Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Which of the following is not a fine motor skill?
(a) Holding the things (b) Jumping
(c) Buttoning (d) Eating
Ans: (b)

Q2. Which of the following is not the acquisition of learning?
(a) Habit (b) Knowledge
(c) Maturation (d) Attitude
Ans: (c)

Q3. What is the correct order of Piaget’s 4 stages of cognitive development?
(a) Sensory motor, Formal operational, Preoperational, Concrete operational.
(b) Pre-operational, Concrete operational, Sensory motor, Formal operational.
(c) Sensory motor, Pre-operational, Concrete operational, Formal operational.
(d) Pre-operational, Formal operational, Concrete operational, Sensory motor.
Ans: (c)

Q4. The period of life when the body undergoes changes leading to reproductive maturity is called :
(a) Adulthood (b) Adolescence
(c) Childhood (d) Infancy (Exam: 2016)
Ans: (b)

Q5. Emotions of a person are identified through :
(a) Joy and Pleasure
(b) Self Ascertain
(c) Individual Differences
(d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q6. The proper order of prenatal development is :
(a) Zygote, embryo, fetus
(b) Embryo, fetus, zygote
(c) Zygote, fetus, embryo
(d) Fetus, embryo, zygote
Ans: (a)

Q7. At what stage physical, mental and emotional changes happen rapidly?
(a) Adolescent (b) Childhood
(c) Senescence (d) Adulthood
Ans: (a)

Q8. Direction of physical and motor development in a child is :
(a) Cephalocaudal (b) Proximodistal
(c) (A) and (B) both (d) Not fixed
Ans: (c)

Q9. Dyslexia is a______ disability.
(a) Reading
(b) Writing
(c) Reading and writing
(d) Difficulty with mathematics
Ans: (a)

Q10. According to Erikson the stage that occurs between birth to one year of age is considered with :
(a) Autonomy vs. shame
(b) Initiative vs. guilt
(c) Trust vs. mistrust
(d) Identity vs. identity confusion
Ans: (c)

Q11. Process of learning takes place :
(a) Only in classroom
(b) In the school
(c) Outside the school
(d) Both within and outside the school
Ans: (d)

Q12. How do nature and nurture control development?
(a) Nature is more important until birth then nurture takes over.
(b) Nature is more important throughout the course of human development.
(c) Nature is important only at conception and during the prenatal period.
(d) Nature and nurture interact from conception onward to control development
Ans: (d)

Q13. A ‘Y’ chromosome contains a gene named____ that produces a chemical substance that ultimately causes the zygote to develop into males.
(a) SYR (b) RSY
(c) SRY (d) RYS
Ans: (c)

Q14. A teratogen is an external agent, such as a chemical, virus or type of radiation that can adversely affect the development of the____.
(a) Central nervous system only
(b) Fetus only
(c) Zygote, embryo fetus
(d) Embryo and fetus only
Ans: (c)

Q15. A communication system of reading and writing that uses raised dots on paper is known as :
(a) OCR devices
(b) Braille
(c) Technological aids
(d) Manipulative and tactile aids
Ans: (b)

Q16. Usha tries to incorporate new features of environment into her thinking by modifying, existing schemes. She is using :
(a) Organisation (b) Assimilation
(c) Accommodation (d) Identification
Ans: (c)

Q17. A child who says it is wrong to steal because she might get caught, would be in Kohlberg stage :
(a) Punishment and obedience (stage-1)
(b) Individualism, purpose and exchange (stage- 2)
(c) Good boy or good girl (stage-3)
(d) Authority and social order maintaining (stage- 4)
Ans: (a)

Q18. Visual-spatial dysfunction is a____ disability.
(a) Mental (b) Learning
(c) Physical (d) Social
Ans: (b)

Q19. IAT is a group of teachers which :
(a) Helps regular educators solve problem with individual disabled student’s eligibility.
(b) Helps to develop syllabus for disabled children.
(c) Teaches special children.
(d) Teaches normal children.
Ans: (a)

Q20. Lata knows that mixing of yellow and blue colour gives green colour but when asked about the colour obtained by mixing blue and yellow colour she fails to answer. Her thinking lacks :
(a) Conservation (b) Reversibility
(c) Magical thinking (d) Clarity
Ans: (b)

Q21. ICDS programme reaches out to all children in the age group of :
(a) 0 – 6 year (b) 6 – 10 year
(c) 0 – 10 year (d) Above 10 years
Ans: (a)

Q22. An older child is helping a younger child to complete a word puzzle. The older child says “wait, put one word at a time.” The older child is :
(a) Helping younger to cram.
(b) Helping younger to understand.
(c) Helping through discussion.
(d) Doing scaffolding.
Ans: (d)

Q23. Who are exceptional children?
(a) Physically disabled
(b) Mentally disabled
(c) Whose physical attributes and/or learning abilities differ from the normal
(d) Who are at risk
Ans: (c)

Q24. In teaching mentally retarded children which one of the four below rules shall not be taken care of?
(a) Simple to complex (b) Concrete to abstract
(c) Whole to part (d) Only simple or concrete
Ans: (c)

Q25. “Mental retardation refers to significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning resulting in or associated with concurrent impairment in adaptive behavior manifested during the developmental period.” This definition is given by :
(a) APA (b) MCI
(c) DRDO (d) AAMR
Ans: (d)

Q26. Educable children bears IQ of :
(a) 90 to 110 (b) 50 to 75 to 90
(c) 20 to 49 (d) below 20
Ans: (b)

Q27. Primary emotions are :
(a) Pride, shame, sympathy
(b) Wonder, fear, anger
(c) Pride, fear, guilt
(d) Shame, anger, sympathy
Ans: (b)

Q28. What will be your effort for quality based inclusive education for all?
(a) Child-centered, relevant and justified process of learning social context.
(b) Sensitivity towards all the needs of the children
(c) Improvement in self qualification and teaching methodology.
(d) School should be complete with all the high technique instruments.
Ans: (a)

Q29. Which schools of quality education for rural children were opened by Central Government?
(a) Model Schools (b) Sainik Schools
(c) Navodaya Vidyalaya (d) Kendriya Vidyalaya
Ans: (a)

Q30. The Micro teaching is related with:
(a) Teaching method (b) Teaching skills
(c) Teaching models (d) Teaching techniques
Ans: (d)

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