Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. ____ are the self-fulfillment needs according to Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs.
(a) Self-actualization
(b) Physiological needs
(c) Belongingness and love needs
(d) Esteem needs
Ans: (a)

Q2. What part of the personality operates on the pleasure principle according to Freud?
(a) Ego ideal (b) Superego
(c) Id (d) Ego
Ans: (c)

Q3. What is the time in a child’s life between childhood and adulthood known as?
(a) Adolescence (b) Menarche
(c) Middle childhood (d) Puberty
Ans: (a)

Q4. What is the term given to describe the sudden ‘aha ‘ moment that sometimes helps us solve problem?
(a) Flashbulb (b) Insight
(c) Observation (d) Deduction
Ans: (b)

Q5. What is the term given to denote the ability of a test to consistently measure what it is designed to measure?
(a) Norms (b) Reliability
(c) Reasoning (d) Validity
Ans: (b)

Q6. Benefits of Inclusive Education are:
(a) Develops moral and ethical principles only
(b) Increase communication and social skills only
(c) Increase acceptance and appreciation of diversity only
(d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q7. The urge to provide care and protection to offspring is ____ motive.
(a) Sex (b) Maternal motive
(c) Achievement (d) Affiliation
Ans: (b)

Q8. Which of Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development results in the virtue of competence?
(a) Trust vs. mistrust
(b) Intimacy vs. isolation
(c) Ego integrity vs. despair
(d) Industry vs. inferiority
Ans: (d)

Q9. Which of the following strategies cannot be used by a teacher for a mentally retarded learner? (Exam Date : 1.03.2019)
(a) Breaking smaller tasks into large steps
(b) Presenting the information to learner using visual aids
(c) Involving the learner in group activities
(d) Providing the learner with immediate feedback
Ans: (a)

Q10. According to Good and Power, which category of students are more likely to engage in outbound activities?
(a) Social (b) Phantom
(c) Successful (d) Dependent
Ans: (a)

Q11. Specialized teaching strategy geared toward supporting student’s learning is ____.
(a) Writing (b) Scaffolding
(c) Reading (d) Brainstorming
Ans: (b)

Q12. Which of the following is not one of the main method of deriving traits?
(a) Hypothetical (b) Lexical
(c) Statistical (d) Theoretical
Ans: (a)

Q13. Which of the following is true about modern evaluation?
(a) Summative evaluation
(b) Continuous evaluation
(c) Product orientation
(d) Rote learning
Ans: (b)

Q14. Which among the following is NOT the focus in planning and delivering a developmental, comprehensive guidance and counseling program?
(a) Financial
(b) Personal
(c) Social
(d) Academic & career
Ans: (a)

Q15. Who elaborated an enormously complex notion of natural development under a thinly disguised divinity?
(a) Baldwin (b) Erikson
(c) Piaget (d) Vygotsky
Ans: (a)

Q16. The value of standard deviation in the ‘Deviation IQ distribution’ is:
(a) 1 (b) 15
(c) 10 (d) 0
Ans: (b)

Q17. The environmental in which children grow up will _____ how they think and what they think about.
(a) maintain
(b) weaken and disturb
(c) scare
(d) influence
Ans: (d)

Q18. Gender division is defined as ______.
(a) Division between male employees and female employees.
(b) Biological differences between males and females.
(c) Male to female ratio
(d) The hierarchal roles of males and females within society.
Ans: (d)

Q19. What is teaching through deductive method?
(a) From macro to micro
(b) From general to specific
(c) From specific to general
(d) From easy to difficult
Ans: (b)

Q20. Students don’t want to learn new concepts which are ____.
(a) Ambiguous (b) Intelligible
(c) High quality (d) Plausible
Ans: (a)

Q21. Which of the following statements is NOT true?
(a) Some diseases and disorders are a product of inheritance.
(b) Enriched environment enhances child’s development.
(c) All genetic disorders can be prevented by taking proper measures
(d) Children are able to learn more finite skills through play.
Ans: (c)

Q22. In Piaget’s theory of cognitive development, what is the goal of the ‘Concrete operational’ stage?
(a) Operational thought
(b) Abstract concepts
(c) Objects permanence
(d) Symbolic thought
Ans: (a)

Q23. Which of the following is not a concept related to classical conditioning?
(a) Neutral stimulus
(b) Conditioned response
(c) Shaping
(d) Stimulus generalization
Ans: (c)

Q24. Each child is unique. This statement refers to the principle of:
(a) Continuity
(b) Uniform Pattern
(c) Integration
(d) Individual Differences
Ans: (d)

Q25. Similar attributes are combined together by the child to form ____.
(a) Concepts (b) Letters
(c) Words (d) Judgments
Ans: (a)

Q26. Children gain a good understanding of scientific reasoning and practice because of pedagogical approaches that focus on:
(a) Writing skills (b) Scientific ideas
(c) Communication (d) Student activity
Ans: (b)

Q27. Inclusive education is a new ____ towards educating the children with disabilities.
(a) Demand (b) Approach
(c) Direction (d) Process
Ans: (b)

Q28. Ignoring of the learning-readiness would result in ____.
(a) Development (b) Maturation
(c) Improvement (d) Frustration
Ans: (d)

Q29. Self-evaluation by a teacher shows his role as a ____.
(a) Classroom researcher
(b) Reflective practitioner
(c) Co-learner
(d) Facilitator
Ans: (b)

Q30. What does the term ‘Dyslexia’ denote?
(a) Difficulty in taking notes.
(b) Learning difficulty that can cause problems with reading, writing and spelling.
(c) Learning difficulty with number processing and calculation.
(d) Specific handwriting disability.
Ans: (c)

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