Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. According Jean Piaget, children develop abstract logic and reasoning skill during ___.
(a) Concrete operational stage
(b) Formal operational stage
(c) Preoperational stage
(d) Sensorimotor stage
Ans: (b)

Q2. A self directed learning process is arguably the most powerful model for facilitating and inspiring individual, group and organizational learning and development. It means learner ____.
(a) Take responsibility for learning and become goal oriented
(b) Compete with others
(c) Achieve the best scores
(d) Enjoy learning
Ans: (a)

Q3. In which stage of psychosocial development does the child feel shame and doubt?
(a) Preschool (b) Adolescent
(c) School age (d) Early childhood
Ans: (a)

Q4. Proper sex education should be rendered at ____ stage.
(a) Childhood (b) Adolescence
(c) Adulthood (d) Early childhood
Ans: (b)

Q5. The ‘Hypothesis of Critical period’ was proposed by ____.
(a) Helen Keller (b) Noam Chomsky
(c) Bloomfield (d) Eric Lenneberg
Ans: (d)

Q6. Who is credited with the concept of Intelligence Quotient (IQ)?
(a) Theodore Simon (b) Spearman
(c) Alfred Binet (d) William Stern
Ans: (d)

Q7. According to Piaget, intellectual growth occurs through adaptation to the world. This happens through:
(a) Absorption and Accommodation
(b) Acquisition and Autocorrelation
(c) Assimilation and Accommodation
(d) Assimilation and Acclimatization
Ans: (c)

Q8. According to Albert Bandura, the process that is involved in acquisition organization and use of information is called _____ process.
(a) Cognitive (b) Affective
(c) Self regulation (d) Motivation
Ans: (c)

Q9. What concept of conservation focuses on the amount of a substance that exists?
(a) Weight (b) Area
(c) Mass (d) Length
Ans: (c)

Q10. What cognitive ability are children displaying when they attribute human-like qualities to objects?
(a) Egocentrism (b) Conservation
(c) Animism (d) Object permanence
Ans: (c)

Q11. Some children experience excessive anxiety at being away from home, even after a long period of time. What might they be suffering from?
(a) School phobia (b) Social anxiety
(c) Conduct disorder (d) Separation anxiety
Ans: (d)

Q12. An example of self-report measures of personality is
(a) MMPI
(b) Sentence Completion Test
(c) Rorschach Test
(d) TAT
Ans: (a)

Q13. Intense mood swing is a characteristic of
(a) Learning disorder
(b) Bi-polar disorder
(c) Conduct disorder
(d) Anti-social personality
Ans: (b)

Q14. Which of the following best describes Maturation of a learner?
(a) It is a continuous process of individual development
(b) It is related with cognitive capabilities
(c) Specific environment is required
(d) It takes place at specific age
Ans: (a)

Q15. Which type of memory takes special account of context?
(a) Iconic memory (b) Echoic memory
(c) Episodic memory (d) Sensory memory
Ans: (c)

Q16. Students who disturb others in a classroom are likely to have ____ type of learning style.
(a) Kinesthetic (b) Tactile
(c) Auditory (d) Visual
Ans: (a)

Q17. Who carried out an experiment on memory involving nonsense syllables?
(a) Ebbinghaus (b) Atkinson
(c) Posner (d) Calkins
Ans: (a)

Q18. Who proposed the concept of zone of proximal development?
(a) Abraham Maslow (b) Lev Vygotsky
(c) Carl Rogers (d) Albert Bandura
Ans: (b)

Q19. The spinal cord develops earlier to the heart. This is because of the operation of the following tendency.
(a) General to specific (b) Cephalocaudal
(c) Proximodistal (d) Part to whole
Ans: (c)

Q20. The following is an example of a secondary reinforcer.
(a) Ice cream (b) Dress
(c) Money (d) Juice
Ans: (c)

Q21. Maladjusted children are generally seen in
(a) Broken family (b) Rural areas
(c) None of these (d) Poor family
Ans: (a)

Q22. One learns to use one’s muscles and acquires a skill due to:
(a) Maturation (b) Exercise
(c) Learning (d) Parent’s force
Ans: (a)

Q23. During the first half of the 20th century, _____ students, those identified as having special needs, received few or no special services in the schools.
(a) Above average (b) Exceptional
(c) Mentally retarded (d) Poor
Ans: (b)

Q24. VARK model of student learning was proposed by: (CANCELLED)
(a) Kohlberg (b) Neil Fleming
(c) Piaget (d) E. Erikson
Ans: (b)

Q25. During the emergence of language, the ‘jargon’ period is present during
(a) Nine months to one year
(b) Birth to three months
(c) Three to six months
(d) Six to nine months
Ans: (d)

Q26. Which of the following is the best way for parents to support and help children cope with failure?
(a) Create a comforting environment for the child to engage in another activity to forget their failure
(b) Listen, empathize, then focus on opportunities to learn, not abilities
(c) Create an environment for our kids that shelters them from potential failure or disappointment
(d) Push kids beyond their capabilities
Ans: (b)

Q27. Inquiry approach method develops the ability of learners for
(a) Using the experience of a teacher
(b) Assimilating more information in less time
(c) Experimentation
(d) Maximizing verbal learning
Ans: (c)

Q28. Bipolar Disorder is which type of disorder?
(a) Mood (b) Learning
(c) Personality (d) Thought
Ans: (a)

Q29. Which of the following best describes the Theory of Mindset?
(a) Fixed mindset stops cannot be changed
(b) Fixed mindset only brings failure
(c) Growth mindset defines Intelligence
(d) Growth mindset sees failure as a minor stumbling block, an opportunity to improve and grow.
Ans: (d)

Q30. Which of the following is a social-learning theorist?
(a) Bandura (b) Freud
(c) Wundt (d) Pavlov
Ans: (a)

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