Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Which of the following elements is there in problem-solving skills ?
(a) only the steps to reach the goal
(b) only the goal
(c) only the problem
(d) all of the above
Ans: (d)

Q2. A child thinks that because he wants to have pizza for dinner, his parents must want it too. What type of thinking is this ?
(a) Meta-cognitive thinking
(b) Egocentric thinking
(c) Abstract thinking
(d) Psychotic thinking
Ans: (b)

Q3. Learners learn best when
(a) they listen to the teacher and obey all classroom rules.
(b) they understand the lesson and write good notes.
(c) they understand the relevance and are motivated to achieve the learning goal.
(d) they follow all rules and are quiet in class.
Ans: (c)

Q4. The seat of Intelligence in human brain is__.
(a) Brainstem (b) Cerebellum
(c) Cerebrum (d) Spinal cord
Ans: (c)

Q5. Which of the following is the best way to increase correct responses and appropriate behavior ?
(a) Punishment (b) Praise
(c) Ignorance (d) Strictness
Ans: (b)

Q6. Which method is used commonly for the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral problems of exceptional children ?
(a) Survey method
(b) Case study method
(c) Observation method
(d) Experimental method
Ans: (b)

Q7. Which approach believes in teaching reading based on sounds ?
(a) Analytical (b) Syllabic
(c) Global (d) Phonic
Ans: (d)

Q8. According to Thompson, children can identify their own gender by the age of
(a) Five years (b) Two years
(c) Four years (d) Three years
Ans: (d)

Q9. What is the term used to describe a person’s tendency to remember positive rather than negative experiences ?
(a) Rehearsal effect (b) Retroactive effect
(c) Lightbulb effect (d) Pollyanna effect
Ans: (d)

Q10. What type of memory is sometimes referred to as non declarative memory ?
(a) Autobiographical memory
(b) Factual memory
(c) Short term memory
(d) Procedural memory
Ans: (d)

Q11. An assessment that is carried out throughout the course is called ___.
(a) Formative assessment
(b) Summative assessment
(c) Diagnostic assessment
(d) Initial assessment
Ans: (a)

Q12. Which of the following is not a form of bullying ?
(a) Teasing other children
(b) Pushing other children
(c) Mutual exchange of lunches
(d) Insulting other children
Ans: (c)

Q13. Which of the following clinical procedures are based in part on classical conditioning ?
(a) Token economy
(b) Two chair techniques
(c) Transference
(d) Systematic desensitization
Ans: (d)

Q14. Which chromosome is responsible for determining that the child is born male ?
(a) Y chromosome (b) C chromosome
(c) L chromosome (d) X chromosome
Ans: (a)

Q15. If a child has no problems with any schoolwork other than reading and writing, what could he be diagnosed with ?
(a) Learning disorder
(b) Communication disorder
(c) Mental retardation
(d) Intellectual disability
Ans: (a)

Q16. A child searches for an object where they previously found it even after they know it moved to another location. This approach is seen because of limitations relating to __.
(a) Attachment (b) Egocentrism
(c) Conservation (d) Object permanence
Ans: (d)

Q17. Who developed a Psychosexual theory of human development from infancy onward ?
(a) Erik Erikson (b) Piaget
(c) Sigmund Freud (d) Vygotsky
Ans: (c)

Q18. The concept of intelligence is more related to :
(a) Concrete thinking (b) Intuitive thinking
(c) Rational thinking (d) Emotional thinking
Ans: (c)

Q19. Rorschach ink blot test consists of
(a) 10 black cards and 5 coloured cards
(b) 10 black and 10 white cards
(c) 5 black and white cards and 5 coloured cards
(d) 10 multicoloured cards
Ans: (c)

Q20. When failures are punished during childhood, it leads to ____.
(a) Negative reinforcement
(b) Encouragement
(c) Persistence
(d) Learned helplessness
Ans: (d)

Q21. Maturity affects learning because it impacts
(a) Motor skills
(b) Readiness
(c) Cognitive capabilities
(d) Both motor and cognitive skills
Ans: (d)

Q22. According to the Social Learning Theory, there are 4 necessary conditions for effective Modeling, Attention, retention and reproduction are 3 of these conditions. Which is the 4th conditions ?
(a) Situation (b) Attraction
(c) Imagination (d) Motivation
Ans: (d)

Q23. Creating positive classroom culture falls under the domain of :
(a) Social need (b) Affective need
(c) Psychomotor need (d) Cognitive need
Ans: (b)

Q24. Which of the following can be described as a positive reasoning style for failure in achieving success ?
(a) Environment problem
(b) Medical and Psychological Reasons
(c) Difficulty in writing
(d) Lack of Motivation and interest to put efforts
Ans: (d)

Q25. Some parents do not explain the rules but force the child to adhere to them at any cost. This type of parenting is known as :
(a) Permissive Parenting
(b) Uninvolved Parenting
(c) Authoritative Parenting
(d) Authoritarian Parenting
Ans: (d)

Q26. Studies in human development take into consideration the period from
(a) Conception to adolescence
(b) Birth to adolescence
(c) Birth to death
(d) Conception to death
Ans: (d)

Q27. What is the full form of MBTI ?
(a) Myers-Briggs test instructions
(b) Myers-Briggs type of indicator
(c) Myers-Bricks type of indicator
(d) Myers-Bricks test instructions
Ans: (b)

Q28. Claustrophobia is a fear of enclosed places. It is an example of:
(a) Global Development delay
(b) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
(c) Anxiety disorder
(d) Autism
Ans: (c)

Q29. In “heuristics” the child is free to go for any kind of possible rules or ideas to reach the solution. This rule is called as:
(a) Rule of thumb (b) Differentiated rule
(c) Mimicking rule (d) Cognitive rule
Ans: (a)

Q30. Which is not the step of scientific method?
(a) Experiment (b) Interview
(c) Prediction (d) Observation
Ans: (b)

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