Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. When we use our current ‘schema’ to interpret the external world, it is called
(a) Assimilation (b) Association
(c) Adaptation (d) Equilibrium
Ans: (a)

Q2. Which of the following is not a characteristic of projective test?
(a) Ambiguous stimulus
(b) Freedom to respond
(c) Subjective perception
(d) Objective interpretation
Ans: (d)

Q3. Which of the following is a characteristic of a gifted learner?
(a) He can feel under stimulated and bored if the class activities are not challenging enough
(b) He gets aggressive and frustrated
(c) He engages in ritualistic behaviour like hand flapping and rocking etc.
(d) He is highly temperamental
Ans: (a)

Q4. Inclusion of children with special needs
(a) is an unrealistic goal
(b) will increase the burden on the schools
(c) requires a change in attitude, content and approach to learning
(d) is detrimental to children without disabilities (Exam Date : 26.09.2021)
Ans: (c)

Q5. Problem solving is not
(a) goal directed
(b) a skill that can be learned and practiced
(c) based on the understanding and use of sequential steps about musical ability.
(d) about musical ability.
Ans: (d)

Q6. Thematic apperception Test (TAT) of measuring personality is a
(a) subjective technique
(b) objective technique
(c) projective technique
(d) experimental technique
Ans: (c)

Q7. Which of the following leads to creativity?
(a) Emotional thinking
(b) Convergent thinking
(c) Divergent thinking
(d) Egoistic thinking
Ans: (c)

Q8. If the actual age of the child is 13 years and mental age is 14 years, then what will be the intelligence quotient?
(a) 112.50 (b) 107.69
(c) 110.25 (d) 100.50
Ans: (b)

Q9. The ‘Classical conditioning theory’ of learning was propounded by
(a) Skinner (b) Pavlov
(c) Thorndike (d) Kohlberg
Ans: (b)

Q10. Cause of juvenile delinquency is
(a) parental conflict
(b) sympathetic behaviour of family members
(c) working in family with mutual consent
(d) wealthy family
Ans: (a)

Q11. Which of the following has been ignored in children’s Free and Compulsory Education Rights Act, 2009?
(a) Facilitate training of teachers
(b) Ensuring entry of roaming boys
(c) Defining Academic Calendar
(d) Arrangement of education after 14 years.
Ans: (d)

Q12. Which of the following steps makes research, action research?
(a) Construction of sub-concepts
(b) Programme implementation and evaluation
(c) Generalization
(d) Review of Literature
Ans: (b)

Q13. According to Albert Bandura, four condition are necessary in observational learning. ‘The right sequence of these conditions is
(a) Motivation – Attention – Retention – Reproduction
(b) Attention – Motivation – Retention – Reproduction
(c) Attention – Retention – Reproduction – Motivation
(d) Attention – Retention – Motivation – Reproduction
Ans: (c)

Q14. According to Sigmund Freud, which method is most appropriate for identifying the characteristics of unconscious mind?
(a) Case study
(b) Dream analysis
(c) Sociometry technique
(d) Interview
Ans: (b)

Q15. A.D.H.D means
(a) children with speaking difficulty
(b) children with hearing deficiency
(c) children with disorder of attention
(d) children with visual impairment
Ans: (c)

Q16. A test designed to reveal a person’s strength or weakness in one or more areas is called
(a) Remedial test (b) Diagnostic test
(c) Achievement test (d) Formative test
Ans: (b)

Q17. By which constitutional amendment the ‘Right to Education’ was added in the Constitution of India?
(a) 86th Amendment (b) 74th Amendment
(c) 89th Amendment (d) 91st Amendment
Ans: (a)

Q18. Child Centered pedagogy means
(a) asking the children to follow and imitate the teacher
(b) letting the children be totally free
(c) giving moral education to the children
(d) giving importance to children’s voices and their active participation
Ans: (d)

Q19. Raven Progressive Matrices are used to measure
(a) Personality (b) Learning
(c) Intelligence (d) Creativity
Ans: (c)

Q20. According to Vygotsky, children learn
(a) by imitation
(b) by interacting with adults and peers
(c) when reinforcement is offered
(d) by maturation
Ans: (b)

Q21. Which psychologist first created the intelligence test?
(a) Wechsler (b) Binet
(c) Spearman (d) Cattell
Ans: (b)

Q22. What effort should a teacher make for the upliftment of Gifted children?
(a) Slow to teach
(b) Special classes and motivation
(c) Punishing them
(d) Ignoring them
Ans: (b)

Q23. The aim of adding Art Education in N.C.F. 2005 is
(a) to improve logical reasoning
(b) to develop scientific outlook
(c) to appreciate cultural heritage
(d) to visit historical sights
Ans: (c)

Q24. Development is never ending process, this idea is associated with
(a) Principle of continuity
(b) Principle of interrelation
(c) Principle of interaction
(d) Principle of integration
Ans: (a)

Q25. Which of the following is not a component of intelligence?
(a) Logical thinking
(b) Vocational choices
(c) Memory
(d) Learning from experiences
Ans: (b)

Q26. Which of the following is not a psycho-motor activity of a child?
(a) Thinking (b) Writing
(c) Throwing a ball (d) Playing
Ans: (a)

Q27. Who gave 16 P.F. questionnaire to assess personality?
(a) Gordon Allport (b) Sheldon
(c) R.B. Cattell (d) Sprenger
Ans: (c)

Q28. A learning disability that involves difficulty in handwriting is called :
(a) Dyslexia
(b) Dyscalculia
(c) Dysgraphia
(d) Attention deficit hyperactive disorder
Ans: (c)

Q29. Which one of the following is related to summative evaluation ?
(a) Provide the teacher with continuous and immediate feedback about student’s progress.
(b) Focuses on molecular analysis of instructional material.
(c) On-going of systematic assessment of learner’s achievement.
(d) Terminal assessment of learner’s performance at the end of the session.
Ans: (a)

Q30. Howard Gardner says that there are many specific types of intelligence or frames of mind. Which one is a category of intelligence as suggested by him ?
(a) Analytical intelligence
(b) Creative intelligence
(c) Naturalist skills
(d) Practical intelligence
Ans: (c)

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