Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. According to Piaget during which stage children develop the ability to perform operations on mental representation, making them capable of conservation-
(a) Formal operations (b) Concrete operations
(c) Sensori-motor (d) Pre-operational
Ans: (b)

Q2. Which of the following statements are correct in reference to learning disabled children –
I. They have disorders of attention. II. They have good motor coordination and manual dexterity. III. They fail to understand and follow oral directions.
(a) I and II (b) II and III
(c) I and III (d) Only I
Ans: (c)

Q3. Colors of a rainbow are remembered as VIBGYOR. Which technique of enhancing memory is this –
(a) The keyword method
(b) The method of Loci
(c) Chunking
(d) First Letter Technique
Ans: (d)

Q4. The global capacity to understand the world, think rationally and use available resources effectively when faced with challenges is-
(a) Aptitude (b) Interest
(c) Intelligence (d) Personality
Ans: (c)

Q5. In which psychological technique a systematic organized and objective record of employing behavioral occurring naturally in real time is prepared-
(a) Observation (b) Self-report
(c) Case study (d) Interview
Ans: (a)

Q6. In which type of learning process generally a subject is passive-
(a) Classical Conditioning
(b) Operant Conditioning
(c) Cognitive Learning
(d) Instrumental Conditioning (Exam Date: 10.06.2019)
Ans: (a)

Q7. Which type of memory is also called as ‘inactive memory’.
(a) Sensory memory (b) Short term memory
(c) Long term memory (d) Storage
Ans: (c)

Q8. Need for achievement is a-
(a) Inborn motive (b) Biological motive
(c) Acquired motive (d) Safety motive
Ans: (c)

Q9. Which of the following statement is true in the context of short term memory –
. Its storage capacity is limited
. Its storage capacity is unlimited
. Its maximum duration is 20 to 30 seconds.
(a) Only 1 (b) 1 and 2
(c) 1, 2, 3 (d) 1 and 3
Ans: (d)

Q10. If a student doesn’t want to study as well as he doesn’t want to be unsuccessful in examination, then in this situation he is facing which type of conflict-
(a) Approach – Approach conflict
(b) Avoidance – Avoidance conflict
(c) Approach – Avoidance conflict
(d) Multiple – Approach avoidance
Ans: (b)

Q11. What is the correct sequence of the given four stages of creative thinking –
(a) Preparation – Verification – Illumination – Incubation
(b) Incubation – Illumination – Verification – Preparation
(c) Preparation – Incubation – Verification – Illumination
(d) Preparation – Incubation – Illumination – Verification
Ans: (d)

Q12. In this type of reasoning a person tries to reach at specific conclusion on the basis of predetermined facts and rules-
(a) Inductive (b) Deductive
(c) Evaluative (d) Analogical
Ans: (b)

Q13. The sequence of important steps of reasoning arei. Recognition of problem ii. To do experiment according to inference iii. Collection of data iv. Drawing inferences
v. Decision making
(a) i ii iii iv v
(b) i iii iv ii v
(c) i ii iv v iii
(d) v iii iv ii i
Ans: (b)

Q14. Varbal skills are generally acquired throughi. memorizing ii. repeating iii. recalling iv. recognizing things
(a) i and ii (b) i, ii, iii, iv
(c) ii, iii, iv (d) i, ii, iii
Ans: (b)

Q15. Girls in middle childhood attach more importance to good ____ relations and the family while boys may emphasize the importance of social _____.
(a) Interpersonal, prestige
(b) Interpersonal, language
(c) Language, skill
(d) Skill, language
Ans: (a)

Q16. The ways by which we can enhance positive emotions are-
. Do relaxation exercises such as meditation and yoga
. Find happiness and satisfaction in daily life activities
. Undertake activities which you do not like doing.
(a) 1, 2, 3, (b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 2 (d) Only 2
Ans: (c)

Q17. The proportion of children who discontinue school after enrolling in the schooling system is-
(a) Dropout rate (b) Stagnation
(c) Wastage (d) Retention
Ans: (a)

Q18. Snellen chart is related to-
(a) Visual impairment (b) Hearing impairment
(c) Learning Disability (d) Physical Disability
Ans: (a)

Q19. “In teaching children with special needs multisensory approach should be used”. Multisensory approach means-
(a) Visual auditory, smell, touch
(b) Visual, auditory, vestibular, coetaneous
(c) Coetaneous, visual, touch, vestibular
(d) Auditory, touch, coetaneous, vestibular
Ans: (a)

Q20. The draft of National Education Policy 2019 recommends which of the following-
(a) The curriculum and pedagogy move towards understanding and learning how to learn and away from the culture of rote learning.
(b) To develop important skills, knowledge and values for 19th century.
(c) Students should be taught in mother tongue in higher secondary classes.
(d) Assessment should help in learning and development and should emphasize on memorization.
Ans: (a)

Q21. Which of the following statement is true –
(a) Guidance means to instruct students.
(b) Guidance can be given individually as well as in a group
(c) Counseling can be given collective only.
(d) Guidance is given to weak students.
Ans: (b)

Q22. When examinations are near, teacher should –
(a) Call students at home to complete the course.
(b) Tell students to complete the course themselves.
(c) Give extra time in school to complete the course.
(d) Solve few selected questions.
Ans: (c)

Q23. Feeling of co-operation can be developed in the students through –
(a) Lecture on co-operation
(b) Group work
(c) Showing pictures on co-operation
(d) Constructive individual work
Ans: (b)

Q24. A teacher should evaluate student’s performance on the basis of which types of questions –
(a) Objective type (b) Essay type
(c) Short answer type (d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q25. As children learn to co-operate they develop –
(a) Co-operation (b) Team spirit
(c) Social attitude (d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q26. When a question is answered wrongly by the student then a teacher should –
(a) Punish the student for giving wrong answer.
(b) Correct the fault in the answer and tell the students.
(c) Correct the answer with the help of the students.
(d) Leave that question and proceed to the next question.
Ans: (c)

Q27. “Assessment as Learning” helps in –
(a) Building skills of learning to learn among children
(b) Reporting without labeling or comparing children.
(c) Helps teacher to review and modify the teaching learning.
(d) Helps to address learning gaps.
Ans: (a)

Q28. Teaching – learning and assessment strategies of children include –
i. exploring children’s ideas ii. daily life experiences iii. worksheets to assess the existing understanding
(a) i, ii, iii
(b) ii and iii
(c) i and iii
(d) only i
Ans: (a)

Q29. Geometrical ideas can be explained to totally blind children by –
(a) Verbal description and concrete experiences.
(b) Non verbal descriptions and concrete experiences
(c) Verbal descriptions and abstract experiences
(d) Only verbal descriptions
Ans: (a)

Q30. While assessing the children with special need a teacher should –
(a) make comparisons between children.
(b) labeling learners as slow, poor, intelligent etc.
(c) focus on learning not on marks
(d) practicing weekly test.
Ans: (c)

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