Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Plateau in learning curve is caused due to–
(a) maturation (b) motivation
(c) fatigue (d) interest
Ans: (c)

Q2. Mirror drawing test is used to measure–
(a) rate of learning (b) transfer of learning
(c) creativity (d) interest
Ans: (a)

Q3. Cloud picture test is used to measure which of the following?
(a) Intelligence (b) Personality
(c) Aptitude (d) Interest
Ans: (b)

Q4. Find the odd one.
(a) TAT (b) 16-PF
(c) Raven’s test (d) Draw-a-Man test
Ans: (c)

Q5. The median of 7,8,9,10,11,12 is–
(a) 8 (b) 9
(c) 10 (d) 9.5
Ans: (d)

Q6. Who has propounded the theory of insight?
(a) Thorndike
(b) Gestalt Psychologist
(c) Hegarty (d) Skinner
Ans: (b)

Q7. According to McDougall, every instinct is associated with-
(a) cognition (b) emotion
(c) sensation (d) thinking
Ans: (b)

Q8. Giving the meaning to sensation on the basis of past experience is called-
(a) sensation (b) perception
(c) motivation (d) imagination
Ans: (b)

Q9. Five-year-old Mohan has mental age of eight. What is his IQ?
(a) 150 (b) 160
(c) 140 (d) 135
Ans: (b)

Q10. Which IQ range is called trainable IQ level of mentally retarded children?
(a) 70 – 79 (b) 50 – 69
(c) 36 – 49 (d) 35 and below
Ans: (c)

Q11. Rorschach inkblot test is used to measure which of the following?
(a) Personality (b) Intelligence
(c) Interest (d) Aptitude
Ans: (a)

Q12. Which of the following is not the cause of forgetting?
(a) Under-learning (b) Desire to remember
(c) Mental conflict
(d) Defective methods of remembering
Ans: (b)

Q13. The science which deals with the methods of collecting, classifying, presenting, comparing and interpreting numerical data is called–
(a) statistics (b) mathematics
(c) geometry (d) probability
Ans: (a)

Q14. Who has given the concept of educational quotient for backward children?
(a) Gordon (b) Schonell
(c) Burton Hall (d) Cyril Burt
Ans: (d)

Q15. Which among the following is different from the characteristics of a good test?
(a) Reliability (b) Validity
(c) Objectivity (d) Aptitude
Ans: (d)

Q16. Which of the following is not the theory of intelligence?
(a) Unifactor theory (b) Two-factor theory
(c) Theory of regression (d) Multifactor theory
Ans: (c)

Q17. Which one of the following is not a ductless gland?
(a) Adrenal gland (b) Pituitary gland
(c) Salivary gland (d) Thyroid gland
Ans: (c)

Q18. According to Piaget, the second stage of cognitive development is–
(a) sensorimotor stage
(b) formal operational stage
(c) pre-operational stage
(d) concrete operational stage
Ans: (c)

Q19. What is the factor influencing physical development ?
(a) Heredity (b) Environment
(c) Sports and exercise (d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q20. Which of the following is correct formula to calculate IQ?
(a) MA 100 CA × (b) CA MA
(c) CA 100 MA × (d) MA CA×100
Ans: (a)

Q21. Who among the following described reflective thinking?
(a) Dewey (b) Ross
(c) Woodworth (d) Drever
Ans: (a)

Q22. Which is not included in the levels of inductive reasoning?
(a) Observation (b) Experiment
(c) Generalization (d) Imagination
Ans: (d)

Q23. Failure in retention and recall of learnt content is:
(a) forgetting (b) memory
(c) retention (d) thinking
Ans: (a)

Q24. The main characteristic of basic instinct is that which is found only in–
(a) human beings (b) cats and rats
(c) all organisms and it is, inborn and natural
(d) artists
Ans: (c)

Q25. The right to free and compulsory education for children between age group of 6-14 has been included in the Indian Constitution as-
(a) Article 26 (b) Article 15
(c) Article 45 (d) Article 21A
Ans: (d)

Q26. Kretschmer has classified the persons in which one of the following main types?
(a) Asthenic (b) Athletic
(c) Pyknic (d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q27. The purpose of TET is to measure which of the following?
(a) Intelligence (b) Aptitude
(c) Attitude (d) Values
Ans: (b)

Q28. Consolidation theory explains which of the following?
(a) Learning (b) Memory
(c) Motivation (d) Creativity
Ans: (b)

Q29. Which of the following is the most subjective method of educational psychology?
(a) Introspection (b) Extrospection
(c) Observastion (d) Experimentation
Ans: (a)

Q30. Albert Bandura is associated with which of the following?
(a) Social learning theory
(b) Behavioral theory
(c) Cognitive development theory
(d) Psychosexual development
Ans: (a)

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