Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. A student is provided with a choice of 15 topics of his/her interest to complete an assignment. This increases his/her ______ learning engagement.
(a) Intellectual (b) Behavioural
(c) Emotional (d) Social
Ans: (a)

Q2. ADHD children have difficulties in which of the following areas?
(a) All of the above
(b) Attention only
(c) Hyperactivity only
(d) Impulse control only
Ans: (a)

Q3. In an intelligence test a 9 years old boy is found to have mental age of 10 years, he belongs to the IQ classification of______.
(a) Superior (b) Average
(c) Genius (d) Slow learner
Ans: (b)

Q4. Which theory development also focuses on social interaction in development?
(a) Vygotsky (b) Piaget
(c) Freud (d) Kohlberg
Ans: (a)

Q5. Asking students to list the uses of iron metal in class will help a teacher to examine which one of the following creative abilities in students?
(a) Flexibility (b) Originality
(c) Elaboration (d) Fluency
Ans: (d)

Q6. The movement in Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs should be from
(a) Love and belonging to physiological needs
(b) Self-actualization to Physiological needs
(c) Safety needs to self-actualization
(d) Physiological needs to self – actualization
Ans: (d)

Q7. Select the quality that is needed for a counselor.
(a) being judgmental (b) being arrogant
(c) being empathetic (d) being defensive
Ans: (c)

Q8. What is an infant likely to suffer from if the mother consumed large amounts of alcohol during pregnancy?
(a) Prenatal retardation
(b) Fetal withdrawal syndrome
(c) Fetal alcohol syndrome
(d) Perinatal alcohol syndrome
Ans: (c)

Q9. What strategy should a teacher use in a situation when the student is being impolite?
(a) Punishment
(b) Remind the student of classroom norms
(c) Argue with the student
(d) Express shock
Ans: (b)

Q10. What is the term given to describe the conditioned stimulus before classical conditioning occurs?
(a) Natural stimulus
(b) Unconditioned stimulus
(c) General stimulus
(d) Neutral stimulus
Ans: (d)

Q11. What is the set of linguistic rules that govern the use of language for communication called?
(a) Grammar (b) Phonemes
(c) Pragmatics (d) Syntax
Ans: (c)

Q12. By the age of six months, infants are able to do the following, except______.
(a) Babbling (b) Crawling
(c) Sit up (d) Eat solids
Ans: (b)

Q13. When social beliefs are transferred from one generation to another, it becomes part of:
(a) Transmission of culture
(b) Social mobility
(c) Social change
(d) Individual development
Ans: (a)

Q14. Personality is measured based on ______ approach.
(a) Ideographic (b) Socio-radical
(c) Surface-radical (d) Nomothetic
Ans: (d)

Q15. In which of Piaget’s 4 development stages is object permanence developed?
(a) Formal Operations
(b) Concrete Operational
(c) Preoperational
(d) Sensorimotor
Ans: (d)

Q16. Piaget’s pre-operational stage is from______.
(a) 7-11 years (b) 11 years and above
(c) 2 – 7 years (d) 0 – 2 years
Ans: (c)

Q17. Who said, an intelligence is a “biopsychological potential to process information in certain ways in order to solve problems or create products that are valued in at least one culture or community”.
(a) Gardner (b) Willingham
(c) Callahan (d) Sattler
Ans: (a)

Q18. According to Psychosexual developmental theory, failure to successfully complete a particular stage would result in:
(a) Fixation (b) Libido
(c) Electra complex (d) Oedipus complex
Ans: (a)

Q19. By what age are children likely to make friends?
(a) Four years (b) Three years
(c) One year (d) Two years
Ans: (b)

Q20. ______is the main determinant of cognitive development and learning.
(a) Values (b) Beliefs
(c) principles (d) Culture
Ans: (d)

Q21. If a child has difficulty putting words down on paper, it may be due to a learning disability. The best instructional strategy to implement in a classroom to support children who struggle with writing would be to:
(a) Provide more time on task
(b) Provide extended periods of time in the resource room to receive one-on-one assistance
(c) provide peer tutoring writing time
(d) provide detailed directions and graphic organizers to help with structure.
Ans: (d)

Q22. The variable that the scientific investigator changes or manipulates is called :
(a) Independent Variable (b) responding variable
(c) Control (d) dependent variable
Ans: (a)

Q23. The mental networks that children form in their mind is known as:
(a) Impulses (b) Archetypes
(c) Maps (d) Schemas
Ans: (d)

Q24. Which animal was involved in Pavlov’s experiment of classical conditioning?
(a) Dog (b) Pigeon
(c) Rabbit (d) Rat
Ans: (a)

Q25. Which of Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development involves the development of a sense of competence?
(a) Autonomy vs. shame
(b) industry vs. inferiority
(c) Generativity vs. stagnation
(d) Initiative vs. guilt
Ans: (b)

Q26. Which of the following is not a hindrance to creativity?
(a) Divergent thinking
(b) Functional fixedness
(c) Convergent thinking
(d) Mental set
Ans: (a)

Q27. Which of the following disorders is caused due to error in cell division?
(a) ADHD (b) Dyslexia
(c) Autism (d) Down’s Syndrome
Ans: (d)

Q28. The practice that legitimizes powerful men’s dominant position in society and justifies the subordination of the common male population and women and other marginalized ways of a being a man is called______.
(a) Femininity
(b) Emphasized femininity
(c) Complicit masculinity
(d) Hegemonic masculinity
Ans: (d)

Q29. What do you mean by curriculum?
(a) Sum total of the activities of a school.
(b) Sum total of the annual study.
(c) A child learns through curriculum.
(d) Indicates the course to be taught by the teachers to the students throughout the year.
Ans: (d)

Q30. Students can overcome their misconception for the long term through:
(a) Traditional teaching
(b) Standard teaching
(c) Refutational teaching
(d) Conventional teaching
Ans: (c)

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