Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. According to the theory of cognitive development, the concrete operational stage starts at age—-.
(a) 5 (b) 1
(c) 3 (d) 7
Ans: (d)

Q2. Which is vast in scope?
(a) Teaching Strategy (b) Teaching Tactic
(c) Teaching Technique (d) Teaching Method
Ans: (a)

Q3. IEP is the major form of _____ instruction.
(a) peer-tutoring (b) Individualized
(c) Identification (d) Assessment
Ans: (b)

Q4. What is the term used to denote the rules involved in putting a sentence together?
(a) Telegraph (b) Morpheme
(c) Syntax (d) Nested structure
Ans: (c)

Q5. X-ray radiation is attributed as the main cause of —- disorder.
(a) Mongolism (b) Cretinism
(c) Hydroephalus (d) Microcephaly
Ans: (d)

Q6. Motivation is a ——— state.
(a) Psychological (b) Physical
(c) Natural (d) Broken
Ans: (a)

Q7. Causes for learning disability is:
(a) Premature birth
(b) Malaria
(c) Class room environment
(d) Developmental problems
Ans: (d)

Q8. Which of the following is not a characteristic of authoritarian parenting?
(a) Highly punitive
(b) Rigid
(c) Demanding of obedience
(d) Provision of explanations for punishments
Ans: (d)

Q9. Which of the following is not a type of longterm memory?
(a) Procedural memory (b) Episodic memory
(c) Semantic memory (d) Echoic memory
Ans: (d)

Q10. Which of the following is not a sub stage of Piaget’s sensorimotor stage?
(a) Secondary circular reaction
(b) Reflex activity
(c) Primary circular reaction
(d) Seriation
Ans: (d)

Q11. Identify the qualitative change in child development from the following list.
(a) Weight (b) Sight
(c) Hair (d) Teeth (Exam Date : 28.02.2019)
Ans: (b)

Q12. An aptitude test measures a child’s —-.
(a) Knowledge gained over the years
(b) Skills needed to solve problems
(c) Skills of critical thinking
(d) Innate ability to do certain tasks
Ans: (d)

Q13. An effective way to combat stress in learners is by
(a) Establishing routine
(b) Postponing all large tests for end of the year.
(c) Making strict rules
(d) Giving them the freedom to work whenever they want.
Ans: (a)

Q14. Which experiment had shown that phobia could be created by classical conditioning?
(a) Dynamical systems (b) Egocentrism
(c) Little Albert (d) Epistemology
Ans: (c)

Q15. The child is able to lift its head first before it is able to crawl. This is because of the operation of :
(a) Differentiation principle
(b) Integration principle
(c) Cephalocaudal principle
(d) Proximodistal principle
Ans: (c)

Q16. The children will learn through—– as per Vygotsky’s theory.
(a) by observing (b) reading & writing
(c) society (d) through books
Ans: (c)

Q17. The intellectual disability resulting from Phenylketonuria can be minimized through:
(a) Social interaction
(b) Classroom teaching
(c) Environmental factors
(d) Progressive education
Ans: (c)

Q18. When tests are given at the end of the semester, it is known as:
(a) Summative Assessment
(b) Diagnostic Assessment
(c) Interim Assessment
(d) Formative Assessment
Ans: (a)

Q19. When developmentalists study common changes that is typical to all humans, it is known as ——.
(a) Normative development
(b) Ideographic development
(c) Informal development
(d) Formative development
Ans: (a)

Q20. Inclusive education aims to eliminate——–and ensure that all children get their right to get educated.
(a) Inequality (b) Challenge
(c) Problem (d) Differences
Ans: (a)

Q21. According to Orlich et al. (1985), which strategy fosters scientific thinking and the enhancement of student problem-solving skills?
(a) Writing strategy
(b) Oral discussion strategy
(c) Task card strategy
(d) Visualization strategy
Ans: (b)

Q22. ——— encompasses the idea of learning as an active process where those learning are able to form new idea based on what their current knowledge is as well as their past knowledge.
(a) John Dewey’s theory on constructivism
(b) Lev Vygotsky’s theory on constructivism
(c) Jean Piaget’s theory on constructivism
(d) Jerome Bruner’s theory on constructivism
Ans: (d)

Q23. Educating special children along with the typically developing children in the regular schools is ———.
(a) Individualized Education
(b) Normal Education
(c) Special Education
(d) Inclusive Education
Ans: (d)

Q24. Which of the following is unsuitable for a kinesthetic learner?
(a) Providing them with opportunities to learn through activities.
(b) Participation in field trips, drama, dance etc.
(c) Using concept mapping method for teaching.
(d) Using problem solving method for teaching.
Ans: (c)

Q25. Which of the following is not affected by socioeconomic status?
(a) Choice of neighbourhood
(b) Quality of schooling
(c) Gender
(d) Nutrition
Ans: (c)

Q26. Which of the following is not a characteristic of explicit memory?
(a) Unconscious (b) Intentional
(c) Awareness (d) Recollection
Ans: (a)

Q27. Theory of connectionism was proposed by:
(a) Skinner (b) Tolman
(c) Pavlov (d) Thorndike
Ans: (d)

Q28. Children can recognize themselves as whether they are a boy or a girl, at the age of ————-.
(a) Five years (b) Four years
(c) Three years (d) Six years
Ans: (c)

Q29. Who discovered classical conditioning which is a learning process governed by associations between an environmental stimulus and another stimulus which occurs naturally?
(a) Edward Thorndike (b) Ivan Pavlov
(c) Wolfgang Kohler (d) Jean Piaget
Ans: (b)

Q30. Attentions is the process of consciously focusing on a ———-.
(a) Behavior (b) Stimulus
(c) Body language (d) Reaction
Ans: (b)

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