Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Today’s classrooms now welcome _____ learners.
(a) Talented (b) Diverse
(c) Gifted (d) Special need
Ans: (b)

Q2. Short term deficit of sleep affects learners by :
(a) Increase in weight
(b) Increasing the risk of diabetes
(c) Weakening immunity
(d) Reducing concentration and memory
Ans: (d)

Q3. Inequality in education has been reduced in India due to :
(a) Religious intervention
(b) Social Reforms
(c) Constitutional provisions
(d) Cultural diversity
Ans: (c)

Q4. NIOS is an example of ____ agency of education.
(a) Non formal (b) Formal
(c) NGO (d) Informal
Ans: (a)

Q5. What are the family and community resources that children can draw upon collectively called?
(a) Membership capital (b) Structural capital
(c) Fiscal capital (d) Social capital
Ans: (d)

Q6. What are the ways to engage students in problem-solving strategies & extend their thinking?
(a) Use of concept formation, inquiry & synectics
(b) Addressing questions again & again
(c) Talking to friends nicely
(d) Giving them extra homework
Ans: (a)

Q7. What type of reasoning is characterized by moving from the general to the particular?
(a) Transductive reasoning
(b) Inductive reasoning
(c) Deductive reasoning
(d) Hypothetical reasoning (Exam Date : 05.03.2019)
Ans: (c)

Q8. What is the part of memory that stores information that one is not consciously aware of?
(a) Dual memory (b) Explicit memory
(c) Implicit memory (d) Conscious memory
Ans: (c)

Q9. What is the phenomenon wherein previous exposure to a word or concept makes later recollection easier?
(a) Priming
(b) Deriving
(c) Subliminal perception
(d) Subconscious memory
Ans: (a)

Q10. Children are asked to narrate a story during the administration of which test?
(a) Children’s Apperception Test (CAT)
(b) Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)
(c) Wechsler’s Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC)
(d) Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)
Ans: (a)

Q11. Learner autonomy is a characteristic of :
(a) Formal education
(b) Traditional education
(c) Progressive education
(d) Inclusive education
Ans: (c)

Q12. Raven’s Progressive Matrices Test measures :
(a) Intelligence (b) Personality
(c) Attitude (d) Motivation
Ans: (a)

Q13. According to Piaget, children’s ____ development is progressing through 4 stages.
(a) Physical (b) Emotional
(c) Functional (d) Cognitive
Ans: (d)

Q14. Many people who were alive at that time remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard that Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated. What type of memory is displayed here?
(a) Flashbulb memory
(b) Declarative memory
(c) Sensory memory
(d) Semantic memory
Ans: (a)

Q15. _____ Learners are not included under “Exceptional Category”.
(a) Normal (b) Retarded
(c) Gifted (d) Slow
Ans: (a)

Q16. If a learner has difficulty in reading, then what type of learning disability?
(a) Dysgraphia (b) None of these
(c) Dyslexia (d) Dyscalculia
Ans: (c)

Q17. An infant takes time to distinguish the father from other men. This aspect of development happens because of the following principle.
(a) Whole of Part (b) Centre of Periphery
(c) Part of Whole (d) General of Specific
Ans: (d)

Q18. The famous physiologist whose work on classical conditioning influenced the field of child psychology is :
(a) Edward Thorndika (b) Wolgang Kohler
(c) Jean Piaget (d) Ivan Pavlov
Ans: (d)

Q19. The proverb “Nothing succeeds like success” applicable to which of the following laws of learning?
(a) Law of exercise (b) Law of readiness
(c) Law of effect (d) Law of success
Ans: (c)

Q20. The characteristic of behavioral objective is :
(a) None of above
(b) Observable and measurable
(c) Observable and Immeasurable
(d) Non-observable
Ans: (b)

Q21. Which of the following is a Humanistic view of motivation?
(a) Need for self-esteem and self fulfilment
(b) Beliefs, attributions for success and failure
(c) Goals, expectations a and self-efficacy
(d) Incentives, reinforcers and punishers
Ans: (a)

Q22. How many primary stages of development are present in Kohlberg’s theory on moral development?
(a) 3 (b) 4
(c) 2 (d) 6
Ans: (a)

Q23. _______ advocated that all children have the potential to learn.
(a) John Dewey (b) Freud
(c) Friedrich Frobel (d) Maria Montessori
Ans: (c)

Q24. ______ are creative skill practice books for children for the enrichment of their creative thinking. are creative skill practice books for children for the enrichment of their creative thinking
(a) Enrichment books (b) Idea books
(c) Integrated books (d) Creative books
Ans: (b)

Q25. The key agent in Erikson’s Psychosocial stage of “Industry versus inferiority” is :
(a) Family (b) Parents
(c) Primary caregiver (d) Teachers and peers
Ans: (d)

Q26. The passion for doing anything in the absence of any compulsion or reward is ______ .
(a) Intrinsic motivation
(b) Extrinsic motivation
(c) Achievement motivation
(d) Level of Aspiration
Ans: (a)

Q27. Which of the following is NOT a form of misconception?
(a) Vernacular misconceptions
(b) Cognitive conflicted ideas
(c) Non-scientific beliefs
(d) Preconceived notions
Ans: (b)

Q28. Who strives to answer such questions as well as to understand, explain and predict behaviors that occur throughout the lifespan?
(a) Developmental psychologists
(b) Vygotsky theorist
(c) Fraud theorist
(d) Erikson theorist
Ans: (a)

Q29. To motivate an auditory learner, the teacher should encourage him/her to __________.
(a) Use reading material in small units
(b) Participate in club activities and skits etc
(c) Participate in discussions
(d) Use coloured pen and highlighters while studying
Ans: (c)

Q30. The effective learning as per Piaget’s theory is _______ .
(a) Content acquisition (b) Root memorization
(c) Active learning (d) Reading by heart
Ans: (c)

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