Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. The three pillars of education are ____, ____ and _____.
(a) Teacher, Student, Curriculum
(b) Principle, Teaching, Aim
(c) Education, Methodology, Teacher
(d) Importance, Teacher, Objectivity
Ans: (a)

Q2. A series of pictures is shown to the subject and he is asked to make a story, is used in ___ Projective technique.
(a) TAT (b) Role Play
(c) Rorschach (d) Dramatic Production
Ans: (a)

Q3. Which among the following is not a subjective method to assess personality?
(a) Individual history (b) Interview technique
(c) Inventory technique (d) Rating Scale
Ans: (d)

Q4. Which among the following doesn’t fall under the classification of mental retardation?
(a) Mild retardation
(b) Moderate retardation
(c) Server retardation
(d) Acute retardation
Ans: (d)

Q5. According to Right to education Act, 2009 no school to be established without obtaining certificate of :
(a) Appreciation (b) Recognition
(c) Terms and condition (d) Authorization
Ans: (b)

Q6. Any relatively permanent in behavior or behavioural potential produced by experience is called:
(a) Learning (b) Thinking
(c) Cognition (d) Motivation
Ans: (a)

Q7. Which among the following is involved in learning process?
(a) Physiological (b) Psychological
(c) Environmental (d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q8. The___ is the immediate environment in which the individual lives.
(a) Microsystem (b) Mesosystem
(c) Exosystem (d) Chronosystem
Ans: (a)

Q9. ____ proposed the theory of multiple intelligence.
(a) Howard Gardner (b) Freud
(c) Binet (d) Thurstone
Ans: (a)

Q10. Which out of the following is not a biological determinant of personality ?
(a) Nervous system (b) Ductless glands
(c) Somatic structure (d) Situational structure
Ans: (d)

Q11. Which of the following is not a general law of heredity?
(a) Progression (b) Variation
(c) Regression (d) Like begets like
Ans: (a)

Q12. as per Right to Education Act, 2009, Elementary Education means:
(a) Education from first to eighth class
(b) Education before first class
(c) Education from 8th to 12th class
(d) Education in middle school
Ans: (a)

Q13. In the field of mechanism of heredity, modern studies have been done principally in which direction?
(a) Cytology
(b) Biometry
(c) Experimental breeding of animal
(d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q14. RTE Act, 2009 directs ____ working hours per week for teachers.
(a) 40 hrs. (b) 45 hrs.
(c) 42 hrs. (d) 48 hrs.
Ans: (b)

Q15. In giving instructions to the mentally retardeds the teacher must keep in mind that they:
(a) are able to pass examination
(b) learn more vocational skills
(c) work hard to compete with normal children
(d) spend time in competitive game continuously
Ans: (b)

Q16. Leaning through Reward and Punishment is:
(a) Observational learning
(b) Social learning
(c) Operant conditioning
(d) Classical conditioning
Ans: (c)

Q17. Which of the following is not a step in conducting scientific research?
(a) Conceptualizing a problem
(b) Revising research conclusion
(c) Collecting data
(d) Dynamic approach
Ans: (d)

Q18. ___ of the test refers to the consistency of scores obtained by an individual on the same test on different occasion.
(a) Reliability (b) Validity
(c) Objectivity (d) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q19. Right to Children for free and Compulsory education falls under Act:
(a) 2009 (b) 2012
(c) 2005 (d) 2010
Ans: (a)

Q20. In the identification of the gifted, we must give priority to:
(a) the parents’ opinion
(b) result of objective test
(c) teachers’ opinion
(d) the community viewpoint
Ans: (b)

Q21. According to Freud, the primary structural elements of personality are:
(a) Conscious, Subconscious, Unconscious
(b) Id, Ego, Super-ego
(c) Pleasure principles
(d) Defence mechanism
Ans: (b)

Q22. Tendency of body to maintain a steady state is:
(a) Homeostatic (b) Balance
(c) Fostering (d) Drive
Ans: (a)

Q23. Sita works at a day care center. The pay is low and hours are long. But she loves being around children & has no desire to look for a higherpaying job. Sita’s motivation appears to be:
(a) Intrinsic (b) Extrinsic
(c) Selfish (d) External
Ans: (a)

Q24. Mental activity that goes on in the brain when a person is processing information is called:
(a) Learning (b) Mental imagery
(c) Thinking (d) Concept
Ans: (c)

Q25. Which of the following has not been shown to help maintain a healthy level of cognitive functioning?
(a) Participating in games
(b) Working crossword puzzles
(c) Sedentary lifestyle
(d) Reading
Ans: (c)

Q26. “Life presents a continuous chain of struggle for existence and survivals.” is said by
(a) Darwin (b) Shaffer
(c) Jerslid (d) Spencer
Ans: (a)

Q27. Which among the following is not a major period of cognitive development given by Piaget?
(a) Sensorimotor stage
(b) The pre-operational stage
(c) Cyclic stage
(d) Formal operations
Ans: (c)

Q28. Which of the following statement or statement is/are false?
A. It is not necessary to understand that each child is unique.
B. The child develops as unified whole.
C. Any problem in one aspect of development is likely to affect the others.
D. Development is a sequential process.
(a) A, B and C (b) B and C
(c) C and D (d) Only A
Ans: (d)

Q29. _____ occurs when there are orderly and progressive changes in a human being due to maturation and experience.
(a) Growth (b) Development
(c) Physical changes (d) Mental changes
Ans: (b)

Q30. Which of the following is not a characteristic of early childhood?
(a) Pre-Gang age (b) Imitative age
(c) Questioning age (d) Toy age
Ans: (a)

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