a) Only quantitative development
(b) Only qualitative development
(c) Both quantitative and qualitative development
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q6. Carl Rogers is a
(a) Humanistic psychologist
(b) Behaviouristic psychologist
(c) Gestalt psychologist
(d) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q7. The late childhood comes
(a) After adolescence (b) Before puberty
(c) Before early childhood (d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q8. According to Kohlberg, the second level of moral development is
(a) Conventional morality
(b) Transitional morality
(c) Autonomous morality
(d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q9. “The personality of an adopted child is influenced by his/her biological parents”. This statement is
(a) True (b) False
(c) Not identified (d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q10. Thurstone’s theory of intelligence is a
(a) Single-factor theory (b) Two-factor theory
(c) Group factor theory (d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q11. ‘Enuresis’ in a child of above 5 years is a
(a) Cognitive disorder
(b) Behavioural problem
(c) Normal behaviour
(d) None of the above (Exam: 2017)
Ans: (b)

Q12. Noam Chomsky’s theory is primarily related with
(a) Language development
(b) Social development
(c) Emotional development
(d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q13. The concept of ‘object performance’ is an important discovery of
(a) Pre-operational stage
(b) Formal operation stage
(c) Sensory motor stage
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q14. Likert’s scale is an
(a) Attitude scale (b) Intelligence scale
(c) Ability scale (d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q15. Learning disability, which is related to reading and language comprehension is called
(a) Autism (b) Dyscalculia
(c) Dyslexia (d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q16. Inclusion in schools primarily aims to
(a) Fulfill the educational needs of the illiterate parents
(b) Meet the need of the disabled child at the expense of entire class
(c) Make provisions for special category children
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q17. A child with hearing impairment is an example of a child with which of the following disabilities?
(a) Intellectual (b) Sensory
(c) Emotional (d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q18. Creativity increases with
(a) Age (b) Education
(c) Experience (d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q19. Giftedness is due to
(a) Psychosocial factor (b) Genetic factor
(c) Both (A) and (B) (d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q20. Gifted children are
(a) Non-assertive of their needs
(b) Independent in their judgements
(c) Independent of teachers
(d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q21. Persons having below 70 IQ are called
(a) Intellectually superior
(b) Intellectually average
(c) Mentally retarded
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q22. Education of socially and economically disadvantaged children deserves
(a) Special syllabus
(b) Supportive governmental policy
(c) To be pitied by the teachers
(d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q23. Which of the following is an example of intellectual disability?
(a) Mental retardation
(b) Dyslexia
(c) Attention deficit hyperactive syndrome
(d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q24. The creativity of the child should –––– by the teacher in school.
(a) Not be encouraged (b) Be encouraged
(c) Be dealt neutrally (d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q25. Thinking is a/an
(a) Cognitive process
(b) Affective process
(c) Cognitive process
(d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q26. A child writes with left hand and is comfortable to do so. He or she should be
(a) Discouraged
(b) Allowed his/her preference
(c) Sent to seek medical help
(d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q27. If a child becomes severely afraid of school environment, he or she will be gradually
(a) Regular
(b) Punctual
(c) Truant
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q28. A pupil frequently shows severe emotional outburst in class. The teacher will
(a) Try to understand the causes of this behaviour
(b) Allow him to perform this behaviour again and again
(c) Instruct him to go outside the class
(d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q29. Which of the following statements is not correct as a characteristic of motivation?
(a) Motivation satisfies the person’s biological needs.
(b) It helps a person to achieve a goal.
(c) Motivation makes an individual inactive.
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q30. The habit of smoking in student cannot be the result of
(a) Modelling
(b) Inoculation
(c) Peer pressure
(d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

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