Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Infants at an early stage are highly.
(a) Extravert (b) Unselfish
(c) Egocentric (d) Altruistic
Ans: (c)

Q2. Conventionally, how many types of needs are explained in Maslow’s theory?
(a) 2 (b) 6
(c) 5 (d) 3
Ans: (c)

Q3. An extrovert child would:
(a) Tend to think through inside your head.
(b) rather just observe.
(c) Think more and talk less.
(d) Like to be in a fast-paced environment.
Ans: (d)

Q4. The term personality has been derived from
(a) None of the above (b) Greek
(c) Latin (d) German
Ans: (c)

Q5. The assessment results from personality based projective tests are _____.
(a) Foolproof (b) Controversial
(c) Futile (d) Objective
Ans: (b)

Q6. The child worries almost everyday about getting hurt. This is because of _____.
(a) Autism
(b) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
(c) Anxiety Disorder
(d) Learning Disability
Ans: (c)

Q7. Which of the following is not an individual difference likely to affect learning ?
(a) Body mass (b) Intelligence
(c) Experience (d) Motivation
Ans: (a)

Q8. Which of the following is a personality test created by Cattell ?
(a) Sentence Completion Test
(c) Sixteen Personality Factors Questionnaire
(d) Locus of Control
Ans: (c)

Q9. In an aptitude test, any estimate of a person’s future possibilities of accomplishment is _____.
(a) a probability (b) a certainty
(c) a question (d) an assumption
Ans: (a)

Q10. Moving from examples to generalization is:
(a) Correlation (b) Inductive
(c) Incidental (d) Deductive
Ans: (c)

Q11. Bandura believed in Reciprocal Determinism. This means that:
(a) The environment and one’s behaviour cause each other.
(b) One’s environment causes one’s behaviour.
(c) One’s environment remains unaffected by one’s behaviour.
(d) One’s behaviour is independent of one’s environment.
Ans: (a)

Q12. Memory is measured by the method of
(a) Reproduction (b) Interview
(c) Observation (d) Experimentation
Ans: (a)

Q13. What is the term used to describe the negative attitudes that people have towards an individual based on their sex?
(a) Patriarchy (b) Gender roles
(c) Sexism (d) Socialization
Ans: (c)

Q14. What is the term that Piaget used to describe imitation carried out with parts of the body that one cannot see?
(a) Invisible imitation (b) Spatial imitation
(c) Visible imitation (d) Model imitation
Ans: (a)

Q15. One’s heredity is determined at the time of ____.
(a) Maturity (b) Conception
(c) Growth (d) Birth
Ans: (b)

Q16. Counselling involves ______.
(a) consultation and interchange of opinions between counsellor and the individual
(b) advice from counsellor to the individual only
(c) problem sharing by the individual with the counselor only
(d) schools identifying issues with children with needs
Ans: (a)

Q17. Vocational training to persons with locomotor disability is more related to _____ domain.
(a) cognitive (b) none of these
(c) affective (d) psychomotor
Ans: (a)

Q18. Social learning theory was proposed by:
(a) Freud (b) Bandura
(c) Skinner (d) Pavlov
Ans: (b)

Q19. Socially immature students are known as _____ students.
(a) dependent (b) Alienated
(c) Phantom (d) Social
Ans: (a)

Q20. Social knowledge is obtained through ____ from other people.
(a) Feedback (b) Discouragement
(c) Encouragement (d) Logic
Ans: (a)

Q21. According to Gardner, spiritual intelligence is
(a) the ability to perform transformations on one’s initial perceptions
(b) the ability to contemplate big questions about the meaning of life
(c) the ability to make distinctions in the natural world
(d) the knowledge of one’s own strengths, weaknesses desires and intelligence
Ans: (b)

Q22. Formative assessment is:
(a) A process that does not involve value judgment
(b) Performed by evaluating student learning by comparing with a benchmark
(c) Used for rating the learner through high-point valuation
(d) Less beneficial for the teacher as it does not help to know the weaknesses and strengths of a learner
Ans: (a)

Q23. The role of the teacher in a progressive education is that of a
(a) Disciplinarian (b) Instructor
(c) Guide (d) Lesson planner
Ans: (c)

Q24. According to research, peer-assessment is valuable because
(a) it encourages competition about the students
(b) pupils may accept feedback from one another on their work
(c) students know their rank in the class
(d) it reduces workload for teachers to assess the students
Ans: (b)

Q25. According to Fabiano, Pelham, Manos, Gnagy et al. (2004) an effective means of reducing Disruptive behaviors including aggressiveness, destruction of properties and non-compliance in the classroom is?
(a) Time-out (TO) from positive reinforcement
(b) Time-out (TO) in the classroom
(c) Corporal punishment
(d) Detention
Ans: (a)

Q26. Sometimes, children are dissimilar to both the parents. This is because of the Law of _____.
(a) Segregation (b) Variation
(c) Dominance (d) Regression
Ans: (b)

Q27. In Sternberg’s theory of intelligence, which of the following steps involves finding a solution to the problem?
(a) Application (b) Mapping
(c) Encoding (d) Response
Ans: (d)

Q28. The least important reason for assessment in a child-centered education is
(a) Monitoring their progress toward those goals
(b) Active engagement of students in setting goals for their learning and growth
(c) Determining how to address any gaps
(d) Learn core content knowledge and skills
Ans: (d)

Q29. How is aptitude distributed in human beings?
(a) The distribution is normal.
(b) The distribution is scattered.
(c) The distribution is skewed.
(d) The distribution is multifariously.
Ans: (a)

Q30. The mental representations or ideas about what things are and how we deal with them are called
(a) Constructs (b) Networks
(c) Schemas (d) Structures
Ans: (c)

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