Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Such language should be made the medium of instruction-
(a) Dominated by the masses
(b) One who is rich
(c) Useful for the job
(d) To create a good environment
Ans: (b)

Q2. Which strategy would be appropriate for the study of children with special needs?
(a) Involving more and more children for discussion in class
(b) Teacher guidance
(c) Peer tutoring and co-operative learning
(d) Aptitude based grouping for teaching
Ans: (a)

Q3. Who explained the four stages of intellectual development of children?
(a) Skinner
(b) Piaget
(c) Kohlberg
(d) Erikson
Ans: (b)

Q4. What should be done to raise the standard of education?
(a) Pay higher salaries to teachers
(b) Continuous evaluation of text books
(c) Appropriate revision of syllabus
(d) Continuous evaluation of students
Ans: (d)

Q5. “Shortly after the birth of a child it can be determined what it’s place in the future is”- whose definition is it?
(a) Ross (b) Adler
(c) Rousseau (d) Watson
Ans: (b)

Q6. Which statement is wrong regarding human development?
(a) Power and speed
(b) Development is predictable
(c) Training and learning
(d) Development moves from general to specific
Ans: (a)

Q7. The objectives of continuous and comprehensive evaluation is not?
(a) Transforming the teaching and learning process in to a teacher centred activity
(b) Helping to develop cognitive, affective skills
(c) Emphasis on learning process instead of emphasis on memorization
(d) Making appropriate decisions about the learning process and environment of the students
Ans: (a)

Q8. Whose name is notable in the field of education system for hearing impaired children?
(a) Annie Besant
(b) William Jones
(c) Helen Keller
(d) Maria Montessori
Ans: (c)

Q9. “There is a modification in our fundamental behaviour due to learning experience” who among the following has given this definition of learning?
(a) Gates and others
(b) Calvin
(c) Charles Skinner
(d) R.S. Woodworth
Ans: (a)

Q10. Which factor is necessary for maximum learning spread among children?
(a) Overload of work in the classroom
(b) Excess of home work
(c) Plethora of writing
(d) Personal interest in studies
Ans: (d)

Q11. “Satisfaction with the success of the action and dissatisfaction with the failure”, it tells which law of Thorndike?
(a) Rule of practice
(b) Rule of influence
(c) Rule of readiness
(d) All of the above
Ans: (b)

Q12. Who promoted the “Insight theory of learning”?
(a) Pavlov
(b) Gestalt Theorist
(c) Jean Piaget
(d) Vygotsky
Ans: (b)

Q13. What type of Questions are best?
(a) Children’s attention getters
(b) Those that are accurate
(c) Appeared in the last exams
(d) Help with trouble shooting and finding
Ans: (d)

Q14. Which of the following characteristics are included in the nature of motivation?
(a) Power Operation
(b) Changeability
(c) Continuity
(d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q15. Inheritance of intelligence and personality-
(a) Have an important role
(b) Has a nominal role
(c) Have an unpredictable role
(d) Has an attractive role
Ans: (a)

Q16. Which of the following statement shows the importance of intelligence and intelligence test?
(a) The role of intelligence test is important in vocational guidance
(b) Students are paved on the path of progress through intelligence tests
(c) Intelligence is a basis for selecting various components of research, so that are minimized
(d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q17. Children whose family environment is democratic are relatively more than other children-
(a) Backward personality in educational field
(b) Extroverted and overactive personality
(c) Introverted personality
(d) Weak and underactive personality
Ans: (b)

Q18. When students are given an opportunity to discuss a problem in a group, the course of their learning-
(a) Remains constant
(b) Gets better
(c) Decreases
(d) Remains the same
Ans: (b)

Q19. Inclusive class does not feature-
(a) Real and continuous assessment system
(b) Use of friendly and friendly behaviour by the teacher
(c) Use of different aids for different subjects
(d) Overall students with the same knowledge ability
Ans: (d)

Q20. The most important characteristics of a good teacher in the upper primary level is-
(a) Eagerness to teach
(b) Patience and perseverance
(c) Proficiency in knowledge of subjects
(d) Knowledge of teaching method
Ans: (b)

Q21. If any student of your class is curious to know about every activity happening in the school, then you will have thoughts about it-
(a) He is backward student
(b) He doesn’t like to study
(c) He is creative student
(d) That student’s mind is in the game
Ans: (c)

Q22. To what stage do personal and environmental factors affect learning?
(a) Early childhood
(b) Adolescence
(c) Childhood
(d) Whole life
Ans: (d)

Q23. Pair the classification of children and their main symptoms. Classification of children Main symptoms
i. Brilliant A. Low intelligence ii. Creative B. Problematic iii. Backward C. Below average iv. Learning disability D. Inventor
v. Mentally retarted E. High intelligence
(a) i-E, ii-D, iii-C, iv-B, v-A
(b) i-E, ii-B, iii-C, iv-D, v-A
(c) i-D, ii-C, iii-B, iv-A, v-E
(d) i-D, ii-C, iii-B, iv-E, v-A
Ans: (a)

Q24. What is the number of fundamental tendencies with respect to momentum?
(a) 11
(b) 10
(c) 20
(d) 14
Ans: (d)

Q25. The teacher decides ‘what’ and ‘how’ much to teach the students. Under which principle of education it will come?
(a) Principle of definite purpose
(b) Principle of interest
(c) Principle of planning
(d) Principle of selection
Ans: (c)

Q26. Generally essay type question are used to assess the students. These types of questions have drawbacks-
(a) Lack of reliability and objectivity
(b) Not suitable for testing writing skills
(c) Thorough evaluation not possible through these type of questions
(d) These questions develop imagination
Ans: (a)

Q27. There is a close relationship between language ability and intelligence, whose statement is this-
(a) Lowell and Markle
(b) Speaker and Irwin
(c) Fisher and Lamba
(d) Terman
Ans: (d)

Q28. Social Development is essentially a matter of
(a) Conformity of the demands of social order
(b) Integration of one’s purposes with those of the social order
(c) Achievement of social security and acceptance
(d) The development of social circle
Ans: (b)

Q29. According to B.F. Skinner, development of language in children is the result of
(a) Training in grammar
(b) Imitation and reinforcement
(c) Innate abilities
(d) Maturation
Ans: (b)

Q30. Good learning depends upon
(a) Teacher
(b) Active interest of students
(c) Good teaching methods
(d) Appropriate use of teaching aids
Ans: (b)

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