Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. A student is motivated to study due to the belief that a good grade will help his/her application for class representative. According to the Humanistic theory of Motivation which need is he trying to fulfill?
(a) Esteem Needs
(b) Self-actualization Needs
(c) Social Needs
(d) Physiological Needs
Ans: (a)

Q2. Which of the following idea about learning process is not implied by the theory given by J. Piaget?
(a) Learning is passive assimilation of given knowledge.
(b) Learning is an internal process of construction.
(c) Learning cannot stem from observation or experience alone.
(d) The process of learning makes sense in situations of change only.
Ans: (a)

Q3. Children belonging to same age group and sharing similar social background are known as …. .
(a) Play mates (b) Friends
(c) Class mates (d) Peer Group
Ans: (d)

Q4. Low student engagement inside the class could be because of –
(a) Model based learning
(b) Cognitive conflicts
(c) Interactive sessions
(d) The lack of interest
Ans: (d)

Q5. Observation is an example of:
(a) Assessment (b) Evaluation
(c) Measurement (d) Test
Ans: (a)

Q6. A disability present in which of the following?
(a) All of these
(b) Continence, dexterity or physical coordination only
(c) Speech, hearing or eyesight only
(d) Mobility, perception or memory only
Ans: (a)

Q7. ––––– involves a stimulus which strengthens the probability of the expected response.
(a) Negative punishment
(b) Negative reinforcement
(c) Positive punishment
(d) Negligence
Ans: (b)

Q8. Which approach to teaching does strengthen one’s memory?
(a) Multisensory (b) Visual memory
(c) Tactile memory (d) Audio-lingual
Ans: (a)

Q9. According to Kohlberg ––––– level of morality is determined by social norms explicitly or implicitly agreed upon by a group of people.
(a) Post-conventional level
(b) Conventional level
(c) Pre-conventional level
(d) Conventional level
Ans: (d)

Q10. What is the process by which information is lost from the long term memory due to nonuse?
(a) Delay (b) Decay
(c) Rehearsal (d) Interface
Ans: (b)

Q11. What does Kohlberg’s theory of development focus on?
(a) Moral Judgment (b) Moral behavior
(c) Cognitive Judgment (d) Judicial behaviour
Ans: (a)

Q12. What type of model describes development as a passive, predictable response to stimuli?
(a) Organismic model (b) Mechanistic model
(c) Attentional model (d) Descriptive model
Ans: (b)

Q13. What does OCD stand for?
(a) Obsessive-Compulsive Design
(b) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
(c) Obsessive -Cognitive Disorder
(d) Office of Cognitive Design
Ans: (b)

Q14. Theories of Child Development explains:
(a) How children grow and change.
(b) How children behave in school.
(c) How children are educated.
(d) How children react to situation.
Ans: (a)

Q15. Which famous psychologist first proposed the theory of insight learning from his study of chimpanzees?
(a) Edward Thorndike (b) Wolfgang Kohler
(c) Jean Piaget (d) Ian Pavlov
Ans: (b)

Q16. Which of the following is an intelligence test?
(a) Locus of control Test
(b) Sentence completion Test
(c) Myer-Briggs Type Indicator Questionnaire
(d) Binet-Kamat Test
Ans: (d)

Q17. Which of the following is not a type of reasoning?
(a) Syllogistic reasoning
(b) Deductive reasoning
(c) Transference reasoning
(d) Transductive reasoning
Ans: (c)

Q18. Which of the following is not a gateway drug?
(a) Alcohol (b) Tobacco
(c) Marijuana (d) Cocaine
Ans: (d)

Q19. Which of the following is not the focal point in the process of teaching?
(a) Pupil (b) Content
(c) Teaching method (d) Teacher
Ans: (c)

Q20. Which one of the following is the symptom of ADHD?
(a) Boredom (b) Stuttering
(c) Hypersensitivity (d) Hyperactivity
Ans: (d)

Q21. Vyotsky’s Theory of Language is based on –––– learning theory.
(a) Behaviorist (b) Cognitive
(c) Constructivist (d) Emotional
Ans: (c)

Q22. –––––– is one of the many ways through which culture affects development.
(a) Religion (b) Context
(c) Language (d) Environment
Ans: (c)

Q23. –––––– is studied under personality and social development.
(a) Egocentric behavior (b) Memory process
(c) Perceptual acuity (d) Premature birth
Ans: (a)

Q24. The purpose of scientific investigative learning in education is?
(a) To encourage collaborative work
(b) To complete the curriculum content
(c) To build scientific literacy
(d) To provide hands-on experience in class
Ans: (c)

Q25. Outlining the expectations from the students will enhance their learnability. This task becomes part of:
(a) Summative assessment
(b) Assessment of learning
(c) Assessment as learning
(d) Assessment for learning
Ans: (d)

Q26. When social value and beliefs are deliberately changed in an individual, it is known as ––––.
(a) Secondary Socialization
(b) Primary Socialization
(c) Anticipatory socialization
(d) Re-socialization
Ans: (d)

Q27. “Practice makes man perfect” can be example for which law of Thorndike?
(a) Law of exercise (b) None of the above
(c) Law of readiness (d) Law of effect
Ans: (a)

Q28. “The Hierarchy Theory of Motivation” is a theory proposed by:
(a) Abraham Harold Maslow
(b) Le Semyonovich Vygotsky
(c) B.F. Skinner
(d) Jean William Fritz Piaget
Ans: (a)

Q29. Which of Marcia’s types of identity status is characterized by a crisis leading to commitment?
(a) Identity achievement
(b) Identity moratorium
(c) Identity diffusion
(d) Identity foreclosure
Ans: (a)

Q30. What is called education acquired without any specific purpose, fixed period and place?
(a) Formal Education
(b) Informal Education
(c) Indirect evaluation
(d) Individual Education
Ans: (b)

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