Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. The Socratic method is known as:
(a) Discussion method
(b) Question-Answer method
(c) Lecture demonstration method
(d) Inquiry method
Ans: (b)

Q2. Law of Exercise stresses the importance of____ in learning.
(a) Reward (b) Readiness
(c) Practice (d) Impact
Ans: (c)

Q3. According to Piaget, children experiment with sound during the_____ .
(a) Preoperational stage
(b) Concrete operational stage
(c) Formal operational stage
(d) Sensorimotor stage
Ans: (d)

Q4. Why is the learning environment important for active learning?
(a) To build knowledge through collaboration.
(b) There are no assessments.
(c) There is no need to engage with the content.
(d) It uses multiple resources.
Ans: (a)

Q5. Which of Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development typically occurs in adolescence?
(a) Identity vs. identity confusion
(b) Generativity vs. stagnation
(c) Trust vs. mistrust
(d) Intimacy vs. isolation
Ans: (a)

Q6. Which of the following is least likely to be a sign of depression in adolescence?
(a) Sudden drop in marks
(b) Missing classes
(c) Withdrawing from friends
(d) Changing friend groups
Ans: (d)

Q7. Which of these statement best describes the ‘Law of Readiness’ according to Thorndike?
(a) It means that drill or practice helps in increasing efficiency and durability of learning
(b) It means the preparation or disposition of the subject contributes to learning
(c) It means that the organism changes its response till an appropriate behavior is hit upon.
(d) It means that trial and error leads to connections being formed.
Ans: (b)

Q8. The ability to think rationally and act purposefully is_____ .
(a) Reasoning (b) Perception
(c) Intelligence (d) Creativity
Ans: (c)

Q9. The term Bandura used for explaining, overall process of social learning is____ .
(a) Self-efficacy
(b) Conditioning
(c) Vicarious reinforcement
(d) Modelling
Ans: (d)

Q10. ____ are considered to be the most important factor in students’ achievement and successful implementation of inclusive classroom:
(a) Teachers (b) Principal
(c) Supervisor (d) Counselor
Ans: (a)

Q11. Which of the following theorists believed in the role of biological maturation in the development and learning process?
(a) Kohler (b) Skinner
(c) Vygotsky (d) Piaget
Ans: (d)

Q12. Reasoning is studied under____ .
(a) Social development
(b) Cognitive development
(c) Physical development
(d) Personality development
Ans: (b)

Q13. Child development refers to the____, _____and _____changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence.
(a) Biological, Psychological, Emotional
(b) Qualitative, Empirical, Quantitative
(c) Childhood, Adulthood, Adolescent
(d) Infancy, Early, Late
Ans: (a)

Q14. India signed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) in which of the following year?
(a) 2006 (b) 2007
(c) 2008 (d) 2005
Ans: (b)

Q15. Gifted children are good at
(a) All of the above
(b) Ability to quarrel with others only
(c) Ability to solve problems only
(d) Ability to help teacher only
Ans: (c)

Q16. Abraham Maslow propounded which of the following theories of motivation?
(a) Humanistic Theory (b) Incentive Theory
(c) Drive Theory (d) Expectancy Theory
Ans: (a)

Q17. What are some ways to help children develop problem-solving skills?
(a) Be a helicopter parent-do not give children space to make mistakes.
(b) Avoid giving children the chance to make tough choices.
(c) Make problem-solving a fun part of the culture of your home.
(d) Children must be protected from experiencing failure.
Ans: (c)

Q18. In Freud’s view, development is a_____ process.
(a) Continuous (b) Random
(c) Active (d) Discontinuous
Ans: (d)

Q19. What type of forgetting occurs when information in over memory stops us from recalling other information that is also stored in memory?
(a) Decay
(b) Delay
(c) Cue-dependent forgetting
(d) Interference
Ans: (d)

Q20. What type of a learner is one who learns best by watching movies or documentaries?
(a) Aural (b) Kinesthetic
(c) Reading/writing (d) Visual
Ans: (d)

Q21. What type of language theory focuses on the inborn capacity of infants to learn language?
(a) Behaviourist theory (b) Nurture theory
(c) Instincutual theory (d) Nativist theory
Ans: (d)

Q22. A detailed information about the individual’s ancestry is collected when the following method is used to measure personality.
(a) Interview (b) Case History
(c) Projective tests (d) Questionnaires
Ans: (b)

Q23. If the teacher has to know about the students’ strengths and weaknesses before the instructional materials are organized, the teacher should conduct:
(a) Summative Assessment
(b) Diagnostic Assessment
(c) Interim Assessment
(d) Formative Assessment
Ans: (b)

Q24. The creativity of the child can be most appropriately brought forth by giving____ in the class.
(a) Homework (b) Notes
(c) Impositions (d) Assignments
Ans: (d)

Q25. Visual problems get solved more comfortably than verbal problems, during which stage of cognitive development?
(a) Concrete operational
(b) Preoperational
(c) Formal operational
(d) Sensorimotor
Ans: (a)

Q26. What dilemma did Kohlberg present to children in his study on moral development?
(a) Hector’s dilemma (b) Heinz’ dilemma
(c) Mary’ dilemma (d) Henry’s dilemma
Ans: (b)

Q27. Which of the following is least effective in educational implication of attention?
(a) Theory talk
(b) Audio-visual aids
(c) Gestures and movements
(d) Incorporation of variety
Ans: (a)

Q28. Aptitude tests are indispensable tools at the hands of____ to provide educational and vocational guidance services.
(a) Teachers (b) Friends
(c) Doctors (d) Counsellors
Ans: (d)

Q29. According to Carol Dweck’s Mindset theory, as incremental view of ability means
(a) A stable and uncontrollable trait.
(b) A characteristic of an individual that cannot be changed.
(c) A set of intellectual capabilities a person possesses.
(d) An ever expanding repertoire of skills and knowledge.
Ans: (d)

Q30. Assessment results of a very strict yet effective teacher’s class are below average. The factor that is impacting learners in this class is the
(a) Complexity of the topic
(b) Boredom of learners
(c) Relationship between the teacher and learners
(d) Relationship between new content and old content is not clear.
Ans: (c)

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