Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Kohler wanted to prove that learning is :
(a) a situation in which individuals are superior to animals
(b) an autonomous random activity
(c) cognitive operation
(d) the perception of different parts of the situation
Ans: (d)

Q2. From where to start in order to learn any new language?
(a) Association between letters and words
(b) Formation of sentences
(c) Formation of words
(d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q3. Which type of students is/are included in inclusive class?
(a) Only specific students
(b) General and specific students
(c) Only general students
(d) Multilinguistic and gifted students
Ans: (b)

Q4. From the following, which term defines the mathematics-related learning disability?
(a) Dystopia (b) Dyslexia
(c) Dyscalculia (d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q5. Successful inclusion needs :
(a) lack of capacity building
(b) no involvement of parents
(c) segregation
(d) sensitization
Ans: (d)

Q6. Which of the following is not the element of emotion?
(a) Behavioural (b) physical
(c) Cognitive (d) Sensory
Ans: (d)

Q7. Which is the correct sequence of cognitive domain?
(a) Knowledge – Application – Comprehension – Analysis – Synthesis – Evaluation
(b) Evaluation – Application – Analysis – Synthesis – Comprehension – Knowledge (Exam Date : 18.11.2018)
(c) Evaluation – Synthesis – Analysis – Application – Comprehension – Knowledge
(d) Knowledge – Comprehension – Application – Analysis – Synthesis – Evaluation
Ans: (d)

Q8. Which of the following is not a quality of good teaching?
(a) Autocratic
(b) Democratic
(c) Sympathetic
(d) Desirable information provider
Ans: (a)

Q9. Expectancy theory of motivation has been given by :
(a) Victor Vroom (b) Maslow
(c) Herzberg (d) Skinner
Ans: (a)

Q10. To which family advance organizer model is related with?
(a) Personal
(b) Social interaction
(c) Information processing
(d) Behaviour modification
Ans: (c)

Q11. Which is useful in the transformation of skills?
(a) Skills transformation is a journey, not a destination
(b) Linear programme
(c) Branching programme
(d) Preparation and acquisition
Ans: (d)

Q12. Which one is not the maxim of teaching from the following?
(a) From simple to complex
(b) From indefinite to definite
(c) From seen to unseen
(d) From deduction to induction
Ans: (d)

Q13. First step of microteaching cycle is :
(a) feedback (b) teaching
(c) planning (d) introduction
Ans: (a)

Q14. Which of the following is included in the teaching of understanding level?
(a) Abstraction
(b) Application
(c) Comparison
(d) Exploration
Ans: (b)

Q15. For educational reforms effective decentralization is possible by :
(1) greater involvement of cluster and block resource centres
(2) availability of local resource person
(3) resource and reference material for the use of teachers Choose the correct answer :
(a) 1 and 3 (b) 1 and 2
(c) 2 and 3 (d) 1, 2 and 3
Ans: (d)

Q16. A student is reading, someone called him by name. By which sensation he (student) will respond from the following?
(a) Visual sensation
(b) Tactual sensation
(c) Auditory sensation
(d) Perceptual sensation
Ans: (c)

Q17. What is the age of preoperational stage in Piaget theory?
(a) Four to eight years (b) Birth to two years
(c) Two to seven years (d) Five to eight years
Ans: (c)

Q18. Which of the following is not the characteristic of intellectual development of later childhood?
(a) Operational planning of career
(b) High interest in science fiction
(c) Increased logical power
(d) End of imaginary fears
Ans: (a)

Q19. Which of the following psychologists is associated with ‘language development’?
(a) Pavlov (b) Binnet
(c) Chomsky (d) Maslow
Ans: (c)

Q20. Thorndike proved his theory titled :
(a) cognitive learning (b) trial and error learning
(c) sign learning (d) space learning
Ans: (b)

Q21. Gang age associated with age and delayed development is :
(a) 16-19 years and morality
(b) 3-6 years and language
(c) 8-10 years and socialization
(d) 16-19 years and cognitive
Ans: (c)

Q22. Which of the following is the third stage of cognitive development according to Piaget?
(a) Formal operational stage
(b) Pre-operational stage
(c) Concrete operational stage
(d) Sensory motor stage
Ans: (c)

Q23. Which is not included in psychological factors that contribute in learning from the following?
(a) Learning desire (b) Motivation
(c) Interest (d) Nature of content
Ans: (d)

Q24. Which of the following is a social value?
(a) Altruism (b) Primary goal
(c) Instinct (d) Aggression need
Ans: (a)

Q25. Backward exploration and means-end analysis are examples of which of the following?
(a) Heuristics
(b) Algorithms
(c) Mental sets
(d) Functional fixedness
Ans: (a)

Q26. “Curves of learning give graphic representation of the amount, rate and limit of improvement brought about by practice.” Who said it?
(a) Skinner (b) Ross
(c) Ebbinghaus (d) M.L. bigge
Ans: (c)

Q27. Which one is not included in Thorndike’s primary laws of learning from the following?
(a) Law of associative shifting
(b) Law of exercise
(c) Law of effect
(d) Law of readiness
Ans: (a)

Q28. Conditioned response theory lays emphasis on conditioning of :
(a) reasoning (b) behaviour
(c) thinking (d) motivation
Ans: (b)

Q29. The other name of operant conditioning is :
(a) contiguous conditioning
(b) instrumental conditioning
(c) classical conditioning
(d) trace conditioning
Ans: (b)

Q30. Which of the following is not a characteristic of learning?
(a) Learning is directly observed
(b) Learning is a relatively permanent change in behaviour
(c) Learning is a growth of organism
(d) Learning is a goal-directed process
Ans: (a)

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