Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. To break information into parts and to examine the information called
(a) Analyzing (b) Evaluating
(c) Originating (d) Synthesizing
Ans: (a)

Q2. Which of the following is not related to principles of growth and development?
(a) Principle of continuity
(b) Principle of Integration
(c) Principle of classification
(d) Principle of individuality
Ans: (c)

Q3. Verbal Intelligence test are the better option for
(a) Literate persons (b) Illiterate persons
(c) Small children (d) Special children
Ans: (a)

Q4. Learning disabilities may occur due to all of the following except
(a) The teachers way of teaching
(b) Mental retardation
(c) Prenatal use of alcohol
(d) Meningitis during infancy (Exam: 2020)
Ans: (a)

Q5. Which one of the following is the affair of learning?
(a) Natural (b) Personal
(c) Social (d) All of the above
Ans: (c)

Q6. Inclusion of children with special needs
(a) Is an unrealistic goal
(b) Is determined to children without disabilities
(c) Will increase the burden on schools
(d) Requires a change in attitude, a content and approach to teaching
Ans: (d)

Q7. The cephalocaudal principle to development explains how development proceeds from
(a) General to specific functions
(b) Differentiated to integrated functions
(c) Head to toe
(d) Rural to urban areas
Ans: (c)

Q8. The most important factor influence human intelligence is
(a) Heredity
(b) Environment
(c) Both of the above
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q9. Generally, the baby expresses smiling emotion when its face or cheeks are touched gently. It happens due to
(a) Reflex actions
(b) Emotional reactions
(c) Display of good gestures
(d) Conditioning
Ans: (a)

Q10. Social stratification can be expressed as
(a) The characteristics denoting socio-economic structure in the society
(b) The level of a family in the caste hierarchy of their community
(c) Classification based on the demography of the population
(d) The difference denoting the level of social respect
Ans: (a)

Q11. The meaning of personalized teaching is
(a) To teach children personality
(b) To give tuition individually
(c) To teach children as per their abilities
(d) None of the above
Ans: (c)

Q12. Which one of the following factors does not influence the child’s development?
(a) Heredity (b) Culture
(c) Achievement (d) Growth
Ans: (c)

Q13. Inclusion of children with special needs
(a) Is an unrealistic goal
(b) Is detrimental to children without disabilities
(c) Will increase the burden on schools
(d) Requires a change in attitude content and approach to teaching
Ans: (d)

Q14. A child with hearing Impairment
(a) Should be sent only to a school for the hearing impaired and not to a regular school
(b) Will not benefit from academic education only and should be given vocational training instead
(c) Can do very well in a regular school if suitable facilitation and resources are provided
(d) Will never be able to perform on a par with classmates in a regular school
Ans: (c)

Q15. Which of the following is a characteristic of a gifted learner?
(a) He gets aggressive and frustrated
(b) He can feel under stimulated and bored if the class activities are not challenging enough
(c) He is highly temperamental
(d) He engages in ritualistic behavior like hand flapping, rocking etc.
Ans: (b)

Q16. A few students in your class are exceptionally bright, you will teach them.
(a) Along with the class
(b) Along with the higher class
(c) By using enriched programmes
(d) Only when they want
Ans: (c)

Q17. A problem child is
(a) Pampering guardians
(b) Hereditary problems
(c) IQ problems
(d) Physical problems
Ans: (a)

Q18. Which from the following should be used to decrease minor inappropriate behavior?
(a) Praise (b) Reward
(c) Strictness (d) Ignorance
Ans: (d)

Q19. The conclusion of a deductive argument is
(a) Certain (b) Probable
(c) Experience (d) Observation
Ans: (a)

Q20. Rousseau advocated an educational method with consisted of removing the child from
(a) School (b) Burden
(c) Society (d) Past-memory
Ans: (c)

Q21. A priori knowledge is knowledge that is known independently of
(a) Analysis (b) Evidence
(c) Experience (d) Information
Ans: (c)

Q22. A posterior knowledge is knowledge that is known by
(a) Analysis (b) Evidence
(c) Experience (d) Information
Ans: (c)

Q23. According to john Locke, a child’s mind does not contain any
(a) Memory (b) Imagination
(c) Observation (d) Innate ideas
Ans: (d)

Q24. The application of ideas, knowledge and skills to achieve the desired results is called
(a) Critical thinking
(b) Problem solving
(c) Deductive method
(d) Reasoned arguments
Ans: (b)

Q25. According to Robert Steinberg, the three different types of required intelligence for creativity are
(a) Analytical, critical and practical
(b) Abstract, synthetic and analytical
(c) Synthetic, analytic and practical
(d) Analytical, observation and practical
Ans: (c)

Q26. The connection between stimulus and response is called
(a) Receiving – accepting paradigm
(b) Stimulus – response paradigm
(c) Receiving – accepting bond
(d) Stimulus – response bond
Ans: (d)

Q27. The……………the stimulus – response bond (S -R bond), the better a person has learned the lesson
(a) Stable (b) Weaker
(c) Stronger (d) Unstable
Ans: (c)

Q28. The ability to group ‘objects’ together on the basis of common features, according to Jean Piaget’s Cognitive Development Theory, is termed as
(a) Assimilation (b) Accommodation
(c) Classification (d) Class Inclusion
Ans: (c)

Q29. Which one of the following represents ‘S’ factor in Spearmen’s Two Factor Theory?
(a) Special Factor (b) Social Factor
(c) Specific Factor (d) Systematic Factor
Ans: (c)

Q30. Who was the exponent of Multifactor Theory of Intelligence?
(a) E.L Thorndike (b) B.F. Skinner
(c) Jean Piaget (d) Louis Thurston
Ans: (a)

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