Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Set

Q1. Which of the following is the correct sequence?
(a) Attention, retention, production and motivation
(b) Motivation, attention, retention and production
(c) Production, motivation, attention and retention
(d) Attention, retention, motivation and production
Ans: (a)

Q2. Which of the following is not involved in the mechanism by while children develop their knowledge through social dialogue?
(a) Scaffolding
(b) Zone of proximal development
(c) Social learning
(d) Internalization
Ans: (d)

Q3. When a child is not able to conceptualize conservation of mass, which logical operation is he not able to carry out?
(a) Equilibrium (b) Adaptation
(c) Reversibility (d) Inference
Ans: (c)

Q4. The idea that regards language as a uniquerly human accomplishment, etched into the structure of the brain, can be called as
(a) Behaviourist (b) Psychoanalytic
(c) Nativist (d) Constructivist
Ans: (c)

Q5. Which of the following is important for language production in humans?
(a) Right Hemisphere (b) Parietal Lobe
(c) Wernicke’s area (d) Broca’s area
Ans: (d)

Q6. As per Erickson’s theory, in which stage is a child most eager to learn and master skills valued in his culture?
(a) Initiative versus guilt
(b) Industry versus inferiority
(c) Identity versus role confusion
(d) Autonomy versus shame and doubt
Ans: (b)

Q7. In an inclusive set-up
(a) Each child accommodates himself/herself with the school system
(b) The children with special needs study in separate classes
(c) The school has flexible curriculum to accommodate each child
(d) All the children with special needs play with each other only.
Ans: (c)

Q8. When a teacher gauges the previous knowledge of his learners, he is involved in:
(a) Assessment of learning
(b) Assessment in learning
(c) Assessment as learning
(d) Assessment for learning
Ans: (d)

Q9. In order to study the influence of environment on intelligence, which of the following method is not suitable?
(a) Twin studies
(b) Psychological studies
(c) Adoption studies
(d) Longitudinal studies
Ans: (b)

Q10. For a teacher, the primary objective of assessment should be
(a) Spotting error of students
(b) Identifying gaps in the achievement of students and helping in bridging these gaps
(c) Measuring the achievement of students
(d) Assessing for the retention or promotion of a child.
Ans: (b)

Q11. Which of the following is not a part of social learning theory?
(a) Imitation
(b) Modelling
(c) Observation
(d) Behavioural manifestation
Ans: (d)

Q12. Who among the following highlighted that learning is a socially mediated process?
(a) Erikson (b) Vygotsky
(c) Kohlberg (d) Thorndike
Ans: (b)

Q13. A change in the mental processes that underlie all learning and performance can be referred to as:
(a) Moral maturation
(b) Cognitive development
(c) Social − emotional development
(d) Intellectual development
Ans: (b)

Q14. Prema seems to be overloaded with energy. She bounces on her seat and frequently interrupts others,. It is difficult for her to focus and listen to her teachers. She may be identified with
(a) Learning disability
(b) ADHD
(c) Severe multiple disabilities
(d) Hearing impairment
Ans: (b)

Q15. The person with disability act 1995 emphasizes
(a) Equal opportunity (b) Protection of rights
(c) Full participation (d) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q16. According to piaget, at which of the following stage does the child begin to think logically about the abstract concepts?
(a) Sensori−motor stage
(b) Formal operational stage
(c) Concrete operational stage
(d) Pre−operational stage
Ans: (b)

Q17. Which of the following is not a matter of debate in development psychology?
(a) Mind−body
(b) Nature−Nurture
(c) One course of development − many courses of development
(d) Stage wise − No stage
Ans: (a)

Q18. In which of the following stages children are able to engage in ‘make-believe’ play?
(a) Formal operational
(b) Concrete operational
(c) Pre−operational
(d) Sensori−motor
Ans: (c)

Q19. When a child gives in to the peer-pressure, then he may be said to be
(a) Competing (b) Conforming
(c) Cooperating (d) Confirming
Ans: (b)

Q20. What do you mean by FAS?
(a) Fatal Alcohol Symptom
(b) Foetal Alcohol Syndrome
(c) Formal Alcohol Symptoms
(d) Famous Abnormal Symptoms
Ans: (b)

Q21. Which of the following is not a way of formative assessment?
(a) Annual examination
(b) Assignments
(c) Group work
(d) Classroom discussions
Ans: (a)

Q22. …………..involves an ability to manage you own thinking and problem solving.
(a) Metacognitive skills
(b) Experiential intelligence
(c) Self regulation
(d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q23. A curricular modification programme developed in written form to facilitate the educational experiences of each child with special needs is called
(a) Identification procedure
(b) Peer interaction document
(c) Individualized educational programme
(d) Self assessment portfolio
Ans: (c)

Q24. Who strongly claimed that he can train an individual to be anything he wanted, irrespective of his/her tendencies, abilities, race, culture etc.?
(a) Erickson
(b) Watson
(c) Freud
(d) Bandura
Ans: (b)

Q25. Identity vs. role confusion was the concept given by………….and happens in………….stage
(a) Freud/Latency stage
(b) Erikson/Adolescent stage
(c) Kohlberg/childhood
(d) Erikson/middle childhood
Ans: (b)

Q26. A child form a rhyme to learn the order of planets. This is known as:
(a) Heuristic
(b) Mnemonic
(c) Chunking
(d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q27. Bruner identified three major stages of cognitive growth. Identify the correct order of stages
(a) Symbolic, Iconic, Enactive
(b) Iconic, Symbolic, Enactive
(c) Enactive, Iconic, Symbolic
(d) Symbolic, Enactive, Iconic
Ans: (c)

Q28. Aman and Chaman are playing sand. Suddenly Aman sees a boy playing with a ball and decides to play with him. As he tries to leave, Chaman gets upset and pushes him back into sand. Both the boys end up rolling in the sand hitting each other. This is an example of:
(a) Relational aggression (b) Overt aggression
(c) Covert behavior (d) Conduct disorder
Ans: (b)

Q29. Which one of the following is not related to Chomskian theory of language development?
(a) Critical period of language development
(b) Language acquisition device
(c) Universal grammar
(d) Language association and imitation
Ans: (d)

Q30. According to Piaget, a child is in which cognitive development stage when he starts exhibiting object permanence?
(a) Sensorimotor stage
(b) Preoperational stage
(c) Concrete operational stage
(d) Formal operations stage
Ans: (b)

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