Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Albert Bandura was a proponent of which perspective of personalities?
(a) Humanistic (b) Behaviorist
(c) Psychoanalytic (d) Social cognitive
Ans: (d)

Q2. The differences observed among different human groups are typically ________.
(a) genetic (b) cultural
(c) artificial (d) heredity
Ans: (b)

Q3. Success of Inclusive Education depends most importantly on:
(a) High quality textbooks
(b) High quality teaching learning materials
(c) Community Support
(d) Attitudinal change among teachers
Ans: (d)

Q4. Kohlberg and his associate postulate ______ stages in moral development divided into three major levels.
(a) Two (b) Six
(c) Nine (d) Four
Ans: (b)

Q5. Development never stops. This statement emphasizes the principle of:
(a) Integration (b) Individual differences
(c) Uniform pattern (d) Continuity
Ans: (d)

Q6. Learning to drive a car, singing or memorizing a poem or mathematical table etc need exercise and repetition of various actions and movements many times. These cases of human learning which involves the connections in the brain being strengthened or weakened are part of which law of learning by Thorndike?
(a) Law of exercise (b) Law of effect
(c) Law of readiness (d) Law of Attitude
Ans: (a)

Q7. The function of Educational guidance is:
(a) getting the best out of education
(b) understanding the philosophy of great educators
(c) giving occupational information
(d) inculcating social interaction among the students
Ans: (a)

Q8. The best method to study diversity among pupils is through ________ method.
(a) Introspection (b) Experimental
(c) Observation (d) Case study
Ans: (c)

Q9. Cephalocaudal means:
(a) Head to toe (b) Whole to part
(c) General to specific (d) Center to periphery
Ans: (a)

Q10. Whose theory focuses on the culture in which a child grows up in?
(a) Fromm (b) Freud
(c) Vygotsky (d) Kohlberg
Ans: (c)

Q11. A child learns to stand up only when a teacher enters the room and not when a student or any other adult does. What principle of learning explains this behavior?
(a) Stimulus discrimination
(b) Stimulus generalization
(c) Stimulus response
(d) Stimulus observation
Ans: (a)

Q12. What would an intelligence test that deals with experiences common to all cultures be called?
(a) Culture forward test (b) Culture biased test
(c) Culture free test (d) Culture fair test
Ans: (d)

Q13. What types of questions assess knowledge of general information in an intelligence test?
(a) Comprehension (b) Information
(c) Similarities (d) Proverbs
Ans: (b)

Q14. What is most true mental health problems?
(a) Mental health problems means unable to do work
(b) Mental health problems means unable to recognize people and things around.
(c) Mental health problems can affect the way we think, feel and behave.
(d) Mental health problems can affect the way we respond
Ans: (c)

Q15. What type of intelligence is likely to be used during a game of cricket?
(a) Bodily–kinesthetic intelligence
(b) Naturalistic intelligence
(c) Musical intelligence
(d) Linguistic intelligence
Ans: (a)

Q16. Apart from formative assessment, another type of assessment that provides insight about the sufficiency of instructional material is:
(a) Diagnostic Assessment
(b) Interim Assessment
(c) Summative Assessment
(d) Entrance Assessment
Ans: (b)

Q17. Zone of proximal development refers to:
(a) What learners have not yet development
(b) What learners can do with or without help
(c) What learners are able to do proximally?
(d) What learners are able to do distally
Ans: (b)

Q18. Pedagogy is the study of _______.
(a) Learning process (b) Teaching method
(c) Guiding students (d) Education
Ans: (b)

Q19. Harry loves solving puzzles everyday as he finds solving puzzles fun and exciting. This is an example of _________ motivation.
(a) intrinsic (b) fear–based
(c) fear–based (d) power–based
Ans: (a)

Q20. Who argues that the mediation of someone more knowledgeable is vital in learning?
(a) Piaget (b) Erikson
(c) Freud (d) Vygotsky
Ans: (d)

Q21. Who proposed the idea of fluid crystallized intelligence?
(a) Cattell (b) Gardner
(c) Sternberg (d) Guiford
Ans: (a)

Q22. Adolescence means:
(a) To do work (b) To grow
(c) To play (d) To study
Ans: (b)

Q23. Beliefs about fundamental categories and properties of world are ________ .
(a) Epistemic beliefs
(b) Epistemological beliefs
(c) Ontological beliefs
(d) Axiological beliefs
Ans: (c)

Q24. Symposium is a type of
(a) Demonstration method
(b) Lecture method
(c) Discussion method
(d) Discovery method
Ans: (c)

Q25. According to Vygotsky, the major emphasis for cognitive development is:
(a) education (b) religion
(c) intelligence quotient (d) social factors
Ans: (d)

Q26. The aim of scientific investigation is to provide students opportunities:
(a) cognitive processes only
(b) to use concepts only
(c) skills to solve problems only
(d) all of the above
Ans: (d)

Q27. A child suffering from Dysgraphia has:
(a) Language difficulties
(b) Low mathematical abilities
(c) Reading difficulties
(d) Writing difficulties
Ans: (d)

Q28. Learning by Project Method is technically known as:
(a) Adequate learning (b) Efficient learning
(c) Incidental learning (d) Systematic learning
Ans: (c)

Q29. With respect to Principles of Child development which of the following is false?
(a) Development depends on maturation and learning
(b) Development proceeds from specific to general
(c) Development proceeds from simple to complex
(d) Development proceeds from top to bottom
Ans: (b)

Q30. Typically, children create gender stereotypes by ________.
(a) not socializing due to gender–specific activities
(b) focusing on the negative attributes of the opposite gender
(c) maintaining gender–neutral friendships with children of both sexes
(d) Sexualizing peers of both gender
Ans: (b)

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