Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Out of following, which is not the orthopedically handicapped category ?
(a) Cerebral palsy (b) Blindness
(c) Brain injury (d) polio
Ans: (b)

Q2. Janshala programme aims to make education more accessible for girls and children of _____.
(a) Marginalised groups
(b) SCs/STs
(c) Working children
(d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q3. The educational treatment of ADHD children is _______ .
(a) Individual attention
(b) Individual care
(c) Both (A) and (B)
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q4. Who is the author of the book ”Thought and Language” ?
(a) Bruner (b) Guilford
(c) Vygotsky (d) Piaget
Ans: (c)

Q5. Who is known as the founder of Differential Psychology ?
(a) Galton (b) Binet
(c) Simon (d) Piaget
Ans: (a)

Q6. Which one of the following is not a group test of intelligence ?
(a) Army Alpha Test
(b) Army Beta Test
(c) Minnesota Pre-School Scale
(d) Kuhlmann-Anderson Test
Ans: (b)

Q7. To assess the I.Q. of a person, the following formula is used :
(a) Chronological Age 100 MentalAge ×
(b) MentalAge Chronological Age 100 ×
(c) MentalAge 100 Chronological Age ×
(d) MentalAge ChrondogicalAge 100 +

Ans: (c)

11. According to Gardner, spatial intelligence is exhibited by a ______ .
(a) Painter (b) Singer
(c) Poet (d) Philosopher
Ans: (d)

Q9. According to Piaget’s theory of cognitive development, how many stages of children’s intellectual development are identified ?
(a) 8 (b) 6
(c) 3 (d) 4
Ans: (d)

Q10. Which of the following was the first organised early childhood educational method ?
(a) Montessori
(b) Kindergarten
(c) Both (A) and (B)
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q11. Out of the following, which schools support progressive education ?
(a) Public Schools
(b) Common Schools
(c) Factory Schools
(d) Lab Schools
Ans: (b)

Q12. Who among the following supported child centric education ?
(a) Erik Erikson (b) Charles Darwin
(c) B.F. Skinner (d) John Dewey
Ans: (d)

Q13. Who coined the term I.Q. ?
(a) Erickson (b) William Stern
(c) Skinner (d) Freud
Ans: (b)

Q14. Which of the following is not the condition for promoting motivation ?
(a) Creating interest
(b) Discouraging curiosity
(c) Developing achievement motivation
(d) Providing incentives
Ans: (b)

Q15. The word ‘Emotion’ is derived from the ______ word ‘Emovere’ in language:
(a) Latin
(b) Greek
(c) French
(d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q16. According to Robert Sternberg, the three different types of required intelligence for creativity are
(a) Analytical, critical and practical
(b) Abstract, synthetic and analytical
(c) Synthetic, analytical and practical
(d) Analytical, observation and practical
Ans: (*)

Q17. Ashtavakra, a great scholar of the Vedic era, was having which of the following impairments ?
(a) Hearing
(b) Vision
(c) Orthopedic
(d) All of the above
Ans: (c)

Q18. According to Terman, gifted children are superior in _______.
(a) Physical development
(b) Educational achievement
(c) Intelligence
(d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q19. Children may have difficulty in reading due to ______ .
(a) Visual defects (b) Auditory defects
(c) Lack of interest (d) All of the above
Ans: (a)

Q20. Who said that the development of an individual is the result of his interaction with his social environment ?
(a) Freud (b) Piaget
(c) Kohlberg (d) Erickson
Ans: (d)

Q21. Kohlberg defined moral development as the development of an individual’s sense of _____ .
(a) Equality (b) Liberty
(c) Justice (d) Fraternity
Ans: (c)

Q22. According to Piaget, which age is characterised by the absence of language ?
(a) Birth to 2 years
(b) 2 years to 7 years
(c) 7 years to 11 years
(d) 12 years to 15 years
Ans: (a)

Q23. Who developed the concept of mental Age ?
(a) Binet (b) Piaget
(c) Guilford (d) Thurstone
Ans: (a)

Q24. According to Hurlock, progressive series of changes that occur in orderly predictable pattern as a result of maturation and experience is called _______.
(a) Growth (b) Development
(c) Both (A) and (B) (d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q25. Any continuous change which follows a pattern is called _______ .
(a) Growth (b) Maturation
(c) Development (d) All of the above
Ans: (c)

Q26. According to the Principle of Cephalocaudal tendencies of Development, the child first gains control over his/her ______.
(a) Legs (b) Feet
(c) Head (d) Fingers
Ans: (c)

Q27. ‘Trust vs. Mistrust’ stage of psychosocial development represents which specific period of age ?
(a) Birth to 1 1 2 years
(b) 1 1 2 years to 3 years
(c) 3 years to 6 years
(d) 6 years to 12 years
Ans: (a)

Q28. In which of the following stages the child looks self centered?
(a) Infancy (b) Early childhood
(c) Adolescence (d) Adulthood
Ans: (b)

Q29. The most important quality of an effective teacher is
(a) Deep knowledge about the subject taught
(b) A strict disciplinarian
(c) Good rapport with the student
(d) A good motivator
Ans: (d)

Q30. Which of the following is not the tool for formative assessment in scholastic domain?
(a) Conversation Skill
(b) Multiple Choice Question
(c) Projects
(d) Oral Questions
Ans: (c)

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