Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. The full form of SEN is ——-.
(a) Special emotional negotiation
(b) Social education needs
(c) Special educational needs
(d) Special and exceptional needs
Ans: (c)

Q2. The need for child-centered education has increased mainly because:
(a) Parents have no time for their children.
(b) Parents are less qualified.
(c) Teachers have better qualification
(d) Teachers are more equipped to deal with overall development.
Ans: (d)

Q3. People who are categorized on the basis of economic condition are known as belonging to a particular—–.
(a) Ethnic group (b) Religion
(c) Class (d) Caste
Ans: (c)

Q4. Perception of a particular method of teaching is different among learners because:
(a) they do not want to learn.
(b) they don’t like the topic.
(c) perception is dependent on the environment learners are accustomed to.
(d) some of them do not like the teacher.
Ans: (c)

Q5. What is the primary change that occurs during puberty?
(a) Psychological maturity
(b) Social maturity
(c) Cognitive maturity
(d) Sexual maturity
Ans: (d)

Q6. At what age does the newborn recognize the mother’s voice?
(a) At birth (b) At three months
(c) At six months (d) At nine months
Ans: (a)

Q7. Who was a development theorist of the midtwentieth century who is best known for his specific and detailed theory of children’s moral development?
(a) Lawrence Kohlberg (b) Vygotsky
(c) Piaget (d) Erikson
Ans: (a)

Q8. Who proposed the “Law of Effect”?
(a) Sternberg (b) Fromm
(c) Thorndike (d) Bandura
Ans: (c)

Q9. Who developed the first intelligence test?
(a) Binet and Vernon
(b) Binet and Simon
(c) Goddard and Terman
(d) Goddard and Wechsler
Ans: (b)

Q10. Preprimary education in India carried out through Anganwadi Centres falls under the —.
(a) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
(b) Ministry of Health and Family welfare (Exam Date : 01.03.2019)
(c) Ministry of Women and Child Development
(d) Ministry of Human Resource Development
Ans: (c)

Q11. Critical thinking is an aspect of
(a) Bias (b) Reasoning
(c) Belief (d) Emotion
Ans: (b)

Q12. The judgment of the quality of teaching depends on:
(a) Developing a relationship
(b) Attainment of information
(c) Discipline
(d) Overall development of student
Ans: (d)

Q13. The abbreviated term ADHD denotes:
(a) Attention Deficit Hypersensitivity Disorder
(b) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
(c) Active Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
(d) Aggression Deficit Hyperactivity
Ans: (b)

Q14. Which one of the following is not an internal factor of attention?
(a) Interest (b) Intensity
(c) Mind set (d) Motives
Ans: (b)

Q15. Which of the following factors did Kohlberg focus on in his theory of morality?
(a) Family influences
(b) Cognitive development
(c) Culture
(d) Gender differences
Ans: (b)

Q16. Which of the following is not an objective of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation?
(a) Plan teaching-learning situations.
(b) Communicate the child’s progress to different stakeholders.
(c) Map changes in the child’s learning and development.
(d) Inculcate fear in the minds of pupils, so that they are able to perform better.
Ans: (d)

Q17. Which of the following is not a risk factor for drug use that is directly attributed to parents?
(a) Childhood negligence (b) Abuse
(c) Peer rejection (d) Genetic inheritance
Ans: (c)

Q18. A child realizes that a four-legged animal that neighs cannot fit into her existing schema of ‘dog’. What process will she undertake to fit this new information into her schemas?
(a) Disequilibration (b) Accommodation
(c) Assimilation (d) Homeostasis
Ans: (b)

Q19. A child finds it hard to recall the Hindi letters he learnt for today’s exam because of the Kannada exam he wrote yesterday. What is this phenomenon known as?
(a) Retroactive interference
(b) Retrograde interference
(c) Anterograde interference
(d) Proactive interference
Ans: (d)

Q20. According to Vygotsky, child’s language and thought develop ——-.
(a) independently of each other then merge
(b) independently of each other
(c) universally across the culture
(d) together as child grows
Ans: (a)

Q21. Parents who have a lot of rules but support their children to follow the rules, are adhering to ——.
(a) Uninvolved Parenting
(b) Permissive Parenting
(c) Authoritative Parenting
(d) Authoritarian Parenting
Ans: (c)

Q22. —— is the desire to act and move towards a goal.
(a) Perseverance (b) Valour
(c) Motivation (d) Grit
Ans: (c)

Q23. Which of the following theorists emphasizes the importance of categorization in the learning process?
(a) Kohler (b) Bandura
(c) Bruner (d) Pavlov
Ans: (c)

Q24. Problem- based learning in science encourages learner’s scientific habits of mind. Which of these options best describes some of the guidelines for problems-based learning?
(a) Reading, writing, listening
(b) Thinking up ideas, using multimedia, making variables
(c) Asking questions, constructing a hypothesis, repeated trials
(d) Discussions, a fixed number of trials, cooperative learning
Ans: (c)

Q25. The apparatus used for measuring the span of attention is ——–.
(a) Tachistoscope (b) Microscope
(c) Telescope (d) Epidiascope
Ans: (a)

Q26. Id, ego, superego is put forth by:
(a) Maslow (b) Pavlov
(c) Jung (d) Freud
Ans: (d)

Q27. The Expectancy theory of motivation states that:
(a) People are motivated to do things due to external rewards.
(b) There is a hierarchy of need in each individual.
(c) There is a desire in a person to become what he is capable of becoming.
(d) Motivation depends on the desirability of the outcome.
Ans: (d)

Q28. Who among these psychologists have developed a theory of personality based on 2 dimensions: introversion and extroversion?
(a) Sigmund Freud (b) Carl Jung
(c) Erich From (d) Hans Eysenck
Ans: (d)

Q29. Teaching in an inclusive classroom is a challenge for teachers and demands certain—-.
(a) Habits (b) Talent
(c) Expertise (d) Practice
Ans: (c)

Q30. —— is found to be effective at achieving conceptual change.
(a) Reading textual materials
(b) Labs
(c) Discovery learning
(d) Detecting an anomaly
Ans: (d)

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