Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Ruhi; an 11-month-old child calls every white liquid object as milk. Which element of the concept development process is shown by Ruhi?
(a) Analysis (b) Abstraction
(c) Generalization (d) Experience
Ans: (b)

Q2. Learning is generally considered a lasting change in behavior based on:
(a) Challenge and reinforcement
(b) Challenge and experience
(c) Practice and experience
(d) Practice and challenge
Ans: (c)

Q3. The concept of “inner speech” was introduced in language development by:
(a) Piaget (b) Chomsky
(c) Vygotsky (d) Skinner
Ans: (c)

Q4. Algorithms and Heuristics are the strategies of ______.
(a) Teaching (b) Problem solving
(c) Learning (d) Thinking
Ans: (b)

Q5. Which of the following statements is true?
(a) Growth is only a mental process
(b) Heredity doesn’t affect the learning process.
(c) Development is only a quantitative process
(d) Learning is a process of behavioral changes
Ans: (d)

Q6. The ability to apply a given general principle to a particular situation is called ______.
(a) Inductive reasoning
(b) Exceptional reasoning
(c) Deductive reasoning
(d) Logical reasoning
Ans: (c)

Q7. What form of learning is displayed when children imitate the violence they see in their favourite video games?
(a) Operant learning
(b) Observational learning
(c) Conditional learning
(d) Latent learning
Ans: (b)

Q8. What involves the repetition of information so that it moves from the short term to the long term memory?
(a) Coding (b) Rehearsal
(c) Chunking (d) Storage
Ans: (b)

Q9. Differences in behavior between two cultures can be attributed to:
(a) Geographical background
(b) Socialization
(c) Heredity
(d) Environment
Ans: (b)

Q10. Piaget developed _____ important stages of cognitive development.
(a) Five (b) Eight
(c) Four (d) Three
Ans: (c)

Q11. It is easier to deal with all social situations, if you are aware of your _____.
(a) Interests (b) Talents
(c) Personality (d) Hobbies
Ans: (c)

Q12. IQ scores are generally _____ correlated with academic performance.
(a) Least (b) Highly
(c) Moderately (d) Perfectly
Ans: (b)

Q13. Which part of the brain is responsible for thinking?
(a) Medulla (b) Limbic system
(c) Cerebellum (d) Cerebral cortex
Ans: (d)

Q14. Which of the following is a part of our working memory?
(a) Central executive
(b) Declarative memory
(c) Semantic memory
(d) Sensory register
Ans: (a)

Q15. Which of these classroom practices may undermine pupils’ motivation at school?
(a) Teachers fail to notice students’ difficulties for remediation
(b) Teachers grade pupils’ competence as high
(c) Teachers encourage low performing learners
(d) Teachers judge high achievers as excellent in high academic standard
Ans: (a)

Q16. Which are the two Associative Learning theories?
(a) Classical Conditioning Operant Conditioning
(b) Classical Conditioning Oppressive Conditioning
(c) Classical Conditioning Operative Conditioning
(d) Classical Conditioning Observant Conditioning
Ans: (a)

Q17. Nive’s father has gray hair and is tall, so she thinks that all fathers have grey hair and are tall. Which stage is this approach?
(a) formal operational stage
(b) concrete operational stage
(c) sensorimotor stage
(d) pre operational stage
Ans: (d)

Q18. Eysenck added a third dimension to the personality trait, which is:
(a) Agreeableness
(b) Conscientiousness
(c) Neuroticism
(d) Psychoticism
Ans: (d)

Q19. A child cannot wait his turn to bat and often runs on the field when someone is already batting. What problem could the child be facing?
(a) Dysgraphia
(b) Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
(c) Attention Deficit Disorder
(d) Autism
Ans: (b)

Q20. Who among the following is a humanistic theorist?
(a) Sigmund Freud (b) Ivan Pavlov
(c) Aaron Beck (d) Carl Rogers
Ans: (d)

Q21. Attitude towards learning is best defined as something that ______.
(a) Can be modified only be the learners themselves
(b) Can be modified with age
(c) Can be modified by creating positive learning environments
(d) cannot be modified
Ans: (c)

Q22. Round Robin Charts are used as a form of _____.
(a) Summative Assessment
(b) Diagnostic Assessment
(c) Interim Assessment
(d) Formative Assessment
Ans: (d)

Q23. Today’s classrooms are likely to have a wide array of cultural, ethnic, and racial ______ among student
(a) Dynamic (b) Similarities
(c) Diversity (d) Continuities
Ans: (c)

Q24. Giving a stimulus to a child once to motivate him/her is:
(a) Continuous reinforcement
(b) Operant conditioning
(c) Reinforcement
(d) Neutral stimulus
Ans: (c)

Q25. As a teacher when you are working in a inclusive class room, your role should be:
(a) Punisher (b) Care taker
(c) Investigator (d) Facilitator
Ans: (d)

Q26. ‘Bob can put together a model airplane’. This statement is an indicator of which attribute of aptitude test?
(a) Clerical thinking
(b) Spatial thinking
(c) Organisational thinking
(d) Intellectual thinking
Ans: (b)

Q27. What is the term used to denote the basic, innate disposition of a child?
(a) Personality (b) Temperament
(c) Disposition (d) Attachment
Ans: (b)

Q28. The distribution of intelligence is not ______ among all human beings.
(a) Moderate (b) Equal
(c) Appropriate (d) Same
Ans: (b)

Q29. The Primary focus of a formative Assessment of learning should be:
(a) Checking the classroom presence of the child
(b) Checking memorizing skills
(c) Help improving writing skills.
(d) Understanding the gaps in learning
Ans: (d)

Q30. Mohan is a 13-year-old 9th class student with a mental age of 16. What Type of child is he based n his IQ scores?
(a) Imbecile (b) Genius
(c) Above (d) Superior
Ans: (d)

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