Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Variations in social values can be attributed to:
(a) Reducing inequality
(b) Social change
(c) Social mobility
(d) Transmission of culture
Ans: (b)

Q2. According to the view of a schema includes both a category of knowledge and the process of obtaining that knowledge.
(a) Jean Piaget (b) Erik Erikson
(c) Jerome Bruner (d) Sigmund Freud
Ans: (a)

Q3. Teachers have to deal with of learners.
(a) Inclusivity (b) Diversity
(c) Diverge (d) Giftedness
Ans: (b)

Q4. Teaching Pedagogy Influences the performance of children as it enables the child.
(a) To practice similar things again and again
(b) To be more disciplined
(c) To do more class work and home work
(d) To listen and engage in learning
Ans: (d)

Q5. John uses clinical interviews in his class to know the problems of students. This shows his role as a.
(a) Co-learner (b) Negotiator
(c) Classroom researcher (d) Facilitator (Exam Date : 22.02.2019)
Ans: (c)

Q6. Who proposed language and thought to be independent?
(a) Vygotsky (b) Piaget
(c) Kohler (d) Chomsky
Ans: (d)

Q7. Assessment for learning involves
(a) Sharing exemplars at different levels of success according to certain criteria
(b) Providing grades or marks against students work
(c) Summative use of formative assessment
(d) Use of tests and exams
Ans: (a)

Q8. Which of the following is not a teaching skill in inclusive education?
(a) Blackboard (b) Questioning
(c) Problem solving (d) Reinforcing
Ans: (a)

Q9. When children learn to be aggressive because of exposure to violence in media, what type of learning is being displayed?
(a) Classical learning
(b) Media learning
(c) Exploratory learning
(d) Observational learning
Ans: (d)

Q10. Intelligence quotient is
(a) Chronological age x 100/ Mental age
(b) Chronological age/Mental age x 100
(c) Mental age x 100/ Chronological age
(d) Mental age/ Chronological age x 100
Ans: (d)

14. Learning happens when the child observes someone. This learning is known as .
(a) Operant conditioning
(b) Trial and error learning
(c) Social learning
(d) Insight learning
Ans: (c)

Q12. Learners who have an earnest desire for academic competence are said to have a:
(a) Performance avoidance orientation
(b) Performance approach orientation
(c) Work avoidance orientation
(d) Mastery orientation
Ans: (d)

Q13. Several abilities put together is known as .
(a) Intelligence (b) Interests
(c) Attitude (d) Personality
Ans: (a)

Q14. How many sub-stages are there in the sensorimotor stage of cognitive development?
(a) Seven (b) Five
(c) Six (d) Eight
Ans: (c)

Q15. Which of the following is not a likely characteristic of a child whose parents are authoritarian?
(a) Unfriendly (b) Unsociable
(c) Independent (d) Withdrawn
Ans: (c)

Q16. Out-of –school programs allow middle school children to explore safe opportunities to form long-lasting relationships with adults outside their families through.
(a) Pleasure and happiness
(b) Hardship an responsibility
(c) Reading and writing for academic excellence
(d) Independence, peer relationships, and leadership
Ans: (d)

Q17. John is a student who is naturally aware of his personal emotions, feelings and motivation. According to Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences, which of the following intelligence does he demonstrate?
(a) Interpersonal intelligence
(b) Intrapersonal intelligence
(c) Visual-Spatial- intelligence
(d) Naturalistic intelligence
Ans: (b)

Q18. What is the purpose of learning according to Humanism?
(a) To ace the standardized tests
(b) To fulfil one’s potential
(c) To become employable
(d) To achieve financial security
Ans: (b)

Q19. What is the name of the disorder characterized by an inability to carry out basic mathematical operations?
(a) Dyslexia (b) Dysmorphia
(c) Dysgraphia (d) Dyscalculia
Ans: (d)

Q20. What animal was used by Thorndike in his experiment relating to operant conditioning?
(a) Rat (b) Dog
(c) Cat (d) Pigeon
Ans: (c)

Q21. What type of learning did E.L. Thorndike propose?
(a) Operant conditioning
(b) Vicarious conditioning
(c) Classical conditioning
(d) Effect conditioning
Ans: (a)

Q22. In language development, the structural organization of sentence is known as.
(a) Phoneme (b) Syntax
(c) Pragmatics (d) Morpheme
Ans: (b)

Q23. Identity versus Role Confusion happens between the ages of
(a) Zero to three (b) Three to six
(c) Six to eleven (d) Twelve to twenty
Ans: (d)

Q24. Any change that happens due to is considered as learning.
(a) Injury (b) Fatigue
(c) Maturation (d) Practice
Ans: (d)

Q25. Nature of children is:
(a) Destructive (b) Imitative
(c) Imaginative (d) Constructive
Ans: (d)

Q26. Which of the following is a cue for a teacher to understand the aptitude of the child towards learning?
(a) Students answering questions in class.
(b) Student’s assessment records showing the amount of learning achieved.
(c) Student giving innovative presentation of their work.
(d) Students doing their homework regularly.
Ans: (c)

Q27. Which of the following theorists of child development is not allied to the stimulus response learning theory?
(a) Pavilov (b) J.B. Waston
(c) Gesell (d) Hull
Ans: (c)

Q28. A teacher teaches a topic by telling students to come up with questions and presentations. Which principle of learning is he/she following?
(a) Transfer of learning
(b) Help in reconstruction
(c) Active participation
(d) Learning as a social activity
Ans: (c)

Q29. What is the most important thing a child should learn from his failures in school performance?
(a) To approach challengers with multiple perspectives.
(b) To change their subjects.
(c) To work on time Management skills.
(d) To memorize the one right way of achieving success..
Ans: (a)

Q30. Who measured personality based on the two dimensions-extroversion and introversion?
(a) Cattells (b) Eysenck
(c) Freud (d) Bandura
Ans: (b)

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