Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Material for later retrieval is stored in the .
(a) Long term memory (b) Short term memory
(c) Rote memory (d) Sensory memory
Ans: (a)

Q2. Which of the following is a technique used to address stuttering?
(a) Prolonged Speech (b) Purposeful Speech
(c) Practical Speech (d) Delayed Speech
Ans: (a)

Q3. The enrichment of environment and experience in the early years of life will enable to develop .
(a) Innate potentialities (b) Problems
(c) Heredity (d) Intelligence
Ans: (a)

Q4. Achievement in school is most closely related to.
(a) The attitude of parents
(b) The conduct of student
(c) The interaction of peer group
(d) The quality of teachers
Ans: (d)

Q5. Constructivism does Not acknowledge the value of knowledge that is :
(a) Personal (b) Subjective
(c) Universal (d) Individual
Ans: (c)

Q6. The fear of strangers the children develop, is because of.
(a) Operant conditioning (b) Sign learning
(c) Classical conditioning (d) Insight learning
Ans: (c)

Q7. The inherent abilities of the child should bewhile designing the curriculum.
(a) Considered (b) Discarded
(c) Separated (d) Ignored
Ans: (a)

Q8. According to Erikson, role confusion occurs if the is not established.
(a) Intimacy (b) Initiative
(c) Industry (d) Identity
Ans: (d)

Q9. has developed a socio cultural approach to cognitive development.
(a) Jerome Bruner (b) Kolb
(c) Jean Piaget (d) Lev Vygotsky
Ans: (d)

Q10. Child development refers to:
(a) Quantitative changes only
(b) Qualitative changes only
(c) Qualitative changes corresponding to quantitative changes
(d) Qualitative change independent of quantitative changes
Ans: (c)

Q11. What is the most heavily associated characteristic of bipolar disorder among children?
(a) Being hyperactive
(b) Being sad often
(c) Extreme mood changes
(d) Having exciting behavior
Ans: (c)

Q12. What type of theories acknowledge the contribution of both experience and genetics in development?
(a) Integrationist theories (b) Nature theories
(c) Deterministic theories (d) Nurture theories
Ans: (a)

Q13. What type of intelligence is involved in overall success in living according to Sternberg?
(a) Logical-mathematical intelligence
(b) Componential intelligence
(c) General intelligence
(d) Practical intelligence
Ans: (d)

Q14. What term refers to the biological development of an individual?
(a) Learning (b) Maturity
(c) Maturation (d) Aging
Ans: (c)

Q15. What term denotes the negative and positive evaluations an individual makes about the self?
(a) Self-esteem (b) Self-efficacy
(c) Self-centeredness (d) Self involvement
Ans: (a)

Q16. Which psychologist carried out an experiment of classical conditioning involving a little boy called Albert?
(a) B.F Skinner (b) E.L. Thorndike
(c) Iven Pavlov (d) John Watson
Ans: (d)

Q17. Which part of the sensory register captures visual aspects of the environment?
(a) Iconic memory
(b) Echoic memory
(c) Visuospatial sketchpad
(d) Visual store
Ans: (a)

Q18. Which of the followings is a reason for a student seeking counselling?
(a) Career indecisions (b) Sensible
(c) Strong (d) Superior
Ans: (a)

Q19. Which of the following is not a technique to aid the storage of information in long term memory?
(a) Elaboration (b) Rehearsal
(c) Chunking (d) Mnemonics
Ans: (c)

Q20. Which of the following statement would be true in case of an extrovert person?
(a) Social situations drain their energy
(b) They gain energy from social situations
(c) They gain energy from within
(d) They prefer working alone
Ans: (b)

Q21. Which of the following statements is true regarding algorithms?
(a) An algorithm is a set of steps to follow intended to solve a specific problem
(b) An algorithm is a rule of thumb that gives some guidance on how to do a task but does not guarantee a solution consistently
(c) An algorithm’s success is independent of the sequence of steps followed during its execution
(d) An algorithm is a rule of thumb that gives some guidance on how to do a task guarantees a solution every time
Ans: (a)

Q22. Who used the term Deviation intelligence Quotient?
(a) Alfred Binet (b) Lewis Terman
(c) David Wechsler (d) William Stern
Ans: (c)

Q23. How does academic curricula subtly promote gender discrimination?
(a) Very little mention of achievements by females compared to achievements by male.
(b) Unethical grading amongst males and female students
(c) Focusing mathematics and science courses only to male students
(d) Unequal funding towards male education compared to female education
Ans: (a)

Q24. One of the symptoms of dyspraxia is:
(a) Problem in understanding spellings
(b) Problem in doing mathematical calculations
(c) Problem in holding a pen and writing
(d) Problem in the accent a pen of a language
Ans: (c)

Q25. Children having phonological core deficits suffer from ____.
(a) Dyslexia (b) Dyscalculia
(c) Dystopia (d) Dysnomia
Ans: (a)

Q26. A father expects all his children, aged 4,6 and 12 to learn the same subjects together. This would be in violation of which principle of development?
(a) There are individual rates of development
(b) Development proceeds from simple to complex
(c) Development depends on maturation and learning
(d) Development is a continuous process
Ans: (c)

Q27. Intelligence is something that grows and develops through a series of stages. There are both qualitative and quantitative differences between the thinking of young children versus older children. Who put forward this theory?
(a) B.F. Skinner (b) Howard Gardner
(c) Jean Piaget (d) John Dewey
Ans: (c)

Q28. The infant is able to move about, especially because of the growth of ____.
(a) Motor areas only
(b) Neither sensory nor motor areas
(c) Sensory areas only
(d) Sensory and motor areas
Ans: (d)

Q29. ____can cause deficiency diseases that adversely affect the growth and development of children.
(a) Mental Illness (b) Anemia
(c) Malnutrition (d) Clinical Depression
Ans: (c)

Q30. ____attribution assigns the cause of behavior to the internal characteristics of a person?
(a) Dispositional (b) Situational
(c) Environmental (d) Cultural
Ans: (a)

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