Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. According to Vygotsky’s theory, the purpose of scaffolding is to:
(a) Help teachers to acquire knowledge and skills through self-study
(b) Help teachers to acquire knowledge and skills online
(c) Help students to acquire knowledge and skills they would have learned on their own
(d) Help students to acquire knowledge and skills they would not have learned on their own
Ans: (d)

Q2. Gardner’s Interpersonal Intelligence is the:
(a) Ability to handle long chains of reasoning
(b) Ability to control one’s body movements
(c) Ability to respond appropriately to motivation and desires of other people
(d) Ability to know one’s own strengths, weaknesses, desires and intelligences
Ans: (c)

Q3. A ‘concept’ represents a:
(a) Class of responses having differential characteristics
(b) Class of responses having uncommon characteristics
(c) Class of stimuli having uncommon characteristics
(d) Class of stimuli having common characteristics
Ans: (d)

Q4. Cephalocaudal growth means:
(a) Specific to general
(b) No uniform development
(c) Growth is from head downwards
(d) Growth is a continuous process
Ans: (c)

Q5. Which is not the type of meta-cognitive knowledge?
(a) Procedural knowledge
(b) Evaluative knowledge
(c) Conditional knowledge
(d) Declarative knowledge
Ans: (b)

Q6. Four stages of creative thinking are:
(a) (i) Preparation (ii) Incubation (iii) Illustration (iv) Verification
(b) (i) Preparation (ii) Intuition (iii) Illumination Verification
(c) (i) Preparation (ii) Involvement (iii) Illumination (iv) Verification
(d) Preparation (ii) Incubation (iii) Illumination (iv) Verification
Ans: (a)

Q7. Convergent thinking is synonymous with:
(a) Creativity (b) Productive thinking
(c) Intelligence (d) Reproducing thinking
Ans: (c)

Q8. Inclusive set up refers to:
(a) Children with special needs (CWSN) in special schools
(b) Some CWSN in regular schools based on their readiness
(c) All CWSN in regular schools along with children without disabilities
(d) Children without disabilities in regular schools
Ans: (c)

Q9. Impairment occurs at:
(a) The functional level
(b) The organ level
(c) Both functional and organ level
(d) neither functional nor organ level
Ans: (c)

Q10. Dyscalculia is a condition closely associated with:
(a) Problem in speaking
(b) Problem in reading
(c) Problem in writing
(d) Problem in calculations
Ans: (d)

Q11. Piaget’s development psychology is concerned with:
(a) Social development
(b) Cognitive development
(c) Emotional development
(d) Moral development
Ans: (b)

Q12. According to Piaget’s theory of Intellectual Development, ‘Schema’ is defined as:
(a) The basics functional unit of one’s cognitive structure
(b) The basic functional unit of one’s social structure
(c) The basic functional unit of one’s emotional structure
(d) The basic functional unit of one’s economic structure
Ans: (a)

Q13. The number of stages in Kohlberg’s theory of moral development are:
(a) Five (5) (b) Four (4)
(c) Six (6) (d) Three (3)
Ans: (c)

Q14. ZPD stands for:
(a) Zone of Psychological Development
(b) Zone of Posterior Development
(c) Zone of Parallel Development
(d) Zone of Proximal Development
Ans: (d)

Q15. The term ‘inclusive education’ was used for the first time in:
(a) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, 2000
(b) Scheme of Inclusive Education for Disabled at Secondary stage,2009
(c) National Curriculum Framework, 2005
(d) Salamanca Statement and Framework for Action, 1994
Ans: (c)

Q16. The purpose of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) is:
(a) To improve overall performance of the child
(b) To improve intellectual performance of the child
(c) To improve social performance of the child
(d) To improve physical performance of the child
Ans: (a)

Q17. Gifted students differ from their non-gifted classmates as they:
(a) Are slow at encoding information
(b) Integrate abstract ideas more quickly
(c) Exhibit low levels of motivation
(d) Possess low self-efficacy
Ans: (b)

Q18. Which is not the principle of universal design of learning?
(a) ‘What’ is to be learned
(b) ‘How’ of learning
(c) ‘When’ it is to be learned
(d) ‘Why’ of learning
Ans: (c)

Q19. The word ‘minority’ is derived from a language source:
(a) Greek word
(b) Latin word
(c) Scientific word
(d) Psychological word
Ans: (b)

Q20. ‘Jhamak Kumari Ghimire’, born with cerebral palsy, is known for her contribution in:
(a) Literature (b) Science
(c) Geography (d) Mathematics
Ans: (a)

Q21. A teacher asks a question, who would like to sit with whom during the class pic…… After that he/she collects responses and analyses the students’ preferences. He….. may come to know of the most popular and the least popular students of the
(a) Social dynamics (b) Sociography
(c) Sociometry (d) Group dynamics
Ans: (c)

Q22. The study of the physical, social and mental aspects of aging is called:
(a) Genetics
(b) Esthetics
(c) Gerontology
(d) Clinical Psychology
Ans: (c)

Q23. Which ‘Law of learning’ has not been propounded by ‘Thorndike’?
(a) Law of Exercise
(b) Law of Immediate Recall
(c) Law of Readiness
(d) Law of Effect
Ans: (b)

Q24. Human Growth refers to the changes in:
(a) Quantitative aspects
(b) Qualitative aspects
(c) Both Quantitative and Qualitative aspects
(d) Neither Quantitative nor Qualitative aspects
Ans: (a)

Q25. Theory of Psychosexual Development of a child is given by:
(a) Piaget (b) Erikson
(c) Freud (d) Kohlberg
Ans: (c)

Q26. Assessment of students to monitor their progress is known as:
(a) Assessment for learning
(b) Assessment of learning
(c) Assessment from learning
(d) Assessment to learning
Ans: (a)

Q27. The conclusion of a valid deductive argument is:
(a) Certain (b) Probable
(c) Experience (d) Observation.
Ans: (a)

Q28. According to whom, language is the most important psychological tool ?
(a) Kohlberg (b) Vygotsky
(c) Piaget (d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q29. According to Vygotsky, which type of speech is used for intentional action ?
(a) Social (b) Egocentric
(c) Inner (d) All of the above
Ans: (c)

Q30. The common misdiagnosis of gifted children is _______.
(a) Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
(b) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
(c) Mood Disorder
(d) All of the above
Ans: (a)

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