Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. The sum of a positive integer and its square is 2450. The positive integer is
(a) 48 (b) 49
(c) 51 (d) 53
Ans: (b)

Q2. When a number is divided by 15, 20 or 35, each time the remainder is 8. Then the smallest number is
(a) 427 (b) 428
(c) 443 (d) 463
Ans: (b)

Q3. 80 liters of a mixture contains milk and water in the ratio of 27 : 5. How much more water is to be added to get a mixture containing milk and water in the ratio of 3 : 1?
(a) 10 liters (b) 15 liters
(c) 20 liters (d) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q4. A man sold 20 apples for Rs. 100 and gained 20%. How many apples did he buy for Rs. 100?
(a) 22 (b) 25
(c) 24 (d) 26
Ans: (c)

38. Which of the following philosophies claimed that Vasna and Trishna lie at the root of human suffering?
(a) Vedanta (b) Jainism
(c) Buddhism (d) Samkhya
Ans: (c)

Q6. Who among the following is an existentialist thinker?
(a) Kilpatrick (b) Rousseau
(c) Sartre (d) Froebel
Ans: (c)

Q7. According to the behaviorist school of psychology, the teacher is
(a) A classroom facilitator
(b) Storehouse of knowledge
(c) A leader in the classroom
(d) Creator of favourable learning conditions
Ans: (d)

Q8. Ivan Illich is popular for
(a) De-schooling Society
(b) Ex-Post facto research
(c) Field Experiment
(d) Distance Education
Ans: (a)

Q9. In the context of social development which of the following stages is characterized by ‘Intense Self Awareness’?
(a) Childhood (b) Infancy
(c) Adolescence (d) None of these
Ans: (c)

Q10. On 1st January 2013 was Wednesday, then what day of the week was it on 2nd January 2014?
(a) Wednesday (b) Thursday
(c) Tuesday (d) Friday
Ans: (d)

Q11. A is older than B but younger than C. D is younger than E but older than A. If C is younger than D, who is the oldest of all?
(a) A (b) C
(c) D (d) E
Ans: (d)

Q12. What should come next in the following number sequence? 2 23 234 2345 23456 23456
(a) 2 (b) 7
(c) 3 (d) None of these
Ans: (b)

Q13. Which of the following functions is not related to school as an agency of education?
(a) Preserving knowledge, values customs etc.
(b) Giving definite solutions to the religious problems
(c) Suggesting ways and means to social development
(d) Socializing children for performing their future role
Ans: (b)

Q14. Find the related word from the given alternatives: January : November :: Sunday : ?
(a) Tuesday (b) Monday
(c) Friday (d) Saturday
Ans: (c)

Q15. In the following question, select the missing number from the given series: 13, 27, 56, 115, ?
(a) 234 (b) 238
(c) 233 (d) 243
Ans: (a)

Q16. Psychology’s major contribution to education lies in
(a) To cater to the needs of knowledge society
(b) To preserve the social customs
(c) Identifying successful methods for teaching
(d) Providing scientific foundation for the art of teaching
Ans: (c)

Q17. A child who uses a wheelchair
(a) Should not be in the regular school
(b) Should be given education in a regular school in a lower class
(c) Should study only in a special school
(d) None of these
Ans: (d)

Q18. Which one of the following is a key behaviour in effective teaching?
(a) Using student’s ideas and contribution
(b) Questioning
(c) Structuring
(d) Instructional variety
Ans: (d)

Q19. The most important function of a teacher is to
(a) Impart subject matter
(b) Teach problem solving technique
(c) Guide pupil’s growth
(d) Maintain order in the class
Ans: (b)

Q20. Which of the following is a learner-centered method?
(a) Lecture method
(b) Project method
(c) Group discussion method
(d) Demonstration method
Ans: (c)

Q21. The development of feelings of appreciation and attitude comes under the domain of
(a) Cognitive development
(b) Affective development
(c) Psycho-motor development
(d) All of these
Ans: (b)

Q22. The trial and error method of learning according to Thorndike could classified as
(a) The law of exercise
(b) The principle of multiple responses
(c) The principle of practical activity
(d) The principle of associated learning
Ans: (a)

Q23. Effective teaching by and large, is a function of
(a) Teacher’s scholarship
(b) Teacher’s honesty
(c) Teacher’s ability to make students learn
(d) Teacher’s favourable attitude towards teaching (Exam : 2019)
Ans: (d)

Q24. Creative thinking is
(a) Horizontal (b) Longitudinal
(c) Cross-sectional (d) Tangential
Ans: (a)

Q25. Which of the following is the objective of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE)?
(a) Holistic development of children
(b) Promotion of competition among children
(c) Encouragement of competition among children
(d) Encouragement of academic excellence among children
Ans: (a)

Q26. Psychologically speaking, modern teaching methodology places emphasis to treat the students as
(a) Clean slate
(b) Information processor
(c) Active listener
(d) Obedient learner
Ans: (b)

Q27. The principle of true teaching as “Nothing can be taught” was given by
(a) Swami Dayanand (b) Rousseau
(c) Rabindra Nath Tagore (d) Sri Aurobindo
Ans: (d)

Q28. An effective teacher is one who
(a) Is master of his/her subject
(b) Maintains discipline in the class
(c) Is good at rapport building
(d) Facilitates his/her students to learn at their own
Ans: (d)

Q29. The book titled ‘Diwa Swapna’ was written by
(a) J.Krishnamurthy (b) Gijubhai Badheka
(c) Mahatma Gandhi (d) Rabindra Nath Tagore
Ans: (b)

Q30. The problem child is generally one who has
(a) An unsolved problem
(b) Poor house environment
(c) A poor heredity
(d) Overprotective parent(s)
Ans: (a)

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