Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Which of the following is not a level of mental retardation?
(a) Profound (b) Severe
(c) Savant (d) Mild
Ans: (c)

Q2. Which of the following is least true about the process of growth?
(a) It represents change in a person’s quantifiable characteristics
(b) It is necessary for aspects of development.
(c) It can only be assessed.
(d) It is not a continuous process.
Ans: (c)

Q3. The system of society wherein primary power, moral authority, social privilege and control of property are dominated by males is known as ______
(a) Masculinity (b) Patrilineal
(c) Patriarchy (d) Matriarchy
Ans: (c)

Q4. Vocational guidance primarily helps students to:
(a) Choose a life partner
(b) Choose an occupation
(c) Solve a personal problem
(d) Select subjects
Ans: (b)

Q5. When twins are born from separate zygotes, they are called:
(a) Identical twins (b) Sibling
(c) Spouses (d) Fraternal twins
Ans: (d)

Q6. When a teacher finds diversity in the classroom, it is better that she
(a) Divides the class into small groups
(b) Categorizes the pupils according to diversity
(c) Combines all of them together
(d) Sends the pupils from diverse groups out of the class
Ans: (c)

Q7. An Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is:
(a) A plan created for every student in classroom
(b) Subsection of the No child Left Behind-Act
(c) A contract that must be followed as specified
(d) An outline for the general education teacher
Ans: (c)

Q8. Which genetic disorder is found only in females?
(a) Phenylketonuria (b) Turner syndrome
(c) Down Syndrome (d) Klinefelter Syndrome
Ans: (b)

Q9. To make socialization successful, it is necessary for parents to establish ______ as early as possible in the infant’s life.
(a) Rules (b) Routine
(c) Rapport (d) Restrictions
Ans: (b)

Q10. What animal was used in Watson’s experiment of classical conditioning?
(a) Cat (b) Pigeon
(c) Dog (d) Rabbit
Ans: (d)

Q11. Children who come from homes with unfavorable Parent– child relationships tend to be ____.
(a) Less impulsive
(b) Good at intellectual control
(c) Successful in social participation
(d) Intolerant of others
Ans: (d)

Q12. Learner – centered education includes:
(a) Year – end appraisal
(b) Control over learning process
(c) Control by the study program
(d) Disciplinary force
Ans: (b)

Q13. Learning Swimming or riding a horse is ___ learning.
(a) Motor (b) Associate
(c) Serial (d) Problem
Ans: (a)

Q14. A baby appears surprised every time her mother covers her eyes and then uncovers them. What Piagetian cognitive concept has the baby not yet understood that makes this game so exciting?
(a) Conservation (b) Seriation
(c) Object permanence (d) Animism
Ans: (c)

Q15. What is the study of the smallest units or speech known as?
(a) Morphology (b) Morphemes
(c) Phonemes (d) Phonology
Ans: (d)

Q16. Which of the following is not a type of intelligence described by Sternberg?
(a) Logical – mathematical element
(b) Experiential element
(c) Componential element
(d) Contextual element
Ans: (a)

Q17. The earliest manifestation of inner speech in Vygotsky’s view is _____.
(a) Private thought (b) Private speech
(c) Social speech (d) Personal speech
Ans: (b)

Q18. Which of the following is not a social motive that drives behavior?
(a) Achievement (b) Power
(c) Intelligence (d) Affiliation
Ans: (c)

Q19. Which American psychologist developed psychological connectionisms – the belief that connections are formed between perceived stimuli and emitted responses?
(a) Jean Piaget
(b) Francis Galton
(c) Edward Thorndike
(d) Charles Spearman
Ans: (c)

Q20. From Big five personality dimensions, behaviors such as speaking fluently, displaying ambition and exhibiting a high degree of intelligence is ____.
(a) Extraversion (b) Openness
(c) Conscientiousness (d) Neuroticism
Ans: (c)

Q21. According the Vogotsky, the following are transmitted from generation to generation, except____
(a) Beliefs (b) Values
(c) Ignorance (d) Traditions
Ans: (c)

Q22. Fraternal twins are born of from ____.
(a) No ovum (b) One ovum
(c) Two ova (d) One sperm
Ans: (c)

Q23. What concept denotes the belief that one can effectively produce desired outcomes in a particular area?
(a) Self – efficacy (b) Self – knowledge
(c) Self – esteem (d) Self – conception
Ans: (a)

Q24. Brainstorming as a technique helps to improve_____ in the learning process.
(a) Skills (b) Language
(c) Creativity (d) Critical Thinking
Ans: (c)

Q25. Play way method of teaching has been emphasized in the scheme of the education of:
(a) Naturalists (b) Realists
(c) Existentialists (d) Pragmatists
Ans: (a)

Q26. Which of the following is socialization agency?
(a) All of the above (b) Society only
(c) School only (d) Family only
Ans: (a)

Q27. A learning style of the students of every age are affected by their
(a) All the above (b) Environment
(c) Emotions only (d) Sociological
Ans: (a)

Q28. Attribution theory is a theory proposed by:
(a) Jean William Fritz Piaget
(b) Bernard Weiner
(c) B.F. Skinner
(d) Abraham Maslow
Ans: (*)

Q29. The least effective method to attract student’s interest and attention is:
(a) Lecture method (b) Role play method
(c) Discussion method (d) Game method
Ans: (a)

Q30. Deemphasizing rote learning is a part of:
(a) Special needs education
(b) Learner – centered education
(c) Progressive education
(d) Interactive educating
Ans: (c)

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