Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Comorbid means:
(a) It describes a disorder or condition that may co-occur with another disorder or condition.
(b) A condition can appear independently and have a detrimental effect on performance.
(c) A cognitive impairment can shorten lifespan.
(d) None of these.
Ans: (a)

Q2. What is the second leading cause of death in adolescence?
(a) Road traffic accidents (b) Suicide
(c) Psychosis (d) Drug overdose
Ans: (b)

Q3. UDL stands for______.
(a) Universal Developed learning
(b) Universal Dynamic Learning
(c) Universal Design for Learning
(d) Universal Disadvantages of Learning
Ans: (c)

Q4. The meaning of gestalt is______.
(a) Excitement (b) An integrated whole
(c) Perception (d) Insight
Ans: (b)

Q5. According to Piaget’s theory of cognitive development, complex thoughts from during the______.
(a) Pre-operational stage
(b) Concrete Operational stage
(c) Formal Operations stage
(d) Sensory Motor stage
Ans: (c)

Q6. According to Kohlberg’s theory, at what level does the child adopt rules?
(a) Universal ethical principle orientation
(b) Post-conventional level
(c) Pre-conventional level
(d) Conventional level
Ans: (d)

Q7. According to Urie Bronfenbrenner ______system is the small immediate environment the child lives in.
(a) Macrosystem (b) Exosystem
(c) Microsystem (d) Mesosystem
Ans: (c)

Q8. What is used to determine eating disorders?
(a) Weight index (b) Weight mass index
(c) Body mass index (d) Body height index
Ans: (c)

Q9. What term best describes a child’s difficulty in learning a new way to do a task he has already learnt?
(a) Proactive interference
(b) Retroactive interference
(c) Cue-related interference
(d) Semantic interference
Ans: (a)

Q10. What task did Piaget give children to understand their hypothetical-deductive reasoning?
(a) Pendulum experiment
(b) Bobo doll experiment
(c) Visual cliff experiment
(d) Shadow experiment
Ans: (a)

Q11. What does the theory of learning by Insight mean?
(a) Learning which requires higher order mental processes like thinking, reasoning and intelligence.
(b) Learning by trial and error where problem solving is characterized by repeated, varied attempts which are continued until success.
(c) Learning that occurs by observing the demonstrations given an expert and imitating his movements.
(d) A type of learning or problem solving that happens all-of-a-sudden through perceiving the relationships of various parts of a problem and understanding the situation.
Ans: (d)

Q12. Name the disorder that causes lack of attention.
(a) Dyslexia (b) Dyscalculia
(c) Dysgraphia (d) ADD/ADHD
Ans: (d)

Q13. Which model, proposed by Albert Bandura, explains human functioning and personality as caused by the interaction of the behavioral, cognitive and environmental factors
(a) Self-efficacy (b) Reciprocal determinism
(c) Trait theory (d) Sublimation
Ans: (b)

Q14. Which of the following promotes the recurrence of a behavior?
(a) Reinforcement (b) Latency
(c) Chunking (d) Punishment
Ans: (a)

Q15. Which of the following theories focuses on processes involved in perceiving and handling information?
(a) Information-processing approach
(b) Social-contextual approach
(c) Socio-cognitive approach
(d) Psycho-sexual approach
Ans: (a)

Q16. Which of the following is one of the components of ideal mental health according to Jahoda?
(a) Dependence
(b) Separation from society
(c) Freedom
(d) Positive attitude towards oneself
Ans: (d)

Q17. Which of the following statements best describes the Zone of Proximal Development?
(a) The difference between what a learner can do without help what she or he can achieve with guidance.
(b) Academic, Knowledge based tests gauge the intelligence.
(c) The child develops the required skills on his/her own.
(d) Discover everything on own.
Ans: (a)

Q18. Which of the Thorndike’s laws emphasize preparedness?
(a) Law of Exercise
(b) Law of Effect
(c) Law of Multiple response
(d) Law of Readiness
Ans: (d)

Q19. In scientific investigative learning method,____.
(a) Children discover the scientific idea completely.
(b) Children work without guidance.
(c) Teacher guides the children completely.
(d) Teacher gives inputs when needed.
Ans: (d)

Q20. A child is watched carefully by his teachers because his friends are known to cause trouble, even though the child has never done anything wrong. Which of the following is descriptive of this?
(a) Algorithm
(b) Transductive reasoning
(c) Representativeness heuristic
(d) Anchoring heuristic
Ans: (c)

Q21. Who are backward children?
(a) Slow learners
(b) Delinquent learners
(c) Handicapped learners
(d) Exceptional learners
Ans: (a)

Q22. The last stage of creative thinking is
(a) Incubation (b) Verification
(c) Preparation (d) Evaluation
Ans: (b)

Q23. The Dalton plan was created by:
(a) John Dewey (b) Francis Galton
(c) Francis Dalton (d) Helen Parkhurst
Ans: (d)

Q24. A student should be allowed to learn in the mother tongue as it makes______easy.
(a) Comprehension (b) Perception
(c) Creation (d) Reproduction
Ans: (a)

Q25. More knowledgeable others and Zone of Proximal Development are the main principles ______theories on cognitive development.
(a) Kolb’s (b) Piaget’s
(c) Dewey’s (d) Vygotsky’s
Ans: (d)

Q26. A large number of schools do not have a provision for______teacher in the school.
(a) Extra (b) Special
(c) Co-class (d) Assistant
Ans: (b)

Q27. ______are the basic needs according to Malow’s Hierarchy of needs.
(a) Safety and Esteem
(b) Physiological and self-actualization
(c) Belongingness and love needs
(d) Physiological and safety needs
Ans: (d)

Q28. Which of the following can a teacher not exercise to overcome misconceptions?
(a) Immediate feedback assessment approach
(b) Self-directed learning
(c) Quiz style assessment both before and after a unit
(d) Flipped classroom approach
Ans: (b)

Q29. Which of the following theories is also known as modeling learning theory?
(a) Developmental theory
(b) Social learning theory
(c) Transformative learning theory
(d) Insight learning theory
Ans: (b)

Q30. Thinking most importantly involves:
(a) Aptitude (b) Memory
(c) Reasoning (d) Attitude
Ans: (c)

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