Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Which part of the brain performs all cognitive, emotional and motor activities?
(a) Forebrain (b) Midbrain
(c) Hindbrain (d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q2. An increase in the size of body parts or of the organism as a whole is called-
(a) Growth (b) Development
(c) Maturation (d) Evolution
Ans: (a)

Q3. Which of the following is not a system of memory according to the stage model of memory?
(a) Sensory memory (b) Short term memory
(c) Long term memory (d) Working memory
Ans: (d)

Q4. To think more about the relationship between objects and backgrounds is called-
(a) Analytical thinking
(b) Holistic thinking
(c) Rational thinking
(d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q5. “Wanting to eat when one is over-weight”. Is an example of which type of Conflict?
(a) Approach-Approach Conflict
(b) Avoidance-Avoidance Conflict
(c) Approach-Avoidance Conflict
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q6. Who devised the Concept of Intelligence Quotient (I.Q.)?
(a) William Stern (b) Terman
(c) Ross (d) Binet
Ans: (a)

Q7. At present Psychology is called as the science of-
(a) Soul (b) Mind
(c) Behaviour (d) Consciousness
Ans: (c)

Q8. Which among the following is NOT a Projective test?
(a) Rorschach Inkblot test
(b) Thematic Apperception test (TAT)
(c) Draw-a-Man test
(d) MMPL
Ans: (d)

Q9. A teacher should study Educational Psychology so that-
(a) He may stand first in his exams
(b) He may develop the effectiveness of his teaching through its help.
(c) He may feel self satisfaction.
(d) He may impress others.
Ans: (b)

Q10. A child is getting spoiled in bad company. What would be your duty as a teacher?
(a) To contact his parents.
(b) To ignore him.
(c) To counsel him by taking him in confidence.
(d) To scold him.
Ans: (c)

Q11. According to Piaget in which stage of Cognitive development hypothetical thinking develops?
(a) Sensory motor
(b) Pre operational
(c) Concrete operational
(d) Formal operational
Ans: (d)

Q12. “An intelligence test may be fully verbal, fully non-verbal or fully performance based or it may consist of a mixture of items from each Category.”This statement is-
(a) True (b) False
(c) Undecided (d) Not clear
Ans: (a)

Q13. Personally is characterized by the following features-
(1) It has both Physical and Psychological components.
(2) Its expression in terms of behavior is fairly unique in a given individual
(3) Its main features do not easily change with time.
(4) Its main features do not easily change with time. Which of the following option regarding characteristic of personally is correct?
(a) Only (1) and (2) is correct.
(b) Only (2) and (3) is correct.
(c) All the characteristics are false.
(d) All the characteristics are true.
Ans: (d)

Q14. “Turning the head and opening the mouth when touched on the cheek” comes under which type of reflex in the New Born?
(a) Rooting (b) Moro
(c) Grasp (d) Babinski
Ans: (a)

Q15. Which of the following is NOT a major challenge faced by adolescents?
(a) Delinquency
(b) Substance abuse
(c) Eating disorders
(d) Insecurity and dependency
Ans: (d)

Q16. Responses that lead organisms to get rid of painful stimuli or avoid and escape from them, provide which type of reinforcement?
(a) Positive reinforcement
(b) Negative reinforcement
(c) Delayed reinforcement
(d) Partial reinforcement
Ans: (b)

Q17. According to whom, the process of skill learning passes through three phase viz, cognitive, associative and autonomous?
(a) Fitts (b) Tolman
(c) Bandura (d) Kohler
Ans: (a)

Q18. Which type of children have poor motor coordination and poor manual dexterity?
(a) Hearing impaired (b) Gifted children
(c) Learning disabled (d) All of the above
Ans: (c)

Q19. Which of the following is not a stage of memory?
(a) Encoding (b) Storage
(c) Retrieval (d) Attention
Ans: (d)

Q20. The reasoning from “General to particular” is called-
(a) Inductive Reasoning
(b) Deductive Reasoning
(c) Analogical Reasoning
(d) Creative Reasoning
Ans: (b)

Q21. Which type of thinking abilities generally include fluency, flexibility, originality and elaboration?
(a) Lateral thinking (b) Vertical thinking
(c) Convergent thinking (d) Divergent thinking
Ans: (d)

Q22. According to Abraham H.Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, which need is on the bottom among the following needs?
(a) Physiological needs
(b) Safety needs
(c) Belongingness needs
(d) Esteem needs
Ans: (a)

Q23. Which of the following is NOT a Psychosocial motive?
(a) Need for achievement
(b) Need for affiliation
(c) Hunger motive
(d) Need of power
Ans: (c)

Q24. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating comes under which group of disorders?
(a) Feeding and Eating disorder
(b) Specific learning disorder
(c) Autism spectrum disorder
(d) Neurodevelopment disorder
Ans: (a)

Q25. The knowledge of which of these is most essential for a teacher of primary class?
(a) Child Psychology
(b) Education philosophy
(c) Health science
(d) Social science
Ans: (a)

Q26. Which of the following cannot be included under child Psychology?
(a) Child-Welfare
(b) Psychoanalysis
(c) Mental Health science
(d) Education philosophy
Ans: (d)

Q27. Child Psychology deals with the study of-
(a) Child from his birth to childhood
(b) Child from his pre-natal stage to adolescence
(c) Child from his birth to mature stage
(d) Child from his birth to youth stage
Ans: (b)

Q28. Which method is used to study the change of behavior in a child?
(a) Interview method
(b) Questionnaire method
(c) Clinical method
(d) Experimental method
Ans: (c)

Q29. What should be done by the parents to prevent Juvenile delinquency?
(a) Scold the children.
(b) Behave sympathetically and passively with children.
(c) Beat the children.
(d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q30. Which method establishes cause-effect relationship between two sets of events or variables in a Controlled setting?
(a) Observational method
(b) Experimental method
(c) Correlation research
(d) Survey method
Ans: (b)

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