Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. All learning is by-and-large successful when it is _______
(a) Resource rich
(b) Self-directed by the learners
(c) Technology led
(d) Teacher led
Ans: (b)

Q2. Which of the following is the technique of classroom management where a student displaying negative behavior is separated from the rest of the class?
(a) Satiation technique
(b) Extinction technique
(c) Corporal punishment
(d) Time out technique
Ans: (d)

Q3. Which of the following is not true about the demonstration method of teaching?
(a) The focus is on the demonstration of concepts through experiments/activities
(b) It can be used for a multicultural classroom
(c) The learners gets an opportunity to participate
(d) All the topics can be covered by this method
Ans: (d)

Q4. A 20 year old girl’s mental age is 12 years. Find her IQ.
(a) 100 (b) 125
(c) 60 (d) 65
Ans: (c)

5. The father of Intelligence tests is ______.
(a) Francis Galton (b) James Cattell
(c) Alfred Binet (d) Karl Pearson
Ans: (c)

Q6. GDD is a developmental disability recognized in children who are ______.
(a) below 5 yrs. (b) age 12-14 yrs.
(c) above 5 yrs. (d) above 18 yrs.
Ans: (a)

Q7. If the chronological age and the mental age of the child is 15 years. He will be classified into which category?
(a) Superior
(b) Normal intelligence
(c) Genius
(d) Below normal intelligence
Ans: (b)

Q8. According to Jean Piaget, cognitive development starts at _____ stage
(a) Concrete Operational
(b) Preoperational
(c) Formal Operational
(d) Sensorimotor
Ans: (d)

Q9. According to Jean Piaget, preoperational children are
(a) Egocentric (b) Flexible
(c) Complex (d) Social
Ans: (a)

Q10. What concept takes into account an individual’s mental and chronological ages?
(a) Cognitive quotient
(b) Intelligence quotient
(c) Intellectual quotient
(d) Functionality quotient
Ans: (b)

11. What is the term used to denote an unfavorable attitude towards members of a particular ethnic or religious group?
(a) Prejudice (b) Racism
(c) Enmity (d) Fanaticism
Ans: (a)

Q12. What type of memory may be involved in carrying out complex mathematical problems?
(a) Iconic memory (b) Echoic memory
(c) Working memory (d) Sensory memory
Ans: (c)

Q13. In which stage of Piaget’s theory of cognitive development do children develop the concept of conservation?
(a) Concrete operational stage
(b) Post-formal stage
(c) Pre-operational stage
(d) Formal operational stage
Ans: (a)

Q14. Thorndike’s Law of Readiness is also known as:
(a) Law of Exercise
(b) Law of Effect
(c) Law of Action Tendency
(d) Law of Set of Attitude
Ans: (c)

Q15. Which of these includes unhappiness when defining abnormality?
(a) Danger to self/others
(b) Deviance
(c) Dysfunction
(d) Distress
Ans: (d)

Q16. Which of the following is not an individual difference that affects learning?
(a) Gender
(b) Height
(c) Socioeconomic status
(d) Caste
Ans: (b)

Q17. Which of the following is not a part of working memory?
(a) Central executive (b) Phonological loop
(c) Episodic buffer (d) Sensory register
Ans: (d)

Q18. A child-friendly learning environment shall have
(a) Learner discipline (b) Learner autonomy
(c) Linear exposure (d) Teacher authority
Ans: (b)

Q19. Castration anxiety occurs in which stage of psychosexual development?
(a) Anal (b) Oral
(c) Latency (d) Phallic
Ans: (d)

Q20. Rehearsing for later relationships is called
(a) Developmental Socialization
(b) Secondary Socialization
(c) Primary Socialization
(d) Anticipatory Socialization
Ans: (d)

Q21. Children from disadvantaged groups are less likely to have good nutrition, access to good health care, and opportunities to _____
(a) Play (b) Learn
(c) Study (d) Enjoy
Ans: (b)

Q22. “Individuals are born without built-in mental content, and therefore all knowledge comes from experience or perception.” This notion is referred to as _______.
(a) Tabula nota (b) Tabula rasa
(c) Tabula primus (d) Tabula novus
Ans: (b)

Q23. Benchmark assessment is also known as:
(a) Summative Assessment
(b) Diagnostic Assessment
(c) Interim Assessment
(d) Formative Assessment
Ans: (c)

Q24. In big 5 model, personality types are distinguished based on _______.
(a) Culture personality
(b) Personality traits
(c) Emotional intelligence
(d) Season based
Ans: (b)

Q25. In Erikson’s theory, the aspects individuals generally focus on developing during adolescence and then during young adulthood is called _______.
(a) Identity, basic trust (b) Identity, intimacy
(c) Intimacy, identity (d) Basic trust, identity
Ans: (b)

Q26. According to Piaget when an infant reaches about 7-9 months of age they begin to develop what he called _____.
(a) Egocentrism (b) Personal fable
(c) Object permanence (d) Inductive reasoning
Ans: (c)

Q27. The condition wherein an individual loses awareness and flees his own identity is known as _______.
(a) Shock (b) Repression
(c) Trauma (d) Fugues
Ans: (d)

Q28. The way a person presents any information in his/her brain is an example of his/her.
(a) Personal characteristics
(b) Cognitive characteristics
(c) Emotional characteristics
(d) Academic characteristics
Ans: (b)

Q29. A teacher can replace the term ‘Failure’ in his/her feedback with
(a) Lack of intelligence
(b) Incompetency
(c) Learning disability
(d) Emerging in learning
Ans: (d)

Q30. One student is not able to learn in the class as his/her pet is not well. Most likely factor affecting learning is–
(a) Lack exercise
(b) Adverse emotional condition
(c) Lack of sleep
(d) Lack of nutrition
Ans: (b)

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