Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. ________ can be used to conduct both formative and summative assessment.
(a) Homework
(b) Evaluation of teacher effectiveness
(c) Portfolios
(d) Self-assessment of students
Ans: (c)

Q2. ______ has developed socio-cultural approach to cognitive development.
(a) Lev Vygotsky (b) Erik Erikson
(c) Jean Piaget (d) Jerome Bruner
Ans: (a)

Q3. Children can be fully toilet-trained by the age of _______.
(a) One year (b) Two years
(c) Three years (d) Four years
Ans: (c)

Q4. What type of theory of development does Erikson propose?
(a) Cognitive theory (b) Learning theory
(c) Psychosexual theory (d) Psychosocial theory
Ans: (d)

Q5. What is meant by Classical Conditioning?
(a) A stimulus acquires the capacity to evoke a response which was originally evoked by another stimulus.
(b) A stimulus loses the capacity to evoke a response which was originally evoked by another stimulus.
(c) A voluntary response is lost due to a negatively reinforcing stimulus.
(d) A voluntary response is followed by a reinforcing stimulus.
Ans: (a)

Q6. What memory is used to remember how to make a paper plane?
(a) Echoic memory (b) Iconic memory
(c) Semantic memory (d) Procedural memory
Ans: (d)

Q7. What is the term used to describe the person that a child observes and possibly imitates in observational learning?
(a) Adult (b) Model
(c) Prototype (d) Teacher
Ans: (b)

Q8. What could be the best way for a teacher to motivate children in the early-adolescent years to go improve academic performance and develop interest in school?
(a) Increase peer pressure and competition
(b) Induce fear of tests, scores and failure through learned helplessness
(c) Improve intrinsic motivation by developing concentration on learning tasks and enhance confidence in their intellectual abilities
(d) Provide rewards and incentives
Ans: (c)

Q9. Extreme deficits in social understanding is common in what childhood disorder?
(a) Dyslexia (b) Dyscalculia
(c) ADHD (d) Autism
Ans: (d)

Q10. Humanistic theory of personality is proposed by:
(a) Abraham Maslow (b) Carl Rogers
(c) Pavlov (d) Carl Jung
Ans: (a)

Q11. Schooling is an important requirement for children when they are administered this test.
(a) Verbal intelligence test
(b) Personality test
(c) Culture-fair test
(d) Performance intelligence test
Ans: (a)

Q12. Changes that are not due to learning can be attributed to:
(a) Maturation (b) Skills
(c) Social influence (d) Cultural influence
Ans: (a)

Q13. The term Familial factors refers to influence of _______.
(a) Family members
(b) School environment on learner
(c) Facial expressions
(d) Friend
Ans: (a)

Q14. The role of heredity starts in an individuals life at the time of
(a) Going to school (b) Maturity
(c) Conception (d) Birth
Ans: (c)

Q15. A hearing loss between the range of 41 to 60 decibels is known as _________ hearing impairment.
(a) Moderate (b) Profound
(c) Mild (d) Severe
Ans: (a)

Q16. Law of Effect was introduced by________.
(a) Thorndike (b) Skinner
(c) Kohler (d) Pavlov
Ans: (a)

Q17. In inclusive pedagogy, computer is used ________.
(a) To motivate the learner
(b) To provide feedback
(c) All of these
(d) To interact with the learner
Ans: (c)

Q18. Which of the following is not associated with chunking?
(a) Meaning (b) Miller
(c) Grouping of seven (d) Long term memory
Ans: (d)

Q19. Which of the following is not a product of learning?
(a) Knowledge (b) Physical structure
(c) Skill (d) Maturation
Ans: (d)

Q20. Which of the following development stages is part of Kohlbergs theory of moral development?
(a) Punishment and obedience orientation
(b) Interpsychological
(c) Sensorimotor
(d) Young adolescent
Ans: (a)

Q21. Which one of the following is not a process of memory?
(a) Retention (b) Re-planning
(c) Recall (d) Learning
Ans: (b)

Q22. Which type of parenting is characterized by emotional detachment?
(a) Uninvolved parenting
(b) Authoritative parenting
(c) Dual worker parenting
(d) Single parenting
Ans: (a)

Q23. To improve class discipline, the teacher has to:
(a) Call parent teacher meeting to discuss the situation.
(b) Note specific instructions of class rules in the diary.
(c) Evaluate his/her methods and approaches and material.
(d) Consult the class and agree upon a series of punishment.
Ans: (c)

Q24. Which of the following situations show aptitude for verbal comprehension?
(a) Writing a poetry
(b) Listening and reacting to a friend’s problem.
(c) Acting in a school play
(d) Giving speech in class
Ans: (b)

Q25. CANCELLED Which of the following points is not consistent with John Dewey’s approach?
(a) Child is an active learner not a passive observer.
(b) Human beings learn through a ‘hands-on’ approach.
(c) Learning should be relevant and practical, not just passive and theoretical.
(d) The idea that one will be able to quickly recall the meaning of the material the more one repeats it.
Ans: (d)

Q26. A 5-year-old child can differentiate his mother from a dog. This is due to which of the following cognitive processes?
(a) Concept (b) Attention
(c) Sensation (d) Perception
Ans: (a)

Q27. Bipolar disorder used to be known as:
(a) Antisocial personality Syndrome
(b) Messiah Disease
(c) Manic-depression
(d) Munchausen syndrome
Ans: (c)

Q28. Which of the following is not a child-centered learning practice?
(a) Make the student more active in acquiring knowledge and skills
(b) Make the student more aware of what they are doing and why they are doing it
(c) Working under teacher’s direction and decisions
(d) Focus in interaction, such as the use of tutorials and other discussion groups
Ans: (c)

Q29. Which of the following is used in tests of attitude?
(a) Aptitude test (b) Achicvement test
(c) IQ test (d) Likert scale
Ans: (d)

Q30. Multicultural awareness in the field of education includes the appreciation for and understanding the differences in students in terms of their _____.
(a) Skills and abilities
(b) Special needs and giftedness
(c) Socioeconomic status and religious backgrounds
(d) Behaviours and dispositions
Ans: (c)

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