Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. A set of rules that helps us to derive meaning is known as:
(a) Sentences (b) Phonemes
(c) Words (d) Semantics
Ans: (d)

Q2. Trisha is an eight-year old girl who confidently performs arithmetic tasks that involve adding or subtracting zero form a number. According to Piaget, which cognitive ability enables Trisha in understanding the concept?
(a) Decenter (b) Conservation
(c) Logical reasoning (d) Reversibility
Ans: (c)

Q3. By three years, the child is able to speak ––
(a) Syllables
(b) Grammatically complete words
(c) Words
(d) Functionally complete words
Ans: (d)

Q4. According to Abraham Maslow ––– is the summit of human motivation.
(a) Safety need
(b) Love and belonging need
(c) Need for self-actualisation
(d) Esteem need
Ans: (c)

Q5. What type of memory processing involves focusing on the superficial?
(a) Deep level processing
(b) Partial processing
(c) Elaborative processing
(d) Shallow level processing
Ans: (d)

Q6. What principle of learning is observed when a child does well in an exam because he was promised a new phone?
(a) Negative reinforcement
(b) Negative punishment
(c) Positive punishment
(d) Positive reinforcement
Ans: (d)

Q7. What is the unit of heredity?
(a) Zygote (b) Gene
(c) Fertilized cell (d) Chromosome
Ans: (b)

Q8. A child does his chores because he will be rewarded with a chocolate if he does. What is the term used to describe the chocolate?
(a) Operant conditioner
(b) Punishing stimulus
(c) Reinforcer
(d) Neutral stimulus
Ans: (c)

Q9. Trial and error method was put forth by:
(a) Thorndike (b) Kohler
(c) Piaget (d) Pavlov
Ans: (a)

Q10. A student who completes tasks to earn marks is motivated by:
(a) Knowing needs (b) Intrinsic factors
(c) Extrinsic factors (d) Mastery goals
Ans: (c)

Q11. Through classical conditioning, a neutral stimulus becomes a/an ––
(a) Unconditioned Response
(b) Unconditioned stimulus
(c) Conditioned stimulus
(d) Conditioned Response
Ans: (c)

Q12. A continuous loud noise is avoided by closing the door. This is an example of
(a) Negative reinforcement
(b) Negative punishment
(c) Positive punishment
(d) Positive reinforcement
Ans: (a)

Q13. Several tissues coordinate to give rise to a system. This is known as––
(a) Continuity (b) Integration
(c) Specificity (d) Differentiation
Ans: (b)

Q14. Which theory integrates principles explored by chaos, network, and complexity and selforganisation theoris?
(a) Cognitivism (b) Connectivism
(c) Behaviourism (d) Humanism
Ans: (b)

Q15. Which of the following is not a teaching skill in inclusive education?
(a) Formative (b) Achievement
(c) Summative (d) Performance
Ans: (a)

Q16. Which of the following types of parenting is least likely to benefit a child’s development?
(a) Permissive (b) Uninvolved
(c) Authoritarian (d) Authoritative
Ans: (b)

Q17. Which of the following steps should be taken in order to develop creativity in students?
(a) The teacher has to give freedom to respond.
(b) The teacher should deliver lectures on the importance of creativity
(c) Students should be given opportunities to ask questions.
(d) The teacher has to give freedom to respond.
Ans: (a)

Q18. Which is the final stage of Piaget’s theory of cognitive development?
(a) Formal operation stage
(b) Pre-operational stage
(c) Concrete operation stage
(d) Sensorimotor stage
Ans: (a)

Q19. Different part of the body have
(a) Sporadic development
(b) Uniform development
(c) Different rate development
(d) No development
Ans: (c)

Q20. My test results show that I have an interest for sport but I do not have stamina to play’ which of the following tests describes the above statement?
(a) Aptitude test (b) Skill test
(c) Achievement (d) Intelligence test
Ans: (a)

Q21. Children often blame themselves for parental conflict. What Piagetian principle explains this belief?
(a) Egocentrism (b) A-not-B error
(c) Conservation (d) Animism
Ans: (a)

Q22. During middle childhood, when faced with failure, what meaning would children attach to their experience?
(a) Shying away from activities in which they are likely to succeed.
(b) Conclude that trying new things is better.
(c) Conclude that failure is an indication of their incompetence, not a condition that can be modified by learning or practicing.
(d) Frustration and becoming more pessimistic about their abilities.
Ans: (c)

Q23. According to jean Piaget, the process which involves changing our existing schemas in the light of new information is known as –––––.
(a) Equilibration (b) Assimilation
(c) Organization (d) Accommodation
Ans: (d)

Q24. In 20 dots are put along a straight line or curve, we see them together ignoring the gap between them. This follows which of Gestalt’s principle of perceptual organization?
(a) Law of continuity
(b) Law of proximity
(c) Law of closure
(d) Law of similarity
Ans: (a)

Q25. Teachers need to ––– the needs of diverse group of student
(a) Take care of
(b) Orchestrate
(c) Handle
(d) Deal with
Ans: (b)

Q26. Which of the following is most crucial for children to learn to live in a society?
(a) To work on individual tasks
(b) To work collaboratively
(c) To work for rewards
(d) To work in isolation
Ans: (b)

Q27. Which of the following can help the child to overcome failure in school?
(a) Asking them to focus on next assessment
(b) Motivating and encouraging them to emphasize on effort over ability
(c) Giving them some free time for leisure
(d) Changing their section/Class
Ans: (b)

Q28. _______ is associated with retardation in various aspects of development / _______
(a) Medium Intelligence (b) No Intelligence
(c) Higher Intelligence (d) Lower Intelligence
Ans: (d)

Q29. In child centered education, what the child has to learn should be
(a) Judged through activities
(b) Judged by the scores of their test results
(c) Judged according to the ability, interest, capacity and previous experience of the child
(d) Judged according to the previous experience of the child
Ans: (c)

Q30. Child centered education typically involves :
(a) on the spot assessments
(b) no Assessments
(c) more summative assessments
(d) more formative assessments
Ans: (d)

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