Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Which type of teaching is NOT based upon objectives of teaching ?
(a) Cognitive teaching
(b) Descriptive teaching
(c) Affective teaching
(d) Psychomotor teaching
Ans: (b)

Q2. Who has NOT contributed to the development of Action Research in education ?
(a) Kurt Lewin (b) B.R Buckingham
(c) Stephen M. covey (d) Stephen M. corey
Ans: (c)

Q3. Which level of measurement is least used in educational psychology ?
(a) Ordinal scale (b) Nominal scale
(c) Ratio scale (d) Equal interval scale
Ans: (b)

Q4. Which is the main philosophy of national curriculum Framework – 2005
(a) Learning vocational skills
(b) Learning without burden
(c) Learning co-curricular activities
(d) Continuous and overall evaluation
Ans: (b)

Q5. Which statement is NOT true for right to education act – 2009
(a) Free and compulsory education for every child between 6 to 14 years
(b) Provision of school management committee
(c) Constitution of national commission for elementary education
(d) Minimum 60 hour of work per week for a teacher
Ans: (d)

Q6. The observable physical and psychological characteristics of an individual is termed as __
(a) Prototype (b) Karyotype
(c) Phenotype (d) Genotype
Ans: (c)

Q7. According to which perspective, child development reflects a specific and prearranged scheme within the body ?
(a) Environmental (b) Social
(c) Biological (d) Psychological
Ans: (c)

Q8. Which of the following psychologists is NOT related to theories of child development ?
(a) Jean Piaget (b) Abraham Maslow
(c) Albert Bandura (d) Lev Vygotsky
Ans: (b)

Q9. Which method is NOT valid to study the role of heredity ?
(a) Twin study (b) Parent-child analysis
(c) Adoption study (d) Peer group study
Ans: (d)

Q10. Who has NOT propounded any theory of Personality ?
(a) B.F. Skinner (b) Sigmund Freud
(c) Gordon Allport (d) Ramond B. Cattell
Ans: (a)

Q11. Which test was created by Henry A. Murray and Christiana D. Morgan ?
(a) Sentence Completion Test
(b) Sixteen Personality Factors
(c) Thematic Apperception Test
(d) Picture Frustration Test
Ans: (c)

Q12. Which factor is NOT related to growth of a child ?
(a) Nutrition (b) Health
(c) Sleep (d) Domicile
Ans: (d)

Q13. Which dimension of development is influenced by the theories of Noam Chomsky ?
(a) Language development
(b) Moral development
(c) Emotional development
(d) Cognitive development
Ans: (a)

Q14. Individual differences in temperament are basically ______
(a) Learned (b) Innate
(c) Acquired (d) Cultural
Ans: (b)

Q15. Creativity is associated with which kind of thinking
(a) Over-thinking (b) Meta thinking
(c) Reflective thinking (d) Divergent thinking
Ans: (d)

Q16. The term mental retardation is replaced with which term ?
(a) Intellectual disability
(b) Mental weakness
(c) Intellectual backwardness
(d) Intellectual disadvantage
Ans: (a)

Q17. Which of the following is NOT true for the theoretical concept of personality ?
(a) Stable (b) Normal
(c) Enduring (d) Unique
Ans: (b)

Q18. Which test is culture-free Non-verbal test of Intelligence ?
(a) Group test of Intelligence
(b) Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale
(c) Bhatia Battery
(d) Standard Progressive Matrices
Ans: (d)

Q19. Which intelligence is NOT included in Gardener’s theory of multiple intelligences ?
(a) Intrapersonal (b) Naturalistic
(c) Emotional (d) Existential
Ans: (c)

Q20. Which of the following is a behavioral symptom of maladjustment ?
(a) Aggression (b) Anxiety
(c) Insecurity (d) Apathy
Ans: (a)

Q21. Which method is NOT directly related to children with special needs ?
(a) Diversity of curriculum
(b) Development of sports and extracurricular activities
(c) Different teaching methods
(d) Training for special activities
Ans: (b)

Q22. Learning disability related to reading is termed as ?
(a) Dyscalculia (b) Dyslexia
(c) Dysgraphia (d) Dysthymia
Ans: (b)

Q23. Children who are deprived of minimum basic facilities are classified as____
(a) Delinquent
(b) Special children
(c) Disadvantaged children
(d) Backward children
Ans: (c)

Q24. The concept of reward and punishment in learning is introduced by whom ?
(a) E.I Thorndike (b) Kohler and Koffka
(c) B.F Skinner (d) Albert Bandura
Ans: (c)

Q25. Which statement is NOT true for the concept of learning ?
(a) Learning is the change in behavior.
(b) There is a relatively permanent difference.
(c) Learning is influenced by practice.
(d) Learning is an innate mechanism.
Ans: (d)

Q26. Classical conditioning theory propounded by Ivan Pavlov explain learning by ____
(a) Reinforcement (b) Association
(c) Imitation (d) Insight
Ans: (b)

Q27. Which of the following is NOT a process of learning for children ?
(a) Reflection (b) Argument
(c) Maturity (d) Imagination
Ans: (c)

Q28. “Human development goes on for a lifetime, although two people are not equal, but the order of development remains same in normal children. Which principle of development does this statement point to?
(a) Principle of continuous development
(b) Principle of interrelationship
(c) Principle of uniform pattern
(d) Principle of general to specific responses
Ans: (c)

Q29. Which is the final stage of cognitive development according to Jean Piaget?
(a) Sensori motor stage
(b) Formal operational stage
(c) Post-operational stage
(d) Concrete operational stage
Ans: (b)

Q30. The Father of Genetics is
(a) Gregor Mendel
(b) Thomas Hunt Morgan
(c) James Watson
(d) Charles Darwin
Ans: (a)

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