Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. In our country may children speak more than one language. Find out from the following the correct advantage to children who has ability to speak two languages :
(a) Facilitate concept formation
(b) Facilitate analytical reasoning
(c) Facilitate cognitive flexibility
(d) All the above
Ans: (d)

Q2. A teacher in the classroom is doing some activities like : (a) asking not only what happened but also “how and why”, (b) helping them to compare various answers to a questions and judge which is really the best answer. From thinking point of view, through these activities he is trying promote :
(a) Analogy (b) Critical thinking
(c) Integrative thinking (d) Concept mapping
Ans: (b)

Q3. Positive or negative stimuli or events that can motivate a student’s behaviour. Which psychological perspective explain motivation is this way ?
(a) Humanistic (b) Behavioural
(c) Cognitive (d) Social
Ans: (d)

Q4. The term inclusion means educating a child with special educational needs ………. in the regular classroom.
(a) most of the time (b) full time
(c) some time (d) no time (Exam : 2017)
Ans: (b)

Q5. A language teacher teaching a poem in the classroom by explaining the details of the poem and asking the students to draw conclusion or broad view from explanation. It is an example of :
(a) Inductive reasoning
(b) Deductive reasoning
(c) Concept mapping
(d) Hypothesis testing
Ans: (a)

Q6. Psychoanalysts believe that there is a primary means by which the ego “keeps the lid on the id”. It is called :
(a) Super Ego (b) Pleasure principle
(c) Conflict (d) Repression
Ans: (d)

Q7. Introversion-Extraversion trait of personality is propounded by :
(a) Hans Eysenck (b) R.B. Cattle
(c) Cordon Allport (d) Carl Rogers
Ans: (a)

Q8. Which of the following best exemplifies what motivation is ?
(a) Student “A” is emotional about the upcoming school year and wants to do well
(b) Student “B” is energized, sets a high goal for doing well in his maths class, persists with considerable effort, and score highest in class.
(c) Student “C” is good at directing his attention to what the wants to accomplish.
(d) Student “D” works hard, experiences positive feelings about her academic work.
Ans: (b)

Q9. If extrinsic motivation is a mean to an end, then intrinsic motivation is :
(a) a beginning (b) an end in itself
(c) a beginning and end (d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q10. A systematic sciences which provides rules, laws and principles for achieving adjustment with self and the environment is called :
(a) Motivation (b) Mental hygiene
(c) Learning (d) Conflict
Ans: (b)

Q11. One of the adjustment mechanism involves logically and socially, in approved reason of past, present and proposed behaviour is called :
(a) Compensation (b) Rationalization
(c) Regression (d) Repression
Ans: (b)

Q12. Organization set-up of the school influences learning of students. This factor belongs to which category ?
(a) Physiological factors
(b) Psychological factors
(c) Social factors
(d) Other factors
Ans: (c)

Q13. Which of the following condition promotes adjustment ?
(a) Acute anxiety
(b) Obsessive thought of guilt
(c) Fear of illness
(d) Free from neurotic fears and anxiety
Ans: (d)

Q14. As a teacher you asked your students to write an essay explaining the impact of pollution on our life. Which cognitive level of Bloom’s taxonomy is best illustrated by this assignment?
(a) Analysis (b) Application
(c) Comprehension (d) Knowledge
Ans: (b)

Q15. As a teacher you have collected information about intelligence, personality and classroom behaviour of a student by using appropriate test and check-list. This process is called as :
(a) Assessment (b) Measurement
(c) Evaluation (d) All the above
Ans: (a)

Q16. Which domain is not named in Bloom’s taxonomy ?
(a) Cognitive (b) Conative
(c) Affective (d) Psychomotor
Ans: (b)

Q17. Which one of the following is not a guiding principle of National Curriculum Framework- 2005 ?
(a) Connecting knowledge to life outside the school
(b) Making examination more flexible and integrated into classroom life
(c) Learning should facilitate the rote method
(d) Enriching the curriculum to provide for overall development of children rather than remain text book centric
Ans: (c)

Q18. Initially a baby grasp the object by using his whole palm. Gradually as growth and development cointinues the baby uses finger and thumb to pickup of object. This type of progression is :
(a) Cephalocaudal progression
(b) Proximodistal progression
(c) Mass to specific action progression
(d) Random progression
Ans: (b &)

Q19. Development in child is often divided into three broad domains such as physical, cognitive, emotional and social. So far is developmental process is concerned these domains :
(a) develop independently without influencing other
(b) develop in an integrated and holistic fashion
(c) develop partially
(d) develop randomly
Ans: (b)

Q20. A child who is high or low in characteristic (such as verbal ability) will remain so at later ages. This statement stress the importance of :
(a) Early experiences
(b) Environment
(c) Heredity
(d) Both heredity and environment
Ans: (c)

Q21. The law of use and disuse in learning is also called as :
(a) law of effect
(b) law of exercise
(c) law of reinforcement
(d) None of these
Ans: (b)

Q22. In Pavlov’s experiment the dog salivated not only when meat powder was placed directly in his mouth, but also well before that i.e. when heard the trainer’s footsteps coming down the stairs. This phenomenon is called as :
(a) Extinction
(b) Unconditional stimulus
(c) Conditioned reflex
(d) Readiness
Ans: (c)

Q23. Cognition develops through the constant process of interaction between the child and the environment. This principle is reflected in :
(a) Thorndike’s learning theory
(b) Piaget’s cognitive development theory
(c) Tolman’s signal learning
(d) Kohler’s learning theory
Ans: (b)

Q24. In Piaget’s theory a process which is the balancing act between the “old” and the ‘new’ between perceptions and experience known as :
(a) Assimilation
(b) Accommodation
(c) Equilibration
(d) Knowledge disturbance
Ans: (c)

Q25. Which of the following is not a precaution for using intelligence test ?
(a) Avoid unwarranted stereotypes and negative expectations about students based on IQ scores
(b) Individual assessment of intelligence is a structured interaction between the examiner and the student
(c) Don’t use IQ test as the main or sole characteristics of competence
(d) Be cautions in interpreting the meaningfulness of an overall IQ score
Ans: (b)

Q26. As per Erikson, psychosocial development of children occurs in eight stages. A student of class III (around 9 years) corresponds to which stage of development ?
(a) Autonomy versus shame and doubt
(b) Industry versus inferiority
(c) Initiative versus guilt
(d) Intimacy versus isolation
Ans: (b)

Q27. Which of the following statement is not true for norm reference test ?
(a) It is a standarized test
(b) Student’s score is interpreted by comparing it with how others performed
(c) Test is said to be based on national norm
(d) Student’s performance is compared with established criteria
Ans: (d)

Q28. Which of the following may not be expected from a teacher to keep in mind while respecting individual difference ?
(a) Ability grouping
(b) Adjusting the curriculum
(c) Leaving children for self study
(d) Adjustment the methods of teaching
Ans: (c)

Q29. When both chronological and mental age of Poonam is 9 years, her intelligence category may be considered as :
(a) Superior (b) Sub-average
(c) Average (d) Geniuus
Ans: (c)

Q30. Which of the following is the characteristic of Autism ?
(a) Poor socialization
(b) Stereotypic behaviour
(c) Poor communication
(d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

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