Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. In a classroom of 15 children where you have 15 different learning styles and 15 different personalities, child-centered teaching is:
(a) Developing one lesson plan with one mode of teaching
(b) Developing a lesson plan by looking at every child and what his or her needs are
(c) Developing a lesson plan targeting the middle of the class ability wise
(d) Developing a lesson plan that fits all
Ans: (b)

Q2. The theorist remembered as the “Father of Progressive education” is
(a) Friedrich Frobel (b) John Dewey
(c) Jean Piaget (d) Graham Gibbs
Ans: (b)

Q3. Piaget named potentialities and abilities as:
(a) Schema (b) Accommodation
(c) Ego centrism (d) Assimilation
Ans: (a)

Q4. In Discovery Learning, the teacher plays the role of a ____ of learning.
(a) Counsellor (b) Facilitator
(c) Manager (d) Inspirer
Ans: (b)

Q5. Special Education is related to:
(a) Training programmes for gifted children
(b) Training programmes for teachers
(c) Education for talented people
(d) Educational programmes for disabled
Ans: (d)

Q6. _____ intelligence is associated with faster development
(a) No intelligence (b) Medium Intelligence
(c) Higher (d) Slower
Ans: (c)

Q7. How do learning theories characterize the role of the parent in their child’s development?
(a) As trainers (b) As teachers
(c) As partners (d) As supporters
Ans: (a)

Q8. Socimetric analysis of a group is used in measuring personality as a/an______
(a) Observational (b) Objective
(c) Subjective (d) Projective
Ans: (b)

Q9. According to Williamson, which of the following is the benefit of Directive Counseling
(a) Emphasis is on the intellectual rather than the emotional aspect
(b) Does not guide counselee to be efficient and confident
(c) Make counselee dependent
(d) Kills the initiative
Ans: (a)

Q10. Orthotic devices are designed primarily to____.
(a) None of these
(b) Support a body part
(c) Repair a body part
(d) Replace a missing body part
Ans: (b)

Q11. Assessments regarding the outcome of students’ learning is known as_____.
(a) Diagnostic (b) Benchmark
(c) Formative (d) Prognostic
Ans: (d)

Q12. Which of the following orientations falls under the stage of conventional morality according to Kohlberg?
(a) Orientation towards punishment and obedience
(b) Social concern and conscience
(c) Morality of universal ethical principles
(d) Instrumental purpose and exchange
Ans: (b)

Q13. Which of the following is not an example of extrinsic motivation?
(a) Salary (b) Praise
(c) Passion (d) Promotion
Ans: (c)

Q14. Which of the following is TRUE when the teacher engages in Guidance and counseling of children with special needs in school education?
(a) Teacher’s own professional growth is evident
(b) Teacher can get rewards, recognition and promotion
(c) Under the teacher’s guidance, students will feel secure and more engaged in the learning process.
(d) Under the teacher’s guidance, students get special attention.
Ans: (c)

Q15. Which of the following principles refers to the understanding that objects continue to exist even when they cannot be sensed?
(a) Conservation (b) Object permanence
(c) Theory of mind (d) Animism
Ans: (b)

Q16. Thorndike theory of trial and error learning has emphasized the importance of_____.
(a) Motivation (b) Rewards
(c) Praise (d) Punishment
Ans: (a)

Q17. Punishment and rewards are the components of _____.
(a) Behaviourism theory
(b) Design-Based Research methods
(c) Humanism theory
(d) Connectivism theory
Ans: (a)

Q18. Child-centered education uses
(a) Divergent exposure (b) Year-end appraisal
(c) Linear exposure (d) Disciplinary force
Ans: (a)

Q19. OCD denotes:
(a) Obsessive conduct Disorder
(b) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
(c) Oppositional Compulsive Disease
(d) Oppositional Cognitive Disease
Ans: (b)

Q20. The same-sex friendship prevails during____.
(a) Early adolescence (b) Early childhood
(c) Late adolescence (d) Late childhood
Ans: (a)

Q21. The flexibility of children to adjust to any circumstance is known as ____.
(a) Rigidity (b) Desirability
(c) Inability (d) Plasticity
Ans: (d)

Q22. What IQ score tends to identify gifted children?
(a) 170 or higher (b) 130 or higher
(c) 70 or higher (d) 120 or higher
Ans: (b)

Q23. What type of response is learned through the process of classical conditioning?
(a) Unconditioned response
(b) Reinforced response
(c) Conditioned response
(d) Neutral response
Ans: (c)

Q24. The best method to study growth and development of the child is
(a) Comparative Method
(b) Developmental Method
(c) Statistical Method
(d) Psychoanalytic Method
Ans: (b)

Q25. Hierarchy of needs is an important perspective of motivation was propounded by
(a) Maslow (b) Piaget
(c) Pavlov (d) Freud
Ans: (a)

Q26. Which of the following operations helps us to validate information?
(a) Evaluation
(b) Divergent thinking
(c) Convergent thinking
(d) Cognition
Ans: (a)

Q27. Among the following, mutual support is found more in
(a) Groups (b) Teams
(c) Society (d) Classrooms
Ans: (b)

Q28. Which of the following principle of development is incorrect one?
(a) There are individual differences in development
(b) Development is the result of coincidences
(c) It is a continuous process
(d) It is predictable
Ans: (b)

Q29. During a task, Manisha is talking to herself about ways she can proceed on the task. According to Lev Vygotsky’s ideas on language and thought, this kind of private speech is a sign of–
(a) Self-Regulation
(b) Ego-centricism
(c) Psychological disorder
(d) Cognitive immaturity
Ans: (a)

Q30. Which of the following theory is also known as Theory of Reinforcement?
(a) Operant conditioning theory
(b) Stimulus response theory
(c) Classical conditioning theory
(d) Theory of insight
Ans: (a)

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