Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Which one of the following is not an obstacle in problem solving?
(a) Insight (b) Frustration
(c) Anxiety (d) Negative mental set
Ans: (a)

Q2. Which one of the following is an emotion?
(a) Stimulus (b) Memory
(c) Amusement (d) Attention
Ans: (c)

Q3. Who is basically linked with ‘FIACS’?
(a) Herbert (b) Lippitt
(c) Flander (d) Morrison
Ans: (c)

Q4. Which of the following statement is not correct regarding ‘Questioning skill’?
(a) Using encouraging methods while questioning
(b) Encourage questioning
(c) Increasing the number of questions with yes or no
(d) Develop sensitivity towards listening
Ans: (c)

Q5. Which of the following is projective technique of personality measurement?
(a) Interview
(b) Thematic Apperception Test
(c) Rating scale
(d) Observation
Ans: (b)

Q6. The stage of creative problem solving in which an individual do not give attention to irrelevant information is known as
(a) Preparation (b) Translation
(c) Illumination (d) Incubation
Ans: (d)

Q7. The smallest unit of ‘Spoken language’ is
(a) Semantics (b) Morpheme
(c) Phoneme (d) Syntax (Exam Date: 08.01.2020)
Ans: (c)

Q8. From ‘Which of the following questions’ creative thinking can be best predicted?
(a) Who can answer it?
(b) Tell the right answer?
(c) Can you tell its answer?
(d) What can be different ways to solve it?
Ans: (d)

Q9. Micro-teaching is
(a) Evaluation teaching
(b) Real teaching
(c) Scaled down teaching
(d) Effective teaching
Ans: (c)

Q10. Match the list A and list B. List – A List – B
A. Hull I. Need theory
B. McDougall II. Instinct theory
C. Freud III. Psycho-analytical theory
D. Maslow IV. Drive-reduction theory A B C D
Ans: (b)

Q11. Which of the following principle is not included in Programmed Learning?
(a) Principle of practice
(b) Principle of small steps
(c) Principle of active responding
(d) Principle of reinforcement
Ans: (a)

Q12. Which one is not important in the learning process of Thorndike’s Stimulus-Response Theory (S-R Theory)?
(a) Operant behaviour (b) Drive
(c) Motive (d) Stimulus
Ans: (a)

Q13. Which of the following learning is placed on the lowest level in Gagne’s Hierarchy of Learning?
(a) Concept learning (b) Verbal learning
(c) Signal learning (d) Chain learning
Ans: (c)

Q14. Voice modulation during teaching is the example of
(a) Skill of stimulus variation
(b) Skill of introduction
(c) Skill of reinforcement
(d) Skill of closure
Ans: (a)

Q15. Which of the following is not the element of communication process?
(a) Medium (b) Interaction
(c) Feedback (d) Reinforcement
Ans: (d)

Q16. Which approach is suitable for the education of ‘Mentally Retarded’ children?
(a) Individualized instructions
(b) Acceleration approach
(c) Enrichment approach
(d) High level curriculum
Ans: (a)

Q17. Which of the following statement is not correct?
(a) Learning is a process of behavioural changes.
(b) Growth is a biological process.
(c) Development is a quantitative process.
(d) Education is a goal oriented process.
Ans: (c)

Q18. Child’s specific ability and specific potentiality in particular field is known as
(a) Value (b) Motivation
(c) Aptitude (d) Interest
Ans: (c)

Q19. Iconic stage of Bruner is similar to which stage of Piaget’s cognitive development?
(a) Formal operational stage
(b) Pre-operational stage
(c) Concrete-operational stage
(d) Sensory-motor stage
Ans: (b)

Q20. Which one is not related with trait theory of personality?
(a) Freud (b) Allport
(c) Cattell (d) Eysenck
Ans: (a)

Q21. Which of the following set is correct about the elements of creativity?
(a) Fluency, Flexibility, Originality, Collaboration
(b) Fluency, Flexibility, Originality, Elaboration
(c) Frequency, Flexibility, Originality, Elaboration
(d) Fluency, Feasibility, Originality, Elaboration
Ans: (b)

Q22. At the age of 4-5 years, a male child develops a more profound attachment towards his mother as compared to his father. What was the term coined by Freud for this change of behaviour of child?
(a) Super ego (b) Narcissism
(c) Oedipus complex (d) Electra complex
Ans: (c)

Q23. Which one of the following is not included in the Thorndike’s secondary laws of learning?
(a) Law of analogy
(b) Law of multiple response
(c) Law of partial activity
(d) Law of action-reaction
Ans: (d)

Q24. If a person is getting help from his previous experiences of driving scooter during the learning of car driving, what type of transfer of learning is depicted in this example?
(a) Horizontal transfer
(b) Positive transfer
(c) Vertical transfer
(d) Bilateral transfer
Ans: (b)

Q25. Disability related with communication is
(a) Dysphasia (b) Dysgraphia
(c) Dyslexia (d) Dyscalculia
Ans: (a)

Q26. Which of the following teaching method is not democratic?
(a) Project method
(b) Participatory method
(c) Lecture method
(d) Group discussion
Ans: (c)

Q27. Which of the following is not related to the affective domain of Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives?
(a) Organisation (b) Responding
(c) Receiving (d) Knowledge
Ans: (d)

Q28. Which of the following is not the level of teaching?
(a) Reflective level (b) Motivation level
(c) Memory level (d) Understanding level
Ans: (b)

Q29. Learning is an association between stimulus and
(a) Past experience (b) Behaviour
(c) Response (d) Animal
Ans: (c)

Q30. Which one of the following teaching methods is based on progressive theory?
(a) Inductive (b) Problem solving
(c) Questioning (d) Deductive
Ans: (b)

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