Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Which of the following are features of progressive education?
(a) Instructions based solely on prescribed text books
(b) Flexibility on the topics that the student would like to learn
(c) Emphasis on lifelong learning and social skills
(d) Emphasis on scoring good marks in examinations
Ans: (c)

Q2. Performance intelligence is measured by:
(a) Verbal Ability
(b) Comprehension
(c) Numerical Ability
(d) Picture Arrangement
Ans: (d)

Q3. “A thing can be learnt by the study of it as a totality” This statement is based on which learning theory
(a) Instrumental conditioning
(b) Insight Classical conditioning
(c) Trial and Error
(d) Classical Conditioning
Ans: (d)

Q4. The word ‘consistency’ is associated with:
(a) Personality (b) Attitude
(c) Intelligence (d) Motivation
Ans: (a)

Q5. The prejudice against a person on the basis of sex of that person is _______.
(a) Gender stereotype (b) Gender bias
(c) Gender identity (d) Gender issue
Ans: (b)

Q6. The smallest bone i.e. stapes in the human body is in the ________ ear.
(a) Inner (b) Middle
(c) None of these (d) External
Ans: (b)

Q7. The last stage of psychosocial development is
(a) Identity v/s. Confusion
(b) Trust v/s. Mistrust
(c) Generativity v/s. Stagnation
(d) Integrity v/s. Despair
Ans: (d)

Q8. The study of same children over a period of time is known as ________ study.
(a) Longitudinal (b) Cross-sectional
(c) Latitudinal (d) Experimental
Ans: (a)

Q9. Which of the following is a limitation of Eclectic counseling approach?
(a) requires highly skilled counselors to handle the dynamic feature of this counseling approach
(b) more flexible approach of counseling
(c) more cost effective & practical approach
(d) more objective & coordinated approach of counseling
Ans: (a)

Q10. Which of the following is the best way the teacher can guide children with special needs in school education?
(a) Give higher challenging tasks
(b) Give more tests
(c) Providing support and tips
(d) Provide more homework
Ans: (c)

Q11. Which of the following is an example of a lower order need in Maslow’ hierarchy of needs?
(a) Esteem needs
(b) Self-actualization needs
(c) Safety needs
(d) Love and belongingness needs
Ans: (c)

Q12. Which among the following types of intelligence would be most used when trying to navigate through traffic?
(a) Naturalistic intelligence
(b) Spatial intelligence
(c) Interpersonal intelligence
(d) Emotional intelligence
Ans: (b)

Q13. A child receives a star for every correct answer she gets. What reinforcement schedule is being used?
(a) Variable ratio reinforcement schedule
(b) Intermittent reinforcement schedule
(c) Partial reinforcement schedule
(d) Fixed ratio reinforcement schedule
Ans: (d)

Q14. One of the characteristic features of a Constructivist unit of study is that :
(a) It starts with what children know as an effective departure point for the lessons.
(b) Tests and assignments are aimed only at assessing the lower order thinking skills.
(c) It is propagated solely through teacher instruction.
(d) Asking questions is discouraged in the learning process.
Ans: (a)

Q15. Reading skills can be best developed by:
(a) Writing answers
(b) Playing word games/doing quizzes
(c) Focusing on the use of words in the text
(d) Doing vocabulary exercises
Ans: (c)

Q16. Irrespective of the kind of impairment, all children are capable of:
(a) Movement (b) Hearing
(c) Learning (d) Seeing
Ans: (c)

Q17. What are inborn patterns of behavior that are biologically determined also called?
(a) Id (b) Drives
(c) Instincts (d) Intelligence
Ans: (c)

Q18. What are the symptoms of Post-traumatic stress disorder in children?
(a) Avoiding places or people associated with the event.
(b) Having to think about or say something over and over.
(c) Not have an interest in other people at all.
(d) Becoming annoyed with others.
Ans: (a)

Q19. What type of theory is one that proposes that development depends on things that are inherited through genes?
(a) A deterministic theory
(b) A social theory
(c) A nature theory
(d) A nurture theory
Ans: (c)

Q20. What type of thinking is associated with creativity?
(a) Convergent thinking
(b) Divergent thinking
(c) Insightful thinking
(d) Transductive thinking
Ans: (b)

Q21. Who introduced the theory of Universal Grammar in language development?
(a) Piaget (b) Vygotsky
(c) Skinner (d) Chomsky
Ans: (d)

Q22. Intelligence is a product of both _______ and environment.
(a) Culture (b) Community
(c) Heredity (d) Society
Ans: (c)

Q23. The Minnesota Paper Form Board test is a test which measures one’s _________.
(a) Verbal Reasoning (b) Aptitude
(c) Personality (d) English Skills
Ans: (b)

Q24. A student is asked to find different methods to evaluate the value of pi. This would mainly involve which of the following operations?
(a) Evaluation
(b) Convergent thinking
(c) Divergent thinking
(d) Learning
Ans: (c)

Q25. Classical conditioning was developed by:
(a) Bandura (b) Pavlov
(c) Kohler (d) Piaget
Ans: (b)

Q26. Selecting specific stimuli through sensation is a characteristic of:
(a) Attention (b) Critical thinking
(c) Concept (d) Perception
Ans: (d)

Q27. Animism is the belief that everything that exists has some kind of consciousness. Which of the following does not describe the idea of Animism in children at the pre-operational stage of development?
(a) A child who hurts his leg while colliding against a chair will happily smack the ‘naughty chair’.
(b) A child dresses up as ‘fireman’ for a fancydress competition.
(c) A high mountain will be thought of as ‘old’.
(d) A car which won’t start will be described as being ‘tired’ or ‘ill’.
Ans: (b)

Q28. Which intelligence do navigators and sculptors have?
(a) Naturalist (b) Spatial
(c) Interpersonal (d) Bodily-Kinesthetic
Ans: (b)

Q29. _______ is the method that studies growth by observing and measuring the same individual for a variable period, during his/her growth
(a) Mixed Method
(b) Longitudinal Growth
(c) Cross Sectional Growth
(d) Extended Method
Ans: (b)

Q30. Success is most crucial in school performance because it helps the child
(a) show his knowledge over other students
(b) passing the examination
(c) winning prize
(d) feel more confident about learning
Ans: (d)

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