Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. The anti-anxiety drug is a drug whose primary behavioral effect is the reduction of anxiety but it functions as central Nervous system (CNS) ____.
(a) Activator (b) Depressant
(c) Stimulant (d) Modifier
Ans: (b)

Q2. Which of the following mainly causes children to fail in examinations?
(a) Environment in the classroom
(b) Physical strength
(c) Fear of Examination
(d) Lack of patience during examination
Ans: (c)

Q3. “Learning by doing” is when learning is:
(a) Teacher centred
(b) Relevant and practical
(c) Passive and theoretical
(d) Rote or didactic
Ans: (b)

Q4. Children who deviate considerably from the normal children are known as
(a) Autistic children (b) Abnormal children
(c) Intelligent children (d) Exceptional children
Ans: (d)

Q5. Gender refers to the___constructed differences in persons.
(a) Edicationally (b) Emotionally
(c) Biologically (d) Socially
Ans: (d)

Q6. The psychologist, who conducted experiments of trial and error learning, was ___.
(a) Thorndike (b) Kohler
(c) Skinner (d) Pavlov
Ans: (a)

Q7. The learning that happens in the formal environment is studies by___.
(a) Anthropologists
(b) Educational psychologists
(c) Clinical psychologists
(d) Social psychologists
Ans: (b)

Q8. Which profession uses the aptitude tests most?
(a) Guidance Counsellor (b) Doctors
(c) Lawyers (d) Engineers
Ans: (a)

Q9. Which of the following theories of motivation does not focus in any way on biologic aspects and needs?
(a) Drive theory
(b) Hierarchy of needs theory
(c) Manifest needs theory
(d) Instinct theory
Ans: (c)

Q10. Which of the following is not considered a cognitive form of learning?
(a) Vicarious conditioning
(b) Latent learning
(c) Observational learning
(d) Classical conditioning
Ans: (d)

Q11. Which of the following principle can be used to make the students curious about the topic?
(a) Already know (b) Willing to know
(c) Not willing to know (d) Don’t know
Ans: (b)

Q12. Which of the following statements is true regarding a Constructivist classroom?
(a) The classroom environment is intellectually, emotionally and physically safe.
(b) The learning process locks structure.
(c) Student-student interactions have no role to play in a constructivist classroom.
(d) The method of instruction is purely didactic in a constructivist classroom
Ans: (a)

Q13. In what type of memory is the skill of riding a cycle stored?
(a) Procedural memory
(b) Iconic memory
(c) Episodic memory
(d) Declarative memory
Ans: (a)

Q14. Self- improvement is given importance in___ approaches to personality.
(a) Cognitive (b) Psychoanalytic
(c) Humanistic (d) Biological
Ans: (c)

Q15. What kind a learner is a child who seems to learn best when carrying out a physical activity related to the subject?
(a) Aural (b) Reading/writing
(c) Visual (d) Kinesthetic
Ans: (d)

Q16. Learning is defined as a process of bringing relatively permanent changes in the ____ of an organism.
(a) Behavior (b) Thought
(c) Personality (d) Intelligence
Ans: (a)

Q17. In the Fearless peer experiment by Bandura, who played the role of the model?
(a) The experimenter (b) The fearless child
(c) The friendly dog (d) The fearful child
Ans: (b)

Q18. Study of meaning in language is known as:
(a) Morphology (b) Linguistics
(c) Syntax (d) Semantics
Ans: (d)

Q19. In view of Piaget the stage of development from the age 7 to 12 years is called:
(a) Concrete operational
(b) Formal operational
(c) Pre operational
(d) Sensory motor stage
Ans: (a)

Q20. Four limbs of the body are affected in case of ___.
(a) Triplegia (b) Biplegia
(c) Quadriplegia (d) Hemiplegia
Ans: (c)

Q21. Developing one’s personality help in
(a) Quicken the process of maturation.
(b) Increasing body stature.
(c) Dealing with social situations.
(d) Overcome congenital disorders.
Ans: (c)

Q22. According to Thorndike’s theory, the frequency of stimulus-response pairings determine the formation of
(a) Reinforcements (b) Habits
(c) Punishments (d) Conditioning
Ans: (b)

Q23. Which of the following is an example of creative thinking?
(a) Arguing (b) Managing time
(c) Active listening (d) Questioning
Ans: (d)

Q24. Language is which of the following types of content ?
(a) Auditory (b) Pedantic
(c) Visual (d) Symbolic
Ans: (d)

Q25. Which of the following compares the human cognition to the working of a computer?
(a) Neural Processing
(b) Network mapping
(c) Information Processing
(d) Mind mapping
Ans: (c)

Q26. What is described as the pattern of enduring characteristics that defines a person and produces consistency and individuality?
(a) Personality (b) Learning
(c) Intelligence (d) Motivation
Ans: (a)

Q27. The term Abstract Thinking refers to
(a) Personality (b) Attitude
(c) Intelligence (d) Motivation
Ans: (c)

Q28. Thematic Apperception Test was designed by –––.
(a) Eysenck and Allport
(b) Galton and Kretchemer
(c) Jung and Sheldon
(d) Murray and Morgan
Ans: (d)

Q29. You are a pediatric resident. A 7-year-old Tarun is suspected to suffer from autism. You referred this boy to see an educational psychologist for assessment. The education psychologist sends a report to you and you need to explain the findings to his mother. His strength is MOST likely found in which of the following areas?
(a) Oral presentation skills
(b) Verbal concept formation
(c) Block design
(d) Abstract thinking
Ans: (c)

Q30. Gender is ––– determined while sex is determined.
(a) Socially, Culturally
(b) Biologically, Socially
(c) Biologically, Environmentally
(d) Culturally, Biologically
Ans: (d)

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