Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Which of the following lays the foundation for curriculum?
(a) Socio-economic priorities and government
(b) Psychological and religious bases of education
(c) Philosophy, Sociology and Psychology
(d) Study materials and social needs
Ans: (c)

Q2. Which of the following modern Indian educationists was very much naturalist?
(a) J. Krishnamurti
(b) Sri Aurobindo
(c) Rabindranath Tagore
(d) Swami Vivekananda
Ans: (c)

Q3. The book ‘Pedagogy of the Oppressed’ is authored by
(a) Paulo Freire (b) J. Halak
(c) J. Delors (d) N. Bennett
Ans: (a)

Q4. If the cost price is 96% of the selling price, then what is the profit percent?
(a) 4.17% (b) 4.27%
(c) 3.27% (d) 8.92%
Ans: (a)

Q5. In an examination, a student scores 4 marks for every correct answer and loses 1 mark for every wrong answer. If he attempts all 75 questions and scores 125 marks, the number of questions he attempts correctly is
(a) 35 (b) 40
(c) 36 (d) 42
Ans: (b)

Q6. Number of composite numbers lying between 67 and 101 is
(a) 27 (b) 24
(c) 25 (d) 29
Ans: (a)

Q7. The product of two numbers is 120 and the sum of their squares is 289. The sum of the two numbers is
(a) 21 (b) 22
(c) 23 (d) 24
Ans: (c)

Q8. If the selling price of 40 articles is equal to the cost price of 50 articles, the loss or gain percent is
(a) 25% gain (b) 25% loss
(c) 20% gain (d) 20% loss
Ans: (a)

Q9. The sum of three consecutive odd natural numbers is 87. The smallest of these numbers is
(a) 27 (b) 23
(c) 29 (d) 31
Ans: (a)

Q10. 5 men can prepare 10 toys in 6 days working 6 hours a day. Then in how many days can 12 men prepare 16 toys working 8 hours a day?
(a) 3 days (b) 4 days
(c) 5 days (d) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q11. The smallest number which is divided by 4, 6, 8, 12 and 16, leaving the remainder 2, is
(a) 46 (b) 48
(c) 50 (d) 52
Ans: (c)

Q12. A car travels the first 39 kms in 45 minutes while the next 25 kms in 35 minutes. What is average speed of the car?
(a) 19.23 km/hour (b) 32 km/hour
(c) 48 km/hour (d) 51.5 km/hour
Ans: (c)

Q13. Radha’s salary is 20% less than Salma’s salary. Then Salma’s salary is more than Radha’s salary by
(a) 25% (b) 1 33 % 3 (c) 2 16 % 3
(d) 20%
Ans: (a)

Q14. Education does not include which of the following resources?
(a) Financial resources (b) Human resources
(c) Material resources (d) Water resources
Ans: (d)

Q15. If ‘+’ stands for multiplication, ‘×’ stands for division, ‘-’ stands for addition and ‘÷’ stands for 20 − 8× 4 ÷ 3+ 2 = ?
(a) 18 (b) 19
(c) 16 (d) 41
Ans: (c)

Q16. When was National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) established by an Act of the Parliament?
(a) 1993 (b) 1995
(c) 1996 (d) 1997
Ans: (b)

Q17. If A = 26, SUN = 27, then CAT = ?
(a) 24 (b) 57
(c) 58 (d) 27
Ans: (b)

Q18. In a certain code ‘HEALING’ is written as ‘BFIKHOJ’. How is ‘BEDTIME’ written in that code?
(c) EFCUFNS (d) None of these
Ans: (b)

Q19. Find the missing number from the given series: 9 8 162 11 6 174 8 13 ?
(a) 222 (b) 268
(c) 246 (d) 254
Ans: (d)

Q20. What should come next in the following numbers series? 9898798769876598765498765
(a) 3 (b) 2
(c) 1 (d) None of these
Ans: (d)

Q21. For conducting a large survey to know the opinion of teachers regarding Higher Secondary Education, which tool will be most appropriate?
(a) Questionnaire (b) Interview
(c) Observation (d) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q22. Which school of Philosophy in education will plead affinity with Darwin’s theory of evolution?
(a) Pragmatism (b) Idealism
(c) Naturalism (d) None of these
Ans: (c)

Q23. Which of the following Articles of the Constitution of India lays down that education of children aged 6 – 14 years is a Fundamental Right?
(a) Article 45 (b) Article 42
(c) Article 21(A) (d) Article 51(B)
Ans: (c)

Q24. What is the meaning of Universalisation of elementary education?
(a) Education for all children from backward classes
(b) Education to all girls children
(c) Free and compulsory education to all children
(d) Free and compulsory education to the children of 6 – 14 years age
Ans: (d)

Q25. The first committee to be constituted after independence by the Government of India on women’s education was
(a) Radhakrishnan Commission
(b) Mudaliar Commission
(c) Kothari Commission
(d) Durgabai Deshmukh Committee
Ans: (d)

Q26. Students with hearing impairment require
(a) Language training (b) Auditory training
(c) Speech training (d) all of these
Ans: (d)

Q27. Which of the following functions is not related to school as an agency of education?
(a) Preserving knowledge, value, 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)

Q28. Which statement is NOT true as a principle of development?
(a) Every stage is equally important for development.
(b) Development is the product of maturation and learning.
(c) There are individual differences in development.
(d) Developmental patterns are predictable.
Ans: (a)

Q29. Theory of moral development was propounded by whom?
(a) Robert J. Havighurst
(b) Lawrence Kohlberg
(c) Elizabeth Hurlock
(d) Lev Vygotsky
Ans: (b)

Q30. Individual differences in career choices are explained by_____.
(a) Differences in cognitive abilities
(b) Temperamental tendencies
(c) Differences in cultural background
(d) Differences in aptitude
Ans: (d)

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